July 13, 10:00 AM - October 14, 5:00 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art
Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder examines the full breadth of the imaginative artist’s career and features more than 100 photographs, including many of Muniz’s most recent works.
August 9, 7:00 PM - October 31, 9:00 PM @ The MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center
The MacArthur Memorial is hosting its third annual Military History Film Festival August – October 2018. To commemorate the World War I Centennial, the 2018 films will focus on the courage and sacrifice of American troops in World War I. The film festival will kick off on August 9, 2018. In partnership with the Military Aviation Museum of Virginia Beach, the MacArthur Memorial will screen The Millionaires' Unit (2015) (120 mins).The festival will continue with screenings of The Fighting 69th (1940) on September 13, 2018 and Sergeant York (1941) on October 4, 2018. All screenings will take place in the MacArthur Memorial Visitors Center Theatre at 7:00 PM. Admission is FREE but registration is requested. Visit www.macarthurmemorial.org for more information or to register.
August 10, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM @ Virginia Zoological Park
We’re wild about our animals! Help us celebrate some of our favorite Zoo friends and their wild counterparts by joining us for Animal Appreciation Days! Explore all the things that make our animals unique, learn about their threats in the wild, and learn what the Zoo and our partners are doing to protect these species.
What you can expect to experience:
Trailhosts at the lion exhibit
Keeper Chat at Noon
This month we’re featuring a special lion Zoodoption. Symbolically adopt our lions, Mramba, Zola and Emery between August 6 and August 10 at the $50 level and you’ll entered to win a Sneak Peek Behind the Scenes encounter with that animal for you and one guest. Plus, your purchase will directly benefit the Pride Lion Conservation Alliance. Pre-purchased Zoodoptions will be available for pickup the day of the event, or will be mailed after August 13.
August 10, 6:00 PM - 9:30 PM @ Ocean View Beach Park
August 10, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Elmwood Cemetery
Join tour guide Shannon Stafford for a walking tour that focuses on the funerary artwork, mourning rituals, and burial practices of Victorian-era America. Suggested donation of $5.
August 10, 9:30 PM
This summer will be the third season of the Norfolk Nighthawks, a free recreation program that provides a safe space and enrichment opportunities for young people 18+ held each Friday and Saturday night, 9:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m., during the summer. This year’s season expands from three to five locations in Norfolk, such as East Ocean View Community Center, which will host a new night fishing program for participants. 2018 will kick-off with an adult All-Star Basketball Game at Norview Community Center on June 29. Training such as computer coding and food handler’s certification, as well as fun activities like a hip hop dance class, will be at the various locations throughout the summer.
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