Wednesday, August 31, 2016

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We're Looking to Honor the “Coolest Kids” on the Mississippi Gulf Coast! Are you the parent of a really cool kid? Does your child have a special talent or enjoy a unique hobby? Is your little one a great singer, dancer, soccer player, artist, or winner of science fairs? Does your child bake amazing cookies, overcome huge obstacles, or help others in acts of charity? If so, we want to hear about it! Read the Full Story
Paddling to Paradise It is first light on the river as the new day breaks in the east; whistling ducks fly overhead, welcoming the new day. As birds and wildlife of many species head out to forage for food, the soft splash of paddles are heard pushing lithe kayaks silently along a scenic waterway. This is a family outing including Dad and Tom (age 11), each with his own single kayak, and Mom and Penny (age 6) alongside, paddling their tandem (two-person) kayak. They enjoy the beautiful day while creating memories that will last a lifetime. Read the Full Story
Hurricane Season: Is Your Family Ready? When Hurricane Katrina swept ashore in 2005 and flooded my house in Hancock County, I couldn’t help but think we could have somehow been better prepared. Hindsight is 20/20, but there ARE things that can be done to best assure the safety of family, pets, and often, special belongings. With storm season upon us yet again, it’s time to hear what a few experts in Mississippi have to say about prepping for all possibilities. Read the Full Story
Fight the Afternoon Blahs: Keep ‘Em Busy! Kids often need stimulation and engagement during the afternoon hours. Here are three ideas you may want to consider in deciding how to keep your kiddos active and engaged once the school day ends. Read the Full Story
Dance, Dance, Dance! Take a person of any age, turn on some music, then stand back and watch the show! Knees bend, bodies sway, arms wave, itty-bitty babies dance on their bunny-covered bed sheets. And of course, you’ve maybe even seen the most reluctant curmudgeon, bopping to the music while wandering down the pickle aisle at the grocery store. Read the Full Story
Back to School for the Homeschooled In the viewpoint of some children attending the traditional school system, summer break always ends much too soon. It is often a different story, however, for those who are homeschooled. Those children are often in their classes year-round and more often than not, only take short breaks during the year. Read the Full Story

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Featured Events

Wed Aug 24 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS
Thu Aug 25 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
ALL THINGS THEATRE SR
Thu Aug 25 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
INTRO TO DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR TEENS
Fri Aug 26 @ 5:00PM - 08:00PM
FREE FRIDAY NIGHT AT LYNN MEADOWS DISCOVERY CENTER
Tue Aug 30 @ 3:30PM - 05:30PM
ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS
Tue Aug 30 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
TRIPLE THREAT ACADEMY COMPANY CLASS
Wed Aug 31 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
ART EXPLORATION FOR KIDS
Wed Aug 31 @ 5:00PM - 06:00PM
ALL THINGS THEATRE JR
Wed Aug 31 @ 6:00PM - 08:00PM
INTRO TO DRAWING AND PAINTING FOR TEENS
Sat Sep 10 @10:00AM - 04:00PM
SECOND SATURDAY KITE FLYING