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

Community Empowerment Center - STEM

Description: Summer 2020 - Virtual programs available!

After-school and summer camp programs designed for elementary thru middle school students. Our monthly STEM engagements are intended for the entire family.
Phone: 757-317-1105

Deer Park

Description: Home of Boundless Playground (wheelchair accessible). Ball fields, picnic areas, fishing, hiking trails.
Phone: (757) 886-7912

Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center

Description: 2020 Summer Camp has been postponed. Additional Summer programming is available virtually!

Cultural arts center offering free and paid events every month including concerts, plays, dance performances, movies, children’s programming and instruction. Summer Camps and Birthday Parties Available
Phone: (757) 247- 8950

HobbyTown Newport News

Description: Special Events, R/C Racing, Model Builds, Pokemon Club, and Camps for Kids.
Phone: (757) 890-4515

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

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

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

JoAnn

Description: Sewing, crafting, and art classes/lessons for kids. Free events monthly. Birthday parties available.
Phone: 757-886-9089

KidsSkateFree

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

Lowe's DIY Kids' Workshops

Description: Free Hand-On Building Clinics for Kids. Registration is recommended, these do fill up!
Phone: (757) 988-1700

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

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
 
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