How Does Learning to Cook Benefit Children? Ask Young Chefs Academy

Young Chefs® Academy is not a just your average kids program, it is a skills-based cooking school.   They teach children by providing hands-on environment  for your child to develop a life skill that they will use every day. And they start working with kids as early as three years old. How does learning to cook […]

How to Help Kids Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr Day – A National Day of Service

Did you know that Martin Luther King Jr. Day is also a National Day of Service?  People across the country will honor Dr. King by helping their neighbors and communities, serving each other and acting wherever people need help. It is a day of volunteering to feed the hungry, rehabilitate housing, tutoring those who can’t […]

Last Chance to See Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

Has your family ever visited Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights, or has it been a few years?  It is a wonderful way to spend an evening together and do a little family bonding.  Did you know there are over 500,000 lights and 40+ miles of light strands in the show.  Now that is worth seeing! This year’s […]

Family Friendly Celebrations for New Year’s Eve

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 2018  bouncy balls dropped in the Rotunda! Included with museum admission, free for members. New […]

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 […]