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Smith Strong PLC to offer free seminars on estate planning, wills and trusts Oct. 7, 16

October 07 2015 - Registration is required as space is limited, Times vary, Free

Henrico Business Leaders’ Networking Breakfast Meeting planned at Westin Richmond

October 12 2015 - Speaker is Henrico Fire Chief Tony McDowell , 7 a.m., $30 to $40

Richmond Apartment Owners Association to hold monthly luncheon meeting

October 13 2015 - Richmond Fire Marshall will present “Landlord Requirements", 12 p.m., $20 to $30

Senior citizens group ‘Elderberries’ to meet at the American Legion Post #244

October 14 2015 - The program will be singer Vickie Bruce, 11:30 a.m., Free

Shepherd’s Center continues its Open University fall lecture series “Lunch and Life”

October 14 2015 - A brown bag lunch precedes at noon with dessert and beverages provided, 12:30 p.m., Free

Willow Lawn’s community event ‘Mommy & Me and Daddies Too’ continues with Hope Harris

October 14 2015 - The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Free

The Volunteers of the United States Army Field Band to perform Oct. 15

October 15 2015 - Henrico Theatre, 7 p.m., Free

Commonwealth Parenting’s RVA Parents Forum Series returns to CMoR-Central

October 15 2015 - “Raising Healthy Eaters in an Unhealthy World”, 6:30 p.m., $30

Bon Secours for Women’s My Health Cafe to offer seminar on caring for aging parents

October 15 2015 - Speakers are from Bon Secours Medical Group and Senior Connections, 4:30 p.m., Free

Commonwealth Parenting to offer class for parents on babies and sleep

October 15 2015 - Find out what to expect with your newborn and into the first year of life, 6:30 p.m., Free

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HandsOn Day set for Oct. 17

HandsOn Day 2015, which will feature 1200 volunteers serving more than 65 nonprofits in Greater Richmond, will take place Oct. 17 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Among the projects in Henrico or surrounding communities that need volunteers are: installing GardenFest lights Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, distribution center assistance at Feedmore, pumpkin carving with residents at SupportOne, work and play at Housing Families First, paint for independence at Heart Havens, spruce up the shelter and clean sweep at Harbor House at Safe Harbor, pinwheel project at REAP and Kidney Walk prep at National Kidney Foundation Serving VA. > Read more.

Online tool helps identify best native plants for pollinators

Virginians who want to plant beneficial plants for bees, butterflies and hummingbirds have a new resource at their fingertips. The online Virginia Native Plant Finder now lets users search for native plant species that benefit pollinators. The tool, which is managed by the Virginia Natural Heritage Program, is free and easy to use; searches can be completed on desktops, tablets or smartphones.

Native plants are those that grow where they evolved; they have traits that enable them to adapt to local conditions. The Virginia Native Plant Finder lets users create their own custom native plant lists by selecting from dropdown menus. > Read more.

The Volunteers of the United States Army Field Band to perform Oct. 15

Henrico County Recreation and Parks is hosting a concert by The Volunteers of the United States Army Field Band on Thursday, Oct. 15 at Henrico Theatre, 305 East Nine Mile Road in Highland Springs. This free concert will be held at 7 p.m. and will feature Soldier-Musicians from the U.S. Army Field Band.

Since its inception in 1981, The Volunteers has been telling the Army story through rock, pop, country, and patriotic music. Its members have performed for millions of listeners in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada, Mexico, Kuwait, and Iraq. This group tours more than 100 days each year, bringing a powerful message of patriotism and support to communities large and small. > Read more.


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The Shepherd’s Center continues its Open University four-week fall lecture series “Lunch and Life” at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Rd. Dr. Jim Somerville, storyteller and… Full text

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