Vision Airlines announces $29 fares to Grand Bahama Island
Vision Airlines announced today that it is offering $29 fares each-way (plus taxes & fees) to Grand Bahama Island from Richmond. The discounted fares are limited, not available on all flights and can only be booked through the company's website, http://www.visionairlines.com or by calling 1-877-FLY-A-JET (1-877-359-2538). The discount expires Nov. 2; travel must be completed by 11:59 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2011.
Flights from Richmond start Nov. 4. Flights will depart RIC on Mondays and Fridays at 1:35 p.m. and arrive at Grand Bahama Island International Airport at 3:45 p.m. Return flights will depart Grand Bahama Island Mondays and Fridays at 10:25 a.m. and arrive at RIC at 12:35 p.m.
The 10th Annual Filipino Festival will be held Aug. 7-8 at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 8200 Woodman Rd., beginning with opening ceremonies at 5 p.m. Friday and continuing with live entertainment, food and exhibits until 10 p.m. On Saturday the festival will take place from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. with a full schedule of performances featuring traditional Filipino dance, music and song.
Filipino cuisine, including BBQ, pansit, lumpia, adobo, halo-halo, lechon, empanada and leche flan, will be available for purchase. The festival will also feature a children's area, church tours, exhibits, and health screenings. > Read more.
The Children’s Museum of Richmond last week opened its new Short Pump location at Short Pump Town Center, to the delight of children who attended a sneak preview of the location July 10. The new facility, located under the forthcoming LL Bean store (formerly the food court) is 8,500 square feet in size – much larger than CMoR’s former Short Pump location at West Broad Village, which opened in 2010. The new space includes The CarMax Foundation Service Station, the Silver Diner, a grocery store, a performance stage and an art studio, as well as a giant Light Bright Wall. > Read more.
Spinoff is predictably silly, devoid of plot
In Minions, those jibberjabbering little corncob things from Despicable Me have finally earned their own feature film. Specifically, three of them: Kevin (tall), Stuart (plays the ukulele) and Bob (loves his teddy bear), all voiced by co-director Pierre Coffin.
After tracing the evolution of Minionkind – we don’t know what they are, but we know they’re hardwired to serve the baddest villain around – our three Minion heroes set off upon a quest to save their species and find the newest, nastiest villain overlord. > Read more.
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CalendarThe Short Pump Ruritan Club is seeking crafters for its 25th annual Short Pump Ruritan Craft Show on October 17 at Short Pump Middle School, 4701 Pouncey Tract Rd. For… Full text