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Posted on: April 17, 2019

New MacArthur Memorial Special Exhibit Explores Asia 1898-1964

The MacArthurs in the Far East, which will open April 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. and will be on display through early 2021. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

NORFOLK, Va. - "The future and the very existence of the United States is tied up in Asia and its island outposts,” wrote Douglas MacArthur in 1963, citing a lesson from his father, Arthur MacArthur. Both men served in Asia during critical ...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2019

Save The Date for The First Ever MEOW-er Shower!

Attend our shower and help us get ready for kitten season.

NORFOLK, VA – Spring brings kittens! That means Norfolk Animal Care and Adoption Center and other regional shelters will soon be caring for lots of furry bundles of joy.NACC and other regional shelters will need volunteers and supplies to welcom...Read on...

Posted on: April 15, 2019

More than 50 Employers Featured at Annual Spring Career Fair

Citywide event includes top businesses from diverse industries. Thursday, June 6, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the Workforce Development Center.

NORFOLK, VA – Bring plenty of resumes and dress to impress for the Annual Spring Career Fair and meet more than 50 employers hiring NOW. The Department of Human Services is hosting its citywide Spring Career Fair on Thursday, June 6, 2019 from ...Read on...
Posted on: April 11, 2019

New MacArthur Memorial Special Exhibit Explores Asia 1898-1964

The MacArthurs in the Far East, which will open April 19, 2019, at 10 a.m. and will be on display through early 2021. The exhibit is free and open to the public.

NORFOLK, Va. - "The future and the very existence of the United States is tied up in Asia and its island outposts,” wrote Douglas MacArthur in 1963, citing a lesson from his father, Arthur MacArthur. Both men served in Asia during critical ...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2019

Norfolk Coaches Inspire Youth through a New Mentorship Program

The purpose of #TURNT, is to teach leadership, life skills, personal development and engage in physical fitness and team building in a fun and interactive environment.

NORFOLK, VA – Norfolk Recreation, Parks & Open Space (RPOS) kicked off a new mentorship program called #TURNT on April 6th for youth ages 10 to 16 at the Norfolk Boxing Center. The purpose of #TURNT, which stands for Transforming, Unifying, ...Read on...

Posted on: April 10, 2019

City Council actions on the April 9, 2019 agenda.

The current City Council Agenda actions are available here

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Norfolk is Ready to Welcome IKEA

IKEA will run a shuttle every 12-14 minutes from its overflow parking location at Norfolk Premium Outlets.

NORFOLK, VA – The City of Norfolk is prepared to welcome IKEA Norfolk tomorrow for the Grand Opening. Norfolk has teamed up with IKEA and the City of Virginia Beach to ensure the public has safe and smooth access in and out of the area. Here&...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2019

Free NEON District Art Tours Begin April 19 through NEON Festival in October

Downtown Norfolk Council has partnered with Norfolk Tour Company to offer free monthly walking tours of the NEON District

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Cindy Mackey, 757-754-4553, cindymackey@cox.net

Rachel McCall, 757-623-1757, rmccall@downtownnorfolk.org

Free NEON District Art Tours Begin April 19 through NEON Festival in October

NORFOLK, Va. – April 2019 &ndash...Read on...

Posted on: April 9, 2019

The Finest Hours: The True Story, and the Making of the Book and Disney® Movie

Featuring author Michael Tougias and his book The Finest Hours

NORFOLK, VA – Slover Library presents a two-part event featuring author Michael Tougias and his book The Finest Hours, a re-telling of an astonishing, true-life maritime event. On February 18, 1952, a ferocious nor’easter split in half...Read on...

Posted on: April 8, 2019

Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Collection is Relocating

(HHW) will be collected at SPSA’s Norfolk Transfer Station located at 3136 Woodland Avenue, Tuesdays and Saturdays only, Noon – 4 p.m.

NORFOLK, VA – Effective May 1, 2019, Norfolk’s Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) will be collected at SPSA’s Norfolk Transfer Station located at 3136 Woodland Avenue, Tuesdays and Saturdays only, Noon – 4 p.m. The Tow...Read on...

Posted on: April 4, 2019

The Worksession and Formal Session agendas for April 9 City Council are now available.

The current City Council Agendas are available here

Posted on: April 3, 2019

Volunteer to Team Up and Clean Up the Elizabeth River Trail

Celebrate Keep Norfolk Beautiful Day, May 4th, on the ERT

Volunteer to Team Up and Clean Up the Elizabeth River Trail
Celebrate Keep Norfolk Beautiful Day, May 4th, on the ERT

NORFOLK, VA – Keep Norfolk Beautiful and the Elizabeth River Trail Foundation have teamed up to host a litter cleanup along the 1...Read on...

Posted on: April 1, 2019

Stay Informed and Weigh in on Proposed FY2020 Budget

Participate online or in person

NORFOLK, VA – Stay informed and share your priorities on Norfolk’s Proposed FY 2020 budget online or in person. 

Check out our Budget Toolkit to find all your city budget resources in one place. The toolkit includes links to ...Read on...

Posted on: March 28, 2019

The Worksession agenda for April 2 City Council is now available.

The current City Council Agenda is available here

Posted on: March 12, 2019

Norfolk Utilities Department Creates Jobs for St. Paul’s Area Residents

The Norfolk Department of Utilities developed a six-month paid apprenticeship program to train full-time equipment operators and utility maintenance mechanics.

Norfolk Utilities Department Creates Jobs for St. Paul’s Area Residents 
NORFOLK, VA – The Norfolk Department of Utilities developed a six-month paid apprenticeship program to train full-time equipment operators and utility m...Read on...
Posted on: March 8, 2019

First Fridays Season Seven Premieres April 5

A Local’s Favorite That Rocks Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk

First Fridays Season Seven Premieres April 5
A Local’s Favorite That Rocks Granby Street in Downtown Norfolk  
NORFOLK, Va. – (March 2019) – The 7th Annual First Fridays street parties kick off Friday, April...Read on...
Posted on: March 1, 2019

Get Involved – Weigh In on the City’s FY 2020 Budget!

Offer your budget priorities online or in person

NORFOLK, VA – Our budget supports city residents and reflects your dreams, aspirations and values – so please share your thoughts and priorities as we work to shape city spending for the coming year. Tell us what you want to see in th...Read on...
Posted on: February 28, 2019

People First Team Offices Open in Tidewater Gardens

Initiative launched in August 2018 provides one-on-one support

People First Team Offices Open in Tidewater Gardens
Initiative launched in August 2018 provides one-on-one support
NORFOLK, VA – The People First team is expanding its operations with three offices conveniently located in Tidewater Gardens.&n...Read on...
Posted on: December 20, 2018

Virginia Beach Blvd. & Brambleton Ave. Lanes Close for Pump Station Renovations

The renovations include repairs to the pumps, valves and piping, and modifications to the storm drains.

 NORFOLK, VA – Beginning the first week in January, Norfolk Public Works crews will renovate two pump stations at the underpasses of Virginia Beach Blvd. and Tidewater Dr. and Brambleton Ave. and Tidewater Dr. The renovations include re...Read on...