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Events for April 16, 2018

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Going Places

Where did you go today? And how did you get there? We have developed so many modes of transportation that travel is possible like never before.

12:00 AM

BUTTERFLIES LIVE

Butterflies Live allows you to get up-close and personal with hundreds of fluttering beauties.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Origami in the Garden

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Pinwheels for Prevention Garden

In recognition of Child Abuse Prevention Month, 3,000+ pinwheels will be “planted” in the Terrace Lawn (adjacent to the Cochrane Rose Garden), each representing a child served this year by Prevent Child Abuse Virginia’s Healthy Families program.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Job Corps Information Session - Northside Richmond

Job Corps is currently recruiting young adults between the ages of 16 through 24 for its comprehensive vocational training program.

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

WWI Centennial Exhibition

Come see WW1 America — the largest traveling exhibition about the Great War — at its only scheduled stop on the east coast! Purchase your tickets today! This exhibition — featuring more than 100 objects, powerful multimedia presentations, and interactive experiences—focuses on the war as a transformational event.

10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Hula Dancing!

Learn about hula as our Hula Dancing Class performs for you at the library! Refreshments provided by the Mechanicsville Friends of the Library.

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Kings Dominion's Twisted Timbers - New for 2018

Come enjoy the thrills of Twisted Timbers, a new wooden roller coaster with a twist of steel, at Kings Dominion.

11:30 AM - 10:00 PM