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Virginia War Memorial

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621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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January 2018

Artifacts Roadshow

January 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Clean out your attic and bring your military memorabilia for a review by Curator, Jesse Smith, and other experts. Learn more about your items and how to preserve them. No monetary values or appraisals provided. No solicitations.

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February 2018

Hellfighters and Sons of Freedom: African Americans in World War II

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Virginia War Memorial Executive Director Clay Mountcastle will share the fascinating  often untold, stories of these war heroes and many more, as he examines the larger role African-Americans played in The Great War.

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Our Fathers’ Fight For Freedom

February 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Captain Howard Baugh and Mr. Frank Bland, share stories and discuss the legacy of African-Americans in the military from WWII through today. Registration strongly encouraged.

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March 2018

K-9 Veterans Day

March 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Come enjoy a family event to celebrate the contributions of canines to our military and our communities.  See how these dogs work to save the lives of our soldiers, police, and emergency responders. Registration encouraged.

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May 2018

Commonwealth’s Memorial Day Ceremony

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Honor and remember all Virginia and American service members who died serving in our Armed Forces from the Revolutionary War to the Civil War to World Wars I and II to Korea and Vietnam to Iraq and Afghanistan to today. Over 40 wreathes representing various organizations will be presented in remembrance of all fallen heroes. Keynote speaker is the Honorable Justin Fairfax, Lieutenant Governor of Virginia.

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June 2018

Little Soldier Saturday

June 30 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

This program is tailored to meet the needs of young learners, encourage an appreciation of the past, and inspire creativity.  Activities feature songs, stories, crafts, and movement, based around a theme or historic time period. Space is limited, registration required. For ages 3 to 8.

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July 2018

Independence Day Weekend Concert and Picnic

July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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A big brass concert by the Richmond Brass Consort and an old-fashioned American family picnic.

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Little Soldier Saturday

July 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

This program is tailored to meet the needs of young learners, encourage an appreciation of the past, and inspire creativity.  Activities feature songs, stories, crafts, and movement, based around a theme or historic time period. Space is limited, registration required. For ages 3 to 8.

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August 2018

Little Soldier Saturday

August 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Free

This program is tailored to meet the needs of young learners, encourage an appreciation of the past, and inspire creativity. Activities feature songs, stories, crafts, and movement, based around a theme or historic time period. Parents/caregivers must remain with children at all times. For questions, please call the education department at 804.786.9700.

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September 2018

Commonwealth’s Patriot Day Ceremony

September 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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The ceremony will honor and remember the nearly 3,000 who perished during the terrorist attacks in New York City and at the Pentagon in Arlington on September 11, 2001. September 11 is officially acknowledged as Patriot Day – A National Day of Mourning and Remembrance as designated by the U.S. Congress. Meet in the E. Bruce Heilman Amphitheater.

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Little Soldier Saturday- Canceled

September 15 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
Virginia War Memorial, 621 South Belvidere Street
Richmond, VA 23220
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Canceled This program is tailored to meet the needs of young learners, encourage an appreciation of the past, and inspire creativity.  Activities feature songs, stories, crafts, and movement, based around a theme or historic time period. Space is limited, registration required. For ages 3 to 8.

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