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It’s All Relative: Richmond Families (1616-2016)

April 1 - June 18
The Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States

What defines a Richmond family? This exhibit explores the changing definition and composition on of what makes a family in our Richmond community over the past five centuries.

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One Love: LGBT Families

April 1 - September 4
The Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street
Richmond, VA 23219 United States

This exhibition questions the traditional definition of a family through portraits of LGBT families in the Richmond region. Sponsored by Altria Group, Virginia is for Lovers, Capital One, Richmond Region Tourism, and Michael Simon Photography.

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Something’s Afoot

April 1 - May 6
Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway
Colonial Heights, VA 23834

Ten people are stranded in an isolated English country house during a raging thunderstorm -- the perfect scenario for an Agatha Christie whodunit, right? But in this musical spoof of the genre, the characters are disposed of one by one in fiendishly clever and comic ways: poison darts, man-eating flower pots, and exploding staircases to

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The Rachel Lambert Mellon Collection of Jean Schlumberger

April 1 - June 18
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts*, 200 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

This exhibition of 145 works from one of the most stunning public collections of jewelry and objects by Jean Schlumberger celebrates the creativity of this legendary 20th-century designer and the inspiration he found in the natural world.

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Toys of the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s

April 1 - September 5
Virginia Historical Society, 428 North Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23220

Gumby. Barbie. Slinky. Mr. Potato Head. Wham-O. Spirograph. Hot Wheels. Experience the toys and their stories through three imagined living rooms that bring the decades back to life. ($, Free for members)  

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Pinwheels for Prevention Garden

April 1 - April 29
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, 3,000+ pinwheels will be “planted” in the Terrace Lawn, each representing a child served this year by Prevent Child Abuse Virginia’s Healthy Families program.

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A Million Blooms!

April 1 - June 1
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond, VA 23228

A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses, and many more.

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Free

Poetry Tree

April 1 - April 30
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA 23005

Helping  decorate the Poetry Tree with your favorite poem or verse or write one of your own to share.

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Free

Art Exhibits

April 1 - April 23
Art Works, 320 Hull St.
Richmond, VA 23224

Take in a variety of works incorporating recycled materials, as well as solo exhibits, and a video series.

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Easter Bunny

April 1 - April 15
Regency Square Mall, 1420 North Parham Road
Richmond, 23229

Visit with the Easter Bunny and have your photo taken. Visits are always free. Monday-Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. (breaks 12:30-1:00pm and 4:00 -4:30pm) Sunday, 12:00 - 6:00 pm (breaks 3:00 - 4:00 pm)  

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Vibrance: Lego Art by Brickworkz / Brian Korte

April 1 - June 4
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23260 United States

Award-winning Richmond brick artist Brian Korte from Brickworkz will have colorful mosaics on display, made entirely with LEGO bricks! This year's theme is "Vibrance" so expect to see bright, colorful works (and some old favorites as well).

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Grass Roots – A Healthy Virginia Lawn Program

April 1 - May 15
Chesterfield Cooperative Extension, 6807 Mimms Loop
Chesterfield, VA 23832

For Chesterfield County residents, this program includes a site visit to your home by a Master Gardener volunteer who measures your lawn area, collects soil sample(s), and completes a detailed site evaluation, including information on soil compaction and weed cover. Cooperative Extension staff use this information to make specific recommendations for your lawn, which when

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Albee Fest

April 3 - April 15
Firehouse Theatre, 1609 W. Broad St.
Richmond , VA 23220

Six little known works by the master dramatist, Edward Albee, will be performed in script-in-hand readings with a company of some of Richmond's most talented actors. Two companion events will round out the festival -- a special Edward Albee cabaret with Starlet Knight and Anthony Dowd, and Strange Bedfellows: Albee Edition. Additional festival events include

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Spring Petting Farm

April 8 - April 15
Short Pump Town Center, 11800 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23233

Visit baby bunnies, chicks, ducks, lambs, and more. The Spring Petting Farm is located in the Main Plaza and is open daily from 11:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m., weather permitting. A $1 donation is suggested; proceeds go the Maymont Foundation.

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Undiscovered Artists and Photographers Exhibit

April 13 - May 11
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States

Showcases the work of many talented people who have not previously exhibited in a major show.

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Ongoing
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Mini Titans

April 1 @ 9:00 am - December 26 @ 10:00 am
Tuckahoe Sports (TSI), 2450 Little League Dr
Henrico , VA 23233

While being age appropriate, these introductory sports classes will focus on the fundamentals of baseball and softball. Each participant will have fun, while learning to master the motor coordination skills and balance needed for a good foundation. For ages 2 and 3.

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Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

April 1 @ 9:30 am - September 4 @ 5:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

Created entirely from plastic pollution recovered from the ocean, this impactful display includes a dozen gigantic marine wildlife sculptures – from jellyfish to eels. Encouraging conservation, inspiring guests to reduce, reuse, repurpose and recycle to eliminate this worldwide crisis.

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Change of Heart – Change of Mind

April 1 @ 9:30 am - June 5 @ 5:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

Explore a collection of oil paintings featuring figures from Greek mythology reacting to human impacts on the planet – including climate change. Presented by the Science Museum of Virginia and staff scientist Dr. Eugene Maurakis, this gallery experience will be paired with poetry describing changes in our ecosystems.

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Free

Easter Bunny

April 1 @ 11:00 am - April 15 @ 8:00 pm
Short Pump Town Center, 11800 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23233

Come visit with Peter Rabbit in his sweet southern garden and have your keepsake Easter portraits taken, located on the upper level near L.L. Bean. Hours: Monday - Saturday 11:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m., Sunday 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

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Exhibition: Perversion of Form

April 1 @ 11:00 am - May 13 @ 5:00 pm
1708 Gallery, 319 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

Built around a longstanding conversation between artists Robert Beatty, Sarah Briland, Ryan Crowley, Ben Durham, and Mike Goodlett,

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Daily Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Tours

April 3 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm

Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes and water.

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Multiplication Madness Camp

April 10 @ 11:00 am - April 13 @ 1:00 pm

Focus on learning multiplication facts (0-12) in a positive, effective, and fun way. Camp is geared towards 2nd through 5th graders, but all ages are welcome. Camp will run Monday, April 10th through Thursday, April 13th from 11am to 1pm.

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TGA Tennis Spring Break Camp

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - April 14 @ 4:00 pm
Cool Spring Recreation Center, 9283 Atlee Station Road
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

Bringing the tennis court to you, making it convenient, and affordable to learn to play tennis in a fun and safe atmosphere. Using kid-friendly equipment, instructors help students develop tennis skills and knowledge while using the sport to teach valuable life lessons like honesty and sportsmanship.

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7:00 am
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Bald Eagles of the James Tour

April 13 @ 7:00 am - 9:00 am
Deep Bottom Park, 9525 Deep Bottom Road
Richmond, 23231

A 2-hour pontoon boat tour on the James River, near downtown Richmond.

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10:30 am
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Fairy Chase

April 13 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Maymont, Carriage House, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Play games, make wishes, hear stories and receive your very own wings and wand as you learn what fairies like to do and where they like to hide. Concludes with a sweet treat of fairy cakes and lemonade. For ages 4 to 8. Register online.  

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2:00 pm
Free

Crafts for Charity

April 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tuckahoe Library, 1901 Starling Dr.
Henrico, VA 23229

Hands-on projects that combine creativity and good works to help local organizations in need. Please bring a pair of jeans that you no longer wear. A limited supply of materials will be available.

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2:30 pm
Free

Games from Around the World

April 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Gayton Library, 10600 Gayton Road
Henrico, VA 23238

Learn about and play children's games from around the world.

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3:30 pm
Free

Garden in a Glove

April 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Twin Hickory Library, 5001 Twin Hickory Rd
Glen Allen, VA 23059 United States

Join for a story, then you'll make a Garden in a Glove.

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4:30 pm
Free

Read 2 Rover

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Cochrane Rockville Library, 16600 Pouncey Tract Road
Rockville, VA 23146

Read 2 Rover 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
Free

Minds of All Kinds

April 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W Broad St
Richmond, VA 23220 United States

A sensory friendly evening event, offering a less crowded experience and hands-on activities. Explore incredible new galleries, experiment with Soaring Satellites, cheer on the team of rats as they basketball, and more. Step into The Dome at 6:00 p.m. for a showing of National Parks Adventure and 7:00 p.m. for We Are Stars, which features a live

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6:00 pm
Free

Full Steam Ahead

April 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland, VA 23005

Do you like experimenting and making art? Make Penny Spinners and figure out how to fit a person through an index card.

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7:30 pm
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Modlin Arts Presents: Gerald Clayton, Piedmont Blues: A Search for Salvation

April 13 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Carpenter Theatre at the Dominion Arts Center, 600 E. Grace Street
Richmond, VA 23219

The Piedmont Blues Project, directed by Christopher McElroen, features celebrated jazz pianist, composer, and bandleader Gerald Clayton’s Piedmont blues-inspired compositions written for the Assembly — a hand-picked, top-tier, nine-piece jazz ensemble featuring the luminous singer René Marie and tap dancer Maurice Chestnut.

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