Armour House and Gardens to host a Ladies Night Out
February 28 2015 - Indulge in a manicure, quick-sew an infinity scarf, or socialize playing board or card games, 6 p.m., $7.50
Armour House & Gardens to present ‘Plant Hunters: Virginia’s Botanical Adventurers’
February 28 2015 - , 10 a.m., $6
University of Richmond’s Modlin Center to stream NT Live’s ‘Treasure Island’
February 28 2015 - Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, 3 p.m., $7 to $14
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will stream National Theatre Live’s “Treasure Island” at 3 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Robert Louis Stevenson’s story of murder, money and mutiny is brought to life in a thrilling new stage adaptation by Bryony Lavery. NT Live brings the best of British theatre direct from the stages of London to movie theatres around the world. Tickets are $7 to $14. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer ‘Raised Bed Gardening’ class
March 02 2015 - Learn about soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care and harvesting, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will host a “Raised Bed Gardening” class from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care and harvesting along with touring the garden to discuss several different building options and placement ideas. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Ages 8-17 invited to ‘Craft Like Crazy’ on the first Monday of each month
March 02 2015 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 6 p.m., Free
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer ‘Beginner’s Herb & Vegetable Gardening’ class
March 03 2015 - Learn where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will host a workshop on “Beginner’s Herb & Vegetable Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection, ongoing care and some good gardening habits. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
On the Air Radio Players to present ‘Here Comes Mr. Jordon’ at CACGA March 3-4
March 03 2015 - Part of the Acts of Faith Festival, 7:30 p.m., Free
On the Air Radio Players will present “Here Comes Mr. Jordon” at 7:30 p.m. March 3-4 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. This live radio adaptation of the classic film “Here Comes Mr. Jordon” tells the story of a prematurely deceased boxer who gets another chance at life thanks to two helpful angels. Part of the Acts of Faith Festival. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.otarp.com
Chabad of Virginia to host ‘Purim Royale Casino and Game Night’
March 04 2015 - Megillah reading masquerade, a kids zone, hamentash baking, professional casino games and more, 6:30 p.m., $35 to $60
Chabad of Virginia, 212 Gaskins Rd., will host Purim Royale Casino and Game Night from 6:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be Megillah reading masquerade, a kids zone, hamentash baking, Purim crafts and games, breakfast and professional casino games for the adults. Casino pricing is $35 per person or $60 per couple. For details, call 740-2000 or visit http://www.chabadofva.org
Community Author Showcase continues with Mary Rodwell at Tuckahoe Library
March 05 2015 - Children’s book is titled 'The Great I Am', 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Mary Rodwell will share her children’s book “The Great I Am” at Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors .
VCU Medical Center to present seminar on weight loss surgery at Lewis Ginter
March 05 2015 - , 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Weight Loss Surgery: Not Just for Obesity Anymore” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Learn about the cutting-edge technologies and research that are transforming weight loss surgery, curing metabolic diseases and improving one’s overall health. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars
The Henrico Police Athletic League (PAL) held its Sixth Annual Awards Banquet Feb. 5 at The Cultural Arts Center of Glen Allen, celebrating accomplishments of 2014 and recognizing outstanding contributions to the organization. Henrico County Juvenile Domestic Court Judge Denis Soden served as master of ceremonies and former Harlem Globetrotter Melvin Adams served as keynote speaker.
Among the 2014 honorees were Richmond International Raceway (Significant Supporter), Richmond Strikers Soccer Club (Significant Supporter), Henrico County Schools-Pupil Transportation (Summer Camp Supporter), Bruce Richardson, Jr. (Youth of the Year), Sandra Williams (Volunteer of the Year), Thomas Williams (Employee of the Year), Mikki Pleasants (Board Member of the Year), and Michelle Sheehan (Police Officer of the Year). > Read more.
The program is designed as a fun and uplifting event for single mothers that is designed to provide support, new friendships, encouragement and motivation. Each event will include weekly prizes and giveaways. > Read more.
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.
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The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks has some great activities planned this weekend. The Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host “Generation Z – Let it Snow;” an Introduction to Fencing workshop; and “Art Sparks in the Park.” On Sunday, the Henrico Hiking Club – designed to offer a beginner hiking experience for participants with little to no previous experience at different local parks – will meet at Crump Park. The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen is also busy this weekend – hosting Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys tonight and the 6th annual Bluegrass Marathon Jam tomorrow. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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