Today is National Library Advocacy Day!
Get out there and use the amazing and free resources available to you and your family. We are frequent users of the Salem Public Library. This feels like our second home. You know you’ll find us there every Monday and Thursday afternoon. Books, videos, newspapers, magazines and computers galore. If [...]
Over the last couple of years, the Donahues have called upon friends who need house sitting for the placement of our family vacations. And we have lucked out.
Family farms in Pennsylvania, nature centers in South Carolina, a bayside home in Deltaville and now a lovely place out in the middle of nowhere alongside the Cowpasture River.
This information taken from bikeroanoke.com concerning Sunday’s Ciclovia in Downtown Roanoke:
Ciclovía is a temporary urban space in which a circuit of streets is open up for citizens to interact with each other through exercise, entertainment and fun: bicyclists, walkers, runners, artist and children all enjoyed selective streets of downtown Roanoke all traffic-free.
During Ciclovía, Roanoke Citizens [...]
KIRK AVENUE MUSIC HALL
DOWN BY THE RIVER FESTIVAL
RESERVE AVENUE COMPLEX
210 RESERVE AVENUE SW
ROANOKE VA. 24016
SUNDAY JULY 11TH, 2010 GATES: 12:00 PM
DEREK TRUCKS & SUSAN TEDESCHI BAND
SOUTHERN CULTURE ON THE SKIDS
NEW RIDERS OF THE PURPLE SAGE
CYRUS PACE ROANOKE ALLSTARS
Join us tomorrow at www.kidsadventuring.org for a very special announcement for KIVA families concerning the Down By the River Festival coming up in Roanoke. This is a great deal that they are offering to KIVA families!
You are a KIVA family, right? Well, alright then!
In the meantime, check out this website for the Down By the River [...]
“A lot of people get detached from nature by staying in their homes, offices, cars, etc.. I wanted to get in touch with nature and the natural elements of the seasons and how it affects us all.”
Peter Jenkins - author of A Walk Across America
Mr.Jenkins will be joining author Richard Louv when they speak at [...]
After writing this blog now for over two and a half years, I often forget that people read it. Occasionally, we get stopped in a store or on a trail and a family will mention that they read kidsadventuring.org’s blog of the day. This is really something we are proud of, but I often forget [...]
Best to you all. We’ll be back tomorrow. Today, we’re…
Last October, Ashley and I planned out today’s event for the 75th anniversary of the Blue Ridge Parkway. We had to apply for official status as a Blue Ridge Parkway Turns 75 event. I’m so glad we took the time to set this up. We had no idea it would turn out to be [...]
Directions and info regarding Saturday’s KIVA event!
Stats (stolen from Kevin Myatt, from his wonderful collection of hiking trail write ups at Roanoke.com)
Location:On top of Roanoke Mountain, on the 4-mile scenic loop trail that begins at mile marker 120.3 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. One way to go is to keep following Walnut Avenue/Fishburn Parkway past [...]