Pajama Jams Annual "PJs for the Holidays" Pajama Drive

When: Now thru 10th-December 12th 2014

Where: Numerous places and drop off locations in the Hampton Roads

For more information please contact Janet Headrick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 757-721-4657


Beyond The Media:Real Men, Real Talk: A Discussion About Pereption Vs. Reality and How We Can Shape it

When: Saturday, December 13th 2014, 10am-1pm

Where: Grove Church 5910 West Norfolk Road, Portsmouth, VA

For more information please contact (757)484-4149 or visit


Urban League of Hampton Roads Blanket Drive

When: Now-December 15th

Where: ULHR- Virginia Beach 5700 Thurston Ave. Suite 101 Virginia Beach, Virginia 9am-5pm

ULHR-Norfolk 830 Goff St. Norfolk, VA 23504 9am-5pm

ULHR-Hampton 1300 Thomas St, Suite E Hampton, VA 23669 9am-5pm

Accepting blanket donations, hats, scarves, socks and gloves

For more information, contact Terra Bluford @ This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or 757-627-0864


Virginia Symphony Orchestra: Holiday POPS 

When: Friday, December 19th at 8  PM- Sandler Center for Performing Arts in Virginia Beach. 

Saturday, December 20th at 8 PM at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk. 

Holiday POPS tickets range in price from $25-$107 and may be  purchased online at or by calling (757)892-6366. 

Students with ID are $10 


Portsmouth Department of 

Social Services Fatherhood-Mentoring Initiative Program

The program will include recruitment, orientation, educational assistance, health and wellness support, parenting, child support advice, referral services, career counseling, and an opportunity to dialogue and connect with other men with a desire to create a better life for themselves and their families.

When: Now thru -June 9th, 2015 

Where:  Department of Social Services, 1701 High Street, Portsmouth,  VA 23704

For more infirmation contact Dr. Tyrone Davis at ( 757) 409-9044


Hearts and Strings

Music Education Program

Fall/Winter/Spring 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.

APPLICATIONS WILL BE AVAILABLE:  Online ( or or request one by calling (757) 622.KROC OR (757) 213-1403

(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.) 



Hampton's Healthy Families Partnership

LAMB Workshop- When: ALWAYS! 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


          November 15, 2014

          January 17, 2015

          March 21, 2015

          May 16, 2015

          July 18, 2015

Where: Healthy Families Partnership, 100 Old Hampton Lane

For more information OR to register: (757) 727- 1300 ext. 0



Weekly Events at the Vivian C. Mason Arts and Technology Center for Teens 

The Gathering

Make new friends, develop your talents, become a leader. Join TWP each Monday for this free gathering.

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

Who: Teens ages 12-19


Just AART & Move Makers Steppers

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

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

Who: 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 sessions.

When: Wednesdays from 5:00 p.m to 8:00 p.m.

Who: Teens ages 12-19.


Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)

YEA! VA Peninsula is now accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) fall of 2015 class

When: Now thru - May 7, 2015, Deadline to apply: September 18, 2014

Where: Thomas Nelson Community College, Tuesdays, 4:00 pm-7:00 pm

Who: Students Grade 6-12

Business leaders and interested community volunteers

 For more information contact Jemal Harris at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or (757) 325-8157



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