Helping Kids Make New Year’s Resolutions

Do you like to make New Year’s resolutions? Maybe your kids would like it too! Many people enjoy making lists and committing to positive changes as the new year approaches. It’s a good time to help children learn about setting goals, creating plans, and making a commitment towards important accomplishments. The best way to teach […]

Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Offers Lights, S’mores, Trains and More!

Dominion GardenFest of Lights is holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. This year’s display celebrates the 1984 opening of Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and kicks off the celebration of the Lakeside Wheel Club founded by […]

Commonwealth Connect for Families with Special Needs Children on Nov 15th

The Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Faison School for Autism announce they will host Commonwealth Connect. The Children’s Museum of Richmond and the Faison School for Autism will host Commonwealth Connect, an event to showcase area services and resources for families with special needs children. The event is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, 2015 from 9:30am […]

October 20th – 26th

There are lots of monthly event updates, giveaways, and other information in our newsletters –  Sign-up here! To submit and event to our calendar send an email to All Month Long- Plant Spooky.  King Dominion.  On Saturdays and Sundays from September 26 through November 1, bring the little ones to the all-new Planet Spooky for frightful fun […]

Charlotte’s Web is ‘Terrific, Terrific, Terrific’!

Virginia Rep’s production of Charlotte’s Web is fun for the whole family! The production was enjoyed by children in the CK family, ages 12, 10 and 5 and the kids had a marvelous time! The set was simple, yet intriguing, as it included a huge web where Charlotte would do her work.  The kids were […]

The Fall/Winter Kiddie Consignment Sale Schedule

For product recall information, visit this link. Fall/Winter 2014 Seasonal Consignment Sales Please send us an with missing sale details. Wednesday, September 10th  – Saturday, September 13th The Clothesline Children’s Consignment Sale.  Bon Air Community Center, 8725 Quaker Lane, Richmond 23235.  Includes  clothing (preemies through teens/juniors), boutique clothing, maternity wear, shoes, baby equipment & gear, feeding and diaper […]

Virginia Rep Announces A New Season for the Children’s Theatre

The 2014 – 2015 Season! Charlotte’s Web October 10 – November 9, 2014 Santa’s Christmas Miracle  November 28 – December 28, 2014 The Maggie Walker Story January 30 – February 15, 2015 Treasure Island March 13 – April 19, 2015 Goodnight Moon July 10 – August 2, 2015 Visit Virginia Rep’s Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn for […]

American Alligators at Maymont

The largest species of reptile in North America will make its public debut at the Nature Center at Maymont on Saturday, August 2. The American alligator, Alligator mississippiensis, can grow to a length of 10 to 14 feet and weigh 500 pounds or more, but Maymont’s five young reptiles won’t be quite so menacing. The new additions are one to […]

Pick Your Own Blueberries and Blackberries

Are you interested in picking your own?  Check out these summer options.  The picking season is short, so check with the farm before you head out. Swift Creek Berry Farm 17210 Genito Road, Moseley, VA 23120  Phone: 804.739.2037 The Swift Creek Berry Farm offers pick your own blueberries beginning the end of June/early July. Hours: M-F […]

Have You Heard About The Monsters?

How To Make A Monster is open at the Science Museum of Virginia!  It is a fascinating look into the visual effects of movies.    This exhibit explores the connection between science, engineering, technology and art as they work together to create some of your favorite beasts and bio-mechanical creatures from blockbuster films and TV shows. How To Make […]