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Flight of the Butterflies (film in IMAXDOME); Robots + Us; Y&H Mercantile soft opening; Byrd Park & The Carillon Neighborhood Walking Tour; Carytown Farmers Market ; Live at Ipanema: Jonathan Vassar; RPS School Board; Byrd House Market; Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society; Still Easier Than Chemo Fundraiser; The Beauty Queen of Leenane; Hollywood Cemetery: The Civil War Specialty Walking Tour; Wilmington Hammerheads at Richmond Kickers; Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour; MORE…

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Flight of the Butterflies (film in IMAXDOME)

Sat Jun 1 9:30 am
Migrate with hundreds of millions of Monarch butterflies across North America! Discover the hideaway of these magnificent creatures and immerse yourself in this compelling adventure. $9 general admission, $5 for members. After you?ve seen the film, visit real butterflies at Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden?s Butterflies LIVE! @ Science Museum

Robots + Us

Sat Jun 1 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

Y&H Mercantile soft opening

Sat Jun 1 11:00 am
Yaa Taah and Hansi Armentrout’s Y&Y Mercantile soft-opens Saturday, June 1, at 11AM. The new retail store will sell women’s and men’s clothes and accessories. 119A North Robinson Street

http://fanofthefan.com/2013/05/new-retailer-yh-mercantile-opens-saturday/

Byrd Park & The Carillon Neighborhood Walking Tour

Sun Jun 2 2:00 pm
Dogwood Dell, The Carillon, Arts in the Park, Shields Lake and the Pump House are all familiar aspects of historic Byrd Park. Join us for a walking tour of the park and the adjacent Carillon neighborhood. Meet at the Christopher Columbus statue at the southern end of the Boulevard. / Valentine Richmond History Center

Carytown Farmers Market

Sun Jun 2 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.

Live at Ipanema: Jonathan Vassar

Sun Jun 2 10:00 pm
Next up for Live at Ipanema at Ipanema Cafe. 917 West Grace Street. FREE. Listen to previous shows at http://ipanemaveg.com/lai/

RPS School Board

Mon Jun 3 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

Byrd House Market

Tue Jun 4 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.

Food Truck Court at Virginia Historical Society

Tue Jun 4 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/

Still Easier Than Chemo Fundraiser

Thu Jun 6 8:00 am
Join us at Metro Grill Richmond Thursday, June 6 at 8:00 p.m. for good eats, cocktails and fun in support of a great cause — raising funds for cancer research at VCU Massey Cancer Center!

No cover charge. Donations greatly appreciated.

For more information, visit stilleasierthanchemo.com

Metro Grill Richmond is located at 301 N. Robinson Street in the heart of Richmond’s Fan District

Hope to see you there!

The Beauty Queen of Leenane

Thu Jun 6 8:00 pm
Set in the west of Ireland, The Beauty Queen of Leenane is a twisted and comic tale of Maureen, a middle-aged spinster, who lives with her elderly and manipulative mother Mag. Maureen lives a lonely life, longing for romance that will spirit her away. When a chance comes along to find love and make a new life for herself, Maureen sees an opportunity to escape. However, Mag has other ideas and sets in motion a chain of betrayals which bring the play to a terrifying conclusion.

May 23 – June 15, 2013
Performance Location: SPARC Center for the Performing Arts. 2106A N. Hamilton Street

MORE: http://henleystreettheatre.org/the-beauty-queen-of-leenane

Hollywood Cemetery: The Civil War Specialty Walking Tour

Sat Jun 8 2:00 pm
From the Pyramid to the gravesite of Jefferson Davis, high above the James River, Hollywood Cemetery is the final resting place for thousands of Confederates. Come visit the graves of such notables as J.E.B. Stuart, George Pickett, Fitzhugh Lee, Jefferson Davis and many others whose stories continue to capture our imagination 150 years after the Civil War began. Meet at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. / Valentine Richmond History Center

Wilmington Hammerheads at Richmond Kickers

Sat Jun 8 7:00 pm
at City Stadium

Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour

Sun Jun 9 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

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