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The Franklin News-Post
P. O. Box 250
310 Main Street, SW
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151
540-483-5113
Fax: 540-483-8013

Happenings around the area

FRIDAY (OCT. 5)

The Rocky Mount Center for the Arts will hold a beginner weaving class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $175 and includes all yarns and equipment. For more information, call 483-1317.

A Parents For Progress meeting will be held at Franklin Heights Baptist Church from 7 to 9 p.m. Refreshments will be provided.  

SATURDAY (OCT. 6)

The Lane Company Reunion will be held at Waidsboro Ruritan Club building at 5 p.m. Bring a dish. There will be 50/50 drawing and door prizes. For more information, call Doris or Skip Bowles at 489-3178 or 483-5439.

Descendants of John and Jake Sigmon will hold a pot luck family reunion at the Simms Farm in Ferrum from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

A bass fishing tournament to benefit Soles 2 Souls will be held at Smith Mountain Lake. Boats will launch from Penhook Boat Dock. Registration starts at 6:30 a.m. For more information, contact Lt. Todd Maxey at 483-6601.

A 90-minute Zumba class will be held at Benjamin Franklin Middle School at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Lt. Todd Maxey at 483-6601.

The 26th annual Franklin County Classic marching band competition will be held at FCHS at 3 p.m. Tickets are $3 for children and $5 for adults.

SUNDAY (OCT. 7)

The Roanoke Rifle and Revolver Club will host the 2nd annual NRA sponsored Women on Target instructional clinic on Gun Club Road in Hardy. For more information, contact Darlene Jeffrey-Parker at 540-493-6220. Applications are available at www.roanokerifle.com.

The Sloan-Saul reunion will be held at Waidsboro Ruritan Club at noon.

MONDAY (OCT. 8)

Trinity Mission will host the Silver Cords with Tony and Rev. Nichols at 7 p.m.

TUESDAY (OCT. 9)

The Phoebe Needle Center for Lifelong Learning will meet at The Grainery in Rocky Mount at 10:30 a.m. for a tour of the gallery and a glass blowing demonstration. Afterward, lunch will follow at Hema's Restaurant. Reservations should be made by Friday, Oct. 5 at 483-1518.

Trinity Mission will host Bethany United Methodist Church at 7 p.m.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold a childbirth class #5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY (OCT. 10)

The Moonshine Beekeepers Association will meet from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Franklin Center.

The Franklin County Chapter of AARP will meet at the Senior Citizen Building at 10:30 a.m. Guest speaker will be Mary Helm on voter registration. Bring a covered dish.

THURSDAY (OCT. 11)

Storyteller Joe Tennis, author of "Ghost Legends and Tales," will present two programs at the Franklin County Library from 4 to 5 p.m. on his children's book, "Finding Franklin - Mystery of the Lost State Capitol." From 6:30 to 8 p.m., he will share stories from two of his books about Virginia.

Trinity Mission will host singing with John Grisetti at 7 p.m.

FRIDAY (OCT. 12)

The Rocky Mount Center for the Arts will hold a beginner weaving class from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $175 and includes all yarns and equipment. For more information, call 483-1317.

The Gretna Little Theater will present "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Joe DiPietro at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and youth.

Trinity Mission will host the J.B. Singers at 10 a.m.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold a breastfeeding class from 6 to 8 p.m.

A turkey shoot will be held at the Smith River Wildlife Club Building on Charity Highway in Woolwine each Friday through Nov. 23 at 7 p.m. each night.

SATURDAY (OCT. 13)

The FCHS Class of 1962 will have its 50th class reunion at 6 p.m. at Waterfront Country Club. For more information, contact Stella at 484-3346 or Juanita at 493-0228.

The Gretna Little Theater will present "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Joe DiPietro at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and youth.

A stroke screening will be held at Carilion Franklin Memorial Hospital from 8 a.m. to noon. The cost is free but registration is required. To register, call Carilion Clinic at 540-266-6000 or 1-800-422-8482.

Trinity Mission will host Franchesca's School of Dance at 2 p.m. and have BBQ under the Stars from 6 to 9 p.m.

The Friends of the Franklin County Public Library will hold its monthly used book sale from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The Redwood Community Center will hold a dance from 7:30 to 11 p.m. with music by Southern Alliance Band. Admission 12 and up is $5; 12 and under are free.

SUNDAY (OCT. 14)

The Gretna Little Theater will present "Over the River and Through the Woods" by Joe DiPietro at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for seniors and youth.

The Will Brown family reunion will be held at 1 p.m. at the Redwood Community Building. For more information, call 483-2224 or 483-0538.

TUESDAY (OCT. 16)

Trinity Mission will host singing with Samara at 7 p.m.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold a childbirth class #6 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY (OCT. 17)

Trinity Mission will host Rockridge Baptist Church at 7 p.m.

THURSDAY (OCT. 18)

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office will present "Community Conversation" on synthetic marijuana and current trends of drug use in Franklin County from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Trinity Mission will host Blue Ridge Chapel at 7 p.m.

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold a child safety seat class from 6 to 8 p.m.

SATURDAY (OCT. 20)

A cornhole tournament will be held to benefit the Franklin County soup kitchen at 11 a.m at Unbridled Change in Boones Mill. Cost is $10 per person. For more information, call 420-6836.

Trinity Mission will host Holy Trinity Missionary Baptist Church at 10 a.m.

The Franklin County Historical Society will host "Ghosts & More" at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $13 per seat. For more information, call 483-1890.

TUESDAY (OCT. 23)

Trinity Mission will have Carole Gaubatz at 2:15 p.m.

LaBarbera Chiropractic and Wellness will hold a nutrition workshop at 6:30 p.m. To reserve a seat, call 483-1811.

THURSDAY (OCT. 25)

Trinity Mission will host Garden City Grace Brethren Group at 7 p.m.

SATURDAY (OCT. 27)

Trinity Mission will host Wirtz Assembly of God Praise Team at 7 p.m.

An indoor yard sale will be held at the Franklin County Perinatal Education Center from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Proceeds to benefit the center.

The Franklin County Historical Society will host "Ghosts & More" at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $13 per seat. For more information, call 483-1890.

TUESDAY (OCT. 30)

The Franklin County Perinatal Education Center will hold childbirth class #1 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

THURSDAY (NOV. 8)

Author James Nagy will share photos and information from his book, "Franklin County: Images of America" at the Franklin County Library at 7 p.m. Copies of his book will be available for purchase.

THURSDAY (NOV. 15)

There will be a Young Life introduction banquet in the Law Cafeteria at FCHS at 6:30 p.m. Parents of adolescents and the community are invited to attend.

MONDAY (DEC. 10)

The Girl Scout Leader meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at Rocky Mount Christian Church.

 
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