Recreation & Parks
Generation Z – Halloween!
Fri, Oct 24, 6-8pm at Eastern Henrico Recreation Center. Free.
Ages 6-12. Drop your kids off for an evening of fun. Wear your costume for a spooky night of games, crafts, and activities. Participate in a costume contest, pumpkin bowling, or dance to the monster mash! Parents or legal guardians must sign a liability waiver provided on site at the time of drop off. Space is limited to the first 50 children.
Halloween Movie with Tricks and Treats
Tue, Oct 28, 7 pm at the Henrico Theatre. Admission: $1 at the door!
All ages. Come out to see the special showing of the children’s movie, ParaNorman, and be treated to zombies in the house, performing the famous thriller dance before the movie! In addition, all children will leave the theatre with a bag of Halloween goodies! Information: 328-4491.
Fri Oct 31, 10-11:30am at the Hunton Community Center. Free
Ages 3-5 with an adult. Join us for a wonderfully spooktacular adventure through our five senses! Journey through the amazing world of hearing, seeing, tasting, touching and smelling through hands-on activities. Pumpkin ice painting, Halloween GAK, and eyeball treats will help us learn in this fun (but not scary!) program your little ones are sure to love. Information: 501-5135.
Fri, Oct 31, 6-9pm at Dorey Recreation Center. Free.
Dorey will be transformed into a mad science lab to celebrate the hair-raising fun of fall with Frankenstein and Igor at this year’s Monster Mash event! Watch science come to life with performances by Mad Science of Central VA and feel your way through the creepy crafty “Sensational Laboratory.” Outside, take a trip to the pond for the newly designed “Haunted Trail” and sit around the fire to hear spooky stories and drink cider. Concessions will be available for purchase. Information: 270-2161.
USQ Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship,Sat & Sun, Nov 1 &2, Dorey Park. Free.
Quidditch Fest for Kids, Sun, Nov 2, 1-4pm at Dorey Park. Free.
Looking for a unique event for the entire family? You won’t want to miss the first ever Quidditch Fest! Stop by our broom making headquarters to build your own Nimbus 2000. Join us on the quidditch pitch to learn everything you need to know about the exciting sport, and test your skills in a variety of games including “catch the snitch.” If you’re craving more fun, set aside your broom, and enter the dragon bounce house! Food trucks and special treats will be onsite, so bring your appetite! Don’t forget to check out the US Quidditch Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship games taking place next to the festival.
On Nov 1 and 2, teams from seven states will clash at the USQ Mid-Atlantic Regional Championship. Players from Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia, as well as Washington, DC will compete for the opportunity to attend USQ’s national championship, the World Cup. A few local quidditch teams, including VCU and University of Richmond, will also be playing. The tournament and festival are both free and open to the public.
November Date Night at the Henrico Theatre
Sat, Nov 8, 6-9pm $10
Ages 18+. Leave work behind and join us at the Henrico Theatre for a romantic date night. Let us serve you an Italian feast of salad, spaghetti and meatballs, and dessert while you unwind from the week. After dinner, head downstairs for a special screening of Moonstruck at 7p.m. Registration information: 328-4491.
Fall 2014 Program Guides
View the new Fall 2014 Program Guide! 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 are available at any of our Recreation Centers, Henrico County Public Libraries, or area Kroger, Martin’s, & Wawa stores.
Registration is now open for Fall 2014 programs. See the Class Registration page for details.
- 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.
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.