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The Landscape Architecture Legacy of Dan Kiley

March 1 - March 31
The Branch Museum of Architecture and Design, 2501 Monument Avenue
Richmond, VA 23220
Free

During his extensive career, he worked with equally significant architects, including Eero Saarinen, Louis Kahn, and I.M. Pei, to create internationally acknowledged design icons.

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Eurydice

March 10 - March 20
Appomattox Regional Governor’s School, 512 W. Washington Street
Petersburg, Virginia
$

Sarah Ruhl reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine.

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NuYoRican

March 16 - March 19
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23260 United States
$

Explores the true stories of Puerto Ricans who migrated to the United States after WWII and the depths of hardship and eventual triumph that came with assimilation. Based on true accounts from Puerto Rican authors, Julia Barden Torres, Esmeralda Santiago, Piri Thomas, and others. Presented by the Latin Ballet.

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Sixth Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Opening Night – “Shameless: The Art of Disability”

March 16 - March 19
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
$

Dedicated to promoting awareness and appreciation of the lives, stories, and artistic expressions of people with different abilities. This year’s films include Shameless: The Art of Disability, Margarita with a Straw, Mimi and Dona, and Gabriel.  

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Ongoing

Rudy Shepherd: We are all Trayvon Martin

March 1 @ 11:00 am - March 25 @ 5:00 pm
1708 Gallery, 319 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
Free

Shepherd’s paintings and drawings investigate current events: deceased pop culture icons, politicians, and both criminals and victims of crime.

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9:00 am

Healthy Leg Day

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
Bremo Pharmacy, 2024 Staples Mill Road
Richmond, Virginia 23230
Free

Are you experiencing tired, achy swollen feet/ankles, unsightly veins or foot pain?  This event will be offering lower leg ultrasounds provided by Vein Solutions, compression fittings by Sigvaris, foot scans for Lynco Orthotics, and balance screening by The Gait Center PT staff.  Call 804-288-8361 Ext. 132 to schedule your appointment.  Walk-ins welcome.

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10:00 am

Homeschool Day: Seizing Freedom

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The American Civil War Museum, 500 Tredegar St.
Richmond, VA 23219
$

What is freedom? Delve into the American experience from an often overlooked perspective. Explore stories of people, both free and enslaved, who lived before, through, or after the Civil War.

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Kids Club

March 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Regency Square Mall, 1420 North Parham Road
Richmond, 23229
Free

  Enjoy some “Together Time” with SPARC (School of the Performing Arts in the Richmond Community). Kids and grown-ups can get silly together through music, creative movement, and puppetry.  Dress comfortably. For ages 8 and under.  

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12:00 pm

Banner Lecture

March 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220
$

A Saga of the New South: Race, Law, and Public Debt in Virginia by Brent Tarter. Through an in-depth analysis of the political and legal controversies about public debt, race, and education, A Saga of the New South sheds new light on the many obstacles reformers faced in Virginia and elsewhere in the South during […]

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4:00 pm

YWCA Sprout School CMoR Open House

March 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
YWCA Richmond Sprout School, CMoR Central, 2626 W. Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220
Free

Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool at the Children's Museum of Richmond. Meet the team and learn more about their mixed-income program to serve families in the Richmond area with high-quality early childhood education.

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4:15 pm

Go Green

March 16 @ 4:15 pm - 6:00 pm
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
$

Get creative with recyclables and learn how to make an assemblage. Turn ordinary objects into imaginative works or art. For ages 5 to 8. Enrollment limit: 16.

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4:30 pm

Read 2 Rover

March 16 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cochrane Rockville Library, 16600 Pouncey Tract Road
Rockville, VA 23146
Free

Provides comfort and motivation for beginning readers as they read aloud to therapy dogs. Call or visit the library for more information or to register for this rewarding program.

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5:30 pm

Overheard: Public and Private Stories of Civil War and Emancipation

March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
$

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private. During special interactive evening tours you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era.

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Extreme Event Challenge

March 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Science Museum of Virginia*, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States
Free

A social game that enables people to understand the importance of building a strong, resilient community. Working as a team to overcome simulated emergencies and natural disasters, participants will leave with a new perspective of resilience. For adults 18 and older; registration required. Register today at 804.864.1400 or info@smv.org.

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6:30 pm

Twilight Tales

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm
Glen Allen Library, 10501 Staples Mill Road
Glen Allen, VA 23060 United States
Free

Enjoy Saint Patrick's Day stories about leprechauns, shamrocks, and rainbows. There will be songs, activities, and make a lucky craft, too.

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JAMinc presents Eli West and friends

March 16 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Glave´ Kocen Gallery, 1620 West Main Street
Richmond, VA 23220
$

A special evening of fine music mingled with fine art. Seattle singer and multi-instrumentalist Eli West will be joined by noted multi-instrumentalist Joe K. Walsh and Mariel Vandersteel. Tickets and more information at JAMinc.org

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7:00 pm

Overheard: Conversations About Hope, Yearning, and Loss

March 16 @ 7:00 pm - 7:45 pm
White House and Museum of the Confederacy, 1201 E Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219
$

Within the walls of every home are the voices and conversations of residents past and present, public and private. During special interactive evening tours you’ll meet and hear conversations among free and enslaved people from the Civil War era.

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7:30 pm

Wendy Whelan, Brian Brooks, and Brookly Rider, Some of a Thousand Words

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond*, 28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
$

This new work of solos and duets represents a continuation and extension of their exploration, as well as a close and creative collaboration with the New York City-based string quartet Brooklyn Rider, which will perform live.

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Sixth Annual ReelAbilities Film Festival Opening Night

March 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
$

Shameless: The Art of Disability - Director Bonnie Klein gathers a motley crew of artists with diverse disabilities for a pajama party. A comedian, poet, dancer, and others take a subversive look at Hollywood stereotypes of people with disabilities. Followed by a Talk Back with participants in the Kesem Inclusive Theatre Project.

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8:00 pm

The Bush League

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The Tin Pan*, 8981 Quioccasin Rd.
Richmond, VA 23229
$

Founded on a front porch in 2007 not too far outside Richmond, Virginia, by dynamic vocalist JohnJason "JohnJay" Cecil and the heartbeat of the band, self-taught bassist Royce Folks. The Bush League has played many different styles of music but the unifying force is blues.

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