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Artists, the May 31 deadline for participation in the Second Annual “Love Our Critters” Art Exhibition is rapidly approaching! The “Love Our Critters” event is being organized by The Hanover Humane Society and the Montpelier Center for Arts and Education. Featured artwork will be on display at the Montpelier Center at 17205 Mountain Road in Montpelier from July 2 -31. An opening reception featuring a silent auction and sale will
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.
Pamunkey River Garden Club will meet Saturday, April 13 at 10:30 a.m., at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, in Rooms 111-113, 8209 Shady Grove Road, Mechanicsville. The Program will be a “Bonsai Workshop” by Randy Sharp Heise. Each member will create a bonsai to take home. Cost is $7 per member. This includes the small needled evergreen, container, and soil. Bring your pruners. All are welcome. Any questions, please contact
Seven generations after the beginning of the Civil War, another wave of volunteers is about to descend on America’s storied battlegrounds – only this array of dedicated men and women will be armed with paintbrushes, trash bags and weed-whackers. Saturday, April 6, history buffs and preservationists from around the country will team up with the Civil War Preservation Trust (CWPT) to help clean and restore America’s priceless battlefields, cemeteries and
This year’s historic garden tour in Ashland is named “From Gentleman’s Farm to the Present” and features four country properties, a church, a luncheon, and two flower demonstrations. Tours will be offered Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Bella Terra,” located at 11019 Old Washington Highway, Glen Allen. “Old Elmont School,” at 11174 Elmont Road, Ashland, is a former 1911 four-room elementary school and is now home
The Hanover and Henrico offices of Virginia Cooperative Extension will be hosting the Richmond Area Vegetable Producers Meeting Feb. 27, 2013. This seminar will run from 8:30 a.m. till 3 p.m. and will be of interest to both commercial vegetable producers and backyard gardeners. Topics will include soil management and analysis, common vegetable diseases, pumpkin and watermelon production, vegetable variety updates and farm certification procedures for both GAP (Good Agricultural
This year’s historic garden tour in Ashland is named “From Gentleman’s Farm to the Present” and features four country properties, a church, a luncheon, and two flower demonstrations. Tours will be offered Saturday, April 20 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Bella Terra,” located at 11019 Old Washington Highway, Glen Allen, is a 2006 French Colonial home with Italian influence, which sits on 8.5 acres on Thomas Mill Pond on