Innsbrook Executives’ Breakfast Series continues at the Hilton Garden Inn Innsbrook
April 20 2015 - Speaker: Mark Fernandes, chief leadership officer with Luck Companies, 7:15 a.m., $30
Richmond Apartment Owners’ ‘Think Tank’ group to meet at Martin’s on Three Chopt
April 21 2015 - The group will discuss advertising and filling vacancies, 12 p.m., Free
The Richmond Apartment Owners’ “Think Tank” group will meet at 12 p.m. on the second floor of Martin’s, located at 7035 Three Chopt Rd. The group will discuss advertising and filling vacancies. The Think Tank meets on the third Tuesday of each month and is free to attend. The meeting provides a casual setting where ideas, policies and procedures relating to the apartment industry are exchanged. RAOA members only. For details, visit http://www.richmondapartmentowners.com
Eleone Dance Theatre to perform at CACGA April 22-23
April 22 2015 - The company embodies exceptional artistry and has a diverse repertoire of works , Times vary, $10 to $20
The Eleone Dance Theatre will perform at 7 p.m. April 22 and at 10 a.m. April 23 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. The company embodies exceptional artistry and has a diverse repertoire of works that are contemporary, modern, spiritual, rhythm and blues, African, as well as hip-hop in theme. Tickets are $20 on Wednesday and $10 on Thursday. For details, call 261-ARTS or visit http://www.artsglenallen.com
‘The Bible Boys’ to host forum at River Road Presbyterian Church
April 22 2015 - 'What Does Our Faith Say about Hatred and Cultural Differences?', 7 p.m., Free
Join three renowned theologians, aka: The Bible Boys, for a forum on “What Does Our Faith Say about Hatred and Cultural Differences?” at 7 p.m. at River Road Presbyterian Church, 8960 River Rd. This informal program is free and open to the public. Reception to follow. For details, call 740-7083 or visit http://www.rrpcusa.org
The Shepherd’s Center’s ‘Lunch and Life’ series to present Paul Levengood
April 22 2015 - St. Mary Catholic Church, 12:30 p.m.,
The Lunch and Life series of The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University will present Paul Levengood, CEO of the Virginia Historical Society, who will speak on “The Virginia Historical Society: Past, Present and Future.” His presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Rd. It will be preceded at noon by a brown bag lunch with beverages and dessert provided by the church. Admission is free. For details, call 355-7282 or visit http://www.tscor.org
Henricus Historical Park to host its annual Henricus Educator Open House
April 23 2015 - Open to all teachers, administrators and their immediate family members, 2 p.m., Free
Henricus Historical Park will host its annual Henricus Educator Open House from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. There will be guided site tours (including the new 17th Century Church and Meeting House), demonstrations from school programs, make-and-take activities, and discussions about new and upcoming SOL- and STEM-aligned programs. Open to all teachers, administrators and their immediate family members. Admission is free. To register, call 318-8797.
Henrico County Community Author Showcase to present Zachary Duresky
April 23 2015 - Duresky will share his book 'Desiree Fern' at Fairfield Library, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Zachary Duresky will share his book “Desiree Fern” at Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors
Henrico retirement community Lakewood Manor to host benefit golf tournament
April 23 2015 - Independence Golf Club in Chesterfield, 10 a.m.,
Lakewood Manor, a faith-based continuing care retirement community in Henrico, will present its 2015 benefit golf tournament at Independence Golf Club in Chesterfield. Registration opens at 10 a.m. with free range balls. Shotgun start is at 12:30 p.m. Registration fees include greens and cart fees, box lunch and dinner. Proceeds benefit the Endowed Fund for Benevolence. For details, visit http://www.vbh.org/foundation/golf
Bon Secours to offer free mammogram screenings at Willow Oaks Country Club
April 23 2015 - 'Pink Pearls of Wisdom' dinner to follow, 9 a.m., Free
Bon Secours will offer free mammogram screenings from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Willow Oaks Country Club, 6228 Forest Hill Ave., followed by “Pink Pearls of Wisdom,” an event celebrating breast health, from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy dinner, wine tasting, education on healthy eating for breast cancer prevention, treatment, survivorship, mammogram scheduling and more. Admission is free. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/ma6o367
David Esleck Trio to perform at The Tin Pan
April 23 2015 - 8982 Quioccasin Rd, 7 p.m., $10
The David Esleck Trio will perform at 7 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Tickets are $10. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com
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.
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.
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.
There are several fun events this weekend taking place outside including the third annual Virginia Firefighter Games at Short Pump Town Center; Twin Hickory Park’s “April Showers: A Celebration of Spring” event; the Young Life Richmond West 5k in Innsbrook; and the Gold Festival on Broad which benefits Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. Fingers crossed for no rain! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
The University of Richmond will host its annual Global Family Concert this weekend – a free, family friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African, Indian, and Brazilian music and dance performances. Country music fans can head to The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen for “An Evening of Country” featuring The Honky Tonk Experience. Enjoy the spring weather at Meadow Farm for “Sheep to Shawl” or join the Henrico Hiking Club at James River Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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