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Aug
16
Wed
Clean Community Commission
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm

Clean Community Commission holds its monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center conference room. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. For more information, call Cindy at (804) 556-4698.

St. Thomas Baptist Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The St. Thomas Baptist Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is open to the public every third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Rt. 601, Bumpass.

Aug
17
Thu
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time is a fun program highlighting early literacy skills. Enjoy short books, rhymes, finger plays, a flannel story, and songs using shakers and rhythm instruments each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Designed for ages 2 through 5 with an accompanying adult or caregiver. Siblings welcome. The Louisa County Library is located at 881 Davis Highway, Mineral.

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings are held at Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Avenue, Mineral, each Thursday from 7 until 8 p.m. This is a 12-step help group from Alcoholics Anonymous for family and friends in need. For more information, visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.

Aug
19
Sat
77th annual Belmont Horse Show
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am

The Belmont Club of Women and the Belmont Ruritan Club will hold its 77th annual Belmont Horse Show beginning at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded in numerous categories and information on specific entry rules is available by emailing the show coordinator at BelmontHorseShow@gmail.com or calling (540) 894-4787 or (540) 854-5355. The horse show grounds are located at 17301 Monrovia Road, Orange. The show is a major fundraiser for the Belmont Club of Women, which uses the proceeds to benefit youth and student activities as well as supporting local fire departments and rescue squad organizations.

Health Fair Carnival
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Central Virginia Health Services will sponsor a health fair carnival from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Health & Wellness Center of Louisa, 115 Jefferson Highway, Louisa. Food, games, prizes, free health screenings and more. For more information, contact Carrie Gladden at (540) 967-9401.

Aug
20
Sun
Moose Lodge bingo
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm

Louisa Moose Lodge, 349 School Bus Road, Louisa, holds bingo each Sunday. Doors open at noon, games begin at 2 p.m. The event is now non-smoking.

Aug
21
Mon
Eclipse viewing party
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An eclipse viewing party will be held at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, from 1 until 4 p.m. Stop by to view the eclipse and grab a special pair of viewing glasses, while supplies last.

Aug
22
Tue
Cub Scout Pack 183 open house
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cub Scout Pack 183 will hold an open house from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Louisa Baptist Church, 305 E. Main St., Louisa. Find out more about scouting and what if can offer. For more information, visit pack183louisa.scoutlander.com or call (540) 603-1223.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral, at 7 p.m. to discuss “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett. A five-decade saga tracing the impact of an act of infidelity on the parents and children of two Southern California families traces their shared summers in Virginia and the disillusionment that shapes their lasting bond.

Aug
16
Wed
Clean Community Commission
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm

Clean Community Commission holds its monthly meetings on the third Wednesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center conference room. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. For more information, call Cindy at (804) 556-4698.

St. Thomas Baptist Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
Aug 16 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The St. Thomas Baptist Church Food Pantry and Clothes Closet is open to the public every third Wednesday of each month from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 1567 Bumpass Rd., Rt. 601, Bumpass.

Aug
17
Thu
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Aug 17 @ 10:30 am

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time is a fun program highlighting early literacy skills. Enjoy short books, rhymes, finger plays, a flannel story, and songs using shakers and rhythm instruments each Thursday at 10:30 a.m. Designed for ages 2 through 5 with an accompanying adult or caregiver. Siblings welcome. The Louisa County Library is located at 881 Davis Highway, Mineral.

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings are held at Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Avenue, Mineral, each Thursday from 7 until 8 p.m. This is a 12-step help group from Alcoholics Anonymous for family and friends in need. For more information, visit www.al-anon.alateen.org.

Aug
19
Sat
77th annual Belmont Horse Show
Aug 19 @ 9:00 am

The Belmont Club of Women and the Belmont Ruritan Club will hold its 77th annual Belmont Horse Show beginning at 9 a.m. Prizes will be awarded in numerous categories and information on specific entry rules is available by emailing the show coordinator at BelmontHorseShow@gmail.com or calling (540) 894-4787 or (540) 854-5355. The horse show grounds are located at 17301 Monrovia Road, Orange. The show is a major fundraiser for the Belmont Club of Women, which uses the proceeds to benefit youth and student activities as well as supporting local fire departments and rescue squad organizations.

Health Fair Carnival
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Central Virginia Health Services will sponsor a health fair carnival from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Health & Wellness Center of Louisa, 115 Jefferson Highway, Louisa. Food, games, prizes, free health screenings and more. For more information, contact Carrie Gladden at (540) 967-9401.

Aug
20
Sun
Moose Lodge bingo
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm

Louisa Moose Lodge, 349 School Bus Road, Louisa, holds bingo each Sunday. Doors open at noon, games begin at 2 p.m. The event is now non-smoking.

Aug
21
Mon
Eclipse viewing party
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

An eclipse viewing party will be held at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, from 1 until 4 p.m. Stop by to view the eclipse and grab a special pair of viewing glasses, while supplies last.

Aug
22
Tue
Cub Scout Pack 183 open house
Aug 22 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cub Scout Pack 183 will hold an open house from 6:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Louisa Baptist Church, 305 E. Main St., Louisa. Find out more about scouting and what if can offer. For more information, visit pack183louisa.scoutlander.com or call (540) 603-1223.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral, at 7 p.m. to discuss “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett. A five-decade saga tracing the impact of an act of infidelity on the parents and children of two Southern California families traces their shared summers in Virginia and the disillusionment that shapes their lasting bond.