When: October 1st and 2nd at 8 PM
Where: CNU's Ferguson Center for Arts Newport News, VA and Chrysler Hall Norfolk, VA (Oct. 2nd)
Fore more information: Symphony Patron Services 757-892-6366 or visit www.virginiasymphony.org
YWCA South Hampton Roads Domestic Violence Awareness Month Campaign Kickoff and Panel Discussion
Panel to be moderated by Chief Judge Tanya Bullock of Virginia Beach's 2nd Judicial District. Business attire requested.
When: Thursday, October 2, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Where: Regent University, Robertson Hall, Moot Court Room, 1000 Regent University Drive, Virginia Beach
For more information: RSVP at (757) 499-9267
Croaker's Spot Restaurant Welcoming Ceremony
The Park Place Business Association, Southeastern Virginia Arts Association, and Park Place Civic League welcome Croaker's Spot restaurant in a ceremony that will include cultural presentations, food, musicians, story telling, and entertainment.
When: Friday, October 3, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Corner of 35th and Newport Avenue, Norfolk
Tiger Martials Arts Academy 11th Annual "Harvest Festival"
Family fun with pony rides, air jumpers, face painting, arts and crafts, prizes, and a dunk tank.
When: Saturday, October 4th, 2014, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Where: Tiger Martial Arts Academy 5801 Portsmouth Blvd (Next to Alliance Christian Church)
For more information: 488-3882
Old Dominion University Business Gateway's Women's Business Center October Workshops
When: Tuesday, October 7, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: Chesapeake Economic Development, 676 Independence Pkwy, Suite 200, Chesapeake
- Learn about eVA, Virginia's online, electronic procurement system.
- For more information: Register at www.evatraining-oct.eventbrite.com.
When: Wednesday, October 8, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach Center, 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach
Invoking Art as Business Seminar
- Designed to stimulate creativity while allowing participants to make valuable business connections. The center requests that guests arrive early and bring one work of art for display with applicable easels and display props.
- For more information: Register at www.invokingartasbusiness-oct.eventbrite.com. Advanced registration is required.
When: Thursday, October 16, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Where: ODU Business Gateway Conference Room, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Norfolk
WBC Orientation and SBA Website OVerview
- Get introduced to WBC at ODU Business Gateway and discuss available resources to help launch, grow and sustain you business. Learn about the WBC and the numerous resources available for women entrepreneurs, get an overview of ODU Business Gateway Programs and meet center directors.
- For more information: Register at www.wbcorientation-oct2014.eventbrite.com
When: Thursday, October 23, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Where: Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach Campus, 1700 College Crescent, Student Center, 3rd Floor, Virginia Beach
Women Doing Business at the Beach
- This half-day workshop will feature sessions on mentoring.
- For more information: Register at www.women-doing-business-at-the-beach.eventbrtie.com
When: Tuesday, October 28, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Where: ODU Business Gateway Classroom, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Norfolk
Who's Buying? Business Research Workshop and Tools for Building Your Dream
- Learn how to access industry reports, market research, competitor analysis, company profiles, articles, trade publications, and industry profiles.
- For more information: Register at www.usresearch-oct.eventbrite.com
Affordable Care Act Workshop
The affordable care act impacts businesses differently, come out and learn how your business needs to adapt.
When: Thursday, October 9, 2014 8:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Where: Norfolk Waterside Marriott, 235 E. Main St., Norfolk, Virginia 23510
RSVP BY: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 here
Affordable Care Act Seminar
Learn how to effectively use the nation's new health insurance program. Featuring presentations by Dr. Melissa Clarke, author of Excuse Me Doctor! I've Got What? Taking Ownership of Your Health and Making Healthcare Reform Work for You and Joanne Grossi, Regional Director of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
When: Saturday, October 11, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (Registration begins at 8:30)
Where: Faith Deliverance Christian Center, 101 E. 26th Street, Norfolk
Francina R. Harrison, "The Career Engineer," hosts TCE Career, Life and Business Summit and Awards Luncheon
Local and national panelists will discuss topics to equip job seekers, small business owners, and career professionals with the 21st century competitive advantage. Featuring two national award-winning speakers: Nikki Woods, Executive Producer of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, and April Woodard, National Journalist, philanthropist, and businesswoman.
When: Saturday, October 11
Where: Sheraton Virginia Beach Oceanfront Hotel, 3501 Atlantic Avenue, Virginia Beach
For more information: TCEsummit2014.eventbrite.com
Second Annual Celebration of Life Rally
Join the MM Community Action Network in support of having a healthy baby and celebrating the lives of our children.
When: Thursday, October 16, 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Where: Hunton YMCA at Tidewater Gardens, Norfolk
For more information: Lilly Smith, 757-683-9239
Guidelines for Interacting with Law Enforcement: A Community Forum for Youth
This workshop will teach participants what procedures to follow if they are stopped by a law enforcement official. Panelists include the Chesapeake Police Department, the Chesapeake Sheriff Department, and the Virginia State police.
When: Saturday, October 18, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Major Hillard Library, 824 Old George Washington Hwy North, Chesapeake
For more information: Dr. Tyrone Davis (757) 409-9044 or Mr. Sam Boone (757) 558-7854
First Annual Eastern Virginia Regional Diversity and Inclusion Conference
Professionals from Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, Cox Communications, and others will discuss how to learn the best practices to aid progressive growth in organizations.
When: Thursday, October 23
Early registration and group rates are available at www.hrdic.com
As part of a Hampton Roads tobacco cessation campaign, local teenagers can participate in a poster contest for 12 to 15 year-olds, a television public service announcement competition for 16 to 18 year-olds, and a lyric performance challenge for both age groups. Winners will be featured on a special edition of HealthWatch and at a 757smokefreeteens special event.
When: Sunday, November 16, 3 pm; Deadline to apply: Friday, October 24, 11:59 pm
Where: Tidewater Community College Roper Performing Arts Center, 340 Granby Street, Norfolk
For more information: 757smokefreeteans.com or (757)-683-8836
Teens With Purpose - The Youth Movement 7th Annual Fundraiser Gala and Auction
Will include an elegant sit-down dinner, dancing, and a silent auction led by Nicole Livas, Anchor at WAVY-TV 10. All of the funds raised will be to help Teens with a Purpose provide year-round free creative youth development programs.
When: Saturday, November 1, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Where: Norfolk Waterside Marriot Hotel, 235 E Main Street,Norfolk
Virginia Women's Conference 2014
When: Saturday, November 15, 8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Old Dominion University, Norfolk
To register, visit the conference website at www.odu.edu/conference/vawomenconf2014
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 41st Annual Education Foundation Black & Gold Scholarship Banquet Ball
When: Saturday, November 29, beginning at 6 pm
Where: Hilton Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 3001 Atlantic Avenue,Virginia Beach
Hearts and Strings
Music Education Program
-Fall Sessions (Begins the week of September 29, 2014 and runs through December 17, 2014)
-Winter/Spring Sessions (Begins the week of January 5, 2015 and runs through June 4, 2015)
Classes meet Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: Ray and Joan Kroc Corps Community Center of Hampton Roads
AND: Transportation TO the center will be provided. Parents/guardians are responsible for picking up their students at 6:30 p.m. on the days the classes are held.
(The cost of the HeartStrings Program may be covered through Kroc Center Scholarship. Please contact the Kroc Center for information regarding scholarships at 622-KROC).
(Additional information concerning the HeartStrings Program will be provided at the orientation sessions and throughout the term of the Program.)
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) or visit redcrossblood.org.