Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook

September 29 2016 - , 7:30 a.m., Free
The Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookrotary.org.

Henrico Extension to offer workshop to help residents care for their lawns, landscaping

September 29 2016 - Topic: “Choosing the Right Tree”, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension will offer a free workshop to help residents care for their lawns and landscaping. “Choosing the Right Tree” will be held from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd. Registration is required by Sept. 26 and may be made by calling 501-5160. For details, visit http://www.henrico.us/extension.

RVA VT Alumni to present ‘Betrayal: Flint, MI Drinking Water Crisis’ with Prof. Marc Edwards

September 29 2016 - Cocktail hour with refreshments and networking begins at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $10
The Richmond Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association will present “Betrayal: The Flint, Michigan Drinking Water Crisis” with Professor Marc Edwards at 6 p.m. at the VCU Innovate Center at 1010 W. Grace St. Edwards, a nationally renowned expert on municipal water quality, first won widespread recognition for his years-long investigation into lead pollution in Washington, D.C.'s, public water system. For his key role in exposing this public health crisis, Edwards was named a MacArthur Fellow in 2007. He and a team from Virginia Tech then coordinated a massive sampling program in Flint, which revealed that Flint’s water suffered from serious lead and bacterial contamination. Edwards’ research and advocacy put Flint’s water system in the international spotlight, prompting state and federal intervention and igniting a national debate on water safety. There will be a cocktail hour with light refreshments and networking preceding the talk at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased at http://tinyurl.com/MarcEdwardsTalk.

Innsbrook After Hours concludes its 31st year with Gov’t Mule, Blackberry Smoke

September 29 2016 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $20+
Innsbrook After Hours concludes its 31st year with Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke at 6 p.m. Tickets start at $20. 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.

Cuban music group Tiempo Libre to perform at The Tin Pan

September 30 2016 - Tiempo Libre is made up of seven young Cuban musicians who individually fled Cuba for freedom, 8 p.m., $25 to $30
Three-time Grammy-nominated Cuban music group Tiempo Libre will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Classically trained at Havana’s top music conservatories including La ENA (La Escuela Nacional de Arte), Tiempo Libre is made up of seven young Cuban musicians who individually fled Cuba for freedom, and upon reuniting in Miami, got together during their “free time” (“tiempo libre” in Spanish) from recording with other artists to perform the Cuban music that they loved. Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com.

Capitol Opera Richmond to open 2016 season with “Le Opera Noli Me Tangere” Sept. 30-Oct. 16

September 30 2016 - Location: Henrico Theatre, Times vary, $25
Capitol Opera Richmond will open its 2016 season with “Le Opera Noli Me Tangere,” a story of love, betrayal and revenge, Sept. 30 through Oct. 16 at the Henrico Theatre. Tickets are $25. For details, visit http://www.capitoloperarichmond.com.

Fairfield Ruritan Club to host BBQ chicken dinner at Antioch School Community Center

October 01 2016 - Eat-in or take-out, 4:30 p.m., $5 to $9
The Fairfield Ruritan Club will host a barbecue chicken dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Antioch School Community Center, 5650 Elko Rd. in Sandston. The dinner includes half a barbecue chicken, potatoes, beans, bread, a beverage and dessert for $9 for adults. Meals for children 12 and younger are $5. Eat-in or take-out. Proceeds benefit the club and will be used to assist members of the community.

Junior League of Richmond to present 11th annual ‘Touch a Truck’ event at RIR

October 01 2016 - Interactive event allows children to see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, 10 a.m.,
The Junior League of Richmond will present its 11th annual Touch a Truck event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Richmond International Raceway. This unique and interactive event allows children to see, touch and safely explore their favorite big trucks and heavy machinery, as well as to meet the personnel who protect, serve, and build the Richmond community. Vehicles on display include tractors, backhoes, emergency responders, utility trucks, and a helicopter. There will also be entertainment, food trucks, games, area mascots and more. Rain or shine. For details, visit http://www.richmondtouchatruck.org.

Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center to host “Yoga and the Pelvic Floor” workshop

October 01 2016 - , 1 p.m., $50
Glenmore Yoga and Wellness Center, 10442 Ridgefield Pkwy., will host a “Yoga and the Pelvic Floor” workshop from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The workshop will feature a presentation and practice to focus on strengthening the pelvic floor muscles. Cost is $50. To register, call 741-5267 or visit http://www.glenmoreyoga.com.

American Idol Season 5 Finalist Elliott Yamin to perform at The Tin Pan

October 01 2016 - Yamin returns with his fourth album, “As Time Goes By", 8 p.m., $35 to $40
Elliott Yamin will perform at 8 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Yamin returns with his fourth album, “As Time Goes By,” a genre-bending collection of emotive originals highlighted by his soulful and evocative voice. Yamin launched his recording career following his appearance on American Idol Season 5 as the top three finalist. Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. Doors open at 6 p.m. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com.

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Reynolds CC to host sculptor Paul DiPasquale


Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.

Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.
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