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
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

Apr
22
Tue
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

Apr
25
Fri
Open Studio @ Gloucester Arts on Main
Apr 25 @ 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!)

Spring Book Sale @ Gloucester Library
Apr 25 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Gloucester Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale.
Friday from 10:00a.m. to 2:00p.m. is for Friends Members Only but you may JOIN @ the Door.
2:00p.m. to 5:00p.m. sale is open to everyone.

Book Signing with Doug & Dolly @ Gloucester Library
Apr 25 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Local author, Doug Williams and Dolly Niemiec Konwinski will be available to sign copies of his latest book, ‘Summertime Dreams; Yes Girls Can Play Baseball’.
‘Summertime Dreams’ is a lot more than just another book about baseball. It is Dolly’s story of love, family, disappointment, hard work and dedication; all the things that help make dreams come true.

Nurturing America’s Military Families Program @ Venue name (optional)
Apr 25 @ 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.

Apr
26
Sat
Secret Garden Tour @ Private Gardens around Gloucester County
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Spring Book Sale @ Gloucester Library
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Gloucester Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale.
10:a.m. to 5:00p.m. sale is open to everyone.
Hardcover books $1.00
Softcover books $0.50
Pocket paperbacks $0.25 or 5 for a $1.00

Spring Into Style @ Gloucester Courthouse
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Head over to Main Street on Saturday, April 26 for our “Spring Into Style” women’s shopping event. Check back soon for more details! www.gloucestervillage.com
www.mainstreetlive.net

Woof’n Down Lunch Adoption Event @ Chick-Fil-A of Gloucester
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Bring the family out to lunch and meet some of the amazing rescue dogs available for adoption from the Gloucester Mathews Humane Society. Discover how rewarding it can be to rescue a shelter dog!

Weston A. Price Foundation Monthly Gathering @ Home of the Reece's
Apr 26 @ 5:00 pm
Weston A. Price Foundation Monthly Gathering @ Home of the Reece's

The Virginia Middle Peninsula Chapter of the Weston A. Price Foundation is a non-profit organization serving the Middle Peninsula of the Tidewater area. The next meeting and pot luck will be April 26th at 5:00pm. Our mission is to create local networks of people to together understand the paradigm shift in nutrition to nutrient dense, traditionally prepared, sustainable, ecologically grown food, and to help put people in contact with area farmers who produce such food. You will be very welcome to join us for networking, education, and learning the practicalities of nutrient dense foods.

Nurturing America’s Military Families Program @ Venue name (optional)
Apr 26 @ 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.