Butterflies LIVE runs through Oct. 13 at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
May 24 2013 - Tropical butterflies will transform the Conservatory’s North Wing, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., $7 to $11
Butterflies LIVE begins at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., and continues through Oct. 13. Tropical butterflies will transform the Conservatory’s North Wing. They tend to be most active on sunny days and in the morning and early afternoon. Exhibit hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Garden admission is $7 to $11. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org
GRCC to present ‘Elevator Speech’ at Henrico Department Economic Authority
June 18 2013 - , 11:30 a.m., $20
Local historian Bob Layton to introduce new book at Twin Hickory Library
June 18 2013 - 'Discovering Richmond Monuments: A History of River City Landmarks Beyond the Avenue', 7 p.m.,
Local historian Bob Layton will introduce his new book “Discovering Richmond Monuments: A History of River City Landmarks Beyond the Avenue” at 7 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd. Layton will present stories of fascinating monuments in surprising places. His book will be available for purchase. For details, call 290-9200 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Henrico Police to host Careers in Law Enforcement Program
June 19 2013 - Henrico County Training Center, 6 p.m.,
The Henrico County Division of Police will host a Careers in Law Enforcement Program on June 19 at 6 p.m. at the Henrico County Training Center, 7721 E. Parham Rd. Police officers, detectives, and communications officers will be on site and available to answer questions about the various units within the Division as well as the hiring process. Officers will be demonstrating the physical agility test that is required of applicants applying for the position of police officer. The Division is accepting applications for the position of police officer until July 8. For details, call 501-4822.
UR School of Professional and Continuing Studies to offer reading skills programs
June 19 2013 - Sessions beginning June 19, Times vary,
University of Richmond’s School of Professional and Continuing Studies will offer eight different reading skills programs for four year olds through adults with sessions beginning June 19. Reading programs for younger students build comprehension and phonics and fluency skills. Programs for adults are geared toward improving comprehension and study skills, vocabulary and speed reading. To register, call 888-201-2448.
Seminar on ‘Advanced Prostate Imaging’ to take place at Lewis Ginter
June 19 2013 - Presented by Dr. Jinxing Yu, from the VCU Department of Radiology, 5:30 p.m., Free
Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social to take place at Westin Richmond
June 19 2013 - , 4 p.m., Free
The Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St. There is no charge for this informal networking get-together. Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered. For details, visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
Wilton House Museum to host Family Day
June 19 2013 - Geared towards elementary and middle school-aged children, 1 p.m., $5
Wilton House Museum, 215 S. Wilton Rd., will host Family Day at 1 p.m. Geared towards elementary and middle school-aged children, enjoy tours of the historic house, colonial games and activities. Admission is $5 per person. Registration is required. For details, call 282-5936 x4 or visit http://www.wiltonhousemuseum.org
Fundraising night at California Pizza Kitchen in Short Pump to benefit City Singers
June 19 2013 - Mention CSCC and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated, 5:30 p.m.,
Support City Singers Children’s Choirs by attending a restaurant fundraising night at California Pizza Kitchen at Short Pump Town Center from 5:30 p.m. to 9:20 p.m. Mention CSCC and a percentage of the proceeds will be donated. For details, call 657-SONG or visit http://www.citysingerschoir.org
Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursdays through August
June 20 2013 - , 5 p.m., $7 to $11
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Enjoy outside dining, shopping and children’s activities. Garden admission is $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $7 for children ages 3-12. For details, call 262-9887 or visit http://www.lewisginter.org
Tony Turner has operated a business on Lakeside Avenue for nearly 20 years, beginning with Huckleberries Home & Garden for 10 years in The Hub Shopping Center and followed by Feathernesters across the street in the Lakeside Town Center. > Read more.
And so it was a thrill to find a modern version of a Kaffeehaus right here in Henrico County: The Daily Grind, near Short Pump Town Center. > Read more.
RVA Street Foodies, the organization behind the outdoor food truck courts at the Virginia Historical Society and Hardywood Brewery, debuted its new Henrico food truck court at All Saints Episcopal Church on River Road May 22. > Read more.