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St. John’s Catholic Church in Highland Springs to host annual Summer Fest

August 20 2016 - The church is accepting applications from vendors and crafters – spaces are $15, 10 a.m., Free
St. John’s Catholic Church, 813 W. Nine Mile Rd. in Highland Springs, will host its annual Summer Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church is accepting applications from vendors and crafters – spaces are $15. Enjoy BBQ, ribs and turkey legs, as well as music, pony rides, raffles, games, crafts, baked goods, Chinese auction and more. The community is invited. Admission is free. For details, call Gail Wulf at 292-9920 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Bifocals at CAT Theatre to hold auditions Aug. 22-24

August 22 2016 - Directors are looking for men and women 50 and older to fill a total of 21 roles in four one-act light-hearted plays, Times vary, Free
Bifocals at CAT Theatre will hold auditions for the 2016-17 season at 10 a.m. on Aug. 22; noon on Aug. 23; and 2 p.m. on Aug. 24 at CAT Theatre, 319 North Wilkinson Road, Henrico.

Directors Una Harrison, Cindy Yuoconis, Michelle Black and H. Lynn Smith are looking for men and women 50 and older to fill a total of 21 roles in four one-act light-hearted plays. Actors can choose to prepare a one- to two-minute monologue and/or to read from the scripts. Actors are paid.

Bifocals at CAT Theatre, a troupe of senior actors, tours the greater Richmond area taking live theatre to senior centers where residents and participants might otherwise not have an opportunity to see live performances.

The touring schedule is:
• The Spy From Apartment B by Philip Ventrella, Oct. 10-Nov. 4
• Revolt at Acorn Acres by Margie Langston, Jan. 16-Feb. 10
• The Odd’a Sea by Michelle Black, Mar. 13-Apr. 7
• The Green Bathroom by Janet Chenoweth, May 14-Jun. 9

For details, contact Alison Eichler at (804) 338-8225 or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), or visit the CAT Theatre website at http://www.cattheatre.com

American country legend Lee Greenwood to headline Old Dominion Barn Dance

August 27 2016 - Henrico Theatre, 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., $45
American country music legend, Lee Greenwood, is slated to headline the Old Dominion Barn Dance for two big shows at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. at the Henrico Theatre. Joining Greenwood are the Old Dominion Barn Dance cast, led by producer/performer Donna Meade (Donna Dean Stevens), Lynne Carnes, Tony Jackson, Danny Menzies and the Barn Burners, Cal Newman, comedian Lee Blasingame and the Peanut City Cloggers. This show’s special guests are teen fiddle sensation, Maggie Bostain, and award-winning bluegrass band, John Grigsby and County Line. Greenwood has been performing and recording since 1962 and released more than twenty major-label albums and has charted more than 35 singles on the Billboard country music charts. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased at http://www.olddominionbarndance.com or by calling 1-866-710-8942.

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Community

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.
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Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.






 

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