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Harris Simon, Jazz Musician - Concert Sunday, Oct. 23rd

The Ewell Concert Series presents jazz pianist and harmonica virtuoso Harris Simon and ensemble on Sunday, October 23, 2016, 7:30 p.m. at the Williamsburg Library Theatre. "Mr. Simon presented an impeccable program of standards, playing them with brilliant harmonies, rhythmic looseness, swing and...

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  • Scout Troop 300 Completes Philmont High Adventure Trek

    Scout Troop 300 Completes Philmont High Adventure Trek

    Led by Todd Miller and Paul Panetta, Troop 300 Scouts Adam, Cason, Noah, Kevin, Logan and Luke recently completed a Philmont High Adventure. During their 12 day adventure in New Mexico's Sangre de Cristo Mountains, the crew backpacked 83 miles in rugged terrain in addition to taking in daily activities...

  • Free Picnic Lunch and Motorcycle Ride

    First Simple Church Williamsburg hosts Motorcycle Sunday, October 2. Join us for worship at 10:30am with a free picnic served before enjoying a scenic ride through back country roads. Worship in a comfortable setting with an old country look and feel. Dress comfortable and enjoy coffee before....

  • Bob Krick Speaks to Civil War Roundtable

    Bob Krick Speaks to Civil War Roundtable

    NPS Historian Bob Krick (C) spoke to the Roundtable on September 27th about the overlooked Seven Days battle of Frayser's Farm of June 30, 1962. Bob is welcomed by WCWRT members Bill Miller (L) and Michael Moore (R). This item was posted by a community contributor.

  • 2016 Active Aging Expo held at the Verena at the Reserve was a huge success!

    2016 Active Aging Expo held at the Verena at the Reserve was a huge success!

    The 2016 Active Aging Expo held at the Verena at the Reserve was a huge success because of the wonderful vendors and all of the public who attended. This was a great opportunity to connect local businesses with active seniors in the area. Attendees were able to visit different vendors focusing...

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  • DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg Adds Patrick Quinn as Sales Manager

    DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg Adds Patrick Quinn as Sales Manager

    DoubleTree by Hilton Williamsburg, one of the largest meeting venues in Virginia's Historic Triangle, has named Patrick Quinn as Sales Manager, part of the property's team of seasoned hospitality professionals. In this capacity, Quinn will be responsible for scheduling meetings and events hosted...

  • Make Par for Pets Golf Classic Raises More Than $31,000 for HHS

    Make Par for Pets Golf Classic Raises More Than $31,000 for HHS

    On September 19, Heritage Humane Society held its 5th Annual Make Par for Pets Golf Classic presented by Chesapeake Bank at Colonial Heritage Golf Club. This year's tournament featured record-breaking attendance, with more than 100 golfers teeing off to raise money for animals in need. Months of...

  • Blood Drive at Walnut Hills Baptist Church

    Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 1016 Jamestown Road, will sponsor a Red Cross blood drive on Tuesday, October 4, 2-7 p.m. in the Hospitality Center. Homemade goodies will be served to donors. Appointments can be made at www.redcross.org.This item was posted by a community contributor.

  • CDR and One Center of Autism Receive $50,000 Grant

    CDR and One Center of Autism Receive $50,000 Grant

    Child Development Resources and the One Center for Autism received a $50,000 grant last month from Impact 100 to expand One Childs' KIDS' Night respite program. The program offers caregivers a much needed break from the demands placed on them. The grant will be used to expand the program to include...

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  • Walnut Hills Baptist Church Packagess 33,000 Meals

    Walnut Hills Baptist Church Packagess 33,000 Meals

    Walnut Hills Baptist Church,1014 Jamestown Road, packaged 33,000 meals in a 4 hour period for Stop Hunger Now, a nonprofit organization which distributes meals to partnering organizations in developing countries.Each meal includes rice, soy, dehydrated vegetables and a packet of 23 vitamins and...

  • Unitarian Universalists on Minister Search

    This Sunday, the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists congregation will host Carol Carter Walker and Amanda Schuber, speaking on "Beyond Categorical Thinking". They will present a program designed to promote inclusive thinking and help prevent unfair discrimination in the search process for a new...

  • Trinity Organ Concert Series

    Trinity Organ Concert Series

    The Trinity Organ Concert Series will begin its sixth season on Wednesday, October 5th, at noon. Organist Aaron Renninger will present "Music of Germany - a Trip through the Centuries." All are invited to bring lunch to eat following the FREE concert. Beverages will be provided. Join us at Saint...

  • Classic Rounds Bring Victory to Stonehouse Riders

    Classic Rounds Bring Victory to Stonehouse Riders

    Stonehouse Stables riders competed in the Annual Capital Horse Show Association Classic competitions while showing at the Deep Run Hunt Grounds on September 10th and 11th. Winning the Children's/Adult Classic, pictured here with trainer Tara Mathews Best, was Allie Marcotte and her horse The Happy...

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  • York County Students Win Scholarships

    York County Students Win Scholarships

    York County Students Win Distinguished Young Women Scholarships Three senior girls from the York County School System were recently selected to represent the Tidewater area in the Virginia Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program to be held in Lynchburg. This scholarship program encourages...

  • Let Us have an Amsterdam Brewery Tour

    Let Us have an Amsterdam Brewery Tour

    Like the phoenix from the ashes, the Amsterdam brewery industry is slowly regaining the diversity that was once its defining feature - But it's a long road. Brewing has a long history in The Netherlands. Once upon a time, starting around the middle ages, there was an incredible plurality of breweries...

  • Commercial Real Estate News

    Ted LaRose with Coldwell Banker Commercial / Brooks Real Estate has just leased 3900 square feet to Frame Fitness in Lightfoot Crossing, located on Lightfoot Road.This item was posted by a community contributor.

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