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

April 16, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • TEDtalks Discussion Group

    April 16, 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

  • Horticulture Therapy Program - Sentara Therapy Center

    April 16, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Sentara Therapy Center - Portsmouth, 4201 Greenwood Dr, Portsmouth, VA 23701, USA

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 17, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • AARP Senior Driving Class

    April 17, 2018  9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Portsmouth City Senior Station, 3500 Clifford St, Portsmouth, VA 23707, USA

    9:30 am – 1:30 pm
    Adults aged 50 and older

    Pre-registration is required. Please call and registrar for any of the classes. They are held at the Senior Station.

    AARP members fee $15 and non-members $20. 
    Instructor, Eddie Carr

  • Spring S.T.R.E.A.M. at Manor

    April 17, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Manor Branch Library, 1401 Elmhurst Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23701, USA

    Designed for preschoolers ages 3 - 5 years, the Science Technology Reading Engineering Art Math (S.T.R.E.A.M.) program encourages children's natural curiosity. Your children will get the chance to learn, explore and discover a whole new world. For more information, call 757-465-2916.

  • Teen Board Games

    April 17, 2018  3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
    Manor Branch Library, 1401 Elmhurst Ln, Portsmouth, VA 23701, USA

    Want to play some games that are really challenging? Well, put down your cell phone, tablet and other electronic devices and meet up at the Manor Branch Library for Teen Board Games! Relax and meet new friends. Challenge your mind and test your mental/hand dexterity. Light snacks provided. For details, call 757-465-2916.

  • HOPE Community Awareness Summit

    April 17, 2018  5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel

    HOPE - Hands On Prevention & Empowerment
    Community Awareness Summit
    Portsmouth Renaissance Hotel
    425 Water Street - Portsmouth

    Hear the answers to questions that you've always wanted to ask about Addiction, Mental Illness, and Suicide.

    This summit will offer residents an opportunity to discuss their questions and concerns with professionals working to reduce the number of OPIATE overdoses and promote recovery.

    RSVP Today!

    Registration closes on Monday, April 2, 2018

    Register at Evite.com/e/hope-summit-tickets-43884546861 or call 757-393-8474

    All attendees are required to register and provide name.

    Children should be 12 years or older and accompanied by an adult.

    Portsmouth Department of Behavioral Healthcare Services

  • Family Movie Night

    April 17, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Churchland Library, 4934 High St W, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

    Enjoy snacks and a great movie with your family every third Tuesday at 6 p.m. at the Churchland Branch of the Portsmouth Public Library. For more information, call 757-686-2538.

  • The Mix Book Group

    April 17, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library - Churchland Branch

    The Mix Book Group meets every third Tuesday of the month. Created to showcase and discuss an array of books and authors with culturally diverse content, authors, etc., the Mix Book Group brings together great literature and folks who love to read. The book club reading list includes:

    • The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway - April 17
    • The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka - May 15
    • Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis by Mark Shriver - June 19

    The Churchland Branch Library is located at 4934 High Street. Questions? Call Ms. Durrell McNeal at the library 757-686-2538 or visit http://www.portsmouthpubliclibrary.org/

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 18, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • Respiratory Health Workgroup Meeting

    April 18, 2018  9:00 am - 10:30 am
    EVMS Williams Hall, 855 W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    9 am – 10:30 pm

    Call 757-446-6039 for more information.
    www.cinchcoalition.org

  • AARP Senior Driving Class

    April 18, 2018  9:30 am - 1:30 pm
    Portsmouth City Senior Station, 3500 Clifford St, Portsmouth, VA 23707, USA

    9:30 am – 1:30 pm
    Adults aged 50 and older

    Pre-registration is required. Please call and registrar for any of the classes. They are held at the Senior Station.

    AARP members fee $15 and non-members $20. 
    Instructor, Eddie Carr

  • Horticulture Therapy Program - Province Place

    April 18, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    1 Bon Secours Way, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

  • Basic Computer Help

    April 18, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Location: Main Library – 757-393-8501

  • Healthy Start Workgroup Meeting

    April 18, 2018  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    606 W 29th St, Norfolk, VA 23508, USA

    Park Place Community Center

    1:30 pm – 3 pm

    Call 757-446-6039 for more information.
    www.cinchcoalition.org

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 19, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • Pre-School Storytime

    April 19, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Churchland Branch Library

    Birth to 5 years

  • Pre-School Storytime

    April 19, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Manor Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years

  • Pre-School Storytime

    April 19, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Cradock Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years

  • Ladies ONLY Clinic

    April 19, 2018  6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Bide-A-Wee Golf Course

    A FUN group learning environment for ladies of all abilities. Call the Pro Shop 393-8600 each week to sign up.

    Cost: $10 per person per clinic

    Call the Pro Shop 393-8600 each week to sign up

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 20, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • Storytime in the Galleries

    April 20, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Ages: 2-5 | Tuition: $2 per student

    Join us on a weekly adventure where we explore art through stories, rhymes, and songs! After the story, preschoolers let their imaginations run wild with an activity related to the week’s theme.

    For more information call 757-393-5258 ext. 22.

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 21, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • 10th Annual Cause for Paws

    April 21, 2018  9:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Festival Park at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA



    Whether you’re a runner, walker, or you just enjoy a great family day filled with wonderful dogs, we hope you’ll join us for the 10th Annual Cause for Paws fundraiser on Saturday, April 21 at the Union Bank and Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Circle, Portsmouth. The event features:
    5K Run & Dog Run at 9 a.m.
    1-Mile Dog Walk at 10 a.m.
    Festival also officially begins at 10 a.m.
    Food & other vendors
    Rescue groups
    Live music
    Activities for the young and old – 2- and 4-legged
    Amazing raffle prizes (don’t forget to bring some fun money to participate)
    Family and pet-friendly festival located in Historic Olde Towne Portsmouth
    5K Run & Dog Run
    Cost: $25 through March 1; $30 March 2 – April 1; $35 after April 1 and day of race.
    Register:https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Portsmouth/CauseforPawsportsmouthhumanesociety
    1-Mile Dog Walk
    Cost: $25
    Register:https://runsignup.com/Race/VA/Portsmouth/CauseforPawsportsmouthhumanesociety
    All event proceeds go directly to fund the care of the hundreds of animals in our care.


    Festival Park at the Union Bank and Trust Pavilion

  • Earth Day Volunteers

    April 21, 2018  9:00 am - 11:00 am
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    9 am – 11 am

    Ages: All ages allowed with adult supervision for those under 18.
    Help us keep trash out of the Elizabeth River and our oceans during a wetland trash pickup. Trash bags and gloves will be provided. Please bring boots, waders, or close toed shoes that can get wet and muddy. Groups please contact us in advance to ensure availability. Spaces are limited.

    Cost: Free Registration is required (757)399-7487, ssumoski@elizabethriver.org

  • Household Hazardous Waste

    April 21, 2018  9:00 am - 12:00 pm
    I.C. Norcom High School, 1801 London Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    We will be asking for can good donations to benefit The Portsmouth Oasis.

  • YOGA in the Courtyard

    April 21, 2018  9:00 am - 10:00 am
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Join Neve Grace for a morning of outdoor Yoga, weather permitting, in the historic courtyard. Donations welcomed.

  • STEM Club - 3Doodler Printing Pen

    April 21, 2018  9:30 am - 11:00 am
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    9:30 am - 11 am
    Ages: 6 - 8 years old

    Cost: Museum Members $15 | Non-members $20
    Does your child have an interest in robots, enjoy building and tinkering, or is a LEGO fanatic? Then the CMV STEM Club is for them! The CMV STEM Club is for participants ages 6 – 12 and all ability levels. The goal is to increase critical thinking skills of each participant through hands-on projects and challenges. Students work in teams to explore and solve real – world and hypothetical challengers.
    http://childrensmuseumvirginia.com/classes/

  • Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Book Sale

    April 21, 2018  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    The Main Book Sale is every Saturday, 10 am – 2pm AND first Friday of each month, 10 am-2 pm. 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. http://www.friendsofportsmouthlibrary.org/

  • Community Festival

    April 21, 2018  10:00 am - 2:00 pm
    Mt Carmel Baptist Church, 3310 Deep Creek Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Bring out your entire family for a day of community fun during a Community Festival. The day includes horseback riding, the I.C. Norcom Marching Band, video game mobile, antique cars and more. Enjoy hot dogs, chips, popcorn, candy and drinks. Free and open to the public. Also you'll be able to get your children's identification done through the Ident-A-Print program. Representatives from the Portsmouth Police and Fire departments will be hand and will conduct demonstrations.

  • Mother Goose on the Loose

    April 21, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Birth to 36 months

  • Farmer's Market

    April 21, 2018  12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    MoMac Brewing Co., 3228 Academy Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

  • Portsmouth Indoor Winter 2018 Farmers Market

    April 21, 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.

  • Earth Day Kids

    April 21, 2018  1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    1 pm – 4 pm
    Cost: Free, no registration required

    Join us for a fun afternoon celebrating the Earth and Elizabeth River. We’ll be playing games and have crafts. You can borrow insect nets and binoculars or see some of our river critters up close. Stop by any time between the hours listed.

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

April 22, 2018
  • EXHIBIT: 2018 OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

    April 6, 2018-October 14, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Diana Blanchard Gross, Curator at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, selected nine sculptures by artists from across the eastern seaboard for the 2018 season.  Her choices include sculptures by Lee Badger, Michael Bednar, Brent Crothers, Hanna Jubran, Barbara Kobylinska, Jordan Parah, Antoinette Schultze, Adam Walls and Richard Ward.  Pick up a ballot to help determine which sculpture wins the People’s Choice Award, one of several cash awards offered to artists.  Voting begins on April 6th and continues through August 1st. 

  • 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 6, 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.

     

  • Monthly Coloring Contest

    March 1, 2018-August 31, 2018  
    Portsmouth Public Library, 601 Court St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Want to show off your mad arts skills and perhaps win a prize? Well the Portsmouth Public Library Main is looking for the most creative artwork. Children ages 2-11 are encouraged to participate in the monthly art contest. Prizes will be awarded for the most imaginative and creative work. Contact the Main Library for details at 757-393-8501.

  • Registration for Summer RAYS HEAT Begins

    March 5, 2018  8:00 pm-August 17, 2018  5:00 am
    801 Crawford St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    Camp Dates: June 19-August 17, 2018

    Ages 5-12 & 13-17

    Time: 7:30 am – 5:30 pm

    Cost: $25 non-refundable registration fee

    $252.00 for 9 week program (weekly rate $28 for residents | $50 fornon-residents)

    Before & After Care available

    Before (6 am – 7:30 am) - $75

    After (5:30 pm – 6:30 pm) - $50

    Before & After Care Combination - $100

    Sites: Cavalier Manor, Neighborhood Facility, Churchland ElementarySchool, Churchland Middle School, John Tyler Elementary, Joseph E. Parker teenRecreation Center (Ages 13-17), Cradock Recreation center (Therapeutic)

    www.portsvaprls.com

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Public parking is available on streets and City of Portsmouth lots and garages throughout the Downtown Business District.

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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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