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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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February 2021

Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art

February 6 - August 1

VMFA presents Virginia Arcadia: The Natural Bridge in American Art. Explore the artistic legacy of an iconic natural wonder. Depicted and celebrated for centuries, the Natural Bridge is the Shenandoah Valley’s breathtaking centerpiece—a towering, primeval witness to human history and timeless muse. The free exhibition examines its image in paintings, prints, decorative arts, photography and more. Featured artists include Frederic Church, David Johnson, Edward Hicks, and many others.

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March 2021

$8 – $14

M&T Bank RESTORE: The Healing Power of Nature

March 31 @ 9:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm

NOW – OCTOBER 31, 2021 We will celebrate the spring season with thousands and thousands of flowering cherries, daffodils, tulips and other springtime favorites. We have planted more than 33,000 spring bulbs this year! Throughout the seasons, look for educational displays highlighting native plants and insects, water, ephemeral art and much more. Enjoy the sweet sounds of nature. Feel the gentle breezes take flight through the trees. Breathe deeply in the fresh forest air. Smell newly opened blooms and earthy…

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April 2021

$8 – $14

A MILLION BLOOMS!

April 1 @ 9:00 am - June 1 @ 5:00 pm

The Garden’s celebration of spring! A parade of blooms unfurls as the weather warms: daffodils, tulips, peonies, roses and many more. Events throughout the season include Peek-a-Bloom with Peter Rabbit, Mother’s Day Weekend and Spring PlantFest. BLOOM CALENDAR April: Daffodils, tulips, bluebells May: Peonies, iris, azaleas, pitcher plants June: Lotuses, roses Conservatory: Orchids, tropicals, cacti

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$245

Certificate in Customer Service

April 5 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 11:55 pm

Customer service is now essential for business and all work organizations. With the increase of technology, human interaction with customers becomes all the more important. Whether it relates to retaining customers, serving your audience, or turning inquiries from potential customers into sales, good customer service is now one of the central factors in organizational success. Learn to improve your customer service skills to enhance your career skill set, improve productivity, and increase your organization’s success. You will also take away…

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$495

Certificate in Mastering Excel

April 5 @ 12:00 am - July 2 @ 11:55 pm

A must-have skill to succeed in business, whether an entrepreneur or a valued employee, is the ability to create, edit and manage spreadsheets. Microsoft Excel is the most used spreadsheet tool in the world. Begin with learning how an Excel worksheet is constructed, populated with content, and edited for delivery. Discover how various menu items, commands, settings and processes affects the look of your Excel worksheets and workbooks. Then, increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate…

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$395

Supervisory and Leadership Certificate

April 5 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 11:55 pm

Your employees are your most valuable resources. Ensuring the efficiency of your team is the key to your success and is your most important responsibility. Get practical, easy to understand, and insightful methods for new and even experienced supervisors and managers. Learn about effective delegation, performance management, and writing performance reviews. Discuss the specifics of the supervisor’s role and responsibilities, and strategies for improving your overall effectiveness as a leader. Take home practical information along with tips and techniques that…

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$345

Google Analytics Certificate

April 5 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 11:55 pm

If you are not reviewing your website statistics, then you are missing several key opportunities to profit from your website traffic. This certificate includes two courses, Google Analytics and Advanced Google Analytics, and is aimed at non-technical users. Instructors will take you through all the key techniques and how to use website analytics using the world-standard Google Analytics, a free online tool. You will understand your visitor traffic better, learn how to calculate return on investment (ROI) for your online…

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Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 13 - October 24

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, that gives charitable organizations the opportunity to receive a 10% bonus on charitable contributions. Participating charities will receive all donations collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees for online donations, plus the additional 10% in various payment distributions throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the December distribution. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $125,000 for the…

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Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 13 @ 8:00 am - October 24 @ 11:59 pm

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is back! Register now to receive a 10% bonus on charitable contributions.  Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, a PGA TOUR Champions playoff event, that gives charitable organizations the opportunity to receive a 10% bonus on charitable contributions. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in three payments throughout the…

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May 2021

$75 – $300

‘Fore the Llama’ Golf Tournament

May 1 - May 27

Robin’s Hope is hosting a virtual golf tournament throughout May to boost awareness of the need for trauma recovery services during Mental Health Awareness month. Golfers can register as a foursome to golf in Williamsburg, Chesapeake, or Chesterfield VA and set a time that is convenient to golf. They then list their scores on an app that provides a live leaderboard. For those that prefer in person tournaments, Birkdale in Chesterfield will host us on May 27th at 1 pm.

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$195

Intermediate Excel

May 3 @ 12:00 am - May 28 @ 11:59 pm

Have you ever wondered why Excel is one of the most powerful applications used today by many businesses? Excel is one of the most important applications that you can study now to take your skills to the next level! This course will help you increase your efficiency by learning how to organize, display and calculate your data into useful information. Find out how you can consolidate your data proficiently into readable rows and columns using different table designs and styles.…

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$8 – $14

THE SECRET LIVES OF BUGS NATIVE INVERTEBRATE MICRO EXHIBIT

May 11 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 2:00 pm

Included with regular Garden admission. Advanced online tickets are required. Saturday – Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., now through October. Secret Lives of Bugs! Have you ever wondered what a baby dragonfly looks like? Or where butterflies go in the rain? Visit Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden to learn the answers to these questions and more, as we reveal the secret lives of bugs! The Garden features an educational display of live insects and other invertebrates, highlighting the fascinating life…

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McShin’s Golf Tournament

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 6:30 pm

We will be having our annual golf tournament! YAY. This year we are raising funds for our alumni. These funds will help an alum if they need our services again or one of their family members. SPONSORSHIPS are available! Please contact mattc@mcshin.org for more details.

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$8 – $14

Latin Ballet Mistica and River City Poets

May 15 - May 16

Join us for a weekend of dance and poetry celebrating nature….all part of M&T Bank: RESTORE: the Healing Power of Nature… On Saturday, May 15 see performances by Latin Ballet of Virginia at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. On Sunday, May 16, enjoy poetry by River City Poets 2-3:30 p.m. on the Flagler Garden Lawn Details: The Latin Ballet of Virginia will be presenting MISTICA: World Mythology Come to Life. All myths and legends are about nature, promoting love and…

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Celebrating 45 Years of Connections

May 17 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm

We are celebrating 45 years of creating connections with a weeklong anniversary celebration. Join us as we safely and virtually celebrate Connections the week of May 17th. Connect with us throughout the week with activities like storytelling, an online auction, virtual Bingo, and more. Visit www.circlecenterva.org to find out how!

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Free

STATEWIDE Virtual Support Group for Persons with Brain Injury and Family Caregivers

May 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

A monthly, online support group available to anyone in Virginia who has experienced a brain injury and anyone in Virginia who is a family member and caregiver for a person with a brain injury.

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Free

Direct Support Professional Hiring Event

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

We are hiring Direct Support Professionals! Enjoy a FREE cup of coffee and learn more! Tuesday, May 18th at Starbucks, Ashland 704 England St, Ashland, VA 23005 from 8:00am – 10:00am

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$60

VOCAL’s Annual Recovery Conference: Survive, Strive, Thrive

May 18 @ 9:00 am - May 19 @ 2:30 pm

Join us May 18 and 19, from 9:00 a.m.-2:30 p.m., for our Annual Recovery Conference, “Survive, Strive, Thrive”! Workshop topics include: “Conflict Resolution”, “Effective Interactions with EMS”, “Surviving Treatment and the Path to Recovery”, “Advanced Directives”, and more! This year’s keynote will be Lisa Hamp. A graduate of Virginia Tech, Lisa will share her recovery journey. Lisa struggled with an eating disorder after the 2007 shooting, and thus knows the deep wounds that trauma can cause. She is therefore passionate…

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Free

Common Ground Virginia History Book Group

May 18 @ 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 “American Fire: Love, Arson, and Life in a Vanishing Land” by Monica Hesse (2018). Next month, we’ll discuss “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge” by Erica Armstrong Dunbar (2018). Check your local public library to borrow titles, or purchase through the Virginia Shop or other online retailers. We invite attendees to sign up…

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$5 – $14

WEDNESDAYS ALFRESCO

May 19 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Escape to a garden paradise on Wednesday nights May 12th to August 25th. Bring your friends or bring a date! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has more than 50 acres of fresh air, fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect for a special night out. Food and drink are available for purchase online or in person at the Robins Tea House. Online orders are nonrefundable. Outside food is not allowed to be brought into the Garden. If ordering online from the Garden,…

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Free

Talk Saves Lives: An Introduction to Suicide Prevention

May 20 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Advance registration is required: https://virginia-tsl-05-20-21.attendease.com/ Talk Saves Lives is AFSP’s standardized, 45-60 minute education program that provides participants with a clear understanding of this leading cause of death, including the most up-to-date research on suicide prevention, and what they can do in their communities to save lives. Participants will learn common risk factors and warning signs associated with suicide, and how to keep themselves and others safe.

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The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse

May 22 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, investigates the aesthetic impulses of early 20th-century Black culture that have proved ubiquitous to the southern region of the United States. The exhibition chronicles the pervasive sonic and visual parallels that have served to shape the contemporary landscape, and looks deeply into the frameworks of landscape, religion, and the Black body—deep meditative repositories of thought and expression. Within the visual expression,…

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The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse

May 22 @ 8:00 am - September 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Dirty South: Contemporary Art, Material Culture, and the Sonic Impulse, organized by the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, investigates the aesthetic impulses of early 20th-century Black culture that have proved ubiquitous to the southern region of the United States. The exhibition chronicles the pervasive sonic and visual parallels that have served to shape the contemporary landscape, and looks deeply into the frameworks of landscape, religion, and the Black body—deep meditative repositories of thought and expression. Within the visual expression,…

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Free

SOAR365’s Annual Nonprofit Leadership Workshop

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join accomplished leaders as they share how you can strengthen your leadership skills and become more than a volunteer for your favorite nonprofit. Topics include “Demystifying Boards” with Sue Kindred of SK Consulting; “Becoming More Than a Volunteer” with Dean Browell of Hidden In Plain Site / Feedback; and “Nonprofit Pivoting” with Danielle Ripperton of Children’s Museum of Richmond.

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$25

Mutt Strut Pet Cancer AWareness Walk

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

FETCH a Cure’s 11th Annual Mutt Strut Pet Cancer Awareness Walk raises awareness and funds for animal companions battling cancer. Mutt Strut is a dog-friendly, family-friendly, tail-wagging good time! There will be activities for kids and pups, plus plenty of food and beverages. The afternoon walk at Libbie Mill in Richmond is about one mile. Every dollar raised will go on to support families in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., whose pets need lifesaving cancer treatments. You don’t need to…

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$25

Nonprofit Sustainability: Matrix Mapping for Decision Making

May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

As nonprofits navigate the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, they look at their financial bottom line and decide what to increase and what to decrease. In this session. Myra Goodman Smith (LMR ’06) and Vikki Keszey (LMR ’18) will share Leadership Metro Richmond’s experience and tools to develop a nonprofit sustainability matrix, used to assess the mission impact and profitability of programs. The results will show how each program contributes to the organization’s impact and financial viability, providing a…

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Free

Ask a Lawyer: Intellectual Property: 15-min consultations

May 26 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

The Collaboratory of Virginia (CVA), in conjunction with the Greater Richmond Bar Foundation (GRBF), is pleased to offer the Ask a Lawyer series to CVA members. Lawyers from the GRBF will either present on a topic relevant to nonprofits or book private, 15-minute consultation appointments. This is the option to book a private, 15-minute consultation with a GRBF lawyer to determine eligibility for referral to the Pro-Bono Clearinghouse. CVA members only. Sample Questions You May Be Asking Yourselves About This…

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$5 – $14

WEDNESDAYS ALFRESCO

May 26 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Escape to a garden paradise on Wednesday nights May 12th to August 25th. Bring your friends or bring a date! Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden has more than 50 acres of fresh air, fragrant blooms and cool evening breezes—perfect for a special night out. Food and drink are available for purchase online or in person at the Robins Tea House. Online orders are nonrefundable. Outside food is not allowed to be brought into the Garden. If ordering online from the Garden,…

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