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Front Lawn Fun!

Front Lawn Fun!

Join us Wednesday mornings this summer from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for Front Lawn Fun! This free, family-friendly program will feature outdoor games and toys from yesteryear. Weather permitting, you’ll find us on our front lawn along Arthur Ashe Boulevard stretching out legs AND our minds. How did kids play in the past? Toys like Jacks, Jacob’s Ladders, and YoYos have been found around the world for thousands of years. You will get the chance to play with colonial-era replicas of these games, as well as take part in slinky races down our front steps, giant checkers on the lawn, and even try your luck in getting George Washington back home to Mount Vernon in a 19th century version of Chutes and Ladders. The activity will take place on the front lawn by the Boulevard (weather permitting) or in the Gottwald Gateway (rain and heat plan). The event is free but does not include admission to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. The event also occurs on: June 26, 2019July 3, 2019July 17, 2019July 24, 2019July 31, 2019August 7, 2019August 14, 2019August 21, 2019August 28, 2019

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  • Date: August 28, 2019 ( 2019-08-28 11:00:00 2019-08-28 12:00:00 Front Lawn Fun! Join us Wednesday mornings this summer from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm for Front Lawn Fun! This free, family-friendly program will feature outdoor games and toys from yesteryear. Weather permitting, you’ll find us on our front lawn along Arthur Ashe Boulevard stretching out legs AND our minds. How did kids play in the past? Toys like Jacks, Jacob’s Ladders, and YoYos have been found around the world for thousands of years. You will get the chance to play with colonial-era replicas of these games, as well as take part in slinky races down our front steps, giant checkers on the lawn, and even try your luck in getting George Washington back home to Mount Vernon in a 19th century version of Chutes and Ladders. The activity will take place on the front lawn by the Boulevard (weather permitting) or in the Gottwald Gateway (rain and heat plan). The event is free but does not include admission to the Virginia Museum of History & Culture. The event also occurs on: June 26, 2019July 3, 2019July 17, 2019July 24, 2019July 31, 2019August 7, 2019August 14, 2019August 21, 2019August 28, 2019 Virginia Museum of History & Culture
    428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220 Richmond, VA 23220
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  • Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

  • Location: Virginia Museum of History & Culture
    428 N Arthur Ashe Blvd, Richmond, VA 23220
    Richmond, VA 23220