This week’s calendar

LiveSky: Pi in the Sky at the Science Museum of Virginia; Tango after work @VMFA; 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament; A Paralympic Experience with Sportable; Museum District Woman’s Club; Collectors Night 2013; Escape to the Islands; MORE…


LiveSky: Pi in the Sky at the Science Museum of Virginia

Fri Mar 15 6:00 pm
Celebrate the number Pi as you discover the unexpected ways it shows up in the night sky in this interactive planetarium presentation.

After the show, weather permitting, join members of the Richmond Astronomical Society as they point telescopes up into the vastness of space!

$5, free for Museum members.

The Science Museum of Virginia is located at 2500 West Broad Street.

For more information call 804.864.1400 or visit”

Tango after work @VMFA

Fri Mar 15 6:00 pm
Join in the fun and exotic beauty of the tango with Richmond’s tango community, while enjoying the food and social atmosphere in Best Café. You can also take advantage of half-price beverages as part of Friday Art & Wine. EVERY 3rd FRI

3 on 3 Basketball Tournament

Sat Mar 16 9:00 am
Ages 16 & up. $120/team to participate. First place $1500, second place $500. Hosted at the Weinstein Center at University of Richmond

A Paralympic Experience with Sportable

Sun Mar 17 2:00 pm
This event will be the ultimate sports experience for all participants! If you’re looking for a fun, inspirational, and educational event to attend then you have come to the right place. Come out and join us on March 17th to experience the ultimate sports experience and make sure to tell your friends and family because everyone is invited. Check out The Paralympic Experience with Sportable Facebook page, Sportable’s Twitter page, and Sportable’s website for constant updates and RSVP here on this event-specific registration page

What to Expect?

A positive, interactive, and fun-filled atmosphere with the opportunity to experience adaptive sports like you’ve never experienced them before. Look out for the raffles, giveaways, educational resources, and VCU student-athletes throughout the day as you play and learn more about adaptive sports for individuals with disabilities.

Event Details

Where: Verizon Wireless Arena at VCU Stuart C. Siegel Center

1200 West Broad Street Richmond, VA 23284

When: March 17, 2013

2:00 pm- 5:00pm

Cost: Free!

Parking: Free parking on-site!

Who: Any and Everybody!

Featuring: Sportable athletes & Student-athletes from VCU Athletics

Museum District Woman’s Club

Wed Mar 20 7:30 pm
The Museum District Woman’s Club of Richmond, Virgina exists to encourage friendship within our neighborhood, provide civic and social welfare to the community, and elevate the cultural and intellectual pursuits of members in the interest of a higher standard of citizenship. We meet each month on the third Wednesday at 7:30 (with the exception of December 2011 – second Wednesday instead).

Collectors Night 2013

Sat Mar 23 7:00 pm
Through the Looking-Glass:
A Very Merry Birthday to VisArts!

Saturday, March 23, 2013, 7 – 11 p.m.
Visual Arts Center of Richmond
1812 W. Main St.

Don’t be late… for a very important date!

Mark your calendars and get ready to celebrate our 50th Anniversary at Collectors Night Through the Looking-Glass: A Very Merry Birthday to VisArts! This event will kick off the year-long festivities with a big birthday bash, custom cocktails, delicious foods, and some serious live and silent auction bidding!

Auction items will be on display in our True F. Luck Gallery the week of the auction, from Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22. Be sure to stop by and preview the offerings and kick things off with some pre-auction bidding! Pre-bidding is free for ticket-holders. Those who cannot attend the event but would like to place opening and max bids are welcome to purchase a bid number ($20 to bid on one piece and $50 for unlimited bids). Please contact Kristy Heilenday, Event Coordinator, at or 804-353-0094, x227 for more information.

Ticket sales are open until sold out. No tickets will be sold past 2 p.m. on Friday, March 22.

Escape to the Islands

Sat Mar 23 7:00 pm
Come “Escape to the Islands” at the 12th Annual Richmond Waldorf School Auction. Join us Saturday, March 23rd from 7pm – 11pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Richmond, near Byrd park. Enjoy live music from Unity Sound Reggae Band, delicious food, cash bar and fabulous items for bid. Tickets are $35 in advance and $45 at the door. Call 804-377-8024 for more info.

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