Archives for October, 2016

October 31, 2016

Mummy's Always Right is a gorgeously illustrated book perfect for bedtime reading, featuring a mischievous little monster named GAWS who learns all the many reasons he should listen to his MUMMY! more >

October 31, 2016

Looking to Trick-or-Treat indoors or outside of your neighborhood this year? These events are taking place ON Halloween throughout the Hampton Roads community. more >

October 30, 2016

Not so far away, in a land of Monsters and Ghosts and other creatures of the Spooky Folk, there lived a Witch named Winda. She was twelve years old, and more than anything, she wanted a normal life. A human life. more >

October 29, 2016

There's so much to do in this bustling airport! Chug up the spiraling track to the terminal, then whizz down over bridges, through a tunnel and past the city's townspeople. With over 100 pieces in this splendid set, it's sure to bring hour after hour of family fun. more >

October 29, 2016

Join other grandparents and relative caregivers for a time of sharing in the regular Great Grands Coffee Chat meetings. more >

October 28, 2016

Avery Danielson wants to beat Jeremy Diamond at something, and the coming Pumpkin Contest at Mayfair School offers the perfect chance. But when his Irish grandfather comes for a visit, Avery's plans are put on hold--until Avery and Grandfather are left on their own and carve a "most original" pumpkin with a unique surprise. more >

October 27, 2016

In this multicultural and educational series from Bollywood Groove, join Maya, Neel and their pet squirrel, Chintu, as they visit their Aunty Eesha in India to celebrate 5 Days of Diwali. more >

October 27, 2016

Do you know a child with food allergies? Chances are you do, whether you're aware of it or not! Children with food allergies can have a hard time enjoying treats when it comes to birthday parties, holiday events, and even trick-or-treating. more >

October 27, 2016

An opportunity for FREE Basketball League Registration in Newport News (Youth must be accompanied by an adult). more >

October 26, 2016

Waddley cruises into Sydney Harbor as the sky blazes with Australia Day fireworks, plays the yidaki and races around the massive rock natives call Uluru, swims with giant fish in the Great Barrier Reef, and finds himself upside down in a kangaroo’s pouch, as he — and readers — learn all about the country down under. more >

October 26, 2016

Don't miss the popular Hallelujah Harvest from our advertising partners at Atlantic Shores Baptist Church! more >

October 26, 2016

There are some great games, toys, and learning tools included in this sale. Some of them have already started selling out, make sure to check out the selection before they are gone (I love the set of fitness dice!) more >

October 25, 2016

Bright, adorable illustrations (and a best friend) make learning to count more fun. Moo stands on his head, kicks up his legs, and celebrates each number he counts. If you and your little one like colorful illustrations, sea horses, jelly beans, and cupcakes, then you will love Moo Know Numbers! more >

October 25, 2016

An Alien is roaming the Battleship Wisconsin....Are you the HUNTER or the HUNTED? Don't miss the final days of Haunted Ship - Alien Terror! more >

October 24, 2016

It is easy to like people who are, act and behave just like we do. It is harder to like people who behave differently and who we see as being selfish. A real friend is someone who accepts the way you are. more >

October 24, 2016

Posh Baby is back with a new children's consignment event focusing on Fall/Winter clothing! more >

October 24, 2016

While life is busy with a litany of must-dos--work, parenting, keeping house, grocery shopping, laundry and on and on--women do not have to push their own needs aside. Yet this is often what happens. There's just no time, right? Wrong. more >

October 23, 2016

Do you need a Mom's Night Out? Enter this Giveaway and you could be well on your way! more >

October 22, 2016

If you have a Thomas The Train fan in your house make sure to check out this sale! There are trains, toys, books, accessories, clothing, COSTUMES,....and much more. more >

October 22, 2016

Be among the first to discover Rodale’s Organic Life, a bold, new lifestyle guide that turns creative inspiration into authentic action for the things you care about. more >

October 21, 2016

For a limited time at the Mariners' Museum in Newport News - buy one adult admission, and receive one admission free! more >

October 21, 2016

This free event for military active duty, eligible family members, retirees, reservists, and DOD civilians includes a hay maze, hay rides, inflatables, face painting, pumpkin patch, sack races, concessions and chili cook off. more >

October 20, 2016

Today is a very special day in Hazelwood Forest. It is Pepper’s birthday and her friends are planning a tea party for her. Let’s help Pepper’s friends count ten things to make it special! more >

October 20, 2016

A unique Halloween event is going on later this month in Hampton! more >

October 20, 2016

Saturday, October 22, 2016 is Zoo Boo, one of the Virginia Zoo's biggest annual events! Get those costumes on and come trick-or-treating throughout the zoo! more >

October 20, 2016

Designer Consignors is back for their 21st year serving Hampton Roads and their children's consignment sale is going to be HUGE! more >

October 20, 2016

Sylvan Learning Center of Chesapeake is kicking off their 8 session Fall STEM Club on Friday evenings from 6-7:30pm. Upcoming classes will include Robotics, Coding and Engineering. more >

October 20, 2016

It's time for a FLASH GIVEAWAY! Enter quickly to win a Family 4 Pack to the Pirate Halloween Party at The Mariners' Museum! The winner will be announced on Thursday! more >

October 19, 2016

Pick Me! Pick Me! The Story of the Magic Pumpkin is an enchanting tale that forever transforms the experience of pumpkin picking. Using their Magic Pumpkin Charm, children bring a pumpkin to life to share the magic of its single most important day of the year: Halloween. And as the magical day comes to a close, the Magic Pumpkin shares a secret that leaves them eagerly awaiting the next Halloween. Pumpkin picking will never be the same! more >

October 18, 2016

Did you know Norfolk has a new Bike Loop? It is about 5 miles around and you can enter at any point to follow the bike lanes at your own pace. more >

October 18, 2016

Check out today's Discount for Outerwear, Gear and Accessories for the entire Family - Men, Women & Children. more >

October 18, 2016

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Awareness Month and I am thrilled to partner with local author Allyn L. Howard to give away 3 copies of her book 'What They Said' to help bring attention to the many dogs and cats in shelters that need homes with Active Families like yours! more >

October 17, 2016

If you haven't previously heard about the Steve Spangler Science Club you may have today - they were featured on Ellen! - use this promo code to get 50% off your first box! more >

October 17, 2016

There are SO MANY activities on the schedule for Color Me Mine this Fall! It is the perfect time of year to plan for family gifts, keepsakes, and date night. more >

October 16, 2016

On a sunny autumn day, brother and sister James and Mandy head to the pumpkin patch with their friendly dog, Rosco, to choose a pumpkin for Halloween. While riding a hay wagon, visiting a petting zoo, and joining the kids on a scavenger hunt, Rosco sometimes makes mischief. But when James and Mandy find that two bullies are scaring other kids deep inside the corn maze, will Rosco shape up and help out? Join the kids and their rascally dog in this wholesome family adventure, a wonderful autumn read for kids. more >

October 15, 2016

Join ten-year-old Evie and her friends as they volunteer all over town meeting lots of cool people and getting into just a little bit of trouble. There is no place left untouched by their presence, and what they get from the people they meet is greater than any amount of money. more >

October 15, 2016

If you are struggling to get things done because your kids are keeping you busy... If you are sick of your kids only watching TV and playing video games... Or if you like the idea of receiving a full list of ready-to-go kids crafts that allow their imaginations to run wild... THEN THIS BOOK IS FOR YOU! more >

October 14, 2016

Dinosaurs have moved into the Virginia Living Museum and they are here to stay! more >

October 14, 2016

Today Only you can save $20 on FIFA 17! more >

October 13, 2016

The Halloween witch in this story is very perturbed by the visitors who come to her door. No candy for them, instead she offers spiders, smelly dead fish, or a handful of worms. more >

October 12, 2016

Give your child hours of bedtime fun with this delightful collection of 20 kid's Halloween tales from bestselling children's author, Lily Lexington. more >

October 12, 2016

Virginia Food Allergy Advocates are hosting their allergen-friendly Food Free Halloween Event! more >

October 12, 2016

The Kids Fundango Festival is back for 2016! Proceeds from this event benefit Spectrum Puppet's Stop Abuse Program. more >

October 11, 2016

Trucks, Games & Activities! Come out for another great Touch-A-Truck event! more >

October 10, 2016

Fall has arrived and Ginger is so excited because that means it's time to go out and play in the autumn snowflakes! Join Ginger as she takes her little brother Tommy on a leafy adventure where she shows him how to run, jump, and hide all day in colorful autumn snow! more >

October 10, 2016

One of the current sales on zulily highlights Cheerleading apparel, gear, and accessories! Plus find sales on stocking stuffers, holiday toys, learning tools and more more >

October 10, 2016

This workshop is designed to go over normal developmental speech patterns, warning signs of language delays, community resources, and activities you can do with your child to promote their language development. more >

October 9, 2016

Bree the Tree loves her beautiful home on top of a cliff by the sea, but she is lonely because she has no family. When she meets new friends Chloe the Cloud and Seth the Sun, Bree feels uplifted. They spend the fall and winter together, and then springtime brings a surprise! Read your little loved ones this charming story about family, friendship, and caring about one another. The story of Bree the Tree is an endearing mother-daughter collaboration you can enjoy with your children over and over again. more >

October 8, 2016

Color Me Mine locations in Virginia Beach and Norfolk are holding their first ever Halloween Costume Exchange! What a great way to part with outgrown costumes and grab something new! more >

October 7, 2016

This fun and adorable children's book will teach all 26 letters of the English alphabet, including the sounds that each letter makes. more >

October 7, 2016

The Mariners' Museum is back this Fall with their annual Pirate Run and we are thrilled to be giving away 2 Kids Fun Run Registrations to one lucky winner! more >

October 6, 2016

Vinny loves to play soccer with his brothers, even though he is the smallest of the pack. His playing time soon ends when he finds himself kicked off the team after not being able to measure up. Join Vinny as he sets off on an adventure to discover his true potential, encountering an old sabertooth tiger, a T-Rex and his own self-doubt along the way. Will Vinny rejoin the pack? Will Vinny find his footing and discover his true potential? more >

October 6, 2016

For all of the moms, dads, and caregivers who strap or sling babies and toddlers on and jump into your day.... Happy International Babywearing Week! more >

October 5, 2016

This FREE Program from Parks & Recreation for toddlers/preschoolers and their parents kicks off on Thursday, October 6th more >

October 4, 2016

A gentle and easy introduction to art appreciation for children, ages 4-12. more >

October 4, 2016

This event is designed for children and teens ages 4 and up with special needs and abilities. Come play, read, or wind down with your favorite book or bedtime story as you experience a positive interaction with our wonderful furry four-legged friends. more >

October 4, 2016

A big selection of Dance Apparel, Gear, and more from Bloch - PLUS, a sale on Montessori inspired playsets, Outdoor Holiday decor, Disney's FROZEN, and more! more >

October 3, 2016

If Hotwheels are on your holiday shopping list take advantage of today's sale! more >

October 2, 2016

Children are often afraid of loud thunder and lightning during a storm. In this book, our little bird friend will demonstrate what he did to overcome his fear of thunderstorms. Some of his ideas are practical while others are just plain silly! more >

October 1, 2016

When Mason McQueen's overbearing mother hears strange animal sounds from inside her son’s room she is convinced that he is harbouring a stray dog, but only the old stone gargoyle statue that sits outside Mason’s bedroom window knows the real truth. more >

 
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