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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. 13th Annual Spring Town Point Virginia Wine Festival

    May 4, 11:00 AM - May 5, 6:00 PM @ TowneBank Fountain Park

    Norfolk Festevents will kick off the 2019 season of Events with the Spring Wine Festival! In its 13th year, the Spring Wine Festival continues to be a guest favorite and an award-winning event. More than 30 Virginia wineries participate making it one of the largest wine festivals in Virginia.

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  8. Foster Care Aware

    May 5, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Harrison Opera House

    Bring the family out for an afternoon of fun, while learning about foster care parenting opportunities in Hampton Roads! Join us in celebrating foster care heroes making a difference one child at a time. There will be food, games, crafts, music and more!

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  9. Tides vs Charlotte Knights

    May 5, 1:05 PM - 4:05 PM @ Harbor Park

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Community/Neighborhood Event

  1. Celebrate Drinking Water Week

    May 5 - May 11

    Celebrate Drinking Water Week May 5 – 11 by getting to know your H2O. Tap water delivers health, hydration, fire protection and almost every product we use every day. The more you know about your H2O, the more there is to love! Check out the 2019 Water Quality Report to learn more about Norfolk’s great drinking water and find out why it’s the healthy choice. The report is available online at

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