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Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center to start June 29

June 29 2016 - “Predators of the Sea: Sharks”, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., begins with “Predators of the Sea: Sharks” 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.

Innsbrook Foundation, Innsbrook Rotary to present first “Innsbrook Taste of Virginia”

July 02 2016 - Food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, 3:30 p.m.,
The Innsbrook Foundation and Innsbrook Rotary will present the first Innsbrook Taste of Virginia, a food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, as well as awards for other significant categories. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. with the tastings and competition from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and fireworks around 9:15 p.m. to end the day. There will also be a Kidzone with two moon bounces, vendors and live music. Proceeds support FeedMore. Rain date is July 3. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrook.com/event/innsbrook-taste-of-virginia

“Red, White, and Lights” Fourth of July Celebration planned at Meadow Farm

July 04 2016 - New event this year features the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities, 4:30 p.m., Free
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park. The free event begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. A Henrico County 4th of July Celebration has taken place annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time, expanded hours, and be highlighted by new entertainment. The Richmond Symphony and laser-light show will mark the finale of the event. The symphony will perform under “The Big Tent,” a state-of-the-art mobile stage that allows the orchestra to take its music out into the local communities. Red, White, and Lights is sponsored by Henrico County and Genworth. For details, visit http://www.henrico.us/calendar/red-white-lights

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to host annual CarMax Free Fourth of July celebration

July 04 2016 - All visitors will receive free admission throughout the day, 9 a.m., Free
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will host its annual CarMax Free Fourth of July celebration from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All visitors will receive free admission throughout the day. Activities in the Children’s Garden from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. include live music and a parade around the Children’s Garden at 2 p.m. Guests are invited to wear red, white and blue and decorate wagons and strollers. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

Glen Allen HS student to host benefit for Richmond Hope Therapy Center

August 08 2016 - , Time TBA,
Rachel Rockecharlie, a student at Glen Allen High School, will host a benefit for the Richmond Hope Therapy Center. To learn more, visit http://www.tinyurl.com/InstillingHopeBenefit

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

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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

Muse Paintbar opens at Willow Lawn


Muse Paintbar, which combines painting instruction with a wine bar and restaurant, opened June 23 at The Shops at Willow Lawn in Henrico. The location is the company's 17th nationwide.

Guests can learn from local artists while sampling a wide selection of wine, beer and tapas. The facility held a soft-launch last weekend, allowing patrons a sneak peek at the studio’s artistic offerings.

Muse anticipates expansion across the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area this summer. Other locations are spread throughout the Northeast. > Read more.






 

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