Raise Money for Kids With Cancer Through Anthem LemonAid This July!

  Raise money for local kids with cancer! Register NOW to host a LemonAid stand this July 17th, 18th or 19th!  It’s Free – supplies are provided. All funds raised will support pediatric cancer care at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU and Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters! Click here for the Frequently Asked Questions with […]

Teen Volunteer Week at Pocahontas State Park – July 6th-10th

Week of volunteer projects geared towards teens provides over 20 community service hours Local teens from Chesterfield, Virginia and the surrounding area may sign up to be a volunteer at Pocahontas State Park during Teen Volunteer Week, July 6-10, 2015. Young people looking to get started or to continue in volunteering, desiring experience working outdoors […]

National Trails Day is June 6th

June 6, 2015 is American Hiking Society’s National Trails Day®, the country’s largest celebration of trails.  National Trails Day events will take place in every state across the country and will include hikes, biking and horseback rides, paddling trips, birdwatching, geocaching, gear demonstrations, stewardship projects and more. What is National Trails Day? American Hiking Society’s […]

Free 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 Earn a FREE Book! Here Is How: 1.  Read any 8 books and record them in the Reading Journal (PDF). 2.  Bring the completed Reading Journal to your local B&N […]

Screen Free Week: May 4th – 10th

Screen-Free Week kicks off on Monday, May 4, 2015.  Join children, families, communities around the world, and us as we swap digital entertainment for the joys of life beyond the screen. Unplug from digital entertainment and spend your free time playing, reading, daydreaming, creating, exploring, and connecting with family and friends. Regardless of whether children […]

May is the Month to Pick your Own Strawberries

May is the beginning of the Pick Your Own season and Strawberries come first!  Listed below are the many different places to go in the area to enjoy this annual treat.  Check each website to confirm when the strawberries will be ripe – we have seen estimates of May 4th – 10th. Chesterfield Berry Farm   26002 Pear Orchard Road,  […]

The Healthy Kids Running Series Returns – Register your PreK-8th Grader Now!

Healthy Kids is excited to return again this Spring!  Registration is now OPEN! The Healthy Kids Running Series is a five week running program in the spring and fall for kids from Pre-K to 8th grade. Each Race Series takes place once a week and offers age appropriate running events including the 50 yard dash, the […]

Richmond Annual Earth Day Celebration

The 22nd Richmond Annual Earth Day Festival is scheduled for Saturday, April 18th. You can enjoy: Live music and entertainment from Silly Bus, Andrew Alli and Last Night’s Blues Band, and The Big Payback Local food Beverages Interactive children’s area Hundreds of earth-friendly artists Earth-friendly art, exhibits, and activities Riverfront activities: paddleboarding, kayaks, fishing Farmers […]

BabyPalooza at Romp n’ Roll – Try a FREE Class 3/9-3/15

BabyPalooza All Richmond Romp n’ Roll Locations March 9th to 15th All children 12 months and under are invited to visit Romp n’ Roll for a FREE CLASS during BabyPalooza from March 9th to 15th! Spend some one-on-one time connecting and encouraging your baby! Through fun stories, songs and activities, their Babies Class will help […]

Oh, the Places You’ll Go!

  March is National Reading Month and kids around the country will kick off this fun time by celebrating the birthday of Dr. Seuss. The goal of National Reading Month and Read Across America is to motivate and encourage kids to read every day. Not only is reading fun, but research findings by the National […]