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UR Weekly Roundup | Week of April 18

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We’ve made it! The last week of classes is finally upon us. Make the best of it with some must-see events. 

Richmond Restaurant Week 

Monday through Sunday 

This week is a great week to plan one last meal out with your friends. Richmond Restaurant Week gives community members the opportunity to eat a special, three-course meal at participating local restaurants. The meal costs $35.22, and $5.22 will be donated to Feed More, which helps to eliminate hunger. Visit the webpage for more information and to make your reservations. 

Guided Meditation 

Monday 11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. 

Feeling stressed about upcoming final exams and papers? Head to the Harnett Museum of Art in the Modlin Center for the Arts for a guided meditation session. The session will be led by Martha Wright, assistant curator of academic and public engagement. The event is open to all UR students, faculty, staff and the general public. Be sure to bring your own yoga mat, towel or pillow. Register here to participate. 

Cuban Spectacular - From the Big Easy to the Big Apple: A Celebration of the Mambo

Wednesday at 7:30 p.m.

Check out the annual multi-media event that blends Cuban rhythms and American jazz in a performance filled with mambo. This spectacular night will feature the UR jazz ensemble, dancers and Cuban and U.S. artists. The performance will be in Alice Jepson Theatre. Register for tickets here

Midnight Munchies 

Sunday 10 p.m. - 11:55 p.m. 

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Head to the Heilman Dining Center Sunday night for snacks to fuel your studying. As a famous staple to kick off finals week, Midnight Munchies will feature a wide range of food selections to make the study break worth it.  

Carytown Spring Artisan Market 

Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Another weekend, another market to check out. The Carytown Spring Artisan Market will feature a wide range of local vendors. From brewers to farmers, and creators to musicians, this event is an opportunity to interact with local Richmond makers. The market will be held at City Stadium south of the Carytown area. For more information, visit their webpage.  

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