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Richmond West Breakfast Lions Club meets second, fourth Mondays of each month

July 28 2015 - E. Bruce Heilman Dining Center at the University of Richmond, 7 a.m., Free
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.

Alzheimer’s Association to host support group for caregivers at St. Mary’s Hospital

July 28 2015 - , 6 p.m., Free
Each month, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter conducts support group meetings to provide the community with an opportunity to meet for mutual support and to exchange coping skills. A group for caregivers will meet at 6 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, 5801 Bremo Rd., Room 163. For details, call Mary Ann Johnson at 967-2582.

Henrico Rec and Parks to present 44th annual summer concert featuring The Continentals

July 28 2015 - Hermitage High School, 7 p.m., Free
The Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 44th annual summer concert featuring The Continentals from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Hermitage High School, 8301 Hungary Springs Rd. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5138 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

The Amazing Mr. B to perform magical fun for the whole family at Gayton Library

July 28 2015 - , 7 p.m., Free
The Amazing Mr. B will perform magical fun for the whole family at 7 p.m. at Gayton Library. For details, call 290-9600 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org

VCU Medical Center to present the seminar “Ouch!  My Aching Back!”

July 29 2015 - Location: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 5:30 p.m., Free
VCU Medical Center will present the seminar “Ouch! My Aching Back!” at 5:30 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave. Dr. William Carter from VCU’s Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will discuss what causes back pain and how to adequately treat it. The seminar is free and open to the public. Register online at http://www.vcuhealth.org/seminars

The Diggity Dudes to perform two shows at Henrico Theatre

July 29 2015 - Reservations are required, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
The Diggity Dudes will perform at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. The Diggity Dudes play hip music for hip kids and their equally hip parents. The show features interactive skits, audience participation and a lighthearted comedic twist. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 328-4491 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Henrico Teen Theatre Company to present “Happily Never After” July 29 to Aug. 1

July 29 2015 - The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Free
The Henrico Teen Theatre Company will present “Happily Never After” at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. July 29 to Aug. 1 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen. A marriage counselor has opened an office in the kingdom to see how famous fairy tale couples are faring, and everywhere he looks – disaster. Admission is free. Reservations are required. All ages. For details, call 501-5859 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Innsbrook After Hours to present Sublime with Rome

July 30 2015 - special guests are Rebelution and Mickey Avalon, 5:30 p.m., $15 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present Sublime with Rome with special guests Rebelution and Mickey Avalon at 5:30 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $15 to $99. All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations – The National Constitution Plaque Initiative of the American Constitution Spirit Foundation and the Innsbrook Foundation. For tickets and more information, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com

St. Mary Catholic Church to screen the full-length film “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me”

July 30 2015 - Open to the community - Reservations are recommended, 4:30 p.m.,
St. Mary Catholic Church will host a free screening of the full-length film “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me” at 4:30 p.m. When diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, music legend Glen Campbell and his family launched a spectacular farewell tour across America. The film documents their journey and how love, laughter and music helped them deal with the wildly unpredictable nature of the disease. Open to the community. Reservations are recommended. Donations accepted. For details, email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August

July 30 2015 - Live music from Bruce Ewan, 5 p.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Stroll through the gardens, enjoy live music from Bruce Ewan, 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

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10th annual Filipino Festival coming in August


The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.

Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.

CMoR reopens at new Short Pump site

The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
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Minion mania

Spinoff is predictably silly, devoid of plot

In Minions, those jibberjabbering little corncob things from Despicable Me have finally earned their own feature film. Specifically, three of them: Kevin (tall), Stuart (plays the ukulele) and Bob (loves his teddy bear), all voiced by co-director Pierre Coffin.

After tracing the evolution of Minionkind – we don’t know what they are, but we know they’re hardwired to serve the baddest villain around – our three Minion heroes set off upon a quest to save their species and find the newest, nastiest villain overlord. > Read more.






 

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