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Beaverdam, Doswell and Montpelier – Debbie Murphy

February 16, 2017


Looking for some fun things to do? Well, go no further, continue reading and you might just find something going on right here in your community that you will enjoy!
The Beaverdam Ruritans will be hosting Cash BINGO every other month starting in February with each BINGO’s proceeds supporting local charities. Friday, Feb. 17 will be the first one with proceeds benefiting the West Hanover Wood Ministry. Doors open at 6 p.m. with concessions ready by 6:30 p.m. Games start at 7 p.m. Admission $20 for 16 games. The club is located at 18002 Teman Road, in Beaverdam. More information is available at
All-you-can-eat Salt Fish Breakfast to include scrambled eggs, bacon, potatoes, spiced apples, biscuits, cornbread, coffee, and juice. Take-out plates will be available. The Doswell Ruritan Club is located at 16433 N. Washington Hwy. Saturday. Feb. 18, from 6 to 9 a.m. $9 for adults; $4 for children ages 4-10.
The following are upcoming events/programs scheduled at the Lois Wickham Jones/Montpelier Branch Library for the month of March:
Rube Goldberg Design Challenge Tuesday, March 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Ages 11-18. Learn about the amazing work of author and inventor, Rube Goldberg, and dare to create your own maze, puzzle, or machine. Part of Teen Tech Week. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.
Paws to READ Thursday, March 9, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Is your child a reluctant reader?  Sign them up for a 20-minute session reading to Chrissie, a Paws to READ reading education assistance dog.  Call or visit the branch to sign up.
Second Saturday LEGO Club Saturday, March 11, from 11 a.m. to noon. All ages. You bring your ideas, we’ll provide the bricks!  Buildings, superheroes, animals – the sky’s the limit! Enter to win a LEGO book, too. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Montpelier Library.
Storytimes– Wednesdays, March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29; Family (all ages) 10 a.m.
Call (804) 883-7116 or visit the library at 17205 Sycamore Tavern Lane for more information.
Please let me know if you have any other news you’d like to share, too, such as births, marriages, birthdays, retirements, etc. I’m always looking for good news to share! My email address is; my fax number is (804) 752-7858 and my phone number is (804) 227-3664.