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  9. Calendar Overlay Hampton Aquatics Center (2)
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  12. Calendar Overlay Libraries (2)

*Main Calendar

  1. NekoCon

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - November 3, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    The Hampton Roads Convention Center welcomes back more than 3,000 otaku (fanboys and fangirls) to NekoCon, a Japanese anime convention featuring everything from cosplay to LARP (live-action-role-playing) in which attendees dress up as their favorite anime characters and become part of the action. Members are welcome to attend various panels and workshops, purchase merchandise in the dealers room, and be a part of main attractions like karaoke contests, art shows, and nightly dances.

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  2. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 1, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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  3. Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures

    November 1, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Hampton Coliseum

    Hit the road with Mickey and his pals for a high-octane road trip adventure. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy -- and you -- embark on a wild ride to your favorite Disney destinations. See the world from the rooftops of London, travel to sun-soaked Motunui, set off on a safari to the Pride Lands. Discover a whole new world as you’re swept up in a princely parade and play at a larger-than-life carnival. A fun-filled getaway jam-packed with unexpected hijinks and up-close character interactions! See stars from Mary Poppins Returns, Moana, Frozen, Lion King, Incredibles 2, Toy Story 4, Aladdin, your favorite Disney Princesses, and Mickey, Minnie, Donald, and Goofy.

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Community Centers - Fort Monroe

  1. Beyond the Bell After School Program

    November 1, 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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Community Centers - Senior Center

  1. Bingo

    November 1, 2019, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Come play Bingo and have fun. Bring 3 $1.00 gifts for prizes and try your luck to take home a prize

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Community Centers - Y.H. Thomas

  1. Elevate After School Program

    November 1, 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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Economic Development - Events

  1. Start Peninsula

    November 1, 2019, 5:30 PM - November 3, 2019, 8:30 PM @ McGrew Towers Conference Center

    Start Peninsula is a weekend-long event that combines a pitch competition with business education and celebrates the local entrepreneurial ecosystem. Early-stage businesses are invited to apply to pitch at Start Peninsula. If a business is invited to pitch at Start Peninsula, they must pay a fee of $75 before Oct. 1 or $100 after that. Thirty businesses will be invited to pitch on Friday, Nov. 1, and three winners will be selected on Sunday, Nov. 3. “We are excited to host Start Peninsula at Hampton University. Start Peninsula has proven to be a valuable entrepreneurship initiative on the Peninsula and we are thrilled to welcome early-stage businesses to pitch at this year’s event,” said Chuck Rigney, Hampton's Economic Development director. Start Peninsula 2019 is hosted by Hampton in partnership with Newport News, Williamsburg, Poquoson, James City County and York County.

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Employee Connection - For City Employees ONLY

  1. Agenda deadline for regular City Council meetings

    November 1, 2019 - 12:00 PM @ City Hall

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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

    November 1, 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

    November 1, 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

    November 1, 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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Fort Monroe Community Center Pool

  1. Deep Water Fitness (Fort Monroe)

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Fort Monroe Aquatics/Pool

    A moderate-to-high intensity class (with no impact) designed to increase cardiovascular performance, muscle strength, and stamina in deep water (buoyancy belts are worn).

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Hampton Aquatics Center

  1. Aqua Fit (Hampton Aquatics Center)

    November 1, 2019, 8:00 AM - 8:45 AM @ Hampton Aquatics Center

    A shallow water exercise class designed to tighten and tone muscles and increase flexibility for the ability to perform daily activities with ease.

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  2. Stretch & Tone Morning (Hampton Aquatics Center)

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM @ Hampton Aquatics Center

    A moderate-to-high impact and intensity exercise class designed to increase cardiovascular, muscle strength and stamina in shallow water.

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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

    November 1, 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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Libraries

  1. National Novel Writing Month @ Main Library

    November 1, 2019, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Special Collections Room

    In celebration of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), the Library's Special Collections Department will open their doors to NaNoWriMo participants who wish to work on their novel, or any creative writing projects in this peaceful, inspiring setting. Be sure to sign in for the "Come Write In" event.

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  2. Books to Film Classic "Miss Potter" @ Main Library

    November 1, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Main Library - Meeting Room B

    To help kick off National Novel Writing Month, Join us for the 2019 Book to Film Classic. Read the book on your own. Watch the movie with us. Enjoy a great discussion. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Hampton Public Library. This month's movie will be "Miss Potter" (2006) based on the works of Beatrix Potter.

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