Lewis Ginter to present Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks May 27 to Sept. 18
May 27 2016 - Award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 27 sculptures in 14 displays throughout the Garden, 9 a.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will present Nature Connects: Art with LEGO Bricks May 27 to Sept. 18 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks, the award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 27 sculptures in 14 displays throughout the Garden including a 60-pound bumblebee, dragonfly with a 3.5-foot wingspan and a seven-foot tall red rose. The exhibit, related activities and demos are included with regular Garden admission. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org/visit/nature-connects-lego
Richmond chapter of the Public Relations Society of America to meet June 29
June 29 2016 - Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, 12 p.m., $15+
The Richmond chapter of the Public Relations Society of America will meet at noon at the Jefferson Lakeside Country Club, 1700 Lakeside Ave. The speaker is Clay Risen, New York Times senior staff editor at the Op-Ed desk. Through a Q&A format, Risen will be sharing about his role as an op-ed editor at one of the world’s most important and influential news outlets. Cost is free for members, $40 for nonmembers and $15 for nonmember students. Register online at http://www.prsarichmond.org
Community blood drive planned at at 11254 Patterson Ave.
June 29 2016 - In memory of Leslie DiPasqua Goldman who died in February from Acute Myeloid Leukemia, 1 p.m., Free
A community blood drive, in memory of Leslie DiPasqua Goldman who died in February from Acute Myeloid Leukemia, will take place from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m. at 11254 Patterson Ave. To make an appointment to donate blood, download the free Red Cross Blood Donor App from app stores, visit http://www.redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS.
Big Bang Boom to perform 2 shows at the Henrico Theatre
June 29 2016 - , 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center to start June 29
June 29 2016 - “Predators of the Sea: Sharks”, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., begins with “Predators of the Sea: Sharks” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the classroom doors to visitors and share a variety of items/treasures from the nature collections. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. For details, call 652-1448.
Henrico Community Band to perform at Deep Run Park
June 30 2016 - There will not be a rain date, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. at Deep Run Park. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park at the Nature Pavilion listening to your favorite band music. Admission is free. In case of inclement weather, the concert may be canceled. There will not be a rain date. For details, call 501-5138.
Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursdays through Sept.
June 30 2016 - Enjoy live music from The Garcia Jazz Trio, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through September. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from The Garcia Jazz Trio, 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
Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook
June 30 2016 - , 7:30 a.m., Free
The Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at 7:30 a.m. at The Place at Innsbrook. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookrotary.org
American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday
July 01 2016 - 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.
Innsbrook Foundation, Innsbrook Rotary to present first “Innsbrook Taste of Virginia”
July 02 2016 - Food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, 3:30 p.m.,
The Innsbrook Foundation and Innsbrook Rotary will present the first Innsbrook Taste of Virginia, a food festival showcasing delicious dishes from local restaurants, each competing for the honorary “Taste of Virginia” title, as well as awards for other significant categories. The event starts at 3:30 p.m. with the tastings and competition from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and fireworks around 9:15 p.m. to end the day. There will also be a Kidzone with two moon bounces, vendors and live music. Proceeds support FeedMore. Rain date is July 3. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrook.com/event/innsbrook-taste-of-virginia
Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.
Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.
The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.
As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
For our Top 10 calendar events this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarHenrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park. The free event begins at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a… Full text