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Events, week of June 26

Posted on Monday, June 24, 2013 at 7:58 pm

Every Wednesday
Grief counseling facilitated by Ann Lia Rubio of Riverside Tappahannock Hospital. 10 a.m., Montross Branch Library, 56 Polk St., Montross. Come every session or just once in a while.

Through September
Book Sale! Every Friday & Saturday, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. June, July, August & September on Main St. in Warsaw next to Union Bank – thousands of books – each $1 or less. RCC Friends of the Library

Through July 12
The Westmoreland County Museum exhibits boatbuilder and historian Melvin Foxwell’s art.

Friday, June 28
Tappahannock Concert Series features Rattlesnake Creek Bluegrass Band. Six concerts are set for the Summer with musical acts of all genres. Family-friendly concerts are held on Friday from June to September. Field concerts $12 in advance, $15 at the gate. The concerts at the waterfront are free! Shows start at 6:30 p.m. No coolers, beverages and food will be available.

Tuesday, July 2
Montross Community Blood Drive will be held at the Montross Volunteer Rescue Squad Building on Lyells Street on Tuesday, July 2 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. This is a change in hours. Remember to drink plenty of water, eat a good meal, and bring a photo ID.  Free Red Cross hats while they last!

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Northern Neck Chapter 1823 will meet on Tuesday, July 2, at 1 p.m., for a tour of the historic Christ Church, on Route 646 in Irvington.  Christ Church requests a $5 per person donation for the tour. An ice cream social will follow the tour.  Please contact BJ (580.8666) for additional information or if you plan to attend. The NARFE Chapter 1823 executive board will meet at noon.

Wednesday, July 3
The Rappatomac Writers Critique Group will meet 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lively at The Oaks, Route 3. Greet and eat lunch at 11, meet and share your creativity from 11:30 to 2 p.m. Enthusiastic support and gentle critiques along with fun and laughter to make your journey a pleasant one. Where the science of writing meets the art of persuasion—encourages and supports aspiring writers.

A one-day trip to the Sight & Sound Theatre in Lancaster, Pa., April 12, 2014. Price includes your ticket to the show, your meal at the Good and Plenty Buffet, and bus transportation from Siloam Baptist Church. Deposit is due by July 7. For more information contact Karen Jackson, 804-493-8191. $

July 12 – 28
Historic Christ Church’s  “An American Turning Point: The Civil War in Virginia,” Mon-Sat, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sun, 2 – 5 p.m. On July 12 and 13, the Civil War HistoryMobile visits 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. On July 13, a concert is at 6 p.m. 420 Christ Church Rd, Weems. Visit www.christchurch1735.org or call 438-6855.

Thursday, July 18
The Rappatomac Writers Critique Group will meet 1 p.m to 3 p.m. in Tappahannock at Roma Ristorante Italiano-Tappahannock. Join us for lunch at noon and share your creativity. Enthusiastic support and gentle critiques to help you on your way. The Rappatomac Writers—where the science of writing meets the art of persuasion—encourages and supports aspiring writers.

Tuesday, September 3
Montross Community Blood Drive, Westmoreland Rescue Squad, 72 Lyells St. 12 noon – 5 p.m.