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  1. Spring Break Events (for kids!) (Hampton Roads)

    The MyActiveChild calendar is FULL of local fun scheduled over Spring Break this year. This BIG LIST has events and activities specifically scheduled over Spring Break. Find the BIG LIST here: https://hamptonroads.myactivechild.com/blog/spring-break-events-for-kids/ 

    March 30, 2024
  2. Spring Cleaning Event – Fundraiser/Yard Sale to Benefit Dreams of Hope Foundation (Newport News)

    Please join us for a great cause! All proceeds will go to Dreams of Hope Foundation where our mission is to create a culture of healing through mental health awareness and self sufficiency. We will be selling raffle tickets for […]

    March 27, 2024
  3. Swimming Lessons, Springboard Diving Instruction, and Team Competition in Hampton Roads VA

    It is always the right season for keeping kids safe in the water!

    March 12, 2024
  4. Acting and Theater Programs for Kids & Teens in Hampton Roads

    Find Acting and Theater Programs and Classes for Kids in Hampton Roads!

    February 29, 2024
  5. Coparent Support Group at The Legacy of Hope Foundation (Newport News)

    Join us every 2nd Tuesday for our Coparent Support Group at The Legacy of Hope Foundation on Buxton Avenue in Newport News. Parking is located in front or on the side of the building.   Available to those who are […]

    January 29, 2024
  6. The Student Freedom Pass – Free Rides For Hampton Roads Youth

    The Student Freedom Pass is now available for youth ages 13 to 17 and allows for FREE unlimited rides on Hampton Roads Transit (Bus, Light Rail & Ferry).

    January 10, 2024
  7. Upcoming Holiday Parades in Hampton Roads – 2023!

    Our BIG LIST of local Holiday Parades in Hampton Roads, Virginia!

    December 6, 2023
  8. Hampton Roads Trick-or-Treat Guidelines

    Trick or Treating Guidelines in Hampton Roads, Virginia!

    October 31, 2023
  9. 2023 Newport News Greek Festival

    Another chance to experience a taste of Greece in Hampton Roads – the Newport News Greek Festival!

    October 25, 2023
  10. 2023 Celebration In Lights – Preview (Benefit)

    Holiday Lights! The Holiday Stroll preview of Celebration In Lights is back for 2023! This event is a benefit for the Center for Child & Family Services program and services.

    August 24, 2023
  11. Ninja Warrior Fun in Hampton Roads

    Ninja Courses, Classes, and Birthday parties for Kids in Hampton Roads!

    August 22, 2023
  12. Featured Camp – Kidcreate Studio Newport News!

    Art classes, camps, birthday parties, homeschool classes, art kits, parents-night-out, and an on-the-go studio that brings their art programs to schools, daycares, or your private group.

    July 14, 2023
  13. 2023 Fourth of July Celebrations in Hampton Roads

    The Fourth of July in Hampton Roads means lots of local fun! Find your local fireworks and celebrations here!

    July 3, 2023
  14. Featured Camp: Torggler Summer Art Camp

    The Torggler Fine Arts Center Summer Art Camp on the campus of Christopher Newport University provides an exciting summer of creative fun! This year’s camps are more fun and creative than ever, and include digital art, ceramics, mixed-media, macrame, portraiture, felting, and so much more!

    May 29, 2023
  15. Discounted Admission to the Virginia Living Museum!

    Save the Date to celebrate the Museum’s 56th birthday with a reduced $5.60 admission!

    November 2, 2022
  16. NNFD Free Fire Safety Event

    This Saturday come out for a FREE Fire Safety Event for the entire family!

    October 6, 2022
  17. Annual Play Ball Event (Newport News)

    The 7th Annual Play Ball event in Newport News has a new date! Enjoy baseball games, sporting games and activities, and free hotdogs and chips.

    August 10, 2022
  18. Dino On The Loose!

    If your active child loves DINOSAURS you won’t want to miss this event! Head over to the Virginia Living Museum for a dinosaur parade, photo ops and more!

    October 14, 2021
  19. VSO Open Doors: Sensory-Friendly Performance

    Attendees will explore the many ways music makes us feel and helps us understand our emotions during a one-hour chamber music performance.

    June 9, 2021
  20. FUN! Finding Yourself Now, a Community Youth Art Experience

    A great opportunity for young artists! fun! finding yourself now, a Community Youth Art Experience has opened for submissions!

    March 18, 2021
  21. Drive-Thru Book Giveaway

    A great community event this weekend in Newport News!

    December 3, 2020
  22. Alternative Learning Options in Hampton Roads (Updated)

    As the school year approaches and parents throughout the area (and the country) are making plans for education and activities we wanted to include this list of Alternative Options – for school, distance learning, and sports during COVID-19.

    December 3, 2020
  23. The Gift Of Giving – Free Children’s Holiday Giveaway

    Downing-Gross is putting some extra holiday cheer out into the community this year.

    November 24, 2020
  24. Virginia Peninsula – Child Care Opportunities

    Find Safe and Supportive Virtual Learning Environments with up to 100% Tuition Assistance. Care providers have both full-time and part-time slots available!

    October 26, 2020
  25. Free Parenting Series: Zero To Three – The Magic of Everyday Moments

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

    September 24, 2020