Calendar

string(28) "2017-01-04 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
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string(28) "2017-01-10 2:00 PM:-:3:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-11 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-12 6:00 PM:-:8:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-13 7:00 PM:-:9:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-18 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
string(29) "2017-01-21 8:00 PM:-:10:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-25 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
string(29) "2017-01-26 11:00 AM:-:1:00 PM"
string(28) "2017-01-28 8:30 AM:-:3:30 PM"
string(29) "2017-01-28 10:00 AM:-:1:00 PM"
string(29) "2017-01-28 10:00 AM:-:2:00 PM"
string(29) "2017-01-28 10:00 AM:-:3:00 PM"

January 2017

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45957
1/04

Photography Talk: Better Photos for the Beginner and the Amateur

North Suffolk Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
6-7pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7323
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Join the Suffolk Public Library on January 4, 2017, for the first in a free, four-part class on photography basics, equipment and how to capture something remarkable with your camera. No registration required; ages 18+. Perfect for the hobbyist, the amateur, or those with home-based businesses!

string(61) "2017-01-06 10:00 AM:-:4:00 PM:^:2017-01-07 10:00 AM:-:4:00 PM"
45086
1/06 to 1/07

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Building
300 Carolina Road
10am-4pm Friday & Saturday. Open to the Public.
757.514.1024
www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/about/friends-of-the-library/

The Friends of the Library hold a monthly book sale, the revenue of which is used to support library programs. Peruse thousands of used books, magazines, movies and more. Prices: Paperbacks (Fiction) - $0.50 per inch, Softcovers - $0.50, Hardcovers - $1.00, Children's - $0.50 per inch, DVDs - $2.00, Music CDs - $1.00, Audio Books on CD - $2.00, Audio Books on Cassette - $1.00. Other items specially priced.

string(28) "2017-01-10 2:00 PM:-:3:00 PM"
45955
1/10

Tidewater Voices Oral History Talk

Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society
Phillips-Dawson House
137 Bank Street
2-3pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7323
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Ever wonder why Suffolk natives sound the way they do? Join us on Tuesday, January 10, 2017, at the Phillips-Dawson House, for an enlightening conversation with sociolinguist Dr. Bridget Anderson about her oral history project, Tidewater Voices, and learn what makes the Tidewater dialect unique.

Dr. Bridget Anderson is an Associate Professor of Applied Linguistics and the Director of Tidewater Voices: An Oral History and Dialect Project. She specializes in acoustic phonetics and language variation. She also works on criminal investigations involving language through her forensic linguistic casework.

This event is free to attend and open to the public.

string(28) "2017-01-11 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
45958
1/11

Photography Talk: The Camera and Lens As Your Tools

North Suffolk Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
6-7pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7323
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Join the Suffolk Public Library on January 11, 2017, for the second in a free, four-part class on photography basics, equipment and how to capture something remarkable with your camera. No registration required; ages 18+. Perfect for the hobbyist, the amateur, or those with home-based businesses!

string(28) "2017-01-12 6:00 PM:-:8:00 PM"
46440
1/12 to 2/11

Hampton Roads Digital Photography Club Exhibit

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 W. Finney Avenue
Opening Reception January 12, 2017, 6-8pm. 
Free and open to the public.
Exhibit on view January 12-February 11, 2017.

757.923.0003
www.SuffolkCenter.org

The non-profit Hampton Roads Digital Photography Club of over 185 members will be displaying an array of aesthetically pleasing photography that demonstrates multiple styles. Guest will have the opportunity to view engaging photography from participating members with the option to buy select works. An opening reception is scheduled for Thursday, January 12, from 6-8 p.m. The exhibit is free and open to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Hampton Roads Digital Photography Club was formed to educate, encourage, and expand the photographic knowledge of its members through educational activities, guest speakers, challenges, exhibitions, weekly meetiings, public events and supportive photography critiques. 

string(28) "2017-01-13 7:00 PM:-:9:00 PM"
45738
1/13

Art and "Wine-ing" Workshop

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 W. Finney Avenue
7-9pm. $40
www.suffolkcenter.org
Registration: 757.923.0003

NOT your typical "Paint-nite!" Create a masterpiece of your very own! Learn a bit about different artists and try your brush at the canvas. Art supplies and inspiration are provided. Just bring yourself and your fellow “artists” friends and leave everything else at the door—a great date night or friends’ night out! No experience necessary- joins us for the fun of it! (Limit 13 participants; must be 21+)

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45959
1/18

Photography Talk: Making The 'Negative'

North Suffolk Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
6-7pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7323
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Join the Suffolk Public Library on January 18, 2017, for the third in a free, four-part class on photography basics, equipment and how to capture something remarkable with your camera. No registration required; ages 18+. Perfect for the hobbyist, the amateur, or those with home-based businesses!

string(29) "2017-01-21 8:00 PM:-:10:00 PM"
45123
1/21

The Blackpack - All Laughs Matter

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West Finney Avenue
8pm. $35/40.
www.SuffolkCenter.org

The "All Laughs Matter" comedy tour is tried, tested and true, having exhausted socially relevant material that has permeated through the very soul of America over the past eight years. BT, Billy D. Washington, and Vince Morris are award winning and bona fide conveyors of truth, knowledge and most of all - laughter.

string(28) "2017-01-25 6:00 PM:-:7:00 PM"
45960
1/25

Photography Talk: The Final Output

North Suffolk Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
6-7pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7323
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Join the Suffolk Public Library on January 25, 2017, for the fourth in a free, four-part class on photography basics, equipment and how to capture something remarkable with your camera. No registration required; ages 18+. Perfect for the hobbyist, the amateur, or those with home-based businesses!

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45124
1/26

Speaker Series: James Farmer

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 West Finney Avenue
11am. $55.
www.SuffolkCenter.org

James Farmer is the author of the Wall Street Journal best-selling garden book, A Time To Plant. Other books he has written are Sip and Savor, Porch Living, Dinner on the Grounds and A Time to Celebrate. Farmer is editor-at-large of Southern Living and a frequent guest on television and radio. A skilled and entertaining speaker, Farmer is truly a young and fresh voice for his generation.

string(28) "2017-01-28 8:30 AM:-:3:30 PM"
45943
1/28 to 2/05

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy 31st Annual Art Show & Sale

Nansemond-Suffolk Academy
3373 Pruden Blvd.
Open from January 28-February 5, 2017.
Saturdays 10am-4pm; Sundays 1-4pm; Monday-Friday 8:30am-3:30pm.
Free and open to the public.

757.539.8789
www.nsacademy.org

The Nansemond-Suffolk Academy Art Show and Sale attracts artists and art connoisseurs throughout Hampton Roads. The show takes place the last week in January through the first week in February. Admission is free, and the community is welcome. The NSA Art Show and Sale boasts a wonderful diversity of media from over 150 artists, including paintings and multimedia works of art. Prices range from $25 to $7,000. While the works of art beautifully adorn the Lower School hallways, teachers also use the Art Show and Sale as an opportunity to incorporate the art and artists’ displays into their curriculum.

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45961
1/28

American Girl Program: "Meet Samantha Parkington"

Riddick's Folly House Museum
510 North Main Street
10am, 11:30am, & 1pm. Free.
Reservations required, beginning 14 days before event.
757.934.0822
www.riddicksfolly.org

Samantha Parkington® is a bright, compassionate, generous girl being raised by her wealthy grandmother in 1904, during a time of great change. Samantha's world is filled with frills and finery, parties and play. But Samantha sees that times are not good for everybody. That's why she tires to make a difference in the life of her friend Nellie, a servant girl whose world is nothing like Samantha's. There will be 3 sittings: 10am, 11:30am, and 1pm. Space is limited and reservations are required. Donations welcome. Ages 5 and up are welcome. Call for reservations at 757.934.0822 or email riddicksfolly@verizon.net, beginning 14 days before the event.

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45905
1/28

What's For Dinner? Southern Cooking Edition

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 W. Finney Avenue
10am-2pm. $50.
757.923.0003
www.SuffolkCenter.org

Looking to create an unforgettable meal? Maybe this is your first time hosting? In this workshop, Chef Dedra Blount will introduce you to new cooking techniques that put a fresh spin on both delicious entrees and impeccably paired side dishes. In small groups, you and your friends will apply these skills hands-on as they prepare a mouthwatering menu.

Chef Dedra has 15 years of culinary arts instruction experience with Johnson & Whales and the Culinary Institute of Virginia. She has made it her mission to make everyone she meets as excited about food as she is!

The price of the workshop includes cooking instruction by professional chef, recipes using the freshest ingredients and the adventure of cooking and dining with new friends! Students should bring their own apron and wear comfortable shoes. NO experience required. Limited space available.

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45993
1/28

Big Idea Fair

North Suffolk Library
2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road
10am-3pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7150
www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

Suffolk Public Library is hosting a Big Idea Fair on Saturday, January 28, 2017, at the North Suffolk Library, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fair is free to attend and open to all ages. There will be workshops, hands-on activities, vendors, and contests throughout the day designed to encourage attendees to make, build, tinker, create, design, and explore. Attendees will have the opportunity to meet an award-winning chef, get inspired by local authors, enjoy live music, watch a blacksmith demonstration, and learn all about the benefits of essential oils thanks to partnerships with community organizations. Those who enter the LEGO® contest will even have the chance to win a LEGO® gift card. Kids can get creative with art workshops, challenge their engineering side with Sumobots battles, learn about the energy behind motion, and get hands-on with the many passive activities available throughout the fair. A full list of presenters and activities can be found online at www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com/bigideafair.

In the event of postponement due to inclement weather, the Big Idea Fair will be rescheduled for Saturday, February 18.

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