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  4. Calendar Overlay Community Centers - West Hampton (2)
  5. Calendar Overlay Economic Development - Events (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Economic Development Authority (EDA) (1)
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  8. Calendar Overlay Exhibits (7)
  9. Calendar Overlay Hampton History Museum (1)
  10. Calendar Overlay Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes (1)
  11. Calendar Overlay Libraries (2)
  12. Calendar Overlay Performing & Creative Arts Center (1)
  13. Calendar Overlay Virginia Air & Space Center - IMAX (1)

Community Centers - Fort Monroe

  1. Wheelchair Basketball with the Sunwheelers

    February 6, 2018, 5:45 PM - 7:45 PM @ Fort Monroe Gym

    Youth and Adult wheelchair basketball, all levels are welcomed.

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  2. Foundations of Belly Dancing

    February 6, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Fort Monroe Fitness/Dance Room

    A fun and easy way to stay in shape, combat diseases, and tone and work core muscles. All fitness levels welcome.

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Community Centers - Northampton

  1. Bulldogs Morning Program

    February 6, 2018, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM @ Northampton Community Center

    THE BULLDOG MORNING PROGRAM IS A FUN, AND SAFE WAY FOR YOUTH TO GET THE DAY STARTED EARLY....... Drop them off at Northampton Community Center (BEHIND DAVIS MIDDLE SCHOOL) between 7:00 AM TO 8:30 AM, Mondays through Fridays (excluding school closures, and holidays). They will have a safe and enriching atmosphere to start their day and enjoy; • Games • Sports • Fitness • Study Time

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  2. Senior Fitness Club

    February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Northampton Community Center

    Chair Exercise designed for the Mature Adult. This fun and easy class is for the adult who wants to stay in shape but may not have the flexibility or stamina for traditional classes. Exercises are done in and out of chairs, using light weights and resistance bands. Club Classes guided by a Club designated volunteer.

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  3. Seniorcise-Silver Sneakers

    February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Meeting Room 1

    A great way to stay active and keep your body strong. Fun music with easy low-impact cardio along with resistance training and balance exercise to increase range of motion and body density.

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  4. Beyond the Bell

    February 6, 2018, 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Northampton Community Center

    September 5- June 13, 2018 Monday - Friday 2p.m. - 6p.m. Ages: 6-12 HPRLS membership $25/per week Non-Members $35/per week Dinner and Snack will be provided Parents, no need to look any further! This will be your last STOP! Enroll your student in our afterschool program. They will receive assistance with homework, play group games, and meet friends to bond with afterschool in our safe, structured environment. For more information call: Fort Monroe Community Center-100 Stilwell Road, (757) 727-6831 Northampton Community Center-1435-A Todds Lane, (757) 825-4805 West Hampton Community Center- 1638 Briarfield Road, (757) 896-4687 *Excludes Holidays

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Community Centers - Senior Center

  1. Crochet

    February 6, 2018, 8:30 AM - 10:30 AM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Bring your own needle and join the seniors to share in a wonderful crocheting experience. All levels welcome beginners to expert.

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  2. Walk away the pounds

    February 6, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Get fit fast with America s #1 walking system! Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds. This gentle and effective form of exercise will help you tone your legs, buns and abs, condition your heart, speed up your metabolism and help fight AGING!

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  3. Line Dancing

    February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Hampton Senior Center

    This line dancing class is a supplement to Fit and Fun or Still Going Strong. We dance to a wide mix of music styles, including country, pop and big band. No advanced dances are done in this medium-paced class. Come meet some great people and breathe new life into your soul! (Wear soft-soled shoes.) Are you a beginner? All levels WELCOMED

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  4. Bingo

    February 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Come play Bingo and have fun. Bring 3 $1.00 gifts for prizes and try your luck to take home a prize

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  5. Chair Exercise

    February 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    Chair exercise is designed to improve strength, flexibility and balance, most of the exercises can be done while sitting in or holding onto a chair to help with balance. Many of the exercises incorporate a ball to add fun and interest, as well as to help improve coordination.

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  6. Couponing

    February 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Senior center

    Are you interested in taking your grocery savings and couponing to the next level? Learn how to cut your grocery bills down learning the art of couponing.

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  7. Pinochle, Bid Whist, & Spades

    February 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:50 PM @ Hampton Senior Center

    For beginners or experts come join in on a hand of F-U-N all level players welcomed. Seniors are willing to teach you to play.

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Community Centers - West Hampton

  1. Get Fit Line Dancing -WHCC

    February 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM @ Multipurpose Room

    Join Instructor Clifton Spriggs "aka Pops" for fun and line dancing.

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  2. Zumba

    February 6, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Hampton Community Center

    Zumba® is a Dance fitness class that is fun, energetic and makes you feel amazing. Zumba® takes the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. You’ll benefit from a total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of AWESOME each time you leave class. Come and join us for this super effective and super fun class.

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Economic Development - Events

  1. Get Hired Job & Resource Fair

    February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Nearly 90 local employers and employment resource organizations will be participating in this free event open to the public. A variety of industries will be represented and hiring on the spot. No registration required for job seekers.

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  2. Sigma Series — Space Radiation and Human Space Exploration

    February 6, 2018, 7:30 PM @ Virginia Air and Space Center

    In the Hampton Roads region for 10 years, Dr. John W. Norbury, lead research physicist in the Space Radiation Group at NASA Langley Research Center, will speak about space exploration. The harmful effects of space radiation are a major concern for human deep space missions beyond low Earth orbit. This talk will begin with an introduction to space radiation issues and will discuss radiation received as one moves from Earth out into deep space, including aircraft, lunar and Martian missions and beyond. The talk will conclude with a discussion of possible long-term solutions to the space radiation problem.

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Economic Development Authority (EDA)

  1. Economic Development Authority Loan & Grant Review Committee Meeting

    February 6, 2018, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ EDA Conference Room, 6th Floor

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Employee Connection - For City Employees ONLY

  1. City Manager's Agenda Review

    February 6, 2018, All Day @ City Hall

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  2. Lunch and Learn: 6 Weeks to a Healthier You!

    February 6, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Human Resources Department, 4th Floor

    This lunch and learn will take place in the Human Resources Department from noon–1 p.m. on the 4th Floor of City Hall. Seating is limited, so please email Shari Declet at sdeclet@hampton.gov directly if you wish to attend. This seminar focuses on fitness and better eating habits as the basics of good health. Barriers, emotional aspects and methods of self-motivation will also be discussed.

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Exhibits

  1. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers

    January 21, 2017 - June 1, 2018 @ Hampton History Museum > Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The exhibit “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers,” explores the local history and personalities of the hit film “Hidden Figures.” The exhibit opened to the public in the 20th Century Galleries at the Hampton History Museum on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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  2. Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery

    February 25, 2017, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The groundbreaking exhibition explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton who made journeys to freedom or took up arms against their enslavers during periods of war. This exhibit shines an inspirational light on their experiences in the context of slave resistance between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The exhibit especially focuses on the Black Loyalists (American Revolution) and Refugees (War of 1812) in Hampton who achieved liberty by joining forces with the British Army and Navy. Between these wartime events enslaved people in Hampton continuously resisted by taking flight. Through their revolutionary actions, fugitives not only freed themselves but fought against enslavement, ultimately helping to end slavery permanently. The exhibition concludes with Hampton’s Contrabands, who escaped to Union-held Fort Monroe during the Civil War, and the role they and other fugitives played in slavery’s abolition.

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  3. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers

    September 8, 2017, 1:00 AM - June 1, 2018, 12:59 AM @ Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The exhibit “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers,” explores the local history and personalities of the hit film “Hidden Figures.” The exhibit opened to the public in the 20th Century Galleries at the Hampton History Museum on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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  4. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers

    September 8, 2017, 1:00 AM - June 1, 2018, 12:59 AM @ Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The exhibit “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers,” explores the local history and personalities of the hit film “Hidden Figures.” The exhibit opened to the public in the 20th Century Galleries at the Hampton History Museum on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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  5. Give Me Liberty: Fugitive Slaves and the Long Revolution Against Slavery

    September 8, 2017, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The groundbreaking exhibition explores the lives of over 30 fugitive slaves from Hampton who made journeys to freedom or took up arms against their enslavers during periods of war. This exhibit shines an inspirational light on their experiences in the context of slave resistance between the Revolutionary War and the Civil War. The exhibit especially focuses on the Black Loyalists (American Revolution) and Refugees (War of 1812) in Hampton who achieved liberty by joining forces with the British Army and Navy. Between these wartime events enslaved people in Hampton continuously resisted by taking flight. Through their revolutionary actions, fugitives not only freed themselves but fought against enslavement, ultimately helping to end slavery permanently. The exhibition concludes with Hampton’s Contrabands, who escaped to Union-held Fort Monroe during the Civil War, and the role they and other fugitives played in slavery’s abolition.

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  6. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers

    September 9, 2017, 1:00 AM - June 1, 2018, 12:59 AM @ Hampton History Museum - Changing Gallery

    The exhibit “When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers,” explores the local history and personalities of the hit film “Hidden Figures.” The exhibit opened to the public in the 20th Century Galleries at the Hampton History Museum on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

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  7. Hampton Arts League Open Members Exhibition 2018

    January 27, 2018 - March 11, 2018 @ Charles H. Taylor Arts Center

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Hampton History Museum

  1. When the Computer Wore a Skirt: NASA's Human Computers

    January 21, 2017, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    In 1935 a group of five women came to Langley to form a computer pool to process all the data coming in from wind tunnel and flight tests. It began as an experiment, but became something much bigger. By 1942, the human computers had become essential to operations. A memo that April stated: "The engineers admit themselves that the girl computers do the work more rapidly and accurately than they could." In the 1940’s Langley also began recruiting African-American women as human computers, but due to segregation laws these "West Area Computers" were kept separate from their white counterparts. This changed in the 1950s as NACA (later NASA) integrated and the “human computers” extended into the broader scientific community at NASA. By the 1960s they numbered in the hundreds. This exhibit features three of these pioneers: Dorothy Vaughan, Katherine Johnson, and Hampton native-Mary Jackson.

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Healthy Families - Parent Education Classes

  1. Tuesday Playgroup - Walkers & Talkers Toddler

    February 6, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

    An energetic playgroup focused on social skills and school readiness. Designed for children ages 1 to 4 years old All groups feature free play, crafts, snacks, & circle time.

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Libraries

  1. Babygarten Winter Session @ Main Library

    February 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Main Library - Children's Programming Room

    Babygarten is a program for babies and their caregivers that offers fun activities followed by a group reading of a selected book. The second half of the program is a fun playtime for babies. Registration is required.

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  2. Storytime @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    February 6, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Willow Oaks Branch Library

    Ages five (5) and under. Join us for stories, music and crafts. REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED.

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Performing & Creative Arts Center

  1. Homeschool Arts

    February 6, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM @ Performing & Creative Arts Center

    Join this group for Theatre & Visual Arts activities throughout the year. Swimming every third Thursday!

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Virginia Air & Space Center - IMAX

  1. Be the Astronaut

    August 31, 2017, 1:00 PM - May 31, 2018 @ Virginia Air & Space Center - Changing Gallery

    Be the Astronaut is a world-class exhibit experience that teaches STEM based content via a fusion of physical exhibitry and state-of-the-art video game technology. Scientifically verified by experts at NASA for accuracy and feasibility, you will experience the concepts, challenges, and excitement of spaceflight through the use of touch-screen stations, artifacts, and interactive simulator pods built to look like space capsules. You’ll also have your own crew of virtual content experts throughout every stage of the exhibit. These digital characters will help teach what’s needed to fly a spaceship, pilot a lander, and drive a surface rover — then will be there as you climb in the simulators to actually perform these feats, in a thrilling narrative adventure that spans the solar system. Do you have what it takes to Be the Astronaut?

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