MiddleNeck Living

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  • Monday August 31st, 2015 urbanna2
    Last year, the Town Museum introduced Urbanna’s First Annual Founders’ Day Celebration. Despite concerns that we started too late and had plans too large, it was a rousing success! They to do at least as well this year. Urbanna’s Founders’ Day was conceived and developed by members of the Town Museum’s volunteer advisory committee. Last year the focus was on the return of the restored John Mitchell ...
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  • Monday August 24th, 2015
    The Kilmarnock Museum is seeking information about Hackney’s Castle, which was located on Boys’ Camp property (Boys’ Camp Road) through the 1940’s. Information is astoundingly limited about both the “Castle” as well as Armour Scull Hackney.  The lack of information is most glaring when trying to even confirm that Hackney even had ties to the region.  There is no census data to support him being in ...
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  • Monday August 24th, 2015
    A Summer Health Academy sponsored by Rappahannock Community College’s Health Sciences department introduced rising seventh and eighth graders to concepts of health and basic safety in emergency situations. Seven students from the middle schools of Gloucester, King William, Lancaster, Middlesex, and Northumberland Counties came to RCC’s Kilmarnock Center, July 20-23, to learn from instructor Robin Kinsella. “Safety and emergency preparedness are important at all times,” says ...
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  • Monday August 24th, 2015 Northumberland_County,_Virginia_seal
    Thursday, Friday and Saturday September 3-5   The Northumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe is open Thursday and Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.Saturday’s hours are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Book Shoppe is located at 7072 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA 22473, just a short distance from the library. Prices range from 50 cents for paperbacks and children’s books to $3 for new ...
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  • Monday August 24th, 2015
    A festive open house event on August 14, plus an appearance at the New Kent County Fair, marked the grand opening of Rappahannock Community College’s latest off-campus site. New Kent residents were invited to tour the site and discuss the many programs and classes that will be offered there. In preparation for the Fall 2015 semester, more and more new furniture, equipment, and computers continue ...
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  • Monday August 24th, 2015
    The Rappahannock Community College Educational Foundation’s Rappahannock Institute for Lifelong Learning (RILL) is fortunate to have been able to offer the expert instruction of well-known author Gail Wilson Kenna for the last ten years. Kenna’s popular courses owe much to the fact that she has never ceased to strive for improvement in her own writing. Among the awards and honors—too numerous to mention—that Kenna has gained, ...
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  • Monday August 17th, 2015
    By Don Hirst Publicist, Northumberland Public Library Magicians, Mighty Mouse, Cinderella and more wowed scores of children and parents during the Northumberland Public Library’s Readers Theater performance on Wednesday August 5. The performance, held in the Heathsville United Methodist Church, capped a free two-day workshop for kids of middle school age who signed up for it. The program began with the Hughes Brothers Magic Show. Seth Hughes and ...
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