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November 1
Fall Planetarium Programs Various time and until Nov. 18. Enjoy Solar System Odyssey set in the future when humans have depleted the resources of their home planet. Or enjoy 2012: The End of the World? NOT! sorts the science from the hype about the Mayan prophecy that the world will end on Dec. 21, 2012. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
Tickle My Ears: Modern & Contemporary Galleries 10:30 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. This unique storytelling program for pre-kindergarten children with stories and songs to help them appreciate art. Reservations are not necessary for individuals, but please call 333-6239 for group reservations. Chrysler Museum of Art, 245 W Olney Rd. (N) 664-6200 or www.chrysler.org
50 Great American Artists 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and continues until Jan. 13, 2013. This exhibition will include masterworks by popular artists, familiar names in the history of art, and works by other artists, less familiar.. Peninsula Fine Arts Center, 101 Museum Dr. (NN) 596-8175 or www.pfac-va.org
November 2
Life Size CLUE 5:30 p.m. Enjoy this fun game. For age 12-18. Kempsville Area Library, 832 Kempsville Rd. (VB) 385-2627
November 3- November 4
34th Annual Santa’s Stocking Fashioned Craft Bazaar 9 a.m.- 5 p.m. Saturday 10 a.m.- 4 p.m. Sunday. Over 100 different crafters each weekend will be selling handmade items; everything from stocking stuffers to works of fine art, all at budget-friendly prices. Santa will visit. Kempsville Recreation Center, 800 Monmouth Lane (VB) 385-2990
November 4
Super Heroes at the Symphony! 3 p.m. Enjoy the symphony geared towards kids. Wear your super hero suit. Come early for pre-concert fun. Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, Town Center (VB) 385-3787
November 5
Origami Cards for Fun and Friendship 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Use Origami creations to make Holiday Cards to give to your friends or decorate your home. Registration required. For age 12-up. Princess Anne Area Library, 1444 Nimmo Pkwy. (VB) 385-2610
November 6
ZooTales 11 a.m. and continues every Tuesday. Enjoy story time at the zoo and meet an animal or two. Activity included with Zoo admission: $7 adults, $5 children 2-11, $6 seniors 62 and over, free to zoo members. Virginia Zoo, 3500 Granby St. (N) 441-2374, ext. 229
Paint Days 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Every Tuesday and Thursday. Paint your own picture in the Kids Gallery. Peninsula Fine Arts Center, 101 Museum Dr. (NN) 596-8175 or www.pfac-va.org
Behind-the-Scenes Tour at the Virginia Living Museum 3 p.m. and continues Tuesdays and Saturdays. Enjoy a guided by a member of our knowledgeable curatorial staff. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
Parent-Child Interactive Learning Playgroups 9:30 a.m. – noon and continues every Tuesday and Thursday. Circle time activities include children’s songs, music with instruments, finger plays. For children birth to five years old. While children participate in their interactive learning sessions with staff, parents will have an hour to enjoy the Parent Cafe discussion on the parenting topic of the day. First visit is free, $25 for unlimited playgroups. First Baptist Church Newport News, 12716 Warwick Blvd., (NN) 886-6511 or delores_price@bshsi.org
24/7 Dads Program 5:15 p.m.-8 p.m. and continues weekly until Nov. 27. Learn about basic parenting skills, positive discipline, expectations and child development, communication techniques with any age child, and how to get involved with your child. The influence of your health, your culture and how you were raised will be discussed. Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters, Board Room, 2nd floor, 601 Children’s Lane (N) Register online at www.chkd.org/classes.
November 7
Happiest Baby on the Block 6:30-8:30 p.m. This class will help mom and dad navigate the first months of baby’s life while learning how to soothe even the fussiest infant in minutes and help babies sleep longer. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr., (C) 668-7402 to register.
November 8
Parenting on the Same Page: For Parenting Partners 6:30-8:30 p.m. Learn where your parenting philosophy and mindset come from and how to support a unified front when parenting your child. Come away with strategies to develop positive discipline. CHKD Health Center at Oakbrooke, 3rd floor conference room, 500 Discovery Dr. (C) Register www.chkd.org/classes.
Toddler Trek Thursdays 11 a.m. Toddlers enjoy song and animals. Virginia Aquarium, 717 General Booth Blvd. (VB) 385-FISH or www.virginiaaquarium.com
November 9
Teddy Bear Sleepover and Breakfast 4 p.m.- 5 p.m. and continues Nov. 10 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Bring your teddy bear or other stuffed friends to the library Friday and we’ll read good night stories and tuck them in. Pick up your friend Saturday, have breakfast and watch a slideshow of their overnight adventures. Lafayette Branch Library, 1610 Cromwell Dr. (N) 441-2842
November 10
Co-Parenting: In the Child’s Best Interest 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. This is a four-hour custody and visitation parent education workshop that helps parents reduce conflicts and improve communication between separated parents. Cost: $45 prepayment required. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Health Resource Center, 2 Bernardine Dr. (NN) 886-6511
Star Party/Laser Light Shows Sunset. Free observing begins at sunset. Choose among four shows, $6 each: Ringworld at 7:30 p.m., Laser Country at 8:30 p.m., Dark Side of the Moon at 10 p.m. and The Wall at 11:30 p.m. The Wild Side Café is open 6 to 9 p.m. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
November 11
Williams Farm Recreation Center, Skate Park and Park 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. Enjoy this new park 5252 Learning Circle, (VB) 385-3550
November 12
Active Parenting 1-2-3-4 6 p.m.- 8 p.m. and continues Mondays until Dec. 3. This program is perfect for new parents and parents with children ages 1 to 4. Parents will learn the four stages of child development and how to enhance their child’s learning at each stage. Bon Secours Mary Immaculate Hospital Medical Pavilion, 2 Bernardine Dr. (NN) 886-6511
November 13
Family Movies 4 p.m.- 5:30 p.m. Enjoy family time with a movie. Barron F. Black Branch Library, 6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr. (VB) 441-5806
November 14
Early Expeditions 11 a.m. Every Wednesday, bring your toddler to the Conservation Station in the Bay and Ocean Pavilion to solve an animal mystery. Virginia Aquarium, 717 General Booth Blvd. (VB) 385-FISH or www.virginiaaquarium.com
November 15
Yes, Your Teen Is Crazy 6:30 p.m. -8:30 p..m. Dr. Michael Bradley updates the rule book on raising adolescents and will give insight, hope and the help you need to steer your teenage children through the stormy waters of adolescence.. Larkspur Middle School, Auditorium, 4696 Princess Anne Rd. (VB) Register www.chkd.org/classes.
November 16
Oliver! 7 p.m. and continues Nov. 17 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., Nov. 18 at 2 p.m. Enjoy this classical. Admission $10 with children under 5 free. The Fine Arts Theatre, 1000 Bolling Ave, (N) Reservations 213-0924 or purchase at the door.
Stroller Tours 1 p.m. Stroll and roll into our galleries on the third Friday of the month for a guided tour of the Museum and engaging adult conversation. Adults and their young children (under the age of 18 months) are welcome.. Chrysler Museum of Art, 245 W Olney Rd. (N) 664-6200 or www.chrysler.org
November 17
Story Time 10 a.m. Hear 13 Moons on a Turtle’s Back by Joseph Bruchac and Jonathan London and see a live turtle. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
November 18
Our Mighty Seaport Noon – 5 p.m. This engaging new exhibit introduces visitors to maritime commerce. Families can navigate a tugboat down a busy waterway and receive “real time” information on ships sailing past Nauticus. Nauticus, 1 Waterside Dr. (N) 664-1000 or www.nauticus.com
November 19
Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs 4:30 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Call to register. Grade K-5. Windsor Woods Area Library, 3612 South Plaza Trail (VB) 385-2630
November 20
A View from Indian Country 4 p.m. Local artists Sylvia Nery-Strickland and Michael Cloud-Butler will talk about their respective Tribes — the Cheroenhaka Nottoway and Eastern Band Cherokee, and the Lake Superior Band of Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin. Hear songs and view cultural items from the world of the American Indian. For teens and adults. Barron F. Black Branch Library, 6700 E. Tanners Creek Dr. (N) 441-5806
November 21
Turkey Pardoning/Food Drive 11 a.m. Newport News Mayor McKinley Price will pardon the turkeys on the Virginia Living Museum’s outdoor trail beside the Turkey/Deer Habitat. Also, Nov. 1-21 the museum is collecting non-perishable food items for the Foodbank of the Virginia Peninsula. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
November 23- December 31
Planetarium Shows Times vary. Star of Wonder: Mystery of the Christmas Star. The show was completely revised in 2008 to offer a truly immersive look at the journey of the magi while examining the latest clues and seeking once more to understand the appearance of the Star of Bethlehem. Laser Holidays is fun for the whole family. It’s an animated Christmas light display. Recommended for ages 6 and above. $4 in addition to museum admission. Museum closed Nov. 24 and Dec. 25. Detailed schedule at thevlm.org. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
Winter Wonderland 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. opening weekend and continues until Jan. 1. Enjoy the holiday season as the Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center becomes a Winter Wonderland offering old and new holiday traditions, many of which stem from the renowned Coleman Nursery Collection. Portsmouth Art and Cultural Center, 420 High St. (P) 393-8543
November 24
The Night Before Christmas puppet show Noon, 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sneak preview of Rainbow Puppet’s new show, “The Night Before Christmas,” This brand new re-telling of the holiday classic features narration by legendary entertainer Mickey Rooney and an original score by Rainbow Puppet Productions founder David Messick. The Virginia Living Museum, J. Clyde Morris Blvd. (NN) 599-1900 or www.thevlm.org
November 25
Under the Rainbow Noon- 5 p.m. This begins a commemoration of the upcoming Centennial anniversary of World War I. MacArthur Memorial, City Hall Avenue and Bank Street (N) 441-2965
November 26
Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs 5:45 p.m.-6:45 p.m. Practice your reading skills by sharing stories with therapy dogs. Bring your own book or choose one from our selection. Call to register. Grade K-5. Kempsville Area Library, 832 Kempsville Rd. (VB)385-2627
November 27
Mary Poppins 7:30 p.m. and continues until Dec. 2. Enjoy this classical show live on stage. Chrysler Hall, 215 St. Pauls. Blvd. (N) 664-6464
November 28
Wednesday Weekly Story Time 10:30 a.m. Enjoy stories, a craft and cookies. Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 12170 Jefferson Ave. (NN) 249-2488
November 29
Remix Redux 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. and continues until Dec. 30. Enjoy the reinstallation of its modern and contemporary art collection. Chrysler Museum of Art, 245 W Olney Rd. (N) 664-6200 or www.chrysler.org
November 30
Hollydazzle 6 p.m.- 9 p.m. This unique holiday event combines fireworks, special effects, and music in a spectacular show presented “in the round” on the Fountain Plaza. Free children’s activities, holiday performances, and food vendors ($). Free admission, free parking. City Center at Oyster Point Fountain Plaza, (NN) 926-1400
December 1
Tales to Tails 2 p.m.- 3 p.m. Did you know that dogs love books, too? The Tales to Tails program encourages school-aged children to practice their reading skills by sharing stories with book-loving therapy dogs. Parental consent is required. Mary D. Pretlow Anchor Branch Library, 111 W. Ocean View Ave. (N) 441-1750

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