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February 2022

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

February 9, 2022 @ 6:30 pm - February 2, 2023 @ 9:00 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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November 2022

$15

Toddler Time: Fantastic Fall (18-24m)

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of fall at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 18– 24 months; one adult must accompany child. This program is also offered for ages 3 – 4 years at the same time.

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$15

Toddler Time: Fantastic Fall (3-4yr)

November 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of fall at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 3 – 4 years old; one adult must accompany child. This program is also offered for ages 18– 24 months at the same time.

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$55

Wreath Workshop

November 29 @ 2:00 pm - December 3 @ 6:00 pm

Just in time for the holidays, learn to create a beautiful evergreen wreath with guidance from the Maymont staff. Bring a friend and enjoy a festive and fun workshop complete with wreath forms and a variety of freshly cut evergreens, plus refreshments. Bring your own clippers and gloves and take home a lovely decoration for the season! Note: participants must be 16 or older. Bring photo ID for alcohol (21+). Times vary, check Maymont website for details. Free parking is…

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December 2022

$10

Merry Market

December 2 @ 6:00 pm - December 3 @ 9:00 pm

Ring in the holiday season at Maymont’s Merry Market, Friday, December 2, and Saturday, December 3. Gather on the Carriage House Lawn under twinkling holiday lights to enjoy a cup of cheer and live music while shopping for unique holiday gifts from 50 local artisans and vendors. Snap a pic with Saint Nicholas, find something tasty at the festive holiday bar, and warm up around cozy fire pits, while the kids make their own gifts and decorations in the crafts…

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$15 – $30

A Richmond Big Band Christmas

December 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

A Richmond Big Band Christmas returns this holiday season—now with two shows! Join us as acclaimed Richmond musicians take the stage together to perform sacred Christmas songs in the celebratory and uniquely American genre of big band jazz. Proceeds from this event will benefit Church Hill Activities & Tutoring (CHAT), a nonprofit serving students and families in Richmond’s East End.

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FREE

LOOKING TO OUTREACH IN THE LATINO COMMUNITY?

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Join Latinos In Virginia Empowerment Center as we outreach in the Latino community. We will be providing FREE culturally appropriate food and resources! If you are looking for a way to get closer to the Latino Community, this event is for you! You will be able to share your resources with Latinos that are looking for new opportunities and inquire about what Virginia has to offer. We ONLY have FREE 10 spots available, if your agency is interested in joining…

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FREE

LOOKING TO OUTREACH IN THE LATINO COMMUNITY?

December 3 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

If you are looking for a way to get closer to the Latino Community, this event is for you! You will be able to share your resources with Latinos that are looking for new opportunities and inquire about what Virginia has to offer. We ONLY have FREE 10 spots available, if your agency is interested in joining us, please fill out the Google Form down below by November 21st, 2022. We do require the following: All material provided that day…

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$15 – $30

A Richmond Big Band Christmas

December 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

A Richmond Big Band Christmas returns this holiday season—now with two shows! Join us as acclaimed Richmond musicians take the stage together to perform sacred Christmas songs in the celebratory and uniquely American genre of big band jazz. Proceeds from this event will benefit Church Hill Activities & Tutoring (CHAT), a nonprofit serving students and families in Richmond’s East End.

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (18mo-2yr)Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (18mo-2yr)

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 18 months – 2 years; one adult must accompany child.

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (3-4yrs)

December 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 3 – 4 years; one adult must accompany child.

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Independent Living: Taking the Next Steps

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

Northstar Career Center presents: Independent Living: Taking the Next Steps Learn about: – Steps to take now in order to support independent living in the future – Programs available in the community that support independent living – Funding sources that exist which promote independent living For more information about Northstar, visit: NorthstarVA.org.

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Free

Online Research Skills for Family and Local History

December 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us for a virtual workshop led by reference librarians Annie Hatton and Becky Schneider on finding and evaluating historical information online. Learn strategies to conduct effective searches, judge the accuracy of sources, and discover useful websites for online history research. For more information, contact Ashley Ramey Craig at ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3001.

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

December 9 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young people…

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Free

Arts for Youth presents Frosty: A Musical Adventure

December 9 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am

A young orphan named Billy discovers magic in a stolen hat, and when he places the hat on a snowman’s head, that snowman comes to life! Can Frosty help Billy find his real family in time for Christmas? Join them on a thrilling quest through New York City as they discover that the real magic of the Season is Love. Performed by Barter Theatre. There will be 2 performances – 9:30 am and 1:30 pm.

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (3-4yrs)

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 3 – 4 years; one adult must accompany child.

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (3-4yrs)

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 3 – 4 years; one adult must accompany child.

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Free

Making History with LVA

December 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Crowdsource with us! The Library of Virginia acquires, preserves, and promotes access to unique collections of Virginia’s history and culture. With more content and research moving online, we seek to make digital documents as accessible as possible by crowdsourcing their contents. Volunteers will transcribe handwritten pages and historical newspapers by reading the text and typing it into digital form. Join us for a virtual volunteer session to learn how you can help make historical documents more searchable and usable for…

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$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse. Featuring showcase poets and an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop, and a cash bar with happy hour specials. It’s a great way to make the most of a long day. Want to get heard yourself? Open mic signup is onsite starting at 5:45. ​​Come catch the night on fire with us!

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$73.00

On Stage Series presents Jose Feliciano

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

An international presence who has influenced popular music for two generations. Feliciano has been acclaimed by critics around the world as “the greatest living guitarist”. He’s been awarded over 45 Gold and Platinum records, won 19 Grammy nominations, earning 9 Grammy Awards, including the “LARAS Award for Lifetime Achievement. He will be performing with a backup band of fabulous musicians.

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$5 – $15

Wes Iseli FAMILY MAGIC SHOW

December 18 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Magic is Wes’ life. In 2020 he stumped Penn & Teller with one of his tricks. Wes has been performing magic since he was 7 years old. He started his own business called Party Magic after graduating from high school. He drives around the country in his RV with his family, who also help him on stage with his illusions. Wes performs at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, high school auditoriums, private parties, and family reunions all…

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$10 – $30

Wes Iseli is MAGIC MAN

December 18 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Magic is Wes’ life. In 2020 he stumped Penn & Teller with one of his tricks. Wes has been performing magic since he was 7 years old. He started his own business called Party Magic after graduating from high school. He drives around the country in his RV with his family, who also help him on stage with his illusions. Wes performs at resorts, country clubs, theatres, trade shows, company picnics, high school auditoriums, private parties, and family reunions all…

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (18mo-2yr)

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 18 months – 2 years; one adult must accompany child.

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$15

Toddler Time: Winter Wiggles (3-4yrs)

December 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Introduce your little explorer(s) to the joys and wonders of winter at Maymont. Each session provides fun, engaging and active learning through story time, a craft and a visit with one of Maymont’s animals. Plus, you and your toddler might even make a few new friends! For ages 3 – 4 years; one adult must accompany child.

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Free

Common Ground Virginia History Virtual Book Group | Trailed

December 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Read and discuss compelling nonfiction books handpicked by Library staff that explore Virginia history, society, and culture. This month, we’ll discuss “The Age of Astonishment: John Morris in the Miracle Century—From the Civil War to the Cold War” by Bill Morris. Check your local public library to borrow titles, or purchase through the Virginia Shop or other online retailers. Please check out our monthly Common Ground Book Group post on the UncommonWealth blog to view LVA collection items and other…

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January 2023

Free

Virtual Information Session: Become a Child Advocate

January 5, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

YOU can change a child’s story. Learn more about volunteering to be a voice for vulnerable children experiencing abuse or neglect. Henrico CASA activates trained volunteers to help our county’s most vulnerable children thrive in safe, loving homes. Will you join us in our mission to ensure every child that has experienced abuse or neglect has a voice? Volunteers advocate for children aged from newborn to eighteen. Advocates come from all walks of life including a variety of professional and…

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Free

Supported Decision-Making: Legal & Financial Planning

January 24, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us! Northstar Career Center presents: Supported Decision-Making: Legal & Financial Planning Learn about: – Short-term supports versus long-term planning – The wide variety of tools available outside of guardianship – Ways to help an adult child make legal decisions – The next steps for you and/or your family Keynote Speaker: Matt Bellinger, Esq. – Benecounsel, Inc. For more information about Northstar, visit: NorthstarVA.org

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February 2023

Free

Northstar Academy & Career Center Open House

February 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Northstar provides instruction for students who have academic, physical or social challenges ages five through young adult. Northstar serves students from localities across Central Virginia including students from 16 different school systems. This informal open house is open to everyone! Discover if Northstar can be your student’s next educational home. Drop by our campus anytime between the hours of 9am-12pm on February 4th and you will have the opportunity to: – Tour our NEW campus – Learn about our Academy…

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$5

HAPPY HOUR POETRY

February 8, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse. Featuring showcase poets and an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop, and a cash bar with happy hour specials. It’s a great way to make the most of a long day. Want to get heard yourself? Open mic signup is onsite starting at 5:45. ​​Come catch the night on fire with us!

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Free

Post-Secondary Programs: Life After Graduation

February 21, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Join us! Northstar Career Center presents: Post-Secondary Programs: Life After Graduation Learn about: – IDEA versus ADA: How accommodations work after high school graduation – Degree programs versus Non-degree programs – Ways to individualize your timeline beyond the four year mentality For more information about Northstar, visit: NorthstarVA.org

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