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04 / 08 / 2017

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FIRST Chesapeake District Championship planned Apr. 7-8 at VCU Siegel Center

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Fifty-eight FIRST Robotics Competition teams from Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia will face off at the FIRST Chesapeake District Championship Apr. 7-8 at the VCU Siegel Center. This is the culmination of seven district qualifying competitions where over 125 teams competed. Winners will advance to the FIRST World Championship in St. Louis, Mo. Admission is free and open to the public. Hours are 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. both days.

FIRST Robotics Competition at VCU

Vintage Home Market set for Apr. 8-9 at Richmond Raceway Complex

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $5

Description: The Vintage Home Market will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Apr. 8 and from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Apr. 9 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The Vintage Home Market is a gathering of the region's finest vintage and antiques dealers and artisans. Items for sale include vintage holiday decorations, architectural salvage, painted furniture, lighting, jewelry, retro home and garden décor and more. Admission is $5. For details, visit www.thevintagehomemarket.com.

Vintage Home Market at RRC

Annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk planned at Dorey Park

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 9 a.m.

Price:

Description: Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. For details, call 353-7121 x5153 or visit www.walklikemadd.org/richmond.

Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk

Henrico Humane Society to host 17th annual Pet Expo

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Price: $5 to $12

Description: Henrico Humane Society’s 17th annual Pet Expo will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Richmond International Raceway. More than 50 vendors and exhibitors will be onsite selling pet-related products and services – from obedience trainers to healthy food options and novelty items. A full day of activities is scheduled including a pet parade, puppy races, dog contests, training/trick/agility demonstrations, an agility course, dog adoptions, and a silent auction. Richmond TV personality from WTVR 6 Greg McQuade is scheduled to emcee. Admission is $12 for adults, $5 for children 2-12 and free for pets. All proceeds benefit the Henrico Humane Society. For details, visit www.henricohumane.org.

Henrico Humane Society’s Pet Expo

Intergalactic Bead Show planned Apr. 8-9 at Richmond Raceway Complex

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Price: $5

Description: The Intergalactic Bead Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Apr. 8-9 at the Richmond Raceway Complex. The show features a wide and unique selection including semi-precious and precious gemstone beads, seed beads, handmade glass beads, pearls, exotic beads and more. You can see the color, cut and quality before you buy. Open to the public with both wholesale and retail. Admission is $5. For details, visit www.beadshows.com.

Intergalactic Bead Show at RRC

Calvary UMC to host Kars and Kustoms Auto Show

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Price:

Description: Calvary United Methodist Church, 1637 Williamsburg Rd., will host the Kars and Kustoms Auto Show from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be a prize for Best in Show, a bake sale, and raffle drawing. The fundraiser benefits the Youth of Calvary.

Auto Show at Calvary UMC

North Park Library to screen the classic 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke"

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: North Park Library will screen the classic 1967 film “Cool Hand Luke,” featuring a young Paul Newman, from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Donuts will be served. For details, call 501-1970 or visit www.henricolibrary.org.

“Cool Hand Luke" at North Park Library

Meadow Farm to present 'Sheep to Shawl'

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Spring is here and it’s time to shear the sheep at Meadow Farm. Clothos Handspinners will demonstrate, teach and offer you a chance to try your hand at processing wool from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Compare the sheep shorn with electric shears to those sheared by hand. Buy a fleece right off the sheep. Watch the dogs maneuver the sheep. Enjoy music, food and textile vendors too. For details, email eik@henrico.us.

'Sheep to Shawl' at Meadow Farm

CACGA to host Happy Hour Art Class

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Price: $45

Description: The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will host a Happy Hour Art Class from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. First, enjoy wine tastings from Jacey Vineyards from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. and then grab a brush and follow the leader to create a seasonal masterpiece to take home. Classes are held the second Saturday of each month and feature a different project led by artist Nancy Jacey. Cost is $45 and includes wine tasting, all project supplies, one complimentary beverage and light refreshments. To register, call 261-ARTS or visit www.artsglenallen.com.

Happy Hour Art Class at CACGA

Richmond Spring Carnival in Midlothian planned Mar. 30 to Apr. 9

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. M-F and 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. S-S

Price: Free; ride cost varies

Description: The Richmond Spring Carnival will take place Mar. 30 to Apr. 9 at 6807 Midlothian Tnpk. This family-friendly event features favorite fair food, games, and rides for all ages, from fun kiddie rides to state-of-the-art thrill rides, all along a colorful midway. Admission is free; ride cost varies. Unlimited ride wristbands are $25 Monday-Thursday and $30 Friday-Sunday. Ride tickets are also available onsite for $1.50 each, $25 for 20 tickets, or $50 for 50 tickets plus one free ride. Hours are 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. For details, including coupon savings on rides and food, visit www.dreamlandamusements.com or call 866-666-3247.

Richmond Spring Carnival

Henrico Theatre to show “Star Trek Beyond” Apr. 7-8

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $1

Description: The film “Star Trek Beyond” (rated PG-13) will play at 7 p.m. Apr. 7 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Apr. 8 at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 328-4491.

“Star Trek Beyond” at Henrico Theatre

David Mallett, George Turman to perform at Shady Grove Coffeehouse

Date: April 8, 2017

Time: 8 p.m.

Price: $20 to $25

Description: The Shady Grove Coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd. in Glen Allen, continues its 16th season with David Mallett and George Turman at 8 p.m. Tickets are $20 to $25; teens are admitted at half price and children age 12 and under are free. Net proceeds benefit UUCC. For details, call 323-4288 or visit www.shadygrovecoffeehouse.com.

David Mallett/George Turman at SGC

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Alex Bugnon will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Bugnon has built a loyal fan base through constant touring on the club and jazz festival circuits. Tickets are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com. Full text

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