Calendar

August 2014

8/01 to 8/02

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
http://www.suffolk.lib.va.us/about-us/friends-of-the-library.html

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.

8/01

Crab Month at Vintage Tavern

Vintage Tavern
1900 Governor's Pointe Drive
5pm-Close. Menu Pricing.
Runs August 1-31, 2014
757.238.8808.
www.vintagetavernvirginia.com

It's Crab Month at Vintage Tavern! Join us for Crab Features during the month of August!

8/01

T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series: Fuzz Band

Bennett's Creek Park
3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road

6:30-9:30pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7267

Join your neighbors at Bennett's Creek Park for the second half of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in Suffolk. Enjoy this free and family-friendly event in the park, as bands play a variety of hits and kids enjoy the children's area. Each week will feature a new band with music to get you out of your seat and enjoying your Friday night!

8/02

Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk

Suffolk Visitor Center
524 North Main Street
7:30pm. $10 Adults / $8 Seniors, Military and Children 9-12
757.514.4130

A hair-raising encounter with the spirited side of Suffolk. Follow a costumed guide through the shadows of historic Main Street discovering stories, legends and "unexplained occurrences" by lantern light. Tales of unsolved mysteries and unresolved affairs abound throughout Suffolk's historically hip Ghost Walk. Reservations Required.

8/05

National Night Out Celebration

Kickoff Celebration at Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion
5:30-6:30pm. Free.

www.suffolknno.org

Help bring back a sense of nostalgia and feeling of safety and security by getting involved in National Night Out – a night when citizens of Suffolk are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for a drug- and crime-prevention event. With over 45 million people expected to join in, August 5th will be a night that citizens across America can send a powerful message about neighborhood unity, awareness, safety and police-community partnerships. The Kickoff Ceremony will take place at the Suffolk Visitor Center Pavilion, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Motorcade tours will depart for various neighborhoods across Suffolk's 430 square miles immediately following the ceremony. For more information, please contact Diana Klink, Director of Media & Community Relations, at 757.514.4104, or visit www.suffolknno.org.

8/08

T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series: The Deloreans

Bennett's Creek Park
3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road

6:30-9:30pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7267

Join your neighbors at Bennett's Creek Park for the second half of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in Suffolk. Enjoy this free and family-friendly event in the park, as bands play a variety of hits and kids enjoy the children's area. Each week will feature a new band with music to get you out of your seat and enjoying your Friday night!

8/15

T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series: BeatleMania Returns

Bennett's Creek Park
3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road

6:30-9:30pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7267

Join your neighbors at Bennett's Creek Park for the second half of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in Suffolk. Enjoy this free and family-friendly event in the park, as bands play a variety of hits and kids enjoy the children's area. Each week will feature a new band with music to get you out of your seat and enjoying your Friday night!

8/16 to 8/17

Nansemond Indian Tribal Pow Wow

Pembroke Lane (across from Oakland Elementary)
Saturday 10 a.m.-6p.m.
Sunday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

www.nansemond.org

Two-day cultural celebration including music, dance, authentic crafts and food. Admission and parking are free, although donations are gladly accepted. The powwow grounds are located at the end of Pembroke Lane, which runs off Godwin Blvd., across from Oakland Elementary (in the Chuckatuck area of Suffolk.)


8/16

Legends of Main Street: A Suffolk Ghost Walk

Suffolk Visitor Center
524 North Main Street
7:30pm. $10 Adults / $8 Seniors, Military and Children 9-12
757.514.4130

A hair-raising encounter with the spirited side of Suffolk. Follow a costumed guide through the shadows of historic Main Street discovering stories, legends and "unexplained occurrences" by lantern light. Tales of unsolved mysteries and unresolved affairs abound throughout Suffolk's historically hip Ghost Walk. Reservations Required.

8/22

T.G.I.F. Summer Concert Series: Michael Clark Band

Bennett's Creek Park
3000 Bennett's Creek Park Road

6:30-9:30pm. Free and open to the public.
757.514.7267

Join your neighbors at Bennett's Creek Park for the second half of the TGIF Summer Concert Series in Suffolk. Enjoy this free and family-friendly event in the park, as bands play a variety of hits and kids enjoy the children's area. Each week will feature a new band with music to get you out of your seat and enjoying your Friday night!

8/23

Suffolk Teen Summit

Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts
110 W. Finney Avenue
Free and open to the public. 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact Rebecca Skinner for more information: 757.514.7250

The Suffolk Department of Parks & Recreation presents the 2014 Suffolk Teen Summit on Saturday, August 23, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Suffolk Center for the Cultural Arts, 110 Finney Avenue.

The Suffolk Teen Summit serves as an expansion of a variety of prevention activities and programs developed as a part of the Suffolk Initiative on Youth Crime Prevention Plan. This dynamic conference will engage youth, ages 11 to 17, along with parents and adults that work with youth, in interactive sessions on topics such as Teen Dating, Eating Healthy and Living Well, Bullying, Understanding the Impact of Social Media and Music, and the Importance of Volunteerism.

This event is free and open to the public and lunch is included. Pre-registration is required and can be completed at any Suffolk Parks and Recreation Joint Use Facility, the East Suffolk Recreation Center, and online at www.suffolkus.va/parks by following the online registration link. Event check-in the day of the event will begin at 8 a.m. 

A Block Party is scheduled to kick-off the Suffolk Teen Summit on Friday, August 22, 2014, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Constant's Wharf Park & Marina, 110 East Constance Road, located behind the Hilton Garden Inn Riverfront. Join the event for music, live entertainment, food and giveaways.

For more information and registration, contact Rebecca Skinner at 757-514-7250.

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