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  1. Apr
    24
    Fri

    1. ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race
      7:30 pm – 10:00 pm

      Do you like action-packed fun with the family on a Friday night? How about getting your weekend firing on all eight-cylinders? Well, the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at Richmond International Raceway is for you! Watch as young guns,like defending series champion Chase Elliott, take on battle-tested veterans like defending race winner Kevin Harvick. You can be a part of history as NASCAR’s new title sponsor XFINITY comes to Richmond for the first time. Make sure to bring out the family because children 12 and younger are FREE with a ticketed adult in general admission seating areas. General admission adult tickets start at $30. For more information, visit www.rir.com or call 866-455-RACE(7223) to speak to a ticket specialist.

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      7:30 pm
      ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race
    2. Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
      8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

      Lots of silliness and a heartwarming story for the whole family: Our hero, Danny Boy, found his Million Dollar Baby (Sweet Adeline), at the Five-and-Ten-Cent Store – you get the picture! Classic barbershop harmonies are sung in a classic barbershop setting as this original musical unfolds on the Mill stage. Written by the Mill’s own Tom Width and Paul Deiss. March 26-May 16, 2015 $59.50 Dinner Theatre $41.25 Theatre Only Call to make reservations (804)748-5203 or visit us online at www.swiftcreekmill.com Matinee Dates: 4/8/15, 4/18/15, 4/26/15, 5/2/15, 5/10/15, 5/16/15

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      8:00 pm
      Two Bits: The Barbershop Musical
    3. Rocky Horror Picture Show
      10:00 pm – 11:45 pm
      he Rocky Horror Picture Show

      he Rocky Horror Picture Show

      Rocky Horror 40th Anniversary

       

      Costumes encouraged! Celebrating 40 years.

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      10:00 pm
      Rocky Horror Picture Show
  2. Apr
    25
    Sat

    1. Memorial Regional Medical Center and Cool Springs Baptist Church Host Health Fair at Cool Spring Recreational Center
      9:00 am – 1:00 pm

      Bon Secours Memorial Regional Medical Center and Cool Springs Baptist Church are joining forces for a Health Fair at the Cool Spring Recreational Center on Saturday, April 25 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. This free, public event held at 9283 Atlee Station Road in Mechanicsville will feature screenings, personal trainers, dietitians and Bon Secours experts to address prevention and wellness options. Movin’ ManiaTM, a Bon Secours healthy kids initiative, will offer health education and entertainment. For more information, call 804-746-0801 or visit coolspringrec.org.

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      9:00 am
      Memorial Regional Medical Center and Cool Springs Baptist Church Host Health Fair at Cool Spring Recreational Center
    2. Bioenergetics: Arts Meet Gentle Science in Sickness and in Health
      9:30 am – 5:00 pm

      See 20 novel experiences that convey the importance of the powerhouses in the cells of our body – mitochondria! This collaborative exhibition between faculty and students in Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Engineering and School of Arts with the Science Museum of Virginia presents two and three dimensional artistic interpretations that will inspire and encourage guests to make informed lifestyle choices!

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      9:30 am
      Bioenergetics: Arts Meet Gentle Science in Sickness and in Health
    3. Wicked Plants
      9:30 am – 5:00 pm

      Step into a macabre world where plants hold the power as you discover the biochemical, physical and neurological processes between plants and the human body. From poisonous to carnivorous to just plain nasty, learn about these diabolical botanical plants inside of a decrepit home – including some of the most infamous plants in history!

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      9:30 am
      Wicked Plants
    4. 150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Join Caroline County in commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin. Events will occur throughout the county! Visit the HistoryMobile at the Caroline County Visitor Center in Ruther Glen for FREE on Saturday and Sunday. Follow Booth’s path to the Town of Port Royal, which in combo with Belle Grove Plantation across the river, will be offering tours, reenactments, music and more. Continue up to the Town of Bowling Green to have lunch with “President Lincoln and his First Lady”. Some events require a purchased tickets. See our websites for a complete list of events and details.

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      10:00 am
      150th Anniversary Commemoration of the Capture of Lincoln’s Assassin
    5. Humpback Whales at the Dome
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Embark on an amazing adventure into the hidden world of nature’s most awe-inspiring marine mammal, the humpback whale. Join a team of researchers and dive into the waters surrounding Alaska, Hawaii and Tonga to uncover the secrets of these 50-foot, 48-ton animals. Find out how humans have impacted the lives of humpback whales, watch new discoveries bubble to the surface and discover surprises that will take your breath away.

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      10:00 am
      Humpback Whales at the Dome
    6. Robot Explorers at the Dome
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Experience the wonders of our planetary neighborhood through the eyes of robots. Journey to the most exotic destinations in the solar system and delve into the golden age of space exploration – the number of discoveries during this time was astronomical! Robot Explorers features a live astronomy presentation.

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      10:00 am
      Robot Explorers at the Dome
    7. Violent Universe at the Dome
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Our beautiful starlit sky conceals cataclysmic forces at work within the universe. Catch a glimpse of the immense power of these enigmatic forces – from black holes to exploding stars. Examine a future encounter with a large asteroid that comes too close for comfort and consider the possibilities as you witness the catastrophes of the cosmos! Violent Universe features a live astronomy presentation.

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      10:00 am
      Violent Universe at the Dome

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