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Play games without batteries at Walkerton Tavern

August 04 2014 - Games include nine pins, snakes and ladders, dominoes, ring toss and others, 10 a.m., Free

2014 Summer Movie Express continues at Regal VCC, Short Pump Aug. 5-6

August 05 2014 - 'Turbo' (Aug. 5) and 'Walking with Dinosaurs' (Aug. 6), 10 a.m., Free

Alzheimer’s Association to offer program on ‘Building Your Skills as a Caregiver’

August 05 2014 - Advance registration is required, 9 a.m., $10

5th annual Highland Springs Community National Night Out planned Aug. 5

August 05 2014 - Broken Bread Ministries, 6 p.m., Free

Fairfield Middle School Fresh Market held on Wednesdays through Aug. 13

August 06 2014 - All produce is grown in the school's garden using organic practices, 4 p.m.,

Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes continues with ‘Mega-monsters: Dinosaurs’

August 06 2014 - Topics rotate throughout the summer months, 10 a.m., Free

Innsbrook After Hours to present Gavin Degraw, Matt Nathanson, Andrew McMahon

August 06 2014 - Snagajob Innsbrook Pavilion, 6:30 p.m., $20

Seminar on ‘Deep Brain Stimulation: Restoring Balance to Broken Circuits’ planned

August 07 2014 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free

Jammin’ on the James concert series at Wilton House Museum to present Susan Greenbaum

August 09 2014 - Bring a picnic dinner and your favorite lawn chair for family-friendly music, 6 p.m., Free

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host Flowers After 5, Fidos After 5

August 14 2014 - The second Thursday of each month is Fidos After 5, where leashed pets are admitted, 5 p.m., $8 to $12

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Community

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden raises admission $1

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s admission has increased by $1 across all categories. Admission is now $12 for adults; $11 for seniors ages 55 and older; and $8 for children ages 3–12. Admission remains free for children ages 3 and younger and for members.

The last price increase was in 2011, before the Garden consistently hosted Butterflies LIVE! (which is included with admission). > Read more.

Garden tails

The threat of bad weather didn’t keep visitors away from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden July 10 for the facility’s weekly Flowers After 5 event (which pairs music and food with a chance to stroll the garden) and its monthly Fidos After 5 (which allows dog owners to bring their pets with them to enjoy the evening). > Read more.

Western Henrico Rotary helps fund Midwives For Haiti Jeep


Thanks in part to a $10,000 gift from the Western Henrico Rotary Club, another bright pink Jeep modified to travel extremely rough terrain has been delivered to Midwives For Haiti so that more pregnant women in the quake-ravaged country will have access to prenatal care and a greater chance of surviving childbirth.

The funds were raised at the annual casino night held in February, club president Adam Cherry said. The Rotary Club also helped purchase the Virginia-based charity’s first pink jeep three years ago. > Read more.

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Entertainment

‘Top Chef’ finalist to open Willow Lawn restaurant

A finalist in the Bravo television show Top Chef is bringing one of his four restaurant chains to Henrico County.

Bryan Voltaggio, who was the runner-up of the sixth season of Top Chef, (finishing second to his brother, Michael) and his business partner, Hilda Staples, will open their third Family Meal restaurant, at Henrico's Willow Lawn shopping center. The restaurant is expected to open early next year. > Read more.

US Army Field Band to perform in Henrico Aug. 3

The United States Army Field Band will present a free public performance at Deep Run Park in Henrico on Sunday, Aug 3 at 3 p.m.

Members of the band are soldiers who also serve as “musical ambassadors of the Army” and perform for schools and communities nationwide.

The Concert Band will be performing along with the Soldiers’ Chorus. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


Get up and dance – square dance, that is – with the Tuckahoe Square Dance Club tonight! More musical events this weekend include family-friendly karaoke at Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House, the United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus Concert and the Henrico Teen Theatre Company’s production of “The Boy Who Cried Wolf.” For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

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