North Park Library’s Tween Craft Club to make a thumb tack craft
January 24 2015 - For ages 10-14, 2 p.m., Free
North Park Library’s Tween Craft Club will make a thumb tack craft at 2 p.m. For ages 10-14. For details, call 290-9700 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Gayton Library to host ‘Paws to R.E.A.D.’ event
January 24 2015 - Registration is required, 2:30 p.m., Free
Practice your reading by sharing a book with a cute and loveable trained therapy dog at Gayton Library’s Paws to R.E.A.D. event at 2:30 p.m. Limited to children ages six and older. Registration is required. Time slots will be assigned upon arrival. Last time slot is 3:45 p.m. For details, call 290-9600 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Teens in grades 6-12 invited to join the Teen Writers Guild
January 27 2015 - Twin Hickory Library, 6 p.m., Free
Teens in grades 6-12 are invited to join the Teen Writers Guild at 6 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd. Learn about fiction writing and poetry through collaboration with other teen writers. Admission is free. For details, call 290-9100 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
The event will feature a full fashion show, oversized balloon sculptures and confetti cannons – all in the name of inner beauty, Biblical modesty and vibrant purity. > Read more.
Held at The Crossings Golf Club, the tournament will benefit placement of children from Virginia's foster care system into permanent families through Coordinators2. > Read more.
It’s off to the theatre – this weekend in Henrico! “Two on Tap” at CACGA brings audiences back in time to an era when couples like Fred & Ginger and Mickey & Judy filled the silver screen. CAT Theatre’s production of “Book of Days” begins tonight and runs through Feb. 7. Fans of the Emmy Award-winning 1970s Saturday morning cartoon “Schoolhouse Rock!” will love the live adaptation at the University of Richmond on Sunday. The Shanghai Quartet will also perform at the University of Richmond. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Screenings include short films from the RVA Environmental Film Contest entries at 5 p.m., followed at 5:45 p.m. by Stripers: Quest for the Bite, a film for anglers. The main feature film, Slingshot, will begin at 6:50 p.m.
SlingShot focuses on Segway inventor Dean Kamen and his work to solve the world’s water crisis. SlingShot is about a man whose innovative thinking could create a solution for a crisis affecting billions – access to clean water. Kamen lives in a house with secret passages, a closet full of denim clothes and a helicopter garage. His latest passion: the SlingShot water purification system created to obliterate half of human illness on the planet. > Read more.
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