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 Wednesday, July 23, 2014
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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

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Happenings around the area

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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