April 22, 2019

Events

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UPCOMING:

CIVIC League General Membership Meetings:

  • Unless otherwise noted, meetings are on the 3rd Wednesday of January, April, and September.  They are held at the Kempsville Meadows Elementary School on Edwin Dr., and run from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.  Plan to attend.   The meetings are interesting and we always have coffee and cookies!
  • We are always looking for topics for our programs and guest speakers.   If you have a topic you think would be of broad interest to the general membership, please submit it to our Programs Committee Lead, James Stone   j.b.stone@verizon.net     We'll try to work it in, or let you know why we could not.
  • Points of Contact:  Mike Anderson – League President at 757-585-5695, or Jody Korman – League Treasurer at 757-467-1800.

Civic League General Membership Meeting -
May 01, 2019

Note - this is a date change from 17 Apr

Our next Civic League General Membership Meeting is now scheduled for Wednesday, 01 May 2019 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at the Kempsville Meadows Elementary School on Edwin Drive.

In addition to discussing general civic league orders of business, we host one to two guest presenters at each meeting, selected to speak on topics relevant to our residents, the neighborhood, and the city.

Topics for this meeting are:

  • An update on a Sidewalk Proposal for Edwin Drive. At the request of a number of residents, we tasked the Civic League Board of Trustees to explore this as a possibility. Jim Stone will update the membership on what we have found out so far, and possible next steps, as well as how we will respond to the voices of affected owners should this move forward. We hope to have a representative from the Virginia Beach Public Works, Traffic Engineering on hand to answer any additional questions or concerns.
  • Neighborhood Watch Program. Pat Molnar will provide an update on this important program, how it works, and how you can become involved.
  • Mike Anderson will ask for your support in soliciting new members of the Civic League Board of Trustees.   Several current members’ terms are expiring and we would welcome new members willing to help out on our Board of Trustees. It does not take up a lot of time, and you would be contributing to our great neighborhood in doing so.

We anticipate this to be a robust and interesting program agenda. We hope you will plan to make it to this meeting. Come, please, and bring a neighbor. See you there!!

To make suggestions for additional guest speakers/ topics, you may contact Jim Stone at j.b.stone@verizon.net, or by using the “Contact Us” page on the Larkspur Civic League Web Site https://larkspurvb.club/.

Civic League General Membership Meeting - September 18, 2019

The third General Membership Meeting of the year is scheduled for 18 April 2018.

We expect the program to include a presentation on wills and trusts, and possibly other retirement planning topics, which should be of interest to many in the neighborhood and especially our seniors.  More to follow as this firms up in the next several months.

OTHER EVENTS SO FAR THIS YEAR:

Larkspur Annual Civic League Hosted Neighborhood Picnic
Saturday 01 Jun 2019   12:00 noon to 4:00 pm

Your Civic League hosts a "Welcome to Summer and Welcome to the Neighborhood" Picnic each year.  It is held at the LSRC (Larkspur Swim and Racquet Club, 732 Edwin Dr. Virginia Beach, VA 23462).    We provide the hot dogs, hamburgers, other picnic fare, beverages, and fellowship in the very attractive Larkspur pool setting.  This event is open to the residents of Larkspur and is free of charge.    Please plan to take this great opportunity to meet your new neighbors and renew acquaintances with old. (In case of inclement weather, the rain date is 15 Jun 19.)

National Night Out 2019
Larkspur Swim and Racquet Club Tuesday 6 Aug 2019
6:oo pm to 8:00 pm

This has been a fun and rewarding event each year at the pool, and has been very successful in promoting police – community partnerships and neighborhood awareness.

Mark your calendar and help support this very worthwhile event!!!

PAST EVENTS:

Civic League General Membership Meetings:

Jan 16, 2019  - In addition to regular business, guest presenters included Mr. Gary Zalas from the VBPD Community Engagement Office, who presented programs offered for seniors i.e., The Operation Lookout Expanded Program, Project Lifesaver, Senior Citizens Police Academy, Medical Prescription Take back program, TRIAD and more, as well as answering questions.  We also were honored to hear from Mr. Dan Edwards, the Kempsville representative on the School Board, on upcoming changes and the overall outlook of our public school system.  Thanks to both for their time.

The Larkspur Swim and Racquet Club Annual Yard Sale was held on March 30, 2019

Thanks to all who supported this event through your donations and your purchases.

OTHER HAPPENINGS AROUND THE NEIGHBORHOOD:

 Trick or Treat Court Get-together - October 31, 2018

A group of neighbors decided to get out and mingle this past Halloween as they have for several in the past.  Great times were had by all and our neighborhood was rather generous with the candy this year.  This pre-Trick or Treat get together may definitely become an annual event. Thank you to all who participated and to all the neighbors who participated in decorating and handing out candy.  Our relationships, friendships and involvement really are what make Larkspur the best neighborhood in Virginia Beach.