January Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s January calendar of events—just for women!

Tuesday                       1
MacArthur on Ice - Times vary thru 1/21/19. Skating sessions, ice hockey clinics, figure skating. ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
First Day Hike - 9-10 a.m. Start the New Year with a healthy 2-mile walk! RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 392-7132 (P)
Splash into the New Year! - 10-11 a.m. Enjoy high-energy aquatic exercise. RR ($) Flowering Almond Spa, 5641 Indian River Rd. 366-5790 (VB)
Garden 2.019 Fun Run - 4-7 p.m. Kids dash, entertainment & more as you run through light displays. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Wednesday     2
Weekly Networking Group - 7:30 a.m. Every Wed. Spon. by Complete Professional Connections. Pembroke 4, 1st floor conference rm. 524-1013 (VB)
Crochet/Knit & Chat - 10 a.m. Every Wed. Share project ideas. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st Wed. except July & Aug. RSVP by preceding Fri. RR ($) Founders Inn 966-9000 (C)
Planetarium Show: Astronaut - 12:30 p.m. Daily thru 2/1. Experience a rocket launch, explore outer space + more. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Wine Wednesday - 4 p.m. Every Wed. Enjoy half-off wines. ($) Eurasia Café, 960 Laskin Rd. 422-0184 (VB)
Ales and Oms - 6-7 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. Yoga flow + half-priced beer post-class. RR ($) Commonwealth Brewing Co. 305-9652 (VB)
OBC Trivia Night - 6-8 p.m. Every 1st Wed. ($) O’Connor Brewing Co. 623-2337 (N)

Thursday         3
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Community Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
Mindful Meditation Yoga and Sound - 9:30 a.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. Explore your natural curiosity. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Barks & Bulbs - 4-8 p.m. thru Sat. Experience a walk through the lights with your furry canine companion. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
d’Art Firsthand - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st Thurs. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)
Let’s Dream Big: A Powerful Meditation Event - 7-9 p.m. Consider your deepest dreams, goals, and intentions for 2019. RR ($) Unity Renaissance Spiritual Center, 1120 Eden Way N. 729-2716 (C)

Friday              4
Friendly Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Civil War Round Table: Union Admirals - 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dive deep into Civil War history. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)
Disco on Ice - 8-11 p.m. Dress in your disco best! ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Broadway in Norfolk: Rent 20th Anniversary Tour - 8 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. See the rock musical that forever changed American theatre. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Saturday          5
Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
VBIANDS Speaker: Howard Storm - 10 a.m.-noon. Learn about Howard’s near-death experience and spiritual revelations. Donations ($) Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. 428-3588 (VB)
Virginia Hot Rod and Custom Car Show - 10 a.m.-7 p.m. thru Sun. Enjoy music, Pin Up Girl contest, Kids Zone + more. ($) HR Convention Center, 1610 Coliseum Dr. 315-1610 (H)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Conserving and Understanding the USS Monitor’s Dahlgren Shell Guns - 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Make a Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 1st Sat. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Get Fit 2019 Fitness Extravaganza - 1 p.m. Tackle your health and fitness goals with this fitness explosion! ($) Scope Arena 664-6464 (N)
Writing Seminar: Preparing for Your Reading - 1-4:30 p.m. Focus on oral and physical techniques to read like a pro. RR ($) The Muse, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Dance, Drum & Healing - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. Intro to contemplative practices. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)
Pub Trivia Night: 2000s! - 7-9 p.m. Relive the decade that brought us LOTR, Eminem, and Facebook! Derl’z Restaurant & Pub, 425 E. Pinner St. 514-7323 (S)

Sunday                        6
Advice for Daily Life - 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Every Sun. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Center, 156 Newtown Rd. 504-4425 (VB)
Drag Yourself to Brunch - 11 a.m. & 2 p.m. Every Sun. Age 18+. High-energy entertainment from female impersonators. RR ($) 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)
History Speaks - 1 p.m. Enjoy a tour of the Myers kitchen and grand dining room. RR Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Monday                       7
Open Jewelry Studio - 10 a.m. Every Mon. Work on your projects. RR PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
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)
Manifest Monday - 12-1 p.m. Every 1st Mon. Motivate, move & meditate. ($) Harmony Health, 4540 Princess Anne Rd. 563-3075 (VB)
Saints Alive Senior Chorus - 12:30 p.m. Every Mon. St. Paul’s UMC, 437 Providence Rd. 420-6276 (C)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. A class for those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
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)
Lynnhaven River Now: First Advocacy Dinner - 6:30 p.m. Learn about what’s happening with seismic testing permits and offshore drilling. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 962-5398 (VB)

Tuesday                       8
Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) 50 Wellesley Dr. 262-2000 (NN)
The Art of Yoga - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Abs, Abs, Abs! - 10 a.m. Every Tues. Seniors. Come work on that stomach! RR Donation ($) PrimePlus 625-5857 (N)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 5-9 p.m. Every 2nd Tues. Adults. Prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)
Plus One Networking Social - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy networking, shopping, and mingling. RR Pasta E Pani, 1340 N. Great Neck Rd. 301-7488 (VB)
YMCA MixxedFit Class - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every Tues. Enjoy dance-inspired fitness. Donation ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
The Art of Soup - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn basic tips for healthy winter soups + samples. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Magic of Harmony Show Chorus Rehearsals - 7-9:30 p.m. Every Tues. Visitors welcome. Tabb H.S. Chorus Rm. 566-8600 (Y)
Inner Light Playback Theater Rehearsals - 7-9 p.m. Every Tues. All welcome. RR ($) Fellowship Center, 620 14th St. 472-0662 (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
UJFT: MoMEtime: A Date with Diamonds - 9 a.m. Play with diamonds, learn about the 4 Cs + win jewelry! RR Diamonds Direct, 4452 Va. Beach Blvd. 837-0288 (VB)
Drawing & Painting - 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults & teens. Beginner-advanced welcome. 8 Classes. RR ($) Ocean View Arts 961-0808 (N)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. Every 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Champagne Paperweight - 7 p.m. Learn to blow hot glass through a pipe and shape it. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Thursday         10
Coffee & Conversation: Invasive Plants - 9:30-11 a.m. Bring your gardening questions for this round table discussion. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Drawing and Painting - 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults & teens. Beginner-advanced welcome. 8 classes. RR ($) Ocean View Arts 961-0808 (N)
Pink Bag Luncheon: Incorporating Workplace Team Skills - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Application through five successful business teams. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy. 262-2000 (H)
Lynnhaven River Now: Teachers Nerd Out - 4-7 p.m. RR Chrysler Museum 962-5398 (N)
The Art of Wine – 5-7 p.m. Every Thurs. Explore the world of wine with Sommelier Bethany Morris. ($) Varia @ The Main, 100 E. Main St. 763-6281 (N)
Out of the Box Series: Broke Royals - 7 p.m. Support local artists + food & drinks. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Va. Opera: “Opera Shorts” Short Works Sampler - 7 p.m. See samples from “Breaking,” “Service Provider,” and “Craigslistlieder.” Call for details. ($) Harrison Opera House 866-673-7282 (N)
Garden Stars - 7-8:30 p.m. Come out for an evening under the stars. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Friday              11
HR International Auto Show - 10 a.m.-9 p.m. thru Sun. ($) VB Convention Center 385-2000 (VB)
Lynnhaven River Now: Growing Wetlands in the Classroom - 4-6 p.m. Plus plant pickup for returning teachers. RR Brock Environmental Center 962-5398 (VB)
Savion Glover: All FuNKD’ Up - 8 p.m. Enjoy a thrilling performance with six-piece band, eclectic soundtrack, DJs, and dancers. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
The Winter Wonderettes - 8 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. When Santa turns up missing, they use their talent to save the holiday party! ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. Every 2nd Fri. Read your work, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Canadian Brass - 8 p.m. Enjoy a wide range of compositions and arrangements. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Saturday          12
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Winter Botany: Getting Twiggy with it - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Beginners. Learn to identify the 20 most common trees and shrubs with only the twig! RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Equitable Energy Efficiency Campaign Kick-off - 10 a.m.-Noon. Jordan Newby Library, and 1-3 p.m. at Horace Downing Library. Learn energy efficiency and weatherization measures to lower energy bills and create a sustainable climate. 472-5388 (N)
Colorful Botanicals - 10 a.m. Explore basic flame construction and color implosions. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Drawing and Painting - 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Adults & teens. Beginner-advanced welcome. 8 classes. RR ($) Ocean View Arts 961-0808 (N)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Monthly Meeting - 11 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
d’ART Firsthand - 1-3 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Make & takes, demos + lectures. RR d’ART Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Colorful Coasters - 1:30 p.m. Arrange colorful strips of glass to design a set of four kiln-fired coasters. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Symphonicity: Lollipop Concert Jurassic Journey - Pre-concert kids’ activities @ 2 p.m. Concert @ 3 p.m. ($) Sandler Center 671-8611   (VB)
Civil War Lecture: Siege of Vickburg - 2:30-3:30 p.m. Dive deep into Civil War history. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Barbershop Harmony Society Norfolk: The Art of Harmony - 6 p.m. Featuring Rooftop Records, The Neptuners, Soli Deo + The Commodores. ($) Va. MOCA 215-1602 (VB)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Attucks Jazz Club: Melissa Aldana, Saxophone - 8 p.m. Enjoy this award-winning soloist & ensemble player. ($) Attucks Theatre 282-2822 (N)

Sunday                        13
Uniquely Yours Bridal Showcase - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Experience the latest bridal fashion, meet professionals + more. ($) Scope Arena 406-7947 (N)
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
Lucky Charms - 1:30 p.m. Make pendants, beads, or wine glass charms. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
IRKO Speakeasy Workshop - 2 p.m. Gain intimate access to this entrepreneurially-minded veteran of the music world. RR ($) Diehn Center, 1339 W. 49th St. 683-5746 (N)
Trees of Virginia - 2-3 p.m. Learn to identify native trees. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 392-7132 (P)
Travis Tritt Live in Concert - 8 p.m. Come see the Southern rock-influenced artist! ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Monday                       14
Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. New members welcome. Barnes & Noble, 4485 Va. Beach Blvd. 671-7929 (VB)
Paint the Ice - 6-8 p.m. Unleash your inner artist. ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)

Tuesday                       15
Urban Horticulture - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Explore the challenges of keeping green in cities. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
VB Career Fair - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Live recruitment & hiring opportunities! RR Doubletree by Hilton, 1900 Pavillion Dr. 877-561-5627 (VB)
Moss Gardening - 1-3 p.m. Learn about the art of moss gardening. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Wednesday     16
VB Leadership Academy - 12 p.m. For early education professionals. RR ($) Early Education Business Consultants, LLC, 1704 Lanckfield Mews 618-9218 (VB)
Adults with Disabilities Social Group - 3-4:30 p.m. Every 3rd Wed. Enjoy socializing and entertainment. Bayside Library 385-2689 (VB)

Thursday         17
Martin Luther King Jr: Day of Service - 9 a.m.-noon. Learn about volunteerism in the community. Clothing donations accepted. RR Northampton Community Center 727-8311 (H)
Professional Women’s Leadership Luncheon Series - 12-1:30 p.m. Hear Maureen Sherry discuss her novel, Opening Belle, about her Wall St. experiences. Spon. By HR Chamber. RR ($) Holiday Inn VB-Norfolk 497-7374 (VB)
Acrylic Painting Workshop - 6-8:30 p.m. Learn basic color theory, painting techniques + more. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Weekday Wine Down - 6-8:30 p.m. Sample wine + paint your own glass. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Old School Movies at the Center: Ferris Bueller’s Day Off - 7-9 p.m. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)
Out of the Box Series: Lucky 757 - 7 p.m. Support local artists + food & drinks. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Third Thursday - 8 p.m. Enjoy live music + cash bar. Plus a glass performance at the Glass Studio. ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Friday              18
If You’re Local, You Get It! - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. thru 2/28. Local residents enjoy special admission and membership prices. ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. For caregivers of elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)
Civil War Round Table: Naval Ordnance - 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dive deep into Civil War history. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Open Mic Night - 7-9 p.m. Every 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)
Monster Jam - 7 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy freestyle, 2-wheel skills & racing competitions with unexpected surprises. ($) Hampton Coliseum 838-4203 (H)
Little Theatre of VB: Silent Sky - 8 p.m. Times vary thru 2/10. See how Henrietta Leavitt makes one of the most fundamental astronomical discoveries. ($) Little Theatre of VB 428-9233 (VB)
Black Jacket Symphony: Queen’s A Night at the Opera - 8 p.m. Featuring Marc Martel. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)
Generic Theater: White Guy on the Bus - 8 p.m. Times vary thru 2/10. Enjoy this disturbing and crucial exploration of race and social class structure. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Broadway A to Z - 8 p.m. Enjoy your favorite Broadway hits from ABBA to Les Miz! ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)
Downstairs at the Center: Will Overman - 8-10 p.m. Enjoy this energetic, passionate voice. ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)

Saturday          19
Girl Scouts Cookie Classic Run - 8:30 a.m. Samoa Stroll Fun Run/Walk 10:15 a.m. Support Girl Scout programs! RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 547-4405 (C)
Volunteer Day - 9-11 a.m. Also 1/26. All ages. Pull invasive species, maintain trails and recreation amenities. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 392-7132 (P)
E-Cycling - 9 a.m.-noon. Drop off household hazardous waste items for recycling. Visit VBgov.com/landfill for more info. Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Watercolors: Owls - 9 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Expand your artistic palate. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Winter Botany: Getting Twiggy with it - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Advanced. Learn to identify the 20 most common trees and shrubs with only the twig! RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
HR Writers Traveling Pen Writers Workshop: Paint Me a Poem (or Some Prose) - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Explore Ekphrasis, writing inspired by art, with Nathan Richardson. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. 639-6146 (VB)
Intro to Neon - 10 a.m. 2-Day workshop. Learn about bends, filling tubes with noble gasses, and display mounting. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Intro to Glassblowing - 10 a.m. Turn molten glass on a pipe and transform it. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Valentine Heart - 10 a.m. Create a hot-glass heart your loved one will cherish forever. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Ink Wash Workshop - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn to use a value scale + more. Bring a photo to paint! RR ($) d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)
Barefoot Puppets: Trickster Tales - 11 a.m. Enjoy this high-energy show with traditional West African stories, puppets + puns. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Guided Ranger Walks - 2-3 p.m. Also 1/26. Learn about native plants + winter wildlife. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 392-7132 (P)
Church Street Jazz Series: Kim Waters - 7 p.m. Enjoy insatiable grooves, undeniable hooks, and memorable melodies. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Broadway A to Z - 8 p.m. Enjoy your favorite Broadway hits from ABBA to Les Miz! ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
East Coast Classic Saturday Show - 8-10 p.m. Enjoy live dance from Indian, Egyptian, Turkish, and more cultures! ($) Wyndham VB Oceanfront 428-7025 (VB)

Sunday                        20
Fused Glass Plate - 10 a.m. Plan, cut, and assemble a design in colored flat glass. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Total Lunar Eclipse Watch Party - 8:30 p.m.-3 a.m. All ages. Watch sci-fi movies and observe the eclipse! Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Monday                       21
Whales & Wildlife - 9 a.m. & 2 p.m. Search for whales, dolphins, seals and seabirds. RR ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

Tuesday                       22
Walk & Talk: Mirror Lake - 10-11:30 a.m. Walking req’d. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Mixed Media: Birch Trees - 6-8:30 p.m. Create one-of-a-kind works of art. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Bumper Jacksons - 7:30 p.m. Come to the party where everyone’s invited and the dance floor never sleeps. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Wednesday     23
Business Education Seminar: Understanding Bankruptcy - 9-11 a.m. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy. 262-2000 (H)
Leonardo’s Salvator Mundi Lecture - 11 a.m. Coffee reception 10:30 a.m. Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
MOCA Boardwalk Art Show Midwinter Preview - 6-8 p.m. See what your favorite artists are creating while enjoying Smartmouth brews. Smartmouth Brewing’s Pilot House 425-0000 (VB)
Va. Stage Company: Fun Home - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 2/10. Alison embarks on a path to self-discovery and her own journey as an LGBTQ writer, artist, and woman. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)

Thursday         24
Winter Pruning - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Learn proper practices and techniques. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Volunteer Open House - 4 p.m. Ask questions & enjoy a mini-tour. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Procurement BASH Mixer - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Spon. by Va. Asian Chamber of Commerce. Learn about successfully obtaining business through the contract bidding process. RR ($) Susan’s Kitchenette Filipino, 1270 Diamond Springs Rd. 804-334-1540 (VB)
Opening Reception - 6-8 p.m. Enjoy refreshments and see art from Drifter History and Black Gods of the Metropolis exhibitions. Gordon Art Galleries, 4509 Monarch Way 683-5746 (N)
Owl Prowl - 6-8:30 p.m. Walking req’d. Search for these magnificent night hunters. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Natural Soapmaking Workshop - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Add oils and botanicals to make custom soap. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Out of the Box Series: Fox and the Bear - 7 p.m. Support local artists + food & drinks. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Lecture: Tapping History - 7-9 p.m. Uncover the history of our region’s naval stores and ghost forests. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Old School Movies at the Center: Clueless - 7-9 p.m. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)
ODU Theatre: Words, Words, Words - 7:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m. thru Sun. A collection of one-act comedies by David Ives. ($) ODU Theatre, 4600 Hampton Blvd. 683-5746 (N)

Friday              25
Winter Wildlife Festival - Call for times thru Sun. Learn to properly observe and identify wildlife. RR Princess Anne Rec. Center 385-2990 (VB)
The Virginia Flower & Garden Expo: A Symphony of Gardens - 10 a.m. thru Sun. Enjoy demos, displays, vendors + more. ($) VB Convention Center 385-2000 (VB)
Floral Design Workshop: Winter Blues - 1-2:30 p.m. Make a winter-inspired floral arrangement. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Artful Insights: Waterways - 5:30 p.m. Artist Q&A, presentation + cash bar. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Winterfeast: Oysters, Brews & Comfort Foods - 5:30-8:30 p.m. benefitting Tryon Palace Foundation. Dancing, cornhole + more. RR ($) NC History Center, 529 S. Front St. 252-639-3524 (New Bern)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: Beethoven Symphony No. 7 - 8 p.m. with soloist Sirena Huang. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)
Coastal Virginia Bluegrass & Brew Festival: The Dustbowl Revival - 8 p.m. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Saturday          26
Fused Mosaics - 10 a.m. Cut and arrange colored glass to create an image. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
HR Writers: Show and Grow Your Prose - 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. w/ professional critiques. RR ($) The Muse, 2200 Colonial Ave. 639-6146 (N)
Fluid Acrylic Paint Pouring: The Basics - 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn basic techniques to this abstract painting process. RR ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Career Day - 11 a.m. Learn about job duties, skills, and training to become a scientist and Aquarium professional! Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Family Maternity Center 1st Birthday Party - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy refreshments, face painting, games, photos, and a tour of the office. RR Sentara CarePlex Hospital, 3000 Coliseum Dr. 736-1000 (H)
Love Yourself: BTS Movie - 11 a.m., 2 p.m. & 5 p.m. Witness BTS’ tour in Seoul. Kpop757 will attend 5 p.m. showing. ($) AMC Lynnhaven 18, 1001 Lunnhaven Mall Loop 486-5665 (VB)
Intro to Scrimshaw Workshop - 1-4 p.m. Learn the art of carving on bone or ivory. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Todd Rosenlieb Dance: Salsa Night - 6 p.m. Enjoy a lesson, refreshments, and raffle. RR ($) TRDance Center, 325 Granby St. 626-3262 (N)
MOMIX: Opus Cactus - 8 p.m. A journey into the desert’s hidden landscape full of surprises. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)
Coastal Virginia Bluegrass & Brew Festival: Steep Canyon Rangers - 8 p.m. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday                        27
Winter Wellness from the Home Apothecary - 12-3 p.m. Learn how to concoct fire cider, teas, syrups + more for cold and flu prevention. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Coastal Virginia Bluegrass & Brew Festival: Jackass Flats - 3 p.m. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)
Meet Author Catherine Kerrison - 4-6 p.m. Hear her talk about Jefferson’s Daughters, her new book that shares the untold story of Thomas Jefferson’s 3 daughters. Hors d’oeuvres + cash bar. Slover Library 664-7323 (N)
East Coast Classic Sunday Competition Viewing - 7-10 p.m. Enjoy a rising star and troupe competition. RR ($) Wyndham VB Oceanfront 428-7025 (VB)

Monday                       28
Atlantic Shores’ Dancing with the Seniors - 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Bi-weekly thru 5/20. Develop dancing dexterity leading up to the Senior Prom! RR ($) Sandler Center 328-3151 (VB)

Tuesday                       29
Gardening for Songbirds - 9:30-11:30 a.m. Discover the trees, shrubs, and perennials that provide food for songbirds. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Origami: Valentines Roses - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Create a work of art. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)

Wednesday     30
Sisters - 9-11:30 a.m. Enjoy coffee, snacks, childcare, nails, massages + midweek service just for the girls. Wave Church 481-5005 (VB)

Thursday         31
Orchids 101 - 1-3 p.m. Learn to care and maintain these stunning plants. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Old School Movies at the Center: Mean Girls - 7-9 p.m. Suffolk Center 514-4130 (S)
HR Writers: The WORD: Open Mic - 7:30-9:30 p.m. RR Zeiders American Dream Theater 639-6146 (VB) Q

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