Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House to host family-friendly karaoke on Fridays
August 22 2014 - , 6 p.m.,
Aunt Sarah’s Pancake House, 4502 W. Broad St., will host family-oriented karaoke every Friday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. A wide variety of songs, including Disney’s “Frozen,” can be searched from your mobile phone via the website, http://mobile.2hypemc.com Even.t is free. For details, call 358-8812.
HCPL to offer free admission to CMoR-Central for completing Summer Reading Club
August 22 2014 - Choose from one of two sessions, Times vary, Free
Celebrate finishing your Summer Reading Club goal with free admission to the Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central, 2626 W. Broad St. Space is limited. Choose from Session I: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Session II: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Walkerton Tavern to host Family Game Night
August 22 2014 - Indoor and outdoor games for the whole family, 6 p.m., Free
Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Rd., will host a Family Game Night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy an evening playing indoor and outdoor games with the family. Admission is free. For details, 261-6898 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
Friends of the Tuckahoe Library to hold book sale Aug. 22-23
August 22 2014 - Children’s books will be sold on Saturday only, 10 a.m.,
Friends of the Tuckahoe Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 22-23. Adult books for sale Friday and Saturday; children’s books will be sold on Saturday only. For details, call 290-9100 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Shelter Dog Adoption event planned at Eastern Henrico PetSmart
August 23 2014 - A dozen "adoptabull" dogs will be on hand to meet and greet, 11 a.m.,
Richmond Animal Care & Control, Bully Rescue & Advocacy Group and US Army volunteers from Fort Lee’s Ordinance BOLC Class 2014-15 will host a Shelter Dog Adoption event on Aug. 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at PetSmart, 4531 S. Laburnum Ave. BRAG will have a dozen “adoptabull” RACC dogs on hand to meet and greet. Volunteers will be available to answer questions.
11th annual Movin’ & Groovin’ 5K Run/Walk to take place at Dorey Park
August 23 2014 - 5K run, two-mile walk and kids’ fun run, 8 a.m.,
The 11th annual Movin’ & Groovin’ 5K Run/Walk will take place at 8 a.m. at Dorey Park. The event, which raises funds for pancreatic cancer research, features a 5K run, two-mile walk and kids’ fun run, as well as entertainment from DJ Luke Gibson, moonwalks, balloon fun with Miss Sheri the Clown and more. Registration fee is $25. For details, visit http://www.movinandgroovin5k.org
Good Foods Grocery to offer ‘Beginning Beans & Grains’ workshop
August 23 2014 - , 2 p.m., $10
Macy’s Shop for a Cause event takes place at all Macy’s locations nationwide
August 23 2014 - Purchase of a $5 shopping pass will benefit Lab Rescue of Greater Richmond, All day, $5
Macy’s Shop for a Cause event takes place at all Macy’s locations nationwide, including Regency Square, Short Pump Town Center and Virginia Center Commons. Guests may purchase a $5 shopping pass from Lab Rescue of Greater Richmond – the pass provides exclusive savings in-store and the non-profit will keep 100% of the proceeds. For details, visit http://www.shopforacause.macysinc.com or www.labrescue-richmond.com.
First Things First to host class on ‘Sacred Marriage’ at West End Assembly of God
August 23 2014 - Strengthen your current or future marriage, 8:30 a.m., $20 to $25
First Things First of Greater Richmond will host a class on Sacred Marriage from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at West End Assembly of God, 401 N. Parham Rd. Strengthen your current or future marriage. Uncover how your marriage can become a doorway to a closer walk with God and each other. Admission is $20 to $25 per person. Childcare available by reservation. For details, visit http://www.firstthingsrichmond.org/sacredmarriage
CAT Theatre to hold auditions for ‘Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure’ Aug. 24-25
August 24 2014 - No appointment is necessary, 7 p.m.,
CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Rd., will hold auditions for “Sherlock Holmes: The Final Adventure” at 7 p.m. Aug. 24-25. The play, which kicks off CAT’s 51st season, runs Oct. 24 through Nov. 8. The director is seeking six males, five ages 40-55, one age 25-45, and two females ages 35-55. No appointment is necessary. For details, call 317-8934 or visit http://www.cattheatre.com
Randis is best known for her bestselling novel, Spilled Milk, which tells her painful – but ultimately triumphant – personal story of abuse and of child abuse prevention. The book is her first novel.
The Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. attended the Ninth Annual Filipino Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Church earlier this month. Cuisia (pictured above with festival performers) was welcomed by County Manager John Vithoulkas and Brookland District Supervisor Dick Glover (below) at the church, which is located in Lakeside.
While enjoying some of the cultural performances at the festival, the ambassador and his wife had a private lunch with Vithoulkas, Glover, Eldon Burton (an outreach representative from U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner’s Office) and Father James Begley, the pastor of OLL. > Read more.
There are several fun events planned for families this weekend. CMoR Central will offer free admission to those who have completed their HCPL Summer Reading Club goal; Walkerton Tavern is hosting a family game night; and family-friendly karaoke will take place at Aunt Sarah’s. Families can also get Movin’ & Groovin’ at Dorey Park or purchase children’s books at Tuckahoe Library. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Planes: Fire and Rescue opens with a dedication to the hero firefighters of the world. It’s an admirable notion, and it makes sense, given that this is a film about planes that fight fires.
But here it might be a little out of place, as Planes: Fire and Rescue has a few things on its mind besides supporting the men and women who routinely throw themselves into burning buildings.
Like money. Lots and lots of money – into the 11-figures-and-counting range. In case you weren’t aware, 2006’s Cars was the biggest moneymaker Disney had in decades – not because of how much green the film printed at the box office, but because a combination of toys, games and snack foods stamped with the Cars seal of approval routinely pulls in tens of billions of dollars per year. > Read more.
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