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Upcoming LRNow Events

 Mark your calendars!     Monthly Waterway Cleanups  Join volunteers and help clean up Virginia Beach Waterways. Cleanups are mostly kid-friendly. Results of Lynnhaven River Now’s cleanup efforts are available here. May 12, 9am-noon--Beach Garden Park June 2, 9am-noon--Clean the Bay Day (LRN sites TBA) July 14, 9am-noon--Old Moose Lodge August 11, 9am-noon--TBA September 8, 9am-noon--TBA To...

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Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Screening

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste Screening Wednesday, May 16th 6:30pm Brock Environmental Center Free Admission RSVP to Dana@lrnow.org  WASTED! THE STORY OF FOOD WASTE aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, audiences will...

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Native Plants for Sale

Second Quarter Native Plants 2018 Orders accepted May 1 – May 30th & available for pick up the second week of July        To order yours today click here or contact Dana@LRNow.org  Quantities are limited! Polygonatum biflorum Solomon’s Seal 1 gallon - $14.00 Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed 1 gallon - $12.00 Clematis virginiana Virgin’s Bower 1...

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Community Meeting on Offshore Drilling

Community Meeting on Offshore Drilling Thursday, March 1, 6:00-7:30 PM Virginia Beach Convention Center, Salon 1 Find out why it is so important for everyone to speak out on offshore drilling.  We will help you to submit your comments to BOEM. Speakers include: Councilman John Uhrin; Dr. Susan Barco, Virginia Aquarium Senior Scientist; Bev Ludford,...

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EVENTS CALENDAR

May 2018

Bird WalkEdit Event
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May 5, 2018
07:30 AM - 09:00 AM
Bird Walk

May 5, 7:30-9am

Enjoy the early morning beauty of Pleasure House Point when the birds are the most active.
We will meet on Marlin Bay Drive at 7:30 AM and enjoy a pleasant ninety-minute walk with a birding expert from the Audubon Society.  These programs are free but we prefer that you preregister with Dana@LRNow.org or call our office at 757-962-5398.

Waterway CleanupEdit Event
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May 12, 2018
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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May 12, 9am-noon at Beach Garden Park

To register to participate at a waterway cleanup please email Dana@lrnow.org or call (757) 962-5398

Click on Waterway Cleanups for additional information

LRN Program Partners MeetingEdit Event
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May 14, 2018
04:00 PM - 06:00 PM
Committees

We are looking forward to our two spring LRNow Partners Meetings on Monday, March 12th and Monday, May 14th.  Both meetings will be held at the Brock Environmental Center and start at 4:00 PM.

Stewardship & Access Committee MeetingEdit Event
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May 16, 2018
06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Committees

This committee meets at 6 pm on the third Wednesday of each month. Meetings are held at Hot Tuna  at 2817 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, VA 23451. November and December meeting schedules may be adjusted to accommodate winter holidays. Check Facebook or website calendar for changes.

 http://www.lynnhavenrivernow.org/get-involved/

Wasted! The Story of Food Waste ScreeningEdit Event
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May 16, 2018
06:30 PM - 08:30 PM

May 16th 6:30pm


Brock Environmental Center


Wasted

40% of the food in America is Wasted. A new documentary by Anthony Bourdain, WASTED: The Story of Food Waste aims to change the way people buy, cook, recycle, and eat food. Through the eyes of chef-heroes like Bourdain, Dan Barber, Mario Batali, Massimo Bottura, and Danny Bowien, WASTED! exposes the criminality of food waste and shows us how each of us can make small changes – all of them delicious – to make the most of every kind of food.

Hosted by Lynnhaven River NOW & Buy Fresh Buy Local. Following the movie there will be a panel discussion. The panel will include Tim Cole, VB Public Schools, a restaurant representative, and a Food Bank of South HR representative.

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May 19, 2018
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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May 19th at 25th Street at the Oceanfront


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Hands Across the Sand 2018 Partnership:

On Saturday, May 19, 2018, the world will join hands to show our opposition to offshore drilling and look ahead to a clean energy future. Virginia will host events at the oceanfront in Virginia Beach, Buckroe Beach in Hampton, and at Willis Wharf in the Eastern Shore.
As many of you know, Hands Across the Sand, founded in 2010, grew into an international movement after the BP oil disaster in April of that year. People came together to join hands, forming symbolic barriers against spilled oil and to stand against the impacts of other forms of extreme energy.