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  1. Reminder! FREE Admission to Norfolk Botanical Garden – WPA Heritage

    Enjoy FREE Admission to NBG in honor of the 220 African-American women and men who first planted the Garden more than 80 years ago through the Works Progress Administration.

    February 21, 2024
  2. The Empowering Moms Series

    The EVMS Healthy Start Loving Steps Program is excited to introduce the monthly “Empowering Moms” Series. The first session will be focused on topics related to pregnancy and women’s health. Where: EVMS Hofheimer Hall 825 Fairfax Ave, Norfolk, VA 23507 […]

    February 21, 2024
  3. 2024 VA + Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate

    Spoken word artists, poets, rappers, writers and emcees are invited to enter to win a chance to represent the state of Virginia as the Hampton Roads Youth Poet Laureate.

    February 20, 2024
  4. Upcoming Events with Trains in Hampton Roads

    All Aboard! Another great event for the active child who loves trains!

    February 19, 2024
  5. The 2024 Busch Gardens (FREE) Preschool Pass – Limited Availability

    The Busch Gardens FREE Preschool Pass is BACK in 2024! Share with anyone you know who has a 3-5 year old!

    February 14, 2024
  6. Upcoming Home Depot Workshop Kits (DIY)

    These are FREE, hands-on workshops for children ages 5-12. They take place at all Home Depot Stores.

    February 5, 2024
  7. Children’s Performance from Virginia Opera at The Chrysler Museum

    Reserve your spot for this free upcoming children’s program from the Virginia Opera, performed at The Chrysler Museum in Norfolk!

    January 30, 2024
  8. Reminder! Winter Carnival in Newport News

    A FREE winter event full of family fun coming up in Newport News, don’t miss the Winter Carnival!

    January 30, 2024
  9. Yorktown Market Days 2024

    Free fun and more at the upcoming 2024 Market Days in Yorktown.

    January 29, 2024
  10. Reminder – The 13th Annual LEGO Shipbuilding Event!

    The Hampton Roads Naval Museum is gearing up for their 13th Annual Brick-By-Brick FREE LEGO Shipbuilding Event with a new location!

    January 29, 2024
  11. It’s Back – Try Hockey For FREE Day!

    Kids can try Ice Hockey for FREE at several participating locations in Hampton Roads.

    January 26, 2024
  12. Free Admission Day – Hampton History Museum

    This Sunday, enjoy free admission and family programming at the Hampton History Museum!

    January 24, 2024
  13. Operation Smile: STEAMCON

    Get ready for a mind-blowing, hands-on extravaganza at Operation Smile STEAMCON, exploring science, technology, engineering, arts and math!

    January 23, 2024
  14. Community Baby Shower in Virginia Beach (Free Event)

    “A Labor of Love” Community Baby Shower is open to all moms (expecting, breastfeeding, new moms, etc.)

    January 23, 2024
  15. Robots! at Slover Library

    Participants will learn about coding, programming, robotics and artificial intelligence.

    January 18, 2024
  16. Girls Who Code – Free Summer Programs (Applications Open!)

    Such a FREE, valuable program for girls! Girls Who Code is currently enrolling for their summer intensive program AND their self-paced summer learning experience!

    January 18, 2024
  17. STEM Connect Saturday at Virginia Air & Space Science Center

    Save the date for this event – when you can enjoy FREE Admission to the Virginia Air & Space Science Center when you are one of the first 500 people to attend.

    January 16, 2024
  18. Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library in Hampton Roads

    Each month, Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library mails a high quality, age appropriate book to all registered children, addressed to them, at no cost to the child’s family.

    January 14, 2024
  19. The Big Free Bookstore In Norfolk

    The Big Free Bookstore in Norfolk is a wonderful resource for local parents looking to build their family libraries.

    January 11, 2024
  20. Storytimes In Hampton Roads

    Back to school means back to storytime for many younger kids in Hampton Roads. Here is our BIG LIST of upcoming Storytimes!

    January 11, 2024
  21. Hampton Roads Winter 2024 Reading Programs

    Another incentive for the kids to read this winter… Hampton Roads Winter Reading Programs!

    January 11, 2024
  22. Annual Jam’n Jamz in Norfolk

    Norfolk Residents – You can #MakeADifference and have free fruit right in your backyard!

    January 10, 2024
  23. Virginia Beach Sports Card, Comic Book, Pokemon & Collectibles Expo

    This looks like fun (for the kids AND the grown-ups??) and is a 2 day event this year. Don’t miss the Virginia Beach Sports Card, Comic & Collectibles Expo this Saturday in Virginia Beach.

    January 9, 2024
  24. Hampton Junior Commonwealth’s Attorney Program (JCAP) – Applications Now Being Accepted!

    Great news! Applications are now being accepted for the Hampton Junior Commonwealth’s Attorney Program (JCAP)! This FREE and fun law-related youth program will feature field trips, classroom instruction, guest speakers, and much more!

    January 8, 2024
  25. Shobou Con at Chesapeake Public Library

    Shobou Con, the annual mini-con is back at Chesapeake Public Library! Get ready for a costume contest, Karaoke, Lego Builds, learn to play Pokemon, a Cat Café Sensory Room, and more.

    January 5, 2024