Norfolk Nighthawks returns for summer season this Friday

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NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A summer program for young adults is scheduled to return this Friday in Norfolk.

This is the second year for the Norfolk Nighthawks —  a program aimed at inspiring young adults and keeping them off the streets with positive activities.

Summer program aims to get young adults in Norfolk off the streets

The city says men’s and women’s basketball leagues will start with all-star games at 9:30 p.m. at  the Norview Community Center.

Mayor Kenny Alexander and members of council will participate in the season tip-off.

This summer program is centered on pick-up basketball games — but also features game and fitness rooms, computers labs and access to mentors.

More information about the schedule and times for the program can be found here.