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Westmoreland County Museum & Inn at Montross Kids Day

Posted on March 27, 2015 at 9:13 pm

Westmoreland County Museum and the Inn at Montross are hosting an artists’ reception tomorrow March 28, 11 a.m.- 2 p.m. open to both the students and the community to highlight our local talent.  Some of the fun activities include: hula hoops, volleyball, and face painting behind the museum, “Take your kid’s photo with the Easter Bunny” at the Inn at Montross, art creation on Bridget’s Bouquets windows, and Montross Library’s sidewalk

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  • University of Mary Washington events open to the public through May 2015

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:24 pm

      Note:  All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.   Saturday, February 28 – Sunday, June 7   Spotlight Exhibition, Melchers’ The Crimson Rambler, exemplifies how the garden as subject matter was ideally suited to Melchers’ adoption of impressionistic painting; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; daily 10 a.m – 5 p.m., except Wednesdays, through March 31 museum closes at 4

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  • Free Lasagna dinner in Oak Grove

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 1:13 pm

    Free Lasagna dinner, St. Peter’s Episcopal Church, Oak Grove 224-7309. Friday February 27 5:30 – 7:00. Everyone is welcome!

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  • Understanding consequences, causes of flooding of New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:41 am

    Dr. Ivor van Heerden

    The Reedville Fishermen’s Museum continues the 2015 Winter/Spring lecture series with Dr. Ivor van Heerden’s presentation of “Hurricane Katrina Ten Years Later, and Lessons Learned.”  The lecture will be on Monday, March 2 and begins at 7:00 PM in Festival Halle located at 177 Main Street in Reedville, VA. Dr. Ivor van Heerden played a key role in the dissemination of information related to the consequences and causes of the

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  • Westmoreland Players to perform ‘Life with Father’

    Posted on February 25, 2015 at 11:34 am


    Area youngsters will appear in The Westmoreland Players’ comedy Life with Father, Feb. 28-March 5. From top are Nica Wyszynski (Washington & Lee), Becky McGlinn (Rappahannock), Jeremy Saunders (Washington & Lee), MaKenzie Hall (Rappahannock), Philip Haynie (Chesapeake Academy) and home schooler Thorne Thompson.  (Not pictured is Michael Plante from Northumberland.) Call 520-9345 or visit www.westmorelandplayers.org.

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  • Leedstown Resolutions sowed seeds of Revolution

    Posted on February 20, 2015 at 10:37 am

    A spirited sibling squabble will highlight The Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society’s annual commemoration of the 1766 Leedstown Resolutions on Saturday, February 21 at 10 a.m. at historic Yeocomico Church near Kinsale in Westmoreland County. The famous resolutions were the first protest of “taxation without representation” and were directed to the British monarchy. The document was a forerunner of the Declaration of Independence 10 years later. This year’s observance

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  • Washington District Elementary School’s Math Night equals entertainment

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 11:46 am

    Students participate in various entertaining mathematics activities at Washington District Elementary’s Math Night.

    There was a buzz in the air on Monday, February 2 when over 150 students as well as parents and guardians descended on Washington District Elementary School. Those in attendance were treated to stellar singing performances by the Pre-K and Kindergarten students. The Pre-L students had created a video presentation to go with their song about fire trucks. The kindergarten students had a great time singing about brushing your teeth

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