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Monday, Jan. 9

The South Suffolk-Pleasant Hill Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul RZUA Church, 615 Spruce St.. Call 539-5601 or 539-8392.

Suffolk Woodmen of the World will meet at 7 p.m. at the Woodmen Lodge, 1230 Kansas Street.

Tuesday, Jan. 10

The Skeetertown Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. at the New First Baptist Church on Hosier Road. Call 539-4041.

The Hollywood-Jericho Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. at the Sixth Street Baptist Church. Call 539-6232.l

Wednesday, Jan. 11

The Lake Kilby Garden Club will meet at 2 p.m. at the home of June Barrett, 915 Pennsylvania Ave. The program, “Winsterscapes,” will be presented by Sherri Swann. Call 539-3505.

Post P, Travelers Protective Association, will meet at 6 p.m. at the Magnolia Ruritan Club, 1047 Nansemond Parkway. Call 934-0061.

Thursday, Jan. 12

The East Suffolk Gardens Civic League will meet at 7 p.m. at the Tabernacle Christian Church. Officers for 2006 will be inducted. Call 539-0726.

The Constantia Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet at 11 a.m. at the Constantia House, behind Baker’s Funeral Home. Hostesses: Mrs. W.E.A. Moore and Ms. Peggy Moore. Gust speaker: Michael Cobb, presenting a talk on Fort Wool. Call 539-7138.

Friday, Jan. 13

The Suffolk Health Department is closed.

Riddick’s Folly Museum will be closed through today for renovations.

Monday, Jan. 16

The Suffolk Health Department is closed.

The Suffolk City Wide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee is sponsoring a program to commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. King.

The program will be held at Lakeland High School.

Keynote speaker will be Dr. Kim Brown of Mount Lebanon Baptist Church in Chesapeake.

The program will begin at 11 a.m.

The public is invited to attend.

The Junto Woman’s Club will hold a luncheon meeting at noon in St. John’s Parish Hall. Cost: $8. Guest speaker: Joe Barlow, talking about the Hobie Scholarship. The executive board will meet at 11 a.m. Call 538-1771.

Rally in Richmond to demonstrate support for the Chesapeake Bay and visit legislators sitting on various committees regarding the health of the Bay. Call H.J. Miller, 539-9290 to sign up.

Tuesday, Jan. 17

The Saratoga-Philadelphia Civic League meeting will meet at 7 p.m. at Lakeview Missionary Baptist Church, 635 Brook Ave.

The Isle of Wight Relay committee chair monthly meeting will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Benn’s United Methodist Church, 14571 Benn’s Church Boulevard, Smithfield.

For more information, log on to www.IOWRelay.org or call Pat Rice (483-1748) or Tom Norris (357-7588).

The Suffolk Health Department will offer free blood pressure screening from 2-3 p.m. at Chorey Park Apartments at 804 W. Constance St.

Wednesday, Jan. 18

The Suffolk Health Department will offer free blood pressure and diabetes screenings from 10 a.m. until noon at the Suffolk Senior Center, 250 N. Main St.

The Suffolk Health Department will offer free blood pressure screening from 2 to 3 p.m. at Suffolk Towers Apartments, 181 N. Main St.

The Entrepreneurs Forum of Hampton Roads is holding an event entitled, “Entrepreneur Issues in Retailing” at the Troutman Sanders LLP Town Center, 222 Central Park Avenue, Virginia Beach at 6 p.m.

Confirmed speakers include, Robert Camlin of Retail Alliance, Todd Rath of Rock Bottom Golf, Doug Stuver of Norfolk Florist and Bill Young of Taste Unlimited.

Admission is $5, parking is free; seating is limited.

RSVP to 687-7500 or kathleen.ahearn@troutmansanders.com.

The Christian Women’s Connection

presents a Midwinter Brunch at 9 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn. Cost: $13.95. Complimentary nursery provided. Call 539-4675 or 539-3898 by Jan. 16.

Friday, Jan. 20

The Nansemond Chapter of the Archeological Society of Virginia will hold its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Dennis’ Restaurant, 3356 Western Branch Boulevard, Chesapeake.

Guest speaker will be Donnie Sadler, Field Archeologist for Archeological Solutins, Inc.

He will present a program detailing recent investigations and excavations at Fort Norfolk prior to new construction in that area.

 

Saturday, Jan. 21

Tidewater Genealogical Society will meet at the Earl Gregg Swem Library of the College of William and Mary. Guest speaker: Merle A. Kimball, serials and preservation librarian for local and family history will present an introduction to and show how to use the online catalog and equipment and then lead a tour of the Swem Library. Carpooling available at 9 a.m. at library parking lot, located in the 1884 Courthouse, 14415 Old Courthouse Way in the Denbigh area of Newport News. Visitors are welcome. Refreshments available at 10 a.m., the meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. For additional info see the TGS web site at www.rootsweb.com/~vatgs or call the TGS Library at 988-1055.

Tuesday, Jan. 24

The city will hold a community briefing on the comprehensive plan at 7 p.m. at Lakeland High School auditorium. The school is located at 214 Kenyon Road.

Thursday, Jan. 26

The city will hold a community briefing on the comprehensive plan at 7 p.m. at Nansemond River High School auditorium. The school is located at 3301 Nansemond Parkway.

Friday, March 3

Masterworks Performing Art Company of Chesapeake, will feature the ballet “Lily & the Gypsies” at 7 p.m. Tickets: General admission $12, senior citizens and children younger than 11 $10. Call 548-2122 or visit www.masterworksusa.com

Saturday, March 4

Masterworks Performing Art Company of Chesapeake, will feature the ballet “Lily & the Gypsies” at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets: General admission $12, senior citizens and children younger than 11 $10. Call 548-2122 or visit www.masterworksusa.com

Sunday, March 5

Masterworks Performing Art Company of Chesapeake, will feature the ballet “Lily & the Gypsies” 2 p.m. and at 6 p.m. Tickets: General admission $12, senior citizens and children younger than 11 $10. Call 548-2122 or visit www.masterworksusa.com

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.

Sentara Home Care Hospice Program is currently seeking volunteers to share their time and talents with patients and families in the Suffolk area.

Giving just a few hours to be a companion, run an errand, or send a card can make a difference in the lives of others.

To learn more, contact Sharon Royster MSW, volunteer coordinator, at 224-4835 or slroyster@sentara.com.

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 35th 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