Family Life

How do you make a little go a long way?

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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AND THE WINNERS ARE…

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!

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

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Tired of your kids spending time in front of a screen?

Experience the magic of live theater with your family this year at a Blue Star Theater. We have you covered from coast to coast! Here are but a few of the many family friendly productions that will be hitting the stage in the coming months.

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The Power of a Book

Summer is winding down and school buses are back on their routes. Perhaps now you have an hour to yourself during the day or time when the kids are doing homework? Challenge yourself to pick up a book.

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Online Safety for Military Families

Social media is an integral part of our daily lives. It is especially important for military families, allowing us to stay in touch with friends and family that may be thousands of miles away.

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5 Ways to Rock Your New School

Any military brats knows the feeling of moving. Stress, fear, and anxiety all packed into one nerve-racking event. And piled on top of all the stress of actually moving, is a new school. You are the new kid and nobody knows who you are. You have never seen the school and it all looks so different. Your mind is rambling with questions and concerns. You want to make friends and be at ease. But how do you do it?

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Music To My Ears: A Free Concert Under the Stars

For the 8th year in a row, the San Diego Symphony Orchestra is dedicating a special performance of their Bayside Summer Nights concert series to honor San Diego’s military men and women. This year’s event is called Concert Under the Stars.

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BSF Honors Overseas Volunteer, Stephanie Dengel

It is our pleasure to announce the 2016 Salute to Distinction Quarter 2 Award Winner: Stephanie Dengel, Chapter Director, Ramstein Germany.

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Break a Leg! (without having to visit a hospital)

Summer may be ending but theatre season is just getting underway! Are you looking for a great date night or family activity in your area? Blue Star Theatres are back in a big way and new seasons are being launched across the country as you read this.

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