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Ages 8-17 invited to ‘Craft Like Crazy’ on the first Monday of each month

August 03 2015 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 6 p.m., Free
Ages 8-17 are invited to Craft Like Crazy on the first Monday of each month from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Ave. A different craft will be featured each month. Registration is required. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056.

Annual Highland Springs Community National Night Out planned Tuesday

August 04 2015 - Broken Bread Ministries on S. Holly Avenue, 6 p.m., Free
The annual Highland Springs Community National Night Out will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Broken Bread Ministries, located at 506 S. Holly Ave. NNO is a unique crime/drug prevention event that promotes neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in the fight for a safer community. Admission is free. For details, call Pastor Geneva Alston at 328-2995.

Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class “Raised Bed Gardening”

August 04 2015 - , 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Raised Bed Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The class will cover soil conditioning, crop rotation, ongoing care, harvesting and more. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com

VCU Med. Center to present the seminar “Getting Back in Shape After a Heart Attack”

August 06 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Getting Back in Shape After a Heart Attack” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Doctors from the VCU Pauley Heart Center will talk about the latest treatment options – from coronary stents to implantable heart pumps – that can help the heart recover. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Tuckahoe Library

August 06 2015 - Richard Minnerly will share his book “Human Nature: A New Theory of Psychology”, 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. Richard Minnerly will share his book “Human Nature: A New Theory of Psychology” at Tuckahoe Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Lewis Ginter to present ‘Flowers After 5’ on Thursday evenings through August

August 06 2015 - Enjoy live music from Triple Crossing Jazz Project, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Triple Crossing Jazz Project, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of each month for Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

Innsbrook After Hours to present Andy Grammer, American Authors, AJR

August 06 2015 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $10 to $79
Innsbrook After Hours will present Andy Grammer and American Authors, with special guest AJR, at 6 p.m. Grammer’s highly-anticipated sophomore album titled “Magazines or Novels” is due out Aug. 5 on S-Curve Records. American Authors is a four-piece alt-rock outfit based in Brooklyn. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $79. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com

American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday

August 07 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.

The movie “All Dogs Go To Heaven” (PG) to play at Henrico Theatre Aug. 7-8

August 07 2015 - Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door, Times vary, $1
The movie “All Dogs Go To Heaven” (PG) will play at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 7 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Aug. 8 at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 328-4491.

10th annual Filipino Festival to be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

August 07 2015 - Live entertainment, food, children's area, 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy and more, Hours vary, Free
The 10th annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. Admission is free. Proceeds from sales will benefit various ministries of the OLL church and school, in addition to the 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy. For details, visit http://www.filipinofestival.org

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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
Entertainment

ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, O.A.R., others to play Innsbrook


Innsbrook After Hours will welcome ZZ Top, The Beach Boys, O.A.R. and other performers this month.

On Aug. 12, Tyler Farr, with special guest Parmalee, will perform at 6 p.m., with gates opening at 5 p.m. Farr began his career with years of formal voice training with the OAKE National Choir but at 21, he moved to Nashville. Tickets are $15 to $99.

On Aug. 13, Innsbrook After Hours will present ZZ Top, with special guest Blackberry Smoke, at 6 p.m. > Read more.






 

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