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August 2017

The Story of Virginia

August 1, 2017 - March 31, 2018

Virginia Historical Society
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, and digital and hands-on interactives.

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September 2017

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 - April 30, 2018

The Valentine
1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound.

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November 2017

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

November 18, 2017 - March 11, 2018

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts
200 N. Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China,  an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. Discovered one mile east of the known burial site of the First Emperor of China (r. 221–210 BC), or Qin Shihuang, the terracotta army was created to accompany the emperor to the afterlife. This exhibition features ten majestic terracotta figures, including a cavalry horse, among 130 works that tell the…

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January 2018

A Material World Photographs of the 1980s

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until March 4, 2018


Virginia Historical Society
428 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
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From hair to defense budgets, shoulder pads to tax cuts, the 1980s were BIG. After a defeat in war, disillusionment, advances in civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s, and disco, Americans became status seekers and shopaholics—the “Me Generation” was born and Madonna’s “Material Girl” was their anthem. The Eighties are remembered by many as a time of excess and extremes. But this materialism was not embraced or experienced by all Americans, and many pushed the boundaries of what was…

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After School Tutoring

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday and Thursday, repeating until May 31, 2018


Hull Street Library
1400 Hull Street
Richmond , VA 23224
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Tutors from The Literacy Lab will be on hand after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays to assist k-12 students with their homework in all subjects. (Except during school holidays)

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STEM Coding

January 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Richmond Public Library
101 East Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23219
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Learn how to program the Ozobots and Spheros. For ages 5 and up. More information call 804-646-4768.

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Milk & Cookies Bedtime Family Storytime

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 12, 2018

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Hull Street Library
1400 Hull Street
Richmond , VA 23224
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Milk & Cookies Bedtime Family Storytime at 6 o’clock every Tuesday evening. Wear your jammies if you wish and hear a bedtime story, rhymes, and songs, plus a snack. Older children may join us for games and puzzles while parents and younger children enjoy the storytime.

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Teen Writers Guild

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Twin Hickory Area Library
5001 Twin Hickory Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Free

Meet with fellow young writers in the area to discuss the craft, share work, and explore great writing.

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Cooking Demo and Author Talk: Trill Prep by Keva Miller

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

HI Richmond Hostel
7 N 2nd St
Richmond, VA 23219
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Keva Miller, personal chef and motivational speaker, will host a live cooking demo and book talk. She is the author of Trill Prep, a unique cookbook that combines delicious recipes with inspirational writings. Come prepare to eat and get inspired! This program will be held at the HI Richmond Hostel @ 7 N 2nd Street. Co-sponsered by BMER (Black Male Emergent Readers)

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Study Break: Campfire and S’mores

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Libbie Mill Library
2100 Libbie Lake East Street
Henrico, 23230
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Stressed about exams? Join us in the Teen Room as you take a break in front of our virtual campfire and relax while eating delicious s'mores! You can also pick up some books with study tips and learn how to relieve stress.

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