‘Firefighters for Education’ event this Saturday
The Hartfield Volunteer Fire Department (HVFD) will host a “Firefighters for Education” event on Saturday, August 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The goal of this event is to educate the community on fire prevention and safety and, at the same time, get students excited about education and going back to school.
A conservation lesson filled with fun and fish
Middlesex County is nearly surrounded by water, but many local children have never fished from a boat or even been in a boat on the water. The Coastal Conservation Association (CCA) fixed that for 19 such children on Saturday when it took them on a fishing adventure aboard a charter boat.
‘Jumbo Lump Daddy’ to perform at crab feast
The Middlesex Volunteer Fire Department will hold its 2nd annual Crab Feast and dance on the grounds of the Urbanna Firehouse this Saturday, August 28. Music by "Jumbo Lump Daddy and the Backfin Boys" will be from 7-11 p.m.
Red Cross classes to train volunteers for disasters
On Saturday, August 28, the Red Cross chapters of River Counties and Northumberland will conduct two courses. One course will be on the "mission," an introduction to volunteer opportunities with disaster services locally and nationally. The second will on "mass care," which will teach volunteers how to provide services for many people.
‘Union Pacific’ to perform Saturday in Urbanna
The “Union Pacific” band will play in the Music Under the Stars concert series on Saturday, August 21, at Taber Park on Rappahannock Avenue in Urbanna. This concert is from 7-9 p.m. and is the last of the 2010 season.