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October 2019

$50

Forensic Peer Training

October 7 @ 9:00 am - October 11 @ 4:00 pm

Are you a Peer Specialist or Recovery Coach who works with individuals engaged with the criminal justice system? This training brings specialized knowledge and expertise to treating these individuals, whether it is in prison, jail or in the community.

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Free

Aid & Attendance Benefit

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Are you a Veteran or caring for a Veteran? Join Circle Center and The Jorgensen Group to learn more about the VA Aid & Attendance Benefit and how it can help pay for care! These events are FREE and Open to the Public

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Free

Volunteer Orientation: Richmond

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

The Arthritis Foundation | Virginia is looking for volunteers to serve in multiple roles at upcoming events, in the office, and in the community. Come learn about the organization, connect with others and make a difference in the lives of people with arthritis. Join us at our volunteer orientation and learn more about how your skills can help make a difference in Virginia.

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$5

Words on Fire: Happy Hour Poetry

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Break out of the work week routine with a dose of hot verse at Firehouse! Featuring two showcase poets, an open mic sign up for those with a verse or two to drop themselves, and a cash bar with happy hour specials, it’s a great way to make the most of a long day. ​This month, we have two guest poets with us: Stan Galloway and Mark Fitzgerald! ​Stan is the founder and director of the Bridgewater International Poetry Festival…

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free

Resilience Film Screening

October 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Greater Richmond SCAN (Stop Child Abuse Now) invites you to join for a free, community screening of Resilience at the Byrd Theatre! The documentary Resilience chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. The film portrays a dynamic group of individuals who are proving that cycles of disease and adversity can be broken. A discussion will follow the film

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Free

Free Nonprofit Crisis Communications Panel & Workshop

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am

How prepared is your nonprofit for a crisis? Join us for a Crisis Communications Panel and Workshop on Wednesday, October 9th from 9-11:30 a.m. Moderator Nina Sims will lead Panelists Hollie Cammarasana, APR, MPA, Matt Charles, APR and Joan Marable through an interactive discussion sharing crisis communications insights, best practices and much more. A hands-on workshop session will follow the panel, in which attendees will be broken up into small groups to work together and apply what you’ve learned to…

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Census 101: What you need to know NOW

October 9 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

The countdown to the big count is on – the 2020 Census will be here before we know it! Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau carries out a constitutionally mandated count of the nation’s residents. Data from the Census impacts each of us. It informs where we build new businesses, how crowded your child’s classroom will be, it even determines how much our community will receive in federal funding to pay for programs such as WIC & SNAP. Young…

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Free

Free Movement Class

October 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join us for a FREE movement exploration class with Firehouse’s resident company, K Dance. Beginning Oct 9, we will be hosting once-a-month movement sessions at Firehouse. Structured for non-dancers and dancers, alike — and anyone in between — these monthly respites will provide a space to explore and recharge. This will be a time to move and stretch, to breathe, to shake off our daily toils…and of course, to have fun! Open to both teens and adults – no experience…

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Candidates Forum on Evictions

October 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

The Campaign to Reduce Evictions–in partnership with the League of Women Voters of Richmond Metropolitan Area and the Richmond Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority–is hosting a forum on evictions featuring candidates for the Virginia House and Senate. This event will be held at the Virginia Museum of History and Culture in the Robins Family Forum, from 6:00 until 8:30 on the evening of October 10th. All members of the public are welcome to attend. Our purpose in holding…

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$20 – $45

Passing Strange

October 10 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations, and received the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. PASSING STRANGE is like no other musical you’ve ever experienced. The New York Times said it “defies generic categories.” Part rock and roll biography, part coming-of-age-story replete with youthful angst and discovery, part traditional book musical “bursting at the seams with melodic songs,” part…

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A 2020 ‘view’ on Diversity

October 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Diversity is becoming increasingly present across all aspects of our lives. This workshop is all about learning, creating and sharing ideas. We invite you to join us and bring your thoughts and ideas about diveristy. We will have 4 panalist to discuss gender equality, age, race and workplace diversity. Diversity helps provide insight into the needs and motivations of all of your employees as well as client and customer base. Having a diverse environment can not only benefits your business,…

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$20 – $45

Passing Strange

October 11 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations, and received the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. PASSING STRANGE is like no other musical you’ve ever experienced. The New York Times said it “defies generic categories.” Part rock and roll biography, part coming-of-age-story replete with youthful angst and discovery, part traditional book musical “bursting at the seams with melodic songs,” part…

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Free

Spiritual Abuse – Community Lunch and Discussion

October 12 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join us at Ascend Church as pastor Nick Jenkins shares on the topic of Spiritual Abuse. This is designed to be a highly interactive community event. We will explore issues including being “church hurt”, having scripture used as a weapon in domestic violence, historical abuses of church power, and even sexual abuse by church staff.

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Free

A Discussion on Healthcare

October 12 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Join Robin’s Hope as we meet with VCU students training for medical careers for a discussion on healthcare.  We are planning to have the students share ideas on how to best communicate with your health provider as well as to have a time for participants to share what they wish the health community knew, or would do differently.  This is a great opportunity to learn as well as to influence the next generation of healthcare providers.

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$20 – $45

Passing Strange

October 12 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations, and received the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. PASSING STRANGE is like no other musical you’ve ever experienced. The New York Times said it “defies generic categories.” Part rock and roll biography, part coming-of-age-story replete with youthful angst and discovery, part traditional book musical “bursting at the seams with melodic songs,” part…

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$20 – $45

Passing Strange

October 13 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations, and received the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. PASSING STRANGE is like no other musical you’ve ever experienced. The New York Times said it “defies generic categories.” Part rock and roll biography, part coming-of-age-story replete with youthful angst and discovery, part traditional book musical “bursting at the seams with melodic songs,” part…

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Enhancing Chesterfield Housing: Conversation with Jesse Smith

October 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

What does the future housing landscape of Chesterfield look like? Jesse Smith, newly appointed Deputy County Administrator for Community Development for Chesterfield will discuss how the Community Enhancement department sparks affordable housing solutions and community revitalization efforts in Chesterfield in this informal talk. Mr. Smith oversees the Community Enhancement Department as well as operations of multiple other county departments and programs, including Building Inspection, Environmental Engineering, Planning, Transportation and Utilities.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

October 16 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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Free

Fall Shred Day at the BBB

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

Better Business Bureau has partnered with Coats for Kids and is having a Shred Day to collect materials that are sensitive and need to be shredded while also collecting coats for those in need

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Various membership levels

Workplace Inclusion Network: “Age & Generations in the Workplace”

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Research shows that there are five different generations present in the workforce. What does that mean when we think about how employees communicate or our understanding of work ethic? This session will examine ways for organizations to include age as a part of their inclusion strategy and ways to maximize efforts and potential across varying generations. Session to be facilitated by Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities Staff.

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BUILDING BRIDGES OF HOPE presented by GoochlandCares

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

GoochlandCares signature annual event. A celebration of our CLIENTS, a renewal of our commitment to quality CARE, and an expression of our gratitude to you, our COMMUNITY of friends. Join us for breakfast or lunch. We hope to inform and inspire you.

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Free

Healthy Habits for Brain and Body Conversation-Family Night

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

October 16, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Healthy Habits for Brain and Body Conversation-Family Night, 5-6 p.m., The Towers Retirement and Assisted Living Community, 350 Hioaks Road, Richmond, VA. At any age there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Learn the steps to take now to improve…

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Free

VCU Health System Orchestra presents SPOOKTACULAR

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Our 2019-20 season thus begins at Firehouse Theatre, and we look forward to bringing the eerie Halloween aura through our music! Featuring a mix of classical tracks to recognizable movie tunes, we hope you will join us for an evening of spooky sounds! Donations to support the orchestra will be accepted at the door!

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Jewish Film Series – Joseph Pulitzer: Voice of the People

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Joseph Pulitzer’s New York newspaper, The World, would transform American media and make him wealthy, admired and feared. Throughout his four decades as a reporter and publisher, he created a powerful artistic vehicle that spoke to an unprecedented number of readers. Pulitzer is an American icon who spoke of “fake news” over one hundred years ago. He fought the dangers that the suppression of news had for a democracy long before our present threats to press freedom. While he is…

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Free

Equitable Decision-Making & Community Engagement Training | For Higher Ed.

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

DESIGNED FOR NONPROFIT, PHILANTHROPIC, HIGHER EDUCATION, AND GOVERNMENT LEADERS. Most organizations — from nonprofits to business — are trying to solve a problem. By listening to and engaging the people most affected by the problem, we believe organizations will find solutions to those problems more quickly. Virginia Community Voice offers organizational leaders a simple framework for how to equitably make decisions, and engage people directly impacted by community programs, investments, and policy-making. In these two-hour introductory trainings, participants will: Learn…

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Free

Memory Café

October 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

October 17, Richmond, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter will hold its monthly Memory Café, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Great Hope Baptist Church, 2101 Venable Street, Richmond, VA. Memory Café provides an opportunity for persons with Alzheimer’s disease or other dementia, their families and caregivers to have significant experiences apart from their daily routines. Participants enjoy intellectual, emotional and physical stimulation. Lunch is provided. For more information please call 804.967.2580

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Free

Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body

October 17 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

October 17, King William, VA – Alzheimer’s Association Greater Richmond Chapter hosts Brain Boot Camp – Healthy Habits for Brain and Body, 12:30-2:30 p.m., Upper King William Branch Library, 694-J Sharon Road, King William, VA. At any age there are lifestyle habits we can adopt to help maintain or even potentially improve our health. These habits may also help keep our brains healthy as we age and possibly delay the onset of cognitive decline. Learn the steps to take now…

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$40

Dinner with Josh McDowell

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

CCTC’s Annual fund raiser, this years proceeds go to record our Advanced Discipleship Series add a new staff member, and train Pastors in Africa.

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$40

Dinner with Josh McDowell

October 17 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

A trailblazer for truth and relationships, Josh has been at the forefront of cultural trends and ground-breaking ministry. Proceeds from this event will help CCTC in MOVING FORWARD with CHRIST to record our Advanced Discipleship Series add a new staff member, and train Pastors in Africa.

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$20 – $45

Passing Strange

October 17 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

This innovative new musical exploded on Broadway in 2008 winning a Drama Desk Award, a New York Drama Critics’ Circle Award, two Obies, 7 Tony nominations, and received the Tony for Best Book of a Musical. PASSING STRANGE is like no other musical you’ve ever experienced. The New York Times said it “defies generic categories.” Part rock and roll biography, part coming-of-age-story replete with youthful angst and discovery, part traditional book musical “bursting at the seams with melodic songs,” part…

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