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August 2019

One-on-One Tech Help

August 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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One-on-One Tech Help Appointments available 1pm-2:30pm Main Library August 8 & 29, September 12 & 26, October 10 Questions about Microsoft Word, issues with email, a new smartphone and don't know where to start? Register for 30 minutes of individual tech help! *Wednesday evening appointments available beginning in September! Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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After Hours Lecture at VIMS – Research Around the World: Asia’s Last Natural and Unstudied Major River Delta

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS 1375 Greate Road Gloucester Point, VA 23062, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Half a billion people worldwide live on river deltas, areas that are constantly changing and are at high risk of land loss and flooding. Dr. Steve Kuehl, faculty member at VIMS, has spent his career studying river deltas and the effects that nature and humans have on these environments. His current research focuses on the Ayeyarwady Delta in Myanmar, one of the least studied river deltas on earth. Join us as Dr. Kuehl tells the story of his research journey…

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September 2019

Middle Peninsula Master Naturalist meeting

September 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Cooperative Extension Office, 7400 Carriage Court, Mobile #3
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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Virginia Master Naturalists are volunteer educators, citizen scientists, and stewards helping Virginia conserve and manage natural resources and public lands. All our meetings are open to the public. To become a certified master naturalist requires completing a basic training course, and 8 hours of advanced training plus and 40 hours of service (citizen science, stewardship, or environmental education) per year. Each meeting is followed by an educational presentation.

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One-on-One Tech Help

September 5 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 17, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Gloucester County Public Library – Point Branch, 2354 York Crossing Drive
Hayes, VA 23072 United States
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One-on-One Tech Help Appointments available 1pm-2:30pm Point Branch August 1, September 5 & 19, October 3 & 17 Questions about Microsoft Word, issues with email, a new smartphone and don't know where to start? Register for 30 minutes of individual tech help! *Wednesday evening appointments available beginning in September! Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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Let’s Move in Libraries – Wellness Series: Tai Chi

September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Let's Move in Libraries Wellness Series: Tai Chi Exercise Your Brain, Exercise Your Body, Get FIT at the Library! Mondays 2-2:45pm, Main Library August 19, September 9, 16 & 23, October 7, 21 & 28 Registration opens August 12 Learn the techniques. Enjoy the benefits. Instruction provided by Jack Fuller. Adults 18+. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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Family Trees

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on September 12, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on September 26, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 3, 2019 at 1:00 pm

One event on October 24, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Family Trees Tuesdays 1-5pm August 6 & 20, September 10 & 24, October 1 & 22 Thursdays 1-5pm August 8 & 22, September 12 & 26, October 3 & 24 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. All ages. Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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After Hours Lecture at VIMS – Forecasting Tidal Flooding: Helping Hampton Roads prepare for storms and rising seas

September 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Have you ever wished you could ask Google if the roads along your travel route are flooded? Or wished you could know days in advance the extent to which your backyard will flood during a certain tide? Dr. Derek Loftis of VIMS is working to make these things a reality. Join us as Dr. Loftis shares how the use of innovative technologies and citizen scientists is helping Hampton Roads communities predict and prepare for flood events and rising seas. This…

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October 2019

After Hours Lecture at VIMS – Cytobots in the Bay: How technology is keeping Virginians safe

October 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
VIMS, Watermen’s Hall, 1208 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Harmful algae blooms, or HABs, occur when algae in the water grow excessively and produce toxins and other harmful effects on the environment and people. Algal species capable of producing HABs have increased in abundance in the Chesapeake Bay during the last decade, causing concern among resource managers, industry members, health officials, and the public. Dr. Juliette Smith, faculty member at VIMS, is using an autonomous, underwater instrument called an Imaging FlowCytobot in the York River to address those concerns.…

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November 2019

2019 Pocahontas Festival

November 16 - November 17
Gloucester Main Street Gloucester , VA 23061 United States + Google Map

SAVE THE DATES November 16 – 17, 2019 Gloucester’s Pocahontas Festival Saturday – Main Street Sunday - TC Walker Education Center On the 25th anniversary of the first Pocahontas Festival in Gloucester, come join in an educational and fun event to learn more about Pocahontas and Virginia Indian history. Free shuttle bus along Main Street to ride between multiple attractions. Event details will be published in September. The event is part of the Pocahontas Descendant’s Initiative sponsored by the County…

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