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Aug
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Fri
Stuff the Bus
Aug 4 @ 9:00 am – Aug 5 @ 5:00 pm

Help Stuff the Bus for Louisa County Public Schools on Friday, Aug. 4 and  Saturday, Aug. 5 from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. at the Zion Crossroads Walmart. Take advantage of the state’s tax-free weekend to buy supplies that will be distributed by each school to students. All supplies are welcome, especially age-appropriate backpacks for secondary school students.

Aug
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Fish fry
Aug 5 @ 11:00 am

True Apostolic Church of Christ will hold a fish fry starting at 11 a.m. The menu will consist of fish, hush puppies, beverage and dessert and choice of two sides including potato salad, coleslaw, greens and string beans. Dinners are $10 each and proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund. The church is located at 6631 Fredericks Hall Rd., Mineral.

Aug
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Bingo
Aug 6 @ 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.

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Texas Hold’em Poker tourney
Aug 10 @ 4:00 pm

VFW Post #8947 will host a Texas Hold’em Poker tourney at its facility located at 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral. Doors open at 4 p.m., registrations begins at 5 p.m. and the tournament will begin at 6 p.m. The buy-in is $35. Dinner and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call Richard at (804) 241-6600, or the post home at (540) 894-5677.

Aug
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Fri
Cruiz-in
Aug 11 @ 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Lake Anna Cruizers will be at Kenny’s Central Tire & Automotive, Main Street, Louisa, for a cruize-in from 5 until 9 p.m. featuring cars, music and food. A 50/50 cash drawing trophy will be awarded for the best car. Cruize-in with your ride or just stop by. For more information, contact Bill Treiber at (540) 967-2062. All proceeds will benefit Adult Community Education in Louisa (ACE).

Aug
12
Sat
Chicken barbecue dinner
Aug 12 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Macedonia United Methodist Church will hold its annual chicken barbecue dinner from 5 until 7 p.m. The menu consists of one-half chicken, baked beans, potato salad, roll, homemade desert and drink.  Tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for kids age 10 and younger. The church is located at 17 Byrd Mill Rd., Louisa. Tickets can be purchased by calling (540) 967-1944 or from any church member.

Aug
13
Sun
Moose Lodge bingo
Aug 13 @ 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.

Lake Anna Sunset Concert Series
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm

Lake Anna Sunset Concert Series will be held at Anna Point Marina’s event pavilion 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair, cornhole. No coolers or pets. Food, beverages available for purchase. For more information, visit Facebook at lakeannasunsetconcertseries.

Aug
14
Mon
Louisa Alzheimer’s Support Group
Aug 14 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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. Share experiences and gain insightful information to help traverse the disease. Meetings are held the second Monday of the month from 1:00 until 2:30 p.m. at Betty Queen Center, 522 Industrial Drive, Louisa. If the local public schools are closed due to weather or holiday the meeting is cancelled. For more information, contact Jane Unbehagen, group facilitator, at (540) 872-2394.

Aug
15
Tue
American Sign Language potluck dinner
Aug 15 @ 5:00 pm

An American Sign Language potluck dinner will be held at Louisa County Library at 5 p.m. This is a great environment to practice signing skills and learn more about deaf culture. All ages and skill levels are welcome. Please consider bringing a dessert or side dish to share. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.

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Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride 9:00 am
Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am
The Steel Warriors Motorcycle Club will host the fourth annual Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride to benefit Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center in Powhatan. The ride will leave from West Creek Athletic Sport Complex,
Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride 9:00 am
Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride
Sep 2 @ 9:00 am
The Steel Warriors Motorcycle Club will host the fourth annual Clint Arrington Memorial Horses For Heroes Ride to benefit Lonesome Dove Equestrian Center in Powhatan. The ride will leave from West Creek Athletic Sport Complex,
“Fun in the Son” festival 10:00 am
“Fun in the Son” festival
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Sisters in Christ, Louisa will host its first annual “Fun in the Son” festival from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Louisa Town Park, 108 Meadow Ave, Louisa. There will be music, food, vendors,
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Bingo 2:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 3 @ 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.
Lake Anna Sunset Concert Series 6:30 pm
Lake Anna Sunset Concert Series
Sep 3 @ 6:30 pm
Lake Anna Sunset Concert Series will be held at Anna Point Marina’s event pavilion 6:30 p.m. Bring a lawn chair. No coolers or pets. Food, beverages available for purchase. For more information, visit Facebook at
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Business Breakfast meeting 7:45 am
Business Breakfast meeting
Sep 5 @ 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 the availability and quality of
Business Breakfast meeting 7:45 am
Business Breakfast meeting
Sep 5 @ 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 the availability and quality
Toastmasters Demo 8:30 am
Toastmasters Demo
Sep 5 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Registration begins for the Toastmasters Demo that will be held at Louisa County Library at 6 p.m. on Sept. 18.  Do you want to become a confident public speaker and strong leader? If so, Toastmasters
Louisa Democrats monthly meeting 6:00 pm
Louisa Democrats monthly meeting
Sep 5 @ 6:00 pm
The Louisa Democrats will hold their monthly meeting at Roma Italian Restaurant, Main Street, Louisa, from 6 until 8 p.m. For more information, visit their Facebook page at Louisa Dems or email louisadems@gmail.com.
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Commission on Aging 10:00 am
Commission on Aging
Sep 6 @ 10:00 am
The Commission on Aging holds its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. at the Betty J. Queen Intergenerational Center. All residents are invited to attend. For more information, call Barbara at (540) 972-3613 or Cindy at
Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
Bring Your Own Craft
Sep 6 @ 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.
Bingo 9:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 6 @ 9:00 pm
VFW Post 8947, 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral, hosts morning bingo on the first Wednesday of the month. Doors open at 9 a.m. and games begin at 10 a.m. Coffee and breakfast will be available. For
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2017 Louisa County Greens for Green Golf Tournament, Dinner and Silent Auction 8:00 am
2017 Louisa County Greens for Green Golf Tournament, Dinner and Silent Auction
Sep 7 @ 8:00 am
The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will hold its 2017 Louisa County Greens for Green Golf Tournament at Spring Creek Golf Club, 109 Clubhouse Way, Gordonsville. Registration begins at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time 10:30 am
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Sep 7 @ 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
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Golden Age Club 10:00 am
Golden Age Club
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am
The Golden Age Club (open to all Louisa County seniors age 55 or older) will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Betty Queen Center for a concert. Lunch will follow at 11:30 a.m. at Hunan
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Car show, yard sale and fish fry 7:00 am
Car show, yard sale and fish fry
Sep 9 @ 7:00 am
Shady Grove Baptist Church’s Men’s Fellowship will present its seventh annual car show at 10 a.m., yard sale at 7 a.m., and fish fry at noon. Categories for cars, trucks and motorcycles. A musical guest
Family Day at the Heritage Farm 10:00 am
Family Day at the Heritage Farm
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am
Get “Ready for School” at Family Day at the Heritage Farm with hands-on history learning from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Before the Trevilians School House was built in 1880, local families paid a teacher
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Bingo 2:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 10 @ 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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Piedmont CASA 12:00 pm
Piedmont CASA
Sep 12 @ 12:00 pm
Piedmont CASA will hold volunteer information sessions at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral, from 12 until 1 p.m. and 6 until 7 p.m.  Anyone who has thought about becoming a court appointed special
Tween Scene: STEAM 4:00 pm
Tween Scene: STEAM
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm
The Tween Scene: STEAM will investigate a pop-up MakerSpace for ages 9-15 with the theme “Wormology” at Louisa County Library at 4 p.m. The library is located at 881 Davis Hwy., Mineral.
Teen Advisory Board (TAB) 5:00 pm
Teen Advisory Board (TAB)
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) will meet at Louisa County Library, 881 Davis Hwy. Mineral, at 5 p.m. for teens who want to help plan programs and activities. Snacks and drinks will be provided and
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Computer basics workshop 10:00 am
Computer basics workshop
Sep 13 @ 10:00 am
Adult Community Education will offer a six-week computer basics workshop from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. at its office located in the Sage Building, 115 Jefferson Hwy., Louisa. For more information or to register, call
Business Bursts educational series 11:00 am
Business Bursts educational series
Sep 13 @ 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: 7 Ps of Marketing at 10 a.m., Color Selection
Sign language class 12:15 pm
Sign language class
Sep 13 @ 12:15 pm
Adult Community Education will offer a six-week sign language class from 12:15 until 1:15 p.m. at its office located in the Sage Building, 115 Jefferson Hwy., Louisa. For more information or to register, call (540)
Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
Bring Your Own Craft
Sep 13 @ 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.
Louisa Chapter of AARP 2:00 pm
Louisa Chapter of AARP
Sep 13 @ 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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Preschool Read & Rhyme Time 10:30 am
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time
Sep 14 @ 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
The Journey Home 7:00 pm
The Journey Home
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm
A planning meeting for The Journey Home, a transitional home to be built for those in need in Louisa County, will be held from 7 until 9 p.m. at Mineral Baptist Church, 51 Louisa Ave.,
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Zion Crossroads Small Business Expo 9:00 am
Zion Crossroads Small Business Expo
Sep 15 @ 9:00 am
The Louisa County Chamber of Commerce will present the second annual Zion Crossroads Small Business Expo at Best Western Plus Inn &Suites, 135 Wood Ridge Terrace, Zion Crossroads, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Designed
Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm 10:00 am
Frugal Farmstead at the Heritage Farm
Sep 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser 5:00 pm
Spaghetti dinner fundraiser
Sep 15 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Louisa UMC, 101 East Main St., Louisa, will hold a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 5 until 7 p.m. The menu will consist of spaghetti, meatballs, salad, roll and dessert, eat in or carry out. Tickets
Mother/Daughter Makeup 8:30 pm
Mother/Daughter Makeup
Sep 15 @ 8:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Registration begins for Mother/Daughter Makeup from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Louisa County Library on Sept. 23. Enjoy this special bonding experience with your moms, grandmothers, aunts, daughters and friends. Ages 10 to adult.
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Yard/bake sale 7:00 am
Yard/bake sale
Sep 16 @ 7:00 am
True Apostolic Church Of Christ will hold a yard/bake sale starting at 7 a.m. Proceeds will benefit the church’s building fund. The church is located at 6631 Frederick Hall Rd., Mineral.
Fall Fest 9:00 am
Fall Fest
Sep 16 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
St. Jude Catholic Church will hold its fall fest from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Live music and games for kids. Come support local art. The church is located at 1937 Davis Hwy., Mineral.
Child Seat Check Station 10:00 am
Child Seat Check Station
Sep 16 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Louisa County Sheriff’s Office, in support of National Child Passenger Safety Week and the Louisa County High School YOVASO Club’s Save Your Tailgate buckle-up campaign, will offer a free Child Seat Check Station, 10
Texas Hold’em poker tournament 5:00 pm
Texas Hold’em poker tournament
Sep 16 @ 5:00 pm
VFW Post #8947 will hold a Texas Hold’em poker tournament at its facility located at 201 Mineral Ave., Mineral. Doors open at 4 p.m., registration begins at 5 p.m. and the tournament begins at 6
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Bingo 2:00 pm
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 11:00 am
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
Tastings Cookbook Club 5:30 pm
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
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American Sign Language Night 5:00 pm
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
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Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
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.
Food Pantry and Clothes Closet 5:30 pm
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.
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Goodlife Theater: Going Buggy 10:30 am
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
Preschool Read & Rhyme Time 10:30 am
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
Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings 7:00 pm
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
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Golden Age Club 11:30 am
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
Herbal vinegars & butters 6:00 pm
Herbal vinegars & butters
Sep 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Louisa Herb Guild will present Herbal Vinegars & Butters from 6 until 8 p.m. at the Louisa County Administration Building, 1 Woolfolk Ave., Louisa. Learn about the benefits of herbal vinegars and herbs while
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Bingo for Books 1:30 pm
Bingo for Books
Sep 23 @ 1:30 pm
Bingo for Books will be held at Louisa County Library from 1:30 until 3:30 p.m. Do you love playing bingo? Join us for a fun afternoon of gaming for books. Ages 8 to adult. The
Community fun day 2:00 pm
Community fun day
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Huntington Community Fellowship Church of the Nazarene will hold its community fun day from 2 until 6 p.m. Activities for all ages including bounceables, obstacle course, yard games, food, children’s activities, local fire and EMS
Dedication and unveiling ceremony 2:00 pm
Dedication and unveiling ceremony
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm
A dedication and unveiling ceremony of the Bumpass Historical Marker at the intersection of Rts. 601 and 701 will be held at 2 p.m. Parking and shuttle will be available at Sharon Christian Church, 852
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Bingo 2:00 pm
Bingo
Sep 24 @ 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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Getting Started 6:00 pm
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
Tuesday Evening Book Discussion Group 7:00 pm
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
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Bring Your Own Craft 2:00 pm
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.
Twixt Book Group 4:00 pm
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.
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Preschool Read & Rhyme Time 10:30 am
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
Business Bursts educational series 1:00 pm
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
Serenity Seekers Al-Anon meetings 7:00 pm
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
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Brunswick stew fundraising event 12:00 pm
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 4:00 pm
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,
Bingo fundraiser 5:00 pm
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
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