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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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Aprenticeship Expo

City of Norfolk, Virginia Department of Labor Industry (DOLI), OppINc. and the Virginuia Tidewater Consortium for Higher Education (VTC) are co-sponsoring "SCOPE YOUR FUTURE" 

Thursday, June 22, 2017




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Children's Chair Affair

Don't miss the exciting opprotunity to take home a masterpiece of whimsy created by one of Portsmouth's most talented artists and inspried by Dr. Seuss

Thursday, June 29, 2017


The Woman's Club of Portsmouth

304 Sycamore Road, Portsmouth VA 23707

Tickets available at:

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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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Musical Soulfood Festival

Saturday, June 24, 2017


Chesapeak City Park

900 City Park Drive in Chesapeake, VA 23320

For more information: 


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Girls Geek Out

A five-day information technology summer camp for girls

For rising 7th, 8th, and 9th grade girls with an interest in IT

Through the ODU IT department in Strome College of Business

July 10-14, 2017

9:00am to 4:45pm.

Box lunch will be provided

For more information:

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Facebook- Girlsgeekout



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"Freedom at Fortress Monroe!"

A village will be established at Fort Monroe

Monday June 19, 2017

Hampton, VA

For more information:


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The Art of Supper

farm table dining experience featuring

local chefs, live music, art & a silent auction

Sunday June 11, 2017


The Planter's Club 4600 Planters club Road Suffolk, VA

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Black male Media Project

Training, Journalism Jobs, & Mentorship

June 10th, 2017


Phoenix Lounge, 928 Diamond Springs Road,

Virginia Beach, Virginia 23455


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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:



40th Aniversary Summer Soiree!

Celebrating Womens Voices with

Friends of Women's Studies

June 6, 2017


Slover Library



Lecture & Book Signing with Pete Daniel!

Professor of history and public historian Pete Daniel will be having a lecture and book signing for his book Dispossession: Discrimination against African American American Farmers in the Age of Civil Rights

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 at the Museum of the Albemarle

501 S. Water Street, Elizabeth City, NC.


For more information: (252)335-1453


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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




Give the Gift of Reading!

Promoting Literacy in the Hampton City Jail and Hampton Community Corrections Center

Donate books to Hamptons Sherrifs Ofiice!

May 1-June 17, 2017

Drop off locations:

Carmel Center Building

136 Kings Way, Hampton VA

Hampton Main Library

4027 Victoria Blvd

M-Th 9am-9pm

F-Sat 9am-5pm,

Sun 1pm-5pm

VA- Bloc Office

1006-N settler's Landing rd, Hampton VA

Contact: (757)690-1533




Whitney M. Young, Jr. Awards Dinner

"Improving the Economic Wealth of Hampton Roads"

Hosted by:

Bakari Sellers/CNN and April woodard, Coast Live, WTKR News 3

Chesapeake Conference Center

June 1, 2017


For more informaton: (757)627-0864






Brew at the Zoo and Vino Too!

Beers from our local Breweries

Cuisine from local food trucks

Specialty Vendors- Silent Auction

June 8, 2017 6:00-9:00pm

Presented by the Cultural Alliance of Greater Hampton Roads & Local Cheers Marketing

For more information call









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