Thank you for being a part of our first ever KIVA Night Hike last night. Since we had over 100 people there at Fishburn Park last night, I think it is ok for us to assume you were there!
From the magic of the led candles hanging in the trees, to the smiling, [...]
KIVA Night Hike with Torches!
Dec 30 5:45pm - Dec 30 7:00pm
Bundle up and spend some time together in the great outdoors at night with our first ever night hike at Fishburn Park in Roanoke. Bring a flashlight (also called a torch) and we’ll walk together by the river and through the lovely hiking trails. End [...]
Finally, the day is here!
The day that turns parent’s hair grey and children’s stomachs upside down.
My favorite part of Christmas has always been that drive to my grandmother’s house, when nearly every store is closed, very few cars are on the road and most people are gathered around their tables, filled with joy and the hopes of [...]
Time some time to reflect, time to ponder, to remember the power of…
Earlier this afternoon, while Ashley and I were trying to pull everything together for the holidays, I discovered that I couldn’t find my keys to the car. We have been redecorating the house and restructuring an old closet. Everything that was in the [...]
Catch a great movie in a wonderful local theater!
The Grandin Theatre (http://www.grandintheatre.com) begins showing “We Bought a Zoo” today. We are so excited! It seems like a great story and it is based on a real family who still runs a zoo today.
It was the music of Jonsi and Sigur Ros that caught our attention to a movie based on the [...]
Take a family nap, spread out around the house after a yummy snack and a reading of The Napping House by Audrey Wood… You’ll all be glad you did. Trust me. You’ll need the rest to prepare for the next couple of days.
Spend some time together, on Christmas Eve, for a fun family run with the Star City Striders - www.starcitystriders.com
“Join us for Christmas Cheer and good time on the Greenway. We will have a 3 mile or 1 mile course, you can run or walk. We will have a kid’s fun run in Vic Thomas Park [...]
Spend some time together Tuesday night with Lenny Marcus Trio and friends!
Time: 6:30pm. Age restrictions: All Ages. Address: 706 South Jefferson Street. Venue phone: 540-853-2473. A Charlie Brown Christmas/Holiday Songs w/ special guests
A holiday event to enjoy with family and friends!
Volunteer at your child’s school. Read a story to a child, help out in the office, help the teacher prepare for upcoming lessons. Say “thank you to the office staff.”
Spent the better part of the morning doing this myself and it felt great to be there.
Best part was scoring an extra hug from both boys [...]