calendar week of September 11, 2011 presents:

Community Calendarcalendar week of September 11, 2011

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On Wednesday, September 21, at 7:00 PM, BHC's Center for Neighborhood Revitalization and the Storefront for Community Design invite you to attend a free workshop detailing the things you should know to help you hire and work with the right contractor for your next renovation project. Storefront for Community Design is located at 1001 North 25th Street. To RSVP or for more information, call 644-0546 extension 37.

From September 10 to October 22, the Firehouse Theatre Project and Richmond Triangle Players present Tennessee Williams’ Centennial Celebration, a series of events commemorating the great American playwright. Full productions and staged readings will take place as well as the historic Byrd Theatre. On September 19th at 7:30 PM, The Night of the Iguana will be read at the Firehouse Theatre Project, 1609 West Broad Street.

Honor Moore will open the 2011-2012 Writers Series at the University of the Richmond with a reading September 6 at 7 p.m., at University of Richmond’s Weinstein Hall, Brown-Alley Room. Moore will be followed by six other leading contemporary authors in readings and lectures through next April. All Writers Series events are free and open to the general public. For more information, call 289-8287 or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

ADA gallery is pleased to announce new collaborative works by installation artist Rachel Hayes and painter Jiha Moon. Our Yasu will feature a new installation as well as many new wall pieces. This exhibition will run from September 17 – October 29. Gallery hours are wednesday through saturday from noon to 5pm. 

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Registration is now open for the Richmond Peace Education Center’s 4-part workshop series–Overcoming Richmond’s Racial Divide: Moving Forward Together.  This exploration of Racial Justice in Richmond is scheduled for consecutive Tuesday evenings 6-8:30 p.m., beginning October 11.  The workshops will be held at Richmond Friends Meeting, 4500 Kensington Avenue. See for more details.

The Redwing’s Nest, Sabot at Stony Point’s online journal of Art and Literature for children pre-school through 8th grade, is now accepting submissions for the next issue until October 1.  The theme for this issue is ME, MYSELF AND I.  If your child has written a poem, a memoir, a story or created a work of art about ME then send in a submission.  The Redwing's Nest is open to children from around the globe, so tell your friends.  For more information contact

On Friday, September 23 at 7:30 p.m, The Department of Music at The University of Richmond presents its annual Family Weekend Concert showcases the outstanding talents of University of Richmond students. Enjoy performances by the Wind Ensemble, Jazz Ensemble, Symphony Orchestra, Women’s Chorale, and Schola Cantorum.  The concerts take place in the Camp Concert Hall at the University of Richmond.  For more information contact 289-8277.

 Check out the night sky with SKY WATCH at the Science Museum of Virginia every 3rd Friday of the month.  Join members of the Richmond Astronomical Society on the museum's front lawn as they share their powerful telescopes for a look at the night sky. The next Sky watch is on September 16th at 7:30 pm.  For more information contact the Science Museum at 864-1400.  The museum is located at 2500 West Broad Street downtown.  

This WRIR community calendar was produced by Gracie Golden. To view these events, go to and click on ‘shows,’ then ‘community calendar.’ Send your future events to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).com.



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    September 14th, 2011

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