North Park Library to host Lightening Thief Party
May 22 2013 - Dress as your favorite god, demigod or monster from Greek mythology, 7 p.m.,
North Park Library, 8508 Franconia Rd., will host a Lightening Thief Party at 7 p.m. Celebrate Percy Jackson and the other Heroes of Olympus. Dress as your favorite god, demigod or monster from Greek mythology. Play games, enjoy refreshments and win prizes. For details, call 290-9700 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Learn about the Library’s new check-out program for digital power meters at Tuckahoe
May 23 2013 - Presented by Henrico County energy manager, 7 p.m., Free
Learn about energy savings and the Library’s new free check-out program for digital power meters at 7 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. The Henrico County energy manager will discuss how to review your Dominion Virginia Power bill, basic electric concepts and the benefits of the Kill-A-Watt 4400 Meters. For details, call 290-9130 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Create a decorative glass vase at Varina Library
May 29 2013 - Materials will be supplied, 7 p.m.,
Create a decorative glass vase with glass etching and stencil painting at 7 p.m. at Varina Library, 2001 Library Rd. Materials will be supplied. To register, call 290-9800 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Photos by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen 05/20/2013
Among the activities featured at Stir It Up!, a fundraiser and awareness raiser held May 5 at Deep Run H.S., was the opportunity for youngsters – including this young fan pictured with player Raibonne Charles – to play catch with members of the Richmond Raiders semi-pro indoor football team. > Read more.
Photos by Roger Walk for the Henrico Citizen 05/16/2013
Children perform during the India Spring Fest, held April 27-28 at the Hindu Center in Glen Allen. The event featured traditional Indian food, shopping and entertainment for children and adults. > Read more.
Photo by Patty Kruszewski/Henrico Citizen 05/15/2013
Spirited Art Richmond held a painting class May 5 for Hanover Habitat for Humanity families to paint their own artwork as a final touch for their new homes. Among first-time homeowners painting The Klimt Circle tree (which doubles as a ‘family tree’) were (left to right) Janet Payne, Gwen Stockman of Hanover Habitat and Payne’s daughter, Ashley Payne. Spirited Art is located in Short Pump at West Broad Village. > Read more.
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Tran’s Pho 1 Grill will serve Vietnamese fare
After nearly a year out of the restaurant industry, a well known 30-year Henrico restaurateur is ready to open up his fifth venture in Short Pump.
Paul Tran, along with his wife Ellen will open up Pho 1 Grill, a Vietnamese restaurant, in June in the Towne Center West Shopping Center.
Tran has been serving up Vietnamese food since the mid-’80s, his first being Que Huong on Rigsby Road. He also owned Mr. Chan’s on Horsepen Road and Saigon Gourmet on Hull Street Road. > Read more.
Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.
Popular Short Pump spot offers upscale comfort, flavors
The Wine Loft opened in West Broad Village in January 2010, offering a full bar with wine, beer, spirits and a kitchen with tapas-style snacks. It offers a seasonal patio area along Whittall Way. Its walk-in wine “humidor” in plain view from the bar offers more than 85 wines by the glass ($6-$65) and about 250 by the bottle ($28 and up), with some emphasis on Italian wines. Culinary trained chefs plus partnership with Culinard (Culinary program of Virginia College). > Read more.
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