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, August 25, 2010

Give and Get is Here! 8/26-8/29

Give and Get is Here!: "Enjoy 30% off from August 26-29 at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy and we'll donate 5% of what you spend to a non-profit."

Free stuff to do with kids on Sat. 8/28

Meet the Critters – Saturday 9:30-11:30am; Meadow Farm Museum
For all ages. Join us for a special up close and personal look at our farm animals to find out if a turkey has ears, which animal is a rare breed, where wool comes from, and much more. Information: Anna Truong, 501-2130.
Monster Drawing Rally – ($5) Saturday 2-7pm; 1708 Gallery, 319 W Broad St
Monster Drawing Rally is a performance, a happening, a bonanza, a rollicking good time of art making, kids activities, food and drinks! The event will consist of 5 one-hour shifts with several artists working simultaneously per hour. Audiences will have the rare opportunity to watch art come to life and purchase complete works on paper for $65 each from more than 70 artists
Richmond Multicultural Day – Saturday 2-8pm; Forest Hill Presbyterian Church, 4401 Forest Hill Ave
Richmond Multicultural Day invites everyone to enjoy the music, dance, crafts, cuisine and fashion from around the world, creating an exciting global journey. Performers from Virginia and Maryland will make this edition more vibrant and exciting as they represent five regions of the world, including the United States. Children will enjoy not only the music and dance, but also Ballons, Clowns, Face Painting, Moon Bouncer (Fun House) and food.
Under the Stars Family Film Series: National Treasure: Book of Secrets – Saturday 8:30pm; Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Rd
For all ages. Grab your blanket and your family and come out to enjoy family flicks in the park. Experience the thrill of outdoor movies and fun! Concessions available for purchase. Through Henrico County Parks & Rec


Princess and the Frog at Forest Hill Park 8/27

Friday Pictures in the Park: The Princess and the Frog – Friday 7:30pm; Forest Hill Park, 4100 Forest Hill Ave
Princess & the frog costume contest beginning at 7:30pm. Free movies in city parks and community centers with free popcorn and cotton candy, hosted by Richmond Parks & Recreation

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Dora's Birthday Party 8/14

Dora's 10th Birthday Celebration Event
Dates: 8/14/2010 - 8/14/2010 11-4pm your local Walmart Store

Nothing is bigger in a preschooler's life than their birthday —- now, one of their favorite friends is celebrating a birthday at Walmart! Children and adults are invited to the ultimate birthday party in-store. When Dora's friends arrive at Walmart they are invited to join the adventure at the Bright Ideas event station in Toys, where they will get party favors like cupcakes and a free photo print with Dora in her special birthday dress. Schedule this event on your calendar today and check out the Dora Birthday Doll Exclusive at Walmart.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Kings Dominion Coupons

$20 off

Tax Free Weekend 8/6-8/8

When: First full weekend of August (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) each year. The 2010 holiday will take place on August 6-8, 2010. What's Exempt: During this three-day period, purchases of qualifying school supplies selling for $20 or less per item, and purchases of qualifying clothing and footwear selling for $100 or less per item will be exempt from sales tax. Retailers may also choose to absorb the tax on other items during the holiday period, but they are responsible for paying the tax on those items to the Department of Taxation.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

National Night Out Events 8/3


National Night Out Bike Ride, sponsored by Bon Secours, from 4:30-6:30pm
Bring your bike & join Richmond City Councilwoman Cynthia Newbille & Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital for a leisurely bike ride in support of our community’s health & safety.
* Meet Bonnie the Bunny
* Free kids activities
* Entertainment, face painting, food, fun
* Giveaways including 2 kids bikes & 2 adult bikes
* Tour the hospital & view the results from the East End Charrette
First 50 to arrive with their bikes will receive helmets & reflective vests
Richmond Community Hospital
1500 N. 28th Street
Richmond, VA
(804) 225-1700
National Night Out at Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewry’s Bluff Road, Chesterfield, 6-8pm
Celebrate the fight against crime during this free regional event. Children’s activities, live music and representatives from law enforcement will attend. Open to the public. Free refreshments to the first 300 guests. 275-5321
The respective police forces of HenricoChesterfield, and the City of Richmond have compiled lists of neighborhoods hosting National Night Out activities:
Chesterfield (Adobe Acrobat)

Community Night Out 8/3

Community Night Out
For all ages. Join us and the community for an awesome evening of games and leisure activities in association with National Night Out. Information: Sheila Cunningham, 795-2334.
2BE.159025 Tue, Aug 3, 6-9 p.m.
Hidden Creek Recreation Center. Free.
Registration required and available online.

Last minute! Ice Cream Social 8/1

Old-Fashioned Ice Cream SocialFor all ages. Come out and enjoy tunes by one of the area's most entertaining bands. Treat your taste buds to Bruster's delicious ice cream and try out some old-fashioned games while listening to some toe-tapping sounds. Great fun for the whole family. Information: Rachel Leyco, 501-5134.

Sun, Aug 1, 4-6 p.m.
The Armour House. Free.

I am back!

Sorry...had to take a few weeks off...but I am back and full of events to post!