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Diversions week of February 26, 2015

Posted on February 25, 2015 at 3:11 pm

Through Feb. 28 The Montpelier Center for Arts & Education will host an exhibit for Charlene Lehto “A Winter Break.” The artist is a Mechanicsville resident and will present her landscape interpretations on our west and north gallery walls through Feb. 28. On our east wall, we will present an exhibition on loan from our educational partner, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, “They Call It Stormy Weather,” also running

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  • Concord Baptist continues Cinderella’s Closet

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:31 am

    As hard as it is to believe, spring is on the way and so is prom season. Cinderella’s Closet, a ministry of Concord Baptist Church, will hold its annual “Shopping Day” Saturday, March 21, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at the church. Concord is located at 15625 Concord Road, not far from the Frog Level Fire Department. All middle and high school-age girls are

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  • Program focuses on social lives of teens in the past

    Posted on February 18, 2015 at 11:24 am

    If you did not grow up in Ashland or Hanover County between 1940 and 1970 you may have no idea what life was like here in those days. The period between World War II and the waning days of the Vietnam War saw many changes to society, the educational system and everyday life, including desegregation, Rock ‘N’ Roll, fashion trends, employment opportunities, and war and civil rights protests. “Growing Up

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  • Ruritan Club hosts Salt Fish Breakfast to benefit Hanover Arc

    Posted on February 11, 2015 at 1:02 pm

    The Independence Ruritan Club is excited to invite the community to an “All-you-can-eat Salt Fish Breakfast” Saturday, Feb. 14 from 6:45 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. The benefit breakfast will be held at Independence Ruritan Club Community House at14033 Independence Road Ashland, VA 23005. Also available for take-out, the full breakfast menu includes the following hot and fresh items: salt herring fillets, scrambled eggs, bacon, grits, spiced apples, corn bread, orange

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  • Anti-bullying program coming to Liberty Middle School

    Posted on February 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

    Friday, Feb. 6, Bluemont Concert Series, in partnership with the Arbonne Charitable Foundation, will present two special educational programs featuring storyteller Dylan Pritchett to the students at Liberty Middle School. These interactive and educational programs will include a strong anti-bullying message. A Williamsburg native, Pritchett has worked as the African-American programs specialist for Colonial Williamsburg and is currently a teaching artist in the John F. Kennedy Center’s Partners in Education

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  • Ashland Theater announces film club lineup

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:38 pm

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    Ashland’s landmark art-deco design movie theater has reopened to sell-out crowds and has plenty to offer movie buffs over the next two months. As part of ongoing programming, the theater will screen four classic award-winning films for the “Ashland Film Club” series.

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  • Pooch Pursuit, K-9 Heroes Day comes to Pole Green

    Posted on January 28, 2015 at 2:34 pm

    April 18, Pole Green Park in Mechanicsville is going to the dogs. Start the morning off with the Pooch Pursuit 5K / 1-mile walk fun run. The course is the same one that the Junior Olympic Cross Country Championships uses. Pooch Pursuit starts at 9 a.m., with all registered participants receiving a human and dog friendly treat bag. No onsite registration is available. Awards will be presented to the top

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