Fill a Shoebox for a Needy Child


As we head into the holiday months, many Richmond moms and dads begin to think about gifts for children. But many moms and dads aren’t able to give their children gifts for many different reasons. Since it is a ‘giving season’, this might be the perfect time to give to others and teach our children […]

Take a Deep Breath and Give Thanks

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  When Thanksgiving rolls around it’s easy to say that you are grateful for the usual. I get it.  I do it. I’m grateful for my adorable kids and the husband who always remembers my birthday and my family that surrounds me like a warm glove or my job where I am loved and appreciated […]

Tad DuPriest Foundation Presents Elf Free at the Byrd Theater: December 15


Tad DuPriest Foundation is creating holiday fun for kids again this year. “The best way to spread Christmas Cheer, is singing loud for all to hear.” ~ Buddy, the Elf. Join Tad DuPriest on December 15 at 2:00 p.m. at the Byrd Theater for the Foundation’s 3rd annual complimentary holiday movie, featuring Elf this year. […]

Holiday Fun at Spirited Art This Week and Benefit Schools: December 10 & 15


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Cutest Santa Photo Contest: Enter by December 14 to win $6,000 in Prizes Including Trip to Florida


NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States and D.C., 18 years or older who did not purchase any equipment for purposes of entering the Contest. Ends 12/14/12 at 12:00 p.m. ET. For Official Rules, including prize description, click here. Void where prohibited.

A Fruitcake of a Video PLUS Fruitcake Science

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Do you think you know everything about fruitcakes? Well, you might be surprised what you learn. Check out the video below. And…..remember…..fruitcake will last up to 25 years and you can still eat it — if properly preserved! Fruitcake Science The Science Museum of Virginia December 26, 2012 to December 30, 2012 9:30am to 5:00pm Join the Science Museum […]

Give the Gift of Creativity This Year and Save


‘Tis the season – to give the gift of creativity! Deckin’ the halls,  Rebekah Bynum Owner/Creative Director        O’Keeffe Poppy Monday, December 3rd at 6:30 Splash of Red Wednesday, December 5th at 6:30  Snowman – Adult Fun Fridays! Friday, December 7th at 10:30 am Richmond Skyline Friday, December 7th at 6:30 Family Ornaments Saturday, […]

Concert Ballet of Virginia: Buy One Get One Free Tickets to The Nutcracker & Win a 4-Pack Here

True to tradition, the Concert Ballet of Virginia is once again presenting The Nutcracker during the holiday season. readers get a special discount when purchasing tickets too. When you purchase one ticket at $24 for any show, you receive one FREE ticket.  This is fun for the entire family – or make it an […]

WLI Holiday Gift Drive for Children: December 3-7


Join United Way’s Women’s Leadership Initiative in giving individual holiday gift boxes to hundreds of infants and young children in the Richmond region who are being served by home visiting programs such as CHIP of Richmond and Healthy Families at Family Lifeline & Quin Rivers Healthy Families. Getting started is easy: Gather shoe boxes (no big boot boxes, please) […]

Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run/Walk for Arthritis: December 1

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There are plenty of reasons to get out and run or walk – and when you can kick off the holidays by helping others while jingling bells at one of Richmond’s best shopping malls in the area, it’s even more fun! Now, you can get in the spirit this holiday season at the Arthritis Foundation’s […]