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One week left to prepay college tuition

Posted on March 24, 2015 at 1:43 pm

Enrollment for Virginia529’s Prepaid Tuition Program Closes March 31 The deadline to enroll in Virginia’s prepaid college tuition program is fast approaching. With Virginia529 prePAID (prePAID), parents, grandparents and other loved ones can purchase defined benefit contracts, for newborn children through ninth graders. The prePAID program is designed to cover the normal full-time undergraduate tuition and fees assessed to all students at a Virginia public university. “Our customers find that

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  • Steamboat Era Adventure for Books Alive! in Northumberland

    Posted on March 18, 2015 at 11:18 am

    Author Barbara Dietz with her real cats, Chippiepierre and Gidgett.

    Author Barbara Dietz will review her book, “Chippiepierre’s Magic Paintbrush Tail, A Steamboat Adventure,” for the Books Alive! program at the Northumberland Library in Heathsville, March 24, starting at 7 p.m.  It is a children’s book, ages 7 to 12, illustrated by artist George W. Frayne of Reedville, who will also be at the library to speak about the illustrating process for the book. The main characters are cats, Chippie

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  • Free Concert in West Point: The United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble

    Posted on March 13, 2015 at 3:58 pm

    West Point, Virginia – Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble at Old St. John’s Church, 103 St. John’s Church Lane (on Rte. 30)  on March 15 at 4:00 pm.   The concert is free and open to the public. Rhythm in Blue features the diverse talents of 15 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction. The

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  • Free Concert: The United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:38 pm

      West Point, Virginia – Enjoy a concert given by the United States Air Force Rhythm in Blue Jazz Ensemble at Old St. John’s Church, 103 St. John’s Church Lane (on Rte. 30)  on March 15 at 4:00 pm.   The concert is free and open to the public. Rhythm in Blue features the diverse talents of 15 professional musicians whose commitment to excellence has earned worldwide acclaim and military distinction.

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  • Dinner for Northumberland Middle School students’ parents, March 17

    Posted on March 10, 2015 at 1:23 pm

    Northumberland Middle School will be hosting a dinner for all parents of NMS students. Our theme will be, “It takes a village to educate a child.” The program begins at 6 p.m. on March 17. A very delicious dinner will be prepared for all parents in attendance! We look forward to seeing to each of you!

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  • Northern Neck band Midnight Coal Company to perform at The National in Richmond

    Posted on March 4, 2015 at 10:06 am

    Midnight Coal Company

    The Northern Neck-based band Midnight Coal Company will perform at The National in Richmond on Friday, March 6. The band consists of John Janssen on Guitar and vocals, Rick Garrett on guitar and vocals, Troy Wolfrey on drums and percussion, John Childers on vocals, harmonica and percussion, Tyler Mothershead on organ and keyboard and William Forrest Andrews on bass guitar. John Janssen said they were a bunch of local guys

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  • University of Mary Washington Events Open to the Public through May 2015

    Posted on February 27, 2015 at 2:22 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 p.m.;

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