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Chick-fil-A at White Oak Village to host spirit night for Henrico Too Smart 2 Start Coalition

August 31 2015 - Ten percent of all sales will be donated to the organization, 5 p.m.,

Henrico to present a “Music and Movie Night in the Park” at Dorey Park

August 31 2015 - Henrico Concert Band will perform; An outdoor showing of the movie “Up” will follow, 7 p.m., Free

Buz and Ned’s “Helping Hams for Charity” program to benefit ASCV every Monday in August

August 31 2015 - Buz and Ned’s will donate 10 percent of sales to ASCV, 6 p.m.,

HopeTree Foster Care to hold orientation for those interested in becoming a foster parent

September 01 2015 - Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 6 p.m.,

The Tin Pan to hold Tribute Night auditions

September 02 2015 - Performing bands are Johnny Lee Long Band, Suggesting Rhythm and The Hullabaloos, 6:30 p.m., $5

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Tuckahoe Library

September 03 2015 - Alice O’Hanlon will share her book “Tales of the Lioness”, 7 p.m., Free

Nature photographer, author Jim Fowler to attend Pocahontas Chapter of VNPS meeting

September 03 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 7 p.m., Free

Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook

September 03 2015 - , 7:30 a.m.,

Retail Merchants Association’s Economic Forecast Breakfast planned at The Westin Richmond

September 04 2015 - Speaker: Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 7:15 a.m.,

Short Pump Town Center’s kid’s club “Short Pump Pals” to meet in the food court

September 08 2015 - Second Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m., Free

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Community

Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.

Bike collection planned at Henrico concert Aug. 22


The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
Entertainment

Shear brilliance

‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ surprises, delights

Have people in the United States even heard of Shaun the Sheep? I certainly hadn’t.

I walked into Shaun the Sheep Movie knowing precisely two things about the film: one, it’s the product of Aardman Animations, the stop-motion animation studio responsible for Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run. And two, it’s got a cartoon sheep in it. That’s it.

But walking out, I was a total Shaun the Sheep convert – blown away by Shaun the Sheep Movie’s unassuming, good-natured, sheepy charms. (Also, it turns out Shaun the Sheep – originally a TV series – used to air on the Disney Channel. Maybe I’m just out of the loop). > Read more.






 

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