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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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Apr 15

Peninsula Fine Arts Center Offers Free Community Day, This Saturday

Posted on April 15, 2016 at 8:37 AM by Communications Department

Peninsula Fine Arts Center (PFAC) invites all to a 4-13 PFA 2_SCFREE Community Day on Saturday, April 16 from 11 AM to 2 PM. The event will celebrate PFAC’s current exhibit, ReTooled: Highlights from the Hechinger Collection, on view through May 1st, and upcoming exhibit, Game On: Sports in Ancient and Modern Art, opening July 9th.

Community Day will feature hands-on art activities inspired by its current exhibition and outdoor games and activities in preparation for Game On. Snow Cones and Sliders Food truck will also be on-site and available for purchase. At noon, join us for musician Stephen Christoff, who makes music with tools including a musical saw, handflute and trombone.

Peninsula Fine Arts Center is located at 101 Museum Drive 4-13 PFA_SCwithin Mariners’ Museum Park. The center is open from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday through Saturday and 1:00 to 5:00 PM Sundays; PFAC is closed on Mondays. Admission is regularly $7.50 for adults, $4 for children (ages 6-12) and free for children 5 and under. Annual membership is $40 for individuals and $60 for families. For more information, call 757-596-8175 or visit