Heads Up, Northwest Youngsters: This Saturday’s Virginia Children’s Festival Is All About You!

Even if you were unaware that the Virginia Children's Festival returns for its 27th year on Saturday, chances are your kids would have clued you in! That's because this family-friendly festival is a favorite among area youngsters, transforming Norfolk's Town Point Park in a kid-tastic wonderland of entertainment and activities! Stop by the park between […]

Find Your Rhythm During Blues at the Beach, an Outdoor Music Festival Taking Place at 17th Street Park Near Northwest

Get ready to move and groove, Northwest! Blues at the Beach, a two-day-long outdoor music festival, is coming to the Dairy Queen Grill & Chill 17th Street Park on Sept. 11! During this foot-tappin' event on the Virginia Beach oceanfront, ten acclaimed blues acts from all over the country (including some local musicians!) will take […]

Glide and Ride at MacArthur Center’s 2014 Winter Extravaganza Near Northwest

The holiday season has come to a close, but winter fun is still in full swing at the MacArthur Center's 2014 Winter Carnival. This annual, outdoor festival gives Norfolk a reason to brave the winter chill with nine family-friendly rides, including a Tilt-a-Whirl, spinning tea cups, and a LED-illuminated Ferris wheel that stretches 55 feet […]

Hop Aboard the Ghost Train at Northwest River Park, Northwest Residents!

You may think you know Northwest River Park, but hop aboard the Ghost Train and you're sure to uncover some spooky secrets. On this haunted hayride, participants will partake in a 30-minute storytelling tour through the park's haunted woods—if you're brave enough to make it to the end, that is! Mysterious things happen in the […]

Kids’ Crew Summer Series Begins in June!

Attention Residents: Our Kids' Crew Summer Series begins in June, you don't want to miss out on your chance to attend these FUN, FREE, FAMILY events! The 2014 Kids' Crew Season is sure to be full of adventure for everyone in your family. This year's events include Camp Kids' Crew, an overnight camping event. Heading […]

February Living Green Kids’ Contest!

Make a valentine craft out of a recycled item and post a picture of it on your District’s Facebook page—the winner with the most “likes” will win a Living Green gift. All pictures must be posted to your District's Facebook page by noon on February 24th. Winner will be notified on February 25th. One winner […]

Night Hike of Northwest River Park, January 24

Northwest River Park comes alive at night. Experience new sights, sounds, and species on a guided hike of Northwest River Park, January 24 from 7-9 p.m. For only $4, the park naturalist will take you on a 2.5 mile adventure. It's a great activity for Northwest families. Reservations are required.       Check the site for details. […]

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