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NASCAR Day at Gretna Elementary

Gretna Elementary School invites you NASCAR Day Friday, March 31st, 10a – 2:30pm. Pit Stops for Hope are bringing the #27 Pit Crew for Paul Menard and the #13 Pit Crew for Ty Dillon. The pit crews will perform live pit stops and answer questions from the audience. There will also be merchandise for purchase on site. This event is free and open to the public. Gretna Elementary School is located at 302 Franklin Boulevard South.

Chicken Dinner

The American Legion Auxiliary Dan River Unit 1097 will hold a Chicken Breast with Special Sauce Dinner on March 31th at The American Legion Dan River Post 1097 located at 17 Fairfield Avenue from 5:30 pm- until. The cost of the dinner is $7, eat-in or take-out.. The meal includes chicken breast with special sauce, green beans, potatoes, coleslaw, dessert, beverage and coffee/tea. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the American Legion Auxiliary programs for our Veterans, children and community. Please call 434.793.7531 if you have questions.

 

Step By Step Location Change

Step by Step has a new location!  Starting on Tuesday, January 31, this peer-to-peer group for educating ourselves about ways to reduce our risk for cancer and live a healthy lifestyle,  will meet at the Danville Mall, in front of Karen’s Hallmark Shop at 9am for a walk and then at 10:30, move to Nature’s Essentials, across from the Mall, to talk, learn and have a healthy snack.  The focus for January, February and March is Cleansing the Mind and Body. Step meets monthly, the last Tuesday, 9am, at the Danville Mall.  It is for men and women and appropriate for all fitness levels.  For more information, call the Cancer Research and Resource Center of Southern Virginia, 434.421.3060.
 

Pancake Breakfast

Brosville Volunteer Fire Department will be having its Annual "All You Can Eat Pancake Breakfast," Saturday, April 1st 6am - 10:30am. Enjoy pancakes, bacon, sausage, gravy, biscuits, apples, OJ, coffee and milk. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. The department is located 4 miles West of Danville on Hwy 58.

Chicken Dinner

Gretna Volunteer Fire Department will be having a Black Pot Chicken Dinner Fundraiser on Saturday, April 15th beginning at 5pm at the Fire Station located at 122 East Gretna Road Gretna, VA. Plates are $10 for adults and $5 for kids. Plates include Chicken, String Beans, Macaroni and Cheese, Rolls, Homemade Dessert, and a Drink. You can dine in or carry out. All Donations are appreciated. For more information, contact Ben at 434.250.0177.

Fundraiser Dinner

The Sons of the American Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 will hold a Hamburger & Hotdog Dinner on April 21th at The American Legion Dan River Post 1097 at 17 Fairfield Avenue, Danville from 5:30pm- until. The cost of the dinner is $6, eat-in or take-out. The meal includes hamburgers & hotdogs with the trimmings, baked beans, coleslaw, dessert, beverage and coffee/tea. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the Sons of the American Legion programs for our Veterans, children and community. Please call 434.793.7531 if you have questions.

 

Chicken Dinner

The American Legion Auxiliary Dan River Unit 1097 will hold a Chicken Breast with Special Sauce Dinner on April 28th at The American Legion Dan River Post 1097 located at 17 Fairfield Avenue from 5:30 pm- until. The cost of the dinner is $7, eat-in or take-out. The meal includes chicken breast with special sauce, green beans, potatoes, coleslaw, dessert, beverage and coffee/tea. Proceeds from the dinner will benefit the American Legion Auxiliary programs for our Veterans, children and community. Please call 434.793.7531 if you have questions

 

Heritage Festival

Halifax County Heritage & Antique Machinery Festival will be May 5 - 7 at Halifax County Fairgrounds. Hours are: Friday 5/5 12 noon - 9pm, Saturday 5/6 9 am to 9 pm, Sunday, 5/7 1 pm to 5 pm. Admission is $5 for adults and children 12 years old and older.

MotoAmerica Superbikes

Professional motorcycle racing is back and better than ever. VIRginia International Raceway is honored to be one of only 10 venues across the United States to host a 2017 MotoAmerica Road Racing weekend, May 12-14. The weekend will include two full days of racing – a doubleheader event – for the Motul Superbike, Superstock 1000, Supersport, Superstock 600, and the KTM RC Cup classes, plus vendors and fun for the whole family. Come out for an action-packed weekend including autograph signings, stunt shows, demo rides, an open paddock and opportunities to meet the riders. 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 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 MotoAmerica Road Racing weekend are $40 for Saturday-only, $40 for Sunday-only, $60 for a two-day Saturday and Sunday ticket, $70 for a three-day ticket, and $99 for a Motorcycle Corrals three-day package. 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.

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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