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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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April 2018

$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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August 2018

free

Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 15, 2019 @ 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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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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September 2018

free

support group for women who have experienced domestic violence

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - November 14 @ 7:00 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. The cost-free, confidential group will be on Wednesday evenings from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm beginning September 12, 2018 and running through November 14, 2018. Registration is required. Contact Edva at 804.458.2704 or edva@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,…

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free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 18 @ 6:00 pm - November 13 @ 7:00 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 6-7 pm Tuesday evenings beginning Sep 18 and running through November 13. 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 to empower them to…

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$65.00 – $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

September 25 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this training participants will increase their understanding of reproductive health and sexuality, sexual coercion screening and program best practices, and how to implement successful partnerships with key healthcare providers in their locality.

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Free

Brain Boot Camp

September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Just as physical exercise can help you keep your body strong, mental exercise can help your brain work better, and lower your risk of mental decline. Join us for this fun and interactive class where we flex our mental muscles. Class will meet once a week for 4 weeks for 1 hour. Brain Boot Camp is designed for people with age-related memory concerns, who wish to improve or maintain their memory capabilities.

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Free

Understanding and Responding to Dementia Behaviors

September 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

People with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementias often find it difficult to make sense of the world around them and to communicate their needs. If we want to understand a person with dementia, we need to figure out what the behavior means and address the person’s needs. By understanding behaviors, we can often avoid difficult, stressful and/or unsafe situations. Understanding that challenging behaviors do not “just happen” is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. Learn techniques for…

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Free

CVCWCA Monthly Meeting 9/25/2018

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Rusty Hicks will give the presentation for September. His topic will be a pair of 1851 Colt navy revolvers belonging to Richard Byrd Kennon (aide to Jeb Stuart and other assignments in the Army of Northern Virginia) that he was able to bring together for the first time since the Civil War. See Facebook for regular updates.

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Free

Social Security Disability Basics

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join Us and Attorney Joanna Suyes for a talk on qualifying for Social Security Disability Income (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) benefits. Learn what medical information is essential to include in order to qualify, as well as the procedures that will be used to determine eligibility

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$10

2018 Be Well VA Suicide Prevention Conference

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

The Region IV Community Services Boards Prevention Division, in partnership with NAMI Central Virginia, is pleased to invite you to the Be Well VA 2018 Suicide Prevention Conference. CEU’s are available with full attendance. To learn more or register for this use the following: https://bewellvaspc2018.brownpapertickets.com/

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Free

Richmond Autism Speaks Walk

September 29 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives’. The commitment of individuals like you plays a critical role in raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no…

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October 2018

St. Michael Toastmasters Club Meeting

October 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. We are a President’s Distinguished Club that meets every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to visit our club so you can learn more about us. For details, visit www.stmichaeltm.toastmastersclubs.org.

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$65.00 – $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Racial Justice as Trauma Informed Advocacy

October 3 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

This training will examine how institutional and systemic racism create disparities in experiences between survivors of color and survivors who are white (including disparities in access to resources and support following trauma exposure), why a racial justice lens is integral to trauma-informed advocacy and prevention, and specific examples of how the Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Action Alliance has integrated a racial justice lens into aspects of its work.

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ASCV Workshop: Autism, Puberty and Sexuality: What You Need to Know and How to Teach It

October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us, on Friday, October 5, 2018 at 7:00 pm for a FREE workshop on Autism, Puberty and Sexuality. Social and sexual development occurs together, however often not at the same rate for individuals with Autism. Understanding social and sexual development and how to prepare for puberty and relationships improves a person’s quality of life. The goals of this workshop are to help parents and caregivers: To promote health, safety and abuse prevention, To recognize and understand an individual rights,…

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FREE

FREE film screening: Finding Jenn’s Voice a Domestic Violence Documentary

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women, Inc. Richmond Metropolitan Area Chapter and James House are hosting a film screening and panel discussion. Registration is not required. Light refreshments will be served. “Finding Jenn’s Voice” is an award-winning documentary film that reveals a little known fact: Homicide is the leading cause of death during pregnancy! When Jennifer Snyder is murdered by her married boyfriend after she becomes pregnant, her family is thrown into a nightmare of grief, accusations and media…

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free

Sierra Club – Falls of the James Group Program

October 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Let’s Talk Politics with Harrison Wallace Director of Chesapeake Climate Action Network in Virginia, Harrison Wallace manages CCAN’s grassroots campaigns around the Commonwealth and advocates for strong climate policy. Seeing climate change as a moral issue, he works on keeping our elected leaders knowledgeable and accountable. He closely follows the political scene and will be able to update us on current trends and CCAN’s efforts in combatting climate change.

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Free

Navigating Health Insurance

October 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Join CancerLINC and a guest speaker for an overview of health insurance. Learn how to interpret policies, what to look out for, and what you can do when a claim is denied.

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Volunteer Training

October 15 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

The ability to expand the reach of Alzheimer’s Association care and support can be significantly aided by engaging volunteers in support groups, education and early-stage engagement programs. The Association has committed to increase or maintain the reach of care and support services through direct, community partners and volunteer-powered delivery. Join us in Markel’s Salons A & B for our next Volunteer Training program on Monday, 15 October, 2018 from 4:30-7:00 p.m

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Free

Film Screening: “Angst: Raising Awareness Around Anxiety”

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation invites you to special film screening of this documentary to open up a dialogue between local families, community leaders, and experts. The event will feature the 43 minute documentary followed by an informative panel discussion led by Grace Gallagher, Executive Director of the CKG Foundation and child psychologists. Producers Scilla Andreen and Karin Gornick have one goal: to start a global conversation and raise awareness around anxiety. Through candid interviews, they utilize the power of…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Religious Diversity and the December Dilemma”

October 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

SPEAKER: Amandeep Singh Sidhu (Co-Founder, The Sikh Coalition)| DESCRIPTION: Religion and spirituality show up in the workplace in overt and subtle ways on a regular basis, from observed holidays, to employee attire and jewelry, to office decorations and foods, and even to informal discussions among colleagues. These expressions of faith can be opportunities to come together, or they can create deep divisions that impact employee satisfaction and retention. This session will consider strategies to promote respectful religious pluralism in the…

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Free

Goodwill Works Tour

October 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join us on a Goodwill Works Tour! See first-hand how Goodwill empowers individuals through employment and produces economic impact in the Greater Richmond region. The one-hour Goodwill Works tour is the most tangible way to learn how Goodwill refurbishes, recycles or resells everything from electronics to clothing and medical equipment – keeping nearly 40 million pounds from entering local landfills annually. On the tour, you will hear from Goodwill leaders about how our work is transforming lives through the power…

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free

Free Program on Emotional Aromatherapy

October 18 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Collaborating with Charlene Belangia of Living Spirit Massage and Ruth Yorston, Wellness Consultant for dōTERRA, James House is hosting a free program on emotional aromatherapy. Join us for this fun workshop and chance to support James House through your purchases. Also, learn more about James House’s emotional aromatherapy program for clients. Register at www.thejameshouse.org/events or contact Anna at (804) 458-2704 or anna@thejamehouse.org

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$300

2018 Annual Conference – Game Changer: New Rules, New Players, New Strategies in Health Care

October 21 - October 23

A massive shift is on the horizon for Virginia’s health safety net as the Commonwealth prepares to expand Medicaid. The theme of VAFCC’s 2018 Annual Conference, Game Changer: New Players, New Rules, New Strategies in Healthcare, acknowledges this changing landscape and will address how Medicaid expansion will impact clinics and the patients they serve.

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$65.00 – $105.00

Continuing Advocacy Training: Working with Survivors who are Immigrants

October 23 @ 9:30 am - October 24 @ 4:00 pm

A full two-day training that explores the diverse and unique needs of survivors who are immigrants including VAWA immigration remedies, language and cultural differences, community outreach, and agency capacity building to serve survivors from immigrant communities. This training offers advocates an opportunity to build on their assets to better serve immigrant survivors while paying attention to the very real barriers experienced by these survivors.

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Free

Estate Planning 101

October 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Estate planning is a process in which individuals specify how their money and other property should be managed during life and after their death. Join CancerLINC and an attorney to learn the importance of planning in advance.

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Free

CVCWCA Monthly Meeting 10/23/2018

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The American Civil War Museum is moving in September and will not be available for our annual “behind the scenes” tour. Artillery expert and author Pete George will discuss Federal cannon ammunition and the Confederate versions of those shells. Please bring any shells for display or for discussion.

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$8 – $13

Goblins and Gourds

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fun for the whole family! Goblins and Gourds is a harvest celebration featuring live music from the Richmond Indigenous Gourd Orchestra, pumpkin-painting and good green fun in the Children’s Garden. Regular Garden admission Harvest celebration with live music, pumpkin painting, storytelling and good green fun in the Children’s Garden. We have over 500 pumpkins — kids can choose one, paint it, and take it home (while supplies last). Join us for demos in gourd carving, pumpkin carving, vermiculture and more.

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