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Clean Gloucester Day

Gloucester Clean Community’s Clean Gloucester Day will be held Saturday, March 16th from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Individuals, groups, and businesses are encouraged to help the community by participating in this county-wide litter cleanup!
The Clean Community Office provides litter cleanup supplies including litter grabbers, buckets and trash bags. Coordinator Leslie Bowie reports that most participants have identified a preferred cleanup location, but the office can also suggest areas where litter collects.
Registration forms for the event are available on the Clean Community website Interested volunteers may also contact the Clean Community Office at 693-5370.

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1-2-3 Magic

Families have an opportunity to learn about an evidence-based discipline program that uses straightforward methods for managing child behavior on Tuesday, February 5th at Botetourt Elementary School from 6:00-7:00 PM. The event includes a meal for families, sponsored by Five Rivers Woman’s Club.

The seminar will be facilitated by Jennifer Tingley, a nationally certified school psychologist who currently serves as the Special Education Coordinator for Gloucester County Public Schools. She has a doctorate in educational administration and served as a school psychologist for 17 years. She’s also a parent of two daughters who enjoys facilitating parent groups.

Based on feedback from participants, upcoming seminars will focus on sibling rivalry and blended families. Participants can attend as many or as few as they deem appropriate or convenient.

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The program is sponsored by Gloucester Community Engagement and Gloucester County Public Schools. Space is limited and reservations should be made ahead of time by contacting Valerie Lewis, Engagement Coordinator, at 804-693-0654 or

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Concert at Abingdon Church, featuring Seraph Brass Quintet

Abingdon Episcopal Church, on Route 17 in White Marsh, Gloucester County, will be hosting the Seraph Brass Quintet in the third concert this season in the Arts at Abingdon Series. The concert will be held Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:00 pm at the church. Admission is free but a free-will offering will be accepted.

Seraph Brass is a dynamic brass ensemble drawing from a roster of America’s top female brass players. Seraph Brass has toured throughout the United States, Mexico, and Europe and is on the roster of Dow Artists and the Manhattan Music Ensemble. Also, many members of Seraph Brass have performed with Adele on her North American tour.
Seating is limited so plan to arrive early! For further information, please call the Abingdon Church Parish Office at (804) 693-3035.