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February 2022

Free

Your Humble Petitioner: Legislative Petitions Gave Voice to Virginians

February 7 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 5:00 pm

“Your Humble Petitioner: Legislative Petitions Gave Voice to Virginians” On view through November 19, 2022 Free and open to the public. Free parking is available below the Library at 800 East Broad Street. Imagine having to explain to the House of Delegates why you want to divorce your spouse, or change your name, or take other actions that affect your life. Virginians had to do just that for nearly a century. Their stories can be found in the Library’s Legislative…

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$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

February 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - February 2, 2023 @ 9:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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April 2022

$7 – $14

M&T Bank’s Butterflies LIVE! as part of Pollinator Power

April 16 @ 10:00 am - October 10 @ 5:00 pm

Butterflies LIVE! allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties. This is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and lifecycles. Photos are permitted, but we ask those taking photos to be respectful of other guests. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new.

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Free

Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in Petersburg

April 27 - June 30

Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in Petersburg April 27–June 30, 2022 Petersburg Public Library, 201 West Washington Street, Petersburg, 23803 Free The Petersburg Garden Club, Petersburg Public Library, and the Library of Virginia present the exhibition Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette in Petersburg, which celebrates the work of the renowned landscape architect, April 27–June 30, 2022. From the 1920s through the 1960s, Gillette’s name was synonymous with the best landscape design in the upper South. Although he is…

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May 2022

$7 – $14

Wednesdays Alfresco

May 18 @ 5:00 pm - September 14 @ 9:00 pm

Escape to a garden paradise, bring your friends or bring a date! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has more than 50 acres of fresh air, fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect for a special night out. While anyone can enjoy the extended hours on Wednesday night, Alfresco is designed to be a relaxing evening for couples or friends to spend time together while socially distanced from others in the Garden. The event is rain or shine; no refunds. In cases of…

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$7 – $14

Flowers After 5

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - September 8 @ 9:00 pm

Relax on Thursday evenings mid-May through mid-September at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; listen to relaxing live music, and enjoy food and drinks! The Garden is open until 9 p.m.; music is from 5-8 p.m. and food sales end at 8 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and blankets. Please read Planning Your Visit so you’ll be aware of our safety protocols. DETAILS Advanced tickets are available, but not required, for this event. The…

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AffordableOvernight Summer Camp for Richmond area children

May 26 - August 15

Camp Alkulana has openings for all sessions this summer– do you know some campers who would be a good fit? Camp Alkulana is a traditional overnight summer camp with a focus on making summer camp affordable for all children. (Most families pay just $25 for an 8 day session of camp!) Camp ALkulana is located in Millboro Springs , Virginia but serves campers from the Richmond metro area, including the surrounding counties. Our campers are ages 9-14. Find out more…

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$2 – $34

Fidos After 5

May 26 @ 5:00 pm - September 8 @ 8:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA for Fidos After 5 on these special nights (only): May 26, June 9, 23, July 14, 28, August 11, 25, and September 8 where leashed dogs are allowed. Suggested $2 “pet admission” benefits Richmond SPCA. All dogs must be leashed (no retractable leashes) and current on rabies vaccinations. Please Note: We welcome dogs in the Robins Visitor Center and Conservatory, but ask that they not enter the Kelly Education Center building. Please read…

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$7 – $14

Dave Rogers’ Big Bugs as part of Pollinator Power

May 27 @ 9:00 am - August 28 @ 5:00 pm

Artist David Rogers’ Big Bugs: The Pollinators showcases larger-than-life sculptures highlighting the importance of pollinators and preserving their habitats. Visitors of all ages and abilities will explore the wonder and craftsmanship of these nine oversized pollinator sculptures created from combinations of found or fallen whole trees, willow limbs, twigs, branches and other forest material. Discover giant ladybugs on a branch, a 17-foot tall daddy longlegs, a giant dragonfly, a beautiful hummingbird and more!

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$199

French Culture and Cuisine

May 31 @ 6:00 pm - June 28 @ 8:00 pm

Did you know that along with English, French is the only other language spoken on all five continents? Did you know that by 2050, French will be the most widely spoken language in the world? Join our noncredit course to learn more about French culture, and French influence in cuisine enjoyed around the French-speaking world. During this 5-week course, students will learn basic vocabulary to read a menu in French, order a meal in a French restaurant, and have the…

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June 2022

Free

Freedom on Paper: An Exhibition of “Free Negro Registers” from the Virginia Untold Project

June 13 - June 27

Freedom on Paper: An Exhibition of “Free Negro Registers” from the Virginia Untold Project On display from June 13 to June 27, 2022 In celebration of Juneteenth, the holiday that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States, visitors to the Library of Virginia will have the rare opportunity to view a selection of “Free Negro Registers” displayed in the lobby. These records demonstrate Virginia’s efforts to control and regulate its growing free Black population from the late 18th…

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Free

Radius 250 2022 Exhibition

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - July 16 @ 4:00 pm

Artspace presents Radius 250 2022, the 9th installment of its biennial regional juried exhibition, showcasing work by 41 artists selected from a group of 139 entries by juror Andrew Haley, Owner, Haley Fine Art, 42 Main St, Sperryville, VA 22740. The juror’s statement and awards will be presented at 7pm during the opening reception. Artspace began Radius 250 in 2005 to identify and help promote the high caliber and variety of artwork that is created in the Mid-Atlantic region. Work…

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That’s Gross! (June 27-July 1)

June 27 @ 9:00 am - July 1 @ 12:00 pm

It’s not all rainbows and butterflies in the wild! Come check out the stinky, the slimy, and even the creepy to discover the icky side of nature that helps both plants and animals survive. For Rising 1st Graders This program is also offered July 18-22 and August 1-5. Additional Information Program parking is available by The Robins Nature Center. Please bring your child to the main lobby of The Robins Nature Center. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are…

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Maymont Explorers (June 27-July 1)

June 27 @ 9:00 am - July 1 @ 12:00 pm

Explore the Maymont Mansion, The Robins Nature Center, the gardens and grounds through scavenger hunts and clues as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! For Rising 2nd – 3rd Graders This program is also offered July 11-15, July 25-29 and August 8-12. Additional Information Program parking is available by the entrance to Maymont Farm. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are recommended for all campers and teachers while indoors and when social distancing isn’t possible…

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Senior Animal Keeper Camp (June 27-July 1)

June 27 @ 9:00 am - July 1 @ 3:00 pm

Dream of working with animals? This is your chance to discover the daily tasks of Maymont’s hard-working Aquarists and Animal Keepers. Make treats, train animals, feed fish, and meet animal care specialists. For Rising 6th – 8th Graders This program is also offered July 18-22. Additional Information Program parking is available by the entrance to Maymont Farm. Please meet at the Farm Classroom. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are recommended for all campers and teachers while indoors and…

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Free

Financial Empowerment Series for Returning Citizens

June 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join Nolef Turns, in collaboration with Capital One, for a 4 week series on financial empowerment for individuals and their families who have been impacted by crime, trauma and incarceration. Let’s discuss unique challenges that incarceration may have on your finances and growth. Each class will cover a different topic so please sign up for each week’s training. Join us for the month of June to learn about everything from banking basics, to credit, to savings and assets management. June…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

June 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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July 2022

$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 3 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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Free

CarMax Free Fourth of July

July 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

FREE admission to the Garden on this day includes M&T Bank Pollinator Power featuring Big Bugs and Butterflies LIVE! This event is sponsored by CarMax. We’re excited to be able to offer a day of relaxation and fun with 50 acres of gardens, beautiful flowers, woodland paths and friendly people. Please read more about what to expect (below).

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Free

CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Virtual Information Session

July 6 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

YOU can change a child’s story. Learn more about volunteering to be a voice for vulnerable children experiencing abuse or neglect. Henrico CASA activates trained volunteers to help our county’s most vulnerable children thrive in safe, loving homes. Will you join us in our mission to ensure every child that has experienced abuse or neglect has a voice? Volunteers advocate for children aged from newborn to eighteen. Advocates come from all walks of life including a variety of professional and…

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$15 – $40

MAN / season 1

July 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Chandler Hubbard A world premiere serial theatre experience + podcast ​Wed, June 29, July 6, July 13, July 20 @ 7:30pm $15 for single performances | $40 for all episodes ​ It’s the end of the world as we know it… sort of. After a global catastrophe strips all Superheroes and Supervillains of their powers, former enemies Dom “Marvelous Man” Taylor and Patrick “Professor Peril” Pritchard team up to survive this brave new world. Along with intrepid reporter April…

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Free

Mary Sarah Bilder | Female Genius

July 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Please join us for a virtual talk by law professor and award-winning author Mary Sarah Bilder on her new book, Female Genius: Eliza Harriot and George Washington at the Dawn of the Constitution. Her provocative new biography investigates the rise of a radical new idea in the English-speaking world: female genius. Bilder finds the perfect exemplar in English-born Eliza Harriot Barons O’Connor, a pathbreaking female educator who delivered a University of Pennsylvania lecture attended by George Washington as he and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 8 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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$30

THE BARBER OF MOVILLE

July 10 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

by Ronan Carr directed by Nathaniel Shaw U.S. premiere Thu June 23 – Sun July 17, 2022 $30 Molly and Dommo are finally ready to fulfill their plan to take a long-awaited trip. Dommo has a round trip ticket. Molly’s ticket is one-way. They’re closing up their barbershop in Derry City, Ireland for a week so they can travel to Zurich, treat themselves to a fine hotel, a fancy meal, tickets to a production of The Barber of Seville, and…

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Junior Animal Keeper Camp (July 11-15)

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm

Discover what it takes to care for the animals at Maymont. Join Aquarists and Animal Keepers during their daily tasks, including feeding the animals and making enrichment treats. For Rising 4th – 5th Graders This program is also offered August 1-5. Additional Information Program parking is available by the entrance to Maymont Farm. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are recommended for all campers and teachers while indoors and when social distancing isn’t possible outdoors. The use of hand…

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Living Alphabet (July 11-15)

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm

From alligators to zebra swallowtail butterflies, we have a lot of awesome wildlife here in Virginia! Learn about the plants and animals around us — one letter at a time. For Ages 4-5 Years This program is also offered July 25-29. Additional Information Program parking is available by The Robins Nature Center. Please bring your child to the main lobby of The Robins Nature Center. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are recommended for all campers and teachers while…

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Maymont Explorers (July 11-15)

July 11 @ 9:00 am - July 15 @ 12:00 pm

Explore the Maymont Mansion, The Robins Nature Center, the gardens and grounds through scavenger hunts and clues as we decode secret messages, solve mysteries and discover hidden treasures! For Rising 2nd – 3rd Graders This program is also offered June 27-July 1, July 25-29 and August 8-12. Additional Information Program parking is available by the entrance to Maymont Farm. Safety precautions will be in place. Masks are recommended for all campers and teachers while indoors and when social distancing isn’t…

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