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January 2019

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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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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 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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May 2019

Free

Call for Proposals- 13th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference

May 21

This year, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, we seek to build upon the success of our work by reflecting on the leadership of individuals, organizations, and communities over the past 20 years and anticipating their leadership needs for the next 20 years. This year’s conference theme “Building Bridges Together: Past, Present, and Future” invites us to explore how historical and contemporary experiences provide us with opportunities for new leadership insights for…

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Free

Call for Proposals- 13th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference

May 28

This year, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, we seek to build upon the success of our work by reflecting on the leadership of individuals, organizations, and communities over the past 20 years and anticipating their leadership needs for the next 20 years. This year’s conference theme “Building Bridges Together: Past, Present, and Future” invites us to explore how historical and contemporary experiences provide us with opportunities for new leadership insights for…

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$50

Nonprofit Boards 101- Board Basics

May 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

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 excellent introduction to: • the nonprofit sector • the life cycles of…

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June 2019

$150

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 3 @ 9:00 am - June 14 @ 11:30 am

Camp Curtain Call for ages 5-8. Open to children of all skill and experience levels. Camp Curtain Call will give students an understanding of performance concepts and introduce them to the skills needed to create a stage production over ten days: voice, improvisation, dance/movement, character development, stage craft, writing, and music. Members and Alumni of Louisa County High School’s Advanced Theatre classes will serve as coaches, teachers, and mentors. Scholarships available!

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$150

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 3 @ 12:30 pm - June 14 @ 3:00 pm

Camp Curtain Call for ages 9-13. This camp is open to children of all skill and experience levels. Camp Curtain Call will give students an understanding of performance concepts and introduce them to the skills needed to create a stage production over ten days: voice, improvisation, dance/movement, character development, stage craft, writing, and music. Members and alumni of Louisa County High School’s Advanced Theatre classes will serve as coaches, teachers, and mentors. Scholarships available!

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Free

Call for Proposals- 13th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference

June 4

This year, as we celebrate the 20th anniversary of The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, we seek to build upon the success of our work by reflecting on the leadership of individuals, organizations, and communities over the past 20 years and anticipating their leadership needs for the next 20 years. This year’s conference theme “Building Bridges Together: Past, Present, and Future” invites us to explore how historical and contemporary experiences provide us with opportunities for new leadership insights for…

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Free

Advance Care Planning Ambassador Workshop

June 4 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Is it important to you to honor others’ important life wishes? Do you want to support your community in making thoughtful health decisions? Advance Care Planning is a conversation process about the care you would want in the event of a medical crisis. This ACP Ambassador training is open to anyone interested in helping promote ACP to individuals ages 18+. Ambassadors are on-the-ground advocates for ACP. They actively and enthusiastically engage those around them about ACP and offer knowledgeable support…

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Educational Spring Series-Effective Communication Strategies

June 4 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Alzheimer’s Association and Brookdale West End Richmond, 1800 Gaskins Road, Richmond 23238. Tuesday, June 4, 4:30-5:30 p.m.

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$20 – $25

INTERMEDIATE GENEALOGY WORKSHOP Out of the Shadows: Little-Known Records for Virginia Genealogy

June 7 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

Library of Virginia archivists Tom Crew and Jennifer Huff will discuss a variety of records that are often overlooked when doing family history research, such as Virginia penitentiary records, Prohibition Commission records, state mental hospital records, court order books, business records, and militia commission records. For more information, contact ashley.ramey@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3001.

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Free

Explore the Outdoors

June 8 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Explore the Outdoors June 8th, 2019 1-5PM Join us on Saturday, June 8 for a FREE day of hands-on fun exploring science and nature. The educational programs of the Community Idea Stations, Science Matters and Ready to Learn, and Chesterfield County Parks and Recreation co-host this special day in the park to give children and their families plenty of exciting outdoor experiences. Over fifty local community groups with expertise in outdoor adventure, healthy living, and environmental science will engage you…

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Free

Understanding & Responding to Dementia-Related Behavior

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Alzheimer’s Association and Ebenezer Baptist Church, 216 West Leigh Street, Richmond. Saturday, June 15, 10-11:30 a.m.

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$135

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 17 @ 9:00 am - June 21 @ 3:00 pm

Camp Imagination, directed by Rodrick Rhodes. Grades 2-6. Working with the theme “Up-Cycle, Re-Cycle,” Camp Imagination will allow students to explore color, contour, and contrast. Students will present and talk about their artwork at the final show in the Purcell Gallery on the last day of camp. Sign up early – this camp fills up quickly! The fee includes art supplies.

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Free

Brain Boot Camp

June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association, Riverside Walter Reed Hospital, 7516 Hospital Drive, Gloucester. Thursday, June 20, 1-2 p.m.

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$50

Business Protocol for Nonprofit Professionals

June 21 @ 9:30 am - 1:30 pm

Business etiquette sets you at the forefront. Incorporating the use of appropriate professional behavior in daily business interaction is crucial. Participants enhance their ability to learn and apply appropriate behavior. Through interactive exercises and relevant applied experiences, participants connect social skills, precedence, dining skills, and global awareness to inclusion, critical thinking, and cultural respect as well as building and maintaining collaborative relationships. The seminar prepares participants to interact confidently and successfully with anyone, anywhere in the world. Integrated Topics: Handshaking;…

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 24 @ 9:00 am - June 28 @ 12:30 pm

Camp Encore, for grades 4-8, directed by Sharon Wills. Camp Encore is singing with flair! Students who are interested in choral singing and performance will be taught a variety of choral music while learning about basic music theory and how to read a score. Choreography, part-singing, and instrumental accompaniments will be part of the fun! On the final day, campers will present a short performance in the Cooke-Haley Theatre.

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

June 24 @ 1:00 pm - June 28 @ 4:00 pm

Camp Sight and Sound for grades 8-12, directed by Alan Crummette. Camp Sight and Sound provides a great opportunity for those who prefer to be behind the scenes on a theatrical production by working with experienced professionals for a hands-on approach to sound and lighting design. Campers will gain a working knowledge of light and sound board operation and cue calling, and will participate as a member of our stage crew. Campers will complete this week by designing and creating…

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I Spy: A Civil War Spy Academy

June 25 @ 9:00 am - June 26 @ 4:30 pm

During this two-day camp, participants will hear the stories of several Civil War spies, both Union and Confederate, who did what they could to help their cause through covert means. Campers will learn about the skills needed to be an effective spy; everything from code breaking to effective disguises. Campers will also discover some the technology used during the Civil War that assisted spies in their work. The telegraph and the hot air balloon were both relatively new inventions that…

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ENLP Alumni-10 Year Social

June 26 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

*NOTE: This is event is open to ENLP Alumni only. 10 years of ENLP, an alumni celebration! Come together with your fellow alumni for a reception in celebration of leadership and the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program. As you reconnect with your cohort, meet fellow alum, and get a tour of the new Community Foundation space, we will also share highlights and outcomes of the 10-year Alumni survey in a short program.

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Free

Effective Communication Strategies

June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Alzheimer’s Association, The Crossings at Bon Air Senior Living, 9100 Bon Air Crossings, Richmond. Tuesday, June 26, 6-7 p.m.

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July 2019

College 101: Ready, Set, Go!

July 8 - July 21

Faison’s Ready. Set. Go! Summer College 101 Program is designed to provide high school students with an opportunity to experience college. Faison’s College 101 Program provides a two week overnight college experience on the University of Richmond campus with the support of trained professionals from The Faison Center and University faculty. The students will gain the confidence they need to embark on their college career and to gain a strong sense of college life. College 101 will help to teach…

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$95

Summer Youth Arts Camps

July 8 @ 9:00 am - July 12 @ 12:00 pm

Camp Bravo for grades 3-8, directed by Kaitlyn McKibbon. Sing, Say, Dance, Play, and above all – Create! During Camp Bravo, campers will experience folk songs, dances, and tales through singing, movement, body percussion, drama, games, playing instruments, and more! If your child has a love for music and is excited to take chances, then this may be the camp for them!

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$50

Working with Elected Officials

July 10 @ 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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$20

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

July 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. Planning for the succession of your CEO…

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$35

Reflective Journaling for Leadership and Life, 3-Part Series

July 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series open to ENLP Alumni only. July 11, August 8, September 12 *This learning event takes place at the Chrysalis Institute. Come for this facilitated journaling experience designed with ENLP alumni in mind. Each time we’ll explore a different theme as we connect through writing with our inner wisdom, focusing on the interplay of our personal and professional selves. You’ll experience a variety of writing prompts, meditations, quotes, and music, while also learning techniques for…

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