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December 2018

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

free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

January 30, 2019 @ 9:00 am - February 3, 2020 @ 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 Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

January 30, 2019 @ 12:45 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 2:15 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group 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 become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English…

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Free

Free support group for women affected by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. 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

Free support group for children 4-12 who have been impacted by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed domestic violence or been impacted by abuse or neglect. These cost-free, confidential groups are held throughout the year. Registration is required. Call 804.458.2704 for additional information or to set up an intake appointment. 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…

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October 2019

Free

“New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond”

October 17 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm

Recent estimates place the number of foreign-born Virginians at just under one million, or about one in every eight people in the state. The composite portrait of Virginia is becoming more complex, challenging an older, simpler understanding of what it means to be a Virginian. Whether our roots in the state go back ten thousand years, ten generations, or ten weeks, we must create the future of the commonwealth together. “New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond” explores the historical and continuous…

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November 2019

Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Surviving the Holidays

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

November 18, Petersburg, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents a Lunch and Learn – Surviving the Holidays, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Petersburg Family YMCA, 120 North Madison Street, Petersburg, VA. Join us to learn about self-care during the holidays and helpful ways to keep your loved one with a dementia diagnosis involved in the holiday spirit. Register online here: http://bit.ly/2IYBLQi

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Free

BOOK TALK WITH SUSAN SCHULTEN A History of America in 100 Maps

November 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Join author and historian Susan Schulten for a talk on her latest book, “A History of America in 100 Maps.” Throughout its history, America has been defined through maps. Whether made for military strategy or urban reform, to encourage settlement or to investigate disease, maps invest information with meaning by translating it into visual form. They capture what people knew, what they thought they knew, what they hoped for, and what they feared. As such they offer unrivaled windows onto…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm

November 22, Gloucester, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Understanding and Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Gloucester County Library, 6920 Main Street, Gloucester, VA.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia

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

November 21, Hague, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia, 11 a.m.-noon, Central Rappahannock Regional Library, 22 Coles Point Road, Hague, VA. This education program covers the basics of Alzheimer’s and dementia and provides a general overview for people who are facing a diagnosis as well as those who wish to be informed. For more information, please call 804.967.2580

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Free

Circle Center Speaker Series: Safety Awareness: Help Reduce the Risk of Falling

November 21 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Help reduce the risk of falling and learn the safest ways to ambulate in the home and community settings to avoid dreaded falls.

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

November 22 @ 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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$10 – $30

Playback Theatre Workshop + Performance

November 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Playback Theatre Workshop + Performance Sat, Nov 23 @ 10am + 2pm Workshop: $30 Performance: $10 adv / $15 day of ​Playback is a theatre form where actors and musicians bring to the stage true stories and story fragments that come from the audience. Playback uses many forms during one show and each one is designed to bring out important elements of each story. In one form, someone in the audience shares a story from their life, chooses the actors…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association: Lunch & Learn – Surviving the Holidays

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

November 25, Petersburg, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents a Lunch and Learn – Surviving the Holidays, 9-11 a.m., Charles City County Recreation, 8320 Ruthville Road, Ruthville, VA. Join us to learn about creating a safe and calm space for the person with dementia, the need for self-care during the holidays and helpful ways to keep your loved one with a dementia diagnosis involved in the holiday spirit.

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CVCWCA November 26, 2019 Meeting

November 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CVCWCA member Tom Hobbs will share some of the experiences he has had relic hunting in an urban environment ;; Richmond’s Ginter Park neighborhood. Key is owner permission always. We will also close out the year with a short financial report. Check out a meeting before you join!

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December 2019

$95

GivingTuesdayRVA

December 3 @ 9:00 am - 1:30 pm

Presentations by RVA philanthropists and an executive of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

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Free

RVA Table Talk: Access to Education

December 3 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The RVA Table Talk series creates opportunities for community members to engage in challenging conversations about diversity and inclusion. Each session focuses on a specific topic, and participants have the opportunity to share stories, perspectives, and ideas regarding issues facing the community. More information about this session can be found on the registration site closer to the date of the event. Our location host will be MLK Jr. Middle School. Our food sponsor is Big Herm’s Kitchen. Altria Group is…

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Free

SignUpNow Medicaid/FAMIS Workshop

December 4 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

SignUpNow teaches the “ins and outs” of the eligibility requirements, application procedures, and post-enrollment information for Virginia’s Medicaid and FAMIS programs: New Adult Coverage; Programs for children and pregnant women; Plan First (family planning); Low Income Families and Children (LIFC) program; and Medicaid for Former Foster Care Youth. The workshops is free and lunch is provided. Registration is required. This workshop is sponsored by the VA Department of Medical Assistance Services.

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Stephen Davis “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not”

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

Join us as we welcome Stephen Davis who currently serves as the Book Review editor for the Civil War News. His presentation is titled, “Hood’s Flank Attack at Atlanta, July 22, 1864: Why Jackson’s Flank Attack at Chancellorsville Succeeded, and Hood’s Did Not.” Steve has been a Civil War buff since the 4th grade. He attended Emory University, and studied under the renowned Civil War historian Bell Wiley. After a Master’s degree in American history from the University of North…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

December 13 @ 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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January 2020

William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum presents: “The CSS Richmond” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

January 2, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speakers William Waldrop and Mike Nusbaum will discuss “The CSS Richmond”. 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 meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for…

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February 2020

Free

RVA Table Talk: Access to Resources

February 5, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The RVA Table Talk series creates opportunities for community members to engage in challenging conversations about diversity and inclusion. Each session focuses on a specific topic, and participants have the opportunity to share stories, perspectives, and ideas regarding issues facing the community. More information about this session can be found on the registration site closer to the date of the event. Our location host will be Weinstein Jewish Community Center. Our food sponsor is Big Herm’s Kitchen. Altria Group is…

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Chris Bingham presents: discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

February 6, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Chris Bingham will discuss “The United States Colored Troops at Appomattox”. 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 meeting. Call (804) 861-2408…

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Valentine Tea

February 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

At Pamplin Historical Park’s Valentine Tea ladies and gentlemen in period dress will teach guests 19th-century etiquette while they enjoy gourmet tea and snacks. Hear about famous love stories of 19th century couples where love was for better or worse! (Jefferson Davis + Sarah Knox Taylor, Jenny Wade + Jack Skelly, Queen Victoria and Prince Albert, etc). Due to the popularity of this program, reservations and prepayment are required. RSVP by February 7th. Park Members $20, Non-Park Members $24. Call…

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Pamplin Membership Gala

February 21, 2020 @ 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

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

March 5, 2020 @ 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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Breakthrough Trail 5K at Pamplin

March 21, 2020 @ 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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Breakthrough Battle Anniversary

March 28, 2020 @ 9:00 am - March 29, 2020 @ 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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April 2020

Breakthrough Walking Tour

April 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Join Park historians as they tour the Breakthrough Battle of April 2nd, 1865 while bringing the conflict and personalities alive for this special experience on the actual battlefield. The tour will begin at the historic Hart Farm which survived the battle and has been restored to its wartime appearance. After a brief overview of the Overland and Petersburg Campaigns, guests will then embark on a tour of the battlefield to explore the original terrain features while incorporating the history that…

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Free

RVA Table Talk: Access to Health

April 2, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The RVA Table Talk series creates opportunities for community members to engage in challenging conversations about diversity and inclusion. Each session focuses on a specific topic, and participants have the opportunity to share stories, perspectives, and ideas regarding issues facing the community. More information about this session can be found on the registration site closer to the date of the event. Our location host will be Richmond Memorial Health Foundation. Our food sponsor is Big Herm’s Kitchen. Altria Group is…

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