Art for the Journey to hold special art opening for OMA exhibit
May 06 2016 - St. Mary's Woods Retirement Community, 3 p.m., Free
Art for the Journey will hold a special art opening on Friday, May 6 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at St. Mary's Woods Retirement Community, 1257 Marywood Ln. The event is for the Opening Minds Through Art program (OMA) exhibit that is on display May 2 through June 13. Art for the Journey is a Richmond nonprofit organization that promotes the well-being and healing of children and adults through creative expression, with a special focus on people who otherwise do not have such opportunities available. Come see how our OMA program is helping individuals in our community who have dementia to communicate through creating original pieces of visual art. For details, call Cindy Paullin at 543-4516 or visit http://www.artforthejourney.com
HATTBox Players at HATTheatre to present ‘Masquerade’ May 6-8
May 06 2016 - Musical that deals with the importance of bullying, advocating non-violent conflict resolutions, Times vary, $10 to $15
The HATTBox Players, a resident troupe of youth actors ages 8-18 at HATTheatre, will present “Masquerade” at 7:30 p.m. May 6-7 and at 2 p.m. May 8. This award winning show is a dynamic, contemporary musical that deals with the importance of bullying, advocating non-violent conflict resolutions. “Masquerade” follows two siblings as they traverse the social minefields found at their new school. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and $10 for youth and groups. HATTheatre is located at 1124 Westbriar Dr. For details, call 343-6364 or visit http://www.hattheatre.org
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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CalendarThe Innsbrook Wellness Forum will present “Skin Cancer Prevention & Care” on Thursday, May 12 from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. at Markel, 4501 Highwoods Pkwy., Carpenter Room B. Speaker… Full text