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Our regular meetings are on the THIRD Thursday of each month from 7-8:30 pm at Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Drive, Chesapeake, Va. 23325.    Most months we also plan a hands-on activity to help improve our neighborhood.  We'd love to have you join us!

Future Meetings and Events

Rescheduled to January 19thAdopt-A-Park Volunteer Work Day (Invasives/English Ivy Removal.)
  • From 9 am to Noon.  
  • ** New location: Meet at the Indian River Park entrance at Paramont Avenue by the Power Lines (by the Ipswich Sign) ~2151 Paramont Ave
  • We'll be working on invasive plant removal, particularly English Ivy.   Come help us control this scourge. The more volunteers that come out the more that we can accomplish! 
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes, a hat and bring work gloves. Bring pruning clippers, loppers, screwdrivers (which are amazingly useful in prying ivy off tree trunks) and/or pruning saws if you have them.  We will have water and lots of snacks. (We also always encourage folks to bring their own water in reusable bottles to minimize use of plastic bottles). Participants under 18 years of age must have adult supervision
Thursday, December 20Annual Holiday Party
  • 7 PM in the Social Hall at the Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Drive, Chesapeake, VA
  • This will be our end of year celebration to recognize our many accomplishments, recognize our volunteers, and socialize. Please bring a desert or appetizer to share and join the festivities. 
  • We'll have a silent auction, so you can finish some Christmas shopping too. 
  • Please also consider bringing a donation of non-perishable food items for the Oaklette United Methodist Church food pantry to the meeting this evening. 
  • Even if you have not been to a meeting in a while or if this would be your very first meeting, we encourage you to come out and partake in the merriment.
Tuesday, January 1 First Day Hike at Indian River Park 
  • From 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm,  Meet at the park entrance at Rokeby Ave. and Main St. (2001 Rokeby Ave.)
  • Join us for new New Year's Day tradition to explore Indian River Park and it's century old forest on the Indian River flood plain.  Learn about the history of the park, its native trees, and its value to maintaining the health of local butterfly, bird, and wildlife populations.  Note: the forest trail has uneven surfaces and minor elevation changes. 
Thursday, January 17, 2019Annual Meeting
  • 7 PM in the Social Hall at the Oaklette United Methodist Church, 520 Oaklette Drive, Chesapeake, VA
  • Join us for our Annual Meeting where we discuss plans for the new year and elect officers.
  • There will be light refreshments and door prizes after the meeting.