Upcoming LRNow Events


 Mark your calendars! 


 

 Monthly Waterway Cleanups 

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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.

November 10, 9am-noon - Potters Road – This cleanup is a land- and water-based cleanup. Water support will be launching from the Hutton Circle area, while land-based volunteers will meet at the Potters Road site. Participants wishing to work from the water should plan to bring their own kayak and paddling/cold weather gear. PFDs are required. Some kayaks may be available for use with advance registration. Advanced registration is recommended for final event details. Contact office@lrnow.org to register or for more information.

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

Click on Waterway Cleanups for additional information


 Mayoral and City Council Elections

Candidates Forums

October 10th and October 17th, 6:30-8:30 PM, New Zeiders Theater, Town Center


We may have never had an election quite as important as this one in Virginia Beach.Every Vote Counts

On November 6th, we will be electing a new mayor and seven City Council members. There are 24 candidates vying for these 8 seats on our 11 member City Council.

Please mark your calendars now and come out to our Candidates Forums. You need to hear directly from the candidates to make an informed decision on November 6th. And remember, everyone votes for every district and mayor in Virginia Beach. Not just your own district.

Both Forums will be held at the new Zeider’s American Dream Theater in Town Center and will start promptly at 6:30 and end at 8:30. We will open the doors at 6:00 PM and ask the candidates to stay until 9:00.

The Wednesday, October 10th Forum is for the two Mayoral Candidates and the six candidates running for the two at-large seats.

The Wednesday, October 17th Forum is for the candidates running for the Beach, Bayside, Lynnhaven, Centerville, and Princess Anne District seats.
Remember — everyone votes for every district in Virginia Beach!

Mark your calendar and RSVP today to Office@LRNow.org to reserve your seat.
Thank you for taking the time to be an informed voter in this important election


CBF Presents THE HUMAN ELEMENT Premiere & Screening with James Balog

 Wednesday, October 24, 2018

6:00 PM – 8:30 PM

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

201 Market Street Virginia Beach, VA 23462

REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

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Doors open at 5:00 p.m.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation is proud to present the Hampton Roads premiere of National Geographic photographer James Balog’s documentary The Human Element. From the producers of Chasing IceThe Cove, and Racing Extinction, this new film highlights the dangers of the elements including air, earth, fire, water, and the fifth element—human impact.

Topics covered include sea level rise, wildfires, air quality, and more in this exploration of the balance between humanity and nature.

A community conversation on sea-level rise and climate change will take place immediately after the viewing with James Balog; CBF’s President, William C. Baker; and Special Assistant to the Governor for Coastal Adaption and Protection, Commonwealth of Virginia, Ann C. Phillips. We are excited to partner with CBF for this exhilarating movie premiere! We hope you can make it!

This is a FREE event. Registration is required.

**If you have trouble reaching the registration form, please send an email to rsvp@cbf.org with your registration information.


Catch the King Tide

Saturday October 27th 9:30am-1:30pm

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Are you ready to Catch the King?
Fall is the season of king tides, and one of the highest of the year is forecast for the morning of Saturday, October 27. Hampton Roads is a part of the global effort of coastal communities to measure the impact of king tides as a way of preparing for sea level rise. Every bit of data counts, and it’s citizens like you who are gathering it. Ready to get involved? Sign up HERE 


Discover Virginia Beach: Bike Tour at False Cape State Park

October 27th 9am-12pm

(more information coming soon!)


Teachers Workshop: Gardening 101

October 27th 8:00am-1pm

Call (757) 505-0773 to register or e-mail Education@lrnow.org

Garden Workshop


 Pearl Faith Workshop

Saturday November 10 8:30am-3pm

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Conversations on Climate Change Part V

November 15th Brock Environmental Center Oyster Room 6:30pm-8:00pm

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