Archives for August, 2017

August 31, 2017

Little children spend a lot of time with their gadgets. Their parents spend a lot of time hard at work. The incredible encounters with the little dragon will change their lives! more >

August 31, 2017

For those of you with children, or who work with children that have special needs around mobility - this event is a great place to check out available technology and equipment options! more >

August 31, 2017

This great offer is back! The Virginia Zoo and Children's Museum of VA will have a Membership Swap in September 2017. more >

August 30, 2017

What will Lizzie do when Lou Seal loses his puff? more >

August 29, 2017

Life isn't easy when your big sister is an annoying cat and your moms can't understand a word you say. But that doesn't stop Rumplepimple from saving the day in a most unusual way. Find out how a car ride transforms a naughty terrier into a grocery store hero. more >

August 28, 2017

We are thrilled to be offering a new GIVEAWAY of a children's book by local author Yonette Belinda! more >

August 27, 2017

Ever been invited to dinner only to find out, you’re the main course? That’s sort of what happened to twelve year old Haley. more >

August 26, 2017

It's time to save Earth's rainforests! Come join our hero, Luca the Lucky Little Lyrebird as he sets out on his first adventure to save home! more >

August 25, 2017

"I saw your friend Annabel in the High Street," said Kate's mother. "There was a duck following her around. It went into the newsagent's after her." more >

August 25, 2017

This weekend at Toys R Us, come out for NERF Fest (Free Event)! more >

August 24, 2017

Impossible Bonnie Wyndham doesn't intend to stay long. Just long enough to prove she's the best. more >

August 22, 2017

As Chad plays in the park, he notices that his friend, Jane, is mad about something. more >

August 22, 2017

Has your family joined the Kindness Rocks craze? Head over to your local Michaels this weekend for a FREE Kindness Rocks Workshop. more >

August 22, 2017

If you are a Hampton Roads Grandparent raising a Grandchild, make sure to check out this great local support program. more >

August 21, 2017

Alex does NOT want to go to school! He wants to stay home and PLAY! more >

August 21, 2017

Special eclipse shipping on zulily today! more >

August 20, 2017

This book was written for preschool and elementary aged children. It is meant to be an inspiration for children to find pleasure in creating their own fun. It is also meant to encourage them to look at the things around them a little differently and see how they can be repurposed. more >

August 20, 2017

The 2017 solar eclipse is coming up and there are lots of local events in the works! more >

August 19, 2017

This fun and beautifully illustrated book is about a little boy who thinks there are monsters all over his bedroom and can’t go to sleep. more >

August 19, 2017

If you have a chance to show up and support this great event on Sunday please do! Admission is free and proceeds support this family in their fight against pediatric cancer. more >

August 18, 2017

Long ago in a zoo, not too far away, An elephant was born, all chubby and gray, Such celebration the day that he came, A jumbo-sized baby, to cheers and to fame. more >

August 16, 2017

Simple silly rhyming text and jolly pictures make this an ideal book for sharing with children. Encourage children to make up their own silly rhymes! A great rhyming picture book for ages 2 and up, and ideal for beginner readers, too. more >

August 16, 2017

The 48 Hour Sale is BACK from Great Wolf Lodge! more >

August 12, 2017

If you aren't planning a trip to the Nevada desert this summer you can still catch a glimpse of the marvel that is Burning Man! The Hermitage Museum & Gardens is hosting "The Art of Burning Man" this summer, including a day of Family-Friendly fun this weekend! more >

August 11, 2017

It all begins with homework trouble and an invitation to a sleepover that she doesn’t want to go to. Would you want to go to a sleepover in a creepy house? Rather than dealing with her problems, Susannah stuffs them into her backpack. But how much can a backpack take? Will she be able to confront her worries before the backpack bursts? Or will she just continue to hide them away? more >

August 10, 2017

This book is currently a FREE download on Amazon but prices can change at any time so be sure to check the price before you purchase! more >

August 10, 2017

Save the date and get your registrations in for this great event! 100% of the profits from this race go to Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula's Smart Smiles at the Dentist program! more >

August 10, 2017

Perfect for Back to School! Today only and while supplies last you can save up to 50% on backpacks, duffel bags and more! more >

August 9, 2017

What little girl would not want a princess to visit her? That’s what kept happening to the little girl in this story. A princess would show up in a mud puddle, the kitchen sink, a bathtub, and even in a cup of tea. But it is what the princess told her that was most important, and the little girl took it to heart. Who was that princess in her teacup? more >

August 8, 2017

17-year-old Emily Beckett is exactly where she doesn't want to be: stuck at home with her brother while her friends are out celebrating the end of the summer. But then, a boy appears on the balcony outside Emily's room. He's dressed in green, and says his name is Peter Pan. He's there for one reason: he's looking for someone to have an adventure with. more >

August 8, 2017

Today only and while supplies last you can save up to 30% on select Band Instruments, perfect for kids taking lessons! more >

August 7, 2017

This is a tale about a young ballerina as she prepares for her big concert. Follow her as she attempts to conquer her fears about performing in front of an audience in this warming tale. more >

August 7, 2017

Today only and while supplies last, save up to 25% on Lunchboxes and Backpacks from High Sierra! more >

August 7, 2017

Coming up this weekend in Newport News, a festival in celebration of women's achievements and National Women's Equality Day. more >

August 6, 2017

Featuring stunning full-color illustrations, Prince Martin Wins His Sword is a classic children's book about a boy prince's trials and how he learns the true meaning of courage, sacrifice, grit, and friendship. more >

August 5, 2017

Whether you’re taking your family on the road or stuck indoors on a rainy day, we’ve got you covered. more >

August 5, 2017

Slime is one of those universal gooey messes that kids just love. This Sunday, don't miss FREE fun with slime! more >

August 5, 2017

For those of you who love a good "steps per day" challenge, this one is for you! The Virginia Zoo and the YMCA of South Hampton Roads have teamed up with step count challenges for your next trip to the Zoo! more >

August 4, 2017

Nelson use to think school was all about playing around and talking with his friends. When Nelson learns that he has been placed in Special Education, he fears being teased. Consequently, he keeps his learning disability and ADHD diagnosis a secret. more >

August 4, 2017

Waves of Honor - FREE Tickets for Military Families to Busch Gardens Williamsburg. more >

August 4, 2017

Get out of the heat for a FREE Family showing of Beauty & The Beast! more >

August 3, 2017

Elmer Elevator has always wanted to fly, and when he takes in an old alley cat out of the rain, he gets his chance. The grateful cat tells him about a flying dragon that lives on the faraway Wild Island, where it has been tied up by a bunch of cruel animals and forced to work incessantly. more >

August 3, 2017

There are several locations where breastfeeding mamas (and those who support them) can come participate in the BIG Latch On Event this Saturday in Hampton Roads! more >

August 3, 2017

Pembroke Mall is celebrating Tax-Free Weekend with lots of (Free) fun for the entire family. more >

August 2, 2017

Take a trip to the Galapagos with Lobo and his right-hand raven, Roxy, as they help an injured, new feathered friend return home. more >

August 1, 2017

"Three!" is a funny little rhyming book about what it's like to spend a day with a preschooler - from getting themselves dressed to making a big mess! more >

 
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