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Aug
15
Fri
GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP) @ Northern Neck
Aug 15 – Sep 10 all-day

A new program at high school’s in Virginia’s Northern Neck, offered through GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc. (GRASP), provides free confidential, one-on-one counseling and financial support to students seeking financial aid and scholarships for continuing education affter high school. GRASP advisors are available to meet with students and parents at Essex High School, Lancaster High School, Northumberland High School, Rappahannock High School, and Washington & Lee High School beginning in October 2014. Advisors will work one day per week at each school. Appointments are free of charge, and can be made through the schools’ counseling offices. For more information, call 527-7726.

Aug
21
Thu
Route 30 Pavement Improvement Project @ King William
Aug 21 @ 9:00 am – Oct 21 @ 5:00 pm

Starting on Thursday, August 21st, motorists can expect single-lane closures on weekdays between 9 AM – 5 PM on Route 30 between Routes 360 and 610, in King William County. Lane closures are due to scheduled paving for the highway. The work zone will be mobile and will change locations as work advances. Construction is expected to be underway for approximately two months in King William. Additional work dates will be scheduled and announced for milling and paving on Route 30 in West Point.

Aug
28
Thu
Ye Olde Book Shoppe @ Northumberland Public Library
Aug 28 @ 10:00 am – Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm

The Nothumberland Public Library’s Ye Olde Book Shoppe is open Thursday, August 28th through Friday, August 29th from 10 AM – 5 PM, as well as Saturday, August 30th from 10 AM – 2 PM. Prices range from 50 cents to $5. For more information call 580-5051.

Aug
30
Sat
Founder’s Day, Urbanna @ The Old Tabacco Warehouse
Aug 30 all-day

Saturday, August 30th marks the first “Founder’s Day” in historic, Urbanna. They will be welcoming home the 1755 first edition of the John Mitchell map. The John Mitchell may is a very big deal and is one of only 2 left in North America. The Founder’s Day event will include historic interpreters, The Moody Crewe Pirates, York River Concert Band, a dunking booth, and more. For more information, call 758-2828.

Beulah Baptist Church Yard Sale @ Beulah Baptist Church
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Beulah Baptist Church will be holding a community yard sale on Saturday, August 30th from 7 AM – noon, at the church in Warsaw. All proceeds will benefit the church.

Community Yard Sale @ Beulah Baptist Church
Aug 30 @ 7:00 am – 12:00 pm

Beulah Baptist church in Warsaw will be holding a community yard sale to benefit the church on Saturday, August 30th from 7 AM – 12 noon. For more information call 333-3706.

Fan Care
Aug 30 @ 8:00 am

Summer heat and humidity can be physically stressful and dangerous to the frail elderly. To help ensure their health and comfort Bay Aging announces its twenty-second year of FAN CARE, an electric fan distribution program sponsored by Dominion Virginia Power in partnership with the Virginia Department for the Aging. Each year, Bay Aging provides fans to senior adults in the Middle Peninsula and Northern Neck areas.

With a grant from Dominion Virginia Power, Bay Aging will purchase a limited number of electric fans and window air conditioners and will distribute them to eligible senior adults. The fans are free to those, who are eligible and become the property of the individual. Arrangements can be made for fans to be delivered to those individuals who are unable to pick them up from one of their offices.

To qualify for FAN CARE,  a person must be:

- at least 60 years of age
- have an existing home situation that presents a threat to the person’s health and well-being
- have a combined yearly household income of no more than 17,505 for a household of 1, 23,595 for a household of 2, Not all persons in a home need to be a seniors to qualify for a fan but their incomes must be counted. There is a limit of one fan per household.

The program officially begins on June 15 and runs through Sept. 30. Call the FAN CARE representative at 1-800-693-6109 or 493-0238.

Mt. Holly Community Day
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come one, come all to the Mt. Holly Community Day every second Saturday starting July 12th til Saturday September 13 from 9am-3pm at the P&D Body Shop.
Artist, Crafters, Antique Dealers, Distributors, Yard Sellers and Fresh Produce avaliable at the community day. For more info call 761-2209.

Mt. Holly Community Day
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Come one, come all to the Mt. Holly Community Day every fourth Saturday starting June 28th til Saturday September 27th from 9am-3pm at the P&D Body Shop.
Artist, Crafters, Antique Dealers, Distributors, Yard Sellers and Fresh Produce avaliable at the community day. For more info call 761-2209.

Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad Motorcycle Ride @ Upper Lancaster Vol Rescue Squad
Aug 30 @ 9:00 am

The Upper Lancaster Volunteer Rescue Squad is hosting a motorcycle ride on Saturday, August 30th. The entree fee is $10 per person. Registration starts at 9 AM. For any questions or to pre-register, call 386-882-7236.

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