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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Youth Choruses Present Concert

Virginia Children's Chorus and Portsmouth Public Schools present "Sing for Joy!" Tuesday, Oct. 29, at 7:00 p.m., at I.C. Norcom High School, 1801 London Blvd., Portsmouth. The concert is free & open to the public; no tickets required.

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Posted on: October 21, 2019

Holidays at the Children's Museum

For the first time, a portion of the nostalgic holiday collection known as Winter Wonderland: The Coleman Collection will be re-envisioned and displayed within The Children’s Museum of Virginia.

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Posted on: October 18, 2019

Council Announces STEM Essay Contest

Governor Ralph Northam and the Virginia Council on Women today announced the 9th Annual STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) Essay Contest for young women in their senior year of high school. Essays are due Fri., Jan. 10, 2020.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Museums Host Veterans Day Salute

Come “sea” history at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Museum at 2 High St. in Portsmouth Mon., Nov. 11—Veterans Day. Free admission! The Tidewater Maritime Living History Association honor veterans by presenting a living timeline of U.S. Navy history.

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Urban League Seeks Nominations

The Urban League, in partnership with the City of Portsmouth, is seeking nominations for the 36th Annual Community Leaders’ Awards honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The awards will be presented at the MLK Breakfast Mon., Jan. 20, 2020.

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Posted on: October 3, 2019

Annual Citywide Food Drive Begins

The “Mayors Citywide Food Drive Challenge” began Sept. 23, and will culminate at the Annual Mayflower Marathon Nov. 22–24. We are calling on our citizens to become leaders in our community by donating to provide healthy meals to our neighbors in need.

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

UnmaskingHR Event Addresses History

Unmasking Hampton Roads, a three-part learning series occurring twice this fall, will examine the historic and contemporary impact of racism in Hampton Rods. UnmaskingHR is presented by the Hampton Roads Community Foundation.

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Maternal Health Listening Sessions

Following Gov. Northam’s announcement of a goal to improve maternal health in Virginia by 2025, the Office of Secretary of Health and Human Resources Daniel Carey will hold listening sessions and community roundtables across the state this fall.

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Posted on: September 19, 2019

Raising Safe Kids Program Begins

The Bon Secours Family Focus project will host a "Raising Safe Kids" workshop Tuesdays, October 1 to November 19, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., at Maryview Medical Center, 2nd Floor Conference Room A. The series is free.

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