Monday, June 24th 2013 7:00 PM
Monday, July 1st 2013 9:00 AM
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City Offices Closed on July 4th
City offices will be closed Thursday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day.
Resolution to Honor Ms. Augustine Bellamy
The late Ms. Augustine Bellamy of Waynesboro, noted civil rights leader and Black History preservationist, will be honored locally at a presentation of House Joint Resolution 177, passed at the 2013 Session of the Virginia General Assembly.
On June 19th at 4:00 PM, at the Rosenwald Community Center located at 413 Port Republic Road, Delegate Richard “Dickie” Bell will present members of Ms. Bellamy’s family House Joint Resolution 177 honoring the life and service of Ms. Augustine Bellamy, who died on May 27, 2011. Members of Ms. Bellamy’s family will receive the resolution and share reflections of their Mother’s life and service to the community.
Ms. Bellamy worked with City officials to establish Waynesboro’s African-American Heritage Museum as well as an official citywide observance of Black History Month. Ms. Bellamy was also well known for sharing stories and information about Black History and prominent African Americans in history in the local schools, making Ms. Bellamy a popular figure among students and teachers. Ms. Bellamy contributed to the community through many other less conspicuous deeds of kindness and service to others.
Light refreshments will be served. Members of the City Council will be present. The public and media representatives are invited to attend.
Notice of Joint Meeting
The Augusta County Board of Social Services, the City of Waynesboro Board of Social Services and the City of Staunton Board of Social Services will meet jointly on Tuesday, June 25, 2013, at 8:30 a.m. at the Waynesboro Office of Shenandoah Valley Social Services, 1200 Shenandoah Avenue, Waynesboro, Virginia 22980.
The 100 block of N. Wayne Ave. from W. Broad St. to Lumos Plaza will be closed from 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. each day starting on Monday, June 10. This work is projected to last about 3 weeks. Questions should be addressed to Public Works Operations at 942-6743.
Groovin' at the Greenway
Wednesday evenings at the Dominion Shelter in Constitution Park from 6:00pm-8:00pm and relax by the river, where good music comes naturally.
This new, FREE music series is sure to have you tapping your toes.
Food and drinks will be available for purchase
June 19 - Righteous Friendz & The Band Woodson (Reggae & Bluesy Rock)
June 26 - The Findells (Rock)
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- Dig Into Reading
Kids receive a library buck for reading a picture book or ten pages in a chapter book. Use library bucks to buy books in the summer reading store from June 15-July 27. Register beginning June 1.
- L2L (Lip Service to Literature) is for ages 13 and up. This book club will read the "Uglies" trilogy by Scott Westerfield. Free copies of the book are available while supplies last.
- Groundbreaking Reads
Summer reading isn’t just for kids! Adults could win prizes this summer by checking out books, writing a review (of a book or audiobook), or attending a program. One prize will be drawn each week and all entries will be eligible for the grand prize drawing. Please register.
Everyone reads Under the Sea-Wind" by Rachel Carson and is invited to "go on the bus trip to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Museum in August. Copies of the book will be available to purchase at WPL. Call Parks & Rec at 942-6735 to sign up for the bus trip.
South River Greenway & Fish-Deck Win Award
Valley Conservation Council’s 2013 Better Models for Development Award recognized these two significant river-related facilities completed by the Waynesboro Parks and Recreation Department as the winner of the ‘Outstanding Community Amenity’ category. These projects involved many years of work across several city departments as well as the support of numerous local sponsors and partners, including the Waynesboro Redevelopment and Housing Authority and Waynesboro Downtown Development Inc.
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Household Hazardous Waste Collection
The next Household Hazardous Waste Collection will be held on Saturday, September 14th at the Augusta County Government Center. Hours will be announced closer to the event.
Questions: Please call 942-6764
Broad Street Bridge Closure
The Broad Street Bridge over the South River was closed on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 for rehabilitation. The bridge will remain closed for approximately nine months, with a scheduled November, 2013 reopening. Should you have any questions, please call Public Works at 942-6624.