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Top Ten Tuesday: Summer Activites For $5 And Under

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We're back with another Top Ten Tuesday! This week, the Fred Parent staff is sharing some of our favorite summertime activites to do in The 'Burg, for $5 and UNDER! We love a good deal, guys.

 

Top Ten Summer Activites For $5 And Under

1
 Paragon Village 12's FREE Summer movies! Movies start at 10:00am on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday and run until August 20th. - Brenda, Social Media Manager

 

2

Fishing by the city dock!- Leigh Anne, Publisher

 

3

Watching the trains arrive and leave the station. - Leigh Anne, Publisher

 

4

Storytime With The Cow, of course! Bring your child for a story reading with Pouches and the Chick-Fil-A Cow, music, crafts with our friends at Wiggle Worms, and more! Event takes place every Wednesday over the summer and has a different theme for each week!  – Stephanie, Office Manager Event Planning

 

5

The USMC Museum has a Summer Concert Series on Thursday Nights, in August, at 7:00, on the parade deck.  It’s FREE! They also have Family Day events on Saturdays. -   Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

6

Shark tooth fossil hunting, at Westmoreland State Park! - Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

7

The Library has great and FREE programs happening throughout the summer like, Music On The Steps, upcoming LIVE animal presentations, and a really fun summer reading program.  - Leigha, Calendar Editor

 

8

Barnes & Noble has free storytimes and craft events. - Leigha, Calendar Editor

 

9

Government Island
in Aquia/North Stafford. It’s a pleasant walk/easy hike.  Pretty, serene and historical.  That’s where they quarried the sandstone for the Washington Monument. - Sheila, Advertising Sales Consultant

 

10
Turn on the sprinkler and invite all the neighborhood kids for icy pops and water fun. Draw a huge hopscotch board on your driveway. Buy a giant bouncy ball and draw a four square board in the street and invite the neighbors to come play. - Karen, Webmaster

 

Okay, so we kind of cheated with number 10...

What are some of your favorite summertime activites for under $5?
 

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Top Ten Tuesday: Ice Cream/ Froyo Places In Fredericksburg!

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We here at FredParent are so excited to announce our new series: Top Ten Tuesday! Every Tuesday, we’ll be sharing a list we’ve compiled of our top tens. Think: Top ten local haunts, movies, books, Christmas DIYs, Life Hacks…you name it!

Let’s get this party started!

Our first Top Ten Tuesday list is: 

 

The 10 Best Places in Fredericksburg To Get Ice Cream Or Froyo! 

1
Carl's is a Fredericksburg landmark! They have great soft serve ice cream an a fun, old school atmosphere. Be sure to bring cash! 

2
Wally's has a wide selection of homemade gourmet ice cream, sherbet, sorbet, and sugar-free and fat-free yogurt! Try the Arbuckles. 

3
Menchies - Located in the Spotsy Village at Towne Center, Menchies has several guilty pleasures and healthy alternatives, including a dairy free chocolate.

4
Sammy T’s. Did you know they have self serve froyo? The froyo section is in the pink extension behind the restaurant. 

5
Goolrick’s
is another place you may not have known sold ice cream. They have killer milkshakes, too! 

 

6
Moo Thru, in Remington, has a following rivaling Carl's. They boast real ice cream from real dairy farmers. Moo Thru also sells milk. 

7
SweetFrog
This franchise seems to be leading the froyo game in The 'Burg. Check out their app and constantly changing flavors! 

8
Cold Stone. Sometimes you just want that rich, sweet, creamy goodness that Cold Stone has totally perfected. 

9
Baskin Robbins
. Did anyone else fist pump when they reopened in the area? We love those 31 flavors! 

10  
Crave - They want to be your fun alternative to a coffee shop. Crave offers premium frozen yogurt, 24 flavors and over 60 toppings and fresh fruits.
  

 

Which place is your favorite?

 

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Pouches' Community Corner

This month Pouches poked her head into an exciting new program for teens interested in law enforcement.

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The long running Spotsylvania Sheriff’s cadet program has reorganized as a Boy Scout Explorer troop, said Sgt. Blackington, who took over the program in February 2017.

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