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Animals and Environmental

Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation 254-0800 or aarf.org.

C.A.R.E. (Cat Adoption and Rescue Efforts) 288-9797 or care-cats.org.

Cat Alliance Feline population control. 378-1782.

Central Virginia Collie Club 550-3509 or colliesonline.com.

Central Virginia Greyhounds Places retired racing greyhounds. 457-9509 or cvgreys.org.

Central Virginia Shetland Sheepdog Club American Kennel Club referral. 781-0299 or cvssc.net.

Commonwealth Avicultural Society Pet-bird club. 264-8551 or cas-va.org.

For the Love of Animals in Goochland (FLAG) 342-6975 or flagpets.com.

Friends of Animals Inexpensive spay or neuter. (800) 321-PETS or friendsofanimals.org.

Friends of Bandy Field Preserving field as a green space. 358-0256 or bandyfield.rrpfoundation.org.

Friends of Bryan Park Celebrating the park’s 100th anniversary this year. 288-5005 or friendsofbryanpark.org.

Friends of Chesterfield’s Riverfront Conservation efforts for the Appomattox and James Rivers. 796-1703 or chesterfieldriverfront.org.

Friends of Forest Hill Park Preservation of this urban oasis. 233-7361 or foresthillpark.rrpfoundation.org.

Friends of Pocahontas State Park Preservation, conservation. 796-4255 or fopsp.org.

PetFix Coalition Reduced-cost spay/neuter services. 739-7868, (888) PETFIX1 or petfix.org.

Prevent a Litter (PAL) Addresses animal overpopulation by supporting affordable spay/neuter services. 359-6369 or preventalitter.org.

Richmond Animal League Humane organization. 379-0046 or ral.org.

Richmond Audubon Society 257-0813 or richmondaudubon.org.

Richmond Beekeepers Association 745-6000 or richmondbeekeepers.org.

Richmond Concourse Association of Pigeon Fanciers 746-9874.

Richmond Dog Obedience Club 278-9032 or rdoc.org.

Richmond Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) Humane society. 643-6785 or richmondspca.org.

Save Our Shelters (SOS/Pen Pals Program) Inmates train animals for adoption. 358-7499 or SOS-penpals.com.

Sierra Club, Falls of the James Group 225-9113 or virginia.sierraclub.org.

Southern Dixie Cat Club Affiliated with Cat Fanciers Association. (540) 967-0495 or southerndixie.com.

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association vaoba.info.

Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs & Breeders 794-8412 or vfdcb.org.

Virginia Horse Center in Lexington (540) 464-2950 or horsecenter.org.

Virginia Horse Council (888) 467-7382 or virginiahorsecouncil.org.

Virginia Kennel Club AKC breed dog referral. 257-0531 or virginiakennelclub.org.

Crafts

American Needlepoint Guild (Southside Virginia Chapter) 458-3580 or needlepoint.org.

American Sewing Guild (Richmond/Central Virginia Chapter) 779-3468 or asgrichmond.netfirms.com.

Camera Club of Richmond 217-8215 or cameraclubofrichmond.com.

Clotho’s Children Handspinners guild. 262-7542 or clothos.net.

Embroiderers’ Guild of America, Gentle Pursuits of Richmond Chapter 755-4419 or egausa.org.

Hanover Knitting Guild 730-3029.

James River Weavers 379-1970.

James River Woodcarvers 320-4416 or jrcarvers.com.

Old Dominion China Painters 746-0575.

Old Dominion Decorative Painters 271-6131 or oddp.home.comcast.net.

Richmond Quilters’ Guild 749-4850 or richmondquiltguild.com.

Richmond Weaver’s Guild 784-4381 or richmondweavers.org.

Smocking Arts Guild of America 784-1296 or smocking.org.

Virginia Collage Society 672-8326 or virginiacollgesociety.com.

Virginia Guild of Needlewomen Embroidery. 598-3880.

Arts Groups & Organizations

Bon Air Artists Association 897-4549 or bonairartists.com.

Folk Art Society (800) 527-3655 or folkart.org.

Friends of African American Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts) 340-1429 or vmfa.museum/foaaaa.html.

Friends of Sporting Art 204-2678.

James River Art League 358-1697 or jamesriverartleague.org.

Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association 745-0239 or metrorichmondart.com.

Petersburg Area Art League 861-4611 or paalart.com.

Tuckahoe Artists Association 358-9239.

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Council A volunteer group. 340-1591 or vmfa.museum.

Visual Arts Center of Richmond 353-0094 or visarts.org.

Aviation

99s — The International Organization of Women Pilots, Virginia Chapter Licensed women pilots. 541-0590 or ninety-nines.org.

Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 231 Self-built aircraft and aviation enthusiasts. 358-4333 or eaa231.org.

Reading and Writing

James River Writers The connection for writers and writing. 433-3790 or jamesriverwriters.com.

Virginia Romance Writers virginiaromancewriters.com.

Virginia Screenwriters Forum virginiascreenwritersforum.com.

Virginia Writers Club Richmond Chapter, for unpublished writers. virginiawritersclub.com.

Dance

Boot Scooters Country & Western Dance Club 737-5318 or bootscooteronline.com.

Country Style Dancers of Virginia 276-7483.

Henrico Dance Clubs, Henrico Division of Recreation and Parks Square and round dance, German, folk, ballroom, line and Colonial. 501-5138 or co.henrico.va.us.

Jewels of the Oasis Belly dance. 307-7806 or jewelsoftheoasis.com.

Richmond Square and Round Dance Association richmondsquaredance.com.

Flowers and Gardens

Agricultural Guild at Meadow Farm Works the field crops and heirloom garden of Meadow Farm Museum. 501-2130 or co.henrico.va.us.

American Rhododendron Society (Middle Atlantic Chapter) macars.org.

Garden Club of Virginia 643-4137 or gcvirginia.org.

Ikebana Society of Richmond Japanese flower arranging. 355-2915 or ikebanaofrichmond.org.

Richmond African Violet Society 255-6157 richmondavs.org.

Richmond Bonsai Society 359-2041 or richmondbonsaisociety.org.

Richmond Horticultural Association 272-2663.

Richmond Orchid Alliance 360-1625 or richmondorchidalliance.com.

Richmond Rose Society 794-5706 or richmondrosesociety.com.

Richmond Tree Stewards Trained volunteers helping the city through urban forestry. treestewards.rrpfoundation.org.

Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs 794-9073 or virginiagardenclubs.org.

Virginia Native Plant Society, Pocahontas Chapter 289-8232 or vnps.org.

Virginia Orchid Society 746-4313 or vaorchidsociety.org.

Food & Drink

James River Homebrewers jrhomebrewers.org.

Vegetarian Society of Richmond 344-4356 or vegetarianrichmond.org.

Games, Models and Collecting

Armor Modelers Preservation Society, Central Virginia Chapter Builds and preserves models of armored fighting vehicles. ampscv.org.

Capital Doll Club 275-0091.

Chesterfield/Richmond Comic Book Collectors 796-4903 or vacomicon.com.

Greater Richmond Stamp Club 276-5926 or grsclub.org.

Kaissa Chess Club kaissachess.org.

Old Dominion Postcard Club 750-2535.

R.A.G.E. (Richmond Area Gaming Enthusiasts) 360-1843.

Record Collectors Association of Richmond 536-3853.

RF&P Model Railroaders Parent of HO & N-scale model groups. 814-2394, 443-1092 or rantrak.com.

Richmond Air Force Kite Club 271-4433 or richmondairforce.com.

Richmond Backgammon Club 399-1918.

Richmond Bridge Association 262-9282 or richmondbridge.net.

Richmond Chess Meetup Group meetup.com/The-Richmond-Chess-Meetup-Group-Tea-Co.

Richmond Cribbage Club 323-7476.

Richmond Gem and Mineral Society rgms.info.

Virginia Piedmont & Central HO Model Railroaders (VP&C) 714-2394 or vpandc.org.

Virginia Train Collectors 746-1946.

History

Air/Ground Operations Group 20th-century military history. 769-7897.

Alliance to Conserve Old Richmond Neighborhoods (ACORN) 644-5040 or richmondneighborhoods.org.

American Revolution Round Table — Richmond 794-1214 or arrt-richmond.org.

APVA Preservation Virginia 648-1889 or apva.org.

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia 777-9663 or chesterfieldhistory.com.

Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia griva.org.

Goochland County Historical Society 556-3966 or goochlandhistory.org.

Hanover County Historical Society hanoverhistorical.org.

Henrico County Historical Society
501-5682 or henricohistoricalsociety.org.

Historic Richmond Foundation 643-7407 or historicrichmond.com.

National Railway Historical Society, Old Dominion Chapter 231-4324 or odcnrhs.org.

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society 965-0484 or odhfs.com.

Sons of the American Revolution, Richmond Society 359-9277 or sar.org/vassar/richmond.htm.

Virginia Genealogical Society 285-8954 or vgs.org.

Virginia Society of the Founders and Patriots of America (540) 825-5343.

Virginia Canals and Navigation Society (434) 384-3216 or vacanals.org.

Motorized Vehicles

Antique Automobile Club of America (Richmond Region) richmondaaca.com.

Car Club Council of Central Virginia, Inc. 590-9583 or carclubcouncil.com.

Central Virginia British Car Club 264-8551 or britishcarclub.com.

Gold Wing Road Riders Association Motorcycle enthusiasts. gwrra.org.

Virginia Motor Sport Club vmsc.org.

Music
Hanover Concert Band 798-6609 or hanoverconcertband.org.

James River Ringers Hand-bell ensemble. 357-9810 or jamesriverringers.org.

Richmond Concert Band 737-3767 or rcband.org.

Sweet Adelines 282-7464 or grcsings.com.

Newcomer Clubs

International Club People from diverse countries gather for socials and charitable causes. 740-3106.

Newcomers Club of Richmond 754-0460.

New Virginians 270-2676, 379-9416.

Richmond Jaycees Promoting leadership through community service. 644-9607 or richmondjaycees.org.

Performing Arts

Henrico Teen Theatre Company Organized by Henrico Division of Recreation & Parks. 501-5138.

Henrico Theatre Company Organized by Henrico Division of Recreation & Parks. 501-5138.

On-The-Air Radio Players Performs actual classic-radio scripts, taped for later broadcast. Organized by Henrico Division of Recreation & Parks. 501-5138.

Politics

John Birch Society 781-1751 or jbs.org.

League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area 353-0926 or richmond.va.lwvnet.org.

Million Mom March, Richmond Chapter 527-4385 or mmmrichmondva.org.

National Organization for Women (NOW) vanow.org.

Parliamentary Law Club of Richmond 355-1882.

Richmond Peace Education Center 232-1002 or rpec.org.

Urban League of Greater Richmond 649-8407 or urbanleaguerichmond.org.

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities 515-7950 or inclusiveva.org.

Virginia Republican Majority for Choice 204-1776 or gopchoice.org.

World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond 934-9000 or richmondworldaffairs.org.

Special Interests

Archaeological Institute of America (Richmond Society) 257-5405.

Archaeological Society of Virginia 561-0420 or richmondasv.org.

Catholic Golden Age, Richmond chapter Social group for 50-plus adults. 320-1750.

Conclave of Richmond Pipe Smokers 342-0761.

Florette Majorettes 672-6105 or florettestwirl.com.

Horological Association Watchmakers and clockmakers. 262-4540.

International Brotherhood of Magicians (Richmond Ring No. 180) 358-3138 or ibmring180.org.

La Leche League Breast-feeding support group. 741-0978 or health.groups.yahoo.com/group/richmondlll/.

Mocha Moms Support for stay-at-home moms of color. 399-8171 or webs.mochamomsrichmond.com.

Modern Richmond Appreciating and understanding Modernism in all its forms. modernrichmondtour.com.

Moms Club of Midlothian midlomomsclub.com.

Richmond Amateur Radio Club Repeater: 147,255 +. rarclub.net.

Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society Repeater: 146.88 -. rats.net.

Richmond Astronomical Society richastro.org.

Richmond Joint Engineers Council Promotes engineering education. 432-1811 or rjec.org.

Solo/Discovery Singles. solodiscovery.com.

Society for Creative Anachronism 323-0156 or caermear.atlantia.sca.org.

The Richmond Toastmasters Club richmondtoastmasters.org.

Verizon TelecomPioneers, Old Dominion Chapter Richmond Council 745-0162 or verizonolddominionpioneers.org.

Virginia Clown Alley No.3 (Clowns of America International Inc.) clownalley3.com.

Sports & Outdoors

Black Dolphin Divers Diving, snorkeling for youth. 357-7981 or blackdolphindivers.com.

Cave Conservancy of the Virginias 798-4893 or caveconservancyofvirginia.org.

Central Virginia Amateur Softball Association 266-8317 or softball.net.

Chesapeake Bay Foundation 780-1392 or cbf.org.

Coastal Canoeists (540) 489-1624 or coastals.org.

Confederate Hills Croquet Club 272-5923.

Dixie Bowmen Archery Club 458-7209 or dixiebowmen.org.

Dolphin Club Speed swimming. 545-8650.

Greater Richmond Bowling Association United States Bowling Congress, tenpin. Men and women welcome. 745-3164; women only, 932-2297; youth, 897-1616; or richmondbowling.com.

Greater Richmond Ultimate League richmondultimate.org.

Hash House Harriers Running for adults of varied abilities. richmondhash.com.

James River Rugby Club Men and women welcome. 346-5935 or jamesriverrugby.com.

Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club odatc.org.

Richmond Lions Rugby Football Club richmondlions.com.

Richmond Road Runners Club rrrc.org.

Richmond Ski Club richmondskiclub.org.

Richmond Triathlon Club richmondtriclub.com.

River City Disc Golf Club 426-8859 or iamwhois.com.

Undersea Explorers Club 262-7174.

Virginia Adventure Club Hiking, rafting, skydiving. vaadvclub.com.

Virginia Anglers Club 405-2977.

Virginia Bass Federation 334-2791 or vabass.com.

Virginia Boat Club Rowing. virginiaboatclub.org.

Virginia Duckpin Bowling Association 741-0092.

Virginia Speedskating Short track. virginiaspeedskating.org.

Support/Networking Organizations

Curated Culture First Fridays. 304-1554 or firstfridaysrichmond.com.

CultureWorks Revived regional arts-advocacy agency. 340-5281 or richmondarts.org.

Dooley Noted Society (Maymont) 358-7166, ext. 313, or maymont.org.

Forte (Richmond Ballet) 344-0906, ext. 238, or richmondballet.com.

Friends of Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts) 204-2677 or vmfa.museum/foa.html.

Hype A young-professionals group organized by the Greater Richmond Chamber of Commerce. 783-9304.

Interlude Society (Virginia Opera) 644-8168, ext. 3397, or vaopera.org.

Junior League of Richmond A women’s volunteer organization. 643-4887 or jlrichmond.org.

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League 784-1933 or rsol.org.

Quoit Club (Historic Richmond Foundation) 643-7407, 432-6605 or historicrichmond.com/quoitclub.html.

Social Media Club RVA Creators and consumers of media. smcrva.org.

Universe Society (Science Museum of Virginia) 864-1543 or smv.org.


 

 
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