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Summer Movie Series - Early Man
Jul
17
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Early Man

Synopsis

A prehistoric tribe clash with foreign invaders, which leads to a monumental game of soccer.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!


July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Alice in Wonderland LIVE! - Bright Star Touring Theater Production
Jul
21
1:00 PM13:00

Alice in Wonderland LIVE! - Bright Star Touring Theater Production

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Best for grades Pre-K through 5th grade!

The Lewis Carroll literary classic is magically brought to life in this 45 minute adventure. Join Alice on her journey into the rabbit hole, packed with some eccentric and fantastical characters who take your audience on an imaginative ride. Since 1865 this literary classic has been a favorite among young readers and we can’t wait to bring it to life. Join the Queen of Hearts, the Cheshire Cat, the Mad Hatter and Alice on this adventure in Wonderland.

Starting at 1:00 PM and tickets are only $5! 

 

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Summer Movie Series - Spark: A Space Tail
Jul
24
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Spark: A Space Tail

Synopsis

A teen monkey pledges to defeat a warlord who destroyed his home planet and wiped out his family. With the help of his friends, a brilliant warthog and a tough-as-nails fox, he sets out to stop the supervillain before he unleashes the power of a monster.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Jul
26
4:30 PM16:30

Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

July 26th - Fluffy Slime: Put your science skills to work by making some fluffy slime and a box to carry it!

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Jul
28
12:00 PM12:00

Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

July 28th - Fidget Spinners: Learn how to make three different designs of this spinning novelty item!

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Summer Movie Series - Sherlock Gnomes
Jul
31
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Sherlock Gnomes

Synopsis

When garden decor starts going missing, Gnomeo and Juliet ask Sherlock Gnomes to take the case. This colorful crew of lawn ornaments must traverse London to save their fellow decorations from being smashed.


The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Summer Movie Series - Smurfs: The Lost Village
Aug
7
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Smurfs: The Lost Village

Synopsis

In this fully animated, all-new take on the Smurfs, a mysterious map sets Smurfette and her best friends Brainy, Clumsy and Hefty on an exciting and thrilling race through the Forbidden Forest filled with magical creatures to find a mysterious lost village before the evil wizard Gargamel does. Embarking on a rollercoaster journey full of action and danger, the Smurfs are on a course that leads to the discovery of the biggest secret in Smurf history!


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

June 19th – Despicable Me 3
June 26th – Coco
July 3rd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By nature
July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Summer Movie Series - Deep
Aug
14
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Deep

Synopsis

A young octopus and his pals embark on a journey across the ocean to find a new home after their habitat is destroyed. Along the way, they make new friends and encounter dangerous predators.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

June 19th – Despicable Me 3
June 26th – Coco
July 3rd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By nature
July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Summer Movie Series - A Wrinkle In Time (2018)
Aug
21
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

Synopsis

Meg meets three supernatural beings who transport her through the universe to rescue her father, who mysteriously disappeared and is being held captive by an evil force.


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The annual summer movie series is coming to an end. Join us on this final Tuesday at 2:00PM for a free film screening of A Wrinkle in Time (2018). Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! 

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Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Aug
25
12:00 PM12:00

Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

August 25th - Bath Bombs: Create your own fizzy bath bomb to use for yourself or to give as a gift!

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Aug
30
4:30 PM16:30

Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

August 30th - Yarn Letter Decor: Create your own letter decor with a large wooden letter and colored yarn! EARLY REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED (for supplies). No same-day registration will be permitted for this workshop. 

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Summer Movie Series - The Lego Ninjago Movie
Jul
10
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - The Lego Ninjago Movie

Synopsis

High-school students moonlight as ninjas, and fight to defend their island of Ninjago.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

June 19th – Despicable Me 3
June 26th – Coco
July 3rd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By nature
July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Summer Movie Series - The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature
Jul
3
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - The Nut Job 2: Nutty By Nature

Synopsis

Animal pals attempt to destroy a gaudy amusement park that's replaced their beloved home.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the rest of the line-up below!


July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Let's Get It! K-Pop Dance Workshop featuring The Lost Crew!
Jun
30
2:00 PM14:00

Let's Get It! K-Pop Dance Workshop featuring The Lost Crew!

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K-Pop (Korean pop) is a music craze that has taken the nation by storm. In celebration of this fun and lively cultural gift from overseas, we have happy to bring you a K-Pop dance workshop with Lost Crew! Join this sensational K-Pop dance group as they teach you some of their moves! This event is free but registration is required. Same-day registration is available at the customer service desk. 

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Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Jun
30
12:00 PM12:00

Six Dollar Saturday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

June 30th - Small Glass Candles: Add light and warmth to your space with these small, handmade candles. Keep them for yourself or give them away as a gift

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
Jun
28
4:30 PM16:30

Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

June 28th - Sticky Slime: Test your chemistry skills in making some sticky slime and a handmade box to carry it!

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Summer Movie Series - Coco
Jun
26
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Coco

Synopsis

A boy journeys into the Land of the Dead to seek forgiveness from his ancestors and lift a curse.


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The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

July 3rd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By nature
July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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Summer Movie Series - Despicable Me 3
Jun
19
2:00 PM14:00

Summer Movie Series - Despicable Me 3

Synopsis

Illumination, who brought audiences Despicable Me and the biggest animated hits of 2013 and 2015, Despicable Me 2 and Minions, continues the adventures of Gru, Lucy, their adorable daughters—Margo, Edith and Agnes—and the Minions in Despicable Me 3. Joining Steve Carell and Kristen Wiig in Despicable Me 3 is Emmy, Tony and Grammy Award winner Trey Parker, co-creator of Comedy Central’s global phenomenon South Park and the Broadway smash The Book of Mormon. Parker voices the role of villain Balthazar Bratt, a former child star who’s grown up to become obsessed with the character he played in the ‘80s, and proves to be Gru’s most formidable nemesis to date.


The annual summer movie series is back with more family-friendly favorites. Join us on Tuesdays at 2:00PM for free film screenings. Free admission ages 7-17. Kids under the age of 11 must be accompanies by an adult or older sibling. No RSVP required! Check out the line-up below!

June 26th – Coco
July 3rd – The Nut Job 2: Nutty By nature
July 10th – The Lego Ninjago Movie
July 17th – Early Man
July 24th – Spark: A Space Tail
July 31st – Sherlock Gnomes
August 7th – Smurfs: The Lost Village
August 14th – Deep
August 21st – A Wrinkle In Time (2018)

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**Black Music Month Concert at King Lincoln Park!
Jun
2
12:00 PM12:00

**Black Music Month Concert at King Lincoln Park!

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The Annual Black Music Month Concert is going to be celebrated at King Lincoln Park this year, in conjunction with King Lincoln Park Day! Join us at 600 Jefferson Avenue on June 2nd for a day of fun, highlighted by our Black Music Month Concert. We're bringing the party to the festival with the incredible, Rare Essence! Bring the whole family out to enjoy some fun Go-Go music and the best part is, it's absolutely free! 

King Lincoln Park Day is brought to you by The City of Newport News (Special Events and Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Departments). For more information on the Festival, please click here!

 

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Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop
May
31
4:30 PM16:30

Thrifty Thursday - Let's Get Crafty! Arts'N'Craft Workshop

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Enjoy fun D.I.Y. projects without worrying about buying all of the materials! Let your creativity shine and take home your own handmade artwork. These workshops are intended for ages 7+ but children as young as 3 can participate.

May 31st - Painted Rocks: Decorate three rocks that you can keep in the house or hide around the city! 

For more information on

"Lets Get Crafty: Arts'N'Craft Workshops"

 CLICK HERE!

 

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Rhyme Time! Adventures in Poetry
Apr
4
2:00 PM14:00

Rhyme Time! Adventures in Poetry

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Rhyme Time! Adventures in Poetry presented by Bright Star Children's Theatre

Best for Grades 3rd-8th

Join our duo of traveling actors, Lenny and Mabel – “The Greatest Actors in the World” – as they share their favorite poetry selections. From the mysterious origins of nursery rhymes to the homespun wisdom of folk poetry; from the lofty language of Shakespeare to the spoken word of modern times, this show is a perfect selection for National Poetry Month! Lenny and Mabel will capture the audience’s imagination while celebrating the magic of words!

Tickets are only $5 and are available now! 

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
24
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
24
1:00 PM13:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
23
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
17
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
17
1:00 PM13:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
16
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
10
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
10
1:00 PM13:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
9
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka
Feb
8
7:00 PM19:00

Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka

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Throughout February 2018, Downing-Gross brings you "Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka" as you have never seen it before! Journey with us into a world of wonder and pure imagination. Bring the entire family for an unforgettable show featuring the iconic characters that we all know and love. Tickets are only $10 and are available now!

 

Directed by Michelle Gilliam · Music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse and Anthony Newley · Adapted for the stage by Leslie Bricusse and Timothy Allen McDonald · Based on the book "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" by Roald Dahl · Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka is presented through special arrangement with music theater international (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by mti. www.mtishows.com

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A Space of Her Own - Closing Ceremony
Jan
26
7:00 PM19:00

A Space of Her Own - Closing Ceremony

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The women of A Space of Her Own are coming together again for the closing of the exhibit to bring you the live performances and full exhibit as it was intended. If you missed the opening reception, this will be your final chance to meet the artists and experience the poetry and dance live before the exhibit leaves. Join us on Friday, January 26th at 7:00 PM. 

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Holiday Frost
Dec
8
4:00 PM16:00

Holiday Frost

Holiday Frost is an annual celebration for kids of all ages. Every December, the building transforms into a winter wonderland, with this year's theme being Dreamworks Pictures Rise of the Guardians. Come and travel through the maze, helping the Guardians to defeat Pitch Black with games, activities, crafts, treats, and a little imagination! This event is free and open to the public. Registration is recommended.

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African-American Artist Series - Session 5
Aug
30
1:00 PM13:00

African-American Artist Series - Session 5

Our African American Artists Workshop series for youth starts Wednesday 8/2/2017. It will continue every Wednesday in the month of August. Participants will create their very own high quality mixed media works inspired by trailblazing African American artists such as Katanu Kay, Lorna Simpson, Mae Reeves, James Little, and more, which they will get to take home! They will also get the chance to actually display their works in one of our rotating gallery spaces. Register below or call 757-247-8950. Same-day and single-day registration are also available. 

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African-American Artist Series - Session 4
Aug
23
1:00 PM13:00

African-American Artist Series - Session 4

Our African American Artists Workshop series for youth starts Wednesday 8/2/2017. It will continue every Wednesday in the month of August. Participants will create their very own high quality mixed media works inspired by trailblazing African American artists such as Katanu Kay, Lorna Simpson, Mae Reeves, James Little, and more, which they will get to take home! They will also get the chance to actually display their works in one of our rotating gallery spaces. Register below or call 757-247-8950. Same-day and single-day registration are also available. 

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