What’s happening: Jan. 16 events calendar

See something

Big Screen Classics: “Gravity”

Wed., Jan. 16

Enjoy a screening of “Gravity” (2013) at the Byrd Theater in Carytown. Winner of seven Academy Awards, the film is written and directed by Alfonso Cuarón, starring Sandra Bullock and George Clooney. Tickets are $5.

7:15-9:15 p.m., The Byrd Theater (2908 W. Cary St.)

Pump House Public Tours

Sun., Jan. 20

Visit the historic Pump House and learn the story behind the site. Join the Friends of the Pump House and a group of 20 other visitors for a 30-minute tour of the interior. Tours will begin every half hour, and there is a suggested donation of $5.

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Friends of Pump House (1708 Pump House Dr.)

Do something

Nature Workshop: Creative Expression

Sat., Jan. 19

Visit the James River Park and explore nature with the artist-in-residence, Shay Wilson. Guests will be led through creative exercises using only natural materials found throughout the park. Meet at the Pump House park entrance.

Noon-1:30 p.m. Pump House Park (1799 Pump House Dr.)

2019 MLK Legacy Night

Tues., Jan. 22

Join the Activities Programming Board for an evening of reflection on the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr. Faculty, staff and students are invited to enjoy spoken word, music and a free MLK Legacy Night T-shirts. This event will be held in the Rams Lounge at the Student Commons.

7-9 p.m., University Student Commons (907 Floyd Ave.)

Learn something

Advancing Your Career

Thurs., Jan. 17

Join the Center for Corporate Education for a one-day workshop focused on growing in your current organization, broadening your impact on your field or switching careers completely.

8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Snead Hall (301 W. Main St.)

Uncivil Wards History Tour

Sat., Jan. 19

Visit the sites of several Civil War era hospitals and prisons. Learn how they came to be, and what became of them after the war. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased at www.richmondhistorichaunts.com.

10-11:30 a.m., Libby Prison (E. Cary St. & S. 20th St.)

“A Moral Debt”: Film Screening and Discussion

Tues., Jan. 22

Join the Richmond chapter of Coming to the Table and the Virginia Museum of History & Culture for a screening of “A Moral Debt.” After the film, there will be a panel discussion on the film’s themes of racial inequality, tolerance and healing.

6:30-8 p.m., Virginia Museum of History & Culture (428 N. Boulevard)

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