Kids

Date Night
Published on May 24th, 2010
0 comments Virginia Discovery Museum. PHOTO BY Linda J. Kobert The Virginia Discovery Museum offers families a night out...for parents and kids. VDM's Date Night Drop-off program for children ages 4-7 lets...
Peter and the Wolf
Published on Dec 30th, 2009
0 comments The Charlottesville High School Orchestra presents Peter and the Wolf, a narrated musical tale designed to introduce children to the transporting sounds of the orchestra. Bob Chapel, Artistic...
Winter Walk
Published on Dec 9th, 2009
0 comments The woods in winter. PHOTO BY Linda J. Kobert Hearty outdoor types can join a winter trail walk and discover the plants, fungi, insects, and animals that are visible in winter and learn how they...
Book Swap Party
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
0 comments Bookshelf PHOTO BY Linda J. Kobert Tired of those stacks of books you've read 10 times? Swap them for new ones at one of two book swap parties at Crozet Library. If you are a beginning reader ages 5...
Gingerbread Express Bus Tours
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
0 comments Downtown Business Association invites everyone to jump aboard the Gingerbread Express (formerly Holly Trolley). Enjoy a one-hour tour of the holiday lights around Downtown area. This popular event...
Lights Out
Published on Nov 20th, 2009
0 comments Modern folks can experience holidays in history complete with warm fires, candle light, and holiday cheer at the Frontier Culture Museum. Holiday Lantern Tours take visitors to four historic farms to...
Festival of Cultures
Published on Apr 16th, 2009
0 comments   Lee Park comes alive as the eighth annual Charlottesville Festival of Cultures celebrates the diversity in our community with music and dance performances, storytelling, cultural exhibits,...
Daddy's Little Girl
Published on Jan 21st, 2009
4 comments Dance with Daddy. PHOTO BY Banjo Brown - Flickr Dads, granddads, and uncles are invited to escort their little princess to the Father-Daughter Valentine’s Dance at Key Recreation Center. Girls...
Teddy Bear Hike
Published on Jan 1st, 2009
0 comments Bear in the woods. PHOTO courtesy of RTF Kids of all ages are invited to dress warmly and bring a favorite stuffed animal for a fun-filled hike on the Rivanna Trail with the Rivanna Trails...
Marvelous Morning at the Movies
Published on Nov 13th, 2008
0 comments Central Library invites kids of all ages to come watch The Snowman, based on the book by Raymond Briggs, on the library's big screen. No registration required. 201 E. Market St. 979-...
Crafty
Published on Nov 6th, 2008
0 comments Knitters, beaders, stitchers - come one, come all to Gordon Avenue Library. Crafty types ages 8-108 can bring any project you're working on (or interested in learning) and join this fun group for an...
In Stitches
Published on Nov 6th, 2008
4 comments Knitters, beaders, stitchers - come one, come all to Crozet Library. Crafty types ages 8-108 can bring any project you're working on (or interested in learning) and join this fun group for an...
Thanksgiving Parade
Published on Nov 6th, 2008
12 comments Thanksgiving Parade. Publicity photo Nearly 100 units make their way through the Downtown Mall in the Holiday Heritage Parade. Marching bands, floats, dancers, living history re-enactors,...
Game Central
Published on Nov 6th, 2008
0 comments Central Library is Game Central. Players ages 11-18 can demonstrate your video gaming skills, play board games, or enjoy a simple craft. Snacks, too. No registration required. 201 E. Market St. 979...
Walk in the Big Woods
Published on Oct 9th, 2008
0 comments City folks can tour one of the last remaining old-growth forests in the East with a fall walk in the Big Woods at James Madison's Montpelier. Staff lead the walk through the 200-acre old-growth...
Game On
Published on Oct 8th, 2008
1 comments Northside Library hosts Game Night. Teens in grades 6-12 can  show their skills on Wii, PS2, and all the board games you can handle. Come for serious competition or to try new games. There are...
Musings
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
1 comments Teens ages 13-18 interested in creative writing can join the club and get inspired at Crozet Library. This writing group is a chance to practice your skills, learn new techniques, read what other...
Anime Club
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
0 comments Teenage fans of Japanese anime can get a sneak preview of the latest releases and meet other enthusiasts at Northside Library’s Anime Club. There’s Japanese food, flicks, and lots of fun for kids in...
Star Struck
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
1 comments The view is out of this world at Public Night at McCormick Observatory (weather permitting). UVA’s research telescopes on O-Hill will be pointed heavenward, and Astronomy Department staff and...
Pages
Published on Sep 27th, 2008
5 comments Love to write? Love to read? Young writers in grades 4-6 can join the young writers’ workshop at Crozet Library. Meet other kids who enjoy writing, get inspired with some fun writing ideas, and bring...