Archives for May, 2018

May 31, 2018

The meta-storytelling and interactive prompts get reluctant readers laughing, dancing, shouting—and reading. Ideal for read-alouds and story time, as well as independent reading for beginning to intermediate readers. more >

May 31, 2018

If your Active Family loves gaming, this event is for you! Lux Events is hosting the 1st Annual Virtual Reality Gaming Festival in Yorktown! We have 100 ride tickets to giveaway to one MyActiveChild.com Family! more >

May 30, 2018

When Little Bear Dover has his friends over to play, they use their imagination to create an adventure of their own. more >

May 29, 2018

Little Bear Dover loves adventures but can be shy and nervous about going on them. Will an adventure-filled day help him overcome his timidness? more >

May 29, 2018

1-2-3 Magic is a 4 week program that teaches parents how to correct negative behavior in children 2 to 12 years old, while encouraging positive behavior. more >

May 29, 2018

For a limited time and while supplies last you can stock up on swimsuits, goggles, caps and gear from Speedo, TYR, and Arena! more >

May 27, 2018

Little Bear Dover and his friends are nervous about going up in a hot air balloon. Can they overcome their fears and have a wonderful adventure? more >

May 27, 2018

Applications are being accepted until May 30, 2018! There is no cost for students that are selected for this one-day STEM program on July 14, 2018 at Norfolk State University. more >

May 26, 2018

Andy Smithson just found out how much the zap of a wizard's curse can sting. But after an epically bad day, he finds wizards are the least of his problems. more >

May 25, 2018

Patricia Furstenberg paints a charming portrait of the bond between a small girl and boy and their much-loved Grandad. This book takes readers on an unbelievable journey, tackling universal themes and voicing animal rights and the importance of fighting for what is right. more >

May 25, 2018

Asian Fest 2018 takes place this weekend at Waterside in Norfolk. FREE Admission. more >

May 25, 2018

Some Seussical fun to get your long weekend started! Seussical Jr is playing in Hampton! more >

May 24, 2018

Another way to save on summer fun... the Peninsula Fine Arts Center in Newport News is offering a special summer rate on admission! more >

May 23, 2018

"If my name was Amanda I'd live in Atlanta, and I'd wave hello to a shark..." A little girl with a big imagination dreams of the adventures she might have, if she was somebody else instead of herself - from befriending sharks in Atlanta to playing jazz in New Orleans to riding her bike in Zanesville. more >

May 22, 2018

Nina O'Keefe spent 16 years and 55 happy days eating, sleeping, dreaming about eating, chatting, going on local adventures, playing with her monkey and Kong toys, occasionally acknowledging other toys, and generally brightening the days and nights of all who kept company with her. This is her story, as written and illustrated by her best friend. more >

May 21, 2018

Shirley Link is a 14-year old detective, but she doesn't want anyone to know. Whenever she uses her powers of observation she gets into trouble. more >

May 20, 2018

Count down from ten to zero with these quirky and adventurous porcupines as they try out a variety of extreme sports! more >

May 18, 2018

The story of how a mouse's painting ended up in the Louvre. more >

May 17, 2018

I Am Earth introduces kids to the basic concepts of earth science while also encouraging the importance of taking care of our special planet through environmental awareness and sustainability. Keeping Earth a happy healthy place to live is important for everyone big and small. In this Earth science book for beginners, kids learn what makes our planet so uniquely special and how people can work together to keep it a healthy home. more >

May 17, 2018

This Friday at the Chrysler Museum, bring the kids out for International Museum Day activities! more >

May 16, 2018

A children's book with a medical twist that will be enjoyed by all. This is the first in the "Junior Medical Detective Series". Chase isn't feeling well but nobody seems to notice that he's really sick. Will Naya be able to figure out the clues and get him the help he needs? more >

May 15, 2018

Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility (Jefferson Lab) in Newport News is opening its doors for an open house this Saturday! Admission is FREE and there will be activities and learning opportunities for the entire family. more >

May 15, 2018

Encourage their love of reading and take advantage of this great discount on Thomas and Friends Magazine! more >

May 14, 2018

Pirates on the Beach is happening on the Virginia Beach Oceanfront and is FREE and Open to the Public! more >

May 13, 2018

Do you want to teach your children about Confidence, Resilience and a Growth Mindset? With My Strong Mind your children will be introduced to mental strength and learn about techniques to develop their own strong mind. more >

May 13, 2018

Right now you can grab this offer for some indoor laser tag playtime at AMF Chesapeake! more >

May 12, 2018

At closing time a key locks the library, and unlocks the dreams of a little mouse who waits in the shadows. more >

May 12, 2018

PAW Patrol to the rescue! Don't miss this chance to see PAW Patrol Live! as your favorite pups set sail with a new pirate adventure! more >

May 11, 2018

The Virginia Beach Department of Public Health has a free Infant Play Group for first-time parents with babies birth up to 12 months of age. more >

May 11, 2018

Celebrating the HEROES who FOSTER and raising awareness of the need for more good foster parents! more >

May 11, 2018

Come out for the annual parade honoring the contributions of the 9th and 10th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers, who served on horseback in the U.S. Army. more >

May 10, 2018

Muffy is a little dog who loves people; but after a painful injury she is wary of other dogs. Valor is a lost German shepherd who gets hit by a car. When Muffy’s family brings Valor home to recover, no one is sure what Muff will do. This touching picture book teaches compassion, friendship, trust, and courage. more >

May 9, 2018

Snowman Paul and his friend Dan know that Dan has the best mom around -- but can they find a way to show her how they feel? A heartwarming and beautifully illustrated children's tale perfect for Mother's Day! more >

May 8, 2018

Have you always wondered why so many people are fascinated with the Greek Gods? Would you like to know more about these remarkable stories? If so, then Greek Gods is the book for you! more >

May 7, 2018

The beauty is back! Opening Day for LanternAsia is scheduled for March 9, 2018. more >

May 6, 2018

Sally, the little fluffy rabbit, wonders who her Mommy’s favourite child is. She asks her nine brothers and sisters and each of them claims that they are their mother’s favourite. Find out what each of these rabbit’s reasons are for why they think so. You’ll be surprised by the Mommy’s answer to their question: “Who do you love more?” more >

May 6, 2018

Great active discounts today for the active girls in your family! more >

May 4, 2018

I was going to be a great protagonist. At least that's what my mom, Cinderella, kept telling me. I, however, had my doubts. more >

May 4, 2018

Calling all mermaids, mermen, and merparents! Bring the family to see mermaids perform and enjoy crafts, face painting and more. more >

May 4, 2018

WWE LIVE TOUR comes to the Hampton Coliseum this spring! more >

May 4, 2018

Harry Potter is returning to Norfolk, accompanied by the talents of the Virginia Symphony Orchestra! more >

May 3, 2018

A moving tale of a big black dog with one brown paw who is hurt in an accident and finds himself in the Animal Shelter. One day Teddy is adopted by a family, despite their fears that he might be too big and too wild to be a good pet. more >

May 3, 2018

Some great, FREE, Family Fun in Portsmouth this April & May on the lawn at Union Bank & Trust Pavilion! more >

May 3, 2018

Hickory Ridge Farm is back this spring with it's Annual Strawberry Jamboree! more >

May 2, 2018

This is the story of a little boy and his many adventures inside of his favorite box. Climb in and join him in the driver seat as he journeys through different places in his ever-changing box. more >

May 2, 2018

For those of you shopping for a mom (or a mom shopping for herself!) make sure to check out these discounts, including offers for local spas, restaurants, activities and more! more >

May 2, 2018

I love these free craft events that are popping up all over the Hampton Roads area! This series is at Downing-Gross Cultural Arts Center in Newport News. more >

May 1, 2018

There's nothing worse than being a tattletale... That's what 10-year-old Sophie Washington thinks until she runs into Lanie Mitchell, a new girl at school. more >

May 1, 2018

Coming up in August, a FREE Science Camp opportunity for deaf or hard of hearing kids! more >

May 1, 2018

A free, one week, 1/2 day program designed to teach students of Suffolk, ages 12-15, about observation, photography, evidence collection, preservation and testimony in court. more >

 
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