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General Interest Items – September 17, 2014

Posted on Sep 14 2014 by admin

2.1 Constitution Day – September 17 2.2 New Market Evening Lantern Tours (Historical) – New Market – October 25   2.1 Constitution Day – September 17 Each year, on or about September 17, we celebrate Constitution Day, the anniversary of the day in 1787 when the Constitutional Convention adjourned and sent the new Constitution to […]

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General Interest Items – September 10, 2014

Posted on Sep 6 2014 by admin

2.1 Time Travelers: Free Ten Historic Houses – Greater Richmond – September 13-14 2.2 Free Private Pilot Ground School – Lynchburg – Register by September 19 2.3 Sully Historic Site Events – Chantilly – Begin September 20 2.4 Duel Reenactment – Surry – September 20 2.5 Happy Birthday Judge Marshall – Richmond – September 20 […]

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General Interest Items – September 3, 2014

Posted on Aug 31 2014 by admin

2.1 Abundant Life Conference for Women – Williamsburg – Best Price by September 6 2.2 Communicators for Christ Conference – Virginia Beach – October 10-11 2.3 Joshua’s Hands: Fall Festival – Waterford – October 11   2.1 Abundant Life Conference for Women – Williamsburg – Best Price by September 6 Ft. Magruder Hotel and Conference […]

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General Interest Items – August 27, 2014

Posted on Aug 24 2014 by admin

2.1 Virginia State Parks – Statewide   2.1 Virginia State Parks – Statewide This is a great time of year to visit our own state parks with many tourists back at home and weather moderate. Start with this page to search for types of activities your family already enjoys or would like to delve into […]

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General Interest Items – August 20, 2014

Posted on Aug 16 2014 by admin

2.1 Andrew Pudewa-Institute for Excellence in Writing Events – Stafford – August 21 and 23 2.2 Maxwell Family: “Energize!” Conference – Midlothian – September 15 2.3 Article: “Three Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church”   2.1 Andrew Pudewa-Institute for Excellence in Writing Events – Stafford – August 21 and 23 St. William […]

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General Interest Items – August 13, 2014

Posted on Aug 9 2014 by admin

2.1 “Go Green Expo” – Newport News – September 13 2.2 Article: “An Open Letter to My Son’s Kindergarten Teacher”   2.1 “Go Green Expo” – Newport News – September 13 Brittingham-Midtown Community Center 570 McLawhorne Drive Newport News, VA Saturday, September 13, 2014, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free and open to the […]

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General Interest Items – August 6, 2014

Posted on Aug 3 2014 by admin

2.1 Creation Museum Offers Free Admission for Kids – Petersburg, KY – Ends December 31   2.1 Creation Museum Offers Free Admission for Kids – Petersburg, KY – Ends December 31 Ken Ham’s Creation Museum is offering free general admission for children 12 and under throughout 2014 when children are accompanied by at least one […]

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General Interest Items – July 30, 2014

Posted on Jul 27 2014 by admin

2.1 Play: Richard III – Richmond – Ends August 3   2.1 Play: Richard III – Richmond – Ends August 3 Agecroft 4305 Sulgrave Road Richmond, VA Performances Thursday through Sunday evenings at 8 p.m., until Sunday, August 3. Cost: $30/adult; $20/senior (65 and over) or Richmond Area Professional Theater (RAPT) member; $15/student (18 and […]

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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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