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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

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

Free

Hollar’s Encyclopedic Eye: Prints from the Frank Raysor Collection

February 2 @ 10:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm

This exhibition celebrates one of the least known but most remarkable and “modern” artists of the Baroque period. Focusing on his mastery of print work, Hollar’s Encyclopedic Eye includes more than 200 prints representing the range and quality of Wenceslaus Hollar’s work drawn exclusively from the Frank Raysor Collection, a promised gift to VMFA. Curated by Dr. Mitchell Merling, VMFA Paul Mellon curator and head of the department of European art and Colleen Yarger, curatorial assistant for European art and…

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March 2019

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

March 18 @ 1:30 pm - April 22 @ 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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$8 – $13

THE ART OF PLAY

March 29 - September 30

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions can create connection and conversation. Six new interactive sculptures from Virginia artists will inspire you to see play in a whole new way! PLAY BECOMES ART Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will…

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Free

Louisa Arts Center Purcell Gallery

March 29 @ 12:00 pm - May 24 @ 4:00 pm

Visit the fabulous evocative work of artist David Robatin at the Purcell Gallery. A Richmond resident, David studied communications and art at Denison University and works mostly with acrylics on art boards and canvases. David has been influenced by everything from chiaroscuro to color field, from Dali to Rothko. He paintings embody emotionalism as art.Emotional connection is the reason why David works in the style he has developed. He wants the viewer to find themselves in each painting and to…

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April 2019

$8 – $13

A Million Blooms

April 1 @ 9:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Events throughout the season include Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit, Mother’s Day Weekend, Spring PlantFest, Butterflies LIVE!, and activities in the Children’s Garden. BLOOM CALENDAR April: Daffodils, tulips, bluebells May: Peonies, iris, azaleas, pitcher plants June: Lotuses, roses Conservatory: Orchids, tropicals, cacti

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Ministry Training Program

April 2 @ 7:00 pm - May 21 @ 9:00 pm

Ministry Training Program — learn Problem Solving, Relationships, and Tools for studying. The framework and methodology ministry. Info.: https://www.cctcinc.org/courses

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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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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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$50

Lora M. Robins Speaker Series Presents Angie Thomas

April 23 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

The Lora M. Robins Speaker Series Presents: The Power of Narratives for Social Change Presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and the Robins Foundation What’s in a story? Can stories empower and influence communities? At the core, people use stories to understand the world and our place in it. But stories do more than describe the way things are. When advocacy and authenticity are incorporated, those stories challenge systemic inequities and create social change. If we want to transform society, WE…

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Free

Brain Boot Camp

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Brain Boot Camp,Bay Transit, 111 Commerce Parkway, Warsaw, VA 22572

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Free

Responding to Sexual Assault

April 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

This April Lunch and Learn event will feature Maria Altonen of Project Empower. She will discuss what happens when a survivor seeks treatment for sexual assault at VCU Health Systems. Come join us as we explore Project Empower and ways the community can support victims of sexual and domestic violence.

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Free

Managing Difficult Behaviors

April 23 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Tuesday, April 23, 2019, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Managing Difficult Behaviors, Dunlop House, 235 Dunlop Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834

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$5

Words on Fire: Poetry Happy Hour

April 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse! Featuring a showcase poet, an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop themselves, and a cash bar with happy hour specials, it’s a great way to make the most of a long day. Come catch the night on fire with us!

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CVCWCA April 23, 2019 Meeting

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Ben Greenbaum will focus on Richmond’s Church Hill neighborhood and its buildings as the American Civil War approached and during the war. Learn about the silent sentinels still among us.

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Free

WEINSTEIN AUTHOR SERIES: THOMAS P. KAPSIDELIS After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for the launch of award-winning journalist Thomas Kapsidelis’s new book, “After Virginia Tech: Guns, Safety, and Healing in the Era of Mass Shootings,” and a panel discussion on the topic, part of the 2019 Carole Weinstein Author Series. The book examines the decade after the 2007 Virginia Tech massacre through the experiences of survivors and community members who advocated for reforms in gun safety, campus security, trauma recovery, and mental health. Reaching beyond policy implications, After Virginia Tech…

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Free

Spring Senior Law Day Session

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Legal documents to include Wills, Powers of Attorney & Advanced Directives are prepared FREE for Chesterfield’s eligible seniors and individuals with disabilities. This program is for individuals who have never had their legal documents prepared. Eligibility requirement is less than $37,425 for a household of one. Pre-registration is required and documents are prepared by appointment only, so please contact Aging & Disability Services Office. The location of the event will be provided when appointments are scheduled.

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Free

Advance Care Planning

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

Join the Chesterfield Council on Aging for a special presentation on Advance Care Planning presented by Nathan Kottkamp, Founder and Chair of National Healthcare Decision Day and Healthcare Attorney at McGuire Woods. This presentation will address the background and the mechanics of advance care planning in Virginia.

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$45

Building Sustainability Conference and Awards

April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 6:30 pm

After nine successful years, Viridiant’s Sustainable Leadership Awards has expanded into the Building Sustainability Conference and Awards highlighting efforts to build sustainability in our communities and infrastructure with focus on health, resilience, and innovation. This event aims to educate and recognize innovative solutions of today to meet the needs of the evolving building industry of tomorrow. The conference will feature sessions and speakers, bringing together cross-discipline industry experts to share knowledge, inspire discussion, and drive change in the protection of…

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McShin Spring Awards Reception

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

The McShin Foundation’s 15th Annual Spring Awards Reception will be hosted in Washington D.C. this year, celebrating the achievements the recovery community is making on a national level. Please join us for a reception, awards ceremony, and hors d’oeuvres on Thursday April 25th, 2019 at 6 PM on the Roof Top Terrace of 800 Maine Avenue SW, Washington, DC. The reception will feature James Carroll, Director of the U.S. Office of Drug Control Policy, as the keynote speaker. The McShin…

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$10 – $15

The Creative Space Showcase

April 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

The Creative Space will be bringing together a variety of local Virginia artists for a live performance at Firehouse Theatre! This is an opportunity for artists to present their music in a live and intimate setting. Rahul As an R&B artist from Falls Church, Virginia, Rahul incorporates musical elements from his Indian heritage to create a unique sound. The Weeknd, Boyz II Men and Sabrina Claudio are some of the artists he is influenced by. Recently, Rahul was featured on…

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$100

Building Recovery: Starting a Comprehensive Residential Program for Survivors of Human Trafficking Conference

April 26 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

“Building Recovery: Starting a Comprehensive Residential Program for Survivors of Human Trafficking” is a one-day conference designed for individuals and/or agencies looking to start their own residential program or who want to increase their knowledge on working with survivors of human trafficking. Staff from Safe Harbor, the first agency in the Richmond area to house and serve survivors of sex trafficking, will share their knowledge, expertise, and lessons learned. Bonnie Martin, Licensed Professional Counselor and Independent Consultant, will be the…

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Free

Building Sustainability Tour

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

This event will include tours at a variety of building types: a market-rate, LEED and EarthCraft-certified single family home; an EarthCraft-certified multifamily Virginia Supportive Housing project serving homeless individuals (with solar panels); the Institute for Contemporary Art at VCU, a LEED Gold Commercial project. Hear from project teams and residents, and experience the quality of sustainable buildings. While Viridiant is hosting a private bus tour by invitation only, the three tour stops are open to the public! Public tour attendees…

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$95.00

Liberty and Justice for ALL Gala

April 26 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

The gala supports advocacy services to create a future where people with disabilities don’t have to fight for their rights. Come in your most stylish 50’s, 80’s or cocktail attire to celebrate our “Back to the Future” theme. Your participation could change a life! Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are on sale, visit www.dLCVFoundation.org/gala or call 804.225.2042 for more information.

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