In September of 2008, Ashley and I were asked to join the Children and Nature Network Grassroots Initiative Conference in Nebraska. We were very excited about a trip together and the opportunity to share our adventures with the wonderful families who had come along with us on KIVA adventures. We took our now countless newspaper [...]
Thanks so much to the 60 plus “Wild Things” we had running around at Fallon Park today! What fun! Check out the great event gallery to see all of the fun we had. We kicked off the meeting with a reading of Maurice Sendak’s Where the Wild Things Are and then headed off on a [...]
Join us for a late winter walk for Kids In the Valley, Adventuring! The Fresh Market of Roanoke has graciously donated supplies for steaming hot chocolate and 200 Valentine’s Day cookies for our KIVA event on Saturday at Fallon Park. We will walk along the Tinker Creek Greenway. Meet us at the first shelter in [...]
Robbie Schaefer, card carrying member of Eddie From Ohio and sparky host of XMKIDS show, Robbie Schaefer is Stuck in a Real Tall Tree, is coming to town! And he’ll be driving six white horses when he comes!
Mr. Schaefer provided KIVA with an exclusive big star interview recently…which was fun because last year he interviewed [...]
Saturday mornings, I like to take a long run along the Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail. This gets me down the road and off the beaten path. I usually try to get an early start on the day for a little quiet time. Off I run, dressed in my brightest running gear and every flashing light [...]
Thank you to all the KIVA folks who came out to play on such a gloriously sunny day yesterday! Around 25 KIVA members slid down slides, climbed trees and looked for fish in the fish pond on the Fishburn Park Elementary School playground yesterday. Jon Beard was on hand for more of his fine photography. [...]