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September 2017

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Support Group for Children ages 4-12 who have Witnessed Domestic Violence in their Homes

September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - September 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

James House offers support groups for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed violence in their homes. This cost-free, confidential group is 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…

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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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The Story of Virginia

January 27 - December 31

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, and digital and hands-on interactives.

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February 2018

The Commonwealth and the Great War

February 20 @ 10:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

In 1917, Virginia-born President Woodrow Wilson brought the nation into war against the German, Austrian, and Ottoman empires. The Commonwealth and the Great War tells the stories of individual Virginians who carried the state’s proud military tradition to the battlefront during World War I. 100,000 of them served; 3,700 died. Many more were injured. Thirty-nine percent of the draftees in 1918 were African Americans. Hundreds of Virginia nurses and doctors followed soldiers to Europe. Military facilities established in Virginia became…

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April 2018

$8 – $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 6 - October 14

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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$8 – $13

Origami in the Garden

April 13 - September 30

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming. In the Garden view 16 vignettes, featuring 21 sculptures. In the Library explore four unfolded wall hangings displayed with the four corresponding…

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Birdies for Charity Presented by TowneBank

April 17 - October 21

The Dominion Energy Charity Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions playoff event held at The Country Club of Virginia, James River Course in October, is focused on making a positive impact within the Richmond community. Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is free fundraising platform that gives local non-profits the opportunity leverage the DECC to receive donations that will be matched by 10%. Organizations may solicit flat donations or per-birdie donations (based on the number of “birdies” made by PGA TOUR…

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June 2018

Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

June 15 @ 5:30 pm - October 30 @ 6:30 pm

Tuesday, 30 October, 5:30-6:30 p.m., The Pearl at Watkins Center, 650 Watkins Center Parkway, Midlothian

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August 2018

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Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 15, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women affected by domestic violence . 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…

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support group for women affected by sexual assault

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2019 @ 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

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

August 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - August 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will meet on Saturday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 PM beginning May 5, 2018 and running through June 23, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Cassandra at 804.458.2704 or cassandra@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, domestic violence, and…

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Free

Howardena Pindell: What Remains To Be Seen

August 25 @ 10:00 am - November 25 @ 5:00 pm

The work of groundbreaking, multidisciplinary artist Howardena Pindell opens this August in VMFA’s Evans Court and 21st-Century Galleries. For nearly five decades, Howardena Pindell has explored the intersection of art and activism. This exhibition looks at the arc of this artist’s career through the presentation of early and recent paintings, video art, as well as works on paper that celebrate her singular vision and its imprint on contemporary art since the 1960s.

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September 2018

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support group for women who have experienced domestic violence

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - November 14 @ 7:00 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will be on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm beginning September 12, 2018 and running through November 14, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Edva at 804.458.2704 or edva@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, domestic violence,…

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$41.25 – $59.15

Count Dracula

September 13 @ 8:00 pm - October 20 @ 10:00 pm

This witty, wonderful and often funny re-telling of the legendary story about the suave Count with a lust for blood will usher in the autumn season here at the Mill. Flying bats, secret passageways, howling wolves, and the spectacular disappearance of the fanged vampire will prepare you for Halloween in the grandest of style! Mainstage shows on September 13,14,15,21,22,28,29, Oct 4,5,6,11,12,13,18,19,20! Matinee show are on September 15,23,26,October 6.10,14,20! For additional information contact reservations at 804-748-5203!

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Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - November 13 @ 7:00 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group will be held from 6-7 pm Tuesday evenings beginning Sep 18 and running through November 13. 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…

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Virginia LISC Community Safety Symposium

September 25 @ 7:30 am - 9:30 am

Virginia LISC is hosting a community safety symposium on the morning of September 25, 2018. There will be a national speaker presenting, lesssons learned and an open discussion with local experts about safety best practices.

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$65.00 – $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this training participants will increase their understanding of reproductive health and sexuality, sexual coercion screening and program best practices, and how to implement successful partnerships with key healthcare providers in their locality.

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Free

Brain Boot Camp

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Just as physical exercise can help you keep your body strong, mental exercise can help your brain work better, and lower your risk of mental decline. Join us for this fun and interactive class where we flex our mental muscles. Class will meet once a week for 4 weeks for 1 hour. Brain Boot Camp is designed for people with age-related memory concerns, who wish to improve or maintain their memory capabilities.

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Free

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Behaviors

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

People with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias often find it difficult to make sense of the world around them and to communicate their needs. If we want to understand a person with dementia, we need to figure out what the behavior means and address the person’s needs. By understanding behaviors, we can often avoid difficult, stressful and/or unsafe situations. Understanding that challenging behaviors do not “just happen” is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. Learn techniques for…

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CVCWCA Monthly Meeting 9/25/2018

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rusty Hicks will give the presentation for September. His topic will be a pair of 1851 Colt navy revolvers belonging to Richard Byrd Kennon (aide to Jeb Stuart and other assignments in the Army of Northern Virginia) that he was able to bring together for the first time since the Civil War. See Facebook for regular updates.

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Free

Social Security Disability Basics

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Us and Attorney Joanna Suyes for a talk on qualifying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Learn what medical information is essential to include in order to qualify, as well as the procedures that will be used to determine eligibility

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Fun at the Fairgrounds Wellness Fair

September 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Celebrate Active Aging Week as you join others for this free event for adults 50+. Participate in Health Screenings, flu shots, fitness and wellness activities. Visit vendors who provide a service for older adults with games, door prizes and more! Sponsored by Chesterfield County Senior Advocate, Parks and Recreation and Senior Connections.

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$50

Victory for Mental Health

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Celebrating Success in Virginia Mental Health Advocacy Major – increase in state funding for behavioral health – 400,000 more low-income Virginians eligible for health insurance – Mental health education requirement for high schools FEATURING: – Dr. Hughes Melton, the new Commissioner of Behavioral Health – Sen. Creigh Deeds and Del. Rob Bell to present the Advocate Champion award – Advocate Champion of the Year award to students behind the new state law requiring mental health education in schools PLUS: Announcing…

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$5

Sunset Yoga @ Kanahwa

September 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join the 17th Street Market and BareSOUL Yoga every Thursday in September for Sunset Yoga at Kanawha Plaza! Grab your mat, colleagues, friends, and family and join us for a community class to release and unwind in the middle of our beautiful city! Classes are open to ALL with a suggested donation of $5 to BareSOUL Yoga. Classes will be taught by a BareSOUL yoga teacher. Please bring a yoga mat, comfortable clothes, and a water bottle. Come hear about…

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$15 – $35

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September 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This reboot of Moliere’s zany farce about a stingy hypochondriac who’s trying to marry off his only child to a doctor so he can get free medical advice goes for the laughs with a nod to Mel Brooks. It’s a prescription for all that ails you — neuroses, nuptials, and number two. ​Cast: ​Argan – Andrew Firda* Beline – Kirk Morton Angelica – Allison Paige Gilman Toinette – Donna Marie Miller Cleante – Jamar Jones Dr. Diaforus – Christopher Dunn…

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Lewis Ginter Fall PlantFest

September 28 @ 9:00 am - September 29 @ 3:00 pm

Friday, September 28, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. One of Central Virginia’s largest and most-anticipated plant sales. Dozens of vendors & knowledgeable Garden volunteers help you choose your best plants.

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$10

Be Well VA 2018 Suicide Prevention Conference

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Save the date! The Region IV Community Services Boards Prevention Division in partnership with the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Virginia (NAMI-CVA) is pleased to announce the 2018 Be Well VA Suicide Prevention Conference on September 28th! Presentations on Veterans Mental Health, Moral Injury, Emotional CPR, & More Free Mental Health & Suicide Prevention Resources Keynote Speaker: Terri Tanielian, “Military Families & Caregivers” Terri Tanielian is a Senior Behavioral Scientist, Nationally Recognized Expert on Veteran Mental Health, Co–Study…

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$10

2018 Be Well VA Suicide Prevention Conference

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Region IV Community Services Boards Prevention Division, in partnership with NAMI Central Virginia, is pleased to invite you to the Be Well VA 2018 Suicide Prevention Conference. CEU’s are available with full attendance. To learn more or register for this use the following: https://bewellvaspc2018.brownpapertickets.com/

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$15 – $35

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September 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This reboot of Moliere’s zany farce about a stingy hypochondriac who’s trying to marry off his only child to a doctor so he can get free medical advice goes for the laughs with a nod to Mel Brooks. It’s a prescription for all that ails you — neuroses, nuptials, and number two. ​Cast: ​Argan – Andrew Firda* Beline – Kirk Morton Angelica – Allison Paige Gilman Toinette – Donna Marie Miller Cleante – Jamar Jones Dr. Diaforus – Christopher Dunn…

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Give A Day RVA

September 29

HandsOn Greater Richmond is calling on Richmond residents to volunteer for our region’s largest day of volunteer service. Over 1,000 volunteers are needed to help transform the Richmond region by participating in one of over 45 service projects on Saturday, September 29. A wide range of service projects are open to members of the community of all ages and skills to better the region by helping local nonprofit organizations, schools, and parks. Volunteer registration begins August 15th. To learn more…

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