Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair planned at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School
May 07 2016 - Vendors, great food, talks and demonstrations, and over $3,000 in raffle prizes, 10 a.m., Free
The Nurture RVA Birth & Baby Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Maggie L. Walker Governor’s School, 1000 N. Lombardy St. Local entrepreneurs, artisans, and service providers who specialize in products and services for prospective, expecting and new families, will offer goods and services, great food, talks and demonstrations, and over $3,000 in raffle prizes. Nurture, its partners and visitors hope to raise $10,000 through this event toward establishing RVA’s first nonprofit resource center for pregnant and postpartum families. Admission is free. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/NurtureRVA
March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies event planned in Innsbrook
May 07 2016 - Registration opens at 9 a.m., 10 a.m.,
The March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies event will start at 10 a.m. in Innsbrook’s North Shore Commons at 4951 Lake Brook Dr. The 2.5-mile walk helps more moms have healthy pregnancies, supports families in the NICU, and funds research to fight premature birth and birth defects. Registration opens at 9 a.m. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/MarchForBabies2016
Armour House & Gardens to hold public opening of its Children’s Garden
May 07 2016 - Enjoy hands-on activities, live music, and other featured entertainment, 1 p.m., Free
The Armour House & Gardens, 4001 Clarendon Rd., will hold the public opening of its Children’s Garden from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The garden features multiple activity areas including a beautiful butterfly garden designed and maintained by the Henrico Master Gardener Program. Enjoy hands-on activities, live music, and other featured entertainment. Concessions will be available for purchase. Admission is free. For details, call 652-1434 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec
Mothers Against Drunk Driving will present its annual Walk Like MADD 5k Dash/Walk on Apr. 16 at Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road. Check-in starts at 8 a.m. with the walk beginning at 9 a.m. Walk Like MADD honors those killed or injured in impaired driving crashes. Funds raised support victim services and educational events in Virginia. > Read more.
Henrico's Division of Recreation & Parks will host FamFest from 1 p.m. 4 p.m. Saturday, April 9 at Deep Run Park.
The family event will begin with a giant ball drop and will feature colossal obstacle courses and mega-moon bounces as well as family "minute to win it" games and friendly competitions. Watch as the nationally-renowned Air Elite Dunkers leap their way into spring in the gym or get your groove on with music from Trademark or the dance troupe Future Shock. > Read more.
A depressing week of cloudy skies is finally behind us and a fun weekend in Henrico is ahead! If the rain has you down, the 2016 Greater Richmond Holistic Expo at the Richmond Raceway Complex is the place for you. Nourish the mind, body, soul and emotions in a friendly, supportive – and dry! – environment. Music is also great for the soul – Rumble Seat Revival will perform an evening of 20s tin pan alley jazz tonight and HATTheatre will present the anti-bullying musical “Masquerade” this weekend. Another musical, “The Wiz,” is playing at the Henrico Theatre this weekend as well. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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CalendarHenrico author Emily Kimball will discuss and sign copies of her book “A Cotton Rat for Breakfast: Adventures in Midlife and Beyond” from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Book… Full text