Richmond SCORE to present ‘Pricing Products & Services for Small/Med Businesses’
July 23 2014 - Stratford University, 6 p.m., $25
Richmond SCORE will present the workshop “Pricing Products & Services for Small/Med Businesses” from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Stratford University, 11104 W. Broad St. Join a local profit improvement expert and small business coach to learn and take-away practical tips and tools you can use immediately to improve your pricing and profitability. Cost is $25. For details, visit http://www.richmond.score.org/localworkshops
Extension Office to present babysitting workshop at Sandston Library July 23, 25
July 23 2014 - Participants must attend both days, 3 p.m.,
The Henrico County Extension Office will present a two-day babysitting workshop at 3 p.m. July 23 and 25 at Sandston Library, 23 E. Williamsburg Rd. Participants must attend both days. Register online at http://www.henricolibrary.org or call 290-9900.
VCU Med Center to present ‘Forgiving Ourselves and Others for Better Health’
July 23 2014 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Forgiving Ourselves and Others for Better Health” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Learn why forgiveness is important for our well-being and how to help others who are struggling to forgive. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars
Commonwealth Parenting to present workshop on babies, sleep at St. Mary’s Hospital
July 24 2014 - Pre-registration is required, 6:30 p.m., Free
Commonwealth Parenting will present “The Goodnight Story: What New Parents Need to Know” at 6:30 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, Room 164. Learn about the ages and stages of sleep, how to set routines and conditions conducive to sleep, sleep safety tips and solutions for common sleep challenges. Admission is free. Pre-registration is required. For details, call 545-1272 or visit http://www.commonwealthparenting.org
Virginia Physicians for Women to offer a program for teen, preteen girls
July 29 2014 - Registration is required, 6 p.m., Free
Virginia Physicians for Women will offer a program for teen and preteen girls from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at VPFW’s Innsbrook office. There will be an open discussion about adolescent gynecology, including menstrual cycles and irregularities, breast growth, prevention of STDs, and even when to schedule that first GYN exam. The program is free and open to the community. Registration is required. For details, visit http://www.vpfw.com
Commonwealth Parenting to present ‘Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers’
July 29 2014 - Children’s Museum of Richmond-Short Pump, 6:30 p.m., $30
Commonwealth Parenting will present “Fighters, Biters, Pushers & Smushers” for parents of toddlers from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Children’s Museum of Richmond-Short Pump, 2200 Old Brick Rd. Cost is $30. For details, call 545-1272 or visit http://www.commonwealthparenting.org
Thanks in part to a $10,000 gift from the Western Henrico Rotary Club, another bright pink Jeep modified to travel extremely rough terrain has been delivered to Midwives For Haiti so that more pregnant women in the quake-ravaged country will have access to prenatal care and a greater chance of surviving childbirth.
The funds were raised at the annual casino night held in February, club president Adam Cherry said. The Rotary Club also helped purchase the Virginia-based charity’s first pink jeep three years ago. > Read more.
Canoeing and kayaking enthusiasts soon will have a new access point to the Chickahominy River. VDOT, the James River Association and Henrico County Parks and Recreation are teaming up to establish a new site in Eastern Henrico.
The James River Association negotiated the deal with VDOT to procure official access to the area located just east of I-295 on North Airport Road in Sandston. The site includes a park-and-ride commuter lot bordering the Chickahominy River and has been an unofficial launch site used by paddlers for years. > Read more.
An eclectic array of events are taking place this weekend throughout the county. In the West End, we have the Richmond Wedding Expo, the Under the Stars Family Film Series and Henrico Theatre Company’s production of “Pump Boys and Dinettes.” In the eastern part of the county, we have a blood drive at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, Gallmeyer Farm’s annual Sweet Corn Festival and an origami workshop at Fairfield Library. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Just like the toys those sequels inspire. What kid’s going to want a medium-sized dragon after the first How to Train Your Dragon ended with a beast the size of a skyscraper? They want something bigger and shinier; something that lights up or shoots little plastic firebolts.
Dreamworks certainly had this in mind for How to Train Your Dragon 2 – not just for the merchandising (truly, this is the franchise that will launch a thousand dragon-themed birthday parties), but for the film itself. > Read more.
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CalendarThe Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., continues with “The Nature of Turtles” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the… Full text