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ONE CAN Benefit Concert; Robots + Us; Carytown Farmers Market ; Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour; City Council Formal Meeting; Byrd House Market; FDA Annual Meeting; Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society; Belmont Book Club; Lunch Break Science Shakespeare and Galileo ; Museum District Woman’s Club; Tango after work @VMFA; Carytown & Museum District: Butchers, Bakers & Beyond; MORE…


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ONE CAN Benefit Concert

Sat May 11 4:00 pm
Join Children Incorporated, one of Richmond’s historic non-profits located in Carytown, for their musical Richmond debut, the ONE CAN Benefit Concert at Hardywood Park Craft Brewery! 2408 Ownby Lane Richmond, VA 23220

Admission is Free — A percentage of the night’s food and beverage sales will go directly to Children Incorporated.

*The evening will include live music, food trucks, special guest appearances, and a chance to win fantastic prizes.

Featuring local bands:
Beast Wellington
The New Belgians
The Trongone Band

https://www.facebook.com/#!/events/353563771423551/

VIP Hour
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
$25 per person
*Ticket price includes a private tour of the brewery, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and live music from the Jonathan Wheelock Trio!
Purchase tickets for the VIP Hour online at:
www.onecanvip.eventbrite.com

Robots + Us

Sat May 11 9:30 am
Saturday, May 11-Sunday, September 29
Explore differences between humans and robots by examining how lifelike machines imitate moving, sensing, thinking and being. Investigate robotics, computer science and biomedical engineering through enjoyable interactive exhibits and videos. Included with exhibit admission. Free for members. @ Science Museum

Carytown Farmers Market

Sun May 12 11:00 am
The Carytown Farmers Market is the city’s only Sunday market. We are starting our 2013 season April 14 and will be located in the Carytown Cleaners parking lot at 3300 West Cary Street.

Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour

Sun May 12 2:00 pm
Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour /
An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. / Valentine Richmond History Center

City Council Formal Meeting

Mon May 13 6:00 pm
Every 2nd and 4th Mon – Responsible for deciding official Council action, which includes discussing, adopting, rejecting, and amending laws and approving the budget. Formal meetings include a time for pubic comment and are televised live on the local PBS station and are replayed in Richmond on Government Access Channel 17, beginning at Noon and 7:00 p.m. daily.

LOCATION
Richmond Council Chambers, Richmond City Hall, 2nd floor; 900 E. Broad Street

Frequency
Typically the second and fourth Monday of each month; 6:00-8:30 p.m. (With the exception of August, when no Formal meetings are held, and holidays)

Byrd House Market

Tue May 14 3:30 pm
Every Tuesday. Byrd House Market at William Byrd Community House is a food-focused farmers market serving the community weekly on Tuesday afternoons. We provide a place and time for 25-30 food growers and makers to come together with food shoppers who want fresh, local and sustainable produced food for their lives. Every Tuesday. Byrd House Market at William Byrd Community House is a food-focused farmers market serving the community weekly on Tuesday afternoons. We provide a place and time for 25-30 food growers and makers to come together with food shoppers who want fresh, local and sustainable produced food for their lives. Byrd House Market operates on Tuesdays, May through October. MORE: http://www.byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com/p/for-market-goers.html.

FDA Annual Meeting

Tue May 14 7:00 pm

Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society

Tue May 14 6:00 pm
Every Tuesday and Friday from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. through Sept. 6. Though the museum will be closed during this year’s foodie court, restroom facilities in the museum lobby will be available to the public.

http://wotbn.net/food-trucks-return-to-vhs-on-april-2/

Belmont Book Club

Wed May 15 2:00 pm
Meets third Wednesday of each month
at Richmond Public Library Belmont Branch (1100 Ellwood Ave) / MORE: http://belmontbookclub.tumblr.com

Lunch Break Science Shakespeare and Galileo

Wed May 15 12:00 pm
Presented by Larry Gard and the Science Museum of Virginia’s Carpenter Science Theatre Company

Museum District Woman’s Club

Wed May 15 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). http://mdwc.wordpress.com

Tango after work @VMFA

Fri May 17 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

http://www.vmfa.state.va.us/Calendar_and_Events/Evening_Events/Tango_After_Work.aspx

Carytown & Museum District: Butchers, Bakers & Beyond

Sat May 18 2:00 pm
Eating/walking tour: We’ll mix it up for you along one of Richmond’s most eclectic thoroughfares. Visit intimate bistros, bustling lunch spots with Southern favorites, and specialty food retailers featured in national magazines while passing through quirky Carytown. You’ll learn secrets from butchers to bakers as well as get a peek at the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts’ new sculpture garden. Come see our culinary trendsetters such as Secco, Dixie Donuts, Deco, Coriander Cafe at Boone’s Food Shop, Belmont Butchery, Carytown Cupcakes, Basili’s, Don’t Look Back, Belmont Food Shop, Zeus Gallery Cafe, Bonvenu, Museum District B & B, Amour Wine Bistro and others in Carytown and the Museum District. Tickets are $42 with a small ticketing fee.

MORE: http://realrichmondva.com/upcoming-food-tours/

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