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January 2018

Free

NAMI Family Support Group: Family/ Caregivers of Youth With Mental Health Condition

January 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - January 25, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

Free, bi-monthly support group for caregivers and family of a child or adolescent living with a mental health condition. Groups are facilitated by trained family member peers. Groups are confidential and anonymous. This group meets on the 4th Thursday of every month. No registration necessary. For more information contact NAMI Central Virginia.

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December 2018

Caregiver Cafe’

December 12, 2018 @ 8:00 am - December 11, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

THE CAFE’ OCCURS THE SECOND WEDNESDAY OF EACH MONTH. After seeing the need for caregiver support in the area, Crater Community Hospice will begin to host a monthly Caregiver Café. The café is open to all caregivers and will be held on the second Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. with the first on November 14th. It will be held in the multi-purpose room of the Petersburg Public Library at 201 W. Washington St. “The caregiver café will be…

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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 women affected by domestic violence

January 30, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - January 30, 2020 @ 7:30 pm

James House is offering a support group for women affected by domestic violence. 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 are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and…

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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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September 2019

$10.00

Elders Dance Class

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - December 14 @ 3:00 pm

We want to pay homage and reverance to the requests that we have been getting from the elders to hold a dance class which will give a space to reflect the wise and mature energy of lessons, song, and dance. Enter at security gate by the ramp close to 7th street. Classes will be held on the 3rd floor, in room 3140N. Classes are every 3nd and 4th Saturday

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October 2019

Free

A Culture to Care: The History of Filipino Nurses in Virginia

October 17 @ 9:00 am - December 14 @ 5:00 pm

In conjunction with our exhibition New Virginians: 1619–2019 & Beyond, which examines the state’s increasing diversity, the Library hosts this exhibition from the University of Virginia’s Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry. Ren Capucao, a PhD nursing student at the UVA, wondered why so many Filipinos were nurses. Based on his dissertation research with support from Virginia Humanities, the Philippine Nurses Association of Virginia, and the Bjoring Center, A Culture to Care tells the fascinating intertwined histories of the Philippines…

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Edward Hopper and the American Hotel

October 26, 2019 - February 23, 2020

Check in to Edward Hopper’s hotels, motels, tourist homes, and boarding houses in this first investigation of the celebrated artist’s images of hospitality settings. Culturally probing and formally beguiling, the selected paintings and works on paper explore America’s hotel consciousness and cultural landscape in the early to mid-20th century. At VMFA, the exhibition’s only East Coast venue, simulated spaces and other immersive design elements create a one-of-a-kind art experience. Rarely seen diaries and postcards provide personal travelogues, as told by…

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November 2019

Free

ThinkSmall10 – 10th Biennial International Miniature Invitational

November 9 @ 12:00 pm - December 15 @ 4:00 pm

artspace presents the tenth installment of the ever-popular Biennial Miniature International Invitational, ThinkSmall10.. ThinkSmall10, showing in all the galleries of artspace, 0 East 4th Street, Richmond, VA, will be open to the public from Friday, November 8, 2019 through Sunday, December 15, 2019. About the show: ThinkSmall has been a Richmond favorite for both artists and patrons since its inception in 2001. The invitational takes place every two years and features artwork in a diverse range of styles and media,…

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$8 – $13

Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights

November 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - January 6, 2020 @ 10:00 pm

A holiday tradition featuring more than a million twinkling lights, hand-crafted botanical decorations, model trains, holiday dinners, firepit with s’mores and hot chocolate (for purchase); nightly family activities & more. The region’s ultimate holiday extravaganza! NEW THIS YEAR! GardenFest opens a week early, on November 22. Plus, Member Nights have been expanded to include ALL nights in November and January. Garden Members can visit Dominion Energy GardenFest of Lights for free any night November 22-30, 2019 and January 1-6, 2020.…

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December 2019

Free

Alzheimer’s Association Know the Ten Warning Signs

December 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

December 9, Colonial Heights, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 3:30-5 p.m., Dunlop House, 235 Dunlop Farms Boulevard, Colonial Heights, VA 23834. This program is designed to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others. Call 804.967.2580 for more information.

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JINGLE BELL BAZAAR benefiting GoochlandCares

December 10 @ 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

A Goochland holiday tradition. Free and open to the public. 40 vendors, lovely country club setting, plentiful, free parking, raffle prizes. Proceeds benefit GoochlandCares.

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Free

Holiday sounds

December 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holiday music

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Best Practices in Dementia Care with Teepa Snow

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

Join us for an engaging, educational and enlightening program led by National Dementia Care Expert Teepa Snow. Designed for both professional and family caregivers.

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MPLI Virtual Open House

December 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm

The VCU Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute (GEHLI) will host our Minority Political Leadership Institute (MPLI) Virtual Open House on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm. Please use this link (https://vcu.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUvc-isqj8u9vT1zCLVo2rW1MhrafijQw) and register to hear firsthand experiences from program alumni, and learn how the program has affected them personally and professionally. During this interactive event, you will have an opportunity to learn about our program and ask questions of our guests. About the Program: The Minority…

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Free

Fund Our Schools – Campaign Launch

December 11 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

After a decade of disinvestment in public education, now is the time for full and fair school funding in Virginia! Join us for a press conference to launch the Fund Our Schools campaign, a new statewide effort that envisions a Virginia where every student has the opportunity to attain a high-quality education. Led by the Legal Aid Justice Center, The Commonwealth Institute for Fiscal Analysis, New Virginia Majority, and Virginia Educators United, the Fund Our Schools campaign demands the Commonwealth…

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Free

Transcribe-a-thon

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join other volunteers to transcribe handwritten pages by reading written text and typing it into digital form. Participate in enhancing access to collections of more than 400 years of Virginia history and culture. Twelve computer stations will be available. If you have your own laptop, please bring it! Transcribe-a-thons are facilitated by the volunteer organization HandsOn Greater Richmond. Minimum age is 16 (12 with an adult).

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Free

Literary Virginia Book Group

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

Read and discuss the best of today’s Virginia literature—books by Library of Virginia Literary Award winners and finalists in fiction and nonfiction. On the second Wednesday evening of each month, join us for a book discussion with light refreshments, additional historical context, and even occasional author visits. This month, discuss “Let’s No One Get Hurt,” by Jon Pineda (a fiction finalist for the 2019 Literary Awards) and pick up January’s book, “Bearskin” by James McLauglin (a fiction finalist for the…

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Free

Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience

December 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

“Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience” is a public program featuring documentary film screenings and moderated discussions designed to encourage an informed dialogue around immigration issues against the backdrop of our immigration history. Hosted in Richmond at the Library of Virginia with discussions led by staff from VCU Globe (Virginia Commonwealth University’s Global Education Office). December 11’s screening is “The New Americans,” with discussion led by VCU Globe’s Christina Marino. Becoming American is designed…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Know the Ten Warning Signs

December 12 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am

December 12, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Know the Ten Warning Signs, 10-11:30 a.m., VCU Health HUB at 25th, 1330 North 25th Street, Suite A, Richmond, VA 23223. This program is designed to help people recognize common signs of the disease and know what to watch for in themselves and others.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Surviving the Holidays/Holiday Tips

December 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

December 12, Henrico, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Surviving the Holidays/Holiday Tips, 3-4 p.m., Henrico County Public Library (Gayton), 10600 Gayton Road, Henrico Virginia 23238. Join us to learn about creating a safe and calm space for the person with dementia, the need for self-care during the holidays and helpful ways to keep your loved one with a dementia diagnosis involved in the holiday spirit.

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Jewish Family Theater presents “Gypsy”

December 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

In advance: $25 I JCC Member: $20 I $12 for 17 and Under I Patron: Included with subscription I $27 at the door Regarded by many theater professionals as the greatest musical ever created, “Gypsy” is the ultimate tale of an ambitious stage mother fighting for her daughters’ success… while secretly yearning for her own. Set all across America in the 1920’s, when vaudeville was dying and burlesque was born, Arthur Laurents’ landmark show explores the world of two-bit show…

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Free

Youth Mental Health First Aid Workshop

December 13 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Youth Mental Health First Aid USA is an eight-hour public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds an understanding of the importance of early intervention, and teaches individuals how to help an adolescent in crisis or experiencing a mental health challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis, select interventions and provide initial help, and connect young…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Managing Caregiver Stress

December 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

December 13, Sandston, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Managing Caregiver Stress, 3-4 p.m., Henrico County Public Library (Sandston), 23 East Williamsburg Road, Sandston, VA 23150. Alzheimer’s caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Join us to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout.

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$8 – $10

Firehouse Radio Players: HOLIDAY HOOPLA

December 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Firehouse Radio Players: HOLIDAY HOOPLA Sun, Dec 15 @ 7:30pm $8 advance / $10 day of ​ Christmas carols have been playing since October. Trees have been up since November. It can mean only one thing – the holidays are upon us and the Firehouse Radio Players are celebrating with a seasonal smorgasbord of “new” old time radio. Our versatile and talented voice actors are decking the halls and jingling bells with four funny tales featuring courtroom drama, sudsy soap…

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Managing Caregiver Stress

December 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

December 16, Henrico, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Managing Caregiver Stress, 3-4 p.m., Henrico County Public Library (Tuckahoe), 1901 Starling Drive, Henrico, VA 23229. Alzheimer’s caregivers frequently report experiencing high levels of stress. It can be overwhelming to take care of a loved one with Alzheimer’s or other dementia, but too much stress can be harmful to both of you. Join us to learn symptoms and ways to avoid burnout.

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Free

Alzheimer’s Association Effective Communication Tips and Strategies

December 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

December 16, Spring Grove, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter presents Effective Communication Tips and Strategies, 5:30-6:30 p.m., Surry County Community Center, 205 Enos Farm Drive, Spring Grove, VA 23881. This program provides practical information and resources to help dementia caregivers learn to decode verbal and behavioral messages from people with dementia. Please call 804.967.2580 for more information.

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Free

Holiday Sounds

December 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Holiday music

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