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August 2018

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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FLOW ART CAMPS for KIDS @ Arts on Main

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$15.00

Flow Art or Fluid Acrylics is part art and part science! By mixing water based paint and various oils, fun bubbles or cells will form into a joyous, magical, and colorful mix onto your canvas. Join Ms. Smith, a former Gloucester elementary teacher, to create an exciting and always surprising painting without using a paintbrush! $15, all supplies included 10:00am – 11:00am – Elementary 11:00am – 12:00pm – Middle School & Up

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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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VIMS Public Tour – August 24, 2018

August 24 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See how scientists use CSI techniques to understand clam and oyster diseases in the Shellfish Pathology Lab; watch live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour the Oyster Hatchery to learn about the breeding and feeding of oyster brood stock.

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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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VIMS Public Tour – August 31, 2018

August 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). See the Seawater Research Lab, including bio-hazard rooms, pumping 900 gallons of seawater per minute; see live animals in VIMS’ Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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September 2018

FLOW ART PAINT NIGHT @ Arts on Main

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until October 2, 2018

Arts On Main, 6580 Main Street
Gloucester, VA 23061 United States
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$35.00

COLOR YOUR CANVAS ADULT August 14 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm |Recurring Event (See all) $35 FLOW ART WITH PATRIZIA GIOVANNI SMITH Join us for a fun paint-in night taught by professional artist Patrizia Giovanna Smith. Patrizia brings over 25 years experience as a painter & teacher to help you create your own masterpiece! In July, Smith will demonstrate how to create joyous colors and freely flowing paint in a process known as “Flow Art”, or Acrylic Pouring. Class…

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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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VIMS Public Tour – September 7, 2018

September 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Free

This 1.5 hour guided tour is most interesting for adults and older children (9 and up welcome). Learn about plastic alternatives and marine debris, and see how drones are used to map wetlands; get an up-close view of live animals in VIMS' Visitors Center; and tour our one-acre Teaching Marsh to learn about the benefits of wetland plants and animals.

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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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The Boxers-Simon Garfunkel Tribute

September 16 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Harry M. Ward Auditorium Mathews High School, 9889 Buckley Hall Road
Mathews, VA 23109 United States
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$25.00

Todd and Gregg Pitts have been singing and performing together for over 40 years. Growing up in the wake of a remarkable period in music history, they gained a love of the duos of the era; The Everly Brothers, Jan and Dean, and of course Simon and Garfunkel. The vocal blend of siblings shines through as they retrace the great hits of this duo that made us appreciate “The Sound of Silence.”

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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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