Upcoming 6-04-20

Brews & tunes

The Kilmarnock Brewhaus, 44 West Church Street, Kilmarnock will host acoustic music from 2-7 p.m. Saturday, June 6, with Jay Camacho and Sunday, June 7, with Don and Fred. Seating is outdoors.

Parenting class

The Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Services Board’s Prevention, Health and Wellness Division is providing Virtual Nurturing Parenting classes to support families through these unprecedented and challenging times.

On-going in-home classes are offered from 6-8 p.m. on Mondays. Call 642-5402, or email prevent@mpnn.state.va.us.

Grandparents Camp

Rice’s Hotel/Hughlett’s Tavern Foundation is taking registrations for Grandparents Camp July 6-10. Grandparents and their favorite young person, ages 8-14, will spend half-day sessions with the Blacksmith Guild, Tavern Quilt Guild, Spinners & Weavers and Woodworkers Guild. Participants will make a project every day.

The fee is $100 per adult/child couple. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. To register, call 580-3377, or visit www.rhhtfoundationinc.org If health concerns dictate the cancellation of this program, participants may receive a refund.

Staying afloat

The Steamboat Era Museum is conducting a fundraising campaign through June 30. Twenty percent of all monies raised during the campaign will be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Neck’s meals program.

To donate, visit steamboateramuseum.org or send a check to SEM, PO Box 132, Irvington, VA 22480.

Curbside and

online library

Patrons of the Lancaster Community Library can now order library books and materials at https://lancaster.biblionix.com/catalog/ with a library card. Online services such as ebooks and online streaming of videos are available with a library card.

Orders can be picked up curbside from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. Those who need a library card or have trouble logging in can email cherges@lancasterlibrary.org for assistance. Those who do not have internet access can leave a phone message at 435-1729, ext.12.

Summer concert

Pending the relaxation of existing COVID-19 restrictions, Music by the River will open July 11 with traditional country, southern rock and blues by Muddy Boots. The family-friendly outdoor concerts are staged from 6-8 p.m. in the waterfront picnic area at Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster.

The shows are free; however, there is a $5 parking fee payable at the park entrance. Picnics are welcome. Bring lawn chairs or blankets. Call 462-5030, to confirm show.

Free books

The Lancaster Community Library’s Porch Delivery service, a program to distribute free books for all ages, will continue through June 23. For adults, about five books are delivered from the Attic Bookstore based upon a patron’s interests.

Contact the library at 435-1729 ext. 18 or library@lancasterlibrary.org. The phone system operates during the hours when the library is normally open, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays; 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturdays.