We mentioned last week (on www.kidsadventuring.org) that we were looking forward to Fall Waterways Clean Up next weekend. This is the best party in Roanoke! We clean around the rivers and in the parks, then everyone is invited to come to a picnic party at Wasena Park. Such fun!
But here is the new news!
City Works [...]
This evening, the kids and I headed out to one of our favorite parks to run around and splash a bit. Now, my grandmother always said that I should stay inside when it rains. But she didn’t stop me from going out if I wanted to do so. I remember being soaked to the bone, [...]
It hasn’t rained in nearly a month. I mean really rained. We’ve been getting buckets.
So, what’s a dad to do when his kids have the stuck inside, nothing fun to do blues.
Turn a refreshing after dinner walk into a mud bath. Ugh. I’m going to be regretting this one for a while.
But check out the [...]
Take a Child Outside Week
September 24—September 30 Annually
Take A Child Outside Week is a program designed to help break down obstacles that keep children from discovering the natural world. By arming parents, teachers and other caregivers with resources on outdoor activities, our goal is to help children across the country develop a better understanding and [...]
This information was taken from the Feeding America Southwest Virginia website:
Feeding America is looking for advocates like you who want to do more.
Across the country, there are millions of individuals like you concerned about their fellow citizens struggling with hunger. Feeding America is uniting these individuals and combining their efforts to create [...]
You can pledge to make a difference by offering your time and energy at your local Feeding America food bank. Visit http://hungeractionmonth.org/ for details on how you can connect with other people within your community as they make a difference in the fight against hunger.
This information taken from the Feeding America Southwest Virginia website:
“September is Hunger Action Month
1 in 6. That’s the number of Americans who will struggle with hunger today.
September is Hunger Action Month, and we’re asking all Americans to take action to fight domestic hunger. The need in this country is tremendous – but so [...]
KIVA is going orange for the week to help spread the word. We want to remind families of the wonderful work of Feeding America Southwest Virginia. Please check out the following video for details and ways that your family can help out.
We’d encourage you to connect with Feeding America in your local community. We’ll let [...]
This information was copied from the Feeding America Southwest Virginia website:
“The Food Bank has changed its name from Southwestern Virginia Second Harvest Food Bank to Feeding America Southwest Virginia. We’re growing to meet the need.
The Go Orange campaign will run for the month of September to garner a great deal of attention to hunger relief in [...]
Name withheld. We promised. But we’ll send it out to her for this great story:
“Ok, so my son who is 4 1/2 had to get his flu shot this past week. I decided to warn him this time instead of just going and surprising him when they walked in the room with a needle. [...]