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Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Watering volunteers sought

Due to the current drought, Healthy Harvest Food Bank needs volunteers to water new plantings at the new building every day until we get rain. This could be early morning or late evenings. Please call or email Kathy – 804-577-0246 or admin@hhfb.org if you can help.

Don’t wait, check the date and replace your smoke alarms that are over 10 years old. Smoke detectors should be replaced every 10 years. Richmond County Department of Emergency Services and RCVFD have partnered with The American Red Cross to bring FREE smoke detectors to the citizens of Richmond County. Call 804-333-5089 to schedule your installation!

Now through October 31

Hayrides, Honey Bee Train, Games & Pumpkins at Millwood Farm, 23709 Kings Hwy, Warsaw (near Lyells substation) Open Saturday 10:00 – 6:00 p.m. and 1:00 – 6:00 p.m. Reasonable cash fee.

October 9

Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District Board meeting 6:30 p.m in the Northern Neck Planning District Commission Conference Room, 457 Main Street, Warsaw. For more information, please contact the NNSWCD Office at (804) 313-9102, x101.

October 11

UMW of Carmel United Methodist Church, Hague, Spud Dinner, 5-7 p.m. – eat in or take out. Baked potato with choice of toppings, salad, dessert & drink. $

Colonial Beach United Methodist Church hosts its annual Mini-Bazaar and Spaghetti Dinner   4 – 7 p.m. Bazaar will continue on Saturday, October 12 from 8 a.m. – noon.

October 13

Morning Star Baptist Church, 4648 Zacata Road, Montross invites everyone to attend the initial sermon service of Brother Jerald Smith at 3 p.m. Our Lord has called Brother Smith and he is a faithful servant who stands ready to work at the vineyards. Your presence and/or prayers are welcomed.

Celebrate the 171st anniversary Homecoming of Andrew Chapel UMC, Montross at 11 a.m. We anticipate the renewal of the Spirit in our hearts, greeting old friends, and singing songs of faith. All are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship following the service.

October 16

Downtown Colonial Beach meeting on historic district designation at 2 p.m. at the Colonial Beach Town Center. State officials will explain to residents and businesses the benefits of declaring downtown a historic district. jreimherr@downtowncolonialbeach.org

October 19 & 20

Helicopter & airplane rides at Tappahannock-Essex County Airport with JAARS pilots in their mission aircraft. Meet the JAARS pilots & Bible translators; tour the aircraft mechanic shop and enjoy music & youth activities. Facebook Essex JAARs event www.jaars.org or call Dave Shockley 804-456-8543. Oct 19, 10 a.m.- 6 p.m.; Oct 20, 2-6 p.m. Help support this worthy missionary team as they bring help and the Word to remote peoples around the world.

October 24

Henderson United Methodist Church, 72 Henderson Drive (Rte. 202), Callao, hosts the last free community lunch and fellowship time for 2019 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

October 26

Richmond County Vol. Fire Dept. #3, 587 County Bridge Road, Warsaw, Trunk or Treat, 5 – 7 p.m. Please bring non-perishable food items for local food banks.

November 5

Northern Neck Chapter 1823 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees  Association meets at 1:00 p.m., at Camp Kekoka, 1083 Boys Camp Rd, Kilmarnock.  Cassie Leichty, the camp’s Executive Director, will be the speaker. Executive board will meet at noon. More info: 804.450.3919.

November 9

Christmas Bazaar, Beulah Baptist Church, Lyell’s Corner, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Handmade ornaments & decorations, yard sale items, baked goods, stews, soups, unique NN items. Benefit of Operation Christmas Child Info 804-472-4412.


Westmoreland County Triad/SALT (Seniors and Law Enforcement Together) meets every fourth Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office (behind the new courthouse in Montross). Triad is a non-profit crime information and prevention partnership between seniors, law enforcement, and local businesses to provide seniors and their care-givers information they need to avoid being victims of crime – scams, burglaries, identification theft, home invasions, elder abuse, and more. Meetings are open to all. For additional information call the Westmoreland County Sheriff’s Office at 804-493-8066.

YMCA classes at the A.T. Johnson gymnasium: Tuesday/Thursday 9-10 a.m. Silver Sneakers; Monday at 6:30 p.m. Zumba. Info: 804-333-4117 or 804-493-8163.

Westmoreland Ruritan Club, a civic service organization of men and women, meets at 7 p.m. the 2nd Monday of every month at the American Legion Post, 14576 Kings Hwy, Montross. The Ruritan mission is Fellowship, Goodwill, and Community Service. Join us for fellowship and to help the community.

Westmoreland NAACP meets the second Tuesday of each month at Galilee Baptist Church, Montross at 6:30 pm.