Free and Low-Cost Bowling Options This Summer!

Both major bowling lanes in town are offering free or low-cost fun this summer! Check out the details for the lanes closest to you.  Although the games are free at some – shoe rentals are not.   Bowl America Includes: – 7929 Midlothian Pike, Richmond, VA 23235  Phone: 804. 320. 7115 – 4400 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 Phone: 804. […]

Summer Reading Programs

There are so many different reading programs for kids this summer!  Listed below are details on those around town. Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program Kids in grades 1-6 can Earn a FREE Book! Here Is How: 1.  Fill out the the Summer Reading Journal (PDF). 2.  Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local […]

Da Vinci Alive Debuts at the Science Museum of Virginia

Da Vinci Alive Debuts at the Science Museum of Virginia May 13 – September 5, 2017 Da Vinci Alive – The Experience, the most comprehensive traveling exhibition on one of history’s greatest minds, opens at the Science Museum of Virginia on Saturday, May 13. The exhibition celebrates the life and work of Leonardo da Vinci […]

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

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 […]

Open Studio Sundays at VMFA

Open Studio Sundays Begin February 5th First Sundays, 1 – 4 pm | Art Education Center Make Open Studio Sunday part of your family’s monthly routine! Visit the Art Education Center anytime between 1 and 4 pm to participate in art activities inspired by objects from the VMFA collection. A new art project is offered […]


The Richmond Kids Expo is Back! Saturday, Feb. 25th 2017 10:00am to 4:00pm Richmond Raceway Complex 600 E Laburnum Ave, Richmond, VA 23222 (indoors) A yearly event that’s specially designed to provide parents with an engaging trade show atmosphere while their kids enjoy an awesome day of fun and entertainment! Parents can shop and learn […]

Ice Skating Fun!

If you’d like to take your family ice skating, there are several places to do just that.  Richmond offers both indoor and outdoor rinks this time of year. Outdoor Options: The Rink at West Broad Village November 11th – January 16th Admission Fee: Adults $10.00 Children (10 and under) $8.00 Skate Rental:  $4.00 and  Skate Aid: […]


RICHMOND’S LONG-STANDING HOLIDAY TRADITION LEGENDARY SANTA CELEBRATES 80 YEARS Tickets for Teas, Sunrise and Sunset with Santa Go On Sale Nov. 1st Richmond, VA (October 24, 2016) – Generations of Richmonders have made visiting Legendary Santa a cherished Christmas tradition since 1936 when he first set up shop downtown at the grand flagship store of […]

Kindergarten Readiness Forum

A free, informative program focused on preparing your preschool-aged children for kindergarten and a lifetime love of learning moderated by Shannon Venable, President & CEO of the Children’s Museum of Richmond. WHEN: Thursday, November 3 at 8:30AM-10:00AM WHERE: Children’s Museum of Richmond’s Central location at 2626 W. Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23220 KEY TOPICS ARE: – The critical […]

Fall Fun at Lewis Ginter!

The leaves are starting to turn and it’s a great time to be outside.  Check out the fun activities coming up at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden! GOBLINS AND GOURDS Sunday, Oct. 23rd 1 p.m. – 4 p.m. Regular Garden admission Harvest celebration with live music, pumpkin decorating, storytelling, and more. Kids invited to wear costumes. Music: The […]