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August 2018

free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

August 15, 2018 @ 9:00 am - August 19, 2019 @ 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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December 2018

free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

December 11, 2018 @ 1:15 pm - January 29, 2019 @ 2:15 pm

James House is offering a free support group for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. This cost-free, confidential group will be held from 1:15 – 2:15 pm Tuesday afternoons beginning December 11, 18 and running through January 29, 2019. 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…

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January 2019

$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 14 @ 9:45 am - March 4 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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OU Winter Session

January 14 @ 9:45 am - March 4 @ 2:30 pm

Open University classes begin for Seniors, weekly through March 4.

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Free

Lunch and Life

January 16 @ 12:00 pm - February 6 @ 1:30 pm

A lecture series, offered on Wednesdays, the first four weeks of each OU session and is presented as a gift to the community in partnership with St. Mary Catholic Church. It is free and open to the public. No TSCOR membership or tuition is required.

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$45 – $75

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 17 @ 9:45 am - March 7 @ 2:30 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Eight-week terms in the fall, winter, and spring feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Many of our instructors are retired from area colleges and universities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $45 member rate covers all 8 weeks of classes. Membership is only $25…

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Community Foundation Information Session 1/23

January 23 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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Free

Estate Planning 101

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Do I Need Estate Planning? Estate planning can make life easier for you and your loved ones, and it isn’t just for the rich and famous. If you own a home or other assets, you should have the final say in who inherits the items you cherish. Likewise, in the event you become incapacitated, you should have the final say over the medical care you receive. Estate planning is a simple way to make your wishes known. Join us for…

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Free

WRIR Hosts: Women In Audio workshop & open house

January 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

FREE workshop! Women are rocking at WRIR, Richmond Independent Radio! Come and meet WRIR’s volunteers who are station audio engineers, show hosts and producers, board operators and technicians. You’ll rotate through hands-on workshops covering journalism, video, audio editing, field recording, live sound engineering. When: Saturday, January 26th, 10 am – 3:00 pm Where: WRIR-LP 97.3 FM, 1621 B West Broad Street, upstairs. Richmond, VA 23220 Who: Women, non-conforming folks About WRIR FM: WRIR LP 97.3 FM, a nonprofit, listener-supported radio…

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Community Foundation Information Session 1/31

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

As this year draws to a close, we are excited to share with you the many ways that the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is planning to support the nonprofit sector in 2019. In addition to updated information found on the Community Foundation and ConnectVA websites, we would love to share more details at one of four optional information sessions in January. Each session will include one hour of content- an overview of all the ways for us to…

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February 2019

Generation Dream 2019

February 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Talented young performers–musicians, singers, dancers and spoken word artists–honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and speak out for peace, nonviolence and social justice.

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Fund Development Institute

February 3 @ 1:00 pm - February 8 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an intensive “redesigned” week-long program where the focus is on the “Art and Science of Fundraising” and structured around the work that fundraisers do. The format of the week will follow the fundraising cycle and incorporate fundamentals, practical application, the ways of giving and dedicated, facilitated work time each day.

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Annual Fund

February 4 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

A well-run annual giving program not only provides critical funds to operate nonprofit organizations but also serves as the platform for major gifts, capital campaigns, planned giving, and endowments. Yet many organizations operate the annual fund primarily through mailings and special events that only scratch at the surface of fundraising potential. This course will focus on: ?Identifying your annual fund strategies and identifying the techniques for success ?Defining and communicating the annual fund case the fundraisers best friend ?Building your…

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Corporate & Foundation Funding/Grants

February 5 @ 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

This session will explore the steps necessary to ensure your agency is “grant ready” and will offer a broad over view of the grants processes that link directly to the fundraising cycle.

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$1400

Accepting Applications for HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program

February 7

The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute at Virginia Commonwealth University is currently accepting applications for its HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Development Program. HIGHER Ground is a five-month leadership development experience for current and emerging women leaders who are committed to investing in themselves and their organizations. HIGHER Ground is designed to benefit women at all career levels in public, private, nonprofit and entrepreneurial positions. This highly rated leadership development experience offers opportunities for personal and professional growth through experiential learning,…

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Capital Campaigns

February 7 @ 1:00 pm

The most important part of capital campaigns is the preparation and planning stage. Students will learn about the different stages of a capital campaign and what resources are needed for success. Topics will include all aspects and systems supporting campaigns: staffing and preparing the organization; leadership structures and managing volunteers; research; office systems and reporting; strategic communications and cultivation; managing all levels of requests, gifts, pledges; stewardship; audit support; recognition; celebration and evaluation; and more.

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Free

“The Swamp” Presented by Science Matters as a part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

“The Swamp” Presented by Science Matters as a part of the RVA Environmental Film Festival Date: Friday, February 8, 2019 Time: 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Location: Community Idea Stations, 23 Sesame Street, Richmond, VA 23235 Join us at the Community Idea Stations for an evening of film and conversation about one of nature’s most mysterious and unique ecosystems – the Florida Everglades. The PBS/American Experience film, The Swamp explores the repeated efforts to transform what was seen as a…

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Winter Symposium and CVNLA Short Course

February 13 @ 8:30 am - February 15 @ 4:30 pm

Presented by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Central Virginia Nursery and Landscape Association, and Virginia Cooperative Extension Are you amazed at how real-time communications make it possible to share data almost instantly worldwide? And, there’s more coming every day. The result is that, more than ever, we are intensely aware that we live in a natural world acted upon by humans. New data on how plants interact, grow, and behave offers both new insight and validates established practices. Join us to…

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Free

Generation Dream 2019

February 24 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Talented young performers–musicians, singers, dancers and spoken word artists–honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and speak out for peace, nonviolence and social justice.

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March 2019

$45

Natural Connections: Interdisciplinary Strategies for Teaching and Learning

March 13 @ 8:30 am - March 15 @ 3:30 pm

Presented by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Virginia Department of Education and with additional support from the Seltzer Family Fund for Nature-Based Education. Join us for the 2019 Educators’ Conference! This three-day collaborative conference provides valuable professional development opportunities for PreK–6th grade educators, administrators, and pre-service teachers. Join your colleagues for inspiring opportunities to make natural connections using interdisciplinary teaching approaches. Presenters model ways to blend science, social studies, language arts, and math standards for authentic learning experiences. $45 per day;…

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$60

Spark Studio: Adding Staff to Your Organization Class

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

Paid staff is one great way to expand capacity–but no one talks about how much work it is to add staff on the front end. Get it right from the beginning so your organization can do more good work. Come learn about: -How to know when it’s time to hire and how to make sure you are hiring for the right position -Hiring, on-boarding, and general management best practices -Performance issues and firing Spark Studio is a collaboration with The…

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Free

15th Annual Youth Peace Summit

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

Day-long, free conference for Richmond area teens. The summit will feature 90-minute breakout workshops for groups of about 12-15 teen participants. Morning workshops will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon workshops are scheduled from 2 -3:30 p.m. The summit will emphasize understanding, cooperation and collaboration among Metro Richmond’s diverse populations of young people. There will also be an opening session focused on confronting Virginia’s history of racism and injustice, and performances by talented young musicians, dancers and poets. Lunch…

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$8 – $13

Virginia Daffodil Society Show

March 30 - March 31

Included with Regular Garden admission. The daffodil show features hundreds of delightful prize-worthy daffodils and expert growers. Saturday, March 30, show: 2 – 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 31, show: 10 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Location: Kelly Education Complex Hundreds of delightful prize-worthy daffodils and expert growers on hand.

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April 2019

$80

Tree Care Symposium

April 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Tree populations are being affected by changing climates and conditions. This year, we look at how climate is affecting long-range planning for forest management, review the biomechanics of trees in this environment, and consider the fundamentals of soils for successful trees as well as changes in insect behavior.

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$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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2019 Illumination Gala

April 13 @ 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Please join the Trustees and Foundation Board of Directors of the Science Museum of Virginia for our annual black tie gala in the Museum’s landmark exhibit and event center, the Dewey Gottwald Center. Your support of the Illumination Gala provides more than just an elegant evening of cocktails, dinner and dancing. Your support will help the Museum ignite the spark of informal science learning for hundreds of thousands of children and adults this year. The Museum has been a beloved…

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Grant Writing Institute…It’s A Team Sport

April 29 @ 8:00 am - May 3 @ 4:30 pm

Much has changed since we introduced our Grant Writing & Management Institute in 2012. We’ve seen advances in technology, joint program funding, sustainability, the collaborative process, capacity building, and more! And now our award-winning program has been redesigned with all this in mind. Grant Writing has turned into a true “team sport.” If a program is designed collaboratively, with the grant writer included on the team, a more powerful proposal can be written to help you obtain funding. Investing in…

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May 2019

$60

Spark Studio: Engage Your Community– Best Practices for Co-Leadership in Your Community Work Class

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Our work is always most successful when it centers the communities we are working within. Community engagement is the process of working collaboratively with a community to address issues that impact the well-being of those groups. This workshop will highlight key aspects of robust community engagement. Come learn about: -The community engagement spectrum with a focus on the equity model -Best practices for co-leadership with community transformations -The value of co-leadership in your work Spark Studio is a collaboration with…

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September 2019

$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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