CAT Theatre to present ‘Book of Days’ Jan. 23 to Feb. 7
January 23 2015 - CAT’s submission to the 2015 Acts of Faith Festival, Times vary,
CAT Theatre’s second production of their 51st season will be “Book of Days,” which runs Jan. 23 through Feb. 7. “Book of Days,” CAT’s submission to the 2015 Acts of Faith Festival, is an exploration of faith, justice and corruption, amidst the backdrop of murder – and community theatre – in small town America. Acts of Faith talk back sessions will be held following the performances on Jan. 24 and Feb. 2. For details, visit http://www.cattheatre.com
Va-Rep to present ‘The Maggie Walker Story’ at Willow Lawn Jan. 30 to Feb. 15
January 30 2015 - Suggested for ages seven and up, Times vary,
The Virginia Repertory Theatre will present “The Maggie Walker Story” Jan. 30 to Feb. 15 at The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. This compelling drama is a tribute to the great American woman from Richmond, Va., who helped establish and organize the first civil rights strike by black students and became the nation’s first woman bank president. Suggested for ages seven and up. For details, call 282-2620 or visit http://www.va-rep.org
UR Dept. of Music to present faculty pianist Richard Becker, in concert
February 01 2015 - , 3 p.m., Free
The University of Richmond’s Department of Music free concert series will present associate professor of music and head of piano study at University of Richmond, faculty pianist Richard Becker, at 3 p.m. in Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. Becker will play a recital of classical, romantic and twentieth century styles of piano music and premiere some of his new piano music. For details, visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Eastern Henrico Rec Center to offer ‘Intro to Volleyball’ class for ages 11-13
February 01 2015 - Includes basic skills, as well as the rules of the game, positions and rotation, 1 p.m., Free
Tax-Aide to provide free services at Deep Run Rec Center through April 15
February 02 2015 - No appointments required or accepted; first-come, first-served basis only, Times vary, Free
Tax-Aide, a free tax service provided by the IRS and administered by AARP, will be available from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Saturdays through April 15 at Deep Run Recreation Center, 9910 Ridgefield Pkwy. No appointments required or accepted; first-come, first-served basis only. Bring last year’s returns and all forms required for the current year. For details, call 888-227-7669 or visit http://www.aarp.org/taxaide
Henrico Business Council Networking Breakfast planned at Reynolds Community College
February 04 2015 - The program will explore the Capital Region Collaborative's Workforce Preparation priority area, 7:15 a.m.,
Elizabeth Kolbert to discuss her book ‘The Sixth Extinction’ at UR
February 04 2015 - Stay after for a post-show question-and-answer session with Kolbert, 7:30 p.m., $32
Two-time winner of the National Magazine Award and New Yorker writer Elizabeth Kolbert will discuss her book, “The Sixth Extinction,” at 7:30 p.m. in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond. The book is about the future of the world, blending intellectual and natural history and field reporting into a powerful account of the mass extinction unfolding before our eyes. Stay after for a post-show question-and-answer session with Kolbert. Tickets are $32. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
The event will feature a full fashion show, oversized balloon sculptures and confetti cannons – all in the name of inner beauty, Biblical modesty and vibrant purity. > Read more.
Held at The Crossings Golf Club, the tournament will benefit placement of children from Virginia's foster care system into permanent families through Coordinators2. > Read more.
There are a bunch of unique events just for kids this weekend in Henrico! Virginia Repertory Theatre’s production of “The Maggie Walker Story” opens tonight at The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. On Saturday, Walkerton Tavern will host a tea party and the Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central will celebrate the Lunar Year of the Goat with several exciting activities. Ages 11-13 are invited to an “Introduction to Volleyball” workshop on Sunday at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
Director Laurie Follmer is seeking two males, ages 50-70 and two females ages 50-70. British accents are required for roles and are requested for auditions. There is no actual singing in the show. Singing ability and experience is not a requirement. Audition sides are available at http://www.cattheatre.com on the Audition Page. > Read more.
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CalendarThe next Henrico Business Council Networking Breakfast will be held on Feb. 4 from 7:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. at Reynolds Community College, Parham Campus. Dr. Robert Mayfield, chair of… Full text