Sandston Memorial Day Parade
Mon, May 25, 1:30pm,  Williamsburg Road

The American Legion Posts 242 and 144 are hosting the 7th Annual Sandston Memorial Day Parade on Williamsburg Road. This year’s parade theme is Honoring Korean War Veterans. Prior to the parade, a memorial service will be held at Seven Pines National Cemetery at noon. These events are to acknowledge and honor our veterans, especially those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. Information: or

Celebrate Varina
Sat, Jun 6, 4-10pm, Dorey Park
Celebrate Varina by the lake at Dorey Park! Enjoy an evening of family activities including live music, games, and more. Visit some of the community’s finest organizations and enjoy dinner from local food trucks. Complete the day with an outdoor showing of the movie Little Big League. Information:

Hidden Creek Community Day
Sat, Jun 13, noon-4pm, Hidden Creek Park & Community Center
Celebrate the spirit, heritage, and legacy of the Hidden Creek Community. Enhance your day, or just come to play! Music, games, crafts, historical and special presentations. Information:

Picnic and Music in the Park!
Thur, Jun 25, 5:30-8pm,  Deep Run Park
Take the night off from making dinner and join us at Deep Run Park for an evening of good food and good music! Bring a blanket or lawn chair and spend a casual evening in the park. Enjoy delicious food from local food truck vendors and stay for a concert at the Nature Pavilion by Henrico Community Band! Information:

Star Spangled Fourth of July Celebration
Sat, Jul 4, 1-5pm,  Meadow Farm/Crump Park
Stars are shining and stripes are flying during our annual Fourth of July Celebration! Deck yourself out in red, white and blue and join us for a patriotic parade of color! Wow your senses with Circus Stella and their amazing acrobatic tricks! Cool off in our water-themed “starfish station!” Enjoy pony rides, crafts, face-painting and more in an area just for kids. Go back in time and listen to a historic reading of the Declaration of Independence or visit nearby Courtney Road Gas Station! Music, games, entertainment and so much more are waiting for you! Concessions will be available for purchase. Information:

Cool Fun and Flicks
Fri, Jul 24, 7-10pm, Clarke-Palmore House Museum
What better way to cool down on a hot July evening? Enjoy tasty watermelon (while supplies last) and tours of historic Clarke-Palmore House. Finish the evening with the featured flick Homeward Bound – An Incredible Journey by the light of summer fireflies! Information:

BUGSTOCK: A ‘60s VW Happening!
Sun, Aug 23, noon-4pm, Twin Hickory Park
Let’s go retro and return to the 1960s! Enjoy a groovy afternoon of tie-dye, flower power and Volkswagen Bugs and Buses! Enjoy 60’s family fun, music and games including hula hoops and twister as we get swarmed by Beetles for a bug-only cruise-in and show! Have fun reminiscing about your VW roots, while sharing ‘60s, Woodstock, and Herbie stories! Vote for your favorite VW’s while admiring the Richmond Region AACA and Central VA Vintage VW club classic vehicles. Food trucks will be available to refresh the palate! Information:

Art Splash!
Sat, Aug 22, 2-4pm,  Eastern Henrico Recreation Center
Dive into creativity at this art showcase! See artists at work and get an early peek at what we have in store for fall! Check out some original creations in our student art exhibit. Get your feet wet and complete an original project to take home! Information:

Music and Movie Night in the Park!
Mon, Aug 31, 7-9:30pm, Dorey Park
Enjoy a night out in the park that includes both a concert and a movie! Henrico Concert Band will start off the evening with music from your favorite movies and television shows. Next, an outdoor showing of the movie, Up will take you on a hilarious journey with an unlikely duo of explorers who launch out to explore the globe via thousands of balloons. Information: