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April 2019

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The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Virginia Humanities Research Fellow Greg Smithers, a professor of history at Virginia Commonwealth University, for a talk on his research for a project entitled “The Riverkeepers: The Cherokees, Their Neighbors, and the Rivers that Made America.” The book is a biography of aquatic places that Cherokee people and their indigenous neighbors believed were filled with spirits and ghosts, human and animal life, and forces that brought (and bring) the land to life. Ranging from pre-contact indigenous history through the…

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May 2019

Free

Richmond & Sustainability

May 15 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm

In this discussion series we ask three local experts on environmentalism and sustainability to present their recommendations for how Richmonders can take action in their own lives to make life in Richmond more sustainable and healthy for everyone. This event will focus on positive approach focused on actions that can be taken immediately by our audience members, and ways they can get more deeply involved in the fight to save the planet. Panelists: Jeremy Hoffman – Climate Scientist, Science Museum…

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

May 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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June 2019

Free

Richmond & Public Transportation

June 19 @ 5:45 pm - 7:45 pm

Public transportation is taking off in Richmond. The Pulse Bus Rapid Transit system has arrived on Broad street. New bike lanes criss-cross the city, and the GRTC has redesigned routes, and expanded its range into surrounding counties. In this discussion we’ll talk about how new projects are impacting the city, and what still needs to change to make Richmond accessible and connected. Panelists: Max Hepp-Buchanan – Director, Bike Walk RVA In addition to advocating for the growth of biking and…

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

June 20 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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