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Wednesday, July 28

ESSAYS: WRITING YOUR POINT with Athena Dixon (an Encore! Intensive)
James River Writers
12am

Personal essays are as unique as the individual writer. However, there are a few best practices and tips to consider. In this session, Athena Dixon (whose...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
StoryWalk® @ West End Branch Library: How Rocket Learned to Read
Richmond Public Library

Stop by the West End Branch Library for our latest StoryWalk®. Start on the patio and follow the pages in the windows until you reach the rear entrance to...

RVA West End , Free
Swift Creek Mill Theatre's Young People's Playhouse
Swift Creek Mill Theatre

Since 1989, Swift Creek Mill Theatre has been providing quality educational plays that cobine learning with arts and culture. Our original producations...

Prices Vary, $$
Virtual Event
WRITING THE TOUGH STUFF: When, Why, and How to Tackle Painful Material with Lisa Ellison (an Encore! Master Class)
James River Writers
12am

During this two-hour master class, we’ll explore common roadblocks creative nonfiction writers face. Next, we’ll examine the purpose behind your most...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
Image by Tom Hennessy
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
9am

Experience 50 acres of cultivated gardens, woodland paths and wild spaces along with the interconnectedness of people, plants and water. Restore yourself...

Henrico , $
NEW! Creative Arts Theatre Camp (Ages 7-15)
Cultural Arts Center at Glen Allen
9am

Animate and engage your voice, body and imagination with improvisation, character work, stage presence, theatre games, dance, music and set creations – all...

Henrico , $$$
Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp
9am

We can’t wait to get started and see all your bright faces in the sunlight at Pine Camp Outdoor Adventure Camp! There are four, two week long sessions to...

RVA Northside , $$
Tyrannosaurs: Meet the Family
Science Museum of Virginia
9:30am

With its 60 plus razor-sharp teeth, bone-crushing jaws and starring role in a blockbuster film series, T. rex is arguably the world’s most popular dinosaur....

RVA The Fan , Prices Vary
Book Babies Storytime
Richmond Public Library
10am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for babies from birth to 17 months with caregiver. *All individuals over the age of 5 who have not been fully...

RVA West End , Free
Ibrahim Ahmed: It Will Always Come Back to You
Institute for Contemporary Art
10am

In his first U.S. institutional exhibition It Will Always Come Back to You Kuwaiti-born, Giza-based artist Ibrahim Ahmed invites you to explore powerful...

RVA Arts District, RVA Downtown , Free
Thyra Moore
Art Works Gallery
11am

TAKE ME AWAY is the theme of the Summer All Media Show at Art Works. We invite artists to explore vacations—the need for, the escape from the ordinary and a...

RVA Downtown, RVA Southside , Free
Toddler Time Storytime
Richmond Public Library
11am

Join us for interactive story, music and play for ages 18-36 months with caregiver.* We are moving inside to beat the heat! Individuals aged 5 and up who...

RVA West End , Free
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
Barks and Books
Richmond Public Library
3:30pm

Come to the library and read to a trained therapy dog! A canine friend provides a great audience for readers of any confidence level.

RVA Southside , Free
Family Storytime
Richmond Public Library
4pm

Join us for a fun-filled, interactive family storytime! Enjoy songs, rhymes, books and activities, fun for the whole family. All ages are welcome.

RVA Southside , Free
A wine bottle and wine glasses sit upon a blanket in the Garden.
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden
4pm

While anyone can enjoy Lewis Ginter's extended hours on Wednesday night, Alfresco is designed to be a relaxing evening for couples or friends to spend time...

Henrico , $
JULY 2021 ONLINE WRITING SHOW – The Future of Speculative Fiction
James River Writers
6pm

With all the changes we’ve seen in the world lately, it sometimes feels like the future is now. But what is really in store for fiction that shows us...

Prices Vary
Virtual Event
The Pink Unicorn
Richmond Triangle Players
8pm

The Pink Unicorn by Elise Forier Edie Directed by Raja Benz Activists come in many guises. Trisha Lee considers herself to be open-minded and accepting,...

RVA The Fan , $$

Wednesday, July 28