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Henricus Historical Park to offer James River Camp for ages 9-12 Aug. 15-17

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Description: Henricus Historical Park will offer James River Camp for children aged 9-12 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 15-17. Campers will explore the environmental features of the historic James River as 17th-century Virginia Indians and the Colonial settlers would have encountered it. Paddle a kayak and identify how the plants and animals of the river were hunted, gathered and used throughout history. Understand the course changes made at Dutch Gap during the Civil War and see how it is used today. Registration is required by Aug. 11 by calling 318-8797.

James River Camp at Henricus Historical Park

Alzheimer’s Association to hold support group meeting at Lakewood Manor

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 10 a.m.

Price: Free

Description: Each month, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter conducts support group meetings to provide the community with an opportunity to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. A group for caregivers will meet at 10 a.m. at Lakewood Manor, 1900 Lauderdale Dr. For details, call 967-2580.

Alzheimer’s Association support group meeting

Cheswick Walking Club for ages 50+ meets every Tuesday at Cheswick Park

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: The Cheswick Walking Club for ages 50+ meets every Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Cheswick Park, 1700 Forest Ave. This club combines fitness and fun for the walker who likes to socialize. A club meeting is held on the first Tuesday of each month at Belmont Recreation Center. Visitors are welcome. For details, visit www.henrico.us/rec.

Cheswick Park Walking Club for ages 50+

Children’s Clothing Closet at Highland Springs UMC open to the public

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: The Children’s Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church, 22 N. Holly Ave., will be open from 10 a.m. to noon every Tuesday and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. every second and fourth Thursday of the month. Clothing is available in sizes infant through teen and is free. Clothes are located on the second floor and no elevator is available.

Children’s Clothing Closet at HSUMC open

Fairfield Library to host Teen Food Challenge

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Fairfield Library will host the Teen Food Challenge from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Be a member of a team whose challenge is to develop a recipe and prepare the dish within 40 minutes – with ingredients only revealed at the competition. Teams will be assigned randomly at the start of the program. All teams will make a presentation to a judging panel (librarians), explaining the preparation steps, serving size, food safety concerns, nutrition value and cost of the dish. Registration is required. For details, call 501-1930 or visit www.henricolibrary.org.

Teen Food Challenge at Fairfield Library

Rotary Club of Short Pump meets every Tuesday

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: The Rotary Club of Short Pump meets every Tuesday from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Keagan’s Irish Pub and Restaurant in West Broad Village. On the fifth Tuesday of the month there is an evening social hour – check www.shortpumprotary.org for time and location.

Rotary Club of Short Pump meeting

Henrico Police Faith Community Coalition to meet Aug. 9, 15

Date: August 15, 2017

Time: 2 p.m. (Aug. 9) and 6 p.m. (Aug. 15)

Price: Free

Description: The Henrico Police Faith Community Coalition will meet from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Henrico County Training Center, 7701 E. Parham Rd. The topic will be “Hurricane/Disaster Preparedness.” Training is the same at both meetings. No registration required. All faith community leaders are welcome. For details, call 501-4838.

Henrico Police Faith Community Coalition meeting

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West Broad Village will hold a Fall Festival from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at The Pad, 2310 Old Brick Rd. Enjoy live music from U2 tribute band Even Better Than the Real Thing, sample fall beers and ciders, and enter the pet costume contest. There will also be pumpkin and face painting, and trunk or treating. For details, visit http://www.westbroadvillage.com. Full text

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