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!

Friday, May 14, 2010

Free Movies for the Kids all Summer

June 22 – August 18 at Bow Tie Cinemas!

Free Admission!
 Please select your theater below for printable flyer with dates and film titles
 Show Time 10AM
 Doors open at 9:30AM
 Absolutely Free Admission!
 Seating limited to theater capacity; tickets issued on a first come-first served basis
Please select your theater below:
 Hartford, CT – Palace 17 & Odyssey Theater
 Stamford, CT – Landmark 9
 Trumbull, CT – Marquis 16
 Annapolis, MD – Harbour 9
 Schenectady, NY – Movieland 6
 Richmond, VA – Movieland 17 at Boulevard Square

Thursday, May 13, 2010

Shockoe Wide Open Art & Food Walk

Shockoe Wide Open Art & Food Walk Friday 5-9pm; Shockoe Bottom
Devoted to building a more cohesive Shockoe community, Shockoe Wide Open will showcase the combined area as a center for cultural growth and sustainability. This new art walk will feature a little something for everyone, including local art, chef small plate specialties, locally made cheeses and wines, an excellent assortment of antiques, locally crafted jewelry, and local musicians. Beginning at 5pm and continuing until 9pm, the stroll or ride along cobblestone streets is a collaboration between The Tobacco Company, Sine’, Dora’s Brazilian Grill, Frame Nation, The Urban Farmhouse Market and CafĂ©, The Whitley Gallery, City Dogs, The Historic 17th Street Marketplace, Dransfield Jewelers, The Antique Boutique, C’est Le Vin and Eric Shindler Gallery; with several more local businesses jumping on board daily! Here is the walking route – or you can ride the Bottom & Back bus instead!

Repost: 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.

Imagination Richmond 5/15

Join The Shops at Willow Lawn for the Second Annual Imagination Richmond on Saturday, May 15 from 10am-2pm!  Live Music by Silly Bus and Cy Taggart, Jonathan the Juggler, Balloon Art with Butterfly McPeace and He-Haul the Clown, Face Painting by Scarlet the Clown, Storyland with Read Aloud Virginia, Merchant Specials, Free Giveaways and MORE!

Wednesday, May 5, 2010

$1 Night at target 5/21

Admission to the museum is only $1 per person on this evening.

Children's Museum Short Pump Grand opening! 6/5

June 5, 2010

Join us on Saturday, June 5th from 10am-4pm as we celebrate the opening of our newest location, CMoR- Short Pump! Dive into a world of make believe as you explore our storybook themed exhibits with your children! Take a trip on the Safari Train, sail the high seas in our Pirate Ship, make something special in the Art Studio, and more!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Magazine subscriptions for $5!

Free kids music

Beginning on May 3, 2010, Disney will launch “50 Days of Disney Music” during which a different Disney song will be available each day for download for free. That’s 50 free Disney songs over 50 days.
Free songs will be from Disney movies and television shows and will include tracks from:

  • “Aladdin”

  • “Beauty and the Beast”

  • “Toy Story”

  • “Bambi”

  • “Monsters, Inc”

  • “The Incredibles”

  • “Hannah Montana”

  • “High School Musical”

  • “Camp Rock”

  • and more.

  • To download the music, you’ll need to find Disney Music on Facebook, follow them on Twitter or text “Disney” to 66937.

    Saturday, May 1, 2010


    Sponsored By:
    Byrd Park Richmond, Virginia
    Voted Best Place In Richmond To Buy Artwork by Richmond Magazine
    Saturday, May 1, 2010 - 11 A.M.-6 P.M.
    Sunday, May 2, 2010 - 11 A.M.-5 P.M.