Moscow Festival Ballet to present ‘Giselle’ at UR March 13-14
March 13 2014 - , 7:30 p.m., $20 to $40
The Moscow Festival Ballet will present “Giselle” at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond. Tickets are $20 to $40. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
SPARC to present ‘Urinetown’ March 13-23
March 13 2014 - Sara Belle November Educational Theatre, Times vary, $14
The School of Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC) will present “Urinetown” March 13-23 at the Sara Belle November Educational Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $14. For details, call 353-3393 x223 or visit http://www.sparconline.org
Richmond Chapter of the Va. Tech Alumni Association to host RVA Career Expo
March 14 2014 - Virginia Tech Richmond Center, 10 a.m., Free
The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will host the RVA Career Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Richmond Center, 2810 N. Parham Rd. The event is open to the public and free to attend. To register, visit http://www.richmondhokies.org
Man Church meets every Friday morning at Joey’s Hot Dogs in Innsbrook
March 14 2014 - A White Hot Ministries program, 7:15 a.m., Free
Man Church, a White Hot Ministries program, meets every Friday morning from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. at Joey’s Hot Dogs in The Shoppes at Innsbrook. Man Church helps men be leaders of a Christian household, as well as provides an opportunity for men to worship with other men as they work toward strengthening their relationships with God. For details, call 912-6263 or visit http://www.godstrongmen.org/programs/man-church
Henrico County Adventure Series begins with ‘A Walk Across Virginia’
March 14 2014 - Henrico County Administration Board Room, 7:30 p.m., Free
Dabbs House Museum to present ‘United States Colored Troops in the Civil War’
March 15 2014 - , 1 p.m., Free
Dabbs House Museum, 3812 Nine Mile Rd., will present “Glorious March to Liberty: United States Colored Troops in the Civil War” from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. African Americans made up 10% of the entire Union army during the Civil War – learn about who these men were and why they fought and died for their freedom. Admission is free. For details, call 652-3411 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Center Season at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen to present Celtibillies
March 15 2014 - Traditional Celtic music, Appalachian Old-Time music and song, and dancing, 7 p.m., $25
The Center Season at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd., will present Celtibillies at 7 p.m. The performance includes a wide range of traditional Celtic music and Appalachian Old-Time music and song, as well as some of their original music. There will also be dancers from the Blue Ridge Irish Music School. Tickets are $25. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
Meadow Farm Museum to host volunteer open house
March 15 2014 - No experience necessary, 1 p.m., Free
Meadow Farm Museum, 3400 Mountain Rd., will host a volunteer open house from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Meadow Farm is looking for adult and youth (ages 10+) volunteers to conduct tours, work in the gift shop, demonstrate historic trades and agriculture, sew and make history come alive. No experience necessary. Admission is free. For details, call 501-2130 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Chabad of Virginia to host Purimfest
March 15 2014 - There will be local craft brews, sushi, hamentaschen, games and more, 8:30 p.m., $18
Chabad of Virginia, 212 N. Gaskins Rd., will host Purimfest, an adult Purim party, at 8:30 p.m. The night will begin with a sing-a-long havadalah ceremony followed by the Megillah reading. There will also be local craft brews, sushi, hamentaschen, games and more. Suggested donation is $18. Ages 21 and older. For details, call 740-2000 or visit http://www.chabadofva.org
Innsbrook to host its fifth annual St. Paddy’s Palooza
March 15 2014 - Watch volunteers have their heads shaved to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, 12 p.m., Free
Innsbrook will host its fifth annual St. Paddy’s Palooza from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Innsbrook Pavilion, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. There will be live music, pony rides, a hot air balloon, artisan market, food and more. Watch volunteers have their heads shaved to raise money for the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, an organization that supports finding cures for childhood cancer. For details, visit http://www.innsbrook.com or http://tinyurl.com/stpaddyspalooza.
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.
Do you play pickleball? Learn more about this oddly-named but fun-to-play sport tomorrow! Though it’s still pretty chilly outside, you can get a jump start on spring at the Richmond Home and Garden Show or at a workshop on raised bed gardening at Lavender Fields Herb Farm. For all our top picks this weekend in Henrico, click here! > Read more.
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