Flying Squirrels Movies in the Outfield

Movies in the Outfield is proudly supported by Aldi, Dominion Energy, Elephant Insurance, Richmond Area Honda Dealers and Pepsi. Saturday, October 17th Movies in The Outfield – The Sandlot + FIREWORKS! Admission is $12 per person. Children age 3 and younger are admitted free. To promote social distancing, seating will be located on the field […]

Summer Virtual Art Classes at The Center for Creative Arts

Art lessons come to your house this summer, on your schedule! Students at the Center for Creative Arts have been enjoying art lessons by downloading a dropbox video created by Center instructors that they can independently watch, stop, or rewind, at any time during the week. Preschoolers through teens have been drawing, coloring and painting […]

Pick Your Own Cherries, Peaches, Blueberries and Strawberries

Are you interested in picking your own fruit?  Check out these summer options kids will love!  The picking season can be short, so check with the orchard before you head out. Strawberries Chiles Peach Orchard1351 Greenwood Road, Crozet, VA   Phone: 434.823.1583Chiles Peach Orchard offers pick your own strawberries while the season lasts. Check their Facebook page for details […]

Club SciKidz Virtual Video Game Design/Coding Camps and Camp in a Box

Registration is now open for Club SciKidz Virtual Video Game Design/Coding Camps and Camp in a Box! Virtual Video Game Design Camp: Go VIRTUAL with Club SciKidz gaming and coding camps!! It is a true substitute for the on-site camps. Kids will have fun 5 hrs every day for five days (Mon-Fri) with live zoom session with a counselor. […]

Take a Ride on the Capital Trail!

The Virginia Capital Trail is a 52-mile bike route that runs from Richmond to Williamsburg. It is fully fully paved and runs through through 4 jurisdictions (City of Richmond, Henrico County, Charles City County, and James City County) with dozens of attractions along the way. Bikers, runners, walkers, skateboarders and dog walkers love this trail, […]

All Fired Up Has Pottery-To-Go Kits!

No contact curbside studio pickup and dropoff is now available! Choose your piece… Choose your colors and brushes… Pick up and create at home! All Fired Up has two locations: Midlothian – Commonwealth Centre, 4668 Commonwealth Center Pkwy, Midlothian, Virginia 23112 Phone: (804) 744-5506 AND Short Pump – West Broad Village, 2232 Old Brick Road, […]

The Richmond Metro Zoo is Going Drive Thru!

The Richmond Metro Zoo opens a new drive thru experience on May 7th! This narrated tour is a new and safe way to experience the Metro Richmond Zoo from the comfort of your car. Connect your smartphone to the tour audio and enjoy a one hour narrated tour through most parts of the Zoo. A […]

Virginia State Parks Are Open!

For now the State Parks are open and providing outdoor recreation opportunities (but not playgrounds). There are are limited or no services (some have bathrooms, some don’t) so check online before you go. But we do need the outdoors. Probably more now than ever, so as long as you and your family (including your dog) […]

Great Recipes to Make Your Own Play Dough, Finger Paint & Oobleck

Although slime is all the rage today, here are some recipes for homemade play dough, paint & oobleck you can make to help entertain your kids during this strange period of time with school cancelled. Homemade Play Dough 2 cups flour 1 cup salt 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 2 1/2 teaspoons cream of tartar 2 […]

St. Patrick’s Day Leprechaun Mischief Ideas

St. Patrick’s Day is marching toward us and before we know it, March 17th will be here! Be sure and wear your green so you don’t get pinched! A leprechaun is an Irish fairy who is often unfriendly. According to the legend, leprechauns live alone and make shoes for a living. They are small in stature and […]