Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at Varina Library to meet

January 12 2017 - {event_name}, 5:45 p.m., Free
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) at Varina Library will meet from 5:45 p.m. to 6:45 p.m. Help plan teen library events and earn community service credit. Call 501-1980 for membership information.

Free FAFSA assistance available through GRASP

January 12 2017 - {event_name}, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Free
Great Aspirations Scholarship Program (GRASP) advisors will be available to meet one-on-one with students and parents to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and to answer questions about financial aid on the following dates: Jan. 12 – Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave.; and Jan. 18 – Varina Library, 1875 New Market Rd. Both events are from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Registration is required. Call the library or visit http://bit.ly/2iUHRlO for Jan. 12 and http://bit.ly/2hVntPY for Jan. 18.

Libbie Mill Library to host ‘Crafternoon’ for adults

January 14 2017 - {event_name}, 2 p.m., Free
Libbie Mill Library will host Crafternoon for adults from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy a relaxing afternoon learning to create with fabric, glue, paper and paint. Great for both beginners and more experienced DIYers. For details, call 501-1940 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.

Varina Library to continue Classic Family Films series with ‘Heidi’ and ‘Secret Garden’

January 14 2017 - {event_name}, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
Varina Library will continue its Classic Family Films series at 11 a.m. with “Heidi” (2005, NR, 104 minutes) and at 1 p.m. with “The Secret Garden” (1993, G, 101 minutes). “Heidi” is based on the book by Johanna Spyri and follows the story of a young Swiss orphan as she discovers a new life with her crusty grandfather in the Swiss Alps. “The Secret Garden” by Frances Hodgson Burnett tells of a young girl who discovers the magic of a special garden and the special friendships that can grow when planted with care. Bring a blanket, cushion or pillow to get comfortable. Admission is free. For details, call 501-1900 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Libbie Mill Library

January 19 2017 - {event_name}, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on the second Monday and every Thursday of the month at various libraries. Louis Bruno will share his book “Selection: A Life and Death Saga” at Libbie Mill Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors.

Celebrate National Pie Day at Glen Allen Library

January 23 2017 - {event_name}, 3:30 p.m., Free
Celebrate National Pie Day and make decorative and delicious-looking paper pies from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Glen Allen Library. For details, call 501-1950 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.

Children in grades 2-5 invited to Science Explorers – Grossology at Libbie Mill Library

January 24 2017 - {event_name}, 3:30 p.m., Free
Children in grades 2-5 are invited to Science Explorers – Grossology at Libbie Mill Library from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Make some snot, learn about germs and explore the things that make your body a totally gross place to live. Registration is required by calling 501-1940 or visiting http://www.henricolibrary.org.

Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library

January 26 2017 - {event_name}, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on the second Monday and every Thursday of the month at various libraries. Angela Wood and Natasha Tabon will share their children’s book “The Misadventures of Tood and Taboon: Lost in the Forest” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors.

Virginia College Savings Plan rep to answer questions at Twin Hickory Library

January 26 2017 - {event_name}, 7 p.m., Free
A representative from the Virginia College Savings Plan will discuss the four different 529 plans available and answer questions from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. For details, call 501-1920 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.

Tech-savvy teens to provide help at North Park Library

January 28 2017 - {event_name}, 2 p.m., Free
Tech-savvy teens will be available at 2 p.m. at North Park Library to help answer questions about your tablet, phone or email. Bring your personal device and any user names/passwords you might need. For details, call 501-1970 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.

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Villa’s Flagler Housing wins national NAEH award


St. Joseph's Villa’s Flagler Housing & Homeless Services was one of three entities to earn the National Alliance to End Homelessness' Champion of Change Award. The awards were presented Nov. 17 during a ceremony at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

NAEH annually recognizes proven programs and significant achievements in ending child and family homelessness.

Flagler completed its transition from an on-campus shelter to the community-based model of rapid rehousing in 2013, and it was one of the nation's first rapid re-housing service providers to be certified by NAEH. > Read more.

RIR’s Christmas tree lighting rescheduled for Dec. 12


Richmond International Raceway's 13th annual Community Christmas tree lighting has been rescheduled from Dec. 6 to Monday, Dec. 12, at 6:30 p.m., due to inclement weather expected on the original date.

Entertainment Dec. 12 will be provided by the Laburnum Elementary School choir and the Henrico High School Mighty Marching Warriors band. Tree decorations crafted by students from Laburnum Elementary School and L. Douglas Wilder Middle School will be on display. Hot chocolate and cookies will be supplied by the Henrico High School football boosters. > Read more.
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