This town is so ready for warm weather. I think every child who has a bike was out riding this weekend, and it took every ounce of parenting strength that I had to make them come in when it got dark. I need to start making a list of all the things that I need to do in my yard, because every time I happen to glance out the window I see something that needs pruning or weeding or cleaning. Three cheers for the projects of Spring!
There is so much going on these days at the Hanover Arts and
The Mardi Gras fundraiser was a blast this past weekend with many
fabulous masks and lots of beads! Activities Center
And just the weekend before, that old building was alive with the voices of the Hanover Idol Competition. Congratulations to Sarah Hopkins, who won the title of Hanover Idol and to Carrie Cauthorne who won runner-up. In the Jr. Idol competition, Audrey kate
Taylor took the title and
Jean Woodrum was runner-up. DVDs of the competition are available for $20 from
the Center. You can find an order form on the website- hanoverarts.org.
The Center will host the Barter Players on Thursday, March 27th for their production of “Little House on the Prairie” at 6:00 pm. Tickets are $2 and available at the door.
Congratulations to the show choirs of
spent the past two weekends deep in regional competitions! They have won numerous awards, including
Co-Grand Champion, Showmanship, People’s Choice Award, and Patrick Henry
High School a 2nd Place. This past Saturday at the Central Virginia
Show Choir Competition, Best Overall Daily went to Max Cook! They will be performing next at the
Lee-Davis/Hanover Festival of Choirs on March 21st and 22nd
at Hanover High.
Are you thinking ahead to summer? Lorie Foley sure is! The Summer Theater Program at the Hanover Arts and
has announced the
dates of their annual theater camp and summer production. The Camp, for kids in grades 1st
through 5th, will run the week of July 14th from 8:30 to
4:30 pm. Tuition for the program is $250
and a registration form is available on the website: www.hanoverarts.org. Discounts are available for siblings. Activities
For those middle and high school thespians, the summer musical will be “Once Upon a Mattress.” Auditions will be May 14th and 15th at the Center, rehearsals will run May 18th through June 26th, and the performances will be June 27th, 28th, and 29th at the Hanover Tavern!
There are lots of March babies out there who have been celebrating recently: Tamra Bardwell, Tracy Brown, Chris Dull, Patricia Reagan, and Alec and Meade Rheihl. We hope they had lots of sunshine and presents on their special day!
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Ashland news: 310-5320, firstname.lastname@example.org.