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ScoutStrong 5K Race and Fun Run-Walk

ScoutStrong 5K Race and Fun Run-Walk

ScoutStrong 5K Race and Fun Run-Walk 4/11/2015 09:00 Map this event » Camp William B. Snyder 6100 Antioch Road Haymarket, Virginia  20169 United States Contact:odd5k@oddbsa.org Registration Information Online registration is available until: 4/9/2015 Register / RSVP » Details The Old Dominion District is holding its third ScoutStrong run/walk at beautiful Camp Snyder on April 11, 2015. Check-in: 9:00 a.m. - [...]

Arlington Kids' Stuff Sale

Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale

Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale March 21, 2015 8am- Noon St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church 4000 Lorcom Lane Arlington, VA 22207 The Arlington Kids’ Stuff Sale is celebrating 25 years with another well-organized consignment sale that’s a proven reliable source of all kid-related items. Our sale features gently used items from 100 consignors including clothes, toys, books, [...]

Our Kids Discount

Our Kids Discount

Our Kids is offering you fine people a discount on an Our Kids membership.  For a limited time, take $4 off an Our Kids membership.  Click here to sign up today and get $4 off: http://bit.ly/1Ch6w5j (offer expires 2/28/15)  You’ve seen some of their guides in your newsletter recently, and here are some handy links to recently published guides: – Spring Consignment Sale Guide: https://www.our-kids.com/spring/spring-consignment-sale-guide [...]

Register your free Seaworld/Bush Gardens Preschool Pass

Register your free Seaworld/Bush Gardens Preschool Pass

Thank you Jen D. for this hot tip! Double your fun.
Introduce your little ones to their favorite characters at Sesame Street® Forest of Fun™ or take them to Land of the Dragons® to discover a magical playland at Busch Gardens®. Splash over to Water Country USA® where kids can play in our interactive splash zones like H2O UFO® and Cow-A-Bunga®. Throughout both parks, you’ll find lots of KIDsiderate® rides, slides and attractions created for our youngest guests. The 2-Park Preschool Pass offers unlimited admission to both Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA for children ages 3 – 5, through Sept. 7, 2015.
Hurry, passes must be registered and redeemed by May 31, 2015.

Is It Possible working to improve work/life balance

Is It Possible working to improve work/life balance

I’m passing along this request from local mom Ursula, who is working on the Is-It-Possible.com project. Work/family balance is an important issue for many of you, particularly since we live in an area where care options can be challenging. Please take a minute and help this along, if you can. —————– Disclaimer: I’m an Alexandria working mom and [...]

From My Email: Free children's Night Out at My Gym sponsored by Olive Garden

From My Email: Free children’s Night Out at My Gym sponsored by Olive Garden

On February 20th we’ve arranged for a special event for your family.

Reconnect over a romantic Four Course Festa Italiana dinner at Olive Garden.

And, all while the kids enjoy a night of fitness and fun with supervised active play at My Gym Sherman Oaks for free!

February's Kid Stuff Swap Meet may have been the biggest yet

February’s Kid Stuff Swap Meet may have been the biggest yet

Huge thanks to Danette and Dana for coming early to help get things in order- it really made things run smoothly to have a head start on setup! Thank you all very much for bringing things, for taking things, and for being such excellent company. As always, HOSTS ARE WELCOME! If you’re feeling inspired to host one of these yourself, contact me to set it up. If you have a charitable project that could benefit from the leftovers of future swaps, I am happy to do that if they will pick up. Please contact me to set it up.

Moms Only: Make your own jewelry!

Moms Only: Make your own jewelry!

Saturday, February 21, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM (EST)

Arlington, VA

First Create & Play Monday was a HUGE success! Thank you!

First Create & Play Monday was a HUGE success! Thank you!

Our very first Create & Play Monday event at Hope UCC brought together a very warm and friendly group of moms, and the kids had a great time! Trains, cars, blocks, musical instruments, coloring, and play dough activities carried the day, and they all used such nice manners at the table for snack time! Check the calendar for future dates.

Resurrection Children's Center Preschool accepting applications

Resurrection Children’s Center Preschool accepting applications

Looking for a local and loving preschool for your 2.5 – 5 year old child? Resurrection Children’s Center is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year. RCC is a non-sectarian, non-profit, cooperative preschool. The school admits students of any race, color, religion, national and ethnic origin to all rights, privileges, programs and activities. RCC is an inclusion preschool. Children with special educational needs or disabilities are included in each class. It is located at 2280 North Beauregard Street, Alexandria, VA 22311.

Tippy Toddler Time

Tippy Toddler Time

Friday, February 6, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM (EST)

Arlington, VA

Everybody deserves a family.

Everybody deserves a family.

FOSTER FAMILIES NEEDED For Children’s Sake of Virginia is seeking families and individuals who are interested in fostering local children in need of loving homes. If you are interested in fostering or would like more information, please contact Mary Anna Edmonds (703) 817-9890 or email to forchildrenssakeVA@yahoo.com You might also like: Mama Chat Monday 2-9-14 Mama Chat Monday Mama Chat Monday! Get Your Summer [...]

GIVEAWAY: Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy

GIVEAWAY: Disney on Ice Presents Worlds of Fantasy

Enter to win four tickets to see the show on Wednesday, February 11th at 7:30 p.m. The winner’s tickets will be held at will call. Winner may be required to show ID in order to collect tickets. Pin this or share it to your facebook profile to remind you to come back and get your daily [...]

Enter to win MONSTER JAM tickets!

Enter to win MONSTER JAM tickets!

Post by The Joy Troupe NOVA Moms & Playgroups. You might also like: Tickets Now Available for Monster Jam® in Washington, D.C. WIN four tickets to #MarvelUniverseLive (ends 9/14.) Monster Jam® Thunders into Washington, D.C. show information and ticket giveaway WIN Tickets to Cox Farms Fall Festival! through 9/24

Springfield Town Center Indoor Play Area

Springfield Town Center Indoor Play Area

Springfield Town Center (Formerly known as Springfield Mall) has a new indoor play area with a food theme, and it’s seriously cute. Aside from the soft climbing toys, there are various hands-on activities around the edges of the fully enclosed play area. There is also plenty of parent seating, and ample “stroller parking” just outside [...]

Tickets Now Available for Monster Jam® in Washington, D.C.

Tickets Now Available for Monster Jam® in Washington, D.C.

Feld Motor Sports® announced today that tickets for Monster Jam® at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. are now on sale. Monster Jam is the world’s premier Monster Jam truck series, and features favorite trucks such as Grave Digger and Iron Man.. Monster Jam events are affordably priced for the whole family with seats starting at $25 for adults and $10 kids (ages 2-12). Pit Party Passes for Saturdayand Sunday are also available for purchase. Tickets are available at the Verizon Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 800-745-3000.

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ScoutStrong 5K Race and Fun Run-Walk
Arlington Kids' Stuff Sale
Our Kids Discount
Is It Possible working to improve work/life balance
From My Email: Free children's Night Out at My Gym sponsored by Olive Garden