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10th annual Filipino Festival to be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church

August 07 2015 - Live entertainment, food, children's area, 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy and more, Hours vary, Free
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. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. Admission is free. Proceeds from sales will benefit various ministries of the OLL church and school, in addition to the 5K Race ‘N Roll for Muscular Dystrophy. For details, visit http://www.filipinofestival.org

Highland Springs UMC to host Back to School Prayer Sessions every Tuesday

August 11 2015 - The non-denominational prayer is for students, parents, teachers and neighbors, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., Free
Highland Springs United Methodist Church, 22 N. Holly Ave., will host Back to School Prayer Sessions every Tuesday through Sept. 1 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. or 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The non-denominational prayer is for students, parents, teachers and neighbors. Pray together or individually. Prayer partners will be available.

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).

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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.
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The Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Henrico Police are both presenting community events tomorrow, Aug. 1. The Feria Community Resource Fair at Richmond International Raceway brings together community service providers, embassies/consulates from Latin American countries, government agencies, nonprofit organizations and corporations that impact the Latino community. The Division of Police’s Community Day will feature demonstrations and displays from police, fire, animal protection and sheriff’s office, as well as family activities, food, entertainment and more. Other events this weekend include wine, chess and theatre! For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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