Every week Radio Free Richmond highlights events in the city. Here is what's happening from March 13th through March 19th.
Love Light Blues Band at The Baltic
What: Love Light Blues Band performs at the Baltic.
When: Friday, March 13th, from 9:30 pm to 11:00 pm
Where: The Baltic, 135 Park Place, Richmond
Why: Love Light Blues Band are regular performers at The Baltic. Come out to hear their set and enjoy some local blues music.
A Farmers Market in Civic Center
What: The Richmond Certified Farmers Market
When: Friday, March 13th, from 8 am to 5 pm
Where: Civic Center Plaza and Macdonald Avenue, Richmond
Why: The winter months can be a difficult time to find fresh fruits and veggies. Stop by the weekly, year-round farmers market for some quality produce.
Portraits in Oil Pastel
What: A class at the Richmond Art Center exploring portraiture through oil pastels
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 10 am to 4 pm
Where: Richmond Art Center, 2540 Barrett Avenue, Richmond
Why: Oil pastels offer a unique range of possibilities. Attend this class to explore a new medium and brush up on your portraiture
Sister to Sister Empowerment Conference
What: A day of women's empowerment, with conversations on how to improve from bad situations and create greater sisterhood.
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 11:30 am to 3 pm
Where: Praise Fellowship Bible Church, 5221 Central Ave Suite 100, Richmond
Why: This event is part of an effort to create solidarity among women in Richmond to help overcome struggles and improve upon each others lives. Come out to celebrate the sisterhood.
BAD Girls Season Opener
What: The season opening double header of the Bay Area Derby Girls roller derby league
When: Saturday, March 14th, from 4 pm to 10 pm
Where The Craneway Pavilion, 1414 Harbour Way South, Richmond
Why: The Bay Area Derby Girls are one of the toughest roller derby leagues in the country. Come out to see their season opener and to cheer on our very own Richmond Wrecking Belles!
Job On! Secrets to Job Search Success
What: A FREE class on how to find and land a job
When: Tuesday, March 17th, from 11:00 am to 1:30 pm
Where: Bayview Branch Library, 440 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond
Why: Not sure where to look for that dream job? This class will walk you through the steps to get a great position, from writing your resume to rocking an interview.
Historical Film Viewing
What: A viewing of the 1992 film “Shining Through” about a woman who goes undercover into Germany to learn about the V2 rocket.
When: Tuesday, March 17th, boarding beings at 6:30, the film starts at 7
Where: SS Red Oak Victory, 1337 Canal Boulevard, Richmond
Why: The historical film series from the Richmond Museum is a great — and entertaining — way to brush up on some history.
Zumba on Main Street
What: Richmond Main Street Initiative’s weekly Zumba class
When: Thursday, March 19th, from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: BBK Center for Health and Healing, 310 9th Street, Richmond
Why: Zumba is a fun, high-energy dance workout, and Richmond Main Street Initiative’s regular Thursday classes are a great time to learn a few moves while burning some calories.