MiddleNeck Living

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  • Monday August 10th, 2015
    Approximately 100 YMCA campers and counselors, Northumberland County children and parents, and Walnut Street Day Campers participated in the Northumberland Public Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program Special Reading Event finale. The event was held at the Northumberland Family YMCA in Heathsville on Monday July 27. Nathan Moore, a Water Safety Instructor, conducted an informal but informative presentation on “How to be a Water Safety Hero” and ...
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  • Monday August 10th, 2015
    Three free Computer Training Workshops will be held in August and September at the Northumberland Public Library. The dates are Tuesday August 18, Tuesday August 25 and Tuesday September 8. The training sessions, conducted by Shaneak Cockrell, will start at 1:30 p.m. Ipad training is scheduled for August 18 while Microsoft Word will be taught on August 25. Finally, Kindle and tablet training is slated ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    Saturday, August 22nd, Trinity United Methodist Church will host GospelFest.  A fun event filled with music, refreshments and good messages.  This years event features “Sounds of the Spirit” from Mechanicsville; Peggy and Lee Venable; and Jim Ashworth.  The event kicks of at 5 p.m., and its for a good cause.  All proceeds benefit the Tappahannock Free Clinic.
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    A Summer STEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics) Academy at Rappahannock Community College’s Warsaw Campus, July 13-17, gave 23 sixth, seventh, and eighth graders the opportunity to build underwater Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs). Kits and instructions were provided by the SeaPerch program (named after U.S.S. Perch, an innovative World War II submarine), which equips students and instructors with resources to teach engineering concepts, problem solving, ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    The Northumberland Public Library held its final Lego Build of the summer July 28. The popular program drew nearly two dozen eager kids each Tuesday in July from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Lego builds were held July 7, 14, 21 and 28 and the free event was open to all children ages 6 and up. A snack also was served. Participants could either bring ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    A few openings are still available for the Northumberland Public Library’s Space Heroes Camp that leaves the launch pad August 12. The three-day event, for children ages 8 to 12, is being held at the library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. August 12, 13 and 14. It is the library’s second annual Space Camp and will feature hand-on science. Last year’s event drew about a ...
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  • Monday August 03rd, 2015
    By Travers Eubank The streets of Kilmarnock were gridlocked.  People strolled the sidewalks, shoulder to shoulder, breaking the traditional small town visage that normally permeates the quaint Steptoes district.  Cars queued at lights for a quarter mile in either direction.  It was apparent that Food Truck Friday had given the town a taste of excitement.  As I meandered up Main St., I first encountered Barbara’s Hot ...
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