ATFA, Rumi Forum to host a series of Ramadan dinner programs June 24-25, 27, 29
June 24 2015 - to share the traditional break-fast meal with the Richmond community, 7:30 p.m., Free
Henrico Concert Band salutes America with concert of patriotic songs at Henrico Theatre
June 29 2015 - reservations are required, 7:30 p.m., Free
The Henrico Concert Band salutes America with a concert full of patriotic songs from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Admission is free but reservations are required. For details, call 328-4491 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
Dumbarton Library to present special evening story time
June 30 2015 - Bring your favorite stuffed animal, 7 p.m.,
Bring your favorite stuffed animal and enjoy a special evening story time at Dumbarton Library at 7 p.m. Leave your animal overnight for a sleepover at the library and pick them up the next morning – there might be fun pictures of their adventures. Space is limited. For details, call 290-9400 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org
Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Twin Hickory Library
July 02 2015 - Felicia Harding-Williams will share her book “Life After the Pain: Final Chapter”, 7 p.m., Free
The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Felicia Harding-Williams will share her book “Life After the Pain: Final Chapter” at Twin Hickory Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors
Rotary Club of Innsbrook meets every Thursday at The Place at Innsbrook
July 02 2015 - , 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
Lewis Ginter to present Flowers After 5 on Thursdays through August
July 02 2015 - Enjoy live music from Aberdeen Green, family activities, wine and beer, dining and more, 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 Aberdeen Green, 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
Genworth to present its 32nd Celebrate Freedom Independence Day concert, fireworks
July 03 2015 - 29th Infantry Division Band will perform, 6:30 p.m., Free
Genworth Financial, located at 6620 W. Broad St., will present its 32nd Celebrate Freedom Independence Day concert and fireworks at 6:30 p.m. The 29th Infantry Division Band, Virginia Infantry Division National Guard, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks will follow at 9 p.m. There will be face painting, balloons, giveaways, food vendors and more. Admission and parking are free. No pets. For details, visit http://www.genworth.com/celebration.html
Man Church meets every Friday morning at Joey’s Hot Dogs in Innsbrook
July 03 2015 - 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
Henrico Co. to host annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration at Meadow Farm
July 04 2015 - Live music, patriotic activities, watermelon and new for 2015 - Circus Stella, 1 p.m., Free
Henrico County will host the annual Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Meadow Farm, 3400 Mountain Rd. There will be patriotic activities, games, a watermelon feast and more. Enjoy live performances by Susan Greenbaum and the Commonwealth Bluegrass Band. New in 2015 – Circus Stella, a one-ring family circus featuring rope walking, juggling, static trapeze, acrobatics and more. Concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
Innsbrook After Hours to present country music artist Corey Smith
July 08 2015 - All proceeds from the concert series benefit two nonprofit foundations, 6 p.m., $10 to $49
Innsbrook After Hours will present country music artist Corey Smith at 6 p.m. Smith’s 10th album, “While the Gettin’ is Good,” was funded by fans through Kickstarter. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $49. 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
Dr. Even Alexander, a New York Times best-selling author who has been featured on Oprah and Dr. Oz, was in town last week to promote his June 27 talk, "Proof of Heaven," at Glen Allen High School.
Alexander (pictured, at right, while Unity of Bon Air church member Harry Simmons interviews him) has written about what he considers to be his journey through the afterlife.
Tickets to this month's event are $25 and will support the new Bon Secours Hospice House being built later this year. > Read more.
The Innsbrook Rotary Club, which is celebrating its 25th year in 2015, has completed a number of volunteer projects this year and raised thousands of dollars for various organizations through three events.
The club's annual rose sale, benefit for youth live auction and Virginia Fire Games competition, combined with individual and corporate donations, have raised nearly $70,000 – money that the club contributes back to the community.
FeedMore is the beneficiary of the club's 25th anniversary project, which provides refrigerated trailers to be used for the distribution of food throughout Central Virginia. > Read more.
Voltaggio will attend and cook at each dinner, as well as share stories that inspired recipes for the book. > Read more.
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CalendarThe Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on Thursdays at various libraries. Felicia Harding-Williams… Full text