Virginia Hurricane and Emergency Preparedness Sales Tax Free Week May 25 – 31, 2015

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From May 25 to May 31 purchases of items designated by the Department of Taxation as hurricane preparedness equipment are exempt from the Virginia sales tax. Portable generators priced at $1,000 or less, gas-powered chainsaws priced at $350 or less, chainsaw accessories priced at $60 or less, and other eligible items priced at $60 or less for each item are exempt from sales tax.

For details, visit the Hurricane Preparedness Equipment Sales Tax Holiday page.

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/22 – 5/24

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Looking to keep the family busy on a budget this weekend in Hampton Roads?

Check out this list:

Weekend

Saturday

Sunday

Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/15 – 5/17

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Looking to take the family out this weekend on a budget?

Check out these events:

Saturday

  • 10am-3pm K-9 Karnival at Mt Trashmore 310 Edwin Drive, Virginia Beach VA
  • 10am-4pm Asian Fest 2015 at Virginia Beach Sportsplex 2044 Landstown Centre Way Virginia Beach, VA
  • 10am-4pm National Train Day at Denbigh Community Center 15198 Warwick Blvd, Newport News VA
  • 10am-9:30pm Pirates on the Beach! at 17th Street Park and on the beach at 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA
Sunday
  • 11am-5pm Israel Fest 2015 at Simon Family JCC, 5000 Corporate Woods Drive, Virginia Beach VA
  • 12-4pm Pirates on the Beach! at 17th Street Park and on the beach at 17th Street, Virginia Beach, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 5/8 – 5/10

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We have lots of family activities on a budget this weekend in Hampton Roads!  And don’t forget to check out the Mother’s Day Deals and Freebies!

Saturday

  • 10am-2pm BikeFest Chesapeake! at Dismal Swamp Canal Trail 1200 Dismal Swamp Canal Trail Chesapeake VA
Sunday
  • 12-5pm Mother’s Day Craft at Hampton Roads Naval Museum, inside Nauticus
    One Waterside Drive Ste 248 Norfolk, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities in Hampton Roads 4/24 – 4/26

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Looking to take the family out this weekend on a budget?

Check out these events:

SATURDAY

All Day: Healthy Kids Day at participating YMCA locations (Southside and Peninsula)
10am Parade of Nations in downtown Norfolk, VA
10am-2pm Military Families – Month of the Military Child Carnival at NWS Yorktown Youth Center 2101 Von Steuben Dr, Bldg 2101 Yorktown VA
10am-4pm Free Train Show at White’s Nursery & Garden Center 3133 Old Mill Rd, Chesapeake, VA
10am-6pm Pirate Invasion at Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
11am-3pm Hampton Roads Rubber Duck Race at Intracoastal Waterway at Great Bridge 116 Reservation Road, Chesapeake, VA
11am-6pm American Indian Pow Wow at Mt Trashmore Park 310 Edwin Drive Virginia Beach VA
11:30am – 3:30pm NATOFest at Town Point Park, downtown Norfolk, VA
4:30-7pm  Virginia International Tattoo’s FREE Hullabaloo at Scope Plaza  201 East Brambleton Avenue  Norfolk VA
 
SUNDAY
 
11am-7pm Taste of India at Ted Constant Convocation Center  4320 Hampton Boulevard,  Norfolk VA
11:30am-2pm  Virginia International Tattoo’s FREE Hullabaloo at Scope Plaza  201 East Brambleton Avenue  Norfolk VA
12-4pm  Free Train Show at White’s Nursery & Garden Center 3133 Old Mill Rd, Chesapeake, VA
10am-6pm  Pirate Invasion at Riverwalk Landing, Yorktown, VA
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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Locals: One Year Subscription to The Virginian Pilot $19

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Those of you who have been putting off getting a subscription to The Virginian Pilot wait no more!

Right now on Groupon you can score a one year subscription to the Sunday paper (the one with the coupons) for only $19.

Expires 120 days after purchase. Limit 1 per person, may buy 3 additional as gifts. Valid only for option purchased. Must activate by expiration date on your Groupon. Subscription expires 52 weeks from first issue. Valid for Norfolk, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, Portsmouth, and Suffolk. Not valid for households with prior subscriptions in last 100 days.

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Locals: Fun and Frugal Weekend Activities 4/18 – 4/19

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Looking for stuff to do with the family this weekend on a budget?

Check out this list:

All Weekend:

Saturday:
  • 12-3pm FREE Touch-a-Truck at Princess Anne Rec Center 400 Nimmo Parkway Virginia Beach VA
Sunday:
Find these and even more ideas for family fun  on the  MyActiveChild.com Hampton Roads Calendar!
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