Alzheimer’s Association to host support group meeting for caregivers

August 25 2016 - Chickahominy YMCA, 1 p.m., Free
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter will host a support group meeting for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's or dementia at 1 p.m. at Chickahominy YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Road, Sandston. The meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for participants to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. For details, call (804) 967-2580.

Institute for Real Estate Management Chapter 38 (IREM) to meet at Country Club of VA

August 25 2016 - Topic: The state of the economy, 8 a.m., $35 to $45
The Institute for Real Estate Management Chapter 38 (IREM) will meet from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at The Country Club of Virginia, 6031 St. Andrew’s Ln., for a panel discussion between experts in multiple fields on the state of local, state and national economy and how legislation on all levels might affect the economies. Additional topics to include federal rates and the upcoming election. The cost is $35 for members and $45 for nonmembers. To register online, visit http://www.centralvairem38.com

Henricus to host Discovery Days Program Series for children 3-10

August 25 2016 - Register by Aug. 22, 10 a.m.,
Children ages 3-10 are invited to learn about 17th-century songs and games during the Henricus Discovery Days Program Series from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Henricus Historical Park. Listen to colonial songs and explore the site. There will also be hands-on activities including making a small musical instrument and playing English and Indian children’s games. Register by Aug. 22 to 318-8797. For details, visit http://www.henricus.org

Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook

August 25 2016 - , 7:30 a.m., Free
The Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookrotary.org

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library

August 25 2016 - Iris Bolling will share her book “The Heart Series”, 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. Iris Bolling will share her book “The Heart Series” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September

August 25 2016 - Enjoy live music from Reflections Big Band, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Reflections Big Band, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

J.R. Tucker HS Drama Boosters to hold silent auction at Crossroads Art Center

August 25 2016 - Proceeds benefit the theatre department's trip to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland, 6 p.m., $10
J.R. Tucker High School Drama Boosters will hold a silent auction from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Rd. Items up for bid include sports tickets, weekend getaways, restaurant gift certificates, spa treatments, jewelry, photography packages and more. Proceeds benefit the theatre department who has been selected for the second time in three years to perform at the world’s largest arts festival, the Edinburgh Festival Fringe in Scotland. Fewer than 50 schools are selected each year from across the US and Canada. Tucker’s last performance earned a nomination for the Freedom of Expression Award from Amnesty International. Light appetizers included. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at https://squareup.com/store/jrtshoestringplayers

American Legion Post 233 to host Music Jam every fourth Thursday of the month

August 25 2016 - Anyone is welcome to play or sing, 6 p.m., Free
The American Legion Post 233, 8088 Recreation Rd., will host a country/gospel/bluegrass Music Jam at 6 p.m. every fourth Thursday of the month. Anyone is welcome to play or sing. Admission is free. Food and drinks are available. Doors open at 5 p.m.

CACGA to host Happy Hour art class for adults

August 26 2016 - Project: “Wine and Legos” with Brian Korte from Brickworkz, 7 p.m., $85
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen will host a Happy Hour art class for adults from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. “Wine and Legos” with Brian Korte from Brickworkz will show you the creative process and guide you in designing a Lego mosaic of your own. Enjoy light refreshments and wine while creating a Lego masterpiece that you can take home. Cost is $85. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com

James River Cellars Winery to host Fridays on the Patio

August 26 2016 - There will be live music from The Ransom Notes, food trucks and more, 6:30 p.m., $5 to $10
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Fridays on the Patio from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be live music from The Ransom Notes and food trucks including fresh gelato and chocolate covered bacon, courtesy of De Rochonnet Delights Chocolatier. Family- and pet-friendly. General admission is $5. Tasting tickets, including souvenir glass, are $10. Children under age 16 are free. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com

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County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.

Tuckahoe YMCA to host Refugee Community Resource Fair


The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.

As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
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