Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook
February 11 2016 - , 7:30 a.m.,
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
GRASP to provide free college financial aid counseling, assistance with FAFSA
February 11 2016 - Twin Hickory Library, 5 p.m., Free
GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) will provide free college financial aid counseling and assistance with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. One-hour appointments can be made by calling the library at 290-9300. For more information, visit http://www.grasp4va.org
Innsbrook Foundation to present “Women of Worth”
February 11 2016 - Girls’ night out to raise money and awareness for Rising Creek Family Charity, 5:30 p.m., $20 ($5 optional)
The Innsbrook Foundation will present “Women of Worth” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at North Shore Commons, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. This girls’ night out will raise money and awareness for Rising Creek Family Charity who help women and families transition from homelessness – bring a new houseware item to donate (for appropriate items, visit http://www.innsbrook.com). Painting opportunities will be available through Spirited Art and there will be music by Beazley Entertainment, inspiring speakers, food and wine selections, and items for sale from local artisans and boutiques. Admission is $20; Spirited Art is an additional $5. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/innsbrookwomen
Jewish Family Theatre to present “The Sisters Rosenweig” Feb. 11-21
February 11 2016 - Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, Times vary, $15 to $25
Jewish Family Theatre will present “The Sisters Rosenweig” by Wendy Wasserstein Feb. 11-21 at the Weinstein JCC. “The Sisters Rosensweig” is a captivating portrait of three sisters reuniting after a lengthy separation and coming to terms with their differences, respect and love for one another. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Tickets are $20 for Weinstein JCC members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for seniors, students and groups of 10+. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/sistersrosensweig
Innsbrook Wellness Committee to present “How to Get FOOD in Your Food!”
February 11 2016 - Presented by Chele Brandon, a health and wellness coach, 12 p.m., Free
VFMA, McShin Foundation to present 5th annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit
February 13 2016 - Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 12 p.m., $10
Professor and science writer Margaret Wertheim to speak at The Steward School
February 15 2016 - Part of the school’s Bryan Innovation Lab Visiting Innovators Program, 6:30 p.m., Free
Professor and science writer Margaret Wertheim will present “The Intersection of Nature, Technology, Arts and Math: Contributing to the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef” at 6:30 p.m. at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Rd. Part of the school’s Bryan Innovation Lab Visiting Innovators Program, the presentation is free and open to the public. Wertheim is director and co-founder of the Institute for Figuring. For details, visit http://www.stewardschool.org/visiting-innovators-program
HCPS to hold a teacher hiring event at Glen Allen High School
February 20 2016 - Registration ends Feb. 10, 9 a.m., Free
Henrico County Public Schools will hold a teacher hiring event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. HCPS is seeking teachers for all content areas, as well as school counselors, librarians, psychologists and social workers. Staff members will be on hand from the human resources department, and individual schools will have representatives on hand to talk with interested applicants. Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resumes to share with school administrators. The event will be held at Glen Allen High School. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/HCPShiring
Mothers Against Drunk Driving to present annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk
April 16 2016 - Location: Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd., 9 a.m.,
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on April 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd. 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. Registration is open now. For details, call 353-7121 x5154 or visit http://www.walklikemadd.org/richmond
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.
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.
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.
ClassifiedsPROFLOWERS. Send Flowers for Every Occasion! Anniversary, Birthday, Just Because. Starting at just $19.99. Go to http://www.proflowers.com/Celebrate to receive an extra 20 percent off any order over $29.99 or… Full text
CalendarThe Innsbrook Foundation will present “Women of Worth” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at North Shore Commons, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. This girls’ night out will raise money and… Full text