People to see, places to go!
3/30/2023, 6 p.m.
Looking for something to do or new experiences in the weeks ahead? Here are just a few of the upcoming fun events and adventures:
The 23rd season of the Riverfront Canal Cruises
Organized by: Venture Richmond
Where it takes place: The Turning Basin at 139 Virginia St.
When it takes place: The 23rd season starts on Saturday, April 1, and runs Fridays and Saturdays from noon to 7 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m. that month, then from noon to 7 p.m. Mondays to Fridays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays and 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays from May to September.
Cost: Tickets cost $12 for adults, $8 for children between the ages of 5 to 12 and seniors 65 years and older, children age 4 or younger can ride for free. Tickets are sold on a first come, first serve basis in person and online up to 18 hours.
More information: www.venturerichmond.com/our-services/riverfront-canal-cruises
RVA757 Connects’ Virtual Innovation Spotlight Webinar: Teaching for a Digital Economy
Organized by: RVA757 Connects.
Where it takes place: Online through Zoom.
When it takes place: Wednesday, April 5, from noon to 1 p.m.
Cost: The webinar is free, but registration is necessary by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
More information: www.rva757connects.com/
Dominion Energy Family Easter
Organized by: Maymont.
Where it takes place: The Carriage House Lawn at 1700 Hampton St.
When it takes place: Saturday, April 8, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Cost: General admission costs $5 for adults and children.
More information: www.maymont.org/calendar/easter-2023/
Leadership Metro Richmond’s Spring Alumni Luncheon
Organized by: Leadership Metro Richmond
Where it takes place: The John Marshall Ballrooms, 101 N. 5th St.
When it takes place: Thursday, April 20, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Cost: Tickets cost $70 for LMR alums or current class members and $80 for guests, who must be accompanied by an LMR alum.
More information: www.classy.org/event/lmr-2023-spring-alumni-luncheon/e461888
The 29th James River Film Festival
Organized by: James River Film Society.
Where it takes place: Various locations, including the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts and the Byrd Theatre.
When it takes place: From Thursday, April 20, to Sunday, April 23, at 1 p.m.
Cost: Some screenings are currently listed at $8 to attend.
More information: www. jamesriverfilm.org/
Dressed to the Nines Jazz Concert
Organized by: The Dr. Billy Taylor Jazz Studies Program at Virginia State University
Where it takes place: The Anderson-Turner Auditorium of the VSU Virginia Hall
When it takes place: Thursday, April 27, at 7 p.m.
Cost: Admission is free.
2nd Annual RPS Youth Poetry Slam
Organized by: The Writer’s Den
Where it takes place: The Visual Arts Center of Richmond at 1812 W. Main St.
When it takes place: Sat- urday, April 29, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost: The event is free, but donations are welcome through CashApp and Venmo
More information: Contact @thewritersdenrva on Instagram
Friday Cheers’ 38th Concert Season
Organized by: Friday Cheers.
Where it takes place: Brown’s Island.
When it takes place: Every Friday in May and June, starting Friday, May 5, to Friday, June 30, from 6 to 9:30 p.m.
Cost: All tickets cost $10 in advance and $15 at the door, though children age 12 and under can attend for free.
More information: www.venturerichmond.com/our-events/friday-cheers/
Henrico Junior 4-H Summer Camp
Organized by: The Henrico County office of Virginia Cooperative Extension.
Where it takes place: The Jamestown 4-H Educational Center at 3751 4-H Club Road
When it takes place: From Monday, Aug.7, to Friday, Aug. 11.
Cost: $345, which covers five days and four nights of meals and lodging, alongside programs, materials and a T-shirt. Transportation is not provided this year.
More information: www.henrico.us/extension or 804- 501-5160. Parents interested in volunteering can contact Kendra Young at kkyoung@ vt.edu or Carter Humphries at email@example.com
Compiled by George Copeland Jr.