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Arts & Culture Events

  1. Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder

    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.

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  2. MacArthur Memorial 3rd Annual Military History Film Festival

    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 for more information or to register.

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  3. Virginia Honey Bee Festival 2018

    August 18, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Norfolk Botanical Garden

    Join the Beekeepers Guild of Southeast Virginia and Norfolk Botanical Garden again this year for a fun filled day with bee products, activities, vendors and great information. Learn how to raise bees and purchase “bee” plants to create a bee friendly yard. Taste honey samples, look inside a bee hive and participate in great activities for the entire family! Kids that come dressed as a bee get a free honey stick! Special activities also in the Children’s Garden. Included with regular Garden admission.

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  4. CMA On Screen: Waste Land (2010)

    August 18, 11:00 AM - 4:30 PM @ Chrysler Museum of Art

    Refuse becomes contemporary art in this documentary that follows artist Vik Muniz on a journey to Jardim Gramacho, one of the world's largest landfill located just outside of Rio de Janeiro. The landfill closed in 2012. There he collaborates with a lively group of catadores to recreate photographic images that end up at a prestigious London auction house. Also, enjoy a gallery talk and tour the exhibition, Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder, at 2 p.m.

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  5. National Honeybee Day

    August 18, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    Learning is always an adventure at the Virginia Zoo! Join us for our EdZOOcation Days to explore animals and their habitats through hands-on activities, crafts, stories, Keeper Chats, and up-close encounters with our program animal ambassadors. Contribute directly to conservation efforts around the world and learn about what you can do every day to protect the species you love! You and your honey are invited to spend National Honey Bee Day at the Zoo on August 18 from 11 am to 2 pm. Free with admission.

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Booker T. Washington High School Friends & Alumni Foundation, Inc Honorees' Breakfast

    August 18, 9:30 AM @ Taste N See at The Murray Center

    Mr. Ashley D. Avery and the Booker T Washington Family and Friends Foundation Inc (BTWFAAFI) are requesting you to honor us with your presents to recognize distinguish BTWHS Scholarship Recipients Ministers and Veterans .Please confirm with Mr. Ashley D Avery @757-770-6618. Proceeds to benefit BTWHS students and programs.

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  2. Norfolk Nighthawks: Chik Fil-A Night

    August 18, 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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