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Richmond Volleyball Club to present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic Jan. 17 to Feb. 21

January 17 2016 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1:30 p.m., Free
The Richmond Volleyball Club will present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 17 to Feb. 21 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. Learn volleyball in an active and fun environment. Ages 9-14. No charge. For details, call 652-1421.

CACGA to host 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14

February 05 2016 - Reservations are required, Times vary, Free
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The area’s oldest one act festival will once again feature the winners of the annual Henrico Theatre Company One Act Playwriting Competition. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859.

Lakeside Youth Baseball to hold 2016 registration Feb. 6, 13

February 06 2016 - Lakeside Moose Lodge (Feb. 6) and Lakeside Youth Baseball (Feb. 13), 10 a.m., Fees vary
Lakeside Youth Baseball will hold 2016 registration at two upcoming events: Feb. 6 at Lakeside Moose Lodge and Feb. 13 at Lakeside Youth Baseball. Both events are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $105 (one player), $155 (two players) and $185 (three or more). There is a $30 late fee after Feb. 27. For details, call 262-3744 or visit https://Lakeside.siplay.com

Jewish Family Theatre to present “The Sisters Rosenweig” Feb. 11-21

February 11 2016 - Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, Times vary, $15 to $25
Jewish Family Theatre will present “The Sisters Rosenweig” by Wendy Wasserstein Feb. 11-21 at the Weinstein JCC. “The Sisters Rosensweig” is a captivating portrait of three sisters reuniting after a lengthy separation and coming to terms with their differences, respect and love for one another. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Tickets are $20 for Weinstein JCC members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for seniors, students and groups of 10+. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/sistersrosensweig

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

February 12 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.

VFMA, McShin Foundation to present 5th annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit

February 13 2016 - Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 12 p.m., $10
The Virginia Folk Music Association and the McShin Foundation will present the fifth annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church, 2300 Dumbarton Rd. Doors open at 12 p.m. with music from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Performers include Heritage, Code Blue, Josh Grigsby & County Line, Copper Ridge and more. There will also be food, drinks and more. Admission is $10 at the door. For details, contact John Shinholser at 241-9424 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Professor and science writer Margaret Wertheim to visit The Steward School Feb. 15-16

February 15 2016 - Community workshop - Feb. 15; Fair, lecture - Feb. 16, Times vary, Free
Professor and science writer Margaret Wertheim will present “The Intersection of Nature, Technology, Arts and Math: Contributing to the Hyperbolic Crochet Coral Reef” at The Steward School, 11600 Gayton Rd. Wertheim is director and co-founder of the Institute for Figuring.

Wertheim will engage the RVA community in building The Steward School Satellite Reef – using the art of crochet, science knowledge and math - at a community workshop on Feb. 15 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. A Fiber Arts and Science Fair will be held on Feb. 16 from 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibitors include VCUArts, VMFA, U of R knitting club, James River Association and VCU Rice Center. Immediately following the Fair, Wertheim will engage critical thinking at a lecture from 6 p.m. till around 7:30 p.m.

Part of the school’s Bryan Innovation Lab Visiting Innovators Program, all events are free and open to the public. For details, visit http://www.stewardschool.org/visiting-innovators-program

Richmond Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets third Monday of each month

February 15 2016 - This month’s speaker is Deborah Cook, clinical nurse educator, 7 p.m., Free
The Greater Richmond Multiple Myeloma Support Group meets the third Monday of each month (except July and August) from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Henrico Doctors’ Hospital Forest Campus, 1620 Skipwith Rd. Patients, caregivers and friends share their knowledge and experiences and provide mutual support and encouragement. This month’s speaker is Deborah Cook, clinical nurse educator. For details, visit http://www.richmond.myeloma.org

Bifocals at Cat to present “Luau at Acorn Acres” Feb. 16, 19

February 16 2016 - CAT Theatre, 8 p.m., $10
Bifocals at Cat will present “Luau at Acorn Acres” at 8 p.m. Feb. 16 and at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 19 at CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Rd. Bifocals is an outreach program that casts senior actors in plays that tour senior centers, taking theatre to patrons who might not otherwise be able to participate and enjoy. Tickets are $10. For details, visit http://www.cattheatre.com/show/luau-acorn-acres

Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues at Richmond Marriott Short Pump

February 18 2016 - Speaker is Reginald Gordon, Esq., CEO of the American Red Cross for the Commonwealth of Virginia, 7:15 a.m.,
The Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues Feb. 18 at 7:15 a.m. at the Richmond Marriott Short Pump, 4240 Dominion Blvd. Speaker is Reginald Gordon, Esq., CEO of the American Red Cross for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Gordon, a Richmond native, began his volunteer experience with the American Red Cross while a student at Thomas Jefferson High School. In July 2007, his career came full circle, when he became the chief executive officer of the Greater Richmond Chapter. He is now responsible for all Red Cross operations in the Commonwealth of Virginia. For details, visit http://www.innsbrook.com

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Community

Architect of World Trade Center Memorial to speak in Henrico


Michael Arad, the architect of the World Trade Center Memorial, will be the keynote speaker for The 2016 Adolf-Adams JCC Forum on Sat., Jan. 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center in Henrico.

Arad’s “Reflecting Absence” architectural design was selected from more than 5,000 competitive entries as the template for the Memorial’s construction in New York City. During the forum, Arad will discuss the significance and symbolism of the design, as well as his inspiration. The event, which is a highlight of the Weinstein JCC’s Patron of the Arts series, is open to the public > Read more.

Western Henrico Rotary Club makes Thanksgiving donation to Coal Pit families


Members of the Western Henrico Rotary Club (WHRC) celebrated Thanksgiving a few days early on Nov. 23, making their annual donation of turkey dinners to 28 Coal Pit Learning Center families.

Among the WHRC members who visited Coal Pit for the giveway were Clint Ray and Lila Marcela Waggoner, pictured with 3-year-old Emily and 4-year-old Jaeda. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


If you like theatre and music (especially if you’re in need of a date night idea for Valentine’s Day), you’re going to love some events taking place this weekend in Henrico! The county’s 30th annual One Act Showcase ends this weekend and Jewish Family Theatre will begin their production of “The Sisters Rosenweig.” Bluegrass fans will enjoy the McShin Foundation’s fifth annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church. Balsam Range will perform at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond and The Tin Pan will host two Valentine’s Day events featuring Doctors of Jazz and The Bob Blagg Trio. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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