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Feb
11
Thu
Alien Worlds and Androids @ Science Museum of Virginia
Feb 11 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Are we alone in the universe? Join scientists in the search for alien life and discover strange alien-like creatures found here on Earth. Come face-to-face with worlds far beyond our own and unearth the technology that gets us there. Get up-close with C-3PO and Iron Man as you learn about robots, androids, aliens and much more!

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 11 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

The Little Lion By Irene Ziegler February 1 – 26, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 4 – 12 This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, who is also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom. (Question & Answer session with your students follows each performance. Telephone 804-748-5203

 

 

After Rodin: The Contemporary Figure @ Gallery Flux
Feb 11 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Inspired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts upcoming exhibit, Rodin: Evolution of a Genius, Gallery Flux hopes to capitalize on the enthusiasm that this exciting show will bring to the surrounding area. Eleven artists were selected to participate, interpreting the human figure in a unique way, whether representational or impressionistic, using a wide variety of mediums including bronze, limestone, steel, plaster, paintings, and drawings. The vision for this show is to highlight how, After Rodin, artists have found inspiration in the beauty of his pieces and the splendor of the human figure.

Dual Recovery Anonymous @ Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House
Feb 11 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

Pickle Ball @ Ashland Christian Church
Feb 11 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Pickle Ball is now being offered at Ashland Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in the Hunter Hall Gym, 301 S. James Street, Ashland. Thursday, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. You do not need to know how to play Pickle Ball; it’s easy to learn. Come on out and have fun while exercising! Equipment is provided. No cost!

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 11 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom.

Feb
12
Fri
Alien Worlds and Androids @ Science Museum of Virginia
Feb 12 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Are we alone in the universe? Join scientists in the search for alien life and discover strange alien-like creatures found here on Earth. Come face-to-face with worlds far beyond our own and unearth the technology that gets us there. Get up-close with C-3PO and Iron Man as you learn about robots, androids, aliens and much more!

The Little Lion @ Swift Creek Mill Theatre
Feb 12 @ 10:15 am – 12:15 pm

The Little Lion By Irene Ziegler February 1 – 26, 2016 Shows: 10:15 AM Theatre Tickets $12.50 Add $2.00 for lunch Grades 4 – 12 This world-premiere drama by playwright Irene Ziegler is based upon the book by Nancy Wright Beasley, who is also the author of the highly-acclaimed Izzy’s Fire: Finding Humanity in the Holocaust. Set in and around the Kovno Ghetto in Lithuania during World War II, this powerful story chronicles the struggle of a Jewish family to survive the Holocaust and the heroism of Laibale Gillman, a teenaged boy, known as the little lion, who never stopped fighting for freedom. (Question & Answer session with your students follows each performance. Telephone 804-748-5203

 

 

After Rodin: The Contemporary Figure @ Gallery Flux
Feb 12 @ 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

Inspired by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts upcoming exhibit, Rodin: Evolution of a Genius, Gallery Flux hopes to capitalize on the enthusiasm that this exciting show will bring to the surrounding area. Eleven artists were selected to participate, interpreting the human figure in a unique way, whether representational or impressionistic, using a wide variety of mediums including bronze, limestone, steel, plaster, paintings, and drawings. The vision for this show is to highlight how, After Rodin, artists have found inspiration in the beauty of his pieces and the splendor of the human figure.

Romeo and Juliet @ Carpenter Theater at Richmond CenterStage
Feb 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

William Shakespeare’s masterful play set in Verona, Italy is known the world over for the powerful duel between the overwhelming emotions that rule the human soul: love and hatred. Propelled by a series of events that ultimately consume the storyline’s two young lovers – Juliet Capulet and the son of her family’s sworn enemy, Romeo Montague – the bard’s tragic tale has proved fertile ground for artists of all trades for centuries.