[Posted on May 24, 2017 | 327 views]
Ella Meyers and her dad, David Meyers, of Yorktown use seine nets to catch whatever sea creatures might be available in the York River during Marine Science Day on Saturday at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science at Gloucester Point. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Two homeschool moms from Fredericksburg brought their families to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science in Gloucester Point on Saturday to participate in Marine Science Day. They are, looking through the letters from left, Brandon Skinner, Kennon Garner, Saniyah Garner, and Jordan Skinner; standing, Robin Skinner, Elijah Skinner, Stephon Skinner, Monté Garner and Klarissa Garner. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Aiden Lomax of Yorktown gets a shark painted on his arm during Marine Science Day at VIMS as his mom Kendall Randall and little cousin Ava O'hara of Gloucester watch. Karen Lawson of Creative Chameleon was the painter. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Cathy Rapier, left, of Gloucester watches as her granddaughter Savannah King paints a ceramic seashell during Marine Science Day on Saturday at VIMS. At right, Lucas Hackney of Yorktown is waiting for his seashells to dry. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Tour de Chesapeake participants expressed enthusiasm for this year’s cycling tour of Mathews County, praising everything from the food to the weather. Shown at the Bay School rest stop in Mobjack are, from left, Lynn Miller of Williamsburg, Don and Jen Savedge of Pennsylvania, Kim Berry of Williamsburg, and Ursula Lemanski of Leesburg; in back are Bay School volunteers Tom and Marilyn Tucker of Moon. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Tour de Chesapeake participants board the water taxi that transported cyclists from Williams Wharf to Mill Lane Road in Bohannon and back again for just $2 a trip. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
The Tour de Chesapeake water taxi takes off from a dock on Mill Lane Road with a boat full of enthusiastic cyclists. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
Grace Merta of New Britain, Connecticut waits to board the water taxi that transported cyclists from Williams Wharf to Mill Lane Road in Bohannon and back again during the Tour de Chesapeake. It was her first long distance bicycle ride. Photo by Sherry Hamilton
 
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