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Sep
26
Tue
Getting Started
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

Piedmont Virginia Community College will host “Getting Started,” an information session for prospective students that will introduce degree and certificate programs, as well as provide information about placement tests, student services and other resources to help students get started at PVCC. The workshop will be held at Louisa county Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral from 6 until 7 p.m.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, at 7 p.m. to discuss : “Hillbilly Elegy” by J. D. Vance. The story is about the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Sep
27
Wed
Bring Your Own Craft
Sep 27 @ 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.

Twixt Book Group
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm

The Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, will hold the Twixt Book Group at 4 p.m. Join in to engaging discussion on “Stardust” by Neil Gaiman. Especially designed for ages 9-14. Light refreshments provided. Free copies of the book provided on a first come, first served basis.

Sep
28
Thu
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Sep 28 @ 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.

Business Bursts educational series
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will offer its summer/fall Business Bursts educational series at the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral. Course offerings include: Virginia SWaM Certification at 1 p.m., Tell Your Story – Effective Communication at 3 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, contact Regina Cook, chamber executive director, at (540) 967-0944 or (540) 661-9511.

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.

Sep
26
Tue
Getting Started
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm

Piedmont Virginia Community College will host “Getting Started,” an information session for prospective students that will introduce degree and certificate programs, as well as provide information about placement tests, student services and other resources to help students get started at PVCC. The workshop will be held at Louisa county Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral from 6 until 7 p.m.

Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Sep 26 @ 7:00 pm

The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, at 7 p.m. to discuss : “Hillbilly Elegy” by J. D. Vance. The story is about the author’s family and upbringing, describing how they moved from poverty to an upwardly mobile clan that included the author, a Yale Law School graduate, while navigating the demands of middle class life and the collective demons of the past.

Sep
27
Wed
Bring Your Own Craft
Sep 27 @ 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.

Twixt Book Group
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm

The Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, will hold the Twixt Book Group at 4 p.m. Join in to engaging discussion on “Stardust” by Neil Gaiman. Especially designed for ages 9-14. Light refreshments provided. Free copies of the book provided on a first come, first served basis.

Sep
28
Thu
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Sep 28 @ 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.

Business Bursts educational series
Sep 28 @ 1:00 pm

The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will offer its summer/fall Business Bursts educational series at the Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Highway, Mineral. Course offerings include: Virginia SWaM Certification at 1 p.m., Tell Your Story – Effective Communication at 3 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, contact Regina Cook, chamber executive director, at (540) 967-0944 or (540) 661-9511.

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.