Reading program at the library
Published 12:00 am Monday, June 6, 2005
The Suffolk Public Library System is sponsoring the 2005 Summer Reading Program for children of all ages. The theme is &uot;Funtastic Reading.&uot; Children can register for the reading program at Morgan Memorial Library, Bennetts Creek Library, Chuckatuck Library, East Suffolk Library Station and the Suffolk Bookmobile. The Funtastic Reading activities and programs are offered free of charge. He reading program runs now through Aug. 13.Call 934-7686 for more information.
Storytime at the Station
Now through Aug. 11, the Suffolk Seaboard Station, Railroad Museum, is presenting Storytime at the Station. Children ages 3-8 can participate. Join Whiskers and friends every Thursday. Ages 3,4 and 5 (15 children maximum) can hear stories from 10:15 a.m. until 10:45 a.m.; for ages 6-8, 11-11:30 a.m. (15 maximum in a group). Reservations are required. The cost is $2 per visit. Call the Seaboard Station at 923-4750 to reserve space.
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Seniors on Spirit of Norfolk
The Suffolk Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring a luncheon cruise on the Spirit of Norfolk on July 29. A buffet lunch will be served. Participants will be treated to a musical revue show, dancing and hear a narration on the history of the Elizabeth River. The bus will leave from the Suffolk Senior Center at 9:30 a.m. and return at 3:30 p.m.
The cost is $27 per person, which is due by July 19. For more information, call 923-2372.
1973 JFK Reunion planned
All alumni of the former John F. Kennedy High School, Class of 1973, interested in a reunion should call 923-1006, 232-3194, 722-3194, 538-2523 or 816-3497 for more information.
L. D. Britt M.D. Scholarship Fund
The L. D. Britt M. D. Scholarship Fund Committee is seeking applicants (individuals and non-profit organizations) for its 2005 Community Service Award. Applications can be obtained by calling 473-3568 for more information.
The Suffolk Christian Women’s Connection will host a Midsummer Brunch at 9 a.m. Wednesday, July 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn. The cost is $13.95. Complimentary nursery will be provided. For reservations, call 539-4675 or 539-3898. Reservations must be made by July 17.
South Suffolk-Pleasant Hill to meet
The South Suffolk-Pleasant Hill Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, July 11 at the St. Paul RZUA Church, 615 Spruce St. The meeting agenda will focus on plans for a Community Appreciation Day.
Eleanor Clark is the president. Call 539-5601 or 539-8392 for more information.
STOP to help in summer food service
The STOP organization is participating in the Summer Food Service Program from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday-Friday now through July 29 at the East End Baptist Church. Meals will be provided to children without charge.