Posts with Category: Information

July 14, 2020

Some local #757 businesses are thinking outside of their 4 walls and have set up some great take-home fun for the kids. more >

July 13, 2020

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

July 12, 2020

Coming up this week, Alternatives, Inc is hosting a Youth Mental Health Talk with special guest Teka Johnson, Founder of Soul Empowered Wellness, LLC. more >

July 10, 2020

Ignite your imagination in YELLOW’s Summer of Innovation! more >

July 9, 2020

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 7, 2020

A virtual conversation this week for parents concerned with the risks of Teen Vaping. more >

July 6, 2020

You do NOT have to live in Chesapeake to take advantage of this opportunity! This immunization clinic is available for your child going into grades Pre-K through 12th. more >

July 1, 2020

I am so excited for this! HAMILTON is coming to Disney+ on July 3, 2020! more >

July 1, 2020

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

June 28, 2020

For Southside families who have a rising Kindergartener there is now one website that helps you find the needed registration requirements and links for your area! more >

June 26, 2020

The Virginia Sports Hall of Fame will be accepting nominations for the 16th Annual Student-Athlete Achievement Awards beginning August 3rd! more >

June 24, 2020

NEW battleship programming, curated adventures, and a waterfront restaurant await guests beginning July 3rd! more >

June 18, 2020

A group of pediatric mental health experts at CHKD have put together resources for families to assist with discussions about race and racism. more >

June 16, 2020

The Virginia Zoo will be opening later this month! Here is what you need to know. more >

June 16, 2020

HALO at Home makes the award-winning Healthy Alternatives for Little Ones (HALO) curriculum available for parents to use at home - Free! more >

June 11, 2020

The Chrysler Museum and the Glass Studio are scheduled to reopen to the public on Saturday, June 20, 2020! more >

June 11, 2020

Virginia MOCA is reopening and admission to the current exhibits will be free! more >

June 11, 2020

A great project for your crafty kids! Virginia students in kindergarten through fifth grades are invited to say “thank you” to essential workers using the art form of their choice! more >

June 10, 2020

I get asked all the time if I know of volunteer opportunities for children and families so I was thrilled when I discovered a group of local moms putting together events and opportunities for all ages! more >

June 9, 2020

The Virginia Aquarium will be opening to members on June 15th and to the public on June 19th! Here is what you need to know before visiting. more >

June 9, 2020

24/7 Dads is a 24-hour workshop series that focuses on parenting topics like discipline and communication, along with co-parenting skills and information about your child’s growth and development. more >

June 7, 2020

The good news keeps on coming! The Virginia Living Museum is now OPEN after the COVID-19 shutdown! more >

June 7, 2020

Take advantage of Free Fishing Days and get out on the water this weekend! more >

June 5, 2020

Hurricane season begins June 1st in Hampton Roads and now is the time to get your emergency plans in place! more >

June 5, 2020

Upcoming Online Workshop: Co-Parenting more >

June 3, 2020

There are some GREAT learning tools and entertainment resources that can be accessed at home on your devices for FREE with just your library card! more >

June 2, 2020

Updates and contact information for the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children - better known as the WIC Program, in Hampton Roads. more >

June 1, 2020

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

May 30, 2020

Hampton Roads area beaches are OPEN, with restrictions. more >

May 28, 2020

The Norfolk Tides are celebrating literacy with their Reading Program for kids in grades PreK through 5th grade! If your student hasn't participated yet this year there is still time! more >

May 27, 2020

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

May 25, 2020

Just as we normally try and make a list of every local resource, we are trying to do the same online including LOCAL businesses who are moving some of their content or services online. more >

May 23, 2020

If you have had enough of backyard camping, Virginia State Parks have re-opened for tent, RV camping cabins, and yurt camping! more >

May 22, 2020

Virginia Beach Parks and Recreation have reopened local parks (as of Friday, May 22, 2020) for select activities. more >

May 22, 2020

A fun way to get outside and explore the area, check out this Scavenger Hunt for Public Art in the Portsmouth Art and Cultural District! more >

May 17, 2020

Updates for COVID-19 and re-opening at Norfolk Botanical Garden more >

May 17, 2020

These FREE 2020 Workshops in the "Master Your Money" Virtual Series are designed to help individuals and families with financial planning and debt management. more >

May 17, 2020

A great opportunity to learn (online!) about instruments and music from the Virginia Symphony Orchestra's Music Learning Lab! more >

May 14, 2020

Student Lunch Resources During COVID-19 in Hampton Roads, VA. more >

May 13, 2020

Amazing Athletes Hampton Roads has recently launched three new digital distance learning platforms! more >

May 9, 2020

Although the front doors of Nauticus are closed, their virtual doors are wide open! During the closure, you can stay in contact with Nauticus via their Virtual Adventures Series! more >

May 5, 2020

A link to a tutorial to make your own face mask, and a way to connect with locals in #757 who are making masks for those who need them. more >

May 4, 2020

A few of the accommodations being made by Busch Gardens Williamsburg as the COVID-19 shutdown continues. more >

May 4, 2020

During the COVID-19 shutdown Morale, Welfare & Recreation (MWR) is working to bring military families online events and activities. more >

May 4, 2020

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 >

May 2, 2020

TheaterWorks Anywhere aims to give young people a fun and active way to use their imaginations while learning the process of creating theater, and adapting a book or story for the stage. more >

April 24, 2020

Amazon Future Engineer has opened several programs (for free) to students who have been impacted by the COVID-19 shutdown. more >

April 23, 2020

Ideas to keep the kids active and moving while home during COVID19. more >

April 16, 2020

SevenVenues may not be open for all the planned events and performances on their Spring Calendar, but they have released an activity book for kids! more >

April 12, 2020

At home for a while with your kids? Don't want their brains to go stale? We've got you covered. Here are quizzes, videos, science experiments, and even at-home classroom resources. more >

April 10, 2020

If you are considered Essential Personnel during the COVID-19 crisis there is a number that has been set up in order to connect you with needed childcare options. more >

April 9, 2020

If you're looking for some new lawn games, climbers, bouncers and toys to keep everyone busy we have some ideas for you! more >

April 2, 2020

Disney made this great course FREE last year (through Khan Academy) and this extended time off school is the PERFECT time to break it out for some hands-on creativity at home. more >

April 1, 2020

Teachers and parents, please encourage your kids to send notes, drawings, and well wishes to hang up in the walkway! more >

March 28, 2020

One positive that has come from all of the social distancing, school cancelations and business closures is that there are some great individuals and businesses who have stepped up to offer the kids (and adults!) some GREAT content. more >

March 28, 2020

Some local restaurants are stepping up to assist students who are in need of meals while school is not in session. more >

March 27, 2020

It is time to pull out the board games! The kids are home for awhile and everyone is searching for ideas to fill the time and make some great family memories.  Based on a poll we took in the MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads… more >

March 25, 2020

Here are some local ideas for ways to be a helper during this unprecedented time. more >

March 25, 2020

During the COVID-19 shutdown, WHRO Public Media in Norfolk is providing free access to their high-quality online courses for teachers and students in Virginia and beyond. more >

March 24, 2020

During this time, virtual support groups are open to all mothers in Virginia, regardless of the age of their child/children. Social support is an integral part of self-care while we practice physical distancing! more >

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