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New VeggieTales DVD available March 5th: The Little House that Stood (Free Advance Screening in DC!)

Okay, so VeggieTales is not just for the kids.  My husband and I watch it right along with them.  Just like Disney and other brands that make entertainment for kids, Big Idea seems to understand that we need to be entertained too, so there are plenty of jokes that are meant for parents, but not risque or anything, so if your kid does get it - you won't have anything else to explain.

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If you pre-order the newest DVD, The Little House that Stood, you'll get it by March 5th along with another free DVD (pick one from their list), and free shipping on your whole order. Use the discount code, "HOUSE".

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This is a great opportunity to add something cool to your gift closet You know - the closet where you have collected children's gifts for those parties that the kids RSVP to for you, and that you find out about right after the stores close the day before the party. If you live in (or around) DC, you can get a sneak preview at my "Red Carpet" Screening on February 16th! If you are reading this from the front page, for details click "read more" (or the title of this post if you are reading this from your email subscription).

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Eva the author of Anancy's Family Reunion, and the winner of the 2012 Black Weblog Awards for Best Parenting Blog and Best New Blog. Find her on Twitter at @socamomdc.

Brooklyn Children's Book Fair

Join the Brooklyn SocaMom Meetup Group on Saturday, November 17, 2012 from 12–4 p.m. at the Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Pavilion on the 1st Floor.

From the Brooklyn Museum website -

Meet your favorite Brooklyn authors and illustrators at this year's fair, featuring storybooks, picture books, and graphic novels. Enjoy readings, games, and activities for all ages, including special drawing sessions with Mike Herrod (Comics to Go) and Brian Snyder and Alexis Moniello (Everything Butt Art). Family-friendly performance The Composer is Dead, by the Brooklyn Conservatory Community Orchestra, will immediately follow the fair.

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Author Profile: Eva Wilson  - Website

Eva the author of Anancy's Family Reunion, and the winner of the 2012 Black Weblog Awards for Best Parenting Blog and Best New Blog. Find her on Twitter at @socamomdc.

Anansy! Anansi! Festival in Washington, DC on June 9th! #FREE

Anansy! Anancy! on June 9th in DC

June 9th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - District of Columbia Public Library (DCPL)

901 G St, NW, Washington, DC.

Anancy (Ananse or Anansi) is the West African trickster hero of numerous folk tales that are popular across the Caribbean and throughout the African Diaspora. This clever and conniving character is familiar to millions of people around the world.

Anansy! Anansi! Festival is a celebration of the Caribbean’s diverse and spectacular cultural heritage, both traditional and contemporary, and is designed to have special appeal to the young and young at heart.

If you are a writer, musician, artist, dancer or any other creative mind whose work celebrates Caribbean culture and your work is ideally suited for children and young adults, you are invited to submit a request to participate in Anancy Festival 2012 which will take place in South Florida, Kingston, Washington D.C., and Orlando on Saturday June 9th. There is no charge to participate in this festival.

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Author Profile: Eva Wilson  - Website

Eva the author of Anancy's Family Reunion, and the winner of the 2012 Black Weblog Awards for Best Parenting Blog and Best New Blog. Find her on Twitter at @socamomdc.

#Caribbean #Cultural Workshop for Children - #Brooklyn, #NY

The West Indian American Day Carnival Association and the New York State Council on the Arts is providing a 7 week workshop for children ages 6 and over at the Brooklyn Children's Museum at 145 Brooklyn Avenue.

The 7 week Caribbean carnival workshop will feature costume design, steel pan rhythms, history, traditions, as well as a Kiddies Carnival Fiesta and Parade grand finale.

Saturday, May 12th - Saturday, June 23rd

Pre registration of $40 is required and includes workshop supplies and admission to the museum for 7 weeks - on workshop days only.

There are limited seats available.  To register (by May 8th) call Natasha at 718-467-1797.

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Author Profile: Eva Wilson  - Website

Eva the author of Anancy's Family Reunion, and the winner of the 2012 Black Weblog Awards for Best Parenting Blog and Best New Blog. Find her on Twitter at @socamomdc.

Announcement: #Kiddies Carnival in #Baltimore #MD

Baltimore Kiddies Carnival will be held at 3 pm on July 7th Church Lane Elementary School at 3820 Fernside Road in Randallstown, Maryland.

The date for the band launching is TBA.  Join us on Facebook or follow on Twitter for updates.

For more information, visit www.ChildrenofallNations.net or on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/childenofallnations.

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Author Profile: Eva Wilson  - Website

Eva the author of Anancy's Family Reunion, and the winner of the 2012 Black Weblog Awards for Best Parenting Blog and Best New Blog. Find her on Twitter at @socamomdc.

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