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

August 06 2015 - Enjoy live music from Triple Crossing Jazz Project, 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 Triple Crossing Jazz Project, 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

Innsbrook After Hours to present Andy Grammer, American Authors, AJR

August 06 2015 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $10 to $79
Innsbrook After Hours will present Andy Grammer and American Authors, with special guest AJR, at 6 p.m. Grammer’s highly-anticipated sophomore album titled “Magazines or Novels” is due out Aug. 5 on S-Curve Records. American Authors is a four-piece alt-rock outfit based in Brooklyn. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $10 to $79. 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

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

August 07 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.

10th annual Filipino Festival to be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

August 07 2015 - Live entertainment, food, children's area, 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy and more, Hours vary, Free
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. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. Admission is free. Proceeds from sales will benefit various ministries of the OLL church and school, in addition to the 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy. For details, visit http://www.filipinofestival.org

Tuckahoe Square Dance Club to hold open house at Temple Beth El Education Center

August 07 2015 - No experience necessary - Couples or singles welcome, 8 p.m., Free
The Tuckahoe Square Dance Club will hold an open house from 8 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at Temple Beth El Education Center, 601 N. Parham Rd. No experience necessary. Casual dress. Couples or singles welcome. Admission is free. For details, call 356-2788 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

West Broad Village continues its Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer concert series

August 08 2015 - Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band, will perform, 7 p.m., Free
West Broad Village continues its Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer concert series from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at “The Pad” next to the Aloft Hotel at 3939 Duckling Dr. Appetite for Destruction, a Guns N’ Roses tribute band, will perform. All concerts are free and open to the public. The series concludes Aug. 22 with Shoot To Thrill N’ Dirty White Girls. For details, visit http://www.shopwestbroadvillage.com

Enjoy an outdoor Beatles tribute concert at Twin Hickory Library

August 11 2015 - Local Richmond band The Neatles will perform, 6:30 p.m., Free
Enjoy an outdoor Beatles tribute concert from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Twin Hickory Library. Local Richmond band The Neatles will perform songs from the legendary British group. There will also be balloon sculptures and refreshments. Admission is free.

Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues

August 12 2015 - The Diggity Dudes, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with The Diggity Dudes from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Enjoy a morning out with live entertainment, crafts, games and programs designed to enhance parent's interaction with their children. The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.willowlawn.com

Innsbrook After Hours to present Tyler Farr, with special guest Parmalee

August 12 2015 - Gates open at 5 p.m. , 6 p.m., $15 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present Tyler Farr, with special guest Parmalee, at 6 p.m. Farr began his career with years of formal voice training with the prestigious OAKE National Choir but at 21, he moved to Nashville to be a star. 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

Innsbrook After Hours to present ZZ Top, with special guest Blackberry Smoke

August 13 2015 - Gates open at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., $20 to $99
Innsbrook After Hours will present ZZ Top, with special guest Blackberry Smoke, at 6 p.m. ZZ Top is the longest running major rock band with original personnel intact and, in 2004, the Texas trio was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Gates open at 5 p.m. Tickets are $20 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

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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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The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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