MiddleNeck Living

  • Monday September 07th, 2015
    Party like a conservationist when the Northern Neck Land Conservancy throws its annual celebration at one of the Northern Neck’s most beautiful waterfront farms. Boots & BBQ will be held Sunday, Sept. 13 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at King Copsico Farm in Westmoreland County beside the Potomac River. The farm is the home of two of the Northern Neck’s preeminent environmental advocates, former state delegate ...
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  • Monday September 07th, 2015
    To kick off this year’s Mathews Market Days weekend celebration, Mathews Land Conservancy will be holding a “Party at the Wharf”, an evening of music and dancing, from 5 to 9 p.m. Friday, September 11th, in the riverfront pavilion at Williams Wharf Landing in Mathews, VA. A cash bar and food will be available starting at 5 p.m. “7th Street”, a dance band out of Yorktown, ...
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  • Monday September 07th, 2015
    By Don Hirst Publicist, Northumberland Public Library The Northumberland Public Library’s Summer Reading Program ended with a bang August 26. That was when the library held its final Super Reader Story Hour and more than 40 children and adults attended the the event. The kids listened to Jan Bates, the library’s Coordinator of Children’s Programs, read several books and then made airplane crafts. The library’s regular Story ...
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  • Monday August 31st, 2015
    By Alice Cooper and Don Hirst Northumberland Public Library The Northumberland Public Library hosted its Second Annual Space Camp from August 12 to 14. The summer’s theme was “Every Hero Has a Story,” and about 15 youth ages 8 to 12 learned about Space Heroes, both in history and up to the present day. Participants made space ships, created space-theme parks and ended with blasting off a Mento-CocaCola ...
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  • Monday August 31st, 2015
    Longtime Northumberland Public Library supporter Bill Estell recently dressed for success at the Heathsville Farmers Market to promote Arts Alive. The event takes place Saturday, September 5. Tickets may be obtained at the library, 7204 Northumberland Highway, Heathsville, VA 22473 (or its website www.nplva.org), Mosaics or Wildest Dreams.  Questions? Call the library at (804) 580-5051 for more information. Photo by Bruce Craig.
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  • Monday August 31st, 2015
    On Thursday, September 17, the Habitat for Humanity building site on Wiggins Avenue in Kilmarnock will be transformed into “Volunteer Central.” Lancaster/Northumberland Habitat for Humanity Board President Nan Flynn says that everyone interested in volunteer opportunities is invited to stop by between 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. to learn about the many ways to help Habitat build community on the Northern Neck, one house at a ...
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  • Monday August 31st, 2015
    By Don Hirst Publicist, Northumberland Public Library The final “Read to the Dogs” event that was part of the Northumberland Public Library’s 2015 Summer Reading Program ended Tuesday August 25. The program, held every Tuesday in August, let children of any age may come in with a book in hand and read aloud for 10 minutes or so to a docile dog. Library books also were used. Dog ...
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