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  Local Clubs: a listing of Richmond metro organizations and clubs 

Animals and Environmental

Animal Adoption and Rescue Foundation 254-0800 or

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

Cat Alliance Feline population control. 378-1782.

Central Virginia Collie Club 550-3509 or

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

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

Commonwealth Avicultural Society Pet-bird club. 264-8551 or

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Richmond Animal League Humane organization. 379-0046 or

Richmond Audubon Society 257-0813 or

Richmond Beekeepers Association 745-6000 or

Richmond Concourse Association of Pigeon Fanciers 746-9874.

Richmond Dog Obedience Club 278-9032 or

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

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

Sierra Club, Falls of the James Group 225-9113 or

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

Virginia Alpaca Owners & Breeders Association

Virginia Federation of Dog Clubs & Breeders 794-8412 or

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

Virginia Horse Council (888) 467-7382 or

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


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

American Sewing Guild (Richmond/Central Virginia Chapter) 779-3468 or

Camera Club of Richmond 217-8215 or

Clotho’s Children Handspinners guild. 262-7542 or

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

Hanover Knitting Guild 730-3029.

James River Weavers 379-1970.

James River Woodcarvers 320-4416 or

Old Dominion China Painters 746-0575.

Old Dominion Decorative Painters 271-6131 or

Richmond Quilters’ Guild 749-4850 or

Richmond Weaver’s Guild 784-4381 or

Smocking Arts Guild of America 784-1296 or

Virginia Collage Society 672-8326 or

Virginia Guild of Needlewomen Embroidery. 598-3880.

Arts Groups & Organizations

Bon Air Artists Association 897-4549 or

Folk Art Society (800) 527-3655 or

Friends of African American Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts) 340-1429 or

Friends of Sporting Art 204-2678.

James River Art League 358-1697 or

Metropolitan Richmond Artists Association 745-0239 or

Petersburg Area Art League 861-4611 or

Tuckahoe Artists Association 358-9239.

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

Visual Arts Center of Richmond 353-0094 or


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

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

Reading and Writing

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

Virginia Romance Writers

Virginia Screenwriters Forum

Virginia Writers Club Richmond Chapter, for unpublished writers.


Boot Scooters Country & Western Dance Club 737-5318 or

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

Jewels of the Oasis Belly dance. 307-7806 or

Richmond Square and Round Dance Association

Flowers and Gardens

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

American Rhododendron Society (Middle Atlantic Chapter)

Garden Club of Virginia 643-4137 or

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

Richmond African Violet Society 255-6157

Richmond Bonsai Society 359-2041 or

Richmond Horticultural Association 272-2663.

Richmond Orchid Alliance 360-1625 or

Richmond Rose Society 794-5706 or

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

Virginia Federation of Garden Clubs 794-9073 or

Virginia Native Plant Society, Pocahontas Chapter 289-8232 or

Virginia Orchid Society 746-4313 or

Food & Drink

James River Homebrewers

Vegetarian Society of Richmond 344-4356 or

Games, Models and Collecting

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

Capital Doll Club 275-0091.

Chesterfield/Richmond Comic Book Collectors 796-4903 or

Greater Richmond Stamp Club 276-5926 or

Kaissa Chess Club

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

Richmond Air Force Kite Club 271-4433 or

Richmond Backgammon Club 399-1918.

Richmond Bridge Association 262-9282 or

Richmond Chess Meetup Group

Richmond Cribbage Club 323-7476.

Richmond Gem and Mineral Society

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

Virginia Train Collectors 746-1946.


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

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

American Revolution Round Table — Richmond 794-1214 or

APVA Preservation Virginia 648-1889 or

Chesterfield Historical Society of Virginia 777-9663 or

Genealogical Research Institute of Virginia

Goochland County Historical Society 556-3966 or

Hanover County Historical Society

Henrico County Historical Society
501-5682 or

Historic Richmond Foundation 643-7407 or

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

Old Dominion Historical Fire Society 965-0484 or

Sons of the American Revolution, Richmond Society 359-9277 or

Virginia Genealogical Society 285-8954 or

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

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

Motorized Vehicles

Antique Automobile Club of America (Richmond Region)

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

Central Virginia British Car Club 264-8551 or

Gold Wing Road Riders Association Motorcycle enthusiasts.

Virginia Motor Sport Club

Hanover Concert Band 798-6609 or

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

Richmond Concert Band 737-3767 or

Sweet Adelines 282-7464 or

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

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.


John Birch Society 781-1751 or

League of Women Voters of the Richmond Metro Area 353-0926 or

Million Mom March, Richmond Chapter 527-4385 or

National Organization for Women (NOW)

Parliamentary Law Club of Richmond 355-1882.

Richmond Peace Education Center 232-1002 or

Urban League of Greater Richmond 649-8407 or

Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities 515-7950 or

Virginia Republican Majority for Choice 204-1776 or

World Affairs Council of Greater Richmond 934-9000 or

Special Interests

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

Archaeological Society of Virginia 561-0420 or

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

Horological Association Watchmakers and clockmakers. 262-4540.

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

La Leche League Breast-feeding support group. 741-0978 or

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

Modern Richmond Appreciating and understanding Modernism in all its forms.

Moms Club of Midlothian

Richmond Amateur Radio Club Repeater: 147,255 +.

Richmond Amateur Telecommunications Society Repeater: 146.88 -.

Richmond Astronomical Society

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

Solo/Discovery Singles.

Society for Creative Anachronism 323-0156 or

The Richmond Toastmasters Club

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

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

Sports & Outdoors

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

Cave Conservancy of the Virginias 798-4893 or

Central Virginia Amateur Softball Association 266-8317 or

Chesapeake Bay Foundation 780-1392 or

Coastal Canoeists (540) 489-1624 or

Confederate Hills Croquet Club 272-5923.

Dixie Bowmen Archery Club 458-7209 or

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

Greater Richmond Ultimate League

Hash House Harriers Running for adults of varied abilities.

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

Old Dominion Appalachian Trail Club

Richmond Lions Rugby Football Club

Richmond Road Runners Club

Richmond Ski Club

Richmond Triathlon Club

River City Disc Golf Club 426-8859 or

Undersea Explorers Club 262-7174.

Virginia Adventure Club Hiking, rafting, skydiving.

Virginia Anglers Club 405-2977.

Virginia Bass Federation 334-2791 or

Virginia Boat Club Rowing.

Virginia Duckpin Bowling Association 741-0092.

Virginia Speedskating Short track.

Support/Networking Organizations

Curated Culture First Fridays. 304-1554 or

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

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

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

Friends of Art (Virginia Museum of Fine Arts) 204-2677 or

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

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

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

Richmond Symphony Orchestra League 784-1933 or

Quoit Club (Historic Richmond Foundation) 643-7407, 432-6605 or

Social Media Club RVA Creators and consumers of media.

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


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