Dabbs House Museum to present ‘United States Colored Troops in the Civil War’
March 15 2014 - , 1 p.m., Free
Dabbs House Museum, 3812 Nine Mile Rd., will present “Glorious March to Liberty: United States Colored Troops in the Civil War” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. African Americans made up 10% of the entire Union army during the Civil War – learn about who these men were and why they fought and died for their freedom. Admission is free. For details, call 652-3411 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Meadow Farm Museum to host volunteer open house
March 15 2014 - No experience necessary, 1 p.m., Free
Meadow Farm Museum, 3400 Mountain Rd., will host a volunteer open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Meadow Farm is looking for adult and youth (ages 10+) volunteers to conduct tours, work in the gift shop, demonstrate historic trades and agriculture, sew and make history come alive. No experience necessary. Admission is free. For details, call 501-2130 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.
Do you play pickleball? Learn more about this oddly-named but fun-to-play sport tomorrow! Though it’s still pretty chilly outside, you can get a jump start on spring at the Richmond Home and Garden Show or at a workshop on raised bed gardening at Lavender Fields Herb Farm. For all our top picks this weekend in Henrico, click here! > Read more.