City pools open today except Battery Park

Get the swim trucks out of the closet and find the sunscreen, it’s pool time.

JR and Val kids run

Signing off, from Valerie

Today marks the end of something I’ve loved dearly for much of my adult life.

Pocahontas state park

Celebrate National Get Outdoors Day at Pocahontas State Park

National Get Outdoors Day is Saturday, June 11th, and the folks at Pocahontas State Park really hope you’ll spend it with them!


5 Things for Families: The final 5 things

Awww, you guys! I’m going to miss bossing you and your families around every week!


New Varina Area Library now open (and awesome)

Henrico County adds another jewel to its magnificent library crown with the opening of the new Varina Area Branch.

Varuna area library

5 Things for Families: new library, fishing, Sloth, strawbz, and live music

“June is busting out all up in here, up in here.” – Rodgers, Hammerstein, and DMX


Volunteer to cheer for Special Olympics

Looking for a family-friendly volunteering opportunity? June 10th and 11th, Special Olympics Virginia needs you and your crew to cheer for some incredible athletes.

Burruss hall

CMoR’s college tuition raffle kicks off on Sunday

Tickets for the Children’s Museum of Richmond’s 4th Annual Tuition Raffle go on sale on May 29th!


5 Things for Families: Wellness, bricks, berries, plays, and music

Memorial Day Weekend! Unofficial start of summer! WE DID IT!


Baby carriers now being collected at RVA’s YMCAs

This month the YMCA of Greater Richmond is teaming up with Carry the Future RVA to donate baby and toddler carriers to refugee families.