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Screening of ‘Virginia Found’ next week at VIMS

To help celebrate the local community, the Virginia Institute of Marine Science will host a screening of the Gloucester/Yorktown episode of the new PBS culinary and travel series, “Virginia Found.”

Local personality Dave Parker, who hosts the program, will be onsite during the screening and will be interacting with the audience.

The screening, which is scheduled to be held on the VIMS campus next Thursday, Sept. 16, is being co-hosted by the Gloucester Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department and the Gloucester County Chamber of Commerce.

The screening will take place from 7-8 p.m. at McHugh Auditorium in Watermen’s Hall, 1375 Greate Road, Gloucester Point, and is free and open to the public.

The series, which originally aired on local PBS station WHRO on Sept. 3, features Parker, who shares his humorous take on small town gems in Virginia’s Chesapeake Bay region. A native Virginian, Parker brings his quick wit and knack for finding the people who help to tell an area’s st...

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