Archives for February, 2017

February 28, 2017

After a busy and mysterious summer, Cora is back at school and stumbles onto another mystery on her first day back! While researching a school project, Cora discovers a treasure map tucked inside a book at the library. Cora is thrilled, and with the help of her dog Calvin, she can't wait to find what the map will lead to. more >

February 27, 2017

Beyond the tallest mountains, in a forest far away, There's a haven safe from tigers, where gentle animals stay. They hide there from predators and live a life of ease, Eating lots of vegetables and fruit that grows on trees. more >

February 27, 2017

Does your Active Family love to spend time biking? Today only! Save on a subscription to Bicycling Magazine. more >

February 27, 2017

Another great event for the TRAIN enthusiasts of Hampton Roads! more >

February 27, 2017

Do you know a female high school student planning to pursue a career in a STEM related field? more >

February 25, 2017

Tovi and his friends are visiting the beautiful city of Paris. All of a sudden Tovi falls deeply in love with someone on a poster. He wants to meet her! But he doesn't know where to find her. Luckily his friends help him by leading him on a treasure hunt. What an adventure! Will Tovi find his treasure? Let’s find out .... more >

February 24, 2017

"Oh dear," said the deer, "I'm so cold, what a plight! I've searched for a hat, but none fits just right." On top of his head his big antlers grew, No hat would fit over them; what could he do? more >

February 23, 2017

Every year, when the last leaf of summer falls, roses are laid at the grave of Lainey Grace. No one knows who steals into the cemetery after the gates are closed and locked, least of all the head groundskeeper, Bob. more >

February 22, 2017

Today ONLY Amazon is giving everyone a discount in honor of their ranking in the 2017 Harris Poll! more >

February 20, 2017

In the spirit of Snoopy and Charlie Brown, or Calvin and Hobbes, Dog eat Doug is the cartooning creation of Brian Anderson that follows the daily exploits of Sophie, a cheese-loving chocolate Lab with a nose for the nuances of sarcasm and irony, and baby Doug, a healthy, happy newborn with no concept of jealousy and a limitless curiosity. more >

February 19, 2017

Be prepared to hold your nose as the Phantom Pumper strikes again. Stare in awe at the giant snail. Feel for Harry the Rat as he desperately tries to find a friend. And dodge the ogres as they attempt to snotify anyone nearby. Some of the characters are nice. Some aren’t. You decide! more >

February 19, 2017

Baseball or Softball Hitting Clinic with $30 Voucher, Day Camp, or Parents Night at Grand Slam 2 (Up to 48% Off) more >

February 18, 2017

It’s Michael's birthday and he wants a doggy. Mom says he's not ready for one yet. Instead, he gets a set of markers. But these are no ordinary markers. Follow along as Michael discovers what his new present can do and how it'll help make his birthday wish come true. more >

February 17, 2017

It’s a tricky little problem for Spot and Goo. How can they share one treat with a bunch of hungry new friends? But learning can be fun (and delicious) in this funny story with an enjoyable and colorful lesson about sharing and fractions. It’s a sweet tale, full of delightful rhymes and vibrant illustrations. Definitely a great teaching tool for children. more >

February 16, 2017

Cosmo the astronaut gets bored really easy. He loves to explore the galaxy, especially outside his spaceship. Cosmo soon finds himself stuck in a really big place with help coming from a very unlikely place. Featuring actual images from the Hubble Space Telescope, join the adventure and find out how space is a really big place! more >

February 16, 2017

If you haven’t heard yet, there’s a literacy problem in our community. So how do we make sure our kids are enjoying reading? Here are 6 ways to make reading and reading comprehension fun! more >

February 16, 2017

There’s Nothing Quite Like A Sibling Bond Written in beautiful rhyme this is an excellent story that values patience, acceptance and bond between a brother and his sister. more >

February 16, 2017

This one day sale has been extended through today (February 16, 2017) with lots of great titles on sale starting at just $4.95! more >

February 15, 2017

New Giveaway! Arena Racing USA is coming to Hampton Roads and we have a Family 4 Pack for one lucky MyActiveChild.com family! more >

February 14, 2017

Amy Armstrong is having a perfectly normal life as a perfectly normal fourteen-year-old thief and proprietor of stolen goods in 1995 California, until a talking cat interrupts her latest break-in and transports her a thousand years into the future to a burglary operation that crosses space and time. more >

February 14, 2017

Seven Venues is offering a Valentine's Day discount (2 for 1) on select upcoming events! more >

February 14, 2017

If you plan to attend the Professional Bull Riding event at Hampton Coliseum in March 2017 don't miss this discount! more >

February 13, 2017

If you spend a huge part of your week shuttling, coordinating, and cheering your kids from the side of the pool/field/rink/studio you will want to check out this sale. more >

February 12, 2017

Midge and Moo are best friends. They came home from the hospital together when Midge was just two days old. They do everything together. more >

February 11, 2017

In a somewhat fanciful manner, Fireflies presents an introduction to the lightning bug. It ranges from a description of the insect to its use in current scientific research for a cancer cure, why they flash their lights, how long they live, and what can be done to help preserve them. more >

February 9, 2017

It's time for Piper's summer visit to Grandma's farm and she is so excited to be old enough to help with the animals this year! She even gets to take care of Poppy, the extra-special pig Grandma is entering in the State Fair. Piper comes up with the perfect way for Poppy to win the blue ribbon. Will it work or will everything go very, very wrong? more >

February 9, 2017

Giveaway! Win tickets for SweetArt Family Night at Virginia MOCA! more >

February 8, 2017

Love is in the air and these cheerful creations by Brenda Ponnay are the perfect way to share a little love with a child in your life. BE MINE is a perfect bedtime story for the child in your life for Valentine's Day or any other time. more >

February 7, 2017

It's Valentine's Day! The little bird is looking to buy roses for his mother but all flower shops are sold out. Will the bird be able to get roses before the day is over? Read along as you and your child will once again enjoy the silly antics of this quirky animal! more >

February 6, 2017

”There was a problem with Finn’s pet bear: He really didn’t like to share. After days of trying, Finn said aloud, “You’re not a pet who makes me proud.”” more >

February 6, 2017

$20 for an all-day game pass for one and a $10 game card ($55 Value) Each all-day pass grants a single user unlimited access to hundreds of interactive games, valid from the first swipe until the arcade closes that day. more >

February 5, 2017

What kind of dog would you choose if you could have any dog you wanted? From oodles of poodles to shepherds, dachshunds, St. Bernards, boxers, setters, terriers, retrievers, and hounds all have their particular characters and gifts. So many. So much fun. Try to just pick one. more >

February 4, 2017

Elephant is allergic to the flowers she loves to eat. What can she do? She decides becoming a bee will fix her problems and so she befriends Bee who advises her in the goal. Not your typical "Be content with who you are," but rather "Achieving difficult things transforms you into something more." In the end (don't spoil the surprise ending for your child), Elephant becomes ELLABEE! This is a metaphorical example of how we all change after achieving hard goals. more >

February 3, 2017

You'll see grand illusions, levitating women, appearances and vanishes, escapes, comedy magic, sleight of hand and beautiful dancers...everything you could possibly imagine and performances that you never dreamed possible - all rolled up into a live show! more >

February 3, 2017

The story touched on the subject of death in the family in a manner that even a small child can relate to. It tells of Mick's stages of grief, and the consolation he finds by reminiscing in the arms of his grandmother, surrounded by family. more >

February 3, 2017

Flash Giveaway! Win a Family 4 Pack of Tickets to see "I Have A Dream" this weekend at The American Theatre! more >

February 2, 2017

This book is about self-love for kids. It’s about finding our own unique spots and being okay with what nature gave us. It’s about seeing what beautiful spots are found in nature by looking at animals and their spots and markings. more >

 
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