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After: Dr. Bruce Greyson on Near-Death Experiences

Dr. Bruce Greyson, author of After: A Doctor Explores What Near-Death Experiences Reveal about Life and Beyond, offers a scientific perspective of near-death experiences using his forty years of research …

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June 17, 2021 | 12PM – 12:45PM | VIRTUAL
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Partners in Philanthropy

Join us for a series of webinars intended to expose and educate the public to the significance of partnerships between the Rosenwald and Jeanes Funds, Dr. Booker T. Washington and …

June 17 – December 16, 2021 | 6:30PM – 6:30PM
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B(l)ack on a Plantation

On Thursday, June 17, join the Menokin Foundation for “B(l)ack on a Plantation,” a Research & Relevance webinar focused on the Black person’s experience of plantation sites. Research & Relevance …

June 17, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Online
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Juneteenth Family History Fair

Can family and community history really help heal a nation? Virginia Humanities grantee Richmond Hill thinks so. Learning about how the past impacts the present brings us closer to understanding …

June 18–20, 2021 | Richmond, VA
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Making Reconstruction Count

Presented by Virginia Africana Associates in partnership with Virginia Humanities. About the Talk The era of Reconstruction is hard to teach, in part because it’s complicated and in part because …

June 18, 2021 | 11AM | Online
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Neighborhood Celebration & Open House Tours

Our new neighbor, Dairy Market, is hosting a full week of grand opening events June 14-19. On Saturday, June 19, we’ll be joining them, along with 101.3 Jamz, the 10th & …

June 19, 2021 | 12PM – 6PM | Charlottesville, VA
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Until Freedom Comes

Newport News Public Library is celebrating Juneteenth with the unveiling of a special exhibit and program.

June 19, 2021 | 11AM – 2PM | 110 Main Street Newport News, VA 23601
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Furious Flower: Legacy Seminar for Educators

The biennial seminar celebrates living Black writers whose careers have been marked by creative distinction and critical acclaim. Intended to engage scholars, poets, and college/high school educators, but open to the …

June 21–25, 2021 | Online
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The Future of Journalism, the Fate of Democracy

Part Two: A roundtable conversation featuring nonprofit journalism organizations, moderated by Karen Rundlet of the Knight Foundation.

June 22, 2021 | 7PM – 8:30PM | Online
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Big Indian Music Camp

Fiddlin Earl White might be known best for his time with the Green Grass Cloggers, a dance group formed at Eastern Carolina University after Dudley Culp learned some moves from …

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June 23–27, 2021 | Big Indian Farm
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Botetourt County: 250+1 Years of Delight

A series of four lectures on various aspects of Botetourt County’s early history will be presented at the Historical Society of Western Virginia and O. Winston Link Museum in connection …

June 30 – September 16, 2021 | O. Winston Link & History Museum of Western Virginia
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Summer Romance with Emily Henry, Libby Hubscher & Priscilla Oliveras

As summer heats up, authors Emily Henry (People We Meet on Vacation), Libby Hubscher (Meet Me in Paradise), and Priscilla Oliveras (Anchored Hearts) read from and discuss their steamy new …

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July 1, 2021 | 12PM – 1PM | VIRTUAL
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Red Wing Roots Music Festival

After a festival season where nearly all of them were canceled we are very pleased to be announcing some music festivals for the 2021 season. This July Red Wing Roots …

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July 9–11, 2021 | Natural Chimneys Park, Mount Solon, Virginia
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The World in the Whale with Rebecca Giggs and Nick Pyenson

Rebecca Giggs, author of Fathoms: The World in the Whale, discusses the role of whales in our global culture and changing environment, in conversation with Nick Pyenson, author of Spying …

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July 15, 2021 | 7PM – 7:45PM | VIRTUAL
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