Author to speak on his father, Dr. Morgan Norris Sr.
On Monday, February 15, Dr. James E.C. Norris, a native of Lancaster County and a retired plastic surgeon living in Manhattan, will discuss his just published book, “Fight On, My Soul: A colored doctor’s battle against disease, discrimination and ignorance in rural Jim Crow Virginia.“
‘Snuggle up with Peter Rabbit’ at the library
This is the second year that the Library of Virginia is offering a winter reading program. For more than two decades the state library has sponsored the hugely popular summer reading program in the state’s public libraries. The winter program is designed to instill a love of reading in young children by having the child’s parent or other special adult read to them.
Walk-in flu vaccine clinics are Saturday
The Three Rivers Health District will conduct H1N1 walk-in flu vaccination clinics on Saturday, February 6, at locations in Tappahannock, Hayes and Kilmarnock. Vaccinations will be administered free of charge.
‘Prevention of mass atrocities’ to be Great Decisions topic
Great Decisions will consider the actions taken to prevent massive ethnic strife in Kenya in 2007, the results of those actions, and what might be learned from them to prevent widespread atrocities in other countries.