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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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July 2017
$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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September 2017
$10

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. September 19, 2017 – April 30, 2018 This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound. IMAGE: Johnson’s Happy Pals, Richmond Jazz Society Archives

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free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. 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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free

Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 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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free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 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 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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November 2017
Free - $20

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. This exhibition also features arms and armor, horse and chariot fittings, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics. Gathered from fourteen museums and archaeological institutes across Shaanxi Province, China, the works provide insights into Qin history, the creation of a unified China, the…

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A Material World Photographs of the 1980s from the Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

From hair to defense budgets, shoulder pads to tax cuts, the 1980s were BIG. After a defeat in war, disillusionment, advances in civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s, and disco, Americans became status seekers and shopaholics—the “Me Generation” was born and Madonna’s “Material Girl” was their anthem. The Eighties are remembered by many as a time of excess and extremes. But this materialism was not embraced or experienced by all Americans, and many pushed the boundaries of what was…

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December 2017
Free

Calabash Lessons

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - February 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for our monthly series of Calabash Lessons. We will enlighten, edutain, and share cultural stories with the community. Dance, sing, and learn lessons of tradition produced and performed by the members of Taaluma Arts and Education Academy. Show dates: December 6th, January 31st and February 28th.

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January 2018
$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 15 @ 9:45 am - March 5 @ 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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$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 18 @ 9:45 am - March 8 @ 2:20 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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$675

Practical Applications of Property & Casualty Insurance

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - May 7 @ 7:30 pm

Participants in this training program will learn the basics of the Property and Casualty insurance business. Topics covered will include: Types of insurance, functions performed by agencies and insurance carriers, contracts and personal and commercial products, state laws and regulations, and ethics in insurance.

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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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Free

Peer-to-Peer

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - April 3 @ 8:00 pm

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach. Some questions answered in the Peer-to-Peer education program include: What do I do in a crisis? How can I help prevent or prepare…

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February 2018
Free

NAMI Family-to-Family

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - April 30 @ 8:30 pm

This free 12-week course is for family members and/or caregivers of individuals with mental illness. You are not alone. The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you’ll learn about: -How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively -Taking care of yourself and managing your stress -Developing the confidence and stamina…

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Free

The Basics of Alzheimer’s and Dementia

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

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$10

#LeadersWhoFollow

February 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

#LeadersWhoFollow is RCLI’s high-energy, forward-thinking experience that engages Richmond’s Christian community in the exploration and application of Christian leadership practices. This event on Tuesday, February 20 features five presenters who will share tight, eight-minute presentations that build upon RCLI’s five-fold characteristics of Christian Leadership.

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Beyond Black and White: Expanding the Race Conversation”

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

SPEAKER: Alexander Cena (Outreach Programs Coordinator, Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities) | DESCRIPTION: With shifting demographics and increased globalization, traditional conversations around race must be expanded. This workshop will share demographic trends in the Richmond region and engage participants in conversations about how to have more expansive and inclusive conversations on issues of race, ethnicity, and culture. They will leave with skills and tools to broaden their work on race within their organizations.

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2018 VCU Nonprofit and Social Service Career Fair

February 21 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Find the right talent to meet your diverse recruitment needs during our annual Nonprofit and Social Services Career Fair. This three hour event draws several hundred students each year from a broad range of disciplines, including arts, business, communications, and the sciences. We invite you to join us for what will be an engaging and informative afternoon for students and the nonprofit community. Best of all, Registration is free! How to register Registration is now live. Log in to HireVCURams…

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Free

LMR Recruitment Reception: Downtown RVA

February 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Each year, LMR accepts a diverse group of community leaders into its flagship program, Leadership Quest. Through a ten-month program — which includes formal community leadership training, access to high-impact decision-makers, and networking opportunities to name a few — these individuals develop the necessary framework to make a positive and lasting impact in the greater Richmond Region. Join us for an evening of conversation and refreshments to learn more about the organization and the application process. We hope you will…

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Free

NAMI Family-to-Family

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - May 9 @ 8:30 pm

This free 12-week course is for family members and/or caregivers of individuals with mental illness. You are not alone. The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you’ll learn about: -How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively -Taking care of yourself and managing your stress -Developing the confidence and stamina…

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free

The Collaborative Nature of Prints: The Life of a Master Printer

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

James Stroud, artist and master printer will present a gallery talk

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Free

Know the 10 Signs

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This program gives participants a review of the warning signs of dementia diseases, Alzheimer’s specifically, and when a person should consider a medical evaluation.

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Free

You can Brunch and Learn with Northstar!

February 22 @ 8:00 am - 1:30 pm

You can Brunch and Learn with Northstar! Brunch: 8:00 – 8:45 a.m. (at Academic Campus) Open House Q & A: 8:00 a.m.- 1:30 p.m. Northstar Academy 8055 Shrader Road Richmond, VA 23294 Northstar Career Academy 8155A Staples Mill Rd Richmond, VA 23228 You’re invited to join us from 8:00 – 1:30 at both Northstar’s k-12 Academic Campus and Career Academy for teens and young adults. You can stop in, see our facilities, learn how students in our program discover their…

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$30

Board Treasurers Roundtable: Winter 2018 Series

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Leadership Metro Richmond and The Community Foundation are proud to present Board Leaders Roundtable, Treasurers Series. This 3-part series is designed for current Treasurers. Series will take place at The Community Foundation, 7501 Boulders View Dr., Ste. 105, 23225. Light breakfast will be served. First Session – February 22: Being a Mission Driven Treasurer (8:30am-10:30am) Role of Board Treasurer Second Session – March 29: Translating for your Board (8:30am-10am) How the treasurer translates budget, financial information, 990, and financial decision…

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Free

Love Your Brain and Body

February 22 @ 8:30 am - 9:30 am

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

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Chesterfield Council on Aging

February 22 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 pm

Join Chesterfield seniors and professionals for our annual organizational meeting as we review the Council’s work in 2017, learn about the various committees and ways to get involved. The Council’s mission is to educate and advocate on issues relating to older adults and individuals with disabilities. For more information contact the Senior Advocate’s Office, 804-768-7878 or SeniorAdvocate@chesterfield.gov

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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Free - $10

Doing Their Bit: The Surprising Role of Virginians in the Great War by Lynn Rainville

February 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Members and 18 and under: Free; Non-member adults: $10 In this illustrated lecture, Lynn Rainville reveals the crucial roles that Virginians played in the Great War. These individuals ranged from drafted soldiers to politicians (including Staunton native, Woodrow Wilson) and from locally born horses to their ferriers. These patriots also included female stenographers, African American doctors, domestic gardeners, National Guard troops, and army chaplains. Of these hundreds of thousands of volunteers, more than 3,600 lost their lives as a direct…

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