Enter to Win 4 Passes to the Late Summer Lawn Party at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden

This month, Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will host a lazy, late summer afternoon party on the lawn at Historic Bloemendaal.  Bloemendaal House was the original home of the Lakeside Wheel Club (1895).   Families can enjoy barbershop quartet performances,  historical bicycle demonstrations, or step inside the Bloemendaal House for informal tours.   Kids will enjoy the […]

The Top 5 Reasons Every Family Needs to Visit the Science Museum of Virginia This Summer

When was the last time your family visited the Science Museum of Virginia?  Has it been a little while?  Well, this museum is worth a trip – there are hundreds of hands-on exhibits to help kids (and grown ups) experience and explore science. Download the Science Museum of Virginia’s app – The Muse – to […]

Don’t Miss the Total Solar Eclipse on August 21st!

On Monday, August 21st,  there will be a solar eclipse of the sun!  This is one of nature’s most awe inspiring sights and the last time the US saw a total eclipse was in 1979. A solar eclipse is an events when the moon passes between the sun and Earth and blocks all or part […]

Down on the Farm Day at CMoR! June 17th

Visit with a dairy farmer and one of his real cows and baby calves from Eastview Farm before the cow milking contest begins in the Lobby! The Broken Road Farm will bring their petting zoo from 10:00AM-2:00PM.  Keep the fun going with interactive Education Stations, the chance to meet a Dairy Princess and CMoR’s 2017 […]

It’s time to pick your own strawberries!

Use facebook to check the picking conditions at each field! Mount Olympus Berry Farm 23298 Jefferson Davis Highway, Ruther Glen, VA 22546  Phone: 804.448.0395 Mount Olympus offers pick your own strawberries, blueberries and blackberries.  Call or visit the website for details on what’s in season. Chesterfield Berry Farm  26002 Pear Orchard Road,  Moseley, VA 23120   […]

Enter our Glowgolf Mini Golf Giveaway!

Glowgolf, an operator of indoor, glow-in-the-dark, miniature golf courses has opened a new location at West Broad Village. Glow-in-the-dark miniature golf is a family entertainment concept similar to black light or “cosmic” bowling. Special florescent golf balls, putters, course obstacles and wall décor all glow under black lights. The florescent-glow of the course creates a […]

Explore the Outdoors April 23rd

Explore the Outdoors!   The educational programs of the Community Idea Stations, Science Matters and Ready to Learn, and Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation are co-hosting a special day in the park to give children and their families plenty of exciting outdoor experiences. Community groups with expertise in outdoor adventure, healthy living, and environmental science will provide activities […]

Maymont Farm to Re-Open March 26

Fun Family Festivities Planned for Celebration, Presented by Capital One Celebrate the new and improved Maymont Farm at a grand re-opening on Sunday, March 26 from 12 to 4pm. The Farm at Maymont will open its barn doors once again after a year-long renovation project, funded through the Spirit of Generosity capital campaign. The farm […]

Disney on Ice presents Dare to Dream Starting Jan 19th

Nothing can stop a princess from a courageous adventure when Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream skates into to your hometown. Join your hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse as they share the heroic stories of four of your favorite Disney Princesses. Laugh along with Disney’s hair-raising escapade, Tangled, as Rapunzel, Flynn and Maximus […]

Helping Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

Do you like to make New Year’s resolutions? Maybe your kids would like it too! Many people enjoy making lists and committing to positive changes as the new year approaches. It’s a good time to help children learn about setting goals, creating plans, and making a commitment towards important accomplishments. The best way to teach […]