American Legion Post 233 in Varina to host Trunk or Treat for kids
October 22 2016 - , 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Free
American Legion Post 233 in Varina will host Trunk or Treat from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Decorated “trunks” will be giving out candy to kids and there will be hot dogs, chips and drinks (free for kids under age 12 and $1 each to ages 13 and older). There will also be costume contests. Post 233 is located at 8088 Recreation Rd. For details, call 795-9032.
Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games planned Oct. 22-23 at RIR
October 22 2016 - Competitions, vendor village, authentic Celtic cuisine, whiskey tastings and more, 9 a.m.,
The Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games will take place from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 22 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 23 at Richmond International Raceway. Competitions include fiddle, harp, highland dance, piping, drumming and Gaelic song, as well as heavy athletics and hurling. The Vendor Village will be selling jewelry, traditional Celtic food, pottery and kilts. Whisky tastings (additional fee) includes instruction and an interactive session on the proper way to nose and taste single malt Scotch whisky. Proceeds benefit the Cullather Brain Tumor & Quality of Life Center and RIR Cares. For tickets and details, visit http://www.vacelticfestival.com.
Dr. Brent Rusnak of River Run Dental to host a ‘Dentistry from the Heart’ event
October 22 2016 - Free extractions, fillings and cleanings to adults, , Free
Dr. Brent Rusnak of River Run Dental, 7820 Shrader Rd., will host a Dentistry from the Heart event, providing free extractions, fillings and cleanings to adults. First-come, first-served. Dentistry from the Heart was founded in 2001 as a way to provide free dental care to those without dental insurance. For details, call 262-1060.
Henrico County Recreation and Parks to host a free walking tour of Dorey Park
October 22 2016 - Registration is required, 11:30 a.m., Free
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will host a free walking tour of Dorey Park from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The wildlife and history of the park will be discussed during the walk. Registration is required. Ages 18+. For details, call 652-1437.
Ages 8-10 invited to learn more about bats at Deep Run Recreation Center
October 22 2016 - Advance registration is required, 7 p.m., $10
Ages 8-10 are invited to learn more about bats from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Deep Run Recreation Center. Build a bat box and take part in other bat-related activities. Cost is $10. Advance registration is required. For details, call 652-1403.
Take a family canoe excursion along Four Mile Creek
October 22 2016 - For ages 8+, 9 a.m., $15
Take a family canoe excursion along the calm waters of Four Mile Creek from 9 a.m. to noon. Look out for great blue heron, osprey, beaver, deer and bald eagles. For ages 8+. Registration of a paying adult is required with children ages 8-14. Fee of $15 covers basic instruction and all equipment. To register, call 652-1417.
Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll planned at West Broad Village
October 22 2016 - There will be live music, graduate speakers, demonstrations and dog contests, 11:30 a.m.,
The Canine Companions DogFest Walk ‘n Roll will take place from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at West Broad Village. This community dog walk supports the mission of Canine Companions for Independence, a non-profit organization that enhances the lives of people with disabilities by providing highly trained assistance dogs and ongoing support to ensure quality partnerships. There will be live music, graduate speakers, demonstrations and dog contests. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/DogFest2016.
The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular to perform at Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
October 22 2016 - , 7 p.m., $35
The Acrobats of Cirque-tacular will perform at 7 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Acrobats of Cirque-tacular is a heart-stopping, mind-boggling display of artistry and athleticism that brings the wow factor and star quality of the circus tent, concert hall and Broadway stage into one performance. Tickets are $35. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com.
2016 Central Virginia Kidney Walk to take place in Innsbrook
October 22 2016 - There is a one-mile route and a 5K route, 10 a.m.,
The 2016 Central Virginia Kidney Walk will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook’s North Shore Commons. There is a one-mile route and a 5K route. Kidney Walk, the nation's largest walk to fight kidney disease, raises awareness and funds lifesaving programs that educate and support patients, their families and those at risk. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/KidneyWalk2016.
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center to host “Yoga for Trauma” workshop
October 22 2016 - , 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., $50
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, 10442 Ridgefield Pkwy., will host a “Yoga for Trauma” workshop from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The class is designed for those who have experienced trauma or who work with those who have experienced trauma. Cost is $50. To register, call 741-5267 or visit http://www.glenmoreyoga.com.
Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.
Beautiful fall weather is back this weekend! Don’t leave your favorite pooch at home – take the whole family to Canine Companions’ DogFest Walk ‘n Roll at West Broad Village or FETCH a Cure’s annual Mutt Strutt at Deep Run Park. Pets are also welcome at this weekend’s Central Virginia Celtic Festival and Highland Games. Halloween events taking place Sunday include the University of Richmond’s 18th annual Trick or Treat Street and Goblins and Gourds at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarThe Henrico Education Foundation will present an “Evening with Henry Winkler” from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Glen Allen High School. The evening will include remarks and conversation with Winkler, coffee and dessert, a book sale and signing. Winkler is best known for his role as Fonzie on the popular 1970s sitcom “Happy Days,” and his fictional young adult book series, “Hank Zipzer.” Individual tickets are $25 and tables of eight are $150. For details, call 652-3869 x3 or visit http://www.henricofoundation.org. Full text