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 […]

Local Farmers Markets List!

Visiting a local Farmers Market  can be a fun family activity and a great way to educate kids about healthy eating and how our food comes into our home. If we are missing your favorite from our list – send an email to South of the James Market Forest Hill Park, Forest Hill Ave […]

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 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 […]