AOD Richmond boys’ high school lacrosse team to hold tryouts March 9, 16
March 09 2014 - Virginia Randolph Field, 2 p.m., $10
Army of Darkness (AOD) Richmond, a boys’ high school traveling lacrosse team, will hold try-outs for their summer 2014 travel team at 2 p.m. March 9 and 16 at Virginia Randolph Field, 2206 Mountain Rd. Try-out fee is $10. For details, visit http://www.armyofdarknesslacrosse.com
Willow Lawn’s community event ‘Mommy & Me and Daddies Too’ continues with Rocknoceros
March 12 2014 - The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Rocknoceros from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. outside on the plaza. Enjoy a morning out with live entertainment and activities. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com
Senior citizens group Elderberries to meet at the American Legion Post #244
March 12 2014 - The group meets the second Wednesday of each month, year-round, 11:30 a.m.,
Senior citizens group Elderberries will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the American Legion Post #244, located at 2522 Indale Rd. in Glen Allen. The group meets the second Wednesday of each month, year-round. For details, call Brenda Anderson at 672-0074.
Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues at The Place at Innsbrook
March 12 2014 - Speaker is author Mike Jones, 7:15 a.m., $20
The Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues on March 12 at 7:15 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook, 4036-C Cox Rd. Mike Jones, president of Core Consulting, Inc. and author of “Hello Old Friend: A Resource Guide for Career Development,” will speak on Reclaiming Your Corporate Identity. Attendees will receive a free copy of his book. Admission is $20. For details, call Yvonne Nelson at 217-8800 or visit http://www.innsbrook.com
Modlin Center for the Arts at UR to present singer-songwriter Rosanne Cash
March 12 2014 - New album is 'The River and the Thread', 7:30 p.m., $22 to $45
The Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond will present singer and songwriter Rosanne Cash at 7:30 p.m. at Camp Concert Hall, Booker Hall of Music. After her triumphant headline performance at the 2012 Richmond Folk Festival, Cash and her band return with a new show celebrating the release of her much anticipated new album, “The River and the Thread.” Tickets are $22 to $45. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
AOA Luncheon to take place at Chickahominy YMCA - Registration due March 10
March 12 2014 - The program will be Visiting Physicians, 12 p.m., $7 to $9
The AOA Luncheon at Chickahominy YMCA, 5401 Whiteside Rd., will begin at 12 p.m. in the pavilion. The program will be Visiting Physicians. Freebies will be available. Registration, due by March 10, is $7 for members and $9 for guests. For details, call the Chickahominy YMCA at 737-9622.
Seminar on ‘Gynecologic Cancers: Prevention and Screening’ to take place at Lewis Ginter
March 13 2014 - Registration is recommended, 5:30 p.m., Free
Richmond Christian Leadership Institute to hold open house at Richmond ARC
March 13 2014 - Application deadline is March 28, 6:30 p.m.,
The Richmond Christian Leadership Institute will hold an open house from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Richmond ARC, 3600 Saunders Ave. Application deadline is March 28. To learn more and to apply to join the RCLI ’15 Class, visit http://www.rcliweb.org
Moscow Festival Ballet to present ‘Giselle’ at UR March 13-14
March 13 2014 - , 7:30 p.m., $20 to $40
The Moscow Festival Ballet will present “Giselle” at 7:30 p.m. March 13-14 in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond. Tickets are $20 to $40. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
SPARC to present ‘Urinetown’ March 13-23
March 13 2014 - Sara Belle November Educational Theatre, Times vary, $14
The School of Performing Arts in the Richmond Community (SPARC) will present “Urinetown” March 13-23 at the Sara Belle November Educational Theatre. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Tickets are $14. For details, call 353-3393 x223 or visit http://www.sparconline.org
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
You might have seen something called Khumba while clicking through a Redbox recently (or perhaps it was nestled in some hidden corner of a DVD sale shelf). And chances are, you passed it by without much of a thought. Makes sense; that goggle-eyed cartoon zebra on the cover (a zebra that’s dangerously close to becoming Madagascar copyright infringement) doesn’t inspire much confidence.
But when Khumba starts up, it looks nothing like you’d expect. The camera gazes across the savannah and the soundtrack swells with triumphant South African vocals. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.