Civitas Health Services to host community roundtables on mental health, law enforcement, community
July 28 2016 - , 12 p.m. and 6 p.m., Free
James River Cellars Winery to host Paws on the Patio
July 29 2016 - A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE, 6:30 p.m., $5+
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Paws on the Patio from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be live music and food trucks. Capital Area Rescue Effort, Inc. (CARE) will be onsite with adoptable dogs and information on helping dogs in need. General admission is $5. Tasting tickets, including souvenir glass, are $10. Children under age 16 are free. A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com
American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
July 29 2016 - All dances are open to the public, , $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.
VCC to host Pokémon Go Scavenger Hunt July 30
July 30 2016 - , 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Free
Virginia Center Commons in Glen Allen will host a mall-wide Pokémon Go Scavenger Hunt from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. July 30. For details, visit http://www.facebook.com/VirginiaCenterCommons
D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. to present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.”
July 30 2016 - , 8 a.m.,
D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. will present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.” from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dorey Park. DEON – an acronym that stands for Drugs, Education, Obesity and Nutrition – empowers communities with positive avenues to address issues surrounding youth and young adults. For details and to register, visit http://www.deonintervention.org or call 350-6194.
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer free farm tour
July 30 2016 - No registration is required, 10 a.m., Free
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer a free farm tour from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. This walking tour includes farm history, a stop by the bee hives and seeing the greenhouses that produce over 300,000 USDA Certified Organic herb and vegetable plants each year. Each adult will receive a free ice cream upon completion. This is an outdoor tour; dress accordingly. No registration is required. For details, call 262-7167 or visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
West Broad Village continues its Rock and Roll Summer concert series
July 30 2016 - The Groove Motive will perform, 7 p.m., Free
West Broad Village continues its Rock and Roll Summer concert series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at “The Pad” next to Aloft Hotel. The Groove Motive will perform. All concerts are free and open to the public. The series continues Aug. 13 with Downbeat Switch. For details, visit http://www.shopwestbroadvillage.com
Unitarian Universalist Community Church to premiere documentary “Dream On”
July 30 2016 - UUCC will offer childcare, popcorn and a discussion after the movie, 7 p.m.,
The Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd., will premiere “Dream On” at 7 p.m. This thoughtful, but funny, PBS documentary about the American Dream is based on Alexis de Toqueville's travels in “Democracy in America.” UUCC will offer childcare, popcorn and a discussion after the movie. A love offering will be taken to support Embrace Richmond. For details, call 752-6005 or visit http://www.uuccglenallen.org
“Bad to the Bone Blues Bash” planned at Henrico Theatre
July 31 2016 - Headlining the event is the Bobby “Blackhat” Walters Band from Newport News, 4 p.m., $18 to $25
The first “Bad to the Bone Blues Bash” will take place from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Headlining the event is the Bobby “Blackhat” Walters Band from Newport News. Blackhat is a vocalist and blues harmonica player. The concert also features The Lawrence Olds Band and De Lady E. Tickets are $18 to $25 and are available online at https://bad_to_the_bone.eventbrite.com or by calling 678-438-9879. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the American Cancer Society. The Bad to the Bone Blues Bash is promoted by Whole Note Music, LLC, a new entertainment company based in Henrico County that aims to bring live shows to local venues.
Hair Cuttery to donate haircuts to local children in need Aug. 1-15
August 01 2016 - , Times vary,
Hair Cuttery will be donating back-to-school haircuts to children who need it most this summer. From Aug. 1-15, for every child up to age 18 who purchases a haircut at one of Hair Cuttery’s nearly 900 salons, the chain will donate one free haircut certificate to a disadvantaged child in the community.
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.
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.
For our Top 10 calendar events this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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