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10 Bird Walk: This walk is sponsored by the Williamsburg Bird Club and New Quarter Park. While the walk is scheduled for two hours, guests can peel off as they please. 7-9 a.m. Saturday, New Quarter Park, 1000 Lakeshead Drive. Free. 9 Flea Market Indoors: Visit vendors with antiques, artwork, furniture,...

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    Top 10 for April 10-16

    10 Summer Camp Fair: Come and meet with camp and program directors to sign up that day or just gather info on summer camps offered this year. There are camps for pre-K through high school seniors. 3-7 p.m Friday, 9 a.m. to 1p.m. Saturday, James City County Recreation Center, 5301 Longhill Road....

      • William and Mary students examine the meaning of ceremony in new exhibition

        William and Mary students examine the meaning of ceremony in new exhibition

        For College of William and Mary Professor Alan Braddock, ceremonious events aren't all pomp and circumstance. They're also the small moments that make up life, such as putting on a fresh coat of lipstick in the morning or a farmer harvesting corn the same time every year. This idea of ceremony...

          • WRL stitches together the third quarter of its Year of Making

            WRL stitches together the third quarter of its Year of Making

            If you’ve ever wanted to see how yarn is made or try your hand at knitting, now’s your chance. The Williamsburg Regional Library’s Year of Making is taking on textiles for its third quarter. During each quarter in the Year of Making, the library takes a look at different categories of hands-on...

              • Colonial Williamsburg expands America's story with acquisition of its first Judaica objects

                Colonial Williamsburg expands America's story with acquisition of its first Judaica objects

                While most people know protestants came to America for religious freedom and economic opportunities, there is a lesser-known religious group that came over for the same reasons: the Jewish. The Art Museums of Colonial Williamsburg has acquired several Judaica objects, to help tell this story of...

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                  • Jamestown Boys Soccer team undefeated and only getting started

                    Jamestown Boys Soccer team undefeated and only getting started

                    With a dominant 8-0 win over New Kent Monday night, the Jamestown boys soccer team remained undefeated. With a record of 9-0, ranked first in Virginia, and one of the top 10 teams in the nation, most teams would call that a great season so far. Jamestown calls it a good start Even in a region known...

                      • Lafayette Pitcher Geo Rivera eyed for MLB Draft

                        Lafayette Pitcher Geo Rivera eyed for MLB Draft

                        Lafayette senior Geo Rivera has been the pitcher for the Rams baseball team since his freshman year, and he’s been offered a scholarship to play for Old Dominion University in the fall. It’s also possible that Rivera may become the first student-athlete in Williamsburg to be drafted to the major...

                          • Warhill names Jerome Rhodes new head football coach

                            Warhill names Jerome Rhodes new head football coach

                            When the Warhill Lions football team takes the field in the fall, they’ll have a new coach leading them. Warhill High School has been on the hunt for a new head football coach since January, after coach Thad Wheeler resigned to take the head coaching job at Riverheads High School in Staunton. According...

                              • Sporty Siblings: Being on a team with a brother or sister seems to work just fine

                                Sporty Siblings: Being on a team with a brother or sister seems to work just fine

                                The relationship between siblings can be a special thing, equal parts rivalry and family. Much the same can be said of teammates, so it’s no mystery that there are dozens of student-athletes in Williamsburg-James City County who are both siblings and teammates. Brothers Sebastian and Seaton Lodwick...

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                                  • Need your help to preserve history

                                    As president of the Williamsburg Historic Records Association, I write to invite local citizens to consider donating family, organization or business records to us for possible acceptance into the Special Collections Research Center in the Earl Gregg Swem Library. The Historic Records Association...

                                      • Our times have lessons in history

                                        In the middle of the 17th century, England was consumed with religious civil war that saw England, Scotland and Ireland fighting externally and internally with each other. A strong-willed King Charles I, fully convinced of his divine right to rule, even went so far as to suspend parliament for...

                                          • The slow, peaceful pace of country life

                                            For 36 years my wife and I lived in two places. We spent the summer months in Lake Placid, New York, and the rest of the year in Williamsburg. This arrangement provided us with the best of both worlds. But the tear and wear of moving back and forth long distances took its toll. Two years ago, we...

                                              • Story focused on half of the event

                                                I read with intrigue the article by your staff writer SaraRose Martin in the April 20 edition of the Gazette titled “W&M Students protest anti-abortion demonstration.” Why is it that the protest side of events and issues gets the headlines and becomes the focus of stories published and promoted...

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