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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.




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 Deadlines are January 3, 2017 for physical damage, and August 2, 2017 for economic injury.

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



Free Tax Preparation

The Voluenteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program offers free tax help to people who generally make $54,000 or less.

Every Tuesday and Thursday from 10am thru 3pm

January 10, 2017 to April 13, 2017

Appointments Only-No Walk-Ins

530 E. Pinner Street, Suffolk, VA 23434

For more info, please contact Phyllis M. Harrison at (757) 539-2100 Ext. 126




 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: March 26th, April 23rd, May 28th, June 25th, July 23rd, August 27th, Sept 24th

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(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, May 5, 2017 (Cinco De Mayo Celebration) from 5 pm to 8:30 pm at MacArthur Center Green, corner of Monticello Ave and Freemason St featuring Bio Ritmo

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 





National Black Farmers Association Scholarships

The NBFA Scholarship Program is now accepting applications for the 2017-18 academic year. The NBFA Scholarship Program will award scholarships of up to $5,000 to African-American farmers or dependents of African-American farmers who plan to enroll or are enrollef in agriculture-related study at an accredited two-year or four-year college, university or vocational-technical school.

Applications will be accepted at through April 28, 2017.






Service Academy Day 2017

Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 10 am to 1 pm

Doors open at 9:30 am 

The Paramount Theater 215 East Main St Charlottesville, VA 22902

Senator Mark Warner invites high school and middle students, their parents, and guidance counselors to Academy Day 2017. Attendees will be provided a comprehensive overview of the United States service academies and their admission process






Virginia Arts Festival presents Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis

Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8 pm

Chrysler Hall Norfolk, VA

Tickets $35-$75

This ensemble includes15 of the finest soloists, ensemble players and arrangers and led by legendary Wynton Marsalis, a Grammy award winning jazz musician.


Daniel's Blessing 7th Annual Tea: Passion and Purpose

Saturday, May 13th, 2017 at 1pm

Town Point Club in Norfolk, VA.








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