VA Law now requires all voters to show an acceptable photo ID at the poll. If you do not have an acceptable photo ID, contact your local voter registration office for information on obtaining a FREE photo ID for voting purposes ONLY. Voters who go to the polls without an acceptable photo ID will be allowed to vote on a provisional ballot, but MUST provide an acceptable photo ID by noon on the Friday after the election at the local registrar’s office in order for the ballot to be valid.
The Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe in Heathsville, is open Thursday the 23rd and Friday the 24th from 10 AM – 4 PM, as well as Saturday the 25th from 10 AM – 2 PM. Prices range from 50 cents for paperbacks and children’s books to $3 for new hard cover books and $2 for older ones. October features a special promotion: buy one paperback book and get three paperbacks for free. For more information call the library at 580-5051.
The King & Queen Branch Library in Newtown is hosting a Story Time for all ages on Thursday, October 23rd, starting at 10:30 AM. For more information, call the library at 769-1623.
The West Point Branch Library is hosting a Movie Night on Thursday, October 23rd from 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM for ages 13 & up. See a great movie on the big screen and have a fun night out. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library. For more information, visit or call the library at 843-3244.
the Wicomico United Methodist Church is hosting a Suicide Awareness Program on Thursday, October 23rd from 7 PM – 8 PM. Miek Taylor from the Middle Peninsula Northern Neck Community Service Board, Prevention Service Division will be presenting. Soup dinner will be porvided. For any questions, please call 580-9723.
Rappahannock Community College Friends of the Library is hosting its 31st Book & Author Dinner on Friday, October 24th at the Indian Creek Yacht & Country Club in Kilmarnock. Featured speakers are DeanKing, Jon Sealy, and Elizabeth Seydel Morgan. Reservation deadline is Friday, October 17th. Call 472-2719 for ticket information and reservations.
The Northern Neck Electric Cooperative will be hosting a Fall Bake Sale on Friday, October 24th from 8 AM – 1 PM at the Northern Neck Electric Cooperative building located on St. Johns Street in Warsaw. There will be cakes, pies, bread, cookies, brownies, and cupcakes available for purchase. This event is sponsored by the Cooperative Helping Hands, a Northern Neck Electric Cooperative Organization represented by employees of the company. All proceeds will go to benefit local charities.
The West Point Branch Library is hosting Story Time on Friday, October 24th starting at 10:30 AM for all ages. For more information, visit or call the library at 843-3244.
There will be a birthday celebration for Mary Ball Washington on Friday, October 24th at 7 PM. Join Mary and others for an evening of celebration. Though Mrs. Washington has remained elusive about her actual birth date, toast to her on this night with cake and champagne. Limited tickets available. $50 per person. Call 462-7280 to purchase tickets.
The Lancaster County Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy is holding two monument celebrations on Saturday, October 25th. The Northumberland County Confederate monument ceremony will be at 10 AM at the monument located on Rt. 360 in front fo the old Northumberland Courthouse in Heathsville. The Lancaster County Confederate monument ceremony will begin at 1:30 PM at the monument located on Rt. 3 adjacent to the Mary Ball Washington Museum in Lancaster. The public is invited to attend both ceremonies. For more information, call 434-466-2629 or 453-9156.