Norfolk Health Department FREE "Back to School" Dental Screenings
For ages between 1 and 20. Patients can simply walk into the clinic during specified hours.
When: Monday through Friday; 9:00 am to 11:30 am and 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm.
Where: Little Creek Dental Clinic
207 East Little Creek Road
Norfolk, VA 23505
For more information: 757-531-2133
Project 1619: 4th African Landing Commemoration Day Festival
A commemoration of the first Africans who arrived in America on English occupied territory at Point Comfort.
2014 Events Schedule
Wednesday, August 20th- Fort Monroe- Noon- Continental Park- 4th Annual World Day of Reconciliation & Healing from the Legacy of Enslavement, Prayer Service
Wednesday 20th- Fort Monroe- 6:00 p.m.- Continental Park- African Landing Day Commemoration includes a Libation, Drumming, & Dancers to honor the arrival and legacy of the first Africans in English North America.
Sheep by the Sea
A program about the Hog island sheep and the women who spun their wool.
When: Tuesday, August 19, 2014, at 7 pm.
Where: Accomac Public Library
23610 Front Street
For more information: Nancy Petersen, 757-787-2589
4th Annual Back to School Giveaway
Ordinary people working to make a difference in the lives of others.
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014, 2 p.m.
Where: 513 B St, Chesapeake, VA, 23324
For more information: Contact Nischelle Buffalow at (757) 739-5121
Changing the Culture of Violence in America
National Summit on Non-Violence - Black Women for Positive Change
When: Saturday, August 23, 2014. Registration opens at 8 am.
Where: Metropolitan AME Church
1518 M Street, NW
For more information: Karen Carrington, 202-210-4005
When: Tuesday, August 26, 2014, 8:00 a.m. Registration opens at 7:00 a.m.
Where: The Founders Inn & Spa, 5641 Indian River Road, Virginia Beach, VA 23464
AND: RSVP NO LATER THAN AUGUST 19TH
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside
Walter Beasley in concert!
When: Friday, August 29, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Where: International Ballroom, 777 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA, 23510
AND: VIP seats & Seafood Buffet- $72.50. General Admission- $42.50
For more information: Contact www.jazzinformance.com
Larry Graham & GCS Concert
When: Saturday, August 30, 2014, 8:00 p.m.
Where: Sheraton Norfolk Waterside International Ballroom, 777 Waterside Dr., Norfolk, VA, 23510
For more information: Contact www.jazzinformance.com TICKETS ON SALE-Call (800) 838-3006
Hearts and Strings
Music Education 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 ( www.virginiasymphony.org or www.hamptonroadskroc.org) 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
1-2-3 Magic- Effective Discipline for Children age 2-12.
When: Mondays & Tuesdays, July 28- August 12, 2014, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
LAMB Workshop- When: ALWAYS! 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
September 20, 2014
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
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.
Camp Inspired 2014 Registration
Camp Inspired is a peer-led camp that gives teens a unique camp experience including outdoor activities, field trips, visual and mass media art, photography, videography, guest speakers, cook-outs and so much more!
Registration is now open. If you're looking for a free, fun summer camp for Norfolk teens, then Camp Inspired is the Camp for you.
Dates and Times
Choose one of four, two-week camps (Hours: 12:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)
Session 4 - August 18th - August 29th.
Location: Vivian C. Mason Arts & Technology Center for Teens, 700 E. Olney Road, Norfolk, VA 23504
Session 4 - July 21st
How to Register: Download the registration form and return to:
Teens With a Purpose
Attn: Camp Inspired
700 E. Olney Road, Norfolk, VA 23504
or via Fax: 757-299-0149
Info: call 757-747-2679
Second Annual Community Flea Market, Car Wash, Fund Raiser, as well as Educational Information
Friday, August 29, from 8 am to 7 pm
Saturday, August 30, from 8 am to 5 pm
Sunday, August 31, from noon to 5 pm
Where: 645 Church Street
For more information: International Black Women's Congress, 757-625-6400
Understanding Youth Violence & Behavioral Health Symposium
This event will focus on the causes, as well as strategies for prevention, of youth violence.
When: September 3rd, 2014, 8:00am-4:30pm
Where: Hampton Roads Convention Center- 1610 Coliseum Drive, Hampton VA 23666
For more information contact Gloria Mercado at (757) 788-0007
Southeast Community Day Parade and Festival and Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Weekend
When and Where:
Friday, September 5, 2014, 5:30 pm - Reception, Second Baptist Church East End, Newport News, VA
Saturday, September 6, 2014, 9 am - Parade line up, Booker T. Washington Middle School, Newport News
10 am - Parade. Viewing stand at 2016 Jefferson Ave., Newport News
12:45 pm - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Commemorative March, 20th and Jefferson Ave., Newport News
1 pm and 7 pm - Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, Zion Baptist Church, 633 20th St., Newport News
Sunday, September 7, 2014, 4 pm - Andrew Shannon Gospel Music Celebration, Pentecostal Followers of Christ Church, Newport News
For more information: Andrew Shannon, 757-877-0792
Eastern Shore Master Naturalists
Registration is open for basic training courses!
When: Thursdays, September 11 through November 13, 2014, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Where: Historic Onancock School
For more information: Download the registration form at http://masternaturalisteva.com OR call Susan Vreelan at (757)442-7029
Old Dominion University Business Gateway, WOMEN'S BUSINESS CENTER, September Workshops
When: Tuesday, September 16, 10 am to 12:30 pm
Where: ODU Business Gateway Classroom, 4111 Monarch Way, Norfolk
Registration Fee: $25
For more information: Sadiksha Nepal, (757) 683-7073. Register at speedmentoring-sept.eventbrite.com.
WBC Orientation and SBA Website Overview
When: Thursday, September 18, 10 am to 12:30 pm
Where: ODU Business Gateway Classroom, 4111 Monarch Way, Suite 106, Norfolk
For more information: Sadiksha Nepal, (757) 683-7073. Register at wbcorientation-sept2014.eventbrite.com
Who's Buying? Business Research Workshop and Tools for Building Your Dream
When: Thursday, September 25, 10 am to noon.
Where: ODU Business Gateway, Innovation Research Park, Building 1, Executive Board Room, 4111 Monarch Way, Second Floor
Registration Fee: $15 (limited availability)
For more information: Sadiksha Nepal, (757) 683-7073. Register at busresearch-sept.eventbrite.com
Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!)
YEA! VA Peninsula is now accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy (YEA!) fall of 2015 class
When: Program November 3, 2014- 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
or (757) 325-8157
Labor and My Baby (LAMB) Workshop
Workshop to calm your fears and prepare you for the challenges - and delights - of parenthood.
When: September 20, 2014
Where: Healthy Families Partnership
100 Old Hampton Lane
For more information and registration: 727-1300, ext. 0
757 SMOKE FREE TEENS - CREATIVE COMPETITION
Lyric Contest for 12 - 18 year olds
Poster Contest for 12 - 15 year olds
TV Commercial Contest for 16 - 18 year olds
Winners featured on HealthWatch and at a 757smokefreeteens Event Sunday, November 16, 2014 at 3 pm at the TCC ROPER PERFORMING ARTS CENTER
When: Submission deadline: 11:59 pm, Friday, October 24, 2014
For More Information: (757) 774-8961
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 redcrossblood.org.