Meet Clifford the Big Red Dog at CMoR Short Pump
March 08 2014 - Part of CMoR's Reading Month 2014, 9:30 a.m.,
The Children's Museum of Richmond kicks off Reading Month 2014 with appearances by your favorite storybook characters, special hourly story times and a variety of reading based activities. The visitor today at CMoR Short Pump, located in West Broad Village, comes from Norman Bridwell’s book, “Clifford the Big Red Dog,” originally published in 1963. CMoR hours are 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. All characters will visit CMoR locations from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details, call 474-7000 or visit http://www.c-mor.org/event/reading-month-2014
PJ Bottoms Band to perform at Keagan’s Restaurant
March 08 2014 - The band covers all different genres, as well as original songs, 9 p.m.,
PJ Bottoms Band will perform at 9 p.m. at Keagan’s Restaurant, 2251 Old Brick Rd. The band covers all different genres, as well as original songs. No cover. For details, call 360-9240 or visit http://www.pjbottomsband.com
Laurel Presbyterian Church to celebrate its 100th anniversary March 8-9
March 08 2014 - Cookout, sing-along planned Saturday, Times vary,
Laurel Presbyterian Church, 9675 Staples Mill Rd., will celebrate its 100th anniversary March 8-9. On Saturday, the church will host a cookout at 1 p.m. and a sing-along with slideshow presentation, pictures and memorabilia at 2 p.m. On Sunday, the worship service at 10 a.m. will feature the Alumni Choir, and former pastor the Rev. Gerry Anders will deliver the message. Luncheon will follow. For details, call 672-6810.
Australia’s circus Circa to perform ‘61 Circus Acts in 60 Minutes’ at UR March 8-9
March 08 2014 - The show is set to upbeat music and features four multi-skilled performers, Times vary, $16 to $32
Circa, Australia’s most innovative circus, will perform “61 Circus Acts in 60 Minutes” at 7:30 p.m. March 8 and at 2 p.m. March 9 in Alice Jepson Theatre at the University of Richmond. The show is set to upbeat music and features four multi-skilled performers. Tickets are $16 to $32. For details, call 289-8980 or visit http://www.modlin.richmond.edu
Henrico Theatre Company to hold auditions for ‘The Nerd’ March 9-10
March 09 2014 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico Theatre Company will hold auditions for “The Nerd” at 7 p.m. March 9-10 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The director is seeking two women, ages 25-55, four men, age 30-65, and one boy, aged 8-10. Readings will be from the script. For details, call 501-5138.
AOD Richmond boys’ high school lacrosse team to hold tryouts March 9, 16
March 09 2014 - Virginia Randolph Field, 2 p.m., $10
Army of Darkness (AOD) Richmond, a boys’ high school traveling lacrosse team, will hold try-outs for their summer 2014 travel team at 2 p.m. March 9 and 16 at Virginia Randolph Field, 2206 Mountain Rd. Try-out fee is $10. For details, visit http://www.armyofdarknesslacrosse.com
HBL’s Networking Breakfast Meeting to take place at Richmond Marriott West
March 10 2014 - Speaker is Bill Axselle of Williams Mullen, 7 a.m., $30 to $40
The Henrico Business Leaders’ Networking Breakfast Meeting will take place from 7 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. at Richmond Marriott West, 4240 Dominion Blvd. Bill Axselle of Williams Mullen will present the “2014 General Assembly Report – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.” Registration is $30 to $40. For details, call 675-7502 or visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
Tuckahoe Library to screen the documentary ‘Plastic Paradise’
March 10 2014 - The film is Angela Sun’s journey to Midway Atoll, to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, 7 p.m.,
Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr., will screen the documentary “Plastic Paradise” at 7 p.m. The film is Angela Sun’s journey to Midway Atoll, to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Along the way she encounters scientists, industry, legislators and activists who shed light on what our society’s vast consumption of disposable plastic is doing to our oceans, and what it may be doing to our health. For details, visit http://www.rvaenvironmentalfilmfestival.com
Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second, fourth Mondays of each month
March 10 2014 - E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond, 7 a.m.,
The Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets the second and fourth Mondays of each month from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. at the E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond. Each meeting features breakfast and an interesting speaker. For details, call Pete Sizemore at 288-0999.
Lung disease support group Breath Matters to meet at Chippenham Medical Center
March 10 2014 - Dr. Cliff Morris will speak on 'How Lung Disease Affects Your Heart', 1 p.m., Free
Breath Matters, a lung disease support group, will meet at 1 p.m. in Kraus Auditorium at Chippenham Medical Center, 7101 Jahnke Rd. Dr. Cliff Morris will speak on “How Lung Disease Affects Your Heart.” Breath Matters meets the second Monday of every month. There are new speakers and topics each month with free refreshments and valet parking. For details, call 378-0628 or visit http://www.breathmatters.org
The 20 public gardens nominated are:
• Bloedel Reserve, Bainbridge Island, Wash.
• Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, New York
• Buthcart Gardens, Victoria, B.C.
• Callaway Gardens, Pine Mountain, Ga. > Read more.
The National Society Daughters of American Colonists is a women’s genealogical and patriotic society whose members are descended from a man or woman who rendered civil or military service in any of the American colonies prior to July 4, 1776. > Read more.
The 387-gram “Manna Pack Rice” packs were shipped to the FMSC warehouse to be distributed to countries where children are malnourished or simply do not have enough food to survive. > Read more.
If you’re looking for a date night with someone special, Henrico is the place to be! Check out a classic 90s movie, “My Girl,” at Henrico Theatre; Circa, an innovative circus from Australia, will dazzle at the University of Richmond; and celebrate TGIF at Keagan’s Restaurant where the PJ Bottoms Band is performing. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
“I am not attempting to abstract the physical world," she said. "I draw my subject matter from inside of myself hoping to create a constant conversation between the viewer and the painting, especially since abstracts do not seem to answer but ask.” > Read more.
Do you play pickleball? Learn more about this oddly-named but fun-to-play sport tomorrow! Though it’s still pretty chilly outside, you can get a jump start on spring at the Richmond Home and Garden Show or at a workshop on raised bed gardening at Lavender Fields Herb Farm. For all our top picks this weekend in Henrico, click here! > Read more.