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Sep
28
Thu
Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Sep 28 @ 7:00 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.

Sep
29
Fri
Brunswick stew fundraising event
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm

The Louisa County Band Boosters will hold a Brunswick stew fundraising event.  Contact Kenny at (804) 883-6582 or email at KLPCWP@Embarqmail.com by Sept. 29 to pre-order.  The cost is $8 per quart.

Fish dinners
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., will offer its fish dinners from 4 until 7 p.m. Menu consists of baked/fried fish or shrimp with choice of two sides including mac and cheese, baked potato, French fries, or coleslaw for $8. Dine in or carry out. Call Chuck at (540) 872-3471 or (540) 872-5274 to pre-order.

Bingo fundraiser
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm

The youth of Mineral Baptist Church will hold a bingo fundraiser in the Family Life Center. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and games will begin at 6:30 p.m. Pork barbecue dinners will be available for $8 a plate. Other menu items include barbecue sandwiches and hot dogs, snacks and drinks. Game prizes include purchases, gift cards and gift baskets, as well as a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. For more information, contact Irene luck at (540) 894-7993 or Diane Ragland at (804) 307-7182. Proceeds will be used for youth activities and trips throughout the year and the mission trip next summer.

Oct
3
Tue
Business Breakfast meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:45 am

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Breakfast meeting at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, beginning at 7:45 a.m. This month’s topic will be an update on  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, its upcoming events and new offerings. For more information, visit louisachamber.org, or call (540) 967-2200.

Oct
4
Wed
Quad County Business Summit
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Quad County Business Summit, hosted by Green, Fluvanna and Orange counties economic development and the Louisa, Greene and Orange counties chambers of commerce, will be held at Spring Creek Golf Club, 109 Clubhouse Way, Zion Crossroads, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.centralvirginia.org.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft. 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. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Call (540) 894-5853, or visit the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, for details. Meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Oct
5
Thu
Free coffee and donuts
Oct 5 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Gum Spring United Methodist Church offers free coffee and donuts the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 until 8:30 a.m. A drive through service is available to get you on your way. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 5 @ 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 Hwy., Mineral.

Oct
6
Fri
Fall bake sale
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The women of Louisa United Methodist Church will hold their annual fall bake sale from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. featuring homemade bread, cookies, cakes and pies. Chicken salad and vegetable soup will also be available for sale. The church is located at 101 East Main, Louisa. For more information, call (540) 967-2657.

Sep
28
Thu
Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Sep 28 @ 7:00 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.

Sep
29
Fri
Brunswick stew fundraising event
Sep 29 @ 12:00 pm

The Louisa County Band Boosters will hold a Brunswick stew fundraising event.  Contact Kenny at (804) 883-6582 or email at KLPCWP@Embarqmail.com by Sept. 29 to pre-order.  The cost is $8 per quart.

Fish dinners
Sep 29 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Lake Anna Rescue, Inc., 300 Bumpass Rd., will offer its fish dinners from 4 until 7 p.m. Menu consists of baked/fried fish or shrimp with choice of two sides including mac and cheese, baked potato, French fries, or coleslaw for $8. Dine in or carry out. Call Chuck at (540) 872-3471 or (540) 872-5274 to pre-order.

Bingo fundraiser
Sep 29 @ 5:00 pm

The youth of Mineral Baptist Church will hold a bingo fundraiser in the Family Life Center. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. and games will begin at 6:30 p.m. Pork barbecue dinners will be available for $8 a plate. Other menu items include barbecue sandwiches and hot dogs, snacks and drinks. Game prizes include purchases, gift cards and gift baskets, as well as a Chinese auction and 50/50 raffle. For more information, contact Irene luck at (540) 894-7993 or Diane Ragland at (804) 307-7182. Proceeds will be used for youth activities and trips throughout the year and the mission trip next summer.

Oct
3
Tue
Business Breakfast meeting
Oct 3 @ 7:45 am

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Breakfast meeting at VFW Post #8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, beginning at 7:45 a.m. This month’s topic will be an update on  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, its upcoming events and new offerings. For more information, visit louisachamber.org, or call (540) 967-2200.

Oct
4
Wed
Quad County Business Summit
Oct 4 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm

Quad County Business Summit, hosted by Green, Fluvanna and Orange counties economic development and the Louisa, Greene and Orange counties chambers of commerce, will be held at Spring Creek Golf Club, 109 Clubhouse Way, Zion Crossroads, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. For ticket information, visit www.centralvirginia.org.

Bring Your Own Craft
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm

B.Y.O.C. – Bring Your Own Craft. 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. All ages and levels of experience welcome. Call (540) 894-5853, or visit the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, for details. Meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Oct
5
Thu
Free coffee and donuts
Oct 5 @ 6:30 am – 8:30 am

Gum Spring United Methodist Church offers free coffee and donuts the first Thursday of the month from 6:30 until 8:30 a.m. A drive through service is available to get you on your way. The church is located at 191 Cross County Rd., Gum Spring.

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Oct 5 @ 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 Hwy., Mineral.

Oct
6
Fri
Fall bake sale
Oct 6 @ 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

The women of Louisa United Methodist Church will hold their annual fall bake sale from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. featuring homemade bread, cookies, cakes and pies. Chicken salad and vegetable soup will also be available for sale. The church is located at 101 East Main, Louisa. For more information, call (540) 967-2657.