Stuff for the bargain prices....

I try to scour resources to bring you mostly no cost items...there are other blogs with activities for kids at cost...I try to give you the most bang for the buck!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Universoul Circus 5/25

Tickets on Sale Now for UniverSoul  Circus coming to Richmond May 25, 2010 at the Racewayt complex.  Visit the link for ticket info.  If anybody has a code for discounts, let me know. 

Yard Sale 5/22


When? May 22nd, 8am - 12pm (open for set-up at 7am)

Where? Congregation Beth Ahabah parking lot @ 1117 W. Franklin St. in the Fan

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Grand Opening 5/1

Sat May 1, 2010 all day.  Event promises to be family friendly with puppets, drum and dance activities and Family art activities including creating prints and T-shirts.  Visit link for a schedule of events.

Yard Sale 5/1

YARD SALE - Children’s Items
(clothing, toys, books, playground equipment, strollers, etc.)

Saturday, May 1
8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
at the VCU Child Development Center on
1128 Floyd Avenue
[Rain Date: May 15]

All proceeds benefit the Child Development Center's Parent Advisory Council.

Saturday, April 24, 2010

KidFest 5/15

 Attention kids! Come out and enjoy a day in the park just for you. Enjoy old-fashioned carnival games, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, information booths, and more, all tailored just for kids! Take a listen to the rock'n roll stylings of the female-led group The Fuzed along with up-and-coming recording artist, 13-year-old Bria Kelly. Be sure to peruse the art exhibits by local galleries that feature child artists. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information: Rachel Leyco, 501-5134.
Sat, May 15, 1-4 p.m. No rain date.
Deep Run Park. Free.

Teddy Bear Tea Party 5/11

11:00 am Food Court at Short Pump Mall Two lovely ladies from Maymont wear spring hats and white gloves to host this tea.

Thursday, April 1, 2010

Clean out your kids closet and make money

Open to new consignors beginning April 1.  Get your check within one week...and you get 70%  of your asking price!  Visit the website for more details... Sale begins April 23rd in Mechanicsville.  Accepting baby, kids, maternity, furniture...CLEAR THE CLUTTER!

Connections Fair (For families with Special Needs) 4/24

Resource Fair for children with special needs. 9:30am-12:30pm.  474-7000.  Free for first 500 participants.

JAMfest 4/17

Dance and Cheer event.  Greater Richmond Convention Center.  Free for spectators.  All Day event both days

YMCA Health Kids Day 4/17

It's free!
YMCA Healthy Kids Day is about providing families the education and resources needed to start making new, healthy habits. With childhood obesity threatening the future of our youth, the YMCA wants families to know that leading healthy lifestyles not only can be fun and rewarding but accessible to all.
Each location will feature:
  • Healthy kid and family activities such as rock walls, pony rides, kids’ races, open swim, obstacle courses, inflatables, family group exercise classes, games and more;
  • Local fire and EMS volunteers, child ID stations, safety demonstrations and other community partners;
  • Educational opportunities like nutrition education, healthy snack stations, recycling stations and camp information booths;
  • Special guests, DJs, school bands, dance teams and much more!
  • Chester, Midlothian, Shady Grove and North Richmond YMCAs

Easter Egg Hunt Manchester Middle 4/3

Hunt for the Golden Egg - April 03, 2010

Manchester Middle School 10:00AM - 1:00PM

From the church's Website
Come join the fun as children look for candy filled eggs, enjoy face painting, hunt for the "golden eggs", other prizes, and more.  We will have over 40,000 candy filled eggs spread out over one large field.  We'll be giving away up to 200 bikes.  There will be plenty of fun for the whole family.

Easter Egg Hunt 4/3

Sat. April 3, 10-11:30 Shady Grove United Methodist Church Meadowbridge and Shady Grive Road near 295
From the church's newsletter!
The Outreach Committee is working toward our Annual Easter Egg Hunt on
Saturday, April 3 at 10:00 a.m. Children through 2nd grade: come find all the
hidden eggs and enjoy crafts and inflatable games! Children 3rd through 5th grade are
encouraged to attend as helpers.