October 20, 2016
We have a huge variety of events coming up in our area, I hope you read something from this column that you would enjoy attending. If there is anything I can help with to get the word out just shoot me an email!
Wow, it’s already the third Friday of the month and you know what that means! Bingo at the Beaverdam Ruritan Club Friday, Oct. 21, games start at 7 p.m. Concessions available before 6:30 p.m. Admission is $20 for 16 games. Cash prizes.
Sign up now for the Thank You dinner for local veterans, Saturday, Nov. 5, at 6:30 p.m. Veterans and one guest are free. Family and neighbors can join us for a Spaghetti Dinner to honor our local hero’s. Adults $7; children $3.50. RSVP to info@BeaverdamRuritan.com or call Rose (804) 986-8970. Smoke-free, climate controlled building. The Ruritan Club is located at 18002 Teman Road in Beaverdam. More information about the club is available at www.BeaverdamRuritan.com.
The Friends of the Montpelier Library are having a quilt raffle. The quilt is 66×77 and is beautiful shades of blue. It is on display at the library, so please come by and check it out. Cost for one ticket is $2; three tickets is $5. The drawing will take place Dec. 16 at the library. Call (804) 883-7116 or visit the library at 17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane for more information.
The Doswell Volunteer Fire Company invites you to their ever so popular annual Turkey Shoot Series. This will take place at Station 4, 16243 Washington Highway in Doswell on the following Friday nights: Oct. 14, 21, 28 and Nov. 4, 11, and 18, at 7 p.m. The funds raised will go toward training, equipment and the supplies that our volunteers need to continue to serve the citizens and our community. The cost is $2.50 per shot, the first round is at 7 p.m. The prizes include an assortment of meats (sausage, bacon, and turkey). Every fifth round will be a 50/50 money round. The concession stand will offer a variety of food and drink for purchase. For additional info call 804-876-3880. Also, please consider asking about a volunteer role with Company Four.
Zion Christian Church, located at 16158 Beaverdam School Road, will have a Community Yard Sale Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8 a.m. to noon outside the Christian Center. If it rains, we will take it inside. Lots of items to choose from such as Christmas decorations, children’s shoes, household items, clothes and much more. Come out and browse for some reasonable items to either keep or save for Christmas presents.
The Doswell Ruritan Club offers a night of music and dancing featuring Patsy and The County Classics! This event takes place Friday, Oct. 28, from 8 p.m. to midnight at the Doswell Community Center located at16433 N. Washington Highway. The cost is $10 per person.
The Doswell Fire Co. 4, Jerusalem Baptist Church, and Taylorsville Baptist Church are hosting The Doswell Fall Festival Sunday, Oct. 30, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Fire-EMS Station 4, located at 16243 Washington Highway in Doswell. Please accept our invitation to attend this seasonal community event. We hope you’ll come out for food, fun and fellowship. A family – all ages activity with games, a hayride, music, trunk or treat, horse rides, a medical helicopter and the Fire-EMS Safety House. Questions? Call (804) 876-3880.
The American Legion Post 90 in Beaverdam is gearing up for a Trunk or Treat! Bring your ghosts and goblins or super heroes and princesses to this spooktacular fun and also vote for your favorite trunk décor! This will happen on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 6 until 8 p.m. This event is free, so don’t miss out on this fun event!
Then on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The American Legion Post 90 will have a Craft and Vendor Show, admission to event is also free! Hope to see you there!
Hanover County Parks & Recreation will be sponsoring the “Remember When Program” in October and November 2016. The Program is on the third Wednesday from 10 a.m. to noon at the Montpelier Park & Community Center, 17203 Sycamore Tavern Lane, Montpelier, Virginia. They provide light refreshments and beverages. Please join us to hear speakers talk about their lives growing up, family, schools they attended, why and how they chose their career and/or anything else they would like to share.
Mark your calendar for Saturday, Nov. 5. The Doswell Ruritan Club is holding a spaghetti dinner and silent auction Saturday, Nov. 5, from 5 to 7 p.m. Spaghetti dinner offers both meat and vegetarian sauces, garlic bread, tossed salad, dessert, and beverages. Take-out plates will be available. The club is located at 16433 N. Washington Highway. The cost is $9 for adults; $4 for children, ages 4-10. Proceeds support Doswell Ruritan Club activities and causes.
Hanover County Parks & Recreation will be sponsoring the “Remember When Program” in October and November. The Program is on the third Wednewday, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Montpelier Park and Community Center, 17203 Sycamore Tavern Lane, Montpelier. They provide light refreshments and beverages.
The members of the Hanover AARP chapter are planning a yard sale. The members are asking the community to help in making this a true success. They are opening up spaces for the community to rent. Spaces (10’ x 10‘) will be rented out for $15 per space. The date and time: is Saturday, Oct. 25, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The location: the block beside Tompkins Jewelry Store, the corner of College Avenue and N. Washington Highway (Route 1). To retain a space call Apphia Downing at (804) 798-1373 to register. She is taking orders now and spaces are quickly going to disappear, so get in on the ground floor now and reserve your space.
The Friends of the Montpelier Library will be having their fall book sale Nov. 18 and 19. Friday, Nov. 18, member preview sale from 10 a.m. to noon, public sale from noon to 6 p.m.; Saturday, Nov. 19, public sale from 9 a.m. to 1 pm. The sale will be held at the Hanover Parks and Recreation building next to the library.
Also, a quilt raffle is going on. The quilt is 66×77 and is in beautiful shades of blue. It is on display at the library. Cost is $2 for 1 ticket, or 3 tickets for $5. The drawing will take place Dec. 16 at the library.
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Have a great week!