Virginia Rep’s 2017/2018 Season

Children’s Season At Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn Akeelah and the Bee By Cheryl L. West Based on the screenplay by Doug Atchison September 29- November 12, 2017 Songs from the Soul Book by William Dye Music and Lyrics by Various Artists February 2 – February 25, 2018 Pinkalicious the Musical Book & […]

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 […]

Southside Speedway Is Open

Southside Speedway, the “Toughest Short Track in the South!” opens for the 2017 race season on Friday, April 7.  This is the fifty-eighth year that the historic Southside Speedway race track will open its gates to faithful fans and racers. The family-owned track in Chesterfield, Virginia prides itself on being a family-friendly venue.  The speedway features six divisions […]

Family Classics Continue at the Byrd Theatre

Family Classics will continue at the Byrd Theatre through March.  All Family Classics enjoy an opening tradition including Warner Bros cartoon and prelude concert from the Mighty Wurlitzer Organ before the 10am shows. Tickets increased to $4 beginning January 14th. Family Classics are supported by Capital One, Lamplighter Coffee and Hollyport Ventures. The Schedule: June […]

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 […]

Kid Friendly First Day Hikes on January 1 at Virginia State Parks

Have you checked out Virginia’s First Day Hikes? If not, you’re going to love what you see! A perfect holiday tradition for the whole family, a First Day Hike is a way to start the New Year off right and make a commitment to a healthier lifestyle –all while appreciating the beauty of nature. There are […]

The Soul of an Octopus by Sy Montgomery to be 2017 All Henrico Reads Featured Title

The Henrico County Public Library, in partnership with Henrico County Public Schools and the Friends of Henrico County Public Library, is proud to host New York Times bestselling author, Sy Montgomery, on Wednesday, April 5, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. at Glen Allen High School, 10700 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen, 23060, as part of […]

Preschool Sports, Youth Camps, and Birthdays at XL Sports World!

PLAY THE XL SPORTS WORLD  WAY TODAY! What is XL Sports World? XL Sports World is a large indoor sports complex that runs various indoor leagues and programs for adults and kids ages 2 and up in a fun, positive environment. What does XL Sports World offer? Soccer, Lacrosse, and Baseball programs for ages 2 and […]

Holiday Fun at Romp n Roll!

Looking for some holiday fun for the 5 and under crowd?  Then check out theses events at Romp n’ Roll! Rompy’s Cookie Decorating Party Friday, December 9th – 4:00pm to 5:30pm $10 Member / $15 Non-Member Join Romp n’ Roll for icing, sprinkles, and fun where children will decorate and eat their own holiday cookies! […]

2016 Tree Lightings, Grand Illuminations, Santa and More!

There are so many fun events in Richmond when things are lit and illuminated.  Check out this list – enjoy one or them all! Friday, November 11th Santa’s Arrival Parade & Grand Illumination.  7:30pm.  Short Pump Mall Main Plaza.  The Grand Illumination of Short Pump Town Center.  Santa will arrive along with  holiday characters.  Magic […]