May 2019 Calendar of Events

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

Wednesday   1
Membership Swap - thru 5/31. Mariners’ Museum members receive free admission at Va. Zoo and vice versa! MM: 596-2222 (NN) Va. Zoo: 441-2374 (N)
Weekly Networking Group - 7:30 a.m. Every Wed. Spon. by Complete Professional Connections. Pembroke 4, 1st floor conference rm. 524-1013 (VB)
Va. Beach Home & Garden Tour - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour homes from Gatsby to gorgeous. RR ($) Princess Anne Country Club 703-863-3769 (VB)
May Day Along the James Tour - 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Tour four homes + gardens. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 594-6007 (NN)
Chesapeake Social & Newcomers Club - 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 1st Wed. except July & Aug. RSVP by preceding Fri. RR ($) Founders Inn 966-9000 (C)
Women’s Forum of Coastal Va.: Negotiating in Business - 11:30 a.m. Learn skills, advice + network. RR ($) Cox Communications, 373-6517(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)
Law Day 2019 - 7 p.m. w/ Michael J. Gerson, VB Bar Foundation. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Thursday        2
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Comm. Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
Norfolk Home & Garden Tour - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tour brightly colored cottages, private gardens + more. RR ($) Bay Front Club, 4550 East Beach Dr. 652-9327 (N)
Arts @ ODU: Spring 2019 Senior Exhibition Reception - 5-8 p.m. Discuss student artworks. On view through 5/19. Gordon Art Galleries 683-6271 (N)
ViBe Story Exchange - 6-7 p.m. Artists and writers pair for collaborative performances. Locations vary. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 621-9469 (VB)
Bike Walk Hampton: Mayor’s Ride - 6-7 p.m. Enjoy a casual ride through downtown neighborhoods. City Hall, 22 Lincoln St. 727-8311 (H)
Women’s Career Mixer @ Harbor Park - 6:30 p.m. Spon. By Edward Jones. RR This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 686-2760 (N)
Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr., 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)
Tenacious Women Lecture Series: Colonizing Women - 7 p.m. RR ($) Robins Foundation Theater, Jamestown Settlement 253-4572 (W)
Group Blessings of Loving Light - 7-8 p.m. Group angelic healing energy session. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Planetarium Show: Tour of the Planets - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in May. Explore each planet using space probe images. RR ($) Chesapeake Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday             3
Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
The Muse: Writers’ Coffee Break - 10:30 a.m.-noon. 1st Fri. Learn about classes, writing + more. Café Stella, 1907 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
First Friday Concert in the Courtyard - 5-8 p.m. Enjoy music, refreshments. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
By Land(Scape) & Water(Color) Opening Reception - 5:30-7 p.m. RR Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
Artini - 7 p.m. Taste creations by the area’s finest mixologists. ($) MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
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. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)
Little Women the Musical - 7:30 p.m. thru Sun. Times vary. A retelling of Louisa May Alcott’s beloved story of four sisters coming of age in Civil War-era America. ($) Regent U. Main Theatre 352-4245 (VB)
Arts @ ODU: Spring Student Film Showcase - 7:30-10 p.m. View student works in multiple genres. Goode Theatre 683-3000 (N)
Va. Wesleyan University: The Jimmy Green Quartet - 7:30 p.m. ($) Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)
Melissa Etheridge: The Medicine Show - 8 p.m. Enjoy this dynamic live performance. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
TRDance Spring Studio Concert Series - 8 p.m. thru Sat. 2 p.m. Sun. Enjoy historical repertoire in modern dance + new works. ($) Todd Rosenlieb Dance 626-3262 (N)
Sammy Miller and the Congregation in Concert - 8 p.m. Put the generosity back in jazz. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater 499-0317 (VB)
106.9 The Fox: Black Jacket Symphony - 8 p.m. A musical reproduction of classic albums. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: Dance Theatre of Harlem - 8 p.m. thru Sat. 3 p.m. Sun. Enjoy this dazzling program. ($) Chrysler Hall 282-2800 (N)

Saturday        4
Paddle for the Border - 8 a.m.-1 p.m. All ages. Enjoy this 7.5-mile journey + celebratory lunch. RR ($) Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-6411 (C)
Nauticus: MATE Mid-Atlantic Regional Underwater Robotics Competition - 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Local students design the best ROVs. ODU Recreation Center 664-1017 (N)
Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Clean the Creek Day - 9 a.m. Help clean debris from our waterways. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Family Volunteer Day - 9-11 a.m. Gardening & clean-up. RR Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Chesapeake Humane Society: 5K & 1-Mile Doggy Dash - 9 a.m.-noon. Music, craft beer + family fun. RR ($) Chesapeake City Park 546-5355 (C)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market Season Opening Celebration - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Music + kiddie fun. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Enjoy themed markets. Buckroe Beach, First St. 727-8311 (H)
First Saturdays - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Exhibits, music & art activities + free admission. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every 1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)
Friends of PPL Book Sale - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Find a great bargain! Main Library, 601 Court St. 393-8501 (P)
PTS Spring Carnival - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Games, cake walks, inflatables + more. ($) Great Bridge Intermediate School 482-4405 (C)
Strawberry Jamboree - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Enjoy hayrides, pony rides, farm animals + more. ($) Hickory Ridge Farm, 2928 S. Battlefield Blvd. 560-6763 (C)
Marker 12 Boat Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. View passing yachts and take tours on the Carrie B. Atlantic Yacht Basin 296-3404 (C)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
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. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
CoVa: Battle of the Burgers - 12-5 p.m. Ages 21+. Enjoy entertainment, tastings + more. ($) Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton St. 422-8979 (H)
Dance, Drum & Meditation - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)
Green Run Collegiate Foundation: Gala Reception - 6-9 p.m. Food, silent auction, entertainment + more. RR ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Downtown Block Party - 6-11 p.m. Every Sat. in May. Enjoy music, children’s area + food vendors. Queens Way 727-1271 (H)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: May the Fourth Be with You - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the music of Star Wars. ($) Ferguson Center 892-6366 (NN)

Sunday                       5
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 ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Free Wine Tasting - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Va. Beach Winery, 152 Newtown Rd. 995-4315 (VB)
Western Branch Farmers Market - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Local produce + special events! Ches. Square Mall 320-1584 (C)
Bike Walk Hampton: Words on Wheels - 1-3 p.m. Play words on oversized game boards. Sly Clyde Ciderworks, 207 E. Mellen St. 727-8311 (H)
BikeFest Chesapeake - 1-4 p.m. Enjoy a bike rodeo, demos + more. Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 382-6411 (C)
Symphonicity: Destination Virginia - 3 p.m. Enjoy this tribute to our world-class waterfront + more. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Monday                      6
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Atlantic Shores Dancing w/ the Seniors - 10:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. Also 5/20. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. MWF. ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio 362-4973 (H)
Manifest Monday - 12-1 p.m. 1st Mon. Motivate, move & meditate. ($) 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. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Aesthetic Seminar: How To Slow the Aging Process - 4-6 p.m. Meet physicians and product vendors. Samples & special pricing discounts. EVMS Plastic Surgery, 825 Fairfax Ave. Rm. 751 Hofheimer Hall 689-8258 (N)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. For those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
Mindful Yoga - 6:15-7:30 p.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
VB Bee Club - 6:30 p.m. 1st Mon. Learn about backyard beehives. Croc’s 19th St. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (VB)
Prenatal/Postnatal Therapeutic Yoga - 7-8:15 p.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Tuesday                     7
The Art of Yoga - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Edgar Cayce Core Health Principles - 3:30 p.m. Also 5/21. Carla Andersen, RN presents tips for natural healing and disease prevention. A.R.E., 215 67th St. 818-3679 (VB)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 4-8 p.m. 1st Tues. RR ($) 135 Hall Ave. 624-6666 (S)
Craft Group - 6-8 p.m. Every Tues. All crafters welcome. Please bring your own craft. Pretlow Anchor Library 441-1750 (N)
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)
Access Va.: The Sound of Music - 7:30 p.m. Ask for reserved open captioned seating. ($) Ferguson Center for the Arts 594-8752 (NN)

Wednesday   8
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 ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Arts @ ODU: Jennifer Domingo, Violin - 6:30-7 p.m. Enjoy this senior recital. Chandler Recital Hall 683-4061 (N)
Sonatas & Stories - 6:30 p.m. Enjoy curated classical music, poetry + storytelling. VWU: Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)
Wanda Sykes Live - 8 p.m. Enjoy smart-witted stand-up comedy. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Thursday        9
Pink Bag Luncheon: Overcoming Workplace Fears - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy. 262-2000 (H)
Rolling on the River Food Truck Event - 5 p.m. 2nd & 4th Thurs. thru Sept. Music, vendors. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)
One World Meditation - 7-8:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. w/ blessings to raise consciousness. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Friday             10
ViBe Mural Festival - Thru 5/19. Watch 10 murals take shape over 10 days. Visit vibecreativedistrict.org for more info. (VB)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. 2nd Fri. Read, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Jamestown Settlement: Mother Tongue - 7:30 p.m. thru Sat. Also 5/16-18. Explore the stories of three Jamestown women. ($) Robins Foundation Theater 253-4838 (W)
Va. Arts Festival: Pilobolus - 8 p.m. Enjoy impossible acrobatics + more. ($) Sandler Center 282-2800 (VB)

Saturday        11
Run-Walk for the Kids - 6:30 a.m. Enjoy music, food, family-friendly activities to benefit CHKD’s Mental Health Program. ($) Waterside 668-7098 (N)
Wellness Market - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Shop for produce + demos, vendors, music. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River Now. 962-5398 (VB)
Jamestown Day - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Interpretive programs, demos. ($) Jamestown Settlement & Historic Jamestown 229-4997 (W)
VB Master Gardeners: Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. thru Oct. Construct a 55-gallon sealed rain barrel. Kit incl. RR ($) VB Farmers Market 385-8156 (VB)
HR Writers: Show & Grow Your Prose - 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. w/ prof. critiques. RR ($) The Muse, 2200 Colonial Ave. 639-6146 (N)
Shake, Rattle & Roll Spring Car Show - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy music, food, vendors + more. Main Street, Downtown 514-4130 (S)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Meeting - 11 a.m. 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
In Plein Site Info Session - 11 a.m.-noon. Learn about the Plein Air painting event on 5/18. Suffolk Center 925-1800 (S)
Community Day - 12 p.m. Art activities, planting seeds, community educators + more. ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
2nd Saturdays - 1-5 p.m. Enjoy artwork, refreshments + good company. SPARC Shoppe, 126 N. Main St. 338-0812 (S)
Ruritan’s Beer, Bands & BBQ - 3-7 p.m. Enjoy a great meal + entertainment. ($) Ruritan Hall, 8881 Eclipse Dr. 803-8487 (S)
Access Va.: Keys to Sight & Sound - 4 p.m. Storytelling event showcasing experiences of living with hearing loss. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater 499-0317 (VB)
Grassfield Orchestra Spring Performance - 4-9 p.m. Courtyard Square Park, 306 Cedar Rd. 558-4749 (C)
Drive-In Movie in the Park - 6 p.m. Enjoy a film under the stars + concessions, games & crafts. Bennett’s Creek Park 514-7267 (S)
Frisky on the Wisky - 7-10 p.m. Ages 21+. Enjoy food tastings, open bar, music, games + more. Proceeds go to Sail Nauticus. RR ($) Battleship Wisconsin 823-4242 (N)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Va. Arts Festival: Bela Fleck & Chick Corea - 8 p.m. Enjoy these master songwriters, musicians + band leaders. ($) Sandler Center 282-2800 (VB)

Sunday                       12
ViBe Art in the Park - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. This Pop Up Arts & Crafts Show is a great way to celebrate Mother’s Day! 18th & Cypress vibecreativedistrict.org (VB)
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)
Big Ugly Food Truck Rodeo - 12-6 p.m. 2nd Sun. thru Sep. Enjoy food trucks, great beers + music. Big Ugly Brewing Co. 672-9752 (C)
Va. Chorale - 4 p.m. Celebratory reception to follow. ($) VWU: Goode Performing Arts Center 455-2101 (VB)
Mom, You Rock! - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy “One Love” Caribbean Steel Drums while rock painting. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)

Monday                      13
Chesapeake Regional Health Foundation: Golf Tournament - 11:30 a.m. Dinner to follow. RR ($) Greenbrier Country Club 312-6314 (C)
Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. 2nd Mon. New members welcome. Barnes & Noble, 4485 VB Blvd. 671-7929 (VB)

Tuesday                     14
Va. Peninsula Foodbank - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) 2401 Aluminum Ave. 262-2000 (H)
Give Local 757: Party on the Lawn - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Faith Inclusion Network. Music, activities, food + more. RR Second Presbyterian Church, 7305 Hampton Blvd. 423-2822 (N)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 5-9 p.m. 2nd Tues. Adults. Prevent potential problems. RR ($) 424 W. 21st St., 624-6666 (N)

Wednesday   15
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)

Thursday        16
Death Café - 1 p.m. Every 3rd Thurs. Enjoy coffee, snacks + discuss death. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Saluting Marine Visit - 1-3 p.m. Chat with SSgt. Tim Chambers to learn about the importance of sacrifice, honor, courage & patriotism. ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Chesapeake Jubilee - 4:30-10 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy amusements, food, fireworks + more. ($) Chesapeake City Park 428-4848 (C)
Jewish Family Services: Organ Donation: The Gift of Life - 7 p.m. Learn about the process. RR Zeiders American Dream Theatre 321-2246 (VB)

Friday             17
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. For caregivers of elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)
Lunatic Luau ‘19 - 2-8 p.m. Feat. Shinedown, Bush + more. See lunaticlau.com for full lineup. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)
Suds & Buds 2019 - 5:30-9;30 p.m. Ages 21+. Enjoy entertainment, food, wine tastings + more. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 622-7951 (N)
Otter Ball: A Conservation Gala - 6-10 p.m. Enjoy a fabulous menu, elaborate fanfare, entertainment + live auction. RR ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Hurrah Players: 13 the Musical - 7 p.m. thru Sat. 2 p.m. Sun. Evan needs to establish his place in the popularity pecking order! ($) Copeland Center 627-5437 (N)
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)

Saturday        18
Healthy Suffolk Spring 5K Run-Walk - 7 a.m.-noon. + 1-Mile Fun Walk. All ages. RR ($) Bennett’s Creek Park 514-4000 (S)
In Plein Site: A Plein Air Painting Event - 8 a.m. Enjoy painting and drawing outdoors. Application deadline: May 11. RR ($) Suffolk Center 925-1800 (S)
Yorktown Market Days - 8 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. thru Oct. 26. Voted best farmers’ market in Hampton Roads. Riverwalk Landing 890-3520 (Yorktown)
BioBlitz 2019 - 8 a.m. Enjoy hikes, citizen-science events + more. RR Indian River Park 382-6411 (C)
HR Writers: Traveling Pen Writers Workshop - 9:30 a.m.-noon. Learn how to edit your own work. RR ($) TCC Blackwater Bldg. 639-6146 (N)
VB Farmers Market Strawberry Jamboree - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Pie eating contest, craft show, children’s activities + music. 3640 Dam Neck Rd. 385-4388 (VB)
Battleship Wisconsin 75th Anniversary Celebration - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 12-5 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, hands-on activities + more. ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Hampton Heritage Day 2019 - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Enjoy traditional music & dance, storytelling, crafts + more. Mill Point Park, 100 Eaton St. 727-8311 (H)
Stockley Gardens Arts Festival - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Cont. Sun. Music, art & more. Benefits Hope House Foundation. Stockley Gardens 625-6161 (N)
Tidewater Comicon - 10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 11:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Celebrity guests, vendors, artists, contests + more. RR ($) VB Convention Center 385-2000 (VB)
Hands Across the Sand - 10-11:30 a.m. Join hands to oppose offshore drilling. Register at vasierra.club/hands2019. Four locations: Oceanfront, Ocean View Beach Park, Buckroe Beach & Willis Wharf on the E. Shore.
VB Animal Care & Adoption Center Event - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. 3rd Sat. thru Aug. Meet loveable pets looking for their forever homes. ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Atlantic Shores Home & Garden Tour - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tour select villas and apts. + hospitality stations. RR ($) 1200 Atlantic Shores Dr. 716-3000 (VB)
Peter Decker Children’s Charity: Pungo Wine Festival - 12-6 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, photobooth, tastings + more. ($) Back Bay Farms 337-2657 (VB)
Woofstock VB - 3-7 p.m. Bring your K9 companion for music, photo booth, vendors + more. Red Wing Park 385-1100 (VB)
Va. Children’s Chorus: Minstrels of Spring Concert - 4 p.m. Celebrate spring with the whole family ($) Bayside Presbyterian Church 440-9100 (VB)
Sunset Concert - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Enjoy music, games. Eliz. River Park 382-6411 (C)
Church Street Jazz Series: Jonathan Butler - 7 p.m. This musician launches programs for children in need in South Africa. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)
VB Chorale: Pop Goes the Chorale - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy the most popular hits from several decades. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Bob Seger: Final Tour - 8-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)

Sunday                       19
Girls on the Run HR: End of Season 5K Celebration - 12-4 p.m. Enjoy festival fairgrounds, ceremonies, race + more. RR ($) Va. Wesleyan University 965-9040 (VB)
Tour de Fort - 2-5 p.m. Explore the Fort and surrounding areas by bicycle. RR Oozlefinch Craft Brewery, 81 Patch Rd. 727-8311 (H)
Movie: “Hidden Figures” - 2 p.m. Pretlow Library, 111 W. Ocean View Ave. 441-1570 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: Michael Feinstein - 4 p.m. Enjoy music from the Great American Songbook ($) Sandler Center 282-2800 (VB)

Monday                      20
Guided Meditation - 7:30 p.m. Class begins with a sound healing session using Quartz Crystal Singing Bowls followed by meditation. ($) Miracles Wellness Ctr. 5350 Kemps River Dr. #120 297-7583 (VB)

Tuesday                     21
Economic Forecast Mid-Year Breakfast - 7:30-9:30 a.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. RR ($) NN Marriott at City Center 262-2000 (NN)
Chakra Meditation & Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Williamsburg Symphony Orchestra: Masterworks 5 - 7:30 p.m. The final concert of the season. ($) Kimball Theatre 229-9857 (W)

Wednesday   22
Va. Stage Company: Roald Dahl’s Matilda the Musical - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 6/2. Meet the young girl with a sharp wit and love for books. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)

Thursday        23
Atlantic Shores Dancing w/ the Seniors: Senior Prom - 12:30 p.m. Demonstrate your newly developed dancing dexterity. RR ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber. RR ($) Holiday Inn NN at City Center 262-2000 (NN)
Pour Painting Workshop - 5:30-7 p.m. Experiment with color theory! RR ($) d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Va. Arts Festival: I’m With Her - 7:30 p.m. Three musicians inspire each other to new heights. ($) Sandler Center 282-2800 (VB)

Friday             24
Garden to Table Weekend - 8 a.m.-8 p.m. thru Sat. 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. Celebrate everything edible! McDonald Garden Center, all locations 464-5564 (VB)

Saturday        25
Portsmouth Museums Foundation & Tidewater Striders: Elizabeth River Run - 8-10 a.m. w/ post-race party. RR ($) Portsmouth Pavilion 393-5258 (P)
Pungo Strawberry Festival - 9 a.m.-7 p.m. Cont. Sun. Parade Sat. @ 10 a.m. Enjoy entertainment, carnival rides, vendors & 4H projects. Downtown Pungo 721-6001 (VB)
Oil Pastel Workshop - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Learn basic techniques. RR ($) d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Access Va.: Matilda - 3 p.m. Open captioned & audio described. ($) Wells Theatre 627-1234 (N)
SkyWatch - 7:30 p.m. Explore the galaxy with Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)

Sunday                       26
Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. 4th Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1550 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Groovin’ by the Bay Summer Concert Series - 6-9 p.m. Every Sun. thru 9/1. Buckroe Beach & Park 727-8311 (H)

Monday                      27
Run for the Ranch 5K Run/Walk - 7:30 a.m. Fun Run 8:20 a.m. 5K 8:30 a.m. 1-Mile race 9:15 a.m. Proceeds provide camp scholarships to children in need. RR ($) Triple R Ranch 421-4177 (C)
Memorial Day Ceremony - 11 a.m. Honor all who made the ultimate sacrifice for freedom. City Hall, 306 Cedar Rd. 573-5697 (C)

Tuesday                     28
Offshore Wind Town Hall - 7 p.m. Learn from the experts about clean energy and job creation with offshore wind. Hosted by the Sierra Club. Big Blue Room, Ted Constant Center Register at vasierra.club/wind2019 (N)

Wednesday   29
Conscious Community Lecture Series - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Every last Wed. Speakers + workshops. A.R.E. 428-3588 (VB)
Broadway in Norfolk: Disney’s The Lion King - 7:30 p.m. Times vary thru 6/9. Experience this story filled with hope and adventure. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)
An Evening w/ David Crosby & Friends - 8 p.m. Enjoy this energizing performance. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Thursday        30
Party on the Pier - 5-8 p.m. Last Thurs. thru June. Enjoy music, food trucks + more. Nauticus Pier 664-1017 (N)
Handwriting as an Art Workshop - 5:30-7:30 p.m. RR ($) d’Art Center, 740 Duke St. 625-4211 (N)
Hootie & the Blowfish: Group Therapy Tour - 6-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)

Friday             31
The Bodacious Bazaar Spring Show - 10 a.m.-7 p.m. thru Sun. Enjoy vendors, artists, crafters + more. ($) HR Convention Center, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (H)
World Parrot Day - 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. ZooLive Stage presentation, activities + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Summer Carnival - 5-10 p.m. Sat. & Sun. 2-10 p.m. thru 6/18. Enjoy rides, games + traditional fair foods. ($) Mt. Trashmore 385-2990 (VB)
Va. Symphony Orchestra: A Symphony of Wines - 6:30 p.m. Enjoy a pairing of musical selections + fine wines. ($) Zeiders American Dream Theater 892-6366 (VB) 

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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