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June 2019

Free

Literary Virginia Book Group

June 12 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the second Wednesday evening of each month, join us for a book discussion with light refreshments, additional historical context, and even occasional author visits. This month, discuss “Sargent’s Women: Four Lives Behind the Canvas,” by Donna M. Lucey (2018’s Art in Literature: The Mary Lynn Kotz Award winner), and pick up July’s book, “Chesapeake Requiem: A Year…

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Free

Brain Boot Camp

June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7516 Hospital Drive, Gloucester. Thursday, June 13, 1-2 p.m.

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Summer Fun Art Camps for Youth

June 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Morning and afternoon sessions.

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Summer Fun Art Camps for Youth

June 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Morning and afternoon sessions.

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$8 – $13

FATHER’S DAY WEEKEND

June 15 - June 16

Discover a weekend of family fun in the Garden! Enjoy laid-back activities and crafts in the Children’s Garden Saturday and live music and a cookout (food available for purchase) at Bloemendaal House on Sunday. Garden admission also includes our Butterflies LIVE! exhibit.

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Free

Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Alzheimer’s Association and Ebenezer Baptist Church, 216 West Leigh Street, Richmond. Saturday, June 15, 10-11:30 a.m.

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$8

Father’s Day Birdhouse Painting

June 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Give a special gift to Dad for father’s day – a birdhouse decorated just for him!

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Vintage Bike Show

June 15 @ 11:00 am - June 18 @ 5:00 pm

Bikes 1984 and older are welcome to register for judging. Register online or day of from 9 – 11 am at Stony Point Fashion Park near Panera Bread. Cash prizes & trophies No colors All makes are welcome

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Junteenth in Charlottesville

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You are invited to attend this year’s Juneteenth celebration. It is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. it grew out of the freed slaves’ desire to remember that day- June 19, 1865. We will celebrate through history, music, poetry, dance and activities. On Friday June 14 starting at 6PM, our local ancestors will be honored. Then on Saturday, June 15 we will continue celebrating outside in front of the African American Heritage…

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Junteenth in Charlottesville

June 15 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

You are invited to attend this year’s Juneteenth celebration. It is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. it grew out of the freed slaves’ desire to remember that day- June 19, 1865. We will celebrate through history, music, poetry, dance and activities. On Friday June 14 starting at 6PM, our local ancestors will be honored. Then on Saturday, June 15 we will continue celebrating outside in front of the African American Heritage…

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$25 – $60

JB Roberts MAGIC SHOW

June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Magician and sleight of hand artist, JB Roberts, performs close up illusions and sleight of hand demonstrations that elevate your suspension of disbelief. His routine has been rigorously rehearsed and perfected to provide an entertaining and engaging experience for all ages! www.jbrobertsmagic.com

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$15

The Best of One Voice Chorus: 2013-2018

June 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our Summer Concert is a look back at repertoire that has stood out as personal favorites of the chorus under the baton of artistic director Lynn Atkins as he celebrates 5 years with One Voice Chorus. Expect to hear our favorite selections from our previous concerts of African-American Spirituals, Broadway songs, Classical Masterpieces, and Contemporary Choral motets and anthems.

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$25 – $60

JB Roberts MAGIC SHOW

June 15 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Magician and sleight of hand artist, JB Roberts, performs close up illusions and sleight of hand demonstrations that elevate your suspension of disbelief. His routine has been rigorously rehearsed and perfected to provide an entertaining and engaging experience for all ages! www.jbrobertsmagic.com

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$20

Miramar with Rosette String Quartet: An Evening of Latin Music

June 16 @ 6:45 pm - 9:00 pm

Miramar is a sextet (sometimes joined by a string quaret) that features the awe-inspiring male-female singing duo of Rei Alvarez (Bio Ritmo) and Laura Ann Singh (Quatro Na Bossa). Effortless in their delivery of intricate harmonies, they are backed by bandleader Marlysse Simmons (Bio Ritmo) who alternates between vintage organs and acoustic piano, guitarist Bryan Vargas (Falu, Fela! The Musical) and a rotating cast of percussionists including Hector “Coco Barez (Calle 13, Bio Ritmo) and Giustino Riccio (Bio Ritmo), and…

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$135

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 3:00 pm

Camp Imagination, directed by Rodrick Rhodes. Grades 2-6. Working with the theme “Up-Cycle, Re-Cycle,” Camp Imagination will allow students to explore color, contour, and contrast. Students will present and talk about their artwork at the final show in the Purcell Gallery on the last day of camp. Sign up early – this camp fills up quickly! The fee includes art supplies.

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Free

Forensic Science in an Opioid Landscape

June 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Forensic Science in an Opioid Landscape Designer opioid abuse is not new in the United State, yet the current epidemic brings new and more widespread challenges. Small towns, big cities, village courthouses and federal agencies are all grappling with defining the problem and finding solutions across the sectors of public health, public safety and criminal justice. Dr. Peace will share the history of opioid abuse in the United States and define the current challenges and efforts to combat the epidemic,…

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PTSD & Its Impact

June 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join Robin’s Hope for this lunchtime talk as we explore PTSD and complex PTSD. Christine Thompson will share her experiences as the wife of a veteran who struggles with PTSD symptoms.

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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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$10 – $15

Sense Memory: A Synesthetic Evening Performance

June 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Sense Memory is a recollection of art as it was and as it could be. Music, Static and Moving Art in combination. Join us for an evening of new music performed by Scott Burton with video art by Mitchell Craft and Eric Eckhart, and live painting by Shaylen Broughton. First, we will open with a new piece for guitar and modular synthesizer called ‘The student blinded by wisdom’ with video art by Mitchell Craft. Next, a piece featuring Burton on…

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Free

Memory Café

June 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association and Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond. Thursday, June 20, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

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$100.00

13th Annual Conservancy Golf Challenge

June 20 @ 11:30 am - 6:30 pm

Join us for our annual golf tournament to benefit the Historic Virginia Land Conservancy and in memory of Bob and Sharon Keith at Ford’s Colony Country Club for a Captain’s Choice tournament on the Blackheath golf course. Prizes, raffles and an awards dinner follow the 1:00 pm shotgun start. Please visit our website at www.HistoricVirginiaLandConservancy.org for a registration form.

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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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Free

Brain Boot Camp

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7516 Hospital Drive, Gloucester. Thursday, June 20, 1-2 p.m.

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$50

Business Protocol for Nonprofit Professionals

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Business etiquette sets you at the forefront. Incorporating the use of appropriate professional behavior in daily business interaction is crucial. Participants enhance their ability to learn and apply appropriate behavior. Through interactive exercises and relevant applied experiences, participants connect social skills, precedence, dining skills, and global awareness to inclusion, critical thinking, and cultural respect as well as building and maintaining collaborative relationships. The seminar prepares participants to interact confidently and successfully with anyone, anywhere in the world. Integrated Topics: Handshaking;…

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SAARA of Virginia Voices of Recovery Training

June 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Do you want to become a SAARA Voices of Recovery presenter? If so, this training is for you! Learn to tell your story to create positive change in your community. This training teaches how to effectively tell your story in 3 powerful segments, Before Addiction, Addiction Years, and Life in Recovery. SAARA’s Voices of Recovery train the presenter training provides participants with tools and skills needed to present their story and spread addiction awareness in the community. This training and…

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Feeding Body & Soul at Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier

June 22 @ 10:30 am - June 23 @ 4:00 pm

Feeding Body & Soul programs will include several 30-minute cooking demonstrations at both the Tudor Hall Plantation and the Military Encampment areas. These programs will occur multiple times daily, so that visitors will have several opportunities to view them regardless of when they arrive. Staff in period attire at Tudor Hall will demonstrate open hearth cooking skills and meal preparation for several common dishes. Visitors are invited to join in on discussions to include period methods of acquiring ingredients, preservation,…

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$5

First Drafts and Bagels: The Witch Project

June 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Need some dynamic theatre to elevate your weekend? Join us at Firehouse for mimosas and bagels and participate in the creative process of making a new play. 1st Drafts and Bagels program is geared towards providing opportunities for playwrights to workshop material followed by a talk back with the audience to collaborate on further developing the work. THE WITCH PROJECT (working title) conceived and written by Emma Givens Actor/Collaborators: Addie Barnhart George Dippold Jimmy Mello Cole Metz Walter Riddle Tommy…

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Free

WRIR 97.3 FM Presents Local Voices Live

June 22 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A summer series at the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU. WRIR volunteer talk show hosts will lead four panel discussion on important issues affecting Richmond and its region. The panels are on four Saturdays in June and July: June 22, June 29, July 13, and July 20. Confirmed panel hosts are Whitney Whiting (host of End of the Line), Taneasha White and Brooke Taylor (hosts of Critiques for the Culture), Melissa Vaughn (co-host of Municipal Mania).

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Israeli Festival Featuring The Israeli Friendship Caravan

June 23 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Come and enjoy, “Everything Israel” at the Weinstein JCC! Experience Israeli food, culture, history, and entertainment, without getting on an airplane. This exciting event offers something for everyone. Try some Israeli cuisine, take a ride on a camel, learn Krav Maga, enjoy a special performance by the Israeli Friendship Caravan and more! The Caravan is made up of 10 high school-aged students who travel throughout the United States performing Israeli songs and dances. Activities are free. Food and camel rides…

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$15 – $25

Pandora’s Box: A Burlesque Retelling

June 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Burlesque Right Meow has found Pandora’s Box! What’s in there?! Can we suppress our curiosity to know what it contains? Of course not! We’re opening this thing up for the world to see on Sunday, June 23rd at Firehouse Theatre! Want to know what’s in there for yourself? Join us for our burlesque interpretation of this tale! We can’t say too much about what we’ll find in the forbidden vessel, but we’re pretty sure there will be butts! Featuring: Bebe…

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