Explore Newport News Park at the 25th Annual Celebration in Lights

Whether you're already in the holiday spirit or you're looking for a way to mark the beginning of the holiday season, the 25th Annual Celebration in Lights is a must-see attraction for just about everyone in Newport News. This annual event features more than 800,000 individual lights illuminating Newport News Park, including animated holiday and […]

Spend the Day Shopping and Dining at the Yorktown Riverwalk Landing

Yorktown Riverwalk Landing is less than four miles from our community along Yorktown Beach. There's lots of fun to be had at this all-ages attraction, from a weekend playing in the sand, enjoying libations and great food, browsing the local shops, taking your dog for a walk, fishing along the pier, and more! There's also […]

Halloween Costume Ideas for Your Pet

Everyone loves a pet in a costume! One of our favorite ideas is adding an oversized TY collar to your four legged family member, turning him or her into a life-sized Beanie Baby. Check out some of these other great ideas! Feel free to share your pet costumes with us too. Painted Skeleton. If your […]

Visit WPNSTA Yorktown – The Depot Recreation Center!

Make a weekend afternoon full of activities or enjoy a rainy day while watching movies in the theater at WPNSTA Yorktown, the Depot Recreation Center. The Depot Recreation/Liberty Center offers a variety of recreational activities for single and unaccompanied Sailors and Marines, including free internet computers and WiFi access, video gaming stations, TV viewing and […]

Learn to Make a Pumpkin Smoothie That’s Perfect for Early Fall

The smell of pumpkin is in the air! With the weather still warm, you can cool off with this delicious pumpkin smoothie recipe! INGRIDENTS: 1 (16 ounce) can pumpkin puree 2 cups milk 1/4 cup brown sugar 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon DIRECTIONS: Place the pumpkin puree in a freezer bag. Store in freezer for at […]

Visit our Pintrest Page for Lots of Fun and Cool Ideas!

Check our our Back to School Board, Kids Activities, and even some Simple Sweets that everyone is sure to enjoy! There's helful tips on home deocorating, preparing for PCS, and military spouse apps. You can find our Pinterest here. Give us a follow! Public Domain/pixabay/keelco23

Things to do on your summer vacation!

Summer is in full swing, but you may still be looking for fun things to do on your summer vacation. Here are two great things to do in the Newport News area this summer. Bluebird Gap Farm. Spend the day with the family out in nature at this charming, scenic farm. The 60-acre farm has […]

Visit the Mariner’s Museum for $1 All Summer Long!

This summer, the Mariner's Museum is offering $1 admission all summer long! From now until Labor Day, you'll receive this extremely discounted admission to allow as many people as possible to visit this historic museum. The Mariner's Museum features exhibits like "Speed and Innovation in the America's Cup", a ship model gallery, "Polynesian Voyagers" and […]

Fun and Free Local Event – 4th of July Stars in the Sky!

This 4th of July, head to Victory Landing Park for 4th of July Stars in the Sky. This family-friendly event begins at 7 p.m. and features a variety of patriotic activities and attractions for people of all ages. For the kids, there will be giant slides, moon bounces, obstacle courses, free face painting, and a […]

Fridays at the Fountain

Enjoy Fridays @ the Fountain with family and friends throughout the summer months. This weekly event features live music every Friday evening at the fountain in Newport News from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., as well as corn hole, a dance floor, kids' activities and more. 2017 Fridays @ the Fountain Band List June 16 […]

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