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Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Tuckahoe Library

August 04 2016 - Paula Harrison will share her book “Superfoods for Women: 25 Amazing Foods for Women”, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Paula Harrison will share her book “Superfoods for Women: 25 Amazing Foods for Women” at Tuckahoe Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September

August 04 2016 - Enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, an internationally acclaimed blues harmonica player and vocalist, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, an internationally acclaimed blues harmonica player and vocalist, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

DMV 2 Go mobile offices coming to Henrico Aug. 6, 12-14

August 06 2016 - , Times vary, Free
The Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles’ five mobile customer service centers, called DMV 2 Go, are traveling across the state to serve customers. Each full service office provides all DMV transactions; customers may also now purchase certified copies of Virginia birth, marriage, divorce, and death certificates, obtain E-ZPass transponders and apply for their hunting or fishing licenses. DMV 2 Go will be in Henrico on Aug. 6 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Varina Athletic Association, 8087 Recreation Rd., and on Aug. 12-14 at the Virginia Outdoor Sportsman Show at the Richmond Raceway Complex. For details, visit http://www.dmvnow.com/dmv2go

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

Fair Oaks Baptist Church to offer Vacation Bible School program Aug. 8-12

August 08 2016 - The public is invited to attend, 6:30 p.m.,
Fair Oaks Baptist Church, 1701 East Nine Mile Road in Highland Springs, will host its Deep Sea Discovery Vacation Bible School program from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each day. The public is invited to attend.

Civitas Health Services to host community roundtables on mental health, law enforcement, community

August 11 2016 - , 12 p.m. and 6 p.m., Free
Civitas Health Services will host community roundtables focusing on strategies to address mental health, law enforcement and community, from noon to 2 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mental health professionals, law enforcement, clergy, social workers, politicians, educators, business leaders, community leaders and stakeholders are invited to attend. The event will be held at Civitas Health Services, 5663 South Laburnum Avenue in Henrico. To RSVP, e-mail .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call Jalisa Blagmon at (804) 737-3917, ext. 103.

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

St. John’s Catholic Church in Highland Springs to host annual Summer Fest

August 20 2016 - The church is accepting applications from vendors and crafters – spaces are $15, 10 a.m., Free
St. John’s Catholic Church, 813 W. Nine Mile Rd. in Highland Springs, will host its annual Summer Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church is accepting applications from vendors and crafters – spaces are $15. Enjoy BBQ, ribs and turkey legs, as well as music, pony rides, raffles, games, crafts, baked goods, Chinese auction and more. The community is invited. Admission is free. For details, call Gail Wulf at 292-9920 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Bifocals at CAT Theatre to hold auditions Aug. 22-24

August 22 2016 - Directors are looking for men and women 50 and older to fill a total of 21 roles in four one-act light-hearted plays, Times vary, Free
Bifocals at CAT Theatre will hold auditions for the 2016-17 season at 10 a.m. on Aug. 22; noon on Aug. 23; and 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at CAT Theatre, 319 North Wilkinson Road, Henrico.

Directors Una Harrison, Cindy Yuoconis, Michelle Black and H. Lynn Smith are looking for men and women 50 and older to fill a total of 21 roles in four one-act light-hearted plays. Actors can choose to prepare a one- to two-minute monologue and/or to read from the scripts. Actors are paid.

Bifocals at CAT Theatre, a troupe of senior actors, tours the greater Richmond area taking live theatre to senior centers where residents and participants might otherwise not have an opportunity to see live performances.

The touring schedule is:
• The Spy From Apartment B by Philip Ventrella, Oct. 10-Nov. 4
• Revolt at Acorn Acres by Margie Langston, Jan. 16-Feb. 10
• The Odd’a Sea by Michelle Black, Mar. 13-Apr. 7
• The Green Bathroom by Janet Chenoweth, May 14-Jun. 9

For details, contact Alison Eichler at (804) 338-8225 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or visit the CAT Theatre website at http://www.cattheatre.com

American country legend Lee Greenwood to headline Old Dominion Barn Dance

August 27 2016 - Henrico Theatre, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $45
American country music legend, Lee Greenwood, is slated to headline the Old Dominion Barn Dance for two big shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre. Joining Greenwood are the Old Dominion Barn Dance cast, led by producer/performer Donna Meade (Donna Dean Stevens), Lynne Carnes, Tony Jackson, Danny Menzies and the Barn Burners, Cal Newman, comedian Lee Blasingame and the Peanut City Cloggers. This show’s special guests are teen fiddle sensation, Maggie Bostain, and award-winning bluegrass band, John Grigsby and County Line. Greenwood has been performing and recording since 1962 and released more than twenty major-label albums and has charted more than 35 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at http://www.olddominionbarndance.com or by calling 1-866-710-8942.

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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.
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