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  1. Watch 'Marshall' and discuss diversity

    February 20, 2018, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Main Library

    Adults and children alike are encouraged to come watch the movie "Marshall," starring Chadwick Boseman, at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, at Hampton's Main Library, 4207 Victoria Blvd. The movie tells the story of a young Thurgood Marshall when he was a crusading lawyer for the NAACP. Marshall later went on to become the first black justice on the U.S. Supreme Court. Register by calling 311 or 727-8311 (from cellphones and phones outside Hampton). The screening is part of the free "Movie Talks" program sponsored by the Citizens' Unity Commission and Hampton Public Library System. The goal is to get residents talking about diversity, unity and inclusion, using movies to spark the discussion. Admission, popcorn and drinks are all free.

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  2. I Value Budget Input Meeting

    February 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hampton High School

    Hampton’s budget process gives taxpayers a voice and they can discuss which programs and services they value most.

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  3. Multicultural Roots of Rock and Rap

    February 21, 2018, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    Multi-instrumental roots musician Curtis Blues takes you on a world-wide musical journey to demonstrate how today’s music came to be. American popular music has roots in many different cultures. The American banjo comes from Mali, Africa, the guitar comes from Spain, and many percussion rhythms can be traced to Latin influences from Cuba and South America. He’ll bring history to life by performing with instruments from all over the world in this interactive program. You’ll learn how different cultures approached building instruments from their unique environments and how their choices still influence the music we listen to today. Bring a bag lunch—we’ll have free dessert for you! This event is sponsored, in part, by Young Audiences of Virginia.

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  4. Brackish Water Jamboree at Hampton History Museum

    February 21, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Hampton History Museum

    Known for an energetic mix of foot-stomping bluegrass, old-time folk and classic Americana featuring Dobro, fiddle, clawhammer banjo, upright bass, and even a washboard, the band performs all original music (and a few staple standards) that echo classic country, upbeat Appalachian fiddle tunes, ragtime blues, the Bakersfield sound, and more.

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  5. Chronicles of the Unknown: Launch Preparation for James Webb Space Telescope

    February 21, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Virginia Air & Space Center and Riverside 3D IMAX Theater

    Dr. Stefanie Milam, a planetary scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, will discuss the James Webb Space Telescope launch preparation. In spring 2019, futuristic innovation will take the next step into space exploration and journey. The James Webb Space Telescope, an orbiting infrared observatory that will complement and extend the discoveries of the Hubble Space Telescope, will launch into space on an Ariane 5 rocket from French Guiana. Webb will be the premier observatory of the next decade, serving thousands of astronomers worldwide. It will study every phase in the history of our Universe, ranging from the first luminous glows after the Big Bang, to the formation of solar systems capable of supporting life on planets like Earth, to the evolution of our own solar system. RSVP by Feb. 20

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  6. Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

    February 22, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Celebrate the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center Feb. 22-25. The Merchants Mall will feature everything for quilt, fiber, wearable & textile artists and home sewers. In addition, M-AQF will present the finest collection of quilt, garment and fiber art exhibitions, including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Rounding out the event will be workshops and lectures presented by leading instructors along with demonstrations throughout the Merchants Mall. Complete information on all quilt festivals presented by Mancuso Show Management is available at www.quiltfest.com. Hampton Roads Convention Center. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. $15 includes readmission, $13 Sunday only; ages 16 and under free.

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  7. Mayor's Forum

    February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ West Hampton Community Center

    Share your voice and vision for Hampton.

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  8. I Value Budget Input - Evening Chat & Polling Event

    February 22, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online

    Hampton’s budget process gives taxpayers a voice and they can discuss which programs and services they value most.

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  9. Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

    February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Celebrate the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center Feb. 22-25. The Merchants Mall will feature everything for quilt, fiber, wearable & textile artists and home sewers. In addition, M-AQF will present the finest collection of quilt, garment and fiber art exhibitions, including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Rounding out the event will be workshops and lectures presented by leading instructors along with demonstrations throughout the Merchants Mall. Complete information on all quilt festivals presented by Mancuso Show Management is available at www.quiltfest.com. Hampton Roads Convention Center. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. $15 includes readmission, $13 Sunday only; ages 16 and under free.

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  10. I Value Budget Input Meeting

    February 24, 2018, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM @ Kecoughtan High School

    Hampton’s budget process gives taxpayers a voice and they can discuss which programs and services they value most.

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  11. Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

    February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Celebrate the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center Feb. 22-25. The Merchants Mall will feature everything for quilt, fiber, wearable & textile artists and home sewers. In addition, M-AQF will present the finest collection of quilt, garment and fiber art exhibitions, including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Rounding out the event will be workshops and lectures presented by leading instructors along with demonstrations throughout the Merchants Mall. Complete information on all quilt festivals presented by Mancuso Show Management is available at www.quiltfest.com. Hampton Roads Convention Center. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. $15 includes readmission, $13 Sunday only; ages 16 and under free.

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  12. Cécile McLorin Salvant

    February 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ The American Theatre

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  13. Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival

    February 25, 2018, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Hampton Roads Convention Center

    Celebrate the 29th annual Mid-Atlantic Quilt Festival at the Hampton Roads Convention Center Feb. 22-25. The Merchants Mall will feature everything for quilt, fiber, wearable & textile artists and home sewers. In addition, M-AQF will present the finest collection of quilt, garment and fiber art exhibitions, including quilt and wearable art prize money competitions. Rounding out the event will be workshops and lectures presented by leading instructors along with demonstrations throughout the Merchants Mall. Complete information on all quilt festivals presented by Mancuso Show Management is available at www.quiltfest.com. Hampton Roads Convention Center. 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Thursday-Saturday; 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Sunday. $15 includes readmission, $13 Sunday only; ages 16 and under free.

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  14. Ella at 100

    February 25, 2018, 2:00 PM @ The American Theatre

    Celebrating the 100th birthday of Ella Fitzgerald -- a native of Newport News, an award-winning jazz artist, and a Virginia native --Desirée Roots brings to life Ella’s most noted songs. Accompanied by some of Virginia’s most acclaimed jazz musicians, this evening of celebration and joy comes to the American Theatre stage for just two performances. Joining Roots on stage will be Scott Wichmann as Frank Sinatra, Billy Dye as Louis Armstrong, and Anthony Cosby as Nat “King” Cole. Born April 25, 1917, Ella Fitzgerald was one of the greatest jazz singers of all time. “The First Lady of Song” delighted audiences around the world for over 60 years, sold over 40 million albums, and received numerous awards and honors, including the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Join us as we commemorate Ella at 100!

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  15. Monthly Bike Cruise

    February 25, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Booker Neighborhood Park

    Join us as we ride our first Sunday Cruise of 2018! Our ride will will be held in the N. King Street area. *Please arrive a bit before 4 p.m. and be ready to roll. Location: Ride will leave from Booker Elementary School. Parking is available on-site. This ride is a casual pace, suitable for most skill levels and for all bike types. No registration is necessary. Per Hampton city code, helmets are required for those 14 years or younger. Recommended for all ages. As always, questions and comments may be directed to Alison Eubank, Placemaking Planner, at 757.728.5238 or aeubank@hampton.gov.

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  16. Ella at 100

    February 25, 2018, 7:00 PM @ The American Theatre

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