December 01 2016 - West End Assembly of God, Times vary,
December 01 2016 - Richmond Raceway Complex, 10 a.m., $1.50 to $14
December 02 2016 - Open to the public, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Free
December 02 2016 - Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., $25 to $30
December 02 2016 - The Westin Richmond, 7:15 a.m., $30 to $40
December 02 2016 - Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa in Short Pump, 10:30 a.m., $49 to $75
December 02 2016 - Proceeds from Jazz Nativity will benefit Feed My Starving Children, Times vary, $10+
December 02 2016 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Times vary, $8 to $10
December 02 2016 - Featuring Academy Award nominee Benedict Cumberbatch, 3 p.m., $7 to $14
December 02 2016 - Glen Echo Ball Field, 7 p.m., $4 per round
The project:HOMES "Renew Crew" (above) recently assisted an elderly member of the Laurel Presbyterian Church in Henrico by clearing brush, trimming hedges and raking leaves in her yard.
The Renew Crew serves low-income, disabled and elderly homeowners in need of small-scale home repairs such as porch, railing and step repairs, exterior painting, clearing overgrown yards, tearing down outbuildings, wheelchair ramps and other critical repairs and accessibility modifications. > Read more.
More than 2,000 people participated in the the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter's annual Richmond Walk to End Alzheimer’s Nov. 5 at Markel Plaza in Innsbrook. The event raised more than $436,000 for Alzheimer’s care, support programs and research.
The event is one of three walks that benefit the Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Richmond and is held in celebration of National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month and National Family Caregivers Month.
Donations to the Walk to End Alzheimer’s will be accepted through the end of the year and can be made at http://www.alz.org/walk. In total, the three walks this year have raised more than $644,344. > Read more.
The past couple of days haven’t felt like it, but it’s finally December and this weekend is packed with holiday events. Kicking the weekend off is Glorious Christmas Nights’ production of “Finding Christmas” at West End Assembly of God. Gayton Baptist Church’s annual Jazz Nativity starts tonight. Another annual favorite is tomorrow – the tree lighting at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. In search of Christmas concerts? The Virginians Barbershop Chorus will present its annual Christmas Show tomorrow at the Collegiate School and the Richmond Choral Society will perform Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarThe Shady Grove Coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd., continues its 16th season with folk singer-songwriter Bill Staines at 8 p.m. Beloved for songs such as “Roseville Fair” and “All God’s Critters,” Staines has appeared on “A Prairie Home Companion,” “Mountain Stage” and in the HBO series “Deadwood.” Tickets are $15 to $20; teens are admitted at half price and children age 12 and under are free. Net proceeds benefit UUCC. For details, call 323-4288 or visit http://www.shadygrovecoffeehouse.com. Full text