Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog at CMoR Short Pump
March 08 2014 - Part of CMoR's Reading Month 2014, 9:30 a.m.,
The Children's Museum of Richmond kicks off Reading Month 2014 with appearances by your favorite storybook characters, special hourly story times and a variety of reading based activities. The visitor today at CMoR Short Pump, located in West Broad Village, comes from Norman Bridwell’s book, “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” originally published in 1963. CMoR hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All characters will visit CMoR locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details, call 474-7000 or visit http://www.c-mor.org/event/reading-month-2014
AOD Richmond boys’ high school lacrosse team to hold tryouts March 9, 16
March 09 2014 - Virginia Randolph Field, 2 p.m., $10
Army of Darkness (AOD) Richmond, a boys’ high school traveling lacrosse team, will hold try-outs for their summer 2014 travel team at 2 p.m. March 9 and 16 at Virginia Randolph Field, 2206 Mountain Rd. Try-out fee is $10. For details, visit http://www.armyofdarknesslacrosse.com
Willow Lawn’s community event ‘Mommy & Me and Daddies Too’ continues with Rocknoceros
March 12 2014 - The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Rocknoceros from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. outside on the plaza. Enjoy a morning out with live entertainment and activities. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com
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.