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Dominion restoration schedule for Aug. 31

Dominion Power crews will be working to restore power in the following Henrico locations today:

Eastern Henrico – Charles City Road; Dan Street; Jennings at Nine Mile Road; Osborne Turnpike at Battery Hill Road and south of Battery Hill Road; Thalen Street; Harvie Road at Byron Street; Harvie Road at Howard Road; Route 5 south of Buffin Road; Osborne Turnpike; Strath Road;

Glen Allen – Virginia Center Commons at Virginia Village Drive;

Northern Henrico – Boxwood at Woodman Road; Club Road; Danley Lane; Hilliard Road; Hood Drive; Hungary Spring Road; Kent Street; Lakeside Avenue; Laurel Fork Drive; Maplewood Avenue; Moody Middle School; Shadyhurst Drive; Stoneleigh north of Dumbarton;

Highland Springs – Cedar at East Nine Mile Road; Holly Avenue; South Holly Avenue; Washington Street east of Mullins; Hillcrest Avenue;

Sandston – Challis Lane; East Union Street; Elko Road at Old Williamsburg Road;
Huntsman Place; Meadow Road; Old Williamsburg Road; Old Williamsburg Road west of Boar Swamp; Portugee Road; White Oak Place; Wilson Avenue north of Sedgewick Street

Western Henrico – Camden Drive; Coleburn at Three Chopt; Dancer Road; Debryshire Road; Dover Road; Fon Du Lac Road; Forest Avenue; Gayton Road; Gayton Road east of Andover; Landis at Three Chopt Road; Lorraine Station Road; Marroit Road; Mooreland Road; Parham Road; Parham Road north of Spalding Drive; Patterson Avenue west of Gayton; Pepper north of Patterson; Randolph Square Lane; Ridge Road; River Road; River Road east of Lower Tuckahoe; River Road west of Nomas; Rolando Drive; Santa Clara Drive; Santa Clara Drive north of Sierra; Shelley Road; Skipwith Road south of Hungary Spring Road; Skipwith Road south of Vanta; Summit Drive; Tapoan west of Three Chopt Road; Tarrytown Drive; Twinridge Lane; University Boulevard; Wistar Road; Yolanda Road



Community

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden raises admission $1

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s admission has increased by $1 across all categories. Admission is now $12 for adults; $11 for seniors ages 55 and older; and $8 for children ages 3–12. Admission remains free for children ages 3 and younger and for members.

The last price increase was in 2011, before the Garden consistently hosted Butterflies LIVE! (which is included with admission). > Read more.

Garden tails

The threat of bad weather didn’t keep visitors away from Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden July 10 for the facility’s weekly Flowers After 5 event (which pairs music and food with a chance to stroll the garden) and its monthly Fidos After 5 (which allows dog owners to bring their pets with them to enjoy the evening). > Read more.

Western Henrico Rotary helps fund Midwives For Haiti Jeep


Thanks in part to a $10,000 gift from the Western Henrico Rotary Club, another bright pink Jeep modified to travel extremely rough terrain has been delivered to Midwives For Haiti so that more pregnant women in the quake-ravaged country will have access to prenatal care and a greater chance of surviving childbirth.

The funds were raised at the annual casino night held in February, club president Adam Cherry said. The Rotary Club also helped purchase the Virginia-based charity’s first pink jeep three years ago. > Read more.

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Entertainment

Weekend Top 10


Take in a show at several locations this weekend! West End Comedy will provide laughs at HATTheatre; the production of “Pump Boys and Dinettes” will close Sunday; and the youth theatre company CharacterWorks will present “Footloose” at The Steward School. Another show perfect for the kids – “Despicable Me 2” is playing at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center tonight. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

Is there an Echo in here?

‘Earth to Echo’ aims to become this generation’s ‘ET’
It’s no secret that all found-footage genre movies are the same. Grab a couple of characters, give one of them a camera, and expose them to something supernatural that’s content to lurk just off-screen until the last five minutes. Everything else will just fall into place.

But that formula isn’t particularly family friendly, if only because that thing waiting a few feet to the left of the cast is usually plotting their violent doom.

That’s what sets Earth to Echo apart from the pack. It, too, follows a group of characters armed with a camera and a tendency to encounter unknown life forms. But all those familiar parts have been rearranged just enough to make it suitable for a much younger audience. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10


An eclectic array of events are taking place this weekend throughout the county. In the West End, we have the Richmond Wedding Expo, the Under the Stars Family Film Series and Henrico Theatre Company’s production of “Pump Boys and Dinettes.” In the eastern part of the county, we have a blood drive at the Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, Gallmeyer Farm’s annual Sweet Corn Festival and an origami workshop at Fairfield Library. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.

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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., will present Flowers After 5 on Thursday evenings through August. Stroll through the gardens and enjoy wine, music and dining al fresco. There… Full text

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