Henrico County VA

Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District to offer DIY Rain Barrel Workshop

July 09 2015 - fee includes all supplies needed, 6 p.m., $50
The Henricopolis Soil and Water Conservation District will offer a DIY Rain Barrel Workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Henrico County Human Services building, 8600 Dixon Powers Dr. Participants will learn how to build, install and maintain a rain barrel, while learning about water conservation practices. The $50 fee includes all supplies needed. For details, call Stacey Heflin at 501-5289 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Learn how to draw manga, anime style at Tuckahoe Library

July 11 2015 - The workshop is six hours long; bring a lunch and snacks - registration required, 10:30 a.m.,
Learn how to draw manga and anime style at 10:30 a.m. at Tuckahoe Library. The workshop will begin with a brief talk on the world of mangaka followed by an introduction to drawing skill sets and techniques used by manga and anime artists to help transform their ideas into drawings. The workshop is six hours long; bring a lunch and snacks. Registration is required. For details, call 290-9100 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org

Visit HopeTree Foster Care to learn about foster families

July 13 2015 - Baptist General Association of Virginia, 6 p.m.,
Visit HopeTree Foster Care at 6 p.m. at the Baptist General Association of Virginia, 2828 Emerywood Pkwy., to learn about how your family can become a foster family. For details, call 201-9006 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Community

Short Pump Rotary volunteers help with rebuild, repair


On June 13, the Short Pump Rotary Club partnered with Schnabel Engineering for a day of volunteer work with Rebuilding Together Richmond. Team members (among them [from left] Chris Rufe, Melissa Abraham, Rick Naschold, and Micky Ogburn) completed a variety of repairs and home improvements ranging from painting and landscaping to cabinet installation and fence building.

“It was a privilege to be involved in this project," said club president Melissa Abraham. "The homeowner kept thanking the volunteers, but I think all of us would agree we are the ones who actually benefited. It was an opportunity to help a community member, fellowship with great people and improve our handyman skills." > Read more.

‘Proof of Heaven’ coming to Glen Allen


Dr. Even Alexander, a New York Times best-selling author who has been featured on Oprah and Dr. Oz, was in town last week to promote his June 27 talk, "Proof of Heaven," at Glen Allen High School.

Alexander (pictured, at right, while Unity of Bon Air church member Harry Simmons interviews him) has written about what he considers to be his journey through the afterlife.

Tickets to this month's event are $25 and will support the new Bon Secours Hospice House being built later this year. > Read more.
Entertainment

A triumphant return

Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ is a magnificent, emotional ride

Explaining the nuts and bolts of Pixar’s new, exciting, innovative Inside Out – really digging into the film’s shape-and-color explanation of the human mind – would take up the entirety of this review. And probably three or four more (if movies had instruction manuals, Inside Out’s would be the size and general poundage of a cinder block).

It’s a complicated movie. So here’s the gist, in as simply-put terms can be. > Read more.






 

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