Newport News: Free Things To Do

Barnes & Noble Yoder Plaza

Description: Weekly storytime- Please check website link to confirm storytime is happening as scheduled.
Phone: (757) 249-2488

Home Depot Kids Workshops

Description: Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
Phone: (757) 833-8101


Description: Kids Skate Free at participating locations during designated times.

Mariners' Museum Park

Description: Private Park open to the public. Includes Lake Maury & Noland Trail.
Phone: (757) 596-2222

Michael's Store Craft Events

Description: Regular free and low cost Make & Take store events for kids. Birthday Parties available
Phone: (757) 833-0466

Newport News Fire Department

Description: Free fire station tours for ages 3 and up. Tours must be prearranged and dates approved.
Phone: (757) 926-8404

Newport News Park

Description: Several Playgrounds. Outdoor Programs for all ages. Many free programs including nature exploration and seasonal hayrides. Home of Newport News Park Discovery Center.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Newport News Public Library

Description: Several different storytimes available for children ages birth to age 5. Some programs do require registration.
Phone: (757) 926-1350

Patrick Henry Mall

Description: Monthly Free "Just Mom & Me" Program
Phone: (757) 249-4305

Peninsula Fine Arts Center

Description: Art Classes for all ages. Free Admission Weekends. Birthday Parties available. Summer Camps for ages 5-12.
Phone: (757) 596-8175