Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to present ‘A Million Blooms’ March 30 to June 2
March 30 2013 - A celebration of spring with millions of blooms throughout the spring season, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present “A Million Blooms” March 30 to June 2. The event is a celebration of spring with millions of blooms throughout the spring season including daffodils, cherry blossoms, tulips, irises, roses and peonies. Special events include Easter weekend, Mother’s Day, the Spring Plant Sale and plant shows, and activities in the Children’s Garden. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
Henrico Theatre Company to present ‘Das Barbecü’ May 3-19 at CACGA
May 03 2013 - Wagner’s Ring Cycle is spun as a witty Texas fable, Times vary, $8 to $10
Henrico Theatre Company will present “Das Barbecü” May 3-19 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. Wagner’s Ring Cycle is spun as a witty Texas fable with five actors playing more than 30 outrageous characters at breakneck speed. Songs run the gamut from Broadway to Texas swing, from jazz to country western. Thursday through Saturday performances are at 8 p.m.; Sunday matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 for adults and $8 for students and seniors age 55 and older. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
The Rinard Family to perform at Henrico Theatre
May 17 2013 - Admission is free but reservations are required, 7 p.m., Free
The Rinard Family will perform at 7 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. The group will perform hymns, original creations and toe-tapping favorites from “Amazing Grace” to “Crazy.” Admission is free but reservations are required. For details, call 328-4491 or visit http://www.henricorecandparks.com
Gayle Turner to sell extensive library of 1,000+ novels, books
May 17 2013 - Turner is senior consultant with Catch Your Limit, 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.,
Gayle Turner, senior consultant with Catch Your Limit, will sell his extensive library of 1,000+ novels and books on theater, film, business, religion, architecture and philosophy from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the offices of Strategy Café, 2421 Westwood Ave. in Henrico. Bookshelves will also be sold.
21st annual Great Varina Shrimp Feast to take place at Warwick Park Race Track
May 17 2013 - The event will include live music by Rip Tide, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., $8 to $30
The 21st annual Great Varina Shrimp Feast will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Warwick Park Race Track, 1001 Warwick Rd. The event will include live music by Rip Tide. Admission is $25 to $30 for adults, $8 for children ages 6-12 and free for those under six. For details, call 795-2893.
Crossroads Art Center to display artwork from VHBG students through June 17
May 17 2013 - The exhibit features sketches, pop art and sculpture, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Free
Artwork by Virginia Home for Boys and Girls students will be on display through June 17 at Crossroads Art Center, 2016 Staples Mill Rd. The opening artist reception will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The exhibit features sketches, pop art and sculpture. Attendees will have the chance to meet VHBG student artists and learn what inspires them to create their work. For details, call 270-6566 or visit http://www.crossroadsartcenter.com
Walk Like Madd to take place at Dorey Park
May 18 2013 - This is Mothers Against Drunk Driving's biggest fundraiser of the year, 9 a.m.,
Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) will host its biggest fundraiser of the year, Walk Like Madd, at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Rd. The opening ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. with the walk starting at 9:30 a.m. For details, call 353-7121 or visit http://www.walklikemadd.org
Skin Surgery Center of Virginia to offer free skin cancer screening appointment
May 18 2013 - In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, Times vary, Free
In honor of Melanoma Awareness Month, the Skin Surgery Center of Virginia, located at 2510 Gaskins Rd., will offer a free skin cancer screening appointment. For details, call 282-4940 or visit http://www.mohsvirginia.com
Henrico Police to offer rabies vaccines for dogs, cats at Western Government Center
May 18 2013 - A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included, 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., $10
The Henrico County Division of Police will offer rabies vaccines for dogs and cats from 9 a.m. to noon at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Rd. The clinic will be on the first level of the parking deck adjacent to the Administration Building. The shots cost $10 and must be paid for in cash. A rabies tag and certificate of inoculation are included. Pets from all localities are welcome. Henrico dog licenses will also be available. For details, call 727-8801.
Join Alice, Mad Hatter for tea party at Short Pump Town Center
May 18 2013 - Character meet-and-greets will take place after each performance, 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
Join Alice and the Mad Hatter for a tea party at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Short Pump Town Center. Enjoy entertainment, face painting, balloon twisting and more. Character meet-and-greets will take place after each performance. Admission is free. For details, call 360-1700 or visit http://www.shortpumpmall.com
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