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Things to Do

Skater Moms of The Star City Roller Girls

International Sales Rep for Optical Cable Corporation and mom of two boys, Vivian De Los Santos, was speaking with her boss one day when he suggested that she should try roller derby. Vivian did not know much about the sport, although she remembered back to when she was 13 years old growing up in Panama,…

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Star Games 2016: a Mother & Son Adventure

Tickets | Check In | Teams | Events | Scoring | Location & Parking | Misc Tickets I want to attend Star Games! How do I get tickets? Yay! We’re happy to have you! Tickets are available on eventbrite here. We will stop selling tickets on July 13 so we can insure that we’ll have enough supplies for…

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Local Fourth of July Festivals and Fireworks

Where is the best local spot to watch fireworks on our nation’s birthday?  We’ll let you be the judge.  Below are the times and locations of firework displays throughout the valley.   Blacksburg Community Band 4th of July Concert Location: Blacksburg Municipal Park (Caboose Park), 920 Turner Street, NE, Blacksburg, VA 24060 Time: Concert starts…

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Fit Family Challenge Free Events

2016 Fit Family Challenge FREE Classes and Activities MUST SHOW FFC REGISTRATION EMAIL TO ACCESS ALL EVENTS!   Roanoke Greenway Tour at Roanoke Greenway MUST REQUEST GREENWAY TOUR CARD BY EMAILING JOSH@GROWINGUPINTHEVALLEY.COM ANYTIME – 10 DIFFERENT TOURS!   30 Minute Jump Time at Launching Pad May 9, 12, June 6, 9 3 PM – 8…

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An Easy Solution to End Un-tied Laces

We’re always looking for great product to help make our lives (and kids’ lives) easier.  Recently, our staff had the opportunity to try out Jogo Grips, a new product invented by local resident, Steve Dalton.  Here’s what we thought.   My 6 year old daughter is still a beginner at tying her shoes, and her…

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Fit Family Challenge is Coming!

      What is the Fit Family Challenge? It’s a Challenge to get healthy and keep your kids active too. We know! So we designed the Fit Family Challenge to make it more fun and rewarding for everyone! The Fit Family Challenge is a no-cost healthy lifestyle program for families. This year, we’re taking…

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25 Dates under $50

Visit the Taubman Museum and then grab dessert at the City Market (We love Bayou’s Snowballs!) Paint pottery at Glazed Bisque It (Some larger pieces can be pricey, so why not paint one together?) Go rock climbing at River Rock– they have a late night discount Mondays-Thursdays after 8 pm until 10 pm. Visit your…

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