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March 2018

After Hours at VIMS: The Science Behind Oyster Breeding

March 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Oysters are an iconic Bay favorite and are economically important to Virginia. Join us as Dr. Stan Allen, Director of the Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center (ABC) at VIMS, shares how the Center is helping oyster growers produce the perfect dinner-table oyster. This is the March installment of the 2018 After Hours Lecture series. All After Hours lectures take place at 7:00 pm in Watermen’s Hall on the VIMS campus, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point. Reservations to this free,…

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April 2018

Arts on Main: Making Something From “Stuff” with Rebecca West.

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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1 class every 4 weeks starting March 5 and ending April 30
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$75

Instructor: Rebecca West. This is a three-session course providing step by step instruction to create a 3-Dimensional object, animal, or person using fabric, glue, putty, paint, wood and various household items. Just one look at the cool creatures like this albatross in the gallery will have you inspired to make one for yourself! Materials are provided. $75 plus $15 for supplies. Details Date: March 5, April 2, April 30 Time: 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cost: $90 Event Category: Art…

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S.T.E.A.M. Stations

April 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 6, 2018

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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S.T.E.A.M. Stations Science, technology, engineering, art and math! April 2-6, Main Library Complete the challenges & earn a prize! Grades 2-5.

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Master Gardeners Series – Insects in Your Garden: The Good, The Bad and The Useful

April 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Master Gardeners Series Insects in Your Garden: The Good, The Bad & The Useful Wednesday, April 11 @ 6pm, Main Library Bill Blair shares information on ladybugs, praying mantises and wasps.

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Color Painting Workshop

April 14 @ 9:30 am - April 15 @ 4:00 pm
Bee Creek at Sassafras, SASSAFRAS LANDING RD
GLOUCESTER, VA 23061 United States
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$225.00

Mudhead & Still Life Color Painting Workshop Artist Instructors: Nancy McCarra & Andrée Tullier April 14 & 15, 2018 All levels of experience are welcome. Oil paints are recommended, although acrylics can be used. Maximum number of students: 12 Instructors will do daily demos and each student will receive personalized instruction during the painting sessions. Nancy and Andrée are professional artists working and living in the Annapolis area of Maryland. These award-winning artists are passionate about their art and dedicated…

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Discovery Lab at VIMS – Be a Bay Buddy!

April 17 @ 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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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 scientist from VIMS. Celebrate Earth Day at the April 17th Discovery…

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The Civil War Exhibit at Rosewell Plantation Ruins

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until April 18, 2018

Rosewell, 5113 Old Rosewell Lane,
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$6

This exhibit explores the most transformative period in U.S. history with letters, personal accounts and images of the war described as the bloodiest in American history.

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Arts on Main: Children’s After School Art Program

April 18 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Wednesday, repeating until June 27, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$17

January 24 @ 4:15 pm - 5:15 pm |Recurring Event (See all) Our After School Art Program is now available to ALL students, taught by Ellen Walter, the head of the very popular 5 year old program. Students will learn elements and principles of design and art techniques while studying American artists such as: Edward Hicks, Mary Cassatt, George Caleb Bingham, Norman Rockwell, Grandma Moses, Alexander Calder, Georgia O’Keefe, Andrew Wyeth, Joseph Cornell, Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Faith Ringgold, Roy…

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Storytime! – Toddlers on the Loose

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, repeating until April 26, 2018

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

Storytime! Toddlers on the Loose - Thursdays • Session 1 @ 10:15am • Session 2 @ 11:00am February 8, 15 & 22 March 1, 8, 15, 22 & 29 April 5, 12, 19 & 26 Registration Opens January 25 Stories, songs, rhymes, and fun motor skill development activities!

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Calligraphy

April 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$60.00

Since ancient times, calligraphy has been used in paintings, books, and historical documents. Today, this ornate handwriting remains a popular choice for party invitations, greeting cards and certificates. With practice, just about anyone can learn this time-honored craft. In this class, we'll explore the basic alphabets in order to continue practicing afterward. A materials list will be provided prior to class. Please keep in mind before you purchase materials that the class may not yet be confirmed.

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Who’s Your Granddaddy?

April 19 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 20, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

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

One event on April 3, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 17, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on February 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 8, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on March 22, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 5, 2018 at 1:00pm

One event on April 19, 2018 at 1:00pm

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

Who’s Your Granddaddy? Tuesdays (1-5pm) February 6 & 20 March 6 & 20 April 3 & 17 Thursdays (1-5pm) February 8 & 22 March 8 & 22 April 5 & 19 Assistance provided by the Gloucester Genealogical Society.

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Storytime! – Little Pillars

April 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until April 24, 2018

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Storytime! Little Pillars - Tuesdays @ 10:15am February 6, 13, 20 & 27 March 6, 13, 20 & 27 April 3, 10, 17 & 24 Registration Opens January 23 Rhyme, Read, Play, and Learn the Eric Carle way! Ages birth - 24 months.

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