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Oct
7
Sat
Annual Craft and Home Show
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come join us, Saturday, October 7, from 10 – 3 p.m., for our annual craft and home show. Here you will find one of a kind crafts and home favorites! Join the fun with our silent auction, raffles, food, bake sale, kids activities, live music and more! This event will be held at Brea Baptist Church, 15421 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville, VA 23146.

“Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Beaverdam Ruritan Club is hosting “Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration for the whole family. Saturday October 7 from 3 – 6 p.m. Costume contest, hayrides, cake walk, pinata, games and face painting. Kids of all ages are invited to attend. FREE event at the club 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam, VA more information on our website www.BeaverdamRuritan.com

Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Beaverdam Ruritan Club is hosting “Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration for the whole family. Saturday October 7 from 3 – 6 p.m. Costume contest, hayrides, cake walk, pinata, games and face painting. Kids of all ages are invited to attend. FREE event at the club 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam, VA more information on our website www.BeaverdamRuritan.com

Oct
10
Tue
Chapter 5407 of AARP Meeting
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP will meet at the First Union Baptist Church at 6231 Pole Green Road in Mechanicsville from 10 to Noon.  Our featured speaker will be Mr. Melvin Evans, AARP Virginia State President, who will present an update on the AARP Voter Education Advocacy program. Lunch will be served. All national members of AARP are welcome. For further information, call Larry Gooss at 804-839-2347.

Oct
11
Wed
West Hanover Garden Club
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am

The West Hanover Garden Club will hold its October meeting on Oct. 11, at 11:30 a.m. We meet at the Cochrane Rockville Library, 16600 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville, V A. The program:  ‘Tweet, Tweet, Tweet’ – Bob Schamerhorn, photographer and naturalist, will present “Attracting birds with water features”. The club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30. Lunch is served at noon. Membership is open to anyone interested in gardening or design and guests are welcome at any meeting or event.  For information about attending a meeting or joining the club contact Fran Brooks, 804-749-4016.

At Home in Ashland (AHA) Educational series
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, October 11, from 2-4 p.m. There will be an At Home in Ashland (AHA) Educational series. The topic will be Improving the Health Care Experience. Registration and refreshments will begin at 1:30 p.m. This event will take place at the Richard S. Gillis Jr. Ashland Branch library on 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA.

Oct
12
Thu
Candlelight Ceremony
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm

There will be a Candlelight Ceremony held at Historic Hanover Courthouse, Thursday, October 12 at 6 p.m. Please join us as we honor and remember those who are affected by domestic violence. The ceremony will be folled by light refreshments. 13182 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover, VA 23069.

Oct
13
Fri
Community Hurricane Relief Fundraiser
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and join us at Zion Christian Church (DOC) in the “Old Firehouse” for a Community Hurricane Relief Fundraiser for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. All money collected for the supper will go to help those affected by the hurricanes. There will be a “Baked Potato Supper” which will include a huge baked potato with all the fixin’s, tossed salad, drink and dessert for a suggested donation of $8 for adults.  A hot dog dinner will be available for children for $4. Serving times are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Takeout is available. For additional information please visit www.ZionChurchDOC.org or Facebook at Zionchristianchurch(DOC). Zion is located at 16158 Beaverdam School Road in the village of downtown Beaverdam.

Oct
14
Sat
Salt Fish Breakfast
Oct 14 @ 6:45 am – 8:45 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast, hosted by Independence Ruritan Club on Saturday, October 14 from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m., to benefit Hanover Christmas Mother.  Breakfast includes: salt herring fillets, scrambled eggs, bacon, spiced apples, cornbread, grits, coffee and orange juice. Only $9 for adults. The Ruritan Club Community House is located behind Independence Christian Church, 14033 Independence Road (off Route 54, west of Ashland).  For more information call (804)798-6579.

ACES Yard Sale
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

ACES is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals in the community with a food pantry, clothes closet and financial assistance for utilities and rent when necessary.   Our mission is supported by the generous donations from individuals, churches and businesses in the community and is staffed entirely by volunteers. We will be holding a yard sale, Saturday, October 14 from 8 – 1 p.m. at 507 Caroline Street in Ashland. Sale is of nonemergency items donated to our cause. There won’t be a crock pot, there might be a Keurig. There won’t be a toaster oven, there might be a snow cone maker.

Oct
7
Sat
Annual Craft and Home Show
Oct 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come join us, Saturday, October 7, from 10 – 3 p.m., for our annual craft and home show. Here you will find one of a kind crafts and home favorites! Join the fun with our silent auction, raffles, food, bake sale, kids activities, live music and more! This event will be held at Brea Baptist Church, 15421 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville, VA 23146.

“Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Beaverdam Ruritan Club is hosting “Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration for the whole family. Saturday October 7 from 3 – 6 p.m. Costume contest, hayrides, cake walk, pinata, games and face painting. Kids of all ages are invited to attend. FREE event at the club 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam, VA more information on our website www.BeaverdamRuritan.com

Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration
Oct 7 @ 3:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Beaverdam Ruritan Club is hosting “Spooktacular” a Halloween celebration for the whole family. Saturday October 7 from 3 – 6 p.m. Costume contest, hayrides, cake walk, pinata, games and face painting. Kids of all ages are invited to attend. FREE event at the club 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam, VA more information on our website www.BeaverdamRuritan.com

Oct
10
Tue
Chapter 5407 of AARP Meeting
Oct 10 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Mechanicsville Chapter 5407 of AARP will meet at the First Union Baptist Church at 6231 Pole Green Road in Mechanicsville from 10 to Noon.  Our featured speaker will be Mr. Melvin Evans, AARP Virginia State President, who will present an update on the AARP Voter Education Advocacy program. Lunch will be served. All national members of AARP are welcome. For further information, call Larry Gooss at 804-839-2347.

Oct
11
Wed
West Hanover Garden Club
Oct 11 @ 11:30 am

The West Hanover Garden Club will hold its October meeting on Oct. 11, at 11:30 a.m. We meet at the Cochrane Rockville Library, 16600 Pouncey Tract Road, Rockville, V A. The program:  ‘Tweet, Tweet, Tweet’ – Bob Schamerhorn, photographer and naturalist, will present “Attracting birds with water features”. The club meets the second Wednesday of each month at 11:30. Lunch is served at noon. Membership is open to anyone interested in gardening or design and guests are welcome at any meeting or event.  For information about attending a meeting or joining the club contact Fran Brooks, 804-749-4016.

At Home in Ashland (AHA) Educational series
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

On Wednesday, October 11, from 2-4 p.m. There will be an At Home in Ashland (AHA) Educational series. The topic will be Improving the Health Care Experience. Registration and refreshments will begin at 1:30 p.m. This event will take place at the Richard S. Gillis Jr. Ashland Branch library on 201 S. Railroad Avenue, Ashland, VA.

Oct
12
Thu
Candlelight Ceremony
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm

There will be a Candlelight Ceremony held at Historic Hanover Courthouse, Thursday, October 12 at 6 p.m. Please join us as we honor and remember those who are affected by domestic violence. The ceremony will be folled by light refreshments. 13182 Hanover Courthouse Road, Hanover, VA 23069.

Oct
13
Fri
Community Hurricane Relief Fundraiser
Oct 13 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Come out and join us at Zion Christian Church (DOC) in the “Old Firehouse” for a Community Hurricane Relief Fundraiser for those affected by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. All money collected for the supper will go to help those affected by the hurricanes. There will be a “Baked Potato Supper” which will include a huge baked potato with all the fixin’s, tossed salad, drink and dessert for a suggested donation of $8 for adults.  A hot dog dinner will be available for children for $4. Serving times are from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Takeout is available. For additional information please visit www.ZionChurchDOC.org or Facebook at Zionchristianchurch(DOC). Zion is located at 16158 Beaverdam School Road in the village of downtown Beaverdam.

Oct
14
Sat
Salt Fish Breakfast
Oct 14 @ 6:45 am – 8:45 am

All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast, hosted by Independence Ruritan Club on Saturday, October 14 from 6:45 to 8:45 a.m., to benefit Hanover Christmas Mother.  Breakfast includes: salt herring fillets, scrambled eggs, bacon, spiced apples, cornbread, grits, coffee and orange juice. Only $9 for adults. The Ruritan Club Community House is located behind Independence Christian Church, 14033 Independence Road (off Route 54, west of Ashland).  For more information call (804)798-6579.

ACES Yard Sale
Oct 14 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

ACES is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to helping individuals in the community with a food pantry, clothes closet and financial assistance for utilities and rent when necessary.   Our mission is supported by the generous donations from individuals, churches and businesses in the community and is staffed entirely by volunteers. We will be holding a yard sale, Saturday, October 14 from 8 – 1 p.m. at 507 Caroline Street in Ashland. Sale is of nonemergency items donated to our cause. There won’t be a crock pot, there might be a Keurig. There won’t be a toaster oven, there might be a snow cone maker.