Press "Enter" to skip to content

Community

Lavender farm topic of YRGC meeting (2/5/2020) - The York River Garden Club will meet on Thursday, Feb. 13, at Bethany United Methodist Church, 1860 Hayes Road, Gloucester Point. A coffee social begins at 10 a.m., with the…
Mindfulness classes begin next week (2/5/2020) - Four free classes on mindfulness and meditation are being offered by Steve Zimmerman from 6:45-8 p.m. every other Wednesday beginning Wednesday, Feb. 13. Classes will be held at Ware Episcopal…
Ruritan chowder sale this Saturday (1/29/2020) - The Abingdon Ruritan Club will hold its clam chowder sale beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday in front of the club building at 8784 Guinea Road in Bena. The sale will…
NAMI course begins Feb. 24 in Gloucester (1/29/2020) - Family-to-Family, a 10-session education program for people who have a family member with mental illness, is being offered locally by the Mid-Tidewater affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness…
Suicide, opioid task force meetings Feb. 13 (1/29/2020) - Suicide Prevention Awareness and Opioid Misuse Awareness task force meetings will be held on Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Bay Aging Meeting Room, 5959 Fiddlers Green Road, Gloucester. The Suicide…
Winter Read Fest kicks off Saturday (1/29/2020) - Saturday will be the kickoff for the Gloucester Library’s Winter Read Fest. The kickoff will be held from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at both the Main Street Center and…
Bird walk Tuesday; Great Backyard Bird Count set for Feb. 15 (1/29/2020) - The Middle Peninsula Bird Club will guide participants in a bird walk at 8 a.m. Tuesday at Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, 7900 Daffodil Lane, Ware Neck area. Participants are encouraged…
Free pruning class to be held Feb. 11 (1/29/2020) - The public is invited to join the Mathews-Middlesex Master Gardeners for a free pruning class with demonstration as part of the group’s Tuesday, Feb. 11 meeting. The program will follow…
Coasties adopt family for the holidays (1/22/2020) - On the Friday before Christmas, the men and women of U.S. Coast Guard Station Milford Haven hosted a local family for Christmas. Brian Green Jr., 5 years old, and Blair…
York River Garden Club gets a lesson in native bees (1/22/2020) - The York River Garden Club learned how to believe in bees. Last Thursday, the York River Garden Club held a meeting at Bethany United Methodist Church, Gloucester Point, that was…
15,000+ birds spotted in Mathews count (1/15/2020) - Mark Sopko of the Mathews Audubon Christmas Bird Count captured this image of a yellow-rumped warbler taken near the Mathews Volunteer Rescue Squad building on Jan. 5. A total of…
Bay Quilters complete year-long challenge (1/2/2020) - Bay Quilters, a Mathews County quilting guild, took one year to fulfill a challenge, with members presenting the results at its Dec. 12 meeting at Central United Methodist Church. President…
York River Garden Club to hold talk on bees (1/2/2020) - Bees are some of the hardest working creatures on the planet. The public is invited to learn more about these valuable pollinators at the Thursday, Jan. 9 meeting of the…
Tree management program to be held Jan. 8 (1/2/2020) - Tree management will be the topic of the first session of the winter Master Gardeners Winter Series at the Gloucester Library, Main Street Center. The program will be held from…
Making spirits bright (12/26/2019) - Members of the Gloucester Ruritan Club met at the home of member Janet Leigh to wrap presents for residents of community nursing and assisted living facilities. The ladies wrapped while…
Gingerbread houses fill RWRH with holiday cheer (12/26/2019) - The waiting room at Riverside Walter Reed Hospital has gotten an injection of Christmas cheer. The Gloucester hospital, which recently welcomed a new $55 million wing, has undergone a different…
Holiday wreath making (12/18/2019) - The Garden Club of Gloucester made 11 fresh Christmas wreaths for the Court House area. After completing the fresh wreaths for the county buildings, they went to Sanders Assisted Living…
Wreath workshop (12/11/2019) - Virginia Cooperative Extension in Mathews held the ninth annual Holiday Wreath Workshop on Dec. 7 at the Extension office in Mathews. With a little instruction, a dozen participants from Mathews,…
125 years of service (12/11/2019) - At the recent Virginia Branch Convention of The King’s Daughters and Sons, the North River Circle received a citation for 125 years of service, as of January 2020, received by…
Children’s Christmas Party (12/4/2019) - Children filled the Abingdon Ruritan Club building at Bena on Sunday afternoon for the club’s annual Children’s Christmas Party. The youngsters enjoyed cookies, played games, made crafts, and participated in…
Santa to be at American Legion breakfast (12/4/2019) - Santa Claus will make a special appearance on Sunday at the American Legion Post 75 community breakfast, which will be held from 8-11:30 a.m. at the post headquarters off Route…
Beloved tradition at Providence Baptist (12/4/2019) -  The annual Living Singing Christmas Tree returns next month to Providence Baptist Church, Ordinary. Every year, the church constructs a fully decorated Christmas “tree” in its sanctuary that reaches the…
How to protect your garden all fall and winter long (11/26/2019) - While the changing of the seasons can provide vibrant vistas and more chances to enjoy the outdoors, cooling temperatures and seasonal weather also mean changing your lawn care and gardening…
Plans underway for Christmas Bird Counts (11/26/2019) - Plans are underway for a number of regional Audubon Christmas Bird Counts and all levels of birders are needed to take part. Hampton Roads Bird Club’s count will be held…
PEO program (11/20/2019) - Artist P. Buckley Moss was the guest speaker at  recent meeting of PEO Chapter BT Mathews. She shared her enthusiasm for the ways PEO provides assistance for education for women and…