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Posted on: August 7, 2017

What’s Happening in Suffolk This Week

What's Happening in Suffolk This Week

Monday, February 19

City Offices Closed – Presidents’ Day

In observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday, Suffolk City offices will be closed Monday, February 19, 2018. Normal operations will resume Tuesday, February 20, 2018, at 8:30 a.m.


Suffolk Public Works Department will pick up trash as scheduled next week. TFC Recycling will also conduct their normal recycling collection routes. Suffolk Public Works Department reminds you that trash must be placed at curbside no later than 7:00 a.m. on the day of collection. For more information on refuse collection, please call Public Works at 514-7630.

Tuesday, February 20

Suffolk Writes: An Open Writers Group Meet Up 

Join us at the North Suffolk Library on Tuesday, February 20th 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.

Thursday, February 22

Medicare Benefits Counseling

Receive information and advice from a counselor about applying for Medicare, Medicaid, or Medicare Part D from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 22nd 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, February 22

Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour

See Suffolk through the eyes of years gone by. Suffolk’s rich heritage dates back to the early 17th century when Captain John Smith first encountered the Nansemond Indians on the Nansemond River. Guided by a Suffolk historian, you meet the people and places that made Suffolk the City it is today.  Highlights of this windshield tour include Cedar Hill Cemetery, Riddick’s Folly House Museum, Constant’s Wharf, College Court and Suffolk’s historic Lakeside neighborhood.  The Historic Suffolk Narrated Bus Tour departs from the Suffolk Visitor Center, conveniently located at 524 North Main Street, on Thursday, February 22nd at 2 p.m. Tickets for each tour are $8 for adults and $6 for seniors (60+), military and children ages 9 to 12.   For more information, call 757.514.4130.

Saturday, February 24

Love Our City: Meet Up and Clean Up

Come out and show your love by helping us clean up our beautiful city on Saturday, February 24th from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants will meet up at the Morgan Memorial Library and work as teams on a predetermined route to help clean up litter and debris. Students in need of volunteer hours are welcome! Please bring suitable clothing and footwear. Drinks, snacks, litter grabbers, safety vests, gloves, and bags will be provided. For more information, call 757.514.7323.


Saturday, February 24

SPL Baby Shower

The Suffolk Public Library will host our first ever SPL Baby Shower on Saturday, February 24th from 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Morgan Memorial Library, 443 West Washington Street. This event will be filled with fun baby shower games, food, crafts, and a baby clothing/item exchange. If you are or know someone who is a new or expecting parent(s), we invite you to attend and enjoy our free baby shower! We are accepting gently used, clean and new clothing/items. Please drop off any donations to the front desk of any Suffolk Public Library location. For more information and to register, visit www.SuffolkPublicLibrary.com.

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

See what Suffolk Parks & Recreations 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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