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United Feminists of Hermitage to screen the documentary film ‘Miss Representation’

March 26 2015 - Hermitage High School, 6 p.m., Free
United Feminists of Hermitage will screen the documentary film “Miss Representation” from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hermitage High School, 8301 Hungary Spring Rd. Written and directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom, “Miss Representation” exposes how mainstream media contribute to the under-representation of women in positions of power and influence in America. Admission is free. For details, email Gabriella Hutchinson (group president) at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) and Curt Fritts (group sponsor) at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present Grammy, CMA, ACM award-winner Kathy Mattea

March 27 2015 - Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music, 7:30 p.m., $40
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present multiple Grammy, CMA and ACM award-winner Kathy Mattea at 7:30 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Mattea is beloved for her classic hits, including “Eighteen Wheels and a Dozen Roses," and “Love at the Five and Dime.” Tickets are $40. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu

Henrico Theatre to screen ‘Mountainfilm’

March 27 2015 - Mountainfilm celebrates cultures unique to mountain communities, 7 p.m.,
Each year in Telluride, Colorado, Mountainfilm celebrates cultures unique to mountain communities with an international rendezvous of legendary mountaineers, environmentalists, filmmakers, authors, scientists, and artists. The mission of Mountainfilm is to educate and inspire audiences about issues that matter, cultures worth exploring, and environments worth preserving. View the films from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. For details, visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer a ‘Raised Bed Gardening’ class

March 27 2015 - Learn about soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care, harvesting and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will host a “Raised Bed Gardening” class from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn about soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care and harvesting along with touring the garden to discuss several different building options and placement ideas. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

Twin Hickory Library to host a used book sale March 27-28

March 27 2015 - Children’s books will be sold on Saturday only, 9 a.m.,
Twin Hickory Library will host a used book sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 27-28. Children’s books will be sold on Saturday only. Sales benefit the Friends of Twin Hickory Library. For details, call 290-9200 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org

5th annual Shelby Rocks ‘Cancer is a Drag’ Womanless Pageant planned at RIR

March 28 2015 - To benefit the American Cancer Society, 6:30 p.m.,
The fifth annual Shelby Rocks “Cancer is a Drag” Womanless Pageant, to benefit the American Cancer Society, will start at 6:30 p.m. at Richmond International Raceway’s Old Dominion Building. It began as a way to honor Shelby Layne Bowery, who died from melanoma cancer at the age of 12 in 2010. Tickets may be purchased at the Sportsman Restaurant and Lounge, 3308 Williamsburg Rd., or by calling 236-1911. For details, email Tracy Bowman at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Alpha Dog Club to offer an American Red Cross Canine First Aid & CPR workshop

March 28 2015 - The class will use lecture, video, discussion and practice, 9 a.m., $60
Alpha Dog Club, located at 8931 Patterson Ave., will host an American Red Cross Canine First Aid & CPR workshop from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The class will use lecture, video, discussion and practice to learn treating wounds, preparing for disasters, controlling bleeding, snout resuscitation, managing breathing and cardiac emergencies and more. Dogs don’t attend, petequins are used. Cost is $60. To register, visit http://www.alphadogclub.com

Glendale Ruritan Club to sponsor a rabies clinic

March 28 2015 - Vaccines will be administered by a licensed veterinarian, 9 a.m., $10
The Glendale Ruritan Club will sponsor a rabies clinic from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at 6188 Charles City Rd. The cost is $10 per animal age four months and older. Vaccines will be administered by a licensed veterinarian. For details, call Louise at 836-2608.

Twin Hickory Library to host discussion of the All Henrico Reads book ‘Silver Sparrow’

March 30 2015 - Newcomers are welcome, 7 p.m., Free
Twin Hickory Library will host a discussion of the All Henrico Reads book, “Silver Sparrow,” by Tayari Jones at 7 p.m. Newcomers are welcome. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/ahr

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer workshop on ‘Beginner’s Herb & Vegetable Gardening’

March 31 2015 - Learn where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection, ongoing care and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will host a workshop on “Beginner’s Herb & Vegetable Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn where and how to start, soil preparation, plant selection, ongoing care and some good gardening habits. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

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Community

Local couple wins wedding at Lewis Ginter


Richmonders Jim Morgan and Dan Stackhouse were married at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Lakeside Mar. 7 month after winning the Say I Do! With OutRVA wedding contest in February. The contest was open to LGBT couples in recognition of Virginia’s marriage equality law, which took effect last fall. The wedding included a package valued at $25,000.

Morgan and Stackhouse, who became engaged last fall on the day marriage equality became the law in Virginia, have been together for 16 years. They were selected from among 40 couples who registered for the contest. The winners were announced at the Say I Do! Dessert Soiree at the Renaissance in Richmond in February. > Read more.

Fourth-annual Healy Gala planned


The Fourth Annual Healy Gala will be held Saturday, Apr. 11, at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

The event was created to honor Michael Healy, a local businessman and community leader who died suddenly in June 2011, and to endow the Mike Healy Scholarship (through the Glen Allen Ruritan Club), which benefits students of Glen Allen High School.

Healy served as the chairman of Glen Allen Day for several years and helped raise thousands of dollars for local charities and organizations. > Read more.

Ruritan Club holding Brunswick stew sale


The Richmond Battlefield Ruritan Club is holding a Brunswick stew sale, with orders accepted through March 13 and pick-up available March 14. The cost is $8 per quart.

Pick-up will be at noon, March 14, at the Richmond Heights Civic Center, 7440 Wilton Road in Varina.

To place an order, call Mike at (804) 795- 7327 or Jim at (804) 795-9116. > Read more.

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Entertainment

One beauty of a charmer

Disney’s no-frills, live-action ‘Cinderella’ delights

Cinderella is the latest from Disney’s new moviemaking battle plan: producing live-action adaptations of all their older classics. Which is a plan that’s had questionable results in the past.

Alice in Wonderland bloated with more Tim Burton goth-pop than the inside of a Hot Topic. Maleficent was a step in the right direction, but the movie couldn’t decide if Maleficent should be a hero or a villain (even if she should obviously be a villain) and muddled itself into mediocrity.

Cinderella is much better. Primarily, because it’s just Cinderella. No radical rebooting. No Tim Burton dreck. It’s the 1950 Disney masterpiece, transposed into live action and left almost entirely untouched. > Read more.

‘An Evening of Country’ scheduled April 9-10


The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen’s 2nd Stage series will present “An Evening of Country” with The Honky Tonk Experience, April 9-10 at 7 p.m. in the center’s Cardinal Ballroom.

Formed in the spring of 2003, The Honky Tonk Experience performs country classics and current country music, from Johnny Cash and Waylon Jennings to Dwight Yoakam and Dale Watson. The “Experience” is composed of five local musicians – Brad Spivey, Mike Lucas, Mark Watts, Clark Ball and Ryland Tinnell. The group has shared the stage with several national acts, including Travis Tritt, BR5-49, Dale Watson, Webb Wilder and Junior Brown. > Read more.

Restaurant watch

Find out how your favorite dining establishments fared during their most recent inspections by the Virginia Department of Health. > Read more.

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