Writing Classes. Held in the upstairs art gallery of Chop Suey Books at 2913 W. Cary Street in Carytown, directly across the street from the Byrd Theatre Do you have a blossoming young writer? Check out these exciting spring intensives offered by Richmond Young Writers.
Monday, February 17th
Happy Birthday, George! 11am. St. John’s Church. President Washington will talk about his life as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army and as the first President of the United States of America inside St. John’sChurch. A self-guided scavenger hunt in the graveyard will explore the facts and myths that surround President Washington. Cost is $5.00 a person and includes President Washington’s presentation, the scavenger hunt, and refreshments. Visit the website for the full schedule.
Princess and Superhero Weekend and Build A Bear. Local Build A Bear Stores. Visit a store dressed as a princess or superhero and enjoy free activities, fun and giveaways.
Tuesday, February 18th
Young at Art. 10am-11am. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool Programs. Fee.
Young at Art. 2pm-3pm. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool Programs. Fee.
Nobody Told Me (All Moms). 6pm. Join other moms for casual, supportive discussion about the challenges and triumphs of motherhood and whatever else is on your mind. Free.
Wednesday, February 19th
Artsy Infants. 11am-Noon. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool Programs. Fee.
Evenings in the Studio. 4:30pm-6:30pm. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Teen Programs. Fee.
Robots and Mudpies Preschool Open House. 6pm-7:30pm Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool is the first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM) focused preschool in the Richmond area. They offer a half day program for children ages 2 years old through 5 years old with a morning session and an afternoon session.
Thursday, February 20th
After School Art Club. 4:15pm-6pm. Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Kids Programs. Fee.
PARENTING YOUR ADHD CHILD. 7pm-9:30pm. Collaborative Parenting of Richmond, 8500 Bell Creek road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116. Fee.
Friday, February 21st
Target $1 Family Night. 5pm-7:30pm. Children’s Museum – Central. Bring the whole family to enjoy what The Children’s Museum has to offer from 5:00-7:30pm on the third Friday of every month for just $1 per person!
LiveSky: A Day in the Life of a Star. 6:30pm. Explore winter stars to see everything from hot young stars in a giant stellar nursery to elderly stars in this special LiveSky at Science on a Sphere®. Seating is limited for this free presentation; please call 804.864.1400 to reserve a space. After the show, join members of the Richmond Astronomical Society, weather permitting, as they point telescopes up into the vastness of space. Free.
Friday, February 21st – Saturday, February 22nd
Monster Jam. Monster Jam starring the biggest performers on four wheels: Monster Jam trucks! The twelve-feet-tall, ten-thousand-pound machines will bring you to your feet, racing and ripping up a custom-designed track full of obstacles to soar over – OR smash through. Visit the website for show times. Fee.
Saturday, February 22nd
Brandermill Church Semi-Annual Children’s Clothing & Toy Consignment Sale. 8am-11am. The Brandermill Church, 4500 Millridge Parkway, Midlothian, Virginia 23112. Infant to teen clothing, shoes and accessories, books, videos, toys, baby & nursery equipment, bikes, and play equipment. Cash or check accepted.
Babysitting – One Day Workshop. 9am-4:30pm. Parks and Recreation Administration Building Conference Room, 6801 Mimms Loop, Chesterfield. This American Red Cross Certified babysitting training will teach youths, aged 11-15, the basic knowledge and skills needed to safely and responsibly care for infants to school-age children. Students receive a handbook, DVD and certificate of completion. Class Instructor is Carolyn Wallace. Fee.
Robots and Mudpies Preschool Open House. 10am-Noon. Robots and Mud Pies π Preschool is the first Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Education (STEM) focused preschool in the Richmond area. They offer a half day program for children ages 2 years old through 5 years old with a morning session and an afternoon session.
READ Art Show & Sale. 10am-4pm. 4211 Hermitage Road, Richmond, VA 23227 (804)266-2494 ext 29. Featuring local and regional artists exhibiting at and supporting The New Community School. Proceeds to benefit The New Community School, supporting the specialized academic program and providing need-based scholarships. Select pieces marked down starting at 2pm. Free and open to the public.
Upstairs/Downstairs. 12:30pm. Maymont Mansion. Maymont Honors Black History Month. Experience Maymont Mansion from the perspective of those who knew it as a workplace. Nearly everyone employed by the Dooleys as butlers, maids, cooks and laundresses from 1893-1925 were African American. Fee.
Ezibu Muntu. Performances at 1pm and 2:30pm at CMoR Central & Performances at 2:30pm and 3:30pm at CMoR Chesterfield. Part of CMoR’s showcase of both traditional and modern African American music and dance through special performances and activities for Black History Month. Free with museum admission.
ChinaFest. 1pm-4pm. VirginiaMuseum of Fine Arts – Kids & Family Programs. Fee.
Saturdays in the Studio. 1pm-4pm. VirginiaMuseum of Fine Arts – Teen Programs. Fee.