KIVA mostly recognizes free, local, outdoor fun. Occasionally we learn of other great events. This one costs a little but makes a big difference in our community. Please consider joining us as we help support the local greenways. Here is more information, found at their website: www.greenways.org
The Gallop 4 the Greenways (G4G) was created to [...]
I was re-reading a fantastic book by Rick Van Noy yesterday, and discovered this lovely quote for the first time:
“In these magical spaces, limits were tested, roles were played, bonds were formed — with each other and with those places. Bodies grew strong, imaginations stretched, time suspended. It was a wondrous, enchanting childhood. Vigorous outdoor play, where [...]
Ashley and Chip have been travelling and speaking a lot lately about the joys of hosting Family Nature Clubs. We started our four talks in seven days tour yesterday with a talk for the Downtown Kiwanis Club. The packed house listened as we discussed highlights from our adventures, shared pictures from our website and discussed how families [...]
Hello there! Thanks so much to the families who came to our Free Play for Earth Day at Lakewood Park!
What fun! You’ll have to check out the event gallery to see just how much fun can be had with a little pond and a big pair of waders!
Also, thanks to the many KIVA families who stopped [...]
No Child Left Inside Days at Lakewood Park
Apr 18 10:00am - Apr 18 12:00pm
No Child Left Inside Days! Come out and see one of Roanoke’s most interesting parks. Bring a magnifying glass, a butterfly net and other Inspector Gadget type tools, to discover the lovely nature right in our back yards. Help us celebrate Earth [...]
Several hours into the wonderfully laid out project of renewal at the Dan Wright Trailhead in Roanoke, the work crew was still going strong. Lunch, potty breaks, playground time, worn out parents. Nothing could pull this hard working crew away from their work. Such dedication. We are so proud of their efforts. You absolutely [...]
Just a note to let you know pictures and an update are available on our website, www.kidsadventuring.org, from today’s Clean Valley Day event with the GRCCL (Greater Raleigh Court Civic League). These people have an excellent vision for their community and they do a wonderful job of putting ideas into action. Thanks to the wonderful [...]