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January 2019

$240

Weekly Studio Art Class

January 19 @ 1:30 pm - December 31 @ 4:00 pm

Ongoing weekly impressionist oil painting classes by Mark Hierholzer, voted “Best Art Instructor for Adults” in 2017 by Richmond Magazine. All materials provided. Classes are offered on Mondays from 1:30 to 4pm in six-session cycles for $240.

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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 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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February 2019

$10

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

February 14 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine is hosting Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts invited teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. The finalists are featured in this one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Valentine. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for…

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April 2019

$8 – $13

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Friday, April 12 – Monday, October 14, 2019 Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared 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 habitats and life-cycles

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$10

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio

April 24 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled with post-Civil War construction and economic enterprise even while it held onto the antebellum social and political order. Acquired by the Valentine Museum in 1954, the Cook Studio’s more than 10,000 negatives and prints visually document Richmond at the turn of the 20th century. Experience imagery taken by George and his son Huestis…

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July 2019

Free

Summer Veterinary Continuing Education Seminar

July 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In partnership with Ethos Veterinary Health & The Oncology Service, FETCH a Cure presents a special dinner and Veterinary Continuing Education event. Please join us for an evening of food and conversation led by Dr. Chand Khanna (DVM, DACIM, PhD) on “Canine Hemangiosarcoma: New Options Emerging from Genomics and Biology.” Dinner by Mosaic Catering & Events will be at 6 pm, followed by dessert and lecture at 7 pm. This event is reserved for veterinarians only and is complimentary to…

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$50

Working with Elected Officials

July 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

A 501(c)(3) organization may not support or oppose candidates running for public office. That’s pretty clear cut. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t effective and positive ways to work with elected officials. Come learn the best ways to work with your elected officials to make your nonprofit’s work as impactful as possible.

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August 2019

$100

2019 Teen Professional Conference

August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 9 @ 3:00 pm

The Podium Foundation’s Teen Professional Conference is here! Collaborate with peers and local professionals to plan for post-graduation while gaining leadership and professional development experience! Register online by August 6, 2019 to connect plans and personal passions while building critical thinking, writing, and interpersonal skills! 10am-3pm, August 7-9, 2019 VCU Honors College, 701 W. Grace Street, Richmond, VA. 8/7: Who are YOU as a Professional 8/8: The Local Business Connection 8/9: Communicating Your Brand Snacks and lunch provided, need-based scholarships…

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$100

Nonprofit Boards 101- Board Basics, 3-Part Series

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series August 7, August 14, August 21 Interested in Nonprofit Board Service? New to a nonprofit board? Experienced board member but want to know more? Nonprofit Boards 101 – Board Basics will help you understand what it takes to be an effective board member and the fundamentals of how effective nonprofit boards work. You will also have the opportunity to learn from and network with other board members across the region. This course provides an…

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$20 – $25

GENEALOGY WORKSHOP Historic Census Records at the Library of Virginia

August 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

United States Census records provide a framework for initial genealogical research as well as offering significant clues to comprehending a bigger picture of a person’s life—his or her family relations, community, migrations, and livelihood. Led by Library staff members Mary Clark (director of acquisitions and access management), Kevin Shupe (archivist), and John Deal (editor), this workshop will illuminate the particulars of each census, suggesting potential search strategies, tips for finding missing ancestors, and ways to mine the census for more…

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$150

Grant Writing, 3-Part Series

August 13 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series August 13, August 20, August 27 This is an introductory series on the basic principles and practice of good grant writing. We will review the critical aspect of researching funders to match funding opportunities with the programs and activities of your nonprofit, as well as strategies for approaching funders. We cover the essential elements of a proposal, including need statement, program design, evaluation, and the budget. A particular emphasis on stewardship, reporting, and ethics…

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Buzz’n & Weav’n

August 17 @ 8:00 am - August 18 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate National Honey Bee Day over the entire weekend with us. The Buzz’n & Weav’n event pays homage to beekeepers whose labors insure that we have bees to pollinate crops while also exploring the art of hand spinning natural fibers from animals over the centuries. Programs will include a bee petting zoo by Rockwood Park Backyard Beekeepers Association and Haley’s Honey Meadery will have mead, honey and bee pollen to share with visitors as they also explain the process to…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Executive Transitions (Succession Planning and Hiring) Deep Dive

August 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. Planning for the succession of your CEO…

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CVCWCA August 27, 2019 Mini Relic Show

August 27 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Each year, the meeting becomes a mini show for members to share their recent and favorites finds. Good meeting to introduce yourself as a prospective member.

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$200

ENLP Alumni Birkman Training

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This event is open to ENLP Alumni only. The Birkman Method Signature Report is now being used in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program, in lieu of the Myers Briggs, Type II Indicator. We are offering ENLP Alumni the opportunity to take the Birkman Method Assessment for yourselves followed by a learning workshop to take a deep dive into your results, presented by Melissa Murchison – ENLP coach and Birkman Certified Trainer. Join us for a day of self reflection…

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September 2019

$60

Board Chairs Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 5, September 26, October 10 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you the Board Leaders Roundtable: Chair Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions. These are hosted in partnership with the Community Foundation and currently serve board chairs,…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin : “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”

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

Join this month’s guest speaker Caroline Janney, Professor of History of American Civil War at the University of Virginia as she talks about “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”. Dr. Janney is the director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia . A graduate of the University of Virginia’s doctoral program, Janney most recently taught at Purdue University. She is the author of two…

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$60

Spark Studio: Marketing on a Nonprofit Budget Class

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: -Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing -Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos -The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$300

Volunteer Management Training, 3-Part Series

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 11, September 17, September 24 Is your volunteer program designed to accommodate the changing trends in volunteerism? Do your Volunteer Coordinators and senior leadership know how to maximize the effectiveness of inter-generational volunteer teams? Are you aware of the Best Practices to engage and retain today’s volunteers? HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) offers interactive training on how to build and lead a successful volunteer management program. Using an interactive process,…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Boards Role in Advocacy Deep Dive

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

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. In session six of eight, we are…

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$60

Board Treasurers Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 19, October 3, October 17 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you Board Leaders Roundtable: Treasurers Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions.

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$50

Brand Self-Assessement-How to do Your Own Audit

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brand Self-Audit: Reviewing Your Organization’s Brand from Head to Toe Give your brand a once over in an interactive session designed to teach you how to examine how you appear visually, in word and in print. Participants should bring all recent printed collateral to the class to enable small group work. -Learn to spot inconsistencies in your messaging and tone -Create a prioritization check-list of items to focus on going forward -Participate in workshop style case studies from classmates More…

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$50

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World with tools nonprofit leaders and teams can engage in. This session provides participants with a reminder of our reactive tendencies when we experience threat, and the framework and methodologies of four VUCA Tools (Values, Us, Curiosity, and Aspirations) to enable you to thrive instead of just survive in the midst of challenging times. These tools can enable you to think strategically and respond thoughtfully, instead of just reacting. You’ll take away a sense of…

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October 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Mr. Bearss “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October’s Round Table guest speaker is the nationally recognized award-winning author and historian Ed Bearss. Mr. Bearss will be speaking on the “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”. Mr. Bearss is a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras. He is also a popular tour guide of historic battlefields for The Smithsonian Associates. Bearss served as Chief Historian…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201-Creating a Culture of Philanthropy Deep Dive

October 10 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. Does your board have 100% giving? Why…

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23rd Annual Civil War Symposium

October 18 @ 9:00 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for the 23rd Annual Civil War Symposium at Pamplin Historical Park in 2019 and hear from some of the nation’s greatest Civil War scholars as they talk about “Small Battles, Big Results”. The Symposium begins on Friday night with a reception at the Park where attendees and speakers can meet and enjoy refreshments. Saturday is filled with lectures and opportunities to purchase published works by the speakers for autographs and participation in a silent auction. Sunday will feature…

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November 2019

$100

21st Century Nonprofit Marketing & Social Media

November 1 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201-Making the Ask Deep Dive

November 7 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. In our eighth and final session for…

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