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.


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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 



Hunt's Club Farm's Harvest Festival

Every weekend in October

From 10am-6pm

Features: Petting Farm, Daytime Farm Tours, Pony Rides, Carnival Rides, and Giant Haystack.


Volunteers needed for Haunted Ship: Alien Terror!

Ship runs October 21, 22, 28, 29, 30.

Nauticus is thrilled to be offering the sixth year of Haunted Ship aboard the Battleship Wisconsin. Come Volunteer and join the fun!

For more information, contact Judi Mansfield at (757) 664-1043 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



The Fort Monroe Ghost Walk

Learn the secrets of Fort Monroe's rich 400-year history during our guided ghost walks. Listen to surprising and unique stories that have been shared by former residents, employees, and special guest.

Friday October 21 & Saturday October 22 from 6:15pm-9:15pm

*Tours begin every 15 mins and last 45 mins

$15 per person in advance, $20 per person on the night of event.

20 Ingalls Road, Fort Monroe, VA 23651



Navigating the Hiring Process Workshop for Military Spouses

The  will host a career search workship for military spouses.

Friday, October 21 from 10am to 2pm

157 North Main Street, Second Floor, Suffolk, VA

For more info, contact the Suffolk Workforce Development Center at 757-514-7730 or Saundra Johnson at 757-382-5900



Mt. Gilead Missionary Baptist Church presents:

Forgive and Forget. A play by Cliff "Vizhun" Johnson

October 22, 2016 at 7:30pm

1057 Kennedy Street, Norfolk, VA

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The NSU Theatre Company:  A Musical Tribute To Luther Vandross

October 23, 2016 at 5:00pm

Norfolk State University

G.W.C. Brown Memorial Hall Theatre

*For tickets and more information call (757) 823-9009 Ext. 5


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Concerts by Bay and Live On Stage presents: Ronnie Kole Trio as part of their 2016-2017 concert season

October 23, 2016 at 3:00pm

Mathews High School

9889 Buckley Hall rd.

Mathews, VA

*For more information call (804) 725-9776 or visit


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2016 Champions for Children Breakfast

October 25, 2016 at 8:00am

Norfolk Waterside Marriott

235 E Main St

Norfolk, VA 23510

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LGBTQ-Muslim Allyship Open Forum

Please join us for an open conversation about allyshjip and intersections amond Hamton Roads LGBTQ and Muslim populations.

Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 4:30-6:30 pm

Batten Arts & Letters, Room 9024

For more info, please contact the ODU Institute for the Humanities at (757) 683-3823


Inspiration or Perspiration? Musing on the Art of Writing

Science and Philosophy Seminar of the Eastern Shore of VA has scheduled a seminar with three panelist; all local authors to discuss their art and crafting ideas and words through to completion.

Friday, October 28th, 2016 at 12:30pm

Lecture Hall of the Eastern Shore Community College

29300 Lankford Hwy, Malfa, VA 23410 



Smithfield North Plant is hiring!

Come attend an onsite hiring event on 10/28/16 from 10am to 2pm

Virginia Employment Commission

4824 George Washington Highway

Portsmith, VA 23702

For more info, call (757) 558-4455


Peanut Butter & Jam Family Concert

October 29th, 2016 at 3pm

Sandler Center for the Performing Arts

Tickets are $16 for adults and $11 for children

For more information, contact (757) 892-6366


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Women's role in the Civil Rights movement photography exhibition

Daily through Ocotober 30, 2016

Chrysler Museum of Art

1 Memorial pl Norfolk, VA 23510

For more information call (757) 664-6200



Host your Barnyard Birthday Party

Bring your farmers out to enjoy a day full of fun.There are many different birthday packages available to suit any need

Call (757) 427-9520 to reserve your party now


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



The 2016 Congressional App Challenge

As students return to school this month, Congressman Bobby Scott wants to remind interesrted students about the 2016 Congressional App Challenge compeition, with is open to students living or attending school in the 3rd Congressional District of Virginia.

Winners will split a $50,000 AWS credit that can be used for cloud computing services.

Now accepting submissions until November 2, 2016.

For more information, you can contact Congressman Scott's Office at (202) 225-8351



2017 Student Writing Contest

High School students in VA are invited to honor outstanding African Americans by participating in Dominion Resources and the Liberty of VA's Strong Men and Women in VA History student writing challenge

Must be submitted by November 11, 2016

Prizes include a Macbook Air and $1000 for your school

*For any questions, please call (804) 692-3999


Federal Diversit 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


Women at Work: Together, We're Better

To support women in their quest to build and strengthen their careers, Still Hope Foundation is hosting this forum to better women with aspirations of success

November 18th and 19th, 2016

For ticket info, visit or call (757) 962-5000


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



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