Gloucester County Events Calendar
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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.
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Renate Bumgarner is offering a beginning oil class – this class will get you started with the essentials in oil painting. Review of paints, other supplies, methods and how to begin. Try it out! A list of supplies recommended will be given upon registration. Kits can be purchased.
$40 for two sessions – plus supply kit if needed
It may be hard to know the difference between age-related changes and the first signs of Alzheimer’s disease. To help identify problems early, the Alzheimer’s Association has created a list of warning signs for Alzheimer’s and other dementias. Join us to learn more for yourself or for a family member.
Walk-a-Weigh is a researched-based, weight control curriculum in which the first portion of the class is devoted to nutrition and health education, while the second portion is spent doing physical activity – which can be anything from walking after a presentation to a full cardio workout.
Additional Information – Please pre-register by contacting the Gloucester Library at (804) 693-2998
This is the first of 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 3/12.
Come dressed as a rainbow fairy!
Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 10:30am
Activities include “fairy” fun crafts, light refreshment and a colorful story!
Did you know that three out of four car seats are improperly installed? Join Safe Kids Virginia for a free car seat inspection event in Gloucester. Learn how to install your child’s car seat with the help of a nationally certified technician. This free event will take place Saturday, March 15th from 11 am to 2 pm in the Wal-mart parking lot in Gloucester (6819 Walton Lane Gloucester VA 23061)
Join us for the unveiling of the 2014 Daffodil Festival Poster. The artist will be there to sign your copy! Also visit the beautiful gardens of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs!
For ages 15 and older, as of 9/30/14, 15-17 year olds need written permission. Teams will play 5 men and 5 women on the field. The season will be 10 games and a tournament. Each team must supply an official WAKO game ball. Season begins Sundays, 4/6-5/18, 1 pm on, $250/team, deadline to register is 3/15
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 March 15th 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.
Hiroya Tsukamodto is a one-of-a-kind composer, guitarist, and singer-songwriter from Kyoto Japan. His music also reflects the South America movement Nueva Cancion. He has appeared across the nation and internationally. “Hiroya Tsukamoto plays with fluid fluid mastery, pristine tone, and great warmth.” -Celine Keating (author/”Acoustic Magazine/Minor 7th”)
Wear your green and be Irish with us as we run or walk the beautifully green trails of Beaverdam. Well they won’t be as green as Ireland, but later this Spring and Summer they will be!
Come out for the next 5K Run or Walk series at the Park.
New this year – we’ll keep times for you so you can see how you progress.
Races are $3/person or bring the whole family for $10.
OnLine Registration https://rec.gloucesterva.info
We will discuss what to include and omit when writing a resume, and things to consider when preparing for an interview. We will also review example resumes to see strengths and weaknesses and go through a mock interview.
Additional Information – Please pre-register by contacting the Gloucester DSS at (804) 693-2671