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September 2020 Family Calendar

Time to venture out safely to find what fun awaits! 

Due to health & safety concerns, some of the listed events may be cancelled or postponed. Please call to confirm.

Tuesday 1
Hurrah Players: Junie B. Jones the Musical - Times vary thru Sun. Enjoy this Broadway adaptation of Barbara Park’s beloved series. ($) Copeland Center 627-5437 (N)
Toddler Tuesdays - 11 a.m. Every Tues. Pre-K. Letter of the day, colors, stories + songs. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (Virtual)
Virtual Summer Reading Series - 11 a.m.-noon. Final. Enjoy story and sing-a-long w/ The Hurrah Players. Pembroke Mall official site, www.pembrokemall.com, 497-6255 (Virtual)
Pencil Palooza - 11 a.m.-7 p.m. thru Mon. Guess the number of pencils in the classroom for a chance to win $500! Pembroke Mall 497-6255 (VB)
Schoolology Demo for Families - 2-3 p.m. via Zoom. Learn to use this online learning platform. RR Chesapeake Public Schools 547-0153 (Virtual)
Welcome, Baby - 5-6 p.m. Ask questions & tour the office. RR General Booth Pediatrics, 2088 Princess Anne Rd. 668-6700 (VB)

Wednesday 2
Meet & Greet - 4:15-5:15 p.m. Ask questions & tour the office. RR Chesapeake Pediatrics, 1124 S. Battlefield Blvd. 668-2500 (C)
Webex Live: Teen Book Chat - 4:30-5:15 p.m. Gr. 6-12. Theme: #BlackLivesMatter. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)

Thursday 3
WebEx Live: Moving w/ Math - 11-11:30 a.m. Ages 3-5 years. Learn math concepts while moving. RR VB Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)

Saturday 5
Yorktown Market Days - 8 a.m.-noon. Sat. thru 10/31. Riverwalk Landing 890-5900 (Yorktown)
Nature Workshop Series - 10 a.m.-noon. Family. Weave a necklace from longleaf pine needles. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
Straws & Swizzle Sticks - 10 a.m. Ages 12+. Make your drinks taste even better. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Saturday SUN-Day - 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers for a solar viewing event. Elizabeth River Park 382-6411 (C)
International Vulture Awareness Day - 10 a.m.-noon. Educational activities, keeper chats, crafts + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
GCC Backpack Drive - 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Donate school supplies, toilet paper, soap, etc. Greenbrier Community Church 547-3898 (C)
Lunch n’ Lego Club - 12-1:30 p.m. Every Sat. Enjoy Lego-based activities & practice social skills. RR ($) Inside Out Learners, Inc., 1220 Executive Blvd. 436-2722 (C)

Sunday 6
Morning Magnets - 10 a.m. Ages 12+. Create magnets using glass segments. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Back-to-School Ice Cream Social Drive-Thru - 3-6 p.m. Enjoy ice cream, handmade bookmark + a blessing. The Gathering at Scott Memorial UMC 428-3720 (VB)
Pokemon League & Casual Play - 3-8 p.m. Every Sun. Bring your Trainer ID. Tower of Games, 5405 Indian River Rd. 420-8008 (VB)

Monday 7
Maritime Mondays - 10:30 a.m. Every Mon. Ages 18 mo.-8 yrs. Enjoy story time and crafts. ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
A Tale for Two - 4-5 p.m. Ages 6-13. Bring a book to read with cats and dogs. RR VBSPCA, 427-0070 (VB)

Tuesday 8
WebEx Live: 3s Please Virtual Storytime - 9-9:30 a.m. Every Tues. Enjoy stories, rhymes & songs. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
True Dedication Mentoring Program Strive to Survive (KIT) - 5-6 p.m. Ages 12-18. Connecting young adults w/ positive adult role models. RR Suffolk Public Library 514-7323 (Virtual)

Wednesday 9
Family Storytime - 10:30-11:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, rhymes, songs & more. Suffolk Public Library 514-7323 (Virtual)
WebEx Live: LiveArt: Watercolors - 3-3:30 p.m. Gr. K-2. Learn two techniques for watercolor. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Monthly Open House - 5:30-6:30 p.m. Ask questions & tour the office. RR Pediatric Associates of Williamsburg 564-7337 (W)
Welcome, Baby - 6-7 p.m. Discuss immunizations, breastfeeding, safety + more. RR Pediatric Specialists, 885 Kempsville Rd. 461-6342 (N)

Thursday 10
Teen Hangout - 5-6 p.m. via Discord. Ages 13-17. Connect w/ other teens. RR Suffolk Public Library 514-7323 (Virtual)
Family Movie Night: The Iron Giant - 5-7 p.m. Light refreshments incl. Main Library, 4207 Victoria Blvd. 727-1154 (H)
Fused Soap Dish - 6 p.m. Ages 12+. Cut and arrange glass to design your own dish. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Friday 11
Positive Discipline - 12-1:15 p.m. Parents of ages 5-12. Establish strong relationships and responsible children. RR CHKD www.chkd.org/class, 668-7402 (Virtual)

Saturday 12
Family Fun Fest - 11 a.m. Hands-on activities, interviews + service project info. Cub Scout Pack 471, pack471cubs@gmail.com (VB)
Care-A-Lot Dog Luring - 12-4 p.m. A continuous looped system of mechanized pulleys is an excellent activity for dogs! RR Care-A-Lot, 1617 Diamond Springs Rd. 460-9771 (VB)
Dino on the Loose - 1-1:15 p.m. Dinosaur parade, photo ops + roaring good time! Va. Living Museum 595-1900 (NN)
PJs & Pancakes - 6-9 p.m. Enjoy breakfast for dinner + games, prizes & more. RR ($) Greenbrier Country Club, 1301 Volvo Pkwy, 547-7375 (C)
SkyWatch - 7-11 p.m. Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers to view planets, star clusters, nebulae & galaxies! Northwest River Park 421-7151 (C)
VB Taco Festival - 8 p.m. Also Sun. Enjoy tacos, entertainment, kids zone + more. ($) The Shack 888-827-8340 (VB)

Sunday 13
Celebrate the Park - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Family games, environmental displays, demos + more. Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)
I Sense Mindfulness: Smell - 3-3:15 p.m. via Youtube. Gr. K-2. Stretch, breathe, read, sing, and smell! RR VB Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Friendly Hours - 5-7 p.m. Every 2nd Sun. Experience the museum in a less crowded environment. RR ($) Mariners’ Museum 596-2222 (NN)

Tuesday 15
LENA Start Orientation for Parents - 10-11 a.m. Adults. Learn to build early vocabulary & brain development in your baby. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Lower School Virtual Open House - 12 p.m. Learn more about individualized instruction plans, multisensory curriculum & more. RR Chesapeake Bay Academy, www.cba-va.org/openhouse, 497-6200 (Virtual)
WebEx Live: Homeschooling Q&A - 3-4 p.m. Adults. Learn about the process, resources, local connections + more. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)

Wednesday 16
Middle School Virtual Open House - 12 p.m. Learn more about individualized instruction plans, multisensory curriculum & more. RR Chesapeake Bay Academy, www.cba-va.org/openhouse, 497-6200 (Virtual)
WebEx Live: Teen Book Chat - 4:30-5:15 p.m. Teens. Talk science fiction! RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Understanding Anger in Children - 7-8:15 p.m. Parents of ages 6-12. Help your child manage their own emotions. RR CHKD, www.chkd.org.class, 668-7402 (Virtual)

Thursday 17
Upper School Virtual Open House - 12 p.m. Learn more about individualized instruction plans, multisensory curriculum & more. RR Chesapeake Bay Academy, www.cba-va.org/openhouse, 497-6200 (Virtual)
Meet & Greet - 4:15-5:15 p.m. Ask questions & tour the office. RR Chesapeake Pediatrics, 1124 S. Battlefield Blvd. 668-2500 (C)
Mermaid Workshop - 6-8 p.m. Ages 5+. Decorate your mermaid or dolphin w/ glitter, seashells, paint + more. RR ($) Greenbrier Country Club, 1301 Volvo Pkwy, 547-7375 (C)

Friday 18
Family Fridays - 10-11 a.m. Ages 3-10. Enjoy socially-distanced activities + stories. Bennetts Creek Park 514-7323 (S)
Food Truck Friday - 5-7:30 p.m. Enjoy a variety of local food offerings. 701 River Walk Pkwy 589-0762 (C)
MPCS Fall Festival 2020 - 6 p.m. Times vary thru Sun. Craft show, vendors, amusements + more. Mt. Pleasant Christian School 482-9557 (C)
Fall Frenzy - 6-8 p.m. Developmental skill sessions + more. RR ($) VB Field Hockey, 1732 Donna Drive, 563-9808 (VB)

Saturday 19
International Coastal Cleanup - 9 a.m. Join the world’s largest volunteer effort to clean our ocean & waterways. RR Va. Aquarium 385-3474 (VB)
Kids & Parents Pancake Breakfast - 9-11 a.m. Clothes closet open for kids. Light of Hope UMC 340-5775 (VB)
Morning Marbles - 10 a.m. Ages 12+. Bring your marbles to life. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)
Dads in Action: Fatherhood 101 - 10-11:30 a.m. Prepare for the arrival of your baby. RR CHKD, www.chkd.org/class, 668-7402 (Virtual)
Essential Oils: Back to School - 10-11:30 a.m. Discuss how essential oils can help you have a successful school year. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
Edzoocation: International Red Panda Day - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Educational activities, keeper chats, crafts + zoodoption special. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
VB Pet Expo - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sample treats, grooming spa treatments, furry fashions + more. VB Convention Center 385-2000 (VB)
Fall Festival - 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Antique vehicles, artists & crafters + family fun. Whitehurst-Buffington House Foundation, 2441 North Landing Rd. wbhouse.org (VB)
SP’s Fall Fest 2020 - 12-5 p.m. Raffles, carnival games, food + more. Sobotta Productions Musical Theater, 4001 Mintwood Ct. 338-6435 (VB)

Tuesday 22
Looking to Learn: Art & Storytime - 11 a.m.-noon. Ages 3-8. Explore themes inspired by current exhibitions. RR Va. MOCA 425-0000 (VB)

Wednesday 23
Helping Young Children Manage Emotions - 7-8:15 p.m. Parents of ages 2-6. Manage challenges & develop the brain for positive coping. RR CHKD, www.chkd.org/class, 668-7402 (Virtual)

Thursday 24
Children’s Handbuilding - 2:30-4:30 p.m. Also Fri. Ages 10-14. Learn clay techniques: pinch, coil, slab & sculpt. Then, glaze for color & shine! RR ($) Peninsula Fine Arts Center 596-8175 (NN)
King’s Grant Farewell Farmers’ Market - 4-7 p.m. Local goods + produce. King’s Grant Farmers’ Market, 873 Little Neck Rd. 714-4032 (VB)

Friday 25
Food Truck Friday! - 5-7:30 p.m. River Walk, 701 River Walk Pkwy 352-7008 (C)

Saturday 26
Family Fishing Clinic - 8 a.m.-noon. Tackle the basics of angling Va.’s waters. RR ($) Lake Smith/Lake Lawson 385-2990 (VB)
American Girl Program: Kirsten Larson - 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Meet a Swedish-born, shy girl working on the frontier in Minnesota! RR Riddick’s Folly House Museum, 510 N. Main St. 934-0822 (S)
Hunt Club Farm Fall Harvest Fair - 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Pumpkin patch, hayrides, carnival rides + more. ($) Hunt Club Farm 427-9520 (VB)
Jewelry on the Torch - 10 a.m. Ages 12+. Create abstract and floral-inspired jewelry. RR ($) Chrysler Museum 664-6200 (N)

Sunday 27
Nature Day: World Day of Play - 10 a.m.-noon. Educational activities, crafts + more. ($) Va. Zoo 441-2374 (N)
Yorktown Art Stroll - 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Browse art from local artists. Riverwalk Landing, 331 Water Street 369-1108 (Yorktown)

Monday 28
Homeschool Garden Geography: On the Mediterranean - 10-11 a.m. Ages 5-9 w/caregiver. Explore biome displays in Passport Gardens. RR ($) Norfolk Botanical Garden 441-5830 (N)
WebEx Live: Teen Time - 4:30-5:30 p.m. Gr. 6-12. Enjoy weekly activities. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Baby Care 101 - 4:30-6 p.m. Discuss immunizations, breastfeeding, sleep safety + more. RR Suffolk Pediatrics, 1009 Hillpoint Blvd. 668-2250 (S)

Tuesday 29
Children’s Challenging Behaviors - 7-9 p.m. via Zoom. Learn when & how to seek help, parenting strategies, special education + more. RR NAMI Coastal Virginia, 499-2041 (Virtual)

Wednesday 30
WebEx Live: What Do Horses Need? - 4:30-5 p.m. Gr. K-5. Learn what it takes to care for horses and ponies. RR Va. Beach Public Library 385-0150 (Virtual)
Purposeful Parenting - 7-8:15 p.m. Help your child develop self-discipline & self-confidence. RR CHKD, www.chkd.org/class, 668-7402 (Virtual)

Please call to confirm. RR - Reservation req’d. ($) Fee (C) Chesapeake (H) Hampton (N) Norfolk (NN) Newport News (P) Portsmouth (S) Suffolk (VB) Va. Beach (W) W’burg

 

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