Henrico County VA

American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday

August 07 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.

First Capital Bank’s “Stuff the Bus” event to benefit Henrico Education Foundation

August 08 2015 - Short Pump Walmart, 10 a.m., Free
The Henrico Education Foundation will be the recipient of First Capital Bank’s “Stuff the Bus” event from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Short Pump Walmart. School supplies will go to students at six Henrico County schools who wouldn't otherwise have the supplies they need to start the school year off right.

Buz and Ned’s “Helping Hams for Charity” program to benefit ASCV

August 10 2015 - Every Monday in August, 6 p.m., Free
The Autism Society of Central Virginia will be the beneficiary of Buz and Ned’s “Helping Hams for Charity” program every Monday in August from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Buz and Ned’s will donate 10 percent of sales to ASCV. For details, visit http://www.buzandneds.com/helpinghams

Mirror Mode to host ‘Blossom 2015 Girl Talk & Fun’ at Trinity Family Life Center

August 22 2015 - Blossom 2015 teaches girls ages 10-17 about hygiene, self-esteem, etiquette and ladylike behavior, 8:30 a.m., Free
The Mirror Mode Mentoring Program will host Blossom 2015 Girl Talk & Fun from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity Family Life Center, 3601 Dill Rd. Blossom 2015 teaches girls ages 10-17 about hygiene, self-esteem, etiquette and ladylike behavior. Girls will also learn facts vs. myths about the menstrual cycle, how to calculate to the next cycle and the importance of being prepared. There will also be a Q&A session with Dr. Jennifer Hollings, MD-OB/GYN. Event is free. Girls will receive free hygiene items. Registration is required. For details, call 908-2933 or visit http://www.mirrormode.org

Short Pump Ruritan Club seeking crafters for its 25th annual craft show on Oct. 17

October 17 2015 - Short Pump Middle School, ,
The Short Pump Ruritan Club is seeking crafters for its 25th annual Short Pump Ruritan Craft Show on October 17 at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Rd. For information, call 360-2371 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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