Gloucester County Events Calendar

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Mar
5
Wed
Free Class on Mental Illness @ NAMI Family to Family Class
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – May 21 @ 9:30 pm

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), Mid-Tidewater affiliate, will be offering its highly regarded program for families of persons with a serious mental illness beginning March 5 and continuing once a week for 12 weeks, from 6-8 p.m. The workshop will be held at the Gloucester Counseling Center, 9228 George Washington Memorial Highway. Participants will learn about the different brain disorders (including bipolar, schizophrenia, depression, and PTSD), services that are available within the community, basic information about medications, current research, coping skills, and more.

Sandra Mottesheard, Programs Administration for NAMI Mid-Tidewater and an instructor for this program said, “This workshop is a must for family members trying to understand the complexities of brain disorders and wanting to provide support and care to their loved ones. Over 50,000 family members have attended and have found it extremely helpful.” This is a free program but registration is required. Contact Sandy or Courtney at 804-694-0023 or Mimi at 804-693-5160.

Mar
25
Tue
Namaste Yoga @ Botetourt Elementary School
Mar 25 @ 5:30 pm – May 6 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older.  Want to develop a balance of stenght and flexibility?  Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of action andreceotop–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (Postures).  Get ready for a great workout!  Register for the fulls ession for $30 or individual days for $6.  Deadline to register is March 18.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

 

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Apr
1
Tue
Namaste Yoga @ Botetourt Elementary School
Apr 1 @ 5:30 pm – May 13 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older.  Want to develop a balance of stenght and flexibility?  Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of action andreceotop–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (Postures).  Get ready for a great workout!  Register for the fulls ession for $30 or individual days for $6.  Deadline to register is March 18.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

 

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Apr
8
Tue
Namaste Yoga @ Botetourt Elementary School
Apr 8 @ 5:30 pm – May 20 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older.  Want to develop a balance of stenght and flexibility?  Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of action andreceotop–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (Postures).  Get ready for a great workout!  Register for the fulls ession for $30 or individual days for $6.  Deadline to register is March 18.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

 

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Apr
14
Mon
Vinyasa-all levels – Yoga For Everyone @ Abingdon Elementary School
Apr 14 @ 5:30 pm – May 19 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older, whether you are new to yoga or experienced.  This class links body movement with breath and emphasizes strengthening the core.  Pose modifications and challenges are offered to fit the participants experience level.  Starting slowly with warm up stretches, the music takes you to a progressively higher energy level about midway into the class and concludes with a relaxation period.  Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance and strength as well as calming of your mind and lessening of stress. Register for the full six week class for $30 or individual classes for $6 each.  Deadline to register is March 24.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

Apr
15
Tue
Namaste Yoga @ Botetourt Elementary School
Apr 15 @ 5:30 pm – May 27 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older.  Want to develop a balance of stenght and flexibility?  Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of action andreceotop–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (Postures).  Get ready for a great workout!  Register for the fulls ession for $30 or individual days for $6.  Deadline to register is March 18.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

 

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Apr
17
Thu
Microsoft Office Class @ Gloucester County Public Library, Community Room
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Microsoft Office Class @ Gloucester County Public Library, Community Room

Microsoft Office computer course. Word, Excel and PowerPoint basics. Bring your laptop if you have one! Registration required.

Money Talk – Investment Basics @ Gloucester County Library
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Each session will introduce participants to important financial terms that include hands on exercises to apply that information on topics such as financial basics, insurance, investments, retirement and planning for future life events. This series is FREE and open to public, and FREE Money Talk books will be provided to anyone who registers!

Please pre-register by contacting the Gloucester Library at (804) 693-2998

Perspective and Proportion – Reveal Your Rembrandt @ Botetourt Elementary School
Apr 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

In this 4 week course we’ll focus on the fundamentals of perspective drawing & proportion.  We’ll explore the basic concepts & techniques that work together to create a sense of depth in an image.  Foreshortening & how to draw ellipses & cylinders in perspective will also be discussed & practiced.  This class will provide a better understanding of how perspective works & you will be equipped to create the illusion of depth in your drawings & paintings.
621800-40, Thu, 4/17, 24, May 1, 8, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, @ Botetourt, $60, deadline 4/10.

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Apr
18
Fri
Open Studio @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 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!)

Apr
19
Sat
Big Bash Open Bass Tournament @Beaverdam Park @ Beaverdam Park
Apr 19 @ 6:00 am – 3:00 pm

This is the second of the five open tournaments offered at Beaverdam this year.

  • All tournaments will be held at Beaverdam Park’s Main Entrance located on Route 616.
  • Limit of 50 boats per open tournament.
  • There will be five consecutive qualifying tournaments followed by the closed Big Bash Classic Tournament in October.
  • The top 20 teams with the most accumulated weight will compete in the Big Bash Classic tournament.
  • $1,000 First Place payout for the Big Bash Classic.
  • Revenue generated from the Big Bash Tournament Series is used for park improvements.
  • Team with the biggest fish can win up to $500 per tournament.
  • For complete rules and an entry form visit our website.
  • Registration: $45/boat for Annual Passholders, $50/boat for non-passholders, additional $5 fee for registrations after 4/16.
3rd Annual Chick-fil-A Easter Egg Hunt @ Chick-fil-A Gloucester
Apr 19 @ 9:00 am
3rd Annual Chick-fil-A Easter Egg Hunt @ Chick-fil-A Gloucester

Bring your own basket and go hunting for thousands of Easter eggs! Each egg has a surprise!

This year’s hunt will be scheduled according to age groups:
9:00 a.m. — Ages 3 and under
9:45 a.m. — Ages 4 to 6
10:30 a.m. — Ages 7 to 10

For the safety and enjoyment of all children, please observe the age groups and times.

Apr
21
Mon
Vinyasa-all levels – Yoga For Everyone @ Abingdon Elementary School
Apr 21 @ 5:30 pm – May 26 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older, whether you are new to yoga or experienced.  This class links body movement with breath and emphasizes strengthening the core.  Pose modifications and challenges are offered to fit the participants experience level.  Starting slowly with warm up stretches, the music takes you to a progressively higher energy level about midway into the class and concludes with a relaxation period.  Some benefits are improved posture, flexibility, balance and strength as well as calming of your mind and lessening of stress. Register for the full six week class for $30 or individual classes for $6 each.  Deadline to register is March 24.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

Stained Glass Class @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Apr 21 @ 6:00 pm
Stained Glass Class  @ Gloucester Arts on Main

Learn about glass, how to cut, use the tools, safely. Cut your pattern and solder a brilliant piece of stained glass art! Diane Meyers, our wonderful teacher, will be here on Monday nights to help you. She brings most of the tools, and supplies. Call now to reserve your place in this delightful class. $195 for six weeks. 804-824-9464 www.gloucesterarts.org Beginners OR Intermediate students OK.

Apr
22
Tue
NURTURING AMERICA’S MILITARY FAMILIES PROGRAM @ MPNNCSB Prevention Services Division
Apr 22 all-day

NURTURING AMERICA’S MILITARY FAMILIES PROGRAM

This 7-week program is adapted to address the uniqueness
of parenting in the military.

When: Every Tuesday, April 22 thru June 2
Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm
Where: MPNN CSB Prevention Services
3786 George Washington Memorial Highway, Hayes
(Gloucester Point Area)

Classes are free of charge

Open to all members of the Military
(Active, Reserve and Retired)

Online pre-registration: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/militaryFY2014

For more information, please visit us at:
www.rvuc.com

Or call us at 1-888-PREV-550

Small Steps to Health and Wealth @ Gloucester DSS Office
Apr 22 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Small Steps to Health and Wealth consists of goal setting and 25 suggested behavior change strategies that can be applied to health, finances, or both. The impact of health on finances and finances on health is also explored.

Please pre-register by contacting the Gloucester DSS at (804) 693-2671

Namaste Yoga @ Botetourt Elementary School
Apr 22 @ 5:30 pm – Jun 3 @ 6:45 pm

For ages 16 and older.  Want to develop a balance of stenght and flexibility?  Hatha Yoga (Ha meaning SUN, Tha meaning MOON) refers to the balance of action andreceotop–uniting the Mind/Body/Breath through classic Indian asanas (Postures).  Get ready for a great workout!  Register for the fulls ession for $30 or individual days for $6.  Deadline to register is March 18.  https://rec.gloucesterva.info

 

Sponsored by Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism

Chess Club @ Gloucester County Public Library, Community Room
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Chess Club @ Gloucester County Public Library, Community Room

Tuesdays 6:00 – 8:00 pm. Play, watch or learn. All ages and experience levels welcome!

Nurturing America’s Military Families Program @ Venue name (optional)
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Nurturing America's Military Families Program @ Venue name (optional)

The 7-week program is adapted to address the uniqueness of parenting in the military. Classes are FREE of charge. Open to all members of the Military and their dependents (Active, Reserve & Retired). For more information please call us at 804-642-5402. Online pre-registration www.rvuc.com.