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Break Glass: Art by VL Cox

February 1 - February 10
Virginia Holocaust Museum, 2000 E. Cary Street
Richmond,VA23223
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Free

Through her art, Cox aspires to spark conversation about civil rights and equality, while also exploring the persistence of hate and injustice in America today. Cox creates her work from found objects, appropriating them to make pointed criticisms about some of today’s most troubling topics often delivering a message that is in direct opposition to […]

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“I><WE" Exhibition

February 1 - February 10
Visual Arts Center of Richmond, 1812 West Main Street
Richmond,VA23220
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An exhibition of work by Emmy Bright, Jessica Heikes, and Leigh Suggs that, is a collective project that softens the boundaries between separate artists. While these three artists live in different cities (Detroit, Kansas City, and Richmond), they have remained in close dialogue since first meeting at a residency in 2009. Each artists’ style is […]

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Half-Price Admission Days

February 1 - February 28
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Avenue
Richmond,VA23228
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All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission through Feb. 28.

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Red Velvet

February 1 - February 9
$

Edmund Kean, the greatest Shakespearean actor of his age, collapses on stage while performing the lead in Othello. He is replaced by a young, black actor, Ira Aldridge—a first for the role in London’s West End. As a bill in Parliament promoting the abolition of slavery sends shock waves through the streets, how will London […]

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2019 RVA Environmental Film Festival

February 4 - February 16
Byrd Theatre, 2908 West Cary Street
Richmond,VA23221United States
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The Festival showcases films that raise awareness of environmental issues relevant to the Richmond region, our nation, and our planet. Check rvaeff.org for details on films, showtimes, and venues. Weekday film showtimes start at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, February 9 and Sunday, February 10, see films for families and adults during the day at the […]

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Eighth Annual 
ReelAbilities Film Festival

February 6 - February 10
Weinstein JCC, 5403 Monument Ave
Richmond,VAUnited States
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This acclaimed film festival celebrates the beauty of embracing differences.

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Willy Wonka

February 7 - February 10
Tomahawk Creek Middle School, 1600 Learning Loop
Midlothian,VA23114
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Roald Dahl's story follows enigmatic candy manufacturer, Willy Wonka, as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. The children must learn to follow Mr. Wonka's rules in the factory... or suffer the consequences.

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Ongoing

Rock & Roll Jubilee

February 8 @ 7:00 pm - February 10 @ 9:00 pm
The Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen, 2880 Mountain Rd
Glen Allen,VA23260United States
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RVA favorites Craig Evans, Brad Tucker, Brian Sulser, George Garrett, Jim Wark, and BJ Kocen will take you on a musical journey with all your favorite songs from the Titans of Teen Town: Elvis Presley, Buddy Holly, Roy Orbison, The Everly Brothers, and Ricky Nelson. The Jubilee also includes 1950s’ period advertisements, skits, and lots […]

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9:00 am

Boot Camp for New Dads Class

February 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until December 28, 2019

$

This is a class for expecting dads guided by dads. Men's only class discusses everything you want to know about becoming a father but may be hesitant to ask. They teach you how to care for your new addition, how to care for the mother, tips on handling a work week on no sleep, and […]

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9:15 am

RFM’s Story Time at Saxon Shoes with NBC 12’s Sarah Bloom

February 9 @ 9:15 am - 10:00 am
Saxon Shoes, 11800 West Broad Street
Henrico,Virginia23233United States
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Join Joan Tupponce and the RFM Team for a very special story time with author and NBC 12's news anchor Sarah Bloom. Plus, local author Ashley Hewlett will read her book, Cailey’s Best Day. Parking lot doors open at  9AM, and Story Time begins at 9:15AM. Coffee, compliments of Capital One Cafe, plus enter to win one of […]

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10:00 am

‘Fess Up February

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until February 24, 2019

St. John’s Church, 2401 E. Broad Street
Richmond,VA23223
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Enjoy a free tour for anyone in the City of Richmond, Henrico, Chesterfield, Powhatan, and Hanover who has never before visited Historic St. John's Church. You must provide an ID (driver's license, electric bill, voter ID) that shows your residence. The last tour of the day is at 3:30 p.m.

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Homebound

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Varina Library, 1875 New Market Road
Henrico,VA23231
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Participants will go through the components of the home buying process, plus get practical tools and strategies to deal with issues connected to buying a home such as credit, saving, mortgages, and more. In addition to the class, participants will be introduced to industry professionals, have the ability to learn the housing market by viewing […]

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Let Me Call You Sweetheart

February 9 @ 10:00 am - 10:40 am
Melody Magic Music Studio, 3041 Lauderdale Drive
Henrico,VA23233
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A love-themed playdate. Dance to "Love somebody", play instruments to "I Love My Family" and enjoy many more love-themed activities. Ages 0 to 5 years, with a parent. Advance registration required and space is limited.

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10:30 am

Hearts, Bracelets, and Tea

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Clover Hill Library, 6701 Deer Run Dr.
Midlothian,VA23112
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Free

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with tea, snacks, and a friendship bracelet. For ages 5 to 11. Registration begins January 26th.

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Space Adventures

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Dreaming of becoming an astronaut? Join Bricks 4 Kidz for a space program that is out of this world, for ages 5 to 11. Registration begins January 26th.

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Sun Catcher

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Hanover Library, 7527 Library Drive
Hanover,VA23069
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Make a heart-shaped sun catcher for your valentine. Ages 5-10. Snacks provided by the Hanover Branch Library Friends.

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Black History Museum Kidz

February 9 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Black History Museum of Virginia, 122 W. Leigh Street
Richmond,VA
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Free

A new program complete with fun activities. A museum tour and books will be included in each program. On February 9 meet Karla Redditte a news anchor and reporter on NBC12. Karla will read a book with kids then teach them about being a reporter. Registration requested

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11:00 am

We Heart Valentine’s Day

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wegmans Short Pump, 12200 Wegmans Blvd
Henrico,VA23233
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This very busy hands-on class focuses on Valentine Day’s goodies and gifts. Goodies include cream cheese-topped strawberries and cookie decorating. They’ll make gifts of chocolate drizzled strawberries and Clementines and a Valentine card for that special someone. Hands-on class for a parent and child with Shoppers Club.

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Family Valentine at the Farm

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Maymont, Children’s Farm, Spottswood Road and Shirley Lane
Richmond,VA23220
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Treat your favorite farm animals, friends and family to some hand-crafted creations for Valentine’s Day. Make holiday-themed enrichment goodies for your furry and feathered farm friends, and craft unique Valentine cards with real animal footprints to give to your human loved ones. All ages welcome. Register online at maymont.org by February 8.

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Valentine Make and Take

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Atlee Library, 9161 Atlee Road
Mechanicsville,VA23116
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Free

Ages 3 to 10 create a card for someone special with glitter and glue. Supplies and refreshments provided by the Friends of the Atlee Library.

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Backyard Wildlife

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Midlothian Library, 521 Coalfield Road
Midlothian,23114-4406
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Learn about the wild animals that share your backyard. Meet rescued birds and animals in this program presented by local animal rehabilitators. Registration begins January 26th.

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Black History Month: Leadership Forum

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Goochland Library, 3075 River Road West
Goochland,VA23063
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Today’s leaders are reaching out to tomorrow’s change makers at the library. They’re honoring Black History Month by introducing teens, 11 to 18, to inspirational people representing government, business, faith, and the arts. Win door prizes. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Goochland Library.

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Family Valentines at the Farm

February 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Maymont, 2201 Shields Lake Drive
Richmond,VA23220
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Treat your favorite farm animals, friends and family to some hand-crafted creations for Valentine’s Day. Make holiday-themed enrichment goodies for your furry and feathered farm friends, and craft unique Valentine cards with real animal footprints to give to your human loved ones. Enjoy some cozy cuddles with a few animals, too.

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12:00 pm

Love Stories

February 9 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on February 10, 2019 at 12:00pm

Maymont, Mansion, 1700 Hampton Street
Richmond,VA23220
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Free

When Queen Victoria married her handsome prince charming in 1840, they set the romantic tone for the 19th century. Elegantly costumed Victorian ladies and gentlemen relate details of this royal love story and the courting customs of the era. Discover the charming language of love as depicted in the décor of Maymont Mansion, where romantic […]

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1:00 pm

Story Time With the Story Lady

February 9 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Barnes & Noble, Chesterfield Towne Center, 11500 Midlothian Turnpike
Richmond,VA23235
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Stories, activities, and games! For more info on Ali Pfautz, visit her website www.thestoryladyva.com

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2:00 pm

We Heart Valentine’s Day

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wegmans Short Pump, 12200 Wegmans Blvd
Henrico,VA23233
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$

This very busy hands-on class focuses on Valentine Day’s goodies and gifts. Goodies include cream cheese-topped strawberries and cookie decorating. They’ll make gifts of chocolate drizzled strawberries and Clementines and a Valentine card for that special someone. Hands-on class for a parent and child with Shoppers Club.

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What Is Bluegrass Music?

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Ashland Library, 201 S. Railroad Ave.
Ashland,VA23005
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Hey Kids! Make your own banjo, then learn about the origin of bluegrass music, and listen to some terrific tunes performed by the Commonwealth Bluegrass Band. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Ashland library.

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Rise Up: the Nat Turner Story

February 9 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Stratford Hall, 483 Great House Road
Stratford,VA22558
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The documentary, gives insight into Nat Turner’s life, his role in the revolt, and his death, as well as detail the 1831 historical and bloody slave rebellion in Virginia. Beyond its focus on Turner, the film also traverses the climate of the time period, tracing the circumstances that led to the violent uprising and its […]

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7:00 pm

The King Project

February 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Henrico Theatre, 305 E. Nine Mile Road
Henrico,VA23075
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This performance is in commemoration of the rewriting of Dr. Martin Luther King’s I Have A Dream speech, Letter from Birmingham Jail, and I’ve Been to the Mountain Top speech. By placing Dr. King’s important writings in a performance setting, choreographers David Riddick and Marshall Swiney create a fusion of contemporary movement with sounded oration, […]

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8:00 pm

Altria Masterworks 5: Dvořák & American Masterpieces

February 9 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Carpenter Theatre at Dominion Arts Center, 600 E Grace Street
Richmond,VA23219
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DiThis concert proudly features American masterpieces alongside Dvořák’s Concerto for Violin in A Minor, Op.53. With guest conductor George Manahan, the Richmond Symphony looks forward to presenting an inspiring evening of music.

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