Tuesday, March 28, 2017

Newport News Now





Virginia War Museum to Commemorate American Entry in WWI

United States Entered First World War April 6, 1917

The Virginia War Museum is holding a commemoration of the centennial of American Entry in the First World War at 12 p.m., Thursday April 6. The highlight of the commemoration is the unveiling of the display Old Dominion, Over There. This new exhibit honors Virginia’s military units that served in the war. The special exhibit will run through 2019. Following the unveiling, the museum is showing the 1925 silent WWI movie The Big Parade at 1 p.m. Read more...



City to Hold Healthy Youth Day & Summer Camp Expo at Patrick Henry Mall

Healthy Youth Day & Summer Camp Expo is back, next Saturday, April 8, from 1- 5 p.m. at Patrick Henry Mall. The event, put on by the Newport News Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism, promotes healthy living for youth and families while showcasing the varied summer recreation opportunities for youth in Newport News and surrounding areas.

Stop by the event at any time for a variety of healthy activities from food preparation to fun fitness. Read more...




Garden Plots Available in the Newport News Community Garden

The City of Newport News community garden has open plots available for Newport News residents. These plots are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. To apply for a garden plot, read the Community Garden Rules and complete the Community Garden Application. There is a $30 fee to reserve a garden plot for the season and plots are approximately 18 by 40 feet in size. View a diagram of the garden plot layout and parking area online. The Community Garden is located in the large open field at 75 Yorktown Road in the Lee Hall area of the city. Read more...


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