Dumbarton, Twin Hickory, Fairfield libraries to host Teen Open Mic Nights Aug. 13, 19, 21
August 13 2014 - Line-up is first-come, first-served, 6:30 p.m., Free
The following libraries will host Teen Open Mic Nights: Dumbarton – Aug. 13; Twin Hickory – Aug. 19; and Fairfield – Aug. 21. Come perform for a live audience and bring your best dance moves, music, poetry or other hidden talent to share. Line-up is first-come, first-served. Register at http://www.henricolibrary.org or call the participating library.
Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social planned at The Wine Loft
August 20 2014 - Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered, 4 p.m., Free
The Henrico Business Leaders Third Wednesday Social will be held from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Wine Loft, 4035 Whittall Way. There is no charge for this informal networking get-together. Special HBL refreshment rates will be offered. For details, visit http://www.henricobusinessleaders.com
Innsbrook After Hours to present Gov’t Mule, Blackberry Smoke at Innsbrook Pavilion
August 20 2014 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $16.50
Innsbrook After Hours will present Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke at 6 p.m. at the Snagajob Innsbrook Pavilion. Gates open at 5 p.m. General admission is $16.50. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to present Flowers After 5 on Thursdays through Aug.
August 21 2014 - Stroll through the gardens and enjoy wine, music and dining al fresco, 5 p.m., $8 to $12
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy wine, music and dining al fresco. There will also be family activities; water play is open until 8 p.m. Garden admission is $8 to $12. For details, call 262-9887 or visit http://www.lewisginter.org
Fairfield Library to host the final Teen Open Mic Night
August 21 2014 - Line-up is first-come, first-served, 6:30 p.m.,
Fairfield Library, 1001 N. Laburnum Ave., will host the final Teen Open Mic Night at 6:30 p.m. Come perform for a live audience and bring your best dance moves, music, poetry or other hidden talent to share. Line-up is first-come, first-served. Register at http://www.henricolibrary.org or call 290-9300.
Program on elder law, estate planning planned at The Village at ManorCare
August 21 2014 - Register by Aug. 18, 12 p.m., Free
Have your questions answered about elder law, estate planning and veteran’s aid and attendance at a workshop from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at The Village at ManorCare, 2125 Hilliard Rd. The Lunch & Learn program will be presented by Phoebe Hall, of Hall & Hall, PLC. A complimentary lunch will be provided. Register by Aug. 18 by calling 266-9666.
Hear from ‘Sciencetellers’ at Varina, Twin Hickory Library
August 21 2014 - Sciencetellers combine storytelling, comedy and exciting science experiments, 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.,
Hear from “Sciencetellers” at 3:30 p.m. at Varina Library and at 7 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. Sciencetellers combine storytelling, comedy and exciting science experiments into a dynamic and highly interactive learning experience for elementary age school children. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Take a tour of the barn at Dorey Recreation Center with Farmer Sheila
August 21 2014 - Sing farm songs, make a cow craft and more, 11 a.m., Free
Visit the barn at Dorey Recreation Center, 7200 Dorey Park Dr., at 11 a.m. for a tour with Farmer Sheila. Sing farm songs, make a cow craft and walk through a hay bale obstacle course. Admission is free. For details, call 225-2056 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
Innsbrook After Hours to present Scotty McCreery at Innsbrook Pavilion
August 21 2014 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $20
Innsbrook After Hours will present Scotty McCreery at 6 p.m. at the Snagajob Innsbrook Pavilion. Gates open at 5 p.m. General admission is $20. For details, visit http://www.innsbrookafterhours.com
HCPL to offer free admission to CMoR-Central for completing Summer Reading Club
August 22 2014 - Choose from one of two sessions, Times vary, Free
Celebrate finishing your Summer Reading Club goal with free admission to the Children’s Museum of Richmond-Central, 2626 W. Broad St. Space is limited. Choose from Session I: 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. or Session II: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Randis is best known for her bestselling novel, Spilled Milk, which tells her painful – but ultimately triumphant – personal story of abuse and of child abuse prevention. The book is her first novel.
The Ambassador of the Philippines to the United States Jose L. Cuisia, Jr. attended the Ninth Annual Filipino Festival at Our Lady of Lourdes Church earlier this month. Cuisia (pictured above with festival performers) was welcomed by County Manager John Vithoulkas and Brookland District Supervisor Dick Glover (below) at the church, which is located in Lakeside.
While enjoying some of the cultural performances at the festival, the ambassador and his wife had a private lunch with Vithoulkas, Glover, Eldon Burton (an outreach representative from U.S. Senator Mark R. Warner’s Office) and Father James Begley, the pastor of OLL. > Read more.
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Planes: Fire and Rescue opens with a dedication to the hero firefighters of the world. It’s an admirable notion, and it makes sense, given that this is a film about planes that fight fires.
But here it might be a little out of place, as Planes: Fire and Rescue has a few things on its mind besides supporting the men and women who routinely throw themselves into burning buildings.
Like money. Lots and lots of money – into the 11-figures-and-counting range. In case you weren’t aware, 2006’s Cars was the biggest moneymaker Disney had in decades – not because of how much green the film printed at the box office, but because a combination of toys, games and snack foods stamped with the Cars seal of approval routinely pulls in tens of billions of dollars per year. > Read more.
This weekend in Henrico, you can learn about fall herbs or mad science. Enjoy some laughs from West End Comedy or Three-Penny Theatre’s production of “The Rivah Home Companion.” For music lovers, Jennifer Nettles is in concert tonight and the fifth annual GWAR-B-Q takes place tomorrow at Hadad’s Lake. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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