STEAM at Night: Exploring the Night Sky February 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm This month is all about the wonders of STEAM at night.Explore the night sky with NASA Scientist Paul Tartabini and other members of the NASA Langley Skywatchers Club. This program will feature a short talk indoors with special emphasis on the lifeContinue Reading
We’ll use yoga poses to playfully act out stories and songs in this movement storytime. No yoga experience is necessary. Capacity is limited to 40 participants. Free tickets will be available at the Youth Services Reference Desk one hour prior to the start of the program. For ages 3+ .
We’ll use yoga poses to playfully act out stories and songs in this movement storytime. No yoga experience is necessary. Capacity is limited to 40 participants. Free tickets will be available at the Youth Services Reference Desk one hour prior to the start of the program. For ages 3+ . Youth Services Program Room
WISC 13th Annual Family Festival Saturday August 10, 2019 — 9:30AM – 12:30PM FREE FAMILY FUN Don’t forget our BIGGEST event of the year! Our Family Festival will be 3 hours of FREE family fun for all ages! Food and drinks, arts and crafts, local vendors, games, dunk tank, aquatics center fun, petting zoo andContinue Reading
Unfortunately this event has been canceled! Come join local pros from Colonial Disc Golf Club for a fun and informative session on the basics of Disc Golf at Waller Mill Park Disc Golf Course. Kids (age 7 – 13) will learn about the different types of discs, how to throw, and the rules of the game, leaving withContinue Reading
Summer Breeze Concerts Unleashed Last show is tonight! Sept 11, 2019 Please join us on September 11TH for our final Summer Breeze Concert of the season. We will close out our series with a special September 11TH tribute put together by “The Biggest Little Big Band.” The Biggest Little Big Band is an exciting groupContinue Reading
Need to cool down from the summer heat? Put on your bathing suit and join us for some outdoor fun on SPLASH DAY! We’ll have water games, water balloons, popsicles, bubbles, sprinklers, and more. WRL
Chris and Neal roll back into Williamsburg with more spectacular stage magic, incredible costume changes, and gut-busting laughter. They’ll keep you on the edge of your seat with a high-energy, pulse-pounding performance that places a major emphasis on character development. Additional info
The remarkable Chris and Neal are back in the Burg with more adrenaline-pumping music, magic, and comedy. They’ll keep you on the edge of your seat with a stunning and extravagant performance that emphasizes character development and the importance of reading.
Seine nets have been used for ages to catch fish and other creatures in the Chesapeake Bay and its tributary rivers. Our rangers will lead you in discovering the variety of aquatic life in the York River with seine and dip nets. Free activity.
Join the Virginia Peninsula Astronomy Stargazers for a night of wonder and discovery. Away from the city lights, the broad cliffs above the York River are perfect for observing constellations, planets, and other features in the night sky. There is no fee for this program. Additional info
York River State Park is offering a variety of programs as we celebrate National Kids to Parks Day. Go on a self-guided adventure with a Park Pack, available at the park office. Or join a ranger for a guided program including: Freshwater Fishing Clinic 10 a.m. Tyke Hike 1 p.m. Dabble in Discovery 4 p.m.Continue Reading
Take a walk and discover life in four different aquatic ecosystems. We will hike to a small woodland and marsh stream, freshwater pond, and brackish/saltwater river. With nets, we will capture and identify different crustaceans, fish, and take note of plant life. This is a good hike for home-schoolers and students on a break orContinue Reading
Recommended for ages 0-18 months. Baby Storytime (followed by Baby Stay and Play): Baby Storytime is a lapsit storytime program especially for babies and their caregivers. This storytime includes 15 minutes of songs, fingerplays, and lap games. The baby storytime will feature the same songs and activities every week. This repetition of rhymes and songs formContinue Reading
Discover Jefferson Lab: Exploring the Nature of Matter May 19, 2018 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. The event provides the public with an ideal opportunity to spend the day exploring this world-class research facility, features tours of the lab’s unique particle accelerator facilities, as well as hands-on activities and interactive displays and demonstrations. Visitors willContinue Reading
The professional actors of Bright Star Theatre will have kids laughing in the aisles as they bring Cinderella to life in an unforgettable fashion. The wacky duo Dustmop and Binny “accidentally” stumble upon an audience and decide to put on a play with what they have before them. Using household items, recycled objects and physicalContinue Reading
The only thing better than reading books about Elephant & Piggie would be meeting them, and now you have a chance to do both! Come hear stories starring our favorite duo and then meet them in person. https://www.wrl.org/elephant-piggie-costumed-character-visit
LEGOs facilitate open-ended play — the opportunity to play without structure, to build and take apart as necessary. With no directions, no mistakes, and no external goals, kids develop creativity and manual dexterity while they have fun! Due to small pieces, this drop-in playtime is recommended for ages 5 and up. More info