Gloucester County Events Calendar

Sep
8
Mon
VINYASA YOGA CLASS @ Abingdon Elementary
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 13 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 16 & older.

Whether you are new to yoga or experienced, Vinyasa-All Levels is for everyone.

This class links body movement with breath & emphasizes strengthening the core.

Pose modifications & challenges are offered to fit the participant’s experience level.

Starting slowly with warm up stretches, the music takes you to a progressively higher energy level about midway into the class & concludes with a relaxation period.

Instructor: Nancy Sessoms.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Mondays@ Abingdon, 5:30-6:45 pm

821401-04, 9/8-10/13

Classes are held year round.

Sep
9
Tue
NAMASTE YOGA CLASS @ Botetourt Elementary
Sep 9 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 14 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 13 & older.

Want to develop a balance of strength & flexibility? Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of actions & reception–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (postures).

A great workout!

Instructor: Nichole Knott.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Tuesdays @Botetourt, 5:30-6:45 pm.

821402-01, 9/9-10/14, deadline 9/9

Classes are held year round.

Sep
12
Fri
Fall STAR Games @ Botetourt Gymnasium
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm
  • For ages 5-18.
  • An athletic, games & social program for kids with special needs.
  • Wheel chair bound kids are welcome.
  • Children participate in basketball, games & other fun activities.
  • The program is individualized for each participant to best help them both physically & for their enjoyment & self esteem.
  • Participants must wear tennis shoes.
  • Volunteers welcome & needed.
  • Fridays, 9/12-12/12, 6-7:30 pm
  • @Botetourt Gym
  • $15
  • Deadline 9/2
Sep
15
Mon
VINYASA YOGA CLASS @ Abingdon Elementary
Sep 15 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 20 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 16 & older.

Whether you are new to yoga or experienced, Vinyasa-All Levels is for everyone.

This class links body movement with breath & emphasizes strengthening the core.

Pose modifications & challenges are offered to fit the participant’s experience level.

Starting slowly with warm up stretches, the music takes you to a progressively higher energy level about midway into the class & concludes with a relaxation period.

Instructor: Nancy Sessoms.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Mondays@ Abingdon, 5:30-6:45 pm

821401-04, 9/8-10/13

Classes are held year round.

Sep
16
Tue
NAMASTE YOGA CLASS @ Botetourt Elementary
Sep 16 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 21 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 13 & older.

Want to develop a balance of strength & flexibility? Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of actions & reception–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (postures).

A great workout!

Instructor: Nichole Knott.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Tuesdays @Botetourt, 5:30-6:45 pm.

821402-01, 9/9-10/14, deadline 9/9

Classes are held year round.

Sep
18
Thu
Creative Writing Workshop @ Botetourt Elementary
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 9 @ 9:00 pm

For adults.

The objective of this workshop is to have fun exploring the process of Creative Writing.

Join us to learn a few basic rules for creative writing that will help you to create “page turners” & to instill a burinig desire to write them!

Bring something that you have written, a favorite book/story/list of books, spiral notebook & pen.

No experience needed.

Botetourt

223421-01, Thu, 9/18-10/9, 6-9 pm, $45, deadline 9/11

 

Sep
19
Fri
Fall STAR Games @ Botetourt Gymnasium
Sep 19 @ 2:00 pm – Nov 28 @ 2:30 pm
  • For ages 5-18.
  • An athletic, games & social program for kids with special needs.
  • Wheel chair bound kids are welcome.
  • Children participate in basketball, games & other fun activities.
  • The program is individualized for each participant to best help them both physically & for their enjoyment & self esteem.
  • Participants must wear tennis shoes.
  • Volunteers welcome & needed.
  • Fridays, 9/12-12/12, 6-7:30 pm
  • @Botetourt Gym
  • $15
  • Deadline 9/2
Sep
22
Mon
VINYASA YOGA CLASS @ Abingdon Elementary
Sep 22 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 27 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 16 & older.

Whether you are new to yoga or experienced, Vinyasa-All Levels is for everyone.

This class links body movement with breath & emphasizes strengthening the core.

Pose modifications & challenges are offered to fit the participant’s experience level.

Starting slowly with warm up stretches, the music takes you to a progressively higher energy level about midway into the class & concludes with a relaxation period.

Instructor: Nancy Sessoms.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Mondays@ Abingdon, 5:30-6:45 pm

821401-04, 9/8-10/13

Classes are held year round.

Sep
23
Tue
NAMASTE YOGA CLASS @ Botetourt Elementary
Sep 23 @ 5:30 pm – Oct 28 @ 6:45 pm

YOGA – Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance & strength as well as calming of your mind & lessening of stress!

For ages 13 & older.

Want to develop a balance of strength & flexibility? Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of actions & reception–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (postures).

A great workout!

Instructor: Nichole Knott.

$30/session or $6/individual class.

Tuesdays @Botetourt, 5:30-6:45 pm.

821402-01, 9/9-10/14, deadline 9/9

Classes are held year round.

Sep
24
Wed
Pre-K Story Time! Wednesdays @ Gloucester County Public Library-Point Branch
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Stories, rhymes, songs and a craft help toddlers
grasp the fundamentals of beginning to read.
Ages 3-5
Please register!

Pre-K Story Time! Wednesdays @ Gloucester County Public Library-Main Branch
Sep 24 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Stories, rhymes, songs and a craft help toddlers
grasp the fundamentals of beginning to read.
Ages 4-5
Please register!

TOPS – VA0324 Hayes meeting @ TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting (weight loss support group)
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm

Are you on a weight loss program and feel you would like to share your journey with others? Then this chapter is for you. Come and see what we are all about. We meet every Wednesday with exceptions of certain Holidays. We would love to help support you and your first meeting is free so you can decide if we are right for you. Come and join the fun. We’ll be waiting.

Back to School Jewelry Basics @ Gloucester Main Library
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm

Learn the basics of jewelry making. Create a beaded bracelet using stretch string and a variety of beads.
High School and Adults. Registration required.

Drawing the Human Body with Steph Brown- Ongoing! @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 24 @ 8:30 pm

Ongoing workshop- every Wednesday! This workshop begins with the exploration of the human body and developing an understanding of the body’s underlying energy, geometry and anatomical structure. Using a live model, we will address proportion, foreshortening, and basic use of light and shadow to draw the figure as a convincing form. Great for the beginner or for those who wish to refresh their skills. No experience required. Bring your own sketching materials (drawing pad or newsprint, sketching pencils and/or charcoal, kneaded eraser).
Wednesdays starting September 3rd, 6:30-8:30pm
$18 per session

Figure Drawing @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Sep 24 @ 6:30 pm – Sep 24 @ 8:30 pm

Every Wednesday @ 6:30.

Your chance to practice your drawing with a model! We gather on Wednesdays, hire a model. Free but bring $8 for the model. Bring your drawing materials and have fun. We have tables and easels. Sign up to BE a model!
PLEASE CALL & LEAVE A MESSAGE IF YOU ARE COMING – we need to set up chairs etc.804-824-9464

Sep
25
Thu
FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION – registration deadline @ Whitcomb Lodge
Sep 25 all-day

Ideal for those in the restaurant industry.

County code requires one full-time staff person per establishment be certified.

Course covers contamination, food borne illnesses, food storage, food preparation, employee training, sanitation, more.

@Whitcomb Lodge, 2-5 pm.

823400-06, Full course, Tue/Thu, 10/7-10/23, $175, deadline 9/25

823400-07, Test Only, Thu, 10/23, $80, deadline 10/6

 

Toddler Time! Thursdays @ Gloucester County Public Library-Main Branch
Sep 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Stories, rhymes, songs and a craft help toddlers
grasp the fundamentals of beginning to read.
Ages 2-3
Please register!

Suicide Prevention Task Force @ Hampton Inn Gloucester
Sep 25 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Ask “the question”… Save a Life! Prevent Suicide!!

If you wish to join our Suicide Prevention Task Force,
we invite you to attend our next meeting
From 6:30 pm-8:00 pm on
Thursday, September 25, 2014,
at Hampton Inn Gloucester, 6638 Forest Hill, Gloucester.
To register please call us at
1-800-PREV-550
Or email us at:
prevent@mpnn.state.va.us

Creative Writing Workshop @ Botetourt Elementary
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 16 @ 9:00 pm

For adults.

The objective of this workshop is to have fun exploring the process of Creative Writing.

Join us to learn a few basic rules for creative writing that will help you to create “page turners” & to instill a burinig desire to write them!

Bring something that you have written, a favorite book/story/list of books, spiral notebook & pen.

No experience needed.

Botetourt

223421-01, Thu, 9/18-10/9, 6-9 pm, $45, deadline 9/11

 

Back to School Jewelry Basics @ Point Branch Library
Sep 25 @ 6:30 pm

Learn the Basics of jewelry making. Create a beaded bracelet using stretch string and a variety of beads.
High School and Adults. Registration required.

VIMS After Hours Lecture – Tagging Cats @ VIMS - Watermen's Hall
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm

Join VIMS professor Mary Fabrizio as she describes her efforts to tag blue catfish, an introduced species that may be impacting other marine life in Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries.

Sep
26
Fri
Open Studio @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Every Friday Morning.

If you enjoy painting with company, bring your stuff and paint with us every Friday morning. Free, 9 to 12 am. (Note – this is a good way to make time to paint, so come along!)

VIMS Public Tour @ The Virginia Institute of Marine Science
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Reserve a space for our weekly public tours to learn more about VIMS. These 1.5 hour guided walks are most interesting for adults and older children. The tours are scheduled for the summer months and generally include a visit to the VIMS Visitors Center and Aquarium, a VIMS research laboratory, and the VIMS Teaching Marsh.

Fall STAR Games @ Botetourt Gymnasium
Sep 26 @ 2:00 pm – Dec 5 @ 2:30 pm
  • For ages 5-18.
  • An athletic, games & social program for kids with special needs.
  • Wheel chair bound kids are welcome.
  • Children participate in basketball, games & other fun activities.
  • The program is individualized for each participant to best help them both physically & for their enjoyment & self esteem.
  • Participants must wear tennis shoes.
  • Volunteers welcome & needed.
  • Fridays, 9/12-12/12, 6-7:30 pm
  • @Botetourt Gym
  • $15
  • Deadline 9/2