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HopeTree Foster Care to hold orientation for those interested in becoming a foster parent

September 01 2015 - Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 6 p.m.,
HopeTree Foster Care will hold an orientation for those interested in becoming a foster parent at 6 p.m. at the Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 2828 Emerywood Pkwy. For details, call 201-9006 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

The Tin Pan to hold Tribute Night auditions

September 02 2015 - Performing bands are Johnny Lee Long Band, Suggesting Rhythm and The Hullabaloos, 6:30 p.m., $5
The Tin Pan, 8982 Quioccasin Rd., will hold Tribute Night auditions from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 2. The following bands will be performing: Johnny Lee Long Band (tribute to jazz/funk stylings), Suggesting Rhythm (tribute to Grateful Dead) and The Hullabaloos (tribute to 60s pop-British rock to Woodstock). Tribute Nights at The Tin Pan highlight either a specific musician/band or era of music. The winning band will play at an upcoming Tribute Night. Tickets are $5. For details, call 447-8189 or visit http://www.tinpanrva.com

Henrico County Community Author Showcase continues at Tuckahoe Library

September 03 2015 - Alice O’Hanlon will share her book “Tales of the Lioness”, 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. Alice O’Hanlon will share her book “Tales of the Lioness” at Tuckahoe Library. For details, visit http://www.henricolibrary.org/authors

Nature photographer, author Jim Fowler to attend Pocahontas Chapter of VNPS meeting

September 03 2015 - Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 7 p.m., Free
Nature photographer and book author Jim Fowler will bring his knowledge and exceptional pictures to the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society meeting at 7 p.m. at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden. He will talk about the Flora of the Green Swamp in North Carolina. The program is free and open to the public. A short business meeting will follow the presentation. For details, visit http://www.pocahontaschapter-vnps.org

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

September 03 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

“Hairspray” (PG) to play at Henrico Theatre Sept. 4-5

September 04 2015 - Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door, Times vary, $1
The movie “Hairspray” (PG) will play at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Sept. 5 at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 328-4491.

American Legion Post 125 to hold a dance with live band every Friday, Saturday

September 04 2015 - All dances are open to the public, 8 p.m., $7 to $8
American Legion Post 125, located at 1401 Hilliard Rd., will hold a dance with a live band every Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Snacks and coffee are provided; drinks are available for purchase. All dances are open to the public. Cost is $7 on Fridays and $8 on Saturdays and benefits American Legion Post 125, a nonprofit veterans organization. For details, call 716-0800.

18th annual Va. Volleyball Showcase planned at Richmond Volleyball Club Sept. 4-5

September 04 2015 - The showcase will bring 54 area teams together to compete for bragging rights, Times vary,
The 18th annual Virginia Volleyball Showcase will take place Sept. 4-5 at the Richmond Volleyball Club, 2921 Byrdhill Rd. The showcase will bring 54 area teams together to compete for bragging rights. For details, call Skip Weston at 400-9758 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Retail Merchants Association’s Economic Forecast Breakfast planned at The Westin Richmond

September 04 2015 - Speaker: Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, 7:15 a.m.,
The Retail Merchants Association’s Economic Forecast Breakfast will present Jeffrey Lacker, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond. Lacker will share his expert perspective about the economy and what the future may hold. The Economic Forecast follows a similar format to the First Friday Forum series with coffee and networking, followed by breakfast and the presentation. The breakfast will be held from 7:15 a.m. to 9:15 a.m. at The Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St. To register, visit http://www.retailmerchants.com

Bikram Hot Yoga’s West End location to hold event for nonprofit SpeakUp

September 05 2015 - Feature a discussion and Q&A session on how yoga can help people with anxiety and depression, 12:30 p.m., $50
Bikram Hot Yoga’s West End location at 3621 Cox Rd. will hold an event from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. to build awareness and financial support for SpeakUp (the CKG Foundation), an organization that fights depression stigmas and symptoms. The event will feature a discussion and Q&A session on how yoga can help people with anxiety and depression, and a demonstration focusing on the most helpful Bikram Yoga postures. Minimum donation is $50. For details, visit http://www.BikramYogaRichmond.com

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Community

Canterbury Recreation Association ‘wins’ the ‘Dunk Hunger’ drive


For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.

CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.

“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.

Bike collection planned at Henrico concert Aug. 22


The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
Entertainment

CAT Theatre announces cast for ‘Thanks Mitch’


Bifocals at CAT’s first show for CAT’s 52nd season is Thanks Mitch by Pat Walker. Thanks Mitch will play at CAT Theatre on Monday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. and on Friday, Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. The production will also tour the Richmond area.

Mitch and his wife, Verna, are at their niece’s wedding when Mitch has had all the celebrating he can take. Verna settles him and his crossword puzzle book into an easy chair in the room next to the reception and promises to check on him later. Then one wedding guest after another comes into the room agonizing over a personal problem. Mitch keeps doing his crossword puzzle and somehow ends up saving the day. > Read more.






 

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