FRIDAY 3/27: Ed Bull on ‘New Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy’

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia’s next seminar, “New Treatment for Peripheral Neuropathy,” will be 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 27, in the Eastern Shore Community College Lecture Hall, 29300 Lankford Hwy. Ed Bull will describe how sufferers of peripheral neuropathy resulting from diabetes, chemotherapy, Agent Orange, and other diseases, may be helped by Class 4 Laser treatment. [Read more…]

APRIL 12, 19, 26: Printmaking Class with Eden Ertle at Arts Enter

Beginning April 12 and continuing on April19 and April 26,  artist Eden Ertle will teach printmaking during her Sunday Art Sessions at Arts Enter from 2:30-4:30 p.m. The three week class is priced at $90. Register for one class or for the entire series.  Classes are open to anyone 12 or older.  Contact ArtsEnter at  (757) 331-2787 or instructor Eden Ertle at (757) 331-4079 or [email protected]. [Read more…]

THURSDAY 3/19: ‘Mother Nature vs Us’ at Oyster Research Center

Thursday March 19, at 7 p.m. at the Anheuser-Busch Coastal Research Center in Oyster, Don Young of Virginia Commonwealth University will present “Ecosystem Engineers: Mother Nature vs Us.” Virginia barrier islands are home to two very important dune building grasses, American beach grass and sea oats. Through feedbacks with physical processes these grasses use slightly different strategies to build dunes that protect and stabilize island interiors. The dominant barrier island shrub, wax myrtle, further stabilizes island interiors and increases soil nitrogen that may be important to dune grasses and the island fringe marsh. Field research on these species will be discussed, and our results and experiences”will be placed within the context of coastal restoration, sea-level rise, and climate change.

SUNDAY 3/15: Sound of Music Granddaughter von Trapp Performs at Hungars Church

Hungars Music Ministry presents a free concert by Elisabeth Von Trapp on Sunday, March 15, at 4 p.m. at Hungars Episcopal Church, 10107 Bayside Road in Machipongo. The event is open to the public. For more information, please call 757-678-7837 or visit [Read more…]

FRIDAY 3/20: Extreme Living: Microbes Do It Better!

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of Virginia has scheduled its next seminar, “Extreme Living:  Microbes do it Better!” The free 90-minute seminar will meet at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, March 20, in the Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. Russell Vreeland will describe the organisms that can survive extreme conditions, and how they may have utility to humankind. Vreeland has conducted research in this field for many years.

SATURDAY 3/26: ESO LIVE! On the Road with Pound Net at Little Italy

ESO LIVE! On the Road announces a night of music and fun to support the ESO Arts Center. Pound Net appears at Little Italy in Nassawadox on Saturday, March 28, beginning at 7:30 p.m. Come and enjoy a night of America’s music by one of the Eastern Shore’s most popular groups. Tickets $10; call 757-442-3226 or visit for reservations.

Eastern Shore Literacy Council to Hold ‘Spell Rite’ Contest

It’s time to think Spring, and one of the fun Spring events on the Shore is the Literacy Council’s Spell Rite competition.  The annual adult spelling bee will be held at the Eastern Shore Yacht and Country Club on Friday, April 17.  The social hour and silent auction will start at 5:30 p.m., with dinner and a live auction to follow.  After dinner, six teams will compete for the title “Best Adult Spellers of the Eastern Shore.” The competition is tough but it is all good fun and for a great cause – improving literacy skills on the Shore. [Read more…]

FRIDAY 3/13: Nanotechnology — Past and Future of a Big Little Idea

The Science and Philosophy Seminar next offering is “Nanotechnology: the Past and Future of a Big Little Idea.” The free 90-minute seminar will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday, March 13, in the Lecture Hall of Eastern Shore Community College, 29300 Lankford Hwy., Melfa. [Read more…]

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