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January 2020

Free

We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2021 @ 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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February 2020

Free

“Unfinished Business”

February 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2021 @ 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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June 2020

$8.00 – $15.00

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

June 18 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into today’s pop culture. The exhibit opening date of June 18 coincides with the severe wounding of Chamberlain during the Second Battle of Petersburg in 1864. This wound would be the cause of his death fifty years later in 1914 making…

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August 2020

Free

Art for the Journey’s Creative Corner

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - December 27 @ 2:00 pm

Televised weekly art event for children at home without access to internet. Airs Fridays on PBS at 1:30 pm.

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September 2020

RVA Learning Pods

September 29, 2020 - January 29, 2021

We are offering learning pods to RPS parents who need a safe and encouraging space to support elementary and middle school students virtual learning journey.

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October 2020

CASA Challenge

October 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

The vulnerable children in our community need your help more than ever because they are spending way more time in homes that may not be safe for them. To help support our program we are thrilled to announce the inaugural CASA Challenge, a socially-distant and self-scheduled golf “tournament” to be played between October 1 and December 31, 2020. This unique event will allow golf teams to choose a course at one of Richmond’s elite golf clubs to compete for the…

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November 2020

$100

Nonprofit Learning: Grant Writing Series

November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 1:00 pm

Community Foundation’s ever-popular grant writing learning series is meeting on Monday 11/2, 11/16, and 11/30, 9am-1pm. Price discount for 2020!

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$8 – $14

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

November 24, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - January 10, 2021 @ 10:00 pm

November 23, 2020 – January 10, 2021 (CLOSED Thanksgiving, Dec. 24-25), Nightly 4-10 p.m. A favorite tradition featuring lights, decorations, outdoor model trains, dinners, hot chocolate (for purchase) & more! All displays are outdoors with safety measures in place. PREPURCHASED TICKETS WITH 30-MINUTE ARRIVAL WINDOW REQUIRED FOR ALL VISITORS (NO WALK-UPS) Masks are required. This year there are three seasons of pricing please see our website for details: https://www.lewisginter.org/visit/events/dominion-gardenfest-of-lights/

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$10

Petersburg Symphony “Christmas in the Wind” Woodwinds Quintet Concert

November 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Come ring in the holidays with the PSO Woodwind Quintet. Featuring a collection of favorite Christmas carols for kids of all ages.

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Jingle Bell Bazaar benefiting GoochlandCares

November 30 @ 12:00 am - December 6 @ 11:30 pm

Online holiday shopping event benefiting GoochlandCares. Unique local vendors offering one-of-a-kind gifts including clothing, jewelry, home decor, accessories, food items, seasonal exclusives, and more.

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December 2020

Free – $16

Virtual Lunch-In: Creating the Dynamic Fundraising Duo — The Executive Director and Director of Development

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Of all the relationships we will have with our colleagues during our nonprofit careers as development directors, the most rewarding — and one of the most challenging — will be with the Executive Directors we work with. In an ideal fundraising world, we aspire to create a united front between the development director and the executive director that will give us financial and organizational success. Our E.D.’s can become our best advocate, as well as the best advocate for healthy…

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Free

Courageous Fundraising Principles Launch Party

December 1 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

It’s time for a new philosophy on giving back. One that centers communities and people who are directly impacted by injustice. 2020 has shown us the world as it is — a pandemic, racial reckoning, a contentious presidential election. Our Courageous Fundraising Principles envision the world as it should be — a world that is safe for Black, Indigenous, and People of Color. Where people who are directly impacted by injustice are the directors of their own healing and transformation.…

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Shops at 5807 shopping night benefiting GoochlandCares

December 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part of Jingle Bell Bazaar week of events supporting GoochlandCares. Special night of shopping. The Shops at 5807 is an eclectic small-mall, home to about 25 different vendors each selling their own unique goods. Shop for home decor, clothing, jewelry, stationery, accessories, and more. Find the perfect gift for someone special – or treat yourself. Free and open to the public.

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Free

Recruitment Event, AFOI Board of Directors

December 2 @ 12:00 am

Board Recruitment Event (Virtual) Wednesday, December 2, 2020 AFOI is seeking volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors. We would love to chat with folks interested in our area of service and who have experience in marketing, technology, fundraising and more! If you are interested in joining us for this session (in the evening, time TBD) please email your RSVP, and some information about you and your interests and background, to family@afoi.org. Once your RSVP is received we will…

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$20

Nonprofit Learning: Collaboration

December 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

This learning session will focus on collaboration as a key operational tool for nonprofits. Focusing on how to build relationships, connections and partnerships to strengthen your organization’s resiliency. Examples from U-Turn, Collaboratory VA, and students’ own organizations will form the basis for this highly interactive class. About the Instructor Adrienne Wright Adrienne Wright is passionate about collaboration, innovation and entrepreneurship in the non-profit space. As the CEO/President of U-TURN, Inc.–a 28-year non-profit devoted to youth development, non-profit development/capacity, and community…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Understanding Trans Identities in the Workplace”

December 2 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session #5: Transgender people often have difficulty being fully out and authentic in their lives due to bigotry and prejudice. This workshop will explore how prejudice impacts the trans community and ways to create a work environment in which everyone feels they belong and can be productive. Participants will walk away with tools to have thoughtful and informed dialogue in addressing and responding to transgender-biased language and behavior at work. Through the Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN), the Virginia Center for…

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Claville Fashion Truck pop up event benefiting GoochlandCares

December 2 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Part of the Jingle Bell Bazaar week of events supporting GoochlandCares. Special pop-up event. Claville Fashion Truck at Sunset Grill. Free and open to the public.

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Free

Recruitment Event, AFOI Board of Directors

December 2 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

AFOI is seeking volunteers to serve on our Board of Directors. We would love to chat with folks interested in our area of service and who have experience in marketing, technology, fundraising and more! If you are interested in joining us for this session (5:30 PM on 12/2) please email your RSVP, and some information about you and your interests and background, to family@afoi.org. Once your RSVP is received we will make sure that you in turn receive the virtual…

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Free

Collaborative Approaches to Addressing Homelessness

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

This webinar will provide an introduction to the coordinated homeless services system in the Richmond region. We will share how our community collaborates to fight homelessness and how you or your agency can get involved. To register, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3436008332721008141

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37th annual Dominion Energy Christmas Parade

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

We’re going virtual! The Dominion Energy Christmas Parade will be a televised-only Christmas special with all-new performances from your favorite entertainment groups, “best of” clips from over the years, and even a special appearance by Legendary Santa himself! While we will miss seeing everyone on Broad Street this year, we are excited about the opportunity to bring Richmond’s favorite holiday tradition to you in the comfort of your own home. Tune in to WTVR CBS 6 News on Saturday, December…

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$10

RVA Baroque

December 7 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

RVA Baroque Musical Poetry, Poetical Music, and a Prayer Monday, December 7 at 7:30pm 10 seats available for the live performance at Firehouse + live streamed RVA Baroque presents a concert where Shakespeare meets Tori Amos and harpsichord and viola da gamba trade riffs with lyrical rap, and includes a Christmas prayer for peace. Featured artists are Googsz Kinnard (rapper and poet), Anne O’Byrne (singer), Keydron Dunn (singer), Joel Kumro (keyboard), and Brady Lanier (viola da gamba). RVA Baroque is…

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FREE

Virtual Movement Class

December 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Virtual Movement Class with Kaye Tues, December 8 / 6pm to 7pm Join us for a VIRTUAL movement exploration class with Kaye Weinstein Gary, artistic director of Firehouse’s resident dance company K Dance. Turn your device on, grab a chair and a mat! Stretching, Bending, Swinging, & Twisting — Enjoy a holiday WORKOUT! No dance training/experience necessary. FREE Go to https://youtu.be/HwCshLVDKs8 or https://www.facebook.com/FirehouseTheatre/

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Advocacy Training

December 9 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Advocacy Training event with Delegate Sam Rasoul – Harness the power of telling your recovery story!

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Free

Virtual Literary Virginia Book Group

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

For now our book group meetings will be virtual. Please log in at 6:00 PM through either the GoogleMeets link or the phone number below: Meeting ID meet.google.com/hfh-uwev-jeu Phone Number (US)+1 347-941-2137 PIN: 343 725 357# Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. This month, we’ll discuss The Substitution Order by Martin Clark (a 2020 People’s Choice Fiction finalist). Library of Virginia loaner books are…

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Richmond CASA Volunteer Information Session

December 16 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in a child’s life. Children in our community are waiting for someone like you to speak up for their best interests. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. They make sure the child’s needs are heard – in the community and in the courtroom – and serve as a caring, consistent adult in a child’s life. Children…

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January 2021

Richmond CASA Volunteer Information Session

January 4, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Learn how you can become a Court Appointed Special Advocate and make a difference in a child’s life. Children in our community are waiting for someone like you to speak up for their best interests. CASA volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for children who have been abused or neglected. They make sure the child’s needs are heard – in the community and in the courtroom – and serve as a caring, consistent adult in a child’s life. Children…

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February 2021

$250.00

Accepting Applications- 2021 HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program

February 4, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

The HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program is a five-month leadership development experience for current and emerging women leaders who are committed to investing in themselves and their organizations. The program is designed to benefit women at all career levels in public, private, nonprofit, and entrepreneurial positions. Training opportunities promote personal and professional growth through leadership development, education, coaching, and networking. By engaging in intellectual and experiential workshops, participants learn key principles aimed at enhancing their leadership styles to help…

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TBD

Delta Waterfowl RVA Chapter Banquet

February 7, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Annual Banquet 2020 – TBD

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