‘Ocean Acidity’ is lecture topic Thursday at VIMS
The VIMS 2010 After Hours Lecture Series kicks off with “Rising ocean acidity: the other CO2 problem” on Thursday, January 28, at 7 p.m. There is no charge to attend this public lecture, however, registration is required. Register online at http://www.vims.edu/events
or call 804-684-7846.
Two Hartfield residents publish Civil War novel
The novel traces two young Confederate soldiers from Virginia in their march from the Shenandoah Valley to the battle on Antietam Creek. The book focuses not so much on the event, but rather on the thoughts and feelings of two young boys cast in one of the world-changing events in American history.
Cryer Center grand opening set for Sunday
The recently-built Cryer Center on Route 33 near Locust Hill, which will be shared by Hands Across Middlesex, Habitat for Humanity and other nonprofit groups, will hold its grand opening this Sunday, January 24.
An interview with local novelist Brad Parks
Middlesex’s newest best-kept secret is a guy that gave up his day job to write about murder, lawlessness, and drug deals gone bad. Luckily for him it turned out to be a good move. Brad Parks’ first book, “Faces of the Gone,” sold out at several national distributors — including Amazon.com — when it first hit shelves in December.