Residents of All Ages are Invited to the Chesapeake Eggstravaganza This Weekend!

April 12, 2017 9:45 am

Celebrate the springtime at the Chesapeake Eggstravaganza this weekend, Saturday, April 15 at 11 a.m. This all-ages event features an egg hunt for children of all ages, as well as tasty foods, beverages, and even photos with Peter Cottontail himself!

Egg hunts will be separated into two age groups for the safety and enjoyment of the children. Here are the times:

  • Ages 4 & Under: 11 a.m.
  • Ages 5 – 8: 12:15 p.m.

Hope to see you there!

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Take Part in the Chalk Mandalas Community Art Project

April 5, 2017 3:38 pm

On Saturday, April 8, join Glass Wheel Studio to help create floral mandalas inspired by the featured exhibition 'Organica' by Martie Negri & The Layered Up Invitational. Participants will use sidewalk chalk to fill in life-size mandala designs on the courtyard sidewalk. Drinks and supplies will be provided by the studio, and it's sure to be a fun day for all!

Glass Wheel Studio describes a bit about the history behind sand mandals:

Sand mandalas are an ancient Tibetan tradition practiced by monks involving intricate patterns made with brightly colored sand. Historically, semi-precious stones were crushed into a fine powder and applied to a chalk outline with a thin metal tool called a Chak-pur. Layer upon layer of the brightly colored sand is poured into circular patterns which may represent unity, wholeness or the cycle of life. Several monks work together to complete one mandala and the process can take days to complete.

This event is free and open to all ages, so don't miss out!

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Scope on Ice Through April 15

March 22, 2017 12:37 pm

From now until April 15, skaters of all ages in the Norfolk can check out "Scope On Ice," six themed public ice skating sessions in Scope Arena. Here's a schedule of the upcoming Scope On Ice events.

  • Green in the Rink Skate
    Thursday, March 16 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    *Doors open at 5pm
    The Norfolk Admirals are bringing back the green ice as part of their Puck of the Irish weekend! Take a twirl on the green ice before the Admirals celebrate St. Hat Trick's Day on Friday!
  • Superhero Skate
    Friday, April 14 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    *Doors open at 5pm
    It's a Bird…It's a Plane…It's Superheroes…on skates. Attendees are encouraged to come dressed as their favorite caped, crowned, or suited idol. “Fly” across the ice this Friday the 14th!
  • Neon Skate
    Saturday April 15 from 5:30pm – 8:30pm
    *Doors open at 5pm
    Get up and GLOW! Gear up for an evening of colorful lights on ice—glow sticks, skates, and sweet tunes provided!

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