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September 2017
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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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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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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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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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January 2018
Free

NAMI Family Support Group: Family/ Caregivers of Youth With Mental Health Condition

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Free, bi-monthly support group for caregivers and family of a child or adolescent living with a mental health condition. Groups are facilitated by trained family member peers. Groups are confidential and anonymous. This group meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. No registration necessary. For more information contact NAMI Central Virginia.

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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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February 2018

WWI America

February 20 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm

Admission: •Free for members and children under 5. •Through the generosity of The Boeing Company, admission is free for veterans and active duty military and their families. •$10 for adults, $8 for seniors or groups of 10 or more, and $5 for youth ages 6 – 17 Come see WW1 America — the largest traveling exhibition about the Great War — at its only scheduled stop on the east coast! Purchase your tickets today! This exhibition — featuring more than…

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The Commonwealth and the Great War

February 20 @ 10:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

In 1917, Virginia-born President Woodrow Wilson brought the nation into war against the German, Austrian, and Ottoman empires. The Commonwealth and the Great War tells the stories of individual Virginians who carried the state’s proud military tradition to the battlefront during World War I. 100,000 of them served; 3,700 died. Many more were injured. Thirty-nine percent of the draftees in 1918 were African Americans. Hundreds of Virginia nurses and doctors followed soldiers to Europe. Military facilities established in Virginia became…

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March 2018
$8 - $13

A Million Blooms

March 31 @ 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, Spring PlantFest, Butterflies LIVE!, and activities in the Children’s Garden.

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April 2018
$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

April 5 @ 9:45 am - May 24 @ 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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$8 - $13

Butterflies LIVE!

April 6 - October 14

Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Tropical beauties — fascinating and showy — transform the Conservatory’s North Wing into a wonderland of vibrant colors, captivating sights and extraordinary discoveries. The exhibit is ever-changing, so every time you visit, you’re likely to see something new. Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit filled with fun family activities for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred…

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$8 - $13

Origami in the Garden

April 13 - September 30

Origami in the Garden is an exhibition of larger-than-life outdoor sculpture inspired by the art of paper folding. Santa Fe artist Kevin Box collaborates with his wife, Jennifer Box and origami masters Robert J. Lang, Te Jui Fu, Michael G. LaFosse and Richard L. Alexander to celebrate the art of origami in museum quality sculpture and educational programming. In the Garden view 16 vignettes, featuring 21 sculptures. In the Library explore four unfolded wall hangings displayed with the four corresponding…

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May 2018

Papa John’s Charity of the Month – Crater Community Hospice

May 1 @ 12:00 am - May 31 @ 12:00 pm

Papa Johns has selected Crater Community Hospice as its Charity of the Month. Enter the promo code Crater3916 on-line when you order your pizza and Papa John’s will donate 10% to Crater Community Hospice.

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Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

May 5 @ 5:00 pm - June 23 @ 6:00 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will meet on Saturday evenings from 5:00 to 6:00 PM beginning May 5, 2018 and running through June 23, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Cassandra at 804.458.2704 or cassandra@thejameshouse.org to set up an intake appointment or if you would like additional information. James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and…

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Med Tech Training (Day Session)

May 21 @ 9:00 am - June 13 @ 3:00 pm

Board Certified Medication Aide training session staring May 21, 2018 – June 13, 2018. Payment Plan Available. Call for details (804) 233-9494

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$65.00 - $105.00

Principles of Primary Prevention

May 24 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Primary prevention programs are focused on reducing or eliminating the first-time perpetration of sexual violence and intimate partner violence SV/IPV. This means figuring out what factors make some people more at-risk to perpetrate SV/IPV, and changing or interrupting those factors. This training delves into the key concepts underlying this innovative work, highlights promising practices from the field, and includes an overview of Virginia’s Guidelines for the Primary Prevention of Sexual Violence & Intimate Partner Violence used by sexual and domestic…

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$15 - $40

Preludes

May 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff underwent after the disastrous premiere of his Symphony No. 1 in D Minor. But beneath the surface is creator Dave Malloy’s innovative probings about genius, success/failure, parallel universes, and the process of making art that’s told in a collage of musical styles from klezmer to punk rock.

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RVA East End Festival 2018

May 25 @ 5:00 pm - May 26 @ 9:00 pm

The RVA East End Festival comes to Shockoe Bottom on May 25 & 26. The event is free and open to the public. All proceeds will benefit the music and art programs in Richmond Public Schools in the East End. Come out for live music, food trucks, craft beer, and a whole lot of family fun. For more information, to donate, and/or to sign up to volunteer, visit rvaeastendfest.org

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$15 - $40

Preludes

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff underwent after the disastrous premiere of his Symphony No. 1 in D Minor. But beneath the surface is creator Dave Malloy’s innovative probings about genius, success/failure, parallel universes, and the process of making art that’s told in a collage of musical styles from klezmer to punk rock.

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$15 - $40

Preludes

May 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff underwent after the disastrous premiere of his Symphony No. 1 in D Minor. But beneath the surface is creator Dave Malloy’s innovative probings about genius, success/failure, parallel universes, and the process of making art that’s told in a collage of musical styles from klezmer to punk rock.

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$8 - $13

Early Morning Hours

May 26 - September 2

Saturdays and Sundays from Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day Weekend Saturday, May 26 – Sunday, September 2 The early morning access is for the gardens only. Programming and the Butterflies LIVE! exhibit do not begin until 9 a.m. and dining and shopping will follow their usual schedules. Guests should also be aware there may be some routine tasks in the mornings as the Garden prepares for the day. The earlier hours are designed to provide garden experiences away from…

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$8 - $13

Richmond Rose Society Show

May 26 - May 27

Regular Garden Admission Location: Auditorium, Education and Library Complex Displays of specimen roses and seminars by consulting experts. Public Hours: Saturday, May 26: 1 – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 27: 11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

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Autism Society Central VA Autism 5K Run/Walk

May 26 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

For over 30 years, the Autism Society Central Virginia, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, has served as the region’s premier source of education, advocacy, and support for individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD), their families and friends, and interested professionals. To fulfill our mission to improve the lives of all affected by autism by maximizing the self- sufficiency, independence, and quality of life for all living with autism, the Autism Society Central Virginia established a 5K walk/run in 2002. Held at the…

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RiverWise Volunteer Training

May 26 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Volunteers will learn about how to protect your local streams by improving your backyard. Volunteers will be trained to perform RiverWise Assessments, to help their neighbors learn about river friendly things they can do at their homes. Learn about rain barrels, rain gardens, tree planting, pervious pavers, and conservation landscaping. Open to everyone. No experience necessary. To RSVP email ahagerdon@allianceforthebay.org

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$15 - $40

Preludes

May 26 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff underwent after the disastrous premiere of his Symphony No. 1 in D Minor. But beneath the surface is creator Dave Malloy’s innovative probings about genius, success/failure, parallel universes, and the process of making art that’s told in a collage of musical styles from klezmer to punk rock.

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$8 - $13

Memorial Day Celebration

May 28

On Memorial Day (only) the Garden will offer FREE admission for military personnel and first responders and/or their dependents, with valid ID card. Anyone else in the party (non-dependents) can receive half-price admission. Also on this day military personnel and first responders can enjoy a 10% discount in the Garden Shop. Military members, first responders and their dependents can enjoy a 15% discount (excluding alcohol) in the Garden Café.

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The Sprout School at Downtown RVA Open House!

May 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Tour YWCA Richmond’s Reggio Emilia-inspired preschool at the Downtown location! Meet our team and learn more about our mixed-income program to serve families in the Richmond area with high-quality early childhood education. Please share with friends with little ones! The Sprout School current has two locations (5th St in Downtown Richmond & Children’s Museum of Richmond) and serves toddlers and young children ages 18 mos – 5 years old. More info: www.sproutschoolrva.org

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Evening CNA Training

May 29 @ 5:00 pm - July 14 @ 5:00 pm

Board Certified 7 weeks Nurse Aide training session May 29, 2018 – July 14, 2018 Enrollment deadline Thurs. May 24th by 4p. Payment Plan Available. Call for details (804) 233-9494

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Blood Drive – American Red Cross @ Crater Community Hospice

May 31 @ 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Crater Community Hospice is hosting a blood drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, May 31st from 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. To schedule your appointment, visit redcrossblood.org and search sponsor code craterhospice. The donation takes 15 minutes. Every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood. It is essential for surgeries, cancer treatment, chronic illnesses, and traumatic injuries. Whether a patient receives whole blood, red cells, platelets or plasma, this lifesaving care starts with one person making a…

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$15 - $40

Preludes

May 31 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

On the surface this head-trippy musical fantasia covers the three years of writers block and the hypnotherapy treatment that Russian composer Sergei Rachmaninoff underwent after the disastrous premiere of his Symphony No. 1 in D Minor. But beneath the surface is creator Dave Malloy’s innovative probings about genius, success/failure, parallel universes, and the process of making art that’s told in a collage of musical styles from klezmer to punk rock.

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