Summer is for the kids! Join us Tuesdays from June 25th – July 23rd at 9 am at the Fountain Plaza for free family-friendly entertainment. Kids of all ages are invited to enjoy the summer sunshine and a five week rotation of family-friendly activities including interactive story times, a magician, museum visits, and more! Scroll down to view the full schedule.


June 25 | Merman Magic Show

Enjoy a magical morning with Merman the magician. Stay after for balloon art, glitter tattoos, and meet and greets with Merman the magician.


July 2 | Children’s Museum of Virginia

Join the Children’s Museum for a program, “Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere.” Explore learning how to blow bubbles of all sizes and the amazing spheres of colors you can make.


July 9 | Princess Storytime

Meet and greet princesses Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, and Rapunzel for a fairytale story time. Stay after to decorate your own princess crown.


July 16 | Barnes and Noble Storytime

Let your imagination run wild as the Barnes and Noble book team reads their weekly picture book selection for you!


July 23 | Virginia Living Museum

Learn to explore the great outdoors with the Virginia Living Museum’s program, Nature Detectives. Little scientists will be introduced to nature through a hands-on sensory adventure. Participants will grow a love and appreciation for the outdoors as they explore the sounds, textures, and colors of nature and meet a live ambassador animal. The museum team will host two sessions geared towards the below age groups.

Mini Explorers 9:00-9:20 am – toddlers/young pre-k (2-4 yr. olds)

Brainy Rangers 9:40 – 10:00 am pre-school/K-1 (5-7 yr. olds)