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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

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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.

Hanover Habitat for Humanity’s Restore Fall Fair
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am

Enjoy the fall breeze and autumn leaves at Hanover Habitat for Humanity’s Restore Fall Fair on October 14, from 9 – 2 p.m. The fair will feature a ReStore Sidewalk Sale for all your fall projects and multiple vendors such as LulaRoe, Juice Plus, Pampered Chef, Scentsy, Thirty-One, Keep Collective and more!

Tour de Midnight Bike Ride
Oct 14 @ 9:00 am

The Midnight Brewery made a significant donation for the second Tour de Midnight Bike Ride that The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia will host on October 14. Owner Trae Cairns and his mother Gerrie are great supporters of the bike ride, which had 225 riders last year. The 100 Km. bike ride will begin at 9 a.m. and the 50 Km. bike ride will begin at 10 a.m. The purpose of the Tour de Midnight is to raise funds for the programs and services that the Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia provides in the Commonwealth of Virginia to promote awareness about epilepsy and provide assistance to the 80,000-100,000 Virginians who suffer the disorder. The Epilepsy Foundation of Virginia leads the fight to overcome the challenges of living with epilepsy and to accelerate therapies to stop seizures, find cures and save lives. Bike riders who would like to participate in the Tour de Midnight can sign up at www.bikereg.com (Those who are interested in visiting the Midnight Brewery can call (804) 719 9150).

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7:00 pm October meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club
October meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club
Oct 16 @ 7:00 pm
The October meeting of the Pamunkey Woman’s Club will be Monday, October 16, 7 p.m., at the Mechanicsville Baptist Church. The speaker for the evening will be Sgt. Drew Spain from the Hanover County Sheriff’s
1:00 pm free preparation of Wills
free preparation of Wills
Oct 17 @ 1:00 pm
The Hanover Council on Aging is partnering with Senior Connections and Williams Mullen to provide free preparation of Wills, Powers of Attorney and Advanced Directives for persons over 55 or those with a disability. Individuals
6:00 pm Hanover Republican Women’s Club Monthly Meeting
Hanover Republican Women’s Club Monthly Meeting
Oct 17 @ 6:00 pm
The Hanover Republican Women’s Club will hold its monthly meeting at Anna’s Italian Kitchen, 7009 Mechanicsville Turnpike, Mechanicsville, VA on Tuesday, October 17 at 6 p.m. Our guest speaker will be Lillian Fenner, with the
6:30 pm Port Royal Ruritans is all a buzz!
Port Royal Ruritans is all a buzz!
Oct 19 @ 6:30 pm
All abuzz about bees. Andrew Huffman, who specializes in bee hives and loves bees, will speak to the Port Royal Ruritans on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the PR Fire House. The program
7:15 pm All abuzz about bees
All abuzz about bees
Oct 19 @ 7:15 pm
All abuzz about bees. Andrew Huffman, who specializes in bee hives and loves bees, will speak to the Port Royal Ruritans on Thursday, Oct. 19, at 6:30 p.m. at the PR Fire House. The program
6:00 pm Beaverdam Ruritan Club Bingo
Beaverdam Ruritan Club Bingo
Oct 20 @ 6:00 pm
BINGO Friday October 20 at the Beaverdam Ruritan Club located at 18002 Teman Road, doors open at 6 p.m., concessions ready at 6:30 p.m. with the games starting at 7 p.m. Admission $20 for 16
6:00 am Salt Fish Breakfast
Salt Fish Breakfast
Oct 21 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
All you can eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-outs available. Doswell Ruritan Club –  16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday October 21  6 –
10:00 am Essential Oils & CBD Workshop
Essential Oils & CBD Workshop
Oct 21 @ 10:00 am
Come see what essential oils & CBD can do for you! Free workshop, October 21. Essential Oils 10-12 p.m. and CBD oil 1-3 p.m. Hunton Baptist Church, 11660 Greenwood road, Glen Allen. Reserve your seats,
8:00 pm Night of Music and Dancing
Night of Music and Dancing
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Doswell Ruritan Club offers a night of music and dancing featuring Patsy and The County Classics. Saturday October 21, 8 p.m. – midnight. Doswell Community Center –  16433 N. Washington Highway. $10 per person
2:00 pm Reunion at Rural Plains: The Return of Robert Robertson
Reunion at Rural Plains: The Return of Robert Robertson
Oct 22 @ 2:00 pm
The Rural Plains Foundation announces the presentation of an original drama, “Reunion at Rural Plains: The Return of Robert Robertson,” at 2 p.m. on Sunday, October 22.  The program will be presented on the lawn
4:00 pm Flag Retirement Ceremony
Flag Retirement Ceremony
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm
The Beaverdam American Legion Post 90 will conduct a Flag Retirement Ceremony at the Post Sunday, Oct. 22 at 4 p.m. Old tattered, worn flags will be retired at this time. Flags may be dropped