Clean Up This
May 1, 9-Noon
Birdneck Canoe/Kayak Launch
Join us Saturday morning at the
Birdneck Canoe and Kayak Launch Site (end of Old Virginia Beach Road). Space in a canoe or kayak is needed for this cleanup. Dress comfortably, bring gloves and LRNow will provide
bags and crab nets.
Contact Whit Peace at 757-613-2828 or
email@example.com for more information or to register for
this cleanup. Extra boat space may
be available. Thank you for your
help with this cleanup. Our cleanup
efforts this spring have made a big
|Rain Barrel Workshop|
Sunday, May 23, 2:30-4:30 PM
Cost is $60 (covers the cost of the barrel and all supplies)
Workshop limited to the first 15 people.
A rain barrel is an easy way to reduce stormwater runoff from your property and make the water available for irrigating your garden.
In this workshop, you will be constructing a rain barrel that you can take home with you.
To register, contact Helen Kuhns at
Offered in partnership with Mike's Rain Barrels.
|Earth Day Celebration
Sunday, May 2, 11:00 am - 5 pm
Mount Trashmore Park
Join LRNow at Mt Trashmore Park
on Sunday for the Earth Day
celebration. There will be e-cycling
for your old computers and other
electronics, live music, a
bicycling activity and much more.
LRNow will be there too.
See you Sunday.
Thank You for Your Support of our
We had a great day on the LynnhavenRiver. Despite the showers in the morning and the cool breezes, we had a wonderful celebration on Saturday. The oysters were succulent and the delicious stew and barbecue topped it off. More Perfect Jones kept us entertained and happy. Thanks to all of you who helped to make our 8th Annual Oyster Roast a success!
A special thank you to our Corporate Sponsors:
Harry and Calvert Lester
Bob and Eleanor Stanton
71st Street Anglers
Harvey Lindsay Commercial Real Estate
Lynnhaven Oyster Company
Commonwealth Financial Partners, LC
And much appreciation to the artists and others who contributed to our Silent Auction:
Albert "Buck Doughty - HogIsland Creations
City of Virginia Beach
Cathy Jo Ramsay-Glass Imaginings
Mandy Oram Smith - Wildflower Jewelry
Mannino's Italian Bistro
Michael Minor - Mike's Rain Barrels
Robert Holman - Holman's Photography Studio
We hope you had a good time at the Oyster Roast and appreciate your support.
All proceeds from the Oyster Roast support our work to restore and protect the LynnhavenRiver.
|Mark Your Calendar for Two Great Spring LRNow Events|
Kayak Tour from the Narrows, 64th Street, Saturday, May 8th
9:00 AM- Noon and 2:00-5:00 PM (Two choices for tour)
Leaving from the beach at the Narrows, 64th Street entrance to FirstLandingState Park, participants will be treated to the beauty of this section of the LynnhavenRiver. Guides will talk about oyster restoration and we will be able to see an oyster reef as well as a thriving oyster aqua-culture business. The tour will go into Crystal Lake where participants will learn more about the history of the river and the changes both natural and man-made that have occurred over time. Kayaks and all needed equipment will be available for rent through Wild River Outfitters. The registration fee with rental equipment is $48 and the price if you have your own equipment is $25. Please register with Andrea at Wild RiverOutfitters by calling 757-431-8566. This event is co-sponsored by LRNow and Wild River Outfitters.
Bayside History Day Bicycle Tour, Saturday, May 15, 10 am - 2 pm
This event was such a success last year that we are offering it again. Enjoy a leisurely seven mile bicycle ride and tour four historic spots spanning two hundred years of Virginia Beach's early history. Learn more about the prominence of the LynnhavenRiver in our history. The tour group will visit the Pembroke Manor House, the OldDonationChurch, the Ferry Plantation House and the Lynnhaven House. Views of the river will be enjoyed at Saw Pen Point Park. Participants supply their own bicycles, helmets are required and lunch and drinks are provided. Registration is $15 and this is a family friendly event. To register, contact Karen at 757-962-5398 or firstname.lastname@example.org. This event is being co-sponsored by LRNow, Tidewater Bicycle Association and Virginia BeachParks and Recreation.