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Community Happenings

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.

 

Thursday, June 1

Sip & See: The Obici House at the Sleepy Hole Golf Course will host this event from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Caterers and vendors will be participating. The site is at 4700 Sleepy Hole Road, Suffolk. Call 617-1299 or visit www.theobicihouse.com for details.

 

Saturday, 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.

First Saturdays Artisan Market: Local artisans with unique specialties in scented candles, wearable art, stained glass, oil paintings, herbal soaps, jewelry, quilts, metal art, handcrafted pens, turned wood, pottery, Native American art, photography, folk art, repurposed furniture, Native American tacos, craft demonstrations. The Nottoway Tribe of Virginia History Interpretive Exhibit is also available for view. This takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gallery 1606, corner of Highway 58 and Main Street, 18001 Southampton Parkway. Reservations are required for free vendor space. Free admission. Free parking. For further information, email gallery1606@gmail.com or call 434 658-4454.

 

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.