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

May 14, 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. 

  • 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

    May 14, 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

  • 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

May 15, 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. 

  • 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

    May 15, 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

  • Coffee Concert IV - Dover Quartet

    May 15, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    St. John's Episcopal Church, 424 Washington St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    COFFEE CONCERT IV featuring the DOVER QUARTET BEVERLY KANE BAKER, VIOLA

    Hear the acclaimed Dover Quartetand VSO principal violist Beverly Kane Baker in an all-Mozart program at thismorning concert—then enjoy coffee and pastries with artists and fans. Co-sponsored by the Virginia Arts Festival.

    Ticket Link:http://secure.vafest.org/single/eventDetail.aspx?p=399

  • Family Movie Night

    May 15, 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

    May 15, 2018  6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Churchland Branch Library 4934 High Street, Portsmouth, VA 23703

    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

May 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. 

  • 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

    May 16, 2018  9:00 am - 10:30 am
    EVMS Williams Hall, 855 W Brambleton Ave, Norfolk, VA 23510, USA

    9 am – 10:30 pm

    EVMS Williams Hall, 855 W. Brambleton Ave. Suite 2004, Norfolk, VA

    Call 757-446-6039 for more information.

    www.cinchcoalition.org 

  • AARP Senior Driving Class

    May 16, 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

    May 16, 2018  10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Province Place of Maryview, 1 Bon Secours Way, Portsmouth, VA 23703, USA

  • Basic Computer Help

    May 16, 2018  11:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Location: Main Library – 757-393-8501

  • Healthy Start Workgroup Meeting

    May 16, 2018  1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
    Park Place, Norfolk, VA, USA

    1:30 pm – 3 pm
    Park Place Community Center 606 W. 29 Street Room 216 Norfolk, VA

    Call 757-446-6039 for more information.

    www.cinchcoalition.org

  • Creative Arts Engagement for Adults 55+ - Senior Series

    May 16, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    2 pm – 3:30 pm
    Cost: $3 per person
    Mini tour of outdoor sculpture garden followed by a ‘make & take’ air-dry clay workshop. In the historic courtyard. Vote for People’s Choice.
    www.portsmouthartcenter.com

  • Exhibit Tour of OUTDOOR SCULPTURES with TAO Art Project

    May 16, 2018  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, 420 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    TIDEWATER ARTS OUTREACH 
    Exhibit Tour of OUTDOOR SCULPTURES with TAO Art Project

    Enjoy a mini-tour of the Outdoor Sculptures followed by a make-n-take air-dry clay art
    project, for ages 55 and up, $3 per person. To register, call 757-393-8543.

  • 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

May 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. 

  • 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

    May 17, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Churchland Branch Library

    Birth to 5 years

  • Pre-School Storytime

    May 17, 2018  10:30 am - 11:30 am
    Manor Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years

  • Pre-School Storytime

    May 17, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Cradock Branch Library

    Ages 3-5 years

  • MUSIC MAKER BLUES REVIEW

    May 17, 2018  7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
    Roger Brown's Restaurant and Sports Bar, 316 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    MUSIC MAKER BLUES REVIEW

    Sponsors Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, Virginia Arts Festival, and Rocket Bike

    Roger Brown's Restaurant, 316 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

    Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m.

    Tickets available at: http://secure.vafest.org/single/EventListing.aspx?k=41

    VA Arts Festival Box Office, 440 Bank St., Norfolk, Mon-Fri, 10am-5pm,

    Call 757-282-2822, or at the door while supplies last.

    Adults: $25; Senior & Military: $22.50; AAA: $21.25 & Student (under 25 with ID): $18.75

     

    The Music Maker Blues Review is an all-star band composed of musicians who have played from street corners to concert halls, from down the road to around the world.  Experience the music that strikes deep in your soul, across the entire blues spectrum.  Musicians sharing the stage are Cool John Ferguson, Alabama Slim, Harvey Dalton Arnold, and Thomas Rhyant with Bubba Norwood on drums. The performance kicks-off the exhibit We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music on view at the Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center from May 18 - August 12, 2018.   

     

  • 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

May 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. 

  • We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music

    May 18, 2018-August 12, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception:  June 1, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00pm

    Music Maker Blues Review: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m., 463 Court St. Portsmouth

     

    Music Maker Relief Foundation was founded in 1994 by Denise and Timothy Duffy to preserve and share the musical traditions of the Southern musicians that have inspired American music and generations of country, rock, soul and rap musicians the world over.  Their efforts are preserved and featured in an exhibit of black & white photographic portraits and audio recordings.  Artifacts and artwork by such artists as Sam “The Dot Man” McMillian, NC and Elder Anderson Johnson, Newport News from the Music Maker collection are featured.      

    This musical journey kicks-off with a performance by the Music Maker Blues Review, the performing arm of the Music Maker Foundation on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at 463 Court Street.  Co-sponsors: Virginia Arts Festival, Rocket Bike and Portsmouth Museums.  

     

  • 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.

  • Sensory Stimulation Activity Night

    May 18, 2018  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    308 Allen Rd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    5 pm – 7 pm

    Age: Children and adolescents with special needs and abilities and their loved ones.

    Join us in creating various sensory projects! Enjoy different projects such as sensory bags, calm down bottles, and giant water beads. Each sensory activity night will feature a different project. Supplies for each activity and light refreshments will be provided.

  • POSTPONED - Primus & Mastadon w/ All Them Witches

    May 18, 2018  6:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Union Bank & Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    As shows are rescheduled or moved to other locations, information will be posted on Facebook (www.facebook.com/UnionPavilion) and the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion webpage (www.pavilionconcerts.com).

    Doors Open 6 pm | Show starts 7 pm
    Primus will headline at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Friday, May 18. Mastodon and All Them Witches open the concert. The show starts at 7 p.m., and doors open at 6 p.m.
    http://www.pavilionconcerts.com/eventslist/69444/390628

  • 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

May 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. 

  • We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music

    May 18, 2018-August 12, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception:  June 1, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00pm

    Music Maker Blues Review: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m., 463 Court St. Portsmouth

     

    Music Maker Relief Foundation was founded in 1994 by Denise and Timothy Duffy to preserve and share the musical traditions of the Southern musicians that have inspired American music and generations of country, rock, soul and rap musicians the world over.  Their efforts are preserved and featured in an exhibit of black & white photographic portraits and audio recordings.  Artifacts and artwork by such artists as Sam “The Dot Man” McMillian, NC and Elder Anderson Johnson, Newport News from the Music Maker collection are featured.      

    This musical journey kicks-off with a performance by the Music Maker Blues Review, the performing arm of the Music Maker Foundation on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at 463 Court Street.  Co-sponsors: Virginia Arts Festival, Rocket Bike and Portsmouth Museums.  

     

  • 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.

  • YOGA in the Courtyard

    May 19, 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.

  • Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    May 19, 2018  9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    Corner of Court & High Streets, Portsmouth

    The Farmer’s Market returns with seasonal fruits, vegetables, baked goods, meats, eggs, flowers and hand-crafted gifts to the corner of Court & High Streets. The market will continue at this site through December 15, 2018.

  • The Justice First Tour Hampton Roads

    May 19, 2018  9:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Cavalier Manor Center

    A Southern Movement, that aims to unify and strengthen communities focuses on various areas of justice such as social, economic, climate, racial, political and so much more. The event will include meaningful community engagement as well as a social justice forum and panel with speakers who specialize in various areas of justice. There will also be food and entertainment to allow for enjoyable community fellowship. We cannot fix these issues alone, so why not come together as a community to try and solve them together. If we are going to solve these problems we need to put justice first.
    May 19th 9am-7pm Free for all guest!

    https://www.facebook.com/events/2169698919712177/

  • Friends of the Portsmouth Public Library Book Sale

    May 19, 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/

  • Mother Goose on the Loose

    May 19, 2018  11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Portsmouth Public Library

    Birth to 36 months

  • Kayaking @ Paradise Creek

    May 19, 2018  1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Cost: $40 per person/$30 for members. Registration is required. Limited spots available, please call (757) 399-7487 for details and reservation. Must register at least 2-days prior to program date to participate.

    Ages: Must be 12 years or older to participate, must be 18 or older without adult. No prior experience necessary.

    Join us for a guided tour of Paradise Creek Nature Park’s 11-acre wetland and Paradise Creek in the region’s first clear-bottom kayaks and see the river life up close. Learn about the history of the park and river, the wildlife supported by this valuable habitat, and more!

  • 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

May 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. 

  • We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music

    May 18, 2018-August 12, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception:  June 1, 2018, 5:00 – 8:00pm

    Music Maker Blues Review: Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:00 p.m., 463 Court St. Portsmouth

     

    Music Maker Relief Foundation was founded in 1994 by Denise and Timothy Duffy to preserve and share the musical traditions of the Southern musicians that have inspired American music and generations of country, rock, soul and rap musicians the world over.  Their efforts are preserved and featured in an exhibit of black & white photographic portraits and audio recordings.  Artifacts and artwork by such artists as Sam “The Dot Man” McMillian, NC and Elder Anderson Johnson, Newport News from the Music Maker collection are featured.      

    This musical journey kicks-off with a performance by the Music Maker Blues Review, the performing arm of the Music Maker Foundation on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at 463 Court Street.  Co-sponsors: Virginia Arts Festival, Rocket Bike and Portsmouth Museums.  

     

  • 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.

  • POSTPONED - Alabama w/ special guest Montgomery Gentry

    May 20, 2018  6:30 pm - 12:30 am
    Union Bank & Trust Pavilion, 16 Crawford Cir, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    As shows are rescheduled or moved to other locations, information will be posted on Facebook (www.facebook.com/UnionPavilion) and the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion webpage (www.pavilionconcerts.com).

    Doors Open 6:30 pm | Show Starts 7:30 pm
    Superstar country music artists Alabama are coming to Union Bank & Trust Pavilion in Portsmouth on Sunday, May 20, 2018. Montgomery Gentry provides the opening performance. http://www.pavilionconcerts.com/eventslist/69444/389149

  • 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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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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