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Listen to historians discuss the importance of the fighting that took place north of the James River for control of Richmond and Petersburg in the last year of the Civil War at 6 p.m. at Deep Bottom Park. Admission is free. For details, call 652-3409 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec.
The 5th annual Page Custom Rods & Restoration Car Show will take place from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 20-21 at Richmond International Raceway. Spectators will have the opportunity to test drive vehicles from local dealers, enjoy the food truck court, hula hoop contest, period-wear fashion show, local service vendors, family fun swap meet, car corral and more. Event benefits Easter Seals UCP. Admission is free. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/lt6o63p.

The Scottish Rite Childhood Language Center will present its annual Fundraiser Dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Richmond Scottish Rite Temple, 4204 Hermitage Rd. The menu is spaghetti with meat sauce, garden salad, bakery bread, homemade desserts, and cold beverage. Monies raised are used by the Center to help children 0-18 years overcome dyslexia, autism, speech, and hearing impediments. For details, visit http://www.childspeech.org.
The Alzheimer’s Association will present the workshop “Stress and Making Care Decisions” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Elizabeth House, 3590 Mountain Rd. A light lunch will be provided. No charge. Advance registration is required by calling 967-2580.
North Park Library, 8508 Franconia Rd., will host its Summer Reading Kick-Off Party from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. There will be drawings for prizes, games and refreshments. For details, call 290-9700 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.
What started three years ago as Jeremy’s Game, a celebration of the life of Jeremy Bannon who was tragically killed in a motor vehicle accident in March 2011, has grown into the Hockey Fights Hunger campaign – a fundraiser to be held June 21 at 5:50 p.m. at SkateNation Plus, 4350 Pouncey Tract Rd. See NHL, AHL and many pro players in Richmond. Admission is $10. For details, visit http://www.jeremysgame.com.
The grand re-opening celebration of Burger King, located at 5217 Williamsburg Rd. in Sandston, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. XL 102 will be on-site to help kick off the event from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Burger King will be offering $.55 cheeseburgers and $1 Croissan’wiches, along with a raffle to win a Nintendo Wii. The celebration is open to the community and free to attend.

Internationally acclaimed folksinger John McCutcheon will perform at 7 p.m. at Maggie Walker Governor’s School, 1000 N. Lombardy St. McCutcheon's performance will benefit the Richmond Peace Education Center. Tickets are $10 to $25. For details, visit http://www.rpec.org/mccutcheon/.
Dogtopia’s 10th annual K-9 Support Charity Dog Wash will take place from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Dogtopia West End, 7217 W. Broad St. Volunteers and towel donations are needed. Event benefits Paws With A Cause, a national nonprofit providing assistance dogs to veterans in need. For details, call 755-RUFF or visit http://www.dogdaycare.com/k9support.
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Sundays in the Shade on the patio from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Listen to live acoustic music, bring a picnic, and just relax. The winery is open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. A $5 per person tasting fee applies. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com.
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The Virginia Hemophilia Foundation’s 2017 VHF Trick or Trot 5K and Fun Walk will start at 9 a.m. at Robious Landing Park, Shelter 3, in Midlothian. There will be a 5K course, a quick one-mile route and the Monster Dash, a 100-yard fun run for kids 12 and under. Costumes are highly encouraged. A pre-race Halloween party will feature a DJ, food and more. Funds raised will go toward fulfilling VHF's mission of supporting the needs of those impacted by a bleeding disorder through education, advocacy, and community. Cost is $30 for the 5K, $15 for the Junior 5K and $10 for the fun run. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/trickortrot2017. Full text

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