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Community Happenings

Saturday, May 12

Flower and art show: The Historic Wakefield Foundation continues its 31st annual Flower and Art Show through Friday, May 18. This year’s event features the work of more than 70 artists, each artwork accompanied by a floral arrangement designed to produce a unified, harmonious display. Weekend viewings by appointment, and weekdays during regular hours: Monday, 1 to 8 p.m.; Tuesday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Wednesday and Thursday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.; Friday, noon to 5 p.m. For further information on this event, contact George Williams at mail@wakefieldfoundation.org, or check our website www.wakefieldfoundation.org, or call 899-2365 or 899-6005.
Sunday, May 13

Mother’s Day Lunch: Airfield 4-H Conference Center, 15189 Airfield Road, Wakefield, will have a Mother’s Day Lunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $17 for adults, $13 for children (8-12), $10 for children (4-7) and $5 for children 3 and under (prices include tax.). Reservations are required. For information or to make your reservations, call 899-4901.

The Full Monty: Smithfield Little Theatre presents “The Full Monty” the musical. Showtimes will be on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2:30 p.m. through May 13. Who couldn’t love a bunch of steelworkers singing, dancing and removing their clothing in this main stage production of the infamous musical? Rated R for mature audiences. The theater is located at 210 N. Church St., Smithfield. For more information, call 357-7338 or purchase tickets online at SmithfieldLittleTheatre.org.

 

Monday, May 14

Relay Rally: The topic will be discussion about “day of” logistics. The meeting is scheduled for 6 to 7:30 p.m., and will be in Benn’s UMC, 14571 Benn’s Church Blvd, Smithfield. For details, call 810-5207, email Pam78@aol.com or go to www.RelayForLife.org/IWSVA.

Citizens’ Association: The Isle of Wight Citizens’ Association will meet 7 p.m., in the community room of Sentara St. Luke’s, 20209 Sentara Way, Carrollton. The guest will be 64th Virginia House District Del. Emily Brewer, who will present an update on the recently completed legislative session. A short business meeting will follow. For more information, call 503-3450.

 

Wednesday, May 16

Windsor AARP: AARP Windsor Chapter No. 5309 will have its monthly meeting at 10 a.m. in the Windsor Ruritan Clubhouse, 14 Community Drive, Windsor. The club will hold a silent auction fundraiser.

 

Saturday, May 19

Fort Huger Walking Tour: This is a special free program presented by the Isle of Wight County Museum, and begins at 10 a.m. Meet at the fort: 15080 Talcott Terrace in the county.

 

Friday, May 25

Bethlehem Jam: Randy Evens and The Last Call Band will perform from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. in the Bethlehem Ruritan Club House, 140 Manning Road, Suffolk. No admission charge, but donations to the tip jar go to the band so please give generously. Soft drinks, BBQ, hot dogs, snacks and desserts will be available for purchase. For more information, call 617-5955.

 

Saturday, May 26

Family Fun Day: The Airfield 4-H Conference Center, 15189 Airfield Road, Wakefield, will have Open House Family Fun Day with crafts, games and more. For more information, call 899-4901.

 

Wednesday, May 30

Blood drive: This will take place in the Windsor Ruritan Community Building, 14 Community Drive, from 2 to 6 p.m. Sponsors are AARP of Windsor, Woman’s Club of Windsor, Windsor Ruritan Club and Dairy Queen. Donate and receive a free coupon for a DQ Blizzard. Call 1-800-733-2767 or visit www.redcrossblood.org and enter: WindsorComm to make an appointment.

 

June 2

Ladies Shooting Clinic: The Airfield 4-H Conference Center, 15189 Airfield Road, Wakefield, will have a Ladies Only Shooting Clinic. The registration fee is $50. To register or for more information, call 899-4901.

 

Tuesday, June 5

AARP driving class: The Isle of Wight County Commission on Aging will host an AARP Safety Defensive Driving Class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 5 and 6 in the recreation hall at Nike Park, 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information or to sign up, contact Regine Walme-Edwards, recreation specialist, at 357-2291.

AARP driving class The Isle of Wight County Commission on Aging will host an AARP Safety Defensive Driving Class from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on June 5 and 6 in the recreation hall at Nike Park, 13036 Nike Park Road, Carrollton. The cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For more information or to sign up, contact Regine Walme-Edwards, recreation specialist, at 357-2291.