The Truxtun Historic District celebrates its 100th anniversary May 16-19, at various locations in the community including the former site of Truxtun Elementary School and the historic Mt. Carmel Missionary Baptist Church.
Spring has finally arrived and that means the beginning of festival season. Residents and visitors in Portsmouth have a variety of family-oriented functions to participate. Mark your calendars while perusing the list of upcoming events:
The Portsmouth Police and Sheriff’s departments will hold a service to honor 14 fallen law enforcement officers during the Portsmouth Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony Thurs., May 9, at 2 p.m., at St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church, 2714 Frederick Blvd.
Did you know that approximately 60,000 emergency department visits annually result from children finding and ingesting medication? The annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, April 27, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. in the city of Portsmouth.
The City of Portsmouth Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism will host its 29th Annual Senior Sports Day Monday through Thursday, May 6 – 9, at various times and locations around the city. Partnered with the Portsmouth Task Force on aging.
The city of Portsmouth and several community organizations are recognizing NFL legend and restauranteur Roger Brown Wednesday, May 1, with a tribute banquet at 6 p.m.