Lynnhaven River NOW E-News  
October 30, 2015  
Upcoming Events

November 7 -- Seafood Festival at Bubba's & the Shellfish Company

November 14 -- River Cleanup, Site TBD, contact for more information

December 6 -- Volunteer Appreciation Event

December 1, 13 & 14 --
Holiday Markets

 December 19 -- Surf-n-Santa Race, VB Convention Center and VB Boardwalk

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November Native Plant

Oakleaf Hydrangea
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You Are Invited
Volunteer Appreciation Event
Have you served on one of our committees, helped at a river cleanup, volunteered at an event, manned an information table, volunteered for our Fall Festival or Oyster Roast, helped with an education program or any of the many, many things that volunteers have done for LRNow in 2015?
If so, we hope you will join us at the
Brock Environmental Center on
Sunday, December 6th, 3-6 PM
for food, drinks and fun and
let us say Thank you!

LRNow Holiday Markets
Shop Locally and Support LRNow
LRNow Merchandise
Shop for all your favorite LRNow gear, gift memberships, rain barrels, and more as well as beautiful locally made and sustainable items.

All Markets are at the
Brock Environmental Center
Tuesday, December 1, 10-4
LRNow Merchandise and Gift Memberships

Sunday, December 13, 1-7 PM and
Monday, December 14, Noon-6 PM
LRNow Gear, Locally-Made and Sustainable crafts and gifts

Wreath Workshop, December 13, 
3:00-4:00 PM
$50 includes all materials and an instructor to assist you.
To register for the Wreath Workshop, contact

Seafood Festival
November 7th
Lynnhaven Shellfish Company & Back Deck

You can attend this fun event postponed because of Joaquin.  Great food and drinks, great fun in a beautiful location on the Lynnhaven River.

Tickets are $40 and available at Bubba's, Lynnhaven Shellfish and the Back Deck.  
3323 Shore Drive or call 

Benefits Lynnhaven River NOW

Surf-N-Santa 5 Miler
Benefits LRNow, Dec. 19th

Enjoy a beautiful run through the twinkling holiday lights on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk and contribute to LRNow.
J&A Racing brings you the Great Outdoor Privision Co. Surf-n-Santa 5 Miler on December 19th.  Join us for the post-race party for the whole family in the Virginia Beach Convention Center.  

Register today and please make a charitable donation to LRNow when you register.
Thank you and enjoy the run.

Native Plant of the Month:  
Hydrangea quercifolia
Oakleaf Hydragea 
Height:  6-8 feet 
Spread:  6-8 feet 
Full Sun to part shade 
Soil: medium moisture and well drained 
Flower colors: white, green, pinkish-purple
Deciduous, perennial shrub 
$22 for three gallon size, 1-2 feet 
To Order: Contact
 or 757-962-5398