Celebrate the holidays at Sandston Library
December 23 2013 - There will be a special story time with music and a craft, 2 p.m.,
Sandston Library, 23 E. Williamsburg Rd., will celebrate the holidays at 2 p.m. There will be a special story time with music and a craft. For details, call 290-9900 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Glen Allen Library to host Jane Austen Film Festival Dec. 30-31
December 30 2013 - Middle and high school students welcome, 2:30 p.m.,
Glen Allen Library, 10501 Staples Mill Rd., will host a Jane Austen Film Festival from 2:30 to 5 p.m. Dec. 30-31. Celebrate her December birthday with a different film based on her books each day. Middle and high school students welcome. For details, call 290-9500 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
CMoR Short Pump to host New Year’s Eve Bash
December 31 2013 - Join Seymour for a special “countdown to noon” juice box toast and fun games, 10 a.m.,
All Children’s Museum of Richmond locations, including CMoR Short Pump at 2200 Old Brick Rd., will host a New Year’s Eve Bash from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join Seymour for a special “countdown to noon” juice box toast and fun games. Event is included with museum admission. For details, call 474-7000 or visit http://www.c-mor.org
In Varina, one of the most anticipated events of the season is approaching. The 19th Annual Big Toy Parade will return on Dec 14, offering a “homey,” small-town feel that helps elicit holiday spirit among participants and spectators alike.
The parade, which begins at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans and Henrico County Parks and Recreation and is held in conjunction with the James River Boat Parade. It is led by a grand marshal along Old Osborne Turnpike and ends at the Osborne Boat Landing, where hundreds of community members gather to await nightfall and the arrival of lighted boats, concluding a festive holiday celebration. > Read more.
It’s the final weekend before Christmas – but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare! Relax with half-a-million twinkling lights, enjoy Theatre IV on Tour’s production of “A Christmas Carol” or experience the 11th annual “Miracle of Christmas – Live at the Metro Richmond Zoo.” Another way to relax before the Big Day is with a good book. You can find a vast array of books, covering many genres, and meet authors at the Celebrate with a Book event on Saturday. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.