December 05 2016 - Meeting to be held at Fairfield Library, 6:30 p.m., Free
December 05 2016 - Officials will discuss how the division is working towards full accreditation, 6:30 p.m., Free
December 05 2016 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Included with Garden admission
December 05 2016 - Attorney General Mark Herring will participate in panel discussion, 6 p.m., Free
December 05 2016 - Mt. Vernon Baptist Church, 10 a.m., Free
December 05 2016 - The meeting is open to the public, 7 p.m., Free
December 06 2016 - Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 7 p.m., Free
December 06 2016 - Learn easy design techniques along with care tips, 10 a.m., $30
December 06 2016 - He will discuss his book “Eve of a Hundred Midnights", 11 a.m., Free
December 06 2016 - Proceeds benefit Goochland Free Clinic & Family Services, Hours vary, Free
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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CalendarGirlology will present “Puberty: Something New About You” for fourth- and fifth-grade girls and a parent from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital-Forest, Williamsburg Conference Room. When girls learn about puberty before it happens, they face it with greater confidence and even excitement. The group will have healthy, factual conversations on topics such as growth and development, hygiene, menstruation, moods and emotions, internet safety and more. Cost is $50 per pair. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/Girlology. Full text