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  1. Apr
    24
    Fri

    1. 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
    2. The Elves and the Shoemaker
      10:15 am – 11:00 am
      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      The Grimm Brothers’ classic tale of the poor cobbler who gets some unexpected help from some tiny friends….friends who come to his shop in the middle of the night to do their job. Lots of music, lots of laughs, and the lots of heart as the audience learns the value of work and compassion. The perfect Springtime treat!

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      10:15 am
      The Elves and the Shoemaker
    3. Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by these Gallery Artists.

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      11:00 am
      Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
    4. The Elves and the Shoemaker
      12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      Elves & the Shoe Maker

      The Grimm Brothers’ classic tale of the poor cobbler who gets some unexpected help from some tiny friends….friends who come to his shop in the middle of the night to do their job. Lots of music, lots of laughs, and the lots of heart as the audience learns the value of work and compassion. The perfect Springtime treat!

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      12:00 pm
      The Elves and the Shoemaker
    5. 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
    6. 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
    7. 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. 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

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