Movies in the Square, sponsored by the Washington County Public Library, features “The Great Wall” Friday, May 26. Films begin at 9 p.m., in the square in downtown Glade Spring. The event is free; viewers are encouraged to bring a blanket or portable chair to set up next to the library in downtown. “The Great Wall” starts Matt Damon, Tian Jin and Willem Dafoe. “European mercenaries searching for black powder become embroiled in the defense of the Great Wall of China against a horde of monstrous creatures,” is how IMDB.com describes the film. It is rated PG-13. Other movies in the... Continue
A musical with book and lyrics by Judith Viorst and music by Shelly Markham Last night, Alexander went to bed with gum in his mouth and now there’s gum in his hair. There’s no prize in his cereal, and there’s kissing on TV. Yuck! It’s enough to make any kid want to move to Australia. Judith Viorst has adapted her own famous children’s book into this hilarious musical you won’t want to miss! Download study guide. Cast & Credits Cast Alexander: James Hendley Mom / Mrs. Dickens: Brandy Drzymkowski ??Dad / Albert / Dr. Fields: Shaan Sharma Anthony / Paul:... Continue
Running 4 days from May 26th to June 3rd.
From the authors of "The Dixie Swim Club" and "The Red Velvet Cake War" By Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten A laugh-a-minute comedy about four Southern women, all needing to escape their day-to-day routines, drawn together by fate—and an impromptu happy hour. Randa, a perfectionist and workaholic; Dot, still reeling from her husband’s recent demise; earthy and boisterous Marlafaye, a good ol’ Texas gal; and new to town, Jinx, a spunky fireball, offers her services as a life coach for these women. Hilarious misadventures and the occasional liquid refreshment lead the ladies to discover lasting friendships and a... Continue
Running 47 days from May 26th to August 12th.
We will be collecting change through May 28th to be able to send our children and youth to camp this summer! We were able to send 26 last year and are looking forward to helping out many this year!... Continue
Ralph Slatton: Animal Nature Opening Reception: June 1, 2017 from 6 – 8 p.m. June 2 – September 17, 2017 Ralph Slatton’s intaglio prints, notable for their raw, unbridled energy, power, and emotion, evoke at once a sense of unease and awe. His animal forms disguise some moral truth, human condition, personal dilemma, or conundrum. “It is my intention,” Ralph says, “to take the viewer down a visual and psychological rabbit hole. A place where animals wear disguises of both the strong and weak, experiencing the freedom of entrapment, and generally revel in the dark side of human foibles.” Slatton is a professor... Continue
TAKE A CULINARY TRIP AROUND THE WORLD! Enjoy four days of chillin’ and cookin’ in the teaching kitchen with local chefs and culinary experts. This year’s camp will feature Culinary cultures from Around the World. Teens will enjoy learning about food from France, Asia, Mexico and Italy. Teens,ages 12-17 will learn basic kitchen and knife skills. Using math skills to work on recipes and artistic flair to create their own new recipes during Jr. Iron Chef games…teens will develop new friendships and team building skills. This class is for every cooking level..from beginner to those who have cooked at home... Continue
Running 5 days from June 19th to December 31st.
Washington County Public Library is offering computer classes at the main library in Abingdon, Virginia during May. Class size is limited, so registration is required. To register call 276-676-6391 or sign up at the library. All classes are free and open to the public. “Library Computers for Beginners” class is offered Wednesday, May 31 at 2 p.m. at the main library. This class provides step-by-step instruction for beginners. “Smartphone Q&A” is held Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. Bring your smartphone, your questions and any tips you’ve picked up for this open discussion. “Windows 10” is taught Tuesday, May 23 at 6... Continue
By popular demand, we are offering a new Kid’s in The Kitchen Cooking Camp this year for ages 8-12. Modeled after our popular Sizzlin’ in The Kitchen Summer Teen Camp, this camp will be geared to younger children, but with the same format of having a different chef teach an exciting subject each day. From baking to breakfast to fixing lunch, snacks and in between, the kids will learn about simple knife skills, kitchen safety, proper ways to read recipes, measuring, and basic skills. On the last day of camp, parents are invited to lunch! Join us for this fun... Continue
On Thursday, July 6th, William King Museum of Art hosts its 3rd annual Big Messy, First Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a paint slide, popsicles, balloons and a local D.J. Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department will provide a foam pit. Come spend an evening on the Museum’s front lawn while enjoying the long days of summer.Last year’s festivities were well attended with a crowd of over 400. Admission is free for all to enjoy. Donations are gratefully accepted and benefit WKMA and Goodson Kinderhook Volunteer Fire Department. For more information contact Lori Rouse at 276.628.5005 ext. 114 or... Continue
So what is the REAL Tech Experience? Creativity, imagination, critical thinking, and teamwork make tomorrow’s innovators. Barter Theatre’s Project REAL (Reinforcing Education Through Artistic Learning) and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center recognize the need to provide an environment to inspire the creative problem solvers of the future. This week-long REAL Tech Experience will give students the opportunity to explore how to solve a real-world problem through the application of science, technology, engineering, theatre arts, and math concepts (STEAM).... Continue