York County, Virginia

Upcoming FREE Events at New Quarter Park

Movies in the Park and Orienteering

September 16, 2019
 
     York County's New Quarter Park, 545-acres in upper York County new the Queens Lake neighborhood, offers several free programs throughout the year.  The public is invited to participate in the follow upcoming events -
 
     The final two outdoor "Movies in the Park" for 2019 are being shown at New Quarter Park!  Coming up are the following PG rated films:
  • Saturday, September 21, 7:30 pm: Charlotte's Web (2006 / 97 minutes)
  • Saturday, October 19, 6:45 pm:  Hocus Pocus (1993 / 96 minutes)
           
     The movies will be shown in the softball field behind the park office.  Moviegoers are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to sit on. Concessions will be available for purchase. Note: Each movie's scheduled start time is approximately 15 minutes after sunset.  No registration is required for these movie showings.
           
 
      Join us as we learn about Orienteering in a Walk and Talk program on Saturday, September 28 at 10 a.m.  Orienteering is a sport that requires map and compass skills to arrive at various checkpoints across unfamiliar terrain.  The program will be led by Ellen Stefaniak and Alec Richardson, founders of the Central Virginia Orienteering Club in Richmond. Between them, they have 25 years of orienteering experience. 
     Participants will meet at 10 a.m. at Shelter #4 where the instructors will cover basic fundamentals of using maps and compasses. Then, the groups will work on finding a few locations in the park using their new orienteering skills! 
     Space is limited and registration is required at www.yorkcounty.gov/parksandrec.
 
     New Quarter Park is located at 1000 Lakeshead Drive near the Queens Lake neighborhood.  For more information, please call the park office at (757) 890-5840.  For assistance with the registration process, please call (757) 890-3500.

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