Newport News Police Department Neighborhood Meeting

Newport News Police Department Neighborhood Meeting

Piggly Wiggly - Community Room (map)

The Newport News Police Department is hosting a neighborhood meeting for the Southeast Community on Monday, Aug. 20, from 5-7 p.m. in the Piggly Wiggly Community Room, 3101 Jefferson Ave.

Please join Newport News Chief of Police Steve Drew and take the opportunity to share your concerns, make suggestions, and ask questions regarding community safety and neighborhood policing in the Southeast Community of Newport News.

The Police Department is asking for input on how to better serve the community. They are asking for help from community members to help establish a partnership that fosters safety and security where you live and play.

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Summer Movie Series at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

Summer Movie Series at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center

Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center (map)

The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2 p.m. for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Community Back-to-School Bash @ Doris Miller Community Center

Community Back-to-School Bash @ Doris Miller Community Center

Kick off the new school year with a fun day at your community center.  Carnival style games, inflatables, face painting, art projects, treats and school supply giveaways while they last.     

Six Dollar Saturday Arts'N'Craft Workshop @ Downing-Gross

Six Dollar Saturday Arts'N'Craft Workshop @ Downing-Gross

Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

August 25th - Bath Bombs: Create your own fizzy bath bomb to use for yourself or to give as a gift!

Register here.

 

Southeast Community Celebration Concert

Southeast Community Celebration Concert

King-Lincoln Park (map)

Join us for the final part of this concert series, brought to you by the City of Newport News Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Department. We are excited to have an opening set from BJ Griffin, followed by a performance from The Fuzz Band! This concert is free and open to the public. It begins at 6:00 PM on August 25th, 2018. Blanket and chairs are welcome! No pets allowed. No alcohol allowed. For more information, please visit nnparks.com or call 757-926-1400! 

Sponsored by the Newport News Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center, Marshall-Ridley Neighborhood, and 3Sixty Management and Consulting.

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Thrifty Thursday Arts'N'Craft Workshop @ Downing-Gross

Thrifty Thursday Arts'N'Craft Workshop @ Downing-Gross

Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

August 30th - Yarn Letter Decor: Create your own letter decor with a large wooden letter and colored yarn! EARLY REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (for supplies). No same-day registration will be permitted for this workshop. 

Register here.