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Chicken Dinner

The Sons of the American Legion Dan River Squadron 1097 are hosting a special chicken dinner Friday, April 24th beginning at 5:30pm at the American Legion Dan River Post 1097 (located at 17 FairfieldAvenue).  Cost is $8 per plate - eat-in or take-out.  Dinner includes baked chicken breast wrapped in bacon in a special sauce, mashed potatoes, green beans, slaw, dessert and drink. The funds from this event support the Sons of the American Legion programs, post, veterans and the community.  For more information, call 434.793.7531.

Pickleball Tournament

Pickleball Tournament will be April Saturday, April 25th at 8am at Bonner Middle School at 8am.  $20 per team to participate. The event is free for spectators.  For more information call Cindy Jones at 434.799.5216.

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Eat Out to Help Out

Local restaurants donate 10% of their total proceeds for one day to God’s Storehouse. As the need for help with food increases among many of our neighbors, this is an opportunity for the rest of the community to help the less fortunate by eating at the participating restaurants. Look for announcements and signs at the participating businesses that bear the logo depicted here. For more information, visit www.godsstorehouse.org or call 434.493.3663.

Bake Sale

Your chance to purchase some homemade goodies Saturday, May 9th starting at 8am...2 miles west of Clarksville, Va on HWY 15 in the parking lot of the flea market.

Letter Carrier Food Drive

The National Association of Letter Carriers, Rural Letter Carriers and the US Post Office are holding their annual food drive May 9th.  Leave non-perishable food items (no glass please) at your mailbox before your carrier arrives.  Volunteers or Postal Workers will collect donations.  Donations may also be dropped off at God's Storehouse on Memorial Drive in Danville.  This is to help stock up the food supply to help those in need in the Danville and Pittsylvania County area.

Let's Talk About It

Caswell Friends of the Library invites you to participate in their "Let's Talk About It" book discussions at Gunn Memorial Public Library (161 Main Street East, Yanceyville, NC).  Books are available at the library for check out.  The events will be March 14th, March 28th, April 11th, April 25th and May 9th from 10:30am - 12pm.


You're invited to join in the fun on displaying your classic car or just admiring those participating in the monthly Cruise-In at Danville Mall.  Cruise-Ins will be 6pm - 9pm at the Danville Mall every first Saturday of the month through September.  Donations will be accepted on site to benefit the Danville Cancer Association.  For more information, contact Veronica at 434.792.0400.

Diabetes Self Management Workshop

Southern Area Agency on Aging along with Danville Parks and Recreation will be hosting a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop at the Coates classroom at Coates Recreation Center.  They are currently taking enrollments and contact information for all who are interested.  The workshop and materials are FREE for all participants.  Refreshments will be served during these sessions.  Sessions meet on Thursdays for 2 1/2 hours.  For more information, contact Amanda Foddrell-Shuff at 1.800.468.4571 or Bryan Price at Danville Parks and Recreation at 434.797.8848.

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 $13.  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


2015 Schedule

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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.

After School Programs

Danville Parks, Recreation, & Tourism offers many programs for children after school, during intersession and school breaks.  Please contact the following locations for information on what is available for your child.    Glenwood Community Center:   799.6469, Coates Recreation Center:   799.6564, Stonewall Youth Center:   799.5199.

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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