- SOUTH BOSTON CHAPTER OF AARP: The board will hold its monthly meeting at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church, North Main Street. Board members are requested to be there by 10:15 a.m.. Anne Satterfield of Golden Leaf Danville will be the speaker. All are welcome.
- STAUNTON RIVER STATE PARK: Crafting With Nature will be from 3 to 4 p.m. Fee is $1 per person. Wagon Ride Adventure will be from 4 to 6 p.m. Fee is $1 per person. This program requires sign up before program start time. Welcome Campfire will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Fee is $1 per person. All programs meet at the visitor center unless otherwise specified. Contact the park visitor’s center at 434-572-4623 or visit www.virginiastateparks.gov to find out how to sign up for this program and other programs.
- TJM COMMUNITY CENTER ONE ACT PLAY: Coming to the TJM Community Center on Friday-Sunday is a one-act play entitled “The Four Freshmen” based on the 1960 event where four young men non-violently defied the Jim Crow Law of segregated lunch counters. Tickets are available at the TJM Community Center and L.E. Coleman African-American Museum. For event information, call 434-441-6515 or 434-579-2821. All proceeds will benefit the TJM Community Center, and the scholarship fund of the L.E. Coleman African-American Museum.
- CLOVER UNITED METHODIST STEW/BAKE SALE: Clover United Methodist Church will have a stew and bake sale on Saturday, Sept. 24, at the church. Eat-in or take-out orders available. The stew will be $7 per quart and ready by 11 a.m. Call 454-6231 to place an order.
- APPRECIATION QUILT GROUP: The group will meet on Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the First Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 815 N. Main St., South Boston. The group creates throw size quilts for veterans in appreciation of their service to our country. New volunteers always welcome, and no experience is necessary. For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 540-272-9169.
- NELLY ZAMORA JONES INTERPRETING SONGS: Once again Nelly Zamora Jones will be interpreting her original Cuban songs in English and Latin Fusion at Harvest Fest in South Boston.
- FRIENDS OF THE HALIFAX COUNTY-SOUTH BOSTON REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARY: The group will hold its annual members’ meeting at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 27, at the Halifax library branch. Light refreshments will be provided.
- BOARD OF DIRECTORS FOR SOUTHSIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH: The board will meet in open session at 1 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday of the month at the Administration Building located at 143 Industrial Parkway in Clarksville. The public is welcome to attend. Public comments will be taken at the start of the meeting. COVID-19 screening will take place at the door.
- SOUTHSIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH, CLARKSVILLE, 50TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION: Celebrate the anniversary and Dr. Jules J. Modlinski’s accomplishments on Sept. 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. Modlinski served as executive director for Southside Behavioral Health (then known as Southside Community Services Board) for 23 years. As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, the group will recognize Dr. Modlinski’s legacy by naming the administrative building in Clarksville in his honor. The Administrative Building is located at 143 Industrial Parkway, Clarksville.
- WATER QUALITY: Mark Estes, executive director of the Halifax County Service Authority, will give a general overview of water quality and the many factors that affect it from 11 a.m. 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 30 at the South Boston-Halifax County Museum. The event is free and open to the public. E-mail: email@example.com or call 434-476-2147, option 0 for reservations.
- HALIFAX COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982: The class will have its 40th reunion on Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Berry Hill Resort in South Boston with a dinner and DJ. An informal gathering will be held on Friday, Sept. 30, location and time TBA. For more information, join the Halifax 82 Reunion Facebook page or contact Veronica Hamlet at (804) 366-2180 or Johnny Martin at (336) 708-0736.
- BANISTER MISSIONARY CONVENTION STEW: The convention is planning a stew sale the first Saturday in October at the Heritage House. Start time is 7 a.m. Stew will be ready at 11 a.m. Call 476-6962, 476- 7472, or 572-6224.
- TURBEVILLE RURITAN CLUB BARBECUE: The Turbeville Ruritan Club fundraiser for scholarships and community needs will be Friday, Oct. 7, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Menu consists of barbecue, hush puppies, baked beans, slaw, desserts and tea for $12 per plate eat in or take out. Barbecue will be available by the pound for $12. The club is on U.S. 58 west from South Boston, turn right on Melon Road at Turbeville. For more information, contact 434-575-2651 or 703-307-2530.
- DAN RIVER COMMUNITY RURITAN CLUB STEW: The Ruritan Club will be making stew Friday, Oct. 7. The stew will be ready by noon. Cost will be $8 a quart. Pick up at the Ruritan Club, 1144 Shady Lane, South Boston. Call to pre-order at 446-6737, 470-2102, 579-2152, 579-7321 or any member.
- BLUE ORCHARD BEES: South Boston-Halifax County Museum will present “My Experience with Blue Orchard Bees,” by Southside Master Gardener Linda Logan on Friday, Oct. 7, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Logan will discuss how she purchased bee eggs, provided the nest and her experience through the season. The event is free and open to the public. For reservations, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 434-476-2147, option 0.
- HCHS CLASS OF 1997 25th CLASS REUNION: The 25th class reunion for HCHS class of 1997 is scheduled for Oct. 7 and 8. Meet and greet Friday, Oct. 7, and class reunion Saturday, Oct. 8. Times and ticket information to be announced later.
- NATIVE WOODY PLANTS OF THE VIRGINIA PIEDMONT: Jason Fisher, extension agent, will discuss native woody plants in Virginia Piedmont including identification and uses on Friday, Oct. 14, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the South Boston – Halifax County Museum. The discussion is free and open to the public. E-mail is email@example.com or call 434-476-2147, option 0 for reservations.
- APPRECIATION LUNCHEON: The luncheon is held the fourth Thursday of each month from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. All seniors are welcome to come out to get helpful information, play games and have fun too. This will take place at 1011 Cluster Springs School Road, South Boston.
- POETRY CLUB: The Washington Coleman Community Center poetry club meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Washington Coleman Community Center library at 6:30 p.m.
- BRUCE-WALKER AMERICAN LEGION POST 99 MEETING: The American Legion Post 99 meets the second Monday of the month at 7 p.m. Oldies dance is held the third Friday of each month at 9 p.m.
- LEGION MEETINGS: American Legion Auxiliary Unit 99 monthly meetings will be held on the second Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 99. Call 434-517-1727 for more information.
- FREE FOOD: Serving Hope Food Pantry will have a USDA Distribution the second Monday of every month, from noon until 3 p.m. The pantry is located at 1011 South of Dan School Road in Cluster Springs. For more information, call Tri-County Community Action Agency at 434-404-3455.
- JANE JONES FOOD PANTRY: The 2022 food pantry dates are Wednesday, Oct. 19, Nov. 16 and Dec. 21.
- HALIFAX COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPENS RESEARCH LIBRARY: The society’s research library is now open every Thursday, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Patrons may park behind the house located at 110 Mountain Road, Halifax, and enter from the back door or walk around to the front door. For questions, call 434-579-0083 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- SOUTH BOSTON ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: South Boston Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are all in-person Monday night at 8 p.m. (AA literature/book study.) Closed meeting is at Trinity Episcopal Church, 515 Yancey Street, South Boston – Wednesday and Friday at noon. Open meeting – anyone can attend. First Presbyterian Church, 800 North Main Street, South Boston – Thursday night at 8 p.m. – same church as the noon meetings. Any questions, call the district hotline 434-799-4111.
- HALIFAX ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS: Halifax Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are in person and online at St. John’s Episcopal Church, 197 Mountain Road, Halifax. Masking and social distancing guidelines are honored when necessary. The in-person meeting is held Saturdays at moon (AA Literature/Book Study). 7:30 a.m. online meetings are held Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings. These open meetings can be attended via phone or using the Zoom platform. For access to in person and online meetings, call the district hotline 434 799 4111.
- SENIOR DANCE: at 360 every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. 2221 James D. Hagood Hwy. Southern Class band will be here July 30. The Travellers band will be here Aug. 6.
- VENDORS SOUGHT: North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department’s annual fundraising Marathon will be held Saturday, Sept. 10. Anyone interested in being a vendor may call 434-222-8509. There are 10x10 spaces available for $20 for the entire day.