May 18, 2011
Celebrating moms the whole month of MAY!
Mother's Day is right around the corner, and Macaroni Kid Virginia Beach and RSutherland Photography want to show our appreciation to the ones that work the hardest - mom's!
When the idea for this giveaway came to Rachel of RSutherlandPhotography, she had no idea how big it would get or how many wonderful local businesses would be willing to participate! Rachel thought it might be nice to give a few treats to one special mom. Rachel then asked me if I want to team up on this giveaway, and ...
The third basket of goodies in the "Mother of All Giveaways" is the "Mom's Goodie Bag". This bag includes:
* Free Registration with BabySitEase Southeastern VA (worth $75)
www.seva.BabysitEase.com, facebook.com/babysiteaseva, 1.757.689.8748, [email protected]
* $50 gift certificate to Delightful Digs
*$4o gift certificate for Arbonne products courtesy of Nicole Powell . www.arbonne.com. Consultant ID#: 17308532, [email protected], 757.478.0519
* Stella & Dot Bracelet courtesy of Heather Dobzyniak SLOANE ENAMEL BANGLE-. www.stelladot.com/heatherdobzyniak
* makeover and $25 ...
And we've got the scoop on this new local's favorite!
One of the best things about being the Editor and Publisher of Macaroni Kid Virginia Beach, is getting to experience new and exciting things in the area and then sharing those experiences with all of you! When I first heard that Beach Movie Bistro was going to be opening at the old Surf’n’Sand location on Laskin Rd this weekend, I was excited from the get go! The Surf’n’Sand Movie Theater was “THE” movie theater back when I was in high school (the good ol’ early 1990 ...
Where: Barnes & Noble TCC/ MacArthur CenterWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:30 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Chrysler Museum of Art 245 W Olney Rd. Norfolk, VA 23501When: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.chrysler.orgCost: free
Where: Barnes & Noble Lynnhaven 701 Lynnhaven Pkwy
Virginia Beach, VA 23452When: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Open to the publicHow: Store phone number: 757-340-4055Cost: freeFor more info: THIS WEEK: Llama Llama Red Pajama
Where: The Old Coast Guard Station
24th Street and Atlantic Avenue
Virginia Beach, VAWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Call 422-1587 for reservations or more information.Cost: free with admission
Where: This program meets in the Marsh Pavilion and will take place inside during inclement weather. Virginia Aquarium- 717 General Booth Blvd 23451When: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Open to the publicCost: Free with paid admission, free to members
Where: NAS Oceana, field area located at the corner of 5th and D StreetWhen: 3:00 PM - 7:30 PMWho: Military families with IDHow: http://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10150241974034468&set=a.121296184467.124866.107784359467&type=1&theaterCost: free
Where: Chesapeake City Park 900 Greenbrier Parkway
Chesapeake VA 23320When: 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM (check complete schedule)Who: open to the publicCost: General Admission- $2 day (includes concerts) Parking- $5/day Unlimited Ride bands- $25/day ($5 off coupon for Thursday http://f.cl.ly/items/381c0D0W0y20353x1y1S/jubilee_thursday_coupon.pdf)
Where: Virginia Aviation Museum 1341 Princess Anne Rd 23457When: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: See website: http://www.militaryaviationmuseum.org/For more info: Complete schedule: http://www.militaryaviationmuseum.org/warbirds-over-the-beach-show-may-2011/air-show-schedule
Where: The Silver Rattle 1611A Colley Ave Norfolk, VA, 23504When: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Open to the pubicCost: free
Where: Chrysler Museum of Art, NorfolkWhen: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: open to the public with children 18months and youngerHow: www.chrysler.orgCost: free
Where: Infant & Toddler Connection of Norfolk 6411 Tidewater Drive
Norfolk VA, 23509When: 2:00 PM - 4:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Phone: 757-441-1186Cost: free
Where: TowneBank Fountain ParkWhen: 5:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.festevents.orgCost: free
Concert at the Point is BACK for 2011! Join your friends at Town Point Park for a FREE evening of live music under the stars. Get started early after work at 5 pm with food and beverage available including a NEW craft beer bar! Half a dozen different style brews will be available to sample or fill a pint of your favorite. Picnics are also welcome
Where: Town Point Park, Norfolk waterfrontWhen: 5:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. Coolers, food and soft drinks are permitted. No Alcohol or glass is permitted; food and alcohol will be available for purchase during the concert
Where: Great Neck Park 2513 Shorehaven DriveVirginia Beach, VAWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.vbgov.com/parksCost: free
Where: Virginia Beach Farmers MarketWhen: 7:00 PM - 10:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: No rowdy behavior will be tolerated
Where: Edinburg Commons Chesapeake, VAWhen: 8:00 PM - 11:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Pembroke Elementary 4622 Jericho Road
Virginia Beach VA, 23462When: 8:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: JoLinda Jackson
Phone: 757-648-3320Cost: free
Where: Starts at Bayside Library Independence Blvd across from Haygood Shopping CenterVirginia Beach, VAWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Open to the publicHow: For questions and registration, email the LRNow office or phone 757-962-5398Cost: A $20 per person fee covers the tour and boxed lunch for a picnic in a park along the way.For more info: Parking is available at the BB&T Bank next to Bayside Library parking lot.
Where: Stockley Gardens Corner of Stockley Garden & Olney rd NorfolkWhen: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: Saturday 10am to 6pm Sunday 12pm to 6pm
Where: 17th Street park, Oceanfront
Virginia Beach VAWhen: 10:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Phone: (757)469-7978Cost: free
Where: CHKD Oakbrooke Center, 500 Discovery Drive, Chesapeake, VA 23320When: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: http://www.facebook.com/ThreeGenerationsFamilyResources?sk=events#!/event.php?eid=132614923469610Cost: freeFor more info: Vendors:CHKD,3Gen Family Resources,GymboreePlay& Music, Deptartment of Social Services-Daycare Licensing Division, VB Department of Public Health,Tidewater Children's Associates, Stroller Strides,JohnManz Health & Fitness, La Leche League, MaryKay,Chesapeake Pediatrics, Prenatal Imaging, Baby Signs with Fallon, E. VA Perinatal Council, Bethany Christian Services, Baby Signs with Fallon,Foundations Early Learning,Chesapeake Pediatrics,Pediatric Associates,Prenatal Imaging
Where: Russell Memorial Library 2808 Taylor Rd Chesapeake, VAWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: Complete schedule of events: http://www.chesapeake.lib.va.us/storytelling_fest.asp
Topic: Women's Health & Wellness by Komen for the Cure and partners - Starts at 12 p.m.
Topic: Women's Fitness & Nutrition by McDonald's Dietician Shaye Arluk, MS, RD, HFI - Starts at 1 p.m.
Hip Hop Dance Lesson will be lead by Shaye Arluk and will begin at 1:30 p.m.
Where: USO Center on JEB Little Creek Fort StoryWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: This event is open to ALL women with a Military IDCost: free
Where: Norfolk Botanical GardenWhen: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free with admissionFor more info: Garden Night Adventures (6:30PM-9:30PM) Explore the Garden at night with your family and friends! Make S’mores around a campfire, explore the Enchanted Forest and go on a night hike lead by NBG staff. Girl Scout and Boy Scout troops shouldn’t miss this opportunity!*Flashlights and comfortable shoes are strongly encouraged. $10/person ($8members)
Where: TowneBank Fountain Park, WatersideWhen: 11:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Pre-register for this event here: http://sevenvenues.com/machform/view.php?id=29Cost: freeFor more info: For more information about all the Norfolk Bike Month rides, go here: http://www.norfolkbikemonth.com/events.html
Where: JEB Little Creek-Fort Story Gate 8 89th Street and Atlantic AvenueVirginia Beach, VirginiaWhen: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Complete list of events here: http://issuu.com/rachelmelchor/docs/flyer5-21_sm?mode=a_pCost: free
Get set to getaway!
Join our experts as we showcase the latest summer beauty and fashion
trends, give you some great ideas for a getaway and even show you how
to pack.Enjoy island tunes, tropical treats and mocktails in our tiki bar!
Plus visit our Travel Outpost - an expertly edited collection of
warm-weather must-haves where our style pros will help you select the
perfect getaway items. With any $75 Women's purchase, receive a tropical insulated tote*.
Don't leave without snagging your copy of WHERE magazine*
Where: Macy's Department StoresWhen: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.macys.comCost: freeFor more info: Event subject to change or cancellation. * While supplies last
Where: Beach Movie Bistro 941 Laskin RD, Virginia BeachWhen: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Barnes & Noble TCC Macarthur CenterWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Call Ms. Dawn for more details: 625-3459.Cost: free
Where: Chesapeake Marriott 725 Woodlake Drive
Chesapeake VA, 23320When: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: complete list of vendors, activties and goodies: http://mytidewatermoms.com/events/bon-secours-present-birth-baby-expo
Where: MEO Central Library, Virginia BeachWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $5 at the door
Where: Ego Music Kempsville 5224 Indian River Road Suite 105When: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Norfolk Botanical GardenWhen: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free with park admissionFor more info: MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS AND THURSDAYS ONLY
Let 1st Art be your first stop for education fun. Our experienced early childhood specialist has designed a fun, age-appropriate curriculum based on a playful approach to art. The 1st Art program engages our youngest artists and fosters learning by teaching fundamental motor skills, increasing self-confidence, promoting awareness of the visual and tactile world, and by integrating the senses. Students work on several topical projects and will finish at least one of them to take home from each class. Expect a balance of drawing, painting and craft-based projects
Where: Contemporary Art Center of VirginiaWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.cacv.orgCost: Pre-registration required.
Members $8 per class / Non-members $10 per class
Register for the entire series and save 10%For more info: Ages 2-3 (parent/guardian & child) meets 10-10:45am
Ages 4-5 (parent/guardian & child) meets 11am-Noon
Where: Norfolk Botanical GardenWhen: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free with admission
Where: Barnes & Noble inside Lynnhaven MallWhen: 10:30 AM - 11:00 AMWho: Open to the publicHow: 757-340-4055Cost: free
to hunting and logging while creating awareness and support for environmental conservation and cultural preservation. Cape Henry is directly assisting the Seuang River communities become
independent stewards of their tourism resources.
Where: Yotinis Frozen BarWhen: 9:00 PM - 11:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Mothers in May!
We are still honoring our mothers this month. In light of this—I asked my first graders: “What is your favorite book that your mom reads to you?”. Here is what they said:
--“This kind of Hawaii book that she reads chapter by chapter each night.”
--“She always reads me Tip Toe Ballerina.”
--“She reads me the bible in Spanish.”
--“My mom reads me Curious George books! They are hilarious.”
--“Actually, my Grandma reads to me. She reads me the Children’s Bible.”
--“She reads me Disney stories.”
--“I actually ...
Events for Macaroni Parents courtesy of vbnightlife.com
Vbnightlife.com promotes nightlife entertainment events in Virginia Beach, including fundraisers, bands and DJs, club events, cultural events and more. Through a free membership, members receive a weekly "Weekend Update" e-newsletter that features all the events taking place in the upcoming weekend that adults would enjoy.
Every week, vbnightlife.com will be sharing with Macaroni Kid Virginia Beach their top picks for the upcoming weekend.
Below are this weekend's vbnightlife.com TOP PICK events for adults:
Speaking of beautiful scenery, it's also a full moon on Wednesday, and ...
Rain, Rain, Go Away!
Are you tired of rain? We may need to build an ark soon...wonder if we'll ever have all of our soccer practices?
Here is a list of rainy day activities to help keep your kids from driving you (too) nuts.
- Picnic in the playroom… Set up a blanket on the playroom floor, pack lunches and have kids 'take a walk' to the playroom and have a picnic. Don't forget to invite all the teddy bears and baby dolls along too!!
- Movie Night – Bedtimes come too early for ...
Sorbet in a Bag!
This is a great alternative to making ice cream for kids when you want them eating something a bit healthier! It doesnt get better or easier than this my friends!
2/3 cup pure juice (meaning real juice, not "juice drink")
Approx one tray of cubed ice
6 tbsp rock (coarse) salt
1 pint size Ziploc bag
1 gallon size Ziploc bag
Place juice in small ziploc, then seal, being careful to squeeze the air out before sealing. Fill large bag with ice (should be about half full) and add ...
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