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April 2020

Daughters of the American Revolution bus trip to the DAR Library/Headquarters

April 23
DAR Library, 1776 D St NW
Washington, DC, 20006 United States
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$58

Gloucester's own Augustine Warner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, will have a bus trip to the DAR Library/Headquarters in Washington DC for a tour, research opportunity (time allowing), lunch at the Dept. of the Interior and dinner in Fredericksburg. An historically fun day in store! Reservations are first come, be sure to reserve well in advance, deadline is March 1, 2020 for all reservations.

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A Scientist Walks Into A Bar

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Virginia Beer Company, 401 2nd St.
Williamsburg, 23185 United States
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Free

Virginia Beer Company in Williamsburg will be our host as three VIMS graduate students give 5-minute fast-talks on the important research they are conducting. Talks will take place every 20 minutes. Drop in, interact with the students, and enter to win door prizes and discounts. Students will have posters of their research and be available to talk with you between presentations.

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Green Living Expo Teach-In

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Free

At this event, learn about small things you can actually do to reduce your carbon footprint and benefit the planet. A wide range of organizations will be in attendance for you to learn from. https://www.gloucesterva.info/223/What-YOU-Can-Do

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VIMS After Hours Lecture – Ghost Forests of the Chesapeake Bay

April 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

Ghost forests consist of dead trees adjacent to marshes, and are a striking feature of low-lying areas of the Chesapeake Bay. Dr. Matt Kirwan will present his research on the topic, which shows that ghost forests are a prominent indicator of sea level rise. His work has been featured by TIME, CNN, and The New York Times. Though ghost forests are a stark reminder of land that was dry and useable just a generation ago, Dr. Kirwan will also explain how they are a…

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May 2020

Daughters of the American Revolution Colonial Foods presentation

May 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway
White Marsh, VA 23183 United States
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Free

Gloucester's own Augustine Warner Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution will have a presentation by Ms. Winona Pearson on Colonial Foods. All gourmands, foodies, historians and the generally curious are cordially invited.

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