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Fatherhood-Mentoring Program

"Helping Males Become better Men and better Fathers

Department of Social Services

September 12, 2017- November 14, 2017

Every Tuesday-6:00pm-8:00pm

1701 High Street Portsmouth, VA 23704



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Night of Impact

Gethesemane Community Fellowship Baptist Church, will host a tremendous endeavor the "Night of Impact"

Wednesday September 20, 2017

Kickoff: 3:00pm

Main Event: 7:00pm- 8:30pm

1317 E. Brambleton Ave. Norfolk VA



2017 MooreLaughing Women's Empowerment Conference

Saturday August 12, 2017


Springhill Suites

1997 Power Plant Highway Hampton VA 23666

Lunch Included

For more information:


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Southern Medley: Artist Talk

Join artist Kate Medley on a journey through the south as we explore southern culture trhough photography, stroytelling, and food.

Thursday August 3, 2017

Talk: 6:00-7:00p.m

Food: 7:00-9:00p.m


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2017 Senatorial Forum

Senators Tim Kaine and Mark Warner want to hear from the region's business community. The Hampton Roads Chamber is offering that opprotunity at a special Senatorial Forum

Friday, August 18, 2017


Hilton Norfolk-The Main

100 East Main Street

Norfolk, VA 23510

For more information:


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Nothing Sketchy

The Norfolk FBI, in partnership with the Chrysler Museum of Art, will hold a free training event to educate the community about the FBI's history, prorities, and ways corrupt practices are investigated.

Wednesday, August 30, 2017


For more information:


Presidential Precinct

William & Mary will welcome 25 of Africa's brightest, emerging civic leaders for 15 days of leadership training and more!

July 15, 2017

For more information: (757)221-3047



Job skills training program!

Program Start Date:

September 15, 2017

Tidewater Community College Norfolk Campus

350 Grandby Street: Norfolk. VA

Walker Building, 4th Floor

For more information: (757)822-1333



Rise and Shine Women's Wellness Brunch

Saturday July 29, 2017


Guest Speaker: Jessica Larche, WTKR News 3 Emmy award winning anchor/ reporter and fitness inspiration.

115 West Washington Street, Suffolk VA


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Summer Camp!

Join the YWCA of South Hampton Roads at Mary Calcott Elementary School for a fun filled summer camp. We fill our eight-week summer camp with exciting educational and recreational activities that promote mental development and personal empowerment.

between June 26th and August 24th!

 For more information: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



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Resistance & Resilience Workshop

A Memior Workshop of the Jim Crow Era

Instructed by Lisa Hartz

Fridays, 10 to 11:30 AM

July 7, 14, 21, 28

August 4, 11, 18, and 25

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum

904 Elm Avenue, Portsmouth 23704

For more information: (757)393-8591

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Register for Annual Diversity & Inclusion Conference

Registration is now open for the Fourth Annual Eastern Virginia Regional Diversity and Inclusion Conference. Hosted by the HRDIC.

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Virginia Beach Conventation Center

1000 19th Street,

Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Register at: https://everdic2017.eventbrite,com

For more information: (757)385-8762


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Become A Master Gardener!

Virtual Hybrid Course

August 16- November 15, 2017

In Person Course

September 5-November 15, 2017

Application Deadline:

July 10, 2017

For more information:


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July Jazz in Portsmouth Pavillion!

Saturday July 22nd 2017

Sales for limite VIP tickets on sale starting Friday May 10th

Doors open 5:30pm, show starts 6:30pm

For more information: 

(757)463-4500 or (757)463-4500








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.




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 Deadline for economic injury is August 2, 2017.

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


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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



 Village Family Hunger Relief Outreach Charity Presents "FEED THE VILLAGE" Food Giveaway & Awareness

First New Kindling Church 543A East Little Creek Rd Norfolk, VA

Food Box Giveaway Every 4th Sunday 3pm - 5pm

Upcoming Food Distrubution Dates:  May 28th, June 25th, July 23rd, August 27th, Sept 24th

This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

(757) 656-9577





2017 First Fridays Season

The 5th season of Downtown Norfolk Councils's First Fridays street parties start in April at the Downtown campus of Tidewater Community College. Each First Friday event has live music, food trucks, merchandise vendors and a beer garden with craft beer in an authentic Downtown setting.

Friday, June 2, 2017 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm at The Plot in Neon District, corner of Olney and Granby St featuring BJ Griffin and the Galaxy Groove

Friday, August 4, 2017 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm at the TCC Plaza, 300 Block of Granby St featuring Brackish Water Jamboree and Gina Dalmas and the Cow Tippin' Playboys

Friday, September 1, 2017 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm at the TCC Plaza, 300 Block of Granby St featuring Buddha Council and DJ CanRock 

Friday, October 6, 2017 from 5 pm to 8:30 pm at the TCC Plaza, 300 Block of Granby St featuring Fleet Forces Rock Band and DJ CanRock 




5th Annual Jazz Legacy Foundation Gala Weekend 

November 9-12, 2017

Hampton Roads Convention Center Hampton, VA 23666

Tickets and Information at or call (757) 737-2416



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