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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

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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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General Interest Items – May 3, 2013

Posted on Apr 28 2013 by admin

2.1 Herb Tour of Fort Boykin – Isle of Wight – Register by May 10 2.2 Civil War Adventure Camp and Reenactment – New Market – Register by May 13 2.3 Quilting Camp – Waterford – June 10-14   2.1 Herb Tour of Fort Boykin – Isle of Wight – Register by May 10 Fort […]

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General Interest Items – April 24, 2013

Posted on Apr 21 2013 by admin

2.1 “Duck and Cover” Cold War History – Smithfield – Register by May 3 2.2 Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar Events – Richmond – Begin May 4 2.3 Regent University Government Day Camp – Virginia Beach – Best Price by May 31 2.4 Article – “Home Libraries Provide Huge Educational Advantage”   2.1 “Duck […]

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General Interest Items – April 17, 2013

Posted on Apr 15 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Educator Events – Chester – Begin April 18 2.2 Holocaust Film with Speakers: “Rewriting History” – Richmond – April 18 2.3 Henricus: Colonial Militia Muster and Games – Chester – April 27   2.1 Henricus Educator Events – Chester – Begin April 18 Henricus Historical Park 251 Henricus Park Road Chester, VA Educator […]

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General Interest Items – April 11, 2013

Posted on Apr 7 2013 by admin

2.1 Summer Music Institutes – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates   2.1 Summer Music Institutes – Multiple Locations – Multiple Dates Locations include Virginia (Richmond), Maryland, and European tours. The first start date is July 1, 2013. Costs vary by half-day, full-day, and boarding options, as well as European tours. Students range in age from […]

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General Interest Items – April 8, 2013

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2.1 Volunteer Opportunity: Bacon’s Castle – Surry – Ongoing 2.2 Host Families Needed – Richmond Area 2.3 Civil War Center at Historic Tredegar Events – Richmond – Begin April 6   2.1 Volunteer Opportunity: Bacon’s Castle – Surry – Ongoing Bacon’s Castle 465 Bacon’s Castle Trail Surry, VA Ongoing opportunities exist at Bacon’s Castle from […]

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General Interest Items – March 28, 2013

Posted on Mar 24 2013 by admin

2.1 Free Answers in Genesis Conference – Northern Virginia – April 5-7 2.2 U.S. Capitol Bible Reading Marathon – Washington, D.C. – April 28-May 2 2.3 Article – “What Do Employers Really Want from College Grads?”   2.1 Free Answers in Genesis Conference – Northern Virginia – April 5-7 Centreville Baptist Church 15100 Lee Highway […]

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General Interest Items – March 20, 2013

Posted on Mar 17 2013 by admin

2.1 Aikman Opportunity Award for Young Christian Writers – Deadline Is May 1 2.2 Blue Star Museums – Nationwide – Emphasis Is Memorial Day to Labor Day Annually   2.1 Aikman Opportunity Award for Young Christian Writers – Deadline Is May 1 Deadline is May 1, 2013. The grand prize is $20,000, with the possibility […]

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General Interest Items – March 13, 2013

Posted on Mar 10 2013 by admin

2.1 For the Birds Family Fun Day – Newport News – April 6 2.2 Amy Writing Award – First Deadline Is July 15   2.1 For the Birds Family Fun Day - Newport News – April 6 Virginia Living Museum (VLM) 524 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard Newport News, VA Saturday, April 6, 2013, from 9 a.m. to […]

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General Interest Items – March 6, 2013

Posted on Mar 3 2013 by admin

2.1 Veterinary Medical Career Fair – Alexandria – March 10 2.2 USO Art Contest – Deadline Is March 30   2.1 Veterinary Medical Career Fair – Alexandria – March 10 Westin Alexandria 400 Courthouse Square Alexandria, VA Sunday, March 10, 2013, from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. Free and open to any high school or […]

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General Interest Items – February 27, 2013

Posted on Feb 24 2013 by admin

2.1 Learning Differences Simulation – Richmond – March 7 2.2 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program – Deadline Is March 15 2.3 Rain Barrel Workshop – Newport News – March 23   2.1 Learning Differences Simulation – Richmond – March 7 The New Community School 4211 Hermitage Road Richmond, VA Thursday, March 7, 2013, from 6:30 p.m. […]

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General Interest Items – February 20, 2013

Posted on Feb 16 2013 by admin

2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in April 2.2 Article – Teacher’s Union President: Teach the Basics and Radical Politics   2.1 Henricus Historical Park Camps – Chester – Begin in April Henricus Historical Park 51 Henricus Park Road Chester, VA Henricus Historical Park will present a wide variety of day camps […]

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General Interest Items – February 13, 2013

Posted on Feb 10 2013 by admin

2.1 Dover Coloring Contest – Deadline Is March 2   2.1 Dover Coloring Contest – Deadline Is March 2 Deadline is Saturday, March 2, 2013. Open to all ages, with divisions for those under age 12, ages 12 to 18, and age 18 and over. Color a page from one of Dover Publication’s stained glass […]

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