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December 2019

Santa and Mrs. Claus

December 14, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Santa & Mrs. Claus Saturday, December 14, 10:30am-12:30pm, Main Library Registration opens November 30 Photo ops, crafts, light refreshments! Family Event. For more information call 804-693-2998.

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January 2020

Kids Run Trains

January 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Kids Run Trains Main Library Saturday, January 25, 10am-5pm Sunday, January 26, 1-5pm Spreading the joy and excitement of model trains! Family Event! Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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Kids Run Trains

January 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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Kids Run Trains Main Library Saturday, January 25, 10am-5pm Sunday, January 26, 1-5pm Spreading the joy and excitement of model trains! Family Event! Call 804.693.2998 for more information.

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February 2020

VIMS Discovery Lab – Fossils

February 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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During this lab, Dr. Rowan Lockwood, Associate Professor of Geology at William & Mary and fossil expert, will help us explore common fossils found in the Chesapeake Bay. Discovery Labs are free, family-friendly programs provided each month by the Chesapeake Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (CBNERR) at VIMS. 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…

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VIMS Marine Science Day Art Contest

February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Design the artwork for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Annual Open House On May 30th, 2020, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) will open its doors to the public during its annual Marine Science Day. This free, family-friendly program will allow visitors an up-close look at the important and fascinating research taking place at VIMS. Visitors can tour a research laboratory, the Teaching Marsh, the Oyster Hatchery, and the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection, attend a mini-lecture or seafood cooking…

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VIMS Marine Science Day Art Contest

February 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - March 16, 2020 @ 4:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Design the artwork for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science’s Annual Open House On May 30th, 2020, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science (VIMS) will open its doors to the public during its annual Marine Science Day. This free, family-friendly program will allow visitors an up-close look at the important and fascinating research taking place at VIMS. Visitors can tour a research laboratory, the Teaching Marsh, the Oyster Hatchery, and the Nunnally Ichthyology Collection, attend a mini-lecture or seafood cooking…

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March 2020

VIMS Discovery Lab – Mollusks

March 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Virginia Institute of Marine Science, 1375 Greate Road
Gloucester Point, VA 23062 United States
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Mollusks are soft-bodied invertebrates, most of which have a hard shell. Slugs, snails, octopuses, squids, clams, oysters, and mussels are all types of mollusks. Mollosks are incredibly fascinating animals and play a very important role in the ecosystems they inhabit. During this lab, we will explore all things mollusk! Participants will be able to observe and touch live mollusks as well as other organisms that interact with mollusks in the environment, such as fishes and crabs that live on oyster…

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Spring Clean Gloucester Day

March 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gloucester County Gloucester, VA United States + Google Map
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Spring 2020 Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday, March 28. Let’s get our county tidied up before Daffodil Fest! Community members can now sign up online to register their Clean Gloucester Day groups: https://tinyurl.com/CGDay2019 . Using the signup form, participants can indicate their choice of picking up their supplies at the staging area Saturday morning, or at the Clean Community Office during the month before the event. Cleanups can be completed anytime during the month of March to be…

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April 2020

Gloucester Daffodil Festival

April 4, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Gloucester Courthouse VA 23061 United States

Welcome to the Gloucester Daffodil Festival, a celebration of spring and a Gloucester County tradition since 1987. The Daffodil Festival Committee invites you – visitors and vendors alike – to come and enjoy this true community event. Watch the parade. Meet the Daffodil Festival Queen and the scholarship winner. Tour the internationally known farms at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs. Enjoy the rides and games. Take part in a talk on gardening, shop our many vendors, listen to a Live Music…

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Gloucester Daffodil Festival

April 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Gloucester Courthouse Virginia 23061 + Google Map

Welcome to the Gloucester Daffodil Festival, a celebration of spring and a Gloucester County tradition since 1987. The Daffodil Festival Committee invites you – visitors and vendors alike – to come and enjoy this true community event. Watch the parade. Meet the Daffodil Festival Queen and the scholarship winner. Tour the internationally known farms at Brent & Becky’s Bulbs. Enjoy the rides and games. Take part in a talk on gardening, shop our many vendors, listen to a Live Music…

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Green Living Expo Teach-In

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Gloucester County Public Library-Main, 6920 Main St
Gloucester, United States
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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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May 2020

Daughters of the American Revolution Colonial Foods presentation

May 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Abingdon Episcopal Church, 4645 George Washington Memorial Highway
White Marsh, VA 23183 United States
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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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