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  1. Bayou Bon Vivant: A Cajun Music, Food & Arts Celebration

    May 14, 2021, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Point Park - Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Norfolk Festevents is excited to announce Bayou Bon Vivant: A Cajun Music, Food & Arts Celebration on Friday & Saturday, May 14 & 15, 2021, at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The event runs from 4-9pm on Friday and 12-9pm on Saturday. Bayou Bon Vivant is FREE and open to the public. To comply with local and state COVID-19 health guidelines, there will be limited capacity at the event, and admission into the event will be on a first-come, first-served basis. There are several options for guests that wish to ensure they reserve a spot in the event. Reserving a Social Circle or Premier Table Seating is the best way to guarantee a premium spot in the park with preferred views of the main stage for guests to enjoy.

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  2. 37th Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival

    May 15, 2021 - May 16, 2021

    Hope House Foundation is pleased to announce that the 37th Annual Stockley Gardens Spring Arts Festival, sponsored by TowneBank, will be held virtually on May 15 and 16. Participants will be able to view and purchase works of art and enjoy performances from the region’s favorite musicians. Every artist will have links to their website for purchases, and several pieces will be available through a virtual auction. Proceeds from the Stockley Gardens Arts Festivals support the programs of Hope House Foundation, the first organization in Virginia to provide support for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities exclusively in their own homes. The spring and fall festivals, the largest fundraiser for the organization, generate $80,000 that is used to provide necessities for the people who receive services such as assistance with food, medical expenses, dental care, clothing and housing.

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  3. Keep Norfolk Beautiful, Love Our City: Litter Free St. Andrews

    May 15, 2021, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ St. Andrews Neighborhood

    Join Keep Norfolk Beautiful and neighbors for a cleanup of the St. Andrews neighborhood! All cleanup supplies will be provided. Additionally, all participants will be entered in a raffle for door prizes. Waste management will be on site for bulk waste pickup. For more information, contact knb@norfolk.gov.

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  4. Broad Creek Legacy Park Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - SOLD OUT

    May 15, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Broad Creek Legacy Park

    Broad Creek Legacy Park was an initiative spearheaded by Councilwoman Mamie B. Johnson to establish a new park in the Broad Creek emerging district. The park theme is "Healthy, Active and Abundant," and includes walking trails, open space, game tables and an urban orchard. Join us for remarks and a ribbon cutting on May 15 at 11 a.m. (SOLD OUT). A FREE tree planting station will be onsite, to include fruit and vegetable seeds, potting soil and pots. Fresh fruit and refreshments will be served. Please plan to wear a mask and practice physical distancing. The park is located across the street from Jordan-Newby Anchor Branch Library, 1425 Norchester Avenue, Norfolk.

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  5. Safe Routes to School Bike Rodeo

    May 15, 2021, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Tarrallton Elementary School

    Helmet giveaways and fittings and bike safety checks for student cyclists at Tarrallton Elementary School. Safe Routes to School (SRTS) is a federal initiative designed to promote walking and biking to school as an alternate transportation option to increase student activity levels and reduce fuel emissions. SRTS programming in Virginia also supports activities designed to get students moving before, during, and after the school day. Norfolk Public Schools and the Virginia Department of Transportation (VDOT) are committed to ensuring that kids walk and bike along safe routes.

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  6. Bayou Bon Vivant: A Cajun Music, Food & Arts Celebration

    May 15, 2021, 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Town Point Park - Downtown Norfolk Waterfront

    Norfolk Festevents is excited to announce Bayou Bon Vivant: A Cajun Music, Food & Arts Celebration on Friday & Saturday, May 14 & 15, 2021, at Town Point Park along the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront. The event runs from 4-9pm on Friday and 12-9pm on Saturday. Bayou Bon Vivant is FREE and open to the public. To comply with local and state COVID-19 health guidelines, there will be limited capacity at the event, and admission into the event will be on a first-come, first-served basis. There are several options for guests that wish to ensure they reserve a spot in the event. Reserving a Social Circle or Premier Table Seating is the best way to guarantee a premium spot in the park with preferred views of the main stage for guests to enjoy.

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  7. NBN Academy: Mermaid Tales 2021 Neighborhood Histories

    May 18, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ WebEx

    Three residents from three neighborhoods will share why neighborhood history is important to them. We'll then hear from the Norfolk Preservation Collective and City Planning about resources for drawing attention to your neighborhood's history.

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  8. Bike to Work Day!

    May 21, 2021, 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

    Work downtown? Want to ride? Participate in National Bike to Work Day on May 21st! For some that might mean changing up your commute to two wheels, but for others still working from home, biking to coffee or around the block is a perfect excuse to get out. However you celebrate, just #bikethere! Visit one or all six pit stops throughout Norfolk and pick up water, snacks and bike freebies. Pit Stops will be located at: * MacArthur Square Tide Station * Elizabeth River Ferry Dock * The Plot * Elizabeth River Trail at Orapax Street & Raleigh Avenue * Colley Avenue at Local Bike Shop * ODU Webb Center

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  9. RPOS: Drive-In Movie Night

    May 21, 2021, 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM @ Military Circle Mall

    Looking for some outdoor fun for the entire family? Join us for a free Family Movie Night, a drive-in showing of Aladdin on Friday, May 21, at the Military Circle Mall parking lot by the former Cinemark, 880 N. Military Highway. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., movie showing at 7:30 p.m. Register at http://bit.ly/MovieNightNFK. Families will be physically distanced in the parking lot. Bring a few lawn chairs, or stay in your car and enjoy the show!

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  10. 2021 Glow Ride

    May 21, 2021, 8:00 PM @ The Plot

    Get on your bike for a night time ride in the NEON District! Riders of all ages and experience levels are welcome to attend this free group ride. Meet at 8:00pm at The Plot in your best glow in the dark clothes, bike gear, gloves or shoes, with flashing lights and glow sticks. Free Bike Month t-shirts to riders. We roll at 8:30! Due to COVID restrictions, riders will be required maintain social distancing before and during the event. Masks will be required until the ride begins. Riders will be separated in pods and corrals at the Plot's staging area before the ride begins. Let's keep it fun and safe! Glow Ride V is an organized ride for Norfolk Bike Month facilitated by the City of Norfolk Government Bicycling and Pedestrian Trails Commission and Downtown Norfolk. Final route to be posted before the ride. Children 14 years old and younger are required to wear a helmet when riding a bicycle. Although it is not required, it is highly recommended that all cyclists wear helmets

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  11. 8th Annual Fuse Fest

    May 22, 2021, 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM

    FUSE FEST CELEBRATES URBAN LIFE, IGNITING HOPE, HEALING AND POSITIVE ENERGY IN OUR COMMUNITY THROUGH ART, MUSIC, CULTURE AND INTERACTIVE ZONES FOR ALL GENERATIONS. FUSE Fest celebrates the heart of St. Paul Community in Norfolk through this intergenerational, transformative festival. FUSE Fest aims to dismantle negative attitudes, beliefs and unhealthy practices held by and about our community, elevate spirits and foster stronger bonds between every segment of community to help increase peace, harmony and health through this year's theme Hope, Healing & ART! *Rain date is May 23rd*

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  12. NFK Preservation Ride

    May 23, 2021, 3:30 PM

    Norfolk Preservation Collective rides to Calvary Cemetery for a talk and bike through one of Norfolk’s historic cemeteries, leaving from Maker’s Craft Brewery. Calvary Cemetery serves as both a place of remembrance and a remarkable chronology of important contributions made by Norfolk's African American citizens to the history of our City. Spanning more than 68 acres, Calvary Cemetery was established as a burial ground for Norfolk's African American citizens on January 9, 1877. For nearly a century, most of Norfolk's African American citizens were interred at Calvary as there were no other burial options available to African Americans in Norfolk until the mid-1970s.

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  13. Hurricanes: Before and After the Storm - A FREE, Virtual Event

    May 25, 2021, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Virtual

    Learn about hurricane prepartation and new technology to improve storm recovery. Featuring these industry experts: Dr. Carlos Martin, Dr. Joshua Behr and Moderator: Dr. Jessica Whitehead.

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  14. Dedication Ceremony of the "Never Forget Garden" in West Point Cemetery

    May 31, 2021, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ West Point Cemetery

    Join us as we honor African American war veterans at West Point Cemetery with a wreath laying ceremony on May 31 at 11 a.m. This event is organized by the Adam Thoroughgood Chapter – National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR ) and the Norfolk Society for Cemetery Conservation (NSCC). 2021 marks the Centennial of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Washington, D.C. DAR chapters around the country are planting commemorative gardens to honor all veterans. The garden in West Point Cemetery is in memory of our own African American veterans, known and unknown, buried in West Point Cemetery.  For more information, visit www.nsccva.org.

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