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  1. Apr
    20
    Sat

    1. “Cotton Patch Gospel” visits Duncan Memorial for April 20 performance
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      “The Cotton Patch Gospel,” a musical drama adapted from the books by Clarence Jordan, will be presented by the youth choir and musicians of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church. Below are the dates and places of the musical drama.

      Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at Gum Spring United Methodist Church, 35 Church Lane, Gum Spring, Va. Admission is free – offering to benefit Randolph-Macon College Habitat for Humanity.

      Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 Henry Street, Ashland, on the campus of Randolph-Macon College. Admission $5 to benefit youth missions and retreats – children 5 and under are free.

      Book by Tom Key and Russell Treyz. Music and lyrics by Harry Chapin.

      This “Greatest Story Ever Retold” is based on the book “The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John” by Clarence Jordan in which the Gospel is presented in a setting of rural Georgia with country music songs, the final and perhaps best work of Harry Chapin. This presentation will adapt the story further to the setting of Central Virginia during the Civil Rights era. Herod is the mayor of Richmond and, inevitably, Christ is lynched by local thugs only to rise again.

      Youth and adults will enjoy this foot-stomping, hilarious and yet thought-provoking presentation. A freewill offering will be received at the April 17 show in Gum Spring, suggested donation of $5 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Randolph-Macon College Habitat for Humanity. Tickets for the April 20-21 shows at Duncan Memorial UMC are $5 each with all proceeds supporting the youth ministry of Duncan Memorial UMC. For more information, contact the church at office@duncanmemorialumc.org or (804) 798-7224.

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      7:00 pm
      “Cotton Patch Gospel” visits Duncan Memorial for April 20 performance
  2. Apr
    21
    Sun

    1. Caregivers and Caregiving Seminar
      12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

      Lebanon UMC will be hosting “Caregivers and Caregiving: A Seminar on Providing care for your Adult Loved One” on Sunday April 21st 12:30-2::30 PM at Lebanon UMC 8492 Peaks Rd Hanover, Va 23069. This Seminar is free and open to the public and is being sponsored by the Capitol Area Agency on Aging

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      12:30 pm
      Caregivers and Caregiving Seminar
    2. “Cotton Patch Gospel” visits Duncan Memorial for April 20 performance
      3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      “The Cotton Patch Gospel,” a musical drama adapted from the books by Clarence Jordan, will be presented by the youth choir and musicians of Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church. Below are the dates and places of the musical drama.

      Wednesday, April 17, at 7 p.m. at Gum Spring United Methodist Church, 35 Church Lane, Gum Spring, Va. Admission is free – offering to benefit Randolph-Macon College Habitat for Humanity.

      Saturday, April 20, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, April 21, at 3 p.m. at Duncan Memorial United Methodist Church, 201 Henry Street, Ashland, on the campus of Randolph-Macon College. Admission $5 to benefit youth missions and retreats – children 5 and under are free.

      Book by Tom Key and Russell Treyz. Music and lyrics by Harry Chapin.

      This “Greatest Story Ever Retold” is based on the book “The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John” by Clarence Jordan in which the Gospel is presented in a setting of rural Georgia with country music songs, the final and perhaps best work of Harry Chapin. This presentation will adapt the story further to the setting of Central Virginia during the Civil Rights era. Herod is the mayor of Richmond and, inevitably, Christ is lynched by local thugs only to rise again.

      Youth and adults will enjoy this foot-stomping, hilarious and yet thought-provoking presentation. A freewill offering will be received at the April 17 show in Gum Spring, suggested donation of $5 per person with all proceeds benefiting the Randolph-Macon College Habitat for Humanity. Tickets for the April 20-21 shows at Duncan Memorial UMC are $5 each with all proceeds supporting the youth ministry of Duncan Memorial UMC. For more information, contact the church at office@duncanmemorialumc.org or (804) 798-7224.

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      3:00 pm
      “Cotton Patch Gospel” visits Duncan Memorial for April 20 performance
  3. Apr
    24
    Wed

    1. Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Richmond-Area Walmart Stores to host NASCAR Events with Bobby Labonte

      and Racing Simulators Starting April 23

      Select Walmart stores in the Richmond area will host exclusive fan events April 23-26. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars, simulators and meet driver Bobby Labonte. Walmart will also be offering great low prices on authentic NASCAR merchandise and everything for the ultimate tailgate leading up to the Toyota Owners 400.

       

      Participating stores in the Richmond area include:

       

      • Walmart Store 1424, 671 Southpark Blvd., Colonial Heights, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling, Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Mars M&M’s Show Car and Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Tuesday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1524, 12000 Iron Bridge Road, Chester, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include 5-hour Energy Show Car, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck on Tuesday, April 23 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 2795, 145 Hill Carter Parkway, Ashland, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling, Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Show Car Simulator, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Wednesday, April 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1523, 11400 West Broad Street, Glen Allen, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include 5-hour Energy Show Car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck on Wednesday, April 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 2808, 12200 Chattanooga Plaza, Midlothian, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Simulator, Unilever Hellmann’s Show Car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1525, 7430 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville Va.
        • Special appearance by Bobby Labonte, Thursday, April 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck on Thursday, April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to

      5:30 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 2295, 7901 Brook Road, Richmond, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Unilever Hellmann’s Show Car, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1525, 7430 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include 5-hour Energy Show car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling on Friday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

       

       

      For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.

       

      Walmart Fan Driven 400

      Walmart is putting race fans in the driver’s seat with the “Fan Driven 400” – an innovative, socially-driven program that gives fans a voice in branding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race June 9 at Pocono Raceway.  From March 11 through May 27, fans can vote via Walmart’s Local Facebook pages on details including the official race name, a signature concession item and the pace car design.

       

      The timeline for voting on various race components will be as follows:

      • Race Name Submission (Feb. 14-25): Customers can submit a name of their choice (32 character limit).
      • Race Name Vote (March 11-April 8): Vote for one of the three race name options.
      • Concession Item (April 9-May 6): Vote for one of three types concession items, sourced via The Pocono Fan Council.
      • Pace Car Design (May 7-27): Vote on one of three designs for the pace car.

       

      Visit walmarturl.com/FanDriven400 to learn more.

       

      Join the conversation on Twitter throughout the season with the hashtag #RaceTime, and follow us at @Walmart, @Walmartnewsroom, @NASCAR and @poconoraceway.

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      10:00 am
      Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400
  4. Apr
    25
    Thu

    1. Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Richmond-Area Walmart Stores to host NASCAR Events with Bobby Labonte

      and Racing Simulators Starting April 23

      Select Walmart stores in the Richmond area will host exclusive fan events April 23-26. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars, simulators and meet driver Bobby Labonte. Walmart will also be offering great low prices on authentic NASCAR merchandise and everything for the ultimate tailgate leading up to the Toyota Owners 400.

       

      Participating stores in the Richmond area include:

      • Walmart Store 2808, 12200 Chattanooga Plaza, Midlothian, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Simulator, Unilever Hellmann’s Show Car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, 5-hour Energy Show Car, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Thursday, April 25 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1525, 7430 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville Va.
        • Special appearance by Bobby Labonte, Thursday, April 25 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck on Thursday, April 25 from 11:30 a.m. to

      5:30 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 2295, 7901 Brook Road, Richmond, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Unilever Hellmann’s Show Car, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1525, 7430 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include 5-hour Energy Show car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling on Friday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

       

       

      For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.

       

      Walmart Fan Driven 400

      Walmart is putting race fans in the driver’s seat with the “Fan Driven 400” – an innovative, socially-driven program that gives fans a voice in branding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race June 9 at Pocono Raceway.  From March 11 through May 27, fans can vote via Walmart’s Local Facebook pages on details including the official race name, a signature concession item and the pace car design.

       

      The timeline for voting on various race components will be as follows:

      • Race Name Submission (Feb. 14-25): Customers can submit a name of their choice (32 character limit).
      • Race Name Vote (March 11-April 8): Vote for one of the three race name options.
      • Concession Item (April 9-May 6): Vote for one of three types concession items, sourced via The Pocono Fan Council.
      • Pace Car Design (May 7-27): Vote on one of three designs for the pace car.

       

      Visit walmarturl.com/FanDriven400 to learn more.

       

      Join the conversation on Twitter throughout the season with the hashtag #RaceTime, and follow us at @Walmart, @Walmartnewsroom, @NASCAR and @poconoraceway.

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      10:00 am
      Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400
    2. West Hanover Legacy Series Historic Tour
      10:00 am – 2:00 pm

      Tours of three West Hanover Historic churches

      Tours of three West Hanover Historic churches

      Tours of three West Hanover Historic churches

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      10:00 am
      West Hanover Legacy Series Historic Tour
    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
    4. Support Your Girls
      5:30 pm – 1:00 am

       

      Support Your Girls

      Support Your Girls

      Breast Cancer / health trends, free give aways, wine tasting, dinner, speakers

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      5:30 pm
      Support Your Girls
    5. Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

       

      Next to Normal

      Next to Normal

      Cadence Theatre Company, in partnership with Virginia Repertory Theatre, closes its 2012/13 Season with the emotionally packed Broadway rock-musical Next to Normal. Winner of the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize. Starring Broadway’s Andrea Rivette and Duke Lafoon. Runs TH at 7, FR and SAT at 8 and SUN at 4.

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      7:00 pm
      Next to Normal by Brian Yorkey and Tom Kitt
  5. Apr
    26
    Fri

    1. Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Richmond-Area Walmart Stores to host NASCAR Events with Bobby Labonte

      and Racing Simulators Starting April 23

      Select Walmart stores in the Richmond area will host exclusive fan events April 23-26. Customers are invited to attend these special events and enjoy racing show cars, simulators and meet driver Bobby Labonte. Walmart will also be offering great low prices on authentic NASCAR merchandise and everything for the ultimate tailgate leading up to the Toyota Owners 400.

       

      Participating stores in the Richmond area include:

       

      • Walmart Store 2295, 7901 Brook Road, Richmond, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include Hefty’s Show Car Simulator, Unilever Hellmann’s Show Car, Kellogg’s Cheez-It Simulator, Clorox Ultimate Tailgate Truck, Coca-Cola 2-Seat Simulator, Mars M&M’s Show Car, Sim Pod & Trophy Display on Friday, April 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

       

      • Walmart Store 1525, 7430 Bell Creek Road, Mechanicsville, Va.
        • Displays free and open to the public include 5-hour Energy Show car, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Show Car, Monster Energy Show Car and Sampling on Friday, April 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

       

       

      For additional details and a complete listing of participating Walmart stores, visit Walmart.com/NASCAR.

       

      Walmart Fan Driven 400

      Walmart is putting race fans in the driver’s seat with the “Fan Driven 400” – an innovative, socially-driven program that gives fans a voice in branding the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race June 9 at Pocono Raceway.  From March 11 through May 27, fans can vote via Walmart’s Local Facebook pages on details including the official race name, a signature concession item and the pace car design.

       

      The timeline for voting on various race components will be as follows:

      • Race Name Submission (Feb. 14-25): Customers can submit a name of their choice (32 character limit).
      • Race Name Vote (March 11-April 8): Vote for one of the three race name options.
      • Concession Item (April 9-May 6): Vote for one of three types concession items, sourced via The Pocono Fan Council.
      • Pace Car Design (May 7-27): Vote on one of three designs for the pace car.

       

      Visit walmarturl.com/FanDriven400 to learn more.

       

      Join the conversation on Twitter throughout the season with the hashtag #RaceTime, and follow us at @Walmart, @Walmartnewsroom, @NASCAR and @poconoraceway.

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      10:00 am
      Local Walmart Hosts Fan Events for Toyota Owners 400

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