kids and family

Purple Martin Field Day
Published on Jun 13th, 2011
0 comments Establishing and maintaining a healthy Purple Martin colony can be difficult. Purple Martin aficionados Merle Wood and her son Lance offer this 17th annual Field Day at their farm for folks who want...
King Arthur's Quest
Published on Jun 13th, 2011
0 comments Missoula Children's Theatre brings a fresh look at King Arthur's Quest in a performance by more than 60 local students (grades 1-12) at The Paramount Theater. These performances of an original...
Fourth of July Parade and Fair
Published on Jun 12th, 2011
0 comments Crozet Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to come out to their annual Fourth of July Parade from Crozet Elementary to Claudius Crozet Park. Following the parade there is food, music, and...
Summer Movie Express
Published on Jun 12th, 2011
0 comments Regal Cinemas welcomes kids of all ages to their Summer Movie Express. The first 500 attendees to “board” this special features train receive a passport. Get your passport stamped at each movie...
Juneteenth
Published on Jun 12th, 2011
0 comments Dating back to 1865, Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration of the ending of slavery. Virginia is one of 26 states officially observing Juneteenth with programs designed to provide unique and...
Great Balls of Fire
Published on Jun 12th, 2011
0 comments Goodness, gracious, great balls of fire! Visitors to the Science Museum of Virginia can explore comets, asteroids, and meteors as you never have before in the world premiere of the Space Science...
Free Union 4th of July Parade
Published on Jun 9th, 2011
0 comments Folks from far and wide are invited to celebrate freedom at Free Unions 4th of July parade. The fun includes the Albemarle County Sheriff's office color guard, Dogwood princesses, music, and food. On...
Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello
Published on Jun 8th, 2011
0 comments Visitors are invited to celebrate the legacy of revolutionary gardener Thomas Jefferson during the annual Heritage Harvest Festival at Monticello. Thomas Jefferson, America’s “first foodie,”...
African American Storytelling and Music at Monticello
Published on Jun 8th, 2011
0 comments Mulberry Row, Monticello’s busy plantation road, comes to life this weekend with “African American Storytelling and Music at Monticello.” The main road of the plantation was the center of domestic...
Crafts and Trades on Mulberry Row
Published on Jun 8th, 2011
0 comments Mulberry Row, Monticello’s busy plantation road, comes to life during this weekend through “Crafts and Trades on Mulberry Row.” The main road of the plantation was the center of domestic and...
Mountaintop Hands-on Activity Center at Monticello
Published on Jun 8th, 2011
0 comments Monticello gives kids more ways to learn about Mr. Jefferson and his life in the big house on the little mountain. Now through September 5 (excluding July 4), children can write with a quill pen,...
Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center
Published on Jun 8th, 2011
0 comments Kids ages 4 and up can explore the past and the present at the Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center. Nestled along the river at the back of Darden Towe Park, the open-air museum is open Saturdays 10-...
Family Film Fridays
Published on Jun 5th, 2011
0 comments Kids of all ages can kick back and cool off with an afternoon movie at Gordon Avenue Library. Bring a beach towel or blanket to sit on.  Popcorn and lemonade will be provided. All movies are...
Good Good Trouble
Published on May 24th, 2011
0 comments Endstation Theatre Company's Blue Ridge Summer Theatre Festival presents “Good Good Trouble on Bad Bad Island.” Written for young audiences by Endstation's resident playwright Josh Mikel, this...
Call for Auditions
Published on May 23rd, 2011
0 comments Suppose you were a sophisticated theatre critic deciding whether to marry your fiance or not. But first, you must go home to visit the family, and going home to visit your family means that you are...
The Barber of C’ville
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments The Ash Lawn Opera Festival invites young folks to enjoy “The Barber of C’ville” in a matinee performance at The Paramount Theater. This hour-long performance of excerpts in English from The Barber...
Atumpan: Tales of the Griot
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments Trek to West Africa to the beat of the talking drum with storytellers Corey and LaQuita Marie Staten. They come to Jefferson-Madison Regional Libraries arrayed in lavish costumes and brimming with...
Jonathan Austin
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments Jonathan Austin: Juggling, Unicycling, & Comedy!   Jonathan Austin defies physics with juggling, unicycling, and comedy. He can juggle anything—canoe paddles, rubber chickens,baseball bats (...
Kim and Jimbo Cary World Music
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments Kids of all ages are invited to join the revelry at Jefferson-Madison Regional Libraries with world music from Kim and Jimbo Cary. The audience is invited to play along with an Irish jig, a Mexican...
Larsen’s Amazing World of Reptiles
Published on May 20th, 2011
0 comments The Larsen family invites kids of all ages to slither up close and personal to a dazzling array of lizards, frogs, turtles, and even snakes—oh my! Caution: Holding, petting, and greeting eye-to-eye...
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