Come Discover Why Sharks Should Be Revered and Not Feared

What comes to mind when you think of sharks? If you envision a menacing creature that terrorizes the ocean accompanied by epic theme music, you’re not alone. But sadly, most of what has been portrayed in popular culture is more myth than reality. It turns out sharks are far more interesting and diverse than their […]

Summer Movies! FREE, $2 and Outdoor Options!

Regal Summer Movie Express Summer Movie Express tickets are just $2 on Tuesdays and Wednesdays featuring summer movies the whole family will enjoy. Availability varies by location. Both movies play on both days. Participating Theaters in the RVA area: Regal Short Pump & IMAX, 11650 West Broad Street, Richmond Regal Virginia Center, 10091 Jeb Stuart […]

Summer Bowling Fun!

Beat the heat with these fun bowling options in RVA! BOWLERO (previously AMF and Bowl America) Includes:– 6540 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230– 8037 Shrader Road, Richmond, VA 23294– 7317 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23111– 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, […]

Where Can You Get Wet?

The Summer Heat is Here! Wondering where to take your kids to keep cool?  Here are some fun ideas for where to get wet.  Several options are free, others require an admission fee.   Wherever you go – don’t forget suits, towels, swim diapers, sunscreen, and protection for little feet. Free Options: Stony Point Fashion […]

New Exhibits and Fun at the Children’s Museum!

Have you seen the newest exhibit at the Children’s Museum Downtown? It involves TRAINS! Amtrak Virginia and the Virginia Passenger Rail Authority helped make this new exhibit experience possible. All aboard! While you are there, don’t miss the new KABOOM! playscape in the backyard!

Learn more about STEAM Discovery Academy!

There’s a new option for summer youth programming coming to Richmond area families! STEAM Discovery Academy, founded in Charlottesville, is expanding this summer and will provide engaging learning experiences for students in Richmond and Roanoke. What is STEAM?STEM dates to the 1950’s; though it wasn’t introduced to American education until the mid-2000’s as the call […]

Riverfront Canal Cruises Are Open!

Riverfront Canal Cruises launches a full season of historic tours and private charters on April 1, 2022. The 40-minute, historically narrated tours of the James River and Kanawha Canal will be open to the public after operating in limited capacity for the past two years due to COVID-19. The boat tours travel along downtown Richmond’s […]

Spring Break Fun at Maymont!

While schools are closed April 4–8, go to Maymont to unplug and get back to nature! Maymont has packed Spring Break Week with guided nature tours and animal encounters for the whole family. Celebrate spring while the gardens are bursting with blooms, and The Robins Nature Center and the Mansion are open, too. Outdoor activities […]

Spring Kiddie Consignment Sales

Spring Sales Have Been Announced! Thursday, March 3rd – Saturday, March 5th The Clothesline Children’s Consignment Spring Sale. Regency Square Mall, 1420 N. Parham Road, Richmond 23229, 2nd floor, above the Food Court, formerly Forever 21. Thursday March 3 … 9a to 7pFriday March 4 … 9a to 3p (25% off sale)*Sat. March 5 … 9a […]

RVA Sledding Spots

Are you looking for a spot to enjoy the snow?  Here is a list of some of the best sledding spots in the Richmond area. Send us an email if you know of one that is missing   Have fun, stay warm, and be safe! Maymont  has several great sledding hills throughout the park. Chimborazo Park […]