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Events

August 2017 EVENTS


01 | Neighborhood Night Out

Neighborhood Night OutThe Coliseum Central Neighborhood Night Out Health & Safety Fair is a free day of family fun! Hampton law enforcement agencies will provide child identification kits and have vehicles on display. The day will also feature inflatables, a rock climbing wall and area businesses providing information related to health and safety. Wanting to participate? Click here for the form.

Bass Pro Shops
Free Admission
757-826-6351
http://www.coliseumcentral.com

08 | Mystical Arts of Tibet

Mystical Arts of TibetMake time in your schedule for a week of reflection and inspiration. The monks will once again create a sand-painted mandala: used as a tool for re-consecrating the earth and its inhabitants. From all the artistic traditions of Tantric Buddhism, that of painting with colored sand ranks as one of the most unique and exquisite. Millions of grains of sand are painstakingly laid into place on a flat platform over a period of days. The sand mandala will be deconstructed during the closing ceremony, half the sand will be distributed to the audience, while the remainder is carried to a nearby body of water. The waters then carry the healing blessing of the deposited sand to the ocean, and from there it spreads throughout the world for planetary healing. Schedule of Events: Opening Ceremony - Tuesday, Aug 8, 7pm Creation of Sand Mandala - Wednesday–Friday, Aug 9-11, 10am-6pm Daily Lecture: Beyond Ego: The Great Void and Gateway to Freedom - Wednesday, Aug 9, 7pm Lecture: Opening the Heart: Arousing the Mind of Universal Kindness – Thursday, August 10, 7pm Completion of Sand Mandala - Saturday, Aug 12, 10am–2pm Workshop: Tibetan Mediations for Anxiety and Stress – Saturday, August 12, 2pm-5pm View Completed Sand Mandala - Saturday, Aug 12, 2pm – 6pm; Sunday, Aug 13, 10am - 12pm Closing Ceremony - Sunday, Aug 13, 1pm Event Dates: Tuesday, Aug 8, 2017 • 8:00pm Wednesday, Aug 9, 2017 • 10:00am  Thursday, Aug 10, 2017 • 7:00pm  Saturday, Aug 12, 2017 • 10:00pm Sunday, Aug 13, 2017 • 10:00am

The American Theatre
Free and open to the public
757-722-2787
http://www.hamptonarts.net

11 | 2017 EVP Beach Volleyball World Championships (12-13)

2017 EVP Beach Volleyball World Championships (12-13)This August 11-12, The Hampton Convention & Visitor Bureau and EVP Tour, an industry leader in creating “fan friendly” beach volleyball events, are happy to welcome the 2016 EVP World Championships to Paradise Ocean Club on Fort Monroe. The EVP is the largest beach volleyball tour in the United States with over 18 events and 5,000 athletes competing each summer. The EVP® Tour has established the largest national pro-am volleyball attraction in America. The tour travels to 18 key markets across the country from March to September. The EVP® TV Network has established a national clearance with Comcast Sports Network and will produce eight, 30-minute TV shows, reaching over 60 million viewers in over 40 states per airing

Paradise Ocean Club
Registration and Admission Fee

http://www.evptour.com

18 | Hampton Roads RV Super Sale

Hampton Roads RV Super SaleSave Time by conveniently shopping 8 dealers in one location! Save money with end of summer blow out sales prices, clearance inventory, and huge savings. There will also be on-site financing with the top NADA values! Adults $10 18 & Under Free Free Admission for active and retired military with valid ID. Free Admission for active and retired police, firefighters and EMS with valid ID Friday, August 18, Noon – 6p Saturday, August 19, 10a-6p Sunday, August 20, 11a-5p

Hampton Roads Convention Center
Admission Fee
804-467-7038
http://www.summerrvsupersale.com/

26 | Aberdeen Gardens Annual Fish Fry

Sponsored by the Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens. Offering fish sandwiches and dinner platters served with sides, dessert and a drink.

The Historical Foundation of Aberdeen Gardens
Dinners: $7.00, Sandwiches: $4.50
757-722-2345
http://aberdeengardens.org/