August Calendar of Events

 

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s August Calendar of Events

Wednesday     1
Concierge Jeweler Event & Precious Gem and Metals Day - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Spon. by PrimePlus. Sell, repair, + appraise. RR 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Kiwanis Club Meeting - 7:15 a.m. 1st & 3rd Wed. Change the world one child at a time. Pop’s Diner, 1432 Greenbrier Way 469-4945 (C)
B&H Farmer’s Market - 9:30-3:30 p.m. Every Wed. Enjoy local produce. Chesapeake Health Dept., 748 Battlefield Blvd. N. 382-8650 (C)
Harmony & Fitness Yoga - 9:30 a.m. Every Wed. ($) Eliz. Gardens 473-3234 (Manteo)
Crocheting - 10 a.m.-noon. Seniors. Every Wed. Bring supplies. South Norfolk Community Center 543-5721 (C)
Senior Wednesdays - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Every Wed. thru 9/26. Ages 62+. Enjoy free admission to celebrate senior’ contributions to our communities! Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Food Truck Hump Days - 4 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. thru Sept. Gourmet dishes + children’s activities & entertainment. Courtyard Square Park 408-2245 (C)
Ynot Wednesdays - 5-9 p.m. Every Wed. in Aug. Entertainment, kids crafts, farmers market + artisan market. Sandler Center 557-6925 (VB)
VHS Summer Concert Series - 6-9 p.m. Every Wed. thru 8/29. Bring a picnic for some great music. William Styron Square 223-0284 (NN)
Harmony Health Guided Paddle & Yoga Tours - 6 p.m. Every Wed. & Fri. thru summer. Rudee Inlet SUP 563-3075 (VB)
OBC Trivia Night - 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)
Weekly Meditation Class - 6:30-8 p.m. Most Wed. ($) Fred Heutte Ctr. 504-4425 (N)
Planetarium Shows - 8:30 p.m. Wed. thru summer. Learn about constellations, galaxies + more. Pretlow Planetarium 683-3865 (N)

Thursday         2
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Community Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
City Center Farmers’ Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Thurs. City Center at Oyster Point 873-2020 (NN)
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)
D’Art Firsthand - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st Thurs. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR D’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Summer Concert Series - 5:30-8 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 8/30. Enjoy a different music genre every week. Towne Place at Greenbrier, 725 Eden Way N. 627-8611 (C)
Sunsets on the River – 5:30-9 p.m. Also 8/16 & 8/30. Local music, food trucks, and art! Bring chairs and/or blankets. ($) Hermitage Museum 423-2052 (N)
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co. Class - 6-7 p.m. Every Thurs. Donations ($) The Plot, 776 Granby St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 757-647-8087 (N)
Sunset Thursdays - 6:30-9 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 9/6. Bring a chair for waterfront concerts. High Street Landing 393-8481 (P)
Steel Pulse - 7 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, food, drinks + more. ($) Scope Plaza 664-6464 (N)
Music by the Bay - 7-8:30 p.m. Every Thurs. in Aug. Enjoy military bands, youth bands + community orchestras. Ft. Monroe Continental Park 637-7778 (Ft. Monroe)
Planetarium Show: Summer Stars - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 8/30. Examine summer constellations and learn to find them. Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday              3
Write Where You Are: Creative Writing Workshop - 10-11:30 a.m. Instructed by Lisa Hartz. RR ($) Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-5258 (P)
Family Fun Friday - 10 a.m. 1st Fri. thru Sept. Enjoy hands-on crafts, activities, and art discoveries. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Seasoned and Sassy - 2 p.m. Every Fri. Get active & socialize! Black Library 441-5806 (N)
First Friday Concert Series - 5-8 p.m. 1st Fri. thru Oct. Music by Don Comer & Patti Triplett. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
First Friday Street Parties: Guava Jam Band - 5-8:30 p.m. Music, food & fun. TCC Plaza, Granby St. 623-1757 (N)
Zoo Grooves: The Deloreans - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy exhibits, summer fare + local brews. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Meditation: Unwind the Mind - 5:30-6:15 p.m. Most Fri. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)
TGIF Summer Concert Series: Soul Intent - 6-9:30 p.m. Entertainment + children’s area. Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 514-7267 (S)
VB Farmers Market Friday Hoedowns - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. thru Oct. Enjoy live local music! 3649 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Paint Night - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Every 1st Fri. ($) Downing Gross Ctr. 247-8950 (NN)
Ja Rule & Ashanti in Concert - 8 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Fireworks Show - 9:30 p.m. Fri.-Sun. thru Sept. ($) Busch Gardens 229-4386 (W)

Saturday          4
Coast Guard City Celebration: 10K Run + 5K Run/Walk - 7 a.m.-noon. RR ($) Union Bank + Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir. 393-8000 (P)
Lynnhaven River Now: Bird and Plant Walks - 7:30-9 a.m. Every 1st Sat. RR Pleasure House Point Natural Area 962-5398 (VB)
Old Beach Farmer’s Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. Croc’s 19th St. Bistro 202-9533 (VB)
Green Market & Art Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. ViBe Park, 18th St. & Cypress Ave. 202-9533 (VB)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. Enjoy locally-grown goods, artisan crafts + family activities. Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion 514-4130 (S)
Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. Olde Towne Portsmouth 397-6395 (P)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Most Sat. thru Nov. Browse local produce, baked goods + more. Buckroe Beach Gazebo, First St. 877-2933 (H)
Fresh & Fruity Kombucha - 10 a.m.-noon. Discover this ancient Asian health remedy. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
CVUU Safety Fair - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy food trucks, dunk-a-cop tank, and local displays. Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists, 809 S. Military Hwy. 627-5371 (VB)
Camp SPL Grand Finale Carnival - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy pie-eating contest, water wars, talent show, pony rides + more. Downtown Suffolk, 321 W. Washington St. 514-7323 (S)
Old Towne Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. 70+ vendors. Middle Street Garage 339-1876 (P)
Professional Practices for the Visual Artist - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Discuss photographing artwork, funding opportunities, developing professional relationships + more. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Armed Services Arts Partnership Workshop: Ceramics - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free for veterans, service members, military families, and caregivers. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Women’s Creativity Retreat - 10:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 1-5 p.m. Explore the labyrinth as a tool for wel lbeing and the divine feminine as the archetype of abundance. RR ($) Ocean View Arts 961-0808 (N)
Create Your Own Milk Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. Choose your own toppings. ($) The Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Big Ugly Grand Opening Celebration - 12 p.m. Enjoy live music all day. Big Ugly Brewing Co., 845 Battlefield Blvd. S. 609-2739 (C)
Suffolk Mystery Authors Festival - 1-6 p.m. Enjoy book signings, meet + greets, and moderated panel discussions. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)
World Arts Celebration - 4-8 p.m. Explore 30+ world cultures with exhibits, demos, music + more. City Center at Oyster Point 926-1400 (NN)
Water Lantern Festival - 4-9 p.m. Witness the magic of lanterns as they light up the water. ($) Mt. Trashmore 473-5237 (VB)
Downtown Hampton Block Party - 6-10:30 p.m. Select Sat. thru Aug. Music, food trucks, vendors + children’s activities. Queens Way 727-1271 (H)
Fireside Chat & Chomp - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Every Sat. thru Oct. Mingle & hear campfire tales. Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
Parents w/o Partners Open Dance - 8-11 p.m. Adults. Enjoy music, socializing. All are welcome ($) S. Norfolk Moose Lodge, 2000 Campostella Rd. 465-8114 (N)

Sunday            5
Yoga on the Square - 8-9:15 a.m. Every Sun. All levels. Get your zen on! Zenya Yoga Studio, 101 Herman Melville Ave. 643-6900 (NN)
Prayers for World Peace - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Most Sun. Adults. Two guided meditations on how to apply Buddhist teachings. Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr. 504-4425 (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)
Free Wine Tasting - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Va. Beach Winery, 152 Newtown Rd. 995-4315 (VB)
Groovin’ by the Bay - 6-9 p.m. Every Sun. thru Labor Day. Enjoy live music with a little funk. Buckroe Beach & Park 727-8311 (H)
Pentatonix in Concert - 8-10 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)

Monday           6
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. Every Mon., Wed. & Fri. ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)
Lunchtime Meditation - 12:15-12:45 p.m. Most Mon. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)
Saints Alive Senior Chorus - 12:30 p.m. Every Mon. St. Paul’s UMC, 437 Providence Rd. 543-5721 (C)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. A class for those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
Sophisticated Steppers - 5:45-7:15 p.m. Every Mon. Seniors dance. ($) Cuffee Community Ctr., 2019 Windy Rd., 382-6411 (C)
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co. Class - 6-7 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Mon. ($) Origin Wine Social, 251 W. Bute St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 757-647-8087 (N)
Manic Monday Bike Rides - 6-8 p.m. Every Mon. MacArthur Center Green 627-6000 (N)
VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. Every 1st Mon. Learn about backyard beehives. 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. Every 1st Mon. Health news. Holistic Family Practice 685-4325 (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           7
Yoga in the Galleries - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Yin Yoga - 10:45 a.m. Every Tues. Seniors. Improve flexibility and strengthen muscles. RR ($) PrimePlus, 7300 Newport Ave.  625-5857 (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 ($) 135 Hall Ave., 624-6666 (S)
Bhav Class - 5:30 p.m. Every Tues. thru summer. Beginner friendly. Bring a mat or towel. Donations ($) Wareing’s Gym, 18th St. & Cypress Ave. 202-9533 (VB)
National Night Out Celebration Kickoff - 5:30-6:30 p.m. Join forces for drug- and crime-prevention. Suffolk City Hall 514-4104 (S)
Peppy Steppers - 5:45-7:15 p.m. Every Tues. Seniors. ($) W. Branch Comm. Ctr. 382-6411 (C)
Life 101 - 6-7:15 p.m. Every Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Mixed Media: Mini Zen Garden - 6-8:30 p.m. Create your own! RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Sky’s the Limit Yoga Co. Class - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Every Tues. Donations ($) Ocean View Park This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 757-647-8087 (N)
YMCA MixxedFit Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy dance-inspired fitness. Donation ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Counting Crows + Live: 25 Years & Counting - 6:30-10:30 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)
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     8
Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) W&M Mason School of Business, 41 Old Oyster Pt. Rd. 262-2000 (NN)
Teacher Workshop - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Find meaning using symbolic imagery in art and incorporate this into the classroom setting. RR ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Wednesdays in the Wild - 6-7 p.m. Learn family camping basics, gourmet camp cooking, and camping with dogs. RR Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Anita Baker: Farewell Concert Series - 8 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Thursday         9
Pink Bag Lunch - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Speaker Danielle Cronin, Manager, Mission Advancement of Goodwill. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 262-2000 (H)
Alzheimer’s Support Group - 1-2:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. Beth Sholom Village 420-2512 (VB)
Rolling on the River Food Truck Series - 4 p.m.-Sunset. Every 2nd & 4th Thurs. thru Sept. Food trucks, lawn games + music. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)
Sip & Sway Nights - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 21+. Learn new dances while sipping on adult beverages. RR ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)
Summer Salads - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Sample new recipes. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Opening Ceremony - 7 p.m. Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery create a sand-painted mandala. American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Friday              10
STOP Inc.: Spring Into Community Action Golf Tournament - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 18 holes of golf, contests, door prizes + more to fund scholarships. RR ($) Cahoon Plantation Golf Course, 1501 Cahoon Pkwy. 858-1380 (C)
The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Creation of Sand Mandala  - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. thru Sat. American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Lion Day - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Keeper chats, education carts + zoodoption special. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Working Mom Meals Cooking Classes - 6-9 p.m. Also 8/24. Spon. by Sentara Careplex & The Culinary Institute of Va. Learn about balanced diets during pregnancy and children’s early development. RR ($) CIV, 11850 Merchants Walk, 736-0191 (NN)
TGIF Summer Concert Series: Touch of Spice - 6-9:30 p.m. Entertainment + children’s area. Bennett’s Creek Park, 3000 Bennetts Creek Park Rd. 514-7267 (S)
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)

Saturday          11
One Mile with a Smile Run Series - 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Runs for all fitness levels throughout the day. RR ($) Oak Grove Lake Park 382-6411 (C)
Chesapeake Criterium Bike Race - 8 a.m. Families experience top-level bike racing. Chesapeake Municipal Center 547-7188 (C)
Breakfast with the Animals - 8-10 a.m. Enjoy breakfast while learning animal facts. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
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)
Harmony Health Yoga Fusion Class - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Followed by drinks and appetizers. RR ($) Wasserhund Brewery 563-3075 (VB)
Second Saturday Conversations Tour - 10:30-11:30 a.m. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Master Class - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Explore paper collage techniques and adhesive methods. RR ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Monthly Meeting - 11 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
Beer, Bourbon & BBQ Festival - 12-6 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, samples, + more to support Spirit of Hope Children’s Foundation. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
ViBe Summer Concert Series: Commonwealth ViBez - 12-10 p.m. 2nd & 4th Sat. thru Aug. Music, vendors, craft beer + more. ViBe Park, 18th St. & Cypress Ave. 202-9533 (VB)
D’Art Firsthand - 1-3 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR D’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Gotta Story to Tell Book Launch - 2-5 p.m. Book signing and discussion with six local authors. ($) 30/30 Bistro Lounge, 517 Washington St. 295-8787 (P)
Tap! Tap! Craft Beer Festival - 2-7 p.m. Unlimited samples, food trucks + entertainment. ($) Greenbrier Farms 421-2141 (C)
Wiz Khalifa & Rae Sremmurd: Dazed & Blazed Tour - 6 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)
Adult Only Luau Party - 7-10 p.m. Enjoy pottery painting, appetizers, beverages + more. RR ($) Glazenfyre, 501 Kempsville Rd. 436-9990 (C)
Adult Overnight - 7 p.m.-8:30 a.m. Ages 21+. Enjoy dinner, drinks, games + activities and quick breakfast. RR ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

Sunday            12
The Light and Sound Service – 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, various artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
The Mystical Arts of Tibet: Completion of Mandala and Closing Ceremony - 1 p.m. Tibetan Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery create a sand-painted mandala. American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Choreographers of Va. Showcase - 4 p.m. Celebrate all genres of dance. RR ($) Va. MOCA 804-571-2129 (VB)
One Love Caribbean Steel Drum Band - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy the sounds of island music and good times. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)
Keith Urban: Graffiti U World Tour - 7:30-11:30 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)

Monday           13
Job Search and Career Exploration - 5 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. Learn about various topics. Jordan-Newby Library 441-2843 (N)
Def Leppard & Journey in Concert - 7-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)
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           14
History and Horticulture of Beer - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn the brewing process, beer styles, and have a tasting. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
25 Mics: Spoken Word and Open Mic Night - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Wednesday     15
Chesapeake Fruits & Roots Tour - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy wine sampling, food, shopping, and fun. RR ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 731-2957 (C)
Adults with Disabilities Social Group - 3-4:30 p.m. Every 3rd Wed. Enjoy socializing and entertainment. Bayside Library 385-2689 (VB)
HR Youth Got Talent Showcase - 6-8:30 p.m. Featuring singing, dancing, musical instruments + more. ($) Suffolk Center 539-8010 (S)

Thursday         16
Neighborhood Block Party - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy live music + samples. Traditions Catering & Events, 1201 Club House Dr. 547-8009 (C)
Terrarium Workshop - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create a miniature living tabletop display. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
VSO: Symphony by the Sea - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy beachfront pops and classics. Neptune Park, 31st St. & Atlantic Ave. 892-6366 (VB)

Friday              17
TGIF Summer Concert Series: Vinyl Headlights - 6-9:30 p.m. Entertainment + kids’ area. Bennett’s Creek Park 514-7267 (S)
Open Mic Night - 7 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry, stories + more. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)
The Sound of Soul - 7-8 p.m. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)

Saturday          18
Guided Nature Walk - 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Bring binoculars to identify local flora and fauna on the trails. RR Chesapeake Arboretum 382-1359 (C)
Transformation by the Spirit - 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Be empowered. Christian Life Support Center, 2005 Old Greenbrier Rd. 366-0130 (C)
Virginia CaribFest - 10 a.m. Enjoy authentic Caribbean music, cuisine, carnival + culture. ($) Town Point Park 664-6880 (N)
Honey Bee Festival - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy bee products, activities, vendors + more. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Nansemond Indian Tribal Pow Wow - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Enjoy a cultural celebration of music, dance, authentic crafts + food. Pembroke Lane 277-4183 (S)
National Honeybee Day - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Crafts, stories + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Social Cycle Norfolk Bike Education Class - 12-1 p.m. Every 3rd Sat. How to prepare a bike camp kit + more. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Camp NOW 2018 - 12-6 p.m. All ages connect through music, games, mind concepts, yoga + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Kayaking - 4-6 p.m. Enjoy a guided paddle through the largest restored wetland in Va. RR ($) Paradise Creek Nature Park 392-7132 (P)
Movie Nights - 6 p.m. Enjoy activities & family-favorite films. Mt. Trashmore 385-2990 (VB)
Somewhere Over the Rainbow Gala - 6-10 p.m. Spon. by Mile High Kids & Community Dev. Inc. Raise funds for literacy programs. RR ($) Va. MOCA 962-8005 (VB)
Godsmack and Shinedown in Concert - 7-11 p.m. w/ Red Sun Rising. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)

Sunday            19
TW Striders Club: Strider 10-Miler - 7:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. 5-mile out and back course + post race party. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trl. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (C)
Jason Aldean: High Noon Neon Tour - 7:30-11:30 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 368-3000 (VB)

Monday           20
Paint and Unwind - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Come early for happy hour. RR ($) Mermaid Winery, 4401 Shore Dr. 233-4155 (VB)
Mindful Meditation & Sound Bath - 7:15-8:30 p.m. Restore inner peace through guided meditation. RR ($) Healing Concepts, 3619 Va. Beach Blvd. 581-6112 (VB)

Tuesday           21
Stick Weaving Workshop - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn how to weave flowers, leaves, and landscape scenes. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
REVIVE! Lay Rescuer Training - 5:39-7 p.m. Learn how to respond to an opioid overdose emergency. RR EMS Training Center, 4160 Va. Beach Blvd. 385-0800 (VB)
CHKD Annual Circle Orientation - 4-7:30 p.m. Participate, share, learn & grow with fellow circle members. RR Church of the Good Shepherd, 7400 Hampton Blvd. 668-7098 (N)

Wednesday     22
Sunset Kayaking - 6-8 p.m. Explore the plants & animals that inhabit Lake Whitehurst. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Thursday         23
Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Daily Press, 703 Mariners 262-2000 (NN)
Cocktails and Conservation - 6-8 p.m. Adults. Enjoy education, drinks + socializing while learning about protecting cheetahs. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Weekday Wine Down - 6-8:30 p.m. Sample wine & paint your own glass. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Fourth Thursday Summer Sings - 7 p.m. Sing some of your favorite works with a conductor. RR ($) Christ & St. Luke’s, 560 W. Olney Rd. 455-3200 (N)

Friday              24
Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival - 5-11 p.m. thru Sat. Enjoy legendary sounds + festival craft marketplace. ($) Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Party at the Pier - 7-10 p.m. Enjoy live music, food trucks + dancing. Little Island Park 385-2990 (VB)

Saturday          25
Zumba - 9-10 a.m. Ages 13+. Enjoy a cardio Latin-inspired dance workout. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Advanced Soap Making - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Craft your own homemade natural soaps. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
HR Writers: Storytelling: The Stories Inside Us - 9:30 a.m.-noon. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. 638-6146 (VB)
Seawall Art Show - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. thru Sun. Browse juried arts and fine crafts. Olde Towne, High Street 393-8543 (P)
Teacher with a Purpose - 2-3:30 p.m. Book signing + professional development. RR Greenbrier Library 410-7058 (C)
Va. Zoo: Bowling for Rhinos - 6-9 p.m. Game, silent auction, prizes + more. RR ($) Pinboy’s at the Beach, 1577 Laskin Rd. 441-2374 (N)

Sunday            26
Rooftop Yoga - 9 a.m. RR ($) Sky Bar, 3001 Atlantic Ave. 213-3000 (VB)
The Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)

Monday           27
Ladies Only Next Steps Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Take the next step in your firearms training. RR ($) SP&G Lynnhaven Shooting Range 427-2627 (VB)

Wednesday     29
Eckankar Spiritual Conversations - 7-8:30 p.m. Open discussion on past lives, dreams and soul travel. Wells Therapeutics 748-7438 (VB)

Thursday         30
Chase Bryant and Justin Adams in Concert - 5-9 p.m. Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
HR Writers: Grow Your Prose w/ Professional Critique - 5:30-8:30 p.m. RR Gus and George’s Spaghetti and Steak House, 4312 Va. Beach Blvd. 639-6146 (VB)

Friday              31
Zoovies: Disney’s Zootopia - 6-9 p.m. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N) Q

Please call to confirm.

 RR - Reservation req’d. ($) Fee (C) Chesapeake (H) Hampton  (N) Norfolk

(NN) Newport News  (P) Portsmouth

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

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