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Events

Thursday, May 21

Church Hill Tunnel Audio Walking Tour - take on your own time!
Richmond Story House

Church Hill Tunnel Tour illuminates underground story that many Richmonders don’t know Richmond Story House, a local nonprofit located in Church Hill,...

RVA East End , Free
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 , $
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

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

RVA Southside , Free
Book Babies
Richmond Public Library
10am

Interactive story, music and play for babies from birth - 17 months with their caregiver.

RVA West End , Free
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 , $
Library Yarns
Richmond Public Library
10:30am

If you like to knit or crochet, join this fun time of creativity at the Belmont Library. Bring you portable handwork project for an informal group...

RVA West End , 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
Ripple's Reading Buddies
Richmond Public Library
11am

Calling all parents and caregivers: We all know how important it is for kids to spend time reading in a positive environment. At Richmond Public Library, we...

Free
Virtual Event
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver.

RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for fun and interactive stories, music and play for ages 18-36 months with their caregiver. First Thursday of each month features a bilingual story...

RVA West End , Free
Open Studio -- Artists at Work
12pm

Visit Eclectica! Art Gallery in Midlothian to watch, learn, hang out, discuss techniques, materials, inspiration and frustration with in-house artist Sandhi...

Chesterfield , Free
READ Center
Richmond Public Library
1pm

The Read Center's mission is to help adults with low-level literacy develop basic reading and communication skills. Classroom instruction, one-to-one...

RVA East 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 , $
Dinwiddie Book Group
Appomattox Regional Library
3pm

Come and join us to discuss the book, Only Child by Rhiannon Navin.

Hopewell , Free
Movie Matinees @ Your Library
Richmond Public Library
3pm

Enjoy a movie with us that you may have missed at the theater. Snacks provided - bring a drink. All films show at 3pm & 5:30pm every Thursday.

RVA West End , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities for ages 0-5 with an adult.

RVA Northside , Free
Art Night: Exhibit Grand Opening at The Cultural Arts Center
6pm

Join us for an evening of art! Art Night at The Cultural Arts Center is the perfect way to celebrate the arts with friends and loved ones (perfect for date...

Henrico , Free
CANCELED - Crafty Hour:  Blinging out those BuJos!
Richmond Public Library
6pm

No drinks at this happy hour, just a chance to get creative with other adults and learn a new skill or polish up an old one. This week we'll be blinging out...

RVA Downtown , Free
Classics You Forgot to Read Book Club
Richmond Public Library
6pm

Classics You Forgot To Read is a book club about modern classics we all know and love - but maybe forgot to actually read along the way. Branch Manager Adam...

RVA East End , Free

Thursday, May 21