Jan
19
Thu
Scholarships for Day Students at St Margarets @ St Margarets School
Jan 19 – Feb 12 all-day

Each year, a $5,000 scholarship is awarded to two day students applying to St. Margaret’s School. In order to be eligible, students must plan to enroll in the eighth, ninth, or tenth grade and must live in the Rappahannock River Basin.
Daingerfield Scholars are expected to have an exceptional academic record, strong test scores on either the SSAT or ISEE entrance exam, a commitment to integrity and honor, and the potential to contribute to school life beyond academics. In order to retain the scholarship, the student must remain in good standing academically and within the SMS community.
Applications for the Daingerfield Merit Scholarship are due February 10. Applicants must provide two letters of recommendation in addition to the general requirements for admission to St. Margaret’s School. Students will be notified of the scholarship award in March. Award recipients for the Daingerfield Merit Scholarship may also receive need-based financial aid.
For more information, visit www.sms.org/daingerfield. Contact St. Margaret’s Office of Admission with questions at (804) 443-3357 or admit@sms.org.

Jan
20
Fri
Essex Co Homeless Shelter @ Essex Homeless Shelter, First Baptist Church
Jan 20 – Mar 19 all-day

The Essex County Homeless Organization (ECHO) has an overnight shelter located at 5340 Tidewater Trail in Loretto at First Baptist Church.    Bay Transit is providing transportation to the shelter at no charge to the rider Monday thru Friday with pickup in Tappahannock at the Essex Square Shopping Center, Food Lion, WalMart & Peebles at 6pm.  Homeless guests are provided a hot evening meal, a warm place to sleep and breakfast.  ECHO serves all of the Northern Neck & Middle Peninsula.

Jan
23
Mon
Essex Co. Dog License Due @ Essex County Treasurer's Office
Jan 23 all-day

Annual dog licenses for Essex County are on sale and due by January 31st. To purchase, take the rabies certificate to the Essex Co. Treasurer’s office at 321 Prince Street, Tappahannock. A single license is $5, small kennel is $25, large kennel is $35.

Adult Book Club Meeting @ Upper King William Branch Library
Jan 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Adult Book Club will meet on Mon., Jan. 23rd from 7 to 8pm at the Upper King William Branch Library. Call or visit the branch for the title to be discussed. The number is 769-3731.

Jan
24
Tue
Essex Co Homeless Shelter @ Essex Homeless Shelter, First Baptist Church
Jan 24 – Mar 24 all-day

The Essex County Homeless Organization (ECHO) has an overnight shelter located at 5340 Tidewater Trail in Loretto at First Baptist Church.    Bay Transit is providing transportation to the shelter at no charge to the rider Monday thru Friday with pickup in Tappahannock at the Essex Square Shopping Center, Food Lion, WalMart & Peebles at 6pm.  Homeless guests are provided a hot evening meal, a warm place to sleep and breakfast.  ECHO serves all of the Northern Neck & Middle Peninsula.

PBS DOCUMENTARY “ALZHEIMERS: THE CAREGIVERS PERSPECTIVE” @ Abilities Abroad Physical Therapy & Wellness Center
Jan 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION PRESENTS A PBS DOCUMENTARY “ALZHEIMERS: THE CAREGIVERS PERSPECTIVE” onTuesday, January 24th from 1 to 3 p.m. at Abilities Abound, located at 765 Northumberland Hwy., Callao.  

The documentary featurs family caregivers and how they creatively navigate the frustrations, sorrows and complications of caring for a loved one who can no longer function safely on their own. From diagnosis to saying the long goodbye, caregivers share their diverse experiences of caring for loved ones in the world of dementia.

Immediately following the documentary, a panel of caregivers, some included in the program, and Dr. Jihyun Im, Riverside Lifelong Health and Aging Related Services, will be on hand for a question and answer session.

To register or for additional information please call 804-446-5857 or email egalloway@alz.org.

Jan
25
Wed
Essex Co. Dog License Due @ Essex County Treasurer's Office
Jan 25 all-day

Annual dog licenses for Essex County are on sale and due by January 31st. To purchase, take the rabies certificate to the Essex Co. Treasurer’s office at 321 Prince Street, Tappahannock. A single license is $5, small kennel is $25, large kennel is $35.

Jan
26
Thu
Free Community Lunch @ Henderson United Methodist Church
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
Henderson United Methodist Church, 72 Henderson Drive (Rte 202), Callao, hosts a free community lunch and fellowship time on Thursday, January 26th from 11:30 am to 1pm.  All are invited!
Free Luncheon for Seniors @ Calvary United Methodist Church
Jan 26 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm

A Free Community Senior Luncheon will be held at Calvary United Methodist Church, Emmerton on Thurs., January 26th, from 11:30am to 1pm.   RSVP 394-9554

Movie Night @ West Point Branch Library
Jan 26 @ 5:30 pm – 7:45 pm

Ages 13 and up are invited to bring a friend for a great movie on the BIG screen at the West Point Branch Library on Thurs., Jan. 26th from 5:30 to 7:45pm. For more info call 843-3244.

Jan
27
Fri
Essex Co. Dog License Due @ Essex County Treasurer's Office
Jan 27 all-day

Annual dog licenses for Essex County are on sale and due by January 31st. To purchase, take the rabies certificate to the Essex Co. Treasurer’s office at 321 Prince Street, Tappahannock. A single license is $5, small kennel is $25, large kennel is $35.

Volunteers Needed for the Essex County Homeless Organization
Jan 27 all-day

Families with children make up 32% of the homeless population. Many have been abused, have lost their jobs, or have been evicted through no fault of their own. Please call Pam at 804-445-6441 to volunteer.

Help is needed in many ways…preparing meals, check in’s, donations, security…call the number above to find out how YOU can serve someone in need.

Ham & Oyster Fundraiser @ Northern Neck Boys & Girls Club
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm

The Kiwanis Ham & Oyster Dinner Fundraiser will take place on Friday, January 27th from 4 to 6:30 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of the Northern Neck, 517 N. Main Street, Kilmarnock. Eat in or take out. $15 per person, $5 under 12 year old, Children under 5 free. For Ticket information contact Karen Wilkins 804-313-2446.

Jan
28
Sat
Essex Co Homeless Shelter @ Essex Homeless Shelter, First Baptist Church
Jan 28 – Mar 28 all-day

The Essex County Homeless Organization (ECHO) has an overnight shelter located at 5340 Tidewater Trail in Loretto at First Baptist Church.    Bay Transit is providing transportation to the shelter at no charge to the rider Monday thru Friday with pickup in Tappahannock at the Essex Square Shopping Center, Food Lion, WalMart & Peebles at 6pm.  Homeless guests are provided a hot evening meal, a warm place to sleep and breakfast.  ECHO serves all of the Northern Neck & Middle Peninsula.

Free FASFA Help for College bound students @ Richmond Public Library
Jan 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Juniors and Seniors, are you making plans for your college future and needing help with your FASFA Financial Aid Form?   GRASP (GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) is holding a free FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) financial aid event on Saturday, January 28th from 10am to 4pm at the Richmond Public Main Library located at 101 E. Franklin St., Richmond.  Call (804) 527-7772 for more information.

Additional financial aid information is available at the GRASP website, www.grasp4va.org.