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Arts & Culture Events

  1. "A Saturday in Ocean View" photographs by Glen McClure

    March 15 - April 26 @ Offsite Gallery, World Trade Center

    Glen McClure’s photographs forge a connection between the subject and the viewer. For this exhibition, Glen and a team of four created portraits of random people encountered in parking lots, on sidewalks and at the beach entrance to the Chesapeake Bay during a September 29, 2018 visit to the Ocean View neighborhood. With over 60 solo exhibitions since 1997, Glen’s work can be found in collections at the Chrysler Museum of Art, the Mariners’ Museum, the Taubman Museum of Art and in numerous private collections.

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    April 1 - November 30 @ Elmwood Cemetery

    NORFOLK SOCIETY FOR CEMETERY CONSERVATION (NSCC) VOLUNTEER WORKDAYS: Tasks include landscape maintenance, beautification projects, and monument restoration and cleaning. Check calendar for more info:

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  3. Virginia Zoo April Membership Swap - Military Aviation Museum

    April 1 - April 30

    The Virginia Zoo and the Military Aviation Museum are swapping members for the month of April. Please visit our website for more details.

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  4. Breakfast with the Animals

    April 6, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Virginia Zoological Park

    This event is a rare opportunity to enjoy breakfast at the Zoo and then watch the animals eat their breakfast too! Zoo volunteers will also be at exhibits to dish out interesting animal facts during this once-a-year event. All day Zoo admission is included!

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    April 6, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Elmwood Cemetery

    Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he tells you stories of strange deaths that were caused by technology.

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  6. Stars of Tomorrow featuring the Boys Choir of Hampton Roads and Rhythmania

    April 6, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ First Baptist Church Berkley

    Tidewater Area Musicians presents "Stars of Tomorrow," highlighting musical talents of our youth. The renowned Mrs. Peggy Britt is Mistress of Ceremonies.

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  7. Attucks Jazz Club: Ryan Keberle, trombone

    April 6, 8:00 PM @ Attucks Theatre

    Equally at home on the stage, in the film studio or in the pit on Broadway, this masterful trombonist is a “relentlessly prolific sideman” (JazzTimes) who has performed five Grammy Award-winning records. Discover "one of the most in-demand trombonists on the scene” (All About Jazz).

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Autism Speaks Safety Fair

    April 6, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Harbor Park Lots

    Autism Speaks Safety Fair presented by the Floyd E. Kellam Jr. Family Fund. Meet local first responders and service providers and receive safety information. - Tour emergency vehicles - Meet K9 units, handlers and fire rescue personnel - Get your picture with police officers - Receive free Safety Kit, Project Lifesaver resources, and safety tip information - Enjoy community resource fair with face painting, fun tattoos and more Who Should Come? Individuals with autism and their families/caretakers. Free refreshments & First responders from Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Hampton, Suffolk, Newport News, & Chesapeake. QUESTIONS? PLEASE CONTACT: or (703) 228-9908

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  2. Recreation, Parks & Open Space: Coach's Corner

    April 6, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Norfolk Boxing Center, Huntersville Center, Lakewood Park, Berkley Center, East Ocean View Center, Titustown Center

    Program Overview: In partnership with Norfolk Recreation, Parks and Open Space (RPOS) and local community and high school coaches, Coach's Corner is a mentor program for youth ages 10 to 16. The program core service areas include cultural enrichment, physical fitness, social enhancement, personal development and life skills, in a fun and interactive environment. Starting April 6th and the first Saturday of every month through September 2019 Transportation: Provided by RPOS staff; pick-up and drop-off at participating recreation centers Contact

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  3. The Grim Tales of Technology - Strange Deaths Cemetery Tour

    April 6, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Elmwood Cemetery

    Join tour guide Shannon Stafford as he tells you stories of strange deaths that were caused by technology. Suggested donation of $5. Info & Weather Cancellations:

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