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General Interest Items – July 23, 2014

Posted on Jul 20 2014 by admin

2.1 August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing – Virginia – August 1-3   2.1 August Sales Tax Holiday: School Supplies and Clothing – Virginia – August 1-3 Statewide, Virginia According to the state tax information website, “First full weekend of August (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) each year. This year the holiday will take […]

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General Interest Items – July 16, 2014

Posted on Jul 12 2014 by admin

2.1 Farming Life Fair – Onancock – August 8 2.2 Liberty University to Sponsor Online Beginning Flight Training – Begins Soon 2.3 Keeping Sharp This Summer; Current Events Are Lessons – New Bike-Passing Law in Effect   2.1 Farming Life Fair – Onancock – August 8 Ker Place 69 Market Street Onancock, VA Friday, August […]

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General Interest Items – June 25, 2014

Posted on Jun 21 2014 by admin

2.1 4th of July Celebration – Beaverdam – July 4 2.2 Summer Reading Programs – Your Library – Underway 2.3 Sully Historic Site July Events – Chantilly – Begin July 3 2.4 Baseball from a Different Angle – Portsmouth – July 7; Register by June 30 2.5 17th-Century Domestic Material Culture Symposium – Surry – […]

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Summer Reading Recommendations

Posted on Jun 17 2014 by admin

Reading is something I have always loved to do. And I really enjoy diving into different kinds of books, too. In my middle school aged years my favorite thing to do was check out as many biographies from the library that I possibly could. I love history! In high school it was classic literature. I […]

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General Interest Items – June 18, 2014

Posted on Jun 15 2014 by admin

2.1 Introductory Harp Class – Midlothian – Register by June 28 2.2 “Call2Fall” – Nationwide – June 29   2.1 Introductory Harp Class – Midlothian – Register by June 28 Virginia Harp Center 14356 Sommerville Court Midlothian, VA Monday, July 14, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Cost: $95/student (ages 5 through 9 will […]

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General Interest Items – June 11, 2014

Posted on Jun 9 2014 by admin

2.1 Summer Events at Old Salem Museums and Gardens – Winston-Salem, NC – Begin June 17 2.2 Exhibit: Bees at the Science Museum of Virginia – Richmond – Open Now 2.3 Goedeker’s General Book Scholarship – Deadline Is July 31 2.4 Academic Internship at Ray Comfort’s Living Waters Ministry 2.5 Summer Camps at Virginia House […]

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General Interest Items – June 4, 2014

Posted on Jun 1 2014 by admin

2.1 Virginia Home for Boys and Girls Youth Run Series – Richmond – Best Price Before June 7 2.2 Beautiful Brokenness Cowboy Church – Bumpass – Begins June 21 2.3 Blue Ridge Thunder Cloggers Summer Camps – Waterford – Begin July 28 2.4 Liya Music Camp-USA – Vienna – July 28-August 1   2.1 Virginia […]

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General Interest Items – May 30, 2014

Posted on May 24 2014 by admin

2.1 Water Safety for Everyone and Accessibility Summit Info – Vienna – June 2   2.1 Water Safety for Everyone and Accessibility Summit Info – Vienna – June 2 McLean Bible Church, Tysons Campus, Community Room A (lower level) 8925 Leesburg Pike Vienna, VA Monday, June 2, 2014, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Free […]

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General Interest Items – May 21, 2014

Posted on May 18 2014 by admin

2.1 YouthSpark Summer Computer Camps – Arlington – June-August   2.1 YouthSpark Summer Computer Camps – Arlington – June-August Microsoft Store in the Fashion Centre Pentagon City Mall 1100 S. Hayes Street Arlington, VA Begin Monday, June 2 through Thursday, June 5, 2014, from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. […]

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General Interest Items – May 15, 2014

Posted on May 11 2014 by admin

2.1 Jefferson Labs Open House – Newport News – May 17 2.2 Memorial Day – Nationwide – Commemorated May 26   2.1 Jefferson Labs Open House – Newport News – May 17 Jefferson Labs 12000 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA Saturday, May 17, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the […]

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General Interest Items – May 7, 2014

Posted on May 5 2014 by admin

2.1 Military Kid Art Summer Camp – Petersburg – Registration Is Underway; Space Is Limited 2.2 Space Fest – Dayton, OH – May 16-17 2.3 Sales Tax Holiday: Save on Emergency Preparedness Equipment – Virginia – May 25-31   2.1 Military Kid Art Summer Camp – Petersburg – Registration Is Underway; Space Is Limited Christ […]

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General Interest Items – April 30, 2014

Posted on Apr 27 2014 by admin

2.1 ASSE International Student Exchange Program – Statewide 2.2 Writer’s Stylus Basic Course – Stafford – Register by May 26 2.3 Totopotomoy Creek Battlefield Education Day – Mechanicsville – May 30–Register Early 2.4 Let’s Learn Latin Teacher Workshop – Williamsburg – Register by June 13   2.1 ASSE International Student Exchange Program – Statewide Throughout […]

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General Interest Items – April 23, 2014

Posted on Apr 19 2014 by admin

2.1 Lyrid Meteor Shower – Look Up – April 22-24 2.2 Agecroft Hall: The Bard’s Birthday – Richmond – April 26 2.3 Summit Ministries Student Conference – Colorado, Tennessee, and California – Registration Discount Ends April 30 2.4 Articles – The Heartbleed Virus   2.1 Lyrid Meteor Shower – Look Up – April 22-24 Tuesday, […]

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General Interest Items – April 16, 2014

Posted on Apr 13 2014 by admin

2.1 Computer Password Warning Goes Worldwide – Change Passwords NOW 2.2 NASA STEM Program Cubes in Space – Wallop’s Island – Registration Deadline Is April 18 2.3 Hilary Hahn Violin Concert – North Bethesda, MD – April 23 2.4 Civil War Day Camps – New Market – First Registration Deadline Is July 2   2.1 […]

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General Interest Items – April 9, 2014

Posted on Apr 5 2014 by admin

2.1 Host Families Needed: French Cultural Exchange – Winchester Area – Register by May 19   2.1 Host Families Needed: French Cultural Exchange – Winchester Area – Register by May 19 Winchester, Virginia area. June 17 through July 8, 2014. Register by Monday, May 19. This summer, a group of French teens are making a […]

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General Interest Items – April 2, 2014

Posted on Mar 30 2014 by admin

2.1 Powhatan Farmers Kids Market – Powhatan – Begins April 10 2.2 Gaithersburg Book Festival – Gaithersburg, MD – May 17 2.3 Instructables Scientific Method Contest – Deadline Is May 19 2.4 Little Crafters History Camp – Onancock – Register by June 6 2.5 19th Century Kids Camp and Kayak Camp – Onancock – Register […]

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General Interest Items – March 26, 2014

Posted on Mar 23 2014 by admin

2.1 Living History Re-Enactment: Patrick Henry’s Speech – Beaverdam – March 29-30 2.2 A Day with Mars Chocolate – Beaverdam and Richmond – April 12 and 13 2.3  X-STEM Extreme STEM Symposium – Washington, DC – April 24   2.1 Living History Re-Enactment: Patrick Henry’s Speech – Beaverdam – March 29-30 Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown 16120 […]

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General Interest Items – March 19, 2014

Posted on Mar 16 2014 by admin

2.1 Teen Studio: Pinhole Camera and Photography – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates 2.2 It’s a Snake! – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates 2.3 Teen Studio: Blinking Bling – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates 2.4 Check Summer Internships Now!   2.1 Teen Studio: Pinhole Camera and Photography – Multiple Locations and Dates Saturday, April 19, […]

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General Interest Items – March 12, 2014

Posted on Mar 9 2014 by admin

2.1 Engineering for Kids: Straw Rockets – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates 2.2 15th Annual Free Civil War Seminar – Farmville – March 15 2.3 Beautiful Brokenness Pancake Breakfast – Richmond – March 15 2.4 Children’s Art Studio: “Sunrise over Our Community” – Multiple Locations – Registration Opens March 15 2.5 Chesterfield Comic-Con – North […]

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General Interest Items – March 5, 2014

Posted on Mar 1 2014 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 […]

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General Interest Items – February 26, 2014

Posted on Feb 23 2014 by admin

2.1 Movie: God’s Not Dead – Multiple Locations and Dates 2.2 Richard Bland College Spring Open House – Petersburg – March 29 2.3 The House of Representatives App Contest – Deadline Is April 30   2.1 Movie: God’s Not Dead – Multiple Locations and Dates See the website for venues. Opens Friday, March 21, 2014; […]

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General Interest Items – February 19, 2014

Posted on Feb 16 2014 by admin

2.1 U.S. History Bee – Glen Allen – Register by February 28 2.2 Sully Plantation March Events – Chantilly – Begin March 2 2.3 Battle of New Market 150th Anniversary Reenactment – New Market – Best Price by May 7 2.4 Battle of New Market Adventure Camp – New Market – May 17   2.1 […]

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General Interest Items – February 12, 2014

Posted on Feb 8 2014 by admin

2.1 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Visual Arts Contest – Deadline Is March 31 2.2 Mission Trips to Guatemala – Guatemala – First Trip Leaves June 28 2.3 Nurture Little Hearts Book Contest – Deadline Is July 31   2.1 Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign (CVC) Visual Arts Contest – Deadline Is March 31 Entries must […]

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General Interest Items – February 5, 2014

Posted on Feb 2 2014 by admin

2.1 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – February 8 2.2 “Reach at Peak” Rock Climbing for Children on Autism Spectrum at Peak Experience – Midlothian – Ongoing 2.3 Classical Astronomy Mid-Atlantic Astronomy Campout – Shenandoah National Park – Date to Be Determined   2.1 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – February 8 Virginia […]

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General Interest Items – January 29, 2014

Posted on Jan 26 2014 by admin

2.1 Sully Historic Site February Events – Chantilly – First Deadline February 1 2.2 Red, White and Blue and Gray Valentine’s Ball – Harrisonburg – February 15 2.3 Franklin Park Big Band – Centreville – February 16   2.1 Sully Historic Site February Events – Chantilly – First Deadline February 1 Sully Historic Site 3650 […]

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General Interest Items – January 22, 2014

Posted on Jan 19 2014 by admin

2.1 National History Bee – Register by January 24 2.2 Lego Shipbuilding Family Event – Norfolk – February 8   2.1 National History Bee – Register by January 24 Register by January 24, 2014. Online qualifying exams run from January 6 to 24, 2014. Regional Finals run February to April. National Finals (held in Atlanta, […]

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General Interest Items – January 15, 2014

Posted on Jan 12 2014 by admin

2.1 One Ocean Student Film Festival – Deadline Is March 15   2.1 One Ocean Student Film Festival – Deadline Is March 15 Deadline is March 15, 2014. Cost: $10/student (entry fee). Open to students in grades 6 through 12. The student will submit a playable DVD to the address given, paying close attention to […]

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General Interest Items – January 8, 2014

Posted on Jan 4 2014 by admin

2.1 Eastern Shore of Virginia Historical Society Stories and Activities – Onacock – Begins January 11 2.2 Performing Arts Seminar – Richmond – January 11 2.3 Teaching Flexibility and Goal-Directed Behavior – Vienna – January 13 2.4 SMART Competition – Global Contest–Local Teams – Register by January 17 2.5 Museum of the Confederacy: Free 19th-Century […]

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General Interest Items – December 18, 2013

Posted on Dec 14 2013 by admin

2.1 Bryan College Dual-Enrollment Italy Study Tour – Leaves from Bryan College – Best Price January 6, 2014 2.2 Valiant Warrior Quilting by Joshua’s Hands   2.1 Bryan College Dual-Enrollment Italy Study Tour – Leaves from Bryan College – Best Price January 6, 2014 Leaves from Bryan College 721 Bryan Drive Dayton, TN The trip […]

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General Interest Items – December 11, 2013

Posted on Dec 8 2013 by admin

2.1 Festive Sully: Sully Historic Site – Chantilly – Begin December 14 2.2 Virginia Stands for Life Day – Richmond – January 8   2.1 Festive Sully: Sully Historic Site – Chantilly – Begin December 14 Sully Historic Site 3650 Historic Sully Way Chantilly, VA Cost: $7/adult; $6/student; $5/senior and child. Saturdays, December 14 and 21; Sunday, December […]

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