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Wednesday, June 26

Braxton Congrove: TTYL - Fellowship Exhibition
RVA East End , Free

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship Exhibition Program is proud to present TTYL an exhibition of new sculptures by Braxton Congrove. TTYL is on view...

Elizabeth Van Lew Downloadable Walking Tour
RVA East End , $

Download the tour and take it on your own time! This hour-long, two-mile audio tour will guide you along the streets of Church Hill and Tobacco Row while...

Story Time
6:30am
Hopewell , Free

This event has a Google Hangouts video call. Join:...

The Reader's Friend Book Store
6:30am
Hopewell , Free

The Reader's Friend Book Store offers gently used books, cds, and dvds for bargain prices. Proceeds benefit all ARLS libraries.

"New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond" Exhibition
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite...

State of Deception
9am
RVA Downtown , Free

The Nazi Party developed a sophisticated propaganda machine that deftly spread lies about its political opponents, Jews, and the need to justify war. But...

The Art of Play
9am
Henrico, RVA Northside , Prices Vary, $

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions...

[Work]
9am
RVA The Fan , Free

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond will open its annual "[Work]" exhibition on Friday, June 21 with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m. in the center’s True F. Luck...

Curious George™: Let’s Get Curious!
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

The insatiable curiosity of Curious George – the little monkey who has captured the imagination and hearts of millions of children and adults for 65 years –...

Pompeii: The Immortal City
9:30am
RVA The Fan , $

Making its North American debut at the Science Museum of Virginia, Pompeii: The Immortal City plunges guests into the heart of the drama and the ruins of the...

"Summer Steals" at Reynolds Gallery
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, Prices Vary

Summer Steals presents more than twenty works of art at price points selected to align with a variety of budgets. Both new and seasoned collectors will...

Art Exhibits @ Main
10am
RVA Downtown , Free

Art Exhibits@ Main The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, June 6, 2019, through Tuesday July 30, 2019: Gellman Room—“Art Omelet”—inspired...

Cindy Neuschwander: A Measure of Life
10am
RVA The Fan , Free

Marking the third solo exhibition of work by the late artist Cindy Neuschwander at Reynolds Gallery, A Measure of Life is comprised of over a dozen pieces of...

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio
10am
RVA Downtown , $

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled...

JOHN MARSHALL: HIDDEN HERO OF NATIONAL UNION
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

The distinguished life of John Marshall, the nation’s fourth chief justice of the Supreme Court, parallels the unfolding of the American experiment in...

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion
10am
RVA Downtown , Free, $, Prices Vary

A new exhibition debuting at the Valentine will conceptually reimagine Richmond’s historic Monument Avenue. Opening at the Valentine on February 14, this...

Oh, Shenandoah: Landscapes of Diversity
10am
RVA The Fan , Free, $, Prices Vary

Washington D.C. artist Andrei Kushnir has recorded the history of the Shenandoah Valley through a series of paintings that capture the extraordinary beauty...

Summer Nature Series: Dinosaur Mega-Monsters
10am
Henrico , Free

Join Three Lakes Nature Center staff as we open up our classroom doors to visitors with a variety of items from our nature collections. Staff will be on hand...

PreSchool Storytime
10:30am
RVA Northside , Free

Join us at North Avenue Branch Library for awesome stories, tons of fun, and a special craft! Hope to see you there for a great half hour of Pre-School...

Wednesday Drop-in Kid's Crafternoons
11am
RVA Northside , $

Every Wednesday all summer long will feature a different kid's craft for only $3/per child. Drop-in anytime during the day to participate!

Lunch Break Science: All About Pompeiian Graffiti 
12pm
RVA The Fan , Free

Pack a lunch and join us! Museum scientists and experts share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Lunch Break Science is...

One More Stitch
1pm
RVA West End , Free

Meet with other community members to knit, crochet or work with other fiber arts. Share ideas and techniques, get help or give help. All levels welcome.

Homework Help/Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with homework, projects and literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estar¡n disponibles...

Summer Reading Buddies
3:30pm
RVA Southside , Free

Volunteers and staff will be available to help students of all ages with literacy skills! ¡Voluntarios y empleados estarán disponibles para dar ayuda a...

Craft Night: Chinese Plate Fan
4pm
RVA Southside , Free

It gets HOT during the summer. Join us as we make a Chinese Plate Fan! Snacks will be provided while supplies last. All ages encouraged to attend!

Intro to Belly Dance and Transnational Fusion
4pm
RVA Downtown , Free

Join Twila Jane, bellydance and performance artist, for this one-of-a-kind workshop! Twila Jane is the owner/artistic director for Illumination Dance...

Family Flicks!
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Join us for a family friendly flick. Snacks provided! November - "Early Man", rated PG December - "How the Grinch Stole Christmas", rated PG January -...

June 2019 Writing Show: Building Relationships with Bookstore Owners and Librarians
6pm
RVA The Fan , Prices Vary, $

No one knows the literary scene like bookstore owners and librarians. They can help you connect with an audience, network in publishing, and promote your...

P.A.W.S. to Read with Sprite's Hero Therapy Dogs
6pm
RVA Southside , Free

Sign up for a 20 minute slot to read to a therapy dog. Build reading confidence and have fun! This program is presented in partnership with Sprite's Hero....

Hopewell Book Group - First Star I See Tonight
6:30pm
Hopewell , Free

We will be discussing the book, The Roanoke Girls by Amy Engel. Title selection was changed due to popular demand, we apologize for the inconvenience.

Drew Willson
8pm
Henrico, RVA West End , $

Multi-instrumentalist, singer-songwriter, and impromptu storyteller Drew Willson is a native of Virginia and resident of Richmond. Drew's music is a...

Girlfriend
8pm
RVA Downtown , Prices Vary, $

A vibrant and tender coming of age musical duet from when flannel was the height of fashion and mix tapes were the language of love. It’s 1993 in small-town...

Wednesday, June 26