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Sep
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Bingo
Sep 17 @ 2:00 pm

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

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Business Bursts educational series
Sep 18 @ 11:00 am

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: GIG Economy – What it Means for Your Business at 11 a.m., Harnessing Personal Strengths for Business Growth at 3 p.m. Registration is required. For more information, contact Regina Cook, chamber executive director, at (540) 967-0944 or (540) 661-9511.

Tastings Cookbook Club
Sep 18 @ 5:30 pm

The Tastings Cookbook Club will meet at 5:30 p.m. at Louisa County Library. The theme is Fresh From the Farmer’s Market. Every month after a theme is chosen, a selection of cookbooks are selected to be checked out. You will be able to select a book and prepare a recipe from that cookbook, then we all gather to share a potluck meal and recipes.

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American Sign Language Night
Sep 19 @ 5:00 pm

American Sign Language Night at Louisa County Library is a great environment to practice signing skills and learn more about deaf culture. All ages and skill levels are welcome to participate at 5 p.m. Refreshments will be provided. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Sep
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Wed
Bring Your Own Craft
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 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 Highway, Mineral, for details. Meets every Wednesday at 2 p.m.

Food Pantry and Clothes Closet
Sep 20 @ 5:30 pm

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

Sep
21
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Goodlife Theater: Going Buggy
Sep 21 @ 10:30 am

The Louisa County Library will present Goodlife Theater: Going Buggy at 10:30 a.m. Go abuzz with tales of creepy-crawly critters – insects! Stories from around the world feature puppets, masks, live music, dramatic play and lots of audience participation. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Sep 21 @ 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.

Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings
Sep 21 @ 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
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Golden Age Club
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am

The Golden Age Club, open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older, will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Roma Italian Restaurant, 406 East Main St., Louisa. Please call the Parks, Recreation and Tourism office at 540-967-4420 before 10 a.m. on September 22 to reserve a place.

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Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
Bring Your Own Craft
Nov 1 @ 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.
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Business women’s Roundtable Luncheon 10:00 am
Business women’s Roundtable Luncheon
Nov 2 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business women’s Roundtable Luncheon at {to be determined} from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. For more information contact the chamber at (540) 967-0944. Tickets available at  eventbrite.com.
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Corks, Forks and Memories 10:00 am
Corks, Forks and Memories
Nov 4 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Corks, Forks and Memories – The Art and Passion of Central Virginia Food and Wine – will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Shenandoah Crossing, 174 Horseshoe Circle, Gordonsville. Visit with wineries,
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The Prisoners of History:  Pocahontas and American Indian Women 2:00 pm
The Prisoners of History:  Pocahontas and American Indian Women
Nov 5 @ 2:00 pm
The Prisoners of History:  Pocahontas and American Indian Women in cultural context  will be presented by Louisa County Historical Society, in partnership with Louisa Arts Center, at 2 p.m. Hear two very different stories of
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Business Breakfast meeting 7:45 am
Business Breakfast meeting
Nov 7 @ 7:45 am
The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Business Breakfast meeting at the VFW, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, beginning at 7:45 a.m. This month’s topic will be an update on  J. Sargeant Reynolds Community
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Louisa Chapter of AARP 2:00 pm
Louisa Chapter of AARP
Nov 8 @ 2:00 pm
The Louisa Chapter of AARP meets at 2 p.m. the second Wednesday of the month, September through May, in the second floor conference room of the Louisa County Office Building. All residents age 50 and
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Golden Age Club 10:00 am
Golden Age Club
Nov 10 @ 10:00 am
The Golden Age Club, open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older, will meet at 10 a.m. at the Betty Queen Center for a presentation on the railroad in Louisa County. Lunch will
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Family Day at the Heritage Farm 10:00 am
Family Day at the Heritage Farm
Nov 11 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Family Day at the Heritage Farm will hold a  “Colonial Thanksgiving” with hands-on history from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Established in 1742, early settlers of Louisa County came from many different cultures. Learn about
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Louisa Alzheimer’s Support Group 1:00 pm
Louisa Alzheimer’s Support Group
Nov 13 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
The Louisa Alzheimer’s Support Group is available for caregivers, family, and friends of someone afflicted with Alzheimer’s or any of the many other dementias.  Let us share our experiences with you and provide information to
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Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm 10:00 am
Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm
Nov 17 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Experience “a day in the life” of the Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.  Using tips from 19th Century literature such as The Virginia Housewife, costumed interpreters engage visitors
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Golden Age Club 11:30 am
Golden Age Club
Nov 24 @ 11:30 am
The Golden Age Club, open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older, will have lunch at 11:30 a.m. at Tavern on the Rail, 81 Tavern Road, Mineral (off rt. 618). If attending, call
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Community/Hunters breakfast 6:00 am
Community/Hunters breakfast
Nov 25 @ 6:00 am – 9:00 am
Macedonia United Methodist Church, 17 Byrd Mill Rd., Louisa, will host its eighth annual community/hunters breakfast from 6 until 9 a.m. for donations only. Menu consists of scrambled eggs, bacon, ham, sausage, hash browns, biscuits,
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Moose Lodge bingo 12:00 pm
Moose Lodge bingo
Nov 26 @ 12:00 pm
Louisa Moose Lodge, 349 School Bus Rd., Louisa, holds bingo each Sunday. Doors open at noon, games begin at 2 p.m. The event is now a non-smoking event and is open to the public.
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Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group 7:00 pm
Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group
Nov 28 @ 7:00 pm
The Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group will meet at 7 p.m. at Louisa Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, to discuss “The Snow Queen” by Michael Cunningham. A heartbroken man turns to religion after seeing a
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Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
Bring Your Own Craft
Nov 29 @ 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.
Twixt Book Group 4:00 pm
Twixt Book Group
Nov 29 @ 4:00 pm
The Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, will hold the Twixt Book Group at 4 p.m. Join in to discuss great stories, dark mysteries and interesting characters. Designed for grades 4-8. This week’s discussion
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Preschool Read & Rhyme Time 10:00 am
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Nov 30 @ 10:00 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