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May 2017
$10

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves

May 23, 2017 @ 10:00 am - January 28, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Our Hearts On Our Sleeves Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 28, 2017 – January 28, 2018 The fashion and fiber arts play an important role in Richmond’s creative community, enlivening Richmond’s streets, shops, galleries, museums, and performance spaces. Drawing on the Valentine’s extensive collection of historic and contemporary costume and textiles, this exhibition celebrates Richmond’s devotion to creative expression. IMAGE: Hat, 1952, Gift of Sara Sue Sherrill Waldbauer, V.73.333.37

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July 2017
$10

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, 2017 – April 15, 2018 There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. IMAGE: La Sabrosita Bakery staff (Steven Casanova, 2017)

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September 2017
$10

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. September 19, 2017 – April 30, 2018 This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound. IMAGE: Johnson’s Happy Pals, Richmond Jazz Society Archives

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free

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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free

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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free

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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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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November 2017
Free - $20

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. This exhibition also features arms and armor, horse and chariot fittings, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics. Gathered from fourteen museums and archaeological institutes across Shaanxi Province, China, the works provide insights into Qin history, the creation of a unified China, the…

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$5 - $13

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

November 24, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - January 8, 2018 @ 10:00 pm

Nov. 24, 2017 – January 8, 2018 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25) Nightly 5 – 10 p.m. A holiday tradition featuring more than half-a-million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! The 2017-2018 theme is Naturally Ever After: Stories in Lights A “rain or shine” event; only closed for extreme weather. Tickets are not date specific and may be purchased…

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December 2017
Free

Calabash Lessons

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - February 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for our monthly series of Calabash Lessons. We will enlighten, edutain, and share cultural stories with the community. Dance, sing, and learn lessons of tradition produced and performed by the members of Taaluma Arts and Education Academy. Show dates: December 6th, January 31st and February 28th.

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$150

Staff Supervision and Performance Management (2 Day Class)

December 13 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 4:30 pm

**Please note that this is a 2 day class and you will be required to attend both 12/13 and 12/14 The workplace of today requires both new and experienced supervisors to cope with constant change and increasingly challenging situations. This class will help managers, supervisors and team leaders learn and apply skills and strategies to successfully manage the work while inspiring employees to give their best. Participants will examine case studies and role play challenging supervisory situations to gain interactive…

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Free

GRASP Young Professionals Recruitment Social

December 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Come to District 5 in the Fan to learn how you can get involved with the GRASP Young Professionals Network. We’re looking for young professionals who want to contribute to GRASP’s mission and help today’s youth reach their educational goals! We have several exciting opportunities coming in 2018 including fundraising events and a mentoring program for college students. Leadership positions are available. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres will be provided, and we have reserved a private room with a cash bar. To…

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free

“Human Trafficking” movie and discussion

December 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

James House will be concluding a year-long Movie & Discussion series this month with a screening of “Human Trafficking: Inside the World of Teen Sex Trafficking.” The film was produced by Fairfax County Public Schools and is designed to educate students, teachers, and parents about the rising problem of sex trafficking in the United States. This film is not recommended for viewers under the age of 12. We encourage you to join us for this eye-opening film and then to…

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Rare Dementia Support Group – For Caregivers and Individuals with Other Dementias

December 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

December 22nd; 2pm Rare Dementia Support Group – For Caregivers and Individuals with Other Dementias Atlee Station Family YMCA 8017 Rutland Center Boulevard Mechanicsville, VA 23116 Please call 804-967-2580 for more information.

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$5 - $15

Holiday Glitter Walking Tour

December 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Enjoy the lights and glitter of Monument Avenue while learning about the history of the homes, residents, and holiday traditions. Where to meet Meet at the Lee Monument at Allen and Monument Avenues. $15 per person. $5 for Valentine Members. Reservations are required. Please call (804) 649-0711 ext. 301 to purchase tickets. Parking is available on-street. This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking…

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LGBTQ Dementia Caregiver Support Group

December 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

December 27th; 6pm LGBTQ Dementia Caregiver Support Group Jewish Family Services 6718 Patterson Avenue Richmond, VA 23226 Please call 804-967-2580 for more information.

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January 2018

The Autism Society Central VA presents Functional Behavior Assessments (FBA) and Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP)

January 5, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

This workshop will focus on the Virginia Department of Education (VDOE) Guidelines for Conducting a Functional Behavior Assessment (FBA) and Developing Effective Positive Behavior Intervention Plans (BIP). Participants will discuss the regulatory aspects and best practices as they apply to the federal and state mandated process. Emphasis will be placed on developing, monitoring, and evaluating the effectiveness of a BIP. There will also be time for participants to ask questions. This workshop is designed for parents who have students who…

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Free

Science Matters: Richmond Scratch Educator Meetup

January 17, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Teachers, come on down to Sesame Street! Join Science Matters at 23 Sesame Street for our next Scratch ED RVA Meetup on January 17 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Scratch Ed Meetups are for Teachers who want to explore computational creativity in all its forms. Teachers will get to IMAGINE, PROGRAM and SHARE using the innovative and free, web-based Scratch tool. Developed by MIT, Scratch can be used be used across the curriculum to create interactive stories, games, animations and…

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$10 - $80

Elijah House Prophetic School – Module One – Weekly Class

January 25, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

This 8-week class is a presentation of the 2009 Elijah House Ministries Prophetic School and is the first of two modules. The purpose of this school is to help re-establish the proper function of the office of the prophet, as well as the prophetic in general, and its place within the Church. This school is not only for prophets in training but also for those who simply want to learn more about the prophetic and its place in the Body…

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Free

Saturday at the Library FAFSA event

January 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

GRASP (GReat Aspirations Scholarship Program, Inc.) is holding several FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid) completion and financial aid information events during the upcoming months that are FREE and open to the public. • Call (804) 527-7772 to make appointment.

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$50

Trauma & Youth: Understanding the Impact of Trauma in Educational Development

January 31, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

This is the first of three sessions that comprise the 2018 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation. This year’s series is titled Barriers to Learning: How Trauma Impacts RVA Children, Trauma is prevalent in the lives of our children. It affects learning, school performance and behaviors. Traumatic stress can undermine the ability for children to form relationships, regulate their emotions, and impairs their cognitive functions. As community leaders we need a deeper…

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February 2018
$10 - $80

Understanding God’s Design for You – Weekly Class

February 1, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

We all know that everyone has a unique way of looking at life, but did you know that God has designed each one of us to look at and encounter life primarily through one of the seven spiritual or redemptive gifts, described in Romans 12? God intended for you to find rich fulfillment in life when you are walking in the righteous expression of your redemptive gift. An integral part of your birthright as a child of God is to…

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$50

Learnings from the Making of “Paper Tigers” and “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope”

February 28, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

This is the second of three sessions that comprise the 2018 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation. This year’s series is titled Barriers to Learning: How Trauma Impacts RVA Children. Trauma is prevalent in the lives of our children. It affects learning, school performance and behaviors. Traumatic stress can undermine the ability for children to form relationships, regulate their emotions, and impairs their cognitive functions. As community leaders we need a deeper…

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March 2018
$50

The Crisis of Urban Education

March 21, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

This is the last of three sessions that comprise the 2018 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation. This year’s series is titled Barriers to Learning: How Trauma Impacts RVA Children. Trauma is prevalent in the lives of our children. It affects learning, school performance and behaviors. Traumatic stress can undermine the ability for children to form relationships, regulate their emotions, and impairs their cognitive functions. As community leaders we need a deeper…

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May 2018
Free

Spring Give

May 1, 2018 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The Spring Give is an opportunity to celebrate and support Family Lifeline and its work of strengthening the overall well-being and independence of families since 1877. Our annual fundraising luncheon, the Spring Give, brings together 200 community leaders who are passionate about giving hope and health locally. Featuring a call to action to financially support our work, the event will leave attendees inspired to join the Family Lifeline mission of bringing health and hope into the homes of Richmond’s most…

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