Henrico County VA

Annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis “Walk MS” planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - , 10 a.m.,
Walk MS, an annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis, will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4200 Innslake Dr. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk started in 1988 and to date has raised more than $920 million to drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing programs and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/zbrodam

VA Department of Forestry to present workshop on tree science

April 30 2016 - Three Lakes Nature Center, 10 a.m., $10
To celebrate Arbor Day, the Virginia Department of Forestry will present a two-hour course on tree science, leaf identification, pests, tree care, how landscape position favors certain trees and more. Participants will receive tree seedlings and tree identification pamphlets to take home. Cost is $10. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Three Lakes Nature Center. To register, call 652-1418 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - To benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, 9 a.m.,
The third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, will start at 9 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4901 Lake Brook Dr. The course, with 5K and 1K options, is a flat road course winding through Innsbrook Office Park. All race participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/movin-shakin2016

Lakeside Avenue to present the bike festival “Pedal & Gears”

April 30 2016 - Family-friendly bike ride, live music, food, area shop specials and more, 9:30 a.m.,
Lakeside Avenue will present the bike festival Pedal & Gears starting at 9:30 a.m. The event will begin with a free family-friendly bike ride hosted by Bike Walk Northside. Riders should gather at 9 a.m. in front of the businesses on MacArthur Avenue in the Bellevue neighborhood. The ride is approximately 2.5 miles, traveling through Bryan Park and ultimately ending at the heart of the festival activities at the Lakeside Farmer's Market. In addition to live music, food and area shop specials, there will also be events by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, I AM RVA, Sports Backers, Henrico County and more. Rain or shine. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/pedal-gears2016

7th annual CASA Superhero Run planned at St. Joseph’s Villa

April 30 2016 - All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character, 9 a.m.,
The Henrico County and Chesterfield County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organizations will hold the seventh annual Superhero Run to support local programs for abused and neglected children. The event, which includes a 5K, a Kids’ Fun Run and a post-race fair, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and top finishers. Activities will begin with the Kids’ Fun Run at 9 a.m., followed by the 5K race at 9:30 a.m. and a post-race fair. To register, visit http://www.casarun.com

Weinstein JCC, VCIC to present “Martin: His Life, His Love, His Legacy”

May 01 2016 - A panel discussion follows the performance, moderated by VCIC President and CEO Jonathan Zur, 3 p.m., $10 to $15
The Weinstein JCC, in partnership with the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, will present “Martin: His Life, His Love, His Legacy” at 3 p.m. The production, which was written by Richmonder Valerie Davis, explores the “real” life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while also spotlighting the Jewish connection to the civil rights movement. A panel discussion follows the performance, moderated by VCIC President and CEO Jonathan Zur. Tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members. To purchase tickets, call 285-6500 or visit http://www.weinsteinjcc.org

Confederate Hills Recreation Center to present Thomas the Train Day

May 01 2016 - Ages 2-6, 2 p.m., Free
Confederate Hills Recreation Center will present Thomas the Train Day from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Be the conductor and ride the Fun Time Train, enjoy train races on the lawn and train crafts. Ages 2-6. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5135 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

“Music without Walls” concert series to feature the John Winn Quartet

May 01 2016 - Belmont Recreation Center, 5 p.m., Free
Music without Walls, an intimate outdoor concert series, will feature the John Winn Quartet at Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Rd, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission is free. For details, call 652-1401 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Shady Grove UMC to present “Simple Gifts” with pianist Sylvia Cooper

May 01 2016 - Concert and sing-a-long fully benefits The Center for Creative Arts Scholarship Fund, 3 p.m., $5 to $15
Shady Grove United Methodist Church will present “Simple Gifts,” sacred and secular selections with pianist Sylvia Cooper, at 3 p.m. The afternoon concert and sing-a-long fully benefits The Center for Creative Arts Scholarship Fund. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for children and students. Donations appreciated. For tickets, call 360-2687 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present “Henry and Mudge”

May 01 2016 - Recommended for ages five and up, 3 p.m., $9+
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present Theatreworks USA’s production of “Henry and Mudge” on Sunday, May 1 at 3 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre. Moving from the city to a new house in the country can be tough. Just ask Henry, who can’t find a playmate in his new neighborhood. Luckily, he’s got Mudge, a great big, 182-pound canine buddy, with whom he can share all kinds of adventures! Based on the beloved children’s books by acclaimed author Cynthia Rylant. Recommended for ages five and up. Join the Modlin Center for “Modlin Arts After Words,” a post-show question-and-answer session with cast members. Tickets start at $9. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu

Page 1 of 2 pages  1 2 > 

Community

Walking MADD


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. 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. > Read more.

FamFest planned for April 9


Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.

The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Another great weekend of outdoor activities awaits you in Henrico! Walk MS, an annual charity run for multiple sclerosis, and the third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, both take place in Innsbrook tomorrow. Another charity event, the CASA Superhero Run, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. On Sunday, live music can be found at Belmont Recreation Center, featuring the John Winn Quartet, and at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, where pianist Sylvia Cooper will be performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

Reader Survey | Advertising | Email updates

Classifieds

Medical Alert for Seniors - 24/7 monitoring. FREE Equipment. FREE Shipping. Nationwide Service. $29.95/Month CALL Medical Guardian Today 888-709-2147
Full text

Place an Ad | More Classifieds

Calendar

The Virginia Home for Boys & Girls Youth Triathlon will take place Aug. 20 at VHBG, 8716 W. Broad St. Registration opens at 6:30 a.m. with the first wave (for… Full text

Your weather just got better.

Henricopedia

Henrico's Top Teachers

The Plate