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Thursday, Aug. 22 Summer Sounds, 4-8 p.m., Stony Point Fashion Park, 9200 Stony Point Parkway, Richmond. Assorted artists will perform weekends through Labor Day. Free. www.shopstonypoint.com.

Community meeting, 6-8 p.m., The Westin Richmond, 6631 W. Broad St., Richmond. Learn about Virginia Commonwealth University Health System’s plan for a new free-standing children’s hospital and ask questions or offer comments. chorcommunitymeetingaug22. www.eventzilla.net.

Friday, Aug. 23 Friday Art and Wine, 5-8:30 p.m., Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 200 N. Boulevard, Richmond. Featured theme is the Seven Deadly Sins: Greed. View the works of art and enjoy half-hour gallery tours at 7 and 7:30 p.m. Free admission, discounted beverages for sale. 340- 1400, www.vmfa.museum.

Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball, 7:05 p.m., The Diamond, 3001 N. Boulevard, Richmond. The Squirrels take on the Altoona Curve. Chesterfield County’s Domestic Violence Task Force is selling tickets to raise funds. $7/ general admission, $8/silver, $11/diamond club. Courtney O’Hara, DVTF, 318-8264, www.squirrelsbaseball.com.

Benefit concert, 7:30 p.m., St. Joseph’s Catholic Church, 151 W. Washington St., Petersburg. Features saxophonist James O’Reilly and pianist Laura White. Monetary and canned good donations will benefit the Downtown Churches United Food Bank. 733-3115.

Who’s Awake – A Family Night Hike, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Maymont Nature Center, 2201 Shields Lake Drive, Richmond. Meet some of Maymont’s nighttime residents and participate in experiments, games and a hike of the grounds. Registration required. $8, $6/ members. 358-7166, ext. 324, www.maymont.org.

Saturday, Aug. 24 Detecting History: Metal Relics of the Civil War, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Pamplin Historical Park and The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier, 6125 Boydton Plank Road, Petersburg. See artifacts out from behind the glass and get up close and personal to pieces of Civil War history. Sponsored by the Hanover Metal Detecting Club. Free. Admission to the rest of the park: $12, $7/ages 6-12, free/ages 5 and younger. www.pamplinpark.org.

Richmond Flying Squirrels vs. the Altoona Curve, 6:05 p.m. See Aug. 23 listing.

Sunday, Aug. 25 2013 Richmond Bridal Showcase, 11 a.m.-5 p.m., Greater Richmond Convention Center, 403 N. Third St., Richmond. Discover new ideas, the latest trends and meet local wedding professionals. $10. www.richmondbridalshowcase.com.

Canal Boats and Cobblestones Walking Tour, 2 p.m., meet at the James Center Clock Tower, 10th and Cary streets, Richmond. Explore architectural treasures and preservation efforts along the James River and the Canals. $10, $5/members. 649-0711, ext. 301, www.richmondhistorycenter.com.

Richmond Flying Squirrels vs. the Altoona Curve, 2:05 p.m. See Aug. 23 listing.

The Raleigh Ringers, 4 p.m., Epiphany Lutheran Church, 1400 Horsepen Road, Richmond. The community hand-bell choir will perform. $19/advance, $17/students, seniors in advance; $21/door, $19/students, seniors at the door. tatterh@hotmail.com.

Dance With the Band, 6 p.m., Agecroft Hall, 4305 Sulgrave Road, Richmond. Enjoy a variety of dance music performed by the Richmond Concert Band. Guests The Richmond Renaissance Dancers and The Dance in Class Performance Team will perform the waltz, rumba, two-step, tango, polka, Irish jig, line dance, and more. Lawn chairs or blankets are suggested. Picnics encouraged. Free. www.rcband.org.

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