Antiques to Flea Market

Antiques to Flea Market

Every first Saturday – County Street Garage

Friends of the Portsmouth Library Book Sale

Friends of the Portsmouth Library Book Sale

Every First Friday & Saturday – Portsmouth Main Library

Forestry Stewardship Corps

Forestry Stewardship Corps

Paradise Creek Nature Park Fridays & Saturdays, see listings for details

Early Bird Walk

Early Bird Walk

Monthly Event @ Hoffler Creek Wildlife Preserve

Events This Week

February 19, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • TEDtalks Discussion Group

    February 19, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Cradock Branch Library

    We will meet each Monday at 10 a.m. at the Cradock branch of the Portsmouth Public Library to watch and discuss TEDtalks. Adults interested in sharing, listening and engaging will find this interesting and be welcome. TEDtalk topics are always interesting and intriguing.

    28 Prospect Parkway

February 20, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • Pre-School Storytime

    February 20, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Birth to 5 years old

  • Yoga @ Main

    February 20, 2018  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Main Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

    Let your morning go! Prepare for your afternoon! Join us for a 60 minute Yoga practice at the MAIN Library! Primary concentration will be Hatha Yoga with emphasis on following your breath. Everyone is encouraged to participate – different variations of poses will be offered allowing you to take your yoga practice to different levels!

  • Adult Line Dancing

    February 20, 2018  12:30 pm - 2:30 pm
    Main Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

    Learn some classic Line Dancing steps such as Cupid Shuffle, The Wobble, Electric Slide, etc. Space is limited to room size!

  • Family Movie Night

    February 20, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Churchland Library, 4934 High St W, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

  • The Mix Book Group

    February 20, 2018  10:00 pm - 11:00 pm
    Churchland Branch Library

    Location: Churchland Branch Library – 757-686-2538

February 21, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • Basic Computer Help

    February 21, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Location: Main Library – 757-393-8501

  • Black History Expo

    February 21, 2018  5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Churchland Branch - Portsmouth Public Library

    A choral performance by Portsmouth Public Schools and a presentation and book-signing by Dr. Cassandra Newby-Alexander, dean of the College of Liberal Arts at Norfolk State University. Newby-Alexander, a noted historian and researcher, is the author of Virginia Waterways and the Underground Railroad. This event is free and open to the public.

February 22, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • Pre-School Storytime

    February 22, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Manor Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years old

  • Pre-School Storytime

    February 22, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Churchland Library

    Birth to 5 years old

  • Yoga @ Main

    February 22, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Main Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

    Let your morning go! Prepare for your afternoon! Join us for a 60 minute Yoga practice at the MAIN Library! Primary concentration will be Hatha Yoga with emphasis on following your breath. Everyone is encouraged to participate – different variations of poses will be offered allowing you to take your yoga practice to different levels!

  • Pre-School Storytime

    February 22, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Cradock Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years oldLocation: Cradock Branch (28 Prospect Pkwy)
    757-393-8759

February 23, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

February 24, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • Portsmouth Here & Now II

    February 24, 2018-May 13, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Find out what creativity awaits you in Portsmouth made by those who live or work in the City.  Thirty-three artists are represented in media that ranges from neon to sculpture, ceramic, jewelry, photography, prints and paintings.

     

  • Friends of the Portsmouth Library Book Sale

    February 24, 2018  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Main Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

    The Main Book Sale is every Saturday, 10-2. Every Saturday something good is going on in Olde Towne – come spend it with us! It’s going to be fun! 601 Court Street, side entrance.

  • Black History Now 2018: "A Salute to African-Americans in the Military

    February 24, 2018  11:00 am - 4:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    A. United States Colored Troops 35th Regiment of New Bern - Tyron Palace's United States
    Colored Troops, 35th Regiment of New Bern will provide living history demonstrations of African-American soldiers' lives in the Union Army during the Civil War (1863-1865). The presentation will include raising and striking of the United States flag, the regimental colors, marching drills, camp songs, and demonstrations of camp supplies that the 35th Regiment of New Bern, NC used after being founded in 1863.

    B. Marvin Greer, Yorktown Reenactor - Mr. Greer will present living history demonstrations as he recounts the American Revolutionary War as James Armistead La Fayette, an African-American spy who aided in George Washington's and the Marquis de La Fayette's defeat of the British in Yorktown. Mr. Greer's presentation will feature period clothing and a black powder musket demonstration.

    C. Howard Baugh, World War II and Vietnam Pilots - Mr. Baugh will present stories, photographs, collectible items, and airplane models from his father's days of service as a Tuskegee Airman combat pilot to his own days of service in United States Air Force as a pilot during the Vietnam Conflict.

  • Yoga @ Main

    February 24, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Main Library, 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA, 23704

    Let your morning go! Prepare for your afternoon! Join us for a 60 minute Yoga practice at the MAIN Library! Primary concentration will be Hatha Yoga with emphasis on following your breath. Everyone is encouraged to participate – different variations of poses will be offered allowing you to take your yoga practice to different levels!

  • Mother Goose on the Loose

    February 24, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Birth to 36 monts

  • Portsmouth Indoor Winter 2018 Farmers Market

    February 24, 2018  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    MoMac Brewing Co., 3228 Academy Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

    Brought to you by the Portsmouth Partnership, the Portsmouth Indoor Winter 2018 Farmers Market is held each Saturday through April from noon to 3 p.m. For more info, visit www.portsmouthfarmersmarket.com.

  • Lego Club

    February 24, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Location: Main Library – 757-393-8501

February 25, 2018
  • Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales

    February 3, 2018-May 12, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia

    Step inside beloved stories from around the globe in this hands-on exhibit that brings favorite multicultural fairy tales and folk tales to life. Once Upon A Time…Exploring the World of Fairy Tales is the first nationally touring exhibit devoted exclusively to fairy tales and the breadth of their cultural significance. The Exhibit was developed by The Magic House, St. Louis Children’s Museum in partnership with the St. Louis Public Library, and targets children ages 2-10 and their families.

  • Portsmouth Here & Now II

    February 24, 2018-May 13, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Find out what creativity awaits you in Portsmouth made by those who live or work in the City.  Thirty-three artists are represented in media that ranges from neon to sculpture, ceramic, jewelry, photography, prints and paintings.

     

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PORTSMOUTH, VIRGINIA VENUES OF INTEREST

Children’s Museum of Virginia 221 High St. | 757-393-5258

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street | 757-393-8543

Portsmouth Colored Community Library Museum 904 Elm Avenue | 757-393-8983 ext. 20

Hoffler Creek 4510 Twin Pines Rd. | 757-686-8684

Paradise Creek Nature Park 1141 Victory Blvd. | 757-399-7487

Union Bank & Trust Pavilion 16 Crawford Cir. | 757-393-8181

Bide-A-Wee Golf Course 1 Bide-A-Wee Dr. | 757-393-8600

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum 2 High Street | 757-393-8591

Lightship Portsmouth Museum 2 London St | 757-393-8591

Portsmouth Public Library 601 Court St. | 757-393-8501

Willett Hall 3701 Willett Dr. | 757-393-5144

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