American Red Cross Blood Drives

February 4, Shiloh Baptist Church “Help” Center, Noon – 6 p.m., 16042 Northumberland Hwy, Burgess

Northumberland Public Library events, 7204 Northumberland Hwy., Heathsville. More information: 580-5051 or

Northumberland Public Library Ye Olde Book Shoppe – Saturdays 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.; Thurs./Fri. 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Located across the street from the Subway in Heathsville. Books, DVDs, and audiobooks for all ages. Donations are welcome! All proceeds benefit the library. Fridays at noon – Philosophic Society meets. More information: 580-5051.



January 31

Singer/songwriter and Northern Neck native Shane Cooley will perform with his band at Willaby’s, 327 Old Ferry Rd in White Stone. Cooley’s new acoustic collection, 50 Songs, will be available at the show as a 3-disc CD. Music is from 8-11 p.m. No cover charge.

February 1 and March 7

The American Legion Post 252 Veteran Service Officer, Paul Israel, will be available from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for any veteran and or surviving spouse in need of information on VA benefits, or to help them file or update a VA claim at 14576 Kings Highway in Montross. Call or email Paul: 804-761-6134 or Voicemail messages and emails will be answered. Support by the American Legion VSO is a free service of the American Legion.

February 6

Rappatomac Writers Critique Group at Ms. Phyllis Kitchen Fish, Chicken & Chops, 459 N. Main St., Chesapeake Commons, Kilmarnock Noon to 3 p.m.

February 13

Suicide Prevention Awareness meeting 2-3 p.m. and Opioid Misuse Awareness meeting 3-4 p.m. at Bay Aging Meeting Room, 5959 Fiddlers Green Rd., Gloucester. Register at Registration is appreciated but not required. This meeting is also available via audio-conferencing, info:

March 21 

The 27th annual Gardening in the Northern Neck seminar, ‘Spring Fever! Adventures in Gardening,’ hosted by the Northern Neck Master Gardeners (NNMG), will be held at White Stone Church of the Nazarene, 57 Whisk Drive, White Stone.,” Registration opens February 1, 2020. Registration forms available at

May 13 & 14

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST), a 2-day workshop designed to teach the skills to competently and confidently intervene with a person at risk of suicide. 8:30-4:30 p.m., Cooks Corner Complex Office Building, 2911 General Puller Highway, Saluda. Participate number limited; training open to the public; materials included with price. Bring a brown bag for a working lunch. Registrations accepted until May 7, on a first come first serve basis at MPNNCSB Prevention, Health & Wellness Division, Hayes, 1-888-PREV-550  or  804-642-5402.

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