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UNTIL FEB. 26 1st Annual Sculpture Challenge Deadline for entry is Feb. 27. Those accepted will be notified by email. Calling all Richmond kids ages 10 to 15 years. The Community Arts Council of Richmond invites you to enter this sculpture challenge.

UNTIL FEB. 26

1st Annual Sculpture Challenge

Deadline for entry is Feb. 27. Those accepted will be notified by email.

Calling all Richmond kids ages 10 to 15 years.

The Community Arts Council of Richmond invites you to enter this sculpture challenge. There is no cost to enter. You will be asked to create an eco-friendly original, modern sculpture from recycled, re-used or re-purposed materials. 40+ entries will be accepted on a first come first accepted basis provided the entry form is complete including a photo and description.

Six cash prizes will be awarded in two categories. Entry forms and further information are available online.

Successful entrants will be on display from March 13 - 23 at the Atrium at City Hall.

Phone: 604-241-4091 Website: www.richmondartscouncil.org.

UNTIL MARCH 11

Artist Zahra Hosseinkhan, Orchids.

The collection Orchids done in oil colour brings forth unique designs and colours of beautiful orchid creations in nature. This enables the viewers to become aware of their intricacy.

Location: Richmond City Hall Galleria, 6911 No 3 Rd.

Website: www.richmondartgallery.org/cityhall

UNTIL APRIL 1

Stuart McCall & Neil Wedman, Fantasy Gardens

This exhibition by Stuart McCall and Neil Wedman is comprised of two separate bodies of work - drawings and photographs. The artworks were made years apart, but are linked by an indelible local history in the subject of Bill Vander Zalm's Fantasy Garden World.

Location: Richmond Art Gallery, 7700 Minoru Gate

Phone: 604-247-8300 Website: www.richmondartgallery.org

UNTIL MAY 21

Edo: Arts of Japan's Last Shogun Age

Richmond Museum is pleased to present this travelling exhibition from the Art Gallery of Greater Victoria. The exhibit examines the society of Edo Japan (1603 - 1868), and explores the vast and unique influence this epoch had on the arts and culture of Japan through artefacts.

Location: Richmond Museum, 7700 Minoru Gate

Phone: 604-247-8300 Website: www.richmond.ca

FEB. 10

DOXA Film Screening: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

DOXA Documentary Film Festival's Motion Pictures Film Series with support from the City of Richmond is exceptionally pleased and proud to present Léa Pool's stunning new film Pink Ribbons, Inc. for $10, plus $2 order fee at 7 p.m. Based on the incendiary book from Samantha King, Pool's film clearly delineates the corporate co-option of breast cancer with precision and fury. A panel discussion will follow with experts in the field.

Location: City Hall, 6911 No. 3 Rd

Website: http: //doxafestival. ca/news/motion_pictures/pink_ ribbons.html

FEB. 11

Richmond Celebrates Scotiabank Hockey Day in Canada

A free, family-focused, daylong celebration of Canada's greatest passion, all under the Richmond Olympic Oval's massive 6.5-acre wood roof. From special appearances by hockey legends, such as Trevor Linden, to big screen broadcasts of all seven of Canada's NHL teams in action to the chance for fans to test out their hockey skills, it will be one of the largest celebrations of hockey ever held in Richmond. Attendees will be able to enter to win a trip for two to Japan, courtesy of Westjet and Japan Air Lines.

Doors open at 10: 30 a.m. (early entrance at 10 a.m. for oval members and their family and friends by showing membership card).

Location: Richmond Olympic Oval, 6111 River Rd

Phone: 778-296-1400 Website: www.richmondoval. ca

FEB. 12

Let's make stuff

This event offers a relaxed, social approach to learning and improving on one's artistic technique or to kick start that project you've been procrastinating on. Bring your new or continuing projects and materials and get to work. This event is for adults only and runs from 1 to 4 p.m. Free for RAG members, $5 for nonmembers.

Location: Richmond Art Gallery, 7700 Minoru Gate

Phone: 604-247-8300 Website: www.richmondartgallery.org

FEB. 17 - 18

Children's Arts Festival

Richmond's creatively interactive festival connecting children of all ages with professional artists is set to burst forth with dozens of classes with accomplished artists leading kids in dance, drama, puppet making, guitar and more. This event is for ages six to 12.

Pre-registration is essential. For $10 per child, children have access to a class, performances and hands-on activities. For those wishing to enjoy the festival without registering for a class, a $5 wrist band will get them drop-in access to all of the performances and hands-on imagination stations.

The event runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday.

Location: Richmond Cultural Centre, 7700 Minoru Gate

Phone: 604-276-4000 Website: www.richmond. ca/artscentre

FEB. 18

Requiem - Mozart. Richmond Orchestra & Chorus Association

With soloists: Natasha Neufeld (soprano), Fabiana Katz (mezzo), Kevin Zakresky (tenor), Aaron Durand (bass) and Bassoon Concerto with soloist Marc de Geus.

Starting at 7: 30 p.m., tickets are $18/adults, $15/students and seniors, $6/children (6-12).

Location: Fraserview MB Church, 11295 Mellis Dr.

Phone: 604-270-3622 Website: www.roca.ca

FEB. 18

Long & McQuade Lesson Centre Open House

From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., the lesson studio will be open to the public of all ages for a variety of activities such as lessons, live performances, tours and refreshments.

Location: Long & McQuade Music Education Centre, 6760 No.3 Rd., Unit 220

You do not have to register for lessons to still come and enjoy the day.

Phone: 604-270-3620 Website: www.longmcquade.com

FEB. 26

Digital Bird Photography Workshop

Learn tips on how to take pictures of fast moving birds in the wild. Includes a presentation, hands-on instruction and a photo session in the Wildlife Garden, from 1 to 4 p.m. This event is for adults (Ages 18-54) and registration is required, $35.

Location: Richmond Nature Park, 11851 Westminster Hwy

Phone: 604-718-6188 Website: www.richmond.ca/ parksrec/ptc/naturepark/about

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