Archives for July, 2016

July 29, 2016

It's a beautiful day for a yellow umbrella! more >

July 29, 2016

There is TONS of creative fun to be had with today's sale on everything Crayola! more >

July 28, 2016

A young girl is afraid that her first day of school will mean leaving her best friend behind. Nonnie (a giraffe) may not seem like a typical best friend, but to one little girl in Africa, she's absolutely perfect. This picture book is a great addition to any back to school collection to ease worries and anxiety for young children starting school. more >

July 28, 2016

Calling all Pokémon fans! I have seen many Pokémon Go events much later in the evening, I love that this event is earlier so kids and families can participate! more >

July 28, 2016

We decided to give Pokémon Go a shot as a family, and see what all the hype was about. What happened next... was magical. more >

July 27, 2016

Teeth -- who needs them? From a rabbit to a dog to cat to a cow to a horse, they all need teeth to eat the food they require to remain healthy and happy. Children are the same more >

July 27, 2016

A fun event this Friday from our advertising partners at Sylvan Learning Center of Chesapeake! more >

July 27, 2016

Our advertising partners at ZM Racks and Beyond Children's Sale Events are getting ready for their Back to School Sale Event! more >

July 27, 2016

Save the date for "It's Fall, Y'all", a family-friendly event to benefit St. Mary's Home! more >

July 26, 2016

Most of us could use some extra support, or tools to help us approach certain situations differently when it comes to parenting our kids. Here are some upcoming FREE workshops from CHKD. more >

July 26, 2016

A dragon's tale of FOOD and FRIENDSHIP that is INSPIRING KIDS TO EAT MORE VEGETABLES! more >

July 25, 2016

Celebrate this magical time with The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook Presents: 10 Summertime Treats. This free ebook includes 10 decadent treats guaranteed to provide sweet relief from the sultry summertime heat. more >

July 24, 2016

Explore the letters and their sounds in this collection of illustrations and alliterations from Erika Barriga. Younger children will learn to associate the colorful letter with the sound and older children will enjoy wrapping their mouths around the funny, tongue-twisting text. more >

July 24, 2016

Have you heard? The MY2K Tour is in town next week featuring 98 Degrees, O-Town, Dream & Ryan Cabrera and we have tickets to Giveaway! more >

July 23, 2016

When Guzman Guferntible, aka 10-year-old Guzzy Goofball, finds himself drafted into the role of Prince Charming in a summer production of Sleeping Beauty, he longs to avoid any major blunders. Now Guzzy must overcome not only stage fright, but his mom's enthusiasm, the torment of his 3-year-old twin brothers, and the possibility of kissing Sleeping Beauty. This he manages by bringing the house down on his co-stars heads and learning how to star as himself. more >

July 22, 2016

Bugs are small, yet they have a slew of exotic powers. This alone puts kids on the side of bugs. When they read about them, they can imagine having the same amazing skills. more >

July 22, 2016

Sunday RUNday is a family fitness extravaganza at Mount Trashmore Park. more >

July 21, 2016

Is your Active Family playing Pokémon Go? This Sunday, Busch Gardens will be deploying lures in the park.... head over to catch your share! more >

July 20, 2016

Join Chuck as he searches for his duck. Meet Jen, who has lost her hen! And Matt, who has lost his cat! Jolly pictures and a silly, simple storyline make this an ideal first picture book to share with your baby or toddler. Or the simple words and easy story make it an ideal first reader, or bedtime story book. more >

July 20, 2016

What a great FREE Program for Newport News High School students, being offered by the Newport News Public Library. more >

July 20, 2016

Dell.com/HamptonRoads would like to help you kick off Summer with a FREE Dell Wireless speaker... perfect for ebooks and summer music fun. more >

July 19, 2016

What better way to celebrate summer than watching hundreds of hermit crabs race for the finish line, and then put on a beauty pageant! more >

July 19, 2016

If your Active Child loves movies and ships this is the place to be this Saturday! Finding Nemo is the latest movie on board the Battleship Wisconsin as a part of the Fantail Film Festival this summer. more >

July 18, 2016

When Jacob was commanded by the prince to find a young woman worthy of being his princess, he was told, “If there is one thing a princess should be, it is to have the quality of sensitivity. She must be SENSITIVE!” more >

July 18, 2016

Are music lessons in the plan for your Active Child? Today on Amazon there are a few Yamaha instruments discounted up to 45%. more >

July 17, 2016

Princess Nancie is getting very antsy, her arms are feeling dancy, and her feet are quite prancy. She really wants the Ball to start right away. She tries to sit on a chair and she tries to take a walk, but she just can not wait! Princess Nancie is so jumpy she knocks over the 999 suits of armor that line the castle's main hallway. So Nancie cleans up her mess and because she is doing something else and her mind is off the dance, time starts to pass. Before she knows it the Ball has started! more >

July 16, 2016

When mice turn 100 years old (in mouse-years, of course) they get to visit the Queen of England. When Charlie journeys across the countryside for his grandmother’s visit, he discovers that even little creatures can have big adventures. more >

July 16, 2016

Pokémon are on the loose at The Adventure Park at The Virginia Aquarium on Monday! If you or your Active Family are on the lookout with the new Pokémon Go experience this event is for you (ages 5 and up). more >

July 16, 2016

Military Families, a great opportunity for your little runners! This opportunity is open to ages 5-18. more >

July 15, 2016

Welcome to our advertising partner and Featured Camp: DelValle's STREAM CAMP! Day camp for ages 3 to 12. Camps focus on hands-on learning in Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Arts, and Math. more >

July 14, 2016

Princess Nancie decides to make a rule banning rules. Nancie doesn’t want to comb her hair, wear fancy clothes, or doing boring royal things. Nancie just wants to play and have fun. more >

July 14, 2016

Explore heritage from all over the world. Folkdance, music, martial arts, storytelling, henna tattoos, face painting, crafts and more. Free event! Free parking. Free sombreros, paper parasols, and Chinese fans (while supplies last). more >

July 14, 2016

Come out and celebrate Bastille Day in Norfolk this Saturday and immerse yourself in everything Français! more >

July 14, 2016

If your Active Family loves heading out for bike rides (or would like to!) don't miss today's sale on Bike options the entire family can enjoy. Save up to 45%! more >

July 14, 2016

Movie Day at the Ted Constant Center will feature the popular Disney-Pixar film ZooTopia and includes snack, bounce houses, and demonstrations from ODU sports teams. more >

July 13, 2016

Shepherd is a kind and lovable dog that lives with a blind boy in a farm. When a particularly bad storm sweeps across their land, the two friends work together to stay safe, but the inclement weather pulls them apart. Shepherd must find his way home to George. He meets Lulla, and shows us that friendship is a wonderful treasure that brings out the best in everyone; the cement that will ever hold the world together more >

July 13, 2016

Starting this week you can kayak on the Downtown Norfolk Waterfront! Check out the Battleship Wisconsin from the water. more >

July 13, 2016

The Hurrah Players Present: All Shook Up is coming to the American Theatre on July 16, 2016, and we have a Family 4 Pack of tickets to giveaway to one lucky MyActiveChild family! more >

July 12, 2016

An exhausted zebra is ready for bed but the other animals at the zoo still want to play. Help the Zebra say “Shhh” to the lions, elephants and other noisy animals at the zoo. A calming bedtime book for little monkeys everywhere. more >

July 11, 2016

It’s lunchtime and Amelia is hungry! Amelia the Shark is looking for her lunch but all of the sea creatures she finds have a clever form of protection. more >

July 8, 2016

"ACROSS THE LAND, OF THE MIDNIGHT SUN, THE ICE IS MELTING, OH, WHAT CAN BE DONE?" more >

July 7, 2016

A bear with a beard? It isn't that weird! more >

July 5, 2016

In this cute rhyming story about an unexpected visitor a little girl wonders why there is a dog on her dining room table. She imagines a world of funny scenarios for the new visitor, but not everyone is happy about his arrival. more >

July 4, 2016

Find out more information about these "Hot Topics" in these FREE Webinars from CHKD. more >

July 2, 2016

This beautifully illustrated children's book shows young readers the importance of being themselves and the power of a positive attitude. In a time where so many young girls struggle with their self-image, The Ladybug Princess is a refreshing take on a modern day fairy tale, where, in the end, true beauty is revealed through the power of a smile. more >

July 1, 2016

Once in a blue moon, a special pet comes along. When Mandy adopts the best cat at the shelter, she doesn't realize it has a big secret and an even bigger personality. more >

 
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