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January 2020

Free

We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia

January 13, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

The coming year marks the centennial of the 19th Amendment to the United States Constitution guaranteeing women’s right to vote. The story of Virginia’s suffragists and their contributions to the fight for woman suffrage is little known. “We Demand: Women’s Suffrage in Virginia” reveals how women created two statewide organizations to win the right to vote. Virginia suffragists were a remarkable group of talented and dedicated women who have largely been forgotten. They were artists and writers, business and professional…

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February 2020

Free

“Unfinished Business”

February 24, 2020 @ 9:00 am - May 28, 2021 @ 5:00 pm

Despite ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment to the Constitution in 1920, many people in the United States were denied the right to vote because of ethnicity, age, or other factors. Unfinished Business explores the continuing struggle to provide access to the vote, the most powerful tool of the people’s voice. View on the 2nd Floor of the Library during normal business hours.

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June 2020

Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 2021-22 Visual Arts Fellowship

June 1 @ 12:00 am - November 6 @ 5:00 pm

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship program is a vital source of funding for the visual arts and art history in Virginia. VMFA is committed to supporting professional artists and art history students who demonstrate exceptional creative ability in their chosen discipline and has awarded nearly $5.5 million to Virginia’s artists since the program’s creation 80 years ago. Awards are offered to: – Professional artists: $8000 – Full-time graduate students in the visual arts or art history: $6000 –…

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$8.00 – $15.00

Joshua L. Chamberlain: Scholar – Warrior Exhibit

June 18 @ 9:00 am - November 29 @ 5:00 pm

This limited time exhibit explores the life of the Civil War General and former Governor of Maine from birth to his death at age eighty-five. Artifacts, artwork and documents tell Chamberlain’s story of his formative years through his rise into today’s pop culture. The exhibit opening date of June 18 coincides with the severe wounding of Chamberlain during the Second Battle of Petersburg in 1864. This wound would be the cause of his death fifty years later in 1914 making…

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August 2020

Free

Art for the Journey’s Creative Corner

August 14 @ 1:30 pm - December 27 @ 2:00 pm

Televised weekly art event for children at home without access to internet. Airs Fridays on PBS at 1:30 pm.

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September 2020

RVA Learning Pods

September 29, 2020 - January 29, 2021

We are offering learning pods to RPS parents who need a safe and encouraging space to support elementary and middle school students virtual learning journey.

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October 2020

Blue Sky Fund’s Hike for Kids

October 1 - October 31

We’ve made the tough but safe decision to pivot our annual Hike For Kids event to a virtual format, because nothing will stop us from hitting the trails together [in spirit!] during the month of October! So while we’re bummed that we won’t be reuniting together on the banks of the James River, we’re excited that hikers will be able to join us from across the country on their trail of choice [hint hint – invite your friends] and we’re…

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CASA Challenge

October 1 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

The vulnerable children in our community need your help more than ever because they are spending way more time in homes that may not be safe for them. To help support our program we are thrilled to announce the inaugural CASA Challenge, a socially-distant and self-scheduled golf “tournament” to be played between October 1 and December 31, 2020. This unique event will allow golf teams to choose a course at one of Richmond’s elite golf clubs to compete for the…

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$25

VCU Counseling and Behavioral Health Continuing Education Program

October 16 @ 8:00 am - November 16 @ 5:00 pm

Especially now, the need is great for continuing education around topics in the behavioral health field, from understanding suicide risk and trauma to alcohol use and addiction, to cultural competency. In partnership with the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in the Virginia Commonwealth University College of Health Professions, the VCU Office of Continuing and Professional Education is offering registration for a new Counseling and Behavioral Health Continuing Education Program that offers flexible and convenient self-paced online learning, and is accepted by…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

October 30 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

October 31 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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November 2020

$120.

Family Night in the Outfield to benefit Virginia Home for Boys and Girls

November 1 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm

NEW DATE AND TIME – We were rained out last weekend, but the forecast is beautiful for FAMILY NIGHT IN THE OUTFIELD at the Diamond on Sunday, November 1. This important fundraiser includes socially distanced pods for your family and friends where you will enjoy a boxed dinner and viewing of the Addams Family movie, a computer-animated comedy-mystery film rated PG and enjoyable for all ages. For even more fun, children are encouraged to dress up in their Halloween costume…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$100

Nonprofit Learning: Grant Writing Series

November 2 @ 8:00 am - November 30 @ 1:00 pm

Community Foundation’s ever-popular grant writing learning series is meeting on Monday 11/2, 11/16, and 11/30, 9am-1pm. Price discount for 2020!

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 2 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$25

Lora M. Robins Speaker Series Presents Hugh Vasquez

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

The second session of this year’s series EQUITY: FROM CONCEPT TO ACTION Join us as we explore equity, what it means, how it affects us and most importantly, how we can implement practices that yield thriving communities. Community leaders have the desire and charge to increase opportunities for families and children, yet often efforts are dampened by systemic inequities based on race, gender and economic status. These are not issues of the past. This year the Lora M. Robins Speaker…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 3 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 4 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 5 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$74.00

14th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference

November 6 @ 11:45 am - 6:00 pm

The #AHGWLC2020 will be hosted virtually for the first time on Friday, November 6, 2020 and we are looking forward to connecting with an expanded online audience. Our theme, Not Waiting to Lead, will encourage us to explore how to break free of leadership models that undervalue women and embolden women to take the lead without needing to hold position, ask for permission, or wait for an invitation. We are excited to have Dr. K. Renee Horton, Space Launch System…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 6 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$15 – $30

3rd Annual Breakthrough Trail 5K

November 7 @ 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 and ending at the Education Center Freedom Garden, 6523 Duncan Road. 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. Payments can be mailed to 5K Breakthrough,…

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Admissions Program

November 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The New Community School is intentionally designed to cultivate the minds and transform the lives of middle and upper school students with dyslexia and related learning differences. Our educators, parents, and students will share details about our unique blend of: a customized college preparatory curriculum with small class sizes, intensive development of spelling, reading, writing, and math skills, academic and personal skills development to uncover strengths and passions, a supportive community with vibrant student life and electives programs. Please RSVP…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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$7 – $12

Garden Glow at Maymont

November 8 @ 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Brighten your autumn nights on a wondrous light-filled journey through Maymont, in a NEW LOCATION this year showcasing the historic architecture and gardens around Maymont Mansion. The scenery will shine with dramatic light displays for an enchanting experience to delight guests of all ages. Marvel at the breathtaking illuminations of the Italian Garden and other landscapes, admire colorful sparkles and shimmers in the splashing fountain, and stroll among historic estate buildings and and the nationally treasured arboretum that stand aglow.…

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Free – $16

Virtual Lunch-In — Moving the Needle: How Fundraising Impacts Social Change through Legal Advocacy Organizations

November 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

VAFRE will offer a one-hour panel discussion with the executive directors and fundraisers from two statewide nonprofits that focus on civil rights, social justice and access to legal services. Interviewed by the Executive Director of the Community Tax Law Project, the staff will discuss fundraising realities in time of COVID, recession, elections, and urgent public calls to address structural racism in our state. The fundraising executives will share details on strategies to increase or adjust capacity for philanthropy. Additionally, the…

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Free

Virtual Literary Virginia Book Group

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

For now our book group meetings will be virtual. Please log in at 6:00 PM through either the GoogleMeets link or the phone number below: Meeting ID meet.google.com/hfh-uwev-jeu Phone Number (US)+1 347-941-2137 PIN: 343 725 357# Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. This month, we’ll discuss Slay Like a Mother by Katherine Wintsch (a 2020 People’s Choice Nonfiction finalist). In December we’ll discuss The…

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Virginia Inclusion Summit

November 16 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

The Virginia Inclusion Summit, presented by the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities, will bring together workplace professionals, government employees, and higher education students and administrators for a day of learning, sharing, and connecting. The program will include dynamic keynote speakers and interactive breakout sessions, along with opportunities to network across sectors. Attendees will be able to participate in conversations with their peer group and have opportunities to work across cohorts to come up with innovative solutions to challenges they face.…

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$50

Lora M. Robins Speaker Series presents Nikole Hannah-Jones

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

The final session of this year’s series EQUITY: FROM CONCEPT TO ACTION Join us as we explore equity, what it means, how it affects us and most importantly, how we can implement practices that yield thriving communities. Community leaders have the desire and charge to increase opportunities for families and children, yet often efforts are dampened by systemic inequities based on race, gender and economic status. These are not issues of the past. This year the Lora M. Robins Speaker…

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