Dumbarton, Twin Hickory, Fairfield libraries to host Teen Open Mic Nights Aug. 13, 19, 21
August 13 2014 - Line-up is first-come, first-served, 6:30 p.m., Free
The following libraries will host Teen Open Mic Nights: Dumbarton – Aug. 13; Twin Hickory – Aug. 19; and Fairfield – Aug. 21. Come perform for a live audience and bring your best dance moves, music, poetry or other hidden talent to share. Line-up is first-come, first-served. Register at http://www.henricolibrary.org or call the participating library.
Fairfield Library to host the final Teen Open Mic Night
August 21 2014 - Line-up is first-come, first-served, 6:30 p.m.,
Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave., will host the final Teen Open Mic Night at 6:30 p.m. Come perform for a live audience and bring your best dance moves, music, poetry or other hidden talent to share. Line-up is first-come, first-served. Register at http://www.henricolibrary.org or call 290-9300.
Hear from ‘Sciencetellers’ at Varina, Twin Hickory Library
August 21 2014 - Sciencetellers combine storytelling, comedy and exciting science experiments, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.,
Hear from “Sciencetellers” at 3:30 p.m. at Varina Library and at 7 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. Sciencetellers combine storytelling, comedy and exciting science experiments into a dynamic and highly interactive learning experience for elementary age school children. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
HCPL to offer free admission to CMoR-Central for completing Summer Reading Club
August 22 2014 - Choose from one of two sessions, Times vary, Free
Celebrate finishing your Summer Reading Club goal with free admission to the Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central, 2626 W. Broad St. Space is limited. Choose from Session I: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Session II: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Friends of the Tuckahoe Library to hold book sale Aug. 22-23
August 22 2014 - Children’s books will be sold on Saturday only, 10 a.m.,
Friends of the Tuckahoe Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22-23. Adult books for sale Friday and Saturday; children’s books will be sold on Saturday only. For details, call 290-9100 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
DMV’s mobile service center to park at Dumbarton, Twin Hickory libraries Aug. 25-26
August 25 2014 - , 9 a.m., Free
The DMV’s mobile customer service center will be at Dumbarton Library on Aug. 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and at Twin Hickory Library on Aug. 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. DMV2Go is equipped to process a variety of transactions including driver’s license renewal, updating an address, getting copies of driving records and obtaining vehicle titles.
Best-selling author K.L. Randis to speak at Belmont Recreation Center
August 26 2014 - Event to recognize 20 years of work by Henrico CASA - Register by Aug. 15, 5:30 p.m., Free
Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library
August 28 2014 - Brenda Anderson will share her book 'The Preacher’s Son', 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a new program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Brenda Anderson will share her book “The Preacher’s Son” at Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/authorshowcase
Mary Miley Theobald to discuss her new book ‘The Impersonator’ at Twin Hickory Library
August 30 2014 - , 1 p.m., Free
Historian, author and mystery writer, Mary Miley Theobald, will discuss her new book “The Impersonator” at 1 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd. Theobald will share little-known facts about Prohibition, why the 1920s mark the real start of women’s liberation, and why it is the perfect decade in which to set a mystery. For details, call 290-9200 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Randis is best known for her bestselling novel, Spilled Milk, which tells her painful – but ultimately triumphant – personal story of abuse and of child abuse prevention. The book is her first novel.
The Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. attended the Ninth Annual Filipino Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Church earlier this month. Cuisia (pictured above with festival performers) was welcomed by County Manager John Vithoulkas and Brookland District Supervisor Dick Glover (below) at the church, which is located in Lakeside.
While enjoying some of the cultural performances at the festival, the ambassador and his wife had a private lunch with Vithoulkas, Glover, Eldon Burton (an outreach representative from U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner’s Office) and Father James Begley, the pastor of OLL. > Read more.
Planes: Fire and Rescue opens with a dedication to the hero firefighters of the world. It’s an admirable notion, and it makes sense, given that this is a film about planes that fight fires.
But here it might be a little out of place, as Planes: Fire and Rescue has a few things on its mind besides supporting the men and women who routinely throw themselves into burning buildings.
Like money. Lots and lots of money – into the 11-figures-and-counting range. In case you weren’t aware, 2006’s Cars was the biggest moneymaker Disney had in decades – not because of how much green the film printed at the box office, but because a combination of toys, games and snack foods stamped with the Cars seal of approval routinely pulls in tens of billions of dollars per year. > Read more.
This weekend in Henrico, you can learn about fall herbs or mad science. Enjoy some laughs from West End Comedy or Three-Penny Theatre’s production of “The Rivah Home Companion.” For music lovers, Jennifer Nettles is in concert tonight and the fifth annual GWAR-B-Q takes place tomorrow at Hadad’s Lake. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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