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08 / 19 / 2017

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Sixth annual Youth Triathlon planned at Va. Home for Boys and Girls

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: 8 a.m.

Price: Fees vary

Description: The sixth annual Youth Triathlon, presented by Endorphin Fitness, will take place at 8 a.m. at the Virginia Home for Boys and Girls, 8716 West Broad St. The race is open to ages 5-14 and features a short pool swim, loop bike course closed to vehicular traffic, and a run on level playing fields. An optional four-day youth triathlon camp will precede the event, taking place Aug. 14-17 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day. Participants will be taught essential skills of the sport in a safe, fun environment. Cost of the camp is $95. All proceeds from the event will benefit the children at VHBG. For details, fee information and registration for the VHBG Youth Triathlon and camp, visit www.endorphinfitness.com/vhbg-youth-triathlon. For details about sponsoring or volunteering at the triathlon, contact Joan Marble at JMarable@vhbg.org.

Youth Triathlon at VHBG

Henrico County Police Division to provide rabies vaccines for dogs and cats

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Price: Fees vary

Description: The Henrico County Police Division will provide rabies vaccines for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Rd. Pet owners must register and pay at the cashier’s office in the Administration Building before seeing a veterinarian on the first level of the adjacent parking deck. Each vaccine costs $10 and must be paid in cash. A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included. Pets from all localities are welcome. Cats must be in carriers. Henrico dog licenses will be available for $10 for a one-year license and $15 for a three-year license. For details, call the Animal Protection Unit at (804) 727-8801.

Rabies vaccines for dogs and cats through Henrico Police

“Trolls” (PG) to play at Henrico Theatre

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: Times vary

Price: $1

Description: The film “Trolls” (PG) will play at 10 a.m. Aug. 18 and at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Aug. 19 at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. Refreshments are $1 per item. For details, call 652-1460 or visit www.henricotheatre.us.

“Trolls” at Henrico Theatre

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Growing Fall Herbs and Vegetables”

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: 10 a.m.

Price: $20

Description: Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Growing Fall Herbs and Vegetables” at 10 a.m. Learn all the basics of home herb and vegetable gardening including where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection, ongoing care and good gardening habits. Cost is $20. To register, call 262-7167 or visit www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com.

“Growing Fall Herbs and Vegetables” at Lavender Fields

Peter McCory – The One-Man Band at Libbie Mill, Tuckahoe libraries

Date: August 19, 2017

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

Price: Free

Description: Celebrate the end of the HCPL Summer Reading Program with treats and musical fun for the whole family featuring Peter McCory – The One-Man Band at 10:30 a.m. at Libbie Mill Library and at 3 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. Sponsored by Friends of the Library. For details, visit www.henricolibrary.org.

Peter McCory – The One-Man Band at HCPL

Highland Springs UMC to hold its first Highland Springs Family Fun Fest

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Price: Free

Description: Highland Springs United Methodist Church will hold its first Highland Springs Family Fun Fest from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be games and prizes for children of all ages, a bounce house, basketball contests, cake walks and more. Live music will be performed by Bobby & Friends. Meet the Henrico Police and Fire units. Lunch begins at 12 p.m. The church is located at 22 N. Holly Ave. in Highland Springs.

Highland Springs Family Fun Fest at Highland Springs UMC

Crossover Healthcare Ministry to host Back 2 School Community Immunity Clinic Aug. 18-19

Date: August 19, 2017

Time: 1 p.m. (Aug. 18) and 8:30 a.m. (Aug. 19)

Price: Free

Description: Crossover Healthcare Ministry, 8600 Quioccasin Rd., will host a free Back 2 School Community Immunity Clinic from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 18 and from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 19. The clinic is open to children up to 18 years old who are uninsured or who have Medicaid/FAMIS and must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. There will be vaccinations, school and sports physicals, and dental and vision screenings. Vaccinations are available only to children without insurance. Make sure to bring your child’s vaccine record and school physical form.

Back 2 School Community Immunity Clinic

Deep Run Recreation Center to host Art Splash!

Date: August 19, 2017

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

Price: Free

Description: Deep Run Recreation Center will host Art Splash! from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. See artists at work and get an early peek at what Henrico Recreation and the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen have in store for fall. Check out some original creations in the student art exhibit or purchase something to add to your collection from local artists. Admission is free. For details, call 501-7275 or email tru08@henrico.us.

Art Splash! at Deep Run Recreation Center

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The Weinstein JCC will screen the documentary “Denial” at 3 p.m. When professor Deborah E. Lipstadt includes World War II historian David Irving in a book about Holocaust deniers, Irving accuses her of libel and sparks a legal battle for historical truth. With the burden of proof placed on the accused, Lipstadt and her legal team fight to prove the essential truth that the Holocaust occurred. Based on the book “History on Trial: My Day in Court with a Holocaust Denier.” A talk-back panel will follow. Cost is $6 for JCC members and $10 for nonmembers. For details, visit http://www.weinsteinjcc.org. Full text

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