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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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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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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

“New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond”

October 17 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite portrait of Virginia is becoming more complex, challenging an older, simpler understanding of what it means to be a Virginian. Whether our roots in the state go back ten thousand years, ten generations, or ten weeks, we must create the future of the commonwealth together. “New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond” explores the historical and continuous…

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Free

A Culture to Care: The History of Filipino Nurses in Virginia

October 17 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

In conjunction with our exhibition New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond, which examines the state’s increasing diversity, the Library hosts this exhibition from the University of Virginia’s Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry. Ren Capucao, a PhD nursing student at the UVA, wondered why so many Filipinos were nurses. Based on his dissertation research with support from Virginia Humanities, the Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia, and the Bjoring Center, A Culture to Care tells the fascinating intertwined histories of the Philippines…

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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

October 26, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Check in to Edward Hopper’s hotels, motels, tourist homes, and boarding houses in this first investigation of the celebrated artist’s images of hospitality settings. Culturally probing and formally beguiling, the selected paintings and works on paper explore America’s hotel consciousness and cultural landscape in the early to mid-20th century. At VMFA, the exhibition’s only East Coast venue, simulated spaces and other immersive design elements create a one-of-a-kind art experience. Rarely seen diaries and postcards provide personal travelogues, as told by…

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November 2019

Free

ThinkSmall10 – 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - December 15 @ 4:00 pm

artspace presents the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10.. ThinkSmall10, showing in all the galleries of artspace, 0 East 4th Street, Richmond, VA, will be open to the public from Friday, November 8, 2019 through Sunday, December 15, 2019. About the show: ThinkSmall has been a Richmond favorite for both artists and patrons since its inception in 2001. The invitational takes place every two years and features artwork in a diverse range of styles and media,…

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$35.00

Snowman Paint Night

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Join us for a fun night of creating your choice of either one of these this playful snowmen! Your $35.00 ticket includes paint supplies, recycled palatalized wooden board, door prizes, and dinner from local restaurants. Doors open at 5:45 PM for dinner. The paint party starts at 6:30 PM. The event will be held at the historic home, Castlewood Plantation, 10201 Iron Bridge Road. Advance ticket required, at www.chesterfieldhistory.com or in person at Trinity Library, Monday-Friday 10 am.-4 pm, 10111…

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$30.

Let’s Make Flowers

November 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Paper Flower Workshop – Poinsettias Saturday, November 16, 5:45 pm Come join us to learn the art of making these traditional paper flowers from a skilled local artist. These over-sized poinsettias will make your home the envy of your neighbors! You will be able to choose from 3 colors. The teacher will show you the concept with step by step instructions and variations of them so that you will be able to make any type of flower with family and…

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$15 – $35

Lombardi

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

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning — which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of the game, Lombardi’s impact on football and our culture is memorialized in many ways. The Super Bowl Trophy itself was named in his honor. His love of the game and single-minded pursuit of excellence generated loyalty and fear among those in his orbit including his…

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Free

The Global Day of Jewish Learning

November 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

On November 17, Jews around the world will share a day of Jewish learning, dialogue and exploration, joining together in celebration of all that unites us. This annual celebration brings Jews across the spectrum of beliefs and backgrounds together through our shared love of learning. All Events are FREE. Registration Required. For a full schedule and to register, visit weinsteinjcc.org/events.

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$15 – $35

Lombardi

November 17 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning — which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of the game, Lombardi’s impact on football and our culture is memorialized in many ways. The Super Bowl Trophy itself was named in his honor. His love of the game and single-minded pursuit of excellence generated loyalty and fear among those in his orbit including his…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Surviving the Holidays

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

November 18, Petersburg, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents a Lunch and Learn – Surviving the Holidays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Petersburg Family YMCA, 120 North Madison Street, Petersburg, VA. Join us to learn about self-care during the holidays and helpful ways to keep your loved one with a dementia diagnosis involved in the holiday spirit. Register online here: http://bit.ly/2IYBLQi

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Free

Book Fair Event with Rebecca Erbelding

November 18 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

*Winner of the National Jewish Book Award* Intriguing history of the only U.S. government agency ever founded with the express purpose “to save the lives of civilians being murdered by a wartime enemy.” Holocaust historian, Rebecca Erbelding, pieces together years of research and newly uncovered archival materials to tell the dramatic story of America’s little-known efforts to save the Jews of Europe. Rebecca Erbelding is an archivist, curator and historian at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C.…

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Free

BOOK TALK WITH SUSAN SCHULTEN A History of America in 100 Maps

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join author and historian Susan Schulten for a talk on her latest book, “A History of America in 100 Maps.” Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form. They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and what they feared. As such they offer unrivaled windows onto…

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Book Fair Community Read Event with Amy Blumenfeld – The Cast

November 19 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Inspired by the actions of her own circle of caring friends and family when she was battling cancer as a child, Amy Blumenfeld’s debut novel centers on a group of ninth graders who produce a Saturday Night Live-style video to cheer up their ailing friend, Becca. The show’s running time was only ninety minutes, but it had a lasting impact: Becca laughed her way through recovery, and the group became her supporting cast for life. 25 years later, on the…

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$10 – $15

Jouwala Collective

November 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Powerful, seductive and playful, Jouwala Collective derives it’s magic from the many layers of influences that make up this sonic mosaic of deeply rooted traditional music and this generations undeniable hunger for groove. At the heart is Ismail Bouzidoune, a Master Gimbre player from Casablanca, Morocco and the creative force leading this band of gifted collaborators. This seamless blending of time-honored Gnawa music with contemporary and global styles creates a full-sensory experience that holds you in a trance one moment…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

November 22, Gloucester, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Memory Café

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

November 21, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will hold its monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided. For more information please call 804.967.2580.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

November 21, Hague, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 11 a.m.-noon, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, VA. This education program covers the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia and provides a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed. For more information, please call 804.967.2580

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Free

Circle Center Speaker Series: Safety Awareness: Help Reduce the Risk of Falling

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Help reduce the risk of falling and learn the safest ways to ambulate in the home and community settings to avoid dreaded falls.

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$15 – $35

Lombardi

November 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

LOMBARDI is a play about obsession, perfection, and winning — which were the defining characteristics of famed Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi. Considered by many to be the greatest coach in the history of the game, Lombardi’s impact on football and our culture is memorialized in many ways. The Super Bowl Trophy itself was named in his honor. His love of the game and single-minded pursuit of excellence generated loyalty and fear among those in his orbit including his…

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