April 2019 Calendar of Events

Welcome to Tidewater Women’s April calendar of events. Make plans now to enjoy life!

Monday 1

Brave the Maze - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru April 21. Role-play adventure as a Jamestown colonists. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. Mon., Wed. & Fri. ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)

Manifest Monday - 12-1 p.m. 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)

Stretch, Flex & Tone - 1:30 p.m. Every Mon. Gentle activities for those with physical limitations. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)

Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. For those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)

VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. 1st Mon. Learn about backyard beehives. Croc’s 19th St. Bistro This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)

Prenatal/Postnatal Therapeutic Yoga - 7-8:15 p.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Va. Wesleyan University: Aura CuriAtlas - 7:30 p.m. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Tuesday 2

The Art of Yoga - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Cooperative Co-Parenting – 4-8 p.m. 1st Tues. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave. 624-6666 (S)

HR Writers: Show & Grow Your Prose - 5:30-7 p.m. w/ professional critique. RR Gus & George’s Spaghetti & Steak House, 4312 Va. Beach Blvd. 639-6146 (N)

Craft Group - 6-8 p.m. Every Tues. All crafters welcome. Please bring your own craft. Pretlow Anchor Library 441-1750 (N)

Mindful Yoga Class - 6:15-7:30 p.m. ($) 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 - 7-9:30 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 Ctr., 620 14th St. 472-0662 (VB)

Wednesday 3

Weekly Networking Group - 7:30 a.m. Every Wed. Spon. by Complete Professional Connections. Pembroke 4, 1st floor conference rm. 524-1013 (VB)

National Start Walking Day - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Walk the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge with food, freebies + fitness fun! Elizabeth River Park 382-8650 (C)

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)

Revolutionary Food Truck Wednesdays - 4:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. thru Oct. Waterways Historic Park 482-4480 (C)

The Muse: Writers’ Happy Hour - 5:15-7 p.m. Every Wed. Call for info. 818-9880 (N)

Ales and Oms - 6-7 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. Yoga flow + half-priced beer. RR ($) Commonwealth Brewing Co. 305-9652 (VB)

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

Chris Botti in Concert - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this largest-selling American instrumental artist. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Thursday 4

Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Comm. Ctr. 436-3100 (C)

Author Visit: Robert Putnam - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Hear him discuss “Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis.” Register at bit.ly/SloverPutnam. Slover Library 431-7491 (N)

ViBe Story Exchange - 6-7 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 5/3. Artists and writers pair for collaborative performances. Locations vary. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 621-9469 (VB)

Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr., 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)

Matter Out of Place: The Writing of Ar’n’t I a Woman - 7 p.m. RR ($) Robins Foundation Theater, Jamestown Settlement 253-4572 (W)

Planetarium Show: Stars of Spring - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in April. ($) Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday 5

The Muse: Writers’ Coffee Break - 10:30 a.m.-noon. 1st Fri. Learn about classes, writing + more. Café Stella, 1907 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Opening Reception & Concert in the Courtyard - 5-8 p.m. Enjoy music, refreshments + more. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)

First Fridays Street Party - 5-8:30 p.m. Enjoy music, food + fun. 300 Block of Granby St. 623-1757 (N)

Norfolk Storytelling Club - 7-8:30 p.m. 1st Fri. All ages. Share your stories! Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)

TCC Theatre: That Sinking Feeling - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 4/11. Navigate life, death & undeath as the Titanic sinks. ($) Black Box Theatre, 1428 Cedar Rd. 822-5219 (C)

Saturday 6

Dismal Swamp Stomp Half Marathon - 8 a.m. Also 5K, Cub Run + more. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-1359 (C)

Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Exotic Bird Festival & Mart - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Birds, exhibits, demos + more. Greek Orthodox Church, 60 Traverse Rd. 223-9440 (NN)

Va. Boating Safety Education Course - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Ages 12+. Learn about safety, navigating + more. RR ($) S. Norfolk Community Center, 1217 Godwin Ave. 382-1359 (C)

Plants of the Great Dismal Swamp - 10-11 a.m. All ages. Identify trees, native plants + more. RR Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)

Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)

Friends of PPL Book Sale - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Find a great bargain! Main Library, 601 Court St. 393-8501 (P)

Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)

First Saturday Exhibits + Kite Art Activities - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Decorate your kite kit! ($) Portsmouth Art & Cultural Ctr. 393-8543 (P)

Suffolk Mud Jam - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open pits, merchandise + more. ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 539-6751 (S)

Olde Towne Farmer’s Market - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Crockin’s Furniture, 215 High St. 397-8473 (P)

Make a Chocolate Bar - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)

Military Family Scholarship & College Fair - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Batten Student Center, 5817 Wesleyan Dr. 804-577-8513 (VB)

Lynnhaven River NOW Annual Oyster Roast - 12-3 p.m. RR ($) The View @ Rudee Inlet, 416 Southside Rd. 962-5398 (VB)

Cherry Blossom Festival - 12-4 p.m. Enjoy Japanese music, martial arts, activities + demos. Red Wing Park 385-2990 (VB)

Spring Break Carnival - 12-7 p.m. Thru 4/28. Enjoy rides + games. ($) VB Farmers Market, 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 619-8204 (VB)

Dance, Drum & Meditation - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)

REI Campout - 2 p.m.-Sun. 11 a.m. All ages. Enjoy canoe tours, nature hikes + more. RR ($) Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)

Ballet Virginia: Snow White - 2 p.m. & 7:30 p.m. Who’s the fairest of them all? ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Bellissima! Spring Concert - 7:30 p.m. St. Mark’s Lutheran Church 481-6190 (Yorktown)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies - 8 p.m. Enjoy favorite film scores. ($) Chrysler Hall 892-6366 (N)

The Swingles in Concert - 8 p.m. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Va. Arts Festival: Ryan Keberle, Trombone - 8 p.m. ($) Attucks Theatre 282-2822 (N)

Sunday 7

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)

Brunch -11 a.m.–3 p.m. 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)

Western Branch Farmers Market - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Local produce + special events! Ches. Square Mall 320-1584 (C)

Mud & Mimosas - 2-4 p.m. Learn basic pottery techniques. RR ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: A Night at the Movies - 2:30 p.m. Enjoy favorite film scores. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Philip Raisor Double Book Launch & Reading - 4-6 p.m. Refreshments provided. The Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Bellissima! Spring Concert - 4 p.m. Prince of Peace Lutheran Church 481-6190 (VB)

Qigong EnergyAlign: Moving Meditation - 6:30-7:30 p.m. Also 4/21 & 4/28. Adults & Teens. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Black Violin Impossible Tour - 8 p.m. Unique blend of classical and hip-hop music. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)

Monday 8

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. & 1 p.m. Bi-Weekly thru 5/20. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Mon. New members welcome. Barnes & Noble, 4485 VB Blvd. 671-7929 (VB)

Tuesday 9

Coffee Connection - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) Harbour Center, 2 Eaton St. 262-2000 (H)

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

Wednesday 10

Entrepreneur Workshop - 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Develop your mission + more. RR ($) Sargent Bldg., 1 Franklin St. 727-6237 (H)

Professional Women’s Leadership Luncheon - 12-1:30 p.m. Spon. by HR Chamber of Commerce. Hear Kate White share her four B’s for success. RR ($) Holiday Inn VB-Norfolk, 5655 Greenwich Rd. 622-2312 (VB)

Food Trucks on the Square - 4 p.m.-dusk. 2nd & 4th Wed. thru Oct. Enjoy Kids’ activities + more. Courtyard Square Park 382-6411 (C)

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

How Luck Happens: Book Presentation - 7:30 p.m. Spon. by UJF of Tidewater & Simon Family JCC. Meet Janice Kaplan, NYT bestselling author. RR Sandler Family Campus, 5000 Corporate Woods Dr. 321-2331 (VB)

Va. Stage Co.: Native Gardens - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 4/28. What it means to be a good neighbor. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)

Thursday 11

Pink Bag Luncheon - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy. 262-2000 (H)

Portsmouth’s Got Talent - 12:30-2 p.m. Show off your talent! RR ($) TCC Multipurpose Rm. 822-2270 (P)

Rolling on the River Food Truck Event - 5 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thurs. thru Sept. Music, vendors. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)

In Pursuit: Opening Reception - 5:30-7:30 p.m. View juried a exhibition by college art students. d’Art Center 625-4211 (N)

One World Meditation - 7-8:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. w/ blessings to raise consciousness. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder in Concert - 7:30 p.m. ($) Sandler Ctr. 385-2787 (VB)

Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 4 - 7:30 p.m. ($) Williamsburg Community Chapel 299-9857 (W)

Va. Wesleyan University: Legally Blonde The Musical - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. ($) Goode Performing Arts Ctr. 455-2101 (VB)

Friday 12

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

Nauticus: Albesila Luminarium - 12-6 p.m. Weekdays. Weekends 10 a.m.-6 p.m. thru 4/21. Immerse yourself in a kaleidoscope of changing color and light. ($) MacArthur Center Green 664-1017 (N)

Karuna® Reiki Class - Call for time. Thru Sun. RR ($) Blue Heron Healing Tidewater. Call 869-9866 for more info. (NN)

Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. 2nd Fri. Read, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Zac Brown Band: Down the Rabbit Hole - 7-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater, 3550 Cellar Door Way 368-3000 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: Kristin Chenoweth, Vocalist - 8 p.m. Enjoy this award-winning Broadway star. ($) Chrysler Hall 282-2822 (N)

Saturday 13

VBJI: Let Justice Roll 5K - 7 a.m. Run, walk + family fun run. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 877-227-2321 (NN)

Clean the Creek Day - 9-11 a.m. Help clean up debris. RR Va. Aquarium 385-0274 (VB)

River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)

Transform Yourself: Health Screening & Reading - 9 a.m.-noon. Tests incl. vital signs, BMI, cholesterol & glucose. Also meet local authors. RR Stratford University, 836 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. 873-4235 (NN)

American Parkinson Disease Assn.: Optimism Walk - 9 a.m.-noon. Educational activities. RR ($) Neptune Park 495-3062 (VB)

HR Writers Traveling Pen Workshop: All About Author Platforms & Social Media - 9:30 a.m.-noon. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. 639-6146 (VB)

VB Master Gardeners: Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. thru Oct. Construct a 55-gallon sealed rain barrel. Kit incl. RR ($) VB Farmers Market 385-8156 (VB)

Earth Day Recycling Zone - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Recycle hazardous household items, electronics. Mt. Trashmore Park 385-2990 (VB)

ART of Daily Living - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Combine mindfulness practice, artistic creativity + energy renewal. RR ($) Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center 727-1490 (H)

One Hour Cares: Hot 100 KINDFEST - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy music, food, vendors + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)

Farmers Market 43rd Birthday Bash - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Craft show, carnival. VB Farmers Market, 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)

National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Meeting - 11 a.m. 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)

2nd Saturdays - 1-5 p.m. Enjoy artwork, refreshments + good company. SPARC Shoppe, 126 N. Main St. 338-0812 (S)

Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

An Acoustic Evening w/ Shawn Colvin - 8 p.m. Enjoy her signature sound and storytelling. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday 14

The Light & Sound Service - 11 a.m.-noon. 2nd Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)

Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy living history, artisans + more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)

Herbal Wellness Class: Digestive Health - 1-4 p.m. Learn about herbs for the digestive system. RR ($) New Earth Farm, 1885 Indian River Rd. 421-3923 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: Jessica Lang Dance - 3 p.m. Catch this artistic & emotional performance. ($) Chrysler Hall 282-2822 (N)

Michael Carhart Book Launch/Reading - 4-6 p.m. Refreshments provided. Muse Writers Center, 220 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)

Family Constellations w/ QiGong EnergyAlign - 6:30-8 p.m. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Monday 15

Va. Arts Festival: Jason Vieaux in Concert - 8 p.m. Hear one of America’s premier guitarists. ($) Robin Hixon Theater 282-2822 (N)

Tuesday 16

Babysitting Class - 8 a.m.-noon. or 12:30-4:30 p.m. Cont. 4/17. Ages 11-14. RR ($) Ches. Regional’s Lifestyle Health & Fitness Center 312-6132 (C)

Chakra Meditation & Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: Olga Kern in Concert - 7:30 p.m. TCC Roper Performing Arts Center 282-2822 (N)

Va. Wesleyan University: Wild Men of the Seicento - 7:30 p.m. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Wednesday 17

Economic Conditions and Your Business - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Spon. by ODU Women’s Business Center. RR ($) Fulton Bank, 4429 Bonney Rd. 683-7150 (VB)

Adults with Disabilities Social Group - 3-4:30 p.m. 3rd Wed. Enjoy socializing & entertainment. Bayside Library 385-2689 (VB)

Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group - 6 p.m. 3rd Wed. RR PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)

University Dance Theatre Spring Concert - 7:30 p.m. Thru Sat. ($) ODU University Theatre 683-5305

Thursday 18

Va. Arts Festival: Coffee Concert - 10:30 a.m. ($) Williamsburg Winery 282-2822 (W)

Death Café - 1 p.m. Every 3rd Thurs. Enjoy coffee, snacks + discuss death. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)

B2B2C Expo - 6-9 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. ($) Mariners’ Museum 262-2000 (NN)

Full Moon Illumination - 7-8:30 p.m. Invite the Divine Feminine energies into our hearts. RR Oceanfront & 68th St. 729-2716 (VB)

Cosign 4 Good Children’s Sale - 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. thru Sun. Shop for clothing, toys, books + more. Plan Bee Academy, 4500 Peek Trail 375-1560 (C)

Friday 19

Va. Arts Festival: Coffee Concert - 10:30 a.m. ($) Sandler Center 282-2822 (VB)

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

The Sound of Soul - 7-8 p.m. 3rd Fri. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)

Open Mic Night - 7-9 p.m. 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)

Va. Symphony Orchestra: Mahler Symphony No. 2 - 8 p.m. A contemplation of life and death. ($) Chrysler Hall 892-6366 (N)

Saturday 20

Earth Week: Walk Hampton Clean - Sunrise-Sunset thru Sat. 2/27. Clean up litter throughout the community. RR Various locations 727-1158 (H)

Celebrate Earth Day - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy special activities, displays, giveaways + more. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)

Reiki Class - Call for time. RR ($) Blue Heron Healing Tidewater. Call 869-9866 for more info. (NN)

Sun-Days - 10 a.m. 1 p.m. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to view the sun. Elizabeth River Park 421-7151 (C)

Party for the Planet - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Educational activities, presentations + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)

Easter Egg Hunt & Fun - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy games, bounce houses, hayrides + more. ($) Greenbrier Farms 421-4550 (C)

Easter Spring Fling & Egg Hunt - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. Hayrides, music, activities more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)

VB Animal Care & Adoption Center Event - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3rd Sat. thru Aug. Meet loveable pets looking for their forever homes. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

Botany Basics Foraging Class: Flower Power - 1-4 p.m. Learn to process & prepare plants. RR ($) Call for location 421-3929 (VB)

Va. Wesleyan University: Darkness into Light - 7:30 p.m. The darkness of the human experience gives way to redemptive light. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: Leslie Jones, Comedian - 8 p.m. From “Saturday Night Live!” ($) Attucks Theatre 282-2822 (N)

Sunday 21

Glass Class: Colorful Coasters - 1:30 p.m. Ages 12+. Arrange colorful strips of glass into designs and take home four kiln-fired coasters. RR ($) Chrysler Museum Glass Studio 664-6200 (N)

Monday 22

Suffolk Public School’s Int’l Baccalaureate Art Exhibit - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrate student artworks. Suffolk Art Gallery 514-7284 (S)

Tuesday 23

Oceanfront ViBe Walk with Hampton Roads Hikers - 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Join us for an artsy five-mile walk in the ViBe Creative District. Sign up at www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Hikers/events/259310746/ (VB)

Wednesday 24

Conscious Community Lecture Series - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every last Wed. Guest speakers + workshops. Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E. 428-3588 (VB)

Va. Wesleyan University: duoJalal - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy classically trained Australian violinist Kathryn Lockwood. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Thursday 25

Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) BB&T, 737 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. 262-2000 (NN)

Party on the Pier - 5-8 p.m. Last Thurs. thru June. Enjoy music, food trucks + more. Nauticus Pier 664-1017 (N)

Artist Talk w/ Charles Edward Williams - 6 p.m. Learn about his artistic process. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Art After Dark & Artist Talk - 6:30 p.m. Featuring the documentary, “Work at Hand, Michael K. Paxton.” Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)

Va. Int’l Tattoo: Courage & Commitment - 7:30 p.m. thru Sat. 2:30 p.m. Sun. Enjoy traditional military music performances + more. ($) Scope Arena 282-2800 (N)

Joan Baez Fare Thee Well Tour - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy this musical force of nature. ($) Ferguson Center 594-8752 (NN)

Friday 26

Pet Lovers Extravaganza - 12-6 p.m. Sat. 9-6. Sun. 9-4:30. Enjoy vendors, family events + more! Pet Care-a-Lot, 1617 Diamond Springs Rd. 800-343-7680 (VB)

Va. Arts Festival: Courage, Commitment, And Leadership Forum - 2:30-4 p.m. Hear extraordinary women of the U.S. military in their own words. Scope 282-2800 (N)

YWCA: Walk a Mile in Her Shoes - 3:30 p.m. Men walk in high heels to raise awareness for sexual violence + gender relations. Post-walk celebration incl. RR ($) MacArthur Center 625-4248 (N)

Va. State Parks: Wild Women Weekend - 4-9:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Outdoor activities, exploration + conversation. RR ($) False Cape State Park 426-7128 (VB)

An Evening w/ Author Diana Gabaldon - 5 p.m. Enjoy cocktail hour & dinner. RR ($) Tryon Palace 252-639-3524 (New Bern)

H.E.R. Shelter Gala - 6-9 p.m. Support crisis services + more. RR ($) Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main St. 485-1445 (N)

Chesapeake Polish Festival - 6-10 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy music, food, children’s games + more! St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 536 Homestead Rd. 642-5081 (C)

Little Women the Musical - 7:30 p.m. Thru Sun. + May 3-5. Times vary. A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved story of four sisters coming of age in Civil War-era America. ($) Regent U. Main Theatre 352-4245 (VB)

Royal Hanneford Circus - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy daredevils, high flyers, elephants + more! ($) Hampton Coliseum 838-4203 (H)

Va. Musical Theatre: Sister Act - 8 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy this tribute to the universal power of friendship, sisterhood + music. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Saturday 27

Chesapeake Bataan Death March Memorial Walk - 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Remember the sacrifices made. Family events, activities + displays. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 619-2529 (C)

2019 Tour De Cure - 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. All ages. Ride, run, or walk for the cure. RR ($) Suffolk Executive Airport 424-6662 (S)

Hope-U Foundation: Run for the Cause - 9 a.m. Raise funds to provide food to “disconnected” youth. RR ($) TCC, 1428 Cedar Rd. 227-5444 (C)

Herb Sale & Festival - 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Also Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Plus spring arts & crafts show. ($) Fred Heutte Center 441-2513 (N)

Animal Enrichment Day - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Learn about animal enrichment activities. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)

St. Fiacre Spring Flower Festival - 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Cont. Sun. Flowering plants, vendors and a Blessing of the Animals Sat. at 10 a.m. St. John’s Episcopal Church, 424 Washington St. 478-7165 (P)

Step Up for the Up Center - 9:30 a.m. Stair climb. 10:30 a.m. Endurance climb. Support critical services for children, families + people with disabilities. RR ($) The Westin VB Town Center, 4535 Commerce St. 622-7017 (VB)

A Q&A w/ Diana Gabaldon - 10 a.m.-noon. Writer of the bestselling “Outlander” series. RR ($) Tryon Palace 252-639-3524 (New Bern)

Celebrate the Park - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy family games, interactive displays + demos. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)

Master Class w/ Charles Edward Williams - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Learn a new artistic viewpoint. RR ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Portsmouth Humane Society: Cause for Paws - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Enjoy festival activities, 5K run, dog walk, music + more. RR ($) Union Bank & Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir. 397-6004 (P)

Suffolk Earth and Arts Festival - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy music, plant sales, sustainable vendors + more. Westminster Reformed Presbyterian Church, 3488 Godwin Blvd. 652-0689 (S)

Tidewater Big Train Operators Show - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Also Sun. ($) White’s Nursery & Garden Center, 3133 Old Mill Rd. 487-2300 (C)

Taste of India - 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Enjoy lively entertainment, yoga demos, vendors + kids’ carnival games. Ted Constant Center 748-6744 (N)

SkyWatch - 7:30 p.m. Explore the galaxy with Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)

Va. Wesleyan University: Jazz Ensemble & Orchestra Performance - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy classics and new works. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Lavender Thorned Heel on the Backside - 8 p.m. Enjoy this explosive dance collaboration w/ spoken word. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday 28

Ohana Family Yoga Festival - 10 a.m.-10 p.m. Enjoy yoga, meditation, art, food + outdoor activities. ($) Hunt Club Farm 453-5622 (VB)

Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. 4th Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1550 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)

Roarchestra - 2-4 p.m. w/ Va. Symphony Orchestra. Enjoy classical music outdoors with your family. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)

Chowan University Choirs - 3:30-5:30 p.m. Enjoy classical and contemporary choral music. ($) Suffolk Center 923-2900 (S)

Va. Children’s Chorus: The Three Sopranos - 4 p.m. Donations accepted for VCC Scholarship Fund. Great Bridge Presbyterian Church 440-9100 (C)

Monday 29

Va. Wesleyan University: St. Petersburg Piano Quartet - 7:30 p.m. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)

Tuesday 30

Va. Arts Festival: Coffee Concert - 10:30 a.m. ($) St. John’s Episcopal Church 282-2822 (P)

Coming Up: May 2

Va. Garden Week: Norfolk - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour quaint cottages, pocket parks & private gardens. RR ($) Bay Front Club, 4550 E. Beach Dr. 652-9327 (N)

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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