General Interest Items – December 20, 2012

Posted on Dec 16 2012 in General by admin

2.1 Play: The Screwtape Letters – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 19
2.2 Museums on Us – Multiple Locations – First Weekend Monthly
2.3 Virginia Mayflower Society Essay Scholarship Contest – Deadline Is March 15, 2013

 

2.1 Play: The Screwtape Letters – Washington, D.C. – Begins December 19

Lansburgh Theatre
450 7th Street NW
Washington, D.C.

Wednesday through Friday, December 19 through 21, 2013, at 8 p.m.; Saturday, December 22, at 4 p.m. and 8 p.m., and Sunday, December 30, at 3 p.m. Cost: $89/premium seat; $59/tier one; $49/tier two; or $39/tier three (save $10 by using code HPR10); groups of 10 or more can save even more (call 866-476-8707 for information). Tickets were also advertised at $25/(student tickets, ID required); it is unknown if these are still available. Please check the website for more detailed price information, or call the box office at 202-547-1122.

See a full professional production of the C.S. Lewis classic, The Screwtape Letters, which tells the tale of how Satan’s minions train an apprentice to ensure a British man turns away from God to an eternally awful end.

See the website for more information; purchase tickets online or call 202-547-1122.

www.ScrewtapeOnStage.com

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2.2 Museums on Us – Multiple Locations – First Weekend Monthly

The first weekend each month, Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit- or debit- card holders get free general admission to more than 150 museums nationwide with the Museums on Us® program. Virginia now has three museums on the Bank of America Museums on Us® participating list for Bank of America customers.

Just present your Bank of America® or Merrill Lynch® credit or debit card, along with your photo ID.

See the website for a constantly updated list of participating museums, or to learn more about the Museums on Us® program.

http://museums.bankofamerica.com

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2.3 Virginia Mayflower Society Essay Scholarship Contest – Deadline Is March 15, 2013

Deadline is March 15, 2013. Open to high school seniors, college undergraduates, or graduate students under age 26 enrolled in an accredited educational institution or homeschooled equivalent. Students must have a GPA of at least 3.0. The website has complete eligibility details. Last year’s scholarship award was $1,620, donated by sponsors.

The Mildred Ramos Scholarship Fund seeks to encourage and support the study of the Mayflower Pilgrim experience and values. Applicants must submit an original essay of no more than 1500 words in the MLA, APA, or Chicago Manual of Style format on the subject, “Compare and contrast the Pilgrims’ relationship with Native Americans to the policies initiated by the Puritans toward the indigenous people of New England.” Additional paperwork is required.

See the website for more information, or contact Mrs. Lee Woody at 540-397-3173 or LHWoody@yahoo.com.

http://virginiamayflower.org/scholarship

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