Sandston Baptist Church to present ‘The Great Date Night with Mark Cable’
March 07 2014 - Designed to be a fun and effective marriage and relationship building event, 7 p.m., $20
Sandston Baptist Church, 100 W. Williamsburg Rd., will present The Great Date Night with Mark Cable at 7 p.m. The evening will consist of a 50-minute set of music and comedy, a relaxed 30-minute break to enjoy dessert and mingle, followed by another 30-minute set. This event is part of National Marriage Week USA and is designed to be a fun and effective marriage and relationship building event. Cost is $20 per couple. Childcare is available. For details, call 737-2171.
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer ‘Herb and Vegetable Gardening 101’ March 7-8
March 07 2014 - The class will cover selecting the best area to grow, soil preparation, fertilization and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd., will offer the class “Herb and Vegetable Gardening 101” March 7-8 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The class will cover selecting the best area to grow, soil preparation, fertilization and good basic gardening habits. Cost is $15. To register, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Virginia Repertory Theatre’s ‘Coffee & Conversations’ to take place at Willow Lawn
March 11 2014 - The topic will be 'Indispensable Interns', 9:30 a.m.,
Coffee & Conversations – informal, moderated discussions with Virginia Repertory Theatre’s leading actors, directors and designers – will continue at 9:30 a.m. at Willow Lawn. The topic will be “Indispensable Interns.” Admission is free and open to the public; a $3 free-will donation is encouraged. For details, visit http://www.va-rep.org/coffee.html
Seminar on ‘Gynecologic Cancers: Prevention and Screening’ to take place at Lewis Ginter
March 13 2014 - Registration is recommended, 5:30 p.m., Free
Henrico County Adventure Series begins with ‘A Walk Across Virginia’
March 14 2014 - Henrico County Administration Board Room, 7:30 p.m., Free
Dabbs House Museum to present ‘United States Colored Troops in the Civil War’
March 15 2014 - , 1 p.m., Free
Dabbs House Museum, 3812 Nine Mile Rd., will present “Glorious March to Liberty: United States Colored Troops in the Civil War” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. African Americans made up 10% of the entire Union army during the Civil War – learn about who these men were and why they fought and died for their freedom. Admission is free. For details, call 652-3411 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class ‘Container Gardening’
March 15 2014 - Class includes handout and potting mix, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd., will offer the class “Container Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to choose, plant, care for and harvest from your container. Class includes handout and potting mix. Cost is $15. To register, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Hot Spot program at Chickahominy YMCA to present program on coping with loss
March 17 2014 - Rev. Curtis Bowman will speak, 10 a.m.,
The Hot Spot program at the Chickahominy YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Rd., will present “How to Cope with the Loss of a Loved One” at 10 a.m. in the pavilion. Rev. Curtis Bowman will speak. A light lunch will be provided. Hot Spot events and activities are open to the community for active older adults age 55 and older. For details, call 737-9622 or visit http://www.chickahominyymca.org
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.
Do you play pickleball? Learn more about this oddly-named but fun-to-play sport tomorrow! Though it’s still pretty chilly outside, you can get a jump start on spring at the Richmond Home and Garden Show or at a workshop on raised bed gardening at Lavender Fields Herb Farm. For all our top picks this weekend in Henrico, click here! > Read more.
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