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April 2020

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Advance Care Planning 101

April 30 @ 8:30 am - 10:30 am

What if a sudden illness or injury left you unable to speak for yourself? Who would you want to speak for you? What would you want them to know about your values and wishes? Advance Care Planning (ACP) is a conversation process about the medical care you would want if you could not speak for yourself, and needed others to make decisions for you. Advance care planning helps you think about health care choices you may have to make in…

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Peer Learning Brown Bag: Interacting with Your Board During COVID-19

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Join the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond on Thursdays from 12-1pm for a virtual “lunch and learn” series for nonprofit leaders. About this Event Through facilitated conversations with local experts, we want to offer a space for nonprofit leaders to support and learn from one another and connect with helpful tools and resources. On April 30th Scott Andrews-Weckerly, Community Foundation Community Engagement Specialist, will continue the series with the topic, “Interacting with Your Board During COVID-19.” Please note that…

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Free

Midday Money Management Series: How to Move Forward

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Please join our Counselors and Employment Navigators from Commonwealth Catholic Charities on : Thursday, April 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM for our third webinar topic that will provide tips and tools with actionable steps for finances, job searching, and your emotional well-being. April 30 – Taking Steps to Move Forward Virtual Job Recruitment – How do you prepare for the job search that has been reshaped for now and in the future? Join us to learn tips on how to…

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Puccini’s ‘La Bohème’ (Online)

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

Virginia Opera, along with our colleagues at the Virginia Symphony Orchestra, will present Giacomo Puccini’s ‘La Bohème’ on April 30th, starting at 7:00pm EDT! The production (available on YouTube, Facebook, and our website) will include an introduction with Maestro Adam Turner and Stage Director Kyle Lang before the performance, and will feature interviews from the cast and backstage footage during intermission. ‘La Bohème,’ one of the most regularly performed operas in the world, is a captivating story of the passions…

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May 2020

$50 – $60

Mercy Mall United 2020

May 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

This is our main fundraising event to fund the mission of providing necessary items such as clothing, food, toiletries, household and baby items to individuals and families in crisis. The theme this year is Cinco de Mayo and will loads of fun with live and silent auctions, El Patron for dinner, and guest speaker, Dr. Mervin Daugherty, Superintendent of Chesterfield County Public Schools. Please join us and share about this fun event!

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Free

Virtual Volunteer Training

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

An orientation open to anyone who has wanted to get involved with RJI. This is the best place to begin for those who are interested in linking arms with us in the work we do to prevent human trafficking. We will cover RJI mission and culture, and offer immediate next steps to help our mission even while quarantined!

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15th Annual ASK 5K & Fun Walk

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Richmond’s most inspiring, cancer-fighting 5K! The ASK 5K & Fun Walk is a celebration of the strength and courage of children with cancer and their families here in Central Virginia. Your participation in the 15th Annual Walk helps to make life better for local children with cancer from the moment of diagnosis through treatment and beyond!

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$25

FETCH a Cure 5K Trail Run & Walk

May 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get your racing shoes on! FETCH a Cure will be back at Camp Highroad in Middleburg this year for our 2nd Annual 5K Trail Run & Walk to benefit the Hannah Hershey Fund. FETCH a Cure’s Hannah Hershey Fund provides financial assistance to pets and their owners in the NoVA area in the face of a scary cancer diagnosis. Started by Amy Hershey and Heath Croll in honor of their beloved dog, Hannah, this fund will help expand the positive…

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$145

Extraordinary Customer Service

May 4 @ 12:00 am - May 29 @ 11:59 pm

Transform your customer service into something extraordinary. As a result, more repeat business will improve your bottom line. Customer service separates you from your competition. Extraordinary customer service comes from focusing on the few essential elements that yield big results. Discover how easy it is to tweak your customer service from the ordinary to the extraordinary. You will take away a customer service plan that will help you focus on the key elements that will get you started on your…

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$100

Power Over Parkinson’s 1st Annua Golf Tournament

May 4 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Please join us for a day out on the golf course! Participants will enjoy beautiful Hunting Hawk Golf Course while supporting Power Over Parkinson’s. Plan to have a boxed lunch meal either in the clubhouse before you get started or bring it along in your cart for when you’re ready! We’ll have a dinner and awards banquet on the pavilion at the conclusion of the tournament! It’s going to be a great day for an even greater cause!

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VAFRE Annual Awards Luncheon

May 5 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

Join VAFRE as we honor our 2020 Nina Abady and Rising Star Award winners at The Woman’s Club at the Bolling Haxall House.

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Free

Virtual Townhall: Supporting Young People and Families Through COVID & Trauma

May 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

With so much change and uncertainty in our lives, the pandemic is a source of trauma for many. How we support our young people and their families right now is critical to their safety and well-being. Next week, MENTOR Virginia is hosting a virtual townhall featuring special guest and trauma expert John Richardson-Lauve from ChildSavers. Please join us for a discussion about considerations and strategies for supporting young people and their families through the pandemic and the trauma that goes…

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Johnathan White presents: “Our Little Monitor” hosted by Pamplin Historical Park

May 7 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Speaker Johnathan White will discuss “Our Little Monitor”. The Petersburg Civil War Roundtable (PCWRT) will meet the first Thursday of each month (except June, July, and August) at Pamplin Historical Park and the National Museum of the Civil War Soldier from 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm. Annual membership is $40.00. Individuals who are already members of Pamplin Historical Park can become members of PCWRT for $20.00. Non-members can attend for $5.00 each meeting. Call (804) 861-2408 for more information.

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FREE

ZOOM OPEN UNIVERSITY “Japanese Prints in History, Art, and Popular Culture, Part 1.”

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Instructor: William Neer, curatorial assistant for exhibitions, VMFA. This course will explore Japanese woodblock prints in visual culture from the 16th century to the present day. Meeting ID: 857 7953 6298; Password: 582057

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Free

Asian Americans Documentary Virtual Screening

May 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Sacrifice, triumph, and hope – all revealed in the new PBS production, Asian Americans, a five-episode docuseries that chronicles the contributions and challenges of Asian Americans. VPM is hosting a free VIRTUAL SCREENING of Asian Americans with highlights from key stories throughout the series. After the screening, VPM will hold a Zoom panel discussion about the issues contained in Asian Americans. Our guest panelists are Ting-Yi Oei, author and Education Director with the 1882 Foundation; and John Yang, President and…

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Plan a Better Future: Health Equity Considerations During COVID-19

May 13 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The coronavirus pandemic has exposed the inequality and health disparities that exist for seniors, people of color, and other vulnerable populations, and Richmond is no exception. This webinar led by experts from VCU and VCU Health will share effective public policy practices that arise from an equity lens and actions our nonprofit community can take during this crisis to support better outcomes for our most at-risk neighbors.

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FREE

ZOOM OPEN UNIVERSITY ” Modern Masters of Printmaking: Part 1.”

May 14 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Instructor: Colleen Yarger, PhD, assistant curator for European Art and the Mellon Collections, VMFA. Meeting ID: 857 7953 6298; Password: 582057

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Peer Learning Brown Bag: Duty of Care and Duty of Loyalty

May 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

On May 14th, Community Foundation Community Specialist Scott Andrews-Weckerly will lead conversation around nonprofit boards’ fiduciary responsibilities around care and loyalty, particularly as leaders navigate thorny decisions brought on by Coronavirus. Please note that in order to facilitate productive discussion, these sessions are capped at 20 participants.

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RVA Ramadan Virtual Iftar

May 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Islamic Center of Virginia and the Virginia Center for Inclusive Communities invite you to an RVA Ramadan Virtual Iftar. ***To receive the event link, registration is required at www.inclusiveVA.org/iftar.*** The program will include reflections from interfaith, government, and community leaders. We will also highlight Ramadan experiences in the time of COVID-19. A list of confirmed speakers will be announced prior to the program.

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ZOOM OPEN UNIVERSITY “Japanese Prints in History, Art, and Popular Culture, Part 2.”

May 18 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Instructor: William Neer, curatorial assistant for exhibitions, VMFA. This course will explore Japanese woodblock prints in visual culture from the 16th century to the present day. Meeting ID: 857 7953 6298; Password: 582057

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$135.00

CANCELLED: 2020 Virginia Volunteerism & Service Conference

May 20 @ 8:00 am - May 21 @ 5:00 pm

The 2020 Va. Volunteerism Conference has been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Please join us next near for the Commonwealth’s leading event for organizations and individuals making a difference in their communities. Presented by the Virginia Office on Volunteerism and Community Services and the Virginia Service Foundation, this highly-interactive two-day conference annually features a diverse array of instructional workshops and networking events.

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$25

Asian American History IS U.S. History

May 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Often thought of as “forever foreigners,” Asian Americans in fact played key roles at pivotal moments in U.S. history. Asian American stories illuminate the history of inclusion and exclusion in America on issues like civil rights, immigration, and controversies over bilingual education. Providing information often ignored in mainstream U.S. history texts, this webinar is an ideal program for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

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FREE

ZOOM OPEN UNIVERSITY ” Modern Masters of Printmaking: Part 2.”

May 21 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Instructor: Colleen Yarger, PhD, assistant curator for European Art and the Mellon Collections, VMFA. Meeting ID: 857 7953 6298; Password: 582057

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$10

An American Landscape

May 23 @ 7:30 pm - May 24 @ 2:00 pm

AN AMERICAN LANDSCAPE a script-in-hand workshop written by Neal Gallini-Burdick directed by Patrick Regal Sat, May 23 @ 7:30pm Sun, May 24 @ 4pm Tickets: $10 Art, love, and life. The three are with an indissoluble tie forever knit. When two people meet each other in college, they don’t expect to grapple with any high moral issues for many years, but the depth of their feeling leads them down the road to truly living their lives.

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Postponed! CVCWCA May 26, 2020 Monthly Meeting

May 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Central Virginia Civil War Collectors Association will hold its monthly meeting featuring Shannon Pritchard of Old South Antiques.

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May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The coronavirus pandemic has forced difficult choices about children’s care and safety during working hours. This webinar, presented in partnership with Virginia Early Childhood Education Foundation, Robins Foundation, and Smart Beginnings, will share the information parents and caregivers need to make informed decisions about returning to child care and camps. Speakers representing the perspectives of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, child care centers, family child care businesses, and parents are included. Appropriate for parents and caregivers, providers, and community leaders.

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Free

Gounod’s “Romeo and Juliet” (Online)

May 28 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm

After the success of our joint La Bohème broadcast last month, the Virginia Opera and the Virginia Symphony Orchestra are thrilled to announce our next opera broadcast, Romeo and Juliet, on Thursday, May 28, at 7:00 PM. Once again, the VO will present an introduction from Maestro Adam Turner prior to the beginning of the performance’s start at 7:30 PM. Romeo and Juliet (2016) is a co-production of Virginia Opera and Opera Carolina called “A beautiful production” by the Charlotte…

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$15

Joe Loschiavo in Concert PIANO FORTE FUSION

May 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Joe Loschiavo in Concert PIANO FORTE FUSION Sun, May 31 @ 6:30pm $15 advance / $25 day of ​ Enjoy Joe Loschiavo’s multifaceted piano stylings as he provides a dynamic, dramatic and memorable musical experience. Joe’s use of both grand piano and symphonic sounds of an electronic keyboard will provide a multiplicity of tonal emotion as he performs classic standards, popular tunes, movie/television themes, rock-n-roll, love songs and more! ​ Who is Joe Loschiavo? Joe is an accomplished pianist and…

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June 2020

Childcare Decisions 2020!

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

The coronavirus pandemic has forced difficult choices about children’s care and safety during working hours. This webinar, presented in partnership with Virginia Early Childhood Education Foundation, Robins Foundation, and Smart Beginnings, will share the information parents and caregivers need to make informed decisions about returning to child care and camps. Speakers representing the perspectives of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond, child care centers, family child care businesses, and parents are included. Appropriate for parents and caregivers, providers, and community leaders.

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Free

Health Behavior Coaching Info Session

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Are you passionate about empowering patients, clients and communities to take control of their health and well-being? Are you eager to help patients and clients set goals for disease control and compliance with medical recommendations? Are you ready to enhance your skills and become a Health Coach? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, then come learn more about VCU’s online “Health Behavior Coaching” Post-baccalaureate Graduate Certificate Program.

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