Next Week in Richmond: Your Guide to Events in the City


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Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from February 5 through February 11.

Check out our events calendar for more happenings in the city, and email stories@radiofreerichmond.com to share your events!

 

“The Gamester” at Masquers Playhouse
What: A new play from the community theatre group explores lives of excess in Baroque Paris
When: Friday, February 5, at 8 pm
Where: Masquers Playhouse, 105 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: Masquers Playhouse gathers some of the best regional talent for community-produced productions. Come out to see their latest play.
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Bay Trail Plant Restoration
What: The monthly plant restoration event at Point Isabel 
When: Saturday, February 6, at 9:30 am
Where: Point Isabel, Richmond
Why: Formerly overgrown with invasive species, these regular restoration events have helped turn Point Isabel into a thriving native ecosystem. Come out to help in the effort.
To learn more, call Tom Kelly at (510) 684-6484

 

Art of Living Black Reception
What: An artists talk and reception for the 20th annual Art of Living Black exhibition at the Richmond Art Center
When: Saturday, February 6, from 12 pm to 2 pm
Where: The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: The work of the Art of Living Black is varying and often complex. Come out to support the artists and hear them discuss their work.
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Opening Reception of Winter Exhibitions
What: The opening reception of the winter art exhibitions at the Richmond Art Center
When: Saturday, February 6, from 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: The Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: After checking out the Art of Living Black reception, head over to the new winter exhibitions to see all that the Richmond Art Center has to offer.
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Richmond and the Legacy of the Black Panther Party Film Festival
What: The monthly plant restoration event at Point Isabel 
When: Saturday, February 6, from 2 pm to 4 pm
Where: Richmond Museum of History, 400 Nevin Ave, Richmond
Why: As part of their current exhibition about the Black Panthers in Richmond, the Richmond Museum of History film festival will highlight the history of the Black Panthers.
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Richmond Trees Planting Events
What: Richmond Trees, a local community organization, is hosting an event to bring more trees to Richmond streets
When: Sunday, February 7, at 8:30 am
Where: Meet at 919 33rd Street,Richmond
Why: Richmond Trees invites you to join them on their mission of bringing more tree cover to Richmond.
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Storytelling Open Mic
What: Kaleidoscope Coffee, Point Richmond’s newest coffee house, hosts a storytelling open mic
When: Tuesday, February 9, at 7 pm
Where: Kaleidoscope Coffee, 109 Park Place, Point Richmond
Why: An unusual kind of open mic from an unusual sort of coffee shop, Kaleidoscope Coffee’s storytelling open mic is a chance to embrace the art of storytelling while enjoying some of the best coffee in town.
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Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers' Market
What: The mobile farmers’ market Freshest Cargo makes its rounds in Richmond
When: Wednesday, February 10, from 10 am to 3:30 pm
Where: Various locations. From 10 am to 11:30, the truck will be at the YMCA located at 263 South 20th Street. From 12 pm to 1:30, the truck will be at Chelsey Ave at Fred Jackson Way in North Richmond. From 2 to 3:30, the truck will be at the Parchester Community Center located at 900 Williams Drive, Richmond
Why: Densely urban environments are often the most difficult places to find fresh produce. Freshest Cargo has a mission to change that, one neighborhood at a time. Stop by for quality food at affordable prices.
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