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!

Thursday, June 30, 2011

30 cents kids day at Childrens' Musesum! 6/30

Children's admission is 30 cents, adult admission is required. 474-7000.

After hours urgent care for kids!

Open M-f 3-11
s-s 12 noon-11pm

New Southside Location

5021 Craig Rath Blvd,

Building IV

Midlothian, VA 23112

804-592-KIDS (5437)

West End Location:

4687 Pouncey Tract Road

Glen Allen, VA 23059

804-422-KIDS (5437)

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Free Family Day Open House 7/9  |  Virginia Historical Society

Free Family Day Open House | Virginia Historical Society

Lowes build and Grow

I have heard superb things about this workshop. This weekend is a wave your flag them and next weekend is Tow truck Saturday. Check it out and let me know!

Bow tie Cinema Movie days!

Summer is here and parents are searching for stuff to do...try Bowtie Cinemas movie days! Check out the link...

Good for CT, VA, and MD!

Monday, June 13, 2011

Storytime at Pottery Barn Kids Tuesdays

When my daughter was younger we took advantage of these.  There were celebrity readers every week.  Great if you are a SAHM or out for the summer.

Sing-Along Concerts 6/28-6/30

Sing-Along Concerts
Celebrate the Fourth of July with the best performers in children's entertainment. sing, dance, and play at our concerts that entertain and inspire kids.

Father's Day LEGO® DUPLO® JAMS 6/18

Father's Day LEGO® DUPLO® JAMS

This Father's Day, join us as we turn up the music at a creative building event for parents adn preschoolers. Explore new ways to play with Duplo Bricks, jam to catchy tunes, and take home a special memento!

Brochure on Nutrition for kids

Saturday, June 4, 2011

Be rewarded for Reading at the Public Library

Via Richmond

Strange's pea pod Club for 5-12

Stranges's  Pea pod Club
Stop in each month with your PeaPod member to experience the joys of gardening!  Events with the Children's Museum of Richmond, visiting the Folk Festival in October and scheduled PeaPod mornings, encourage your little PeaPod to embrace working with the earth and experience the fruits of their labor first hand, values which stick with them long-term!  Don't miss the opportunity to get your own starter veggie or seed packet and watch it grow!

Thursday, June 2, 2011

CMOR Museums on Us sponsored by Bank of America 6/3-6/5

Bank of America sponsors Museums on Us the first full weekend of every month at Childrens museum of Richmond at either location. Admission is free with your Bank of America bank card.

Free Doughnut Day 6/3

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc. will offer customers a free doughnut of any variety in celebration of National Doughnut Day. The offer only is valid at participating locations.

Festivals this weekend, Greek, Strawberry and Broad Appetit! 6/2-6/5

Grab the kids and head outside
The Greek Festival
Thursday June 2: 11:00am - 9:30pm
Friday June 3: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Saturday June 4: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday June 5: 12:00pm - 7:00
Features music and dancing and of course FOOD.  They even have a drive thru option and a menu posted on the website to review. 

Ashland Strawberry Faire
The Ashland Strawberry Faire in historic Ashland, Virginia, is a tradional celebration to promote the community and feature the strawberry harvest. The Faire is usually on the first Saturday in June, held on the streets adjacent to the Randolph Macon College campus. The Faire is a free, community and family-oriented event during which non-profit groups and churches raise funds and offer something for everyone. There are vendors selling arts, crafts, plants, and antiques to the many thousands who attend the event. (Free) June 4, 2011

Broad Appetit
You've waited all year for the return of Broad Appetit! We are excited to once again feature the best local restaurants our fine city has to offer - and all at $3 a plate! Bring your appetite and cash and plan on grazing your way down Broad Street. There will be plenty of Virginia wines and beers to wash down the delicious offerings with, as well as great vendors to visit and music to please your ears. Remember your re-usable shopping bag and gather up your favorite in-season produce from local farmers and food providers. Check out the Food & Beverage link to see who's coming! The mission of Broad Appétit is to provide an affordable and enjoyable local food festival in that is locally driven, socially responsible and regionally appealing. Broad Appétit exists to promote the amazing food, art, and music that makes Richmond a great place to live and visit. Broad Appétit is hosted by Downtown Neighborhood Association and benefits the Central Virginia Food Bank and Meals on Wheels.