Posts with Category: Information

March 20, 2019

There are several upcoming events designed to make sure that any participant who wants to go to prom this spring can do so with minimal cost. more >

March 19, 2019

The Bon Secours Care-A-Van is a free medical service that provides general medical care to uninsured adults and children in Hampton Roads communities. more >

March 12, 2019

Local Families, this event is open to Military veterans, spouses, and children of all branches including active duty, retired, and reserve, and first responders. more >

February 23, 2019

Information for teens on local programs that provide job opportunities for area youth in Hampton Roads! more >

February 21, 2019

If your active child is in grades K-5 in Virginia Beach they can enter their artwork for the annual Water Awareness Calendar Contest! more >

February 21, 2019

Our friends at VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads have great ideas for getting the whole family involved in giving back. Here is their fantastic list of volunteer opportunities available for youth in Hampton Roads. more >

February 20, 2019

A great resource for families with young deaf and hard of hearing children in Hampton Roads! more >

February 19, 2019

During the month of February 2019 you can turn in your old, expired and unsafe child safety seat and receive a $5 reward! more >

February 18, 2019

How to get started - becoming a Foster Parent in Hampton Roads, Virginia. more >

February 14, 2019

If you have a Boy Scout, chances are you have spent time in recent weeks on a car for the Pinewood Derby. Here are some ideas for displaying their finished Pinewood Derby Car! more >

February 12, 2019

This is a fantastic way to get the kids outside in nature, learn about the local wildlife, and contribute to this great event. more >

February 11, 2019

A FREE program being offered locally in Virginia Beach for families with little ones, LENA Start! more >

January 30, 2019

A nice offer from The Children's Museum of Virginia for Coast Guard families and other furloughed federal employees. more >

January 29, 2019

Are you or someone in your family in need of a coat this winter? This program can help (donations are also being accepted) more >

January 28, 2019

Learn about early childhood development including how to build strong, positive relationships with babies and toddlers. more >

January 25, 2019

A new training for those of you who are interested in being trained Breastfeeding advocates! more >

January 22, 2019

Are you a grandparent raising a grandchild? This FREE program, located in Chesapeake, is for you. more >

January 21, 2019

Exciting news for those of you who live in or work for the City of Newport News! The Ambassador Passes are BACK and are currently being offered to city residents or current city employees. more >

January 18, 2019

The Active Parenting of Teens program offers an effective and unique approach to improving parent-teen interaction. Parents will learn to communicate effectively, resolve conflicts and discuss such difficult topics as violence, drugs, alcohol, and sex. more >

January 9, 2019

The Virginia Beach Reading Bus offers children (ages 2-5) and their parents, FREE access to books and library programming throughout Virginia Beach. For more information and the current 2019 Reading Bus schedule Click… more >

January 6, 2019

This program is back with another opportunity to help out parents in the Hampton Roads community! more >

January 4, 2019

Applications are now available for the Conservation Youth Team at the Virginia Zoo, open to rising/enrolled high school students ages 13 and up. more >

January 3, 2019

A fantastic, FREE opportunity for girls ages 10 to 18 and their parents/guardians. The Chesapeake Commonwealth’s Attorney’s Office will hold its annual Girls & Young Women’s Empowerment Conference in February! more >

January 3, 2019

If you have a singer ages 6 and up, in first grade through high school, they can audition for the upcoming semester of the Virginia Children's Chorus! more >

January 1, 2019

A fantastic (FREE) opportunity for girls ages 15-18... the Inspiring Girls programs are unique, tuition-free wilderness expeditions designed to inspire girls to explore science, art, and wilderness. more >

December 23, 2018

Join in the fun and help NORAD track Santa as he gets ready to make his BIG Trip! more >

December 22, 2018

Audubon's 119th Christmas Bird Count will take place this winter between the dates of Friday, December 14th, 2018 through Saturday, January 5th, 2019. more >

December 19, 2018

For those of you who are caretakers for individuals or family members with special needs - this information is SO Important. Project Lifesaver serves the Hampton Roads Community and has SAVED LIVES. more >

December 18, 2018

Check out the Reindeer Cam for Santa's Reindeer! more >

December 7, 2018

During the holiday season every letter to Santa received at Macy's Department Store (you can also send a letter online!) results in a donation of $1 to the Make A Wish Foundation (up to 1 million dollars). more >

December 4, 2018

Here are some local Hampton Roads opportunities to take advantage of FREE flu shots! more >

December 4, 2018

FREE Upcoming Parenting Classes from Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters (CHKD) in Hampton Roads Virginia. more >

November 15, 2018

The need to start over in the job market can be a huge source of frustration for military families as we relocate.... and then relocate again. Find a solution with the Work From Anywhere Business Academy! more >

October 31, 2018

Operation Gratitude and the Halloween Candy Buy Back Program both support our military by collecting candy and providing it to deployed troops. more >

October 30, 2018

Trick or Treating Guidelines in Hampton Roads, Virginia! more >

October 26, 2018

Enjoy a free Virginia history lesson when the Virginia WWI and WWII Profiles of Honor Tour rolls through Hampton Roads! more >

October 22, 2018

The Beach Bags outreach program supplies meals and healthy snacks to Virginia Beach school children who might otherwise go without over weekends and school holidays. more >

October 21, 2018

Join VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads as they host their Annual Family Volunteer Day this November! more >

October 13, 2018

Would you like to be part of a study to improve the health of school-aged children in Hampton Roads? more >

October 8, 2018

Save the date for the Annual Tidewater Autism Summit. This is a FREE, family-friendly event. more >

October 2, 2018

Salvation Army locations on the Peninsula and Southside are currently accepting applications for Christmas Assistance. Please share with those who could benefit from these programs during the holiday season! more >

September 27, 2018

Head down to the Virginia Beach Oceanfront for Boardwalk Weekend which will include the North American Sand Sculpting Championship, Atlantic Regatta, Volleyball competition, Surfing, a Youth Art Show, Neptune’s Grand Parade, as well as music, food, and more. more >

September 12, 2018

Hurricane Florence is making her way towards Hampton Roads and now is the time to get your emergency plans in place! more >

September 9, 2018

Find out how your 4th grader (and the whole family) can enjoy FREE admission to our National Parks for a full year! more >

September 4, 2018

The Museums for All Initiative is a program from the Institute of Museum and Library Services that is working to make Museums accessible to families who may not otherwise be able to visit. more >

September 2, 2018

The primary goal of the course is to provide fathers with a supportive environment where they are able to openly discuss the challenges of fatherhood, gain insight into the importance of their role in the development of their children and empower them to attain skills to promote self-efficacy. more >

August 27, 2018

A FREE upcoming parenting class - Active Parenting -is being offered for families with children ages 5-12yrs. more >

August 14, 2018

This FREE program - ACT Raising Safe Kids - beginning September 13, 2018 is for parents of children ages 0 to 8yrs old. more >

August 13, 2018

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame is currently accepting nominations for the 14th Annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards! more >

August 5, 2018

Friday, August 4th kicks off this season's Tax-Free Shopping Weekend in Virginia! more >

August 2, 2018

Participating area Dairy Queen stores will be donating at least $1 to CHKD for every Blizzard sold in their stores on Thursday, August 2nd as a part of Miracle Treat Day. more >

July 29, 2018

CHADD of Hampton Roads ADHD Awareness and Support Group offers parents, teachers, health professionals, and other involved adults a place to learn and support one another while best managing ADHD. more >

July 26, 2018

If you live in Chesapeake, have a child getting ready to start Kindergarten this fall, and don't have health insurance, you can take advantage of FREE Kindergarten Physicals for your child on the following dates! more >

July 22, 2018

The Up Center is hosting FREE Social Skills and Autism Skill Building Groups for Children ages 6-10, and a Parental Support Group for Caregivers. There will be locations for this group in both Norfolk and Portsmouth. more >

July 12, 2018

Would you like to be part of a study to improve the health of children in Hampton Roads? more >

July 10, 2018

This USDA program provides FREE food for kids and teens at many locations throughout Hampton Roads. This program is open to ALL children and teens 18 years old and younger. There is no enrollment, and no cost. more >

July 9, 2018

Kicking off this week, a six-part series for local Dads, Grandfathers, and Father-Figures! Free for City of Hampton residents and a small fee for non-residents. Learn CPR & First Aid, Fire prevention and childproofing, Safe water practices, Rules of the Road for Bikes & Cars, and Safety & Guns. more >

July 2, 2018

The Pokey Smokey II Ride-On Train in Portsmouth is now operating on its Spring Schedule! more >

June 29, 2018

FREE Preschool Vision Screenings are available on select dates in Virginia Beach! more >

June 25, 2018

A great opportunity for local high school students to explore local careers! The first annual Youth Industry Tours will take place in Chesapeake and is open to all high school students in Hampton Roads. more >

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