Events in and Around Richmond

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Black History Events in Henrico: At the Crossroads of Freedom & Equality, Sunday, February 10, 3pm, in the Auditorium at The Academy at Virginia Randolph, 2204 Mountain Road, Glen Allen. Other Black History events Saturday, February 9, 2-3pm – The Family Of Silas Omohundro, at Dorey Recreation Center, Free: Saturday, February 23, 1-3pm A Hidden History: African Americans at Dabbs, Dabbs House Museum, free:  www.henricorecandparks.com.

Neighborhood Housing Services of Richmond, “Empower Yourself Against Default” Workshop Saturday, February 9, 9am-5pm, at Trinity Family Life Center, 3601 Dill Road, documents required:deed, house note, hardship letter, etc, get details www.nhsofr.org or 804329-2500.

Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site Film & Lecture Series for Black History Month, Saturdays 1pm: February 9th, “Harlem Renaissance” a documentary featuring performers Duke Ellinngton, Cab Calloway, Count Basie and others; February 16, “The Road to Brown”, explores the 1954 Brown v Board of Education Case; February 23, “February One”, the story of four young college freshmen who began the sit-in movement in Greensboro including two members of the Richmond 34, events at 600 North 2nd Street, Richmond, www.nps.gov/mawa or www.Facebook.com/Maggiel.WalkerNHS.

Chesterfield County Black History Month Events: Unkown No Longer: A Virginia Slave Name Database, Monday, February 11, 6:30-7:30pm, Chester Library & Saturday, February 23, 11am-noon, Midlothian Library, for other Black History Events in Chesterfield visit library.chesterfield.gov.

Richmond Ballet Swan Lake with Richmond Symphony, February 8 – 10, at the Carpenter Theatre at Richmond Centerstage, tickets www.ETIX.com or 800-514-3849, www.richmondballet.com.

Richmond Chinese Lunar New Year Festival, Year of the Snake – 2013 (Lunar Year 4711), The Year of the Snake starts February 10, Chinese Americans-Central Virginia Chapter (OCA-CVC) with Deep Run High School and the Chinese Schools in Richmond hosts the 5th annual Public Chinese New Year Celebration, Sunday, February 10, 10:30am -3pm, 4801 Twin Hickory Road, Glen Allen, free,  www.oca-cvc.org.

The Theresa Caputo Live Experience, from TLC’s Long Island Medium, Saturday, April 6, 7pm, tickets on sale Friday, February 10am, Landmark Theater, www.ETIX.com or 800-514-ETIX.

 

 ”Fulton Blues”, Singer & Guitarist Corey Harris Benefit Show at The Byrd Theatre, Monday, February 11, doors open 6:30, show from 7 – 8:30pm, general admission tickets $15 plus fee, students $5 plus fee, www.byrdtheatre.com or 804-864-5797.

 

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