Upcoming events in August

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02/08/2016 02/08/2016

Rosenwald Schools

In the early 20th century, the Rosenwald Schools were built specifically for the educational needs of African-American students. Learn about their history and impact, and preservation efforts.

Location : Central Library

02/11/2016 02/11/2016

All We Do is Step, Stroll and Hop

Learn about their purpose, mission and history of Black Greek-Letter Organizations

Location : Meadowdale Library

02/13/2016 02/13/2016

Heroes and Hard Times: American History through Song and Story

Embark on a journey through stories and songs that spans more than three centuries of American history, and includes slavery, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, the birth of blues music and the Civil Rights Movement.

Location : Central Library

02/13/2016 02/13/2016

Heroes and Hard Times: American History through Song and Story

Embark on a journey through stories and songs that spans more than three centuries of American history, and includes slavery, the Underground Railroad, the Civil War, the birth of blues music and the Civil Rights Movement.

Location : Bon Air Library

02/16/2016 02/16/2016

Speaking of Jazz with Victor Haskins’ Skein

Victor Haskins’ Skein will demonstrate compositions and stylistic developments from black musicians throughout the history of jazz.

Location : Central Library

02/17/2016 02/17/2016

An Exploration of African-American Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts

Karen Getty will discuss the collection from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts that commemorates African-American life and history, as well as art that ranges in different periods, styles and subject matter.

Location : Meadowdale Library

02/19/2016 02/19/2016

CHSV Winter Lecture Series
“First-person portrayal of Harriett Tubman”

First-person portrayal of Harriett Tubman presented by living history interpreter Charmaine Crowell-White. February 19

Location : Lucy Corr Village

02/21/2016 02/21/2016

Monster Cross 2016

Pocahontas State Park hosts the Monster Dash Trail Run 5.5 mile run, MINI-Monster 25 Miles Bike Race on Mountain of Cross bikes, and MONSTER CROSS 50 Mile Bike Race. Sunday, February 21st

Location : Pocahontas State Park

02/24/2016 - 02/27/2016 02/24/2016 - 02/27/2016

Colonial Athletic Conference – 2016 Swimming Championships

The CAA 2016 Swimming Championship will once again be held at the beautiful Collegiate School Athletic Center.

Location : Collegiate School Aquatics Center

02/27/2016 - 02/28/2016 02/27/2016 - 02/28/2016

Ultimate Cup Soccer Tournament – Girls Weekend

With divisions for all levels of play from Classic to Elite, the Ultimate Cup features top-class facilities with access to some of the nation’s best natural grass playing surfaces as well as numerous synthetic turf fields.

Location : Various - Stratton Park & Ukrop Park

03/04/2016 03/04/2016

CHSV Winter Lecture Series
“World War I Comes to Chesterfield”

Buddy Cranford and Scott Williams of the Chesterfield Historical Society’s Military History Committee present a lecture entitled, “World War I Comes to Chesterfield,” accompanied by a display of historic stereoscopic glass slides taken in Europe during the Great War. March 4

Location : Lucy Corr Village

03/05/2016 03/05/2016

Spirited History Tours of Magnolia Grange

The Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia will host “Hauntings of Historic Structures and Museums!” Explore the stories and paranormal activity at historic Magnolia Grange plantation house museum.

Location : Magnolia Grange

03/05/2016 - 03/06/2016 03/05/2016 - 03/06/2016

Ultimate Cup Soccer Tournament – Boys Weekend

With divisions for all levels of play from Classic to Elite, the Ultimate Cup features top-class facilities with access to some of the nation’s best natural grass playing surfaces as well as numerous synthetic turf fields.

Location : Various - Including Stratton Park & Ukrop Park

03/11/2016 - 03/13/2016 03/11/2016 - 03/13/2016

Jefferson Cup Soccer Tournament – Boys Showcase Weekend U15-U19

Boys Weekend -The Jefferson Cup, rated #2 youth soccer tournament in the country during 2011, features some of the nation’s top natural grass playing surfaces in the country with over 20 synthetic turf fields. March 11-13, 2016

Location : Various - Including River City Sportsplex

03/18/2016 03/18/2016

CHSV Winter Lecture Series
“Movies of Richmond, 1929-1934”

Chesterfield author and historian Kitty Snow shows a series of original “Movies of Richmond, 1929-1934.” March 18

Location : Lucy Corr Village

03/19/2016 - 03/20/2016 03/19/2016 - 03/20/2016

Jefferson Cup Soccer Tournament – Girls Weekend U10-U14

Girls Weekend -The Jefferson Cup, rated #2 youth soccer tournament in the country during 2011, features some of the nation’s top natural grass playing surfaces in the country with over 20 synthetic turf fields. March 19 & 20, 2016

Location : Various - Including River City Sportsplex

03/24/2016 - 03/26/2016 03/24/2016 - 03/26/2016

Jefferson Cup Girls Showcase Weekend U15-U19

The Jefferson Cup, regarded as one of the top rated youth soccer tournaments in the country, features some of the nation’s top natural grass playing surfaces in the country with over 24 synthetic turf fields, including the River City Sportsplex, which is one of the nations largest turf complexes.

Location : Various - Including River City Sportsplex

03/26/2016 03/26/2016

Opechancanough’s 1622 Offensive at Henricus

Join Henricus Historical Park for the anniversary of Opechancanough’s 1622 Offensive at Henricus. Saturday, March 26

Location : Henricus Park

03/31/2016 - 04/03/2016 03/31/2016 - 04/03/2016

USA Swimming Eastern Sectionals 2016 Speedo Championship Series Meet

The Eastern Zone Southern Region Speedo Championship Series Meet is open to any swimmer from the southern region of the Eastern Zone who is currently registered with USA Swimming and has achieved a qualifying time. Entries from qualified USA Swimming registered athletes from other Zones or International athletes will be accepted on a first come, […]

Location : Collegiate School Aquatics Center

04/09/2016 04/09/2016

James River Regatta

The Richmond region’s exclusive scholastic rowing competition, featuring high school athletes from Richmond, Northern Virginia and Tidewater. April 9

Location : Robious Landing Park

04/23/2016 04/23/2016

Richmond Tri Club Sprint

Richmond Triathlon Club Sprint Triathlon, incorporating a unique 400 meter open water pool swim, flat course bike trail and running finish at the Richmond Kickers soccer complex at Ukop Park.

Location : Collegiate School Aquatic Center & Ukrop Park

04/29/2016 - 04/30/2016 04/29/2016 - 04/30/2016

Ragnar Trail Richmond

Ragnar Trail RVA is an overnight trail running relay that kicks off at Pocahontas State Park which boasts some of the finest trail running in Virginia.

Location : Pocahontas State Park

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