Henrico County VA

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

July 08 2015 - Featuring Rolie Polie Guacamole, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Rolie Polie Guacamole 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

Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center continues

July 08 2015 - “Mega-Monsters: Dinosaurs”, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., continues with “Mega-Monsters: Dinosaurs” from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Nature center staff will open the classroom doors to visitors and share a variety of items/treasures from the nature collections. Topics rotate throughout the summer months. For details, call 262-5055 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (PG) to play at Henrico Theatre July 10-11

July 10 2015 - Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door, Multiple show times, $1
The movie “How to Train Your Dragon 2” (PG) will play at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. July 10 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. July 11 at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. Tickets are $1 and can be purchased at the door. For details, call 328-4491 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Children’s Museum of Richmond’s Short Pump location reopens at SPTC

July 11 2015 - There will be giveaways throughout the day and new exciting exhibits to explore, 9:30 a.m.,
The Children’s Museum of Richmond’s Short Pump location reopens at 9:30 a.m. in Short Pump Town Center. The new location is where Guest Services used to be – behind the escalator. The most convenient parking will be near Dick’s Sporting Goods, Firebird Grill and The Funny Bone. New hours of operation are 9:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily. There will be giveaways throughout the day and new exciting exhibits to explore. CMoR Short Pump moved from West Broad Village; the location has been closed since mid-May. For more information, visit http://www.c-mor.org

Visit HopeTree Foster Care to learn about foster families

July 13 2015 - Baptist General Association of Virginia, 6 p.m.,
Visit HopeTree Foster Care at 6 p.m. at the Baptist General Association of Virginia, 2828 Emerywood Pkwy., to learn about how your family can become a foster family. For details, call 201-9006 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Community

Short Pump Rotary volunteers help with rebuild, repair


On June 13, the Short Pump Rotary Club partnered with Schnabel Engineering for a day of volunteer work with Rebuilding Together Richmond. Team members (among them [from left] Chris Rufe, Melissa Abraham, Rick Naschold, and Micky Ogburn) completed a variety of repairs and home improvements ranging from painting and landscaping to cabinet installation and fence building.

“It was a privilege to be involved in this project," said club president Melissa Abraham. "The homeowner kept thanking the volunteers, but I think all of us would agree we are the ones who actually benefited. It was an opportunity to help a community member, fellowship with great people and improve our handyman skills." > Read more.

‘Proof of Heaven’ coming to Glen Allen


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.
Entertainment

A triumphant return

Pixar’s ‘Inside Out’ is a magnificent, emotional ride

Explaining the nuts and bolts of Pixar’s new, exciting, innovative Inside Out – really digging into the film’s shape-and-color explanation of the human mind – would take up the entirety of this review. And probably three or four more (if movies had instruction manuals, Inside Out’s would be the size and general poundage of a cinder block).

It’s a complicated movie. So here’s the gist, in as simply-put terms can be. > Read more.






 

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