St. Andrew’s UMC to host Fall Children’s Consignment Sale
September 24 2016 - Gently used children’s clothing, Halloween costumes, gear, toys and more will be on sale, 8 a.m.,
St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 9801 Fort King Rd., will host a Fall Children’s Consignment Sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Gently used children’s clothing, Halloween costumes, gear, toys and more will be on sale. Items will be half-off from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Andrew’s Kidz Kupboard, which provides weekend meals to families in need. For details, call 270-2869 or visit http://www.saumcva.org.
‘Pleasure Garden’ at Walkerton Tavern to benefit Meadow Farm
September 24 2016 - To aid in raising funds for the construction of a period kitchen building at the Meadow Farm Living History Museum, 4 p.m., $20
To aid in raising funds for the construction of a period kitchen building at the Meadow Farm Living History Museum, the Friends of Meadow Farm and the Henrico County Historical Society will recreate a Pleasure Garden at Walkerton Tavern from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The pleasure garden was an early form of a London amusement park – a place for an evening of outdoor entertainment with manicured walks and fountains, refreshments, concerts and exotic street entertainers. Admission is $20. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 839-2407 or at http://www.henricohistoricalsociety.org.
Richmond National Battlefield Park to commemorate the battle for Fort Harrison Sept. 24-25
September 24 2016 - Two days of special programs, including tours, cannon and rifle demonstrations and ranger-led bike tours of the site, Times vary, Free
Richmond National Battlefield Park will commemorate the battle for Fort Harrison with two days of special programs, including tours, cannon and rifle demonstrations and ranger-led bike tours of the site. Each day Sept. 24-25 will follow the same schedule: a ranger tour of the civilian conservation corps at 10 a.m.; cannon and rifle demonstrations at 11 a.m.; a ranger tour of the battle site at noon; cannon and rifle demonstrations at 1 p.m.; a six-mile ranger-led bike tour at 2:30 p.m.; and cannon and rifle demonstrations at 3 p.m. On Saturday, a second ranger tour of the battle site also will be offered at 4:30 p.m. All programs are free and open to the public. For details, contact Richmond National Battlefield Park at (804) 226-1981 or visit http://www.nps.gov/rich or https://www.facebook.com/RichmondNPS.
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center to host Yin Yoga/Hot Stone Retreat
September 25 2016 - , 2 p.m., $75
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, 10442 Ridgefield Pkwy., will host a Yin Yoga/Hot Stone Retreat from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The retreat includes a yin yoga practice with new poses, extended deep relaxation with warm stones on and around the body, and spa-inspired snack. Cost is $75. To register, call 741-5267 or visit http://www.glenmoreyoga.com.
VT CPAP to host student information session about MPA, other graduate degrees
September 26 2016 - Delegates Jennifer McClellan and Chris Peace are featured speakers/panelists, 6 p.m., Free
Virginia Tech's Center for Public Administration and Policy (CPAP) will host a student information session about the master of public administration (MPA) degree, and other graduate certificate programs, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the VT Richmond Center at 2810 N. Parham Rd., Suite 300. Delegates Jennifer McClellan and Chris Peace are featured speakers/panelists. Faculty moderator, Leisha LaRiviere, will lead the speakers through questions regarding mentoring in the public sector and the collaborative work conducted with professional public administrators. Dinner is offered. To register, visit https://goo.gl/forms/qDW9onlUGpdeMfxk2.
Eastern Henrico Business Association to hold general meeting
September 26 2016 - Location: Airport Hilton Garden Inn in Sandston, 6 p.m., Free
The Eastern Henrico Business Association will hold its general meeting at 6 p.m. at the Airport Hilton Garden Inn at 441 International Center Dr. in Sandston. Henrico County Manager John Vithoulkas will discuss the 2016 Special Bond Referendum. The meeting is free to attend and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.ehba.us.
Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second, fourth Mondays of each month
September 26 2016 - E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond, 7 a.m., Free
The Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond. Each meeting features breakfast and an interesting speaker. For details, call Pete Sizemore at 288-0999.
Henrico Pops Chorus to present “Proud to be an American” concert at Libbie Mill Library
September 26 2016 - , 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico Pops Chorus will present a “Proud to be an American” concert at 7 p.m. at Libbie Mill Library. Sponsored by the Friends of the Libbie Mill Library. For details, call 501-1940 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.
Learn how to access, review your credit report at Tuckahoe Library
September 27 2016 - Presented by Virginia Credit Union staff, 6:30 p.m., Free
Learn how to access a free copy of your credit report and the importance of reviewing and understanding the report at 6:30 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. The components of a sample credit report will be provided and discussed. Presented by Virginia Credit Union staff. For details, call 501-1910 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org.
Alzheimer’s Association to hold support group meeting for caregivers
September 27 2016 - Location: St. Mary’s Hospital, 5801 Bremo Rd., Room 163, 6 p.m., Free
Each month, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter conducts support group meetings to provide the community with an opportunity to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. A group for caregivers will meet at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, 5801 Bremo Rd., Room 163. For details, call 967-2580.
Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.
Three local churches are holding events on Saturday: A Fall Veterans and Community Health Fair and Blood Drive at Antioch Baptist Church in Varina; a Fall Children’s Consignment Sale at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in the West End; and a Community Day event at Fair Oaks Baptist Church in Highland Springs. Two events are also planned in Henrico for history buffs: A tour of New Market Heights and a commemoration of the battle for Fort Harrison. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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