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Arts & Culture Events

  1. Sumi-e & Bonsai

    February 17 - April 7 @ Titustown Recreation & Visual Arts Center

    The Blue Heron Chapter of the Sumi-e Society of America and the Bonsai Study Group honor The Year of the Dog at The Paul Street Gallery. Celebrate man's best friend and the beautiful artwork inspired by this Chinese zodiac animal. Fun facts: Years of the Dog include 1934, 1946, 1958, 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, 2018, and 2030. If you are a Dog, you are in the company of famous figures such as Mother Theresa, Winston Churchill, Elvis Presley, Madonna, and Steven Spielberg!

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  2. 2018 MEAC Basketball Tournament

    March 5, 11:00 AM - March 10, 7:30 PM @ Norfolk Scope Arena

    In its more than four decades of history, MEAC has created a tradition of producing great tournaments, teams and talent. So make your plans today to be a part of this, the latest chapter of MEAC traditions.

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  3. Offsite Gallery opening "Gertrude's Group Art Exhibit"

    March 9, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Offsite Gallery @World Trade Center

    Join us for an opening reception! Exhibition on view through April 27. Save the date: April 21, 2-4pm: Conversation with the artists In 2014, a life changing incident prevented Professor of Art George Tussing from living in his Portsmouth home w/ wife & artist, Jean Peacock. Matthew Bernier, artist & Associate Professor at EVMS, John Tobin, master ceramicist & art teacher, & photographer Dave Chance began to keep Jean company by joining her for Wednesday night dinners. Soon, Carolyn Flowers, an artist & former teacher joined them. The meals turned gourmet, wines became select & artists from Portsmouth, Virginia Beach & Norfolk were invited to attend. The group, named after Gertrude Stein, now consists of 16 who meet for weekly Wednesday fun. This will be their 2nd exhibition. Read about Gertrude's Group in the Virginian Pilot: https://pilotonline.com/news/local/portsmouth-group-named-after-gertrude-stein-talks-art-politics-and/article_e1c3fa2a-af9a-5344-b7c1-ecf9379eba06.html

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  4. Shamrockin' in Ghent

    March 9, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Ghent

    Hope House Foundation in conjunction with Southern Bank will present 2018’s Shamrockin’ In Ghent. This block party is free and open to the public and will take place on Colley Avenue in Norfolk’s historic Ghent district between Shirley and Gates Avenues.

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Teen Tech Week

    March 5 - March 10 @ Norfolk Public Library

    Tweens & Teens: Complete for prizes and a chance to be a finalist in NPL's annual Teen Tech Week Tournament! The top three winners from each branch will advance to the championship on Saturday, March 17 at Slover Library.

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  2. NeighborWorks Course: Building Community and Promoting Equity through Revitalization

    March 9, 8:30 AM - March 10, 4:30 PM @ Police - Third Precinct

    The Department of Neighborhood Development has contracted with the nation’s premier neighborhood training organization, NeighborWorks, to make courses available to Norfolk neighborhoods. They are in depth courses and require advance registration and in some cases a two day commitment. For full course description click Agenda Link.

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  3. Shamrockin' in Ghent

    March 9, 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Colley Ave in Ghent

    Hope House Foundation in conjunction with sponsor Southern Bank will present 2018’s Shamrockin’ In Ghent. This block party will take place on Colley Avenue in Norfolk’s historic Ghent district between Shirley and Gates Avenues.

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