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Didgeridoo Down Under – Enjoy a high-energy, Australian-themed show that combines music, culture, puppetry, comedy, character building, reading motivation and audience participation. It’s interactive, educational and super fun! Perfect for kids and families! Ashland Branch Library Monday, June 24 at 7 p.m. – 201 S. Railroad Avenue in Ashland, (804) 798-4072; Atlee Branch Library Monday, June 24 at 1 p.m. – 9161 Atlee Road in Mechanicsville, (804) 559-0654; Hanover
American Family Fitness is hosting the Family Fun Day Saturday, June 22 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at Virginia Center Commons in the parking lot near the food court entrance. In celebration of the fitness center’s arrival to the mall, the outdoor festivities will include Zumba and kick-boxing demos, a moon bounce, food, games and much more. The event will also feature the Virginia Blood Services, Comcast, B.A.R.K Animal
Accepting Donations The Richard S. Gillis Library in Ashland is now accepting books for their July 4th book sale. Please bring books in good condition to the library at 201 S. Railroad Avenue. We ask that you not drop off more than one carton or two bags of books at a time. The book sale will be held at the Gillis Library July 4 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The Mechanicsville TEA Party will host a Forum Panel Discussion Thursday, June 6 at 7 p.m. on “What is a Conservative” featuring former U.S. Senate Candidate Jamie Radtke, State Senator Tom Garrett and long time Republican activist Todd Vander Pol as panelists discussing the various elements of what defines a conservative today. The program will be moderated by Robin Lawson, editor of the award-winning West Point newspaper, the Tidewater Review.
Not only does the Hanover Tomato Festival have great tomatoes, but it has a great entertainment line-up too! Join us at the entertainment stage to see our headliner, the up-and-coming country artist Craig Wayne Boyd. In 2012, Boyd’s debut country single “I Ain’t No Quitter” reached #35 on the Music Row Chart and #49 on the Billboard Indicator Chart. His current single “Learning To Dance” is on country radio playlists
The Hanover Humane Society and the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education will partner to offer the second annual “Love Our Critters” Art Exhibition from July 1-31. The Exhibition will be held at the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education and will feature animal-themed artwork from a variety of artists. One such artist is Debby Thomas who enjoys painting, drawing, as well as photography. Thomas has always considered herself to
All branches of the Pamunkey Regional Library will be closed Friday, June 7. Families are invited to take part in the 2013 Summer Reading Program at all branches June 8 through Aug. 10. Children can join “Dig into Reading!” while our teen program is “Beneath the Surface.” Adults may join “@ the Library.” Weekly drawings for paperbacks will be held. Many exciting, free programs for families will be taking place