How to Start Your Own Halloween Traditions at Home at Dahlgren

Halloween is synonymous with candy, costumes, and trick-or-treating, but like most holidays, it's family traditions that really make October 31 a date worth celebrating. From carving pumpkins (and roasting their seeds!) to reading scary stories by candlelight, the parenting blog Modern Parents Messy Kids has compiled a list of 31 autumn activities that your family […]

Grilling Safety For Dahlgren Families

Summer is in full swing, Dahlgren. That means long days, long nights, baseball, fireworks, running through sprinklers . . . and grilling! We don't need to tell you there's nothing like a burger or dog made in the backyard. What makes it so good? Maybe propane, charcoal, Dad's special sauce — but why ask questions? […]

50 Outdoor Summertime Activities

You are probably looking for ways to entertain your children this summer now that school is out. Follow the link for some fun outdoor activites for the family! click here

Have Fun in the Sun, Dahlgren — Safely

It's summertime, Dahlgren — months on end of fun in the sun. That takes preparation and common sense, of course. No one likes a sunburn, and we all have to guard against the sun's dangerous after-effects. Click through for information on sun exposure and how to guard against harmful UV rays. It's can be as […]

Waves of Honor

Waves of Honor permits any U.S. active duty military, activated, or drilling reservist, or National Guardsman to one complimentary admission per year to either SeaWorld®, Busch Gardens®, Adventure Island®, Water Country USA®, or Sesame Place® or Aquatica SeaWorld's Waterpark™ in San Diego for military personnel and as many as three direct dependents. Water Country USA® […]

Scrapbook Your Neighborhood

Your memories are what you'll take with you when you leave your current posting. Before you go, commit some of those memories to paper and create a scrapbook that you'll be able to look at and share for years to come. You and your kids could take photographs of your favorite neighborhood spots, and write […]

Let Martha Stewart Help Your Spring Cleaning at Dahlgren

Slowly but surely the cold weather is lifting. Every day there's another bird outside. If you look close — we promise — a few tree limbs are beginning to swell. Spring is a time of rebirth, so why not plan some spring cleaning? Use Martha Stewart's printable checklist to help you — she gives you […]

Autumn Leaves Hike — Explore Nature Near Dahlgren, October 27

Is there a better time to be outdoors than autumn? The world is full of color. The crisp smell of leaves floats on the cool air, and the afternoon light is stunningly golden. Join your Dahlgren neighbors for an Autumn Leaves Hike at Motts Nature Center in Fredericksburg on Sunday, October 27, from 3-4:15 p.m. […]

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