February 25th – March 3rd

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There are also lots of things going on throughout the month at the Science Museum of Virginia, Dr. Seuss birthday celebrations, Children’s Museum of Richmond, and more. Visit our monthly calendar to learn more.

Tuesday, February 26th

Young @ Art: Celebrate China.  10am-11am.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool & Kids Programs.  Fee.

Young @ Art: Celebrate China.  3pm-4pm.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool & Kids Programs.  Fee.

Garden Explorations for Families- Birds in Winter.  3:30pm.  Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens.  Children (all ages) with accompanying adult. Enjoy story time and a fun-filled adventure while exploring different areas of the Garden. We observe our surroundings using a variety of hands-on activities and take-home treasures. Themes change each month and new stories, activities and garden areas are introduced each week. Garden Explorations for Families is an excellent opportunity for homeschoolers!  Fee.

Wednesday, February 27th

Homeschool Mornings: Our Passage To The Present.  10am.  Maymont Mansion.  Fee.

Homeschool Mornings: Our Passage To The Present.  10am.  Maymont Mansion.  Fee.

Artsy Infants: Making Music.  10:30am-11:30am.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool & Kids Programs.  Fee.

To The Arctic (film in IMAX®DOME). 11 am, 2pm, and 4 pm. The Science Museum of Virginia. Celebrate International Polar Bear Day by visiting a mother polar bear and her two seven-month old cubs as they navigate the changing Arctic wilderness they call home in To the Arctic. Fee for non-members and members.

eMommie Flash Sale . 11am-4pm. Save HUGE with most items around $5.00. R.S.V.P. to the sale by emailing rsvp@emommie.com and they’ll add you to the VIP list for a Buy One, Get One FREE pass on most items.

Thursday, February 28th

Young @ Art: Celebrate China.  10am-11am.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Preschool & Kids Programs.  Fee.

After-School Art Club: Picture the Story.  4:15pm-6pm.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Kids Programs.  Fee. Barnes & Noble Storytime with a visit from Seymour of CMoR. 10:30am. Short Pump location.

Feb 28th – March 3rd

Ring Around The Rosy 2013 Spring/Summer Sale.  NEW LOCATION!! Oxbridge Shopping Center, 9939 Hull St. Rd,  Richmond, VA 23236.  Intersection of Hull Street & Courthouse Rd. Next to Martin’s.  Shop for Spring/Summer Clothing, Toys, Books, DVD’s, Home Decor, Bathing Suits, Women’s Clothing & Accessories, Shoes, Infant Equipment & Supplies, Furniture and Much Much More!!!   Now Accepting ALL Major Credit Cards!!!!!(on purchases $50 and over)
Volunteer Shopping: Tues, February 26th, 10am-8pm
Consignor Shopping: Tues, February 26th 2pm-8pm
New & Due Baby Shower: Wed, February 27th 6pm-9pm (Register HERE)
Friday, March 1st  8am-8pm
Saturday, March 2nd  8am-8pm
Sunday, March 3rd  12pm-5pm
SHOP DURING THE WEEK! (beginning 3/4)
Monday – Thursday  10am-2pm

Feb 28th-March 5th

The Layne. Canterbury Shopping Center, 10616 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA 23238. You will be able to outfit your whole family for at this sale. Up to 80% off retail – New & Nearly New Items. In addition to clothing, shoes and clothing accessories (bows, belts, socks, scarves, wraps etc.), they will have home decor items, furniture, tote bags, toys, strollers and more. The Layne now offers children’s, tween’s, ladies’, & men’s clothing. What’s NEVER gonna change: Castles & Crowns Trunks, Smocking Galore, Bows. 50% off Sunday plus extended sale days. Credit cards accepted. Dressing Rooms available.
Friday, March 1st 9am – 7pm
Saturday, March 2nd 9am – 5pm
Sunday, March 3rd 9am-3pm – 50% off sale
Monday, March 4th 9am – 2pm – 50% off sale
Tuesday, March 5th 9am – 2pm – 50% off sale.

Friday, March 1st 

Teen Drawing Club: Figure Drawing.  4:30 – 6pm.  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts – Teen Programs.  Fee.

Virginia Rep Children’s Theatre of Virginia opening of Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile. Fee.

Candy Bingo.  5:30pm.  Sweet Spot. All ages are welcome. Win candy prizes at this fun, free event! Call 360-7768  to reserve a spot on the spinning stools.

Friday, March 1st – Saturday, March 2nd

Advanced Auto Parts Monster Jam: Thunder Nationals.  Advance Auto Parts® Thunder Nationals® features the same massive superstars from Monster Jam, but in a more intimate arena setting. Staged on purpose-built concrete courses, all the action that these monsters are famous for is fully intact, and even heightened by the smaller size of the tracks. Expect to see outrageous jumps, crushed cars, plenty of concrete-streaking action, and some of the most incredible donuts ever.  Visit the website for show times and fees.

Camp In.  6pm to 9am.  Science Museum of Virginia.  Try your hand at designing and building structures, watch a giant-screen film in the IMAX®DOME and explore Museum exhibits after hours at this fun overnight! $45 per child. $20 per adult. For every four children, one adult chaperone is required. Call 804.864.1400

March 1st -28th

Chesterfield Nights In March at CMoR Chesterfield.  5pm-7pm.  CMoR Chesterfield – 6629 Lake Harbour Drive, Midlothian, VA23112 Weeknights in March have extended hours.  Children enrolled in Chesterfield County Elementary Schools receive free admission beginning at 5:00pm with voucher, good for any weeknight during the month of March.  Adults are only $4 from 5:00pm-7:00pm.  CMoR Members are free.

Saturday, March 2nd

Build A Race Car.  9am-Noon.  Home Depot Stores.  Free.

Jig By the James  – 2nd Annual Irish dance competition.   9am.  Acca Shrine Ballroom in Richmond, VA.   Solo competitions in levels from beginner through Senior Champion and from ages 6 to adult.  www.feiskeeper.com.

Twilight Carniball Destination Germany at the Children’s Museum of Richmond. College Nannies is providing childcare too! Enjoy an adult evening of fun.

Kite Festival.  10am-4pm.  DoreyPark.  For all ages. The Richmond Air Force Kite Club in cooperation with Henrico Recreation and Parks invite you for a day of kite flying, children’s activities, exhibits, demonstrations, and more. Free kites to the first 300 kids! Children’s activities and exhibits will take place from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Demonstrations and public kite flying will be available 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Concessions will be available for purchase. Free.

13th Annual Holton Hustle 5k Fest. 9am – 1pm at Linwood Holton Elementary School.

National Reading Month Celebration.  11am.  CMoR.  Enjoy story time every day and join your favorite story book characters each weekend!

– CMoR Central – Twilight Carniball Destination: Germany!
– CMoR Short Pump – Pooh and Tigger
– CMoR Chesterfield- The Cat in the Hat

Family Fish Printing at Maymont.  1pm.  Maymont Nature Center.  Fee.

Rock n’ Roll for Autism! Takes place at the Canal Club to benefit the Dominion School for Autism.

Sunday, March 3rd

National Reading Month Celebration.  11am.  CMoR.  Enjoy story time every day and join your favorite story book characters each weekend!
– CMoR Central – Pooh
– CMoR Short Pump – Tigger
– CMoR Chesterfield – Piglet

Behind the Scenes.  1pm.  Maymont Nature Center.  Fee.

Family Yoga Classes. 4pm. A family yoga class for parent and child to have some fun bonding through yoga. Come out to the first class and see if you like it. If you do, sign up then and get a discount for the entire session. First class for one parent and one child is $15. Each additional parent or sibling is only $5 more! This will be a six week session with continuing classes resuming on Sunday Feb. 17- Mar. 17. All classes will be at 4:00pm.