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Henrico Teen Theatre Company to present “Happily Never After” July 29 to Aug. 1

July 29 2015 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Free
The Henrico Teen Theatre Company will present “Happily Never After” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 1 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. A marriage counselor has opened an office in the kingdom to see how famous fairy tale couples are faring, and everywhere he looks – disaster. Admission is free. Reservations are required. All ages. For details, call 501-5859 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Innsbrook After Hours to present Sublime with Rome

July 30 2015 - special guests are Rebelution and Mickey Avalon, 5:30 p.m., $15 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present Sublime with Rome with special guests Rebelution and Mickey Avalon at 5:30 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $99. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com

St. Mary Catholic Church to screen the full-length film “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”

July 30 2015 - Open to the community - Reservations are recommended, 4:30 p.m.,
St. Mary Catholic Church will host a free screening of the full-length film “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” at 4:30 p.m. When diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, music legend Glen Campbell and his family launched a spectacular farewell tour across America. The film documents their journey and how love, laughter and music helped them deal with the wildly unpredictable nature of the disease. Open to the community. Reservations are recommended. Donations accepted. For details, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August

July 30 2015 - Live music from Bruce Ewan, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

Southern Season to present its weekly program “Fridays Uncorked”

July 31 2015 - Sample wines from Napa Valley, 5 p.m., $15
Southern Season, 2250 Staples Mill Rd., will present its weekly program “Fridays Uncorked” with wines from Napa Valley. One of the premier Region II vineyard areas in the heat summation surveys, Napa has come alive over the last decades proving the exception to the rule with awe inspiring Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Zinfandel, as well as those odd Blaufrankisch, Valdigue and the like. Tickets are $15. Stop by any time from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. For details, visit http://www.southernseason.com

The Rinard Family to perform at Henrico Theatre

July 31 2015 - , 7 p.m., $5
The Rinard Family will perform a collection of toe-tappin’ favorites, beloved hymns and original tunes at 7 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Purchase tickets ($5) at http://www.henricolive.com

Legacy Chess Academy to present Team Championships at Brookdale Imperial Plaza

August 01 2015 - Guaranteed first and second place of each section will receive trophies, 9 a.m.,
Legacy Chess Academy will present Team Championships from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Brookdale Imperial Plaza, 1717 Bellevue Ave. There will be a Scholastic Team Tournament (2 Sections, K5 and K12), an Adult Team Tournament and an Individual Open Tournament. Teams are groups of four. Winner of each section will receive cash and trophy prize that will be determined by number of participants. Guaranteed first and second place of each section will receive trophies. To register, visit http://www.meetup.com/henrico-chess-club

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Canning Your Summer Harvest”

August 01 2015 - , 10:30 a.m., $50
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Canning Your Summer Harvest” from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This class will cover canning (from beginning to end), freezing and drying techniques of the most popular herbs and vegetables, as well as how to store your ready-made items like salsas and sauces. Cost is $50. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Henrico Police to host ‘Community Day’ at Western Government Center

August 01 2015 - Games, activities, food, entertainment, displays, VIN etching and more, 10 a.m., Free
The Henrico County Division of Police will host Community Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henrico County Western Government Complex at 4301 E. Parham Rd. Enjoy free games and activities throughout the day, food, entertainment, the “sidewalk of services,” VIN etching by H.E.A.T., a job fair, and demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office. Learn about the Division’s latest initiative Operation Summer Heat. Community Day is also the kick off for National Night Out, taking place on the following Tuesday, Aug. 4. For details, call 501-4838 or visit http://www.henricopolice.org

Feria Community Resource Fair planned at Richmond International Raceway

August 01 2015 - Presented by Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Comcast, 10 a.m., Free
The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Comcast will host the Feria Community Resource Fair from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Richmond International Raceway. The “Feria” brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community, and invites attendees to learn about various services and resources available to them. Companies and organizations will be providing workshops and seminars throughout the day on various topics in Spanish such as health, business, education, family services, emergency awareness and wellness. For families, there will be activities for children, food, arts and crafts, and music. Admission is free and open to all. For details, visit http://www.vahcc.com/page/FeriaCommunityResourceFair

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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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