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May 2017
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Sandston Memorial Day Parade

May 29 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sandston, 11 JB Finley Street
Henrico, VA 23250 United States
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Sandston Parade

Noon: Veterans Recognition Ceremony at the Seven Pines National Cemetery Speaker: Doug Middleton, Deputy County Manager 1pm: Parade starts at Seven Pines Elementary School on Beulah Road and proceeds down Williamsburg Road through Sandston to Confederate Avenue. 2pm: Post parade festivities include live music, children’s activities, & exhibitor booths 9th Annual American Legion Post 242 & Battlefield Post 144 Sandston Memorial Day Parade "HONORING OUR NAVY VETERANS" Information: gru16@henrico.us

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June 2017

42nd Annual Henrico Two Ball Golf Tournament

June 2 - June 4
Belmont Golf Course, 1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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• June 2 at Belmont, June 3 at The Crossings, & June 4 at Belmont • 8-8:30 a.m. shotgun start • Entry Fee: $320 per team includes green fees and cart fees for all three days • Format: 2-person best ball flighted after completion of second round • Deadline for Entries: Friday, May 26. Field limited to first 56 teams • Entry payment must be made in full to be accepted. Please only submit one check per team • Make…

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Celebrate Varina

June 3 at 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Dorey Park, 2999 Darbytown Road
Henrico, VA 23231 United States
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Varina Day Event

Celebrate Varina in one of the county's largest parks by enjoying an afternoon of family activities including live music, games, vendor fair and much more!  Concessions will be available for purchase. If you would like to be an exhibitor in the vendor fair, please call Phyllis at (804) 795-2212 or email at varinaruritan@gmail.com. Information: gru16@henrico.us

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$5.00

Picnic at the Parks

June 3 at 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Deep Run Park, Meadow Farm Museum, Three Lakes Park Maximize your summer with a picnic at the park! Select your food choices in advance and we will do the rest. When you arrive just walk in, pick up your picnic, and enjoy your day at the park. Each picnic comes with a take-home surprise. As an added bonus, this is a state-wide, free fishing weekend so bring your fishing equipment and cast a line out! Each meal comes with an…

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Saturday Live at Meadow Farm Museum

June 3 at 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Program meets on the first Saturday of the month. Free. Information: eik@henrico.us June 3: Cures & Complaints - 19th Century Medicine July 1: Children's Toys & Games August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

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On the Air Radio Players present “You Heard It Here First”

June 13 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until June 14, 2017

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Come and join the On the Air Radio Players for “You Heard It Here First,” an old-time radio show taped before a live audience. Be a part of this hour-long taping featuring live music, sound effects and the winning scripts from our seventh annual radio scriptwriting competition. No reservations required. Information: per22@henrico.us

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On the Air Radio Players present “You Heard It Here First”

June 14 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every day that begins at 7:30pm, repeating until June 14, 2017

Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Come and join the On the Air Radio Players for “You Heard It Here First,” an old-time radio show taped before a live audience. Be a part of this hour-long taping featuring live music, sound effects and the winning scripts from our seventh annual radio scriptwriting competition. No reservations required. Information: per22@henrico.us

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$5

Richmond’s Gamelan Raga Kusuma & Rumput

June 16 at 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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Come join us for a night of Indonesian music and dance. The evening will feature Balinese dancers from the Indonesian Embassy and Richmond’s own Gamelan Raga Kusuma and Rumput. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at henricolive.com. Information: 652-1460.

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Henrico Concert Band Patriotic Concert

June 26 at 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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Celebrate all that is great about America with the Henrico Concert Band! Free, call for reservations. Information: 652-1460 or 501-5859.

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Chris Campbell: Be a Kid

June 28 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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Chris Campbell

Come out and enjoy the children’s music of Chris Campbell as he engages the children while also getting the rest of the family’s feet tapping! Information: 652-1460.

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July 2017
Free

Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

July 1 at 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Program meets on the first Saturday of the month. Free. Information: eik@henrico.us July 1: Children's Toys & Games August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

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Red, White and Lights – Fourth of July Celebration

July 4 at 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Fourth of July lights

Join us for a spectacular evening celebrating independence and honoring America's veterans.  Wear your red, white and blue and enjoy the holiday at the park with patriotic activities for the whole family, food trucks, and performance by the Richmond Symphony with a laser light show finale.  Information: gru16@henrico.us

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Barefoot Puppets Presents: Trickster Tales

July 12 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 1:00pm, repeating indefinitely

Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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This show brings traditional stories from West Africa to life with expressive rod puppets, original music, and lots of puns. It’s a high-energy show with lots of laughs! Information: 652-1460.

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Purposeful Seniors

July 14 at 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Deep Run Recreation Center, 9910 Ridgefield Parkway
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Ages 50+. Come gather with friends to create memories while doing good for others. This group will work throughout the year with the Red Cross, Children's Hospital, and local Christmas Mothers to fill specific needs of organizations. Information: god001@henrico.us

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Under the Stars Outdoor Movie

July 29 at 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Walkerton Tavern, 2892 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Bring  your blanket or chair and come out to one of Henrico's historical gems for an evening viewing of this year's favorite family film, Sing.  Pre-movie festivities include tours of the tavern, outdoor games, live lip-sync battle and free ice cream! Information: gru16@henrico.us

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August 2017
Free

Henrico Teen Theatre Company: Simply Cinderella

August 2 at 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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This re-telling of the classic fairy tale is fast paced and flat out funny! Overworked Cinderella swings her broom at the Fairy Godmother, thinking she’s a giant moth. Meanwhile, the Queen wants the Prince to choose a suitable bride, but he would rather play video games than dance with a girl. This upbeat, slap-happy fairy tale will delight performers and audiences alike. Wed-Sat, Aug 2-5, 10am & 2pm.  Free, call for reservations. Information: 501-5859.

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Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

August 5 at 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Enjoy an afternoon of interactive, living history demonstrations as you explore this mid-19th century farm. Program meets on the first Saturday of the month. Free. Information: eik@henrico.us August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

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S’more Summer Fun

August 10 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Dunncroft/Castle Point Park, 4901 Francistown Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Celebrate National S'mores  Day by enjoying this sweet treat with your family, while listening  to stories and music around the campfire. Discover the history of everyone's  favorite gooey snack, play outdoor s'mores games and participate in fun activities  for the entire family. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information:  den63@henrico.us

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BUGSTOCK 3: VDubs for Me!

August 13 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Twin Hickory Park, 5011 Twin Hickory Road
Glen Allen, VA 23059 United States
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VW Bus

Let's go retro and return to the 1960's! Come enjoy a happening afternoon of tie-dye, flower power and Volkswagen Bugs and Buses!! Fun  60's music, and games, including hula hooping, will be featured as we get swarmed  by VW classics and moderns for a VW-only cruize in and show! Have fun reminiscing and  sharing 60's stories while voting for your favorite VWs! Food trucks will also be available to refresh  the palate! VW Cruise-In and Show Information: This free event…

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Art Splash!

August 19 at 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Deep Run Recreation Center, 9910 Ridgefield Parkway
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Art Splash children

Dive into creativity at this art showcase! See artists at work, and get an early peek at what Henrico Recreation and the Cultural Art Center at Glen Allen have in store for fall. Check out some original creations in our student art exhibit or purchase something to add to your collection from our local artists. Information: tru08@henrico.us

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October 2017

Bark in the Park

October 7 at 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Deep Run Park, 9900 Ridgefield Pkwy
Henrico, VA 23233
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Henrico Recreation and Parks is teaming up with the Henrico Humane Society to offer the annual Bark in the Park event. Bring your best furry friend for a day of fun-filled family activities. An expo of local vendors will be on hand providing various products and services for your pets. Enjoy dog contests, music, children’s activities and more. While admission is free for the event there is a $25 registration fee for the 2K Dog Walk ($10 for kids 6-12,…

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