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  • Memorial Mile at Waller Mill Park

    Memorial Mile at Waller Mill Park

    Williamsburg Parks and Recreation would like to honor and remember the sacrifice of our fallen Fire, EMS, Law Enforcement and Military members on Armed Forces Day by sharing their stories along our trail at Waller Mill Park on Saturday, May 19, 2018 from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm. Remembrance signs will...

  • Blooms that Brighten shares mission with Kiwanis Club of Toano

    Blooms that Brighten shares mission with Kiwanis Club of Toano

    Mary Ellen McGuire, Executive Director of Blooms That Brighten, recently shared the organization's mission with the Kiwanis Club of Toano. Founded in 2008, Blooms That Brighten provides "Flower Therapy" to local seniors through sight, smell and touch using fresh flowers supplied by local business...

  • CLS Class of 2018 Donates $1,000 to D.J. Montague Elementary School

    CLS Class of 2018 Donates $1,000 to D.J. Montague Elementary School

    The Class of 2018 donated $1,000 toward the purchase of a 3D printer for use in the Makerspace program at D.J. Montague Elementary School. Pictured here are CLS Class of 2018 member Debbie Abrams, Media Specialist Susie Maraist, Information Technology Resource Teacher Jo Feingold, Principal Cathy...

  • MEN COOK TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP CHILDREN

    MEN COOK TO RAISE FUNDS TO HELP CHILDREN

    MEN WHO COOK The Kiwanis Club of Colonial Capital held its first food event on Saturday, April 14 at the Williamsburg/James City Community Services Center. Called "Men Who Cook", this food-fest featured local celebrities and dignitaries who gave their time and effort to produce and serve tasty...

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  • Williamsburg Rotary Foundation (WRF) awards $12,850 grants to community charities

    Williamsburg Rotary Foundation (WRF) awards $12,850 grants to community charities

    The Rotary Club of Williamsburg recently held its annual meeting that announced the grant awardees from its foundation to 11 local charities this year, donating a total of $12,850. TheWRF grants are in the process of sending checks to WYBL, Camp Kesem*, CDR, The Arc, Literacy for Life, Greater...

  • First-ever Summer Courses Offered by Christopher Wren Association

    First-ever Summer Courses Offered by Christopher Wren Association

    Begin your summer by teasing your brain. Nine wide-ranging courses are being offered this summer, June 4 to 22, by the Christopher Wren Association (CWA). The courses, available to all adults on a first-come, first-served basis, meet two or three times for two hours during mornings or afternoons....

  • VIRGINIA SYMPHONY HONORS SUPPORTERS

    VIRGINIA SYMPHONY HONORS SUPPORTERS

    Bert Aaron and his wife Gladys were recent recipients of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra Jefferson Cup award. The personalized cup was presented by symphony President and CEO Karen Philion. The cup is engraved with the VSO emblem, and the name of the recipient. It is usually reserved for orchestra...

  • W&M CKI's Strike Out ALS game raises $11,500

    W&M CKI's Strike Out ALS game raises $11,500

    On April 8th, the Circle K International (CKI) community service organization at William & Mary hosted their 12th annual Strike Out ALS game. Partnering with Tribe Athletics, CKI raised money for the ALS Association by selling tickets to Sunday's baseball game versus Towson. Thanks to a generous...

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  • Williamsburg's Pillar To Post Peninsula Celebrates their 15,000th Home Inspection

    Williamsburg's Pillar To Post Peninsula Celebrates their 15,000th Home Inspection

    Williamsburg's Pillar To Post Home Inspectors just completed their 15,000th home inspection! The owners John and Cathi Lynch have been helping home buyers and sellers since 1998. They primarily serve the Williamsburg, New Kent, Newport News, Hampton and Gloucester areas. Home buyers David and...

  • Edgeworth Park at New Town Expands Leadership Team

    MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: For more information, please contact: Alan Blake Cosby Phone: 678-362-5780 EDGEWORTH PARK AT NEW TOWN EXPANDS LEADERSHIP TEAM------------------------------------------------------Community offers Luxury Assisted Living and Memory Care Services WILLIAMSBURG,...

  • Williamsburg Landing Pledges to Community Foundation Fund for Seniors

    Williamsburg Landing Pledges to Community Foundation Fund for Seniors

    Williamsburg Landing presents pledge to Williamsburg Community Foundation (WCF) for its Field-of-Interest Fund which serves area seniors. The established Williamsburg Landing Fund presents an annual monetary award for "Outstanding Services to Seniors" selected from nominations received. The award...

  • Yorkminster Church "conversation" for Prospective Members

    Yorkminster Church "conversation" for Prospective Members

    Are you looking for a church home? Consider Yorkminster Presbyterian Church! An "inquirer's conversation" will take place at the church 11 a.m. to noon Sunday, May 20, in Room 6 of the church's main building. Guests will enjoy coffee and snacks during a presentation of basic information about Yorkminster,...

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  • Virginia Xcel State Championships

    Virginia Xcel State Championships

    WISC Gymnastics had a hugely successful weekend, bringing home many event medals and all around titles! The Xcel teams competed at the Xcel Silver, Gold, Platinum, and Diamond Virginia State Championships at the Hampton Roads Convention Center, May 18th - 20th. WISC Gymnastics represented teams...

  • Musical "Jane Eyre" at Williamsburg Players

    Musical "Jane Eyre" at Williamsburg Players

    Charlotte Bronte's great love story comes to life at the Williamsburg Players with music to lift your heart and set your spirit soaring. This beloved tale of secrets and the lies that secrets create, of unimaginable hope and unspoken passion, reminds us what it is to fall deeply, truly and completely...

  • Cardinals Surprises!

    Cardinals Surprises!

    For two winters, this cardinal bird has been coming inside my house and stays for three weeks at a time. When it starts to get warm, the cardinal leaves. This spring the same cardinal surprised me by leaving a nest with four eggs on a wreath that I made on my front door. Surprisingly the cardinal...

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  • Musical puts new spin on classic "Jane Eyre"

    Musical puts new spin on classic "Jane Eyre"

    At first glance, Charlotte Brontë’s 19th-century exploration of social class, religion and what it means to be an individual in her literary staple “Jane Eyre” might not seem an obvious fit for the whimsicality of musical theater. But the creative minds at the Williamsburg Players hope to surprise...

      • York County seeking arts commission applicants

        York County is encouraging citizens to apply for appointments to the York County Arts Commission, an advisory body under the county Board of Supervisors that focuses on arts and culture. The commission oversees the York County Arts Commission Grant Program, which reviews requests for funding from...

          • Soundings: WSO season finale showcases Hymes' impact

            Wow. First, JoAnn Falletta announced she’ll be stepping down from the Virginia Symphony in 2020 and then Janna Hymes announced doing the same, departing the Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra following the 2018-19 season. Certainly the impact of Falletta on the VSO and the international attention...

              • Limelight, May 23-27

                Limelight, May 23-27

                Dabble in Discovery: Learn about the natural world’s wonders with the help of an expert naturalist. 1-3 p.m. Saturday at York River State Park. $4 parking per vehicle. Williamsburg Bird Club Bird Walk: Check out the sights and sounds of local birds with a group of like-minded enthusiasts. 8-10...

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