May 2018 Calendar of Events

Welcome to TW’s monthly calendar of events.

Tuesday          1
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)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Afternoon Encores - 2 p.m. Enjoy familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 892-6366 (C)
Keep Me in Stitches - 2-5 p.m. Every Tues. Knit & crochet for cancer patients. Grace Comm. Church, 1725 Salem Rd. 404-6593 (VB)
Cooperative Co-Parenting - 4-8 p.m. Every 1st Tues. Prevent problems related to divorce. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave., 624-6666 (S)
Tidewater Arts Outreach Happy Hour - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Network with area Aging Industry executives and businesses. RR ($) BBQ by Froggies 965-5155 (VB)
Peppy Steppers - 5:45-7:15 p.m. Every Tues. Seniors. ($) W. Branch Comm. Ctr. 382-6411 (C)
Life 101 - 6-7:15 p.m. Every Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
YMCA MixxedFit Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy dance-inspired fitness. Donation ($) 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)
Va. Arts Festival: Jordi Savall & Hesperion XXI - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy one of the most versatile musical personalities. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)

Wednesday     2
Kiwanis Club Meeting - 7:15 a.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. Change the world one child at a time. Pop’s Diner, 1432 Greenbrier Way 469-4945 (C)
Harmony & Fitness Yoga - 9:30 a.m. Every Wed. ($) Eliz. Gardens 473-3234 (Manteo)
Moms in Prayer International - 9:30-10:30 a.m. Every Wed. Pray for children and schools. Suffolk Family YMCA, 2769 Godwin Blvd. 809-0985 (S)
Crocheting - 10 a.m.-noon. Seniors. Every Wed. Bring supplies. South Norfolk Community Center 543-5721 (C)
Blood Drive - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Join the Red Cross in saving lives. Mariners’ Museum, 1-800-RED-CROSS, 596-2222 (NN)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club Luncheon - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Every 1st Wed. RSVP by preceding Friday. RR ($) Traditions Grill, Chesapeake Golf Club 966-9000 (C)
Tidewater Arts Outreach: The Arts & Person-Centered Care - 1:30-3 p.m. Learn how the arts play an important role in wellness outcomes. RR ($) The Gardens of VB 965-5155 (VB)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Afternoon Encores - 2 p.m. Enjoy familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. ($) VB Convention Center 892-6366 (VB)
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)
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)
Rain: A Tribute to the Beatles - 7:30 p.m. Go back in time with the legendary foursome. Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Thursday        3
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)
REVIVE: Lay Rescuer Training - 3-5 p.m. Spon. by the Dept. of Human Services, Behavioral Health & Wellness Prevention Services. Learn how to recognize an overdose. RR Central Library 385-0150 (VB)
Nosh on the Nansemond - 3-8 p.m. Spon. by Rotary Club of DT Suffolk. The table is set for amazing food + music. RR ($) Constant’s Wharf Park 935-5225 (S)
Ask the Artist - 5:30 p.m. Every Thurs. Engage with works of art through artist talks. d’ART Center 625-4211 (N)
Happy Hour & Hypnosis - 6-8 p.m. Learn how hypnosis works. RR ($) Lubo’s Wine Bar 631-9940 (VB)
Eckankar - 7 p.m. A spiritual conversation on dreams, past lives & soul travel. RR Wells Therapeutics 588-5683 (VB)
#MOMSOHARD - 8 p.m. The good, the bad, and the funny about motherhood–with the help of a bottle of red wine! ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Planetarium Show: The Alien Mystery - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in May. Explore the possibility of life among the stars. Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday             4
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Relay for Life Golf Tournament - 11:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Make a global impact on cancer. RR ($) Sleepy Hole Golf Course 335-1446 (S)
Stretch, Flex & Tone: Chair Class - 12-1 p.m. Ages 50+. Every Fri. Gentle activities to help improve joint mobility. RR ($) MacArthur Center 625-5857 (N)
Seasoned and Sassy - 2 p.m. Every Fri. Get active & socialize! Black Library 441-5806 (N)
First Friday Concert Series - 5-8 p.m. 1st Fri. thru Oct. Music by The Wampler Brothers. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
1st Friday Street Parties: BJ Griffin and the Galaxy Groove - 5-8:30 p.m. Music, food & fun. The Plot, NEON District 623-1757 (N)
Meditation: Unwind the Mind - 5:30-6:15 p.m. Most Fri. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)
ViBe Story Exchange Final Performance - 6-8 p.m. All six writers and six artists will attend. ViBe Park, 18th St. & Cypress Ave. 621-9469 (N)
Blogging for Your Brand - 6-9 p.m. Learn everything from prepping your post to hitting publish. RR ($) The Annex, 529 Va. Beach Blvd. 667-8323 (VB)
VB Farmers Market Friday Hoedowns - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. thru Oct. Enjoy live local music! 3649 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Paint Night - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Every 1st Fri. ($) Downing Gross Ctr. 247-8950 (NN)
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert - 8 p.m. Sat. 2 p.m. Relive the magical adventure of Harry’s second year at Hogwarts. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Saturday          5
March of Dimes Charity Fishing Tournament - 6:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Cast for a cause! RR ($) Lone Star Lakes Park 255-4032 (S)
Lynnhaven River Now: Bird and Plant Walks - 7:30-9 a.m. Every 1st Sat. RR Pleasure House Point Natural Area 962-5398 (VB)
Paddle for the Border - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. A 7.5-mile journey that ends with a splash! Celebratory lunch to follow. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-6411 (C)
In Plein Site: A Plein Air Event - 9 a.m. Painting, y’art sale, critique & wet paint sale. RR ($) Suffolk Center 925-1800 (S)
5K & 1-Mile Doggy Dash - 9 a.m. Proceeds benefit Chesapeake Humane Society. RR ($) Chesapeake City Park 382-6411 (C)
Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. Olde Towne Portsmouth 397-6395 (P)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market Season Opening Celebration - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music, entertainment, kiddie fun + locally-grown goods. Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion 514-4130 (S)
Spring Fest - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Vendors, entertainers, petting zoo + more. Afton Square Gazebo 613-8254 (P)
Old Towne Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. 70+ vendors. Middle Street Garage 339-1876 (P)
Steel Pan Drum Recital & Kite Decorating - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Glass Blowing Workshop - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn to make your own colorful glass artwork. RR ($) Suffolk Center 925-1800 (S)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Create Your Own Milk Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. Choose your own toppings. ($) The Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Spring Town Point Va. Wine Festival - 11 a.m.-6 p.m. thru Sun. Gourmet foods, wine samples + live music. ($) Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Cinco in the City - 5-9 p.m. Entertainment, dancing + more. City Center at Oyster Point, 926-1400 (NN)
Derby de Mayo - 5-10 p.m. Monte Carlo games, horse racing, a fiesta + more! ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Fireside Chat & Chomp - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Every Sat. thru Oct. Mingle & hear campfire tales. Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

Sunday                        6
JFS: Run, Roll, or Stroll - 8 a.m. 8K & 5K runs, 5K walk and 1-mile run/walk. Post-race party to follow. RR ($) 24th Street Park, Oceanfront 321-2222 (VB)
Prayers for World Peace - 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Most Sun. Adults. Two guided meditations on how to apply Buddhist teachings. Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr. 504-4425 (VB)
Drag Yourself to Brunch - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Every Sun. Age 18+. High-energy entertainment from female impersonators. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Sunday Brunch -11 a.m.–3 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Sun. RR ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Mutt Strut Dog Walk & Festival - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Spon. by Suffolk Humane Society. Pet-related activities + fun. Bennett’s Creek Park 538-3030 (S)
Cinco de Mayo Brunch - 12-2 p.m. Ages 3+. Learn about the culture with food, dancing + fun. RR ($) Williams Farm Recreation Center 385-1100 (VB)
The Mariners’ Craft Beer Festival - 12-5 p.m. Live music, food trucks + tastings. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
BikeFest Chesapeake - 1-4 p.m. 12 miles of paved trails + family activities, bike rodeo, and demos. Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-6411 (C)
Symphonicity: Ode to America - 3 p.m. Enjoy Aaron Copland’s Fanfare for a Common Man followed by Kathryn Kluge’s American Concerto. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Campaign Kick-Off Event - 3-6 p.m. Meet Karen Kwasny who is running for VB City Council. Food, petting farm & more. RR Hunt Club Farm RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
HerDance: A DanceAsana Experience for Women - 4-6 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Monday          7
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Atlantic Shores: Dancing w/ the Seniors - 10:30 a.m.-noon. Bi-weekly thru 5/21. Ages 55+. Learn ballroom, Latin, line dances + more leading up to Senior Prom. RR Miller Studio Theatre 385-2787 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. Every Mon., Wed. & Fri. ($) 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)
Chesapeake Dances: Millennial Monday - 5-8 p.m. Every 1st Mon. thru June. Silent disco, concessions, dance floor + cash bar. Chesapeake Conference Center 382-2531 (C)
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. Gain confidence & navigation knowledge. 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                      8
TCC Women’s Leadership Breakfast - 8 a.m. The public is invited to celebrate community leaders, mentors, and TCC students. RR ($) TCC Chesapeake Campus Student Center, 1428 Cedar Rd. 822-7296 (C)
Acrylic Painting Workshop - 12:30-3 p.m. Learn the basics. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
A Series of Midlife Conversations - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Four sessions thru 5/29. Celebrate midlife with activities and candid conversations. RR ($) Register for location 481-7535 (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)

Wednesday     9
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Va. Stage Company: Crowns - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 5/27. A hat is more than a fashion statement! ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: Ajoyo - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this blend of African tradition, jazz, and soul. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)

Thursday        10
Macro Digital Photography - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn to take quality close-ups. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
AMA Hampton Roads: A Slithering Success: How a Zoo Markets a New Exhibit - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn how to make your marketing dollars go further. RR ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Professional Women’s Leadership Luncheon - 12-1:30 p.m. with nationally-recognized author, Frances Cole Jones. Spon. by HR Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Holiday Inn VB-Norfolk, 5655 Greenwich Rd. 664-2518 (VB)
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)
Tiny but Mighty Opening Reception - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Exhibition open thru 6/9. A National exhibition of small 3D artworks. D’Art Center Main Gallery 625-4211 (N)
Music. Medicine. Hope. - 6:30 p.m. Hear inspiring stories from Charity Sunshine Tillemann-Dick and Dr. Marie Budev. Sponsored by Jewish Family Service. RR Chrysler Museum Theatre 333-6232 (N)

Friday             11
LanternAsia American Sign Language Walking Tour - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Experience this spectacular exhibition! RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Otter Ball - 6-10 p.m. Adults. Enjoy farm-to-table menu, live auction + elaborate fanfare. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Va. International PANfest - 6-10 p.m. Also Sat. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Celebrate high school, college, and community steel pan drum bands. 24th St. Stage, Oceanfront 282-2800 (VB)
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)
Governor’s School for the Arts: “She Loves Me” - 8 p.m. Also 5/12 and 5/13 @ 2 p.m. A store clerk and a salesgirl in a Hungarian parfumerie can’t stand each other, but are unaware that they are conducting an anonymous romantic correspondence. ($) TCC Roper Center 451-4711 (N)

Saturday          12
NALC: Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive - all day. Fill a blue plastic bag with non-perishable food items and leave it at your mailbox. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; 314-4575 (HR)
Early Bird Walk - 8-10 a.m. Identify local birds by sight and sound. RR Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve 686-8684 (P)
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)
Volunteer Work Day - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Help maintain the preserve’s trails. RR Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve 686-8684 (P)
Shake, Rattle & Roll Spring Car Show - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Music, food, vendors + more. RR ($) for races. Free spectator admission. Main St. 514-4130 (S)
National Train Day Celebration - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Train fun, a rideable choo-choo, workshops + more. Denbigh Community Center 525-7372 (NN)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Monthly Meeting - 11 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
World Migratory Bird Day - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Hands-on activities, crafts, animal encounters + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Therapeutic Recreation Special Event: Neon Nights - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 16+ with disAbility. Enjoy an 80s themed dance with reighteously awesome tunes. RR ($) River Crest Community Center 382-1328 (C)
Gettin’ Frisky on the Wisky Fundraiser - 7-11 p.m. Music, dancing, food + more to support Sail Nauticus Academy. RR ($) Battleship Wisconsin 664-1017 (N)

Sunday                        13
Eckankar: The Light & Sound Service - 11 a.m. Tidewater Eck 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)
Mud & Mimosas Class - 2-4 p.m. Celebrate Mother’s Day and play with clay. RR ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
Je’Caryous Johnson: Set it Off - 3:30 p.m. Four childhood friends are on a mission to steal their dreams back. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Monday          14
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                      15
Mysterious Mushrooms - 1-3 p.m. Learn about mushrooms throughout history. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
VAF Fringe: An Illusionists Table: An Intimate Magic Dinner - 7 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy illusions, mentalism and storytelling. RR ($) Leone’s Restaurant 282-2822 (N)
Music Feeds Us - 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Va. and the Eastern Shore. Cash & food donations ($) Galilee Episcopal Church 314-4575 (VB)

Wednesday     16
Faith Based Security & Safety Seminar - 7 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Learn emergency planning + threat considerations. RR ($) Regent University Theatre 352-4127 (VB)
Growing Wellness: Gaining Independence as Life Changes - 1-3 p.m. Discover ways to remain centered as your world changes. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (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)
LRNow: Wasted, the Story of Food Waste - 6:30 p.m. Brock Environmental Center 962-5398 (VB)

Thursday        17
Hummingbird Container Workshop - 9:30-11 a.m. Create a lush planter to invite new friends to our yards. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
WID Greater Hampton Roads: Careful Compliance - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Human resource experts discuss navigating employee matters. RR ($) The Westin VB Town Center This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 557-0550 (VB)
VHCDC Home Ownership Class - 6-9 p.m. Learn the essentials to buying a home. RR Century 21 Top Producers, 216 Office Sq. Ln. 866-931-5760 (VB)
Music Maker Blues Review - 7 p.m. Hear legendary performers.  ($) 463 Court St. 757-282-2822 (P)
Chesapeake Jubilee - 7-10 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Carnival rides, amusements, Kids Korner + more. ($) Chesapeake City Park 482-4848 (C)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Faithfully: The Music of Journey - 8 p.m. Celebrate the influence of the band that never stopped believin’. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Friday             18
Strawberry Pickin’ - 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Ages 18+. Bring a container. RR ($) Bow Creek Recreation Center 385-1100 (VB)
Faith Inclusion Network: All Play and No Work - 9:30 a.m. A community conversation on the topic of employment of persons with disabilities. RR Enoch Baptist Church 552-0620 (VB)
Warbirds Over the Beach - 9 a.m. thru Sun. Experience re-enactors, actual warplanes of WWII + entertainment. ($) Military Aviation Museum 721-7767 (VB)
Kiwanis Club Shrimp Feast - 4:30-8:30 p.m. AYCE shrimp, bbq + more. ($) Chesapeake City Park 469-4945 (C)
Suds & Buds Party! - 5:30-9:30 p.m. Three great causes. One great party. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)`
Relay for Life of Suffolk - 6 p.m.-midnight. Help end cancer forever. Nansemond River High School 235-2440 (S)
Date Night Paint Night - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Ages 18+. Little ones will be entertained while you enjoy painting and refreshments. RR ($) Bow Creek Recreation Center 385-1100 (VB)
Eckankar: The Sound of Soul - 7 p.m. Tidewater Eck Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Open Mic Nite - 7-9 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 357-2826 (Smithfield)
Speedy Ortiz in Concert - 7 p.m. with Soccer Mommy. Celebrate the release of Speedy Ortiz’s new album. ($) Charlie’s American Café 625-8024 (N)
A Little Night Music - 8 p.m. Thru 6/10. Dates & times vary. Music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. ($) Norfolk Little Theatre, 801 Claremont Ave. 627-8551 www.itnonline.org (N)
Governor’s School for the Arts: Three Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - 8 p.m. thru Sat. Also Sun. 2 p.m. ($) ODU University Theatre, 4608 Hampton Blvd. 451-4711 (N)
VAF Fringe: The Hot Sardines - 8 p.m. Enjoy classic jazz that makes old sounds new again. ($) Commune 282-2822 (N)
VAF Fringe: Found Footage Festival: Cherished Gems - 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. Enjoy the weirdest and most outrageous video clips dug up on VHS. ($) Push Comedy Theatre 282-2822 (N)
VAF Fringe: Ultrafaux - 9:30 p.m. Enjoy Django Reinhardt-inspired jazz, swing, funk & blues. ($) Glass Wheel Studio 282-2822 (N)

Saturday          19
Jefferson Lab Open House - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Explore the nature of matter in this world-class research facility. Jefferson Lab, 12000 Jefferson Ave. 269-7368 (NN)
HR Writers: Writing Romance First Encounters - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn about crafting the 1st chapter, dramatic structure, and meetings bet. characters. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 639-6146 (VB)
VCE Newport News Master Gardeners: Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Build your own rain barrel. RR ($) The Mariners’ Museum 591-4838 (NN)
Fort Huger Walking Tour - 10 a.m. Learn the significance of this gateway to the Confederate capital. ($) Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terr. 356-1223 (Smithfield)
Peak Endurance: Blackbeard’s Heist Scavenger Adventure - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Race the oceanfront for clues and conquer challenges. RR ($) Rudee Inlet, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 642-2100 (VB)
VB Farmers’ Market Strawberry Jamboree - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Ruritan Founders Day Celebration - 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Vendors, kiddie fun, car show + more. DT Holland Village 356-1156 (S)
2018 Pungo Wine Festival - Noon-6 p.m. Taste wine + craft beer. Enjoy music, vendors, and food. Proceeds benefit Connect With a Wish, a non-profit organization serving foster children. ($) Back Bay Farms www.connectwithawish.org (VB)
Social Cycle Norfolk Bike Class - 12-1 p.m. Every 3rd Sat. How to prepare a bike camp kit + more. MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Reda Technique Workshop - 12-3 p.m. Learn technique, drills, and rhythm combos associated with this Egyptian belly dance. RR ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio, 47 E. Queens Way 362-4973 (H)
Va. Beer Festival - 2-6 p.m. Sample brews, enjoying local food and live music. ($) Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Frog Watch Volunteer - 3-6 p.m. Discover local amphibians and the conservation issues they face. RR Va. Zoo, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 441-2374 (N)
Va. Stage Company Fundraising Event: Food is Theatre - 6 p.m. Celebrate with great food and performances. RR ($) Wells Theatre 627-6988 (N)
VAF Fringe: Banda Magda - 8 p.m. Enjoy South American rhythms, jazz improvs, cinematic arranging + audience participation. ($) Commune 282-2822 (N)
VAF Fringe: Katie Goodman - 8 p.m. & 10 p.m. Enjoy this musical satirist and comedian. ($) Push Comedy Theatre 282-2822 (N)
VAF Fringe: Priscilla Renea - 9:30 p.m. Enjoy powerhouse vocals, poignant lyrics and unforgettable melodies. ($) Glass Wheel Studio 282-2822 (N)

Sunday                        20
Elite Fleet of VB - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. View intricately designed, radio-controlled model boats. ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Girls on the Run Shine Bright 5K Celebration - 12 p.m. Free family fair. 2 p.m. 5K begins. Enjoy food trucks, activities + more. RR ($) to race. Va. Wesleyan University,5817 Wesleyan Dr. 965-9040 (VB)

Monday                      21
Steve Earle & The Dukes in Concert - 8 p.m. with special guest, The Mastersons. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Tuesday                      22
Carnivorous Container Workshop - 1-3 p.m. Create your own mini bog garden. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
A Stronger Village: The Golden Fold - 6:30 p.m. Honor Fathers in Training program’s Father of the Year + more. Green Run High School 932-0177 (VB)

Wednesday     23
Bon Secours in Motion: Norfolk Corporate 5K - 6:30 p.m. HR’s largest outdoor office party. RR ($) Harbor Park 622-2222 (N)

Thursday        24
Gardening for Wildlife - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn which gardening methods bring more wildlife into your yard. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Party on the Pier - 6-8 p.m. Music, brews, painting + more. Nauticus 664-1017 (N)

Saturday          26
Old Beach Art Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 3rd Sat. Browse mixed media artwork. 19th St. & Cypress Ave. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Bam Bam’s Spring Jam Community Cookout & Carnival - 2 p.m. Spring Jam Litivity 6 p.m. Enjoy youth empowerment through music! Spon. by Open Air Events. Town Point Park 441-2400 (N)
TBMA Monthly Bluegrass Concert: Elderberry Jam - 7 p.m. Donations Hickory Ruritan Club 421-0297 (C)
Two Piano Journey - 7 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Foodbank of Southeastern Va. and the Eastern Shore. Cash & food donations ($) ODU’s Chandler Hall 314-4575 (N)

Sunday                        27
Bird Watching on the Noland Trail - 7-10 a.m. Identify local species & learn about their natural history. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Va. Guyana Association: Guyana Family Fun Day - 12-6 p.m. Music, games, sack races + more. Williams Farm Recreation Center 385-2950 (VB)
Float-a-Rama - 1-4 p.m. Enjoy shallow and deep end floats like Submarine, Sky Totter or Space Mountain. Great Neck Recreation Center 385-1100 (VB)

Monday          28
Snakes, Frogs & Turtles! - 9:30-11 a.m. Learn about reptiles and amphibians. RR ($) Back Bay Wildlife Refuge, 4005 Sandpiper Rd. 301-7329 (VB)

Tuesday                      29
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Afternoon Encores - 2 p.m. Enjoy familiar light classics and favorite popular tunes. ($) Denbigh Community Center 892-6366 (NN)

Thursday        31
World Parrot Day - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Trailhosts, ZooLive! Macaw appearances, education carts + Zoodoption special. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
The Sounds of South America - 6 p.m. Enjoy wine and culture at this after-hours event and tour the Highest Heaven exhibit. ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N) 

RR = Reservations 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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