Monday, January 20
Suffolk City Offices Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Holidays
In observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Suffolk City offices will be closed Monday, January 20, 2020. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at 8:30 a.m. The city observes all state-designated holidays. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and all State offices are closed on this day. There will be no changes to the refuse or TFC Recycling collection schedule for the week of January 20th through January 24th. The Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 757.514.7630.
Tuesday, January 21
Suffolk Writes: An Open Writers Group Meet Up
Join us at the Morgan Memorial Library, 443 West Washington Street, from 6 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. for Suffolk Writes: An Open Writers Group Meet Up for adults. All genres welcomed, published and aspiring. Bring a typed page of what you are writing for group critiques. For more information, call 757.514.7323.
Wednesday, January 22
ESL Classes: Basics and Beyond
Improve your language skills at the North Suffolk Library located at 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road! Join us for lessons in English as a Second Language in a fun and welcoming environment. This program is scheduled for Wednesday, January 22nd from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. ESL Basics: This class for beginners will focus on helping students grow their vocabulary, become familiar with pronunciation and basic English language skills, and increase comfort communicating in English. ESL Skills: This class builds on the language skills gained in ESL Basics and focuses on grammar, listening, and speaking skills. For more information, call 757.514.7323.
Thursday, January 23
Medicare Benefits Counseling
Receive information and advice from a counselor about applying for Medicare, Medicaid, or Medicare Part D from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road. Please bring Medicare card, photo identification, and a list of all current medications in order to complete appointment. Registration is not required, but participants are encouraged to call ahead to reserve their time slot with the counselor. Call Sam Mizelle at 757.328.4217 to reserve your appointment. These services are free and confidential.
Thursday, January 23
Art Class with Suffolk Art League
Enjoy an art class brought to you by the Suffolk Art League, on Thursday, January 23rd at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. All supplies will be provided. Ages 14 and up welcome. Registration is required. To register call 757.925.0448, or email firstname.lastname@example.org For more information, call 757.514.7323.
Friday, January 24
Galaxies Night Hike
Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers for a two-mile nocturnal hike through the park, to learn about the night sky. This event will take place from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Lone Star Lakes Park, 401 Kings Highway. Cost is $5 per person and all ages welcome. 17 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The natural darkness allows for viewing stars, planets and galaxies on this moonless night. White light flashlights are prohibited in order to aid in reducing light pollution. Red light flashlights will be provided, and head lamps with red light are encouraged. Telescopes for night viewing will be available. For more information, call 757.514.7250.
Friday, January 24
Pub Trivia Night: Sitcom Sitch
Are you a fan of Friends, Seinfeld, How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory, Everybody Loves Raymond, Everybody Hates Chris, Scrubs, The Office, Frasier, Parks and Rec? Then this Sitcom-themed Pub Trivia is just for you and your squad. Compete for a chance to win a swag bag full of prizes. This event will take place at the Nansemond Brewing Station, 212 East Washington Street, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 757.514.7323.
Friday, January 24
Winter Teen Lock-In
Teens ages 14 to 18 are invited to the Morgan Memorial Library, 443 West Washington Street, from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. for a Winter Teen Lock-In, on Friday, January 24th. The ultimate after-hours celebration made for teens by teens. Filled with an evening of books, food, video games, and shout-outs to your fellow peers for their accomplishments, this Winter Teen Lock-In brings the heat! Activities include Minute 2 Win-it challenges, raffle prizes, pizza and snacks, ice breaker activities, V.I.P Lounge with bottle and snack service for summer 2019 interns and teen library influencers, a dance party, and a video gamers lounge. Doors close at 6:50 p.m. Registration and permission slips are required, and are available at all Library locations. For more information, call 757.514.7323 or visit: https://suffolkpubliclibrary.libcal.com/event/5886928
Saturday, January 25
Supercharged Saturdays: Penguin Appreciation Storytime
Enjoy a penguin storytime, craft and a special visit from our Winter Reading Penguin mascot! This program is scheduled for Saturday, January 25th from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the North Suffolk Library, 2000 Bennetts Creek Park Road. Help us hit our Winter Reading goal by reading to the penguin yourself. This program is drop-in, and open to families with kids of all ages. No registration is required. The storytime will begin at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 757.514.7323 or visit www.suffolkpubliclibrary.com
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.