Note from the Publisher ~ Family Vacation Time

Note from the Publisher ~ Family Vacation Time

I know, I know, it seems like we've been traveling a lot this summer. And we have. This is what happens when the kids are off of school, we're in between spring travel baseball and fall travel baseball and we ...

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You're Invited ~ Macaroni Kid Roanoke Back to School Party

You're Invited ~ Macaroni Kid Roanoke Back to School Party

Macaroni Kid Roanoke is very excited to announce that we are hosting a Back to School Party on Thursday, August 18th from 5:00-7:00PM at Bricks 4 Kids. This event is FREE to attend and we'll have some fun building activities ...

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It's Time to Load the Bus for Kids

It's Time to Load the Bus for Kids

Roanoke County Public Schools is joining with Roanoke City Public Schools to Load the Bus for Kids! We're collecting school supplies for students in need across the Roanoke Valley during Virginia's Tax-Free Weekend, Aug. 5-7. Come out to any of ...

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Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

Get Your Giggle On – It’s Good for You

It's been said that kids laugh 300 times each day. No question it's one of the most human of behaviors. It's also good for the mind & body. In fact, laughing is known to reduce stress, boost immune and yes ...

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Teach Kids About Savings & Checking with “First Parental Credit Union”

Teach Kids About Savings & Checking with “First Parental Credit Union”

One of the most difficult things to get kids to do with an allowance is save it. If you give your kids their money in cash, it's really easy for that cash to “burn a hole” in their pocket and ...

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Explode Soda with Mentos

Looking for a fun, yet educational, science project? We have one for you! This simple science experiment will show your children an exploding example of chemical reactions - right in your backyard! Plus, it is quick and easy with little ...

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Child Safety in Hot Cars

Child Safety in Hot Cars

Twenty-four... 24... A new box of crayons. A case of water. A box of birthday candles. The number of children who died in 2015 from heatstroke in a car after being left unattended, according to noheatstroke.org. We read the news ...

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Meet Odetta ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

Meet Odetta ~ Our RVSPCA Pet of the Week

Gender: Female Age: 2 Years 3 Months Hey there, I'm Odetta! I'm a 2 year old Corgi / Mix with white and tan coloring and two different colored eyes. I'm a great listener and I'm smart too, I know how ...

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