TODAY

  • HCMS BOOK FAIR: The book fair will be held Monday through Friday at the Halifax County Middle School Media Center. All purchases will help raise funds to purchase more books and materials for the Middle School Media Center. The fair will be open from 8 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. each school day.

FRIDAY

  • RAGOT FROM THE RURITAN CLUB OF THE DAN RIVER COMMUNITY: The stew will be ready and sold on Friday at noon. The price is $ 7 per liter. Pre-orders will reserve your order. Call 434-447-6739, 434-575-4410, 434-470-2102 or 434-579-2152 to place your order. Pick up from the Runt’s Store or Runt’s Store car park.

DEC. 8

  • HALIFAX COUNTY RETIRED TEACHERS: The teachers will meet at 10:30 am on Wednesday December 8 in Roma for their annual holiday meeting. Please bring one or two holiday items to auction for the scholarship fund.

JAN. 11

  • MASTER GARDEN COURSE: The course is offered from January 11 from 9 a.m. to noon and continuing every Tuesday until April 26. Topics include soils and nutrients, botany, entomology, pruning, landscaping, water quality and everything in between. If you are interested in taking the Master Gardener Course, email [email protected] or call and leave a message at the Extension Master Gardener Help Desk at 434-830-3383. You will be contacted by Bill McCaleb, the Coordinating Master Gardener, to discuss your interest in the class and to have you sent for an application.

IN PROGRESS

  • HISTORIC HALIFAX COUNTY SOCIETY OPENS RESEARCH LIBRARY: The company’s research library is now open every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Guests can park behind the house at 110 Mountain Road, Halifax, and enter through the back door or walk to the front door. For any questions call 434-579-0083 or email [email protected]
  • FREE FOOD: Serve Hope Food Pantry will have a USDA distribution on the second Monday of each month, from noon to 3 p.m. The Pantry is located at 1011 south of Dan School Road in Cluster Springs. For more information, call the Tri-County Community Action Agency at 434-404-3455.
  • SEARCH CATEGORIES: The 1972 Halifax County Senior High School class is looking for classmates to attend its 50th class reunion in June 2022. Send an email and / or postal address to James J. Davis at [email protected] or by mail to 1803 Albert Court, Bowie, MD 20721.
  • FOOD AND CLOTHING: Le Bon Samaritain, located at 1145, chemin du Tabac, Nathalie, offers free food and clothing on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to noon. No appointment is necessary. Customers must show ID and can visit Le Bon Samaritain once a month. The clothes are available in all sizes for men, women, children and infants. Shoes, belts and handbags are also available. The food gift includes prepackaged bags of canned meats and vegetables, grains, fruit and powdered milk.
  • ANONYMOUS SOUTH BOSTON ALCOHOLICS MEETINGS: South Boston Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are all held in person. Monday evening at 7 p.m. (study literature / AA book.) Closed meeting at Trinity Episcopal Church, 515 Yancey Street, South Boston – Wednesday and Friday at noon. Open meeting – anyone can attend. First Presbyterian Church, 800 North Main Street, South Boston – Thursday evening at 8 p.m. – same church as noon meetings. If you have any questions, call the district hotline at 434-799-4111.
  • ANONYMOUS MEETINGS OF ALCOHOLICS IN HALIFAX: Halifax Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held in person and online at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 197 Mountain Road, Halifax. Masking and social distancing instructions are respected. Meeting times are Saturdays (Hybrid) at noon (AA Literature / Book Study) and Zoom-only Sundays (Women Chat) at 7:00 p.m. Beginning August 1, online meetings at 7:30 a.m. are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. These open meetings can be followed by phone or via the Zoom platform. To access in-person and online meetings, call the district hotline at 434-799-4111 or email [email protected]

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