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Diversions week of December 18, 2014

Posted on December 17, 2014 at 2:54 pm

Nutcracker performance at Atlee High School Dec. 20 The Concert Ballet of Virginia will be performing the Nutcracker at Atlee High School this Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2:30 and 7:30, and then again Sunday, Dec. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Hanover County has 19 dancers represented in the ballet this year. Dancers listed from left to right in the back row: Zach Allen, Spencer Menditto, Chris Gatewood. Third row: Madison Bray,

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  • CVMC presents December concerts

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    The Central Virginia Masterworks Chorale, based right here in the Center of the Universe, is busily preparing for its 2014 Christmas concert, “Sing Glory!” Now in its eighth year, the Chorale is excited to present what promises to be a spectacular musical experience. Artistic Director David Sinden will conduct the chorus and the musicians, and Margaret Taylor will accompany. Featured in this year’s concert are Antonio Vivaldi’s Gloria, accompanied by

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  • Humane Society hosts ‘Pet Photos with Santa’ event

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:13 pm

    Dress your pet in his or her holiday finery and join the Hanover Humane Society Saturday, Dec. 20 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for its inaugural “Pet Photos with Santa.”  The event will be held at Hanover Humane’s facility at 12190 Washington Highway in Ashland. For a $10 donation, Hanover Humane will provide a framed digital print of your pet with Santa. As an added bonus, the digital file

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  • Hanover Humane Society holds fundraiser Dec. 23

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Join the Hanover Humane Society Tuesday, Dec. 23 from 5-9 p.m. at Stevi B’s, located at the corner of Route 301 and Atlee Road, for a fundraiser. No voucher is needed for this fundraiser – just mention Hanover Humane at the register during check-out.  This fundraiser applies to all dine-in, carry-out, and token sales. The restaurant’s exact address is 9158 Atlee Road. For more dining information, call (804) 723.5035 or

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  • 2nd annual Santa Paws Tree benefits Hanover’s homeless animals

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:12 pm

    Would you like to help homeless animals during this holiday season? Last year Hanover residents were extremely generous with their donations to the pound at Hanover Animal Control. Over 3,000 pounds of food was collected, along with many other items including bedding, toys, carriers, and pet beds. Once again, Friends of Hanover Dog Parks will be collecting needed items throughout the month of December. The Santa Paws Tree is decorated

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  • Concert Ballet of Virginia presents ‘The Nutcracker’

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 4:11 pm

    The Concert Ballet of Virginia, the state’s oldest continually operating ballet company, presents the full-length version of “The Nutcracker” during the 2014 holiday season. The company’s complete version of this classic family favorite has been popularly hailed as “one of the best renditions in Virginia” and combines beautiful scenery and bright, colorful costumes set off with exciting, enthusiastic performances by dancers from throughout the metro Richmond area and statewide. Performances

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  • Local fire departments continue ‘Santa Runs’

    Posted on December 10, 2014 at 11:00 am

    This schedule is subject to change due to weather and/or fire calls. Ashland Fire Company 1 Sunday, Dec. 14 (1) Henry St. north of R-MC; Berkley Woods Subdivision; A and B streets; 100 Block of Berkley Street; 500 and 600 Block of N. Center St. east; Henry Apts.; NW Henry Lane; 200 Block of Berkley Street; Burruss Apts.; Smithtown Road; Ashland Towne Square. (2) Dale Avenue; S. James St.; Duncan

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