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August 2018

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training

August 21 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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One event on August 22, 2018 at 8:30am

Cooks Corner Office Complex, 2893 General Puller Highway
Saluda, VA 23149 United States
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$30.00

We will be offering the Youth Mental Health First Aid Training that is designed to teach parents, family members, caregivers and other caring citizens how to help an adolescent (age 12-18) who is experiencing mental health or addiction challenges or is in crisis. The course introduces common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development, and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics covered include anxiety, depression, substance…

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Family Trees

August 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 2, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 23, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 9, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on August 23, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Free

Family Trees Tuesdays 1-5pm, August 7 & 21, September 4 & 18, October 2 & 23 Thursdays 1-5pm, August 9 & 23, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 25 Discover family history! A representative from the Gloucester Genealogical Association offers one-on-one help to ensure accurate, complete and well-documented research. FREE. No registration required.

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Discovery Lab at VIMS – Feeding Frenzy

August 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS – Catlett-Burress Research and Education Teaching lab, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

Discovery Labs are free, family-friendly programs provided each month by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (CBNERR) at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) in Gloucester Point. Designed with elementary-aged youth and their parents in mind, each lab focuses on a different topic related to the Chesapeake Bay and our local environment and includes exhibits, demonstrations, and hands-on activities as well as a short presentation by a VIMS scientist. On Tuesday, August 21st, Discovery Lab participants will explore…

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VIMS Public Tour – August 24, 2018

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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One-on-One Tech Help

August 30 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 13, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 27, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 11, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 25, 2018 at 1:00pm

Gloucester County Public Library – Point Branch, 2354 York Crossing Drive
Hayes, VA 23072 United States
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One-on-One Tech Help Point Branch - August 2, 16 & 30, September 13 & 27, October 11 & 25 Appointments available 1pm-2:30pm Questions about Microsoft Word? Issue with email? New smartphone and don't know where to get started? Sign up for 30 minutes of individual tech help!

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After Hours at VIMS: Seagrasses and Bay Scallops

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Underwater grasses are an important part of Virginia’s coastal bay ecosystem as they improve water quality, store carbon, and provide critical habitat for juvenile blue crabs, striped bass, bay scallops, and other aquatic species. In the 1930s, seagrasses, and the bay scallops that depended on them, completely disappeared from Virginia’s coastal bays. Join us as Dr. Robert Orth shares how seagrass restoration efforts led by VIMS scientists are paving the way for restoration of bay scallops on the Eastern Shore…

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VIMS Public Tour – August 31, 2018

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See the Seawater Research Lab, including bio-hazard rooms, pumping 900 gallons of seawater per minute; see live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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September 2018

FLOW ART PAINT NIGHT @ Arts on Main

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 2, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$35.00

COLOR YOUR CANVAS ADULT August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm |Recurring Event (See all) $35 FLOW ART WITH PATRIZIA GIOVANNI SMITH Join us for a fun paint-in night taught by professional artist Patrizia Giovanna Smith. Patrizia brings over 25 years experience as a painter & teacher to help you create your own masterpiece! In July, Smith will demonstrate how to create joyous colors and freely flowing paint in a process known as “Flow Art”, or Acrylic Pouring. Class…

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One-on-One Tech Help

September 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on September 6, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on September 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 4, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on October 18, 2018 at 1:00pm

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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One-on-One Tech Help Main Library - August 9, September 6 & 20, October 4 & 18 Appointments available 1pm-2:30pm Questions about Microsoft Word? Issue with email? New smartphone and don't know where to get started? Sign up for 30 minutes of individual tech help!

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VIMS Public Tour – September 7, 2018

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about plastic alternatives and marine debris, and see how drones are used to map wetlands; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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Storytime!

September 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Gloucester County Public Library, 6920 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Storytime! Little Pillars Tuesdays @ 10:15am September 11, 18 & 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Registration opens August 28 Rhyme, Read, Play, and Learn the Eric Carle way! Ages birth - 24 months.

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Pre-K Story Time

September 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday, repeating until October 30, 2018

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Pre-K Story Time Tuesdays @ 11:15am September 11, 18 & 25 October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 Wednesdays @ 10:30am September 12, 19 & 26 October 3, 10, 17 & 24 Registration opens August 28 (Tuesdays) & August 29 (Wednesdays) Stories, rhymes, songs, and a craft help preschoolers grasp the fundamentals of learning to read. Ages 4 - 5.

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