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St. Margaret’s School for the Rappahannock River Run/Walk 5k in Tappahannock

Posted on October 16, 2014 at 9:00 am

Richmond County YMCA is this year’s non-profit partner Tappahannock (September 11, 2014) – The 16th Annual Rappahannock River Run/Walk, on Saturday, October 18,  offers runners and walkers a scenic 5k (3.1 mile) course through Historic Downtown Tappahannock. All of the Middle Peninsula/Northern Neck community is invited to St. Margaret’s campus for this dog-, stroller-, and kid-friendly event. The St. Margaret’s Alumnae Association is happy to announce that The Richmond County YMCA will

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  • River Clean-up at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 12:05 pm

    NNSWCD River Clean-up Sunday • October 19 • 1:00 – 3:00 pm Northern Neck Soil & Water Conservation District (NNSWCD), in partnership with Friends of the Rappahannock (FOR), is coordinating a fall waterways cleanup event at Jones Creek Landing in Richmond County. This annual event is part of the annual Virginia Waterways Cleanup organized by Clean Virginia Waterways (CVW) of Longwood University and the International Coastal Cleanup, the world’s largest

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  • Warsaw Fest parade returns in spite of rainy weather; state championship winners serve as Grand Marshals

    Posted on October 15, 2014 at 9:00 am

    The Warsaw Fest parade returned in a big way this year with the 2014 state championship-winning Richmond County Little League Senior League and Rappahannock High School Varsity Raiders softball teams serving as the Grand Marshals. Unlike last year when rainy weather won out and canceled the big event, the parade marched on despite Saturday’s dreary conditions.

    Undaunted by the cloudy forecast and intermittent rains, the crowd at the annual Warsaw Fest was upbeat and having fun.  Ponies were giving rides, children were bouncing about in bouncy houses and the cooks at the Rotary Club booth were having a hard time keeping up with the demand for food. By midmorning, hot chocolate had sold out at the festival. Hosted by the Warsaw/Richmond County Chamber of Commerce, Warsaw

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  • Mary Ball Washington Museum & Library Annual Meeting October 11 program change

    Posted on October 2, 2014 at 10:24 am

    We regret that Jim Wootton will be unable to attend and give his talk on the life of Jessie Ball duPont as originally scheduled, due to a serious family medical situation.  Our NEW GUEST SPEAKER will be Ammon Dunton, Jr., with a talk on “The History of Verville.” Ammon G. Dunton, Jr. will speak talk about the history and architecture of “Verville,” his home for more than 45 years and

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  • This weekend: Good Shepherd Lutheran’s Pizza and Movie Party and return of Family Worship Services

    Posted on October 1, 2014 at 9:22 pm

      Pizza and Movie Party Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 1717 Hampton Hall Road, Callao will host a ‘Pizza & Movie Party’ on Saturday, Oct 4, 1:00PM to celebrate a new season of activities. The movie “God’s Not Dead” is a story of a college freshman and devout Christian who finds his faith challenged on his first day of Philosophy class. The class begins with the students being told they must

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  • University of Mary Washington events open to the public, September – December 2014

    Posted on September 25, 2014 at 4:56 pm

    Friday, September 26   Workshop, Preschool Palette: Monsters Love Colors, introduces children ages 2-5 to art and art museums through developmentally appropriate activities; Gari Melchers Home and Studio at Belmont, 224 Washington St., Falmouth; 10-11 a.m.; $10 or $8 for members of Friends of Belmont; classes limited to 12 children; (540) 654-1851.   Sunday, September 28   Event, Fredericksburg Jazz Collective, presentation of  The Art of Playing Together, illustrating how jazz musicians

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  • Crowds pack park for second annual Oktoberfest in Warsaw

    Posted on September 24, 2014 at 11:26 am

    Working the grill are Brian Lloyd (left) and Greg Smith.

    The Rotary Club of Warsaw held its second annual Oktoberfest on Saturday, Sept. 20 in the Warsaw town park from 5 to 11 p.m.  With the perfect weather and the support from the local communities and area visitors, the event was successful in raising money to support the goals of the Rotary Club. The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others and advance goodwill and peace through

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