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Mariners’ Museum marks 152 nd anniversary of Ironclad Battle NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – One hundred and fifty-two years ago, on March 8 and 9, 1862 , the great naval conflict of The American Civil War raged in the body of water known as Hampton Roads. On March 8, the CSS Virginia laid waste to the wooden-hulled Union Navy. On March 9, the USS Monitor arrived in Hampton Roads, and the first meeting of ironclad ships in battle commenced. Four and a half hours later, the battle ended in a draw. But there was a clear winner in iron vs. wood, and warship designs changed forever with the Monitor ’s gun tu... read more

Welcome To Sparetimes! Sparetimes is a Family Oriented Business. COME SEE OUR NEW 42" LCD SCORING MONITORS AND NEW LOOK. WE HAVE ALSO ADDED 2 10'x12' VIDEO SCREENS SHOWING YOUR FAVORITE MUSIC VIDEOS DURING GLOW BOWL. Now offering SMOKE FREE Family Bowling We have 32 lanes with the Newest Scoring on the Peninsula. We have 32 lanes of fully automated bumpers. They pop up and down so when you have children who need bumpers they come up and then go back down when the adults bowl. Our game room contains entertainment of all sorts, including DDR version #8, pinball, electronic gaming and redemption... read more

Have you voted for your Hero At Home Yet? 2014 Military Spouse Awards-Heroes At Home: Any spouse of active duty U.S. military service member, any Guard or Reserves spouse if service member has been activated for more than 180 days, living in the Hampton Roads and Fort Lee region may be nominated for the 2014 Heroes at Home Military Spouse Awards. Nominations will be accepted from family members, friends, neighbors, any individual or group, civilian and active duty personnel. A person may submit more than one nomination. NOMINATION PERIOD: February 1 - March 23, 2014 Vote Here! http://norfolkn... read more

Feb. 15-17 (Sat-Sun-Mon) Reptiles: Bizarre and Beautiful Enjoy three days of native and exotic reptiles. With visiting exhibitors, live animal programs, Reptile Story Time and children's crafts and activities throughout the weekend. Join a vast number of h erpetolog y experts at the Virginia Living Mu seum 's most popular 3-day event! Exhibitors include VIIPER, Virginia Dept. of Game and I nland Fisheries, the Virginia Herpetological Society , Wildlife Response , Inc., t he Virginia Aquarium Stranding Response Team, Virginia Master Naturalists and Sandy Bottom Nature Park . Also on hand will ... read more

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