TW March 2017 Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s March 2017 Calendar of Events.

Wednesday     1

Early Morning Spiritual Practices with Rev. Ruth - 6:30-7 a.m. Free conference line 641-715-3200, Code: 101 908 9# (remote)

Harmony and Fitness Yoga - 9:30 a.m. Every Wed. ($) Elizabethan Gardens 473-3234 (Manteo) 

Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club - 11 a.m. Every 1st Wed. RR Traditions Grill, Chesapeake Golf Club 966-9000 (C)

Planetarium Show: The Future is Wild - 1:30 p.m. Wed.-Sun. thru 5/14. Envision the fantastic creatures that may walk the earth in five to 200 million years. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Halo/Salt Yoga - 5:30 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. ($) Rejuvenations Salt Spa 227-6117 (C)

OBC Trivia Night – 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. Beer, trivia, and prizes. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)

Crocheting - 10 a.m.-noon. Seniors. Every Wed. Bring supplies. South Norfolk Community Center 543-5721 (C)

Weekly Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-8 p.m. Most Wed. ($) Fred Heutte Center, 1000 Botetourt Gardens 504-4425 (N)

Awakenings: An Ecstatic Dance Journey - 7-8:15 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Shen Yun - 7:30 p.m. See classical Chinese dance bring a lost civilization to life with unrivaled mastery. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

William & Mary: Asuncion - 7:30 p.m. Thru Fri. Explore the complicated ways we exploit culture and politics for our own needs. ($) PBK Memorial Hall, 601 Jamestown Rd. 221-2674 (W)

Thursday        2

Youth Career Expo - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. ($) HR Convention Center 262-2000 (H)

Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. Watercolor, acrylic self-guided painting. River Crest Community Center 436-3100 (C)

Being Donor-Centered in Challenging Times - 4 p.m. with nationally-known fundraising expert Penelope Burk. ($) TCC Roper Performing Arts Center, 340 Granby St. 822-1159 (N)

Primeplus Evening Open House - 4-6 p.m. Learn about the activities and services provided. 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)

Opening Reception - 5:30-7:30 p.m. See works from “The Spirit of a Woman: A Celebration of Women in the Arts” on view through 3/31. Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)

Out of the Box: Will Overman Band - 6-9 p.m. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Clay Date Night - 6:15-8:15 p.m. Enjoy an evening of romance and throwing on the potter’s wheel. RR ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Ctr. 596-8175 (NN)

Weekly Drop-In Meditation Class - 7-8:30 p.m. Most Thurs. Two guided meditations & discussions. Everyone welcome. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)

Chowan University Singers & Men’s Choir - 7:30 p.m. RR Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)

Planetarium Show: Cosmic Symphony - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in March. View the wonders of the night sky put to stereo music. ($) Chesapeake Planetarium 547-7827 (C)

Friday             3

24th Annual Outdoor Show - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Thru Sun. (12-5 p.m.) See the latest demos in landscaping, gardening, remodeling, and decorating. McDonald Garden Ctr., 1144 Independence Blvd. 464-5564 (VB)

Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. All levels welcome! ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Resume 101 - 10:30 a.m. Every 1st Fri. RR Little Creek Library 441-1751 (N)

Arbor Day Celebration - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy environmental displays and activities. TCC, 428 Cedar Rd. 382-6411 (C)

Senior Poetry/Expository Writing Class - 12 p.m. Every 1st and 3rd Fri. Larchmont Library 441-5335 (N)

Seasoned and Sassy - 2 p.m. Every Fri. Get active & socialize! Black Library 441-5806 (N)

Concert in the Courtyard - 5-8 p.m. Every first Fri. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Ctr. 393-8543 (P)

Meditation: Unwind the Mind - 5:30-6:15 p.m. Most Fri. A perfect way to end the week. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 504-4425 (VB)

First Friday Healing Sanctuary - 7:25 p.m. Most 1st Fri. thru Nov. Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 5181 Singleton Way 932-5263 (VB)

Va. Stage Company: With Your Name Upon my Lips - 7 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Also 3/4, 10 & 11. Enter the glamour of the 1920s and experience the horror of trench warfare. RR ($) Hermitage Museum 423-2052 (N)

Va. Stage Company: Venus in Fur - 7 p.m. Times vary thru 3/19. Thomas Novacheck has searched high and low for a woman fit for the lead role in his play. As the audition unfolds, who is really auditioning whom? ($) Wells Theatre 627-6988 (N)

Paint Night - 7:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Every first Fri. ($) Downing Gross Cultural Art Center 247-8950 (NN)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Pictures at a French Exhibition - 8 p.m. Turn-of-the-century French works to accompany the Chrysler Museum’s major exhibit of works by Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. ($) Ferguson Center 826-6366 (NN)

Saturday          4

Battle of Hampton Roads Weekend - 9 a.m. thru Sun. Re-enactors, living history encampments, cannon and blacksmithing demos, kids’ activities, and more. ($) Mariners Museum 596-2222 (NN)

Meditation w/ Carylanne – 9-10 a.m. Alt. Sat. RR ($) Simply Balanced 729-2716 (VB)

Ortho-Bionomy Phase 6: Energetics - 9:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Also Sun. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Walking Tour of Fort Huger - 10 a.m. Learn the significance of this gateway to the Confederate capital. Fort Huger, 15080 Talcott Terrace 357-0115 (Smithfield)

Weight Loss Surgery Information Session - 10 a.m. RR ($) Chesapeake Surgical Specialists 312-3000 (C)

Fly Fishing - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tie your first fly and practice casting. RR Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

Learn the Art of Calligraphy - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. RR ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)

Old Towne Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. 70+ vendors. Middle Street Garage 339-1876 (P)

Create Your Own Milk Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every first Sat. Fill the mold, choose fun toppings, and decorate the wrapping box. ($) The Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)

The Power of Sacred Words & Mala Making Workshop - 1-5 p.m. Learn to make a mala according to traditional Buddhist techniques. RR ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2, 339-4375 (VB)

Hurrah Players: Disney’s Aladdin - 2:30 p.m. Soar on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Follow the Drinking Gourd - 4:30 p.m. Every Sat. in Feb. Learn how the stars of the northern sky led slaves to freedom. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

History Bites - 6:30 p.m. Top restaurants and caterers prepare their best 19th-century dishes. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)

My Sister’s Keeper: Ladies in Red Featuring Myra Smith - 7 p.m. ($) Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Pictures at a French Exhibition - 8 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 826-6366 (N)

Sunday            5

Figure, Bikini, and Posing Workshop - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. For females interested in training or bodybuilding. RR ($) American Iron Barbell Club 358-8759 (NN)

Prayers for World Peace - 10:30 a.m.-noon. Every Sun. Apply Buddhist teachings & thoughts for world peace. Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. #A2 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)

Amtgard LARP Meeting - 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Every Sun. Learn more about Live Action Role Playing. Carrolton Nike Park This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Smithfield)

Group Life Coaching & Hypnosis - 1-3 p.m. Every Sun. Manifest your dreams and goals. RR ($) 101 N. Lynnhaven Rd. #205 729-2716 (VB)

Family Fest - 2-4 p.m. Create art, play detective in a gallery scavenger hunt, and experience the interactive ARTlab. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Pictures at a French Exhibition - 2:30 p.m. ($) Sandler Center 826-6366 (VB)

Monday            6

Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

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 with 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)

Functional Forum - 6:30 p.m. Every first Mon. Get the latest health news. Holistic Family Practice 685-4325 (VB)

Peace Circle Group w/ Rev. Laura - 7-8:30 p.m. Every first Mon. Unity Church of Tidewater, 5580 Shell rd. 804-818-6084 (VB)

Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Mon. Donations accepted. Mystic Moon, 3365 N. Military Hwy. 855-3280 (N)

Tuesday            7

National Pancake Day - All day. Receive a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes and donate to benefit local charities. Participating IHOP restaurants 866-444-5144 (multiple locations)

Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. ($) Va. Peninsula Food Bank 262-2000 (H)

Yoga in the Galleries - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Keep Me in Stitches - 2-5 p.m. Every Tues. Knit, crochet, and loom hats 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. Every Tues. Seniors dance. ($) Western Branch Community Center 382-6411 (C)

In-Depth Study Program - 7-9:30 p.m. Every Tues. Meditation, chanted prayers & more. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center 504-4425 (VB)

Wednesday      8

Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and a glass of wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)

Great Performance Series: Momix - 7:30 p.m. Bring the landscape of the American Southwest to life with this dynamic journey. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Thursday         9

The Glass: Evolving the Business Woman - 3-5 p.m. Spon. by HR Chamber of Commerce. Learn how women can shatter the glass ceiling. RR ($) Founders Inn 470-6805 (VB)

Art After Dark - 6-8 p.m. Every 2nd Thurs. Enjoy food and drinks, live music, and more. Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)

Living True to Your Nature - 7-8 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Friday             10

That All May Worship: Pathways to Powerful Inclusion - 8 a.m. Participate in panel discussions, worship, and more. RR ($) Church of the Holy Family 481-5702 (VB)

Pink Bag Lunch: Your Professional Image - 12-1 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) 21 Enterprise Pkwy, Suite 100, 262-2000 (H)

Shamrockin’ in Ghent Block Party - 6-10 p.m. Enjoy musical performances and more to benefit the Hope House Foundation. Colley Ave. between Shirley and Gates Aves. 625-6161 (N)

NAMI Family-to-Family - 6:30-9 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 6/1. Free 12-session class for family and friends of those living with mental illness. RR Norfolk Community Services Board, 225 W. Onley Rd. 581-9262 (N)

Hurrah Players: Aladdin - 7 p.m. Thru Sun. (3 p.m.) Direct from NY, Disney’s new Broadway version of this thrilling show will delight the whole family. ($) TCC Roper Performing Arts Ctr. 627-5437 (N)

The Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. Every 2nd Fri. Read your work, hear stories, poems & standup comedy. ($) The Muse Writers Center 818-9880 (N)

Saturday          11

Fishing Flea Market - 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Browse vendors, see live demonstrations, and enjoy family activities. ($) Chesapeake Conference Center 287-0330 (C)

What Women Need to Know About Divorce - 8:30-10 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Legal, financial, & emotional aspects of divorce. ($) Two locations: Hilton Garden Inn, 180 Regal Way (NN) & VB Friends Mtg. House, 1537 Laskin Rd. (VB) RR 456-1574

Bioenergy Appointments with Mietek Wirkus - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Also Sun. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 905-3856 (VB)

HR Writers Traveling Pen Series: Point of View and Character Voice - 9:30 a.m.-noon. RR ($) TCC Campus, Blackwater Bldg. 639-6146 (VB)

Halo/Salt Yoga - 10:15 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. ($) Rejuvenations Salt Spa 227-6117 (C)

Chesapeake Romance Writers Meeting - 10:30 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Russell Memorial Library 410-7020 (C)

National Council of Negro Women - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. StanHope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave 409-3342 (N)

Planetarium Show: The Friendly Stars - 12:30 p.m. Sat. & Sun. thru 5/14. Introduce preschoolers to the night sky. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

The Muse Write-In - 2:30-4 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Join other writers for inspiration and practice. Slover Library 431-7462 (N)

Star Party/Laser Light Show - 7:30 p.m. Start the night with “Virginia Skies.” Then, see “Laser Genesis” at 8:30 p.m. and experience “The Doors” at 10 p.m. and “Dark Side of the Moon” at 11:30 p.m. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Vanessa Williams in Concert - 8 p.m. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

El DeBarge at the 8th Anniversary Concert - 8 p.m. with Tia Rachelle. ($) Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Sunday           12

National Symphony Orchestra - 3 p.m. Enjoy bold new works and beloved favorites. ($) Ferguson Center 594-7448 (NN)

Monday          13

Weight Loss Seminar - 6:15 p.m. Also 3/27. Discover how to decrease weight and increase energy. RR Total Health, 1801 Pleasure House Rd. 363-8571 (VB)

Tuesday         14

The Good Things Happening in Portsmouth Public Schools Forum - 12 p.m. Adults. Discuss the current public school system. RR Main Library 393-8759 (P)

Women in the Navy - 4:30 p.m. All ages. Learn about the spirited history of women in sea service. Black Library 441-5806 (N)

Cooperative Co-Parenting – 5-9 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)

Weight Loss Surgery Information Session - 6 p.m. RR ($) Lifestyle Center 312-3000 (C)

25 Mics: Spoken Word and Open Mic Night - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Enjoy spoken word, acoustic musicians, and more. Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Wednesday     15

Bagpipe Enchantment - 11:15 a.m. Enjoy the beautiful sounds of bagpipes. Slover Library 664-7323 (N)

Senior Advocate Round Table - 12-1 p.m. Every 3rd Wed. RR Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 262-2000 (H)

Book Reading & Signing - Noon. Meet Jessica Fechtor, author of Stir: My Broken Brain and the Meals that Brought Me Home. Includes lunch. ($) Reba & Sam Sandler Family Campus, 5000 Corporate Woods Dr. 321-2338 (VB)

Senior Advocate Round Table - 4-6 p.m. Every 3rd Wed. Learn about local services for seniors. HR Chamber of Commerce 645-6364 (N)

William & Mary: Asuncion - 7:30 p.m. Thru Sat. Explore the complicated ways we exploit culture and politics for our own needs. ($) PBK Memorial Hall, 601 Jamestown Rd. 221-2674 (W)

Thursday        16

HR Diversity and Inclusion Consortium Meeting - 9-11 a.m. Speaking on “The Naked Truth: Why We Must Support the Arts.” RR Children’s Museum 961-4002 (P)

Women in Defense: Women’s Month Luncheon - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Honoring trailblazing women in labor and business. RR ($) Holiday Inn Va. Beach/Norfolk, 5655 Greenwich Rd., This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. (N)

Ladies’ Night - 4-6 p.m. Enjoy a chair massage and get your annual mammogram. RR ($) The Breast Center at Chesapeake Regional Healthcare 312-6137 (C)

Opening Reception - 5-7 p.m. View final thesis art projects and performances by the graduating class. ODU, 1881 University Dr. 368-4100 (VB)

Family Health 101: Diabetes and Nutrition - 6-7 p.m. Learn about health matters for you and your family. RR ($) Lifestyle Center 312-5144 (C)

Conscious Dance - 7-8:15 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Heritage High School Cotton Club - 8 p.m. RR ($) Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center 247-8950 (NN)

Friday             17

Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. For caregivers of the elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Verdi’s Requiem - 8 p.m. ($) Ferguson Center 826-6366 (NN)

Va. Opera: Turandot - 8 p.m. Also 3/19 at 2:30 p.m. and 3/21 at 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this Puccini opera based on an ancient Chinese fable. ($) Harrison Opera House 866-673-7282 (N)

Saturday         18

Restaurant Week: A Culinary Showcase - Enjoy exceptional dishes prepared by the best chefs in Suffolk. ($) Visit www.restaurantweeksuffolk.com for locations. 514-4130 (S)

Volunteer Service Day - 9-11 a.m. Become a river hero. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 399-7487 (P)

Old Beach Market - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 3rd Sat. Outdoor market featuring produce, earth-friendly art & products. 19th & Cypress 428-5444 (VB)

Military Through the Ages - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Experience re-enactors, artillery firings, a children’s parade, and more. ($) Jamestown Settlement 253-4838 (W)

Weight Loss Surgery Information Session - 10 a.m. RR ($) Chesapeake Surgical Specialists 312-3000 (C)

Polynesian Voyagers: Hawaiian Quilting Workshop - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Learn the history and significance of quilting in Hawaiian culture. RR ($) Mariners Museum 596-2222 (NN)

Zoo Cake-A-Thon - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Vote on your favorite cakes and then eat them! ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)

Weight Loss Seminar - 10 a.m. Discover how to decrease weight and increase energy. RR Total Health, 1801 Pleasure House Rd. 363-8571 (VB)

Chain Mail Japanese Lace Bracelet - 1-4 p.m. Learn to create a bracelet using the Japanese Lace pattern. RR ($) Suffolk Art Gallery 925-0448 (S)

Genealogical Society Meeting - 6-9 p.m. Every 3rd Sat. Sept.-June. Central Library 385-0120 (VB)

SkyWatch - 7 p.m. View the galaxy with Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Weather permitting. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)

Va. Arts Fest: Sean Jones, Trumpet - 6 p.m. ($) Attucks Theatre 282-2822 (N)

Rock & Roll Jubilee - 8 p.m. Enjoy a theatrical performance with 1950s advertisements, skits, and more. ($) Suffolk Center 923-0003 (S)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Verdi’s Requiem - 8 p.m. ($) Chrysler Hall 826-6366 (N)

Sunday           19

Sunday Celebration Services - 10:30 a.m. with musician & speaker Claudia Carawan, “Lessons for the Yellow Brick Road.” Va. Wesleyan College 271-1552 (N)

CDR’s Bid ‘n Buy Auction - 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Silent and live auctions featuring toys, home furnishings, family entertainment, and more. Jamestown High School, 3751 John Tyler Hwy. 566-3300 (W)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Verdi’s Requiem - 2:30 p.m. ($) Sandler Center 826-6366 (VB)

Monday           20

Graduate and Professional Development Fair - 5-7 p.m. Learn about graduate coursework in many different fields. RR ODU, 1881 University Dr. 368-4100 (VB)

Military Women of Tidewater, Unit 152 - 6-8 p.m. Women of all military branches: Active, Retired, HD Veterans – monthly support and volunteer activity. VFW 4809, 5728 Bartee St., Norfolk 472-5799 (N)

Tuesday           21

C’Mon Get Happy Luncheon - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. RR Uno’s Pizzeria & Grill, 5900 Va. Beach Blvd. 635-5379 (VB)

Movie Night - 4:30 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. Enjoy yummy movie snacks! Call for titles. Black Library 441-5806 (N)

MOCA Nights - 5-9 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. Enjoy open-mic performances, gallery tours, art-making, and cash bar. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Family and Friends Support Group - 6 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. Learn how to support a loved one in an abusive relationship. Perry Safe Harbor Ctr., 2620 Southern Blvd. 631-0710 (VB)

Oneness Blessing - 7-8 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. Move into a higher state of consciousness. Donation. Wells Therapeutics 225-1496 (VB)

Great Performance Series: The Zombies - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this 50th anniversary tour! ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Bourbon, Burgers, and Bingo - 6-9 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)

Wednesday     22

Job Coaching with Rev. Ruth - call for appointment. RR Central Library 385-0150 (VB)

Thursday         23

Museum Grand Opening - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru 4/4. Dedication ceremony 4/1. Enjoy this 13-day celebration featuring expanded living history areas, interactive galleries, and hands-on historic fun. ($) American Revolution Museum at Yorktown 253-4838 historyisfun.org/grandopening (W)

Bridge: Young Professionals Lunch & Learn - 12-1 p.m. Learn about volunteering. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce 262-2000 (H)

Women’s History Month: When the World Breaks Open - 12:30-2 p.m. ODU, 1881 University Dr. 368-4100 (VB)

Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR Stratford University, 836 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. 262-2000 (NN)

Pints for a Purpose - 5-8 p.m. Be part of the cure for MS with a night of food, fun, and beer! RR ($) Eagle’s Nest, 600 Nevan Rd. 213-1660 (VB)

HR Writers: Show and Grow Your Prose with Professional Critiques - 5:30-7 p.m. Enjoy dinner with readings and critiques. RR ($) Gus and George’s Spaghetti and Steak House, 4312 Va. Beach Blvd. 639-6146 (VB)

Chesapeake Super Pickleball Challenge Tournament - 6:30-8:30 p.m. thru Fri. Show off your talents in a competitive atmosphere. RR ($) River Crest Community Center, 1001 River Walk Pkwy 382-6411 (C)

Watercolor and Acrylic Painting - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 4/27. Learn to paint and tell your story. RR ($) Suffolk Art Gallery 925-0448 (S)

Living True to Your Nature - 6:45-7:45 p.m. Every last Thurs. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: tenTHING - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this all-female brass ensemble from Norway. ($) Attucks Theatre 282-2822 (N)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 3/26. ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)

Friday            24

Va. Arts Festival: The Main Event Weekend - Times vary thru Sun. Celebrate the arts in Virginia with live performances and more. RR ($) The Main Norfolk, 100 E. Main St. 961-4780 (N)

Secrets of Success: Women’s Symposium - Times vary thru Sat. Advance your well-being through unique opportunities. RR ($) DoubleTree Hilton Norfolk, 1500 N. Military Hwy 963-5000 (N)

Craft Hope - 10:30 a.m. Every 4th Fri. Knit and crochet for charity. RR Little Creek Library 441-1751 (N)

Saturday Night Fever: The Musical - 8 p.m. Sat. 2 p.m. & 8 p.m. Tony is a kid from Brooklyn who dreams of a better life in this production fueled by vintages Bee Gees hits. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Saturday        25

Bunny Hop 5K & 1-Mile Family Fun Run - 8 a.m. To benefit Portsmouth Museums Foundation in support of the Children’s Museum. RR ($) Portsmouth Pavilion 393-8181 (P)

Reptiles Bizarre and Beautiful - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Enjoy crafts, exhibits, and reptile-related planetarium programs. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Cooperative Co-Parenting – 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 4th Sat. Recognize effects of divorce and prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)

All Day Stencil Play: A Mixed Media Workshop - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Make meaningful, personal art. RR ($) Suffolk Art Gallery 925-0448 (S)

Oyster Roast - 1-4 p.m. Enjoy oysters, baked beans, hush puppies & more with entertainment. ($) Khedive Temple Greenbrier 420-5805 (C)

Military Women Of Tidewater, Unit 152 Open House - 3:30-5:30 p.m. Open to any active duty, retired or transitioned woman veteran. Come by anytime, stay as long as you want. Fleet Reserve Association 99, 357 Edwin Dr. Dassa Carvey, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 363-3059 (VB) 

Samoa Soiree - 6-10 p.m. Adults. Enjoy live music and a silent auction while tasting Girl Scout cookie creations. RR ($) Half Moon Cruise & Celebration Center

Monthly Bluegrass Concert - 7 p.m. Enjoy bluegrass talent. Donations accepted. Hickory Ruritan Club, 2752 S. Battlefield Blvd. 421-0297 (C)

Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk - 7 p.m. A hair-raising encounter with the spirited side of Suffolk. RR ($) Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)

Sunday            26

Sunday Celebration Services - 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Marilynn Mattox, Unity Minister, on “Season for Nonviolence.” Va. Wesleyan College 271-1552 (N)

Va. Arts Fest: Kathleen Battle in Concert - 5 p.m. ($) Douglas Wild Performing Arts Center 282-2822 (N)

Monday            27

Movie Night - 5 p.m. Every last Mon. Call for titles. Larchmont Library 441-5335 (N)

Caregiver Support Group - 5:30 p.m. Every 4th Mon. RR Prime Plus, 7300 Newport Ave. 800-272-3900 (N)

Simone Dinnerstein in Concert - 8 p.m. Enjoy her “utterly distinctive voice.” ($) ODU Diehn Ctr. for the Performing Arts 683-5305

Tuesday           28

Beginning-Advanced Pastel Classes - 9-11 a.m. Every Tues. thru 5/2. Learn the basics and sharpen your skills. RR ($) Suffolk Art Gallery 925-0448 (S)

Weight Loss Surgery Information Session - 6 p.m. RR ($) Lifestyle Center 312-3000 (C)

Books on Tap - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Every 4th Tues. Read a book and try a new brew. Commonwealth Brewing Co. 385-2680 (VB)

Wednesday     29

How to Sustain Your Creativity & Inspiration - 6-8 p.m. RR ($) WELLwomen, 1701 Baltic Ave. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 621-9469 (VB)

Awakenings: An Ecstatic Dance Journey - 7-8:15 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Thursday         30

MOCA + Story Exchange - 6:30 p.m. Five local artists share experiences regarding mental health. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Friday              31

Feather the Nest - 6 p.m. Donate home furnishings and gift cards while enjoying live music, food, and more. RR ($) KDW/Shades of Light, 1828 Laskin Rd. 625-6161 (VB)

Chi Gung Weekend Workshop - 7-9 p.m. Cont. Sat. & Sun. 10-5 Learn how this ancient form of gentle exercise can improve your health & well being. RR ($) Oceans Condominium, 40th St. 252-429–3009 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus Xtreme - 7:30 p.m. Thru 4/2. ($) Hampton Coliseum 838-4203 (H)

Va. Arts Fest: “Swan Lake” - 7:30 p.m. See Canada’s Royal Winnipeg Ballet with the Va. Symphony Orchestra perform this Tchaikovsky score. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Coming Up April 1

Bon Secours Colon Cancer Awareness 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk - 8 a.m. Bon Secours Health Center at Harbour View, www.bonsecours.com/colon5k, 889-2273 (S)

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(N) Norfolk (NN) Newport News
(P) Portsmouth (S) Suffolk
(VB) Va. Beach (W) W’burg
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