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CookMT image smallCooking and Conversation With Culinary Historian Michael Twitty at the American Revolution Museum ... Explore the multicultural heritage of southern cooking during a special afternoon culinary event on Saturday, April 28, featuring cooking and conversation with Michael W. Twitty, African American and Jewish culinary historian and author. The program begins at 2 p.m. in the museum's re-created Revolution-era farm. Twitty, a food writer from the Washington, D.C., area, is author of "The Cooking Gene," tracing his ancestry from Africa to America and from slavery to freedom. Released by Harper Collins in 2017, the book is a finalist for The Kirkus Prize, a literary award. (Read the Article) (Have a Comment?)
Lennox imageUnfortunate Event or Divine Intervention? ... During my lifetime, I’ve been invited to the White House for dinner with the president, dated an actual princess from a real country, walked across the Rio Grande to swim in the hot springs of Mexico, lived through two earthquakes and driven through more tornadoes than I can remember. Hardly anything surprises me these days. (See Page 2, April 19, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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Poquoson Library Hides Books ... April 14-18 was National Library Week, and the Poquoson Public Library promptly celebrated the occasion by hiding some books. Why would they do that, you say? They hid the books at various secret locations about town, gave clever clues to where they were hidden, and then invited library patrons to find them! Ultimately, it looks like the book search was a resounding success, and Cathie Abell-Nelson perhaps put it best by stating on Facebook, "Poquoson has an award winning library like no other!" (See Page 3, April 19, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
SPlant imageAnnual Spring Plant Sale to be Held May 5 ... The York County/Poquoson Master Gardeners annual spring plant sale is Saturday, May 5, from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the York County Learning Garden, 301 Goodwin Neck Road, Yorktown (adjacent to the Public Safety Building). This popular plant sale features an incredible selection of annuals, perennials, shrubs, and trees, plus Yorktown onions. The sale is held rain or shine and admission is free. This is a non-profit volunteer organization and all proceeds from the plant sale are used to maintain and expand the learning garden. (See Page 3, April 19, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
Poquoson Pool 2018 Season Information and Programs ... Poquoson Municipal Pool will open Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day 12noon- 6pm. The Pool is located at 16 Municipal Drive. Pool Contact Phone during operating hours only is 868-0777. Poquoson Municipal Pool will open Monday, May 29 for Memorial Day 12 noon to 6:00 pm. The Pool is located at 16 Municipal Drive. Pool Contact Phone during operating hours only is 868-0777. (See Page 5, April 19, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
AHHM imageApril Events at the Hampton History Museum ... Events sponsored by the Hampton History Museum include Dockside Seafood Feast, Saturday, May 19, doors open at 6:00 pm; Streetcar Open House, Saturday, April 28, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Lunch in Time WPA Original Gardeners: Norfolk Botanical Gardens, Talk and book signing, Wednesday, April 18, Noon to 1:00 pm; and, Front Porch Music Series, HM Johnson Band, Wednesday, April 18, 6:00 to 8:00 pm. (See Page 3, April 12, 2018 Edition) (Have a Comment?)
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