Henrico County VA

Richmond Volleyball Club to present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic Jan. 17 to Feb. 21

January 17 2016 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1:30 p.m., Free
The Richmond Volleyball Club will present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 17 to Feb. 21 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. Learn volleyball in an active and fun environment. Ages 9-14. No charge. For details, call 652-1421.

CAT Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre to co-produce ‘Unexpected Tenderness’ Jan. 22 to Feb. 13

January 22 2016 - “Unexpected Tenderness” is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts, Times vary,
CAT Theatre and 5th Wall Theatre will co-produce “Unexpected Tenderness” Jan. 22 through Feb. 13 at CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Rd. Written by Israel Horovitz, “Unexpected Tenderness” is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts. Told through the memory of Roddy Stern, this gripping play tells the story of a father who is a loving man yet, at the same time, paranoid and pathologically jealous. For details, visit http://www.cattheatre.com

CACGA to host 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14

February 05 2016 - Reservations are required, Times vary, Free
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The area’s oldest one act festival will once again feature the winners of the annual Henrico Theatre Company One Act Playwriting Competition. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859.

Lakeside Youth Baseball to hold 2016 registration Feb. 6, 13

February 06 2016 - Lakeside Moose Lodge (Feb. 6) and Lakeside Youth Baseball (Feb. 13), 10 a.m., Fees vary
Lakeside Youth Baseball will hold 2016 registration at two upcoming events: Feb. 6 at Lakeside Moose Lodge and Feb. 13 at Lakeside Youth Baseball. Both events are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $105 (one player), $155 (two players) and $185 (three or more). There is a $30 late fee after Feb. 27. For details, call 262-3744 or visit https://Lakeside.siplay.com

HopeTree Family Services to hold orientation session for those interested in foster care

February 08 2016 - Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 6 p.m., Free
HopeTree Family Services is seeking long-term and short-term foster care for children in need of a safe and loving home. HopeTree provides training and support. An orientation session is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 2828 Emerywood Pkwy. For details, call 201-9006 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Henrico Business Leaders’ Monthly Breakfast Meeting planned at The Westin Richmond

February 08 2016 - Speaker: Susan Morris, certified John Maxwell coach, trainer and speaker, 7 a.m., $30 to $40
The Henrico Business Leaders’ Monthly Breakfast Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at The Westin Richmond. Speaker will be Susan Morris, certified John Maxwell coach, trainer and speaker. Registration is $30 to $40. For details, call 675-7502 or visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com

Richmond Brain Aneurysm, Stroke and AVM Support Group to meet

February 09 2016 - Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House, a guest house run by Bon Secours, 6:30 p.m., Free
The Richmond Brain Aneurysm, Stroke and AVM Support Group meets on the second Tuesday of each month from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House, a guest house run by Bon Secours at 1100 Libbie Ave. Survivors are not required to have been treated at a Bon Secours hospital. The support group is sponsored by the Joe Niekro Foundation. For details, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

American Red Cross to hold a blood drive at Twin Hickory Elementary School

February 09 2016 - , 1 p.m., Free
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Twin Hickory Elementary School, 4900 Twin Hickory Lake Dr. Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Willow Lawn’s “Mommy & Me and Daddies Too” continues with Jonathan the Juggler

February 10 2016 - The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Jonathan the Juggler from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a morning out with live entertainment, crafts, games and programs designed to enhance parent's interaction with their children. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to hold its Winter Symposium Feb. 10-12

February 10 2016 - “Horticultural Harmony: Toward Beautiful and Resilient Compositions", 9 a.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will hold its Winter Symposium, “Horticultural Harmony: Toward Beautiful and Resilient Compositions,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10-12. Hear nationally renowned gardening experts and explore ideas about how we bring people and plants together to create more harmonious, ecologically sensitive, and sublimely beautiful environments. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

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Community

Architect of World Trade Center Memorial to speak in Henrico


Michael Arad, the architect of the World Trade Center Memorial, will be the keynote speaker for The 2016 Adolf-Adams JCC Forum on Sat., Jan. 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center in Henrico.

Arad’s “Reflecting Absence” architectural design was selected from more than 5,000 competitive entries as the template for the Memorial’s construction in New York City. During the forum, Arad will discuss the significance and symbolism of the design, as well as his inspiration. The event, which is a highlight of the Weinstein JCC’s Patron of the Arts series, is open to the public > Read more.

Western Henrico Rotary Club makes Thanksgiving donation to Coal Pit families


Members of the Western Henrico Rotary Club (WHRC) celebrated Thanksgiving a few days early on Nov. 23, making their annual donation of turkey dinners to 28 Coal Pit Learning Center families.

Among the WHRC members who visited Coal Pit for the giveway were Clint Ray and Lila Marcela Waggoner, pictured with 3-year-old Emily and 4-year-old Jaeda. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Start celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early with Susan Greenbaum at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. She will present “An Evening of Love Songs.” Other fun events this weekend include Henrico Rec & Parks’ 30th annual One Act Showcase; “The Lego Movie” playing at the Henrico Theatre (tickets are only $!); and Robin and Linda Williams who will be performing at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse. And homeowners will really appreciate the free Home Improvement Seminar taking place at Harvie ES. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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