Where can young children experience the wonder of scientific discovery from the expert educators of the Math Science Innovation Center?  At CMoR Short Pump! Through a partnership between CMoR and MSiC, Little Innovators will be offered for the first time in Short Pump.  Make sure your child gets a great head start by learning directly […]

June 14th – 20th

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 And don’t miss the report card freebies and free summer reading programs on our home page For month’s the full calendar, click here. Today – September 1st Summer Sounds.  Stony Point […]

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 […]

CMoR’s Summer Series with Thomas and RVA Sports!

CMoR’s Annual Summer Series returns to the Children’s Museum’s Central location on select Saturdays in  July! All Summer Series events are free with museum admission. All Aboard With Thomas & Friends™ Saturday, July 12th Thomas & Friends™ are pulling into the station. Join Thomas on a fun-filled, sing along adventure by helping Thomas find his way […]

Harry Potter Summer Writing Contest with Sweet Spot!

To celebrate one of Sweet Spot’s greatest obsessions/everything Harry Potter they are holding a contest for one lucky winner!  Here’s how it works… 1. The prize: A Harry Potter Gift Basket including 4 Butter Beer Sodas, Original Bertie Botts, a giant Chocolate Frog, Jelly Slugs and Fizzing Whizzbees. 2. How to enter: Practice your summer […]

Free Summer 2014 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 […]

FREE and $1 Movies All Summer Long!

2014 Regal Summer Movie Express Movies Just $1 The Regal Summer Movie Express is making it possible for kids and adults to enjoy great $1 movies for 9 weeks this summer! Each participating location is offering the Summer Movie Express on Tuesday and Wednesday each week at 10am during the summer months, beginning June 17th […]

Thunderbolt Indoor Karting Grand Opening Ticket Giveaway!

Thunderbolt Indoor Karting Grand Opening Week June 2nd – 8th Thunderbolt Indoor Karting is the premiere place for high-speed family entertainment in the Richmond region. Reawaken that sense of competition within! Challenge family and friends to race to the checkered flag! Centrally located in Chesterfield County just off Midlothian Turnpike near Chesterfield Towne Center, Thunderbolt […]

Regal Cinemas Has Announced Their Summer Movie Line-Up

The 2014 Summer Movie Express runs for 9 weeks with select titles playing on Tuesdays and Wednesdays throughout the summer. Please see your local theatre for program start date. Admission to these films during the Summer Movie Express is only $1 and a portion of the proceeds goes to the Will Rogers Institute. Week Title Rating […]

Celebrate The Great American Backyard Campout!

Looking for a cheap, TV and computer free activity that the whole family can participate in?  Then, look no further than your own backyard.  The National Wildlife Federation has declared this Saturday, June 22 as the Great American Backyard Campout.  According to the National Wildlife Federation’s website, “thousands of people across the nation will gather […]