2015-05-06 / Calendar

What’s happening Elsewhere

Thursday, May 7

Butterflies LIVE! 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, 1800 Lakeside Ave., Richmond. See hundreds of tropical butterflies and explore their origins, preferred habitats and life cycles. Continues through Oct. 11. $8- $12. 262-9887,

Van Gogh, Manet, and Matisse: The Art of the Flower, 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond. This exhibition showcases French floral still lifes from the 19th century. Continues through June 21. $10-$15.

John Lennon exhibit, noon-8 p.m., Chasen Galleries, 3554 W. Cary St., Richmond. The musician’s artwork is on display. Continues through May 10. 204-1048, Friday, May 8

How to Start Your Own Small Business Workshop, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Stratford University, 11104 W. Broad St., Glen Allen. Learn business start-up basics. Sponsored by SCORE. $99/includes lunch voucher. 350-3569,

Friday Cheers, 6-9:30 p.m., Brown’s Island, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond. Jason Isbell with Horsehead will perform. $10.

Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball, 6:35 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard, Richmond. The Squirrels take on the Bowie Baysox. Series continues through May 10. $8- $28. 359-3866, Saturday, May 9

South of the James Market, 8 a.m.-noon weekly, Forest Hill Park, New Kent Road and W. 42nd St., Richmond. This market features local farmers, artisans and businesses.

18th Annual Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure, 9 a.m., Brown’s Island, 500 Tredegar St., Richmond. Run or walk the 5K to raise money and spread the breast cancer awareness message. $20-$35. 320-1772,

Celebrate Mom picnic and poker run, 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Dorey Park – shelters 4-7, 7200 Dorey Park Drive, Henrico. Includes games and lunch at noon featuring hamburgers, hot dogs, side dishes, desserts and beverages. Sponsored by Richmond’s Gold Wing Road Riders Association Local Chapter D. $15. Debbie Dowell, 222-1303,

Adopt-a-thon, 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Powhatan Animal Control, 3920 Marion Harland Lane, Powhatan. Sponsored by Metro Richmond Pet Savers.

Science on Tap Craft Beer Festival, 2-6 p.m., Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 W. Broad St., Richmond. Features interactive craft brewing demonstrations, a collection of beer from across the commonwealth and live music. $10.

Richmond Symphony in concert, 8 p.m., Carpenter Theatre at Richmond CenterStage, 600 E. Grace St., Richmond. This installment of the Altria Masterworks Series includes Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms and the Richmond Symphony Chorus. Continues on May 10. $10- $78. 592-3400, Sunday, May 10

Sunday Specialty Walking Tour of Hollywood Cemetery, 2 p.m., Hollywood Cemetery, South Cherry and Albemarle streets, Richmond. Discover the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents. Walk-ups welcome. $15, $5/History Center members. 649-0711 ext. 301,

Mother’s Day concert, 6 p.m., Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond. The Richmond Concert Band will perform its annual concert on the lawn at Agecroft Hall. Bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Free. 737-3767, Monday, May 11

Richmond Flying Squirrels vs. the Binghamton Mets, 6:35 p.m. See May 8 listing. Series continues through May 13.

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