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Community Calendar, week of May 28, 2015

Posted on May 28, 2015 at 11:09 am

June 1 The Central VA Masterworks Chorale holds rehearsals every Monday at 7 p.m. at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church in Ashland (September through May).  David Sinden is artistic director of the group.  For more information on the Chorale, call (804) 482-0432, email, or visit   The Clay Springs Ruritan Club meets at Slash Christian Church at 7 p.m. If you are looking for fellowship, goodwill, and community

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  • Ashland Strawberry Faire seeks vendors

    Posted on May 7, 2015 at 2:40 pm

    The 34th Ashland Strawberry Faire is right around the corner, Saturday, June 6, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the streets surrounding Randolph-Macon College. The Faire is one of the area’s largest charitable events, and there is no entrance fee. People far and near have made this their family tradition since 1982, so come on out and begin or continue your tradition. So much to see and do with

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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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