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Imagine Your Story Summer Reading Program

Virtual

Register starting Saturday, June 6 at http://pamunkeylibrary.readsquared.com/. See virtual programs, including Story time @ Home, Juggler Jonathan Austin, and Alice in Wonderland by the Hampstead Theatre Co. Get a prize when you reach your reading goal. Call your branch library,…

Free

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

Pamplin Historical Park 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into…

$

Treasures of Ancient Egypt: Sunken Cities

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

See treasures recovered from two powerful ancient Egyptian cities that sank into the Mediterranean more than a thousand years ago. Destroyed by natural catastrophes in the 8th century AD, Thonis-Heracleion and Canopus were once mighty centers of trade, where Egyptian…

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Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 200 N Boulevard, Richmond

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963.

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The 9/11 Heroes Run 5k

Around Richmond

For runners, ruckers, and walkers of all levels and of all ages. This is an annual event which, due to COVID, will primarily take place virtually all over the world, on or near September 11th. It is the perfect opportunity…

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Agents of Change

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Celebrating a century of women’s social and political activism in the Commonwealth. Highlighting the efforts and impact of a selection of female change-makers these women brought about positive change in their communities, the Commonwealth, and the nation.

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A Landscape Saved

Virginia Museum of History and Culture 428 North Boulevard, Richmond

Shows the efforts in preservation and horticulture made by the Garden Club of Virginia during its 100-year history. Its members have encouraged appreciation of the landscape, advanced its horticulture, and championed the preservation of the land.

$

Ain’t Misbehavin’: 1920s Richmond

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

An exhibition of costume, textiles, art and artifacts in the Nathalie L. Klaus and Reynolds Family Galleries. The 1920s are remembered in America as a decade that “roared” with change, including urban expansion, equal suffrage, social integration, jazz music, fast…

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#BallotBattle: Richmond’s Social Struggle for Suffrage

The Valentine 1015 East Clay Street, Richmond

Profiles five Richmond viewpoints and the racial and generational tensions that each exposed. Between 1909 and 1920, both pro-suffrage and anti-suffrage advocates battled tenaciously, using all the platforms available to persuade both the legislature and the general public.

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Virtual Virginia Credit Union Moonlight Ride

Virtual

Sign up to ride either 3, 8, or 28-miles, and they’ll mail you a sweet event shirt and a bike light to keep you safe. Choose when you ride, and don’t forget to include the kiddos, as this is a…

$

Virtual Summer Sunday Liberty or Death Series

Virtual

Each Sunday at 1:00 this summer, experience a new virtual talk or performance in place of the in-person Liberty or Death Reenactment. Would you like to support our programs? Visit https://www.historicstjohnschurch.org/give (Suggested donation: $5)

Free
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