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Wednesday, July 5

The Sentara Obici Wellness Center, at the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard, will provide a Cholesterol/Glucose/BP Screening from 9 a.m. n noon for a cost of $20. Call 934-8572.

Friday, July 7

The Airfield 4-H Center near Wakefield is hosting a special event for children 5-8, called “Camping is S’more Than Fun,” July 14-16. The cost for the weekend event is $82, which includes meals, lodging and programs. There will be instruction in a challenge course, archery, nature study, canoeing, arts and crafts, and more. There will be songs and games and campfire activities. Registration deadline is July 7. Call 899-4901.

Monday, July 10

The Mogarts Beach Day Camp at the FFA-FHA Camp at Mogarts Beach, north of Smithfield, is in its 17th year. The hours are 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. daily. Activities include swimming, crafts, music, outdoor games, nature study, manners training, character studies and bible stories. There is a charge for the camp, but no child will be turned away for lack of money. The two camp weeks are July 10-15 and August 7-11. Call 357-4456 or 357-5218.

The East Suffolk After School Summer Enrichment Program will run from Monday, July 10 to Friday, August 11, daily from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Youth in grades 3-7 are eligible for this enrichment program, with mornings devoted to academics and the afternoons to arts and crafts, fun and games. There is a $25 registration fee and a $10 weekly fee. Enroll early by calling 934-8561 weekdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows, Silver Queen Lodge No. 1495, will host its second annual Fashion Show and Dinner at Temple Beth-El, 3927 Bridge Road, at 4 p.m., July 16. Viola’s Place, 106 N. Saratoga St. will supply the fashions. Donation is $25, and the deadline for ticket purchases is July 10.

The Sentara Obici Wellness Center, at the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard, will have a Safe Sitter class to help youth from 11-14 years learn medically accurate, competency based information in a nationally certified baby-sitting course, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cost is $35. Call 934-8572 to pre-register.

Tuesday, July 11

The Sentara Obici Wellness Center, at the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard, will have a class on cooking light, with an emphasis on starches. It will include demonstrations, recipes and caloric information. The class will run from 9 a.m. n 3 p.m. Cost is $15. Call 934-8572 to pre-register.

The Sentara Obici Wellness Center, at the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard, will provide a Bone Density Screening for Women from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Cost is $20.

The Suffolk Democratic Committee will meet at 6 p.m. in Ed’s Place, 510 E. Pinner St. For more information go to www.suffolkvademocrats.org or call Carol Johanningsmeier at 934-8197 or 934-0855.

Thursday, July 13

La Leche League of Southampton County will meet on Thursday, July 13 at 10:00 to discuss “The Advantages of Breastfeeding”.

Whether you breastfeed your baby six days, six weeks, or over six months, you will find LLL meetings supportive and informative.

Babies and toddlers are always welcome at the meetings.

Call Laurie (757) 516-6117 or Pam (757) 562-6189 for more information or directions.

The Suffolk Workforce Development Center, The Virginia Employment Commission and Oppinc. are sponsoring a Job Fair from 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the City of Suffolk Workforce Development Center, 157 N. Main St., Second Floor. A variety of area employers will be on site to interview job applicants. Call Barbara Alexander at 923-5290 or Ms. Lachtara at 923-5295.

Friday, July 14

Ride the Free Downtown Suffolk Trolley at lunchtime. Jump on anytime between 11:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. every Friday. The trolley operates between the Municipal Center and Hilton Garden Inn, stopping at N. Main & Washington St., E. Washington and Commerce St., Bank St (Godwin Courts Bldg.), Seaboard Train Sta. & Museum, Hilton Garden Inn, Suffolk West Shopping Ctr., and return to Municipal Ctr. Call 923-3880.

Saturday, July 15

The Suffolk High School Class of 1966 invites the classes of 1964, 1965, 1967, and 1968 to an evening of nostalgia at the Shrine Club, on the occasion of their 40th class reunion. Call 242-9458.

The East Suffolk High School Alumni Association will meet at 1 p.m. at the East Suffolk Complex, South Sixth Street. Final plans for the August 3-6 reunion will be presented. Call Jasper L. Mullen at 986-2322.

Sunday, July 16

Dog Obedience Classes are being offered every Tuesday beginning today from 6-7:30 p.m. at The Hydrant, 1528 Holland Road. Sessions run four consecutive weeks and cost $80. Also available are classes for AKC titles of Canine Good Citizen and Therapy Dog. Call 539-8500.

The LPGA Foundation USGA presents a golf program for girls, Girls Golf of South Hampton Roads from July 10-16 at Sleepy Hole Golf Course, titled “Take Your Daughter to the Course.” Call Ramona at 214-7033.

Monday, July 17

The July 17 meeting of the West End Civic League has been canceled due to summer vacations. Meetings will resume August 21.

Tuesday, July 18

The Suffolk Health Department will provide a free blood pressure screening at the Chorey park apartments in the main lobby, 804 W. Constance Road, from 2-3 p.m.

The LPGA Foundation USGA presents a golf program for girls, Girls Golf of South Hampton Roads Mini-School from 8-10 a.m., July 17-18 at Sleepy Hole Golf Course. Call Ramona at 214-7033.

Wednesday, July 19

The Suffolk Health Department will provide a free blood pressure and diabetes screening at the Suffolk Senior Center, 350 N. Main St., 10 a.m. – noon.

The Suffolk Health Department will provide a free blood pressure screening at Suffolk Towers Apartments in the main lobby, 181 N. Main St., from 2-3 p.m.

Thursday, July 20

The Executive Committee of the East Suffolk Gardens Civic League will meet. Call 539-0726.

Sunday, July 23

The Golden State Foods Foundation is sponsoring a Motorcycle Poker Run to benefit the Ronald McDonald House starting at Boneshakers Saloon on General Booth Blvd. in Va. Beach at 9:30 a.m. The final stop will be at Randzz (restaurant and bar serving prime rib, seafood and burgers) with live entertainment at 3 p.m. Registration costs $15/ rider, $10/ passenger. Call Darlene, Lisa or Maxie at 538-8068.

The LPGA Foundation-USGA presents a golf program for girls, Girls Golf of South Hampton Roads July 19 and 26 at Sleepy Hole Golf Course. Sign up required 24 hours in advance, Practice 8-10 a.m., play 10 a.m.-noon. Call Ramona at 214-7033.

Thursday, July 27

The Sentara Obici Wellness Center, at the Suffolk YMCA on Godwin Boulevard, is having a Healthcare Provider CPR class, designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals and will provide a certification card. The course will be from 9 a.m. n 3 p.m. Cost is $60.

Sunday, July 30

There will be a summer breeze concert at 6:30 p.m. at the lake front stage of Temple Beth El, 3927 Bridge Road (Route 17) with the renowned R&B group “The Sylistics” and the local group, “Second Chance.” General admission is $20, and VIP admission is $30. Call 484-1161 ext. 9, or www.cogasoc.org/summerbreeze.

Tuesday, August 1

The Hall Place Civic League, Inc., is having its National Night Out program in the Hall Place entrance park starting at 6:30 p.m. Music will be provided by the Main Street Jazz Restaurant’s House band, The JuJu Jazz Band, playing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. One-dollar raffle tickets will be sold for gift certificates and prizes. Hotdogs and beverages will be provided. Call 435-7565.

Wednesday, August 2

The LPGA Foundation-USGA continues its golf program for girls, Girls Golf of South Hampton Roads, Wednesdays in August (8/2-8/23) with practice 8-10 a.m. and play 10 a.m.-noon. at Sleepy Hole Golf Course.. Call Ramona at 214-7033.

 

Sunday, August 6

The East Suffolk High School Alumni Association Reunion and Scholarship Banquet will run from Thursday, August 3 to Sunday August 6, at the Hilton Garden Inn and Conference Center. Call Ross Boone at 539-9366, Marion Wright at 539-8392, Jasper Mullins at 986-2322 or by mail at ESHSAA, P.O. Box 1536, Suffolk, VA 23439, or eastsuffolk1961@verizon.net.

Monday, August 28

The LPGA Foundation-USGA continues its golf program for girls, Girls Golf of South Hampton Roads at Sleepy Hole Golf Course, with a tournament starting at 7:30 a.m. Call Ramona at 214-7033.

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.

The Holland United Church of Christ, 6733 South Quay Road has a senior citizens center in the fellowship hall on Wednesdays from 1-3 p.m. There are games, bridge, dominoes, checkers, chess, day trips, and more. Transportation available. Call 657-6681.

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

Granby High School, Norfolk, classmates of 1956 are planning a reunion in the fall.  Contact Kay Neese Smith at 757-874-5897 or e-mail at Granby56Reunion@aol.com or George Steinmetz 757-686-4750, or e-mail at georgeamelia_98@yahoo.com

Hall Place Civic League, Inc. meetings are held the 1st Thursday of every month at the John Constance House, located behind Baker Funeral Home on the corner of W. Washington Street and Linden Avenue, at 7 p.m. All Hall Place residents are encouraged to attend For information please contact President Tara Stainback at (757) 435-7565.

The Forest Glen Class of 1976 is seeking classmates for its 30th reunion. Call Janet Owen at 934-2755 or go to steandim@charter.net

John Yeates Class of 1976 is planning its 30th reunion for the fall and invites the classes of 1975 and 1977 to participate.  Send information to jyhs1976@yahoo.com or call Annette Ridley Brimmer at (757) 717-1840.

Descendants of Chatt Field Sr. and Rachel Mizell are planning a Family Reunion for August 18-20. Contact mizellfamreunion@aol.com or Velverlee Parrish at 485-4771 or Redel Brown at 483-4402.

Nansemond River High School, Class of

1996 will be hosting its 10 year reunion on November 25 at the Greenbrier Country Club. For details or to purchase a ticket go to www.reunonmakers.com., or for updates go to nrhs1996@hotmail.com., or contact Ms. Shakunda Bradshaw at 465-3581.

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