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July

July 5

Maymont Children’s Farm

Storytime Down on the Farm

3:00 pm. Kids of all ages will enjoy this afternoon at the farm. Listen to stories, visit with the animals, feed the goats and explore the barn. Children must be accompanied by an adult. $2.00 per child. Visit www.maymont.org for more details.

July 6

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

“The Little Bread Hen”

Barefoot Puppets Theatre presents this performance loosely based upon the classic tale of The Little Red Hen in a production featuring original puppets, wonderful quilted scenery and innovative staging. Visit www.artsglenallen.com or call 804-261-6200 for more info and tickets.

July 14

The Little Gym of Glen Allen

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-266-7700 to reserve your child’s space.

July 21

The Little Gym of Midlothian

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-744-8777 to reserve your child’s space.

July 23

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Salsa Sizzler

5:00 – 8:00 pm. Head South of the Border with music by “Son Quatro,” dance lessons and Latino food favorites. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details.

May

August 11

The Little Gym of Midlothian

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-744-8777 to reserve your child’s space.

August 18

The Little Gym of Glen Allen

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-266-7700 to reserve your child’s space

August 27

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Tropical Beach Bash

5:00 – 8:00 pm. Say “aloha” to Summer with tropical attire, music, Radio Disney, giveaways and a luau feast. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details.

August 31

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

“The Healthy Eating of Agriculture”

Join Brad the magician and his friends Houdini the rabbit and Rooster the peering chicken as they look inside a giant six-foot pea! Visit www.artsglenallen.com or call 804-261-6200 for more info and tickets.

On-Going Events

Maymont House Museum

Lions in The Library at Maymont

Designed to engage young visitors, this special tour offers a chance for 5-11 year olds and their grown up friends to discover all the wonderful animals who inhabit Maymont House. $5.00 per person, Registration recommended. Visit www.maymont.org for more details. Every Friday in July and August at 11:00 am.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Flowers after 5

Evening hours til 9:00 pm. With dining and live jazz in the garden. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details. July 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th. August 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, and 31st. September 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Jammin’

Enjoy a special vibe in the Children’s Garden as it rocks and rolls with the sounds of music provided by talent from our own community. During Jammin’ children can listen…dance…clap…or play along on an instrument they have made with materials from the Garden. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details. July 8th, August 12th and September 9th.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Good Green Fun

Good Green Fun features environments education and advocacy groups from the community who engage families in hands-on demonstrations, crafts and nature activities that build awareness of environmental concerns in Central Virginia and help children fi nd ways to make a positive difference at home, in their communities, and in the world. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details. August 26th and September 23rd.

La Leche League of Richmond

Three monthly meetings and ongoing information and support for breastfeeding mothers. For more information call 804-994-2837 or visit www.llli.org

September

September 15

The Little Gym of Glen Allen

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-266-7700 to reserve your child’s space

September 16

The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen

“Fire & Ice”

Mad Science demonstrates the magic and fun of science! Visit www.artsglenallen.com or call 804-261-6200 for more info and tickets.

September 22

The Little Gym of Midlothian

Parents’ Survival Night

Call 804-744-8777 to reserve your child’s space.

September 23

Greater Richmond Convention Center

2nd annual VA Baby and Child Expo

Magic by Brad Matchett, hourly door prize drawings, expectant mother’s lounge, Beautiful Baby Contest and more! Richmond’s best family friendly products and services on display. FREE parking available. For more information and discounted advance ticket sales visit www.vababy.com.

September 24

Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Happy Birthday Children’s Garden

1:00 – 4:00 pm. The Children’s Garden turns one year old! Winnie the Pooh and Radio Disney lead the fun-fi lled celebration, complete with birthday cake. Visit www.lewisginter.org for more details.

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