Henrico County VA

All Fired Up in Short Pump to present preschool pottery class for parents, children

November 22 2014 - Today’s creation is a “Give a Mouse a Cookie” cookie platter, 10:30 a.m., $35
All Fired Up in Short Pump will present a preschool pottery class for parents and children from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Participants will paint pottery inspired by favorite children’s books, songs and movies. Today’s creation is a “Give a Mouse a Cookie” cookie platter. Cost is $35. Registration is required. For details, call 360-3111 or visit http://www.getallfiredup.com

Learn the history of Powhatan Indians, make crafts at Dorey Recreation Center

November 22 2014 - Registration is required, 10 a.m., $6
Learn the history of the Powhatan Indians and make crafted items similar to those made by that culture at 10 a.m. at Dorey Recreation Center. For ages 4-5. Registration is required. Cost is $6. For details, call 262-5055 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Astrologer, author Janet Booth to present ‘Follow the Ruler’ at Weinstein JCC

November 22 2014 - Sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research, 2 p.m., $20 to $25
“Follow the Ruler” will be the topic of a special program by astrologer and author Janet Booth at 2 p.m. at the Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave. The workshop will explore the horoscopes of celebrities and others. Cost is $20 to $25. The event is sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research. For details, call Ruth Barrett at 740-1133 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer ‘Fresh Herbal Wreath’ class

November 22 2014 - Learn easy design techniques along with care tips to get the most out of your wreath, 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., $30
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd., will offer the class “Fresh Herbal Wreath” at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Participants will start with an eight-inch wreath frame and make a centerpiece with fresh greens, herbs and a few flowers for added pop. Learn easy design techniques along with care tips to get the most out of your wreath. Cost is $30. To register, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Rosh Chodesh Society to present 7-session course for women titled ‘Soulmates’

November 30 2014 - The first topic is 'Two Halves, One Whole: The Cosmic Root of Love', 7:15 p.m.,
The Rosh Chodesh Society will present its first series of women’s classes. The new course, titled Soulmates, offers insights into the Jewish secrets to meaningful relationships. The first topic is “Two Halves, One Whole: The Cosmic Root of Love.” The seven-session course will be held on Sundays from 7:15 p.m. to 8:15 p.m. at Chabad of Virginia, 212 Gaskins Rd. For details, call 740-2000 x8 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Eastern Henrico Rec Center to host Craft Like Crazy on first Monday of each month

December 01 2014 - In December, participants will have the opportunity to mold fun fabric creations, 6 p.m., Free
Ages 8-17 are invited to Craft Like Crazy on the first Monday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. In December, participants will have the opportunity to mold fun fabric creations. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer ‘Fresh Garland Making’ class

December 02 2014 - Registration is required, 10:30 a.m., $30
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd., will present a “Fresh Garland Making” class from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Make a six-foot garland from fresh cut evergreen boughs which you can drape outside or bring it in for the fresh smell of the holiday season. Cost is $30. Basic materials provided. Registration is required. For details, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Community

Tournament supports adoption efforts

Among participants at the Seventh Annual Coordinators2Inc Golf Tournament and awards luncheon Oct. 3 were (from left) Rebecca Ricardo, C2 Inc executive director; Kevin Derr, member of the winning foursome; Sharon Richardson, C2 Inc founder; and Frank Ridgway and Jon King, members of the winning foursome.

Held at The Crossings Golf Club, the tournament will benefit placement of children from Virginia's foster care system into permanent families through Coordinators2. > Read more.

A.C. Moore to host winter craft day for kids

Event will help kick of Marine Corps' 'Toys for Tots' campaign
All 140 A.C. Moore locations will serve as drop-off centers this year for the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation, and all toys collected will stay in the local communities served by the stores in which they are donated.

On Saturday, Nov. 15, the Willow Lawn location will kick off the month-long program by hosting a "Make & Take" craft event for kids. Children ages six and older will be able to make a craft and take it home with them. Representatives from the Marines will be in-store to teach customers about the Toys for Tots program. A.C. Moore team members will be on site to help with the crafts. > Read more.

Hands-on duties

More than 1,000 volunteers from throughout the region gathered last month as part of HandsOn Greater Richmond to complete more than 60 projects.

The event is a program of the Partnership for Nonprofit Excellence.

In Henrico, a group of Target employees (pictured) undertook a project at Fairfield Middle School to help re-plant the school's community garden and paint the outdoor shelter. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Restaurant watch

Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.

‘Sizing Up!’ opens at Cultural Arts Center

The Cultural Arts Center unveils a new exhibit – "Sizing Up!" – Nov. 20-Jan. 18 in the Gumenick Family Gallery.

Artist Chuck Larivey has spent the past three years "sizing up" – creating large-scale oil paintings that are designed to engage their viewers in a monumental way by using size to captivate them and make them a part of the artistic experience.

The exhibit is appropriate for all ages and is free and open to the public at the center, located at 2880 Mountain Road in Glen Allen. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


Are you still looking for some unique holiday gifts? There are hundreds of great options your family and friends will love at the Holly Spree on Stuart Avenue, Vintage Holiday Show and New Bridge Academy’s annual Christmas Bazaar. Shopping can be stressful so some relaxing activities can be found in Henrico this weekend as well, including “Richmond’s Finest” at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, the “Nutcracker Sweet” at Moody Middle School and a jazz concert at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

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