Gloucester County Events Calendar

Nov
24
Mon
GLOUCESTER GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY PUBLIC MEETING/LECTURE @ GLOUCESTER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:15 pm

The subject of the meeting will be the ancient home, Paradise, on the Poropotank River, the home of prominent Colonial Virginia immigrant Richard Lee prior to his departure from Gloucester County in 1656. The presentation has been organized by GGSV Vice-President Philip Morton with assistance from the Fairfield Foundation, which has undertaken archaeological explorations at the Paradise site. The meeting is free and open to the public. A brief business meeting will precede the program. For more information, contact Nadine Tatum at (804) 693-4274 or see the society website at www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~vaggsv.

Nov
25
Tue
Chess Club @ Community Room, Main Library
Nov 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club @ Community Room, Main Library | Gloucester Courthouse | Virginia | United States

Chess…The Oldest Ultimate Mind Game (Since 600 A.D.). No controllers…no electricity…no batteries…no chargers required…one mind against another!

Nov
26
Wed
TOPS – VA0324 Hayes meeting @ TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting (weight loss support group)
Nov 26 @ 4:30 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.

Figure Drawing @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Nov 26 @ 6:30 pm – 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

Community Thanksgiving Worship Service @ Abingdon Episcopal Church
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm

Community Thanksgiving Worship

Nov
27
Thu
Community Thanksgiving Dinner @ Abingdon Episcopal Church
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Community Thanksgiving Dinner @ Abingdon Episcopal Church | White Marsh | Virginia | United States

Traditional Thanksgiving dinner is open to all in in the community and free of charge.

Free Thanksgiving Day Meal at Cornerstone Fellowship @ Cornerstone Fellowship Church
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Please come join us for a FREE Thanksgiving Day Meal. Everyone is welcome! RSVP @ 804-725-9145

Thanksgiving Dinner @ Cornerstone Fellowship Church
Nov 27 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Cornerstone Fellowship Church will be hosting a free Thanksgiving Dinner to the community. Come spend Thanksgiving with us. Everyone is welcome. Please RSVP. For more information call 804-725-9145 ext 316.  You can also visit us on gocfc.com or facebook.com/gocfc

Nov
28
Fri
Open Studio @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Nov 28 @ 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!)

Dec
1
Mon
VINYASA YOGA CLASS @ Abingdon Elementary
Dec 1 @ 5:30 pm – 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

821401-05, 10/20-12/8, skip 11/2 & 11/24

Classes are held year round.

Dec
2
Tue
Botetourt Elementary PTA Fundraiser @ Chick-fil-A Gloucester
Dec 2 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Botetourt Elementary PTA Fundraiser @ Chick-fil-A Gloucester | Gloucester Courthouse | Virginia | United States

Mention Botetourt to your cashier at the time of purchase, and Chick-fil-A Gloucester will donate 10% of your purchase back to the Botetourt PTA!

NAMASTE YOGA CLASS @ Botetourt Elementary
Dec 2 @ 5:30 pm – 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.

821402-02, 10/21-12/9

Classes are held year round.

Chess Club @ Community Room, Main Library
Dec 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club @ Community Room, Main Library | Gloucester Courthouse | Virginia | United States

Chess…The Oldest Ultimate Mind Game (Since 600 A.D.). No controllers…no electricity…no batteries…no chargers required…one mind against another! Tuesdays, 6-8pm.

Dec
3
Wed
Gloucester County Resource Council @ Gloucester Library Community Room
Dec 3 @ 9:30 am

The Gloucester County Resource Council is a network of human service organizations in Gloucester who meet monthly to share ideas, information and resources.  Cooperative, inter-agency efforts are planned and initiated in an attempt to maximize community resources and minimize duplication of services.  It is hoped that by sharing information and building awareness of current community services and resources more planned extension of services and resources will occur as well as cooperative creation of new opportunities and resources.

TOPS – VA0324 Hayes meeting @ TOPS - Take Off Pounds Sensibly meeting (weight loss support group)
Dec 3 @ 4:30 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.

Figure Drawing @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Dec 3 @ 6:30 pm – 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

Dec
4
Thu
Christmas Train! @ Gloucester County Public Library-Main
Dec 4 @ 5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Polar Express movie is celebrating its 10th
Anniversary! Sip hot chocolate and prepare for an amazing
holiday adventure. Memorable family fun!
5:30pm-Enjoy hot chocolate and a craft!
6:00pm-Watch the movie!
Registration required!

Dec
5
Fri
Open Studio @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Dec 5 @ 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!)

WINTER STAR GAMES @ Botetourt Gymnasium
Dec 5 @ 1:00 pm – Feb 27 @ 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, 12/5-2/27, 6-7:30 pm
  • @Botetourt Gym
  • $15
  • Deadline 11/2
FIRST FRIDAY at Gloucester Arts on Main @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm

Another lovely First Friday at the Gallery. Rose Nygaard will be showing her brilliant colorful abstracts, and the Bill Miles Band will be playing Americana music for us! Food, cash bar, no cover charge – come and have a nice time.

FIRST FRIDAY at Gloucester Arts on Main @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Dec 5 @ 6:00 pm

Another lovely First Friday at the Gallery! Rose Nygaard will be showing her brilliant colorful abstracts, and Lana Puckett & Kim Person will be playing live music for us! Art, Food, Cash Bar, good music – what more can you ask for?

Dec
6
Sat
Amateur Radio Special Event @ Abingdon Park
Dec 6 @ 7:30 am – 5:00 pm
Amateur Radio Special Event @ Abingdon Park | Gloucester Point | Virginia | United States

Middle Peninsula Amateur Radio Club is holding a special event commemorating the 407th anniversary of the Capture of John Smith and the 400th anniversary of the marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe. The club will set up a communications system to contact other amateur radio operators in the USA and (maybe, if conditions are right) throughout the world. Members of the public are welcome to attend and participate.

Ham Radio Special Event Commemorating 407th Anniversary of Capt John Smith’s Capture @ Abingdon Park
Dec 6 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Members of Middle Peninsula Radio Club (MPARC) will set up a special radio station to commemorate the 407th anniversary of Captain John Smith’s capture by Chief Powhatan’s warriors in December 1607. Pocahontas, Chief Powhatan’s daughter saved Captain Smith’s life. This year, 2014, is also the 400th anniversary of the marriage of Pocahontas to John Rolfe.

Holiday Open House! @ Gloucester County Library-Main
Dec 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us BEFORE the Gloucester Citizen’s Christmas and Holiday parade!
Enjoy music, refreshments, and fun crafts for everyone!
December 6 10-noon!

Gloucester Citizen’s Christmas and Holiday Parade @ Main Street
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm

Santa Claus is coming to town!  Kick off the Holiday Season with this Main Street Parade.

Register OnLine beginning September 1 and ending November 15.

Nominate a Grand Marshal by November 1.  Email info to prt@gloucesterva.info or Mail to Parade, P. O. Box 329, Gloucester, Va 23061.

Photo of Santas Guard in the Christmas and Holiday Parade