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May 2017
$30

THOMAS PANDOLFI

May 17, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - May 17, 2018 @ 9:00 pm

An enchanting evening of piano with international sensation Thomas Pandolfi! American pianist Thomas Pandolfi is an exciting virtuoso who, with each passing season, is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique.

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July 2017
$10

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond

July 27, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Nuestras Historias: Latinos in Richmond Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. July 27, 2017 – April 15, 2018 There are approximately 100,000 Latinos in the Richmond metropolitan area who represent a wide range of backgrounds and experiences. As Latinos immigrate to Richmond, they establish permanent ties to their new home and begin to transform its culture. Through interviews, objects and images, this exhibition documents the region’s diverse Latino experience. IMAGE: La Sabrosita Bakery staff (Steven Casanova, 2017)

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September 2017
$10

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years

September 19, 2017 @ 10:00 am - April 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Virginia Jazz: The Early Years Daily, Tuesday-Sunday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. September 19, 2017 – April 30, 2018 This exhibition created by Richmond Jazz Society illuminates Virginians who made significant contributions to the development of Jazz as an American art form – from the early rhythms of the music’s birth at the turn of the 20th century to the multi-faceted vibrations leading to the music’s modern sound. IMAGE: Johnson’s Happy Pals, Richmond Jazz Society Archives

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free

Support Group for Women who have Experienced Childhood Sexual Abuse

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women impacted by childhood sexual abuse. 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…

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free

Support Group for Women affected by Domestic Violence

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

James House offers support groups for women affected by domestic violence . 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…

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free

support group for women affected by sexual assault

September 26, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 30, 2018 @ 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 Children ages 4-12 who have Witnessed Domestic Violence in their Homes

September 26, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - September 29, 2019 @ 7:30 pm

James House offers support groups for children ages 4-12 who have witnessed violence in their homes. This cost-free, confidential group is 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…

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November 2017
Free - $20

Terracotta Army: Legacy of the First Emperor of China

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 11, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

First discovered in 1974 by farmers in China, an underground army of nearly 8,000 life-size terracotta figures is known as one of the greatest archaeological finds of the 20th century. This exhibition also features arms and armor, horse and chariot fittings, ritual bronze vessels, works in gold and silver, jade ornaments, precious jewelry, and ceramics. Gathered from fourteen museums and archaeological institutes across Shaanxi Province, China, the works provide insights into Qin history, the creation of a unified China, the…

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A Material World Photographs of the 1980s from the Richmond Times-Dispatch

November 18, 2017 @ 10:00 am - March 4, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

From hair to defense budgets, shoulder pads to tax cuts, the 1980s were BIG. After a defeat in war, disillusionment, advances in civil rights in the 1950s and 1960s, and disco, Americans became status seekers and shopaholics—the “Me Generation” was born and Madonna’s “Material Girl” was their anthem. The Eighties are remembered by many as a time of excess and extremes. But this materialism was not embraced or experienced by all Americans, and many pushed the boundaries of what was…

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December 2017
Free

Calabash Lessons

December 6, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - February 28, 2018 @ 8:00 pm

Join us for our monthly series of Calabash Lessons. We will enlighten, edutain, and share cultural stories with the community. Dance, sing, and learn lessons of tradition produced and performed by the members of Taaluma Arts and Education Academy. Show dates: December 6th, January 31st and February 28th.

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January 2018
$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 15 @ 9:45 am - March 5 @ 1:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Three 8-week terms a year in the fall, winter, and spring, feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Our instructors include both active and retired professors from area universities, as well as local professionals and celebrities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate…

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$40 - $60

Open University (Lifelong Learning)

January 18 @ 9:45 am - March 8 @ 2:20 pm

Lifelong Learning, through The Shepherd’s Center’s Open University (OU), offers opportunities for intellectual challenge and social interaction. Three 8-week terms a year in the fall, winter, and spring, feature well-qualified instructors in foreign languages, literature, history, political science, art, music, philosophy, Feldenkrais and yoga. Our instructors include both active and retired professors from area universities, as well as local professionals and celebrities. OU is one of the best bargains for quality lifelong learning in the area. The $40 member rate…

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$675

Practical Applications of Property & Casualty Insurance

January 22 @ 5:30 pm - May 7 @ 7:30 pm

Participants in this training program will learn the basics of the Property and Casualty insurance business. Topics covered will include: Types of insurance, functions performed by agencies and insurance carriers, contracts and personal and commercial products, state laws and regulations, and ethics in insurance.

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The Story of Virginia

January 27 - December 31

This newly renovated 10,500 square-foot exhibition interprets 16,000 years of Virginia history and features more than 500 artifacts, maps, letters, and diaries ranging from the earliest stone tools shaped by humans to a satellite built by high school students in 2013. Objects in the exhibition are supplemented by images from the VHS collection, soundscapes, video, and digital and hands-on interactives.

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Free

Peer-to-Peer

January 30 @ 6:00 pm - April 3 @ 8:00 pm

NAMI Peer-to-Peer is a free, 10-session educational program for adults with mental illness who are looking to better understand their condition and journey toward recovery. Taught by a trained team of people who’ve been there, the program includes presentations, discussion and interactive exercises. Everything is confidential, and NAMI never recommends a specific medical therapy or treatment approach. Some questions answered in the Peer-to-Peer education program include: What do I do in a crisis? How can I help prevent or prepare…

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February 2018
Free

NAMI Family-to-Family

February 12 @ 6:00 pm - April 30 @ 8:30 pm

This free 12-week course is for family members and/or caregivers of individuals with mental illness. You are not alone. The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you’ll learn about: -How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively -Taking care of yourself and managing your stress -Developing the confidence and stamina…

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WWI America

February 20 @ 10:00 am - July 29 @ 5:00 pm

Admission: •Free for members and children under 5. •Through the generosity of The Boeing Company, admission is free for veterans and active duty military and their families. •$10 for adults, $8 for seniors or groups of 10 or more, and $5 for youth ages 6 – 17 Come see WW1 America — the largest traveling exhibition about the Great War — at its only scheduled stop on the east coast! Purchase your tickets today! This exhibition — featuring more than…

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The Commonwealth and the Great War

February 20 @ 10:00 am - November 18 @ 5:00 pm

In 1917, Virginia-born President Woodrow Wilson brought the nation into war against the German, Austrian, and Ottoman empires. The Commonwealth and the Great War tells the stories of individual Virginians who carried the state’s proud military tradition to the battlefront during World War I. 100,000 of them served; 3,700 died. Many more were injured. Thirty-nine percent of the draftees in 1918 were African Americans. Hundreds of Virginia nurses and doctors followed soldiers to Europe. Military facilities established in Virginia became…

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Free

NAMI Family-to-Family

February 21 @ 6:00 pm - May 9 @ 8:30 pm

This free 12-week course is for family members and/or caregivers of individuals with mental illness. You are not alone. The group setting of NAMI Family-to-Family provides mutual support and shared positive impact—you can experience compassion and reinforcement from people who understand your situation. You can also help others through your own experience. In the program, you’ll learn about: -How to manage crises, solve problems and communicate effectively -Taking care of yourself and managing your stress -Developing the confidence and stamina…

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$25

Charity Ride

February 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm

CycleBar is hosting a Charity Ride to benefit the Cameron K. Gallagher Foundation. Let’s ride together to help teens!

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FREE

Le mejor de la Galería Lora Robins

February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Tour of the Lora Robins Gallery presented in Spanish by UR students enrolled in the course “Spanish in the Community”

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$14 - $25

Look What the Cat Dragged In: Celebrating One Year of Purrlesque

February 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

18+ Burlesque Right Meow is celebrating their first year of prowling around the stage together by curating a show around something they all love: CATS! Join us for a purrrfect evening of feline inspired acts ranging from cats of the wild to precious domestic kittens. Doors open at 6:30 PM!

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Free

Love Your Brain and Body

February 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

Learn about research in the areas of diet and nutrition, exercise, cognitive activity and social engagement to help you incorporate these recommendations into a plan for healthy aging.

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Free

Know the 10 Signs

February 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

This program gives participants a review of the warning signs of dementia diseases, Alzheimer’s specifically, and when a person should consider a medical evaluation.

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Free

RVA Table Talk: Sexual Orientation

February 27 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The RVA Table Talk Series aims to create opportunities for communities in different sectors to engage in challenging conversations about diversity and inclusion. Each session will focus on a topic and participants will share stories, perspectives, and aim to create action steps to issues facing the community. It is our hope that the sessions help community members build connections and share information. The series will include topics such as class, religion, race, and sexual orientation. The third RVA Table Talk…

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St. Michael Toastmasters Club Meeting

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Toastmasters International is a nonprofit educational organization that operates clubs worldwide for the purpose of helping members improve their communication, public speaking, and leadership skills. We meet every Tuesday night from 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome to visit our club so you can learn more about us. For details, visit www.stmichaeltm.toastmastersclubs.org.

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Free

CVCWCA Monthly Meeting 2/27/2018

February 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Speaker is Dennis Madison who has been collecting Civil War artifacts for nearly 60 years and relic hunting about 50 years. Dennis served as the first President of the Association now known as Central Virginia Civil War Collectors Association. The presentation will be a must for those who want to understand bringing to light artifacts that have not been seen for over 150 years, then trying to identify them. Dennis will bring his favorite 50 dug items from his collection…

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$50

Learnings from the Making of “Paper Tigers” and “Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope”

February 28 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

This is the second of three sessions that comprise the 2018 Lora M. Robins Speaker Series presented by Leadership Metro Richmond and The Robins Foundation. This year’s series is titled Barriers to Learning: How Trauma Impacts RVA Children. Trauma is prevalent in the lives of our children. It affects learning, school performance and behaviors. Traumatic stress can undermine the ability for children to form relationships, regulate their emotions, and impairs their cognitive functions. As community leaders we need a deeper…

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$25 - $45

BRAZIL: Open & Ready for Business

February 28 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Presentation will discuss current market conditions in Brazil, trade growth opportunities, and why NOW is the time to consider Brazil for international growth. There will be time for questions and answers following the presentation.

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Being Mortal, Soup for the Caregiver’s Soul Workshop

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

If you thought you were dying, what would matter most? Join a national dialogue taking place in your community concerning an inescapable reality of life: death. Gather with friends, neighbors and peers to watch the FRONTLINE documentary, Being Mortal, which explores what matters most to patients and families experiencing serious illness. Registration from 1:30-2:00p, light refreshments will be provided. For more information contact the Senior Advocate’s Office, 804-768-7878 or SeniorAdvocate@chesterfield.gov

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