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WELCOME to International Babywearing Week 2016!

 International Babywearing Week starts TODAY!  We have a fantastic lineup of events that we have been eagerly pulling together for everyone.
So, what is there to look forward to?

SPECIAL WEATHER NOTE: Individual events may be changed or cancelled, please check the event page for each event for the most up to date information.

Wednesday, Oct 5 
Located right beside the James River at Huntington Park, Fort Fun is a great playground for the kids to explore.  There are bathrooms located beside the playground and picnic pavilions in case you want to pack a lunch to enjoy as well! 

Come join us for some Babywearing Zumba with Instructor Cammi!  This is a one class event at 1pm on Wednesday, October 5 to celebrate International Babywearing Week!  This class is free and open to the public. 
1200 S Birdneck Rd
Virginia Beach, VA

Thursday, Oct 6 

Come celebrate Best Seat in the House for International Babywearing Week! Test your skills in a Babywearing obstacle relay race, grab a seat with a new kind of musical chairs, or mingle with friends around the park. Bennetts Creek Park in Suffolk from 11am-2pm. Drop in or come stay a while!

Come meet up with your fellow babywearers at O’Connor Brewery in Norfolk!
Admission is free to the brewery, and it is a family friendly environment. Come grab the best seat at the Brewery as we celebrate International Babywearing Week!

Friday, Oct 7 

• 10 AM- The Carrying On Project event – Norfolk Crossing Community Center 
PokemonGo lovers come out and join us while we celebrate International Babywearing Week!!
Saturday, Oct 8 
Join us for the October Peninsula Meeting!

Join us for fun in the park to celebrate International Babywearing Week!

We have an awesome fundraiser coming up for International Babywearing Week! Advanced Babywearing Educator Brittany is holding a workshop that will offer help with back carries in a smaller setting. Back Carries with Britt will be great for those who are back carrying for the first time, as well as those who just want to learn new or more advanced back carries! Wraps, mei tais, soft structured carriers, and more! Brittany will be helping you with *your* carrier.
The price is $5 for sustaining members and $8 for friends of BWIofHR. This workshop will be limited to 20 attendees so sign up soon!
Sunday, Oct 9 

Sustaining members, come and join us for a special event at the historic Hampton Carousel in Downtown Hampton as part of International Babywearing Week 2016. There will be friends, fun, and giveaways. Snacks will be served! 

Tickets will be $5 per person, with children under 3 free.
To purchase your tickets, visit this link:

If you are not currently a sustaining member of BWI of HR but would like to become one in time for this event, fill out our membership application here:
Monday, Oct 10 

Join us for fun in the park to celebrate International Babywearing Week!!
Tuesday, Oct 11 (daytime only) 
Join us at the Hermitage Museum and Gardens to celebrate the closing of International Babywearing week!

Weeklong Events 
Hackathon & Online Scavenger Hunt

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