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University of Mary Washington Spring 2015 Calendar of Events

Posted on December 20, 2014 at 1:50 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 12:10 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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  • Reedville Fishermen’s Museum’s upcoming holiday events

    Posted on December 11, 2014 at 12:37 pm

        December 13 Santa Arrives 9 A.M. Saturday morning aboard the Elva C., a restored 1922 buyboat, followed by refreshments for the children at the adjacent Bethany UMC. The church’s sanctuary is open to visitors throughout the weekend. The Walker House is open for tours, complete with cookies and punch and Christmas carols played on the original pump organ. Reedville Fishermen’s Museum 504 Main Street, Reedville  Call 804 453-6529,

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  • Calendar of events, from December 11

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 8:02 pm

      Thursday, December 11 Colonial Beach Town Council meeting, 7 p.m.   Friday, December 12 Mobile Medical Unit will be in Tappahannock on Dec. 12 from 10 am to 2 pm at Lowe’s, 2000 Tappahannock Blvd. For more information call 804-675-6746.   Saturday, December 13 1774: A Stratford Hall Christmastide. 4:30 TO 8:30 P.M. Come to Stratford Hall on the evening of December 13 and plan to celebrate the season

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  • Bird Walk at George Washington Birthplace Monday, December 8

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 3:33 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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  • The drama is back at Richmond County Public Schools

    Posted on December 3, 2014 at 11:44 am

    The student cast and crew for “Frankenstein Slept Here.”

    A host of characters filled the stage at the Richmond County Intermediate School on a Friday evening in November. The Richmond County Public School (RCPS) Theatre Holiday Festival of 2014 showcased a seasonal collection of plays performed by Rappahannock High School (RHS) students and Richmond County Intermediate (RCI) students. The Competition Theatre Team presented a one-act play, “Frankenstein Slept Here.”  Over a dozen high school students were in the production,

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  • The pearl of the Rappahannock River: Coming together in support of Virginia’s thriving oyster industry

    Posted on November 25, 2014 at 11:21 am

    Oysters, shucked and prepared in different ways, were enjoyed at the gathering in Topping.

    August 19, 2014 was the beginning of a new era in Virginia tourism with Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe announcing the opening of the Virginia Oyster Trail. But although the Trail is new, the oyster industry in Virginia is not. On Saturday, November 15, there was a gathering of supporters for the oyster industry put on by the Friends of the Rappahannock and OCVA (The Oyster Company of Virginia) at the

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