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September 2017

free

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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August 2018

free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2019 @ 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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Free

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

August 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - August 21, 2019 @ 7:30 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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December 2018

free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

December 11, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - January 29, 2019 @ 2:15 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group will be held from 1:15 – 2:15 pm Tuesday afternoons beginning December 11, 18 and running through January 29, 2019. Registration is required. For more information or to set up an intake appointment, please call Jane at (804) 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…

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Caregiver Cafe’

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

THE CAFE’ OCCURS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. After seeing the need for caregiver support in the area, Crater Community Hospice will begin to host a monthly Caregiver Café. The café is open to all caregivers and will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. with the first on November 14th. It will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Petersburg Public Library at 201 W. Washington St. “The caregiver café will be…

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January 2019

Community Foundation Information Session 1/7

January 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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$20 – $40

VAFRE Luncheon: Cultivating Resilience: Mindfulness to Recognize and Resist Burnout

January 8, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

The World Health Organization has named stress as the global health epidemic of the 21st century. Chronic stress leads to personal burnout – and organizational chaos. Burnout is one of the biggest reasons people leave development. Resilience is the antidote – and mindfulness is one powerful tool for building it, creating more effective Development Offices in the process. In this special two-hour session, participants will: Discuss connections between stress & burnout Recognize signs of burnout Build concrete skills, including contemplative…

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Free

Emergency Preparedness – Caregiver Connection Support Group

January 8, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:15 pm

Learn how to prepare for emergencies and disasters by understanding the hazards that can affect Chesterfield County residents, what your emergency kit should include in addition to the commonly known supplies, the importance of having a plan, how to communicate with others, and how to stay connected to information relevant to the incident. Jessica Robison from Chesterfield County Emergency Management will present the program. Caregiver Connection meets on the first Tuesday of every month, and helps to address the needs…

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free

Sierra Club – Falls of the James Group Program

January 8, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Environmental Justice with Gustavo Angeles & Alexis Szepesy Both presenters work with the Virginia Sierra Club Chapter: Gustavo, as Environmental Justice Program Coordinator, and Alexis as an Environmental Justice Chairperson. They will explain what Environmental Justice encompasses by providing examples of issues in our area. Their successful efforts have included integrating non-traditional members and conducting local campaigns to further their EJ goals.

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 14, 2019 @ 9:45 am - March 4, 2019 @ 1:20 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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Community Foundation Information Session 1/15

January 15, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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Free

Lunch and Life

January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - February 6, 2019 @ 1:30 pm

A lecture series, offered on Wednesdays, the first four weeks of each OU session and is presented as a gift to the community in partnership with St. Mary Catholic Church. It is free and open to the public. No TSCOR membership or tuition is required.

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 17, 2019 @ 9:45 am - March 7, 2019 @ 2:30 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 $45 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Free

Saturday at the Library FAFSA event

January 19, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

GRASP advisors can assist you, free of charge, with completion of the FAFSA, a requirement in the financial aid process for post-secondary education. Call (804) 527-7772 to make your appointment. www.grasp4va.org

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Community Foundation Information Session 1/23

January 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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Free

Top Tips for Mindfulness – Chesterfield Council on Aging

January 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

In this comprehensive one-hour workshop, Sara Sommers, Ergonomist and Mindfulness Coach, will review essential points behind the art of mindfulness. Topics will include the benefits of mindfulness, best practices of nutrition and exercise, and a guided meditation session.

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Free

Science Pub: Hidden Histories of Medicine, Slavery, and Resistance

January 30, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

How can African American medical traditions during slavery serve as a source of power today? Yale University historian of medicine, Carolyn Roberts, will highlight some of the hidden histories of African American medical practitioners during slavery at the next Science Pub on January 30th. Dr. Roberts’ talk “Hidden Histories of Medicine, Slavery, and Resistance” will explore how the enslaved used botanical knowledge, herbal therapies, and spirituality as a way to resist brutality, cure disease, and heal their communities. In the…

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Community Foundation Information Session 1/31

January 31, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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February 2019

Free

Generation Dream 2019

February 10, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Talented young performers–musicians, singers, dancers and spoken word artists–honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and speak out for peace, nonviolence and social justice.

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Free

SmartWater CSI – Chesterfield TRIAD

February 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Cpl. Craig Eckrich of CCPD will discuss SmartWater, a traceable, forensic liquid that can be applied to personal items, linking them to a particular owner. The liquid glows under special UV lights issued to participating law enforcement agencies.

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April 2019

2019 Illumination Gala

April 13, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Please join the Trustees and Foundation Board of Directors of the Science Museum of Virginia for our annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibit and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center. Your support of the Illumination Gala provides more than just an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. Your support will help the Museum ignite the spark of informal science learning for hundreds of thousands of children and adults this year. The Museum has been a beloved…

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