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Old Church Garden Fair features plants, bees, music and BBQ May 2

Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:31 am

Shop for deals on garden plants and homemade baked goods, discover beekeeping and enjoy live music, homemade pulled chicken barbeque, historic church tours, and kids’ activities from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturday, May 2, at Immanuel Episcopal Church, 3263 Old Church Road, Mechanicsville. You’ll find old fashioned perennials and cuttings from the gardens of parishioners as well as a variety of bedding plants, herbs, shrubs and trees at the

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  • Community Calendar, week of April 23, 2015

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:30 am

    April 25 The Concert Ballet of Virginia holds rehearsals every Saturday and Sunday at their headquarters in the Hanover Industrial Air Park. The Concert Ballet of Virginia is Hanover’s only resident performing dance company. For information on auditions and practice schedules, call (804) 798-0945.   April 26 The Hanover County Historical Society will welcome Historian Ashley Luskey of the National Park Service Sunday, April 26, at 2:30 p.m. at the

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  • 41st annual Festival of Arts and Sciences set April 25

    Posted on April 22, 2015 at 10:29 am

    Hanover County Public Schools’ 41st annual Festival of the Arts and Sciences will be held Saturday, April 25, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Patrick Henry High School located at 12449 West Patrick Henry Road. Admission is free, and food will be available for purchase. Over 2,000 students will participate in this community event that highlights their accomplishments during the school year. It will feature exhibits and live performances

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  • Hanover Safe Place to offer training

    Posted on April 15, 2015 at 9:58 am

    Hanover Safe Place will be hosting a volunteer training in May. The nonprofit organization is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic individuals who are interested in helping victims of domestic and/or sexual violence in Hanover County.  Volunteer opportunities include, but are not limited to, hospital accompaniment, office tasks, fundraising events, and outreach events. Volunteers must complete the appropriate level of training based on the task they wish to volunteer for. Training will start

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  • Hanover’s Spirit of Volunteerism celebration open to the public

    Posted on April 8, 2015 at 9:59 am

    May 12, Hanover will be celebrating “big hearts” in a big way and everyone is invited to attend. Hanover’s annual Spirit of Volunteerism celebration will be held Tuesday, May 12, at 7 p.m. at the Hanover High School auditorium. This free event is open to the public and celebrates the generosity of daily contributions that volunteers make within our community. It is a gathering for all volunteers, within various organizations

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  • Instrument donation drive underway

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    Hanover County Public Schools is celebrating “Music in Our Schools Month” by holding an instrument donation drive.  During the month of March, anyone interested in donating band or orchestra instruments in good working condition or in need of minor repair is encouraged to drop them off at any HCPS school during normal business hours. All donations that are accepted are tax-deductible. These donations will allow students to have access to

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  • Hanover Humane to offer ‘Loving Critter Camp’

    Posted on March 11, 2015 at 12:00 pm

    The Hanover Humane Society will once again offer its “Loving Critter Camp” this July for animal-loving children (rising third through fifth graders) during summer vacation. Hanover Humane has dedicated this educational program for children in honor of Ms. Diana Lynn Loving, one of Hanover Humane’s patrons. Through the eyes of the children enrolled in “Loving Critter Camp,” Loving’s respect, love, and appreciation for animals will live on. “Loving Critter Camp”

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