Henrico County VA

Virginia Repertory Theatre to present “The Golden Goose” July 8 through Aug. 7

July 08 2016 - The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn, Times vary, $16
Virginia Repertory Theatre will present “The Golden Goose” July 8 through Aug. 7 at The Children’s Theatre at Willow Lawn. This Brothers Grimm tale shows that nobility and kindness prevail even in the most sticky of situations. Our hero, Simpleton, triumphs over obstacle after obstacle to find the Golden Goose, and shows that even the meek among us have great things to offer. Length is one hour. Suggested for ages three and up. Tickets are $16. For details, call 282-2620 or visit http://www.va-rep.org/show_golden_goose.html

Neighborhood Block Party planned at Highland Springs HS

July 23 2016 - Music, games, prizes, free food, a bounce house, free haircuts, free medical screenings and more, 11 a.m., Free
Rebuild America and Faith Landmarks Ministries will present a Neighborhood Block Party from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. inside Hudson Gym at Highland Springs High School. There will be music, games, prizes, free food, a bounce house, free haircuts, free medical screenings, grocery giveaway, clothing giveaway and more. Rain or shine. For details, call 591-2971 or visit http://www.rebuildamerica.tv

Tuckahoe Square Dance Club to host Fun Dance Night at Pinchbeck ES

July 23 2016 - Singles, couples and families are invited, 8 p.m., $5
The Tuckahoe Square Dance Club will host its Fun Dance Night from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Pinchbeck Elementary School, 1275 Gaskins Rd. The evening will feature western square dance, line dance and other dance styles all at a beginner’s level, as well as a variety of music. Singles, couples and families are invited. Dress is casual. Light, non-alcoholic refreshments will be served. Cost is $5 per person age 10 and older. For details, call Betty at 434-242-0502 or Chris at 426-6995 or visit http://www.tuckahoesquaredanceclub.com

Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center continues with “Ssslither! Snakes”

July 27 2016 - Topics rotate throughout the summer months, 10 a.m., Free
The Summer Nature Series at Three Lakes Nature Center, 400 Sausiluta Dr., continues with “Ssslither! Snakes” 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 652-1448.

D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. to present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.”

July 30 2016 - , 8 a.m.,
D.E.O.N. Intervention Inc. will present its fifth annual 3k walk “Move with D.E.O.N.” from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Dorey Park. DEON – an acronym that stands for Drugs, Education, Obesity and Nutrition – empowers communities with positive avenues to address issues surrounding youth and young adults. For details and to register, visit http://www.deonintervention.org or call 350-6194.

Henrico County Police officials to celebrate 33rd annual National Night Out

August 02 2016 - Officials plan to visit more than 70 neighborhoods throughout the county, including event at RIR, Times vary,
Henrico County Police officials plan to visit more than 70 neighborhoods throughout the county as part of the 33rd annual National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 2. Police Chief Humberto I. Cardounel, Jr. and his staff, as well as Henrico Police officers and many county officials, will visit citizens to help strengthen police-citizen partnerships. Cardounel will start by visiting the Richmond International Raceway NNO event at 4:30 p.m. Dozens of other events throughout the county will continue until about 9:30 p.m., featuring cookouts, block parties, ice-cream socials and parades. Homeowners in neighborhoods that do not have events scheduled may show their support by putting on porch lights. To see if your Henrico County neighborhood has a National Night Out event planned, or to register your neighborhood, visit http://www.henricopolice.org or call 501-4838.

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County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.

Tuckahoe YMCA to host Refugee Community Resource Fair


The Tuckahoe Family YMCA and ReEstablish Richmond will host the third-annual Refugee Community Resource Fair Saturday, June 18, from 10 a.m. to noon at the YMCA, 9211 Patterson Avenue in Henrico. The event is designed to provide refugees in the region information about jobs, local businesses, housing, health care, education and more.

As part of its strategic plan, the YMCA of Greater Richmond works to identify, address and eliminate economic, geographic and cultural barriers. > Read more.
Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


There are some great events this weekend in Henrico that will take your mind off the incredible heat. Highland Springs residents are invited to a Neighborhood Block Party with music, games, food and giveaways. The Tuckahoe Square Dance Club will host a dance at Pinchbeck Elementary School. There are still a few spots left for a free women’s self-defense class at The Academy of Kung Fu. And the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will continue its Sunday Strolls at Dorey Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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