General Interest Items – March 5, 2014

Posted on Mar 1 2014 in General by admin

2.1 Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show – Gaithersburg, MD – March 15-16
2.2 Performing Arts Workshop: “What Is 4-H? 4-H Is You!” – Newport News – Register by March 20
2.3 4-H Junior Camp – Newport News – Best Price by April 4

 

2.1 Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show – Gaithersburg, MD – March 15-16

Montgomery County Fairgrounds
16 Chestnut Street
Gaithersburg, MD

Saturday, March 15, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, March 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost: $6/person (ages 12 and older); children (ages 11 and under) and scouts in uniform will be admitted free; free parking. Food will be available for purchase.

The Gem, Lapidary, and Mineral Society, Inc., of Montgomery County, Maryland, is sponsoring its 50th Annual Jewelry, Gem, Mineral, and Fossil Show. More than 20 dealers will showcase treasures from all over the world. Additionally, see more than 40 exhibits, demonstrations, free workshops, and fluorescent minerals. Children will get free specimens, have fun exploring the Mini Mine, and learn at the Cub Scout teaching area. Don’t miss the door prizes!

See the website for more information, directions, and a coupon; additionally, contact Jim Kostka at 202-207-5437.

www.glmsmc.com/show.shtml

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2.2 Performing Arts Workshop: “What Is 4-H? 4-H Is You!” – Newport News – Register by March 20

Virginia Cooperative Extension – Newport News Office
739 Thimble Shoals Boulevard, Suite 1009
Newport News, VA

Thursday, March 20, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to children ages five and above. Children should wear clothes that are easy to move in. Free childcare is available. Call the office to register by 5 p.m., March 20.

Come join the 4-H Program for the March Workshop. Find your place and passion within 4-H by participating in their Performing Arts Workshop. Your child will learn the basics of being able to do anything they want to on stage.

See the website for more information, or contact Derby Sale at 757-591-4838 or sdsale@vt.edu.

If you are a person with a disability and desire assistance or accommodation, please notify the Extension Agent in Newport News at 804-591-4838, or TDD: 800-828-1120) during business hours (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)

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2.3 4-H Junior Camp – Newport News – Best Price by April 4

Jamestown 4-H Educational Center
3751 4-H Club Road
Williamsburg, VA

Monday, August 11 through Friday, August 15, 2014. Early Bird Cost: $235 (paid in full by April 4); $245/camper (paid in full by June 27); $70 deposit due with application. Ask about installment payments and potential scholarships. Kids ages 9 through 13 may attend as campers; teens ages 14 and up must apply to the Newport News Office as a Teen Counselor; adult volunteer positions are full at this time. Contact the office with any questions or concerns. The price includes lodging, meals, T-shirt, transportation, and evening programs. Registration deadline is 5 p.m., Friday, June 27. Register early – spaces fill up quickly!

Join the Newport News 4-H Program for a week-long summer camp at Jamestown 4-H Educational Center! The week will be packed with hands-on learning activities, as well as archery, air rifle training, Lego robotics, swimming, fishing, and much more.

See the following websites for more information, or contact Derby Sale at sdsale@vt.edu or 757-591-4838.

http://offices.ext.vt.edu/newport-news

http://jamestown4hcenter.org/summer-junior-4-h-camp

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