It’s the Month of the Military Child: Here’s Where to Find Events in Your Area

April is the Month of the Military Child, a time to pay special respect to children of military families. This nation-wide celebration first began in 1986, when Defense Secretary Caspar Weinberger established April as a time to recognize the unique sacrifices made by children of military members. Since then, every April, there are Month of […]

Benefits of Living in Military Housing

Considering trading in your current living arrangement in favor of military housing? There's a lot to love about this benefit of being in the military, especially the fact that it will cut down on your rent payments by a major amount. Here are just a few of the best things about military housing. Rent allotment. […]

What You Need to Know About Applying to Military Housing

Military housing has a lot of perks: there's no deposit, no credit check, and a seemingly endless list of amenities for you and your family to enjoy. If you're thinking of applying for military housing through Lincoln Military Housing, however, you'll need to know exactly what you need. Here are a few smart tips and […]

Learn a New Language in the New Year With These Podcasts

Did you forget to make a New Year's resolution? Learning a new language is always a great skill to have, and it's never too late to start. Here are a few podcasts that will help you learn anything from French to Chinese. FrenchPod101. Bonjour, new language! Learn the basics of the world's most romantic language […]

Here’s What to See During This Year’s Holidays in the City

Norfolk is always a wonderful place to live, but it's especially wonderful around the holiday season. Here are just a few of the can't-miss events going on during this year's Holidays in the City, the annual holiday celebration in downtown Norfolk and Olde Towne Portsmouth. Model Train Exhibit Presented by the Atlantic Coast "S" Gaugers […]

NAVSTA Norfolk 2017 Fleet Fest

On Saturday, October 21 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., head over to Pier 14 and the Q Area for Naval Station Norfolk's Fleet Fest. This family-friendly event will offer ship tours, static aircraft displays, children’s entertainment area, military demonstration, chili cook-off, car show, beer garden, food trucks, concessions, concert and a grand finally fireworks […]

Check Out the Suffolk Peanut Festival This Weekend

This weekend, the Suffolk Peanut Festival takes over Suffolk for the 40th year running. This longtime family favorite event pays honor to peanuts, the backbone of the Suffolk area's agricultural heritage. During the Suffolk Peanut Festival, people of all ages will enjoy live music, tasty food stalls, classic amusement park rides and more. You'll also […]

Check Out the Virginia Children’s Festival on October 7!

On October 7, 2017, check out the Virginia Children's Festival at Town Point Park in Downtown Norfolk Waterfront, Virginia. This family-friendly festival takes place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and costs just $5 to attend (and infants age 1 and under are free!). At the Virginia Children's Festival, there will be 100 fun, creative […]

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