Henrico County VA

Southern Season to offer the class “A Tour of the Coastal South”

August 26 2015 - Learn how to prepare some beloved classics, 6 p.m., $45
Southern Season, 2250 Staples Mill Rd., will offer the class “A Tour of the Coastal South” at 6 p.m. In this class, Kendra Bailey Morris, a Richmond-based cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor and cooking show host, will teach participants how to prepare some beloved classics. Cost is $45. To register, call 855-592-3446 or visit http://www.southernseason.com/events/richmond

VCU Medical Center to present seminar on “Colorectal Cancer”

August 27 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatment” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars

Southern Season to offer the class “Italian Wine and Cheese Pairing”

August 29 2015 - Instructor: Dany Schutte, certified cheese professional, 2 p.m., $35
Southern Season, 2250 Staples Mill Rd., will offer the class “Italian Wine and Cheese Pairing” at 2 p.m. Dany Schutte, certified cheese professional, will cover whites, reds and a sparkling wine, and various types of cheeses will be paired specifically to each wine. Cost is $35. To register, call 855-592-3446 or visit http://www.southernseason.com/events/richmond

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer class on “Fall Container Gardening”

August 29 2015 - Potting mix is included; container, plants and any additional extras are not included, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Fall Container Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to choose and arrange your plants, care for them and harvest. Potting mix is included; container, plants and any additional extras are not included. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

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Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.

Bike collection planned at Henrico concert Aug. 22


The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
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