HCPAA rose sale underway

The Henrico Citizens Police Academy Alumni (HCPAA) organization is conducting its annual rose sale until April 1. The event is the organization's largest fundraiser each year, and its main charity this year is The Law Sons and Daughters Fund. A dozen roses are available for $15, and they will be available for pick-up on Thursday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. or 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Henrico County Training Center on Parham Road. Individual pick-up times may also be arranged.

Roses are available in red, pink, yellow, peach and white. Checks should be made payable to HCPAA. To contact the organization or to place an order, visit http://www.hcpaalumni.com/contactus.html or call 501-5236.

Reynolds CC to host sculptor Paul DiPasquale

Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.

Free children’s clothing for those in need

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.

Weekend Top 10

Beautiful fall weather is back this weekend! Don’t leave your favorite pooch at home – take the whole family to Canine Companions’ DogFest Walk ‘n Roll at West Broad Village or FETCH a Cure’s annual Mutt Strutt at Deep Run Park. Pets are also welcome at this weekend’s Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games. Halloween events taking place Sunday include the University of Richmond’s 18th annual Trick or Treat Street and Goblins and Gourds at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.


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The Latin Ballet of Virginia will present El Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Family Festival from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This festive celebration of life features live performances by the Latin Ballet and the Richmond Ballet’s Minds in Motion Team XXL, as well as dancing, music, sweets, arts and crafts activities and more. Costumes are encouraged. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.artsglenallen.com. Full text

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