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General Interest Items – December 4, 2013

Posted on Nov 24 2013 by admin

2.1 Discount Tickets to the Creation Museum – Purchase by December 18, 2013 and Use Within a Year 2.2 Outdoor Experiences Writing Contest – Deadline Is February 3, 2014 2.3 Virginia State Bar Essay Contest – Deadline Is February 13, 2014 2.4 Discounts and Special Programs for Adult and Senior Citizen Students   2.1 Discount […]

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General Interest Items – November 21, 2013

Posted on Nov 16 2013 by admin

2.1 Regency Style Tea and Dance – Colonial Williamsburg – Register by December 6 2.2 Battle of Great Bridge Reenactment – Chesapeake – December 7-8 2.3 Holiday Open House at Ker Place – Onancock – December 14   2.1 Regency Style Tea and Dance – Colonial Williamsburg – Register by December 6 Bruton Parish Hall […]

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General Interest Items – November 13, 2013

Posted on Nov 10 2013 by admin

2.1 Library Amnesty – York County (Check Your Area) – Ends November 16 (Check Your Area) 2.2 Winter Preparedness Week – Virginia – December 1-7 2.3 Virginia Museum of the Civil War: Christmas on the Farm – New Market – December 7   2.1 Library Amnesty – York County (Check Your Area) – Ends November […]

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General Interest Items – November 6, 2013

Posted on Nov 2 2013 by admin

2.1 Association of Pro-Life Nurses 2014 Essay Scholarship – Deadline Is February 15, 2014   2.1 Association of Pro-Life Nurses 2014 Scholarship – Deadline Is February 15, 2014 Deadline is February 15, 2014. National Association of Pro-life Nurses announces its 2013-2014 scholarship for nursing students! Open to any pro-life nursing student currently enrolled in a […]

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General Interest Items – October 30, 2013

Posted on Oct 27 2013 by admin

2.1 Lecture: Andy Crouch on “Creativity, Power and Our Christian Calling” – Richmond – November 6 2.2 Bank of America “Troop Thanks” – Ends November 11 2.3 Worldview Weekend Conference – Branson, Missouri – April 2014   2.1 Lecture: Andy Crouch on “Creativity, Power, and Our Christian Calling” – Richmond – November 6 Reveille United […]

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General Interest Items – October 23, 2013

Posted on Oct 19 2013 by admin

2.1 Keeping Up with Common Core 2.2 Article – The Benefits of Reciprocal Museum, Garden, and Zoo Memberships   2.1 Keeping Up with Common Core Truth in American Education (TAE) is a national, non-partisan group of concerned parents and citizens. They have a free newsletter with frequent articles on all things Common Core (CC). CC […]

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General Interest Items – October 16, 2013

Posted on Oct 13 2013 by admin

2.1 History Essay Contest – Deadline Is November 8 2.2 Article – “Learn to Ignore the Internet and Steal Back Your Concentration”   2.1 History Essay Contest – Deadline Is November 8 Deadline is November 8, 2013. Open to high school students at a public or private high school in one of Dominion Virginia Power’s […]

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General Interest Items – October 9, 2013

Posted on Oct 5 2013 by admin

2.1 Auburnlea Farm Fall Festival – Gladys – Begin October 12 2.2 Upward Basketball and Cheerleading League – Richmond – Best Price by October 27 2.3 Free Resources for International Day of Prayer (for Persecuted Church) – November 3 2.4 Bland Music Scholarship – Statewide – Competitions Begin in January 2014   2.1 Auburnlea Farm […]

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General Interest Items – October 2, 2013

Posted on Sep 29 2013 by admin

2.1 Tuckahoe YMCA Book Sale – Henrico – October 7-10 2.2 Sue Becker with Breadbeckers – Richmond – October 10 2.3 Sully Historic Site Fall Events – Chantilly – Begin November 2 2.4 American College of the Building Arts Open Houses – Charleston, South Carolina – November 9 2.5 Veterans Day – Nationwide – Dates […]

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General Interest Items – September 25, 2013

Posted on Sep 22 2013 by admin

2.1 Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair – Dulles – September 27-28 2.2 Constituting America Contests – Deadline Is July 4, 2014   2.1 Change the World: Science and Engineering Careers Fair – Dulles – September 27-28 Dulles Town Center 21100 Dulles Town Circle Dulles, VA 20166 Dulles Town Center is located at […]

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General Interest Items – September 18, 2013

Posted on Sep 15 2013 by admin

2.1 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – Register by September 20 2.2 Go Green Expo with Farm Documentary, Much More – Newport News – September 21 2.3 Sully Historic Site Events – Chantilly – September 22 Through October 2.4 Rock Climbing for Children with Autism – Midlothian – Begins October 3 then Open Enrollment […]

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General Interest Items – September 11, 2013

Posted on Sep 8 2013 by admin

2.1 Youth Services Citizen Board – Chesterfield – Meetings Held First Mondays   2.1 Youth Services Citizen Board – Chesterfield – Meetings Held First Mondays Community Development Building, Multipurpose Room 9800 Government Center Parkway Chesterfield, VA Meetings are held on the first Monday of every month (September-June) from 5:15 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. There is […]

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General Interest Items – September 5, 2013

Posted on Sep 1 2013 by admin

2.1 Patriot Day – Nationwide – September 11 2.2 To Kill a Mockingbird and Southern Culture – Onancock – September 28 2.3 DAR Essay Contests: Middle School and High School – Deadline Is October 31 2.4 Arts and Crafts Class – Goochland – Register by November 1   2.1 Patriot Day – Nationwide – September […]

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General Interest Items – August 28, 2013

Posted on Aug 25 2013 by admin

2.1 Joshua’s Hands Fall Festival – Western Loudoun County – October 5 2.2 Ride the Tide and Godspeed – Onancock – October 19-21   2.1 Joshua’s Hands Fall Festival – Western Loudoun County - October 5 Western Loudoun County (Guthrie Farm) Directions on the website Saturday, October 5, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public; suitable for everyone! Bring […]

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General Interest Items – August 21, 2013

Posted on Aug 18 2013 by admin

2.1 Detecting History: Metal Relics of the Civil War – Petersburg – August 24   2.1 Detecting History: Metal Relics of the Civil War – Petersburg – August 24 Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier 6125 Boydton Plank Road Petersburg, VA Saturday, August 24, 2014, from 9 a.m. to […]

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General Interest Items – August 14, 2013

Posted on Aug 11 2013 by admin

2.1 Art of Marriage Seminar – Midlothian – September 20-21 2.2 Bluefield College Open House – Bluefield – September 21   2.1 Art of Marriage Seminar – Midlothian – September 20-21 Tomahawk Creek Middle School 1600 Learning Place Loop Midlothian, VA Friday, September 20, 2014, from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; continuing Saturday, September 21, […]

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General Interest Items – August 7, 2013

Posted on Aug 4 2013 by admin

2.1 Tredegar Iron Works Civil War Events – Richmond – Begin August 10 2.2 Article – “Old-Fashioned Play Builds Serious Skills”   2.1 Tredegar Iron Works Civil War Events – Richmond – Begin August 10 The American Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar 500 Tredegar Street Richmond, VA Cost: $8/adult; $4/student (ages 6 through 17); […]

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General Interest Items – July 31, 2013

Posted on Jul 28 2013 by admin

2.1 Liberty University Civil War Seminar – Lynchburg – Register by September 9   2.1 Liberty University Civil War Seminar – Lynchburg – Register by September 9 Arthur S. DeMoss Learning Center, located on the main campus of LU. Liberty University 1971 University Boulevard Lynchburg, VA Friday, September 13, through Sunday, September 15, 2013; see […]

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General Interest Items – July 24, 2013

Posted on Jul 21 2013 by admin

2.1 Virginia County Fairs – Multiple Locations and Dates   2.1 Virginia County Fairs – Multiple Locations and Dates From the Virginia Tourism folks comes this list of county fairs all over the state. See if there is one near you. Have you or your children ever entered a fair with homemade goods or with […]

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General Interest Items – July 17, 2013

Posted on Jul 14 2013 by admin

2.1 Summer Bridge: High School Math Camps – Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads Region – August 12, 14, and 16 and As Arranged   2.1 Summer Bridge: High School Math Camps – Virginia Beach and Hampton Roads Region – August 12, 14, and 16 and As Arranged Private home Virginia Beach (Town Center area), VA […]

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General Interest Items – July 10, 2013

Posted on Jul 7 2013 by admin

2.1 New High School Literary Magazine: Estuary – First Edition in July   2.1 New High School Literary Magazine: Estuary – First Edition in July A new literary magazine called Estuary is accepting submissions from high school students. Any high school student, homeschooled or not, may submit work for consideration and possible publication. This magazine […]

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General Interest Items – June 26, 2013

Posted on Jun 22 2013 by admin

2.1 John Adams on the Celebration of America’s Independence – July 4 2.2 FAYM Chorus Camp – Fredericksburg – Best Price by July 5 2.3 Virginia Museum of the Civil War: Jacob Bushong’s Birthday – New Market – August 17 2.4 Shooting Stars Square Dance Club Hoedown – Norfolk – August 17 2.5 Forty or […]

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General Interest Items – June 19, 2013

Posted on Jun 17 2013 by admin

2.1 Caroline County Agricultural Fair – Ruther Glen – July 10-13   2.1 Caroline County Agricultural Fair – Ruther Glen – July 10-13 Caroline County Agricultural Fair Grounds 8332 County Fair Lane Ruther Glen, VA Wednesday and Thursday, July 10 and 11, 2013, from 5 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.; Friday, July 12, from 4 p.m. […]

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General Interest Items – June 12, 2013

Posted on Jun 10 2013 by admin

2.1 Civil War Day Camp – New Market – Register by July 18   2.1 Civil War Day Camp – New Market – Register by July 18 Virginia Museum of the Civil War 8895 George Collins Parkway New Market, VA Monday through Wednesday, July 22 through 24, 2013, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost: […]

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YWAM: Hero Biographies Review

Posted on Jun 5 2013 by admin

Years ago, I started a formal curriculum with my oldest. A good friend had wisely advised us to simply enjoy learning in the early years, but by this time, we were ready start something with a little more structure. The curriculum that we chose incorporated a number of the YWAM: Youth With a Mission Hero […]

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General Interest Items – June 5, 2013

Posted on Jun 3 2013 by admin

2.1 Virginia Museum of the Civil War Camp – New Market – Register by July 5 2.2 Summer Camp: “That Dance Thing” – Mechanicsville – July 15-19   2.1 Virginia Museum of the Civil War Camp – New Market – Register by July 5 Virginia Museum of the Civil War 8895 George Collins Parkway New […]

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General Interest Items – May 30, 2013

Posted on May 26 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early 2.2 Mini-Terms for College Credit – Oklahoma and Non-Credit Online Option – Oklahoma Program Begins June 18 2.3 International Christian Concern Seeks Interns and Volunteers   2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in June; Register Early Henricus Historical Park […]

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General Interest Items – May 22, 2013

Posted on May 18 2013 by admin

2.1 Year of the Historic Home – Virginia – 2013 2.1 Year of the Historic Home – Virginia – 2013 Governor McDonnell has proclaimed 2013 the Year of the Virginia Historic Home to recognize more than 100 historic homes across Virginia. Check the Virginia Tourism website for a listing of many of these fascinating sites and your local […]

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General Interest Items – May 15, 2013

Posted on May 12 2013 by admin

2.1 Peace Officers Memorial Day – United States – May 15 2.2 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – Register by June 7 2.3 Young Writers’ Workshop in the Valley – Winchester – June 27 and/or 28 2.4 Volunteers Wanted: Henricus Historical Park – Chester – Ongoing 2.5 History and Science Camps – Multiple Locations […]

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General Interest Items – May 8, 2013

Posted on May 5 2013 by admin

2.1 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday – Virginia – May 25 through 31   2.1 Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday – Virginia – May 25 through 31 Virginia, Statewide Saturday, May 25 through Friday, May 31, 2013. Hurricane season in Virginia begins on June 1 annually. To help citizens […]

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