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  1. May
    18
    Sat

    1. Crawfish Boil
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      The Central VA LSU Alumni is holding its annual Crawfish Boil, May 18, 2013, at the American Legion Post 354, 13200 Robious Road, Midlothian, VA. Set up starts at 10 am, food will be served at noon, auction and door prizes will follow in the afternoon. We will serve Louisiana Crawfish, corn, potatoes, hot dogs, and jambalaya. Bring your own drinks. Come enjoy the friendship and taste of Louisiana.

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      10:00 am
      Crawfish Boil
    2. Family Day at Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet
      11:00 am – 3:00 pm

      Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet will host a ‘Family Day’ to support First Things First of Greater Richmond on May 18 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Families of all ages are invited to enjoy fun for the whole family, including: Outdoor games; face painting; a spin-a-wheel; prizes; and an arcade. A portion of sales will go to support First Things First of Greater Richmond, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to strengthening families through education, collaboration and mobilization. Our three primary focuses are: encouraging healthy marriages; connecting dads with their kids; and teaching youth relationship skills. Call 804-288-3431 for information.

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      11:00 am
      Family Day at Stevi B’s Pizza Buffet
    3. Wag and Wine
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Culinard, the Culinary Institute of Virginia College in Richmond, have announced the grand opening celebration of its new restaurant, Kitchen on Cary, located at 1329 E. Cary St. on Saturday, May 18, 2013 from 6 to 8 p.m. The event, titled “Wag and Wine,” will benefit the Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Richmond SPCA).

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      6:00 pm
      Wag and Wine
  2. May
    19
    Sun

    1. Silent Auction
      1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

      live music by the ‘Runaway String Band’ (bluegrass, old time and swing music) , browse and bid on items in the auction catalog, enjoy a crab cake sandwich

       

      King William Volunteer Fire  Rescue Squad Building, 7396 Richmond-Tappahannock Highway, VA 23086

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      1:00 pm
      Silent Auction
  3. May
    23
    Thu

    1. Dual Recovery Anonymous
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

      Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

      The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

      For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

      This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

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      5:30 pm
      Dual Recovery Anonymous
  4. May
    30
    Thu

    1. Seniors With ATtitude (SWAT) Academy
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

       

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      The Hanover-Ashland Triad invites Hanover seniors age 55 to 125 years to the first annual Seniors with Attitude (SWAT) Academy on May 30, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The free event will be held at Covenant Woods in Mechanicsville. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police, Better Business Bureau, and State Attorney General’s Office will present tips and demonstrations on personal safety, Medicare and financial fraud prevention, scams and exploitation, and Project Lifesaver. Along with refreshments and door prizes, vendors from local-area agencies and businesses will be on hand. Space is limited, so please RSVP at 365-6110 as soon as possible.

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      8:30 am
      Seniors With ATtitude (SWAT) Academy
    2. Hanover High School Band Concert
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Free concert featuring the HHS Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz and Percussion Ensembles

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      3:00 pm
      Hanover High School Band Concert
    3. Dual Recovery Anonymous
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

      Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

      The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

      For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

      This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

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      5:30 pm
      Dual Recovery Anonymous
  5. Jun
    1
    Sat

    1. Cancer Survivor’s Day
      7:00 am – 9:00 am

      This FREE event is held to honor anyone who has ever been touched by a cancer diagnosis. Whether it be you, a family member, a friend, a patient, or to honor a loved one who has endured — please join Memorial Regional Medical Center staff and community members in sharing in your healing journey. Music, food, raffles and fellowship. FREE

       

      Memorial Regional Medical Center

      8260 Atlee Road

      Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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      7:00 am
      Cancer Survivor’s Day
    2. Be The Match Walk+Run
      7:30 am – 11:00 am

      YOU have the power to cure blood cancer. Join us for the upcoming Be The Match® Walk+Run in Richmond, VA! Each year, thousands of patients need a marrow transplant, but have no donor match in their family. They depend on Be The Match to help them find an unrelated marrow donor and receive treatment. The cure for blood cancer is in the hands of ordinary people – your hands The Richmond Be The Match Walk+Run is Saturday, June 1 and will include a 5K, 1K, and Tot Trot. Be The Match Walk+Run raises funds to: o help patients with uninsured treatment costs, o support continued marrow transplant research to improve outcomes, and o add more volunteer potential marrow donors to Be The Match Registry®, giving more patients hope for a cure. Visit BeTheMatchWalkRun.org to register, fundraise and volunteer. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, and range from title sponsorships, to sponsoring a water station, to having a booth at the event.

       

      Monroe Park

      620 W. Main Street

      Richmond, VA

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      7:30 am
      Be The Match Walk+Run

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