2016 Greater Richmond Holistic Expo planned at Richmond Raceway Complex
May 07 2016 - More than 150 holistic exhibitors, inspirational speakers, healthy food and more, 10 a.m., Free
The 2016 Greater Richmond Holistic Expo, the first large-scale holistic expo in nearly two decades, will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Richmond Raceway Complex. Nourish the mind, body, soul and emotions in a friendly, professional and supportive environment. More than 150 holistic exhibitors selling jewelry, supplements, music, books, clothing, educational courses, body alignment evaluations and more will be in attendance. There will also be inspirational speakers and a special “healthy concession stand.” Admission is free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.richmondholisticexpo.com
March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies event planned in Innsbrook
May 07 2016 - Registration opens at 9 a.m., 10 a.m.,
The March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies event will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook’s North Shore Commons at 4951 Lake Brook Dr. The 2.5-mile walk helps more moms have healthy pregnancies, supports families in the NICU, and funds research to fight premature birth and birth defects. Registration opens at 9 a.m. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/MarchForBabies2016
Armour House & Gardens to hold public opening of its Children’s Garden
May 07 2016 - Enjoy hands-on activities, live music, and other featured entertainment, 1 p.m., Free
The Armour House & Gardens, 4001 Clarendon Rd., will hold the public opening of its Children’s Garden from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The garden features multiple activity areas including a beautiful butterfly garden designed and maintained by the Henrico Master Gardener Program. Enjoy hands-on activities, live music, and other featured entertainment. Concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For details, call 652-1434 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
National Preppers and Survivalists Expo planned at RRC May 7-8
May 07 2016 - Enjoy hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others, 9 a.m.,
The National Preppers and Survivalists Expo, a two-day event focusing on the preparedness, self-reliance, supplies and survival skills that are crucial when a catastrophe strikes, will take place from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 7-8 at Richmond Raceway Complex. First responders, emergency managers, CERTS, survivalists, preppers, homesteaders and military are welcome to see hundreds of exhibits, take classes and meet others. For details, visit http://www.npsexpo.com
Moody MS Athletic Golf Tournament to benefit PTA Raider Athletic Booster
May 21 2016 - Belmont Golf Course, 8 a.m., Fees vary
The Moody Middle School Athletic Golf Tournament, to benefit the Moody Middle School PTA Raider Athletic Booster, will start at 9 a.m. at Belmont Golf Course, 1600 Hilliard Rd. The cost is $75 for adults and $50 for students (under age 18) and includes 18 holes of golf and cart, light breakfast, goody bag, bag lunch and prizes for closest to pin and longest drive. The funds will help provide Moody’s thirteen athletic teams with new equipment, uniforms, first aid supplies, and field maintenance. Event will be held rain or shine unless Belmont closes the course. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/MoodyGolfTournament
Henrico HS to host 1st annual Warrior Fund Golf Tournament in Glen Allen
June 11 2016 - In memory of Sheridan DeShawn Fuller, a 2015 graduate of HHS who died in October, 8 a.m., $75
Henrico High School will host the first-annual "Building the Dream Scholarship and Warrior Fund Golf Tournament" June 11 at The Crossings Golf Course in Glen Allen. The event will be held in memory of is a tax exempt 501 (c 3) foundation. The tournament is held in memory of Sheridan DeShawn Fuller, a 2015 graduate of Henrico High School, who died in October from leukemia.
Last year with the help of many contributors, the nonprofit foundation created to award the scholarships gave 14 scholarships worth $250 apiece to college- bound seniors who overcame major obstacles and challenges in their academic and personal lives.
After witnessing the success of this scholarship, school administrators sought to double the number and amount of the scholarships this year.
Registration for the golf tournament is $75 for an individual, $280 for a foursome or $25 per person for lunch only. Sponsorships are available at amounts ranging from $100 to $5,000. The event will begin at 8 a.m., June 11.
Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Youth Triathlon planned Aug. 20
August 20 2016 - Race fee donation includes race, t-shirt and post-race snacks, 6:30 a.m., Fees vary
The Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Youth Triathlon will take place Aug. 20 at VHBG, 8716 W. Broad St. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with the first wave (for ages 5-9) kicking off at 8 a.m. Family Fun Day activities start at 9 a.m. and include pool, bounce house, dunk tank, DJ/karaoke, bubble soccer and food trucks. An optional four-day Youth Triathlon Camp will be held Monday, Aug. 15 to Thursday, Aug. 18. All proceeds benefit the children at VHBG. Race fee donation includes race, t-shirt and post-race snacks. Presented by Endorphin Fitness. For details, visit http://www.vhbg.org/events/fundraising-events/youth-triathlon
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.
Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.
The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
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