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January 2018

Free

NAMI Family Support Group: Family/ Caregivers of Youth With Mental Health Condition

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Free, bi-monthly support group for caregivers and family of a child or adolescent living with a mental health condition. Groups are facilitated by trained family member peers. Groups are confidential and anonymous. This group meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. No registration necessary. For more information contact NAMI Central Virginia.

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December 2018

Caregiver Cafe’

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

THE CAFE’ OCCURS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. After seeing the need for caregiver support in the area, Crater Community Hospice will begin to host a monthly Caregiver Café. The café is open to all caregivers and will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. with the first on November 14th. It will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Petersburg Public Library at 201 W. Washington St. “The caregiver café will be…

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January 2019

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

January 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by sexual assault. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish.…

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free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

January 30, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call Jane at (804) 458-2704. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English…

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Free

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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Free

Free support group for children 4-12 who have been impacted by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed domestic violence or been impacted by abuse or neglect. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services…

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February 2019

$10

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

February 14 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine is hosting Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts invited teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. The finalists are featured in this one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Valentine. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for…

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April 2019

Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 8 - October 20

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, designed to give participating charities an opportunity to solicit contributions that will be bonused by 10%. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in two payments throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the second payout. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $100,000 for the entire program.)…

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Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 8 - October 20

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, designed to give participating charities an opportunity to solicit contributions that will be bonused by 10%. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in two payments throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the second payout. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $100,000 for the entire program.)…

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$8 – $13

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Friday, April 12 – Monday, October 14, 2019 Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and life-cycles

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$10

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio

April 24 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled with post-Civil War construction and economic enterprise even while it held onto the antebellum social and political order. Acquired by the Valentine Museum in 1954, the Cook Studio’s more than 10,000 negatives and prints visually document Richmond at the turn of the 20th century. Experience imagery taken by George and his son Huestis…

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June 2019

Free

Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South

June 8 - November 17

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents recent acquisitions from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South, on view in the Evans Court Exhibition Galleries. The exhibition features sculpture, quilting, painting, and works on paper, rooted in African aesthetic legacies, familial tradition, and communal ethos. Previously marginalized as “folk or self-taught” art, these artists now take their rightful place as important contributors to the canon of American Modernism.

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September 2019

$10.00

Elders Dance Class

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - December 14 @ 3:00 pm

We want to pay homage and reverance to the requests that we have been getting from the elders to hold a dance class which will give a space to reflect the wise and mature energy of lessons, song, and dance. Enter at security gate by the ramp close to 7th street. Classes will be held on the 3rd floor, in room 3140N. Classes are every 3nd and 4th Saturday

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Cold Weather Kit Initiative

September 18 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

It’s time again for our Annual Cold Weather Kit Initiative! Last year we were able to donate over 150 Cold Weather Kits. This year we are aiming for at least 200 kits. We have started accepting donations and/or sponsorships for winter readiness supplies. These supplies will assist low income families and individuals who may otherwise go without the proper Winter essentials this season. If you would like to help us reach our goal of providing 200 Cold Weather Kits, please…

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 23 @ 9:45 am - November 11 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Three 8-week terms a year in the fall, winter, and spring, feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Our instructors include both active and retired professors from area universities, as well as local professionals and celebrities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate…

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Free

Lunch and Life

September 25 @ 12:00 pm - October 16 @ 1:30 pm

Every Wednesday for 4 weeks, St. Mary Catholic Church, in partnership with The Shepherd’s Center of Richmond, presents Lunch and Life. A FREE Four-Week Lecture Series, open to the public, at the beginning of each Open University session. No Shepherd’s Center membership or Open University tuition required. Bring a sandwich. The church provides snacks, desserts and beverages. Wednesdays 12:00 Lunch & 12:30 Lecture

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

September 26 @ 9:45 am - November 14 @ 2:25 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Free

September/October Exhibitions

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - October 20 @ 4:00 pm

Richmond, VA – artspace will open five new gallery exhibitions, featuring a mixed media installation of large scale work by Baltimore artist Kim Rice, abstract oil paintings by Virginia artist Kathleen Craig, a painting and installation collection by Baltimore artist Giulia Piera Livi, 1,461 oil pastel on paper drawings by St. Louis artist Martin Brief, and a group exhibition of work by artspace Artist Members, entitled Decisions, Decisions. Exhibition dates are September 27 – October 20, 2019. A closing talk…

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October 2019

2020 Virginia Governor’s Volunteerism & Community Service Awards

October 7 - December 6

The Governor’s Volunteerism and Community Service Awards recognize the significant contributions of Virginia citizens to the life and welfare of the Commonwealth and its people. One award is presented in each of 10 categories. These outstanding award winners represent the millions of generous Virginians who offer their time and talents to others each year. Winners of the Governor’s Volunteerism Awards are honored annually at a special ceremony in April. Categories include: Senior Volunteer (Individual age 60+) Adult Volunteer (Individual age…

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Free

Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

October 14, Kilmarnock, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Northern Neck Family YMCA, 39 Harris Road, Kilmarnock, VA. At any age there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Learn the steps to take now to improve or…

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Free

Volunteer Training

October 14 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

October 14, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will conduct Volunteer Training, 4:30-7 p.m., Markel Corporation, Salons A&B, 4600 Cox Road, Glen Allen, VA. As the Association transitions to volunteer-provided services, proper training is essential. Please consider helping expand the Association’s reach to those in our community who need us most

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Enhancing Chesterfield Housing: Conversation with Jesse Smith

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

What does the future housing landscape of Chesterfield look like? Jesse Smith, newly appointed Deputy County Administrator for Community Development for Chesterfield will discuss how the Community Enhancement department sparks affordable housing solutions and community revitalization efforts in Chesterfield in this informal talk. Mr. Smith oversees the Community Enhancement Department as well as operations of multiple other county departments and programs, including Building Inspection, Environmental Engineering, Planning, Transportation and Utilities.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Age & Generations in the Workplace”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Research shows that there are five different generations present in the workforce. What does that mean when we think about how employees communicate or our understanding of work ethic? This session will examine ways for organizations to include age as a part of their inclusion strategy and ways to maximize efforts and potential across varying generations. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of our gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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Free

Healthy Habits for Brain and Body Conversation-Family Night

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 16, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Healthy Habits for Brain and Body Conversation-Family Night, 5-6 p.m., The Towers Retirement and Assisted Living Community, 350 Hioaks Road, Richmond, VA. At any age there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Learn the steps to take now to improve…

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$25

Broken Bone Bathtub

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - October 20 @ 7:00 pm

Beginning its global journey in Tokyo in 2015, BROKEN BONE BATHTUB is an immersive theatre project taking place inside a bathtub, in an actual home. After a serious bike accident, a young woman musters up the courage to ask for help, and shares her story, exploring themes of trauma, suffering, human generosity, vulnerability, and connection. The audience takes on the role of Siobhan’s close friends; not only in listening but sharing in their experiences, and assisting the cast-clad artist in…

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Free

VCU Health System Orchestra presents SPOOKTACULAR

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our 2019-20 season thus begins at Firehouse Theatre, and we look forward to bringing the eerie Halloween aura through our music! Featuring a mix of classical tracks to recognizable movie tunes, we hope you will join us for an evening of spooky sounds! Donations to support the orchestra will be accepted at the door!

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Jewish Film Series – Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Joseph Pulitzer’s New York newspaper, The World, would transform American media and make him wealthy, admired and feared. Throughout his four decades as a reporter and publisher, he created a powerful artistic vehicle that spoke to an unprecedented number of readers. Pulitzer is an American icon who spoke of “fake news” over one hundred years ago. He fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a democracy long before our present threats to press freedom. While he is…

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