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Summer Camps Announced by Parks, Recreation & Tourism

Check out these summer camps being offered by Gloucester Parks, Recreation & Tourism!


Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring an Experience Gloucester History Day Camp on July 19-23 from 9:00 am to Noon at the Gloucester Museum of History. The camp is for rising 4th and 5th graders. Campers will explore the court circle, Gloucester Museum of History, Rosewell Ruins and a Revolutionary War encampment. Learn Gloucester’s rich history and how local folks had an impact on our state and nation. The fee is $59 and the deadline to register is July 12.


Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring two Performing Arts Camps, under the direction of Karen Scalf for ages 8-11 “Disney” will be the theme of the camp. This camp meets from 9:00 to noon. For girls ages 12-17, the camp theme is “Show Music Choir.” This camp meets from 1:00-4:00 pm. Both camps are $59.00 and will be held at T.C. Walker from June 28-July 1. The deadline to register is June 21.

To sign up, visit: or call 804-693-2355.

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Open Interviews – Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society

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The Gloucester-Mathews Humane Society is conducting interviews Thursday May 20th from 12PM-2PM, no appointment is needed! They are looking for entry-level animal caregivers, no experience is needed. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and motivated to work, as they are prepared to extend employment offers on the spot! Applicants should bring their resume and two forms of identification to be eligible. Please come to their front lobby doors.

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Who Dunnit? Gloucester Chamber and Abingdon Ruritan Club to present Murder/Mystery Dinner Theater

What is a Murder Mystery Dinner? A murder mystery to be solved. The guests will take on the role of entertainers and characters. At some point in the evening, while enjoying some delicious food and drinks, one of the guests will be “killed’ by one of the other participants. The remainder of the evening after dinner and desserts will be spent piecing together clues in an attempt to determine who the murderer is amongst the party.

The guests are a group mixed of Chamber members and Ruritans in a jazz club set in New York City (Abingdon Ruritan Club transformed) during the Roaring 20s.

The event will be held at The Abingdon Ruritan Club, 8784 Guinea Road, Hayes, VA 23072 June 5 from 6-9 p.m.

Purchase tickets by visiting here. Only a limited number of tickets can be sold.

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Upcoming Living Well Zoom Series from Virginia Cooperative Extension – Free and Open to the Public

Registration Links: June 13, 2021, 6-7 PM – New Dietary Guidelines

June 14, 2021, 6-7 PM – Label Reading & Food Demonstration

June 15, 2021, 6-7 PM – Food Budgeting, Becoming an MFE Volunteer, & Goal Setting

June 16, 2021, 6-7 PM – Stress Management for Parents and Youth, Cool Inside/Outside Activities

June 17, 2021, 6-7 PM – Saving Money, & Housing Update

June 18, 2021, 6-7 PM – Movement & Mindfulness – Family & Consumer Sciences Upcoming Programs