September 4, 2019
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Upcoming Events
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First Friday Quilts of River Country: September 6, 6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Arts on Main,Live music by Saint Julien's Creek Revival
Executive Director's Survival Skills: September 6, 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Join Jane Stein, JPS Consulting, for this 3-hour class designed to give newer Executive Directors and CEOs (in their role 3 years or less) a guide to what it takes to survive as an extraordinary leader of a successful nonprofit organization. To learn more & to Register go here:
Plants & Botanical Painting:
September 7, 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Join Maura Allen, September's Artist in Residence, for a day of botanical painting at Brent & Becky's Bulbs.
This half day workshop will cover basic plant recording techniques in the field and a short introduction to botanical painting with watercolor and pencil. Open to all ages and skill levels, go here for more information:


Concerts By The Bay:   September 15,3:00 p.m.,  Mathews High School, T he Boxers- A Simon and Garfunkel Tribute by Todd and Gregg Pitts will be performing live, for more information, or to purchase tickets in advance visit  or call 757-871-7070 or 804-725-0636. 

10th Annual Gloucester Wine Festival: September 21, 2019

Golf Tournament to benefit The Orchard's Garden Memory Support Household, September 27, 2019, call 804-313-2400 for more information
Girl Scout sign-up event: October 1, 6:00 p.m., Gloucester Library 6920 Main Street, For more information on sign up events in your area or to register today, visit or call 1-800-77SCOUT.

Arts on Main 8th Annual Gala:  October 19, 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

A Suicide Prevention Walk: November 9, 10 :00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Main Street Center, Gloucester,To register:·   Go to

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Parks, Recreation and Tourism Classes
Parks, Recreation and Tourism and River Country Quilt Guild are sponsoring The Quilts of River Country Show on Friday, September 20 from Noon to 4:00 pm and Saturday, September 21 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm in the Colonial Court Circle. There is a $3 admission fee to see quilts on display in the Colonial Courthouse, Clayton Building, Roane Building. Free displays include a special show of work by Quilt Bees at Arts on Main and a new antique quilt display is in the Gloucester Museum of History. Quilt Shops will be on site for a little shopping. There will be quilt and quilted item sales, an RCQ Challenge display and demonstrations of quilting techniques. For more information call PRT at 804-693-2355.
Parks, Recreation and Tourism is sponsoring a Best Years Trip to Washington DC on Wednesday, September 11 from 6:30 am to 7:00 pm. Spend the day on your own, visit the Smithsonian, the monuments, the train station, the museums, ride the city on the hop on buses and more. We will drop you off at the Natural History Museum of the Smithsonian then pick you up at the same spot. Meals on your own. The fee is $39 and the deadline to register is September 4 or when the trip fills.
Parks, Recreation and Tourism is sponsoring several Yoga Classes. Namaste Yoga, for ages 13 and older on Tuesdays from 5:30 to 6:45 pm at Botetourt, fee $6 per class or $5 per class with punchcard. Gentle Yoga for ages 18 and older on Thursdays from 5:30-6:45 pm at Botetourt, fee is $30 for 6-week session (September 12-October 17). Chair Yoga for ages 18 and older is on Mondays and Fridays from 11:00 am to Noon at the PRT Office, fee is $6 per day.
For more information on these and other activities call PRT at 804-693-2355, email [email protected] or stop by our office 6489 Main Street, Suite 303. For online registration visit
Parks, Recreation and Tourism is sponsoring adult basketball leagues for ages 18 and over or ages 35 and over. Teams will play a 10-game schedule from September 16 through November 21. The fee for the 18 and over league is $615 for Gloucester residents or $675 for non-residents and the 35 and older league is $510 for residents and $560 for non-residents. The deadline to register is September 10.
For more info contact Ron Alston at 804-693-1262 or [email protected]
For more information on these and other activities call PRT at 804-693-2355, email [email protected] or stop by our office 6489 Main Street, Suite 303. For online registration visit
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