Young Life Richmond West End 5k planned in Innsbrook
April 18 2015 - Proceeds provide financial assistance for students wishing to attend Young Life camp, 8 a.m.,
The Young Life Richmond West End 5k will start at 8 a.m. in Innsbrook at North Shore Commons. Young Life in Richmond’s West End has over 30 volunteer leaders building relationships with students in six high schools in the county: Deep Run, Godwin, Freeman, Glen Allen, Hermitage and Tucker. All race entry fees and additional donations will be used for providing financial assistance to students wishing to attend Young Life camp this summer. For details, visit http://tinyurl.com/nyh5xxw
‘The Bible Boys’ to host forum at River Road Presbyterian Church
April 22 2015 - 'What Does Our Faith Say about Hatred and Cultural Differences?', 7 p.m., Free
Join three renowned theologians, aka: The Bible Boys, for a forum on “What Does Our Faith Say about Hatred and Cultural Differences?” at 7 p.m. at River Road Presbyterian Church, 8960 River Rd. This informal program is free and open to the public. Reception to follow. For details, call 740-7083 or visit http://www.rrpcusa.org
The Shepherd’s Center’s ‘Lunch and Life’ series to present Paul Levengood
April 22 2015 - St. Mary Catholic Church, 12:30 p.m.,
The Lunch and Life series of The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University will present Paul Levengood, CEO of the Virginia Historical Society, who will speak on “The Virginia Historical Society: Past, Present and Future.” His presentation will take place at 12:30 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church, 9505 Gayton Rd. It will be preceded at noon by a brown bag lunch with beverages and dessert provided by the church. Admission is free. For details, call 355-7282 or visit http://www.tscor.org
Man Church meets every Friday morning at Joey’s Hot Dogs in Innsbrook
April 24 2015 - A White Hot Ministries program, 7:15 a.m., Free
Man Church, a White Hot Ministries program, meets every Friday morning from 7:15 a.m. to 8 a.m. at Joey’s Hot Dogs in The Shoppes at Innsbrook. Man Church helps men be leaders of a Christian household, as well as provides an opportunity for men to worship with other men as they work toward strengthening their relationships with God. For details, call 912-6263 or visit http://www.godstrongmen.org/programs/man-church
Richmonders Jim Morgan and Dan Stackhouse were married at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Lakeside Mar. 7 month after winning the Say I Do! With OutRVA wedding contest in February. The contest was open to LGBT couples in recognition of Virginia’s marriage equality law, which took effect last fall. The wedding included a package valued at $25,000.
Morgan and Stackhouse, who became engaged last fall on the day marriage equality became the law in Virginia, have been together for 16 years. They were selected from among 40 couples who registered for the contest. The winners were announced at the Say I Do! Dessert Soiree at the Renaissance in Richmond in February. > Read more.
The Fourth Annual Healy Gala will be held Saturday, Apr. 11, at The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The event was created to honor Michael Healy, a local businessman and community leader who died suddenly in June 2011, and to endow the Mike Healy Scholarship (through the Glen Allen Ruritan Club), which benefits students of Glen Allen High School.
Healy served as the chairman of Glen Allen Day for several years and helped raise thousands of dollars for local charities and organizations. > Read more.
The Richmond Battlefield Ruritan Club is holding a Brunswick stew sale, with orders accepted through March 13 and pick-up available March 14. The cost is $8 per quart.
Pick-up will be at noon, March 14, at the Richmond Heights Civic Center, 7440 Wilton Road in Varina.
To place an order, call Mike at (804) 795- 7327 or Jim at (804) 795-9116. > Read more.
There are several fun events this weekend taking place outside including the third annual Virginia Firefighter Games at Short Pump Town Center; Twin Hickory Park’s “April Showers: A Celebration of Spring” event; the Young Life Richmond West 5k in Innsbrook; and the Gold Festival on Broad which benefits Prevent Child Abuse Virginia. Fingers crossed for no rain! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
The University of Richmond will host its annual Global Family Concert this weekend – a free, family friendly concert featuring Japanese, Indonesian, West African, Indian, and Brazilian music and dance performances. Country music fans can head to The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen for “An Evening of Country” featuring The Honky Tonk Experience. Enjoy the spring weather at Meadow Farm for “Sheep to Shawl” or join the Henrico Hiking Club at James River Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.
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