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All the Feels Winter Reading Challenge (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

January 1st through February 28th Experience all the feels this winter and read something that evokes your emotions! All ages are invited to participate in our All the Feels Winter Reading Challenge. Sign up online or use the Beanstack app to track your reading progress […]

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Winter Reading Programs in Hampton Roads

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Another incentive for the kids to read this winter! Local Winter Reading Programs. Find our Big List here: Winter Reading Programs in Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Chinese New Year Crafts @ Main Library (Hampton)

Hampton Main Library 4207 Victoria Blvd, Hampton

Beginning January 23rd through February 9th, we're celebrating the year of the rabbit with fun crafts. Supplies will be provided. Fun for all ages.

Smithfield & Isle of Wight County Restaurant Week (Smithfield)

Save the Date for the 2023 Restaurant Week! January 27 - February 4, 2023. Participating restaurants will showcase some favorites dishes and offer new items too on special Restaurant Week Menus offered at a great price. Confirmed Participating Restaurants: Bubba & Franks […]

Mini-Masterpieces : Paint a Feeling at Poquoson Library (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

It’s a Tiny Art Show! Pick up your canvas and information sheet at the library (while supplies last) and create your own unique art on canvas, using materials of all kinds from paint to collage. Bring your art back to the […]

Winter Wildlife Festival (Virginia Beach)

Join Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation for a celebration of coastal wildlife and nature! The 2023 Winter Wildlife Festival will be January 28 through February 5. Featuring two keynote speakers, choose your next wildlife adventure from over 50 tours, a […]

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Mindful Mondays at Van Wyck Branch Library (Norfolk)

Van Wyck Branch, Norfolk Public Library 1368 De Bree Ave., Norfolk

This recurring program on Mondays is a drop-in opportunity for adults to start their week with a clear mind by using premium coloring supplies and coloring sheets to make a beautiful work of art.

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Discover Steampunk at Virginia Aquarium (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia Beach

A new limited-time exhibition fusing art, history, and technology will be on display in our Changing Exhibits gallery next month. Discover Steampunk features interactive exhibits inspired by innovators and historical figures of the late 1800s, such as writers like Jules Verne and […]

Roblox Development Day Camp (Virginia Beach)

Code Ninjas Virginia Beach 3300 Princess Anne Rd, #739, Virginia Beach

Experienced Roblox game builders will take their skills to the next level in this camp as they learn coding fundamentals and dig deeper into the game-making side of Roblox. Using Lua programming language Ninjas will create their own timed, sudden-death […]

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Little Leapers at SkyZone (Hampton)

SkyZone Hampton 2055 Executive Dr, Hampton

PLAY TIME WITH A PURPOSE Little Leapers is a fun, high-energy play adventure, created for parents and little ones to enjoy together. You’ll love watching your child bounce, climb, and explore in a safe environment while interacting with similar age […]

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Preschool Open Play at Oceanfront Library (Virginia Beach)

Oceanfront Area Library 700 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

Enjoy a warm and inviting space where you and your child can play and socialize with others in the community. Please note: This is a social event for both caregiver and child, as opposed to a traditionally structured program. Ages […]

Winter Wildlife Festival StoryWalk at Kempsville Library (Virginia Beach)

Kempsville Area Library 832 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach

Join us for the Winter Wildlife Festival StoryWalk® featuring  Marion Dane Bauer's Winter Dance.  We hope that you will enjoy this StoryWalk®, presented by the Virginia Beach Parks & Recreation and Virginia Beach Public Library. Engage in fun activities while you […]

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Music & Movement at Poquoson Library (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

Music & Movement Monday        10:15 - 10:45 AM For ages 16-24 months with caregiver/parent. Designed to engage toddlers in gaining fine motor skills and tune musical ears while having fun! We will introduce your little ones to various musical […]

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Babies in Bloom at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

In this interactive storytime, we give a gentle introduction to the wonderful world of books and reading. Using a combination of books, music, and fingerplay, we set the stage for skills in early language, rhythm, and body awareness. For infants […]

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Family Storytime at North Suffolk Library (Suffolk)

North Suffolk Library 2000 Bennets Creek Park Road, Suffolk

An early literacy-based storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, and more for littles (babies, toddlers, preschoolers) and their caregivers. No registration required. Family Storytime is geared for ages 0-5.  

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KinderSTEM at Barron F. Black Branch (Norfolk)

Barron F. Black Branch, Norfolk Public Library 6700 East Tanners Creek Drive, Norfolk

KinderSTEM is a fun, interactive program that teaches children colors, shapes, letters, numbers and other basic concepts through group activities, books and hands-on exploration at individual learning stations. (Ages 3 – 5)

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Babygarten at Blyden Branch Library (Norfolk)

Blyden Branch Library 897 East Princess Anne Road, Norfolk

Grow a happy, healthy baby one rhyme at a time! Babygarten features fun songs, movement activities, colorful toys, board books and great resources for parents.  (Babies, 0-2)

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Drop-in Just 2s Storytime at Windsor Woods Library (Virginia Beach)

Windsor Woods Area Library 3612 South Plaza Trail, Virginia Beach

Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs, concepts (i.e. colors, shapes, etc.) and early literacy tips with your curious toddler, as they develop independence as well as pre-literacy and social skills. Age 2 with caregiver. Registration is not required. Programs that do not require […]

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Virtual Event: National Geographic Explorer Classroom Gr K-2 (Online)

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Join Explorer Classroom — a live interactive session that connects young people with National Geographic Explorers — to hear behind-the-scenes stories and interact with cutting-edge scientists, researchers, and powerful storytellers from around the globe. All events are free, open to […]

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Babygarten at Park Place Library (Norfolk)

Park Place Branch Library 620 West 29th St., Norfolk

Grow a happy, healthy baby one rhyme at a time! Babygarten features fun songs, movement activities, colorful toys, board books and great resources for parents.  (Babies, 0-2)

Homeschool Tween Hangouts: Video Games at Kempsville Library (Virginia Beach)

Kempsville Area Library 832 Kempsville Road, Virginia Beach

Calling all homeschool tweens! Here's your chance to meet other tweens, make new friends, and enjoy fun activities. This month's activity is playing video games! Grades 4-8. Registration is not required, drop in any time! 

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A Tale for Two with VBSPCA (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Beach SPCA 3040 Holland Road, Virginia Beach

A Tale for Two is an extension of our Listening Ears Program which pairs a young reader with an animal to make the experience of reading more fun. By bringing the readers to our shelter, our adoptable cats and dogs […]

Winter Fun! at MEO Central Library (Virginia Beach)

MEO Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia Beach

Winter is halfway through. Let’s celebrate what makes Winter special with games and stories! Grades Preschool through 2nd grade. Registration is required.   

Tech Explorers at Morgan Memorial Library (Suffolk)

Morgan Memorial Library 443 W. Washington Street, Suffolk

Jan: Explore technology with hands-on, tech-based crafts! This month, we're using squishy circuits. Registration required. For elementary ages.

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Math Help at Cuffee Library (Chesapeake)

Dr. Clarence V. Cuffee Outreach & Innovation Library 2726 Border Road, Chesapeake

Let's get together and have fun working on math skills. We will be following the Pacing Guides to reinforce the calendar, counting, money, compare and order sets and numbers and more. Grades 2-3, 4-5PM; Grade 4-5, 5-6PM

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JUL/VB Chess Club at Joint Use Library (Virginia Beach)

Joint-Use Library 1700 College Crescent, Virginia Beach

Rotating competition is organized by the club coordinator.  Knowledge of chess rules is required; limited instruction may be provided for beginners.  Chess equipment has been generously donated by Virginia Chess Federation, private donors, and the TCC Chess Club.  All ages. […]

Little Scientists at Pearl Bailey Library (Newport News)

Pearl Bailey Library 2510 Wickham Ave, Newport News

Join us at Pearl Bailey Library for Little Scientists! This STEAM program is for kids who love to learn and explore through hands-on scientific experiments and crafts. Each program will involve a different subject. Registration is not required. For kids […]

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Circle of Support at Polkadot Play (Virginia Beach)

Polkadot Play 1270 Diamond Springs, Virginia Beach

If you would like to find more of a community to connect, reflect, and receive support this one is for you! Polkadot Play’s, Kayleigh Kalamar PT DPT & Minds in Motion’s, Jiselle Velazquez MS OTR/L will be hosting a parent […]