December 02 2016 - Church of the Redeemer in Mechanicsville, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., $25 to $30
December 02 2016 - Proceeds from Jazz Nativity will benefit Feed My Starving Children, Times vary, $10+
December 02 2016 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Times vary, $8 to $10
December 03 2016 - Concessions will be sold in Booth Lobby starting at 6 p.m., 7:30 p.m., $20 to $40
December 03 2016 - Net proceeds benefit Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 8 p.m., $15 to $20
December 03 2016 - All proceeds from book sales will go to AARF, 12 p.m., Free
December 03 2016 - Christmas "in the air", 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $5 to $20
December 03 2016 - Free cookies and hot chocolate, music performances, Santa and the 6th annual Festival of Trees, 4:30 p.m., Free
December 04 2016 - For fourth- and fifth-grade girls and a parent, 1 p.m., $50 per pair
December 04 2016 - Music by Bach, John Rutter and many others, 4 p.m., $10 to $18
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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CalendarHenrico County Public Schools officials will discuss the division's efforts to enhance and improve student achievement during a town hall meeting from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Varina High School. The number of fully accredited Henrico County schools rose to 48 this year, up from 45 last year, but seven Henrico schools were denied accreditation by the Virginia Department of Education. HCPS officials will discuss how the division is making gains and working toward its goal of full accreditation for all schools. Full text