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January 2020

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We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13 @ 9:00 am - December 5 @ 5:00 pm

The coming year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The story of Virginia’s suffragists and their contributions to the fight for woman suffrage is little known. “We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia” reveals how women created two statewide organizations to win the right to vote. Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. They were artists and writers, business and professional…

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 13 @ 9:45 am - March 2 @ 1:30 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Shining Stars Campaign

January 15 @ 8:00 am - March 21 @ 5:30 pm

Online campaign honoring GoochlandCares 2020 Mission Champions – Dr. Bob Bennett, Lisa and Charlie Luck, and Liz and Al Rider.

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$45 – $75

Winter Session, Open University

January 16 @ 9:45 am - March 5 @ 2:30 pm

Weekly classes each Thursday from 1/16/2020 through 3/5/2020 at First Presbyterian Church, For older adults.

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$4 – $6

Half-Price Admission Days, January 20 – February 29, 2020

January 20 @ 9:00 am - March 7 @ 5:00 pm

All Garden visitors enjoy half-price admission Monday, January 20, 2020 – Saturday, February 29, 2020. During this time only, Garden admission is $6 for adults and seniors and $4 for children. There is plenty to see at the Garden in January and February. The warm and cozy Conservatory beckons with aromatic orchids, blooming cactus, birds-of-paradise and other tropical flowers. Did you know that we have over 200 orchids and winter is one of the best times to see them flowering?…

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Free

Support Group for Female Survivors of Childhood or Adulthood Sexual Violence

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - April 13 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for female survivors of childhood or adulthood sexual violence starting on Monday, January 27th, which will be facilitated by Trenice Morton, MSW. This group will focus on creating a safe space for survivors to receive support, understand the effects of trauma, and learn how to heal and recover. This group is for females 18+ of all backgrounds who are survivors of sexual violence. If you have any questions or want to schedule an intake prior…

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Biblical Counseling Ministry Training

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 17 @ 9:00 pm

Winter Semester : Jan 27-Mar 16, go to https://www.cctcinc.org/ for info and schedule. Courses can be taken online in a self-study format. Have a group of 10+ contact CCTC to schedule a Teacher.

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Biblical Problem Solving

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 16 @ 9:00 pm

How deep are you willing to go? This course is an intense “self-examination” experience in which one examines such issues as the source of problems, self esteem, trials, love, anger, fear and change. Students grow in faith – 2 Peter 1:3, apply God’s word to every day life situations – 2 Tim 3:16-17, and have tools for helping others.

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February 2020

Free

Working Together: Louis Draper and the Kamoinge Workshop

February 1 - June 14

Inspired by the archive of Richmond native Louis Draper, VMFA has organized an unprecedented exhibition that chronicles the first twenty years of the Kamoinge Workshop, a group of African American photographers he helped to found in 1963. More than 180 photographs by fifteen of the early members—Anthony Barboza, Adger Cowans, Danny Dawson, Roy DeCarava, Louis Draper, Al Fennar, Ray Francis, Herman Howard, Jimmie Mannas Jr., Herb Randall, Herb Robinson, Beuford Smith, Ming Smith, Shawn Walker, and Calvin Wilson—reveal the vision…

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Free

LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Support Group

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - April 23 @ 7:00 pm

The LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Group is a support group for adults who identify within the LGBTQ+ community and have experienced sexual violence. This group aims to create a safer space for LGBTQ+ folks to learn healthy coping skills and build both individual and community resilience through the exploration of various topics related to sexual violence. This group is open to LGBTQ+ folks of all backgrounds and gender identities. For more information or to schedule an intake prior to the start…

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Free

Support Group for Adult Women who have acquired Brain Injury from Violence with an Intimate Partner

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - April 28 @ 7:00 pm

– Have you ever experienced violence from an intimate partner that resulted in injury to the neck, head, or face areas from a direct blow, strangulation, hitting a hard surface, having something thrown at you, or being shaken vigorously? – Since the incident, have you experienced difficulties in functioning such as persistent headaches , memory issues, slowed thinking, confusion, ringing in the ears, or fatigue? – Do you feel it impacts your daily living? We have a new group that…

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Free

Support Group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - April 29 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence starting on Wednesday, February 12th, which will be facilitated by Trish Smith, MS. This group is for women 18+ of all backgrounds who are victims/survivors of domestic violence. If you have questions or to schedule an intake prior to the start of the group, please call her at (804)249-9470 ext. 14 or email her at Trish@safeharborshelter.com. Registration is required.

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Free

“Unfinished Business”

February 24 @ 9:00 am - November 21 @ 5:00 pm

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of ethnicity, age, or other factors. Unfinished Business explores the continuing struggle to provide access to the vote, the most powerful tool of the people’s voice. View on the 2nd Floor of the Library during normal business hours.

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Leadership Quest Recruitment Reception – Downtown Richmond

February 27 @ 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

Streaming Art Auction Opening Reception

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Artspace announces Streaming: art from our space to yours The gallery’s fifth annual fundraising art auction opens February 28 and ends with a gala event on March 14 Richmond, VA, February 1, 2020 – Approximately 60 works of art from leading regional artists will be on the auction block to raise funds for Richmond’s Artspace as the non-profit gallery launches its 32nd year serving the artists and art-loving communities of Central Virginia. Led by our Guest Curator, Julie Weissend –…

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Free

Celebrating Black History Month

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There will be 8 speakers educating the audience on addiction solutions

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Free

Celebrating Black History Month

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

There will be eight speakers educating the audience on addiction solutions. This is a live event and free to the public

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The Barter Players present “The Red Badge of Courage” at the Louisa Arts Center

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Civil War had been raging for two years when young Henry Fleming decides to enlist in the Army. On the eve of his first big battle, Henry fears what he will do when the bullets start to fly. Will he run or will he fight? Witness this timeless and intimate look at the Civil War from a young man’s perspective. The event is sponsored by the Louisa Rotary Foundation. The Louisa Rotary Foundation is a 501(c)(3) public charity with…

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$25 – $75

Shiver in the River

February 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Shiver in the River is an annual fundraiser held by Keep Virginia Beautiful. With live music, beverages, food, heated tents and more, this is the Coolest Winter Festival in Richmond, and shows our love for Virginia! This event is comprised of 3 challenges: a community cleanup, a 5k run/walk, and the James River jump. You can clean up, walk/run, or jump in the James River — or do all three! You and your family can participate in as much or…

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Free

Transcribe-A-Thon

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult). Contact Sonya Coleman for more information at makinghistory@virginiamemory.com or call Hands On at 804-330-7400.…

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Free

Streaming: art from our space to yours

February 29 @ 12:00 pm - March 12 @ 4:00 pm

Artspace announces Streaming: art from our space to yours The gallery’s fifth annual fundraising art auction opens February 28 and ends with a gala event on March 14 Richmond, VA, February 1, 2020 – Approximately 60 works of art from leading regional artists will be on the auction block to raise funds for Richmond’s Artspace as the non-profit gallery launches its 32nd year serving the artists and art-loving communities of Central Virginia. Led by our Guest Curator, Julie Weissend –…

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March 2020

Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Memory Cafe

March 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

March 3, Manakin Sabot, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Memory Café, 10-noon, Jerusalem Baptist Church, 994 Three Chopt Road, Manakin-Sabot, 23103. 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 or register on line at http://bit.ly/2OB4zRk

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 3, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Microaggressions 201”

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session #2: Many organizations have provided training on microaggressions for their employees with great success. Once employees are aware of microaggressions, they are not always clear on what they can do to reduce the impact of the aggressions in the workplace. This session will build on introductory content shared in 2018 and will provide practical tips and approaches that employees and employers can implement to create microaggression-free workplaces. Through the Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN), the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities…

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Alzheimer’s Association – Joyful Voices

March 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

March 5, 12, 19 and 26, Midlothian, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter in collaboration with Joyful Voices Chorus, hold rehearsals for the community choir, Joyful Voices, 10-11:30 am, at Salisbury Presbyterian Church, 13621 West Salisbury Road, Midlothian, VA 23113. Open to all persons with a dementia diagnosis, their families and caregivers, the chorus is designed to stimulate the mind, energize the body and elevate the spirit. Registration, volunteer and donor information can be found at www.JoyfulVoicesChorus.org or by…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Coffee & Conversation

March 5 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

March 5, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Coffee and Conversation – Men’s Group, 11 am-12:30 pm, Spring Arbor Cottage of Richmond – Willow Cottage Conference Room, 10601 Barbara Lane, Richmond 23233. Part educational, part support group, men having a dementia diagnosis meet to discuss a topic relevant to life with dementia. For more information, please call 804.967.2580.

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John Mountcastle presents: “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker John Mountcastle will discuss “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 6, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 10-11 am, Henrico Public Library – Fairfield Branch, 1401 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23223. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at http://bit.ly/2Ha5XGt

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SATURDAY

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. AT NORTHSTAR ACADEMY’S OPEN HOUSE, YOU CAN: •Learn how our students overcome reading challenges with the Lindamood-Bell reading program •Tour the school and try our new adaptive playground •Learn about our sports and clubs available for your student to try You can R.S.V.P. by calling Sarah at 804-747-1003 or registering online: http://bit.ly/nsa3720

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PROSPECTIVE STUDENT SATURDAY  

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

YOU’RE INVITED TO JOIN US SATURDAY, MARCH 7, 2020 9:00 A.M. TO 12:00 P.M. NORTHSTAR CAREER ACADEMY FOR JUNIORS AND SENIORS IN HIGH SCHOOL, AS WELL AS YOUNG ADULTS: • Learn about our career preparation programs: Business Technology, Construction & Maintenance, Hospitality, Materials Handling, Veterinary Assisting • Tour our laboratory-style classrooms and learn why community based learning helps our students discover their abilities at work • Hear about our alumni’s experiences at work You can R.S.V.P. by calling Sarah at 804-747-1003…

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