University of Richmond Osher Institute Spring Open House set for today
January 09 2014 - There will be light refreshments and door prizes, 4:30 p.m., Free
The University of Richmond Osher Institute Spring Open House will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at UR Jepson Alumni Center Pavilion. The open house will showcase the wide array of Osher Institute year-round offerings, including many free programs on the UR campus. There will be light refreshments and door prizes. Admission is free and open to the public. For details, call 287-6344 or visit http://www.osher.richmond.edu
Latin Ballet of Va. to present ‘The Legend of The Poinsettia’ Jan. 9-12
January 09 2014 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, Times vary, $15 to $20
The Latin Ballet of Virginia will present its 14th anniversary performance of “The Legend of The Poinsettia” at 10:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 9-10, 3 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Jan. 11 and at 3 p.m. Jan. 12 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The story is based on the Mexican legend about a pure-hearted young girl who discovers the true spirit of giving. Learn about the traditions of the season in the countries of Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela, Spain and Puerto Rico. Tickets are $15 to $20. For details, call 356-3876 or visit http://www.latinballet.com
Pamunkey River Garden Club to hold regular monthly meeting
January 11 2014 - The program will be "Oriental Design" presented by Libby Haynes, 10:30 a.m., Free
The Pamunkey River Garden Club’s regular monthly meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Shady Grove Road and Meadowbridge Road in Mechanicsville. The program will be "Oriental Design" presented by Libby Haynes, a teacher from The Sogetsu School. All are welcome. For details, call Liz Martin at 559-0898.
Richmond Apartment Owners’ ‘Think Tank’ group to meet at Piccadilly Café
January 14 2014 - The topic is Notices to Vacating Tenants, 12 p.m.,
The Richmond Apartment Owners’ “Think Tank” group will meet at 12 p.m. at Piccadilly Café, 8004 W. Broad St. The topic is Notices to Vacating Tenants. The Think Tank meets on the third Tuesday of each month and is for RAOA members only. The meeting provides a casual setting where ideas, policies and procedures relating to the apartment industry are exchanged. For details, visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com
Richmond Apartment Owners Association to host installation, social
January 14 2014 - Reservations are due by Jan. 6, 6 p.m., $35 to $55
The Richmond Apartment Owners Association will install new officers and host a social from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Barrel Thief, 5805 Patterson Ave. The installation will begin at 6:30 p.m. Reservations are due by Jan. 6. Cost for members is $35 and nonmembers $55. For details, visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com
YMCA of Greater Richmond to present author, activist Bob Lupton at UR
January 14 2014 - Lupton will discuss his book 'Toxic Charity', 8 a.m., Free
The YMCA of Greater Richmond will present author and activist Bob Lupton at 8 a.m. at the University of Richmond Modlin Center. Lupton will discuss his book “Toxic Charity” and how nonprofits can hurt or help their community. Admission is free. Seating is limited. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/ph75mpf
Henrico Business Leaders’ Third Wednesday Social to be held at Chuy’s
January 15 2014 - Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered, 4 p.m.,
The Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Chuy’s in West Broad Village, 11229 W. Broad St. There is no charge for this informal networking get-together. Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered. For details, visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
In Varina, one of the most anticipated events of the season is approaching. The 19th Annual Big Toy Parade will return on Dec 14, offering a “homey,” small-town feel that helps elicit holiday spirit among participants and spectators alike.
The parade, which begins at 3 p.m., is sponsored by the Battlefield Ruritans and Henrico County Parks and Recreation and is held in conjunction with the James River Boat Parade. It is led by a grand marshal along Old Osborne Turnpike and ends at the Osborne Boat Landing, where hundreds of community members gather to await nightfall and the arrival of lighted boats, concluding a festive holiday celebration. > Read more.
It’s the final weekend before Christmas – but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare! Relax with half-a-million twinkling lights, enjoy Theatre IV on Tour’s production of “A Christmas Carol” or experience the 11th annual “Miracle of Christmas – Live at the Metro Richmond Zoo.” Another way to relax before the Big Day is with a good book. You can find a vast array of books, covering many genres, and meet authors at the Celebrate with a Book event on Saturday. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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