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January 2020

$45 – $75

Winter Session, Open University

January 16 @ 9:45 am - March 5 @ 2:30 pm

Weekly classes each Thursday from 1/16/2020 through 3/5/2020 at First Presbyterian Church, For older adults.

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Free

Support Group for Female Survivors of Childhood or Adulthood Sexual Violence

January 27 @ 5:30 pm - April 13 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for female survivors of childhood or adulthood sexual violence starting on Monday, January 27th, which will be facilitated by Trenice Morton, MSW. This group will focus on creating a safe space for survivors to receive support, understand the effects of trauma, and learn how to heal and recover. This group is for females 18+ of all backgrounds who are survivors of sexual violence. If you have any questions or want to schedule an intake prior…

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Biblical Problem Solving

January 27 @ 7:00 pm - March 16 @ 9:00 pm

How deep are you willing to go? This course is an intense “self-examination” experience in which one examines such issues as the source of problems, self esteem, trials, love, anger, fear and change. Students grow in faith – 2 Peter 1:3, apply God’s word to every day life situations – 2 Tim 3:16-17, and have tools for helping others.

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February 2020

Free

LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Support Group

February 6 @ 5:30 pm - April 23 @ 7:00 pm

The LGBTQ+ Sexual Violence Group is a support group for adults who identify within the LGBTQ+ community and have experienced sexual violence. This group aims to create a safer space for LGBTQ+ folks to learn healthy coping skills and build both individual and community resilience through the exploration of various topics related to sexual violence. This group is open to LGBTQ+ folks of all backgrounds and gender identities. For more information or to schedule an intake prior to the start…

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Free

Support Group for Adult Women who have acquired Brain Injury from Violence with an Intimate Partner

February 11 @ 5:30 pm - April 28 @ 7:00 pm

– Have you ever experienced violence from an intimate partner that resulted in injury to the neck, head, or face areas from a direct blow, strangulation, hitting a hard surface, having something thrown at you, or being shaken vigorously? – Since the incident, have you experienced difficulties in functioning such as persistent headaches , memory issues, slowed thinking, confusion, ringing in the ears, or fatigue? – Do you feel it impacts your daily living? We have a new group that…

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Free

Support Group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence

February 12 @ 5:30 pm - April 29 @ 7:00 pm

We have a support group for Women Who Have Experienced Domestic Violence starting on Wednesday, February 12th, which will be facilitated by Trish Smith, MS. This group is for women 18+ of all backgrounds who are victims/survivors of domestic violence. If you have questions or to schedule an intake prior to the start of the group, please call her at (804)249-9470 ext. 14 or email her at Trish@safeharborshelter.com. Registration is required.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Memory Café

February 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter holds its monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA 23223. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided. For more information please call 804.967.2580 or register online at http://bit.ly/34UbUkW

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Free

Live – US Census Demo

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Live – US Census Demo Tyson Weister, Program Analyst and Andrew W. Hait, Economic Outreach and Marketing staff member, will present on-site. They will demo the new Census database as the American Fact Finder will soon be phased out. Video Conferencing will be available. Please RSVP for the meeting to cvagpa@gmail.com

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid

February 21 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage

February 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents the education program Living with Alzheimer’s – Early Stage, 11 am-noon, Bensley Community Building, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield, VA 23237. In the early stage of Alzheimer’s disease, families face many new questions. What does the diagnosis mean? How do we make plans for the future? What resources are available to help? Join us for answers to these and other questions that arise in the early stage. Hear from other care partners and…

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Pamplin Membership Gala

February 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier is hosting its 3rd Annual Membership Gala. Park members are invited to RSVP by February 17, 2020 and the general public wishing to attend can purchase a Park membership starting at $45.00 any time prior to the event or at the door. The evening will feature a State of the Park address by Executive Director, Jerry ‘Dez’ Desmond, door prizes, a silent auction, hors d’oeuvres and an open…

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March 2020

Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 3 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 3, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Microaggressions 201”

March 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Session #2: Many organizations have provided training on microaggressions for their employees with great success. Once employees are aware of microaggressions, they are not always clear on what they can do to reduce the impact of the aggressions in the workplace. This session will build on introductory content shared in 2018 and will provide practical tips and approaches that employees and employers can implement to create microaggression-free workplaces. Through the Workplace Inclusion Network (WIN), the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities…

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John Mountcastle presents: “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

March 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker John Mountcastle will discuss “When War Came This Way: Women’s Experiences during the Civil War in Virginia”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm-8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 6 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 6, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 10-11 am, Henrico Public Library – Fairfield Branch, 1401 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23223. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at http://bit.ly/2Ha5XGt

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 10 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 10, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 13, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 10-11 am, Henrico Public Library – Fairfield Branch, 1401 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23223. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at http://bit.ly/2H5Tx2A

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 17, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid

March 20 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Effective Communication

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 20, North Chesterfield, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Effective Communication, 10-11 am, Bensley Recreation Center, 2900 Drewrys Bluff Road, North Chesterfield 23237. This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia. Register online at http://bit.ly/2UzDou0

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 20, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 10-11 am, Henrico Public Library – Fairfield Branch, 1401 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23223. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at http://bit.ly/2S5XWsG

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$150 – $175

Brave New Girl Conference

March 21 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Learning and growing with confidence through the adolescent years can be a challenge for girls given the tremendous developmental changes they face and the added external pressures they feel in a rapidly changing world. With evolving career opportunities, new ways of thinking about identity, an ever-diversifying population, real and perceived polarization in our communities, and the pressure of social media, knowing how to challenge and support our girls can feel overwhelming. You aren’t alone! Join Orchard House School as we…

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Breakthrough Trail 5K at Pamplin

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

This Annual event is a partnership between the Park and Tri-Cities Road Runners. The race will take place on historic Civil War battlefield trails starting at the Hart Farm and finishing at the Freedom Garden. Top adult overall male and female finishers and top youth finishers, in each age group, will receive awards. The start time is at 9:00 am and race day registration is open from 7:00 am to 9:00 am. Runner and walker registrations postmarked by March 2nd,…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 24, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

March 24, Glen Allen, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 3-4 pm, Henrico Public Library – Glen Allen Branch, 10501 Staples Mill Road, Glen Allen 23060. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online at…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 25, Gloucester Point, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, Alzheimer’s Association Gloucester Regional Office, 2084 George Washington Memorial Highway, Gloucester Point 23062. This program explores the relationship between Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; examines what happens in a brain affected by Alzheimer’s; details the risk factors for and three general stages of the disease; identifies FDA-approved treatments available to treat some symptoms; looks ahead to what’s on the horizon for Alzheimer’s research; and offers…

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Free

Spring Board Connector

March 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Board Connector brings together nonprofit organizations and community leaders in search of board service opportunities to meet, engage & connect.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Know the Ten Warning Signs

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

March 26, Aylett, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 6-7:30 pm, Upper King William Senior Center, 8306 King William Road, Aylett 23096. Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Learn to recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in yourself and others. Register on line at http://bit.ly/2SvkaDp

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association – Brain Power Social Hour

March 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

March 27, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Power Social Hour, 10-11 am, Henrico Public Library – Fairfield Branch, 1401 North Laburnum Avenue, Richmond 23223. Brain Power Social Hour promotes brain health and improves the lives of people affected by Alzheimer’s or dementia. The program is designed to increase cognitive stimulation through education, brain games and social activities, and is appropriate for community members, caregivers and person living with dementia. Register online http://bit.ly/2UyTX9r

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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

March 28 @ 9:00 am - March 29 @ 5:00 pm

Join us as we remember the 155th Anniversary of the Breakthrough Battle which ended the Petersburg Campaign and forced the Confederate withdrawal from Richmond. The Park hosts a full schedule of activities and programs for walk-in visitors each day. Visitors will have the opportunity to drill with the troops, cook soldier’s food and watch firing demonstrations and more. All programs and activities are included with Park admission.

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