Central Virginia Coin and Currency Show
JOHN TYLER COMMUNITY COLLEGE – CHESTER CAMPUS
August 27, 2016 9:30am–5:00pm. 13101 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Chester, VA.
Free parking, admission, and appraisals.
The Hallelujah Girls
SWIFT CREEK MILL THEATRE
Another great show by the authors of last season’s runaway hit, The Dixie Swim Club. Five enterprising Southern women have leased a dilapidated church and turned it into a special retreat for the ladies of Eden Falls, Georgia: the SPA-DEE-DAH! But look out – there are secrets in the basement and romantic entanglements above! If you loved the ladies of the Swim Club, we think you will love the ladies of the Spa-Dee-Dah, too! A side-splitting, joyful comedy that will make you laugh out loud and shout Hallelujah! June 9-23, 2016.
RICK’S CUSTOM FRAME + GALLERY
Rick-Rack is an annual exhibition of custom framed artwork by the staff members of Rick’s Custom Frame + Gallery. The 2016 Annual Show includes work by Lindsay Clements, Laura Garrett, Eric Johnston, Amber Jones, Matthew P. Shelton, and Kimberly Tetlow. The exhibition runs June 13 - September 10, 2016 with an opening reception on Friday, June 17 from 6 to 8 pm. 5702 Patterson Avenue, Richmond, VA 23226.
Art Exhibits for June 2016
RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY
The following exhibits will be on display for a two-month exhibit from Friday, June 3 – Tuesday, August 2. Exhibits include: “Rust” (still-life images of abandoned architecture/automobiles of rural Virginia by Richmond artist: Tim Tully), 2015 Virginia Vistas Photo Contest winners, “Alchemical Creations” (mixed media paintings by Richmond artist: Dana Frostick), “Hillians Create” (new works by various artists). 6:30-9:00pm. 101 E. Franklin St, Richmond, VA 23219
Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare
QUILL THEATRE, AGECROFT HALL
June 2–26, 2016 (Opening Night: June 4)
Directed by Steve Perigard. In this captivating comedy, love is an overwhelming force of nature that sweeps us away in a flood of longing. Shipwrecked on the shores of Illyria, Viola grieves for her lost twin brother, and disguises herself as a boy to serve the Count Orsino, with whom she falls hopelessly in love. The passionate Countess Olivia also falls in love—with what she thinks is Orsino’s handsome young page. With some of Shakespeare’s most beloved comic characters, including the imperious Malvolio, idiotic Andrew Aguecheek and drunken Sir Toby Belch, life in Illyria is a sublime whirligig of hopes and blunders, disguises and ruses, songs and silliness. Agecroft Hall – 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond, VA 23221.
Collection of Gently-Used Sports Equipment
June 1-30, 2016
The public is encouraged to donate sports equipment that they no longer use and that is still in good condition. This community initiative is designed to increase recreation options and active living at home and outside the home for area kids who do not have access to usable sports equipment. The 2016 donations will benefit deserving children in our area through the partnerships and programs of RVA U-Turn Sports and the Henrico Police Athletic League.
Drop off locations:
Ortho On-Call - Phone: (804) 440-HURT(4878)
Midlothian Location - 15564 Westchester Commons Way, Midlothian, VA 23113
Westbury Location - 8901 D, Three Chopt Road, Richmond, VA 23225
Chester Location - 12200 Branders Creek Drive, Chester, VA 23831
Advanced Orthopaedics - Phone: (804) 270-1305; Toll Free: (800) 966-1718
West End Location - 7858 Shrader Road, Richmond, VA 23294
Southside Location - 13801 St. Francis Blvd, Suite 200, Richmond, VA 23114
Flowers After 5
LEWIS GINTER BOTANICAL GARDENS
Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA on the second and fourth Thursdays of June, July, August and Thursday, September 8 to allow leashed pets at Fidos After 5. Regular Admission: $13/Adults, $11/Seniors 55+, $8/Children 3-12. Children under 3 free. FREE for Members.
Ginter In The Morning: June
LEWIS GINTER BOTANICAL GARDENS
Enhance your understanding and appreciation of the Garden with one of these specialized walks featuring seasonal aspects of the collection, offered monthly except January, July, and August. 10:00-11:00am. Cost: $17.
LUCY CORR VILLAGE, ASSISTED LIVING FRIENDSHIP ROOM
The tasks of caring for a loved one can add up quickly, often leaving you exhausted and stressed out. Chances are, you’ve experienced a certain degree of caregiver burnout if you have been caring for an elderly parent or spouse for a while. The group will discuss the seven common signs of caregiver burnout. The program will be facilitated by Debbie Leidheiser, Senior Advocate.The Caregiver Connection support group helps address the needs of those who are caring for an adult with physical or cognitive deterioration, usually a parent or spouse. 6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard, Chesterfield 23832. 4:00-5:15pm.
A Scent-sational Duo
THE GREAT BIG GREENHOUSE
It’s time to smell the flowers! Join Dr. Richard Costanzo from VCU School of Medicine and Dr. Daniel Coehlo from VCU Health Otolaryngology as they share their research and advancements on people who have lost their sense of smell. Research funding graciously donated by MEDARVA. Light refreshments will be served. All of the seminars are free and open to the public, however registration is recommended. All dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Registration is limited. 6:00-7:00pm. 2051 Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA 23235.
SOUTHMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
Triad works to enhance the quality of life for, and reduce crime against senior citizens. Join others in the community for a business meeting, followed by discussion of Senior Day that was held in May. 7500 Hull Street Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23235. 9:00-10:30am.
Kinship Connection Support Group
CHESTERFIELD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BUILDING
Come and join with other grandparents and other kin who are raising a child; network, share stories and help each other. Free child care is available. You do not have to be a Chesterfield resident to attend, it is open to anyone in the community. 9800 Government Center Parkway, Chesterfield 23832. 4:30-6:00pm.
VCU DEPOT BUILDING
The Richmond Women’s Chorus, under the direction of Anthony Blake Clark, now in its 7th season, presents “Envision” on Saturday, June 18 at 7:30pm. Advance General Admission tickets are $15 (plus convenience fee) and Advance General Senior (55+) and Student Admission tickets are $10 (plus convenience fee). At-the-door prices are $5.00 more. Wheelchair accessible. Kid-friendly (Ages 5+).
Gerontology in the Primary Grades: Teaching About Aging Through Children’s Books
MAST AUDITORIUM, LUCY CORR VILLAGE
Contrary to popular wisdom, aging is a complex process of remarkable variability. Children deserve to be exposed to this multi-dimensional mix so that their expectations of others and for their own aging are not narrow or constrained. The presenter has developed six stand alone modules that use children’s literature as a medium to introduce basic concepts of gerontology, including individuation, the life course and transitions. The children’s books referenced are typically classified as JP (Juvenile Picture) or ER (Easy Reader) and are currently in active circulation in city and county library systems. The program will be presented by Edward F. Ansello, PhD with the Virginia Center on Aging. 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd., Chesterfield, 23832. 9:00-10:00am. Business meeting: 10:00-10:300am.
Live Music/Concert/Category: Folk (Traditional Blues)
CONGREGATION OR AMI
Andrew Alli and Josh Small - Traditional Blues. 8:00pm – Doors Open 7:15pm. 9400 West Huguenot Road, Richmond, VA. Tickets: $10:00 in advance/$12.00 at the door available from www.richmondfolkmusic.com or email: email@example.com.
Fun Dance Night
AMERICAN LEGION POST 175
Come to our Fun Dance Night and enjoy different types of dancing. We’ll feature western square dance, line dance, and other dance styles all at a beginner’s level. Singles, couples, and families are invited. The dress is casual, and the cost is $5 per person age 10 and older. Light (non-alcoholic) refreshments will be served. We’ll offer a variety of music and different dance styles throughout the evening. For more information call Betty(434-242-0502) or Chris (804-426-6995), email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Time: 8:00-10:00pm. 8700 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, VA 23116
An Evening With The Richmond Pops
The Richmond Pops Band is a community based organization that has been providing exciting and dynamic musical experiences to the Richmond community for over 38 years. These performances have all been given to capacity audiences and are always offered free to the public. These free performances provide the region with cultural entertainment of the highest quality, accessible to all regardless of economic or social standing. 6:30pm.