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Bikram Hot Yoga’s West End location to hold event for nonprofit SpeakUp

September 05 2015 - Feature a discussion and Q&A session on how yoga can help people with anxiety and depression, 12:30 p.m., $50
Bikram Hot Yoga’s West End location at 3621 Cox Rd. will hold an event from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to build awareness and financial support for SpeakUp (the CKG Foundation), an organization that fights depression stigmas and symptoms. The event will feature a discussion and Q&A session on how yoga can help people with anxiety and depression, and a demonstration focusing on the most helpful Bikram Yoga postures. Minimum donation is $50. For details, visit http://www.BikramYogaRichmond.com

Virginia Credit Union to present “The Taking Control of Your Money Workshop”

September 08 2015 - Tuckahoe Library, 6:30 p.m., Free
Virginia Credit Union will present “The Taking Control of Your Money Workshop” from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. In this hands-on workshop, participants will discover effective strategies for saving money, managing spending and improving credit. Admission is free. To register, call 323-6800 or visit http://www.vacu.org

Medicare Assistance & Counseling, Inc. to make presentation at Dumbarton Library

September 09 2015 - The program will include a Q&A session, 7 p.m., Free
Medicare Assistance & Counseling, Inc., a nonprofit organization that began operation in Henrico in early September, will hold its first presentation at Dumbarton Library from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. MACI’s primary mission is to educate and provide Medicare beneficiaries and their families free counseling on their rights, benefits and health care options. The program will include a Q&A session. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, call 540-288-3114 or visit http://www.medicarecounseling.org

Alzheimer’s Assoc. to present “Aging with Grace” at CACGA

September 10 2015 - Program is designed for clergy and other faith leaders that provide outreach to senior citizens, 9 a.m., $15
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will present “Aging with Grace: Equipping Churches for Senior Ministry in the Age of the Baby Boomer” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This program is designed for clergy and other faith leaders that provide outreach to senior citizens. The Reverend Dr. Patricia A. Gould-Champ will be the keynote speaker. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. To register, call 321-3300.

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Emily Francis (left) of Richmond Green Drinks and Cary Jamieson of The Steward School checked out the cherry tomato crop Aug. 20 at the school's Bryan Innovation Lab following a visit by members of Green Drinks. Jamieson, director of the Bryan Innovation Lab, was among the speakers who pointed out various sustainable features of the building and its surroundings, including geothermal, solar photovoltaic and solar thermal energy systems, as well as rain gardens and large storage cisterns (like the one pictured) to minimize groundwater pollution. > Read more.

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.
Entertainment

‘Uncanny Valley’ coming to HATTheatre


5th Wall Theatre will present “Uncanny Valley” by Thomas Gibbons at HATTheatre, 1124 Westbriar Dr., Sept. 10 through Oct. 3. Starring award-winning actors Jacqueline Jones and Alexander Sapp, and directed by Morrie Piersol. Talkbacks will follow select performances. > Read more.






 

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