The Shepherd’s Center’s ‘Lunch and Life’ series to present Paul Levengood
April 22 2015 - St. Mary Catholic Church, 12:30 p.m.,
The Lunch and Life series of The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University will present Paul Levengood, CEO of the Virginia Historical Society, who will speak on “The Virginia Historical Society: Past, Present and Future.” His presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Rd. It will be preceded at noon by a brown bag lunch with beverages and dessert provided by the church. Admission is free. For details, call 355-7282 or visit http://www.tscor.org
11th annual Richmond Youth Peace Summit planned at St. Paul’s Baptist Church
April 25 2015 - Advance registration is required, 10 a.m.,
The 11th annual Richmond Youth Peace Summit will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Southside, 700 E. Belt Blvd. Participants ages 12-19 will have the opportunity to select from a wide variety of actively engaging 90-minute workshops of interest to teens. The summit also features performances by talented local youth and a morning panel discussion. Advance registration is required at http://goo.gl/forms/s5uwHjiOpW
Astrologer, author Kathy Rose to present ‘Lunations as Trigger Transits’
April 25 2015 - Sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research, 1 p.m., $15 to $20
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class ‘All About Herbs and Veggies’
April 27 2015 - Learn proper planting times, spacing, companion planting, growing techniques and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “All About Herbs and Veggies” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This class builds upon your growing experience to take it to the next level. Learn proper planting times, spacing, companion planting, growing techniques, fertilization and plant rotation. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Partnership for Smarter Growth to present ‘Vision for Regency Square’
April 27 2015 - Tuckahoe Library, 6:30 p.m.,
The Partnership for Smarter Growth will present “Vision for Regency Square” from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. This forum will focus on the future of the Regency Square area of Henrico and the ways that aging suburban commercial properties have been transformed into vibrant centers of community. This panel discussion will include both public and private sector perspectives and will be moderated by Jim Bacon. For details, visit http://www.psgrichmond.org
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class ‘Container Gardening’
April 29 2015 - Learn how to choose and arrange your plants, care for them and harvest, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “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
Richmonders Jim Morgan and Dan Stackhouse were married at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Lakeside Mar. 7 month after winning the Say I Do! With OutRVA wedding contest in February. The contest was open to LGBT couples in recognition of Virginia’s marriage equality law, which took effect last fall. The wedding included a package valued at $25,000.
Morgan and Stackhouse, who became engaged last fall on the day marriage equality became the law in Virginia, have been together for 16 years. They were selected from among 40 couples who registered for the contest. The winners were announced at the Say I Do! Dessert Soiree at the Renaissance in Richmond in February. > Read more.
The Fourth Annual Healy Gala will be held Saturday, Apr. 11, at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The event was created to honor Michael Healy, a local businessman and community leader who died suddenly in June 2011, and to endow the Mike Healy Scholarship (through the Glen Allen Ruritan Club), which benefits students of Glen Allen High School.
Healy served as the chairman of Glen Allen Day for several years and helped raise thousands of dollars for local charities and organizations. > Read more.
The Richmond Battlefield Ruritan Club is holding a Brunswick stew sale, with orders accepted through March 13 and pick-up available March 14. The cost is $8 per quart.
Pick-up will be at noon, March 14, at the Richmond Heights Civic Center, 7440 Wilton Road in Varina.
To place an order, call Mike at (804) 795- 7327 or Jim at (804) 795-9116. > Read more.
There are several fun events this weekend taking place outside including the third annual Virginia Firefighter Games at Short Pump Town Center; Twin Hickory Park’s “April Showers: A Celebration of Spring” event; the Young Life Richmond West 5k in Innsbrook; and the Gold Festival on Broad which benefits Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. Fingers crossed for no rain! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
The University of Richmond will host its annual Global Family Concert this weekend – a free, family friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African, Indian, and Brazilian music and dance performances. Country music fans can head to The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen for “An Evening of Country” featuring The Honky Tonk Experience. Enjoy the spring weather at Meadow Farm for “Sheep to Shawl” or join the Henrico Hiking Club at James River Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarThe 11th annual Richmond Youth Peace Summit will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at St. Paul’s Baptist Church in Southside, 700 E. Belt Blvd. Participants ages 12-19… Full text