Saturday, Oct. 15

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 17, 2005

The Suffolk Pentecostal Holiness Church, 100 Kilby Shores Drive, is hosting a city wide “All you can Eat Pig Pickin’” from 4 -7 p.m.

Cost is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12 and free for children under five. All proceeds and donations will go to Hurricane Katrina victims. Call 539-1096.

The Suffolk Elks’ Lodge on Constance Road is holding a herring breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m.

Email newsletter signup

Meals are $5 a piece and are eat-in or take-out.

The Booker T. Washington Alumni Association will meet at 1 p.m. at Morgan Memorial Library on West Washington Street.

The Board of Directors will meet at noon.

Sunday, Oct. 16

Main Street United Methodist Church, 202 North Main St., is having their Fall Celebration and “Get to Know You” Harvest Hoedown, from 4 -6:30 p.m. The celebration features a pig pickin’, the Peanut City Cloggers, the Bluegrass Projects Band, and children’s activities.

Monday, Oct. 17

Nansemond County Training/Southwestern High School alumni

The Nansemond County Training/Southwestern High School Alumni Association meeting will be held at the Southwestern Elementary School Monday, Oct. 17 at 7 p.m.

The West End Civic League will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Oxford United Methodist Church (use the South Broad Street entrance).

Lt. Debbie George with the Suffolk Police Department will speak regarding activity in the neighborhood.

The Junto Woman’s Club, will hold a luncheon meeting at noon in St. John’s Parish Hall. The cost is $8. Guest speaker will be Donna Pittman from the Red Cross.

The executive board will meet at 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Oct 18

The Suffolk Chapter of the AARP will meet at their new location, the Open Door Church, 816 King’s Fork Road at 10:30 a.m. with socialization, and the main meeting11 a.m.

S will be Diane Sinclair, Social Security specialist.

The subject will be “Social Security, Our Future, Our Fight.” Lunch will be served.

NFIB Hampton Roads Area Action Council, featuring Del. John Cosgrove, NFIB/Virginia State Director Gordon Dixon, and McGuireWoods senior vice president Steve Horton, mets 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Spring Hill Suites, 6350 Newtown Road, Norfolk. $15 per person includes lunch. Business-casual attire. Call Jennifer Hatten at (866) 798-4578, or visit

Free blood pressure screening 2-3 p.m. in the main lobby of the Chorey Park Apartments.

Wednesday, Oct. 19

Free blood pressure screening, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Suffolk Senior Center, 350 N. Main St; Suffolk Towers Apartments from 2 to 3 p.m.

Suffolk Retired Teachers will meet at Nansemond River High School.

Registration beginning at 9:30 a.m.; meeting at 10.

Representatives from AARP discuss Medicare Part D.

The Brass Ensemble from Nansemond River will be on the program.

Call Gloria J. Colbert at 334-1946.

Thursday, Oct. 20

The Junto Woman’s Club AARP 55 Alive course is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on

at Ebenezer United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center. The instructor will be John Cramer and the cost is $10. Call 238-3578 or 238-2850.

Friday, Oct. 21

The Junto Woman’s Club AARP 55 Alive course is from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on

at Ebenezer United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center. The instructor will be John Cramer and the cost is $10. Call 238-3578 or 238-2850.

The Nansemond Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia meets at 7:30 p.m. at Dennis’ Restaurant, 3356 Western Branch Blvd. in Chesapeke.

The meeting is open to the public. Chapter members Preston and Sharon Cross will give the program entitled, “Early Views of the Yucatan Peninsula.”

Chesapeake Bay Poets is holding open-mic night at Java 149 on North Main Street at 7 p.m. The evening is free and open to the public.

Call Jeff at 923-9928.

Saturday, Oct. 22

Magnolia United Methodist Church, 1764 Wilroy Road, will hold its annual Apple Fest.

Call the church at 538-8552. Office hours: 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Orders may be placed by mail or by bringing the order, with payment, to the church. Orders will be available for pick up from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Eastover Wilroy Ruritan Pancake Breakfast fund-raiser, from 6:30 a.m. to noon at the Wilroy Eastover Club House located behind Wilroy Baptist Church.

Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door. Call Dale Manns at 934-8230 or 620-9604.

Girl Scouts throughout the area will be collecting food from doorsteps between 9 a.m. and noon to support area food banks. Place bagged, non-perishable food items on doorsteps by 9 a.m. and the Girl Scouts will do the rest; or bring food donations to any Farm Fresh store through the remainder of October and November. Call 547-4405.

The 4th annual Suffolk Kiwanis Club Yard Sale will be held at Holland Plaza Shopping Center from 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. All proceeds go to support local charities, with emphasis on youth helping others.

Sunday, Oct. 23

The Suffolk Shrine Club will Famous Fish Fry, from 1-5 p.m., at 500 Elizabeth St. Eat-in or take-out. Price is $7 per person and children eight years and under are free.

Thursday, Oct. 27

The Smithfield Little Theatre will perform Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” for four weekends beginning today through Saturday, Nov. 19. Performances will be Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m., and Sunday afternoon matinees on Oct. 30th, Nov. 6 and Nov. 13 at 2:30 p.m.

Tickets are $12 and may be reserved by calling the box office at 357-7338.

For information by email:

Saturday, Oct. 29

Girl Scout Teddy Bear Tea Party at Magnolia Methodist Church, 1764 Wilroy Road, at 3 p.m. This event is geared toward girls in kindergarten, but others are welcome to come and learn about Girl Scouting. We also need adult volunteers. Call

Kitty Martin at 255-4335. Please respond by Oct. 26.

Wednesday, Nov. 16

Suffolk-Nansemond Chapter of the Izaak Walton League Pancake Supper, from 5-8 p.m. at the Kings Fork Community House. Take-out and eat-in meals $6; children under 5 eat-in is free. Includes pancakes, sausage patties and baked apples. Drinks available for eat-in.


The Lakeland High School Class of 1996 is planning its 10-year class reunion.

Ccontact Dion Scott

819-3518; e-mail; or Darius Bailey 435-4617;

Bennetts Creek Ruritan will be holding Turkey-Ham Shoots every Saturday through Nov. 26 at 5433 Shoulders Hill Road. The benefits help the Driver Volunteer Fire Department, Boy Scout Troop 16 and the North Suffolk YMCA.

Tickets go on sale each Saturday at 5:30 p.m. and the shoot starts at 6 p.m.

The Suffolk Volunteer Fire Co. Turkey Shoot runs through Nov. 19 on Friday and Saturday from 7-10 p.m., at Route 460 behind Oliver’s Auto (3624 Pruden Boulevard).