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EngAGE in Henrico to present “Decluttering and Downsizing – Making Room for Yourself”

June 28 2016 - Tuckahoe Library, 1 p.m., Free
EngAGE in Henrico County will present “Decluttering and Downsizing – Making Room for Yourself” at 1 p.m. at Tuckahoe Library. For those who have accumulated decades of necessary or cherished items, having to make decisions about them can be stressful and emotionally draining. There is more to it than just sorting and packing. Light refreshments will be provided. Register by June 27 to 501-5065 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Richmond chapter of the Public Relations Society of America to meet June 29

June 29 2016 - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, 12 p.m., $15+
The Richmond chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will meet at noon at the Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, 1700 Lakeside Ave. The speaker is Clay Risen, New York Times senior staff editor at the Op-Ed desk. Through a Q&A format, Risen will be sharing about his role as an op-ed editor at one of the world’s most important and influential news outlets. Cost is free for members, $40 for nonmembers and $15 for nonmember students. Register online at http://www.prsarichmond.org

Community blood drive planned at at 11254 Patterson Ave.

June 29 2016 - In memory of Leslie DiPasqua Goldman who died in February from Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 1 p.m., Free
A community blood drive, in memory of Leslie DiPasqua Goldman who died in February from Acute Myeloid Leukemia, will take place from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 11254 Patterson Ave. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.

Big Bang Boom to perform 2 shows at the Henrico Theatre

June 29 2016 - , 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
Big Bang Boom will perform at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre. Big Bang Boom’s live show is so high energy that both parents and children find it hard to stay in their seats! From calling the kids on stage for the “SpongeBob Chorus” to the “Parents vs. Kids Hokey-Pokey Challenge,” Big Bang Boom has made certain that there is no sitting down at this fun energetic show. Admission is free. For details, call 652-1460 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center to start June 29

June 29 2016 - “Predators of the Sea: Sharks”, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., begins with “Predators of the Sea: Sharks” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the classroom doors to visitors and share a variety of items/treasures from the nature collections. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. For details, call 652-1448.

Henrico Community Band to perform at Deep Run Park

June 30 2016 - There will not be a rain date, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Deep Run Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park at the Nature Pavilion listening to your favorite band music. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert may be canceled. There will not be a rain date. For details, call 501-5138.

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursdays through Sept.

June 30 2016 - Enjoy live music from The Garcia Jazz Trio, 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 The Garcia Jazz Trio, 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

Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook

June 30 2016 - , 7:30 a.m., Free
The Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookrotary.org

American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday

July 01 2016 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.

Innsbrook Foundation, Innsbrook Rotary to present first “Innsbrook Taste of Virginia”

July 02 2016 - Food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, 3:30 p.m.,
The Innsbrook Foundation and Innsbrook Rotary will present the first Innsbrook Taste of Virginia, a food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, as well as awards for other significant categories. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. with the tastings and competition from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and fireworks around 9:15 p.m. to end the day. There will also be a Kidzone with two moon bounces, vendors and live music. Proceeds support FeedMore. Rain date is July 3. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrook.com/event/innsbrook-taste-of-virginia

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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.
Entertainment

Muse Paintbar opens at Willow Lawn


Muse Paintbar, which combines painting instruction with a wine bar and restaurant, opened June 23 at The Shops at Willow Lawn in Henrico. The location is the company's 17th nationwide.

Guests can learn from local artists while sampling a wide selection of wine, beer and tapas. The facility held a soft-launch last weekend, allowing patrons a sneak peek at the studio’s artistic offerings.

Muse anticipates expansion across the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area this summer. Other locations are spread throughout the Northeast. > Read more.






 

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