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Wednesday, May 20

A Million Blooms
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Events throughout the...

Henrico , $
Looking at butterflies
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and...

Henrico , $
Unfinished Business
Library of Virginia
9am

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of...

RVA Downtown , Free
When there Was Water
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Wind, Waves and Light: Art in Motion by George Sherwood This unconventional exhibition features large-scale, stainless steel sculptures that move and change...

Henrico , $
Canceled: Art Exhibit May 2020
Richmond Public Library
10am

Art Exhibit May 2020 The following exhibits will be on display from Friday, May 1, 2020, through Tuesday, June 2, 2020: Gellman Room—“A. M. STIMULI”— a...

RVA Downtown , Free
Matters of Scale: Charles F. Gillette on Monument Avenue
The Branch Musuem of Architecture and Design
10am

Monument Avenue is home to some of Richmond’s most prestigious houses and elegant gardens. In celebration of the Garden Club of Virginia’s centennial and...

RVA The Fan , $
Fiction Focus Senior Book Club
Richmond Public Library
10:15am

· Free! Must be a resident of the City of Richmond · Must be 55 · Must have a City of Richmond library card (free) · Books provided for one-month...

RVA The Fan , Free
PreSchool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

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...

RVA Northside , Free
Preschool Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for our fun, interactive and educational storytime featuring books, songs, rhymes and activities! For ages 3-5 with an adult.

RVA Downtown , Free
Storytime!
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

Join us for a fun, interactive storytime with Ms. Lisa! All ages are welcome!

RVA Southside , Free
Leigh Suggs, “Just the Three of Us”, 2020, Hand cut, acrylic on Yupo, 50.5 x 30 inches
Reynolds Gallery
11am

Reynolds Gallery presents All Together, an ongoing group exhibition featuring works from twenty-one artists. Each work on view has been selected as a visual...

RVA The Fan , Free
Wonder Wednesdays Livestream (Story Time for Youth)
Elegba Folklore Society
11am

Who knew you would be home schooling?? Ęlęgba Folklore Society is launching a weekly story time for your children. We’re inviting you to gather your children...

Free
Virtual Event
One More Stitch
Richmond Public Library
1pm

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.

RVA West End , Free
Girl at WaterPlay
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
1pm

During warm spring, summer, and fall days, WaterPlay the Children’s Garden is the coolest place to be! Bring or wear your bathing suit and water shoes to...

Henrico , $
CANCELED - Young Scientist (Leaf Studies)
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Why do trees and flowers have leaves? Let's learn about their importance and life cycle.

RVA Southside , Free
Art Explorers
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Art Explorers meets on the third Wednesday of each month at 4pm. Check with the library to see what you will be making each month! For ages 5-12. January -...

RVA West End , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun and interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA The Fan , Free
Community Expressions
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Help determine your library’s future. Tell us what you like, how we can improve and what should we add. During the one-hour moderated session, we’ll ask you:...

RVA Southside , Free
RVA Makers May Meetup at The Workshop
RVA Makers
5:30pm

More info coming soon :) -- RVA Makers meets the third Wednesday of each month from 5:30-7:30. Join us for a chance to socialize with awesome makers and...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Digital Photography
Studio Two Three
6pm

Learn the basics of DSLR photography (aperture, shutter speed, ISO, white balance, lens coverage, touch on flash photography) in this 2-day course. Please...

RVA Northside , $$
Richmond Story House launches Mosaic Project, a storytelling and community space for Asian Americans in Richmond
Richmond Story House
6:30pm

Richmond Story House provides a unique monthly space for Asian Americans/people of Asian ancestry to share stories and cultivate community. Writing and...

RVA East End , Free
Patterson Pages: Adult Book Discussion Group
Richmond Public Library
6:30pm

Join us for a lively discussion of a current read ranging from classics to contemporary, fiction and non-fiction. January's title is Evicted by Matthew...

RVA West End , Free

Wednesday, May 20