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EXHIBIT: Flora / Fauna / Fiber at The Torggler Center (Newport News)

Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News

The Mary M. Torggler Center is delighted to present Flora / Fauna / Fiber, our second major exhibition since our grand opening last fall. The thirteen artists featured in this exhibition embody the diverse ways that contemporary artists utilize fibers and their aggregate, textiles. Each […]

EXHIBIT: Cozy Portraits at the Torggler Center (Newport News)

Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News

This ongoing portrait series combines traditional women’s craft, contemporary DIY culture, portraiture, and a love of the unexpected and absurd. The Cozy Portrait series morphs and conforms to each person I photograph. Though each one of the portraits is specific to the […]

EXHIBIT: Suspended Animation at the Torggler Center (Newport News)

Mary M. Torggler Fine Arts Center 1 Avenue of the Arts, Newport News

Cartoons and animation in all their technicolor splendor were a big influence on me as a child and continue to inform my work as an artist today. The generally accepted first use of the “falling anvil” trick occurred in a […]

EXHIBIT: Amazing Pollinators at the VLM (Newport News)

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

Pollinators are everywhere! They play a vital part in our world’s ecosystem, and are an incredibly varied group. Amazing Pollinators is a visually-stunning, game-based, role-play adventure immersing audiences in the colorful and diverse world of pollinator/plant relationships. Developed in collaboration […]

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Turtle Census at The Virginia Living Museum (Newport News)

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

The Virginia Living Museum Education and Herpetology staff began a multi-year research project to monitor the population changes of freshwater turtles in a local watershed over time. The goals were to see what percentage of these turtles were native and […]

3D Rainbow Creature Craft Monster Workshop at Kidcreate Studio (Newport News)

Kidcreate Studio 12715 Warwick Blvd Suite D, Newport News

Drip, drop, splatter, splash!  In this class, artists will use a special messy painting technique as they create a colorful paint monster with three-dimensional details.  We’ll explore what happens when we mix colors together- how cool!  Dress for a mess, […]

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Fur-Goodness Sake! at NN Park (Newport News)

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News

Mammals have fur, and fur is good to have! Bring your family to the Discovery Center to learn about the different kinds of fur that animals have on their bodies, and how it can provide warmth, cooling and protection - […]

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Cool Kid Zone at Cool Wave Washplex (Newport News)

Cool Wave Washplex 12095 Jefferson Ave, Newport News

KID-FRIENDLY FUN EVERY SATURDAY, 10am-5pm! FREE SURPRISE GIVEAWAYS FOR THE KIDS EVERY DAY! ​KEEP AN EYE OUT... YOU MIGHT SEE DANNY OR DOLLY DOLPHIN EACH KID GETS A PRIZE PUNCH CARD! GET A HOLE PUNCH EVERY TIME YOU VISIT. 10 […]

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Exhibit: Standing Strong Together at the Newsome House (Newport News)

The Newsome House Museum & Cultural Center 2803 Oak Avenue, Newport News

The Standing Strong Together historical exhibition honors the legacy, courage and strength of the men and women of the Minute Men Task Force. The Minute Men were a group of community members who formed in 1994 in the wake of attacks on African-American […]

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Super Science Live at The Virginia Living Museum (Newport News)

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

Time: 11:30am & 2:30pm, daily (May 30 – September 5) Duration: 15 minutes These daily science demonstrations will help guests learn about pollinators and the role they play in the ecosystem. The program discussions include: Wind tubes and discussion of air flow […]

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$10 Saturday Clay at Village Studio Arts (Newport News)

Village Studio Arts 10864 Warwick Blvd, Newport News

$10 featured projects are offered Saturday afternoons and take roughly 30 minutes to complete. Project directions, supplies, and firing fees are included in the price. This is a do-it-yourself experience and is not a pottery class.  Please keep your project making time […]

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PAWS to Read at Main Street Library (Newport News)

Main Street Library 110 Main Street, Newport News

Join us at Main Street Library for PAWS to Read. Children aged 6-11 can come practice their reading skills with an adorable and patient audience. Volunteers and their trained therapy dogs make this program possible. PAWS to Read is every […]

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Fur-Goodness Sake! at NN Park (Newport News)

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News

Mammals have fur, and fur is good to have! Bring your family to the Discovery Center to learn about the different kinds of fur that animals have on their bodies, and how it can provide warmth, cooling and protection - […]

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Super Science Live at The Virginia Living Museum (Newport News)

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

Time: 11:30am & 2:30pm, daily (May 30 – September 5) Duration: 15 minutes These daily science demonstrations will help guests learn about pollinators and the role they play in the ecosystem. The program discussions include: Wind tubes and discussion of air flow […]

Date Night- To Infinity and Beyond at Kidcreate Studio (Newport News)

Kidcreate Studio 12715 Warwick Blvd Suite D, Newport News

Do you have plans that don’t include your little ones? Do you want to see a movie that isn’t animated or enjoy a dinner that doesn’t include french fries? Sign your kids up for their own night out. Come create […]

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Lionsbridge Football Club Game at TowneBank Stadium (Newport News)

CNU - TowneBank Stadium Moores Lane, Newport News

SEASON TICKETS: Available now! Your Season Ticket Jersey or Wristband gets you access to every... single... game.  League matches, friendlies and yes, even the playoffs. It's by far the best deal in town. SINGLE GAME TICKETS: Will go on sale in April. But, […]

Night Sounds in Nature at NN Park (Newport News)

Newport News Park 13560 Jefferson Avenue, Newport News

After sundown, the park fills with an amazing chorus of frogs, toads, insects and more. Meet at the Campground Office for a short introduction to our singers, then we’ll take a short hike to hear their evening concert. Can you […]