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  2. Calendar Overlay Community Centers - Senior Center (2)
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  4. Calendar Overlay Exhibits (4)
  5. Calendar Overlay Hampton History Museum (1)
  6. Calendar Overlay Hampton History Museum Carousel Schedule (1)
  7. Calendar Overlay Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes (4)
  8. Calendar Overlay Libraries (5)
  9. Calendar Overlay Parks - Special Events (2)

Citizens Unity Commission

  1. Hampton Diversity College, Level II, Sept. 5-Oct. 10

    October 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ TBD

    Sessions for Level II of Hampton Diversity College take place once a week for six weeks. The Diversity College is a multi-level and interactive educational program that concentrates on increasing knowledge on the value of diversity, unity, and inclusion in contemporary workplaces and in our community. Level I completion is a requirement before registering for Level II.

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Community Centers - Senior Center

  1. Bridge

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Bridge is played with one full set of cards. Four players are required for bridge come join in for some fun.

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  2. Couponing

    October 10, 2019, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Are you interested in taking your grocery savings and couponing to the next level? Learn how to cut your grocery bills down learning the art of couponing

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Community Centers - Y.H. Thomas

  1. Elevate After School Program

    October 10, 2019, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Y. H. Thomas Community Center

    The ELEVATE program is designed to provide families with a safe, fun, and enriching environment for children while the parents are at work. Students in the program receive help with their homework and receive tutoring. They also participate in various recreational activities. The program also offers different enrichment activities. The program also partners with the Foodbank and allows our participants to receive a snack and dinner on a daily basis. For ages 6-12.

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Exhibits

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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  2. A Taste of the Beautiful: African Impact on American Culture

    October 10, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM @ Hampton University Museum

    “A Taste for the Beautiful” showcases the works of numerous artists that have attended Hampton University, and have been influenced directly and indirectly by African culture. This show includes works by guest artists Kwabena Ampfo-Anti, Chinedu Okala, and Solomon Isekeije, who provide powerful visual statements that relate to HUMA’s African Gallery and Dr. William H. Shepherd’s extensive collection of Kuba artifacts. These artists work in a variety of styles and media; this show aims to provide them long overdue recognition.

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  3. 2019 Virginia Artists Juried Exhibition

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center - Main Gallery

    This much anticipated, annual juried exhibition showcases the talents of many of Virginia’s finest artists and craftsmen. This exhibition features a $1,500 Best in Show prize; the David J. Levinson Photography Award for $1,000; the David and Sandra Hillerson Memorial Award for $500; as well as awards for First, Second, and Third Places and several awards of distinction in a variety of media. Artworks from all styles, genres, and media will be selected. This year, the Visual Arts Center is honored to welcome Jeffrey Allison, the Paul Mellon Collection educator at VMFA, as juror for the exhibition. Mr. Allison, also a professional photographer, received a BA in photography and film from Virginia Intermont College and an MFA in photography from VCU.

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  4. Sherman Watkins: Something for Everyone

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Charles Taylor Visual Arts Center

    Virginia Artists 2018 Best in Show Winner Sherman Watkins presents his solo exhibition, Something for Everyone, in the Annex Gallery. Watkins is an Air Force veteran and retired illustrator from the United States Air Force Space Shuttle Program. A Hampton resident born in Danville, Virginia, he began painting at the age of 15, has exhibited internationally, and has received countless awards.

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Hampton History Museum

  1. Hampton One: Working, Building and Racing on the Water exhibit

    June 29, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 31, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    This dynamic photo and artifact-rich experience explores Hampton's integral ties to, and love of, the water that surrounds the city, its seafood and maritime heritage, and passion for sailing as embodied in the locally developed Hampton One sailboat, and the competitive sailing culture that grew out of it.

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Hampton History Museum Carousel Schedule

  1. Haunted Horse Rides at the Hampton Carousel

    October 10, 2019, 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM @ Carousel Park & Hampton Carousel

    Trick or Treating with the Headless Horseman and free candy are part of the fun in store for visitors to “Haunted Horse Rides” at the historic Hampton Carousel Tuesday through Sunday, October 1 through November 3, 11 am - 8 pm. Located in Carousel Park, Downtown Hampton, the Hampton Carousel will be decorated for the season of ghosts and goblins, with costumed carousel staff giving candy to visitors. The finely carved and painted horses will also be decorated, with one of the horses occupied by the infamous Headless Horseman.

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Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes

  1. Infant Massage

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Learn the art of massaging your baby. Massage helps your baby to relax, sleep better and experience fewer stomach upsets. Your gentle touch communicates your love to your child. This program is open for children 4 weeks to 6 months.

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  2. Playgroup at Mallory Elementary - Toddler

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children age 6 mths to 4 years old An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Offers free play, circle time, snacks, and an art project

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  3. Thursday Playgroup - Movers & Shakers

    October 10, 2019, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    Designed for children 6 months to 24 months A relaxed playgroup designed for the younger child

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  4. S.T.E.M. into Space - Project based workshop series

    October 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Main Library

    Have fun and learn together with your Pre-K through 2nd grade student! Participate in making projects to learn about space while using science, technology, engineering and math (S.T.E.M.) skills. Great for budding scientists and curious engineers! Space is limited.

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Libraries

  1. Tech Support Thursdays @ Main Library

    October 10, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM @ 2nd Floor - Reference Department

    Need help with the computer, smart phone or electronic device? We may be able to give you a boost! Join us to get help and answers to a wide variety of computer-related topics.

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  2. Storytime! The Young & the Restless @ Main Library

    October 10, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM @ Children’s Programming Room

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  3. Family Game Night @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    October 10, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    Fun for all ages. Stop by the library to play board and card games. All games are provided but feel free to bring your own. This program takes place in the children's area but all ages are welcome to participate. No registration is required.

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  4. "Tom & Jerry and The Wizard of Oz" movie @ Main Library

    October 10, 2019, 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM @ Main Library Children's Programming Room

    Free and fun for the whole family! Join us for a movie with light snacks being provided. This month's movie is "Tom & Jerry and the Wizard of Oz". No registration required.

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  5. Adult Coloring Nights @ Main Library

    October 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Main Library Meeting Rooms A & B

    Drop in any time these Thursday nights and color with us! All supplies are provided and no registration is required. Ages 18+.

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Parks - Special Events

  1. Beyond the Bell After School Program

    October 10, 2019, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Fort Monroe Community Center-100 Stilwell Road, (757) 727-6831 Northampton Community Center-1435-A Todds Lane, (757) 825-4805 West Hampton Community Center- 1638 Briarfield Road, (757) 896-4687**

    Beyond the Bell is a quality recreational before and after school program offering activities within a safe, structured, and encouraging environment. Children explore a variety of activities daily including academic enrichment, arts & crafts, recreational play and more. Snack and Dinner will be provided. Ages 6-12. Register online or in person at: Fort Monroe Community Center-100 Stilwell Road, (757) 727-6831 Northampton Community Center-1435-A Todds Lane, (757) 825-4805 West Hampton Community Center- 1638 Briarfield Road, (757) 896-4687

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  2. Buckroe Boardwalk Public Meeting

    October 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Buckroe Baptist Church

    Let's Chat!!! This City of Hampton is exploring ideas for the renovation of the Buckroe Boardwalk and would like to gain public input. On Thursday, October 10th, an open house style public meeting will be held at Buckroe Baptist Church (1819 N Mallory St). We invite you to drop by between 5:30pm and 7:30pm to learn more about the concepts and give your feedback. No action will be taken on October 10th — this is an informational meeting. Questions may be directed to Alison Eubank at aeubank@hampton.gov.

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