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September 2017
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How to Approach Contemporary Drawing

September 15 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm

UR student Sofia Nicolet presents a gallery talk in conjunction with the exhibition “Iterations: Contemporary Approaches to Drawing”

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$17

The Richmond Men’s Chorus: “An Evening of Love and Lowered Standards”

September 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

The Richmond Men’s Chorus: “An Evening of Love and Lowered Standards” Location: The Cultural Arts Center 2880 Mountain Road Glen Allen VA 23060 Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7pm Tickets: $17 in advance, $20 reserved seating, $21 at the door. Visit: http://bit.ly/2sMq58P ; www.artsglenallen.com or 804.261.ARTS Dinner and drinks (wine, beer, beverages) available for sale at the show from DeFazio’s Catering. SERIES PREMIER! 2nd Stage kicks off with this spectacular performance by the Richmond Men’s Chorus that celebrates the highs…

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$15 - $30

Food, Clothing, and Shelter

September 15 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Wilson wrote FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER as part of his year-long residency at Firehouse Theatre. The play is set in the summer of 1927 when the Yankee Doodle Circus train derails outside of Vinton, Indiana — leaving the company stranded and without access to their possessions until the train can be put back on the tracks. The three interconnected “one-acts” that are at the center of the play revolve around different members of the circus troupe trying to get their…

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$5 - $15

hISTORY OF Jackson Ward Walking Tour

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Known as the “birthplace of Black Capitalism,” Jackson Ward is rich in black history and culture and boasts a beautiful collection of preserved antebellum architecture and historic cast iron porches. Meet at 00 Clay Street, between 1st and Adams streets. $15 per person $5 for Valentine Members Walk-ups welcome. Cash or check. On-street parking. This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus…

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Free

Stories at the Museum

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

This family friendly program features special educator-led readings of children’s history books and a craft activity. Stories at the Museum programs are free and open to all ages.

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Free

Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Caribbean

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Celebrate the art, culture, and traditions of countries in the Caribbean at VMFA’s Celebrate the Art of Latin America: Caribbean, Family Day Event. Through art activities, performances, and artist demonstrations, discover the history and culture of this diverse region. Watch performances featuring the Latin Ballet of Virginia; participate in artist demonstrations and take part in hands-on art activities such as creating your own Caribbean-inspired musical instrument, and so much more!

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EV Charging Ribbon-Cutting and Film Screening

September 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Join Drive Electric RVA and Virginia Clean Cities (VCC) to celebrate the largest privately-built charging facility for electric vehicles in greater Richmond at Libbie Mill – Midtown. Rep. Donald McEachin and the Honorable Harvey Hinson, Brookland District Supervisor in Henrico County, are scheduled to speak. Alleyn Harned, VCC executive director, will introduce the congressman. After the formal remarks and ribbon-cutting, several electric vehicles will be on display and information will be available for those who want to learn more about…

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$20 - $40

Firehouse Theatre’s 2nd Annual Battle of the Corporate Bands

September 16 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

We’re back. Tickets are now available for the 2nd annual BATTLE OF THE CORPORATE BANDS at The Broadberry on Saturday, Sept 16. ​ Call us at 804.355.2001 for info and to purchase tickets. WestRock’s Glass House is the reigning champion and is returning to The Broadberry to defend its title as Best Corporate Band vs. Hunton & Williams LLP’s 951 East, Dominion Energy’s Class 5, and others. Sam Ash Music Stores is this year’s corporate sponsor. ​

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$5 - $15

Richmond’s Historic Theaters Walking Tour

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Home to live theater, vaudeville, movies and musical performances, these theaters continue to be part of Richmond’s Cultural District. Includes a “behind the scenes” tour! Meet at the Valentine, 1015 East Clay Street. $15 per person $5 for Valentine Members Walk-ups welcome. Cash or check. On-street parking. This tour is presented as part of the Richmond History Tours program, a service of the Valentine. We offer a full schedule of walking and bus tours of city neighborhoods, waterways, parks, retail…

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$15 - $30

Food, Clothing, and Shelter

September 17 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Wilson wrote FOOD, CLOTHING, AND SHELTER as part of his year-long residency at Firehouse Theatre. The play is set in the summer of 1927 when the Yankee Doodle Circus train derails outside of Vinton, Indiana — leaving the company stranded and without access to their possessions until the train can be put back on the tracks. The three interconnected “one-acts” that are at the center of the play revolve around different members of the circus troupe trying to get their…

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$530

CEO & Senior Staff Retreat

September 18 @ 9:30 am - September 19 @ 11:00 am

Is your Board of Directors focused on its duty of foresight? Are they focused on the disruptive challenges the future may hold? Do you have the tools to deal with those challenges with limited resources? This year’s CEO & Senior Staff Retreat will begin with a high-impact presentation focused on the specific actions and approaches boards can adopt to develop a consistent and sustainable practice of foresight. During the retreat, attendees will also participate in facilitated roundtable discussions with colleagues…

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$75

Social Media Strategies for Nonprofits

September 19 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Social Media Strategies is designed for professionals who know how to use the most popular tools (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) and are looking to increase their fan engagement. The class focuses on three major areas: 1. Emerging Trends and Tools. This will cover what is on the horizon, the latest news and laws around social media, and the best new apps and tools. 2. Strategy. Using research, we will focus on creating great content and timing it for the greatest impact.…

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FREE

“The Spitting Game” movie and discussion

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

James House’s free movie and discussion series continues with a screening of “The Spitting Game: The College Hook Up Culture” which won “Best Social Awareness Documentary” at the 2009 Delray Beach Film Festival. This provocative film examines and challenges the status quo by highlighting the risks, reasons, and realities students may face within the “hook up culture.” This compelling documentary is comprehensive, engaging, and educational. Topics include; hooking up, peer pressure, alcohol and other drugs, STDS/sexual health, sexual assault and…

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FREE

“The Spitting Game” movie and discussion

September 20 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

James House’s free movie and discussion series continues with a screening of “The Spitting Game: The College Hook Up Culture” which won “Best Social Awareness Documentary” at the 2009 Delray Beach Film Festival. This provocative film examines and challenges the status quo by highlighting the risks, reasons, and realities students may face within the “hook up culture.” This compelling documentary is comprehensive, engaging, and educational. Topics include; hooking up, peer pressure, alcohol and other drugs, STDS/sexual health, sexual assault and…

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Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Education Series: Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers

September 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

September 20th; 6-7pm Alzheimer’s and Dementia Family Education Series: Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers Prince George Public Library Sunflower Gardens 5305 Plaza Drive N. Prince George, VA 23860 Advance registration is required by calling 804-446-5860.

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Reproductive and Sexual Coercion

September 21 @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

In this training participants will increase their understanding of reproductive health and sexuality, sexual coercion screening and program best practices, and how to implement successful partnerships with key healthcare providers in their locality.

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Free

2017 Bottimore Lecture- How do we know what we know about the Civil War?

September 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Dr. Yael Sternhell will explore the unexpectedly fascinating backstory of the wartime documents that became the Official Records. You’ll never think of the Official Records or any other Civil War document the same way again. As Sternhell will show, even what we consider hard historical facts were shaped by the politics and personalities in the archive.

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$15 - $30

Brian Curry and Mark Phillip’s Catch Me: The Magic Duel

September 21 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For ages 15+ ​ Two Magicians. One Winner. ​ After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn’t big enough for them both. In ‘Catch Me’, these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the title of ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’. During the show, the audience will select various styles of magic the contestants must perform. Audience members then cast their votes for ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’, and…

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$10

Book Talk- Meade and Lee After Gettysburg

September 22 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Contrary to popular belief, once Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia slipped across the swollen Potomac back to Virginia the Lincoln administration pressed George Meade to cross quickly in pursuit—and he did. The two weeks that followed was a grand chess match with everything at stake—high drama filled with hard marching, cavalry charges, heavy skirmishing, and set-piece fighting that threatened to escalate into a major engagement with the potential to end the war in the Eastern Theater. Join us…

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$35

The Factory: A Happening at Studio Two Three

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Art Auction, Live Music, Local Libations. Proceeds benefit Studio Two Three, Richmond’s Modern Makery. Come as your favorite 60s art star, rock star, or as you are. Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes at The Factory. More information at studiotwothree.org/factory

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$15 - $30

Brian Curry and Mark Phillip’s Catch Me: The Magic Duel

September 22 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For ages 15+ ​ Two Magicians. One Winner. ​ After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn’t big enough for them both. In ‘Catch Me’, these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the title of ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’. During the show, the audience will select various styles of magic the contestants must perform. Audience members then cast their votes for ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’, and…

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Free

Walk For Life

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

An annual fundraising event to advertise and support the Pregnancy Support Center of the Tri-Cities. STEP 1: You can register for the event by email, phone, or with your group leader, church or organization TODAY. STEP 2: Ask EVERYONE you know to sponsor you. You will be amazed how many friends and associates will say YES! (pledge forms can be gotten from the Pregnancy Support Center) STEP 3: Bring your completed Pledge Form(s) the day of the Walk ( or…

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FREE

Hogs for the House Cook-Off Competition

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Join us Saturday, September 23, 2017 as professional and amateur teams battle it out to claim the Judge’s Choice Award and People’s Choice Award at the 1st Hogs for the House Cook Off Competition at Colonial Harley-Davidson. The public is welcome to taste the results of the competition from 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. Entrance into the venue is free. Tasting tickets are just $10.00 and can be purchased online at thejameshouse.org/events or at the venue on the day of…

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$20.00

Half for the House 50/50 Raffle

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

50/50 raffle to support James House. Tickets are $20.00 each and may be purchased online at www.thejameshouse.org/events. Tickets will also be on sale at our Hogs for the House Cook-Off Competition on Saturday September 23 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Colonial Harley-Davidson, 1701 Temple Pkwy, Prince George, VA 23875 where the winner will be announced at 3:40 pm. Winner need not be present to win. Proceeds from the event will go to James House, a local non-profit agency…

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Free

Magic and Mischief: A FREE Family Magic Show

September 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am

Absolutely amazing magic that will make the entire family laugh. Magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips combine forces to bring world class magic to life in this action-packed magic show. Your kids will laugh, they will cheer, and they might even fall in love in this interactive show. ​ Recommended for ages 6 and older.

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$3

Sensory Friendly Movie

September 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm

CARS 3 – This sensory friendly movie experience provides an accepting and safe environment for families to enjoy a movie. The lights are turned up and the sound is turned down. Tickets are $3.00 each. Popcorn, candy, soda and water are available to purchase. Those with special dietary needs may bring their own refreshments (no ice cream or glass bottles).

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Free

Doggie & Me

September 23 @ 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Join us September 23 for Doggie & Me! This is a dog and family-friendly event in The Square at Willow Lawn! All proceeds will benefit FETCH a Cure. We will feature over a dozen regional craft breweries, ten wineries, food sampling, a doggie costume contest, a kids zone, a special VIP section, and live entertainment from local 80’s cover band, Party McFly! Unlimited sampling tickets are $25 and will include a sampling glass and unlimited beer and wine sampling. NEW…

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$50

Saved By the Bell: 80th Anniversary Celebration

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Come celebrate Mental Health America of Virginia’s 80th Anniversary, with dinner, exhibits and guest speaker Paul Gionfriddo, President and CEO of national Mental Health America! 6:00 p.m. – Refreshments, Interactive Displays, Information Tables – Music by Triple Crossing Jazz Project 7:00 p.m. – Dinner Program with Paul Gionfriddo – Transformational Leadership Awards to Bonnie Neighbour and Mira Signer Business Attire Suggested. Educating, empowering and advocating since 1937 to improve mental health and reduce the conditions which impede mental wellness.

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Free

Family Movie Night

September 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Come join the Down to Earth Ministries family for an evening of family fun! Family movie night, every 4th Saturday evenings at 6 p.m. September’s special feature is “Miracles from Heaven.” This is a free event.

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$15 - $30

Brian Curry and Mark Phillip’s Catch Me: The Magic Duel

September 23 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

For ages 15+ ​ Two Magicians. One Winner. ​ After years of successfully plying their trade around the world, acclaimed magicians Brian Curry and Mark Phillips have decided this town isn’t big enough for them both. In ‘Catch Me’, these two sleight-of-hand masters battle live, on stage for the title of ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’. During the show, the audience will select various styles of magic the contestants must perform. Audience members then cast their votes for ‘Richmond’s Favorite Magician’, and…

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