Big Brothers Big Sisters event helps kids gear up for new school year

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RICHMOND, Va. -- With summer winding down, Richmond`s Big Brothers Big Sisters program is gearing up for a new school year.

The organization hosted a get together at the YMCA on Richmond's Northside Saturday to celebrate the end of summer.

CBS 6 Meteorologist Nikki-Dee Ray took part in the back-to-school kick off.

Activities at today’s event ranged from a game of dress up to fun with crafts and balloon animals.