Recreation & Parks
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.
Join us for Henrico Theatre’s Inaugural Season of Henrico Live – a performance series of
five shows spanning from September to May. View the Henrico Live brochure here.
Get Your Season Tickets Now! Enjoy all five shows for only $25.
Purchase tickets online at www.henricolive.com through Sept 17.
(Individual tickets are $10 and can be purchased in person)
Performances include The Hunts, Jaimee Paul: At Last, Honky Tonk Experience, Scuffletown, and A Hoofers Journey by Tap Team Two.
Helping Hands Volunteer Program
In search of volunteer hours to fill club requirements? Recreation and Parks can help you and your group meet those requirements. Gain hours for your club helping to keep our parks beautiful, helping out at special events, or providing support in one of our recreation programs. With so much going on, the opportunities are endless! Call for more information: 795-2334.
Glen Allen Day
Sat, Sep 20, 9:30am-3pm at Meadow Farm Museum/Crump Park
The Glen Allen Ruritan Club in association with Henrico Recreation and Parks will host Glen Allen Day, one of Henrico County’s largest outdoor festivals! The festivities kick off with a parade at 9:30am on Mountain Road. Activities in the park include balloon animals by Miss Sheri the Clown, a petting zoo, airbrush designs, Henrico County Public Library Mobile Library Service, arts, crafts and business fair, and local musicians on two stages. Concessions will be available for purchase. For details, including a participant application, please visit www.glenallenday.org or call the Glen Allen Ruritan hotline at 257-9605.
Picnic in the Park
Thur, Sep 25, 5:30-8:30pm at Deep Run Park
Take the night off from making dinner and join us at Deep Run Park for a night of food and music! Purchase delicious foods from local vendors and stay for the musical entertainment, games and camaraderie all nestled in a beautiful park setting. Information: 270-2161.
Celebrate Thomas the Train Day!
Sun, Oct 5, 2-4pm, Free, Confederate Hills Recreation Center
Ages 2-6 with an adult. Chugga-chugga, choo-choo! All aboard! Head over to Confederate Hills to celebrate trains! Don’t miss the finger puppets craft station, riding the Fun Time train, train races on the lawn, Play-Doh train designs, and cookie decorating (while supplies last). Bring your friends and come out for train loads of fun! Information: 737-2859.
150th Anniversary of the
Battle of New Market Heights and the Campaign Before Richmond
Sept 27-28, 8750 Willis Church Road, 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.
September is full of free programs for the entire family! For your convenience, we have listed the majority of those programs in our September Sampler. Please check out the new Fall 2014 Program Guide for more programs and opportunities!
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.