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Summer Fun Thursdays at MacArthur Center Starts August 4th!

Summer Fun Thursdays
Thursdays, August 4 – August 25, 1 p.m.
Center Court
MacArthur Center
300 Monticello Avenue
Norfolk, VA 23510
GUEST INFORMATION       (757) 627-6000
Bubbles, Magic and a Cat – OH MY!
From bubbles and magic to face painting and crafts, join our free Summer Fun Thursdays filled with interactive fun for kids of all ages every Thursday in August at 1 p.m. Arrive early because the first 100 kids will receive a voucher for a free treat and the first 300 kids will receive a free gift. For more information, visit westcott.1

  • Thursday, August 4: Magic Show
    Award-winning magician Rob Westcott has performed in front of thousands of children and families and he’s making a stop to show off his latest tricks. The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Brewster’s Chicken kid’s meal and the first 300 children will get a free magic wand.


  • Thursday, August 11: Kids Extravaganza
    Watch as Ryan The Balloon Guy creates amazing twisted balloons, have your face painted with a unique design, make pizza art with California Pizza Kitchen and meet “Pete the Cat.” The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Auntie Anne’s classic pretzel and the first 300 children will get a free “Pete the Cat” book from Barnes & Noble at TCC.


  • Thursday, August 18: YMCA Kids Play
    It’s always fun to play at YMCA interactive exercise classes. The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free Johnny Rockets kid’s milkshake and the first 300 kids will get a free jump rope.


  • Thursday, August 25: Soap Bubble Circus
    Guinness World Record holder and “bubbleologist” Steve Langley amazes children of all ages with his engaging and educational soap bubble performance. The first 100 children will receive a voucher for a free California Pizza Kitchen kid’s cheese pizza and the first 300 kids will receive free bubbles.


Stick around after the entertainment listed above for a free art class in ORIGIN, The Governor’s School for the Arts art gallery beginning at 2 p.m. Pre-registration is required for the art classes in ORIGIN listed below. Sign up by visiting Participation is limited to 100 children each week.
  • Thursday, August 4: Make your own Prince Charming bunny using no-sew techniques
  • Thursday, August 11: Paint your favorite “Pete the Cat” scene or create a new one
  • Thursday, August 18: Design your own fitness moves with pipe-cleaner people
  • Thursday, August 25: Create your own creature out of watercolor bubble shapes


While you are there, don’t forget to sign up for their Oh, So Simple Rewards program!

EARN CASH BACK WHILE YOU SHOP at MacArthur Center. It really is so simple, you’ll receive $10 when you spend $250 — That’s it!

Sign up online before you go to start saving right away!

About MacArthur Center
MacArthur Center, located on Monticello Avenue in downtown Norfolk, features one million square feet of retail offerings, including Hampton Roads’ first Nordstrom and the region’s flagship Dillard’s department store. Entertainment and dining options occupy approximately 25 percent of the tenant mix. Shopping hours are 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday, noon to 6 p.m. Sunday. For holiday hours and information, or like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, Instagram or Pinterest.

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