Free classes at Reynolds Goochland Campus during Community Night

J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College will offer free classes on its Goochland Campus during Community Night on Thursday, Nov. 10 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The college will offer concurrent one-hour sessions with the first starting at 6 p.m.

Classes available during the first session include: Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Emerging Technologies: Hybrids and Electric Vehicles, Computers and the Latest Software: Windows 7 and Office 2010, Goochland Campus Tour, Pathways for Education Careers, Fall Floral Design and Winter Storage for Your Lawn & Garden Equipment. The second session of classes include: Get a Job, Ask the Car Guys, Buying Computers and Electronics, Community College – Something for Everybody, Basic Spanish in 40 Minutes, Garden Renovation and Vehicle Maintenance – Oils, Filters and Fluids.

While on campus attendees can apply to the college, register for Spring 2012 classes and enjoy guided tours of the facilities. Class sizes are limited and while pre-registration is suggested, it is not required. The Goochland Campus is located at 1851 Dickinson Rd. near the Goochland Courthouse. To view a full list of available free classes, visit
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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.

Local choral group seeks volunteers

Good Vibrations choral group is looking for all voices with some musical experience to sing with the volunteer choir. The season runs from August to November. Genre includes patriotic and inspirational. > Read more.

Weekend Top 10

It’s a great weekend to get outside! The Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society is offering two events this weekend. Accompany the group to find and document native plants present and blooming in Echo Lake Park on Saturday or take a “Sunday Stroll” at Dorey Park to observe the seasonal changes taking place. Other outdoor events this weekend include the final summer concert at West Broad Village and “Fridays on the Patio” at James River Cellars Winery in Glen Allen. If you’re going to be outside, don’t forget the insect repellent! To learn more about avoiding those pesky mosquitos, check out Henrico County’s “Fight-the-Bite TODAY” event tomorrow. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.


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