Programs and Activities

Chapter luncheon meetings are held on the third Friday of the month unless otherwise stated in the listing of programs. Weather-related cancellations apply if area public schools are closed.

Guests and visiting Daughters may attend chapter meetings by invitation from Regent Lisa Doan.

September 11, 2016

Commonwealth Chapter Annual Tea

September 24, 2016

Capitol Square Preservation Council, Commonwealth Chapter, and over 20 Additional organizations celebrate the Bicentennial of Virginia's Oldest Public Park
Virginia State Capitol

October 4, 2016

Chapter Tour and Lunch

October 19, 2016

Yorktown Day — Commemorates the 235th anniversary of America's climatic Revolutionary War victory at Yorktown. The Yorktown Battlefield ceremonies include a wreath-laying, parade, and special programs.

Celebrated with Spotwood Society, Children of the American Revolution.

October 21, 2016

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the National Park Service — History and Updates of the Colonial National Historic Park
Speaker — Linda Williams, NPS from the Colonial National Historic Park

November 11, 2016

Veterans Day Wreath Laying Ceremony
Virginia War Memorial

November 13, 2016

Kate Waller Barrett Plaque Rededication
College of William and Mary

November 18, 2016

Special Message from Our State Regent
Speaker — Judith Surber, Virginia DAR State Regent

December 7, 2016

Christmas Open House at NSDAR
Washington, D.C.

December 9, 2016

Holiday Songs and Other Selections
Youth Reclamation Project Quartet
Barbershop Quartet

Election of delegates and alternates for state conference

January 20, 2017

James Madison
Speaker — Charles Wissinger, Re-enactor

Election of delegates and alternates for Continental Congress

February 18, 2017

George Washington Birthday Luncheon

March 17, 2017

The Sun is But a Morning Star
Speaker — Connie Lapallo, Author

April 21, 2017

Southern Campaigns of the American Revolution
Speaker — Robert Dunkerly, Historian

April 23, 2017

Chapter Paver Dedication at the Virginia War Memorial

May 19, 2017

Veterans Economic Communities Initiative
Speaker — Stephen Keck, Strategic Initiative Analyst with the Veterans Affairs Office of Transition and Economic Impact

May 29, 2017

Celebration of Veterans and Wreath Laying
Virginia War Memorial

June 14, 2017

Flag Day
McGuire Veterans Hospital