Family

  • Parenting Skills Group offered at Cohen Clinic at EasterSeals

    The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Easterseals has started a Parenting Skills Group. It is now open for enrollment for military and veteran families. No cost. Free parking. Child care provided. Beginning February 10, it will be held on the Second Saturday of every month from 9 am – 10:30 am. Call 240-847-7500 to sign up. Space is limited.

  • Team RWB Holiday Gathering – Dec 16

    Team RWB invite you to join their the 2017 Holiday Gathering on Saturday, December 16 from 1 – 4 pm at Murphy’s Irish Pub Old Town (713 King St, Alexandria, Virginia 22314).

  • The Art of Being a Military-Connected Child – Call for the Arts

    Calling kids from all over the world, every service, and all ages! Show us what it means to be a military kid through drawings, paintings, poems, or essays.
    In celebration of our 20th Anniversary and sponsored by Target, the 2017/2018 Call for the Arts campaign will raise visibility of military and veteran-connected children and the sacrifices they experience through military lifestyle. The Art of Being a Military-Connected Child is open to all civilian and military-connected students, Pre-K through high school. All submissions must be postmarked by December 31, 2017.

  • Tribute Display of Military Children and their Parents

    The City of Manassas will partner with the Military Child Education Coalition, to showcase the brave sons and daughters of military parents at our feature train show “Polar Express at Merry Old Town Manassas” held at the Center for the Arts, in recognition of these special families and their contributions. Perhaps you are a military family or know of a family deserving of this honor. If so, please send a photo that shows heartfelt emotion of a family that means the most to you to display. Deadline for submission is December 1.

  • Vetoga – Veterans Class – Nov 26

    VETOGA’s mission is to provide yoga, meditation, and healing arts to military, veterans, their families, and communities. They hold FREE monthly yoga classes. Their next class is Sunday, November 26 from 12 – 1 pm in Occoquan, VA. Registration required.

  • Stars, Stripes & Snowflakes Holiday Party – Dec 3

    BlueStarFamilies will be hosting a holiday party for wounded warriors, servicemembers (E6 and below) and their families on December 6 from 1 – 3 pm at the Spates Community Center on Fort Myer. Stars, Stripes, and Snowflakes is a special time for us to recognize and celebrate our military families with a special visit with Santa, activities for the whole family, giveaways for the adults, and gifts for the children.

  • Blue Star Families Releases Results of 2017 Military Family Lifestyle Survey

    The largest of its kind, Blue Star Families’ annual Military Family Lifestyle Survey is one of the most important resources for understanding the current state of the military community.

  • Military & Veteran Caregiver Wellness Workshop – Nov 17

    Hope for the Warriors will be hosting a Military & Veteran Caregiver Wellness Workshop on Friday, November 17 from 9 am – 3:30 pm in Lorton, VA. Workshop is open to military caregivers of post 9/11 service members and veterans.

  • Warrior Herd Family Workshop – Nov 18

    Project Horse Empowerment Center in Purcellville, VA will be hosting a Warrior Herd Family Workshop on Saturday, November 18. Warrior Herd™ is comprised of 12 monthly wellness groups to support and enhance the interpersonal relationships between veterans and members of their families. Applications have now opened for Warrior Herd™. Applications due by November 13th.

  • Everything You Need to Know – Bridging the Gap to Veterans and their Services

    Join subject matter experts and explore topics you and your family will need to know to make the transition from military to civilian life. Friday, October 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm. Anne Arundle County Career Center. Registration is required.