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Friday, Nov. 18

The Nansemond Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia will meet at 7:30 p.m. at Dennis’ Restaurant, 3356 Western Branch Blvd in the Churchland section of Chesapeake. The program is on Point Lookout Federal Prison Camp.

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Fall Luncheon and Bake Sale from 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at 202 North Main St. Eat-in or take-out $6.

Living Waters Ministries, 739 NC Hwy 137, Eure, N. C. is holding, “Revival, Revival, Revival!” with guest Pastor Harold L. Harris, Jr. Nov. 16, 17, and 18 at 7:30 p.m.

Pleasant Union Baptist Church

will celebrate a Spiritual Renewal and Revival. The theme is “Are you Spiritually Fit for the Kingdom.” Guest Evangelist will be Rev. Bernard Hurdle, associate minister of Warren Grove Missionary Baptist Church, Edenton, N.C.

Service start at 7 p.m.

Call 673-8580 or 638-0284.

Saturday, Nov. 19

A Hurricane Katrina Relief Collection will occur at Mike Duman Auto, 2211 N. Main St., from 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Items needed include tissue paper, laundry detergent, diapers, paper towels, personal-care items, trash bags, water and cleaning supplies. No clothing is being accepted. Call 513-5467 or 934-1055.

Distribution of coats from the WAVY-10 Coats for Kids will be from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at T.E. Cooke-Overton Funeral Home Chapel, 405 Johnson Ave. Parents must accompany children and only one coat per person will be given out.

The Suffolk Chapter of The Links, Inc., will sponsor a “Walk for Healthier Living” from 10 a.m. to noon, at King’s Fork High School.

The purpose of the walk is to promote better health in our community.

Drinking water and juice will be available for participants. Call Marvia Goode, at 657-9827.

The Eastover Wilroy Ruritan Club will hold a barbecue fundraiser from noon until 6 p.m. at the Wilroy Baptist Church on Williams Road. Tickets: $6 in advance or at the door. Call 934-8230 or 620-9604 for information or delivery.

St. John’s Episcopal Church will hold a Great American Bake Sale from 9 a.m. until noon . All proceeds go to the Share the Strength Program to feed hungry children. Call Anne Dickinson 357-5943.

Lake Kennedy Civic League members and Links, Inc., will meet at 1 p.m. at Tabernacle Christian Church Outreach Life Center to prepare Thanksgiving baskets as an outreach to the community. Call 539-2677.

Holy Neck Church’s Bazaar and Barbeque originally scheduled for Nov. 12 is now going to be held Nov. 19 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Cost is $7 per plate, eat in or take out.

For more information, call 986-4524.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating their 130th anniversary this evening at Hilton Garden Inn beginning at 5:30 p.m. with a reception and a banquet follows at 6 p.m.

Tickets are $50 a person.

Attire is “after five”.

Emcee will be Rev. James Williams of Popular Run Baptist Church.

Speaker will be Dr. C. V. Russell, III, St. Paul Baptist Church.

For tickets call 538-1841 or 487-0631.

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

The Board of Directors will meet at noon.

We need support and are urging all alumni to join our association and attend these meetings.

Roland Wilson is acting president.

A one-day, turnaround, shopping spree trip to Cowtown New Jersey Atlantic City Outlet Shops.

The bus departs Pulaski Baptist Church at midnight, the Portsmouth Boulevard Food Lion at 12:30 a.m., the Portsmouth Park and Ride at 1 a.m. and the Indian River Road Park and Ride at 1:30 a.m.

Cost is $60.

Checks to be made payable to Pulaski Pastor’s Aid.

Return time is 2 a.m. Nov. 20.

For more information, call 539-1792, 562-2814, 539-7896 or 569-1293.

Chesapeake Parks and Recreation’s Indian River Christmas Craft Show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Indian River High School. Admission and parking are free. Call 382-6411.

Sunday, Nov. 20

Grace Lutheran Church, Courtland, will hold Christ the King Sunday service at 9 a.m. Communion is included. Speakers: Janet McElfresh and Joe Wilber. Sunday school at 10:30 and church council at 11:30. Call 569-8953.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church will hold Family & Friends Day beginning at 10:30 a.m. Speaker: W. Ross Boone. Call Deborah Austin at 934-0830.

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold an Advent workshop for all, 4-6 p.m., at 202 North Main St.

Chesapeake Parks and Recreation’s Indian River Christmas Craft Show is from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Indian River High School. Admission and parking are free. Call 382-6411.

Canaan Baptist Church, 2064 Nansemond Parkway, is celebrating its 130th anniversary with events from Nov. 13 through Nov. 20.

Sunday, Nov. 20, in addition to 9 a.m. Sunday School and 10 a.m. morning worship, there will be a 4 p.m. anniversary and worship service.

Guest speaker will be Rev. Wendall Waller of Christian Home Baptist Church in Windsor.

Monday, Nov. 21

The Suffolk chapter of NSU Alumni Association will meet at 7 p.m. at Paul D. Camp Community College on Kenyon road. Call 539-9407.

The Nansemond County Training/Southwestern Alumni Association will meet at 7 p.m. at Southwestern Elementary School. Plans have been made for a reunion July 29030, 2006. Call 934-1624 or 657-6179.

The Junto Woman’s Club will hold a luncheon at noon in St. John’s Parish Hall. Cost: $8. Guest speaker: Tommy Taylor and overseas Army nurse. Executive board meets at 11 a.m. that day.

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

Randy Hicks, chair of the Historic Landmarks Commission, and Cindy Taylor, assistant director of Planning for the city of Suffolk, will speak. A representative from the Suffolk Police Department has also been invited to attend and speak.

Tuesday, Nov. 22

The Suffolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Board of Commissioners will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the conference room at 530 East Pinner St.

The Suffolk District Churches of God in Christ will be preparing Thanksgiving food baskets to go out into the communities of Virginia-Carolina Temple and New Gospel Temple on Nov. 23.

All donations of food can be taken to Virginia-Carolina Temple, 5500 Carolina Road, by Nov. 22 by 9 p.m.

For more information, call 934-1103.

The regular monthly meeting of The Woman’s Club of Suffolk will be held at Bunny’s Restaurant at noon. Tommy Reynolds, chaplain at Obici Hospital will be the quest  speaker. Cost of the meal is $7.00. Call 539-1307 for more information.

Thursday, Nov. 24

Tabernacle Christian Church, 1401 East Washington Street, is having Community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Come for an awesome time of worship and fellowship.

For those who need a ride transportation will be provided.

Please call any of the participating churches by Monday, Nov. 21:

New Mount Joy Family Worship Center n 539-2931

Oak Grove Baptist Church n 539-8012

St. Paul RZUA Church n 934-9822

Southside Baptist Church n 539-6629

Tabernacle Christian Church n 539-7257

Friday, Nov. 25

East Suffolk High School’s Class of 1955 50-year reunion will be held today through Nov. 27 at the Hilton Garden Inn. Call Lillian Morings Willie 686-2639; Linwood Ledbetter 539-2003; Fannie Wright Mabry 539-4504; Helen Boyd Lewis 547-8792; or email Esh1955@aol.com.

Friday, Dec. 2

Santa will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 6-7:30 p.m. Photos will be offered at $5 per child. Call 923-4750 for reservations.

Students in the former Booker T. Washington High School classes of 1968 and 1969 are invited to a meet-and-greet at Fire Mountain, on North Main Street, from 5-7 p.m. Call Gail Hinton Copeland, 539-3689, or June Bowers, 548-9220, for information.

Saturday, Dec. 3

White Poinsettia Celebration Weekend at White’s Old Mill Garden Center begins today and runs through Dec. 4. Free tram rides through the greenhouse will be available from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Saturday and noon until 4 p.m. Sunday. Santa will be there at the same times each day. Call 487-2300.

Have lunch with Santa and Rudolph from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Wakefield Foundation, 100 Wilson Ave, Wakefield. Cost is $5 per person and two and younger are free.

Photos with Santa will be taken.

Tickets available at Wakefield Pharmacy, Kids Korner, Waverly Drug Store and Windson Pharmacy. Reservations required. Call 899-2365 or 89-6005.

Learn the game of tennis or brush up on your skills in the park. This tennis clinic is for youth ages 5 to 15 and will be held at the Howard Mast Tennis Courts, 1401 N. Main St. The cost is $20 per person and the registration deadline is Nov. 30. Call 923-2366.

Sunday, Dec. 4

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a “Hanging of the Greens – Preparing God’s House” at 6:30 p.m. at 202 North Main Street.

Annette Montgomery, author of “The Black History Series: Suffolk,” will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 1-3 p.m. Her book will be available that day.

Monday, Dec. 5

The Shoemaker, performed by 40 Ukrainian orphans, will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 7 p.m. Admission is free.

Suffolk Christian Church, 216 North Main St., will present a Christmas concert featuring Judy Fischer at the piano and Mary Huber at the organ at 4 p.m. Call 539-1025.

Wednesday, Dec. 7

Laurel Garden Club will present “Creating a Hogarth Curve,” using fresh fruit, live berries, cones and greens at 10 a.m. at 1520 Woodspath Lane. Guest: Otis Owen. Exhibits: Class of the Day and Open Class. Call 238-3489.

Friday, Dec. 9

Apostolic Faith Churches of God Headquarters, 680 Oak St. Doors open at 6 p.m., concert at 7 p.m. Early bird tickets $10, after that $15. Includes Dynamic Tones, Brothers in Christ, Southernaires.

A Christmas Cantata, “The King of Kings,” will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 7 p.m. Nursery provided.

Saturday, Dec. 10

A Christmas Cantata, “The King of Kings,” will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 6 p.m. Nursery provided.

Santa will visit the Seaboard Railroad Train Station Museum on North Main Street from 6-7:30 p.m. Photos will be offered at $5 per child. Call 923-4750 for reservations.

Sunday, Dec. 11

A Christmas Cantata, “The King of Kings,” will be presented at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, at 6 p.m. Nursery provided.

Wednesday, Dec. 14

Elvis concert, at Southampton High School, 6:30 p.m. Tickets call Joan Bunn 654-6286.

Sunday Dec. 18

Main Street United Methodist Church will have a live nativity at 3:30 p.m. and a candlelight musical reception with Santa at 4 p.m. in the fellowship hall. The church is at 202 North Main St.

A Christmas Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road. Worship service is at 10:30 and includes a special program with puppets. Nursery provided.

A drive-through Christmas Panorama will be held at Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road today through Dec. 21 from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Dec. 24

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas Eve candlelight communion at 5:30 p.m. (the Christmas Story for families) and 11 p.m. (traditional service.)

Wilroy Baptist Church, 306 Williams Road, will hold a Christmas Eve service at 5 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 25

Main Street United Methodist Church will hold a Christmas service with worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and a Praise Connection at 6:30 p.m. The church is located at 202 North Main St.

On-going

First aid/CPR/AED Instructor training at the Suffolk Chapter of the American Red Cross. Call Lisa Harrell 539-6645.

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

Contact Dion Scott

819-3518; e-mail myshizz@yahoo.com; or Darius Bailey 435-4617;

DaGrain2005@yahoo.com.

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).

Suffolk High School Class of ’75 is looking for classmates for a reunion. Call Ann Ruffin 582-0155, Paquita Lawrence 535-4021, or Jackie Williams 376-2275

The John F. Kennedy High School Class of 1973 is planning a gala for its 33rd class reunion celebration.

Call Dr. Freddie J. Wiggins, 923-1006 or fax, 923-0566.

Crewmembers from the USS Rio Grande (AOG-3) are planning a reunion in Norfolk in the fall of 2006. Call Richard Hughes (480) 895-5611 or email at dichughes@robsoncom.net