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Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present Catalyst Quartet

September 09 2015 - Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, 7:30 p.m., $32
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present Catalyst Quartet at 7:30 p.m. at Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Catalyst Quartet, prize winners of the Gianni Bergamo Classical Music Award 2012 (Switzerland), is comprised of top laureates and alumni of the internationally acclaimed Sphinx Competition. Tickets are $32. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu

Innsbrook After Hours to present Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson

September 09 2015 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $10 to $25
Innsbrook After Hours will present Jamey Johnson at 6 p.m. Eleven-time Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Jamey Johnson is one of only a few people in the history of country music to win two Song of the Year Awards from both the CMA and ACMs. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $25. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com

Popular artist P. Buckley Moss to sign prints, books at CACGA

September 10 2015 - Enjoy refreshments and her newest exhibit at the Center’s Slantwall Gallery, 4 p.m., Free
Popular artist P. Buckley Moss will be at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Moss will meet with fans old and new, and sign prints and books. Enjoy refreshments and her newest exhibit at the Center’s Slantwall Gallery. Admission is free. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com

Alzheimer’s Assoc. to present “Aging with Grace” at CACGA

September 10 2015 - Program is designed for clergy and other faith leaders that provide outreach to senior citizens, 9 a.m., $15
The Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will present “Aging with Grace: Equipping Churches for Senior Ministry in the Age of the Baby Boomer” from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. This program is designed for clergy and other faith leaders that provide outreach to senior citizens. The Reverend Dr. Patricia A. Gould-Champ will be the keynote speaker. Cost is $15 and includes lunch. To register, call 321-3300.

Henricus Historical Park invites home schooled children ages 4-14

September 10 2015 - Advance registration is required, 10 a.m.,
Henricus Historical Park invites home schooled children ages 4-14, parents and educators to the Henricus Home School Day – James River Watershed program, which will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Divided by age level, the students will work on a variety of activities and curriculum. Advance registration is required. For details, call 748-1611 or visit http://www.henricus.org

5th Wall Theatre to present “Uncanny Valley” at HATTheatre Sept. 10 to Oct. 3

September 10 2015 - Talkbacks will follow select performances, Times vary,
5th Wall Theatre will present “Uncanny Valley” by Thomas Gibbons at HATTheatre, 1124 Westbriar Dr., Sept. 10 through Oct. 3. Starring award-winning actors Jacqueline Jones and Alexander Sapp, and directed by Morrie Piersol. Talkbacks will follow select performances. For details, visit http://www.5thwalltheatre.org

Short Pump Ruritan Club seeking crafters for its 25th annual craft show on Oct. 17

October 17 2015 - Short Pump Middle School, ,
The Short Pump Ruritan Club is seeking crafters for its 25th annual Short Pump Ruritan Craft Show on October 17 at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Rd. For information, call 360-2371 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

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

January 22 2016 - Written by Israel Horovitz, ,
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

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Emily Francis (left) of Richmond Green Drinks and Cary Jamieson of The Steward School checked out the cherry tomato crop Aug. 20 at the school's Bryan Innovation Lab following a visit by members of Green Drinks. Jamieson, director of the Bryan Innovation Lab, was among the speakers who pointed out various sustainable features of the building and its surroundings, including geothermal, solar photovoltaic and solar thermal energy systems, as well as rain gardens and large storage cisterns (like the one pictured) to minimize groundwater pollution. > Read more.

Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


Henrico County has a lot to offer this Labor Day weekend! Before summer ends completely, you’ve got to try some Virginia wines at Southern Season’s weekly event, Fridays Uncorked. Check out The Comedy Dad, Alex Scott, at the Richmond Funny Bone or put your thinking caps on and take on The Escape Room. This weekend also features a two-day event at Malvern Hill and Carrington Kay at The Tin Pan. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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