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Advanced Career Education Center at Hermitage to hold plant sale May 3-4

May 03 2016 - Sale features a large selection of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables, 9 a.m., Prices vary
The Advanced Career Education Center at Hermitage High School will hold a plant sale from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 3 and from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. May 4. The sale features a large selection of annuals, perennials, herbs and vegetables. Included are peppers, cucumbers, corn, watermelon, squash, asparagus and many varieties of tomato. Plant prices are: four packs $1.75; 3.5-inch pots $1; 4.5-inch pots $3; 6.5-inch pots $5; gallon perennials $8; 10-inch hanging baskets $10; 12-inch premium hanging baskets $15; and other plant prices vary. The Advanced Career Education Center at Hermitage is located at 8301 Hungary Spring Rd.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host Spring PlantFest May 6-7

May 06 2016 - Advice from experts, live music, and food/drinks for purchase, 9 a.m.,
The Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Spring PlantFest will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 6 and from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 7. The Garden’s plant sales are among the largest in the region with vendors selling plants ranging from well-known favorites to rare exotics. Get advice and answers to your questions from experts, plus enjoy live music and food and beverages for purchase. Presented by Garden volunteers. Admission to the plant sale is free; regular admission price to visit the Garden. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

National Preppers and Survivalists Expo planned at RRC May 7-8

May 07 2016 - Enjoy hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others, 9 a.m.,
The National Preppers and Survivalists Expo, a two-day event focusing on the preparedness, self-reliance, supplies and survival skills that are crucial when a catastrophe strikes, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7-8 at Richmond Raceway Complex. First responders, emergency managers, CERTS, survivalists, preppers, homesteaders and military are welcome to see hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others. For details, visit http://www.npsexpo.com

Threads’ Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Sale planned May 13-15

May 13 2016 - Half-off designated items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15, 9 a.m.,
Threads’ Fall/Winter Children’s Consignment Sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. May 13-14 at Canterbury Shopping Center, 10616 Patterson Ave. Items for sale include maternity and children’s clothing (sizes newborn to junior), baby gear and equipment, toys, books and more. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. Half-off designated items from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on May 15. For details, visit http://www.ThreadsEvents.com

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Walking MADD


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.

FamFest planned for April 9


Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.

The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
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