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University of Mary Washington Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

Posted on December 20, 2014 at 1:51 pm

University of Mary Washington Events Open to the Public January 2015 – May 2015 Note:  All events are held at 1301 College Avenue, Fredericksburg, unless otherwise listed.   Saturday, January 3   Event, UMW Basketball’s Stafford County Public Schools Night, sponsored by Home Team Grill, Stafford County students receive free admission to the women’s and men’s doubleheader; Anderson Center; 1 p.m.; free promotion and other ticket prices remain the same;

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  • Unitarian Universalist Sunday Service Announcement, December 28: ‘Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement’

    Posted on December 20, 2014 at 12:11 pm

    On Sunday, December 28, at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of the Rappahannock (UUFR-VA,) Bob Weekley will present: “Unitarian Universalism as a World Faith Movement.” Our little White Stone UU congregation has partnered with the Walmsey Unitarian Chapel in Bolton, England. Our brothers and sisters at Walmsey represent the worldwide linking of Unitarian and Universalist faiths. And we have more global connections that can energize our spirits. Come and learn about

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  • Rock band forms ties with Colonial Beach community

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 2:35 pm

    A fast-rising rock group called “Swamp da’ Wamp” came to the First Annual Colonial Beach Bikefest to open for the nationally known group “Molly Hatchet” and stole the show as founder and lead singer/songwriter Gig Michaels fronted the band known for its unique eclectic mix of Southern rock, blues, classic rock and country sound. The group is now touring the USA, Canada and Europe, but while playing at the Bikefest,

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  • From sweets to Santa: Christmas in Kinsale

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 1:10 pm

    Noah Anderson-Weiskircher and Kevin the Christmas Gorilla.

    Christmas in Kinsale on Dec. 6 was a day of contrasts and miracles, as legions of guardian angels spread their wings overhead and myriad warm-hearted, loving and optimistic visitors opened their hearts with generous smiles here on earth to raise a substantial sum to share with our less fortunate neighbors.  Prior to the event, we went ahead and put checks in the hands of Social Services, WRAR Christmas Wishes, the

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  • Dinner and Fellowship at First Baptist Church, Colonial Beach

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 12:26 pm

    December 16, 2014 at 6pm: From First Baptist Church: Pre-Christmas “Feed the Community” Dinner and Fellowship Tuesday, December 16 at 6 p.m., 619 Jackson St., Colonial Beach, Rev. David Cunningham, Senior Pastor. Info: 804-224-7198.

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  • Calendar of events, week of December 10

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 9:55 am

    Every Wednesday Literary Grief Group meets every Wednesday at 10:30 at the Montross Branch Library. Classes facilitated by Ann Rubio. For more information call 804-493-8194.   Wednesday, December 10 The Richmond County Family YMCA and Virginia Delegate Margaret Ransone (R-99th) in partnership with local and state agencies will host a “Be Proud, be Protected” safety program at Northern Neck Technical Center, 13946 History Land Hwy., Warsaw, on Dec. 10, 5:30

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  • Bird Walk at George Washington Birthplace Monday, December 8

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 3:30 pm

    On Monday, December 8, the Northern Neck Audubon Society (NNAS) will conduct a bird walk at George Washington Birthplace National Monument Park on Pope’s Creek between Montross and Oak Grove in Westmoreland County. This is a fascinating time of year to bird watch as the migrating waterfowl are arriving, sometimes in great numbers.  The National Park Service allows visitors to view wildlife at the birthplace of our first president.  In

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