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Dominion Energy Presents Liberty Ice Pavilion (Williamsburg)

Liberty Ice Pavilion W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg

Enjoy a family-friendly activity this holiday season on historic Duke of Gloucester St. Join us at the Liberty Ice Pavilion sponsored by Dominion Energy.  Experience the sights, sounds, and smells of the holidays with a few turns on the ice. Parking is available at the Art […]

Military: Winter Reading Challenge at NASO (Virginia Beach)

NAS Oceana 1750 Tomcat Blvd, Virginia Beach

Join NAS Oceana/Dam Neck Annex MWR for our winter reading challenge. Readers can log their minutes by sending a message via Facebook Messenger to the NAS Oceana/Dam Neck Facebook page (@NASODN.MWR). The reader with the most logged hours in each age […]

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Winter Reading Programs in Hampton Roads

Don't miss our BIG LIST of Winter Reading Programs for kids (and adults) in Hampton Roads, VA! Click HERE for the BIG LIST -------> Winter Reading Programs in Hampton Roads 

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EXHIBIT: Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal (Norfolk)

MacArthur Memorial 198 Bank St., Norfolk

On October 15, 2021 at 10:00 A.M., the MacArthur Memorial in downtown Norfolk will open a new free special exhibit entitled: Command Presence: MacArthur, Media & Mass Appeal. This new exhibit will explore General Douglas MacArthur’s relationship with the press and […]

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Whale Watching Tours (Virginia Beach)

Rudee Tours 200 Winston Salem Ave, Virginia Beach

Our knowledgeable captain and crew will lead you on an educational journey along the Atlantic coast in search of whales, dolphins, seals, and seabirds. The highlight of these trips is spotting humpback whales, which can often be seen breaching, flipper […]

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Read for a Better World with NPL (Norfolk)

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 Let's read, Norfolk! Norfolk Public Library is hosting its annual Winter Reading Challenge, January 1 - 31, 2022. "Read for a Better World" encourages youth, ages 5 - 18, to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. During the month […]

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Suffolk Public Library’s Winter Reading Challenge (Suffolk)

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Let's show America how much Suffolk reads by reading together and building up our community through books! Beginning January 1, 2022, the Suffolk Public Library will be kicking off the Winter Reading Challenge, which consists of promoting reading throughout Suffolk to help […]

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EXHIBIT: The Creative Mind at Nauticus (Norfolk)

Nauticus 1 Waterside Dr, Norfolk, VA

Nauticus welcomes THE CREATIVE MIND to Norfolk! A traveling exhibit that celebrates the contributions of African Americans to medicine, mathematics, engineering, and all branches of science, it highlight’s some of today’s and notable figures from the past’s outstanding careers and […]

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Family Storytime at Major Hillard Library (Chesapeake)

Major Hillard Library 824 Old George Washington Hwy N, Chesapeake

Let's get together and have some fun with in-person family storytime! Featuring: stories, rhymes and songs for all ages. Please register children and adults. Masks required for ages two and older.

Homeschool: Day and Night at the Virginia Living Museum (Newport News)

The Virginia Living Museum 524 J Clyde Morris Blvd, Newport News

Day and Night Time: 10:00am Participants: All Ages (recommended for K-2 students) Description: An exploration of shadows and how they relate to our experience of day and night.  Focused on the mechanics of day and night and the Earth’s rotation. […]

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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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Babygarten (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

Ages 0-15 months with caregiver/parent. We will share play, books, nursery rhymes and songs that you can duplicate at home to develop early literacy and motor skills.

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Toddler Tales at Tabb Library (Yorktown)

Tabb Library 100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown

Toddler Tales is an introduction to story time for toddlers and their parent/caregiver. The program is designed for children to experience literature through interactive play, songs and books while providing early literacy information to parents and caregivers. Register online, in […]

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Family Storytime In Person & Virtual at Morgan Memorial Library (Suffolk/Online)

Morgan Memorial Public Library 443 W. Washington Street, Suffolk

An early literacy-based storytime with stories, rhymes, songs, and more for littles (babies, toddlers, preschoolers) and their caregivers. Registration is only required for children attending in-person. Family Storytime is geared for ages 0-5. To view Family Storytime virtually, please join our Baby & Me Facebook […]

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Toddler Tales at Tabb Library (Yorktown)

Tabb Library 100 Long Green Blvd, Yorktown

Toddler Tales is an introduction to story time for toddlers and their parent/caregiver. The program is designed for children to experience literature through interactive play, songs and books while providing early literacy information to parents and caregivers. Register online, in […]

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Young at Art at Grissom Library (Newport News)

Grissom Library 366 DeShazor Drive, Newport News

Dress for mess and create art together using various supplies and mediums! This event is designed for child and caregiver participation. For ages 2-5. Separate registration is required for each date this event is held. We will follow the CDC […]

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Sensory Play Time at Surge Adventure Park (Virginia Beach)

Surge Adventure Park - VB 2720 N Mall Drive, Virginia Beach

You asked, and we listened! Every Wednesday, we will offer Sensory Play Time from 11 AM - 1 PM without loud music and flashing lights! We want guests of all ages and needs to be able to enjoy time in […]

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Sensory Play Wednesday at Surge Adventure Park (Virginia Beach)

Surge Adventure Park - VB 2720 N Mall Drive, Virginia Beach

SENSORY PLAY WEDNESDAY Sensory Play Wednesday is designed for children with special needs to enjoy Surge Adventure Park every Wednesday from 11 AM – 1 PM without loud music or flashing lights! Offer is valid at participating Surge Adventure Parks […]

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Homeschool Meetup Winter 2022 at Main Library (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth Main Library 601 Court Street, Portsmouth

Portsmouth Public Library's Homeschool Meetup is back for the fall! We will be connecting in a hybrid (virtual and in person) format for this 6 week session. This winter we will be exploring the history, art, science, and literature of […]

Virtual Event: MacArthur’s Birthday Parties: 1952-1964 (Online)

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January 26 marks the birthday of General Douglas MacArthur. During World War II and the occupation of Japan, MacArthur's birthday was a major ceremonial occasion. Following his return to the United States, an annual birthday dinner/SWPA reunion was held in […]

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Spring Homeschool Art Class at Suffolk Art League (Suffolk)

Suffolk Art Gallery 118 Bosley Avenue, Suffolk

Join Homeschool Art Educator Allyson Cover in this 6-session spring class! Students will explore color theory, line and perspective in a fun and educational environment. For ages 8-13, meeting from 1pm to 3pm. Cost is $60 for Suffolk Art League […]

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Once Upon a STEAM (Poquoson)

Poquoson Public Library 500 City Hall Ave, Poquoson

Ages 4-5, join us for early learning fun with a focus on STEAM elements as we explore picture books and create hands-on book based art, science, and math activities for your preschooler.

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Whale Watching Boat Tours (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Aquarium, Boat Dock 717 General Booth Blvd., Virginia Beach

This 2-2.5 hour tour brings you as close as possible to commonly observed species like acrobatic humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins, as well as an immense variety of seabirds and waterfowl. Tours typically run from mid-December to early March. Whale […]

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Burn Out Day Camp at Virginia Beach Sports Center (Virginia Beach)

Virginia Beach Sports Center 1045 19th Street, Virginia Beach

Early release from school?  No problem!  The Virginia Beach Sports Center is now offering active classes to fill their afternoons.  There is nothing better than knowing your child is enjoying a state-of-the-art facility and remaining active in safe, supervised environment […]

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Advanced Chess (Williamsburg)

Williamsburg Library 515 Scotland St, Williamsburg

More experienced young chess players up to age 18 can hone their skills with our volunteer instructor at half-hour weekly sessions. Registration is required; please call Williamsburg Regional Library at 757.741.3300, option 4 for more information or to sign up.

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Kids Night Out at Color Me Mine (Norfolk)

Color Me Mine 1300 Colley Ave., Norfolk

1/12: NO GROWN-UPS ALLOWED! Let's get messy, have fun, and make some marbled artwork! $35 + tax includes ceramic bowl & mug, paints, instruction, glazing and firing, snacks and fun! 1/26: NO GROWN-UPS ALLOWED! Let's get messy, have fun, and […]

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Girls Who Code at Portsmouth Main Library (Portsmouth)

Portsmouth Main Library 601 Court Street, Portsmouth

Join us at Main Library for Girls Who Code! Girls and non-binary students will learn the basics of computer programming. Grades 3rd-5th meet every Thursday at 4:30 pm and grades 6th-12th meet every Wednesday at 4:30 pm. Questions or need […]

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Lego Masters Jr. Meetup at North Suffolk Library (Suffolk)

North Suffolk Library 2000 Bennets Creek Park Road, Suffolk

Love Legos? Learn new skills and practice skills through building challenges, games, and building with friends. All skill levels welcome! 1 in a series of 4 (plus a tournament!), but participants are welcome to join at any point in the series. For ages […]

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Jump for Jesus at Surge Adventure Park (Virginia Beach)

Surge Adventure Park - VB 2720 N Mall Drive, Virginia Beach

Have you heard about Jump for Jesus at Surge Adventure Parks? Jump for Jesus allows you to jump from 6 PM – Close on Wednesday nights for only $8.99 per hour. Churches and youth groups are encouraged to use our […]