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James City County Administrator speaks to Kiwanis

Scott Stevens, the new James City County Administrator, recently spoke to the Kiwanis Club of Colonial Capital about many issues facing the County both short and long term. At the request of some of the club members, he discussed a short term issue of delays in getting construction permits, and...

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  • Endview Plantation Hosting Wreath Making Workshops

    Endview Plantation Hosting Wreath Making Workshops

    Decorate grapevine wreaths using nature's bounty at upcoming workshops offered by the Peninsula Master Naturalists and the Newport News Master Gardeners at Endview Plantation. In addition to making a wreath, participants will also learn about nineteenth century techniques and materials used to...

  • Beyond the Walls of First Baptist Church of Williamsburg

    Beyond the Walls of First Baptist Church of Williamsburg

    The First Baptist Church of Williamsburg held its 5th Annual Soulful Breakfast sponsored by the Men and Women's Fellowships (Mr. Donald Hill & Rev. Juanita Graham, Chairs). The event included a panel discussion titled "Beyond the Walls of FBC", moderated by Mr. Nathan Hill. The panelist included...

  • League of Women Voters presents discussion on "Medicaid—Bridging the Cost of Health Care"

    Medicaid: Bridging the Cost of Health Care The League of Women Voters of the Williamsburg Area invites the public to "Medicaid: Bridging the Costs of Health Care," a panel discussion on Thursday, January 24th, 7 pm at the Williamsburg Regional Library Theater, 515 Scotland Street. Jennifer Mellor,...

  • Volunteers Aged 65+ Needed

    Volunteers Aged 65+ Needed

    At William & Mary, I am running my Masters thesis and am looking for volunteers over the age of 65 to participate. This is an EEG study that measures brain activity during two simple tasks you will complete. It takes about one hour and 30-45 minutes from start to finish. All participants will receive...

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  • Is the United States prepared to respond to cyber threats?

    Is the United States prepared to respond to cyber threats? Cyber conflict is a new and continually developing threat that can include foreign interference in elections, industrial sabotage and attacks on infrastructure. Dealing with cyber conflict will require new ways of looking at 21st century...

  • John Clayton Chapter, VNPS: January Meeting: Native plant encroachment on a Virginia barrier island

    Please join us at our first meeting of the year. Our speaker will be Joey Thompson, who will discuss his research findings with respect to the recent increase in cover of native wax myrtle (Myrica cerifera), on several barrier islands. Joey graduated from William and Mary with a degree in biology...

  • “Simplifying the Money Conversation” at First Simple Church

    Struggling with finances? Concerned about household expenses? Many people find it difficult to talk about finances and to manage spending habits. Pastor Sam Frye addresses these issues from a biblical perspective this month in his sermon series "The Money Talk Simplified." This series speaks to...

  • Grace Baptist

    At the 11a.m. Service Rev. Steve Wiley will be speaking on "How Does The World See Believers In Jesus?".Nursery,preschool and Children's Worship are provided.All are welcome.Grace Baptist Church is located at 1013 Penniman Rd.This item was posted by a community contributor.

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  • Unitarian Universalists consider activists

    This Sunday, the Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists congregation will consider the topic of "Spiritual Activists". The Rev. Laura Horton-Ludwig will pose questions, such as: In these times, what does it mean to be actively resisting oppression? What will really make a difference? How can we tend...

  • "Loss of Spouse" Seminar

    Walnut Hills Baptist Church, 1014 Jamestown Road, will offer a one-time GriefShare program, "Loss of a Spouse" on Sunday, January 27, at 2 p.m. in the church's Hospitality Center. This ministry is a Biblical, Christ-centered support group for those who have lost a spouse. It includes a video seminar,...

  • Girl Scouts celebrate upcoming cookie season at Virginia Living Museum

    Girl Scouts celebrate upcoming cookie season at Virginia Living Museum

    More than 1,200 Girl Scouts and their families packed the Virginia Living Museum on Saturday, December 8 to kick off the 2019 Girl Scout Cookie Season. The special, high-energy, after-hours event featured several different stations designed to equip the girls with the latest knowledge of the cookie...

  • Garden Club Supports Avalon Center

    Garden Club Supports Avalon Center

    During the month of December the Berkeley Garden Club collected Fleece Blankets, crocheted blankets and quilts for the children at the Avalon Center. Pictured left to right are: Toni Webb, Bev Baker, Judy Casone, Avalon Representative and Loy Holt. This item was posted by a community contributor.

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  • Meet 16 Year Old Entrepreneur, Maxim Trubitski

    Drop shipping is a selling technique where you sell products that are in a third party's inventory, such as a wholesaler or manufacturer. Sellers are not required to pay for the products until after their customers pay for them first. It is a way for sellers to avoid investing any money upfront...

  • Are you looking for quality photo presets? This app solves that problem

    Michael Mattera (@witness) is a world-renowned photographer who wanted to create an affordable and simple way to apply premium quality presets to photographs. This inspired Witness to develop a mobile app called Wonder Creations. Along with partner Matthew Squillace (@squa), the duo created an...

  • How blockchain will replace the need for trust in trading applications

    Blockchain was introduced to us alongside Bitcoin as its underpinning technology. Soon after, it became an independent offshoot technology and has done notably well for itself since then. It has seen high adoptions across several industries, notably within the financial sector which employs it...

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  • After Dark

    Wednesday Cogan’s: Jacob Vanko, 7-9 p.m. Triangle: Karaoke, 10 p.m. Thursday Aromas: Open Mic, 7-9 p.m. Sweet Tea and Barley: Good Shot Judy, 7-10 p.m. Triangle: The Folly Duo, 7-11 p.m. Triangle: The Shock Broz, 11 p.m. Friday Cogan’s: JNM, 8-11 p.m. Triangle: Doc Robin Band, 8-11 p.m. Saturday...

      • Top 10 for Jan. 16-23

        Top 10 for Jan. 16-23

        10 A Year of Making: Video Game Building with Bloxels: Build and play your own 16-bit game with Bloxels tools and software. Ages 10 and older. 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the James City County Library, 7770 Croaker Road. Call 259-4050 to register. Free. 9 Winter: Time to prune and plan: The VCE Master Gardeners...

          • Two new tours to enjoy the vineyard at Williamsburg Winery

            Two new tours to enjoy the vineyard at Williamsburg Winery

            Williamsburg Winery has debuted two new tours to explore the winery: Introduction to Wine and Virginia Wine Experience Tour and Tasting. Michael Kimball, a spokesperson for Williamsburg Winery, said the first new tour, Introduction to Wine, is designed to give wine novices a macro look at the world...

              • American Revolution Museum extends artillery exhibition to March 3

                American Revolution Museum extends artillery exhibition to March 3

                Due to its popularity, the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown will extend the run of its “Blast from the Past” special exhibition to March 3. The exhibition, which opened June 10, features American, British and French artillery pieces and the innovation and technology that was utilized by the...

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