Nearly two dozen teenagers with ties to Fort Lee took part in two one-week camps sponsored by the Fort's American Red Cross Chapter and Army Community Services.
150 middle and high school musicians are ready to begin the second day of band camp at the University of Virginia.
The Pamplin Historical Park and Museum of the Civil War Soldier will conduct the first of four "Rally Camps" this weekend.
Admission is free and open to the public on Monday for the 50th Anniversary Fourth at the Fort. It takes place from 2 until 10pm at Ft. Lee's Williams Stadium.
Festivities on the 4th of July at Dogwood dell this year mark the 40th consecutive Independence Day performance of the Richmond Concert Band.
The Children's Museum of Richmond and the Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen have joined together to create what they're calling Heart the Arts Fest. It happens Sunday at West Broad Village.
Riders for Readers, made up of motorcycle enthusiasts, has been providing books to elementary school children in the area for eight years. Saturday, they'll celebrate with food and a band at the new home of Velocity Motorcycles on Marshall Street. The purpose is also to raise money to buy more books. A feature report by John Ogle.
Benjamin Dolle in Community Events
Author James Zogby spoke to the World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond May 11 on "What the Arabs are saying about us and why it matters." It was broadcast on WCVE Forum May 29.
Greg Fairchild, executive director of the Tayloe Murphy Center at University of Virginia Darden School of Business, discusses the purposes of the awards and how qualified community businesses might enter.
The Children's Museum of Richmond is beginning a pilot program to provide parents, teachers, and caregivers with instant information about exhibits children are seeing.