CACGA to host 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14
February 05 2016 - Reservations are required, Times vary, Free
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The area’s oldest one act festival will once again feature the winners of the annual Henrico Theatre Company One Act Playwriting Competition. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859.
Knights of Columbus Council 395 to hold a Brunswick Stew sale at Columbian Center
February 06 2016 - Proceeds will benefit the Council’s charitable projects, 12 p.m.,
The Knights of Columbus Council 395 will hold a Brunswick Stew sale from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Columbian Center, 2324 Pump Rd. The proceeds will benefit the Council’s charitable projects. To preorder, call Tom Giannasi at 355-3866.
Home Improvement Seminar planned at Harvie Elementary School
February 06 2016 - Discussions led by local experts, hands-on demonstrations and activities, exhibits and more, 9 a.m., Free
Henrico County Community Revitalization in partnership with Richmond Metropolitan Habitat for Humanity will sponsor a Home Improvement Seminar at 9 a.m. at Harvie Elementary School, 3401 Harvie Rd. Get tips on sheetrock repair, grout removal and more, plus learn how to protect yourself when hiring a contractor to complete the jobs you can’t. There will be discussions led by local experts, practical hands-on demonstrations and activities, exhibits, door prizes, and light refreshments. Admission is free and open to the public. No registration required. For details, call 501-7640 or visit http://www.henrico.us/revit
Shady Grove Coffeehouse continues its 15th season with Robin and Linda Williams
February 06 2016 - Net proceeds benefit Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 8 p.m., $15 to $20
The Shady Grove Coffeehouse at the Unitarian Universalist Community Church, 11105 Cauthorne Rd., continues its 15th season with Robin and Linda Williams. Tickets are $15 to $20; teens are admitted at half price. Net proceeds benefit UUCC. For details, call 323-4288 or visit http://www.shadygrovecoffeehouse.com
Lakeside Youth Baseball to hold 2016 registration Feb. 6, 13
February 06 2016 - Lakeside Moose Lodge (Feb. 6) and Lakeside Youth Baseball (Feb. 13), 10 a.m., Fees vary
Lakeside Youth Baseball will hold 2016 registration at two upcoming events: Feb. 6 at Lakeside Moose Lodge and Feb. 13 at Lakeside Youth Baseball. Both events are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $105 (one player), $155 (two players) and $185 (three or more). There is a $30 late fee after Feb. 27. For details, call 262-3744 or visit https://Lakeside.siplay.com
HopeTree Family Services to hold orientation session for those interested in foster care
February 08 2016 - Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 6 p.m., Free
Henrico Business Leaders’ Monthly Breakfast Meeting planned at The Westin Richmond
February 08 2016 - Speaker: Susan Morris, certified John Maxwell coach, trainer and speaker, 7 a.m., $30 to $40
The Henrico Business Leaders’ Monthly Breakfast Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at The Westin Richmond. Speaker will be Susan Morris, certified John Maxwell coach, trainer and speaker. Registration is $30 to $40. For details, call 675-7502 or visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets second, fourth Mondays of each month
February 08 2016 - E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center, 7 a.m., Free
The Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond. Each meeting features breakfast and an interesting speaker. For details, call Pete Sizemore at 288-0999.
Richmond Brain Aneurysm, Stroke and AVM Support Group to meet
February 09 2016 - Evelyn D. Reinhart Guest House, a guest house run by Bon Secours, 6:30 p.m., Free
American Red Cross to hold a blood drive at Twin Hickory Elementary School
February 09 2016 - , 1 p.m., Free
The American Red Cross will hold a blood drive from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Twin Hickory Elementary School, 4900 Twin Hickory Lake Dr. Blood donations are urgently needed now and throughout the winter to maintain a sufficient blood supply for patients in need. Eligible blood donors of all types are needed, especially those with O, AB, B negative and A negative. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Michael Arad, the architect of the World Trade Center Memorial, will be the keynote speaker for The 2016 Adolf-Adams JCC Forum on Sat., Jan. 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center in Henrico.
Arad’s “Reflecting Absence” architectural design was selected from more than 5,000 competitive entries as the template for the Memorial’s construction in New York City. During the forum, Arad will discuss the significance and symbolism of the design, as well as his inspiration. The event, which is a highlight of the Weinstein JCC’s Patron of the Arts series, is open to the public > Read more.
Members of the Western Henrico Rotary Club (WHRC) celebrated Thanksgiving a few days early on Nov. 23, making their annual donation of turkey dinners to 28 Coal Pit Learning Center families.
Among the WHRC members who visited Coal Pit for the giveway were Clint Ray and Lila Marcela Waggoner, pictured with 3-year-old Emily and 4-year-old Jaeda. > Read more.
Start celebrating Valentine’s Day a little early with Susan Greenbaum at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. She will present “An Evening of Love Songs.” Other fun events this weekend include Henrico Rec & Parks’ 30th annual One Act Showcase; “The Lego Movie” playing at the Henrico Theatre (tickets are only $!); and Robin and Linda Williams who will be performing at the Shady Grove Coffeehouse. And homeowners will really appreciate the free Home Improvement Seminar taking place at Harvie ES. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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