What’s happening: Feb. 12 events calendar

See Something


THURS., 2/13

‘The Story of Plastic’ Screening

VCU’s biology department and the Richmond Environmental Film Fest will host a screening of “The Story of Plastic,” which discusses the dangers and effects of global plastic pollution. A panel discussion will follow the documentary. To request a free ticket, visit the event’s eventbrite. For more information, contact Ching-Yu Huang at [email protected].

6 – 8:30 p.m., Grace Street Theater (934 W. Grace St.) Free.


SUN., 2/16

‘Titanic’ Screening at the Byrd Theatre

The Byrd Theatre will host a screening of the James Cameron film “Titanic” (1997). For tickets, visit byrdtheatre.org.

2 p.m., The Byrd Theatre & Foundation (2908 W. Cary St.) $6


Do Something


THURS., 2/13

VCU Women’s Basketball vs. St. Bonaventure

Women’s basketball will host the St. Bonaventure Bonnies at the Siegel Center. For more information and tickets for the game, visit the VCU Athletics website. 

6 p.m., Siegel Center (1200 W. Broad St.) Free for students. 


SUN., 2/16

The Fan Dance Company First General Body Meeting 

The Fan Dance Company — which performs contemporary, jazz and hip-hop — will host its first general body meeting. Interested members must have at least four years of dance experience in order to join. For more information, contact Skye Corrigan at [email protected]

8 p.m., The Commons, Virginia Room A (907 Floyd Ave.) Free. 


Learn Something


THURS., 2/13

‘The Power To Heal’ Screening

VCU Libraries will host a free screening of “The Power to Heal: Medicare and the Civil Rights Revolution,” which looks at the history of unequal and inadequate health care in relation to civil rights. There will be a discussion after the film led by Sheryl Garland, chief of health impact at VCU Health. To register, visit the VCU Libraries website. For more information, contact Thelma Mack at [email protected] or 804-828-0017.

5 – 7 p.m., Larrick Student Center, Court End Ballroom, (900 Turpin St.) Free.


TUES., 2/18

Recovery Ally Training 

Rams in Recovery will host a training session for faculty, staff and students to support loved ones in recovery. Registration for the training is mandatory. For more information, contact Thomas Bannard at [email protected]

11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Larrick Student Center, Jackson Ward Room (900 Turpin St.) Free.


Several of the dates for this week’s events have been corrected.

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