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Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts to hold adoption event at Staples Mill Petco

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. July 1 and 1 p.m. July 2

Price: Free admission

Description: Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts (CARE) will have cats and kittens for adoption at the Petco on Staples Mill Road from noon to 3 p.m. July 1 and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. July 2. CARE will have reduced adoption fees for pre-approved applications during this special adoption event. Apply at www.care-cats.org/application.

CARE is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation, care and adoption of cats and kittens rescued from euthanizing animal shelters in Richmond and surrounding areas. The organization has rescued more than 7,000 cats and kittens in 15 years of operation.

The event is part of the Petco Foundation’s national “Be a Lifesaver” adoption weekend. For details, visit www.care-cats.org or www.petcofoundation.org. Join the conversation on Facebook and Instagram by using the hashtag #DiscoverLove.

CARE adoption event at Staples Mill Petco

Meadow Farm Museum's “Saturday Live” to feature “Children’s Toys & Games"

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Meadow Farm Museum will host “Saturday Live” from 12 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on the first Saturday of the month through the summer. Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Today’s topic is “Children’s Toys & Games.” Admission is free. For details, call 501-7275 or visit www.henrico.us/rec.

"Saturday Live" at Meadow Farm Museum

Senior Film Series at Sandston Library continues with “Theremin”

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: The Senior Film Series at Sandston Library continues from 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. with “Theremin” (1993, PG, 85 minutes). The movie is based on the book, “Us conductors: in which I seek the heart of Clara Rockmore, my one true love, finest theremin player the world will ever know: a novel” by Sean Michaels. Coffee and snacks will be provided. For details, call 501-1990 or visit www.henricolibrary.org.

Senior Film Series at Sandston Library

Second annual Innsbrook Taste of Virginia planned at Innsbrook Pavilion

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 3:30 p.m.

Price: $10 to $15

Description: The second annual Innsbrook Taste of Virginia will start at 3:30 p.m. at the Innsbrook Pavilion, 4901 Lakebrook Dr. Taste of Virginia is a family-friendly food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, as well as awards for other significant categories. Each restaurant competitor will be providing a $3 sample plate of their signature dish from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., as well as additional menu items for purchase during the festival. Enjoy live music by Whiskey Rebellion, Soul Expressions and The Silver Bullets. There will also be an artisan market with craft vendors and local businesses, a Kid’s Zone with moon bounces and corn hole, and the evening will conclude with fireworks. Proceeds support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. Rain date is July 2. Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the gate. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/InnsbrookTOVA.

Innsbrook Taste of Virginia

CharacterWorks to present “West Side Story” June 29-July 1 at The Steward School

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $10 to $18

Description: CharacterWorks will present “West Side Story” at 7 p.m. June 29-30 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 1 at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Rd. Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet is transported to 1950s New York City as two young, idealistic lovers find themselves caught between warring street gangs, the American "Jets" and the Puerto Rican "Sharks." This Masters Camp production is suggested for ages 12 and up. Tickets are $10 to $18. For details, visit www.cworkstheater.org.

“West Side Story” at The Steward School

“History at Sunset” series to feature guided tour of Malvern Hill

Date: July 1, 2017

Time: 7 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: A two-hour guided walk through of portions of Malvern Hill July 1 will kick off the Richmond National Battlefield Park and Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site's “History at Sunset” series of evening guided walks and programs highlighting new park lands and lesser-known stories. The series will continue at four other local Civil War sites and Evergreen Cemetery at 7 p.m. each Saturday in July. The Malvern Hill event will allow visitors to experience one of the Civil War’s best-preserved battlefields during a two-hour walk. Park Ranger Bert Dunkerly will offer a detailed analysis of the command and decision-making strategies of Generals McClellan and Lee; visitors are invited to weigh in. Attendees should meet at the Malvern Hill battlefield, 9175 Willis Church Road.

'History at Sunset' guided tour of Malvern Hill

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy live music from Whiskey Rebellion, as well as family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. Lawn chairs and blankets are welcome. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. Admission is $8 to $13 or free for members. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org. Full text

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