On Saturday, Nov. 9 Virginia Cooperative Extension will hold a 4-H Dad & me Canoe Trip. Boys and girls 6th grade and up with their dads or guardians are invited. The event will be held from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Glebe Creek (Hull Springs Farm). Price is reduced and space is limited, register now. $
Middle Peninsula African-American Genealogical and Historical Society of Virginia (MPAAGHS) will hold its monthly meeting on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 11 a.m. at the Essex County Public Library, 117 North Church Lane (Rt. 17), Tappahannock, Virginia. MPAAGHS president Bessida Cauthorne White will share information disseminated at the recent national conference of the African-American Historical and Genealogical Society. Persons attending the meeting will also have the opportunity to share genealogical successes and discoveries, as well as roadblocks encountered in doing family research..
All persons who are interested in African-American genealogy and history are invited to attend. Experienced researchers and novices alike are welcome. For further information, visit mpaagenealogicalsociety.org or call 804-758-5163.
Prophetess Ehemiah from Montross will be a panel guest at the Peculiar
People of Purpose on Nov. 9 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Holiday Inn
Express, 14030 Telegraph Rd., Woodbridge, Va. 22192 (next to Potomac Mills Mall). Free to public. For more information email Erika Jones at Erikajdavis74@gmail.com.
Westmoreland Helping Hands will have a fish/chicken dinner on Saturday, Nov. 9 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Montross American Legion Bldg, Rt. 3, across from Hurt Field. Eat in or carry out. Fashion show includes local children and adults. For cost and more information call Helen Reed, 804-493-0742. $
The Annual Colonial Beach Rockfish Tournament, Nov. 8-10. For more information call Carey Geddes, 804-224-5000.
Angel Visit Baptist Church, Dunnsville, Virginia, will observe its 52nd Annual Men and Boys’ Day on Sunday, Nov. 10. A fellowship breakfast will be served at 8 a.m. in the William Amos Young Fellowship Hall. The Reverend Bruce Burton, Associate Minister of the St. James Baptist Church, Varina, Va., will be the breakfast speaker. The celebration will continue with the morning worship service at 10 a.m. The Reverend Morris Randall, Pastor of the Ephesus Baptist Church, West Point, Va. will deliver the message. Music will be rendered by the Spiritual Harmonizers of Northern Virginia. A special feature of the day will be the recognition of persons who have served in the Armed Forces. Area veterans as well as those persons who currently serve in the Armed Forces will be honored. The public is cordially invited to attend. For further information, contact Patricia J. Holmes, Church Clerk, at 804-443-9390.
The Deaconess of New Monrovia Baptist Church will be celebrating their 44th Anniversary on Sunday, November 10th at 3:30 PM. Rev. Eddie Nelson and Mt. Carmel Church family will be guest.
The Northern Neck Audubon society (NNAS) will conduct a bird walk at the Laurel Grove tract of the Rappahannock River Valley National Wildlife Refuge, located on Farnham Creek in Lancaster County. Carpools will leave Grace Episcopal Church in Kilmarnock at 7:15 a.m. Those driving directly should meet at Laurel Grove at 8 a.m. Loaner binoculars will be available. Please call Frank Schaff at 804-462-0084 to let him know that you are coming so he can notify you if the walk is cancelled. For upcoming events, visit northernneckaudubon.org.
Veteran’s Day Pancake Breakfast at Montross Post 252, 14576 Kings Highway, Chandler’s Millpond, Monday, Nov. 11 from 8 a.m. – 10 a.m. All veterans welcome. For more information contact Larry Greene, 804-493-8955.
Invigorating of aerobic, pilates, yoga, Zumba, dance, stretching and toning.