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What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

Saturday, November 6 -  Saturday November 13 

Suffolk Restaurant Week: Fall 2021 Encore

From Suffolk's best-kept culinary secrets to national award winning restaurants, Suffolk Restaurant Week promises a savory blend of the city's signature flavors. During this culinary encore, scheduled for November 6 to 13, 2021, participating eateries offer chef-created delicacies and simple three-course, price fixed menus at the deluxe ($10 breakfast/$10 lunch/$20 dinner), premier ($15 lunch/$30 dinner) or ultimate ($20 lunch/$40 dinner) levels for lunch and/or dinner; some restaurants are also offering a Family Meal To-Go option. See each participating restaurant's website for dining level. No coupons, vouchers or tickets are needed-simply order from the Suffolk Restaurant Week menu. It's the perfect time to sample new restaurants or delight in old favorites! For more information visit or call 757.514.4130.

Monday, November 8


Like games and tech? Come to SPL Arcade to game and hangout with other teens at the Morgan Memorial Library at 5 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. From Switch and XBox to retro consoles like SNES and Sega Genesis to Ipad and Osmos. No quarters or tokens required. For ages 13-18. Call 757.514.7323  or visit for more information.


Tuesday, November 9

Senior Aerobics

This a wonderful and popular call for Seniors of all ability levels. The class can be successfully completed sitting in a chair the full hour. The class has a cardio day which utilizes the body, a thera band (different resistance levels), and a very light weight ball. The strength day utilizes low weight dumbbells and thera band, and the body. The low impact class targets all muscle groups and helps achieve better balance, coordination, strength and endurance overtime. Come and see what all the hype is about with the Seniors! Ages 50+. Classes are held at East Suffolk Recreation Center, 138 South 6th Street, on Tuesdays and Thursdays effective now through December 9th from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Cost is $12 per 6-week session (12 classes), or $2 drop in rate per class. For more information, call Fitness Specialist Melissa Crook at 757.514.4500 or 757.514.4504, or email


Wednesday, November 10

Board Game Night [IN-PERSON]

Come out and join us at the North Suffolk Library 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. for a game night! We will have a selection of table top games to choose from and we welcome participants to bring their favorite games along, as well. Games will be geared towards adults and new players welcome. Adult 21 years and older. Please call 757.514.7323, or visit   for more information.


Thursday, November 11

Suffolk City Offices Closed

In observance of Veterans Day, Suffolk City offices will be closed Thursday, November 11, 2021. Normal operations will resume Friday, November 12, 2021, at 8:30 a.m. The City observes all State-designated holidays. Veterans Day is considered a holiday for the Commonwealth of Virginia and all State offices are closed on this day. Suffolk Public Works Department will pick up trash as scheduled on Tuesday, November 9th and Wednesday, November 10th, but will operate on a one-day delay the remainder of the week, with Thursday’s collection picked up on Friday, and Friday’s collection on Saturday. TFC Recycling will conduct recycling collection routes on the same schedule, with Tuesday and Wednesday running as normal, and Thursday’s collection on Friday, and Friday’s collection on Saturday. 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. Suffolk Transit will operate as scheduled on Thursday, November 11th.


Friday, November 12

People Powered Science for Explorers of All Abilities [IN-PERSON]

Calling all amateur scientists - no experience required! This group is for anyone who is curious about their community, enjoys spending time outside, and has an interest in science. This series is geared toward adults of all abilities.  Each month in this series we will meet as a group at Sleepy Hole Park located at 4700 Sleepy Hole Rd at 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. to learn about our local environment and discuss that month's citizen science project. These projects allow volunteers to contribute to ongoing scientific research with basic tools most participants already possess.  At the next meeting, participants will share what they found so that the data can be compiled and submitted. If inclement weather or other circumstances arise the program will be canceled. Please check Facebook for updates.  Call 757.514.7323, or visit   for more information.


Saturday, November 13  

Suffolk Farmers’ Market 

The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday, November 13th in the open air special event pavilion, conveniently located behind the Suffolk Visitor Center at the corner of North Main Street and East Constance Road, at 524 North Main Street. Locals and

visitors searching for fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, baked goods, meats and eggs, jellies, jams, honey, pickles and handmade artisan crafts, can also enjoy special activities and live music. The Suffolk Farmers’ Market will be open on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. through November 20, 2021. As with all market activities, admission is free and open to the public. For more information, call 757.514.4130, or visit


Saturday, November 13   

Bookclub: Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice [IN-PERSON]

Join in the conversation as we discuss Belle: The Slave Daughter and the Lord Chief Justice, based on the true-life story of Dido Elizabethe Belle who was born into slavery in the West Indies but was raised as a member of British gentry. This bookclub will meet at True Growf (201 East Washington Street) for tea and conversation. Registration is required to reserve a copy of the book with the discussion open to all adults without registration. This event will be held at True Growf located at 201 E. Washington St at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Adult. Suffolk Public Library invites you to explore other programs in the Passport to the Regency Era, a series of events focusing on the culture of the early nineteenth century (1811-1820). Passport events and coordination in conjunction with SPL are:  Suffolk Tourism, the Suffolk Center for Cultural Arts, the Regency Society of Virginia, Stillwater Teahouse, Suffolk-Nansemond Historical Society, Suffolk Art League, and Suffolk Art Gallery. Call 757.514.7323, or visit   for more information.


Saturday, November 13  

Keep Suffolk Beautiful Recycling Drive and Tire Amnesty Event

Keep Suffolk Beautiful is hosting a Recycling Drive and Tire Amnesty Event on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be at the Suffolk Public Works Operations facility, located at 800 Carolina Road. This event will allow Suffolk residents to drop off household scrap metal and large appliances.  Appliances for disposal include refrigerators, washers, dryers, freezers, stoves, hot water heaters and a/c units. Other Items for recycling at the drive include: Electronics (No tube TV’s or TV’s larger than 42 inches), Gently used clothing, Wares, Batteries, Plastic bottles and jugs, Cardboard, paper and magazines, Plastic bags, Glass containers, Scrap metal, Shoes, Eye glasses, Hearing aids. Tire amnesty is a big part of this event and residents are encouraged to bring any unwanted tires 22 inches or less in diameter with no rims.   There are no limits on the quantity of tires a homeowner can bring, however, they must show a Suffolk ID and no tires will be accepted from a commercial business. Document shredding is also available in partnership with the Suffolk Sheriff’s Office. Disposal of household hazardous waste will also be available. Residents can responsibly dispose of waste such as oil, gasoline, antifreeze, cleaners, propane tanks, pesticides, CFL lightbulbs and more. “If anyone has an old U.S. Flag that they would like us to respectfully retire, our Troop will be on hand to collect it. For more information visit or call 757-514 7604 email:

Saturday November 13 

Girl Fix Your Crown – Teen Edition

The Suffolk Office on Youth presents the Girl, Fix Your Crown Empowerment – Teen Edition. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 13, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the East Suffolk Recreation Center, 138 South 6th Street. Join us for an afternoon of crafts, affirmations, encouragement, and more. The cost is $5 per teen and lunch is included. The registration deadline is November 8, 2021. Payments can be made at the Suffolk Parks & Recreation Administrative Office located at 134 South 6th Street. For more information, contact Brittany White at 757.514.4506 or by email at


Saturday November 13 

Adult Pool Tournament

The East Suffolk Recreation Center will host its 5th Annual Pool Tournament on Saturday, November 13, 2021 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event will be open to participants ages 18 and up. Participants will compete in a double elimination style tournament, with a 1st place and runner up being awarded. This event is free with an active membership. Pre-registration is required and can be completed in advance at East Suffolk Recreation Center. The registration period will be available from October 18 to November 5, 2021.The East Suffolk Recreation Center is located at 138 South Sixth Street. For more information, contact 757-514-4500 or email


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

See what Suffolk Parks & Recreation has to offer!   Visit For a complete listing of Suffolk Public Library events, visit For a complete listing of Suffolk Tourism events, visit To view other City events, visit

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