Magical Fun at MacArthur Center

Magical Fun at MacArthur Center
Summer Fun Thursdays begin August 2

Norfolk, VA - July 9, 2018 - This August, MacArthur Center families will rediscover magic at Summer Fun Thursdays. Families will be swept away by the melodies from “Sleeping Beauty for Kids,” mystified by the power of science, thrilled by elaborate face paint designs, amazed by a Soap Bubble Circus and delighted by a classic top-hat and bunny rabbit magic show. The family magic takes place Thursdays beginning August 2 running through August 30. Pre-registration is not required, however, the first 100 to check-in at each weekly event will receive a voucher for a free treat and the first 300 will receive a free gift. Check-in starts at 11:30 am for each event. See below for more details.

August 2: Hurrah Players Perform Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty for Kids”

Thu., August 2, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Center Court

Virginia’s leading family theatre company, The Hurrah Players, performs Disney’s “Sleeping Beauty for Kids,” a delightful tale of Princess Aurora, her fairy friends, and a handsome prince in their face off against the evil Maleficent. Hear special musical highlights and even get a chance to meet the cast!
Free treat voucher (for first 100 to check-in): Cinnabon - Kids Bonbites

August 9: Mad Science show, “‘Up, Up & Away”

Thu., August 9, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Center Court

Prepare to be mystified by molecules and amazed by atmospheric pressure as hot air balloons, vortex generators and flying toilet paper help children understand the power of air. This Mad Science show is sure to engage everyone in the crowd.
Free treat voucher (for first 100 to check-in): Chili’s Kids Meal

August 16: Kid’s Extravaganza

Thu., August 16, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Center Court

Enjoy a meet and greet with the of author of "Dragons Love Tacos," Adam Rubin, courtesy of Barnes & Noble at TCC, watch as Ryan The Balloon Guy creates miraculous balloon creations, receive one-of-a-kind face painting designs, and make fun pizza art with California Pizza Kitchen all at Kid’s Extravaganza!
Free treat voucher (for first 100 to check-in): La Hacienda Kids Taco Meal

August 23: Soap Bubble Circus

Thu., August 23, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Center Court

The Soap Bubble Circus amazes children of all ages with an engaging and educational Soap Bubble Performance. Steve Langley, a Guinness World Record holder featured in "Ripley's Believe it, or Not," travels from as far as China to teach families and children things they never knew about soap bubbles through fascinating demonstrations.
Free treat voucher (for first 100 to check-in): Auntie Anne’s Pretzel - Classic Pretzel

August 30: Rob Westcott The Magician

Thu., August 23, 1 p.m.-2 p.m.

Center Court

A Hampton Roads favorite, award-winning Rob Westcott is a classic magician in top hat and cape who performs fun, fast and engaging magic. Rob has delighted thousands of children and families at schools, birthday parties and banquets. The end of Rob’s shows even include a special surprise involving Prince Charming- the world’s cutest live bunny!
Free treat voucher (for first 100 to check-in): California Pizza Kitchen Kids Cheese Pizza

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