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  1. Military Gets a Special Rate in May at Nauticus

    May 1, 10:00 AM - May 31, 5:00 PM @ Nauticus & Battleship Wisconsin

    In recognition of May being Military Appreciation Month, Nauticus will honor members of our armed forces with a special admission rate. All month, active duty, retired and veteran military adults can visit Nauticus and the Battleship Wisconsin for only $12. A military i.d. is required. No other discounts will apply.

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  2. World War 1 Symposium: The Forging of America's World War 2 Leadership

    May 19, 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM @ MacArthur Memorial

    Many of America's World War 2 leaders were molded by the experience of World War 1. The MacArthur Memorial's May 2018 World War 1 Symposium will highlight Harry S. Truman, George C. Marshall, Douglas MacArthur, and Dwight D. Eisenhower and explore how their services during World War 1 shaped their leadership styles and strategic vision during World War 2.

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  3. 34th Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival

    May 19, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Stockley Gardens

    For over 30 years, Hope House has been the vision behind the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival. And now, the free event is a community tradition, drawing more than 50,000 visitors annually. Twice a year, on the third weekend in May and October, people flock to Stockley Gardens in Norfolk's historic Ghent neighborhood to browse through jewelry, pottery, paintings, and other works of art by over 130 artists. The park is full of strollers and dogs and tantalizing smells. Music drifts from the stage. Friends stop to chat. And throughout the weekend, there is a feeling of hope.

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  4. The 17th Annual Virginia Beer Festival

    May 19, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ TowneBank Fountain Park

    The mid-Atlantic’s largest and longest running beer festival celebrates its 17th year with a diverse selection of more than 150 beers and ciders from Virginia and around the world, local food, live music, and master brewers at the popular VEER Brew School. New this year, ease over to the brand new beer garden while local country rock favorite Buckshot performs on stage.

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Bike Month

  1. Community Ride to Northside

    May 19, 10:00 AM @ Wards Corner

    Family paced bike ride from Ward's Corner to Northside Park. Join Bike Norfolk in a ride from Ward's Corner, through Forest Lawn Cemetery, on the Bayview bike lanes and into Northside Park, where participants may ride off-road trails. Helmets required for all participants. Total distance 10 miles.

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  2. Commuting: It's Totally Possible!

    May 19, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ MacArthur Center Mall

    Join us for an informative hour w/ Q&A time focused on bicycle commuting. Topics: -Apparel, functional clothes and transitioning from bike to business wear. -Gear you should carry, gear used to help carry, and considerations based on conditions. -Finally we'll discuss some well traveled routes and rules of the road so that you can get around safely and confidently.

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  3. Kids' Bike Rodeo

    May 19, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Tarrallton Park

    *NOTE: The rode has been cancelled due to predicted rain.* Kids learn bike safety, take a short group ride, try out a BMX track, and have the chance to win a bike!

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. 4th Annual DHH Family Day Camp

    May 19, 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Calcott Elementary School

    ALL deaf and hard of hearing children and their families are invited. RSVP required! Free lunch, magician, games, crafts, prizes and more!

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  2. Norfolk Public Health Low-Cost Rabies Clinic

    May 19, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Norfolk Health Center

    The Norfolk Department of Public Health will be conducting a low cost rabies clinic for dogs and cats.

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