March 20, 2012
Fully Charged is at the Patriot Center April 4-15
1.) For two entries, just leave a comment at the bottom of this post, telling ...
I'm a Mother-In-Law
Sunday, March 11, marked one of the most bittersweet moments of my life. My son got married. I am proud of the man he has become, but am saddened by the-hard to deny now-loss of my little boy. Luckily, for us, well and him, he married a sweetheart and we are proud to call her family.
With a year of planning involved, the wedding went off without a hitch. Here is a shot of the cutest ring bearer (my nephew) and flower girls (my niece is on the right) that ...
March 20-April 27
The National Cherry Blossom Festival is the nation’s greatest springtime celebration. The 2012 Festival, March 20 – April 27, includes 5 spectacular weeks of events featuring diverse and creative programming promoting traditional and contemporary arts and culture, natural beauty, and community spirit.
The 2012 Festival commemorates the 100th anniversary of the gift of the cherry blossom trees and the enduring friendship between the United States and Japan. Click here for the latest updates, and here for a full list of Festival events.
Some of the Signature Events:
Mar 31, 2012 ...
March 31-May 15, 2012
TRAILS - Shake off the winter blues and stretch your legs on one of our trails. Check out the view of the tidal Potomac River and look for a bald eagle on the Boyd's Hole Trail.
PARK PACK - Take a Park Pack with you to learn more about the flowers, trees, and birds you will see along the way. Park Packs are stocked with field guides, binoculars, and other goodies to help ...
We'll be at the Fredericksburg Arts and Crafts Faire
The Faire has added the Macaroni Kid Craft Corner where we will be making crafts with the kids. I am not telling what it is, but it will be cute as a button ...
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Here's how it works. When you see an event that interests you click on the "Add to My Macaroni" link under the event listing. Once you have done this for all of your favorite events click on the "My Macaroni" link in the menu ...
Isn't it what we wish for?
Maid in Heaven came to the rescue. Cara, the owner of the operation, got my house in tip-top shape. The carpet had the vacuum marks--yes, I may be ...
Where: Courthouse Community Center 29 Stafford Ave Stafford 22554When: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PMWho: School Aged Children - AdultsHow: Call:Cost: $3/person
Saturday, March 24 through Sunday, March 25 - Family Days presented with the National Building Museum
Where: National Building Museum – 401 F Street, NW, Washington, DCWhen: 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM (Sunday: 11 AM – 3:30 PM)Who: Everyone is welcomeHow: Just show upCost: FREEFor more info: Contact InformationP: 877.44.BLOOM (877.442.5666)[email protected]
Where: Spotsylvania Towne Centre KidZone near Build-A-BearWhen: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PMWho: 2-5 year oldsHow: Just show upCost: FreeFor more info: More info at 993thevibe.com.
Where: Rowser Complex 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway Stafford, VA 22554When: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Kids 5 and underHow: Tickets must be purchased in advance; space is limited. Adult Tickets can only be purchased either in person or by mail. Not available with internet registrationCost: $10 county residents $12 non-county residents
Where: Dorothy Hart Community Center 408 Canal Street Fredericksburg, VA 22401When: 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Open Until 2PM On Saturday)Who: The Entire Family!How: Just Show UpCost: FREEFor more info: If you are interested in submitting artwork, please visit: http://www.fredericksburgva.gov/uploadedFiles/Parks_Recreation_and_Public_Facilities/GeneralContent/2012%20children%20art%20show%20entry.pdf?n=8608
Where: Fredericksburg Expo CenterWhen: FRI: 1-8PM SAT: 10-7PM SUN: 11-4PMWho: The Entire FamilyHow: Just Show UpCost: Adults: $9 - Seniors $6 - Kids 12 & under are FREE!For more info: For a $2 off coupon: http://www.fredericksburgparent.net/index.php?option=com_jevents&view=week&task=week.listevents&Itemid=137
Where: Tabernacle United Methodist Church
Old Plank Road
FredericksburgWhen: 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM (Open until 12PM on Saturday)Who: The Entire Family!How: Just Show UpCost: Free Admission - Cash, Checks & Debit Cards are accepted
Where: Gari Melchers Home & Studio 224 Washington St Falmouth 22405When: 10:00 AMWho: 2-5 years old.How: Register: 540-654-1851Cost: $8/child ($5 members)For more info: http://garimelchers.umw.edu/education/preschool-palette/
Where: Bluebird Glass Studio 2163 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Suite 103 Stafford, VA 22554When: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMWho: Ages 3-103How: Just Show Up!Cost: $5 - $1 from each project goes to S.E.R.V.E.For more info: http://www.bluebirdstainedglass.com/
Where: Cavalier Family Skating 1924 Jefferson Davis Hwy Stafford VA 22554When: 10:30 AM - 1:00 PMWho: The Entire FamilyHow: Just Show Up!Cost: $3.50 Admission - $2 Skate Rental - $3 Roller Blade RentalFor more info: http://www.cavalierfamilyskating.com/
Where: Wiggle Worms 610 Spotsylvania Mall Fredericksburg 22407When: 10:00 AM - 11:00 PMWho: Newborn - PreschoolHow: Just Show UpCost: $5 per familyFor more info: http://www.wiggleworms.net/Informationandforms.html 540-548-8885
Where: Splitsville - 51 Towne Centre Blvd SpotsylvaniaWhen: 4:00 PM (Until Close)Who: The Entire Family!How: Just Show UpCost: $2 Games & $2 ShoesFor more info: splitsvillelanes.com
Where: Cavalier Family Skating 1924 Jefferson Davis Hwy StaffordWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: Toddlers 1-5How: Just Show UpCost: $3 for toddlers - Moms & Dads are FREE!For more info: 540-657-0758
Where: Colonial Forge High School 550 Courthouse Road, Stafford, VA 22554When: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM ((registration for the run is at 8:00, following the opening in the auditorium)Who: Everyone is welcomeHow: Just show upCost: It's FREE **Everyone is encouraged to bring a non-perishable food donation for this event.**For more info: For more information, contact Melanie Daniel at 540-658-6000 The AOC will make donations from this day to area food banks, SERVE; community members and businesses will also have an opportunity to share how they are being Agents of Change in our community.
Where: Marshall Center 8800 Courthouse Rd Spotsylvania, VAWhen: 9:30 AMWho: 2-7 year oldsHow: Pre-registration is required. Register at Loriella Park until March 16, 2012 (A birth certificate is required for all children, unless one is already on file.)Cost: Registration Fee: $8 resident / $16 non-residentOne Adult eats free, any additional persons $4$15 for a Family of 4 residents$20 for a Family of 4 non-residentsFor more info: http://www.spotsylvania.va.us
Where: Washington Monument grounds – Constitution Avenue & 17th Street, NWWhen: 10:30 AM - 4:30 PMWho: EveryoneHow: Just show upCost: Free All festival attendees are welcome to fly kites on the Blossom Kite Festival’s Public Field, which requires no registration.For more info: To fly a kite in the Kite Maker Competition, Hot Tricks Showdown, Mini Rokkaku Challenge, Rokkaku Battle, kite makers, kite fliers and kite clubs must register at the Registration Tent on the day of the event. Free Registration.
Where: Curtis Memorial County ParkWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (In case of inclement weather, the event may be moved to Sunday.)Who: Kids 10 and underHow: Register online at https://reggie.stafford.va.us/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.aspCost: $8.00 per child. Price includes all activities (food not included); no charge for adults. One price includes all activities (food not included).For more info:
For more information call 658-5116
Where: Memorial (Kenmore) Park 1101 Kenmore Ave Fredericksburg, VA 22401When: 12:30 PM (Rain date April 7, 2012)Who: Third graders and underHow: Just show upCost: It's FREE!!!For more info: http://www.fredericksburgva.gov/departments/recreation/index.aspx?id=1168
Where: Rowser Building 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway Stafford, VA 22554When: 11:00 AM - 11:30 AMWho: Ages 5 & under only.How: You must pre-register for this event. https://reggie.stafford.va.us/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.aspCost: $3 per childFor more info: Hunt will be held indoors in the event of rain.
Where: Rowser Building 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway Stafford, VA 22554When: 5:00 PM - 5:45 PMWho: Ages 3-5How: register online at https://reggie.stafford.va.us/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.aspCost: $4 for county residents $5 for non-county residentsFor more info: Call Stafford Parks and Rec
Where: Rowser Building 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway Stafford, VA 22554When: 6:00 PM - 6:45 PMWho: Ages 6-10How: Register online at https://reggie.stafford.va.us/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.aspCost: $8 for Stafford Residents $10 for non-county residentsFor more info: http://va-staffordcountyparksandrec.civicplus.com/
Where: Rowser Complex 1739 Jefferson Davis Highway Stafford, VA 22554When: 7:00 PM - 7:45 PMWho: Ages 3-12How: Sign up online at https://reggie.stafford.va.us/Activities/ActivitiesAdvSearch.aspCost: $5 county residents $6 non-county residentsFor more info: http://va-staffordcountyparksandrec.civicplus.com/
Where: Maymont 2201 Shields Lake Dr RichmondWhen: 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM (Please review website for entertainment schedule)Who: The Entire Family!How: Just Show UpCost: Varies - depending on activityFor more info: www.maymont.org/easter
Where: Cornerston Baptist Church 56 McWhirt Loop
Fredericksburg, VAWhen: 1:00 PMWho: Kids 5th Grade & UnderHow: Just Show Up!Cost: FREE!For more info: 540-373-6245
Where: Parade runs along Constitution Ave from 7th to 17th St, NWWhen: 10:00 AM - 12:30 PMWho: The Entire FamilyHow: Just Show UpCost: FREE
($20/person for Grandstand Seating)For more info: www.nationalcherryblossomfestival.org
Find Out When & Where!
Qdoba -- Central Park
Purchase an entree & drink and get a kids meal free.
Chik-fil-A -- Central Park & Celebrate Virginia --
Purchase an adult meal & get a kids meal free. 5-7p
Mainstreet Grill & Bar -- 315 Garrisonville Rd. Suite 108 Stafford
Purchase and adult meal & get a kids meal free. 4-8p
Chick-fil-A -- 4220 Plank Rd Fburg & 9900 Southpoint Pkwy Fburg
Purchase an adult meal & get a kids meal free. 5-8p
Chick-fil-A -- 25 Dunn Dr Stafford
Purchase an adult meal & get a kids meal free. 5-7p
IHOP -- Central Park
Purchase as adult ...
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