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August 2018

Bay School Community Arts Center Children’s Art Show and Reception

August 10 @ 10:00 am - August 18 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Free

August 10 – 18 Reception Friday, August 10 3:30-6pm We love the Kids' Art Show! What can be better than showing off the next generation of artistic creativity in our community? Seeing both joy and focus on children's faces while they make art always brings a smile to ours and we are excited to share that with you! Please join us, the children, and their families to celebrate their masterpieces. We will show exciting art created in our summer camps.

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Brown Park Throwdown

August 18
brown park Gloucester, 23061 United States

Triangle Skateboard Alliance and Park Park Partners, Inc will team up again on August 18 to host the 2nd Brown Park Throwdown, a skate competition and community service event held at Brown Park. Area skaters can compete for prizes and bragging rights in street or half-pipe at all levels. Skater entry and public admission to the event will be school supplies to be donated to Gloucester County Schools. The groups’ inaugural event in April hosted around 70 people and collected…

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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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Paper Mache Show

August 24 @ 10:00 am - August 31 @ 4:00 pm
Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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Opening Reception: Friday, August 24th from 5-7pm Show Dates: August 24th through August 31st 2018 Join us as we explore the whimsical world of paper mache. This show will be up for a limited run of one week only. Closed on Sundays

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Concerts on the Green- Good Shot Judy

August 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloucester Court House Green, 6501 main street
Gloucester, VA United States
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Free

Rescheduled from May 16. "Good Shot Judy" is a piano, upright bass and drum quartet specializing in vocal jazz standards with material ranging from the swing of Sinatra, Dean Martin and Bobby Darin to the low-key standards of Nat King Cole and blues of Ray Charles, mixed in with adaptations of modern music. Free concerts held on the beautiful grassy, Court Green (6509 Main Street). Bring a chair or blanket (no seating provided) and even a picnic! Bring the kids…

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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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September 2018

GCPL Photography Contest

September 4 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library, 6920 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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GCPL Photography Contest • Open to AMATEUR photographers of all ages • Theme: “Why I Love Gloucester County” • ONE entry per photographer • Submit entries September 4 through October 12 • Winners announced October 31 • Full contest rules at http://va-gloucestercounty.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/4668/GCPL-Photography-Contest-Rules-and-Guidelines-2018

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Concerts on the Green- Broadway Babes

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloucester Court House Green, 6501 main street
Gloucester, VA United States
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Free

Broadway Babes perform all your favorite Broadway Tunes!  You will be singing along! Free concerts held on the beautiful grassy, Court Green (6509 Main Street). Bring a chair or blanket (no seating provided) and even a picnic! Bring the kids and the grandparents, everyone will enjoy this music. Alcohol is not permitted on County Property. In case of rain call our PlayLine 804-693-5811 for updates on performances. Most concerts will move into the Colonial Courthouse during inclement weather. For more…

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Music on Main with Larry Burnett and Don Chapman

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$15.00

Larry Burnett & Don Chapman – Music on Main Concert Series Arts on Main September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm $15 in advance. $20 at the door. Larry Burnett: Recently inducted into the Colorado R&R Hall of Fame, Firefall’s Larry Burnett is one of the fortunate few who have the ability to look at the world around him and reflect it back to others in song. At 23 years old, with many songs in his arsenal, he joined…

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Discovery Lab at VIMS – Marine Careers

September 18 @ 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. The final Discovery Lab for 2018 will take place…

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Concerts on the Green- Something Different

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Gloucester Court House Green, 6501 main street
Gloucester, VA United States
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Something Different Duo is a father/daughter duo performing easy listening and popular music spanning several generations. Ashley Wenner's voice is beautiful and strong. Brad Sindle's keyboards are great. Together they are fabulous! Mark your calendar. Free concerts held on the beautiful grassy, Court Green (6509 Main Street). Bring a chair or blanket (no seating provided) and even a picnic! Bring the kids and the grandparents, everyone will enjoy this music. Alcohol is not permitted on County Property. In case of…

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VIMS After Hours – Virginia’s Barrier Islands: Breakneck Change in a Rapidly Changing World

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Barrier islands and their marshes and bays are home to diverse ecological communities and large-scale infrastructure. Although they are a seemingly permanent feature of our coasts, these islands are among the most rapidly-changing landscapes on earth. No barrier system on the US East Coast changes as swiftly as those found along Virginia's Eastern Shore. Join us as Dr. Christopher Hein shares the geology, human history, and modern change seen along barrier islands in Virginia and around the world. This is…

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