April 25, 2012
Macaroni Kid Virginia Beach is a publication reaching thousands of families in the Hampton Roads area - with that number growing every day. We are proud to offer parents a free, one stop shop filled with all the events and activities that our beautiful area has to offer. After having numerous parents ask us about camp options during the upcoming summer months, we decided to create a resource for parents where they can see the best of what is available and feel confident about where they spend their money and send ...
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Tuesday, March 6 through Sunday, April 29 - A Journey of 100 years: A Celebration of the Girl Scout Centennial Anniversary
Where: Children's Museum of Virginia 221 High St, PortsmouthWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicCost: Adults (18 & up): $11.00 Ages 2-17: $10 Military and Seniors: $10 Children under two freeFor more info: Tue., Wed., Thu., Fri, Sat.: 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, NorfolkWhen: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM (MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS)Who: open to the publicCost: free with garden admissionFor more info: Please see rules on webpage
Greenhouses located BEHIND the school
Where: Renaissance Academy Greenhouses
5100 Cleveland St, Virginia BeachWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free admission; plants and flowers extra
2:00PM- Spring Breakout Movie- Bayside Special Services
5:45PM-Pawsitive Reading with Therapy Dogs- South Rosemont Library
Where: various Virginia Beach Public LibrariesWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicHow: www.vbgov.comCost: free but events may require registration
Where: various Barnes & Noble locationsWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.barnesandnoble.comCost: free
Where: Princess Anne High School
4400 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.chkd.org/classesCost: FREE
Where: Barnes and Noble Greenbrier 1212 Greenbrier Pkwy, ChesapeakeWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.barnesandnoble.comCost: free
Where: Norfolk Botanical Garden 6700 Azalea Garden Rd, NorfolkWhen: 10:15 AM - 10:45 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.norfolkbotanicalgarden.orgCost: free with garden admission
Where: Chrysler Museum of Art 245 W. Olney Rd, NorfolkWhen: 10:30 AMWho: open to the publicCost: free
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: MEO Central Library
4100 Virginia Beach Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.vbgov.comCost: free but registration is required
Where: Chesapeake Regional Medical Center
800 Battlefield Blvd North, Chesapeake VAWhen: 7:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: FREE
Where: Care-A-Lot Pet Supply
1617 Diamond Springs Rd, Virginia BeachWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicCost: free to spectators; must register to participateFor more info: There will also be daily contests for Cutest Pet, Best Dressed Pet, Pet Ice Cream Eating Contest, Tiniest Pet and Owner/Pet Look-A-Like, as well as prize drawings and free activities for children including a moonbounce, clowns and face painting. The Knights of Columbus, Council 10804 will be selling food for humans with proceeds benefiting such causes as Special Olympics, Vet’s House and Samaritan House
Where: Virginia Beach Convention Center
1000 19th Street, Virginia BeachWhen: n/aWho: open to the publicHow: http://www.visitvirginiabeach.com/conventioncenter/conventioncenter/listing.aspx?attraction=22701&start=4/27/2012&end=4/29/2012Cost: $4, under 16 freeFor more info: Friday12pm-7pm Saturday10am-6pm Sunday11am-5pm
Where: Chesapeake Municipal Center
212 Holt Dr, ChesapeakeWhen: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: http://www.cityofchesapeake.net/Calendar/2012_Annual_Plant_Sale_s_p6981.htm?EventMode=View&EventOccurrence=0Cost: free admission
Where: The Silver Rattle 1611a Colley Ave, NorfolkWhen: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.thesilverrattle.comCost: free
Where: various Norfolk Public LibrariesWhen: 3:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.npl.lib.va.usCost: free
Where: Virginia Beach Rock Gym 5049 Southern Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $15 non-members, free for members
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
Friday, April 27 through Sunday, April 29 - Regent University Theatre: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Where: Regent University-Communication and Performing Arts Center - Main Stage
1000 Regent University DriveVirginia BeachWhen: 7:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Adults: $15 - Discount*: $12 - Regent Students: $7For more info:
Prices do not include processing fee. *Includes Regent and CBN employees, military, senior, student, alumni and child (age 5-18)
Where: Norfolk Scope
215 East Brambleton, NorfolkWhen: 7:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: Tickets: $100 Gold Circle, $50 VIP & Premium, No Discounts; $45, $35, $20; Students under 25, 50% offFor more info: TattooHullabaloo-ScopePlaza,Norfolk-Two hours prior to each show, theScopePlazawill come alive with dancers, musicians, and much more, all presented in trademark Tattoo style. Interact with artists, indulge in food from local vendors, vote in our audience-judged piping competition, grab a drink from our beer garden—these are only a handful of reasons to “Get Tattooed” two hours earlier in 2012!
Where: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
201 Market St, Virginia BeachWhen: 8:00 PM (additional show times- see below)Who: open to the publicHow: www.sandlercenter.orgCost: Adult Tickets: $37 - $52,Children & Students: $17,Groups(15 or more): $27For more info: Friday, April 27, 2012at8:00pm, Saturday, April 28, 2012at2:00pm&8:00pm, Sunday, April 29, 2012at2:00pm Special Saturday Discount Matinee at2:00pm Discounts available for Active Military, Seniors 55+, WHRO Members and AAA Members
Where: Carolanne Farm, Park Turtle Lake Trail 23462When: 8:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: open to the public, ages 5+ with a parentHow: 757-385-4461, outdoors@vbgov,comCost: free but advanced registration required
1200Gene Bolton Drive,SuffolkWhen: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: entrance fee $5 fly-in, $10 drive-in age 14 and older. Ages 13 and under freeFor more info: New This Year: Parade Of Flight - Saturday, April 28th, between12:30and1:30 PM.Pilots of Antiques, Classics, Experimental, and Light-Sport will fly in the pattern to show their aircraft.
Where: First Landing State Park
2500 Shore Drive, Virginia BeachWhen: 8:30 AM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: contact First Landing's Event/Volunteer Coordinator Kim Miller [email protected] or 757-412-2308Cost: $3 will sponsor one tree, $5 will sponsor two trees, and $10 will sponsor five trees, but individuals or groups are welcome to sponsor as many trees as they are interested in.
Saturday, April 28 through Sunday, April 29 - Play, Explore, Learn! Enrichment Weekend at Virginia Aquarium
Where: Virginia Aquarium
717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 9:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.virginiaaquarium.orgCost: free with admission
Where: YMCA locations in South Hampton RoadsWhen: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: Complete list of locations and events being offered: http://www.ymcashr.org/news/calendar/?start=0#3478
Where: Up Center Books at 1011 West 25th Street, Norfolk, VA 23517When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free admissionFor more info: Up Center Books offers a transitional job training program that helps homeless and low-income individuals rise out of poverty. Up Center Books' trainees learn marketable skills through hands-on work in a real business that processes and sells donated books online and in our retail store. "Like Us" on Facebook at www.facebook.com/upcenterbooks for great in-store discounts, contests and more!
Where: Downtown Norfolk- route TBDWhen: 10:00 AMWho: open to the publicCost: freeFor more info: The parade starts at 10am on Water St, turning onto Waterside Dr. and Boush St., then to Granby and up to Freesmason St
Where: Russell Memorial Library
2808 Taylor Rd, ChesapeakeWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.infopeake.orgCost: freeFor more info: 11AM Bilingual Stories & piñata, 11AM-2PMTwisted Sisters Cupcakes, 12-2PMMake & Take Crafts 12-2PMOutdoor Games, 12PM Zumbatomic for 4-7 year olds, 12PM Live rabbits and guinea pigs 1PM Zumbatomic for ages 8-12, 1-3PMFace-painting, 2PM Drums of the World, and much more!
Where: Town Point Park
Waterside Dr, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.norfolknatofestival.orgCost: FREE
Where: Mount Trashmore
Edwin Dr, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.vbgov.comCost: free
Where: Busy Bee's Children's Boutique
1544 Laskin Rd, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:30 AM - 1:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free
Where: Virginia Beach Resort and Conference Center
2800 Shore Drive, Virginia BeachWhen: 9:00 AM - 2:30 PMWho: open to the publicHow: http://www.walkinit.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=61:gc2012&catid=25:distn&Itemid=18Cost: $40 per person
Where: 4309 Silverleaf Drive, Virginia Beach 1546 Sams Club Circle, ChesapeakeWhen: 4:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: free admission
Where: Klumsy Moose Boutique
1400 Kempsville Rd, ChesapeakeWhen: 10:30 AM - 1:30 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $5
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: Virginia Beach Oceanfront
24th Street Park, Virginia BeachWhen: 6:00 PM - 11:00 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.beachstreetusa.comCost: freeFor more info: 2012 Dates: July 31, Aug 28, Sept 25
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: Lynnhaven Mall- Gap Court (between JC Penney and Center Court)When: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the publicHow: www.lynnhavenmall.comCost: free
Where: Lowes StoresWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: open to the public; Limited to the first 50 childrenCost: free but you must registerFor more info: This week: The Guardians are back at Lowe's this weekend! Bring your kids into Lowe’s to build Sandman's Plane from DreamWorks Animation's new movie
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
Where: Chrysler Hall
201 Brambleton Ave, NorfolkWhen: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: $12For more info: Play-A-Long with the VSO,January 27, 2013. Enjoy a side-by-side performance with the VSO and the Bay Youth Orchestra, featuring tunes that YOU can participate in!
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)
Where: Virginia Aquarium
717 General Booth Blvd, Virginia BeachWhen: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: open to the publicHow: www.virginiaaquarim.orgCost: Free for members, free with paid admission for non members
Where: Renaissance Academy
5100 Cleveland St, Virginia BeachWhen: 1:00 PM - 4:00 PMWho: open to the publicCost: cash or check only
Each week I bring you a kids craft that is fun, educational, and frugal. Earth Day has passed but Arbor Day is April 27th!! This craft is all about recycling and creating a beautiful piece of art featuring your child's precious handprint at the same time! If you’ve missed any previous crafts, check out Momondealz’s Kids Frugal Fun page.
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Baby & Kids Clothing, Toys and Equipment Sale is Saturday May 5
HUGE SALE! Baby and Kids clothing, toys and equipment, and lots of it! Come shop for spring and summer gear for your kids! This is a semi-annual sale sponsored by the Tidewater Mothers of Multiples club. Every spring and fall, the room is filled with items that are gently used and in very good condition. All items are scanned to meet high standards before being put on the floor for sale.
Church of the Ascension 4853 Princess Anne Rd. Va Beach, VA 23452 (between Baxter and Edwin)
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