LET FREEDOM RING: Got bells? On 9-11, ring bells loudly at exactly at 8:46 a.m.

In commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the attacks on Sept. 11, the City of Chesapeake is urging all faith-based communities throughout Hampton Roads to participate in the bell tolling of church bells, carillons, and handbells.

As we say goodbye to summer and hello to fall, here’s what’s shaping up for September in Historic South Norfolk:

School starts on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Please be cautious as our children, teachers and support staff make their ways to begin the new school year.

Here is a link to the 2016-2017 School Calendar for Chesapeake Public Schools.
CLICK HERE to download the 2016-17 school calendar as a PDF.

The South Norfolk Memorial Library is starting a local history club for people who are interested in discussing and sharing their knowledge of the South Norfolk area. They are anticipating that the group will be self-sustaining, growing and developing with the interests of the group.

The dates in 2016 are as follows: Sept. 14, 28, Oct. 12, 26, Nov. 9, and Dec 14. The meetings will be held from 11 a.m. to noon in the History Room.

The Chesapeake Historic and Architectural Review Board will meet at 5 p.m. Sept. 8 at The Portlock, 3815 Bainbridge Blvd. They’d be surprised and happy to see you there.

The South Norfolk Civic League will meet Monday, Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. in the South Norfolk Community Center at 1217 Godwin Ave. All are welcome to attend. SNCL meets the second Monday of each month at the same place and time.

The South Norfolk Neighborhood Watch will meet at the Chesapeake Avenue Methodist Church, 1200 Chesapeake Ave. on Sept. 19th at 7 p.m. The watch meets every third Monday of the month. If you want to curtail crime in South Norfolk, please attend.

The South Norfolk Woman’s Club meets at 11 a.m. on Sept. 26 at the South Norfolk Community Center, 1217 Godwin Ave. The woman’s club meets monthly on the fourth Monday of the month.

Please check our community calendar for other dates that may be entered later this month!