July 2019 Calendar of Events

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

Monday                       1
Summer Nights - Times vary thru 8/11. Enjoy star-stuffed acts, thrills + fireworks. ($) Busch Gardens 229-4386 (W)
Summer Reading Program - Thru Aug. 10 for ages birth to adult. Read, win prizes, enjoy special events. All Norfolk Public Library branches. www.norfolkpubliclibrary.org (N)
Monday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Mon. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Boating & Brews - 10:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m. Mon. thru Aug. Take the Nature Bus to Richmond for rafting on the James River + visit a local brewery. RR ($) Departs from REI, 350 Independence Blvd. 288-9595 (VB)
Cardio Quick Class - 12-12:30 p.m. MWF. ($) 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 Ctr. 625-5857 (N)
Yoga for Special Needs - 4:30-5:45 p.m. Every Mon. For those w/physical challenges. RR ($) Wells Therapeutics 313-4962 (VB)
Chair Dancing & Chair Fitness - 5:30-6:45 p.m. Every Mon. All levels. Strengthen muscles while learning a new dance. ($) Old Donation Episcopal Church 464-0250 (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)
Generic Theater: Chess - 8 p.m. Times vary thru 7/14. Chess becomes a metaphor for romantic rivalries & competitive gamesmanship. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Tuesday                       2
The Nature Bus: Green Places - 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Tues. thru Aug. Explore gardens, greenhouses + more. RR ($) Departs from REI, 350 Independence Blvd. 288-9595 (VB)
The Art of Yoga - 8:45-9:45 a.m. Every Tues. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Cooperative Co-Parenting – 4-8 p.m. Every 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)

Wednesday     3
Weekly Networking Group - 7:30 a.m. Every Wed. Spon. by Complete Professional Connections. Pembroke 4, 1st fl. 524-1013 (VB)
Revolutionary Food Truck Wednesdays - 4:30-7:30 p.m. Every 1st & 3rd Wed. thru Oct. Waterways Historic Park 482-4480 (C)
YNot Wednesdays Summer Concert Series - 5-9 p.m. Every Wed. thru 8/28. Enjoy an artisan market, entertainment + activities. Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)
The Muse: Writers’ Happy Hour - 5:15-7 p.m. Every Wed. Call for info. 818-9880 (N)
Celebrate Freedom Concert - 5-10 p.m. Enjoy performances, family entertainment, games + more. City Park 382-6411 (C)
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)
Summer Breeze Concerts - 6-9 p.m. Wed. thru 9/11. Merchant Square 565-8889 (W)
Bring It! Live: The Dance Battle Tour - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy never-before-seen routines & all new fan vs. Dancing Doll stand battles. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Thursday         4
The Nature Bus: Tour of Va. Beach - 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Thurs. thru Aug. RR ($) REI, 350 Independence Blvd. 288-9595 (VB)
Paint 4 Fun - 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Every Thurs. Seniors. River Crest Comm. Ctr. 436-3100 (C)
Liberty Celebration - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Music, interpretive programs, drills + demos. ($) American Revolution Museum 253-4838 (W)
South Norfolk Parade & Picnic in the Park - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Enjoy a parade, entertainment, food, games + more. Lakeside Park, 1441 Bainbridge Blvd. 382-6411 (C)
Veil Brewing Co. Pop Up - 12-11 p.m. Enjoy assorted beers, food, music + fireworks. Nauticus Pier 664-1017 (N)
Fourth at the Fort - 1-2 p.m. Honor the legacy and connections of “Freedom’s Fortress.” Fort Monroe, 20 Ingalls Rd. 637-7778 (H)
July 4 Celebration - 4-10 p.m. Music, food + fireworks. Mt. Trashmore Park 385-1100 (VB)
Great American Picnic & Fireworks - 5-10 p.m. Food vendors, entertainment + more. Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Summer Concert Series - 5:30-8 p.m. Every Thurs. thru 8/29. Bring lawn chairs + enjoy live music. Town Place at Greenbrier, 725 Eden Way N. 721-4657 (C)
Stars & Stripes Spectacular - 5:30-9:30 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, kids’ activities, vendors + fireworks. Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 514-7267 (S)
Drop-In Meditation Class - 6:30-7:45 p.m. Every Thurs. ($) Keajra Kadampa Buddhist Ctr., 156 Newtown Rd. Su A2, 504-4425 (VB)
Sounds of Summer Concert Series - 7-9:30 p.m. Thurs. thru 8/29. Enjoy music by the river. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
Tidewater Winds: Red, White & Boom! - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy fireworks & great American music. Oceanfront, 17th St. 480-0953 (VB)
Planetarium Show: Summer Stars - 8 p.m. Every Thurs. in July. See summer constellations. RR ($) Ches.Planetarium 547-0153 (C)

Friday              5
The Nature Bus: Bathe Your Senses - 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Fri. thru Aug. Bring nature onto a canvas. RR ($) REI 288-9595 (VB)
Friday Yoga Flow - 10-11:30 a.m. Every Fri. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
The Muse: Writers’ Coffee Break - 10:30 a.m.-noon. 1st Fri. Learn about writing. Café Stella, 1907 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
First Friday Concert in the Courtyard - 5-8 p.m. Music, refreshments + more. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Parks & Rec Month Family Fun Events - 6-8 p.m. Dates & times vary thru July. RR VB Rec Centers, call for locations 385-1100 (VB)
Fun & Fireworks - 6-9 p.m. Enjoy music, vendors, family activities + more. Fort Monroe, 20 Ingalls Rd. 637-7778 (H)
Sunsets on the River - 6-9 p.m. Also 7/18. Enjoy music, food trucks, and more. ($) Hermitage Museum & Gardens 423-2052 (N)
Fusion Exhibition Gala Reception - 6:30-8:30 pm. Enjoy prizes, refreshments + meet artists. On view thru 8/11. VB Art Center, 532 Va. Beach Blvd. 425-6765 (VB)
Norfolk Storytelling Club - 7-8:30 p.m. 1st Fri. All ages. Share your stories! Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Drum Circle - 7-10 p.m. Every Fri. ($) Mystic Moon 855-3280 (N)

Saturday          6
Bird Walk - 7:30-9 a.m. Spon, by Lynnhaven River NOW. RR ($) Pleasure House Point 962-5398 (VB)
Chesapeake Farmers Market - 8 a.m.-noon. Every Sat. Local produce + goods. Courtyard Sq. Park, 306 Cedar Rd. 382-6411 (C)
Therapeutic Yoga - 8:30-10 a.m. Every Sat. w/ National Yoga Academy. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
Market Days - 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. thru 10/26. Shop for fresh produce. Riverwalk Landing 890-3500 (Yorktown)
The Nature Bus: Escape to the Eastern Shore - 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. thru Aug. Explore Kiptopeke SP. RR ($) Departs from REI, 350 Independence Blvd. 288-9595 (VB)
Suffolk Farmers’ Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Produce, music + kiddie fun. Suffolk Visitor Center 514-4130 (S)
Buckroe Beach Farmers Market - 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Sat. thru Nov. Enjoy themed markets. Buckroe Beach, First St. 727-8311 (H)
First Saturdays - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Enjoy exhibits, music, art activities + free entry. Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 393-8543 (P)
Antiques to Flea Market - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every1st Sat. Middle St. Garage 339-1876 (P)
Friends of PPL Book Sale - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Every Sat. Find a great bargain! Main Library, 601 Court St. 393-8501 (P)
Yoga Class - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Every Sat. Stretch your best in this vinyasa flow. Donations ($) MacArthur Center 627-6000 (N)
Maritime Connections Lecture - 10:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m. Every 1st Sat. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Sips & Shimmies: Bellydancing Class - 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Get in touch with your body + refreshments. RR ($) Seven Cities Dance Studio, 47 E. Queens Way 362-4983 (H)
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. ($) Royal Chocolate 557-6925 (VB)
Dance, Drum & Meditation - 2-4 p.m. Every Sat. ($) Sattvic Space Yoga & Healing Studio 655-3322 (P)
Party on the Plaza - 5 p.m. Enjoy the golden era of hip-hop. ($) Scope 664-6464 (N)
Downtown Block Party - 6-11 p.m. Every Sat. in July. Enjoy music, children’s area + food vendors. Queens Way 727-1271 (H)
Fireside Chat - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Every 1st Sat. thru Nov. Mingle + hear campfire tales! Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

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 ($) Sweetwater Cuisine 403-7073 (VB)
Wine Tasting - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. VB Winery, 152 Newtown Rd. 995-4315 (VB)
Western Branch Farmers Market - 12-4 p.m. Every Sun. Shop for regionally and locally produced items + special events! Chesapeake Square Mall 320-1584 (C)
Groovin’ by the Bay - 6-9 p.m. Every Sun. thru 9/1. Buckroe Beach 727-1102 (H)
Lalah Hathaway Live - 7 p.m. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)
Virginia Legends - 7:30 p.m. thru 7/12. Enjoy two half-hour musicals featuring local arts organizations. See tidewaterwinds.org for locations 480-0953 (N) (C) (H) (VB) (NN)

Monday                       8
Women’s Voices Book Club - 7:30 p.m. 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 ($) Edward Jones, 374 Wythe Creed Rd. 292-2000 (Poquoson)
DIY Cutting Board Workshop - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Every Tues. Seniors. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Ctr., 7300 Newport Ave. 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)

Wednesday     10
Smart Money Investment Club - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Wed. Seniors. Learn about investment options. RR PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
AARP Lunch Bunch Group - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Meet new folks & eat great food! RR ($) SurfSide Restaurant, 5600 Va. Beach Blvd. 877-926-8300 (VB)
Food Trucks on the Square - 4 p.m.-dusk. Every 2nd & 4th Wed. thru Oct. Enjoy children’s activities, games, entertainment + more. Courtyard Square Park 382-6411 (C)
Croc’s Cooking Class - 6 p.m. 2nd Wed. Incl. tastings and wine. RR ($) Croc’s 19th Street Bistro 428-5444 (VB)
Wednesdays in the Wild: Mosquito Prevention - 6-7 p.m. Spon. by REI. Prevent mosquitos from bugging you! RR Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)

Thursday         11
Women’s Forum of Coastal Va.: Summer Sunrise Social - 7:30-9 a.m. Enjoy breakfast and networking. RR ($) ODU Darden Education Bldg., 1226 W. 43rd St. 683-7600 (N)
Soul Awakening Body Massage Therapy - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 30 min. sessions. Seniors. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Pink Bag Luncheon - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. A satisfied customer is the best source of advertisement. RR ($) Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce, 21 Enterprise Pkwy 292-2000 (H)
Rolling on the River Food Truck Event - 5 p.m. Every 2nd & 4th Thurs. thru Sep. Music + more. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)
Adults Only Zoo Night - 5:30-8 p.m. Leave the kids at home & let your inner child roam free. Perfect for date night or night out with friends. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Pride Family Night - 6:30-9 p.m. Celebrate the diversity of life with family fun. RR ($) Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
One World Meditation - 7-8:30 p.m. 2nd Thurs. w/ blessings to raise consciousness. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)
York River Concert Band - 7:30-8:30 p.m. Bring a picnic and blanket for sweet sounds. Continental Park, Fort Monroe 637-7778 (H)

Friday              12
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Learn about Richmond, Capital of the Confederacy. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Guided Sunset Paddle - 6-9 p.m. Catch the brilliant sunset on the James River. RR ($) Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve 686-8684 (P)
T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series - 6-9:30 p.m. Constant’s Wharf Park & Marina, 110 E. Constance Rd. 514-7267 (S)
Movie Night: Homeward Bound - 6-10 p.m. Enjoy an old favorite under the stars w/ your K-9 friends! Red Wing Park 385-1100 (VB)
Muse Jam - 7-10 p.m. 2nd Fri. Read, play music, or just listen. Muse Writers Center, 2200 Colonial Ave. 818-9880 (N)
Film & Discussion: Paris to Pittsburgh - 7:30 p.m. Spon. by Lynnhaven River NOW. Learn how Americans are developing real solutions in the face of climate change. Coastal Virginia Unitarian Universalists, 809 S. Military Hwy 962-5398 (VB)

Saturday          13
Early Bird Walk - 8-9 a.m. Identify local birds. RR ($) Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve, 4510 Twin Pines Rd. 686-8684 (P)
Discover Virginia Beach - 8-10 a.m. Spon. by Lynnhaven River NOW. Learn about native plants & their uses. RR ($) Pleasure House Point 962-5398 (VB)
Clean the Creek - 9 a.m. Help clean by foot or personal kayak. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Volunteer Service Days - 9-11 a.m. Also 7/27, 8/10 & 8/31. Spon. by Elizabeth River Project. RR Paradise Creek Nature Park 642-8823 (P)
Plant Walk - 9 a.m.-noon. Spon. by Lynnhaven River NOW. RR ($) Pleasure House Point 962-5398 (VB)
River Cleanup - 9 a.m.-noon. Every 2nd Sat. All ages. Locations vary. Spon. by Lynnhaven River NOW. 962-5398 (VB)
Shark Awareness Day - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Shark activities, scuba dives, displays + more. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
VB Master Gardeners: Rain Barrel Workshop - 10 a.m. Every 2nd Sat. thru Oct. Construct a 55-gallon sealed rain barrel. Kit incl. RR ($) VB Farmers Market 385-8156 (VB)
Environment/Habitat Work Day - 10-11 a.m. Maintain trails and remove invasive plants. RR Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve, 4510 Twin Pines Rd. 686-8684 (P)
VBIANDS Speaker: Dr. Mary Helen Hensley - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Learn about the need to forgive and be forgiven in order to heal. Workshop to follow. Edgar Cayce’s A.R.E., 215 67th St. 457-7202 (VB)
Butterfly Festival 2019 - 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Educational booths, demos + family activities. ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
The World’s Oldest Ham’s 117th Birthday Party - 10:30 a.m.-noon. Celebrate the birthday boy + the launch of the PAN HAM photo contest. Isle of Wight County Museum, 103 Main St. 356-1223 (Smithfield)
Solutions for Moles & Voles - 11 a.m. Rid your yard of these garden pests. McDonald Garden Center, Independence & Great Neck locations 464-5564 (VB)
National Council of Negro Women, Inc. Meeting - 11 a.m. 2nd Sat. Stanhope House, 2715 Stanhope Ave. 264-1748 (N)
Cool Music for Hot Summer Saturdays - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Also 7/20 & 7/27. Entertainment, games + food. City Center 873-2020 (NN)
Family Nature Walk - 12-1 p.m. Also 7/27, 8/10 & 8/13. Spon. by Elizabeth River Project. Paradise Creek Natuer Park 642-8823 (P)
Second Saturdays - 2-4 p.m. Also 8/10. Enjoy entertainment + activities. Downtown Suffolk 923-0003 (S)
Civil War Lecture - 2:30 p.m. Learn about the CSS Hunley. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Star Party/Laser Evenings - 7:30 p.m. Every 2nd Sat. Planetarium programs + laser light shows. ($) Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
Film Screening: The Phoenix & the Ashes - 7:30 p.m. This short film chronicles Norfolk’s historic St. Joseph’s Catholic Church & School. ($) Attucks Theatre 622-4763 (N)
Phoebus Jazz Summer Music Series - 8 p.m. Also 7/20. Enjoy performances by renowned musicians. ($) American Theatre 722-2787 (H)

Sunday                        14
Fellowship of Inner Light Service - 10:45 a.m. Dr. Mary Helen Hensley discusses how her life changed following her NDE. FIL, 620 14th St. 428-5782 (VB)
Second Sundays Williamsburg - 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Living history, artisans, and more. Merchants Square 879-3029 (W)
The Light & Sound Service - 11 a.m.-noon. 2nd Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Big Ugly Food Truck Rodeo - 12-6 p.m. 2nd Sun. thru Sep. Food trucks, great beers + music. Big Ugly Brewing Co. 672-9752 (C)
Fusion Mixed Media - 1-3 p.m. RR ($) VB Art Center, 532 Va. Beach Blvd. 427-6671 (VB)
Della Mae in Concert - 6-9 p.m. Enjoy this Nashville-based string band. ($) ODU Goode Theatre, 4601 Monarch Way 683-3000 (N)
Train w/ Goo Goo Dolls in Concert - 7-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)
Tidewater Winds: I’m Overture It - 7:30 p.m. thru Wed. Enjoy the wonders of music with the thrill of theatre. See www.tidewaterwinds.org for locations 480-0953 (N) (C) (VB)

Monday                       15
moe. and Blues Traveler in Concert - 5:30 p.m. w/ special guest G. Love. ($) Chrysler Hall 664-6464 (N)

Tuesday                       16
Animal Appreciation: World Snake Day - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Keeper chats, education activities + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Yoga Sound Immersion - 5:30 p.m. Seniors. Enjoy a gentle therapeutic yoga practice. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
The Gen-Z Experience - 6:30-8:30 p.m. A talent showcase for Hampton Youth incl. music, art + dance. ($) HR Convention Center 315-1610 (H)
Chakra Meditation & Oneness Blessing - 7-8:30 p.m. Every 3rd Tues. ($) Wells Therapeutics 490-9488 (VB)

Wednesday     17
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         18
Military/Business Job Fair -11 a.m.-2 p.m. Spon. by Va. Peninsula Chamber of Commerce. Marriott at City Center, 740 Town Center Dr. 292-2000 (NN)
Sublime w/ Rome in Concert - 6 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)
Death Café - 1 p.m. Every 3rd Thurs. Enjoy coffee, snacks + discuss death. RR ($) PrimePlus Senior Center 625-5857 (N)
Art After Dark - 5:30-7:30 p.m. Live music with Court Street Co., food truck + beverages. Peninsula Fine Arts Center, 100 Museum Dr. 757-596-8175 (NN)
Gallery Performance: Embodied Social Movements - 6:30 p.m. Yoga + conscious movement promote social change, peace & overall wellbeing. Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)
Jazz Series: Icelandic & Euro Jazz - 7:30 p.m. Enjoy both original compositions and tunes from well-known European artists. ($) Sandler Center 385-2787 (VB)

Friday              19
Crepe Myrtle Fest - 9 a.m.-6 p.m. thru Sun. Take advantage of myrtle markdowns. McDonald Garden Center, Independence & Great Neck locations 464-5564 (VB)
Caregiver Support Group - 12-1 p.m. 3rd Fri. For caregivers of elderly. Nimmo UMC 422-1292 (VB)
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Learn about the Battle of First Manassas. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
The Sound of Soul - 7-8 p.m. 3rd Fri. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1500 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Open Mic Night - 7-9 p.m. 3rd Fri. Share music, poetry. Christ Episcopal Church, 111 S. Church St. 407-6333 (Smithfield)
Hurrah Players: Dames at Sea - 8 p.m. Also Sat., 7/26 & 7/28. A sensational tap dancing tale of love on the high seas. RR ($) Nauticus 627-5437 (N)

Saturday          20
Early Bird Paddle - 8-10 a.m. Observe the wildlife as the sun rises. RR ($) Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve, 4510 Twin Pines Rd. 686-8684 (P)
Kayak Paddle - 9-11 a.m. Also 8/3. Spon. by Elizabeth River Project. Enjoy a guided tour through restored wetland. RR ($) Paradise Creek Nature Park 642-8823 (P)
Apollo 11 - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Elite Fleet of VB - 10 a.m.-3 p.m. See intricately-designed radio-controlled model boats in the front pools. Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
Shark Day! - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Speakers, activities + crafts in this “Jaws-ome” day! ($) Nauticus 664-1017 (N)
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)

Sunday                        21
The Screwtape Letters - 4 p.m. A senior tempter in Hell schemes to capture the soul of an unsuspecting human. ($) Harrison Opera House 664-6464 (N)
Tidewater Winds: Out of this World - 7:30 p.m. thru Wed. Enjoy Hollywood sci-fi music and familiar space themes. See www.tidewaterwinds.org for locations 480-0953 (N) (C) (VB)

Monday                       22
Sacred Music Summer Conference: A Worship & Arts Event - 7:30 p.m. thru Sat. Spon. by Va. Wesleyan University. Continuing education for church musicians, worship leaders, music teachers + more. Donations accepted. Call for locations 455-3376 (VB)

Tuesday          23
Oyster Gardening Seminar - 6-8 p.m. Learn how to grow oysters for planting on sanctuary reefs w/ Chesapeake Bay Foundation. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Sell Out Your Workshop in 3 Weeks Flat - 6:30-8:30 p.m. ($) The Annex Collaborative Studio 667-8323 (VB)

Wednesday     24
Art Crush - 6:30 p.m. Drinks, games + explore galleries. ($) Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Thursday         25
Reverse Mortgage Talk - 10:30 a.m. Learn myths and misconceptions. PrimePlus, 7300 Newport Ave. 625-5857 (N)
Business Connection After Hours - 5-7 p.m. Spon. by Va. Pen. Chamber RR ($) Historic Post Office, 132 E. Queen St. 292-2000 (H)
Party on the Pier - 5-8 p.m. Enjoy music, food & drinks while painting the pier with sidewalk chalk. Nauticus 664-1000 (N)

Friday              26
Civil War Round Table - 12:30 p.m. Learn about the siege of Petersburg. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series - 6-9:30 p.m. Fri. thru 8/16. Bennett’s Creek Park 514-7267 (S)
ZooGrooves - 5:30-8:30 p.m. Enjoy entertainment, summer fare + local brews. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)

Saturday          27
Sons of Poseidon Poker Run - 9 a.m. Help prevent the 22 daily veteran suicides. RR ($) Bayside Harley Davidson, 2211 Frederick Blvd. 619-3125 (P)
Democracy Weekend - 9 a.m.-5 p.m. thru Sun. Themed tours, interpretive programs + military exercises. ($) Jamestown Settlement 253-4838 (W)
Knotts Island Peach Festival - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sun. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Amusement rides, food + fun. ($) Ruritan Park, 151 South End Rd. 252-435-2947 (Knotts Island)
FantaSci - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. 12-4 p.m. Panels, cosplay, vendors + more. Central Library, 298 Cedar Rd. 410-7147 (C)
Latino Music Festival - 5-10 p.m. Explosive music, Latin food, dance lessons + more. Town Point Park 441-2345 (N)
Movies & More Series: Back to the Future - 7 p.m. Inflatables, lawn games + more. Courtyard Sq. Park, 306 Cedar Rd. 382-6411 (C)
SkyWatch - 7:30 p.m. Explore the galaxy with Back Bay Amateur Astronomers. Northwest River Park 382-1359 (C)

Sunday                        28
Book Discussion - 11 a.m.-noon. 4th Sun. Tidewater Eckankar Center, 1550 E. Little Creek Rd. 588-5683 (N)
Blue Crab Festival - 2-5 p.m. AYCE steamed crabs, BBQ & drinks + entertainment. ($) Khedive Temple Greenbrier 420-4510 (C)
Tidewater Winds: Bond & Beyond - 7:30 p.m. thru Wed. Music of Austin Powers, Spiderman & more. See www.tidewaterwinds.org for locations 480-0953 (N) (C) (VB) (P)

Wednesday     31
Nelly, TLC & Flo Rida in Concert - 6-11 p.m. ($) Veterans United Home Loans Amphitheater 460-9000 (VB)
Conscious Community Lecture Series - 6:30-8:30 p.m. Last Wed. Speakers + workshops. A.R.E. 428-3588 (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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