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Newport News Now is a daily e-newsletter that launched in March 2016. Articles that ran in our newsletter between March 2016 and March 2018 are available on these pages. Newsletters produced beginning in April 2018 can be viewed on our new daily newsletter page.

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Aug 18

Registration Open for Before/After School Programs

Posted on August 18, 2016 at 8:42 AM by Communications Department

Early registration for the upcoming school year youth programs1_SCwith Newport News Parks, Recreation and Tourism’s Youth Programs is now open! Before/after school programs are offered throughout the city in various elementary schools and community centers and run from 6:00 AM until school starts and from school closing until 6:30 PM. Full day preschool programs are available as well. There is a one-time, non-refundable registration fee and weekly tuition.

In Youth Programs, children don’t just play – they learn important life lessons as they create, play house, or get involved in a group game. By interacting with other children their minds are stimulated creatively while partaking in responsible behavior Youth programs 2_SCsuch as sharing and playing fair. Not only that, but children explore their needs, talents and abilities in stations with activities in music, reading, home living, community exploration, science, art, and drama. Youth Programs staff are passionately committed to a child’s enjoyment of their experience. For more information or to register, visit Redefining Play  or call 757-926-1400.