June 18, 2021
A publication by Gloucester's Department of Community Engagement and Public Information
Concerts on the Green Resume

Gloucester's Parks, Recreation and Tourism Department is excited to resume its free Concerts on the Green series this summer. This past Wednesday evening, concert-goers enjoyed a variety of music performed by "Just Dan."

The next Concert on the Green will feature St. Juliens Creek Revival June 30 at 6 p.m. on the lawn of County Office Building #2.

For more information and a complete schedule, visit here.
A Summer Warning for Pet Owners

We will be seeing abnormally hot conditions this weekend. Gloucester's Animal Control Department is urging residents to be mindful about not leaving animals in a parked car. For instance, if it's 85 degrees outside, it can reach 100 degrees inside your vehicle in just over five minutes!

To report a pet being left in a hot car in Gloucester County, call 804-693-5290.
PR&T to Host Kayak Adventure Series

Beaverdam is offering a Kayak Adventure Series this summer. Nothing is better than a day out on the lake!

Library Hosts Cuddle Care Clinic

The Gloucester Main Library hosted a Cuddle Care Clinic this week.

Sara the doll was treated with splints and feel better medicine for a broken leg. Wilma the Platypus underwent surgery to repair a small hole in her back. Waddles the Penguin underwent surgery to repair a small hole in his side. Dixie the Lamb underwent surgery to repair a small hole under her chin.

All patients are expected to quickly and fully recover from their boo-boos. Call 804-693-2998 to make an appointment for your special friend.

Upcoming Parks, Recreation and Tourism Programs

FOOD SAFETY CERTIFICATION
Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring a Food Safety Certification class on Tuesdays and Thursdays July 13-22 from 2:00-5:00 pm at the Stewart Building. This class meet the Gloucester County Code requirements for food establishments. The full class is $175. For the test only on July 22, the fee is $65 without a book and $85 with the book. The deadline for all options id June 29.

EXPERIENCE GLOUCESTER HISTORY DAY CAMP
Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring a day camp to Explore Gloucester History, July 19-22, 9:00 am to Noon at the Gloucester Museum of History. Visit the Gloucester Museum of History and Rosewell, learn about archaeology & artifacts, met Revolutionary War heroes and hear the sound of musket fire. Fee is $59 and the deadline to register is July 12.

PERFORMING ARTS CAMPS
Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring two performing arts camps from June 28-July 1 at T.C. Walker. For ages 7-11, Disney Camp will feature favorites from Disney movies, meet from 9:00 am to Noon. For ages 12-17, the Girls “Show Music Choir” camp will feature favorite show tunes, from 1:00-4:00 pm. The camp fees are $59 and the deadline to register is June 21.

SIT AND CRAFT
Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring a day of crafting at the Whitcomb Lodge on July 14 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Bring your crafts, your friends and a lunch. Each participant will have a 6 foot table, chair and access to restrooms, refrigerator, microwave and sink. The fee is $15 and the deadline to register is July 7.

HUG A TREE
Parks, Recreation & Tourism is sponsoring the Hug a Tree and Survive program for ages 7-11 on July 12 from 7:30-8:30 pm at the Whitcomb Lodge. This program gives youth tools to help them if they become lost. The program is free and the deadline to register is July 5.
 
For more information on these and other activities call PRT at 804-693-2355, email prt@gloucesterva.info or stop by our office 6382 Main Street. For online registration visit https://gloucesterva.info/civicrec.
Gloucester County is Currently Recruiting!

Gloucester County is currently recruiting for:

A Community Development Coordinator with Site Planning Experience
Salary: $46,247 Annually

Come Join Our Amazing Team!

To read a full job description and apply, please visit: https://www.gloucesterva.info/347/Job-Opportunities.
New Post on Money, Health and Other Things

This week, the Virginia Cooperative Extension will wrap up its replayed post on ten tips for managing your private well water supply. Also, be sure to check out information on our upcoming Well Water Clinic (above)!

Have a community event coming up? Consider listing it in The Bee Line Events Calendar!

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