Innsbrook selling compost bins, rain barrels
Henrico Citizen Staff Reports 03/16/11
As part of 'Innsbrook Saves the Earth Week,’ the Innsbrook Foundation is offering 80-gallon Earth Machine compost bins; 55-gallon Systern rain barrels; and 6-gallon stack-and-carry recycling bins for sale through March 21.
The Earth Machine is available for $55, the rain barrel for $65 and the recycling bins for $7 apiece. For details or to place an order, visit http://www.innsbrook.com Order.s will be delivered during Innsbrook Saves the Earth week, April 11-15.
Innsbrook officials have planned five days of events to encourage Earth-friendly actions, including a clean up of the Innsbrook lake and an energy savings seminar and expo.
For details or to order, visit http://www.innsbrook.com/innsdata/events/article_1503.shtml
The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.
Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.
The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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