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Posted on: August 7, 2017

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Monday, February 3

Cooking the Books Book Club

Do you love browsing through cookbooks and trying new recipes? Cooking the Books cookbook club is where you can cook and share new recipes with other cooking enthusiasts. Each month’s recipes will follow the selected theme; February’s theme is “Food You Love.” Choose a recipe to prepare and share with club members and then be ready to share your cooking experience and thoughts about your recipe. Bring a copy of your recipe to share and join us at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road, from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, call 757.514.7323. To register, visit https://suffolkpubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/5946899

 

Tuesday, February 4

The Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2020 

The Suffolk Art League will present The Exhibit of Excellence: Suffolk Student Art 2020 which features the best artwork by Suffolk’s sophomores, juniors and seniors, recognizing their talent and promoting these students and their work. The exhibit will be held at the Suffolk Art Gallery, 118 Bosley Avenue, from February 4th through the 28th.  There will be an Opening Reception and Awards Presentation on Tuesday, February 4th from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Suffolk Art Gallery. This is free and open to the public. The Exhibit of Excellence is presented in cooperation with the Suffolk Fine Arts Commission. For more information, visit www.suffolkartleague.com, or call 757.925.0448. 

 

Tuesday, February 4

Investigation Station: Black Inventors 

Discover inventions created by historic black inventors. Experience different activities based off of inventors who have paved the way for the gadgets that we have today. This program is free and open to children in grades K-5. This event will be held on Tuesday, February 3rd from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan Memorial Library, 443 West Washington Street. For more information, call 757.514.7323.

 

Wednesday, February 5

ESL Classes: Cultural Experiences in the Community

This week’s ESL classes will focus on improving language skills while participating in cultural experiences outside the Library. Students will meet at the Library before heading out to an apartment complex rental office to learn about the rental process. Students are welcome to bring their children to join. Students will meet at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. For more information, call 757.514.7323.

 

Thursday, February 6

Road to IconiCon: Black & Super Teen Trivia 

Test your super knowledge at our Black and Super Teen Trivia. Get hyped and learn cool facts about characters like Storm, Miles Morales, and Black Panther. Fabulous prizes await the winner. For ages 13-18. This event will be held on Thursday, February 6th from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Morgan Memorial Library, 443 West Washington Street. For more information, call 757.514.7323.

 

Thursday, February 6

Suffolk Sister Cities International Exhibit: “One World: Out of Many, We Are One” 

Suffolk Sister Cities International sponsors an annual Young Artists and Authors Showcase that help foster a sense of global citizenship and goodwill for young students. Winners from this juried exhibit of both artwork and writers will go on to compete with students throughout the country. Suffolk has two Sister Cities: Suffolk County, England, and Oderzo, Italy. The Opening Reception and Award Ceremony will be held on Thursday, February 6th from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, 110 West Finney Avenue. The exhibit will be on display from February 6th to 14th. Galleries are open Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information, call 757.925.1800 or visit www.suffolkcenter.org  

 

Friday, February 7

Library2Go @ College Square Townhomes 

The Pop-Up Library brings materials for children, teens, and adults and provides Library services including reserves, library cards, and digital services. Get a free book, use an iPad, connect with free Wi-Fi, and more! The Library2Go will be at the College Square Townhomes, 6000 Old College Drive, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call 757.514.7323.

 

Saturday, February 8

BARKS

BARKS is a reading to therapy dogs program designed to help increase a child’s confidence and reading skills. *Please Note* Depending on the number of participants and the number of therapy dogs available, participants may be asked to read to dogs in shifts. For ages K-5. The event will be held at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, call 757.514.7323. To register, visit https://suffolkpubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/5851892

 

Sunday, February 9

Movies at the Center: The Princess and the Frog

The Suffolk Division of Tourism, in partnership with the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, is pleased to present The Princess and the Frog at the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts on Sunday, February 9th, beginning at 2 p.m. The Center is located at 110 West Finney Avenue. This fun family film is a modern-day retelling of the classic story “The Frog Prince.” Movie fans will get a special treat after the film, as Tiana herself will be stopping by for photos with film attendees. Admission is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts Box Office at 757.923.2900.

 

There are more interesting and exciting events happening in the City of Suffolk!

 See what Suffolk Parks & Recreation has to offer!  Visit www.SuffolkVa.us/parks

For a complete listing of Suffolk Public Library events, visit www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com

For a complete listing of Suffolk Tourism events, visit www.VisitSuffolkva.com

To view other City events, visit www.SuffolkVa.us/calendar.aspx.

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