Richmond Apartment Owners’ ‘Think Tank’ group to meet at Piccadilly Café
March 18 2014 - The topic is Dealing with Pet Issues, 12 p.m., Free
The Richmond Apartment Owners’ “Think Tank” group will meet at 12 p.m. at Piccadilly Café, 8004 W. Broad St. The topic is Dealing with Pet Issues. The Think Tank meets on the third Tuesday of each month and is free to attend. The meeting provides a casual setting where ideas, policies and procedures relating to the apartment industry are exchanged. For details, visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com
Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social to take place at American Tap Room
March 19 2014 - , 4 p.m.,
The Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the American Tap Room, 1601 Willow Lawn Dr., Suite 840. There is no charge for this informal networking get-together. Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered. For details, visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
Commonwealth Parenting to offer the workshop ‘Finding Calm for Parents of Children 12+’
March 19 2014 - The Children’s Museum of Richmond – Short Pump, 12 p.m., $25
Commonwealth Parenting will offer the workshop “Finding Calm for Parents of Children 12 and Over” from 12 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of Richmond – Short Pump, 2200 Old Brick Rd. This class will help parents keep a cool head as they help their teen negotiate the challenges of these sometimes stressful years. Cost is $25. For details, visit http://www.commonwealthparentingcenter.org
Commonwealth Parenting to offer the workshop ‘Parenting the Impulsive Child 5-11 years’
March 19 2014 - The Children’s Museum of Richmond – Short Pump, 6 p.m., $25
Commonwealth Parenting will offer the workshop “Parenting the Impulsive Child 5-11 years” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Children’s Museum of Richmond – Short Pump, 2200 Old Brick Rd. If your child has been described as busy, distracted, inattentive or impulsive, take the scare out of the descriptive labels and discuss parenting techniques that work well with children coping with attention issues. Cost is $25. For details, visit http://www.commonwealthparentingcenter.org
Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present eighth blackbird’s ‘Still in Motion’
March 19 2014 - A post-show Q&A with members of eighth blackbird will follow, 7:30 p.m., $10 to $20
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present eighth blackbird’s “Still in Motion” at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. A post-show Q&A with members of eighth blackbird will follow. Tickets are $10 to $20. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center to host Generation Z Games for ages 6-12
March 21 2014 - Play basketball, air hockey, table tennis, Xbox Kinect, PS3 and more, 6 p.m., Free
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave., will host Generation Z Games for ages 6-12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Play basketball, air hockey, table tennis, Xbox Kinect, PS3 and more. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second, fourth Mondays of each month
March 24 2014 - E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond, 7 a.m.,
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.
5th annual AOA Dance to take place at Sandston Recreation Center
March 25 2014 - Registration is due by March 18, 4 p.m., $5 to $7
The fifth annual AOA Dance will take place from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Sandston Recreation Center, 11 J.B. Finley St. Enjoy heavy hors d’ oeuvres prepared by Highland Springs Tech Ethic Society, and dance with live DJ, Brad Beazley. Registration, due by March 18, is $5 for members and $7 for guests. For details, call 737-9622 or visit http://www.chickahominyymca.org
CMoR Short Pump continues Reading Month with appearance by Curious George March 25-27
March 25 2014 - All characters will visit CMoR locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 9:30 a.m.,
The Children's Museum of Richmond continues Reading Month 2014 with appearances by your favorite storybook characters, special hourly story times and a variety of reading based activities. The visitor today at CMoR Short Pump, located in West Broad Village, is Curious George. CMoR hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All characters will visit CMoR locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details, call 474-7000 or visit http://www.c-mor.org/event/reading-month-2014
Seminar ‘Preventing Chronic Disease with Healthy Habits’ to take place at Lewis Ginter
March 26 2014 - Registration is recommended, 5:30 p.m., Free
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.
You might have seen something called Khumba while clicking through a Redbox recently (or perhaps it was nestled in some hidden corner of a DVD sale shelf). And chances are, you passed it by without much of a thought. Makes sense; that goggle-eyed cartoon zebra on the cover (a zebra that’s dangerously close to becoming Madagascar copyright infringement) doesn’t inspire much confidence.
But when Khumba starts up, it looks nothing like you’d expect. The camera gazes across the savannah and the soundtrack swells with triumphant South African vocals. > 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.
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