Wednesday, November 29, 2023

ICYMI: Volunteer opportunities, new school, mini artwork, holiday concert and more

With dozens of headlines every week, it’s easy to miss some here and there. Get in on the conversation.

Here are this week’s most-read stories.

Nonprofits need volunteers now

Several local nonprofits are in need of volunteers, from driving seniors to doctor’s appointments to serving food to the homeless. Check out this list of opportunities in Hampton and Newport News. READ MORE.

New services for families

This Norfolk nonprofit is extending its programs and services to kinship families in Hampton and Newport News. Find out more about the nonprofit and programs at their free informational breakfast. READ MORE.

Money for new school

This school district wants the city to pay $50 million to build a new school. The original school was built in 1936 and closed in June of this year. READ MORE.

Local art from Hampton Roads

This local art gallery and museum is showcasing over 350 miniature artworks from local artists across Hampton Roads. The art exhibit runs until Jan. 20. and admission is free. READ MORE.

Orchestra comes to Hampton

The Virginia Symphony Orchestra will perform its Holiday Brass show in Hampton and in a local brewery. The show is Dec. 16 and tickets are on sale now. READ MORE.

Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano
Julia Marsigliano is a multimedia reporter for WYDaily. She covers everything on the Peninsula from local government and law enforcement agencies to family-run businesses and weather updates. Before WYDaily, she covered Hampton and Newport News for WYDaily’s sister publication, HNNDaily before both publications merged in December 2018. Julia was born in Tokyo, Japan and moved to Long Island, New York in 2001. A true New Yorker, she loves pizza, bagels and good Chinese food. Send comments, tips and other tidbits to You can follow her on Twitter at @jmarsigliano

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