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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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Poetry Tree

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

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

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Art Exhibits

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

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

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Richmond Flying Squirrels

April 21 - April 26
The Diamond*, 3001 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230
$

Come support the Richmond Squirrels in this home stand when they play Reading Fightin Phils and the Bowie Baysox.  

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iHeart Media Mega Car Sale

April 21 - April 23
Regency Square Mall, 1420 North Parham Road
Richmond, 23229
Free

Great deals on new-to-you vehicles Friday, April 21, 12:00 p.m. -9:00 p.m. Saturday, April 22, 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. Sunday, April 23, 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

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2017 Denim Drive

April 22 - April 23
Regency Square Mall, 1420 North Parham Road
Richmond, 23229
Free

Donate your denim items at the information booth upstairs near Gymboree. Prizes awarded to the top three Henrico County elementary, middle and high schools that collect the most denim. Benefits Goodwill and Henrico County Public Schools. Saturday, April 22 from 10am-9pm Sunday, April 23 from 12-6pm  

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Cirque Italia

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - April 23 @ 9:30 pm
Fredericksburg Agricultural Fair, Fredericksburg, VA
$

The first traveling Water Circus, introduces a second unit, the Gold Unit: a luxurious experience where technology and preforming arts are mixed to create a one-of-a-kind show. Whether it’s a futuristic laser act or mesmerizing aerial performances, the show has something for all tastes and expectations. April 21 – Friday: 7:30pm April 22 – Saturday: […]

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3:00 am

Gamelan Workshop

April 23 @ 3:00 am - 4:30 pm
University of Richmond, 28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
Free

Family-friendly workshop on the traditional percussion orchestra of Bali and Java. No previous musical experience necessary. Global Music Studio, North Court. 40 Westhampton Way. University of Richmond. 23173.

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12:05 pm

Waffle Mascot Cap Giveaway – Brunch and Baseball

April 23 @ 12:05 pm - 3:00 pm
The Diamond*, 3001 N Boulevard
Richmond, VA 23230
$

A special brunch menu along with kids-themed giveaway, a special edition Waffle Mascot Cap to the first 1,000 fans 14 and under.

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1:00 pm

Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday ‘Liberty or Death’ Reenactment

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
St. John’s Church*, 2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23223
$

Historical reenactment of the Second Virginia Convention of March 1775 at its original location. Professional actors in 1770s attire portray ten delegates, including Patrick Henry, Thomas Jefferson, and George Washington. The delegates engage in the debates and arguments of the Second Virginia Convention, which lead up to Henry’s immortal words.

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Writing Workshop, Poetry Reading and Slam Competition

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond, VA United States
$

At 1:00 p.m., participants are invited to work with award-winning poets Hanif Willis-Abdurraqib and Sarah Lawson in a writing workshop. At 2:30 p.m., enjoy a Poetry Reading by featured Poets/Slam Judges Willis-Abdurraqib, Sarah Lawson, and Emi Mahmoud. At 4:00 p.m., attend the Slam Competition between 12 local poets. At 5:30PM, free pancake reception.

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Explore the Outdoors 2017

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Huguenot Park and the Community Idea Stations, 10901 Robious Road
North Chesterfield, VA
Free

CANCELLED

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Passages Adventure Camp Kick-Off

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Belle Isle, 500 Tredegar St
Richmond, VA 23219 United States
Free

Boys and girls ages 8 to 14 who have signed up for a week of Passages Adventure Camp this summer play Flour Bomb/Capture the Flag with 2017 Passages Staff and other campers. Register for camp here: www.PassagesRVA.com

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2:00 pm

Main Street Station

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
The Tin Pan, 8981 Quioccasin Rd.
Richmond, VA 23229
$

Experienced musicians, many having participated heavily in different award-winning collegiate a cappella groups during their continued educations.

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Author: Cece Bell

April 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
bbgb tales for kids, 3003 w cary st
richmond, va 23221
Free

Meet the new york times bestselling author Cece Bell celebrating the re-release of Bewigged, her laugh-out-loud picture book.

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4:00 pm

Springtime in Paris with the Petersburg Symphony

April 23 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Petersburg High School Auditorium, 3101 Johnson Road
Petersburg, VA 23805
$

This concert will take listeners through the musical colors of spring and summer beginning with Pacific 231 by Author Honegger, along with his pastorale d’ete, a peaceful symphonic poem. Then Paul Hindemith’s hauntingly beautiful Trauermusik for viola and strings.  This will be followed by the 1930’s jazz standard April in Paris, and then a rousing finish […]

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7:30 pm

The Gloaming

April 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Modlin Center for the Arts at the University of Richmond*, 28 Westhampton Way
Richmond, VA 23173
$

Dublin’s The Gloaming features five of the world’s greatest Celtic musicians including singer Iarla Ó Lionaird, and Martin Hayes, praised by the San Francisco Chronicle as “one of the best fiddlers on the planet.”

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