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  1. Project Lifesaver – Hampton Roads, Virginia

    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.

    February 15, 2024
  2. Reminder – CommUNITY: A Play-in & Sing-along (Free Event)

    Whether voice or violin, guitar or trumpet, Norfolk is uniting once more for a unique community concert.

    September 8, 2023
  3. Buckroe Beach Arts in the Park Festival

    The Annual Buckroe Beach Arts in the Park Festival takes place this weekend! Local art, live music, community information, children’s activities and more.

    September 7, 2023
  4. Community Thanksgiving Dinner (Free)

    Coming up this Thanksgiving, a free pick-up or sit down community meal from Buffalow Family & Friends.

    November 15, 2022
  5. Community Explosions: Summer in the City

    Come out and enjoy free refreshments, music, raffles, and more – you can even get your Covid-19 vaccination – during the "Community Explosions: Summer in the City" celebration.

    April 30, 2021
  6. Decorate The Walkway – Support Local Healthcare Workers

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

    April 1, 2020
  7. Military Families- Exceptional Family Member Resource Fair

    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!

    February 20, 2020
  8. Human Trafficking – Local Information for Parents

    Local information sessions for parents on Human Trafficking.

    January 16, 2020
  9. FREE Soccer and Community Outreach Event

    Join the celebration of cultural diversity! Enjoy food trucks, giveaways, fun activities for kids and valuable information from community organizations that focus on health, education, safey, and much more – and of course…. SOCCER!

    August 29, 2019
  10. Hampton History Museum: 5th Annual Build The City Event

    Hampton History Museum is back with another great line-up of FREE Family Fun for Build The City!

    January 16, 2019
  11. Military Appreciation Day at the Virginia Zoo

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

    October 1, 2017
  12. Norfolk Residents – A Community Survey

    If you live in Norfolk there is currently a community survey available to give feedback about what is important to you in areas of health, and quality of life in Norfolk.

    January 8, 2016
  13. Training: The Journey From Welcome Home to Now

    Please pass along to those who may find this resource helpful – specifically professionals who support military-connected children and youth.

    November 24, 2015
  14. Library Storytime Registration

    Storytime can be a great way to do this while encouraging a love of reading! Storytime registration requirements vary by location and sometimes by branch so be sure to call the closest location to you to…

    January 4, 2015
  15. TODAY: Military Families- We Are Family Fest at NAS Oceana

    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…

    May 15, 2014
  16. FREE Family Fishing Clinic

    Update: This event is now full and registration is closed! We had such a great time taking my daughter fishing for the first time – check out her first catch! I always see these fishing clinics fill up so…

    April 25, 2014
  17. Change that Lasts: Creating Healthy Communities

    Change that Lasts: Creating Healthy Communities Learn how to become a ‘Champion of Change’ in the places where you live, learn, play, work and worship What: Does your workplace offer a Zumba class? Is…

    January 17, 2013
  18. FREE Workshop- How To Help Raise Self-Reliant Children In A Self-Indulgent World

    Another FREE parenting (and professionals) resource from CHKD! Sign up for this (and many other great classes/workshops) at www.chkd.org/classes What: How To Help Raise Self-Reliant Children In A…

    August 29, 2012
  19. Military Families- A FREE Personal Finance Conference

    A great resource for military families and child care is provided! More information and registration can be found HERE. Make sure you don’t miss any of posts from MyActiveChild.com, sign up for our email…

    August 22, 2012
  20. The Dog Days of Summer

    For those of you who are dog lovers (or have children who are!) make sure to head out to the Dog Days of Summer this Saturday at Ridgway Bark Park in Hampton! Disclosure – this post may contain…

    August 20, 2012
  21. Opportunity for Kids with Developmental Disabilities

    Special Olympics Virginia is looking for families with children ages 2–5 with developmental disabilities to participate in a FREE Young Athletes sports-play program coming up Fall 2012. Participating…

    August 9, 2012
  22. Operation Backpack 2012

    If you are looking for a way to give back to as we head towards the school year I wanted to let you know about Operation Backpack 2012, a program of Volunteers of America- Chesapeake. A description of…

    August 7, 2012
  23. Back to School Physicals/Dental

    Share with others who may need this information! SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH AND 25TH, 2012 From 9am Until 12Noon Please call 757-952-2160 for more information. Disclosure – this post may…

    August 6, 2012
  24. Splash & Dash!

    Check out the upcoming Family Friendly Splash and Dash Family Fun Run Event at the Virginia Beach Field House! Register by clicking HERE. Disclosure – this post may contain affiliate links and…

    August 6, 2012
  25. Guest Post: VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads

    Meg Leahey is the Community Outreach Coordinator for VOLUNTEER Hampton Roads in Norfolk, VA. She matches volunteers with local volunteer opportunities throughout Hampton Roads. Meg writes a monthly guest…

    July 31, 2012