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Pancake Breakfast

The Sons of The American Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 will hold a Pancake Breakfast on June 3rd at The American Legion Dan River Post 1097 located at 17 Fairfield Avenue from 7:30am - 10:30 am.  The cost of the breakfast is $6 for eat in or take out. The meal includes pancakes, sausage, eggs, orange juice and coffee. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Son of The American Legion programs for our Veterans, children and community.  Please call 434.793.7531 if you have questions.

 

Steak Supper

Callands Volunteer Fire and Rescue is hosting a Steak Supper, Saturday, June 3rd from 5pm - 8pm. $15 per person. Includes: Steak, baked potato, salad, bread, and dessert. Dine in or take out. Will be held at Callands Volunteer Fire and Rescue station: 11741 Callands Road, Callands, VA 24530. Call 434.724.6459 for more information. All proceeds support the operation of Callands Volunteer Fire and Rescue, to provide fire suppression and EMS services for the Callands community.

Poker Run Fundraiser

Hope Riders present "Busting Clots for Cameron" Poker Run, Saturday, June 3rd at Thunder Road Harley Davidson.  Registration is from 10am - noon and costs $10 to ride.  There will be a live auction, $250 best poker hand prize, door prizes and a post-ride meal.  All proceeds go to three year old Cameron to assist with medical bills - researching and treating seizures due to a blood clot in the main vein of his brain.  Sponsored by Comfort Cooling Heating and Air and Go Docs.  For any questions or if you'd like to help, call Rickie Goodman at 434.250.4181 or Timmy Prior at 434.728.7677. Online monetary donations can be made here: https://www.gofundme.com/team-cameron

Trailin' for Raelynn

Raelynn Bowman is a 16-month old girl who is fighting stage 3 ATRT which is an agressive form of brain cancer.  Here's your chance to help Raelynn and her family with these expensive medical bills on her journey to remission - Saturday, June 3rd, you're inviting to a benefit trail horse ride.  Gates open at 9am, ride begins at 11am.  This will take place at Haynes Farm (2212 Kerns Mill Road, Sutherlin, VA 24594).  Cost is $35 for adult riders and $20 for children 12 and under. Non-riders are $15.  Registration includes dinner, entertainment and primitive camping.  Music provided by Matt Boswell. Vendors on site as well - ranging from leather working to hamdmade jewelry and Thirty One bags.  For more information, contact Crystal Stewart at 434.728.5296 or ccstewart618@hughes.net.

Chicken Dinner

The Sons of The American Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 will hold a Chicken Breast Dinner June 16th at The American Legion Dan River Post 1097 located at 17 Fairfield Avenue from 5:30pm - until.  The cost of the meal is $7 for eat in or take out. The meal includes chicken breast with special sauce, potatoes, green beans, coleslaw, bread, dessert and coffee/tea. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Son of The American Legion programs for our Veterans, children and community.  Please call 434.793.7531 if you have questions.
 

Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship

What better way to spend one of the last weekends of summer than at the racetrack? Come on out to the VIRginia International Raceway, Aug. 25 to 27, for the Michelin GT Challenge IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship, America’s premier sports car championship. VIR is excited to be the only all GT event on the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship schedule. This unique positioning allows spectators to identify with cars they see every day, competing on one of Car and Driver’s top six road courses. Experience testing, qualifying, Made on Michelin hot laps, driver autograph sessions, team chats, tech talks, VIR kart track, Oak Tree Tavern, spa and more! There will even be car corrals with the option to purchase the Corvette Car Corral package, which includes general admission, corral parking and access to the hospitality tent. Guests can come for a single day, multiple days throughout the weekend or even camp onsite on the expansive countryside property located at the border of Virginia and North Carolina – just a short drive from Raleigh, Greensboro, Richmond and Roanoke. VIR is one of America’s premier road courses, offering professional and amateur racing for modern and vintage classes while providing contemporary resort amenities, such as lodging, dining, a spa, an exclusive driver’s club, karting, off-road racing, shooting sports, skid pad and more. Advanced tickets for the Pirelli World Challenge weekend are $40 for Friday-only, $45 for Saturday-only, $55 for Sunday-only, $65 for a two-day Saturday and Sunday ticket, and $75 for a three-day ticket. All tickets will be an additional $10 if purchased at the gate. Children 16 and under are admitted free of charge with a paying adult and parking is also free. Active military are admitted free of charge and veterans receive a 50 percent discount with valid military ID. For more information, visit www.VIRnow.com.

Monlthy Prayer Meeting

First Presbyterian is hosting a Community Prayer Service every third Monday of the month at 7pm.  This is to pray for the needs of our community and for the people that serve our community. 
 

VFW Monthly Steak Dinner

VFW Post 647 Ladies Auxilary hosts a steak dinner every first Friday of the month from 5:30pm - 7:30pm. Dinner includes steak, baked potato, salad, bread, drink and dessert for $14. This is available for dine-in or take-out. VFW Post 647 is on Highway 58 W across from Big Sky rents in Danville. Funds from these dinners stay local and are used to help the community.

Pet Adoption Fair

AWLOPC (Animal Welfare League of Pittsylvania Co.) has a adoption fair every Saturday inside Petco from 12pm to 4pm. Swing by and find your new furry best friend! For more information, contact Diane Mayhew via email: dianemayhew73194@yahoo.com

Zumba with Alice

The Zumba program fuses hypnotic Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow moves to create a one-of-a-kind interval training fitness pogram. The fun routines combine to tone and sculpt your body while burning fat. Add some Latin flavor and international zest into the mix and you have a smokin' Zumba class! This class is offered Wednesdays and Thursdays, 5:15pm at the Pepsi Building. $15 for 6 visits or $3 per class. For more information, visit www.playdanvilleva.com or call 434.797.8848.

Prime Time Fitness (PTF)

Begin your road to an active and healthy lifestyle today. Jonathan Deshazor gets the program started witha low-impact aerobic workout with a mix of various fun dance steps to keep you on your toes. During the second half of the class, Jonathan will lead a work-out of toning and sculpting with weights, dyna-bands or whatever it takes, to make this class a fun fitness class. Classes are Tuesdays and Thursdays at Coates Recreation Center from 9:30am - 11am. Cost is $20 for a membership card or $2 per visit. For more information, visit www.playdanvilleva.com or call 434.797.8848.

Let's Dance!

Mondays are dancing nights at Ballou Recreation Center! Learn new dances, make new friends, and get some exercise in the process. Class meets every Monday night, 7 till 8:30pm. Cost is $4 per class. To register or for more info, call 799.5216.
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