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WIN Big Apple Circus Tickets! ends 8/28

WIN Big Apple Circus Tickets! ends 8/28

Would you like to win two tickets to see Big Apple Circus Presents Metamorphosis in Dulles on 9/18/14 at 7 pm? (Sounds like a pretty good date night to me!)

Big Apple Circus coming to Dulles

Big Apple Circus coming to Dulles

Show information and discount code for Big Apple Circus!

<p align="center"><b><i>Marvel Universe Live! </i></b><b>Arrives in D.C. Area Sept. 4 - 21 </b></p>

Marvel Universe Live! Arrives in D.C. Area Sept. 4 - 21 

After much anticipation, Marvel Universe LIVE!, featuring the most Marvel characters ever assembled in one production, will be flying into the nation’s capital with performances at the Verizon Center starting September 4 and at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia starting September 12 through September 21.

NOVA Facebook Yard Sale Group Roundup

NOVA Facebook Yard Sale Group Roundup

Thrifty Mamas LOVE a good deal, and we don’t care how we get it. To answer a question from a member, I’ve compiled this (partial) list of area FB yard sale groups. Do you have a favorite that’s not on the list? Use that comment box, down there, at the bottom, and spread the word! I’m sure there are more. I bet there are TONS more. But here’s 20+, to start you off:

Pirate Festival at Lake Fairfax

Pirate Festival at Lake Fairfax

Joy Makin’ Mama Danette Z took her family to the Lake Fairfax Pirate Fest, and she has written a review so you know what to expect- and so you can put this one on your family calendar for next year!

Great Play of Fairfax

Great Play of Fairfax

Great Play of Fairfax was too much fun to fit on one page, and I didn’t worry about whether we would need the first aid kit even one time. Coming from the mother of my hooligans, that is high praise!

Get Your Summer Read on In NOVA

Get Your Summer Read on In NOVA

Laura Ingalls Wilder and I spent a lot of time together on summer afternoons. I think we should all encourage this… so I’ve rounded up all the area library reading programs, in case our kiddos need extra incentive to pick up a book.

Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe NOVA Planner for 5/30/14

Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe NOVA Planner for 5/30/14

A four day week is not enough time to pack in all the fun stuff we want to do! I’m looking forward to a full week of good times- and even more so to SUMMER! Bring back our big kids! check out new events, reminders, and a great giveaway, inside.

Arlington VA Family Friendly Event & Activity Picks 5/30/14

Arlington VA Family Friendly Event & Activity Picks 5/30/14

See our Arlington VA Family fun picks and add your own.

Woodbridge Family Fun: Kid friendly Events & Activities 5/30/14

Woodbridge Family Fun: Kid friendly Events & Activities 5/30/14

Please join our Woodbridge, Lorton, Lakeridge, Montclair, and other PWC families in sharing your favorite upcoming area events.

Alexandria VA Family and kid event and activity picks 5/29/14

Alexandria VA Family and kid event and activity picks 5/29/14

The Little Lambs of Alexandria Playgroup & Moms Group would like to invite you to see our favorite area event and activity picks and add your own!

Springfield VA Family Friendly Activities 5/27/14

Springfield VA Family Friendly Activities 5/27/14

See family friendly event & activities added by our Munchkin Mob Springfield VA Playgroup & Moms Group members and share your own!

Fairfax VA Family Event & Activity Picks 5-26-14

Fairfax VA Family Event & Activity Picks 5-26-14

Member picks from Playmates & Playdates of Fairfax VA Playgroup & Moms Group and a chance to share your local picks.

Giveaway: Four weeks of classes at Great Play of Fairfax! (ends 6/30)

Giveaway: Four weeks of classes at Great Play of Fairfax! (ends 6/30)

The winner of this giveaway will receive one month of award winning classes for ages 6 months – 5th grade, and a free family membership. This package is valued at $138! Here’s how it works: You use the giveaway widget below to enter to win. The more entries you collect, the better your chances.

Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe NOVA family planner for 5/23/14

Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe NOVA family planner for 5/23/14

Check out next week’s playdates and new additions to our calendar so you can get in on ALL the fun! See you soon!

Puddle Stompin' Playdate

Puddle Stompin’ Playdate

Join us for some Puddle Stompin’ Fun! Don’t forget your sun protection!

Joy Troupe NOVA Playgroup News

Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe Weekly Planner for 1-31-14
Get Your Summer Read on In NOVA
Got Plans? Your Joy Troupe NOVA Planner for 5/30/14
Arlington VA Family Friendly Event & Activity Picks 5/30/14
Woodbridge Family Fun: Kid friendly Events & Activities 5/30/14
Alexandria VA Family and kid event and activity picks 5/29/14