Henrico County VA

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center to host “Generation Z Games” for ages 8-12

August 28 2015 - Space is limited, 6 p.m., Free
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host “Generation Z Games” for ages 8-12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy basketball, air hockey, table tennis, Xbox Kinect, PS3, arts and crafts and more. Space is limited. Admission is free. For details, call 270-2161 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Young Chefs Academy to host open house

August 29 2015 - Create back-to-school snack recipes, learn kitchen safety tips, enjoy samples and more, 12:30 p.m.,
Young Chefs Academy, located at 2230 John Rolfe Pkwy., will host an open house with Food Network Magazine on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Attendees will explore their creative culinary sides and participate in unique cooking experiences during the open house event. Sponsored by the California Grape Board, Sara Lee and Horizon Organic Milk, the event will allow children to create back-to-school snack recipes, learn kitchen safety tips, enjoy samples and win fun prizes. Young Chefs Academy is a place of discovery, learning, creativity and fun for children ages 3-18 who enjoy cooking. They offer camps, birthday parties, and a year-round culinary curriculum. For details, visit http://www.youngchefsacademy.com

Celebrate the end of summer reading at North Park Library

August 29 2015 - , 3 p.m., Free
Celebrate the end of summer reading with cool treats and lots of fun from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. at North Park Library, 8508 Franconia Rd. For details, call 290-9700 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org

Short Pump Town Center’s kid’s club “Short Pump Pals” to meet in the food court

September 08 2015 - Second Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m., Free
Short Pump Town Center’s kid’s club for ages six and under, Short Pump Pals, meets at 11 a.m. in the food court on the second Tuesday of every month. Membership is free. For details, visit http://www.shortpumpmall.com/info/sppals

Willow Lawn’s “Mommy & Me and Daddies Too” continues with Kurt Stemhagen

September 09 2015 - 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 Kurt Stemhagen from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a morning out with live entertainment, crafts, games and programs designed to enhance parent's interaction with their children. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com

Community

Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.

Bike collection planned at Henrico concert Aug. 22


The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
Entertainment

CAT Theatre seeks ‘Red Eye 10s’ participants


CAT Theatre is hosting the Red Eye 10s Coast-to-Coast Play Festival Sept. 18-19. Hosts of the festival across the country cast, rehearse and perform six, contest-winning ten-minute plays from MFA students at Hollins University in the same twenty-four hour period.

On Sept. 18, CAT will host a kick-off meeting at which the plays will be randomly cast and actors will meet with their directors and read the play for the first time. From 9 p.m. until 5 p.m. the following day, casts will rehearse in different venues in the region, convening at CAT in the late afternoon for technical rehearsals. > Read more.






 

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