On the Air Radio Players to present ‘Christmastime around the Dial’ Dec. 10-11
December 10 2013 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7:30 p.m., Free
The On the Air Radio Players will present “Christmastime around the Dial,” an old-time holiday radio show, at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 10-11 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Be a part of the studio audience for this hour-long taping featuring live music and sound effects. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Willow Lawn’s popular community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues
December 11 2013 - Featuring Hope Harris and the Cousins Jamboree , 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s popular community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Hope Harris and the Cousins Jamboree from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. inside the Children’s Theatre of Virginia. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com
Henrico Business Leaders to host 2nd annual Holiday Party at Stratford University
December 11 2013 - Seasonal music, cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres, 5 p.m.,
The Henrico Business Leaders will host its second annual Holiday Party from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stratford University, 11104 W. Broad St. There will be seasonal music, cocktails and heavy hors d'oeuvres from Stratford University's prestigious School of Culinary Arts and Hospitality Management. Pre-registration is required. Guests must be in attendance with a member. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/HBLparty
Needle’s Eye Ministries small group for retired men ‘Second Half’ to meet
December 11 2013 - St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 8:30 a.m.,
Second Half, a Needle’s Eye Ministries small group for retired men and near retirees, meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. at St. Giles Presbyterian Church, 5200 Grove Ave. For details, call Gordon Prior at 784-1978.
Fairfield Library to host its annual Holiday Party
December 11 2013 - Play games, make a craft and visit with Santa, 7 p.m.,
Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave., will host its annual Holiday Party from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Play games, make a craft and visit with Santa. For details, call 290-9300 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Henrico Co. to offer health screenings for ages 50+ at Dorey Rec Center
December 11 2013 - Services are provided by Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 9 a.m., Free
Henrico County will offer free blood pressure checks and cholesterol screenings for ages 50+ from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Dorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Dr. To ensure accuracy, don’t eat breakfast before having cholesterol tested. Services are provided by Westport Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Call Cindy Spear at 243-9785 to make an appointment.
AOA Christmas Luncheon to be held at the Sandston Recreation Center
December 11 2013 - Registration deadline is Dec. 9, 12 p.m., $5
The AOA Christmas Luncheon at the Sandston Recreation Center will begin at 12 p.m. Share your favorite dish and bring a gift ($1 to $5) for a Gift Grab game. Registration for lunch (due by Dec. 9) is $5. For details, call the Chickahominy YMCA at 737-9622.
Affinity Group Underwriters to present seminar on Affordable Care Act for employers
December 12 2013 - Seating is limited, 7:30 a.m., Free
Jewish Family Theatre to present ‘Hello Dolly!’ Dec. 12-22 at Weinstein JCC
December 12 2013 - A special Chanukah Dinner and Show will be held Dec. 18, Times vary, $10 to $20
Jewish Family Theatre will present “Hello Dolly!” Dec. 12-22 at the Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave. Numbers include “Elegance,” “It Only Takes a Moment,” “Put on Your Sunday Clothes” and more. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. with matinees beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets are $8 to $15. A special Chanukah Dinner and Show will be held Dec. 18. Tickets are $10 to $20. For a complete performance schedule and to purchase tickets, visit http://www.weinsteinjcc.org
Richmond West Central Optimist Club to host its Club Christmas Party
December 13 2013 - Wyndham Racquet Club clubhouse, 6:30 p.m.,
The Richmond West Central Optimist Club will host its Club Christmas Party at 6:30 p.m. at the Wyndham Racquet Club clubhouse on Old Wyndham Road. All clubs in Zone 2 are invited. Bring a covered dish and $10 for Chinese gift exchange.
The event is open to the public and will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. It will feature remarks by county officials, facility tours, children’s activities, exhibits and entertainment by Manny Green. > Read more.
I didn’t have a clue what to expect from this unheard-of restaurant in an unexpected spot – right in the heart of Willow Lawn. I came to learn it’s not unheard of; it’s a restaurant chain out of Northern Virginia.
“It definitely improves the look of Willow Lawn,” said my friend, who ventured to the new spot with me on a Monday night for dinner one week after the restaurant opened. > Read more.
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