Heroes Manor Storytime: “Giraffes Can’t Dance”

Storytime is back! Get ready to get in touch with your wild side! Make your own giraffe to take home and stay for a reading of Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae. It’s a wonderful story that just might make you cry! Storytime is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, from 2:00 pm — 3:00 pm at the District Clubhouse. We hope you can make it […]

Ways to Beat the Camp Lejeune Summer Heat

We all love summer (for the most part), but we all know there are times when the heat can just me unbearable. Like when you walk outside for a couple minutes and you immediately begin sweating or your back gets stuck to the leather seats in your car! Well, here are a few tips for […]

What’s Happening Around Jacksonville, N.C.?

Trying to find something around town to entertain the family during summer can be a difficult task at times. You really have to expand your reaches to find suitable entertainment for the younger members of the family. For example, living in Camp Lejeune means you look for events in Jacksonville. And speaking of Jacksonville, Summer […]

Story Time with Mom!

There’s nothing like a mother’s sincerity during a tough time. There’s nothing like an embrace full of love and care when you need it the most. There’s nothing like a mother, and we understand that! So moms, come celebrate your day with us for a Mother’s Day themed Story Time. Head to the District Clubhouse […]

Cinco de Mayo Events Around Camp Lejeune

You know how they say “everyone is Irish on St. Patrick’s Day,” right? Does the same go for Cinco de Mayo? When it comes down to it I guess it doesn’t really matter and you can celebrate if you want! With that said, let’s see what is taking place in the Camp Lejeune area… Cancun […]

It’s Storytime, and ‘Green Eggs and Ham’ is on the Menu!

It’s that time again residents–time to gather ’round and listen to a fun story told by one of your Heroes Manor staff members. The book will be none other than one of Dr. Seuss’ best works: Green Eggs and Ham. It’s considered one of his beginner’s books, consisting of only 50 different words. According to Wikipedia, the number […]

Will You Be Celebrating April Fool’s Day?

One of the all-time best April Fool’s Day jokes (or hoax, if you will) occurred way back in 1957,  when the BBC news show Panorama announced that Swiss farmers were enjoying a bumper spaghetti crop. Yes, spaghetti. They even provided footage of Swiss peasants pulling strands of spaghetti down from trees. While no one knows the day of […]

March is Women’s History Month

From Susan B. Anthony to Frida Kahlo to Amelia Earhart, these women have all had an impact on the world in some shape, form, or fashion. The Women’s Suffrage movement of the 19th and 20th centuries have shown to be one of the most important times in recent history for the rights of all women. […]

Get Ready for Our Hoppin’ Easter Party

Last week’s  post was all about preparing for Daylight Savings and the time change being a harbinger of good things to come. And the closer we get to March 20, the official first day of spring, the closer we are to fun around the community–like our Hoppin’ Easter Party! Easter is just around the corner […]

Prepare Yourselves for Daylight Savings Time!

Hands down, one of the best non-holidays on the calendar is approaching this weekend, and I couldn’t be happier. It only gives us one extra hour of daylight, but come summertime it seems like we were given three! By now I’m sure you know I’m talking about Daylight Savings, and this is the time to prepare […]

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