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  • Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7

    Celebrating poetry - Week of April 7
    National Poetry Month continues with events and celebrations across the region. For a more complete and up-to-date listing, go todailypress.com/books and scroll down to the community calendar. Here are a few highlights for the week of April 7: Tuesday,...
  • Window on the Civil War

     Window on the Civil War
    The American Civil War was not the first armed conflict to become the subject of the camera. But it was the first to generate large numbers of pictures, then shape both history and the public's awareness of what happened on the battlefield through the...
  • The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts

    The Mariners' Museum offers free concerts, exhibit discounts
    The Mariners' Museum in Newport News is offering a discount on its traveling exhibit, "Savage Ancient Seas" during its Thursday night summer concert series. The summer concert series is held on the front lawn of the museum on Thursday evenings....
  • Bronze Door wine classic returns June 21 to Mariners' Museum

    Bronze Door wine classic returns June 21 to Mariners' Museum
    The Bronze Door Society’s Wine Classic returns Saturday, June 21, to The Mariners’ Museum. This annual fundraising event is sponsored by the museum’s support group called the Bronze Door Society. The group takes its name from the large...
  • Calling all poets (and lovers of poetry)

    Calling all poets (and lovers of poetry)
    Pfac's Art after 5, Newport News Local poet William Hardison is the featured reader this evening at Peninsula Fine Arts Center's Art After 5 monthly poetry reading. Also sharing their work will be Gloria Huthmaker and Barbara Drucker Smith. Hardison...
  • Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10

    Upcoming Events ~ Week of June 10
    Beach reads Thursday's Poetry Night at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center takes a turn to the longer form of fiction this month. To celebrate the start of summer, several local novelists will share their favorite beach reads on Thursday, June 12: •...
  • York County author shares experiences with Alzheimer's

    York County author shares experiences with Alzheimer's
    Do you have a relative or friend who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's? If so, "Alzheimer's: Through My Mother's Eyes" by York County's Marla Brown is a must read. Brown, writing as Suzette Brown, tells the story of her loving mother, who...
  • Living Here: Museums and historic sites

    Living Here: Museums and historic sites
    Museums and sites can help you track the story of our region. From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our area. History museums 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets,...
  • Living Here: Nature parks

    Living Here: Nature parks
    Charles City County Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public boat access. An access permit is needed for visitors ages 17 and older who do not have a Virginia hunting or fishing license or boating...
  • Living Here: Take a hike

    Living Here: Take a hike
    The treadmill is nice, but why pass up on experiencing the area's natural setting for convenience, when you can let the green space and trails on the Peninsula take you away for a few hours? Some trails capitalize on the area's natural setting while...
  • Living Here: Fishing

    Living Here: Fishing
    With its many waterways, Hampton Roads is a dream for fishing enthusiasts. Fishing can be done from piers, shorelines and by boat, with plenty of saltwater and freshwater options. It is important to know the licensing rules and fishing regulations...