Archives: 5 things for families

Lego city

5 Things for Families: movies, museums, magic, and more!

A handful of things for you and your family to do before you settle down for Chips-And-Dips Day this Sunday.


5 Things for Families: Bees, wiggles, singing, history, and ham

I’m going to operate under the assumption that stuff will actually happen this week. Keeping it posi, my people.

Red scarf

5 Things for Families: Red Riding Hood, Snow Queen, Zelda, nbd

You know, if we don’t all get trapped in our homes OMG OMG MILK AND BREAD MILK AND BREAD WE ARE ALL GONNA BE DEAD.

Matzoh ball soup

5 Things for Families: Gardens, Pooh-bear, Jewish food, a famous horse, and a day of service

It took Valerie approximately 5 million hours to curate this list for you this week. Yes, that works out to 1 million hours for every thing. So please, for the love of Pete, go out and do some of them.


5 Things for Families: Engineering, basketball, snow, and two types of legends

Oh there you are, winter! We’re pleased to announce that all of this week’s events take place indoors…because it’s flippin’ cold.

Bouncy balls

5 Things for Families: Tours, traditions, a twist, and more

Goodbye, 2015. Hello, 2016 and our last chance to enjoy some of Richmond’s holiday goodness before we enter the event desert that is January and February.


5 Things for Families: Pageantry, art, weird food, puppets, and a misunderstood villain

Friday is Christmas! It’s practically here! WHAT ARE YOU GONNA DO?


5 Things for Families: Harps, stories, angel wings, basketball, lanterns

Winter break starts on Friday afternoon for most Richmond-area kids. But don’t panic, parents. We’ve got plenty to keep them busy.

Stuffed rabbit

5 Things for Families: puppets, paper, parenting, and more!

Only two-fifths of this week’s line-up involve the holidays. See how much I love you?

silver bells

5 Things for Families: Gingerbread houses, horse-drawn carriages, holiday crafts, Grand Illuminations

Silver bells…silver bells…it’s Christmastime in the [river] city. Enjoy it, folks!