August 9

Abundant Life to host M.A.C. District Pentecostal Church of God Convention

Abundant Life Ministries will be hosting the M.A.C. District Pentecostal Church of God Convention, on Friday, August 9  through Sunday Morning August 11. The speaker will be Dr. Joshua Pennington from Joplin Missouri. Joshua is the pastor of Christpointe Church in Galena , Kansas. He is a n anointed dynamite preacher of the Gospel. Bishop Randall Lawrence gives the area churches, and the public a special invitation to join with them in these special services. Service times are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday evening and Sunday morning at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at305- Lee Hwy., Pulaski ¼ mile past LewisGale-Pulaski Hospital on the right. For more information call the church office at 980-5506.


Harbor of Hope Cruise-In/ Movie under the stars to fund mission trip

Harbor of Hope Cruise-In, Friday, August 9, 6 p.m. Movie Under the Stars begins at dusk. Free Admission. Plate dinners available ,Fish Plate $8,Hot Dog Plate (price to be determined). Proceeds go toward a Missions trip to Cambodia in January 2020.Harbor of Hope is located at 2720 Roanoke Street, Christiansburg, off Exit 118C, directly across from Holiday Inn. To learn more, call Clayton Kipps at 382-9434, ext. 104 or Carolyn Kirk, 382-6884.


Trinity UMC to host VBS

Trinity United Methodist Church will host Vacation Bible School “Camp with God,” Fri. and Sat., August 9-10, 6 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. There will be games, music, snacks, fun for all. Everyone welcome! The church is located  at 528 5th S.E., please call 540-320-3822 for more information


PC Humane Society Annual Yard Sale on tap

The Annual Yard Sale to benefit the Pulaski County Humane Society will be held Aug. 9 -10, from 7 a.m. – 2 p.m. at NRV Fairgrounds, Dublin. The Humane Society is in need of donations of items to sell. Donation drop off information can be found at  Folks can also drop off items every Saturday from 2 till 4 p.m. at the Humane Society trailer located in the Tractor Supply parking lot on Main St., in Pulaski.


August 10

Highland Park Community Church Farm Festival August 10, 2019 1pm-4pm Free Community Event wear your pioneer clothes and come enjoy live animals, hay rides, games, crafts and snacks!Coffey Critters Animal Rescue to hold bake sale


Bake Sale to benefit Coffey Critters Animal Rescue Saturday August 10,  8 a.m. – 1 p.m.  at Pine Glade Buildings off 100 in Dublin.


Dublin Church of God to hold VBS Kid’s Day

Dublin Church of God, located at 632 East Main Street, Dublin, will hold Vacation Bible School Kids’ Day on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1 p.m. with pre-registration beginning at 9:30 a.m.  The theme of the VBS  is ROAR:  LIFE IS GOOD GOD IS GOOD where kids explore God’s goodness!  The boys and girls will praise, pray, and explore God’s goodness through Bible stories, skits, puppets, music, fun-filled crafts, lunch, snacks, gym activities, bouncy house and water games,  Children ages three through twelve years of age are invited to attend this exciting ministry!  For more information, please call 540-674-5272 or 540-674-4340.


Rev. J.B. and Shirley Shelton to continue revival

Rev. J.B. and Shirley continue in revival at Porters Bottom New Life Holiness Church in Fort Chiswell, Va. August 10-11, Sat.7 p.m. and Sun. evening, 6 p.m.  Go to 94, Take right to Sheffey School Rd. The church is on Sheffey School Rd. For more information call 540-392-9991.


NRV Antique Tractor Club to have tractor pull

The NRV Antique Tractor Club will have a tractor pull on Saturday, August 10, beginning at 11 a.m. at the Ruritan National grounds in Newbern, Virginia, with 14 weight classes.  Fun for all!  Rain cancels. Contact Randy at 674-5670 for more info.


Dublin  High School Class of 1966 planning annual class picnic

The Dublin High School Class of 1966 is planning their annual class picnic on Saturday, August 10, 2019 from 2 p.m.  to 8:30 p.m. at Randolph Park in Dublin at the Dublin High School Alumni Shelter.  The meal will be served at 4 p.m..  Classmates and their families are asked to bring two covered dishes,  All drinks, utensils and paper products will be provided.  Please respond by August 1, 2019 if you are planning to attend to or Bill Alexander at 540-577-2455 or Joe Bishop at 540-674-5272.


August 11

Davis Methodist Church to celebrate Homecoming

Davis Methodist Church will celebrate its Homecoming on Sunday, August 11. The church is located in the Little Creek section of Bland County. The Pioneer’s from Randleman, N.C. will be singing  10 a.m. –  11 a.m.  The pastor will deliver the message at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served at 12 noon. Everyone is welcome to come and enjoy good singing, good preaching , good fellowship and a great blessing from God.


Trinity UMC to celebrate Homecoming

Trinity United Methodist Church will celebrate Homecoming on Sunday, August 11, 9:30 a.m. with a special musical service featuring “Heaven Bound.” followed with a fellowship dinner at 12:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome for this time of rejoicing! Please call 320-9670 for more information. The church is located at 528 5th St., S.E., Pulaski .

Trinity Baptist  to celebrate 67th Homecoming

Come join Trinity Baptist Church in celebrating their 67th Homecoming. The celebration begins at 10:30 a.m. on August 11. Guest speaker will be Danny Agee, music will be provided by Beckon Call. The Homecoming meal will be served in the fellowship hall.


August 13

Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp to meet

The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784 will meet on Tuesday, August 13, 7 p.m. at Ray’s Restaurant on Rt. 221, north of Floyd. Member Gary Gray will present a history of the Stuart Horse Artillery. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are also invited to attend this meeting. The upcoming SCV/UDC picnic will also be discussed. For further information, please call 1-216-233-8401 or 540-239-9864.


August 17

Aldergate UMC to host free community meal

Aldersgate United Methodist Church will host a free community meal on August 17, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. On the menu are tacos (beef, chicken, turkey) with all the fixings lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, sour cream. Drinks include tea, lemonade, water. Dessert of the evening will be fried ice cream. The church is located at 1946 Medallion Drive, Pulaski. Please use the bottom parking lot.


August 18

First Dublin Presbyterian Church to host community Sundae Ice Cream Social

The First Dublin Presbyterian Church is inviting the community to come in out of the heat for a Sundae Ice Cream Social on Sunday, August 18, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the church in the Fellowship Hall located at 409 Church Street, Dublin. All are welcome to come for a dip of coolness during the hot days of Summer.



Pulaski Church of God to hold Gospel Singing and Ice Cream Social

There will be a Gospel Singing and Ice Cream Social at Pulaski Church of God on Sunday, August 18, 6 p.m. This event is sponsored by Care Givers. The singing will feature the talents of the Glory Landers, Mike Turnmyre, Doug Burchett, Tiffany Gilbert and other local gospel singers. The church is located on Bob White Blvd., Pulaski.


August 23

Aldersgate United Methodist Church to host Sock Hop

Aldersgate UMC will host a Sock Hop on August 23, 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. There will be hot dogs and hamburgers, fries and floats. Donations welcomed! Everyone is welcome to attend.


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WOTM (Women of the Moose) host monthly quarter BINGO

Monthly WOTM Bingo is held the second Saturday of every month at the Pulaski Moose Lodge, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.  There are awesome door prizes, FREE coffee, WOTM donation updates, pull tabs, raffles and much more. Come out and play some quarter Bingo with your Women of the Moose. $10 Buy-in: You play unlimited amount of cards.


Volunteers needed at the Ratcliffe

Ratcliffe Transportation Museum is in need of volunteers Please call Ernie or Ron at 540-980-2307 for more information, please leave a message if no one answers.


Group sets aside day each month to pray for County

A group of citizens of Pulaski County has set aside the 15th of each month to fast and pray for the county. The group asks that citizens who are of a like mind please join them in this effort.


Feeding America

Distribution of fresh produce and baked goods at New Life Church of the Nazarene each Saturday from 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. (no charge) on a first-come-first-served basis. The church is located 45 S. Jefferson Ave., Pulaski.


Adult Day Care and Fall Prevention Center hosts monthly BINGO

Adult Day Service and Fall Prevention Center hosts BINGO on the 4th Saturday of each month from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Ruritan building on 4th and Jefferson St in Pulaski. The building is located near Seagles Funeral Home. Everyone welcome!


Pulaski Old Time Jamboree

A Bluegrass Jam session for players of all ages is held every Thursday evening 6 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Historic Pulaski Train Depot. Join the jam by playing an instrument or singing or just come by and enjoy the music. Call Dee Dean at 540-392-3555 for more information. The center is located across the street from the post office.


Cowboy Church ministry offers food bags to the elderly and shut-in

On the third and fourth week of each month Cowboy Church  offers  food bags to the elderly and shut -in.  On these weeks, interested participants may come by the church at 12 noon for pick up if able. Delivery is available if necessary. Call Mike and Pat Thompson at 540-577-4923.  Cowboy Church is located at 520 E. Main St., Pulaski (across from Downtown Exxon).


Pulaski Daily Bread in need of volunteers

Daily Bread is in need of servers on several different days, so if you can spare a few hours a week you may contact Debbi Harrell (Director) at 980-2131 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.


Celebrate Recovery Support group at VHM

Valley Harvest Ministries in Dublin is now sponsoring a support group for people who are working through hurts, habits and hang- ups. The group meets each Thursday at 6:30 p.m.

Food will be served at 6:30 p.m. followed at 7 p.m. with a large group meeting and then everyone will divide into smaller groups at 8 p.m. The church is located at 1 Harvest Place in Dublin.


Narcotics Anonymous

The NA group HOW meets each Sunday 6 p.m. at the Christ Episcopal Church located at 144 Washington Ave., in Pulaski. The meeting is open to everyone.


N.A. Principles before Personalities

N.A. Principles before Personalities meets Thursday at 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church Annex located at 4th and Jefferson St., Pulaski, Va. For more information, go to



Alcoholics Anonymous meet Monday at 8 p.m.(closed meeting); Wednesday (noon); and Thursday at 8 p.m. (open meetings) at Pulaski Presbyterian Church of America located at 975 Memorial Drive. Contact number 540-980-5233.


Al-Anon – Pulaski

Pulaski Al-Anon Family Group (a support group for friends and families of alcoholics) meet every Monday night at 8 p.m. at the Pulaski Presbyterian Church of America located at 975 Memorial Drive. Contact number 540-980-5233


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