Henrico County VA

Richmond Volleyball Club to present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic Jan. 17 to Feb. 21

January 17 2016 - Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1:30 p.m., Free
The Richmond Volleyball Club will present a JumpStart Volleyball Clinic on Sundays from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 17 to Feb. 21 at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. Learn volleyball in an active and fun environment. Ages 9-14. No charge. For details, call 652-1421.

CAT Theatre, 5th Wall Theatre to co-produce ‘Unexpected Tenderness’ Jan. 22 to Feb. 13

January 22 2016 - “Unexpected Tenderness” is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts, Times vary,
CAT Theatre and 5th Wall Theatre will co-produce “Unexpected Tenderness” Jan. 22 through Feb. 13 at CAT Theatre, 319 N. Wilkinson Rd. Written by Israel Horovitz, “Unexpected Tenderness” is the story of a dysfunctional Jewish family in Massachusetts. Told through the memory of Roddy Stern, this gripping play tells the story of a father who is a loving man yet, at the same time, paranoid and pathologically jealous. For details, visit http://www.cattheatre.com

CACGA to host 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14

February 05 2016 - Reservations are required, Times vary, Free
The Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present its 30th annual One Act Showcase Feb. 5-14 at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd. The area’s oldest one act festival will once again feature the winners of the annual Henrico Theatre Company One Act Playwriting Competition. Evening performances are at 8 p.m. and matinees begin at 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 501-5859.

Lakeside Youth Baseball to hold 2016 registration Feb. 6, 13

February 06 2016 - Lakeside Moose Lodge (Feb. 6) and Lakeside Youth Baseball (Feb. 13), 10 a.m., Fees vary
Lakeside Youth Baseball will hold 2016 registration at two upcoming events: Feb. 6 at Lakeside Moose Lodge and Feb. 13 at Lakeside Youth Baseball. Both events are from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Registration is $105 (one player), $155 (two players) and $185 (three or more). There is a $30 late fee after Feb. 27. For details, call 262-3744 or visit https://Lakeside.siplay.com

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to hold its Winter Symposium Feb. 10-12

February 10 2016 - “Horticultural Harmony: Toward Beautiful and Resilient Compositions", 9 a.m.,
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will hold its Winter Symposium, “Horticultural Harmony: Toward Beautiful and Resilient Compositions,” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10-12. Hear nationally renowned gardening experts and explore ideas about how we bring people and plants together to create more harmonious, ecologically sensitive, and sublimely beautiful environments. For details, visit http://www.lewisginter.org

Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook

February 11 2016 - , 7:30 a.m.,
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

GRASP to provide free college financial aid counseling, assistance with FAFSA

February 11 2016 - Twin Hickory Library, 5 p.m., Free
GRASP (Great Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) will provide free college financial aid counseling and assistance with completing the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. One-hour appointments can be made by calling the library at 290-9300. For more information, visit http://www.grasp4va.org

Innsbrook Foundation to present “Women of Worth”

February 11 2016 - Girls’ night out to raise money and awareness for Rising Creek Family Charity, 5:30 p.m., $20 ($5 optional)
The Innsbrook Foundation will present “Women of Worth” from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at North Shore Commons, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. This girls’ night out will raise money and awareness for Rising Creek Family Charity who help women and families transition from homelessness – bring a new houseware item to donate (for appropriate items, visit http://www.innsbrook.com). Painting opportunities will be available through Spirited Art and there will be music by Beazley Entertainment, inspiring speakers, food and wine selections, and items for sale from local artisans and boutiques. Admission is $20; Spirited Art is an additional $5. To register, visit http://tinyurl.com/innsbrookwomen

Jewish Family Theatre to present “The Sisters Rosenweig” Feb. 11-21

February 11 2016 - Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival, Times vary, $15 to $25
Jewish Family Theatre will present “The Sisters Rosenweig” by Wendy Wasserstein Feb. 11-21 at the Weinstein JCC. “The Sisters Rosensweig” is a captivating portrait of three sisters reuniting after a lengthy separation and coming to terms with their differences, respect and love for one another. Part of the Acts of Faith Theatre Festival. Tickets are $20 for Weinstein JCC members, $25 for nonmembers and $15 for seniors, students and groups of 10+. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/sistersrosensweig

Man Church meets every Friday morning at Joey’s Hot Dogs in Innsbrook

February 12 2016 - White Hot Ministries program, 7:15 a.m., Free
Man Church, a White Hot Ministries program, meets every Friday morning from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. at Joey’s Hot Dogs in The Shoppes at Innsbrook. Man Church helps men be leaders of a Christian household, as well as provides an opportunity for men to worship with other men as they work toward strengthening their relationships with God. For details, call 912-6263 or visit http://www.godstrongmen.org/programs/man-church

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Community

Architect of World Trade Center Memorial to speak in Henrico


Michael Arad, the architect of the World Trade Center Memorial, will be the keynote speaker for The 2016 Adolf-Adams JCC Forum on Sat., Jan. 30, 2016 at 7:30 p.m., at the Carole and Marcus Weinstein Jewish Community Center in Henrico.

Arad’s “Reflecting Absence” architectural design was selected from more than 5,000 competitive entries as the template for the Memorial’s construction in New York City. During the forum, Arad will discuss the significance and symbolism of the design, as well as his inspiration. The event, which is a highlight of the Weinstein JCC’s Patron of the Arts series, is open to the public > Read more.

Western Henrico Rotary Club makes Thanksgiving donation to Coal Pit families


Members of the Western Henrico Rotary Club (WHRC) celebrated Thanksgiving a few days early on Nov. 23, making their annual donation of turkey dinners to 28 Coal Pit Learning Center families.

Among the WHRC members who visited Coal Pit for the giveway were Clint Ray and Lila Marcela Waggoner, pictured with 3-year-old Emily and 4-year-old Jaeda. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


If you like theatre and music (especially if you’re in need of a date night idea for Valentine’s Day), you’re going to love some events taking place this weekend in Henrico! The county’s 30th annual One Act Showcase ends this weekend and Jewish Family Theatre will begin their production of “The Sisters Rosenweig.” Bluegrass fans will enjoy the McShin Foundation’s fifth annual Bluegrass Concert/Benefit at Hatcher Memorial Baptist Church. Balsam Range will perform at the Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond and The Tin Pan will host two Valentine’s Day events featuring Doctors of Jazz and The Bob Blagg Trio. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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