This Week in Richmond: Your guide to the city's best events


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blogimage.jpgEvery week Radio Free Richmond provides an offering of events in the city. Here's what's happening from July 25th through August 2nd.

 

TK Day 2014

What: A day of music, sports, and a promotion of peace, TK day celebrates the memory of Terrence Kelly whose life was lost in an act of violence.

When: Saturday, July 26th from 11 am to 5 pm

Where: Nicholl Park, Richmond

Why: TK Day 2014, organized by the Terrence Kelly Youth Foundation, offers a day of fun while promoting violence prevention, education, sports, and music in a safe environment. This year marks the 10th annual celebration. 

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Save some seeds

What: An opportunity to learn how to save seeds from squash, peppers and melons.

When: Wednesday, July 30th from 7 pm to 8:30 pm

Where: The Community Room at the Richmond Public Library, 325 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond

Why: Saving seeds is the first step to having a garden, and you might as well get your money's worth from the produce you already have.

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McDonald's brings gospel to Richmond

What: 2014 McDonald's Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour, AKA, a night of gospel music hosted by four-time Grammy winner Erica Campbell

When: Friday, July 25th at 7 pm

Where: Richmond Auditorium, 403 Civic Center Plaza, Richmond

Why: The Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour is an unparalleled night of contemporary gospel acts, featuring the Mississippi Mass Choir, Moses Tyson, and Uncle Reece, to name a few.

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Story time at the library

What: A week of storytelling at the Richmond library branches

When: Saturday, July 26th through Wednesday July 20th, between 9:30 and 11 am

Where: Various branches of the Richmond library

Why: For the kids, these events will provide entertainment and education. For the parents, these story times may offer a brief respite from the busy summer months when the kids are out of school.

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Birds in the Bay

What: An event in Point Richmond to see migratory shorebirds return to the Bay.

When: Saturday, July 26th from 8 to 10 am

Where: Shimada Friendship Park, Richmond

Why: Because the birds are back. Time to get out and walk along the trail with a naturalist to learn the different species so you can impress people with your newly-expansive knowledge of avian species.

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