Henrico County VA

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.

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.

Henrico County Police officials to celebrate 33rd annual National Night Out

August 02 2016 - Officials plan to visit more than 70 neighborhoods throughout the county, including event at RIR, Times vary,
Henrico County Police officials plan to visit more than 70 neighborhoods throughout the county as part of the 33rd annual National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 2. Police Chief Humberto I. Cardounel, Jr. and his staff, as well as Henrico Police officers and many county officials, will visit citizens to help strengthen police-citizen partnerships. Cardounel will start by visiting the Richmond International Raceway NNO event at 4:30 p.m. Dozens of other events throughout the county will continue until about 9:30 p.m., featuring cookouts, block parties, ice-cream socials and parades. Homeowners in neighborhoods that do not have events scheduled may show their support by putting on porch lights. To see if your Henrico County neighborhood has a National Night Out event planned, or to register your neighborhood, visit http://www.henricopolice.org or call 501-4838.

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Fall Herb and Vegetable Gardening 101”

August 02 2016 - , 10:30 a.m., $12
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Fall Herb and Vegetable Gardening 101” from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. Learn where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection, ongoing care and some good gardening habits. Cost is $12. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church to host Lakeside Food Truck Court

August 02 2016 - A portion of the proceeds will benefit The McShin Foundation, 5 p.m.,
Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Rd., will host the Lakeside Food Truck Court from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring a blanket and make a picnic. The food court will return Aug. 16 and 30. A portion of the proceeds will benefit The McShin Foundation.

Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center continues with “The Nature of Turtles”

August 03 2016 - Topics rotate throughout the summer months, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., continues with “The Nature of Turtles” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the classroom doors to visitors and share a variety of items/treasures from the nature collections. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. For details, call 652-1448.

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Community

County plans Fourth of July event


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.

Tuckahoe YMCA to host Refugee Community Resource Fair


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.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


There are some great events this weekend in Henrico that will take your mind off the incredible heat. Highland Springs residents are invited to a Neighborhood Block Party with music, games, food and giveaways. The Tuckahoe Square Dance Club will host a dance at Pinchbeck Elementary School. There are still a few spots left for a free women’s self-defense class at The Academy of Kung Fu. And the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will continue its Sunday Strolls at Dorey Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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