RICHMOND, VA. (WTVR): The International Female Ride Day, is Saturday, May 3, the Worlds only synchronized Women’s Motorcycle “Just Ride” Day, promoting unity among women of all cultures. Saturday’s line up is at 2:15 at the Roses Department Store (formerly The Showplace) destination Williamsburg. You can register through event brite, under international female ride day. Get more details here: http://www.motoress.com/.
And many of these female riders will start their day off by riding in the Sickle Cell Unity Ride. This ride raises awareness of the disease and thousands of Virginians who suffer from sickle-cell. The line up is at 9am in the parking lot of the Petersburg Health department, and at 11am riders will hit the road for the parking lot of Second Baptist Church. For details visit 6th Annual Unity Ride for Sickle Cell – https://www.facebook.com/events/1418762338385026/.
Get ready for the East Coast Triathlon Festival, May 3 & 4. Expo Saturday, May 3rd, 9am – 5pm & Race Day Sunday May 4th, races start at 7am, 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen in Innsbrook. This festival features more than 750 Youth Tri-Athletes from Richmond and across the country in swimming, biking and running. For details visit http://www.endorphinfitness.com/races-events/east-coast-triathlon-festival/.
Radio One Richmond’s 7th Annual “Send a Kid To Camp”Radiothon hosted by “Miss Community” Clovia Lawrence, is Thursday, May 1st, call 804-521-8400 between 10am and 7pm, make a donation of $25 or more and request your favorite song on the radio. Each $250 donated provides a nine-week summer camp experience for a Richmond area child. It includes transportation, breakfast and lunch from June 23 – August 23, The camps feature biking, arts & crafts, curriculum, aquatics, Lego and sports. For more details log onto http://www.kissrichmond.com, http://www.praiserichmond.com or http://www.ipowerrichmond.com or call 804-646-5733.
12th Annual Que Pasa? Festival, sponsored by the Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Saturday, May 3rd from 11am – 7pm on Richmond’s Historic Canal Walk in Shockoe Bottom. The festival brings together the rhythms, culture and cuisines of Latin America and Spain. Performers include The Latin Ballet of Virginia, Ban Caribe and many others, in addition five local craft breweries are featured this year. The festival For more information visit http://www.quepasafestival.com
The 2014 Collegiate Road National Championships head to Richmond May 3 – 5, site of the 2015 UCI Road World Championships. Get details here: http://www.usacycling.org/2014/collegiate-road-nationals. In addition to several other big events in Richmond, there are traffic detours, check out the street closures here. http://link.wtvr.com/1kYoPts
Opening Reception for The Art of the SCAR, featuring Transplant Recipients and Clover Hill High School Photography Club, Friday, May 2nd, 5 pm – 7:30pm at the Gallery at UNOS, 700 North 4th Street, exhibit open May 2 – June 28, gallery hours Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm, free and open to the public, for more details visit http://www.unos.org/.