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Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Canning Your Summer Harvest”

August 01 2015 - , 10:30 a.m., $50
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Canning Your Summer Harvest” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This class will cover canning (from beginning to end), freezing and drying techniques of the most popular herbs and vegetables, as well as how to store your ready-made items like salsas and sauces. Cost is $50. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Ages 8-17 invited to ‘Craft Like Crazy’ on the first Monday of each month

August 03 2015 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 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. A different craft will be featured each month. Registration is required. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056.

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Raised Bed Gardening”

August 04 2015 - , 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Raised Bed Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The class will cover soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care, harvesting and more. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

VCU Med. Center to present the seminar “Getting Back in Shape After a Heart Attack”

August 06 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Getting Back in Shape After a Heart Attack” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Doctors from the VCU Pauley Heart Center will talk about the latest treatment options – from coronary stents to implantable heart pumps – that can help the heart recover. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars

IREM Chapter 38 to present “Block Scheduling: To Ease the Pain of a Busy Day”

August 07 2015 - The guest speaker will be Jim Roman from the Business Owners Institute, 8 a.m., $20 to $30
The Institute for Real Estate Management Chapter 38 will present “Block Scheduling: To Ease the Pain of a Busy Day” from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at 6641 W. Broad St., Training Room. The guest speaker will be Jim Roman from the Business Owners Institute. Cost is $20 to $30. To register, visit http://www.centralvairem38.com

Weichert, Realtors – Baron & Snipes to offer a free homebuyer seminar Aug. 11, 18

August 11 2015 - Realtors will answer important real estate questions, 6 p.m., Free
Weichert, Realtors – Baron & Snipes will offer a free homebuyer seminar from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Aug 11 and 18 at the SunTrust Building at 5600 Cox Rd. Realtors will answer important real estate questions. Attendees will also have the chance to schedule a financial consultation, book time with an agent and more. The seminar includes a free copy of the book “Zero Down Payment.” To register, call 888-264-5569.

Mirror Mode to host ‘Blossom 2015 Girl Talk & Fun’ at Trinity Family Life Center

August 22 2015 - Blossom 2015 teaches girls ages 10-17 about hygiene, self-esteem, etiquette and ladylike behavior, 8:30 a.m., Free
The Mirror Mode Mentoring Program will host Blossom 2015 Girl Talk & Fun from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Trinity Family Life Center, 3601 Dill Rd. Blossom 2015 teaches girls ages 10-17 about hygiene, self-esteem, etiquette and ladylike behavior. Girls will also learn facts vs. myths about the menstrual cycle, how to calculate to the next cycle and the importance of being prepared. There will also be a Q&A session with Dr. Jennifer Hollings, MD-OB/GYN. Event is free. Girls will receive free hygiene items. Registration is required. For details, call 908-2933 or visit http://www.mirrormode.org

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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
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The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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