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  • Tri-County Pastors' Council Fall Institute to be held Sept. 11-14

    Tri-County Pastors' Council Fall Institute to be held Sept. 11-14

    The Tri-County Pastors' Council will hold its annual Fall Institute Sept. 11-14 at St. John Baptist Church. Classes will be open to clergy as well as laypersons. The schedule of classes for this year - and the suggested audience - include:* How Do We Teach in the Church? Part II - teachers in the...

  • Guest Speaker at Unitarian Universalists

    This Sunday, the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists congregation will welcome guest visual artist/educator Donna Drozda, speaking on "The Four Immeasurables", a set of life practices that can be of benefit to everyone, regardless of any religious beliefs, seeking to explore their own capacity...

  • Community Kitchen Opens in Williamsburg

    The newest program of the Greater Williamsburg Outreach Mission (GWOM) organization is the Greater Williamsburg Community Kitchen whose mission is to support the local food-insecure population. Operational since March 3 at the Williamsburg United Methodist Church at 500 Jamestown Road, a free,...

  • James City Lion recognized with Melvin Jones Fellowship

    James City Lion recognized with Melvin Jones Fellowship

    Lion Don Butts was recently honored with a Melvin Jones Fellowship (MJF) for his outstanding work in furthering sight and diabetes outreach to the less fortunate in the Greater Williamsburg community. A MJF, which was established in 1973, requires a donation of $1,000 to the Lions Club International...

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  • Colonial CASA's reach is explained to Rotary Club

    Colonial CASA's reach is explained to Rotary Club

    CASA is a name which Judges respect and whose labors give the requesting court valuable information on the influences on the life of a child who has been reported abused or neglected. A CASA is a volunteer who, at the bidding of a Judge, goes out on the streets and collects data from individuals...

  • Williamsburg Knitting Guild Sews 45 Twiddlemuffs for Local Caregivers

    Williamsburg Knitting Guild Sews 45 Twiddlemuffs for Local Caregivers

    The Williamsburg Knitting Guild presented fellow knitter Elisabeth Reiss, wife of President and CEO Mitchell Reiss, and Joni Stevens, Colonial Williamsburg volunteer and guild member, with 45 twiddlemuffs on August 1. Twiddlemuffs are hand muffs with bits and bobs attached, designed to give stimulation...

  • Outstanding James City Lion recognized

    Outstanding James City Lion recognized

    The JC Lions Club recently recognized Lion Don Butts as "Lion of the Year" for the 2016-2017 club year. Lion Butts worked tirelessly with other Lions on diabetes issues with Angel of Mercy Clinic and establishing an eye clinic at Old Town Medical and Dental Center assisting the less fortunate...

  • Virginia Health Care Foundation Grants Expand Access to Medication Assistance

    Williamsburg, VA - The Virginia Health Care Foundation (VHCF) has awarded $331,334 in funding to four area health safety net organizations to expand access to medication assistance for uninsured patients. These grants are funded by VHCF through a grant received from the Williamsburg Health Foundation...

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  • Williamsburg Peninsula Chapter of North Carolina A&T State University Awards Scholarships for 2017-18

    Ms. Sylvia Balmer, Chairperson of the Scholarship Committee of North Carolina A&T State University Alumni, Williamsburg Peninsula Chapter , is pleased to announce the 2017-17 Scholarship recipients. Nine thousand dollars ($9000.00) in scholarships were awarded recently to nine local freshman students...

  • Performer change for Sept 2nd Groovin in the Park at Deltaville Maritime Museum

    Performer change for Sept 2nd Groovin in the Park at Deltaville Maritime Museum

    Groovin' in the Park Announces Performer Change for Sept 2nd NYC"s "A Valley Son" to Open for Josh Walker QuartetBy bill Powell Due to a family conflict, singer/guitarist Dave McKinney has had to regretfully cancel his booking for the Saturday, September 2nd opening of the Deltaville Maritime...

  • Groovin' in the Park Concert for August 26th in Deltaville

    Groovin' in the Park Concert for August 26th in Deltaville

    Reggae at "Groovin' in the Park" August 26th "Stuck on a Name" on Waterfront StageBy Bill Powell Some folks say reggae is the ultimate beach music. Well, its summer and boy is reggae coming to the waterfront at Deltaville Maritime Museum and Holly Point Nature Park on Sat. August 26th. Check out...

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  • Panglossian's latest tackles prejudice with dark humor

    Panglossian's latest tackles prejudice with dark humor

    It's been a sizzling summer for Williamsburg's theater scene, from the Williamsburg Players' acclaimed interpretation of "Next to Normal" to children's theaters putting fun spins on the likes of "The Lion King" and "The Hunchback of Notre Dame." That creative spark continues with Panglossian Productions'...

      • Limelight, Aug. 16-20

        Printed, Painted, Stained and Dyed: Join a curator to learn about printed textiles for fashion and home on this interactive tour. 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg's Hennage Auditorium. Included with museum admission. Bits and Pieces Craft Project: Cleaning out the library's...

          • After dark, Aug. 16-20

            Thursday Aroma's: Open Mic Night, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: Ron Fetner, 7-10 p.m. Friday Aroma's: The LCV Project, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: Taylorbuilt Band, 8-11 p.m. Water Street Grille: Good Shot Judy, 9 p.m.-midnight Saturday Triangle: Joe's Day Off, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Aroma's: Chloe, 7-9 p.m. Water Street Grille: Elana...

              • Williamsburg Art Gallery wins national recognition

                Williamsburg Art Gallery wins national recognition

                Less than two years old, the Williamsburg Art Gallery is already garnering national attention. The board behind the American Art Awards, which votes each year to declare the country's premiere showrooms, voted the Williamsburg establishment among the 25 best art galleries in the country and the...

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