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ExpandArchery Safety Class
March 9, 2014;  March 27, 2014;  April 13, 2014;  April 24, 2014;  May 4, 2014;  May 22, 2014;  June 15, 2014;  June 25, 2014;  July 10, 2014;  July 27, 2014;  August 10, 2014;  August 20, 2014
A park ranger will present this one hour presentation to teach general archery safety tips and discuss rules and regulations specific to Newport News Park.  Please call 888-3333 for program times and to register for this training class. Meet at the Campsite Activity Building.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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ExpandTree I.D.
April 26, 2014, 3 p.m.
Take a leisurely walk with a park naturalist to learn how to indentify some of the trees native to the Peninsula.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Highway Exit: 250B from I-64
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Expand25th Annual Children's Festival of Friends
May 3, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Enjoy children's activities, make-and-take crafts, entertainment, displays, food vendors and fun for all ages. Parking fee. ($)
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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ExpandBird Walks
March 2, 2014;  March 16, 2014;  April 6, 2014;  May 4, 2014;  May 18, 2014;  June 1, 2014;  June 22, 2014;  July 6, 2014;  July 20, 2014;  August 3, 2014;  August 17, 2014;  September 7, 2014;  September 21, 2014;  October 19, 2014;  November 16, 2014;  December 7, 2014, 7 a.m.
The Hampton Roads Bird Club has monitored the bird population of Newport News Park since 1965. Join club volunteers in the Picnic Area I parking lot every first and third Sunday of the month for some early morning birding. Be prepared to car pool to several areas in the park. Beginners are welcome. Binoculars and field guides are recommended. Free.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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ExpandStory and a Walk
January 13, 2010;  April 9, 2014;  May 14, 2014;  June 11, 2014;  July 9, 2014;  August 13, 2014;  September 10, 2014;  October 8, 2014;  November 12, 2014;  December 10, 2014, 10 a.m.
For pre-school children and their caregivers. Join us as we share a story at the Newport News Park Discovery Center and then take a short walk!  Don't forget to dress for the weather!
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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ExpandHayrides
May 24, 2014;  May 31, 2014;  June 7, 2014;  June 14, 2014;  June 21, 2014;  June 28, 2014;  July 5, 2014;  July 12, 2014;  July 19, 2014;  July 26, 2014;  August 2, 2014;  August 9, 2014;  August 16, 2014;  August 23, 2014;  August 30, 2014, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Enjoy park interpretation and discussion on this 40 minute ride through the campground and bikeway. Complimentary tickets are available at the Campsite Office 30 minutes prior to each ride. Space is limited. All participants must be present to receive a ticket.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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ExpandCampin' Kids
May 24, 2014;  May 31, 2014;  June 7, 2014;  June 14, 2014;  June 21, 2014;  June 28, 2014;  July 5, 2014;  July 12, 2014;  July 19, 2014;  July 26, 2014;  August 2, 2014;  August 9, 2014;  August 16, 2014;  August 23, 2014;  August 30, 2014, 4 p.m.
Every Saturday from May 24th through August 30th, meet a park naturalist at the Campsite Activity Building for a variety of fun afternoon activities.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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Expand41st Annual Fall Festival of Folklife
October 4, 2014 - October 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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Expand42nd Annual Fall Festival of Folklife
October 3, 2015 - October 4, 2015, - 5 p.m.
Address: 13560 Jefferson Avenue
Phone: 757-886-7912
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