Open House to Benefit the VCU Massey Cancer Center

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Midlothian Athletic Club (MAC) will be hosting an Open House on Saturday, March 14, 2015, to help raise funds for the VCU Massey Cancer Center. Guests are welcome to tour the facility, try a fitness class or stop by for a workout. Guest fees will be waived for the day, and donations to the VCU […]

Fourth Fridays at Art Works

  Meet the Artists, Tour the Studios, Dance Performance by rva dance collective. The event is free and open to the public. Parking is free on February 27th. Exhibits run through March 22nd, 2015.

Parenting in an Over-Sexualized World

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Children are being bombarded with sexual and adult content long before their minds can comprehend what they’re seeing, and according to a report by the American Psychological Association, it is estimated that our children will see over 14,000 sexualized images each year, with odds indicating they will be exposed to pornography by the age of […]

The Friday Kids Club at Virginia Rep is Exactly What We Needed!

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I love going out with my friends or having a date night with my husband but babysitting costs an arm and a leg (remember when it used to be $5 an hour?) Suddenly a short dinner or a show tops well over a hundred bucks when you factor in the cost of babysitting. Which is […]

Get Together- Great Things for Grown Ups at All Fired Up


All Fired Up will be closed for cleaning and maintenance from September 1st-5th, but that means there’s a shiny new store that awaits when they reopen.  Call up some friends or corral some co-workers for a kid-free night and get your creative muscles moving at All Fired Up. The “I Heart Art” Contest! 
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Stop Everything. There’s a Food Truck Rodeo. And It’s Gonna Be Amazing.

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Whatever plans you have on September 14th… Cancel them. You’re going to want to be eating both lunch and dinner at the Central Virginia Food Truck Rodeo at Chesterfield Towne Center. Over 35 Richmond area food trucks will offer just about anything your taste buds desire with a wide variety of cuisines, deserts, and coffees.  […]

Destroy All Monsters at the Science Museum of Virginia

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It’s been all monsters, all the time at the Science Museum of Virginia this summer! What better way to celebrate these amazing creations with the biggest, baddest, most notorious monster of all: Godzilla. Bring your monster-loving friends to see “Destroy All Monsters” — the ninth film in the original Japanese sci-fi Godzilla series. This campy […]

Latch On For World Breastfeeding Week

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Richmonders have two options to show support for breastfeeding mothers around the world on August 2nd, 2014. If every child was breastfed within an hour of birth, given only breast milk for their first six months of life, and continued breastfeeding up to the age of two years, about 800,000 child lives would be saved […]

Will Kate Hall Stumble and Fall?


As moms, we all know how difficult it must be to experience the premature birth of a baby. The anxiety is overwhelming as tiny babies struggle to breathe and thrive. Premature babies are most often born due to idiopathic labor – or ‘labor with no known cause’. Stefanie and Karl Smith, who founded The Jack […]

Carytown Craft Beer Festival… Is Not in Carytown.

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So, last year along with the introduction of the Bacon Festival, is the equally hipster Carytown Craft Beer Festival. And along with the Bacon Festival, the Carytown Craft Beer festival ran into a few problems (like sold out tickets, and not enough beer glasses). But this year the Carytown Craft Beer Festival has moved it’s […]