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Auschwitz Exhibit
Virginia Holocaust Museum
Temporary exhibit. Recommended for about 12 and up.
va-holocaust.com

Unmasked: A Visual Dissection
Tompkins-McCaw Library for the Health Sciences

Nickolai Walko, a graduate of the VCU School of the Arts, has developed a unique and eye-catching form of image-making using meticulously cut masking tape over colored backgrounds to create high-contrast designs.
library.vcu.edu

Stacy Lynn Waddell: Epitaph for a Darling Lady
Visual Arts Center of Richmond

The Visual Arts Center of Richmond is pleased to present Stacy Lynn Waddell: Epitaph for a Darling Lady. The exhibition opens with a reception for the artist on Friday, November 13th from 5:00 – 7:00pm and will be on view in the True F. Luck Gallery through January 8, 2016.
visarts.org, (804) 353-0094

“Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings”
SWIFT CREEK MILL THEATRE

“Forever Plaid: Plaid Tidings” brings the popular quartet back for holiday hits and good cheer. Through Jan. 9. $38-$55. Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway. Info, tickets: (804) 748-5203 or swiftcreekmill.com.

Holiday Tours
Maymont Mansion

Holiday Tours offers a Gilded Age mansion decorated in the era’s holiday splendor, while the household help prepares for a Christmas feast. Through Jan. 3. $5 suggested admission.
(804) 358-7166, ext. 329.

15+ONE
HILL GALLERY

Opens in January. Hill Gallery will host an exciting new exhibition in January featuring the work of 15 students and ONE instructor. This exhibition is curated by Chuck Scalin, a former VCU School of Arts professor who currently teaches in the VMFA Studio School. Hill Gallery, 708 North Robinson St., Gallery hours: Wed. - Fri., 11 am - 5 pm, Sat. 12 to 5 pm. Opening reception: Thursday, Jan. 7 from 5-7pm. The exhibition runs through Sunday, Feb. 7, 2016.
(804) 370-7411

FRIDAY, JAN. 1

2016 Virginia Senior Games
ONLINE REGISTRATION OPENS

The 2016 Virginia Senior Games will take place May 18-21, 2016 in Newport News. 2016 is a qualifying year for the 2017 National Senior Games, which will be hosted by Henrico. Info: vsg@vrps.com, (804) 730-9447 or www.virginiaseniorgames.org

Mercury Rising 2016: Running & Walking Challenge
Saude Creek Vineyards

WHERE WILL YOUR FEET TAKE YOU IN 2016? We are looking for runners, walkers and joggers of all shapes, sizes and fitness levels to join us on a journey to Mercury in 2016!
moonjoggers.com/mercury

SATURDAY, JAN. 2

Agile Writers: “Write-In”
PANERA BREAD, MIDLOTHIAN

Agile Writers presents a “write-in” to create a think-tank environment to overcome writer’s block. Jan. 2. Panera Bread, 7104 Midlothian Tpke.
http://WritersClub.us.

“Agile Writers: First Draft Novel in 6 Months”
MARTIN’S FOOD MARKET, MIDLOTHIAN

Agile Writers presents “Agile Writers: First Draft Novel in 6 Months,” which combines the lessons of Myth, Storytelling, Psychology, and a little project management to create a 6-month program to finish your first draft. Jan. 2. Martin’s Food Market, 11361 Midlothian Tpke. $20. http://WritersClub.us

TUESDAY, JAN. 5

EMS Passport
LUCY CORR VILLAGE

Caregiver Connection Support Group offers EMS Passport, an informative program designed to help eliminate out-of-pocket expenses, such as health insurance co-pays and deductibles, when 911 transportation is required. Jan. 5. Lucy Corr Village, Assisted Living Friendship Room, 6800 Lucy Corr Blvd.
(804) 768-7878
leidheiserd@chesterfield.gov

Business Over Lunch
228 S. SYCAMORE ST.

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce hosts Business Over Lunch to discuss “Work Your Membership.” 228 S. Sycamore Street.
debbie@petersburgvachamber.com.

THURSDAY, JAN. 7

GardenFest for Fidos
LEWIS GINTER BOTANICAL GARDENS

Dogs can enjoy the holiday lights at GardenFest for Fidos! Leashed pets allowed Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 5pm - 10pm.
lewisginter.org or (804) 262-9887

Above and Beyond Film Showing (Israeli Film Festival)
WEINSTEIN JCC

Above and Beyond tells the true story of a group of Jewish American pilots who answered a call for help in 1948. 7pm. Members: $10, Non-members: $12.
weinsteinjcc.org

FRIDAY, JAN. 8

Art Exhibits Unveiling
THE RICHMOND PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Richmond Public Library will unveil several art exhibits throughout the library this First Friday during a monthly opening-night reception for all guests and artists of the library’s galleries. 101 E. Franklin St.
Lynn Vandenesse, (804) 646-7223.

Winter Lecture Series
COMMUNITY HALL

The Chesterfield Historical Society will present its ninth annual “Winter Lecture Series” every second Friday. Jan. 8 through March 18. Community Hall at Lucy Corr Village, 6800 Lucy Corr Boulevard. $5.
(804)796-7121

BERNINA of America
3991 DEEP ROCK ROAD

BERNINA of America, the premier manufacturer of sewing, embroidery and quilting machines, is pleased to announce Sewapalooza events, where participants will learn sewing, quilting and embroidery techniques and tricks from BERNINA educator Heather Lofstrom. Jan. 8-9. 3991 Deep Rock Road. $99 includes lunch. (804)755-4499

SUNDAY, JAN. 10

Grandeur and Gossip in the Gilded Age
MAYMONT

Social rituals, fashions, family dramas and tittle-tattle of the “Downton Abbey” era in Richmond and beyond. Guided tours every half-hour; last tour at 4:30pm. $7/$4 members. Also, Jan. 24.
maymont.org,(804) 358-7168, ext. 329

TUESDAY, JAN. 12



Roberta Kaplan Speaking
5403 MONUMENT AVE.

Roberta Kaplan, a litigation partner at Paul, Weiss and an adjunct professor at Columbia University Law School, presents “Then Comes Marriage: United States v. Windsor and the Defeat of DOMA.” 5403 Monument Ave. $10-$15.
(804) 285-6500.

THURSDAY, JAN. 14

“After Four Years of Arduous Service” – The Confederate Soldier After the Surrenders in 1865
HENRICUS HISTORICAL PARK

This special series of lectures is FREE of charge and brought to you by several regional partners including Henricus Historical Park, Chesterfield County, Henrico Recreation and Parks, Hanover Tavern, and Richmond National Battlefield Park.
henricus.org

FRIDAY, JAN. 15

Pianist Yefim Bronfman
CAMP CONCERT HALL, BOOKER HALL OF MUSIC

For his return to the Modlin Center, Bronfman will explore Prokofiev’s Complete Piano Sonatas. 7:30pm.
modlin.richmond.edu

SATURDAY, JAN. 16

6 Classes on Beginning Genealogy
HISTORIC TRINITY CHURCH

Chesterfield Historical Society is offering six classes on beginning genealogy entitled “Chasing Your Ancestors: Beginning Genealogy” on Saturday mornings; space is limited. Beginning Jan. 16. Society research library, Historic Trinity Church, 10111 Iron Bridge Road. $25. Registration: www.chesterfieldhistory.com. Info: call Betty Kot at (303) 520-2903.

Edgar Allan Poe B-Day Bash & Contest
1914 E. MAIN ST.

The Edgar Allan Poe Museum is throwing its annual all-day birthday bash for Poe in honor of his 207th birthday. The Eddie Awards will recognize winners of the Poe Museum/James River Writers’ poetry and flash fiction contest. The theme of the contest is “Poe Inspires.” Submission deadline Jan. 3. Event Jan. 16. 1914 E. Main St. $5.
www.poemuseum.org
info@poemuseum.org
(804) 648-5523

MONDAY, JAN. 18

Winter Session Begins: Open University
THE SHEPHERD’S CENTER OF RICHMOND

Open University of The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond begins the winter session at three sites with courses in history, politics, art, opera, foreign languages, literature, genealogy, memoir writing, yoga and more. Jan. 18, 20, 21. 3111 Northside Ave. #400.
(804) 355-7282
TSCOR.org

JAN. 17-18

9th Annual Richmond Jewish Food Festival
WEINSTEIN JEWISH COMMUNITY CENTER

Jan. 17-18, 11:30am-7:30pm. Free admission!
richmondjewishfoodfestival.com

THROUGH JAN. 19

Yoga in the Garden
LEWIS GINTER BOTANICAL GARDENS

Learn yoga’s calming rhythms of breathing, movement, and posture in a tranquil Garden setting. Member $75 Non-Member $147.
lewisginter.org or (804) 262-9887

THURSDAY, JAN. 21

The Band of the Royal Marines
CARPENTER THEATRE, RICHMOND CENTERSTAGE

Bring the whole family to enjoy the spectacle and pageantry of the Scots Guard! 7:30pm.
modlin.richmond.edu

Technology Seminar
ST. MARY’S WOODS

Learn how to navigate your tablet or smartphone with a FREE, hands-on seminar. Presented by Thinking Cap Technologies. 10am-12pm. Registration required.
stmaryswoods.com, (804) 741-8624

FRIDAY, JAN. 22

Anatomy of Trees
THE PAGE BOND GALLERY

The Page Bond Gallery presents Anatomy of Trees: Photographs by William Wylie. Jan. 22-Feb. 27. 1625 W Main St.
(804) 359-3633
kimberly@pagebondgallery.com

Friday Chamber Coffee Chat
PETERSBURG CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

The Petersburg Chamber of Commerce invites all members, board of directors and volunteers for networking and coffee at this month’s 4th Friday Chamber Coffee Chat. 325 E. Washington St.
debbie@petersburgvachamber.com.

“Ricochet”
ALICE JEPSON THEATRE

The Modlin Center for the Arts presents “Ricochet,” a unique style of poetic acrobatics using lyric physicality and virtuosic circus technique at the Alice Jepson Theatre. Jan. 22-23. $10-32. 28 Westhampton Way. $0-20. Info: (804) 289-8980 or modlin.richmond.edu.

SUNDAY, JAN. 24

Bolshoi Ballet: The Taming of the Shrew
CAMP CONCERT HALL, BOOKER HALL OF MUSIC

This new production was staged exclusively for the Bolshoi and cannot be seen anywhere else!modlin.richmond.edu


WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27

Lunch and Learn - Retirement Income Series, Part 1
WESTIN HOTEL, RICHMOND

Limited seating. Reserve your place now. Call Anne Dunnburg, 804-269-5346. Please leave your name and phone number, so we can confirm. Sponsored by Cabot Lodge Securities and GWG Life. Westin Hotel, 6631 W. Broad St., Richmond, VA 23230

THURSDAY, JAN. 28

The Little Lion
SWIFT CREEK MILL THEATRE

World-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler, based on the book by Nancy Wright Beasley. Through March 5. Tickets: $38-$55. Swift Creek Mill Theatre, 17401 Jefferson Davis Highway.
swiftcreekmill.com or (804) 748-5203.

SATURDAY, JAN. 30


“An Evening with Michael Arad - Architect, World Trade Center Memorial”
5403 MONUMENT AVE.

Adolf-Adams JCC Forum presents, “An Evening with Michael Arad - Architect, World Trade Center Memorial.” $50. 5403 Monument Ave. (804) 285-6500

2nd Annual Shiver in the River
Historic Tredegar in Richmond

This winter event will have three components: a Community Clean-Up, a brand new 5K Run/Walk, and the James River Jump. N2N is proud to be a Grattitude Sponsor of this exciting event.
richmondgov.com/NeighborToNeighbor