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Henrico to present a “Music and Movie Night in the Park” at Dorey Park

August 31 2015 - Henrico Concert Band will perform; An outdoor showing of the movie “Up” will follow, 7 p.m., Free
Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks will present a Music and Movie Night in the Park from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Dorey Park. The Henrico Concert Band will start the evening with music from favorite movies and television shows. An outdoor showing of the movie “Up” will follow. For details, call 501-5138.

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).

Short Pump Town Center’s kid’s club “Short Pump Pals” to meet in the food court

September 08 2015 - Second Tuesday of every month, 11 a.m., Free
Short Pump Town Center’s kid’s club for ages six and under, Short Pump Pals, meets at 11 a.m. in the food court on the second Tuesday of every month. Membership is free. For details, visit http://www.shortpumpmall.com/info/sppals

Willow Lawn’s “Mommy & Me and Daddies Too” continues with Kurt Stemhagen

September 09 2015 - The program continues on the second Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m., Free
The Shops at Willow Lawn’s community event Mommy & Me and Daddies Too continues with Kurt Stemhagen 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

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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

Shear brilliance

‘Shaun the Sheep Movie’ surprises, delights

Have people in the United States even heard of Shaun the Sheep? I certainly hadn’t.

I walked into Shaun the Sheep Movie knowing precisely two things about the film: one, it’s the product of Aardman Animations, the stop-motion animation studio responsible for Wallace & Gromit and Chicken Run. And two, it’s got a cartoon sheep in it. That’s it.

But walking out, I was a total Shaun the Sheep convert – blown away by Shaun the Sheep Movie’s unassuming, good-natured, sheepy charms. (Also, it turns out Shaun the Sheep – originally a TV series – used to air on the Disney Channel. Maybe I’m just out of the loop). > Read more.






 

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