What’s happening: Sept. 25 events calendar

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THURS., 9/26

Pups on the Plaza

The Center for Human and Animal Interaction will host a fundraising event featuring the “Dogs On Call” therapy dogs. Meal tickets and T-shirts can be purchased in advance. For more information, contact Jessica Hale at jessica.hale@vcuhealth.org or 804-628-2532 or visit chai.vcu.edu.


11 a.m. – 2 p.m. VCU Medical Center (1250 E. Marshall St.)


SAT., 9/28

‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’ Screening at the Byrd

The Byrd Theatre is hosting a screening of the 2008 sci-fi thriller as part of its “Family Classics.” For more information, visit visitbyrdtheatre.org


10 a.m., The Byrd Theatre & Foundation (2908 W. Cary St.) Tickets are $4. 


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FRI., 9/27- SUN., 10/6

Virginia State Fair

This 10-day event will be held at The Meadow Event State Park. There will be events centered around community, agriculture and family. For information on tickets, visit the event’s Facebook page.


The Meadow Event Park, (13191 Dawn Blvd.) Times vary. Tickets range from $10-$20 


SAT., 9/28

Virginia PrideFest

The annual Richmond pride celebration will be held at Brown’s Island and presented by Capital One. There will be drag shows, youth pride celebrations and DJ dance parties. For more information, visit the event’s Facebook page. 


Noon – 8 p.m., Brown’s Island (500 Tredegar St.) Free.


SAT., 9/28

Nerf Club Match 

The Nerf Club will host its first match open to all undergraduate students. Games will include “Capture the Flag,” “Mafia” and “Infection.” Signups for the event are mandatory. Catering, blasters and darts will be provided for the first 30 people who sign up. The rest of the event will be a first-come, first-serve basis. For more information, contact Allen Shieh at shieha@vcu.edu or visit the group’s Twitter page. 


5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Multi-Activity Complex, Cary Street Gym, (101 S. Linden St.) 


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THURS., 9/26

Pop-Up Naloxone Training 

Rams in Recovery will offer pop-up naloxone training and will offer the condensed version at the front tables. For more information, contact Shauntelle Hammonds at shammonds@vcu.edu.


Noon – 2 p.m., Jonah L. Larrick Student Center, (900 Turpin St.) Free.


THURS., 9/26 

Black Women in STEM to Hold Financial Advice Event

VCU’s Black Women in STEM will host an event to share financial advice. For more information, contact Christina Brown at Browncj9@vcu.edu.


6 p.m. Room 1004A, West Grace South, (835 W. Grace St.) Free.

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