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Apr
26
Tue
Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Apr 26 @ 7:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss “Deep Down Dark” by Hector Tobar at the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral. The Pulitzer Prize-winning author presents a firsthand, official account of the 2010 survival story involving 33 miners who were trapped for a record 69 days in a Chilean mine.

Apr
28
Thu
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Apr 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time is a fun program highlighting early literacy skills. Enjoy short books, rhymes, finger plays, a flannel story, and song and movement, using shakers, scarves, 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.

Quit Smoking Louisa
Apr 28 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Quit Smoking Louisa is a free support group where people can learn and experience different strategies for quitting smoking. Classes are free and will be held on Thursdays from 5 until 6 p.m. at the Betty J. Queen Center, 522 Industrial Drive, Louisa, though May 26.

Louisa VA Tea Party
Apr 28 @ 7:00 pm

Louisa VA Tea Party will meet at 7 p.m. at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral, with the owner/chief instructor of Paladin Firearms Training LLC as the guest speaker. For more information, visit www.louisavateaparty.org.

Apr
29
Fri
Fish dinner
Apr 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Road, Bumpass, will sell fish dinners from 4:00 until 7:30 p.m. Menu consisted of baked or fried fish, shrimp, or chicken with two sides, beverage and dessert for $8. Sides: include mac and cheese, baked potato, French fries and coleslaw. Dine in or carry out.

Alcoholics Anonymous
Apr 29 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Alcoholics Anonymous, As Bill Sees It open discussion meeting, is held each Friday from 7 until 8 p.m. at the Church of the Incarnation, 102 Louisa Avenue,  Mineral.  Contact (434) 293-6565 for further information.

Apr
30
Sat
Yard sale
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 bumpass Road, Bumpass, will hold a yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. which will include quilted and homemade items, purses, casserole cariers, toys, baby items, clothing, house hold items and baked goods. Too much to mention. To rent a table for $10, call (540) 872-3804.

Beautification Festival
Apr 30 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm

The town of Mineral will hold its Beautification Festival from 9 am. until 2 p.m. on Louisa Avenue, Mineral, at the Farmers’ Market location. Lots of plants, seeds, compost, garden ornaments, outdoor furniture and more. For more information, visit townofmineral.com/events.shtml

CVMG trees workshop
Apr 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Central Virginia Master Gardeners will hold a trees workshop from 9:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral. The workshop will teach how to recognize and evaluate hazardous trees in the home landscape and a discussion of a “new” disease called bacterial leaf scorch. Pre-registration is recommended at (540) 894-8822, or backyardgardening@louisacvmg.org. Walk-ins welcome.

Youth speak forum
Apr 30 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Nothing But the Word Ministry will sponsor a youth speak forum (ages 12-20) on Keeping it 100 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. Free admission and lunch. All Louisa youth are encouraged to come and speak out about issues that concern them. For more information,  contact (540) 205-9620.