Richmond City Department of Parks, Recreation & Community Facilities Black History Month Art Exhibition, “To Sir With Love: African-American Male as Subject” meet the artists reception February 5th from 6:30 – 8:30pm, exhibit runs through March 4th at Pine Camp Arts and Community Center, 4901 Old Brook Road. Details visit the Richmond VA Parks and Recreation Facebook or www.RichmondGov.com/parks.
“It’s In The Bag” presented by LINC – Legal Information Network for Cancer, from 6-9pm at The Hilton Downtown Richmond. Food, drinks and Designer bags to bid on, including two bags donated and signed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Tickets are $45
Saturday, February 6th
The 14th annual CBS 6 Healthy Lifestyle Expo, 10am – 4pm at the Greater Richmond Convention Center featuring Health & Fitness Expert Shaun T – creator of Insanity, T25, Insanity Max30 and Cize, will appear at this year’s CBS 6 Healthy Lifestyle Expo! Get your tickets to take part in a 45-minute LIVE workout with Shaun T (1 to 2 p.m.) and an opportunity to ask questions during a LIVE Q&A session (2 to 3 p.m.). Entertainment Stage – American Family doing a Zumba segment at 10:15am. Come out and learn ways to support a healthier you.
General Expo: This year’s expo will feature presentations from leading health experts in Richmond. Learn how to prevent heart disease, achieve permanent weight loss and protect yourself against cancer. Free Health Screenings, Kid’s Zone Activities – Mascot Dance-Off, Cooking Demos. Separate ticket required to workout with Shaun T. General expo admission is $3 for adults. Kids 12 and under get in free.
Sunday, February 7th
3rd ANNUAL UNITED VOICES: RAISING AWARENESS THROUGH SONG AND WORD, sponsored by The Renewal Projects and Diversity Richmond in observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7 from 3-5 p.m. at the 31st Street Baptist Church located at 823 North 31st Street. The event is free and open to the public. The event features regional celebrities who will read the local testimonies of Richmonders surviving and thriving after their HIV diagnoses. Guest speakers will include: Senator Donald McEachin, CBS 6’s Antoinette Essa, “Miss Community” Clovia Lawrence, Peter Paul Development Center Executive Director Damon Jiggetts, Seventh Street Memorial Baptist Church Pastor Micah Jackson, NBC 12 Vice President Kym Grinnage and the Honorable Cynthia Newbille. Local musical groups will also donate their time and talent to the cause, The Ingramettes, Gospel Gents, Levitical Priests, Monument City Music’s Richmond Men’s Choir and the 7th Street Baptist Church Choir. For more information on the United Voices event or on the Renewal Projects, visit the website at www.therenewalprojects.org and for information on National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, visit the website at www.nationalblackaidsday.org.
Training for the April 9th Ukrop’s Monument Avenue 10K, last day to register for the training is February 14 at local YMCA’s. Members and non-members are welcome to join the Training Teams. To register for the 10K and train visit http://www.sportsbackers.org/training-team/ymca-10k-training-team/.
“Bowling for Boobs” a bowling fundraiser for Reach Out For Life, Saturday, February 20 from 1pm – 4pm at AMF Sunset Lanes, 6540 West Broad Street. Proceeds will support outreach programs for free mammography services for women who can’t afford it. registration open, email Jessica Knight for more details JessicaNKnight@yahoo.com or call 804-977-3920.