April 2018 Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s April 2018 Calendar of Events

Sunday                        1
Easter Brunch - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Music, entertainment, egg hunt + visit from the Easter Bunny. RR ($) Founders Inn 424-5511 (VB)
Prayers for World Peace - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Most Sun. Adults. Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr. 504-4425 (VB)
Fellowship of the Inner Light Service - 10:45 a.m. with Dr. PMH Atwater. 620 14th St. 428-5782 (VB)
Drag Yourself to Brunch - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Every Sun. Age 18+. High-energy entertainment from female impersonators. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Sunday Brunch -11 a.m.–3 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Sun. RR ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Easter Brunch - 12-3 p.m. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn, 100 E. Constance Rd. 774-9073 (S)
Group Life Coaching & Hypnosis - 1-3 p.m. Every Sun. Manifest your dreams. RR ($) 101 N. Lynnhaven Rd. #205 729-2716 (VB)

Monday                      2
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. MWF ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)
Stretch, Flex & Tone: Chair Class - 12-1 p.m. Ages 50+. Every Fri. Improve joint mobility. RR ($) MacArthur Center 625-5857 (N)
Lunchtime Meditation - 12:15-12:45 p.m. Most Mon. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)
TCC Literary Festival: Charlotte Blake Alston - 12:30 p.m. TCC VB Student Center 822-1122 (VB)
Saints Alive Senior Chorus - 12:30 p.m. Every Mon. St. Paul’s UMC, 437 Providence Rd. 543-5721 (C)
Chair Yoga - 1-2 p.m. Ages 50+. RR ($) Macarthur Center 625-5857 (N)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Mon. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
Sophisticated Steppers - 5:45-7:15 p.m. Every Mon. Seniors dance. ($) Cuffee Community Ctr., 2019 Windy Rd., 382-6411 (C)
Manic Monday Bike Rides - 6-8 p.m. Every Mon. MacArthur Center Green 627-6000 (N)
Mineral Monday w/ Detox Dandy - 6-9 p.m. Also 4/16 & 4/30. Detox, massage + more. Good Vibes Wellness, 233 16th St. 563-3567 (VB)
VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. Every 1st Mon. Croc’s 19th St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Functional Forum - 6:30 p.m.1st Mon. Health news. Holistic Fam. Practice 685-4325 (VB)
The Noblemen Monthly Meeting - 6:30 p.m. The Eagle’s Nest, 600 Nevin Rd. www.thenoblemen.org (VB)
Peace Circle Group w/ Rev. Laura - 6:30-8 p.m. 1st Mon. Unity Church of Tidewater, 5580 Shell Rd. 804-818-6084 (VB)
Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Mon. Donations accepted. Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)

Tuesday                      3
Yoga in the Galleries - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Spring Dig & Divide - 8:30-11:30 a.m. Learn the proper way to dig and transplant plants. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Yin Yoga - 10:45 a.m. Every Tues. Seniors. Improve flexibility and strengthen muscles. RR ($) PrimePlus, 7300 Newport Ave.  625-5857 (N)
TCC Literary Festival: Eric Hause - 12:30 p.m. Outwire757 publisher and LGBTQ advocate. TCC Norfolk Student Center 822-1122 (N)
Keep Me in Stitches - 2-5 p.m. Every Tues. Knit & crochet for cancer patients. Grace Comm. Church, 1725 Salem Rd. 404-6593 (VB)
Cooperative Co-Parenting - 4-8 p.m. Every 1st Tues. Prevent problems related to divorce. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave., 624-6666 (S)
Peppy Steppers - 5:45-7:15 p.m. Tues. Seniors. ($) W. Branch Comm. Ctr. 382-6411 (C)
Life 101 - 6-7:15 p.m. Every Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
YMCA MixxedFit Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy dance-inspired fitness. Donation ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Magic of Harmony Show Chorus Rehearsals - 7-9 p.m. Every Tues. Visitors welcome. Tabb H.S. Chorus Rm. 566-8600 (Y)
Spontaneous Theater Troupe Training - 7-9 p.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Fellowship Center, 620 14th St. 472-0662 (VB)
In-Depth Study Program - 7-9:30 p.m. Every Tues. Meditation, chanted prayers & more. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr. 504-4425 (VB)

Wednesday     4
Harmony & Fitness Yoga - 9:30 a.m. Every Wed. ($) Eliz. Gardens 473-3234 (Manteo)
Moms in Prayer International - 9:30-10:30 a.m. Every Wed. Pray for children and schools. Suffolk Family YMCA 809-0985 (S)
Great Dismal Swamp Safari - 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Also 4/8, 4/13 & 4/14. Learn about history, lore, and wildlife. RR ($) Great Dismal Swamp Wildlife Refuge 514-4130 (S)
Crocheting - 10 a.m.-noon. Seniors. Every Wed. Bring supplies. South Norfolk Community Center 543-5721 (C)
Outdoors Day - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities, demos + educational programs. Center for Wildlife Education, 453-0221 (Corolla)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club: Chinese Auction & Luncheon - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st Wed. RSVP by Fri. before. RR ($) Traditions Grill, Chesapeake Golf Club 966-9000 (C)
TCC Literary Festival: Kevin So - 12:30 p.m. Chinese-American singer confronts identity, relationships, history, family, and racism. TCC Chesapeake Student Center 822-1122 (C)
Food Truck Hump Days - 4 p.m. 1st & 3rd Wed. thru Sept. Gourmet dishes + Kids’ activities & music. Courtyard Square Park 408-2245 (C)
OBC Trivia Night - 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Weekly Meditation Class - 6:30-8 p.m. Most Wed. ($) Fred Heutte Ctr. 504-4425 (N)
Va. Stage Company: Disgraced - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 4/22. Ages 16+. Tensions rise when talk turns to religion, politics, and Islamophobia. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)
Hip Hop Class - 8:30-9:30 p.m. ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)

Thursday        5
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Community Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
Farmers’ Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Thurs. City Center Oyster Point 873-2020 (NN)
TCC Literary Festival: Drew Anderson - 12:30 p.m. This hip-hop artist & slam poet connects with audiences through satire. TCC Portsmouth Student Center 822-1122 (P)
Art Connections - 1 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. All mediums accepted. PrimePlus 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Ask the Artist - 5:30 p.m. Every Thurs. Engage with works of art through artist talks. d’ART Center 625-4211 (N)
Planetarium Show: Zodiac Stars - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in April. Explore what makes these constellations unique. RR Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday             6
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Floral Design Workshop: Ikebana - 10-11:30 a.m. Celebrate the changing seasons. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Seasoned and Sassy - 2 p.m. Every Fri. Get active & socialize! Black Library 441-5806 (N)
First Friday Concert Series - 5-8 p.m. 1st Fri. thru Oct. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
First Friday Street Parties: Super Doppler - 5-8:30 p.m. Music, food & fun. TCC Plaza, Granby St. 623-1757 (N)
Meditation: Unwind the Mind - 5:30-6:15 p.m. Most Fri. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)
ViBe Story Exchange: Melissa Schappell - 6-8 p.m. 17th St. Marketplace 621-9469 (N)
Maria Schneider Orchestra - 7:30 p.m. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Paint Night - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Every 1st Fri. ($) Downing Gross Ctr. 247-8950 (NN)
Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Carmina Burana - 8 p.m. ($) Ferguson Center 892-6366 (NN)

Saturday          7
Lynnhaven River Now: Bird and Plant Walks - 7:30-9 a.m. Every 1st Sat. RR Pleasure House Point Natural Area 962-5398 (VB)
10K run/walk + 1-Mile Family Fun Run - 8 a.m. After-race events include active play, refreshments, crafts + more. RR ($) Victory Family YMCA 867-3300 (Yorktown)
Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. Olde Towne Portsmouth 397-6395 (P)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)
Asian-Inspired Soups - 10 a.m.-noon. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Old Towne Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. 70+ vendors. Middle Street Garage 339-1876 (P)
South American Family Day - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Dance performances, art activities, live animals + more. Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
The Seashore Art Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Vendors, activities, music + food. First Landing State Park 403-4435 (VB)
First Sat: Make-N-Take - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Magic with Mark Nizer - 11 a.m. A spellbinding performance incorporating 4D glasses. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Twerkshop: A Crash Course - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Drop, pop, shake & sweat! RR ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)
Create Your Own Milk Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. Choose your own toppings. ($) The Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Kiwanis Fun Hunt - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Restaurant tastings, free entry to Va. Air & Space museum, shopping discounts & scavenger hunt. RR ($) Hampton History Museum 727-1610 (H)
East Coast She Crab Soup Classic - 12-2:30 p.m. Sample recipes and vote for the best! RR ($) 24th Street Park 385-7873 (VB)
Indoor Winter Farmers Market - 12-3 p.m. Every Sat. in April. MoMAC Brewing Co., 3228 Academy Ave. 383-9572 (P)
Nano Day - 12-4 p.m. Small-scale science demos. ($) Children’s Museum 393-5258 (P)
SkyWatch - 7 p.m. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)
Fireside Chat & Chomp - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)
Gala with a Purpose: Red, Black & White Affair - 7:30-11 p.m. Adults. Hosted by Nursing CAP. Support ongoing youth programs. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn Suffolk Riverfront, 100 E. Constance Rd. 218-6871 (S)
SkyWatch - 7:30-11:30 p.m. See planets, star clusters, nebulae & galaxies. Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Carmina Burana - 8 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 892-6366 (N)
Attucks Jazz Club: Peter Bernstein, Guitar - 8 p.m. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)

Sunday                        8
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, various artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
Back at The Shack: Grand Re-Opening Party - 12-7 p.m. Live music, food, vendors + more. ($) The Shack, 712 Atlantic Ave. 319-5146 (VB)
Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Carmina Burana + A Michael Daugherty World Premiere - 8 p.m. ($) Sandler Center 892-6366 (VB)

Monday                      9
Atlantic Shores: Dancing w/ the Seniors - 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bi-weekly thru 5/21. Ages 55+. RR Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
The Publicity Mastermind - 1-2:30 p.m. Learn to establish yourself and grow your brand. RR ODU Women’s Business Center, 4111 Monarch Way 683-7150 (N)
Job Search and Career Exploration - 5 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. Learn about various topics. Jordan-Newby Library 441-2843 (N)
Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. New members welcome. Barnes & Noble, 4485 Va. Beach Blvd. 671-7929 (VB)

Tuesday                      10
Azalea Celebration Walk: Enchanted Forest - 9:45-11:15 a.m. Enjoy this guided tour through the azalea collection. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)f
Women’s Forum of Coastal VA: Earning Your Worth - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. RR ($) Clark Nexsen, 4525 Main St. 683-3000 (VB)
25 Mics: Spoken Word and Open Mic Night - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)
Motown the Musical - 7:30 p.m. Thru 4/12. Enjoy oldies but goodies in this smash hit. ($) Ferguson Ctr. for the Arts 594-8752 (NN)

Wednesday     11
SWaM Certification Information Workshop - 9 a.m.-noon. Learn about the process, required documents + more. RR ODU Women’s Business Center 683-7150 (N)
Tidewater Arts Outreach Senior Series - 2-3:30 p.m. Ages 55+. Mini tour + collage workshop. RR ($) Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
ODU Dance Theatre Spring Concert - 7:30 p.m. Thru 4/14. Times vary. Enjoy a variety of styles and thought-provoking performances. ($) ODU University Theatre 683-5305 (N)

Thursday        12
VB Human Services Dept.: Mental Health Forum - 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn about existing mental health services in the city. RR ($) VB Convention Center 385-3200 (VB)
AMA Hampton Roads: Developing Your POP! - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn about your professional brand. RR ($) Stryker Center, 412 N. Boundary St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (W)
Alzheimer’s Support Group - 1-2:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. Beth Sholom Village 420-2512 (VB)
Y’Art Sale Reception - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Art sale 10 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sat. Purchase, collect, and donate your gently used artwork. d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes - 7 p.m. Times vary thru 4/15. Enjoy this live action-packed battle. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)

Friday             13
Va. Beach Spring Craft Market - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Thru Sun. (10-5) 150+ crafters, decorating ideas, demos & more. ($) Convention Ctr. 417-7771 (VB)
Friends & Family Game Night - 6-7:45 p.m. Basketball, ping pong, board games + more. ($) Ft. Monroe Community Center, 100 Stilwell Rd. 727-6831 (Ft. Monroe)
Hope House Foundation: Feather the Nest - 6 p.m. Donate home furnishings & gift cards to help those in need. RR ($) KDW/Shades of Light, 1828 Laskin Rd. 625-6161 (VB)
H.E.R. Shelter: Night of Gratitude - 6:30 p.m. Music, food, and a message of hope and resilience. RR ($) Norfolk Hilton The Main, 100 E. Main St. 485-1073 (N)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. Every 2nd Fri. Read your work, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Hampton Arts: Pump Boys and Dinettes - 8 p.m. Times vary thru 4/22. Enjoy this tribute to the sounds of the Grand Ole Opry. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Saturday          14
Dismal Swamp Stomp Running Festival - 8 a.m. Swamp Stomp; 8:15 a.m. 5K; 11:30 a.m. Children’s Cub Run. Entertainment + more. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 373-4174 (C)
Volunteer Day - 9-11 a.m. Be a river hero. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Terrarium Workshop - 10 a.m.-noon. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Spring Mud Jam - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Truck demos, open pits, merchandise + more. ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 539-6751 (S)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Meeting - 11 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
Basic Bellydance Crash Course - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. RR ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio, 47 E. Queens Way 362-4973 (H)
ViBe Story Exchange: Artist Phillip Scruggs - 6-8 p.m Va. MOCA 621-9469 (N)
The Painted Garden Art Show & Reception - 6-9 p.m. On view thru 5/12. Beach Gallery, 313 Laskin Rd. 646-0232 (VB)
ARTini Drinks & Hijinx - 7-10 p.m. ARTini tasting, creative cuisine, entertainment + more. RR ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Va. Arts Festival: Bernstein at 100 - 8 p.m. Enjoy the Chichester Psalms, TR Dance performance + more. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Sunday                        15
Eckankar Spring Video Talk - 11a.m.-noon. With Sri Harold Klemp. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
HR Metro Band - 2 p.m. Celebrate the 74th anniversary of the Battleship Wisconsin’s commissioning. ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: Israel Story Live - 7:30 p.m. Storytelling, music, video, art & dance illustrates Israeli society. ($) The Gallery at Waterside District 282-2822 (N)

Monday                      16
Katie Thiroux in Concert - 8 p.m. Talented jazz bassist plays with the John Toomey Trio. ($) ODU Chandler Recital Hall. 683-5305 (N)

Tuesday                      17
PassPORT to Norfolk’s Sister Cities - 6-8:30 p.m. Enjoy celebrity chef cuisine and international entertainment. RR ($) Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel 627-0530 (N)

Wednesday     18
Tales of Mirror Lake: Walk and Talk - 9:30-11 a.m. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Va. Arts Festival & SevenVenues: Rhiannon Giddens - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy songs that reflect the history of the African-American experience. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)

Thursday        19
History and Horitculture of Tea - 1-3 p.m. Discover the global impact of tea. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training - 6-8 p.m. Learn how to recognize an overdose and administer naloxone. RR Behavioral Health and Wellness Prevention Services, 258 N. Witchduck Rd. 385-0803 (VB)
William & Mary: Into the Woods - 7:30-10 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Your favorite storybook characters are haunted by the consequences of their actions. ($) William & Mary, 601 Jamestown Rd. 221-4596 (W)

Friday             20
SonRise Christian Music Festival - 4 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy Christian music artists. Food donations to the homeless accepted. ($) Oceanfront 24th St. Stage, 589-9636 (VB)
Campfire Fun & Wetlands Hayride - 4:30-6 p.m. S’mores, hot chocolate + hayride. RR ($) Sandy Bottom Nature Park 825-4657 (H)
Street Beats - 5:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy music, food, games + more. Williamsburg Taste Festival, 421 N. Boundary St. 800-368-6511 (W)
The Sound of Soul - 7-8 p.m. Tidewater Eckankar Ctr., 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Birmingham Royal Ballet: Romeo & Juliet - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Forbidden passion, dangerous secrets & star-crossed fate collide. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Saturday          21
Historic Garden Week - See vagardenweek.org for tour schedules thru 4/28. Tour noble homes and handsome gardens. RR ($) Locations vary, 804-644-7776 (VB)
MATE Mid-Atlantic Regional Underwater Robotics Competition - 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Local students compete to design the best ROV. ODU Recreation & Wellness Center 664-1017 (N)
SUN-days - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Observe the brightest star. Elizabeth River Park 382-1359 (C)
VB Farmers Market Birthday Bash - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Hoedown 7-10 p.m. 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Earth & Arts Festival - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Music, plant sales, sustainable vendors + more. Westminster Church, 3488 Godwin Blvd. 652-0689 (S)
Earth Day - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Exhibits, displays + activities to green your lifestyle. Mt. Trashmore 385-2990 (VB)
Social Cycle Norfolk Bike Class - 12-1 p.m. Every 3rd Sat. How to prepare a bike camp kit + more. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Lynnhaven River Now: Oyster Roast - 12-3 p.m. Shucking contest, silent auction + more. RR ($) 4141 First Court Rd. 962-5398 (VB)
Revolutionary Beer Fest - 1-6 p.m. Pay tribute to the history of beer with samples, food. ($) Khedive Shrine Center 482-4480 (C)
Church Street Jazz Series: Bob James Trio - 8 p.m. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)

Sunday                        22
Bird Watching on the Noland Trail - 7-10 a.m. Identify species and learn their natural history. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Party for the Planet - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Animal presentations, educational activities + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Israel Fest: Celebrating Israel’s 70th Independence Day - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Family. Experience art, education, culture + activities. Simon Family JCC 321-2338 (VB)
Chowan University Choirs - 3 p.m. Enjoy choral music. ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)
Spring Family Night - 4-6 p.m. Festive art activities, gallery scavenger hunt + performances. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Wednesday     25
SWaM Certification Application Assistance - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. RR ODU Women’s Business Center, 4111 Monarch Way 683-7150 (N)
Virginia Beach Garden Tour: Life on the Lynnhaven - 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Tour five homes and two gardens in Great Neck Point. RR ($) Broad Bay Country Club 646-0232 (VB)

Thursday        26
Tattoo Hullaballoo - 4:30 p.m. thru Sat. Happy hour, performances + meet heroes and performers. Scope Plaza 228-2822 (N)
NATO Flag Raising Ceremony - 5-6 p.m. Cultural music, flags + uniforms to represent all 29 nations. Scope Plaza 282-2801 (N)
HR Writers: Show and Grow Your Prose - 5:30-8:30 p.m. RR Gus & George’s, 4312 Va. Beach Blvd. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 639-6146 (VB)
Va. Arts Festival: Va. International Tattoo - 7:30 p.m. thru Sat. 2:30 p.m. Sun. ($) Scope Arena 282-2822 (N)

Friday             27
Mental Health First Aid - 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Adults. Recognize symptoms of mental health problems and learn how to provide help. RR Western Tidewater Community Services Board, 5268 Godwin Blvd. 255-7136 (S)
Arbor Day Celebration - 12-3 p.m. Western Branch Park 382-1359 (C)
Pet Lovers’ Extravaganza - 12-4:30 p.m. thru Sun. Activities, games + more. Care-A-Lot, 1617 Diamond Springs Rd. 457-9431 (VB)
YWCA HR: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - 4-7 p.m. Men’s march to stop rape and gender violence. RR ($) MacArthur Green 625-4248 (N)
A Night at the Movies Gala - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Celebrate the arts in our schools. RR ($) Hilton Garden Inn, 100 E. Constance Rd. 775-9682 (S)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: The Music of Star Wars - 7:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy original music from the iconic motion picture series. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Saturday          28
Tour de Cure - 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. All ages. Four cycling routes, walk, 5K run + post-ride celebration. RR ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 424-6662 (S)
Bird Walk - 8:30-11 a.m. Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-1359 (C)
Walk for Life - 9 a.m.-noon. Spon. by Crisis Pregnancy Center of Tidewater. Raise awareness and funds to save lives of pre-born children. RR ($) Va. Zoo 932-0107 (N)
VB GrowSmart.: Celebrating Children Fun Run - 9 a.m.-noon. Entertainment, resource booths, activities + more. RR Mt. Trashmore www.vbgrowsmart.com, 385-0144 (VB)
VCE Newport News Master Gardeners: Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Build your own rain barrel. RR ($) The Mariners’ Museum 591-4838 (NN)
Arbor Day Ceremony - 10-11 a.m. Festivities to celebrate the city’s Tree City USA Award. Kempsville Rec. Center 385-1100 (VB)
Eco Images: Wilderness Survival - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Develop basic survival skills, identify plants + more. RR ($) False Cape State Park, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Ohana Fest - 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Sample signature juice blends + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
NATO Annual Parade of Nations - 10-11:30 a.m. Military & high school bands + over 100 parade units representing the 29 nations. Downtown Norfolk 282-2801 (N)
Spring Festival & book Sale - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Activities, treats, and a book sale. Little Creek Library 441-1751 (N)
NATO Fest’s International Village - 11:30-3 p.m. Experience sights, sounds, and tastes of the 29 nations. Town Point Park 282-2801 (N)
Va. International Tattoo American Pipe Band Championship - 12-5 p.m. Mass band performance + Awards. Scope Plaza 228-2822 (N)
Hampton University Anniversary Gala - 6-11 p.m. Commemorate the school’s 150th anniversary. RR ($) HR Convention Center, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 728-4012 (H)
TBMA Monthly Bluegrass Concert: Travers Chandler and Avery County - 7 p.m. See the best in bluegrass talent. Donations ($) Hickory Ruritan Club, 2752 S. Battlefield Blvd. 421-0297 (C)
Hampton Arts: Sandra Bernhard “Sandemonium” - 8 p.m. Join her magical mystery tour of sights, sounds, and exotic offerings. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
All Night RAD Party - 8 p.m.-2 a.m. Ages 20+. Games, activities, nightlight swimming + more. RR Bayside Rec. Center 385-1100 (VB)

Sunday                        29
Va. International Tattoo: Highland Heavy Athletics - 10:30 a.m. Caber toss, keg toss + more. Va. Arts Festival Green Space, Charlotte & Bank St. 228-2822 (N)
The Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Tattoo Hullaballoo - 11:30 a.m. Performances and opportunities to meet heroes and performers. Scope Plaza 228-2822 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: Republic of South Korea Traditional Army Band - 7 p.m. Enjoy exotic sounds and choreography. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

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(C) Chesapeake (H) Hampton  (N) Norfolk

(NN) Newport News  (P) Portsmouth

(S) Suffolk  (VB) Va. Beach  (W) W’burg

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