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Blue Star Theatres and La Jolla Playhouse Present Event for Military Families

October 31, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

Blue Star Theatres Now Includes Over 150 Theatres Nationwide New York, NY – Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, and Blue Star Families, the country’s largest chapter-based military families non-profit organization, are pleased to announce that on Saturday, October 29, a Blue Star Theatres event will be held from 2:00–4:00 pm PT […]

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12 Tips for Taking Your Kids to the Theater (From a Pro)

October 30, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

By Shana Bestock,  Artistic and Education Director at Seattle Public Theater   So, you want to spend “quality time” with your kids? Why not take them to the theater? Theater offers a unique opportunity for connection and conversation, especially with tweens and teens. Theater can be both fabulous entertainment and meaningful art. Enjoying theater with […]

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5 Tips to Start a Military Spouse Book Club

October 19, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

by: Erica Glass, BSF Chapter Director I think it’s pretty amazing when I see Mil Spouses connecting on a social level. People who would have never met, from different backgrounds, all getting together because they enjoy a specific hobby. Here at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson (JBER) Alaska I see Mil Spouses connecting through hiking clubs, cross […]

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Blue Star Museums 2016 Recap

October 19, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Like the Olympics in Rio, the Blue Star Museum Program set records this summer too! 2,052 museums participated, more than any prior season. 18 signature museum events took place from Alaska to Florida, from Tacoma to Texas, helping families connect and create special memories. Blue Star Families dressed up like baseball players in Washington, DC […]

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American Military Partner Association Gala

September 29, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Each year, AMPA hosts an inspiring and all-inclusive gala in Washington, D.C. to share significant legislative milestones and other successes in the LGBT military community. BSF served as a Community Sponsor for the West Coast Gala.

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How do you make a little go a long way?

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

If you have a Federal employee, retiree or government contractor in your family - military, postal or civilian - and are looking for ways to give back to the military community, please enroll in the campaign before December 15th and designate Blue Star Families, #95243.

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Why you should be using the Headspace app (for free!) 

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Who wouldn’t want to be more relaxed, mindful, focused, smarter, patient and kinder?! The geniuses over at Headspace created an incredibly accessible, quick, and easy to use meditation tool—and it is FREE for our members!

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3 Ways Your Military Family Can THRIVE This Fall

September 26, 2016 by Jenny Felsen

Eat well, and save money with a free Thrive Market Membership. It’s the season of pumpkin spice everything, Halloween candy, and tailgating. Enjoy this magical time of year, but try swapping out some of your favorites with organic versions.

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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

September 15, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

10 lucky military kid artists were randomly selected from amongst all the qualified entries in our Way Cool Creativity Contest.

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THE SUMMER READING CONTEST HAS ENDED BUT THE FUN CONTINUES!

September 13, 2016 by Bethany Harrell

10 lucky military kid readers were randomly selected from amongst all the entries in our reading contest.

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