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Friends of Smoot Library launch new website - http://smootfosl.blogspot.com
for informationabout the Friends of Smoot Library events, activities, fund raisers and the formation of a Book Club!

Cooperative Extension (www.ext.vt.edu/) brings the resources of Virginia’s land-grant universities, Virginia Tech and Virginia State University, to the people of the commonwealth.

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The Museum at Colonial Beach  is open for 2014 season Hours are: Saturdays and Sundays, 1-4 p.m. 128 Hawthorn Street in Colonial Beach, VA

SAVE THE DATES:

MONTROSS FALL FESTIVAL - October 4, 2014
(1st weekend in October)

KING GEORGE ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL - October 11 & 12, 2014
(2nd weekend in October)

BINGOS:

ELKS LODGE ON MONDAYS - Doors open 5 p.m.
719 Ferry Landing Rd. CB
804-224-0364

CB MOOSE LODGE ON WED.’S - Doors open 5 p.m.
4780 Jas. Monroe Hwy. CB
(804) 224-0931

 

ONGOING THROUGH AUG. 23
Virginia Quilt Museum to present exhibit, “Stitching it All Together-The Threads that Unite Us,” featuring 42 different textile works. Visitors are invited to become interactive quilt critics by leaving sticky note on the wall by the quilt. 301 S. Main St., Harrisonburg, VA 22801. Contact: Meg Carr, Director: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or by phone (540) 433-3818.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 20
Potomac Chapter MOAA & USAA Luncheon. Hopyard Farm Community Center 5955 Parsons Lane, KG. Social hour 11:30, guest speaker, Admiral John C. Harvey, Jr. VA Secretary for Veterans & Defense Affairs. Lunch at 1 p.m. Cost $20 pp. Includes lunch, dessert & gratuity. Reservation deadline Aug. 15. Contact John Huber, (804) 529-5186 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to reserve your spot or get more information.

FRIDAY, AUG. 22
Virginia Governor to dedicate new camping area at Caledon State Park. 11617 Caledon Rd. 8 a.m.-1 p.m. RSVP to the Park office: (540) 663-3861.

SATURDAY, AUG. 23
It’s Back! the Pig Roast to Benefit the Beach Erosion Project at Fairview Beach. Rain or shine. Between 2nd & 3rd Streets. BBQ dinner, DJ, “Sound Solutions.” Beer available in ID checked/fenced in area. NO COOLERS allowed. Bring a chair and support the erosion project!

DGIF Boat Virginia course to be taught by the USCG Auxiliary in Colonial Beach. CB TownCenter, 22 Washington Ave.  8:45 a.m.-5 PM. NO COST TO THE STUDENT. Register AT WWW.DGIF.VIRGINIA.GOV/BOATING.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 27
King George County will hold a public Coastal Flood Risk Open House, at the Revercomb Bldg.,  10459 Courthouse Dr.  from 7-8:30 p.m.

SATURDAY, AUG. 30
Madison County’s 22nd Annual Taste of the Mountains. There is no admission charge and there will be free parking at the High School and the Fair Grounds with shuttle buses for your convenience. Rain or shine event! Call the Madison Chamber of Commerce (540) 948-4455, visit our website at http://www.madison-va.com, or email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

TUESDAY, SEPT. 2
Opponents Congressman Rob Wittman and Norm Mosher, will speak at the Northern Neck Chapter 1823 NARFE annual fall picnic. The picnic will begin at noon and be held at the Humphreys Shelter (Shelter I) in Belle Isle State Park, 1632 Belle Isle Road, Lancaster.  The park has a $3 parking fee.
 The chapter will provide hamburger and hot dogs.  Attendees are requested to bring a dessert (last names starting with A-M) or salad/side dish (last names starting with N – Z).  
For additional information call (804) 438.8011.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 6
The Dahlgren Museum will host a fine arts auction fundraiser at UMW-Dahlgren on Sat., Sept 6.  
Preview begins at 5 p.m., auction begins at 6 p.m.  Your ticket price of $25 pp includes heavy hors d’oeuvres and drinks, and door prizes. Oak Crest Winery will be on site selling their wonderful wine.   Come out and view a huge variety of art and memorabilia - there something for everyone!   Purchase your tickets now at www.dahlgrenmuseum.org.

MONDAY, SEPT. 8
NN Audubon Society to host picnic & birdwalk. Belle Isle State Park. 5 p.m. at Picnic Shelter #1. Bring a dish to share. Drinks, ice, paper products will be provided. Birdwalk will be around 6:30 p.m. led by Frank Schaff.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 11
KG Econ. Dev. to host its Quarterly Breakfast at the UMW Dahlgren Campus starting at 8 a.m. Carl Knoblock, District Director for the SBA of Virginia will be on hand to discuss ways in which the SBA can partner with small businesses to help them grow, and expand both nationally and internationally. There will be two major parts to Carl’s presentation including alternative funding sources for small businesses as well a discussion on small business exporting. A great opportunity for small businesses here in King George and regionally to see what additional resources are available for them and their businesses.  Please feel free to invite anyone you think would be interested but we need to make sure they RSVP due to breakfast on or before Sept. 5.  Mailto: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call (540) 775-8524.


SATURDAY SEPT. 20
Alexander Graham Bell Croquet Tournament (rain date Sept. 21) The 2nd Annual AGBCT will return to Colonial Beach. All proceeds to go to CB-VFD. Six matches $25 per player Box lunches sold in advance.  Small cash bar on site. 36 competitor tournament  @ the Bell House Bed & Breakfast in Col. Beach.Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (540) 373-4922

SUNDAY, SEPT. 21
Potomac PTA sponsoring a 5K & 1 Mile Fun Run. Sign up now for the Potomac Elementary School PTA 5k & 1 mile Fun Run to be held on Sunday, Sept. 21. Online registration available at www.racetimingunlimited.org or call (540) 663-3322 for more information. 5k registration is $25 up to Sept. 5 and then the price goes up!

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