HCPS-TV to stream graduations live from district website

HCPS-TV will live stream all Henrico County Public Schools’ graduations taking place at the VCU Siegel Center. Residents will be able to access the stream via the HCPS home page at http://www.henrico.k12.va.us. Graduations will also be re-broadcasted on HCPS-TV (Comcast channel 99 and FIOS channel 38) the week of June 25.

The graduation schedule is:

Tuesday, June 12 – Varina HS at 11 a.m., Highland Springs HS at 3 p.m. and Freeman HS at 7 p.m.

Wednesday, June 13 – Deep Run HS at 11 a.m., Hermitage HS at 3 p.m. and Tucker HS at 7 p.m.

Thursday, June 14 – Henrico HS at 11 a.m. and Godwin HS at 3 p.m.

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.

Theme for this year’s Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter announced

The theme for the annual Dominion GardenFest of Lights at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden in Lakeside has been announced.

This year's event, which opens Nov. 25 and will continue through Jan. 9, will explore "Living Color" and show how the world's kaleidoscope of colors speaks to people, impacts nature and influences culture, according to Garden officials. The event features more than a half million lights, botanical decorations, trains, holiday dinners, family activities and more. > Read more.


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