J.R. Tucker HS Drama Boosters to hold silent auction at Crossroads Art Center

August 25 2016 - Proceeds benefit the theatre department's trip to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, 6 p.m., $10
J.R. Tucker High School Drama Boosters will hold a silent auction from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Rd. Items up for bid include sports tickets, weekend getaways, restaurant gift certificates, spa treatments, jewelry, photography packages and more. Proceeds benefit the theatre department who has been selected for the second time in three years to perform at the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Fewer than 50 schools are selected each year from across the US and Canada. Tucker’s last performance earned a nomination for the Freedom of Expression Award from Amnesty International. Light appetizers included. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at https://squareup.com/store/jrtshoestringplayers

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Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
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Bifocals at CAT Theatre will hold auditions for the 2016-17 season at 10 a.m. on Aug. 22; noon on Aug. 23; and 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at CAT Theatre,… Full text

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