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March 2019

The Art of Play

March 29, 2019 - September 30, 2019

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will express themselves in a palette of playful activities. Interactive sculpture, innovative programming, multisensory activities and Pop-up Play Stations, all curated to engage imaginations and inspire flights of fancy, will awaken the artist in everyone. We’ve commissioned six Virginia artists to create whimsical installations that invite adults and children alike to engage in the creative process…

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April 2019

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12, 2019 @ 9:00 am - October 14, 2019 @ 4:45 pm

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1800 Lakeside Ave
Richmond, VA 23228
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VISIT M&T BANK BUTTERFLIES LIVE! ****APRIL 12 – OCTOBER 14, 2019**** Daily from 9 A.M. – 4:45 P.M. Plus, new in 2019: extended summer hours on Thursday nights (til 8 p.m.) during Flowers after 5. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. M&T…

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September 2019

Damien Davis: “Color Cargo”

September 6, 2019 - November 3, 2019

Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond presents “Color Cargo,” an exhibition of work by Damien Davis, curated by Jennifer-Navva Milliken. “Color Cargo” examines, through the distinct voice of the artist, the role of wood in historical and contemporary commercial transport—from the mid-Atlantic slave trade to e-commerce—and the subjective power of color as a tool for assigning value, in order to create a deceptively appealing space for confronting bias and dehumanization in contemporary society. “Color Cargo” debuted at the Center for…

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Everlasting Love: The Dooleys’ 150th Wedding Anniversary

September 10, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - November 1, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

Maymont Mansion
1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Revel in the tender romance between James and Sallie Dooley, which spanned more than 50 years, during the 150th anniversary of their September 1869 nuptials. Delight in tales of their life together and learn about Victorian wedding and anniversary customs, some of which are still practiced today! Tours available September 10 - November 1, Tuesdays-Sundays, 12-5pm. Last tour begins at 4:30pm. Suggested $5 admission. For information, call 804-358-7166, ext. 329.

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Exclusive Bobcat Presentation at Maymont

September 17, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Maymont
1700 Hampton St
Richmond, VA 23220
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Visit behind the scenes at the bobcat habitat and get close enough to hear this secretive feline purr! Watch from the trainer’s perspective as Monty the bobcat shows off his amazing natural behaviors, and see what Maymont’s Manager of Animal Training does to ensure he receives excellent care. Ages 8 and older. Register online; $25 per person/$20 members.

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Walk with a Doc with Dr. Vishnu Ambur, Vascular Surgeon

September 17, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Pole Green Park
8996 Pole Green Park Lane
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
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Free

New vascular surgeon, Dr. Vishnu Amber is joining us to walk and talk with community members for our September Mechanicsville Walk with a Doc. Event is free and open to the public!

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Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

September 17, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
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Altria Theater
6 N Laurel St.
Richmond, VA 23220
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Roald Dahl's amazing tale is now Richmond's golden ticket! It's the perfect recipe for a delectable treat: songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket," alongside a toe-tapping and ear-tickling new score from the songwriters of Hairspray. Willy Wonka is opening his marvelous and mysterious chocolate factory...to a lucky few. That includes Charlie Bucket, whose bland life is about to burst with color and confection beyond his wildest dreams. He and…

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Little Hands Virginia Launch Event and Diaper Drive

September 18, 2019 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

First Presbyterian Church
4602 Cary Street Road
Richmond, VA 23226
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Free

Join us for the launch of Little Hands Virginia! We’re holding a diaper drive to stock our supply closet with one of the most needed items by moms and babies in the Greater Richmond area. Bring a pack of diapers and/or wipes, grab some coffee, and learn more about Little Hands! Drop by between 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, September 18th.

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Secret Life of Pets 2 (PG)

September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
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Henrico Theatre
305 E Nine Mile Rd
Highland Springs, VA 23075
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Enjoy movies on the big screen at Henrico Theatre. Tickets are only $1 and can be purchased at the door. Concessions are available for $1 per item. Information: 652-1460.

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Homeschool Workshop at Mad Science of Central VA

September 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Mad Science of Central VA
11551 Nuckols Rd., Sute J
Glen Allen, VA 23059
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Children will learn experiment with the properties and transmissions of sounds waves. They will explore the sounds of different materials and become molecules in a sound wave! This is a great hands on program that allows children to explore sound variations $15 per child. Every child gets a take-home activity with them!

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