Fried chicken Mid-County Volunteer Rescue Squad Support Team will present a fried chicken dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. Saturday, June 16, at the squad house, 7990 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville. The menu will include fried chicken, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, roll, drink and dessert for a $15 donation per plate. Carry out orders will be accommodated. For advance orders, call 761-0768.
Paint night RAL Art Center, 19 North Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an Adult Paint Night from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, June 15. Summer Beach Theme from the Bonnie Doon Center will be the inspiration for this class. The instructor will be Marilyn Sprouse. The fee is $35, including materials. Bring a beverage. Register at the art center, or call 436-9309.
Summer reading The Lancaster Community Library Summer Reading Program will begin Monday, June 18, and continue through August 1 at the LCL, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock. The program will open with Babygarten from 10:30 to 11 a.m. for ages 6 months-2 years and S.T.E.A.M. presented by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners from 1:30 to 3 p.m. for ages 9-12. Pick up a schedule at the front desk, visit lancasterlibrary.org, or call 435-1729.
Tea time The Cutting Edge Quilt Guild invites anyone interested in creative fabric art to a new members tea at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, at the Lancaster Community Library, 16 Town Centre Drive, Kilmarnock.
Antique appraisals Commonwealth Senior Living, 460 South Main Street, Kilmarnock, will host an antique appraisal event at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, with Henry Lane Hull, a member of the Certified Appraisals Guild of America. Bring a favorite keepsake to the event and get a glimpse into its history and estimated value. Each guest may bring an item to be appraised. Beverages and light refreshments will be served. RSVP to Jill White by June 15, 695-7290, ext 121.
Yard sale Detachment 1062 of the Marine Corps League will hold its 17th annual yard sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. June 23 next to Banes Upholstery Shop in Callao. There also will be a 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will support a host of organizations and assist less fortunate persons in the community. Sale items will include, furniture, electronics, boating articles, art and collectibles. To donate items, bring them to the site by 8 a.m. on sale day.
On Stage Season subscriptions are on sale for the Rappahannock Foundation for the Arts 25th anniversary On Stage season. The series includes the Richmond Symphony Pops, 3:30 p.m., September 30; Seldom Scene, 7:30 p.m., November 10; Voiceplay, 7:30 p.m. December 15; The Julian Bliss Septet, 7:30 p.m. March 2; and Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Bluegrass Band, 7:30 p.m. April 13; plus Judy Collins, 3:30 p.m., May 12. All shows will be staged at the Lancaster Middle School Theater, 191 School Street, Kilmarnock. Subscriptions are $155 until July 1, or $165. Single ticket sales, if seats are available, will go on sale online or through the RFA office on August 10 at $39 for any of the first five concerts and on October 1 at $50 each for “An Afternoon with Judy Collins.” For a brochure, contact the RFA office, 438-5555; or www.rappahannockfoundation.org.
Music by the River Upcoming Music by the River concerts at Belle Isle State Park will feature Faron Hamblin on Saturday, June 16, Bill Gurley & Friends on July 14 and Wayne Henderson and Helen White on July 21. The July 21 concert is partially supported by the Virginia Commission for the Arts and National Endowment for the Arts. The concerts will begin at 6 p.m. in the picnic area at the park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster. A $4 parking fee is payable at the front gate. Picnics are encouraged.
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