31st annual Richmond Corporate Games planned Sept. 23-24 in Innsbrook
September 23 2016 - Charity partner: Special Olympics Virginia, Times vary, Free
The 31st annual Richmond Corporate Games will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 23 and from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 24 at the Dominion Soccer Fields at 5000 Dominion Dr. in Glen Allen. Companies from around Richmond will face-off over a two-day period to showcase their determination and teamwork outside of the workplace. Special Olympics Virginia is teaming up once again with the Innsbrook Foundation as the charity partner for the 2016 Richmond Corporate Games. For details, visit http://www.innsbrook.com.
RVA Tour de Cure Family Fun Ride, Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes planned in Innsbrook
September 24 2016 - Event also features a wellness expo, food, live entertainment, kid’s activities and more, 6 a.m.,
The 2016 RVA Tour de Cure Family Fun Ride and Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes will be held at the Innsbrook Pavilion starting at 6 a.m. The RVA Tour de Cure Family Fun Ride is a 10 mile route through Innsbrook and nearby neighborhoods with the option to do a loop to get to 20 miles. There is also a 5K Step Out Walk, wellness expo, food, live entertainment, kid’s activities and more. The event raises funds for education, programs, research and advocacy, and to recognize, highlight and empower those living every day with diabetes while raising awareness surrounding diabetes. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/diabetes-innsbrook2016.
LINC volunteer attorneys, financial planners to present workshop at Sandston Library
September 24 2016 - Learn how to financially prepare for a loved-one’s long term illness, 2 p.m., Free
When a loved one’s life is threatened by illness or injury, bills and bank accounts are often an afterthought. However, medical costs are the number one cause of bankruptcy in the United States. Join LINC (Legal Information Network for Cancer) volunteer attorneys and financial planners at 2 p.m. at Sandston Library for a primer on how to financially prepare for a loved-one’s long term illness. For details, call 501-1990 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.
‘Pleasure Garden’ at Walkerton Tavern to benefit Meadow Farm
September 24 2016 - To aid in raising funds for the construction of a period kitchen building at the Meadow Farm Living History Museum, 4 p.m., $20
To aid in raising funds for the construction of a period kitchen building at the Meadow Farm Living History Museum, the Friends of Meadow Farm and the Henrico County Historical Society will recreate a Pleasure Garden at Walkerton Tavern from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The pleasure garden was an early form of a London amusement park – a place for an evening of outdoor entertainment with manicured walks and fountains, refreshments, concerts and exotic street entertainers. Admission is $20. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 839-2407 or at http://www.henricohistoricalsociety.org.
Fairfield Ruritan Club to host BBQ chicken dinner at Antioch School Community Center
October 01 2016 - Eat-in or take-out, 4:30 p.m., $5 to $9
The Fairfield Ruritan Club will host a barbecue chicken dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Antioch School Community Center, 5650 Elko Rd. in Sandston. The dinner includes half a barbecue chicken, potatoes, beans, bread, a beverage and dessert for $9 for adults. Meals for children 12 and younger are $5. Eat-in or take-out. Proceeds benefit the club and will be used to assist members of the community.
Henrico Humane Society, Henrico Rec & Parks to present annual ‘Bark in the Park’
October 01 2016 - Location: Deep Run Park, 10 a.m., Free
Henrico Humane Society and Henrico Recreation and Parks will present the ninth annual Bark in the Park from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Pkwy. A 2K walk begins at 10:45 a.m. Registration is $25 for adults, $10 for kids age 6-12 and free for kids under six and dogs. All proceeds from the dog walk benefit HHS. Additional activities include a blessing of the animals, trick demonstrations by AJ’s K9’s, a parade of animals, dog contests, vendor fair, live music, pet adoptions, food and more. For details, visit http://www.henricohumane.org/event/bark-in-the-park.
5th annual Franco’s Fashion Night Out planned at Franco’s Fine Clothier
October 06 2016 - Proceeds benefit Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN), 6 p.m., $30 or $50
The 5th annual Franco’s Fashion Night Out will take place at 6 p.m. at Franco’s Fine Clothier, 5321 Lakeside Ave. The event features a runway fashion show highlighting menswear from Franco’s and women’s special occasion dresses from Lex’s of Carytown, a live and silent auction showcasing sportswear from Rodd and Gunn, a tapas-style international menu, sampling of Virginia and New Zealand wines and more. Admission is $30 for singles and $50 for couples. Proceeds benefit Greater Richmond Stop Child Abuse Now (SCAN). For details, visit http://www.grscan.com/francos-fashion-night-out.
First Things First of Greater Richmond to host Father Figure event at RIR’s Torque Club
October 08 2016 - Program will include a buffet dinner, silent auction, live music, and an awards ceremony, 6 p.m.,
First Things First of Greater Richmond will host its first marquee fundraising event at Richmond International Raceway’s Torque Club from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The Father Figure event, presented by 37th Parallel Properties and NBC12 News, will promote the organization's mission to encourage fathers to be active in the lives of their children, raise funds to support its fatherhood initiatives and honor dads making a difference in their families and the Richmond community. The program will include a buffet dinner, silent auction, live music, and an awards ceremony. For tickets and details, visit http://www.firstthingsrichmond.org/the-father-figure.
Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.
Three local churches are holding events on Saturday: A Fall Veterans and Community Health Fair and Blood Drive at Antioch Baptist Church in Varina; a Fall Children’s Consignment Sale at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in the West End; and a Community Day event at Fair Oaks Baptist Church in Highland Springs. Two events are also planned in Henrico for history buffs: A tour of New Market Heights and a commemoration of the battle for Fort Harrison. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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