January 3, 2012
We're giving away 3 copies of Emmy Swain's magical book 3 lucky fans!
Emmy Swain is a true Hampton Roads local, having grown up in the Chesapeake Bay area of Virginia Beach. Her debut book, Meet Franklin Bean, takes place in Virginia Beach, specifically in the Shore Drive neighborhood of Cape Story by the Sea.
Your children can get ready for a world of adventure with the beloved Boston Terrier who’s magical powers come to life in the first of his superhero series, Meet Franklin Bean. This new children’s book tells the story of how ten-year-old John transforms his worries over ...
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Where: various Norfolk Public LibrariesWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicHow: www.npl.lib.va.usCost: free
Where: various Chesapeake Public LibrariesWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: locations varyWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: FREEFor more info: Wednesday January 4- Oak Grove United Methodist Thursday January 5- Francis Asbury United Methodist Church Friday January 6 (11:30am)- Francis Asbury United Methodist Church
Where: various Barnes & Noble locationsWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.barnesandnoble.comCost: free
Where: Barnes and Noble Greenbrier 1212 Greenbrier Pkwy, ChesapeakeWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.barnesandnoble.comCost: free
Where: Chrysler Museum of Art 245 W. Olney Rd, NorfolkWhen: 10:30 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Old COast Guard Station 24th Street & Atlantic, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free with admission
Where: Virginia Aquarium 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 2:00 PM - 3:15 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $7 members; $10 non members
Where: Salem High School 1993 Sundevil Drive, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: contact school for info
Where: The Silver Rattle 1611a Colley Ave, NorfolkWhen: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.thesilverrattle.comCost: free
Where: Hodges Manor Elementary Portsmouth, VirginiaWhen: 6:30 PM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: Daryl Fischer @ 757.488.3892Cost: freeFor more info: U8 thru U14 Boys/Girls through 05/18/2012
Where: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts 201 Market St, Virginia beachWhen: 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $22-87
Where: Home Depot locationsWhen: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: MacArthur on Ice MacArthur Center, NorfolkWhen: 9:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.macarthuronice.comCost: The cost to skate is $6 per person and $5 for skate rentals. A $2 discount on the admission price is offered to anyone with a valid military I.DFor more info: ICE HOCKEY CLINIC WITH THE NORFOLK ADMIRALS ON SUNDAY FROM 10:00-11:00 A.M.
Where: Broad Bay Country Club 2120 Lords Landing, VBWhen: 12:30 PM - 4:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.kingsdaughters.com/larkspurmeadowscircleCost: $35 for adults and kids are FREE
Where: False Cape State Park 4005 Sandpiper Rd, Virginia BeachWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $8/Adults, $6/Seniors (62+), Kids 3 - 12, Free for ages 2 and under. Cash or check only, please
Where: MEO Central Library 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, VA BeachWhen: 2:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $5 per person
Where: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts 201 Market St, Virginia BeachWhen: 2:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $22-$87
Tuesday, January 31 through Tuesday, January 31 - Siblings Are Special: Preparing Kids to Be a Big Brother or Sister
Where: various Bon Secours hospitalsWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicHow: www.bonsecoursloveandlearn.comCost: free
Where: Suffolk Art Gallery and Museum 118 Bosley Avenue, SuffolkWhen: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Sundays 1pm-5pm)Who: open to the publicHow: www.gsccc.orgCost: freeFor more info: Open Tuesday through Sunday
Saturday, March 17 - Walk in the Park: Behind the Scenes Construction Views of the South Norfolk Jordan Bridge
Where: Elizabeth River Boat Landing & Park, 103 Poindexter St. off I-464When: 9:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: no reservation neededCost: freeFor more info: Also March 3 & 17
Where: Back Bay National Wildlife Refuge
Little Island Park, Virginia BeachWhen: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Cost: $8/adults; $6/children & seniors.
Where: various Norfolk Public Library locationsWhen: 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.npl.lib.va.usCost: free
Where: Old Coast Guard Station 24th Street and Atlantic, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Program included in regular museum admissionFor more info: Please call to confirm time and date. Reservations appreciated.
Where: various Norfolk Public LibrariesWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Lendy's 1581 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Chick-Fil-A Haygood 1097 Independence Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free admission; food and beverages extra
Where: MacArthur Center NorfolkWhen: 10:00 AM (**times vary**)Who: open to the publicCost: Regular admission is $6 for skating, $5 for skate rental.
Military personnel and their family members (must show valid military ID to receive discount) receive $2 off the admission priceFor more info: ** dates and time http://www.shopmacarthur.com/macOnIce_calendar
January 5, 2013- MONSTERS, INC 2-D
Where: AMC Theaters- Lynnhaven MallWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.amctheaters.com/sffCost: regular admission prices applyFor more info: March 30, 2013- THE CROODS 2-D, April 13, 2013-JURASSICPARK2-D, June 1, 2013- EPIC 2-D, June 29, 2013-MONSTERSUNIVERSITY, July 13, 2013- DESPICABLE ME 2, August 10, 2013- THE SMURFS 2, September 21, 2013- THE LITTLE MERMAID, October 5, 2013- CLOUDY WITH A CHANCE OF MEATBALLS 2, November 9, 2013- MR. PEABODY AND SHERMAN, November 27, 2013- FROZEN 2-D
Where: Francis Land House 3131 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:00 PM - 9:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $7.50 each ($6 members)For more info: Ticket holders are assigned specific 20 minute intervals for their program
Where: Cinema Cafe Pembroke and Greenbrier locations ONLYWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.cinema-cafe.comCost: $1
Where: Barnes and Noble locationsWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.barnesandnoble.comCost: free
Where: Virginia Aquarium 717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free with admission
Where: Virginia Zoo 3500 Granby St, NorfolkWhen: 11:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free with admission
Friday & Saturday 9AM-10PM, Sunday 9AM-6PM
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center 1000 19th Street, Virginia BeachWhen: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $9 for ages 12+, 12 and under FREE
Where: Hampton Coliseum HamptonWhen: 7:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.hamptoncoliseum.orgCost: Reserved Seating: $20, $15, Child (2-12) $5 plus applicable fees Special ticket prices for Military, groups of 12+ and scouts
Where: 312 Cedar Rd, ChesapeakeWhen: 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Free (see below)For more info: Due to limited seating, reservations are necessary and may be made by telephoning Chesapeake Public Schools between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. weekdays. (757-547-0153)
Angry Bird Bean Bags
Do you have an Angry Birds fan in the house? My son is a bit young to know much about them but he still had fun making these and playing the word game! Each week I bring you a craft to do with your children that is fun, educational, and frugal. January 5th is National Bird Day and January 6th is National Bean Day so I thought I would combine them both to have some fun with the very popular Angry Birds. If you've missed my past crafts, check ...
Savory Black-Eyed Peas with Bacon
A volume of veggies adds a delicious twist to this skillet dish.
Recipe and photo courtesy of eatbetteramerica.com.
Prep Time: 10 min
Start to Finish: 1 hr 10 min
makes: 4 servings
4 slices bacon, cut into 1-inch pieces
2 1/2 cups Progresso® chicken broth (from 32-oz carton)
1 cup dried black-eyed peas (6 oz), sorted, rinsed
2 medium celery stalks, sliced (1 cup)
1 large onion, chopped (1 cup)
1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh or 1 1/2 teaspoons dried savory leaves
1 clove garlic, finely ...
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