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December 2016
$10

One Love: LGBT Families

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibition questions the traditional definition of a family through portraits of LGBT families in the Richmond region. Presented in collaboration with Richmond Region Tourism’s outRVA campaign and photographer Michael Simon. Sponsored by Altria Group, Virginia is for Lovers, Capital One, Richmond Region Tourism and Michael Simon Photography.

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$10

One Love: LGBT Families

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibition questions the traditional definition of a family through portraits of LGBT families in the Richmond region. Presented in collaboration with Richmond Region Tourism’s outRVA campaign and photographer Michael Simon. Sponsored by Altria Group, Virginia is for Lovers, Capital One, Richmond Region Tourism and Michael Simon Photography.

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$10

One Love: LGBT Families

December 1, 2016 @ 10:00 am - September 4, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibition questions the traditional definition of a family through portraits of LGBT families in the Richmond region. Presented in collaboration with Richmond Region Tourism’s outRVA campaign and photographer Michael Simon. Sponsored by Altria Group, Virginia is for Lovers, Capital One, Richmond Region Tourism and Michael Simon Photography.

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February 2017
free

Let’s Talk About It Movie & Discussion Series

February 15 @ 3:30 pm - December 21 @ 4:30 pm

Join us as we explore the issues surrounding domestic violence, sexual violence, stalking and human trafficking 3rd Wednesdays in 2017 / 3:30 to 4:30 pm / James House Office, 6610 Commons Drive, Suite C, Prince George, VA 23875 (Training room is on the second floor and requires walking stairs) February 15th Sexy Inc. (is our culture toxic for teens?) March 15th Rape Is… (a look at rape from a global and historical perspective) April 19th Childhood Lost (the devastating effects…

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April 2017
$5 - $15

Daily Highlights of Hollywood Cemetery Tours

April 3 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 12:00 pm

Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of the beautiful and historic Hollywood Cemetery. Learn about the cemetery’s history, artwork, symbolism and famous residents, including two U.S. Presidents, writer Ellen Glasgow, Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Generals George Pickett and J.E.B. Stuart. Where to meet Meet at the Hollywood Cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets, near the rear of the stone structure to the left. Please note that this tour is 1.5 to 2 miles and involves several inclines. Comfortable shoes…

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$8 - $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 14 @ 9:00 am - October 15 @ 5:00 pm

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities 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…

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May 2017
$30

THOMAS PANDOLFI

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - May 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

An enchanting evening of piano with international sensation Thomas Pandolfi! American pianist Thomas Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique.

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$10

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

May 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28, 2017 – January 28, 2018 The fashion and fiber arts play an important role in Richmond’s creative community, enlivening Richmond’s streets, shops, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume and textiles, this exhibition celebrates Richmond’s devotion to creative expression. IMAGE: Hat, 1952, Gift of Sara Sue Sherrill Waldbauer, V.73.333.37

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$8 - $13

Wild Art: A Journey Off-Canvas

May 26 - October 1

A collaborative community art experience inspired by nature, combining the efforts of regional artists and thousands of Garden visitors to transform the Garden into a living tapestry of natural art.In addition to the featured works of art, keep an eye out for pop-up ephemeral art made from fallen petals, leaves, sticks and stones, designed to surprise and delight and then fade with the passage of time. Enjoy digging into your creative side through the making of nature-inspired art in designated…

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June 2017
$5 - $15

City Center Walking Tour

June 1 @ 10:00 am - September 30 @ 12:00 pm

The Valentine presents a walking tour of downtown Richmond, including the Virginia State Capitol grounds and Court End neighborhood. Discover Richmond’s history from its beginnings to present day, exploring St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Old City Hall, the Egyptian Building and the White House of the Confederacy. This season our tour includes an exclusive look inside historic Monumental Church! Tour begins at the Richmond Visitor Center located at 405 North 3rd Street and ends at the Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street.…

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$8 - $13

Flowers after 5

June 1 @ 5:00 pm - September 14 @ 9:00 pm

Relax on Thursday evenings throughout the summer at Flowers After 5. Stroll through the gardens; enjoy live music, wine and beer, dining and shopping. Please note: No outside food and drink are allowed inside the Garden; food and drink are available for purchase. Guests are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets. Some chairs and tables are available, but they are available on a first-come, first-served basis. 5 – 6 p.m. Family activities in the Children’s Garden 5 – 8…

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$8 - $13

Fidos After 5

June 8 @ 5:00 pm - September 14 @ 9:00 pm

The Garden partners with the Richmond SPCA and leashed pets are allowed during Flowers After 5 on these special nights only (second Thursdays June – September). June 8 & 22, July 13 & 27, and August 10 & 24 and September 14, 2017.

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July 2017

Menokin Water|Ways Exhibit

July 15 - August 27

Life in the Northern Neck is tied to the water. The Water|Ways exhibit created by the Smithsonian Institution provides a great opportunity to create a convergence point for all of the conservation organizations in this region to showcase their efforts to preserve and protect Chesapeake Bay waterways. A large portion of the Menokin property (325 acres) is under a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service conservation easement. We are a prime example of how a community can protect and promote its…

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Free

Colors of Haiti

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - September 10 @ 6:00 pm

Come see and experience the vibrancy of Haiti at the Colors Of Haiti art exhibition. A range of art will be presented at this popular show, including paintings, metalworks, and paper mache. All art is available for purchase and supports Midwives For Haiti’s mission to improve the health of mothers and children in Haiti by training skilled birth attendants and empowering women. Join us on July 20 from 6-9pm for the opening reception. Refreshments included. We hope to see you…

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$10

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, 2017 – April 15, 2018 There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. IMAGE: La Sabrosita Bakery staff (Steven Casanova, 2017)

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Med Tech Training (Day Session)

July 31 @ 9:00 am - August 23 @ 12:00 pm

Asher is now enrolling for upcoming training for Individuals interested in becoming Registered Medication Aides (Med Techs). This day training session begins Monday, July 31st at 9am. Call for enrollment information and program details and schedule (804) 233-9494. Also visit our website at www.ashercomptrain.org and our Facebook page: Asher Comprehensive Training Center

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Nurse Aide Training (Evening Session)

July 31 @ 5:00 pm - September 9 @ 2:45 pm

Asher is now enrolling for upcoming training for Individuals interested in becoming Certified Nurse Aide. This evening training session begins Monday, July 31st at 5pm. Call for enrollment information and program details and schedule (804) 233-9494. Also, visit our website at www.ashercomptrain.org and our Facebook page: Asher Comprehensive Training Center

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August 2017
free

Free support group

August 16 @ 10:00 am - October 4 @ 11:00 am

James House is offering a support group for women affected by childhood sexual abuse. The cost-free, confidential group will be on Wednesday mornings from 10:00 to 11:00 am beginning August 16, 2017 and running through October 4, 2017. Registration is required. Contact Jane at 804.458.2704 extension 225 or jane@thejameshouse.org to set up an intake appointment or if you would like additional information. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence,…

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Caring for you, Caring for me

August 17 @ 12:00 pm - September 21 @ 2:00 pm

Education and Support Program for Family and Professional Caregivers. This 5-week course developed by the Rosalynn Carter institute for Caregiving will provide techniques for developing cooperative relationships, problem solving, and managing the stress of a primary caregiver role. Who Should Attend? Family, professional and volunteer caregivers who are providing assistance or support to persons with long term illnesses or disabilities. What Will I Learn? • What It Means To Be A Caregiver • Taking Care of Yourself • Building Cooperative…

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Free

Hear My Voice: Native American Art from the Past and Present

August 19 @ 10:00 am - November 26 @ 5:00 pm

Based on the notion of dialogue, Hear My Voice: Native American Art of the Past and Present explores conversations between Native American artists and their art across centuries, a continent, and 35 indigenous cultures. A total of 56 works illustrate the ways in which Native American art speaks of a shared knowledge and shared history while also being incredibly diverse in subject matter and medium. Organized into three themes, or types of dialogue, the exhibition explores how Native American artists…

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Personal Care Aide Training Classes

August 21 @ 3:00 pm - August 31 @ 12:00 pm

This two week course offers Personal Care Aide training classes that provide required certification for assisting clients with activities of daily living. Cost: $295 – Tuition assistance is available* Week 1: August 21st 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. August 22nd 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. August 23rd 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. August 24th 8:30 a.m to 11:30 p.m. Week 2: August 28th 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. August 29th 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. August 30th 8:30 a.m. to…

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Free

Peter Paul Lunch & Learn Tour

August 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Peter Paul hosts monthly Lunch & Learn Tours. The tours are a great way to learn about the community we serve and the work we are doing with and for Richmond’s East End. Beginning here at our Center in Church Hill, we tour through the community. Following the bus tour, we return to the Center for a tour of our facility, lunch, and time for Q&A. The tour is led by our Executive Director, Damon Jiggetts, and our Director of…

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Identity Theft

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join others as we hear the latest about identity Theft, which continues to be one of the fastest growing crimes in the United States. Corporal Tim Lamb, crime prevention officer with the Chesterfield Police Department, will speak about technological advances that have increased opportunities for criminal activity. Cpl. Lam will be joined by Mary Sharpe, victim advocate from the office of the Attorney General, who will have tips on how to avoid Identity Theft and what to do if you…

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Banner Lecture – Patrick Henry: Champion of Liberty by Jon Kukla

August 24 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Members: Free; Adults: $10; 18 and under: Free Patrick Henry is remembered today mostly for one line from one speech that he made: “Give me liberty or give me death.” This is a shame because he was one of the leading patriots of the Revolutionary era, Virginia’s first governor after independence, a powerful voice in the early republic, and a great orator and statesman who played such a crucial role in shaping the course of Revolutionary Virginia’s history. In Patrick…

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Free

BHC Benefit Night at Kendra Scott

August 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join BHC at Kendra Scott Short Pump on Thursday, August 24th from 6-8 pm for an evening of bubbles and baubles. Get a head start on your Christmas list or just “treat yo self”, and with 20% of the proceeds benefiting BHC, you can definitely justify picking up that extra pair of earrings! Even if you can’t attend, you can still participate! Check kendrascott.com, call the store at 804-977-3100 anytime between 6-8 pm on Thursday, August 24th to place an…

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$10

Book Talk- To the Bitter End: Appomattox, Bennett Place, and the Surrenders of the Confederacy

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Robert M. Dunkerly will bring to light little-known facts as he uncovers the many confusing and chaotic twists and turns of often-overlooked events from the surrender at Appomattox through those following at Greensboro, Citronelle, and the Trans-Mississippi.

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$10

The Foundry Series: Resistance During the Civil War

August 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Not everyone in the United States or Confederacy agreed with the War, and many people chose to actively oppose it. How did anti-war Democrats (known as “Copperheads”) in the Union voice their objections to the actions of Abraham Lincoln and the Republican Party? How did pro-Union southerners demonstrate their commitment while living in the Confederacy? Featuring: Jennifer L. Weber, Ph.D., University of Kansas Anti-war Democrats, known as “Copperheads,” objected to virtually everything Abraham Lincoln and the Republicans did to wage…

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$5 - $15

History Hounds Explore Byrd Park Walking Tour

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dogs are invited to join their owners for this walking tour of Byrd Park, presented in partnership with the Richmond SPCA. Dogs must have current shots, mix well with others and remain leashed. Owners are responsible for water and cleaning up after their dogs. Reservations required. Join us as we walk the reservoir to the river discussing the history of Byrd Park, discovering the architectural gems in the Carillon neighborhood, and visiting the Pump-House, the canals, and the Washington Arch.…

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$0.00

Volunteers Needed!

August 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Do you have a passion for art and love being in a gallery setting? This might be the opportunity for you. City of Richmond Pine Camp Arts and Community Center and The National Arts Program needs your help! We would like volunteers as Lobby Greeters, Gallery Receiving and/or Exhibit Installation Assistants. Lobby Greeters / Gallery Receiving will work with the City’s staff in receiving, organizing, and matting or framing artwork on Saturday, August 26, 2017. Exhibit Installation Assistants will work…

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$8 - $13

Late Summer Lawn Party

August 26 @ 12:00 pm - August 27 @ 3:00 pm

Regular Garden admission Saturday, noon – 3 p.m.; Sunday, noon – 4 p.m. Enjoy a lazy, late summer afternoon on the lawn at Historic Bloemendaal, original home of the Lakeside Wheel Club (1895). Under the tent, enjoy icy treats ($) and picnic fare ($) against a nearby backdrop of music and historical bicycle displays and demonstrations. Relax as a barbershop quartet strolls and serenades, try out a summer lawn game, and step inside the Bloemendaal House for informal tours recalling…

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