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Annual Date With Dad Weekend

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RICHMOND, VA (WTVR): Some special young ladies are going on dates this weekend, Dates with their Dads for the annual Date with Dad Weekend. The three-day event celebrates fathers and daughters and has several events for the public to participate in.

Date with Dad Weekend kicks off with "Active Dads" Friday, March 15, 5:30-8:30pm at the Downtown YMCA, 2 West Franklin Street. An evening of healthy entertainment, yoga, kickboxing, Zumba, a cooking demonstration and other fun activities. The free event is hosted by comedian Antoine Scott. For details call 804-747-4323.

Dash For Dads 5K Walk/Run: Saturday, March 16, 7am, East District Resource Center, 2405 Jefferson Avenue, $10.

6th Annual Date With Dad Dinner & Dance, Sunday, March 17, 4-8pm, Downtown Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street, dinner and dancing, live entertainment, contests, prizes, actor and Richmond native Chad L. Coleman, best known from the "Wire" series and Mitch Malone from Radio One's KISS Quiet Storm. $25 per father & daughter couple, $10 for each additional daughter.

Proceeds will benefit Camp Diva Summer Retreat Scholarship fund. For tickets and more information visit or call 804-420-2267 (CAMP). Pictures courtesy of Harron Evoria &