Fourth of July – Independence Day Guide for Families

The Fourth of July 2019 is almost here!  Take a look at all the great events around town. If you see anything missing – send the details to For other kinds of family and kid fun – visit our monthly calendar.  July 4th Liberty Or Death, Public Reenactment.  11am and 1:15pm shows.  Historic St John’s Church. […]

Crossroads Irish Dance Has Something NEW For Your Kids This Summer!

Since 2001, Crossroads has brought the exciting and fun art of Irish dance to the Richmond, VA for over 200 children and adults. As members of the World Irish Dance Association (WIDA) and under the direction of champion dancer and certified Irish dance instructor, Amy Habel, TCRG, Crossroads offers a fun and enriching environment for dancers to develop […]

Summer Movies! FREE, $1 and Outdoor Options!

The 2019 list is here!

Explore the Outdoors

Saturday, June 8th is a FREE day of hands-on fun exploring science and nature. The educational programs of the Community Idea Stations, Science Matters and Ready to Learn, and Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation co-host this special day in the park to give children and their families plenty of exciting outdoor experiences. Over fifty local community groups with expertise in outdoor adventure, […]

Free and Low-Cost Summer Bowling Options!

Beat the heat with these fun bowling options in RVA! Bowl America Includes: – 7929 Midlothian Pike, Richmond, VA 23235  Phone: 804. 320. 7115 – 4400 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen, VA 23060 Phone: 804. 360.- 8222 – 11532 Hull Street Road, Midlothian, VA 23112  Phone: 804. 744. 1500 – 5018 Williamsburg Road, Richmond, VA 23231  Phone: 804.222.5183 Bowl America’s new SUMMER BLAST PASS entitles students from […]

Barnes and Noble Summer Reading Program – Kids Can Earn a Free Book!

Kids can start their summer reading now 🙂 And if they are in grades 1-6 they can Earn a FREE Book! Here Is How:1.  Read 8 books and fill out the the Summer Reading Journal .2.  Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N store between August 1st and August 31st, 2019.3.  Choose a […]

Local Farmers Markets List!

Visiting a local Farmers Market  can be a fun family activity and a great way to educate kids about healthy eating and how our food comes into our home. If we are missing your favorite from our list – send an email to Carytown Farmers MarketRichmond Kicker’s City Stadium, 3201 Maplewood Ave, 23221.  Local growers, […]

MAY is the Month to Pick Your Own Strawberries!

Use Facebook or Twitter 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.  Facebook link here. Chesterfield Berry Farm   26002 Pear […]

Free Comic Book Day! May 4th

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores. Participating Locations: STORIES COMICS 9040 W BROAD ST HENRICO, VA, 23294 Phone: 804.874.1829 ALPHA COMICS & […]

Romp n’ Roll Early Bird Special — Summer Passport

Get an extra BONUS class when you sign up for a Summer Passport now! Enjoy the flexibility of our Summer Passport that fits any summer schedule! $99 to use anytime May 1 – Labor Day. 5 Classes & 5 Open Playtime visits, PLUS One BONUS CLASS will be added when you sign up now! Enjoy […]