Henrico County VA

Highland Springs UMC to hold a Yard/Bake Sale

April 30 2016 - The event will support the missions of HSUMC. , 7 a.m.,
Highland Springs United Methodist Church, 22 N. Holly Ave., will hold a Yard/Bake Sale from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will support the missions of HSUMC.

Harvie Elementary School PTA to host Spring Festival

April 30 2016 - Proceeds benefit Harvie PTA’s Playground Expansion Project, 10 a.m.,
Harvie Elementary School PTA will host its Spring Festival from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be local school-sponsored entertainment from Harvie, Highland Springs High School and Henrico High School, Zumba exercise sessions, face painting, vendors, food and more. Proceeds benefit Harvie PTA’s Playground Expansion Project. Harvie ES is located at 3401 Harvie Rd. For details, visit http://www.facebook.com/teamharviepta

NCGR Richmond Chapter to present “Lines of Purpose: Astrology of Place”

April 30 2016 - Weinstein JCC, 1 p.m., $15 to $25
“Lines of Purpose: Astrology of Place” by Philip Young is the focus of a workshop sponsored by the Richmond Chapter of the National Council for Geocosmic Research (NCGR) at 1 p.m. at the Weinstein JCC. Young will explore the technique of Astro*Carto*Graphy, the astrology of location and relocation, which indicates best places for a permanent move, business or vacation travel, and the effect of relationships and family (when people have to move together). Admission is $15 to $20. To register, contact Ruth Barrett at 740-1133 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis “Walk MS” planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - , 10 a.m.,
Walk MS, an annual charity walk for multiple sclerosis, will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4200 Innslake Dr. Check-in begins at 8:30 a.m. The walk started in 1988 and to date has raised more than $920 million to drive groundbreaking research, provide life-changing programs and guarantee a supportive community for those who need it most. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/zbrodam

VA Department of Forestry to present workshop on tree science

April 30 2016 - Three Lakes Nature Center, 10 a.m., $10
To celebrate Arbor Day, the Virginia Department of Forestry will present a two-hour course on tree science, leaf identification, pests, tree care, how landscape position favors certain trees and more. Participants will receive tree seedlings and tree identification pamphlets to take home. Cost is $10. The class will be held from 10 a.m. to noon at Three Lakes Nature Center. To register, call 652-1418 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K planned in Innsbrook

April 30 2016 - To benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, 9 a.m.,
The third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, will start at 9 a.m. in Innsbrook, 4901 Lake Brook Dr. The course, with 5K and 1K options, is a flat road course winding through Innsbrook Office Park. All race participants will receive a commemorative race t-shirt. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/movin-shakin2016

Lakeside Avenue to present the bike festival “Pedal & Gears”

April 30 2016 - Family-friendly bike ride, live music, food, area shop specials and more, 9:30 a.m.,
Lakeside Avenue will present the bike festival Pedal & Gears starting at 9:30 a.m. The event will begin with a free family-friendly bike ride hosted by Bike Walk Northside. Riders should gather at 9 a.m. in front of the businesses on MacArthur Avenue in the Bellevue neighborhood. The ride is approximately 2.5 miles, traveling through Bryan Park and ultimately ending at the heart of the festival activities at the Lakeside Farmer's Market. In addition to live music, food and area shop specials, there will also be events by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, I AM RVA, Sports Backers, Henrico County and more. Rain or shine. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/pedal-gears2016

7th annual CASA Superhero Run planned at St. Joseph’s Villa

April 30 2016 - All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character, 9 a.m.,
The Henrico County and Chesterfield County Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) organizations will hold the seventh annual Superhero Run to support local programs for abused and neglected children. The event, which includes a 5K, a Kids’ Fun Run and a post-race fair, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. All participants are encouraged to run in the costume of a favorite superhero character. Prizes will be awarded for the best costumes and top finishers. Activities will begin with the Kids’ Fun Run at 9 a.m., followed by the 5K race at 9:30 a.m. and a post-race fair. To register, visit http://www.casarun.com

Wegmans exhibits open April 30 at CMoR

April 30 2016 - , 9:30 a.m.,
All Richmond-area Children’s Museum of Richmond locations will unveil their newly-renovated grocery store exhibits on Saturday.

A Wegmans gift of $150,000, comprised of cash and in-kind donations, has allowed the museum to renovate its grocery store exhibits and will support CMoR’s 35th anniversary. The refreshed stores will offer pint-sized shoppers a true Wegmans shopping experience complete with play foods, mini grocery carts, check-out counters, and café tables, offering just a "little" taste of what's to come when Wegmans opens their Short Pump and Midlothian locations later this year.

Those arriving between 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. will receive goodie bags filled with healthy, kid-friendly foods, while supplies last. In addition, they will have an opportunity to register for an exclusive VIP meet-and-greet with Nickelodeon’s Dora the Explorer when she visits CMoR’s Central location on Saturday, May 7.

For details, visit http://www.c-mor.org

Weinstein JCC, VCIC to present “Martin: His Life, His Love, His Legacy”

May 01 2016 - A panel discussion follows the performance, moderated by VCIC President and CEO Jonathan Zur, 3 p.m., $10 to $15
The Weinstein JCC, in partnership with the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, will present “Martin: His Life, His Love, His Legacy” at 3 p.m. The production, which was written by Richmonder Valerie Davis, explores the “real” life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., while also spotlighting the Jewish connection to the civil rights movement. A panel discussion follows the performance, moderated by VCIC President and CEO Jonathan Zur. Tickets are $15 for non-members and $10 for members. To purchase tickets, call 285-6500 or visit http://www.weinsteinjcc.org

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Community

Walking MADD


Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.

FamFest planned for April 9


Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.

The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


Another great weekend of outdoor activities awaits you in Henrico! Walk MS, an annual charity run for multiple sclerosis, and the third annual Movin’ & Shakin’ 5K, to benefit the VCU Parkinson’s and Movement Disorders Center, both take place in Innsbrook tomorrow. Another charity event, the CASA Superhero Run, will be held at St. Joseph’s Villa. On Sunday, live music can be found at Belmont Recreation Center, featuring the John Winn Quartet, and at Shady Grove United Methodist Church, where pianist Sylvia Cooper will be performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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