Posts with Category: Military Families

May 27, 2021

Colonial Williamsburg is offering an admission special for Military Service Members and their families. more >

February 28, 2021

With all of the things we military spouses have on our plates it can be hard to keep perspective, and to remember we also need to take care of ourselves. more >

December 1, 2020

Military Families - here is the updated information for the local Trees for Troops event in Hampton Roads! more >

May 13, 2020

Military families, MWR is putting on a socially distant Drive-In Movie event the whole family can enjoy! more >

May 11, 2020

Upcoming FREE webinars for military families on Helping Military Kids Cope with the COVID-19 Pandemic and Helping Military Teens Navigate Change. more >

May 7, 2020

Military/DOD families are invited to participate in a Spring Reading program! The perfect (extra) incentive to read a little extra during this time at home. more >

April 18, 2020

A fun way to break up the time at home and celebrate your military child! more >

February 20, 2020

If your military family is enrolled in Exceptional Family Member Program (or would like to find out more), this event may be a great resource! more >

January 27, 2020

These events are always such a huge hit! Military Families, make sure to check out the Character Breakfast scheduled on Dam Neck! more >

January 22, 2020

Military Families (Active Duty, Reserve/National Guard, and dependents) have an opportunity for FREE Tickets to the Virginia Aquarium through the USO this Friday! more >

October 17, 2019

A fun opportunity for military kids who are in high school! Blue Star Families has teamed up with Civics Unplugged! more >

May 17, 2019

A Free program for Military families with little ones ages 3-5, offered by NAS Oceana Youth Center! The Smart Start Football session opens for registration on June 17, 2019! more >

October 11, 2018

Military families, don't miss a chance for reduced admission and special programming on Military Appreciation Day at the Children's Museum of Virginia! more >

July 22, 2018

Military Families, come out for FREE Fun at the NAS Oceana Back to School Family Fest! more >

April 26, 2018

A fun-filled day with Critter Cuddling from The Teeny Tiny Farm, LLC, face painting, bounce houses, giveaways, & music from 97.3 The Eagle! What a perfect way to celebrate Month of the Military Child! more >

October 1, 2017

Military Families! Mark your calendars for Military Appreciation Day at the Virginia Zoo! more >

August 4, 2017

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

July 26, 2017

The very popular Beach Bash at JEB Little Creek is back again this year! more >

October 21, 2016

This free event for military active duty, eligible family members, retirees, reservists, and DOD civilians includes a hay maze, hay rides, inflatables, face painting, pumpkin patch, sack races, concessions and chili cook off. more >

September 13, 2016

A special Sesame Street performance for Military Families! more >

July 16, 2016

Military Families, a great opportunity for your little runners! This opportunity is open to ages 5-18. more >

June 9, 2016

Military Families will celebrate the end of another school year and get to participate in a variety of sports/fitness activities all under one roof. There will also be a bounce house, kids' playground and many other fun family activities. more >

May 10, 2016

A great activity for military families this Thursday at the upcoming Safe & Sound event in Norfolk! Come out to enjoy fun activities for parents and the kids, as well as learn about and get connected to available… more >

March 10, 2016

A fun event for military families this weekend - Get Moving Kids Event at NAS Oceana! more >

January 21, 2016

Military Families, there is some Active Fun planned over the next few months - the first Free Family Fun Night event kicks off tonight! more >

September 10, 2015

A series of Family Fun Runs for Military Families coming up at NAS Oceana! more >

August 27, 2015

Military Families, this Saturday you can check out a Sensory Friendly Showing of "Minions" at the NAS Oceana Aerotheater. more >

August 4, 2015

Military Families - a family focused customer appreciation night from MWR. more >

July 23, 2015

Military Families - Wild Blackberry Picking TODAY more >

July 2, 2015

Military Families you can take advantage of some FREE fun on the water on July 4th! more >

June 11, 2015

Military Families the new season of Dive In Movies at JEB Little Creek's Gator Water Park. more >

June 8, 2015

Military Families, please share with families who are part of the Exceptional Family Member Program and have children with special needs! more >

May 25, 2015

Day Camping Event for Military Families! more >

April 22, 2015

Military Families, a special Sensory Friendly showing of Cinderella is planned for 9am on Saturday, April 25, 2015 more >

April 15, 2015

This Sunday, April 19th Active Duty Military and their dependents can enjoy FREE Admission at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News. Special activities are planned including face painting and arts & crafts. More… more >

January 30, 2015

Two family movies showing FREE for Military Families at JEB Little Creek - Fort Story's Gator Theater this weekend and next. Sunday, February 1, 2015 at 1pm - Lilo & Stitch Sunday, February 8, 2015 at 1pm -… more >

November 18, 2014

Military Families! Active duty servicemembers and wounded warrier families E6 and below are eligible to register for this program from Operation Homefront. Please go to this link to sign up, you will need… more >

November 17, 2014

Military Families you don't want to miss this event! FREE Photos with Santa, Character visits and other holiday activities at the NAS Oceana Youth Center. For additional information call (757) 433-3976.… more >

October 24, 2014

There are two Trunk-or-Treat events this evening for Military Families. See both flyers below (NAS Oceana and JEB Little Creek). For a full list of Halloween Family Fun today, and for the rest of October,… more >

August 30, 2014

Military Families a nice event to help beat the heat this weekend at NAS Oceana Aeropalms Water Park! FREE Admission on Sunday, August 31, 2014 from 2-7pm. Click HERE for more information or call (757)… more >

May 15, 2014

Another great event for Military Families, the FREE We Are Family Fest at Main Gate Park, NAS Oceana is Thursday, May 15th from 3:30-7:30pm with LOTS of family fun planned! Open (and Free) to all military… more >

May 9, 2014

If you are a Navy Family and have a teen ages 13-17 please check out these amazing opportunities for FREE Camps! These sound AMAZING, and did I mention FREE??!! Sailing Camp at Annapolis California… more >

April 3, 2014

Update: This event has reached its maximum registration. For Military Families in Hampton Roads, a Circus event brought to you by Blue Star Families! Where: Norfolk Naval Station Youth Center Auditorium… more >

March 21, 2014

Two family movies showing FREE for Military Families at JEB Little Creek - Fort Story's Gator Theater this weekend and next. Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 1pm - Monsters University Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 1pm… more >

January 21, 2014

Saturday, February 7, 2014 is Military Appreciation Night with the Norfolk Admirals! To buy tickets contact Charlie Colon at or call (757) 640-1212 x23 Looking for local family… more >

December 19, 2013

Update 12/17: For those of you who asked about the cost of the rides, they are listed below with the cost in # of tickets. Some great news for Military Families! Active Duty members of the military will… more >

December 10, 2013

Nominations are now being accepted (through December 14, 2013) for the Military Child of the Year® Award. A child from each branch of service is honored for their "resiliancy, leadership, and… more >

December 4, 2013

The Scholarships for Military Children Program was created in recognition of the contributions of military families and to celebrate the role of the commissary in the military family community. A… more >

December 3, 2013

Military Families, there will be a workshop: The Impact of Media Violence on Children, on December 12, 2013 from 1-3pm at Fleet and Family Support Center Norfolk. According to a link provided in the FFSC… more >

November 22, 2013

For my military families! According to the Naval Air Station Oceana Facebook Page there will be limited seating and it will be first come, first serve. About 550 seats available. What: A special screening… more >

November 12, 2013

Military Families! Fun for the kids at the NEX, including a chance to meet Doc McStuffins and Mr. Potato Head! Looking for local family fun? Be sure to check out our lists of Activities, Athletics,… more >

November 7, 2013

This weekend all Active Duty and Retired Military can enjoy FREE admission to the Mariners' Museum as a part of their Military Appreciation Weekend. Click HERE or more information Looking for local family… more >

October 4, 2013

For those of you who are missing commissary shopping, a HUGE offer from SAM'S CLUB! During the Government Shutdown SAM'S CLUB is offering a Temporary Membership Waiver for Military Personnel that will stay… more >

August 26, 2013

    This Tuesday Military Families who live and/or work in Hampton can take advantage of a special Military Appreciation Day at Bluebird Gap Farm.   According to the City of Hampton Website: The City of Hampton… more >

August 16, 2013

Military Families- Coming up at the JEB Fort Story Youth Center to help kick off the 2013-2014 School Year! Looking for local family fun this summer? Be sure to check out our lists of Activities,… more >

August 14, 2013

An opportunity for military teens. The 3rd Annual Oceana Teen Leadership Summit! Looking for local family fun this summer? Be sure to check out our lists of Activities, Athletics, Resources and of course… more >

August 8, 2013

For my military families today from Troopswap- Get a Kids Dine Free card for half price, just $10 for 3 months. If you eat out even occassionally with the kids you should check out this program. They also… more >

July 31, 2013

Military Families! Save the date for this great Event! A Back To School Extravaganza! Where: Slade Cutter Athletic Park 100 Elementary Dr Norfolk, VA 23551 When: Friday, August 2, 2013 from 10am-1pm Cost:… more >

July 2, 2013

This week King's Dominion is offering Military service members FREE Admission to the park on July 4th and 5th, 2013. According to the King's Dominion Website: Join us July 4th & 5th as we pay tribute to… more >

July 2, 2013

FREE Program for Military youth ages 9-12, DEFY- Drug Education For Youth. Call Cynthia Mackey at 757- 433-3976 for additional information. Looking for local family fun this summer? Be sure to check out… more >

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