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The Amazing Mr. B to perform magical fun for the whole family at Gayton Library

July 28 2015 - , 7 p.m., Free
The Amazing Mr. B will perform magical fun for the whole family at 7 p.m. at Gayton Library. For details, call 290-9600 or visit http://www.henricolibrary.org

The Diggity Dudes to perform two shows at Henrico Theatre

July 29 2015 - Reservations are required, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Free
The Diggity Dudes will perform at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Rd. The Diggity Dudes play hip music for hip kids and their equally hip parents. The show features interactive skits, audience participation and a lighthearted comedic twist. Reservations are required. Admission is free. For details, call 328-4491 or visit http://www.henrico.us/rec

Henrico Police to host ‘Community Day’ at Western Government Center

August 01 2015 - Games, activities, food, entertainment, displays, VIN etching and more, 10 a.m., Free
The Henrico County Division of Police will host Community Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henrico County Western Government Complex at 4301 E. Parham Rd. Enjoy free games and activities throughout the day, food, entertainment, the “sidewalk of services,” VIN etching by H.E.A.T., a job fair, and demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office. Learn about the Division’s latest initiative Operation Summer Heat. Community Day is also the kick off for National Night Out, taking place on the following Tuesday, Aug. 4. For details, call 501-4838 or visit http://www.henricopolice.org

Annual Highland Springs Community National Night Out planned Tuesday

August 04 2015 - Broken Bread Ministries on S. Holly Avenue, 6 p.m., Free
The annual Highland Springs Community National Night Out will take place from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Broken Bread Ministries, located at 506 S. Holly Ave. NNO is a unique crime/drug prevention event that promotes neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in the fight for a safer community. Admission is free. For details, call Pastor Geneva Alston at 328-2995.

St. John’s Catholic Church to hold its annual Summer Fest

August 15 2015 - The church is accepting applications from vendors, crafters, artisans and sellers ($25), 10 a.m., Free
St. John’s Catholic Church, 813 W. Nine Mile Rd., will hold its annual Summer Fest from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The church is accepting applications from vendors, crafters, artisans and sellers – each 10x10 outdoor space is $25. Enjoy BBQ, ribs and turkey legs, as well as music, pony rides, raffles, games, crafts and baked goods, Chinese auction and more. The community is invited. For details, call Gail Wulf, Summer Fest chair, at 236-6708 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

Community

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.
Entertainment

Minion mania

Spinoff is predictably silly, devoid of plot

In Minions, those jibberjabbering little corncob things from Despicable Me have finally earned their own feature film. Specifically, three of them: Kevin (tall), Stuart (plays the ukulele) and Bob (loves his teddy bear), all voiced by co-director Pierre Coffin.

After tracing the evolution of Minionkind – we don’t know what they are, but we know they’re hardwired to serve the baddest villain around – our three Minion heroes set off upon a quest to save their species and find the newest, nastiest villain overlord. > Read more.






 

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