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Community Calendar week of October 23, 2014

Posted on October 22, 2014 at 4:05 pm

October 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.   October 27 The Atlee Ruritan Club meets at the Ashcake Volunteer Rescue Squad building at 7 p.m. For more information, call Gil Seigler, president, at

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  • The Ashland/Hanover Olde Time Holiday Parade accepting applications, deadline Oct. 27

    Posted on October 17, 2014 at 2:06 pm

    The Ashland/Hanover Olde Time Holiday Parade has extended their application deadline for this year’s parade to be held Nov. 23 at 2:30 p.m. The deadline to apply is Oct. 27. If you participated last year you will receive an invitation in the mail. If you have not participated and would like to, you may contact the parade committee by email at  For questions, please call (804) 349-6750.

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  • Black Heritage Society celebrates 20th anniversary

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 3:39 pm

    The Hanover County Black Heritage Society invites you to the first phase of its 20th anniversary celebration. Saturday, Oct. 18, from 4-8 p.m., the HCBHS will induct its first class into the new “Wall of Honor.” Inductees in this first group include some of Hanover County’s most accomplished citizens who attended either the Hanover County Training School or John M. Gandy High School. The schedule of events includes a review

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  • Life in the Community Conference upcoming

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    Providing knowledge and tools, and creating opportunities for students and adults with developmental disabilities and their families are the goals of the “Life in the Community Conference, Resource Fair and Legislative Panel” set for Nov. 15. At Life in the Community, students and adults with disabilities, and their families, will learn about important tools and resources to learn, live, work and play in the community. Life in the Community is

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  • SpookieFun Fest, 2 nights of fun

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 3:35 pm

    SpookieFun Fest is a Holiday Adventure for Children The annual Taylor’s SpookieFUN Fest is back. Children 11 and under are invited to attend this seasonal event, which will include flashlight candy hunts, trick-or-treat booths, games, rides, monster mash dance area, drive-in movie featuring Monster House. We look forward to seeing everyone in costume at this free event. Be sure to bring your trick or treat bags, too. There will be

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  • County libraries hold Storytimes, Genealogy Workshop

    Posted on October 16, 2014 at 3:34 pm

    Ashland Branch Library Boo to You! Friday, Oct. 24, 6 – 7 p.m. Ages 4-10 (and their families). Celebrate the spooktacular time of year with stories, crafts, and scary treats, provided by the Friends of the Ashland Library. Storytimes – Monday, Oct. 20, and 27; Mother Goose, 10:15 a.m., 6-24 months w/parent; Family, 11 a.m., all ages. Tuesday, Oct. 21, and 28; Toddler, 10 a.m., 2 years old w/parent; Preschool, 10:30

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  • Annual Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon benefits Hanover Arc

    Posted on October 9, 2014 at 4:30 pm

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    How Far Can a Pumpkin Fly? Find out at the Ashwood Gardens & Nursery annual Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon to benefit Hanover Arc. The Pumpkin Chunk-A-Thon will take place, rain or shine, Saturday, Oct. 25.

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