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    Friday Jan 19 - Jan 20 @ 9:00 AM
Optical Trunk Show - Little Creek
Navy Exchange – Join us at the Little Creek Vision Center for our Optical Trunk Show on JANUARY 19th & 20th from 9:00AM to 4:00PM. SEE THE LATEST DESIGNS BY: CHARMANT LINE ART- Titanium- ELLE- ARISTAR 20% off complete eyewear package (frames & lenses) May not be combined with any other special offers or discounts VISION CENTER 757-363-3222 OPTOMETRIST 757-464-2199
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 12:00 PM
Slover Sounds: Woody Beckner Jazz Duo
Slover Library – Musicians entertain our patrons in the Forum for a free lunchtime concert. Join us from 12:00PM until 1:30PM. Bring your lunch or even better, buy a lunch from Cuisine @ Slover's Bistro right here in our building. Order it "to-go" and eat it in the forum. For more information, please contact Slover Library at 664-7323. Concerts are free and open to the public. Parking: MacArthur Mall South Lot ($1 for first 3 hours) Alternate: Ride the TIDE or the FRED
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 3:00 PM
Lil SIPA Session IPA 2018 Brewery Release
O'Connor Brewing Co. – Each year we introduce a new hop into our recipe for this easy-drinking India Pale Ale. THIS YEAR WE DOUBLE DRY HOPPED IT WITH CASCADE! Along with our 2-row pale malt, some honey malt, and a healthy dose of flaked rye, this brew showcases a single hop variety, added throughout the brewing process. At just 4.5% ABV Lil S.I.P.A. is great to enjoy and share a few times over. Session IPA | 4.5% ABV | 42 IBUs | Available in 12oz and draft
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 6:30 PM
MOCA at the Mariners'
Virginia MOCA – THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Want a night out with variety and fun you won’t find anywhere else? Check out MOCA at the Mariners’! MOCA at the Mariners’ is an unconventional way to dig deep into The Mariners’ Museum collection. We’ll have drinks, games, and a totally unique experience exploring the galleries. Led by staff from the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) and The Mariners’ Museum, this program will have you looking at historical artifacts and artworks from an entirely fresh perspective. This program is in celebration of MOCA’s current exhibition Monitorium! An exhibition by contemporary artist Wayne White, which explores the 1862 Battle of Hampton Roads. MOCA at the Mariners’ is an adaptation of MOCA’s Art Crush. Jan 19 6:30-8:30pm Mariners’ Museum and MOCA Members FREE Adults $5.00 Location: The Mariners' Museum and Park, 100 Museum Dr, Newport News, VA 6:30 – 7:00 PM Drinks (21+ for alcohol) and pre-gallery fun 7:00 – 8:00 PM Gallery exploration! Please arrive by 7:00 PM at the latest so you can make the most of MOCA at the Mariners’. Share this unique night out with friends! Space is limited, so advance registration is recommended!
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 7:00 PM
Monster Jam
Hampton Coliseum – No Exchange / No Refund Sale Dates and Times: Public Onsale : Tue, 19 Sep 2017 at 10:00 AM Preferred Presale : Tue, 12 Sep 2017 at 10:00 AM Internet Presale : Thu, 14 Sep 2017 at 10:00 AM
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 7:00 PM
• Multi Genre Show •
37th and Zen – A MULTI GENRE SHOW AT 37th and ZEN FEATURING ACTS FROM DIFFERENT GENRES. THIS WILL BE A UNIQUE EXPERIENCE WHERE NOBODY FEELS LEFT OUT. ANYONE CAN COME OUT AND ENJOY VARIETY OF MUSIC STYLES.
 
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    Friday Jan 19 - Jan 20 @ 7:00 PM
AMP / Welcome Back Blockbuster: It
Alma Mater Productions (AMP) – AMP presents the Most Anticipated Horror film of the 2016 Fall season, IT. Whether you are there to get scared, to laugh or to cuddle this will be the movie for you! IT premieres on Jan 19th in Chesapeake and Jan. 20th in Commonwealth for $3 at 7 and 9 pm. Express will be accepted!
 
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    Friday Jan 19 - Jan 21 @ 7:30 PM
Musical Salute to Disney's Animated Films
The Governor's School for the Arts – Join us for some of your favorite Disney animated movie songs! January 19 and 20 @ 7:30 pm January 21 @ 2:30 pm
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 8:00 PM
The Legwarmers: Ultimate 80s Experience
The NorVA – The Legwarmers: Ultimate 80s Experience Tickets on sale now at thenorva.com, AXS.com or at the box office at FM Restaurant open Tuesday - Sunday 11am to 10 pm. All Ages End time is approximate
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 8:00 PM
Pearl Bailey's Hidden Gems: Diamond
Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center – Join us for the second installment of the dance series dedicated to celebrating the centennial of Pearl Bailey: Hidden Gems. The conceptual focus of this night of dance is the gem, diamond. With its brilliant shine, choreographers were challenged with imagining a performance centered around the precious stone. We are very excited to present their creations in honor of our own hidden gem, Pearl. Remember: diamonds are forever.
 
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    Friday Jan 19 @ 8:00 PM
A Roman Holiday
Virginia Symphony Orchestra – Share the warmth of the seven hills of Rome as the Orchestra features Respighi’s powerful Roman Festivals, the third in his popular “Roman Trilogy” of orchestral favorites. This enchanted concert opens with Beethoven’s ever beloved Violin Concerto performed through the hands of master soloist Tianwa Yang, quoted to be, “the most important violinist to come on the scene in many a year.” The beautiful intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana is one of those timeless pieces you never forget. JoAnn Falletta, conductor Tianwa Yang, violin Beethoven: Violin Concerto Mascagni: Intermezzo from Cavalleria Rusticana Respighi: Roman Festivals Thanks to our January 19 Concert Sponsor, the Trust Company of Virginia, and our Norfolk Classics Series Sponsor, Norfolk Southern Corp, for your support!
 
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    Friday Jan 19 - Jan 20 @ 10:00 PM
SALT at Barrel Room
The Barrel Room – Acoustic Rock www.saltbandva.com
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jan 20 @ 9:00 AM
Polar Bear Fun Day & Coat Drive
Southside Harley-Davidson – Come Out and Help Make Someone's Winter a Little Warmer - First donation of new or gently used coat earns a 5% discount on Licensed H-D Merchandise - Donate additional coats and receive a raffle ticket for a $100 SSHD gift card drawing at 4PM - (Discount savings limited to $500) Come for the games! -Play 3 games to increase your discount up to an additional 5% Come for the bragging rights for a Polar Bear Ride! -Earn an additional 5% for riding in on your motorcycle! *Discounts applied to Licensed H-D Merchandise paid in full. **Only licensed drivers play for discounts. All others play for prizes. ***Donate a gently used leather jacket and receive $100 off a new H-D leather jacket.
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 @ 9:00 AM
iPhone Photography Workshop
The Mariners' Museum and Park – January 20 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM $25 for Members; $40 for guests “The best camera is the one that’s with you!” Learn industry techniques for taking high-quality photos on your iPhone in our Smartphone Photography Workshop! Professional photographer, Steven Canale, will explain how technique is more important than using pricey equipment. Attendees will learn 10 simple rules for creating compelling compositions within a frame, how to control the level of lightness or darkness in a photo, and more. Additionally, learn how to post-process your images on your iPhone without using expensive photo editing software. Canale is a photographer and photo tour guide for the REI Outdoor School and the owner of an on-location photo course business. Attendees should bring their fully charged smartphones and download the app proHDR or proHDR X for $1.99, (by eyeApps LLC). What you will learn in this course: -Why technique is more important than equipment -10 simple rules for compelling compositions -Settings to conserve power when taking pictures -Specific settings for iPhone photo apps -Learn to easily control how light or dark shots come out -Setting focus and exposure, separately, with your iPhone -Apps to use in high contrast situations -Post processing your photos on your iPhone without expensive photo editing software
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 @ 10:00 AM
Women (Writers) Who Submit Submission Party
The Muse Writers Center – Submission party for current WWS members. Come and hit send with us! (Anyone interested in joining WWS DM me and we'll schedule an orientation meeting ahead of time so you can participate.)
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 @ 10:00 AM
Just Write Saturday
The Muse Writers Center – Leave your distractions at home, and join us for an open writing day at The Muse Writers Center. How long can you sit down and write? The goal is to bring your laptop or notebook and write all day if you’d like, in a loose and creative environment. Writing prompts will be on every whiteboard in case you need a little extra inspiration. Bring a bag lunch or feel free to order something from one of our many local restaurants. Just Write Saturday is free and open to all writers; you are welcome to come at any time from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.. Donations accepted. Hosted by Betty Saradan/Kate Copeland, Debra Frech, Hannah Capin, & Shawn Girvan.
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 @ 10:00 AM
Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age
Lutheran Hour Ministries – Join Rev. Dr. Tony Cook for a FREE outreach workshop where he will discuss the latest research from our partnership with The Barna Group about outreach in the digital age. At the end of the workshop, you will have a plan for applying new strategies to your congregation or ministry! Lunch and FREE childcare will be provided!
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 - Feb 11 @ 10:00 AM
Hot Glass Hearts
The Chrysler Museum of Art – Say "Happy Valentine's Day" with a handmade gift that your loved one will cherish forever. Appropriate for ages 5 and up. Cost: $40 for Museum Members, $50 for non-members
 
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    Saturday Jan 20 - Feb 17 @ 10:30 AM
In Defense Firearm Training
Bass Pro Shops – CONCEALED FIREARM PERMIT CLASSES! Next Class: Sat. Jan 20th & Feb. 17 at 10:30am (Bass Pro Shops, Hampton) Register at: indefensefirearms.com *ONE CLASS SATISFIES THE TRAINING REQUIREMENTS FOR VIRGINIA, UTAH AND ARIZONA PERMITS *****Utah Permit allows concealed carry in 36 States!**** * $65 -- (COUPLES SIGNING UP TOGETHER: $50 ea) (Military and Spouses $30 each when they mention this FB Group posting) In Defense Firearms and Training, LLC 757-768-0025 indefensefirearms.com *No test or hands-on training is required to complete this training -- just come with your ID. *You do not need to own a firearm to take the course (Take and class and pick out the right firearm while waiting for your permit to process). *We will walk you through the easy process during the class. *The class is three hours long plus a short break. We will do fingerprinting before and after the class. *Class fee includes fingerprinting. *You must be 21 to get a concealed permit; but you can take the class if you are 20 and submit your proof of training and application when you are 21.
 
TOMORROW
    Saturday Jan 20 @ 11:00 AM
Teddy Bear Picnic
Artfully Yours Studio – Saturday January 20th 11:00am - 12:30pm Most Suitable for ages 4+ (See our sister event Friday Feb 9th for ages 0-3) Fee: $20.00 (1 child and adult) Sibling: $15.00 Bring you favorite Teddy, a sack lunch and join us for an indoor picnic! Fun activities, a teddy bear craft, your very own "beary" cute headband, and a special sweet dessert just for the kiddos! Children must be accompanied by an adult, we also recommend play clothes.