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April 2018

Arts on Main: April Art Exhibit

April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 30 @ 5:00 pm
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Free

April’s Exhibtion features Williamsburg Botanical artist, Juliet Kirby. Kirby grew up in England and studied fine art in London. She immigrated to the United States in 1958 and after creating four children returned to art in 1989 at the New York Botanical Garden. She graduated with a Certificate in Botanical Art. In 1996 Juliet moved to Williamsburg, VA. and started teaching botanical art at This Century Art Gallery in Williamsburg and at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Richmond, VA. Juliet…

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Creative Photography Workshop

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - May 19 @ 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, repeating until May 19, 2018

Bay School Community Arts Center, 279 Main St
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$60.00

This five-week course is full of information and inspiration to get you on your way to thinking creatively with a lens. We’ll study the basics of photography and understanding your camera, lighting 101, creative living and nurturing your inner artist, portrait photography, breaking photography rules creatively and basic editing. Each week we’ll meet and dive deeper into a specific topic, then we’ll put those skills to use through weekly photography challenges, which we’ll share when we gather. This class is…

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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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Arts on Main: Children’s After School Art Program

April 25 @ 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 26 @ 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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After Hours at VIMS: It’s a Keeper

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Ever wonder how the size and catch limits are determined for the fishes you love to catch? Dr. Patrick Lynch, National Stock Assessment Program Leader with NOAA Fisheries and a VIMS alumnus, will provide insight into how scientific information is used to inform management decisions at the federal level. This is the April 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,…

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

April 30 @ 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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May 2018

ASIST-APPLIED SUICIDE INTERVENTION SKILLS TRAINING

May 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:30am, repeating until May 31, 2018

Bay Aging Meeting Room, 5959 Fiddlers Green Rd.
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$50.00

We will be offering the Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST). ASIST is a 2-day workshop designed to teach the skills to competently and confidently intervene with a person at risk of suicide. Developed by LivingWorks Education, Inc. the workshop prepares people to integrate principles of intervention into everyday practice. Number of participants is limited. This training is open to the public. Materials will be provided. Bring a brown bag lunch. Registrations will be accepted on a first come first…

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June 2018

Discovery Lab at VIMS on Animal and Plant Collections

June 12 @ 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 June installment of the Discovery Lab series takes…

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August 2018

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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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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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

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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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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