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
December 13 2016 - Second Tuesday of each month, 6:30 p.m., Free
December 14 2016 - Also starring his wife, Broadway star Jessica Molaskey, and the incomparable Swing 7, 7:30 p.m., $22 to $45
December 14 2016 - Open to the public, 8 a.m., Free
Richmond International Raceway's 13th annual Community Christmas tree lighting has been rescheduled from Dec. 6 to Monday, Dec. 12, at 6 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.
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.
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 McShin Foundation will screen a reunion showing of “Heroin The Hardest Hit” at 6 p.m. in the West Wing Chapel of Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Rd. The office of the Attorney General released the film last year to document the heroin epidemic plaguing Virginia. To celebrate the anniversary of the film, there will be a showing followed by a reunion of the individuals featured in the film and on the original panel, including Attorney General Mark Herring. For details, visit http://www.mcshin.org. Full text