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March 2017
Free

Adventure Series: Journey on the James

March 31 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Henrico Western Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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Paddle boarding on the James River

Take a seat as you experience a stand-up adventure travelling from Lynchburg to Richmond on a road of water… the James River. Standup paddle boarder, Ben Moore will guide you through his adventure racing across the James as well as a few other exciting adventures including snorkeling and waterfalls in both Norway and Costa Rica. The program, for ages 12+, will be held in the Henrico County Administrative Board Room, 4301 East Parham Road.  Seating is on a first-come, first-served…

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April 2017
$5.00

April Fool’s Day Funnies

April 1 at 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Belmont Recreation Center, 1600 Hilliard Road
Henrico, VA 23228 United States
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West End Comedy

Join us for a family-friendly comedy show. West End Comedy is a troupe of experienced and talented performers specializing in improvisational comedy. WEC is primarily short form improvisation, a Whose Line Is It Anyway style, which means there are no scripts, and audience suggestions are used to create scenes. Opening act is a kid-friendly magic show with Magic by Bob. Tickets are $5. Ticket information: http://bit.ly/2nNTuNb  Information: hil078@henrico.us  

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Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

April 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 April 1: So Long Old-Man Winter! Cleaning, Shearing, and Planting May 6: Spring Cleaning June 3: Cures & Complaints - 19th Century Medicine July 1: Children's Toys & Games August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

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Free

Henrico Concert Band in Concert

April 3 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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Henrico Concert band

Enjoy a concert chock-full of fun presented by the Henrico Concert Band. Information and reservations: 652-1460 or 501-5859.

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Short Pump W.O.W. Kickstart Your Weekend On Wednesday

April 5 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Short Pump Park, 3329 Pump Road
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Food Truck Short Pump WOW

Kickstart your weekend on Wednesday! During the month of April, join us each Wednesday from 5-7 pm for food, fun and friends. Listen to great music and entertainment and check out some local food trucks for dinner. The kids can explore our new playground while your four-legged friends can run in our dog park! Concessions are available for purchase. Information: eng061@henrico.us April 5: Out on a Limb April 12: Tom Devil and the Wizard April 19: Stonebrook April 26: Jonathan…

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Free

Henrico Community Band in Concert

April 6 at 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Henrico Community Band

Come and celebrate the 25th anniversary of Henrico’s own community band! Under the direction of Archer Johnson, this concert will feature a variety of music and fun for the entire family. Reservations can be made beginning Mar 6 by calling 501-5859.

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Free

Sheep to Shawl

April 8 at 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Meadow Farm Museum at Crump Park, 3400 Mountain Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
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Sheep to Shawl

Spring is here and it is time to shear the sheep. Join us as Clothos Handspinners demonstrate, teach and offer you a chance to try your hand at processing wool. Card, spin, weave and dye. Compare the sheep shorn with electric shears to those sheared by hand. Buy a fleece right off the sheep. Watch the dogs manuver the sheep. Enjoy music under the shade of the trees. Food and textile vendors will also be available. Information: eik@henrico.us

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Short Pump W.O.W. Kickstart Your Weekend On Wednesday

April 12 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Short Pump Park, 3329 Pump Road
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Food Truck Short Pump WOW

Kickstart your weekend on Wednesday! During the month of April, join us each Wednesday from 5-7 pm for food, fun and friends. Listen to great music and entertainment and check out some local food trucks for dinner. The kids can explore our new playground while your four-legged friends can run in our dog park! Concessions are available for purchase. Information: eng061@henrico.us April 5: Out on a Limb April 12: Tom Devil and the Wizard April 19: Stonebrook April 26: Jonathan…

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Short Pump W.O.W. Kickstart Your Weekend On Wednesday

April 19 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Short Pump Park, 3329 Pump Road
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Food Truck Short Pump WOW

Kickstart your weekend on Wednesday! During the month of April, join us each Wednesday from 5-7 pm for food, fun and friends. Listen to great music and entertainment and check out some local food trucks for dinner. The kids can explore our new playground while your four-legged friends can run in our dog park! Concessions are available for purchase. Information: eng061@henrico.us April 5: Out on a Limb April 12: Tom Devil and the Wizard April 19: Stonebrook April 26: Jonathan…

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$5.00

The Latin Jazz Messengers

April 21 at 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico, VA 23075
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Latin Jazz Messengers

The Latin Jazz Messengers are one of Central Virginia’s busiest bands specializing in an eclectic blend of Cuban, Brazilian, and American jazz. Led by renowned trumpeter, Dr. Michael Davison, the six members of the Latin Jazz Messengers thrill audiences with their high-energy arrangements of Latin jazz classics and popular tunes. Purchase tickets at henricolive.com.  Information: zan01@henrico.us

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Short Pump W.O.W. Kickstart Your Weekend On Wednesday

April 26 at 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Short Pump Park, 3329 Pump Road
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Food Truck Short Pump WOW

Kickstart your weekend on Wednesday! During the month of April, join us each Wednesday from 5-7 pm for food, fun and friends. Listen to great music and entertainment and check out some local food trucks for dinner. The kids can explore our new playground while your four-legged friends can run in our dog park! Concessions are available for purchase. Information: eng061@henrico.us April 5: Out on a Limb April 12: Tom Devil and the Wizard April 19: Stonebrook April 26: Jonathan…

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Free

World Tai Chi & Giqong Day

April 29 at 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Eastern Henrico Recreation Center, 1440 N. Laburnum Avenue
Henrico, VA 23223 United States
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World Tai Chi Day

Come out and be part of this international event! On the last Saturday in April, World Tai Chi and Qigone Day will be celebrated in every time zone in the world! Starting at 10:00 am in the first time zone and moving in a wave around the world, groups will gather to practice Tai Chi and Qigone. All are welcome! 9:30 am: Warm up and learn basic Sun Style technique. 10:00 am: World Tai Chi Celebration, group participation. 10:30 am-12…

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The “Day 2” Modified Car

April 30 at 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Deep Run Recreation Center, 9910 Ridgefield Parkway
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Day 2 Modified Car

What is a "Day 2" Modified Car? Americans have a love affair with their cars - so much so that they become an extension of our personality! This "back in the day" 1960's trend embraces the philosophy that to improve performance and get the look of the vehicle just right - purchase the perfect car and on "Day 2", or the second day of ownership - add near-instant modifications and upgrades such as Crager mag wheels, white letter tires, side…

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May 2017
Free

Saturday Live at Meadow Farm

May 6 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 May 6: Spring Cleaning June 3: Cures & Complaints - 19th Century Medicine July 1: Children's Toys & Games August 5: Clothing & Adornment of the Slaves

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Free

0 to 60 mph! The American Muscle Car

May 21 at 2:00 am - 3:30 pm
Deep Run Recreation Center, 9910 Ridgefield Parkway
Henrico, VA 23233 United States
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Muscle Car

There's something about the classic American muscle car that just can't be beat - once you fire up that engine, you know why! Muscle cars were exciting, big, loud and ultra-powerful rubber burning machines. The 1960's and 70's saw American automakers become progressively more competitive in brute power and aggressive styling as they worked to surpass each other's muscle car offerings. Join the Richmond Region AACA for a presentation and opportunity to meet owners and see examples of their amazing…

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Free

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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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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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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August 2017
Free

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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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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