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  • Ways to volunteer in your community

    Here are a few ways you can get involved in your community: Cat volunteers are needed. Adoptable cats from Animal Resource Foundation will be living at Petco in Newport News. Volunteers will provide full-service care, including cleaning, love and...
  • Battlefield Virginia

    From the heavy guns of a seacoast fort through battle-scarred Yorktown and the swampy outskirts of Richmond, the Virginia Peninsula tells the story of a massive war campaign and the evolution of warfare. Along this finger of land cut by the York and...
  • Kid-friendly fun places and things to do

    Looking for nearby things to do with the youngsters in your life? Here are some ways parents and grandparents can keep kids active, entertained and happy during summer vacation. BEACHES Huntington Park in Newport News Yorktown in York County...
  • Art Camps & More

    Children can enjoy many activities like Flying Flowers at the ARTventures Summer Camps at the Peninsula Fine Arts Center, 101 Museum Drive within Mariners' Museum Park, Newport News. In addition, there are Paint Days on Tuesday and Thursday mornings and...
  • Enjoy the great outdoors at these best walking spots

    Walk your way to better health and less stress while you enjoy the great outdoors at these best places to walk: GLOUCESTER Beaverdam Park. Three trails of varying lengths, bordering lake and habitats; groups can take 10-mile one-way hike bordering the...
  • City Guide: Newport News

    Newport News is a maritime city steeped in history, dating back to the early 1600s, when it was first settled. Legend has it that it was named after explorer Capt. Christopher Newport, who sometime about 1610 sailed on the James River to return to the...
  • The Peninsula offers opportunities for biking, fishing and more

    BIKING/CYCLING The Peninsula offers many opportunities for cycling enthusiasts. Whether you enjoy group rides, solo jaunts or competitions, Hampton Roads has many opportunities. Courses and trailways in the Tidewater region tend to be flat but are often...
  • Never forget: History museums

    From the earliest settlers to the space explorers, Hampton Roads museums tell a continuous story of the importance of our region to history. HISTORY MUSEUMS 1. Air Power Park. Vintage military jets, missiles, rockets and a children's playground....
  • The biggest and best festivals: Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist.

    Slurp an oyster, talk like a pirate, celebrate diversity, relax to music, support a local artist. JUNE Norfolk Harborfest. June 11-13. One of the region's largest festivals. National and local music acts, Parade of Sail, food and crafts. Town Point...
  • Parks offer a peaceful haven for hiking, biking, or just relaxing. Don't forget the dog; many parks have special areas just for Rover.

    Parks offer a peaceful haven for hiking, biking, or just relaxing. Don't forget the dog; many parks have special areas just for Rover. CHARLES CITY COUNTY Chickahominy Wildlife Management Area. Bird-watching, hunting, fishing, shooting range, public...
  • Summer guide: The best time to visit local attractions

    Summer guide: The best time to visit local attractions
    With school ending, summer outings are ramping up. Here are some tips from local author Mark Di Vincenzo on the best times to visit local attractions. You can find more advice in his New York Times bestselling book "Buy Ketchup in May and Fly at Noon."...