Community calendar April 10 publication

Thursday, Apr. 10

Preschool Storytime is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  The program is designed for children ages 3  through 5 and includes stories, songs, flannel boards and learning.

 

Kindergarten registration will be held from 3:30 until 7:00 p.m. Even if you do not have all paperwork ready, stop by your student’s school to begin the registration process. All children must be five years old before Sept. 30, 2014.

 

Pre-kindergarten applications will be accepted at each school from 3:30 until 7:00 p.m. If your child will be four years old on or before Sept. 30, 2014, he or she is eligible to apply. Limited spaces will be assigned based on the results of a screening, to be conducted that day, and consideration of at-risk factors including family income level, sibling difficulty in school, foster care, single-parent household, a history of family violence, a current IEP, and non-English-speaking household.  Please apply at the school your student will attend.

 

Friday, Apr. 11

The Golden Age Club will meet at the Betty Queen Center at 10 a.m. for a fascinating account of Steven Cromwell’s  unique World War II experiences at the Normandy Omaha Beach landings, the signing of the Japanese surrender on the battleship Missouri, and the planting of the first US Flag on the Japanese mainland.  Following the presentation participants will go to lunch at Roma’s Restaurant in Louisa.

 

Friday, April 11

St. Jude Catholic Church, 1937 Davis Hwy., Mineral, will hold its fish dinner from 4:30 until 7:00 p.m. at Sullivan Hall, dine in or carry out. The menu will consist of fried/baked fish or shrimp, french fries or mac and cheese, cornbread or hush puppies, cole slaw or applesauce, homemade dessert and beverage. Meal costs are: adult fish, $9; shrimp, $10; children younger than 12: $4, no fish; $5 fish; $6 shrimp.

 

Saturday, Apr. 12

Celebrate Spring at the Louisa County Public Library at 2 p.m. For all ages. We will be telling springtime stories and getting ready for gardens.  Come make a spring craft.

 

A rabies clinic will be held at Louisa County Administration Building from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Vaccinations are for dogs, puppies, cats and kittens for $10, cash only. If animals have been vaccinated within the past three years, bring certification papers. Current 2014 dog tags will be for sale. Enforcement of county ordinances pertaining to such will be exercised. Leave all animals in the vehicle at all time during the clinic.

 

Little River Baptist Church will host an Easter egg hunt at 11 a.m. The church is located at 4959 Buckner Rd., Bumpass.

 

A King and Queen after hours show, Featuring Miesa and Company will be held at Ally’s on the Lake. There will be a $5 donation to get in hat will benefit the Louisa Food Pantry.

 

Sharon Christian Church will hold a salt fish breakfast from 6:30 until 10:30 a.m. The menu will consist of salt fish, egg casserole, sausage, apples, potatoes, bread and beverage for a donation only. The church is located at 852 Bumpass Rd., Bumpass.

 

Gum Spring United Methodist Church will hold an Easter egg hunt at its old church building, 35 Church Lane, Gum Spring, at 4 p.m. Fellowship, bounce houses, snacks and crafts. Call 804) 556-3494 for more information.

 

Fork Baptist Church will hold an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. for children in the fifth grade and younger. The church is located at 14357 Jefferson Hwy., Bumpass.

 

Holly Grove Ruritan will have a Hodge Podge Day at its facility, 3022 Crewsville Rd., Bumpass, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. There will be vendors, baked goods, yard sale items and the kitchen will be selling lunch.

 

The Louisa Dogwood Festival will be held from 10 a.m. until 9 p.m. at Small Country Campground on Byrd Mill Road.  Music, food, games, vendors, demonstrations and the Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will have dogwood trees available for purchase. Call (540) 967-0944 for more information.

 

Sunday, Apr. 13

Earlyhouse, 3998 Yanceyville Rd., Louisa, will host a bridal show from 1 until 4 p.m. featuring music, fashion, tastings, ideas and door prizes. Meet with wedding professionals to plan the perfect day. Brides must pre-register to win a $500 grand prize. To register or for more information, call (540) 967-5550 or visit www.earlyhouse.com.

 

Monday, Apr. 14

Senator Bryce Reeves, Senator Tom Garrett and Delegate Peter Farrell will hold a town hall meeting at the Louisa Arts Center at 6 p.m. to discuss the past session and the state budget.

 

Tuesday, Apr. 15

Family Film Night will be held at Louisa County Public Library at 6:30 p.m. featuring “Once Upon a Time in the West” directed by Sergio Leone (1968).  For all ages. Come join us for free family-friendly movies for all ages. Free popcorn and drinks provided.

 

The Clean Community Commission will hold a special meeting at 5:00 p.m. in the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center Conference Room. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.

 

Wednesday, Apr. 16

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft is held each Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Louisa County Public Library. Do you knit, bead, make rugs, hand stitch or do any kind of handcraft? Come to share ideas, show off your work and get another crafter’s eye and perception. Chat and meet your neighbors while you work on your craft. Bring any project you’re working on, or come just to be inspired. All ages and levels of experience welcome.

 

Thursday, Apr. 17

Preschool Storytime is held at the Louisa County Public Library each Thursday at 10:30 a.m.  The program is designed for children ages 3  through 5 and includes stories, songs, flannel boards and learning.

 

Servants of Christ Baptist Church will host a free lunch community outreach at noon. Come  and enjoy hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks. The church is located at 60 Sommerfield Dr., Zion Crossroads, Rt. 15N across from Spring Creek and next to Virginia Credit Union.

 

Friday, Apr. 18

First Bible Way Church will hold a fish fry on Friday and Saturday, April 18 and 19 from 12 until 6 p.m., dine in or carry out. Fish sandwiches are $6 and fish dinners are $10. Call ahead at (540) 967-3172. The church is located at 785 Goldmine Rd., Louisa.

 

Saturday, Apr. 19

Crossroads Community Church will host family fun from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. including a visit from the Easter bunny, free snacks, inflatable attraction, games, face painting, hay rides, crafts and egg hunt. The church is located at Richmond Rd. and Better Living Drive in Zion Crossroads. For more information, call (434) 589-6689 or visit www.ccc4mission.org.

 

The Mineral Hillbillies will hold an Easter basket raffle at Louisa True Value Hardware. Tickets are $1 each. No need to be present to win. Bring a camera and take a picture of your child with the Easter Bunny who will be on site from 12 until 2 p.m. Proceeds from the raffle will benefit St. Judes Childrens’ Hospital.

 

Tuesday, Apr. 22

The Thursday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Louisa County Public Library. Book title TBD.

 

Wednesday, Apr. 23

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft is held each Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Louisa County Public Library. See April 16 for details

 

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