Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center continues with “Ssslither! Snakes”
July 27 2016 - Topics rotate throughout the summer months, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., continues with “Ssslither! Snakes” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the classroom doors to visitors and share a variety of items/treasures from the nature collections. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. For details, call 652-1448.
Innsbrook After Hours continues its 31st year with Third Eye Blind
July 27 2016 - Gates open at 5 p.m. , 6 p.m., $15+
Innsbrook After Hours continues its 31st year with Third Eye Blind at 6 p.m. Although often lumped into the post-grunge category, Third Eye Blind sported a brighter sound than many of their late-’90s peers, taking as much influence from classic pop/rock traditions as the angst-ridden music that dominated the decade. The group scored its first hit in 1997, and after taking a break during the early 2000s, the band returned in 2009 with its fourth studio album, “Ursa Major.” Tickets start at $15. Gates open at 5 p.m. All proceeds from the concert series benefit the National Constitution Plaque Initiative and the Innsbrook Foundation. Rain or shine. For tickets and more information, call the IAH Hotline at 423-1779 or visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Henrico Teen Theatre Company to present “Jack & The Three Sillies” July 27-30
July 27 2016 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Free
The Henrico Teen Theatre Company will present “Jack & The Three Sillies” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 27-30 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. Admission is free. For reservations, call 501-5859.
Innsbrook After Hours to present “Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour”
July 28 2016 - Headlining the tour are Slightly Stoopid and SOJA, 6 p.m., $15+
Innsbrook After Hours continues its 31st year with the “Return of the Red Eye Summer Tour.” Headlining the tour are Slightly Stoopid and SOJA. Special guests are The Grouch & Eligh and Zion I. Gates open at 5 p.m. Show begins at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $15. All proceeds from the concert series benefit the National Constitution Plaque Initiative and the Innsbrook Foundation. Rain or shine. For tickets and more information, call the IAH Hotline at 423-1779 or visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Alzheimer’s Association to host support group meeting for caregivers
July 28 2016 - Chickahominy YMCA, 1 p.m., Free
The Alzheimer's Association Greater Richmond Chapter will host a support group meeting for caregivers of those with Alzheimer's or dementia at 1 p.m. at Chickahominy YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Road, Sandston. The meeting is designed to provide an opportunity for participants to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. For details, call (804) 967-2580.
Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library
July 28 2016 - Theresa Harris will share her book “It Had to Happen: Overcoming Abuse and Suicide”, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Theresa Harris will share her book “It Had to Happen: Overcoming Abuse and Suicide” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors
Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September
July 28 2016 - Enjoy live music from The Killing Daylights, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from The Killing Daylights, 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
Civitas Health Services to host community roundtables on mental health, law enforcement, community
July 28 2016 - , 12 p.m. and 6 p.m., Free
James River Cellars Winery to host Paws on the Patio
July 29 2016 - A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE, 6:30 p.m., $5+
James River Cellars Winery, 11008 Washington Hwy. in Glen Allen, will host Paws on the Patio from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. There will be live music and food trucks. Capital Area Rescue Effort, Inc. (CARE) will be onsite with adoptable dogs and information on helping dogs in need. General admission is $5. Tasting tickets, including souvenir glass, are $10. Children under age 16 are free. A suggested donation of $1 per pet goes to CARE. For details, visit http://www.jamesrivercellars.com
American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
July 29 2016 - All dances are open to the public, , $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.
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.
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.
I first stumbled into Pelon's on a Wednesday night, lured by the promise of $2 tacos and beers. At those prices, I had assumed the place was a hole in the wall, and was pleasantly surprised by the spacious, pleasant interior.
Having spent my teen summers in Virginia Beach surfing, I also felt instantly at home amid the ocean-themed decor. From the ride-the-waves posters lining the walls and the TV displaying non-stop surfing footage, to the foosball table and enormous spools serving as tables, Pelon's is a delight for beach lovers and surfing fans. Reading the menu is part of the entertainment here, as patrons browse burrito choices that include Rip Tide, The Curl, Hawaiian Pipeline and Big Kahuna. > Read more.
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CalendarSt. 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… Full text