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
HCPS to hold a teacher hiring event at Glen Allen High School
February 20 2016 - Registration ends Feb. 10, 9 a.m., Free
Henrico County Public Schools will hold a teacher hiring event from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. HCPS is seeking teachers for all content areas, as well as school counselors, librarians, psychologists and social workers. Staff members will be on hand from the human resources department, and individual schools will have representatives on hand to talk with interested applicants. Attendees are encouraged to bring multiple copies of their resumes to share with school administrators. The event will be held at Glen Allen High School. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/HCPShiring
Mothers Against Drunk Driving to present annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk
April 16 2016 - Location: Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd., 9 a.m.,
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on April 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. Registration is open now. For details, call 353-7121 x5154 or visit http://www.walklikemadd.org/richmond
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.
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.
Start celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early with Susan Greenbaum at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. She will present “An Evening of Love Songs.” Other fun events this weekend include Henrico Rec & Parks’ 30th annual One Act Showcase; “The Lego Movie” playing at the Henrico Theatre (tickets are only $!); and Robin and Linda Williams who will be performing at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse. And homeowners will really appreciate the free Home Improvement Seminar taking place at Harvie ES. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarThe Shady Grove Coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd., continues its 15th season with Robin and Linda Williams. Tickets are $15 to $20; teens are admitted… Full text