The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral to perform at RRCB
August 28 2015 - First concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist , 5 p.m., Free
The first concert of the 2015-16 E. Carl Freeman Concert Series at River Road Church, Baptist will be The Choir of Boys and Girls of Washington National Cathedral. The Washington National Cathedral Choir of Men and Boys, founded in 1909, and the Choir of Men and Girls, founded in 1997, are currently among few cathedral choirs in the United States with an affiliated school, in the English tradition. The boys singing treble are ages 9-14 and attend St. Albans School for boys; and the girl trebles, ages 12-18, attend National Cathedral School for girls. The men of the choir are professional musicians from the greater Washington/Baltimore area and sing countertenor, tenor and bass. The concert will be held Aug. 28 at 5 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Admission is free. For details, visit http://www.rrcb.org/concertseries
HopeTree Foster Care to hold orientation for those interested in becoming a foster parent
September 01 2015 - Virginia Baptist Resource Center, 6 p.m.,
For the third consecutive year, the Canterbury Recreation Association in Short Pump donated the most meals to the fourth-annual "Dunk Hunger" campaign, which raises money and food donations for FeedMore's Central Virginia Food Bank. Swim teams and community pools throughout the region combined to raise the equivalent of 77,404 meals this year, with the Canterbury group earning the Gold Medal, with 17,454 meals contributed.
CRA will earn a winners’ bash Aug. 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at its pool on Pump Road.
“Our pool has adopted Dunk Hunger into its culture with fun ways to raise food and funds," said Canterbury’s Dunk Hunger chairman Jack McSorley, a Freeman High School junior. > Read more.
The last Rock ‘n’ Roll Summer outdoor concert at West Broad Village, scheduled Saturday, Aug. 22 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. in Short Pump, will feature a salute to the upcoming UCI Road World Cycling Championships, coming to the Richmond region next month. As an all-girl band entertains the public with an AC/DC and Foreigner tribute, representatives from West Broad Village will accept donations of children’s new and lightly used bicycles for redistribution to youngsters at the Virginia Homes for Boys and Girls. > Read more.
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