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June 25, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Junior Golf Camp #1

    June 25, 2018-June 28, 2018  
    Links at City Park, 7 CPL. J.L., Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 25-June 28

    Call 465-1500 for more information

June 26, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Junior Golf Camp #1

    June 25, 2018-June 28, 2018  
    Links at City Park, 7 CPL. J.L., Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 25-June 28

    Call 465-1500 for more information

June 27, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Junior Golf Camp #1

    June 25, 2018-June 28, 2018  
    Links at City Park, 7 CPL. J.L., Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 25-June 28

    Call 465-1500 for more information

  • Paradise Pals

    June 27, 2018  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    Children aged 4-7
    Cost: Free Registration is required (757)399-7487, ssumoski@elizabethriver.org
    Join us every Wednesday through August for nature inspired fun! We’ll read a story, complete a craft, and explore the park learning about different plants and animals of the park each week! Parents must accompany their children.

June 28, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Junior Golf Camp #1

    June 25, 2018-June 28, 2018  
    Links at City Park, 7 CPL. J.L., Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 25-June 28

    Call 465-1500 for more information

  • River Kids

    June 28, 2018  10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    10 am – 11:30 am – Birds
    Children aged 8-12
    Cost: Free Registration is required (757) 399-7487, ssumoski@elizabethriver.org
    Join us every Wednesday through August for nature inspired fun! Each week, youth will play a nature related game, complete a craft, and explore the park while learning about a plant or animal that finds Paradise Creek Nature Park home. Parents must accompany their children.

  • Sunset Thursday - Phazz II

    June 28, 2018  6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    High Street Landing, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    6:30 pm – 9 pm
    This is a free concert series of summer shows. All performances will take place on Thursday evening at 6:30 pm. Come relax and enjoy great music, food and beverages, while watching the stunning sunset overlooking the Elizabeth River. There will be no rain dates, if the event is cancelled due to inclement weather, it will not be rescheduled. For more information please call 393-5111.

June 29, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Teen Rangers

    June 29, 2018  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park, 1141 Victory Blvd, Portsmouth, VA 23702, USA

    10 am – 12 pm
    Cost: FREE – Advanced parent permission required. Program Introduction for teens
    Contact ssumoski@elizabethriver.org, 757-399-7487 for questions.

    Calling all teens! Interested in giving back to your community? Want to spend the summer kayaking, exploring, and building your resume? Become a Teen Ranger! We’ll be meeting every Friday starting June 29th through August; explore the park through hiking, fishing, and kayaking, meet area leaders and mentors and learn valuable leadership skills, and complete a small service projects to help keep our park beautiful. Ideal for ages 13-18.

June 30, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

  • Portsmouth Olde Towne Farmers Market

    June 30, 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.

  • Grow Your Own Native Plants

    June 30, 2018  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Paradise Creek Nature Park

    Native plants are terrific for the ecosystem but can be hard to find, not to mention expensive. “So I grow my own,” says Mike Barbachem, an environmental engineer and long-time Elizabeth River Project volunteer. He will share lessons from growing hundreds of native plants for his yard. This workshop will provide participants the needed information about how to grow native plants from seeds. Details about where to buy seeds, how to germinate them, and then how to plant them will be provided. Workshop location, Fred W. Beazley River Academy (blue building), Paradise Creek Nature Park.

    This event is FREE but registration is required: (757)-392-7135, bgavin@elizabethriver.org. Presented by the non-profit Elizabeth River Project. Donations encouraged to keep river restoration growing: elizabethriver.org.

  • Rebelution

    June 30, 2018  6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Union Bank & Trust Pavilion

    Rebelution will headline at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion on Saturday, June 30. Stephen Marley, Common Kings, Zion I and DJ Mackle open the concert. The show starts at 6:30 p.m., and doors open at 5:30 p.m.

    Rebelution is making its third appearance in Portsmouth, having earned a loyal and substantial local following for the dynamic live performances as one of the world’s top reggae bands. The band’s 2012 album debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Reggae and Independent charts, and at #13 on the Top 200 Albums chart. Originally formed in Santa Barbara, CA in 2004, Rebelution’s strong DIY mentality, relentless touring and deep connection to their fan base via social media, has led them to being one of the best-selling reggae artists on the planet.

    Stephen Robert Nesta "Raggamuffin" Marley is the son of Bob Marley and his wife Rita Marley . Stephen is an eight-time Grammy Award winner. His first three solo albums won Grammy awards for Best Reggae Album, adding to the three Grammy awards he had already won as a member of Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers and the two other Grammy awards he earned for producing younger brother Damian's albums “Halfway Tree” and “Welcome to Jamrock."

    All Stephen's albums reached the No. 1 position on the Billboard reggae charts.

    Common Kings’ style and music is a collection of inspirations orchestrated into an array of head-rocking beats, feel-good vibes, and emotional fever. Their crazy, fun-loving attitude compliments Common Kings’ live sound, producing phenomenal hits with rock, reggae, and island influences. These influences originate from each band member’s love for various genres, and widespread knowledge of music.

    Zion I is a most energetic and engaging live act at festivals across the U.S. With a sound and style that bends musical genres, Zion I is able to perform alongside a diverse range of artists ranging from rap, rock and reggae to jam band and EDM. Zion I has risen up the ranks of independent hip-hop to solidify their standing as one of the most prolific conscious rap groups of the past 20 years. Zion I currently consists solely of MC/producer Zumbi continues to create inspired music influenced by social and political woes, personal challenges and triumphs as well as family, spirituality and a raw perspective on the world at large.

    DJ Mackle is a versatile disc jockey and music producer with a passion for delivering music and energy to the people. He performs with two turntables and a microphone, as well as CD players and midi controllers. His educational experience includes a Business Economics degree from UCSB, computer repair expertise, and various studies at the Berklee College of Music. He holds a Business Economics Degree from UCSB and has completed various courses at Berklee College of Music.

    Mackle enjoys performing with 2 turntables and a microphone, as well as CD players and midi controllers.
    His educational experience includes a Business Economics degree from UCSB, computer repair expertise, and various studies at the Berklee College of Music

    Tickets are on sale at the Union Bank & Trust Pavilion Box Office and all Ticketmaster locations, charge by phone at 800.745.3000 or purchase online at ticketmaster.com.

  • Movies In The Park - The LEGO Ninjago Movie

    June 30, 2018  7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    Portsmouth City Park, Cpl J M Williams Ave, Portsmouth, VA 23701, USA

    7 pm
    Cost: Free
    For more information, call 757-393-8481.

July 1, 2018
  • Turtle Travels

    June 2, 2018-September 3, 2018  
    Children's Museum of Virginia, 221 High St, Portsmouth, VA 23704, USA

    June 2 – September 3, 2018

    Turtles and tortoises face threats from habitat challenges and the international pet trade.  You can help these reptiles survive and migrate safely! Track a hidden turtle using telemetry. The exhibit was developed by developed by Environmental Exhibit Collaborative, and designed for family audiences.

     

  • THROUGH DARKNESS TO LIGHT: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad

    June 16, 2018-October 21, 2018  
    Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

    Reception: July 6, 5:00 – 8:00pm

     

    Books have been written on the subject, but there is very little visual documentation about the Underground Railroad. Photographer Jeanine Michna-Bales took on this challenge and spent more than a decade researching “fugitive” slaves and their path to freedom.  As America becomes more diverse today, Michna-Bales believes that an understanding of the experience – and those who lived through it is more relevant than ever.  Through Darkness to Light: Photographs Along the Underground Railroad presents a photographic journey that shares what the experience would have been like for the millions of slaves who sought their path to freedom.  This exhibition is toured by Exhibits USA.  

     

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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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