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Winter Wonderland

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center 400 High Street, Portsmouth, Virginia

The Coleman Collection continues to offer a visual treat for all ages young alike who come to visit the animated scenes of ice skaters and children sledding and more.

$3

Kwanzaa Celebration

Senior Station 3500 Clifford St, Portsmouth, VA

 Learn about the seven guiding principles of the Kwanzaa celebration – unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, co-operative economics, purpose, creativity and earth. Light refreshments served.

New Year’s Eve Bash: Countdown to Noon

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Ring in the new year before bedtime by celebrating Countdown to Noon with a glittery ball drop and fun activities.

Olde Towne Scottish Walk

Olde Towne Portsmouth Olde Towne, Portsmouth, VA

 This annual event is modeled after Scotland's Hogmanay Festival, the walk is a day when townspeople honor their community and merchants, wishing them good luck and prosperity in the coming […]

Free

Celebrate Martin Luther King Day

Portsmouth Public Library - Main Branch 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA

Drop by Portsmouth's Main Library to make a peace dove in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  All ages are welcome.  Free.

Meet Negro League’s Legend Sam Allen

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center Annex 420 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Journey back in time to the era of segregated baseball with Sam Allen, who played left field with the Negro League teams of Kansas City Monarchs, Raleigh Tigers, and Memphis […]

Ms. Martha Reads

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Ms. Martha Razor presents "The Donkey Who Lost his Memory," a children's story and puppet show written by a Portsmouth student.  Guests will have the opportunity to hear and particiapte […]

$11

Black History Trivia at the Portsmouth Library

Portsmouth Public Library - Main Branch 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA

Participate in our Black History Trivia Contest. Hint: answers are on the bulletin board. Kid-friendly.

Discover African American Scientists at the Children’s Museum

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Discover African American scientists and their significant contributions during the month of February. Their profiles will be featured throughout the 2nd floor and experiments related to their work will be […]

Caribbean Dreaming

Portsmouth Public Library - Main Branch 601 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA

Portsmouth Public Library and Black History Now presents Caribbean Dreaming, an opportunity to explore Caribbean Steel Drums through a historical and musical demonstration.  Learn how drums were outlawed on many […]

Wild Kratts Ocean Adventure! The Exhibit

Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High Street, Portsmouth, VA

Treat your kids to this interactive exhibit from the popular Wild Kratts TV show. Children can explore ocean animals and their habitats, while using Wild Kratts technology to embark on […]

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