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Gourd-geous sounds in the garden

The Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band performs during Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden’s ‘Goblins and Gourds’ harvest celebration in the Children’s Garden Oct. 23.

Barry Bless of the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band.

Kyra Biernot, age 4.

Twins Sarah and Abby Shabty, age 19 months.

(Left) Garret Rowe, age 4, protects villagers from a menacing dragon.

Barry Bless of the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

"Miss Dawn" (the garden keeper at Lewis Ginter) and the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Band lead a parade of youngsters and parents through the Children's Garden at Lewis Ginter.

Madison Truban, age 5.

Mia Lee-Bishop, age 5.

Sabrina S., age 1 1/2, plays in the Pumpkin Patch.

Mackenzie Gray, age 3 1/2, sweeps things up in the Children's Garden.

Sevi Carrilo, age 4, keeps the streets of the Children's Garden free of crime.

Dabney Morriss of Ice Cream Connection.



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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.

County plans Fourth of July event


Henrico County Recreation and Parks will present “Red, White, and Lights” at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park July 4.

Henrico County has hosted a Fourth of July celebration annually since 1981, but this year’s event will offer a later start time and expanded hours and be highlighted by new entertainment.

The free event will begin at 4:30 p.m. and will feature the Richmond Symphony, a laser-light show, patriotic performances, and family activities. > Read more.
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Weekend Top 10


There are some great events this weekend in Henrico that will take your mind off the incredible heat. Highland Springs residents are invited to a Neighborhood Block Party with music, games, food and giveaways. The Tuckahoe Square Dance Club will host a dance at Pinchbeck Elementary School. There are still a few spots left for a free women’s self-defense class at The Academy of Kung Fu. And the Pocahontas Chapter of the Virginia Native Plant Society will continue its Sunday Strolls at Dorey Park. For all our top picks this weekend, click here! > Read more.






 

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