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Southern Season to offer the class “A Tour of the Coastal South”

August 26 2015 - Learn how to prepare some beloved classics, 6 p.m., $45
Southern Season, 2250 Staples Mill Rd., will offer the class “A Tour of the Coastal South” at 6 p.m. In this class, Kendra Bailey Morris, a Richmond-based cookbook author, personal chef, culinary instructor and cooking show host, will teach participants how to prepare some beloved classics. Cost is $45. To register, call 855-592-3446 or visit http://www.southernseason.com/events/richmond

Lewis Ginter’s Flowers After 5, Fidos After 5 ends tonight

August 27 2015 - enjoy live music from Yo Mama’s Brass Band, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present the last Flowers After 5 of the summer. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Yo Mama’s Brass Band, family activities, wine and beer, dining and shopping. This is also the final Fidos After 5 where leashed pets are allowed. A $2 pet admission benefits the Richmond SPCA. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

VCU Medical Center to present seminar on “Colorectal Cancer”

August 27 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Colorectal Cancer: Causes, Prevention and Treatment” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women and the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Fairfield Library

August 27 2015 - Yolanda Ross will share her book “Don’t Look Back” , 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. Yolanda Ross will share her book “Don’t Look Back” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Iconic R&B group Boyz II Men to perform at Innsbrook After Hours

August 27 2015 - The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, 6 p.m., $15 to $99
Iconic R&B group Boyz II Men will perform at Innsbrook After Hours on Aug. 27 at 6 p.m. Recently celebrating their 20th anniversary this year, the band has penned and performed some of the most celebrated classics of the past two decades including “End of the Road,” “I’ll Make Love to You,” “One Sweet Day,” “Motownphilly” and many others. Throughout their 20-year career, Boyz II Men have won four Grammy Awards, nine American Music Awards, nine Soul Train Awards, three Billboard Awards and a 2011 MOBO Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. The trio holds the distinction of being the best-selling R&B group of all time, with an astounding 60 million albums sold. Tickets are $15 to $99. Gates open at 5 p.m. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com

Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music from Richmond’s own ChurchYard Grass

August 28 2015 - Location: Henrico Theatre, 7 p.m., $5
Enjoy an evening of bluegrass music from Richmond’s own ChurchYard Grass at 7 p.m. at Henrico Theatre. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at http://www.henricolive.com For .details, call 328-4491.

The Jangling Reinharts to perform at The Tin Pan

August 28 2015 - , 6:30 p.m., $5
The Jangling Reinharts will perform at 6:30 p.m. at The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd. Tickets are $5. For details, visit http://www.tinpanrva.com .

The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral to perform at RRCB

August 28 2015 - First concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist , 5 p.m., Free
The first concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist will be The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral. The Washington National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, founded in 1909, and the Choir of Men and Girls, founded in 1997, are currently among few cathedral choirs in the United States with an affiliated school, in the English tradition. The boys singing treble are ages 9-14 and attend St. Albans School for boys; and the girl trebles, ages 12-18, attend National Cathedral School for girls. The men of the choir are professional musicians from the greater Washington/Baltimore area and sing countertenor, tenor and bass. The concert will be held Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.rrcb.org/concertseries

Eastern Henrico Recreation Center to host “Generation Z Games” for ages 8-12

August 28 2015 - Space is limited, 6 p.m., Free
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center will host “Generation Z Games” for ages 8-12 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Enjoy basketball, air hockey, table tennis, Xbox Kinect, PS3, arts and crafts and more. Space is limited. Admission is free. For details, call 270-2161 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

West End Comedy to perform improv at HATTheatre Aug. 28-29

August 28 2015 - , 7:30 p.m., $5 to $7
West End Comedy will end their fifth season with an all-ages show on Aug. 28 and a mature show on Aug. 29 – both starting at 7:30 p.m. at HATTheatre, 1124 Westbriar Dr. West End Comedy performs short-form improv similar to the TV show “Whose Line is it Anyway?” Audience members throw out suggestions and West End Comedy will act them out. Tickets are $5 to $7. For details, visit http://www.wecomedy.com

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Community

Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.

Bike collection planned at Henrico concert Aug. 22


The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
Entertainment

CAT Theatre seeks ‘Red Eye 10s’ participants


CAT Theatre is hosting the Red Eye 10s Coast-to-Coast Play Festival Sept. 18-19. Hosts of the festival across the country cast, rehearse and perform six, contest-winning ten-minute plays from MFA students at Hollins University in the same twenty-four hour period.

On Sept. 18, CAT will host a kick-off meeting at which the plays will be randomly cast and actors will meet with their directors and read the play for the first time. From 9 p.m. until 5 p.m. the following day, casts will rehearse in different venues in the region, convening at CAT in the late afternoon for technical rehearsals. > Read more.






 

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