Reading Skills and Speed Reading Programs for Children and Adults

Monday-Friday 8:00 am-10:00 pm

Saturday 8:00 am-7:00 pm

Sunday 10:00 am-6:00 pm

for more information:call 1-800-570-8936



Norfolk Nighthawks Bring Late Night Hours to City Recreation Centers

For young adults ages 18-25

Enjoy a free late night hang out opportunity with basketball, fitness classes, music, online gaming & snacks/drinks. 

Will be ongoing every Friday and Saturday from 10pm-2am

Huntersville Community Center:  830 Goff St.

Berkley Rec Center:  121 W. Liberty St.



A Christmas Carol

Directed by Chip Gallagher and Choreographed by Jeff Warner

On December 4,5,& 6 at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets as low as $20 for adults and $12 for children and students.

For more info, please call (757) 340-5446


A Christmas Carol

Virginia Stage Company's annual tradition, A Christmas Carol will return to the Wells Theatre this holiday season.

Opens on December 9 through December 24.

Tickets start at $25 for children, and the best seats are $79.


Wearable Art Fashion Show

December 15th at the Chrysler Museum of Art

Doors open on Thursday at 5pm and Fashion takes the runway at 7pm.


Empowerment Workshop

Presenters include Iris James & Dr. Carletta N. Perry. 

Friday, December 16, 2016

Salvation Army from 10am-1pm

400 Bank St, Suffolk, VA 23434 


Alumni Art Exhibit 


GSA Art Gallery at MacArthur Center, 2nd Level

Downtown Norfolk

Saturday, December 17th to January 6, 2017

6pm to 8pm


Messiah Sing-Along

The Governor's School for the Arts Department of Vocal Music present a sing along musical by George Drideric Handel

Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:30pm

First Presbyerian Church

820 Colonial Avenue, Norfolk

Tickets are $15 for adults, and $10 for children and seniors.


Organ Concert

First Presbyterian Church of Norfolk

Thursday, December 22, 2016 at 12pm



Job Corps Information Session

The Suffolk Workforce Development Center will host a Job Corps Information Session that will cover a variety of professions including automotive technology, landscaping, painting, security among many more. 

Must be ages 16 to 24

Men must wear button or polo shirt, slacks, belt, and shoes, while women must wear a dress, skirt, slacks, blouse, and shoes.

December 22 at The Suffolk Workforce Development Center 

157 North Main Street, Second Floor, Suffolk, VA

For more info, please call (757) 514-7730


Hurricane Matthew Recovery Assistance for Busineses 

If you are located in a declared disaster area, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the U.S. Small Business Administration.

Interest Rates as low as 4%

Application Filling Deadlines are January 3, 2017 for physical damage, and August 2, 2017 for economic injury.

For more info, please call (800) 659-2955



Songs for a Dreamer

A Virginia Symphony Orchestra Harmony Project Community Concert

January 15, 2017 at 7pm

Calvary Revival Church

5833 Poplar Hall Dr, Norfolk VA 23502

For more info, please call (757) 892 6366

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Portsmouth Department of Social Services Fatherhood-Mentoring Program

Come and join us with saving our children, Empowering our Fathers and strengthening our familes.  This event is FREE to portsmouth residents!!!!

now until June 6, 2017

Every Tuesday from 6pm to 8pm (10 weeks)

1701 High street, Portsmouth, VA 23704

*For more information call (757) 409-9044 



The Lunch & Lecture Series

Soul of Virginia and the African American Heritage foundadtion will be hosting a lecture series focusing on topics such as culture, health, education, and wealth.

From November 1 thru December 13, 2016

Richmond Public Library, Basement Auditorium

12pm-1pm in Richmond, VA



Free Tax Preparation

The Voluenteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less.

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am thru 3pm

January 10, 2017 to April 13, 2017

Appointments Only-No Walk-Ins

530 E. Pinner Street, Suffolk, VA 23434

For more info, please contact Phyllis M. Harrison at (757) 539-2100 Ext. 126


Federal Diversive Internship Initiative

This program offers a federal internsip, free housing, a stipend, and professional development opportunities to all accepted students.

Deadline for Spring: November 16, 2016

Deadline for Summer: January 18, 2017

To learn more and start an application, please visit




VICAP Insurance Counseling and Assistance Program

VICAP provides Free, unbiased, confidential counseling and assistance for people with Medicare. 

The annual Medicare Open Enrollment period is Oct 15 - Dec 7

For more info, call (800) 552-3402





Living Healthy & Smoke Free Program

January 2017 - Date & Time TBA

Location TBA

For more Info, please contact Cheryl Drake at (757) 925-6505





The March 2017

Thousands will converge in DC as the MLK holiday begins - just 6 days before Donald Trump's inauguration. 

January 14, 2017 in Washington DC

For any questions or concerns, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 


Project Inclusion Board Governance Leadership Development Program

Tuesday, February 7, 2017 from 3:30pm-5:30pm

The United Way of South Hampton Roads Council of Diversty and Inclusion


Daniel's Blessing 7th Annual Tea: Passion and Purpose

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 1pm

Town Point Club in Norfolk, VA.








Teens With a Purpose

Join TWP each Monday for this free gathering.

Mondays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.        

Teens ages 12-19



Just AART & Move Makers Steppers

Just AART is a new arts and technology component of TWP.

Learn to create positive music, rap, poetry and videos as both a performer and the engineer behind the technology that makes it all happen.

Move Makers step and dance team have fun through self-expression.

Tuesdays from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.     

Teens ages 12-19.






Breakti Yoga & How's it Growing?

Breakti is a challenging, motivating yoga form with articulate poses inspired by simple movements

and transitions from break (dance). Help grow the TWP garden by weeding, planting

and harvesting vegetables, fruits and herbs. Activities include reflection through writing and journaling 


Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.   Teens ages 12-19.




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Red Cross Call For Blood and Platelet Donations 

When: On going.

Where: Various locations.

For More Information (and Appointments):

Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) / website