Have You Ever Tried a Riverfront Canal Cruise with the Kids?

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Riverfront Canal Cruises kicks off the 2017 season on April 1 and runs through November 12. This popular attraction features 40-minute, historically narrated tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal designed by George Washington, in authentic flat-bottomed boats. Hear about centuries of Richmond’s history, from Chief Powhatan’s Chiefdom to the first commercially successful electric […]

Enter our Glowgolf Mini Golf Giveaway!

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

New Year’s Eve at the Byrd

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The ball may not rise over Carytown on Saturday night, but the Byrd will still host a New Year’s celebration. The theatre will host a countdown to noon, for patrons and families attending the Saturday Morning Family Classic, An American Tail. The first 100 children to arrive will receive free cookie coupons from Montana Gold Bread Company. […]

Looking for Family Friendly Fun for New Year’s Eve?

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There is lots to do this New Years Eve – check out our list!  Noon Year’s Eve Celebration.  10am-1pm.   Science Museum of Virginia.   Bring in the noon year with a party complete with a countdown to noon, a drop of 2017  bouncy balls dropped in the Rotunda! Included with exhibit admission, free for members. New […]

Winter Puppetfest Starts Dec 26th!

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Puppetfest is back!  Enjoy performances by FOUR amazing and diverse puppet companies — this year’s line up is full of T-Rexes, lollipops, mischievous gingerbread cookies, and stories to bring us all together. They have also added evening performances this year to reach even more families. Tickets are $10 each! The Schedule: Dec. 26: Little Red […]

Winter Puppetfest Ticket Giveaway #1

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Puppetfest is back!  Enjoy performances by FOUR amazing and diverse puppet companies — this year’s line up is full of T-Rexes, lollipops, mischievous gingerbread cookies, and stories to bring us all together. They have also added evening performances this year to reach even more families. Tickets are $10 each! The Schedule: Dec. 26: Little Red […]