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  1. Barnes & Noble Yoder Plaza
    Weekly storytime- Please check website link to confirm storytime is happening as scheduled.
    Yoder Plaza Shopping Center 12170 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA 23602
    (757) 249-2488
  2. Community Empowerment Center – STEM
    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.
    5405 Roanoke Avenue Newport News, Virginia 23605
    757-317-1105
  3. Deer Park
    Home of Boundless Playground (wheelchair accessible). Ball fields, picnic areas, fishing, hiking trails.
    11523 Jefferson Avenue Newport News, VA
    (757) 886-7912
  4. Downing Gross Cultural Arts Center
    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
    2410 Wickham Avenue Newport News, Virginia 23607
    (757) 247- 8950
  5. HobbyTown Newport News
    Special Events, R/C Racing, Model Builds, Pokemon Club, and Camps for Kids.
    12761 Jefferson Ave Newport News, VA
    (757) 890-4515
  6. Home Depot Kids Workshops
    Free Hands-On Workshops for Kids ages 5-12. Registration is recommended, they often fill up!
    Locations throughout Hampton Roads, see website for the closest store.
  7. JoAnn
    Sewing, crafting, and art classes/lessons for kids. Free events monthly. Birthday parties available.
    14346 Warwick Blvd Ste 480 Newport News, VA 23602
    757-886-9089
  8. KidsSkateFree
    Kids Skate Free at participating locations during designated times.
  9. Lowe’s DIY Kids’ Workshops
    Free Hand-On Building Clinics for Kids. Registration is recommended, these do fill up!
    Locations throughout Hampton Roads, VA
  10. Main Street Library
    Activities, Events, and Storytimes.
    110 Main Street Newport News, VA 23601
    (757) 591-4858
  11. Mariners’ Museum Park
    Private Park open to the public. Includes Lake Maury & Noland Trail.
    100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 23606
    (757) 596-2222
  12. Michael’s Store Craft Events
    Regular free and low cost Make & Take store events for kids. Birthday Parties available
    Locations throughout Hampton Roads, VA
  13. Newport News Fire Department
    Free fire station tours for ages 3 and up. Tours must be prearranged and dates approved.
    Newport News, VA
    (757) 926-8404
  14. Newport News Park
    Several Playgrounds. Outdoor Programs for all ages. Many free programs including nature exploration and seasonal hayrides. Home of Newport News Park Discovery Center.
    13560 Jefferson Avenue Newport News VA 23603
    (757) 886-7912
  15. Newport News Public Library
    Several different storytimes available for children ages birth to age 5. Some programs do require registration.
    Various locations throughout Newport News, VA
    (757) 926-1350
  16. Pearl Bailey Library
    Activities, Events, and Storytimes
    2510 Wickham Ave Newport News, VA 23607
    (757) 247-8677
  17. Virgil I. Grissom Library
    Activities, Events, and Storytimes
    366 DeShazor Drive Newport News, VA 23608
    (757) 369-3190