May
25
Thu
Homeschooling or considering it? @ Richmond Convention Center
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Homeschooling, or considering it? Get the information and inspiration you need at HEAV’s Virginia Homeschool Convention, Home Education: Building a Strong Foundation, at the Greater Richmond Convention Center June 8-10. This year’s convention features keynote speakers including Phil Tuttle of Walk Through the Bible and KidMin Science’s Josh Denhart with his “Amazing Chemistry Show.” Also included are 150+ workshops by Adam Andrews, Kim Hyland, Kathy Lipp, and many others! The Exhibit Hall includes more than 350 booths, plus a robotics expo, hands-on science demos, presentations by Dr. Lianna Callentine, and more. New this year is the STEM Teen Program by Josh Denhart. Returning is an expanded college fair, music competition, HUGE used curriculum sale, and chess championships. Qualified parents of preschoolers attend FREE! Three How-to-Begin-Homeschooling Workshops on Thursday are FREE for anyone. Free shuttle bus runs all three days! For more information and to register, visit www.heav.org or call 804-278-9200.

Non-members: $89 at the door; $79 in advance
Members: $79 at the door; $69 in advance
First-time parents of just preschoolers: FREE

Non-homeschooling pastors:  FREE

Thursday, June 8 – noon to 8 p.m.
Friday, June 9 – 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Saturday, June 10 – 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Movie Night @ West Point Branch Library
May 25 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The West Point Branch Library persents Movie Night on
Thursday, May 25th from 6 to 8 p.m. for ages 13 & up. Bring a friend and enjoy a great movie on the big screen. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the West Point Library. Call 804-843-3244 or visit the library at 721 Main Street for more information.

Wine and Art Program @ Tappahannock Art Gallery and Community Art Center
May 25 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Tappahannock artists’ Guild and Community Art Center at 200 Prince St. will host its “Wine and Art” on Thursday, May 25th from 7 to 9pm featuring Ms. Joyce Crowne-Wilkins local artist and teacher. Ms. Crowne-Wilkins will lead interested adults of all skill levels through a session on printmaking.

Writer, Brad Parks at Books Alive Program @ Northumberland Public Library
May 25 @ 7:00 pm

Mystery Writer Brad Parks will be at the Northumberland Library in Heathsville to review his new book, “Say Nothing”, for the Books Alive Program on Thursday, May 25th at 7pm. Parks has produced a stand-alone psychological thriller set in Tidewater Virginia completely different from his previous six novels. Discussion and book signing follows the review. Admission is free. The library is located on Rte. 360 in Heathsville.

May
26
Fri
Grilled Chicken Dinner Fundraiser @ Cople District Volunteer Fire Department
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Cople District Vol Fire Dept will hold their Annual Memorial Day Weekend Grilled Chicken Dinner on Friday, May 26th from 5 to 7pm at the Fire Dept. Sub Station at the Corner of Coles Point Road and Tucker Hill Road. Donation of $10 per dinner.

Menu is grilled chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, roll and strawberry shortcake.

Local Artist Opening Reception @ Tappahannock Art Gallery
May 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

An Opening Reception for local artist Nathan Pope will be held on Friday, May 26th from 5 to 7pm at the Tappahannock Art Gallery (200 Prince St.).  Mr. Pope’s one-man show “Outside” will run through July 2nd at the gallery.  He is a gifted and much-awarded painter whose show will feature many of his recent landscapes not previously exhibited.

Play Cards Social @ Northumberland County Community Center
May 26 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm

A Card Social will take place at the Northumberland Co. Community Center in Heathsville on Friday, May 26th from 7 to 11pm. Enjoy an evening of Pinochle, Spades, California Jack, Rook, Bid Whist and Board games. Donation of $5 with proceeds benefiting the Community Center. Food will also be on sale. The Center is located at 679 Browns Store Road, Heathsville.

May
27
Sat
Looking for W & L Classmates @ srwc76@gmail.com
May 27 all-day
ATTENTION WASHINGTON AND LEE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES, CLASSES 1969 TO 1979 – YOU ARE WANTED FOR A SPECIAL MULTI-YEAR REUNION AT STRATFORD HARBOUR IN MONTROSS ON SATURDAY, JUNE 17TH!
THE REUNION COMMITTEE IS LOOKING FOR W & L ALUMNI FROM THOSE CLASSES, AS WELL AS W & L TEACHERS.
IF YOU ARE OR KNOW AN ALUMNI FROM W-AND-L IN THOSE YEARS, PLEASE CONTACT THE COMMITTEE ON THEIR FACEBOOK PAGE TO GET YOUR NAME SUBMITTED AND FIND OUT ALL THE DETAILS ON THIS MAJOR CELEBRATION.
Car Wash Fundraiser @ Builders First Source (formerly Pro Build/Moore's)
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Essex Youth Football Association is having a car wash on Sat., May 27th from 10am to 3pm at Builders First Source (formerly Pro Build). All players and cheerleaders who help with the car wash earn money off their own registration fees for the 2017 season. The cost is $10 per vehicle.  Hot dogs, chips and soda $3 (add $1 for Gatorade)  Please support the kids in learning to work towards their goals!

For more information go to essexyouthfootball.org or call 804-450-2124.

Swim lessons and Swim Team Sign Up @ Rappahannock Recreational Pool
May 27 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rappahannock Recreational Association on Airport Road in Tappahannock will have sign ups for swim lessons and swim team during the Memorial Day weekend at the pool.

May
28
Sun
Swim lessons and Swim Team Sign Up @ Rappahannock Recreational Pool
May 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rappahannock Recreational Association on Airport Road in Tappahannock will have sign ups for swim lessons and swim team during the Memorial Day weekend at the pool.

Open Pulpit @ Abiding Faith Baptist Church
May 28 @ 6:30 pm

On Sunday, May 28th, Abiding Faith Baptist Church, Kilmarnock will observe “Open Pulpit” during worship at 6:30 p.m.  The guest preacher will be Rev. Dorothy Johnson, an Associate Minister at Macedonia Baptist Church, Heathsville, VA.

May
29
Mon
Trip to see “Jonah” @ Lyells Chapel Church
May 29 all-day

Lyells Chapel Church is sponsoring a trip to the Sight and Sound Theatre in Pennsylvania to see the live show “Jonah” on Fri., July 21st. The cost is $95 for adults and $45 for ages 3 to 12. Price includes theatre ticket, bus ride and lunch at Golden Coral. Call 370-5332.

Memorial Day Remembrance Service @ Essex Co. War Memorial
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

A Memorial Day Program in Tappahannock will be held on Monday, May 29th at 10am at the Essex County War Memorial on Cross Street. This honoring program will recognize all Veterans. The Guest of Honor and Speaker is Craig Shirley, Author, President & CEO of Shirley & Banister Public Affairs. Join this humbling and patriotic rembrance, Memorial Day, May 29th at 10am in Tappahannock.

Swim lessons and Swim Team Sign Up @ Rappahannock Recreational Pool
May 29 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Rappahannock Recreational Association on Airport Road in Tappahannock will have sign ups for swim lessons and swim team during the Memorial Day weekend at the pool.