Archives for May, 2017

May 31, 2017

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm is a classic American children's novel that tells the story of Rebecca Rowena Randall and her two stern aunts in the fictional village of Riverboro, Maine. Rebecca's joy for life inspires her aunts, but she faces many trials in her young life, gaining wisdom and understanding. more >

May 31, 2017

One thing we have been struggling with at my house is chores.... which chores belong to which child, and when they need to be done. Not to mention the poor fish who needs to be fed.... more >

May 30, 2017

Yes, if you didn’t have eyes you couldn’t see The light of a candle or the lights on a Hanukkah or Christmas tree. You couldn’t see the light of a shooting star, Or see the rest of the stars in the heavens that seem so far. more >

May 30, 2017

This Saturday in Norfolk, come out to enjoy a FREE community event with fun and resources for all ages! Food, Sno Cones, Diapers & Shoes Giveaway, Live Music, Games and Crafts, Bounce Houses, Face Painting and more! more >

May 30, 2017

If backyard water play describes any part of your summer plans you will want to check out this sale today! more >

May 29, 2017

Annette, an albatross, will do anything to fly with the local seagulls! more >

May 28, 2017

Daisy Dunbar’s life is bleak. Bullied at school and neglected at home she struggles to cope until the wet and gloomy February night when she and her young sister, Lily, are dumped at their grandparents’ farm. A terrifying cry for help shatters their new life and sends them racing across the country with only days to save precious lives from a terrible fate. As events go from bad to worse Daisy discovers that dragons are not always what they seem — but then neither are vampire bats. And where is Excalibur? more >

May 28, 2017

A FREE Class for Parents who have Children with Mental Health Needs offering information and local supports. more >

May 27, 2017

In this fun and heartwarming story, a little monster truck is being teased by his friends. After wishing for a better name, the little monster truck realizes that being kind to others and believing in oneself is what matters most. more >

May 27, 2017

Have you been meaning to schedule a day to get out on the water? Right now you can save on your first Sail with Sail Nauticus! more >

May 25, 2017

SuperKids is a Gold medal Moonbeam Awards winner picture book about finding our own super powers, that motivates us to always look for the good in others. more >

May 24, 2017

Oh, what adventures they have! Meet Harold the blue baboon. He has tea at half past three every afternoon. In his big balloon, Harold takes flight with a cast of delightful friends, as they soar off on a quest to explore outer space. more >

May 23, 2017

“By the light of the moon, each budding creature came to see that they’re not like one another, and that was meant to be. All have a purpose, and though it’s sometimes hard to know, they all have gifts that blossom as they grow. It won’t always be easy. At times, it will be tough, but no matter how you’re feeling, you’ll always be enough.” more >

May 23, 2017

A great summer opportunity for Newport News and Hampton youth between the ages of 14-18! Deadline to apply is May 26! more >

May 22, 2017

They are especially suitable for children between the age bracket of 5 years and 12 years. This collection of 100 brain teasers is not only amazing but unique in style and design. more >

May 22, 2017

Listen to the sounds of local talent and enjoy a mixture of carnival rides, games, and activities the whole family will enjoy! more >

May 22, 2017

Enter to win a FREE Week of Roller Skating Camp! more >

May 21, 2017

Anastasia is a happy girl who deals with anxiety sometimes. She will tell you about the times her belly will feel jumpy and she understands if yours does too! Read her story about how she deals with her feelings and her method to feel better. more >

May 21, 2017

A soccer rebound trainer, soccer goal, horseshoe set, basketball hoop and more is available at this discount! more >

May 20, 2017

Eleven-year-old Daisy Tannenbaum, tomboy extraordinaire, doesn’t want to go back to school. So, when she ends up on an isolated island in the Indian Ocean after her family is accidentally kidnapped by Malay pirates, she’s totally psyched. more >

May 19, 2017

During a fun day at the beach, Jonas and June unexpectedly found a little seabird named Gull being taunted by Skull, a trash-monster bully. As the kids step in to stop the bullying, they are all led into a journey full of surprising and inspiring turns. more >

May 18, 2017

Kevin wanted to know the secrets beneath the sea, but it took a turtle to take him there. On his birthday he was given the key to that kingdom, his very own turtle. He was warned that he must take good care of his turtle, and he promised to do so. But like so many children, Kevin forgot his promise. more >

May 18, 2017

Discovery Girl magazine is the best life and advice periodical for your daughter. In each issue she will be able to read features that will help her to learn from her mistakes, deal with disappointments, navigate friendship difficulties, and many other character- and confidence-building articles. more >

May 17, 2017

It’s 1801 and life is good for Buzzy the dog. She lives with Thomas Jefferson at Monticello, but her life turns upside down when Thomas tells her that they’re moving to the President’s House. Buzzy doesn’t want to move. She's afraid to leave the comfort of Monticello. What will she do? This enjoyable childrens leveled reader for ages 4 – 8 teaches kids about President Jefferson, the new breed of dog he brought home from France and confronting issues about moving. If your child loves books by Robert Dawson like "Ben and Me," then he'll love Buzzy! Historical fiction at it’s best: learning from the pets of famous people in history. more >

May 15, 2017

Experience the classic tales of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table like never before with this thrilling re-imaginings of ancient legend. Packed with swordplay, magic, romance and humor, "The Legends of King Arthur" promise to take readers of all ages on an unforgettable journey of fantasy and adventure! more >

May 14, 2017

Mystery, friendship, and a grand adventure. Twelve-year-old Melanie is bored with her little sister and with yet another Mardi Gras in her hometown. But when she notices a secret code built into the floats of a Mardi Gras parade, she realizes that life might have some surprises left. more >

May 14, 2017

Cullipher Farm is kicking off their very first SPRING PARTY AT THE PATCH! Come down to Pungo to celebrate spring, strawberries, and family fun. more >

May 13, 2017

The Olate Dogs - Winners of "America’s Got Talent" are coming to the Sandler Center! Right now you can grab DISCOUNTED tickets with this offer! more >

May 12, 2017

Juniper and Rose "Sisters First and Best Friends Forever" is a story for any child (or adult); girl or boy, looking for guidance while navigating change. Twin sisters Juniper and Rose are best friends until different interests start to pull them apart. During their struggle, they learn that through acceptance, compromise, and teamwork different can be fun! more >

May 12, 2017

This weekend head out to Triple R Ranch in Chesapeake to learn about their programs and enjoy some family fun. more >

May 11, 2017

If every family in Virginia Beach spent an extra $10 a month at a locally owned, independent business instead of a national chain, over $15 million would be directly returned to our economy each year. more >

May 10, 2017

From cats and dogs and birds and squirrels and goats and turtles to llamas, sheep, cows, chickens, bears and elephants, hippos, rhinos, even giraffes, frogs and fish- all have mothers. more >

May 10, 2017

A FREE concert from the Virginia Symphony Orchestra in honor of Mother's Day! more >

May 10, 2017

Busch Gardens Williamsburg is back again with their Kidsiderate Concert Series this summer with a great lineup of kid-friendly entertainment. The best part? We have a special GIVEAWAY for one lucky MyActiveChild family! more >

May 9, 2017

This unique collection of the magical Land of Oz Series has been designed and formatted to the highest digital standards. more >

May 8, 2017

Parents, we have all been there. Diapers are expensive. Let's help ease the burden for Hampton Roads Families in need by supporting the No Child Wet Behind initiative this month! more >

May 8, 2017

A fantastic way to give back to the local Hampton Roads Community. Give Local 757 is a one-day event on May 9, 2017. more >

May 6, 2017

Charles and Lizzie Peterson love puppies. They want a puppy of their own more than just about anything. They know dogs are a lot of work. But their mom still doesn't think their family is ready for a puppy. Then, Goldie arrives. She is a sweet golden retriever that needs a home. Goldie is very young. She doesn't know how to be a good puppy yet. Will Charles and Lizzie be able to help her?" more >

May 5, 2017

Penny models compassion and courage by befriending Roxie and trying to stop Bianca’s bullying behavior. Her puffballs help her come up with a great idea and create magic in someone else's day. Penny also shares the enduring message that “It’s ok to be different” with her new friend Roxie. more >

May 5, 2017

Hampton Arts is offering a wide variety of arts-based camps this summer! Camps will take place at both The American Theatre and The Charles H. Taylor Arts Center in Hampton. more >

May 4, 2017

A charming story with beautiful, full-page illustrations of a little girl and her father using imagination to change dull, everyday activities into fun and exciting adventures. more >

May 4, 2017

Waterside District in Norfolk is gearing up for their Grand Opening! Here is the schedule of events open to all ages, kicking off fun for this weekend and next! more >

May 4, 2017

This weekend come to check out the local creativity taking place at the Hampton Roads Mini Maker Faire! more >

May 4, 2017

May is Bike Month is Norfolk and there are LOTS of great activities planned! more >

May 3, 2017

The comfort of a favorite toy in the dark helps us face our fears. When Ernie the Elephant loses his favorite teddy bear, he overturns tables and furniture to find it with no luck. How will he be able to sleep without Plum the teddy bear? more >

May 3, 2017

This Saturday, the Portsmouth/Chesapeake Elks Lodge is hosting a FREE Kids Carnival in Chesapeake! more >

May 2, 2017

Bubbles is causing a stink. But he can't help it. He's been bubbling the water since he was a little tadpole. Will Bubbles have to leave Frog Pond? And what happens when danger comes? Find out in this bubblerrific, bloopy story about friendship and being different. more >

May 1, 2017

A hidden door. A magical staircase. Discover the world of Droon! Eric, Julie, and Neal have just found something magic in Eric's basement. They have discovered a staircase to another world! The world of Droon is amazing - full of magic, flying lizards, and fun, furry creatures. But how will Eric, Julie, and Neal find their way home? Maybe their new friend, Princess Keeah, can help? more >

May 1, 2017

If you live on the Peninsula make sure to grab your bike (and helmet) and head out for active, Bike-themed events this month in Hampton! more >

 
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