December 10 2016 - Learn easy design techniques along with care tips, 10:30 a.m., $30
December 10 2016 - Enjoy wine tastings and create a seasonal masterpiece to take home, 1 p.m., $45
December 10 2016 - Battlefield Ruritans' Toy Parade to start at 3 p.m., 4 p.m., Free
December 10 2016 - , 12 p.m., Free
December 11 2016 - Race benefits the U.S. Marine Corps' Toys for Tots program, 12 p.m.,
December 11 2016 - Based on the novel by Michael Morpurgo, 3 p.m., $7 to $14
December 11 2016 - Collegiate School, 3 p.m., Free
December 12 2016 - University of Richmond, 7 a.m., Free
December 12 2016 - Reservations are required, 7:30 p.m., Free
December 13 2016 - Hanover Arts and Activities Center in Ashland, 7 p.m., Free
St. Joseph's Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services was one of three entities to earn the National Alliance to End Homelessness' Champion of Change Award. The awards were presented Nov. 17 during a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
NAEH annually recognizes proven programs and significant achievements in ending child and family homelessness.
Flagler completed its transition from an on-campus shelter to the community-based model of rapid rehousing in 2013, and it was one of the nation's first rapid re-housing service providers to be certified by NAEH. > Read more.
Richmond International Raceway's 13th annual Community Christmas tree lighting has been rescheduled from Dec. 6 to Monday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m., due to inclement weather expected on the original date.
Entertainment Dec. 12 will be provided by the Laburnum Elementary School choir and the Henrico High School Mighty Marching Warriors band. Tree decorations crafted by students from Laburnum Elementary School and L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will be on display. Hot chocolate and cookies will be supplied by the Henrico High School football boosters. > Read more.
It’s going to be a cold weekend so if you’re headed out to the James River Parade of Lights or the Richmond Road Runners Club Toy Run 5K in Innsbrook, you’d better bundle up! If you’re looking for some indoor ways to celebrate the holidays, check out Three-Penny Theatre’s production of “A Christmas Carol: A Ghost Story for Christmas” or “To Drive the Cold Winter Away: An Irish Celebration of the Returning Light” at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church in Glen Allen. Also this weekend – the Henrico Theatre will show the holiday classic “Home Alone." For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarComedySportz Richmond, located at 8906-H West Broad St., will present the sixth annual Improv Festivus Dec. 8-10. Festivus features over 100 talented improv comedians celebrating improv in all its forms all weekend long. All beer sales will benefit CJ’s Thumbs Up Foundation. Tickets are $6 in advance and $8 at the door for shows on Dec. 8; tickets for shows on Dec. 9-10 are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. A pass for all eight shows is $40 online. For details, visit http://www.improvfestivus.com. Full text