Arts Council of the Valley Awards Grants to Local Artists & Arts Educators

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The Arts Council of the Valley (ACV) is pleased to announce the following Advancing the Arts grants awarded to local artists and educators for projects taking place between April and October 2016.

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April 29, 2016

Kai Degner: Hemp in Harrisonburg!

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Hemp can be the source for fuel oil, parachutes the save presidents, batteries – even paper that our Declaration of Independence was written upon.

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April 12, 2016

Veterans Invited to Reading And Discussion Program at Library

Augusta County Library has joined forces with the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities to offer Talking Service, a reading and discussion program for veterans and their families. The program begins in mid-September with the loan of a book to read and will culminate with an interactive discussion at 2 p.m. on Saturday, November 7 in the Fishersville Library.

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September 23, 2015

Local Art & First Fridays

June 2, 2015

February : The Shenandoah Valley Art Center

Harrisonburg in the Shenandoah Valley The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of February, as a tribute to art education, is exhibiting the artwork of the Shenandoah Valley Governor’s School Visual Arts Department, located in Fishersville since 2002. The school serves gifted junior and senior high school students of the Augusta County, Staunton, and Waynesboro Public Schools.

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January 27, 2015

1411-05 : Area news, views and reviews update …

Harrisonburg in the Shenandoah Valley We’re back with more news, views and reviews for Harrisonburg, and surrounding areas in the central Shenandoah Valley . . . what’s up :

  • JMU Nation wants FBS: Whether it makes sense or not
  • The Perfect Three-Day Road Trip Through Virginia
  • Court in Va. examines death row isolation policy
  • Staunton, Augusta County study backyard chickens
  • Harrisonburg considers buying founder’s home

Don’t forget to send in your valley news, views and reviews!

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November 5, 2014

Stop. Think. Connect.

Cybersecurity is a shared responsibility, and everyone can take a few simple steps to make the Internet more secure. #NCSAM @cyber
Cyber Security Awareness Month

October 7, 2014

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center, during the month of July, is exhibiting the works of SVAC member artists, in an exhibition judged by Jim Sconyers, Jr., Associate Professor in the Department of Art and Art History, Mary Baldwin College. Artists selected by Sconyers for recognition are: Sue Rosen, Best in Show, Jane Tressel, second place, William Reed, third place and six additional artists received honorable mention awards. The art center is proud that it is a community based organization that showcases and supports its talented members with this annual exhibition. The collection of artwork will feature the artists’ major works in a variety of media. Please include a visit to the art center in your summer schedule.

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July 2, 2014

Paws to Read – Summer Reading Continues through July

United States CongressThe Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.

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June 28, 2014

Paws to Read Encourages Summer Reading

United States CongressThe Augusta County Library system is hosting a summer reading program for children ages birth to 18 now through July 31. The program includes prizes for hours read and a series of weekly programs with the theme Paws to Read. The program’s mascot is Rocket, the dog featured in the award winning and bestselling children’s books by Tad Hills.

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June 11, 2014