Wear Purple to Celebrate- FRIDAY the Fairfax County School Board invites military students and their families to attend the school board meeting at Luther Jackson Middle School at 7 p.m. to be honored and celebrated for Month of the Military Child.

Exchange Free Treats (April 1-30) - At the Exchange Barbershop, with the purchase of a kids haircut; at the Hair Studio/Salon; and at participating restaurants. Valid for kids 12 and under.

MWR’s Young Lives, BIG Stories Contest (April 1-30) - The theme is “Military Kids Can!” and celebrates your success. Read the rules, then get to work putting together the art or words that will put us inside your experience. Enter at MOMC online www.armymwr.com/programs-and-services/family-assist/month-military-child.

Exchange Lego Event - 11 a.m.-2 p.m., April 6 at the Exchange. For more, call the Main Exchange at 703-806-5416.

Military Brat patch - The Exchange is celebrating the resilience of military kids with a collectible military brat patch, in honor of the Month of the Military Child, available for free while supplies last, April 6. For more, call the Main Exchange at 703-806-5416.

Purple Up! Day - Wear purple on April 10, in support of Military Children. Purple is a combination of all branches colors mixed together.

Kidfest and Teenfest - April 13, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Kedfest is at Markham School Age Center and Teenfest is at the Youth Center. Shuttle buses will run from Specker Field House parking lot and Wallace Theater parking lot to School Age Center and Youth Center every 15 minutes.

Purple Up! Day at the Exchange - April 13, kids 18 years and younger wear purple and receive a free treat from participating exchange restaurants -Fairfax County Public School’s “Purple Up Day” is on April 10.

USO Warrior and Family Center - Fort Belvoir is partnering with Southern Maryland House of Nerf for a Nerf Tournament at the USO, April 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Registration is open for children 7 and older. Register at https://nerfapril2019.eventbrite.com.