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The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue.> Read more.
Citizen Staff Reports 07/18/2016
Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities.
Citizen Staff Reports 06/14/2016 Western Henrico
The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.
As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers.
The grand opening of the new Short Pump Park will take place on Saturday, June 25, from 1-4 p.m. A dedication ceremony will be held at 1 p.m.
The new park has been 10 years in the making and will feature a water play-area with spray fountains and an off-leash dog park. In addition, the new park is 75 percent wooded and includes a walking trail.
Citizen Staff Reports 06/06/2016 Western Henrico
Regency Square shopping center this week opened a farmers market that will operate weekly on the site. The center joined with Grow RVA to bring the first-ever such market to the facility.
The market will be held Mondays through Aug. 29 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., weather permitting, in the parking lot on the Quioccasin Road side of the center.
Approximately, 15-20 vendors will sell a mixture of fresh fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, fresh eggs, baked and canned goods.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/31/2016 Western Henrico
The Pemberton at University Park senior community will host a dedication ceremony for its Veterans Wall of Honor June 9 at 10:30 a.m. The ceremony will honor residents who have served in the military.
Deep Run High School Cadets will provide a color guard for the event.
Community members have taken photos of residents in uniform, as well as residents with pictures of their military units from their days of service that will be on display the day of the event.
Citizen Staff Reports 05/16/2016
The Asian American Society of Central Virginia will hold its 19th Annual Asian American Celebration on Saturday, May 21 at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. 3rd St. in Richmond, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is free.
The theme for this year’s celebration will be “Our Heritage," in recognition of May as the Asian Pacific American Heritage month, designated by the U.S. Congress in 1992.
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