Deep Run, Godwin earn recognition at robotics competition

Two teams of Henrico County students excelled at the FIRST Robotics competition, held earlier this month at VCU's Siegel Center.

Deep Run High School's Team Blue Cheese (pictured above) won the Chairman's Award – the most prestigious award presented at the event – while Godwin High School's Team Talon 540 advanced to the final competition of the event.

Sixty-four teams from four states, Washington, D.C. and Ontario participated in the event, competing in a game called Logo Motion, in which remote-controlled robots they built placed inflatable game pieces on wall racks.

Reynolds CC to host sculptor Paul DiPasquale

Reynolds Community College will host Richmond sculptor Paul DiPasquale Sept. 28 as he shares his presentation “Art Talk, Why Art Matters” from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Conference Center Gallery of the Workforce Development and Conference Center on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public. > Read more.

Free children’s clothing for those in need

The Children's Clothing Closet at Highland Springs United Methodist Church will be open Saturday, Aug. 27 and Tuesday, Aug. 30 to provide free new or nearly new children's clothing for families in need, prior to the start of the school year. The Clothing Closet will be open from 10 a.m. to noon both days. The church is located at 22 North Holly Avenue. > Read more.

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The Henrico County Community Author Showcase, a program that connects writers and readers in the community, will begin at 7 p.m. and continue on the second Monday and every Thursday of the month at various libraries. Sabin Duncan will share “Assuming Hurts” at Fairfield Library. For details, visit Full text

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