Author: Terry Brooks

Science After Dark: Glow!

  The Science Museum of Virginia is turning down the lights for Science After Dark: Glow!, an astronomical evening event featuring blacklight activities on Friday, October 21. For one special night, fire dancers will illuminate the way into the Museum, inviting guests to enjoy glow-in-the-dark games, crafts and experiments for science enthusiasts. Guests discover luminescence and phosphorescence in a whole new way by creating blacklight slime, designing glowing tape art, writing with light, playing with a giant Lite-Brite and more. “Glow is an event that captures the imagination of all ages,” says Chuck English, Director of Playful Learning and...

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Last Day to Register to Vote in VA for Nov 8 Election

Today is the deadline for Virginias to register to vote in the November 8th elections.  If you are unable to get to your local Voter Registrar’s office, you can go online at www.vote.virginia.gov.  You will be required to have your Virginia driver’s license number, so that the system can connect your DMV electronic signature with your voter registration...

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Former Clydesdale makes home in Virginia

A Pennsylvania horse that was lifted to safety by a crane after getting stuck in the mud earlier this month has a new home on a Virginia farm. Rescuers used a crane to pull Cyrus the Clydesdale from the mud at Thornbury Farm Stables near Philadelphia about two weeks ago. A farm employee believes another horse likely scared Cyrus and he ran into the mud. Stable manager Penny Parker tells The Philadelphia Inquirer  the 18-year-old Cyrus was upset after the rescue operation and didn’t calm down until another horse, Ghost, was brought in to keep him company. Parker says...

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Tappahannock Police Dept. looking for Information in Shooting Case

The Tappahannock Police Department responded to shots fired on Saturday, October 15th at 1:15 am on Prince Street near the Pueblo Azteca restaurant.  Shortly after the restaurant closed a very large crowd spilled out onto the street and several fights broke out. As a result of these disturbances, two persons suffered gunshot wounds and the shooters hurried from the scene. The 2 victims were flown to VCU medical center where they underwent surgery and are in ICU, one in critical condition. No arrests have been made and the victims identity is being withheld. Anyone with any information about this incident are...

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all-day King & Queen County Community Pr... @ King & Queen Central High School
King & Queen County Community Pr... @ King & Queen Central High School
Oct 21 all-day
King & Queen County will be holding Community Pride Day on Saturday October 21. A parade will begin at the courthouse at 10am and end at Central High School. Local vendors and children’s activities will[...]
5:30 am Run for Life @ Northumberland High School
Run for Life @ Northumberland High School
Oct 21 @ 5:30 am – 6:00 pm
The Northumberland Cross Country Teams partnering with the Red Cross are sponsoring a “Run for Life” 12 Hour Fun Run event. The fundraising event will take place on Saturday October 21st from 6am to 6pm[...]
3:30 pm Smyrna Church Fall Festival @ Smyrna Christian Church
Smyrna Church Fall Festival @ Smyrna Christian Church
Oct 21 @ 3:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Smyrna Christian Church in Bruington is holding a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 21 from 4-8pm. Activities include a Hayride, Pookey the Clown, face painting, pumpkin carving, corn hole, trunk-or-treat and more. Live music will[...]
4:30 pm Disaster Relief Fish Fry @ Afton United Methodist Church
Disaster Relief Fish Fry @ Afton United Methodist Church
Oct 21 @ 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Afton United Methodist Chruch in Ophelia is holding a Disaster Relief Fish Fry on Saturday, October 21 from 5 – 7pm. Cost is by donation and 100% of the proceeds will go to those affected[...]
5:00 pm Low Country Boil Fundraiser @ Northern Neck Farm Museum
Low Country Boil Fundraiser @ Northern Neck Farm Museum
Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm
The Northern Neck Farm Museum will hold a Low Country Boil fundraiser on Sat., Oct. 21st starting at 5pm. The cost is $50. For more information call 493-8619.

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