FREE Back To School Open House Event with Young Chefs Academy!

Meet the culinary experts while learning delicious techniques to create your own yummy after-school snacks at home! Hands-on interactive stations, give-aways and exciting back-to-school specials…Fun for the whole family! “Snack” To School Open House Event FREE To Attend! Date: Friday, September 21st Time: 5:00 – 7:00 pm Location: Young Chefs Academy of Richmond

Sales Tax Holiday on School Supplies and Clothing August 3rd-5th

During the three-day period from August 3rd-5th, purchases of qualifying school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and purchases of qualifying clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax. Retailers may also choose to absorb the tax on other items during the holiday period, but […]

Host an Anthem LemonAid Stand and Help Kids with Cancer

Every week, another child is diagnosed with cancer in Central Virginia. Join Richmond area families, businesses and community organizations and set up a lemonade stand to make a big difference for local kids fighting cancer Friday, July 20th to Sunday, July 22nd. It’s free to participate and supplies are provided. Every registered participant will receive lemonade […]

Kindergarten Readiness Event Feb 21st

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about the transition to kindergarten.  Get all your questions answered!  Sponsored by The Sprout School, Collegiate School, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and CMoR.  

Celebrate the Year of the Earth Dog with the VMFA on Feb 10th

ChinaFest: Year of the Earth Dog Bring the whole family to celebrate the Lunar New Year and ChinaFest: Year of the Earth Dog with the VMFA on February 10th! Kids can create an Earth Dog lantern and make a watercolor lotus card.  Families will enjoy demonstrations and colorful performances, including the Lion Dance, to welcome […]

Family Build Day on February 3rd

Family Build Day takes place on Saturday, February 3rd from 11am-3pm at The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue, Richmond, VA 23220.  This event is now full.   What will this event be like? Kids can learn about careers in architecture, engineering, construction, design and experience a variety of fun hands-on building stations.  They can […]

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 […]

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 […]

One Parent’s Journey to Hunter Classical Christian School

This article was written by a parent at Hunter Classical Christian School.  If you are interested in learning more about HCCS, please call 804.708.0048 or visit Walk-in Wednesdays between 9:00 and 11.00am.  Next Open Houses on Oct. 26th at 9:30am; Nov. 19th at 4pm.  HCCS is located at 635 Manakin Road, Manakin-Sabot, VA. Looking at Schools […]

Seymour’s Living Lab at CMoR!

What’s new at The Children’s Museum of Richmond this October?   Seymour’s Living Lab! Seymour’s Living Lab is a program stationed on the museum floor where families can tinker on a variety of STEM challenges! This program is primarily facilitated by undergraduate and graduate students at VCU. It is part of a national Living Laboratory […]