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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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  2. Dance Theatre of Harlem Exhibit

    April 15 - May 7 @ Slover Library

    Slover Library Foundation and Virginia Arts Festival are pleased to present: Dance Theatre of Harlem From Black and White to Living Color, on view from April 15 to May 7, 2019 at Slover Library in Norfolk. This exhibition chronicles the first fifty-years of Dance Theatre of Harlem, the legendary ballet company and school based in Harlem, New York. Curated by former Dance Theatre of Harlem dancer Judy Tyrus, Dance Theatre of Harlem From Black and White to Living Color displays sixty-three photographs from the company’s archive, some never seen before, in black and white and in color.

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  3. May Membership Swap

    May 1, 9:00 AM - May 31, 5:00 PM

    The Virginia Zoo and The Mariners’ Museum and Park are swapping members for the month of May. Please visit the Zoo's website for more details.

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  4. Dance Theatre of Harlem

    May 3 - May 5 @ Chrysler Hall

    This internationally acclaimed, history-making company returns to the Virginia Arts Festival with a dazzling program that includes a world premiere commissioned by the Festival and the 2019 Commemoration, American Evolution. The new ballet is being created by Claudia Schreier, an award-winning young choreographer who has drawn attention and commissions for new work from American Ballet Theatre, the Vail Dance Festival, and more. Join the celebration of Dance Theatre of Harlem’s historic 50th season, and be among the first to see this new work!

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  5. TRDance Spring Concert Series

    May 3 - May 5 @ Benjack Studio Theatre

    This concert will feature historical repertoire in Modern Dance as well as new works choreographed by Artistic Director Todd Rosenlieb and former Company member Janelle Spruill.

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  6. 2019 Annual Spring Plant Sale

    May 3, 8:00 AM - May 5, 5:00 PM @ Norfolk Botanical Garden

    Our annual SPRING PLANT SALE has long been known throughout the region as one of the best places to pick up unusual plants at great prices. This year is no exception, with a bumper crop of some of the best-looking plants to date. You’ll find a wide variety of plants from the rare and unusual, to your favorites that thrive in the Coastal Virginia region. The entire Horticulture Staff will be on hand to give expert help to customers.

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  7. First Fridays

    May 3, 5:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ 300 Block of Granby Street

    The 7th Annual First Fridays street parties kick off Friday, April 5 on Granby Street. First Fridays run from 5 pm to 8:30 pm with live music, food, drinks, friends and fun. All events are free and open to the public.First Fridays is produced by Downtown Norfolk Council and sponsored by S.L. Nusbaum Realty Co. and Wells Fargo Center. Headliner: Kat Wright – Plenty of soul in this gritty and emotive rock and roll performer who is described as “Bonnie Raitt meets Amy Winehouse.” Opener: Del Florida – A D.C. band featuring amorphic dream pop that has opened for Montreal.

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  8. Tides vs Charlotte Knights

    May 3, 7:05 PM - 10:05 PM @ Harbor Park

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  9. Black Jacket Symphony

    May 3, 8:00 PM - 10:30 PM @ Harrison Opera House

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Senior Safety Welfare and Training

    May 3, 10:00 AM @ Primeplus is located inside the Norfolk Fitness & Wellness Center

    Senior SWAT Safety Welfare and Training. Calling all Seniors 50 & older - You must Pre - register! (Pre-register by April 26th) Economic Crimes 101 Call 757.625.5857 or email for more information Hosted by the Norfolk Police Department and your local Community Resource Officers

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