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 2nd Annual Open Juried Show by Gloucester Arts on Main

The 2nd Annual Open Juried Art Show will be taking place from April 5 @ 6:00 pm through April 27 @ 8:00 pm. Over 150 submissions were entered and judged by Jennifer Morningstar, Gallery Manager of the Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center, with 58 pieces selected for the show. The winners will receive the following:
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1st Place – $300 plus a future Solo Show at Arts on Main
2nd Place – $200
3rd Place – $100
 
The opening is on April 5th from 6pm-8pm and is free and open to the public, with beer, wine and paninis available.
 
For more information, be sure to check out their Facebook event page!


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Celebrate Healthy Living Day

The Middle Peninsula-Northern Neck Community Services Board’s (MPNN CSB) Prevention Service Division, in partnership with the MPNN Healthy Community Action Team (HCAT), would like to invite you to attend the 7th Annual Celebrate Healthy Living Day Event that will take place on Saturday, April 27th at Woodville Park (3904 Woodville Park Road, Hayes) from 10AM – 2 PM!
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This is a free event that will include:
– Food & Exercise
– Giveaways
– Local Farmers
– Raffles
– Youth Activities
– Demos

VENDORS WELCOME! To register, go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/CHLD2019

For more information, or to get involved with the HCAT, please contact MPNN Prevention at 804-642-5402 or prevent@mpnn.state.va.us. To keep up with the event, check out the Facebook page!


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Well Water Clinic

Registration is open for Virginia Cooperative Extension’s (VCE) Well Water Clinics in Gloucester, Middlesex and Mathews counties! The cost is $60, but VCE has limited scholarship funds for those unable to afford the testing fee. The dates, times, and locations for the available kickoff meetings (where participants will receive the testing kits, instructions, and some basic education on well water maintenance) will be:

– May 6th at 10:00 AM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester
– May 6th at 7:00 PM at Cooks Corner – 2893 Gen. Puller Hwy, Saluda
– May 7th at 10:00 AM at Mathews Extension Office – 10494 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews
– May 7th at 7:00 PM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester

The sample drop off day will be the morning of May 8th at the Extension office in Gloucester (no later than 9:00 AM), the Extension office in Mathews (no later than 9:30 AM), or the Extension office in Middlesex (no later than 10:00 AM, 44 Oakes Landing, Saluda).

The interpretation meeting, where participants will receive their confidential results back (which can also be mailed or picked up at an Extension office at another time if unable to make one of the meetings below) will be:

– June 10th at 10:00 AM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester
– June 10th at 7:00 PM at Cooks Corner – 2893 Gen. Puller Hwy, Saluda
– June 11th at 10:00 AM at Mathews Extension Office – 10494 Buckley Hall Road, Mathews
– June 11th at 7:00 PM at Gloucester Extension Office – 7400 Carriage Court, Gloucester

If you would like to register for a well water clinic, feel free to email Glenn Sturm at gjsturm@vt.edu or call the Gloucester Extension office at 804-693-2602