Posted on: February 7, 2017

Grants available for one-day, community-building events in Hampton

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Feb. 7, 2017 – For the second year in a row, Hampton wants to help fund new, one-day events that build community and attract visitors to the city by offering grants of up to $10,000 to non-profits with creative ideas for quality public gatherings.

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Posted on: December 12, 2016

Winners announced in city's "Blissful Lights" competition for holiday light display

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Dec. 12, 2016 - The winners of the "Blissful Lights" competition were announced Saturday during the downtown holiday parade. Designed to bring neighborhood organizations together and lift spirits during the holiday season, the contest invited or...

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Posted on: December 5, 2016

Holly Days: Operation North Pole, a fun way to celebrate the holidays in Hampton

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Dec. 5, 2016 -  Let the joy of the holiday season take over at Holly Days: Operation North Pole. Enjoy the "North Pole" at this brand new winter event to be held Thursday, Dec. 8 through Saturday, Dec. 10 at Carousel Park. 

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Operation Winter Break, a fun program for youth and teens, is open for registration

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Nov. 22, 2016 - Operation Winter Break is an exciting and activity filled program for children ages 6 to 15 at various community centers. The program runs during most of the Hampton City Schools' winter break dates, Thursday, Dec. 22 to Friday, Dec. 30, (...

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Posted on: November 8, 2016

Neighborhoods: Join us for holiday decorating competition to benefit students

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Nov. 8, 2016 - Registered neighborhood organizations are invited to join a friendly competition to decorate community centers for the holidays -- and benefit local students.
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Posted on: September 28, 2016

Paralympics gold medalist to headline Adapted Sports Day on Saturday

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Sept. 28, 2016 - To promote adaptive sport and physical activity awareness for everyone, are hosting an Adaptive Sports Day on Saturday, Oct. 1 at Fort Monroe Community Center from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Adaptive Sports Day is a free event with Paralympians, w...Read on...

Posted on: December 10, 2015

Buckroe Fishing Pier renamed in honor of retiring Parks director

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Dec. 10, 2015 - Hampton City Council Wednesday renamed the Buckroe Fishing Pier to the James T. Wilson Fishing Pier in honor of the city's Parks and Recreation director (shown above with his wife Elizabeth and Mayor George Wallace). Wilson is retiring Jan...Read on...