Recreation & Parks
Fall 2014 Program Guides
View the new Fall 2014 Program Guide here! With a new name, new look and lots of new programs it is sure to make the coming months fun for the entire family! Program guides will be available at any of our Recreation Centers, Henrico County Public Libraries, or area Kroger, Martin’s, & Wawa stores the week of August 4.
Mark you calendars! Registration for Fall 2014 programs will begin August 16. See the Class Registration page for details.
For August programs, view the Summer AYL guide.
- Available 24/7 for ALL programs
- Improved communication through email and text
- Family accounts
- Search by category, age, or location
- Major credit cards accepted (small convenience fee)
Go to connect.henricorecandparks.com now to view our programs and register.
Henrico welcomes Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series
Henrico County will welcome about 350 youth baseball players, coaches and family members for the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-Year-Old World Series on Aug. 14-22 at Glen Allen Stadium at RF&P Park. The Glen Allen Youth Athletic Association (GAYAA) will serve as tournament host and will field a team to compete with teams from Northern Virginia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Wisconsin, Missouri, Texas, Arizona and Montana. All teams will check in Thursday, Aug. 14 and will gather for a banquet and opening ceremony Friday, Aug. 15. Play will begin Saturday, Aug. 16 and continue through Friday, Aug. 22. All games are open to the public. A live video stream of the action will be available by following links at VisitHenrico.com. The Glen Allen team will play its first game of the 2014 World Series at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16 against Nederland, Texas. A full schedule is at GlenAllenSports.com.
Family Game Night
Fri, Aug 22, 6-8pm,Walkerton Tavern. Free.
All ages. Enjoy an evening playing indoor and outdoor games with the family. Information: 261-6898.
Henrico Concert Band in the Park
Mon, Aug 25, 7pm. Dorey Park. Free.
All ages. The Henrico Concert Band will perform in a series of three outdoor concerts. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park by the lake listening to your favorite band music! In case of inclement weather, the concerts may be cancelled. There will be no rain dates. Information: 501-5859.
Henrico Community Band in the Park
Thur, Aug 28, 7pm. Deep Run Park. Free.
All ages. The Henrico Community Band will perform in a series of three outdoor concerts. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park at the Nature Pavilion listening to your favorite band music! In case of inclement weather, the concerts may be cancelled. There will be no rain dates. Information: 501-5859.
The Story of Tom and Pharoah
Sat, Aug 30, 1-3:30pm. Meadow Farm Museum. Free.
All ages. On August 30, 1800, slaves Tom and Pharaoh informed Meadow Farm’s Mosby Sheppard of a planned slave insurrection and secured their role in Meadow Farm and Virginia history. Learn these stories and more from living historians. Information: 501-2130.
A Grand Family Affair
Sun, Sep 7, 1-3pm, Deep Run Park. Free.
Grandparents, grandkids, and families – come share an afternoon together! This free intergenerational event is designed for families to celebrate Grandparents’ Day. There will be lawn games, pickleball, Wii, crafts, table games and more. Information: 501-5096.
September is full of free programs for the entire family! For your convenience, we have listed the majority of those programs here. Please check out the new Fall 2014 Program Guide for more programs and opportunities!
150th Anniversary of the Battle of New Market Heights and the Campaign Before Richmond
Sept 27-28, Henrico County, Virginia
Relive the Battles! Watch as Confederate and Union soldiers reenact the last battles for control of Richmond, the Capital of the Confederacy. Walk upon the same fields where our ancestors made history 150 years before and experience:
• Fierce combat recreated by dedicated reenactors
• Presentations from Civil War historians
• Live concerts featuring period music
• A fine selection of popular foods and goods from the era
• Children’s activities featuring educational games and crafts
For more information click here.
A great site for visitors and residents, VisitHenrico.com covers all things Henrico – events, restaurants, shopping, and more!
Inclement Weather Hotline: 501-5132
In the event of inclement weather, please call the hotline for the latest updates on field closings or program and event cancellations.