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Upcoming Art Show, E-Waste Recycling, and More: News Briefs (April 29, 2022)

York County’s annual Art at the River returns in May 2022 (Courtesy of York County)

HISTORIC TRIANGLE — Here are some important news and notes in brief from in and around the Historic Triangle.

Free E-Waste Recycling Event

On Saturday, April 30, the Habitat for Humanity Peninsula and Greater Williamsburg ReStore in partnership with The Junkluggers of Williamsburg is holding a free e-waste recycling event. Residents are encouraged to bring small appliances, laptops, and other electronics to the ReStore located at 1303 Jamestown Rd. in Williamsburg for this event. The Junkluggers of Williamsburg will be onsite between 1 and 4 p.m. To learn more about the Williamsburg ReStore, please visit its website.

Upcoming JCC Planning Commission Meeting Canceled

The meeting for the James City County (JCC) Planning Commission, which was scheduled for Wednesday, May 4, has been canceled. The next meeting will occur on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. in the JCC Government Center Board Room, located at Building F, 101 Mounts Bay Road in Williamsburg.

Art at the River Juried Art Show Showcases Local Talent

On Sunday, May 8, the Historic Yorktown riverfront will hold its ninth annual Art at the River Juried Art Show. Thirty-seven local artists were selected to participate in this year’s event. This year, guests can watch live demonstrations from the Tidewater Turners of Virginia, food and beverages, as well as music from the The Fifes and Drums of York Town. For more information, please visit the website for Visit Yorktown.

Babysitting Certification Classes

The York County Chamber of Commerce is hosting babysitting courses for residents ages 10-15 years old. The course will include AHA, CPR, AED, and basic first aid training. Other items discussed will include problem solving, expectation from parents, engaging children of all ages, and basic care for infants. The classes will be held May 7, 11, 14, and 21. Registration is $62 per student which includes books. Those interested are encouraged to call (757) 817-2979 or email RhondaFingar@gmail.com.

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