Threads Consignment Events Spring/Summer 2015 Children’s Sale - April 24 to May 2
April 24 2015 - Canterbury Shopping Center, 10616 Patterson Ave, 9 a.m.,
The Threads Consignment Events Spring/Summer 2015 Children’s Sale will begin at 9 a.m. April 24 and continue through May 2 in Canterbury Shopping Center, 10616 Patterson Ave. Clothing (newborn through junior), baby gear and equipment, toys, books and maternity clothing will be on sale. Cash, check and credit cards accepted. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/l9kc673
5th annual Richmond Free to Breathe Run/Walk planned in Innsbrook
April 25 2015 - 5K run/walk and 1-mile memorial walk begin at 9:45 a.m., 7:30 a.m.,
The 5th annual Richmond Free to Breathe Run/Walk will be held at Innsbrook’s North Shore Commons. Registration and check-in starts at 7:30 a.m. A welcome rally and fundraising awards will follow at 9 a.m. and the 5K run/walk and 1-mile memorial walk begin at 9:45 a.m. All proceeds from the event support Free to Breathe, a nonprofit lung cancer research and advocacy organization dedicated to ensuring surviving lung cancer is the expectation, not the exception. Online registration ends April 22. To register and begin fundraising, visit http://tinyurl.com/kzjlzbb
Camp Hanover to host a free Camp Fun Day
April 26 2015 - Hay rides, campfire cooking, boating on the lake, hiking, fishing, nature walks and more, 2 p.m., Free
Camp Hanover, located at 3163 Parsleys Mill Rd., will host a free Camp Fun Day from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. Get a taste of summer camp with activities throughout the day including hay rides, campfire cooking, boating on the lake, hiking, fishing, nature walks and more. For details, visit http://www.camphanover.org
2015 Richmond Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis planned in Innsbrook
April 26 2015 - Enjoy live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials and more, 3 p.m.,
Full Circle Grief Center to offer fun for the whole family at Round Up in Innsbrook
April 26 2015 - All access pass for kids includes fishing, inflatable jousting and basketball, DJ and dancing and more, 2 p.m., $10
Full Circle Grief Center will offer fun for the whole family at Round Up from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. in Innsbrook. A $10 all access pass for kids includes fishing, inflatable jousting and basketball, DJ and dancing, field day games, moon bounce, face painting, arts and crafts and more. All proceeds benefit Full Circle. For details, visit http://www.fullcirclegc.org
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class ‘All About Herbs and Veggies’
April 27 2015 - Learn proper planting times, spacing, companion planting, growing techniques and more, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “All About Herbs and Veggies” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This class builds upon your growing experience to take it to the next level. Learn proper planting times, spacing, companion planting, growing techniques, fertilization and plant rotation. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
North Airport Drive Civic Assoc. to hold annual meeting at Confederate Hills Rec
April 28 2015 - , 6:30 p.m., Free
The North Airport Drive Civic Association will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Confederate Hills Recreation Center in Highland Springs. David Sacks, community development manager, will discuss the Community Development Block Grant – the $2 million dollars Henrico County receives from the federal government. This meeting will be focused on efforts in the Highland Springs area.
HCPS Special Education Advisory Committee to meet at Brookland MS
April 28 2015 - , 6:30 p.m., Free
Henrico County Public Schools’ Special Education Advisory Committee will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the library at Brookland Middle School. Although this is a planning session, parents are welcome to attend. For details, call Paulette Smith Cook at 869-1430.
Lavender Fields Herb Farm to offer the class ‘Container Gardening’
April 29 2015 - Learn how to choose and arrange your plants, care for them and harvest, 10:30 a.m., $15
Lavender Fields Herb Farm, 11300 Winfrey Rd. in Glen Allen, will offer the class “Container Gardening” from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Learn how to choose and arrange your plants, care for them and harvest. Potting mix is included; container, plants and any additional extras are not included. Cost is $15. To register, visit http://www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com
Zephyrus to present ‘Psalms, Sonnets & Songs: Music by William Byrd’
May 01 2015 - Trinity Lutheran Church, 7 p.m., $5 to $20
Zephyrus will present “Psalms, Sonnets & Songs: Music by William Byrd” at 7 p.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 2315 N. Parham Rd. Zephyrus is a non-profit vocal ensemble based in Charlottesville that is dedicated to the performance of music from the medieval, Renaissance, and Baroque eras. Tickets are $5 to $20 and are available at the door. For details, visit http://www.trinityrichmond.net
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.
It’s that time of year – charity races are popping up everywhere! On Saturday, St. Joseph’s Villa will be the site of the sixth annual CASA Superhero Run and the fifth annual Richmond Free to Breathe Run/Walk will be held in Innsbrook. Also in Innsbrook, the 2015 Richmond Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis will take place on Sunday. If you’re more into relaxation than exercise, check out Wine for Cure’s Dogwood Wine Festival or the Troubadours Community Theatre Group’s production of “West Side Story” at the Henrico Theatre. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > 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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CalendarThe 2015 Richmond Take Steps for Crohn’s and Colitis will start at 3 p.m. in Innsbrook’s North Shore Commons. Enjoy live music, food, kids’ entertainment, educational materials and more. Proceeds… Full text