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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

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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February 2019

$10

Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion

February 14 @ 10:00 am - December 1 @ 5:00 pm

Following Monumental: Richmond’s Monuments (1607-2018), the Valentine is hosting Monument Avenue: General Demotion/General Devotion. The Storefront for Community Design and the mObstudiO at Virginia Commonwealth University School of the Arts invited teams of planners, architects, designers, artists and individuals to participate in a national design competition to conceptually re-imagine Monument Avenue and contribute to the ongoing dialogue about race, memory, the urban landscape and public art. The finalists are featured in this one-of-a-kind exhibition at the Valentine. Visit www.monumentavenuegdgd.com for…

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March 2019

$8 – $13

THE ART OF PLAY

March 29 - September 30

The Art of Play promises moments of joy, whimsy and enchantment as Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden comes alive with art that explores how playful interactions can create connection and conversation. Six new interactive sculptures from Virginia artists will inspire you to see play in a whole new way! PLAY BECOMES ART Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden will invite guests of all ages to come outside and play! The Art of Play transforms the Garden into a vibrant canvas where visitors will…

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April 2019

Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 8 - October 20

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, designed to give participating charities an opportunity to solicit contributions that will be bonused by 10%. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in two payments throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the second payout. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $100,000 for the entire program.)…

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Free

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank

April 8 - October 20

Birdies for Charity presented by TowneBank is a fundraising platform, operating in conjunction with the Dominion Energy Charity Classic, designed to give participating charities an opportunity to solicit contributions that will be bonused by 10%. Participating charities will receive all gifts collected on their behalf, minus credit card fees, plus the additional 10% in two payments throughout the year. All bonus funds will be included in the second payout. (Maximum bonus of $10,000 per charity; $100,000 for the entire program.)…

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$8 – $13

M&T Bank Butterflies LIVE!

April 12 @ 9:00 am - October 14 @ 4:45 pm

Friday, April 12 – Monday, October 14, 2019 Daily 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Experience the wonderful world of butterflies! Butterflies LIVE! is an indoor exhibit in the Conservatory and is geared for all ages. Get up close and personal as hundreds of tropical butterflies feed, flutter and take flight all around you. Explore their origins, preferred habitats and life-cycles

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$10

Developing Richmond: Photographs from the Cook Studio

April 24 @ 10:00 am - November 10 @ 5:00 pm

When photographer George S. Cook relocated with his family to Richmond in 1880, he arrived in a city caught between the old and the new: Richmond bustled with post-Civil War construction and economic enterprise even while it held onto the antebellum social and political order. Acquired by the Valentine Museum in 1954, the Cook Studio’s more than 10,000 negatives and prints visually document Richmond at the turn of the 20th century. Experience imagery taken by George and his son Huestis…

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June 2019

Free

Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South

June 8 - November 17

The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts presents recent acquisitions from the Souls Grown Deep Foundation in Cosmologies from the Tree of Life: Art from the African American South, on view in the Evans Court Exhibition Galleries. The exhibition features sculpture, quilting, painting, and works on paper, rooted in African aesthetic legacies, familial tradition, and communal ethos. Previously marginalized as “folk or self-taught” art, these artists now take their rightful place as important contributors to the canon of American Modernism.

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$8 – $13

NATURE CONNECTS®: ART WITH LEGO® BRICKS

June 28 - September 22

A giant praying mantis made with 42,164 LEGO pieces; a pristine lily created with rare pink LEGO pieces; a sculpture of a snake and a mouse exploring relationships between pray and predator: these are just a few of the sculptures on display at  Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden June 28 – September 22, 2019, as part of Nature Connects®: Art with LEGO® Bricks. Created with half-a-million LEGO bricks, the award-winning exhibit by New York artist Sean Kenney will feature 24 sculptures in 13 displays…

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August 2019

Jr. Iron Chef

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Junior Iron Chef Program is an 8 week summer enrichment program that focuses on teaching culinary skills, exploring healthy food options, defining farm to table efforts and giving students a better view of our local food and market scene. During The Event Our partners and sponsors will be hosting information and demo tables and farm stands highlighting food, gardening, health, nutrition, and access. We will be giving away seeds, late summer/fall seedlings, cookbooks and recipe boxes full with ingredients…

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CVCWCA August 27, 2019 Mini Relic Show

August 27 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Each year, the meeting becomes a mini show for members to share their recent and favorites finds. Good meeting to introduce yourself as a prospective member.

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$200

ENLP Alumni Birkman Training

August 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

*NOTE: This event is open to ENLP Alumni only. The Birkman Method Signature Report is now being used in the Emerging Nonprofit Leaders Program, in lieu of the Myers Briggs, Type II Indicator. We are offering ENLP Alumni the opportunity to take the Birkman Method Assessment for yourselves followed by a learning workshop to take a deep dive into your results, presented by Melissa Murchison – ENLP coach and Birkman Certified Trainer. Join us for a day of self reflection…

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September 2019

$60

Board Chairs Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 5 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 5, September 26, October 10 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you the Board Leaders Roundtable: Chair Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions. These are hosted in partnership with the Community Foundation and currently serve board chairs,…

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Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin : “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”

September 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join this month’s guest speaker Caroline Janney, Professor of History of American Civil War at the University of Virginia as she talks about “We Were Not Paroled: The Surrender of Lee’s Men beyond Appomattox Court House”. Dr. Janney is the director of the John L. Nau III Center for Civil War History at the University of Virginia . A graduate of the University of Virginia’s doctoral program, Janney most recently taught at Purdue University. She is the author of two…

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$60

Spark Studio: Marketing on a Nonprofit Budget Class

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

So you don’t have money to hire a graphic designer and you don’t even know what a style sheet is or how to get started? This course is designed for nonprofits who need to make the most out of donated services and have little to no budget for marketing. Come learn about: -Brand strategy and audience definition and basics of marketing -Tips, tools, and tricks to edit your own images and videos -The basics of social media as a marketing…

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$300

Volunteer Management Training, 3-Part Series

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

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 11, September 17, September 24 Is your volunteer program designed to accommodate the changing trends in volunteerism? Do your Volunteer Coordinators and senior leadership know how to maximize the effectiveness of inter-generational volunteer teams? Are you aware of the Best Practices to engage and retain today’s volunteers? HandsOn Greater Richmond’s Volunteer Management Training Series (VMTS) offers interactive training on how to build and lead a successful volunteer management program. Using an interactive process,…

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$20

Nonprofit Boards 201- Boards Role in Advocacy Deep Dive

September 12 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Following the success and feedback of the Board Leaders Roundtable series, the Community Foundation for a greater Richmond is pleased to introduce its first year of Nonprofit Boards 201 – Deep Dives! In this series, we will take an in-depth look at very specific and highly relevant work facing nonprofit boards. You will have the opportunity to learn from our highly experienced facilitators, as well as other nonprofit board members across the region. In session six of eight, we are…

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$75.00

Better Housing Coalition’s 30th Anniversary Celebration

September 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Join us as we celebrate 30 years of changing lives and transforming communities through high-quality, affordable housing. Our celebratory luncheon will include keynote speaker Wes Moore, CEO of Robin Hood and best-selling author of “The Other Wes Moore”; recognize Maurice Jones of LISC as our Groundbreaker Award winner; and feature a panel of affordable housing expects including Wes Moore, Maurice Jones, BHC’s CEO Greta Harris, and new CEO of NeighborWorks America, Marietta Rodriguez. Tickets are $75 each; $85 after August…

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$60

Board Treasurers Roundtable, 3-Part Series

September 19 @ 8:30 am - 10:00 am

*NOTE: This is a 3-Part Series September 19, October 3, October 17 The Community Foundation and Leadership Metro Richmond have partnered to bring you Board Leaders Roundtable: Treasurers Series. These 3-part roundtable series are designed for nonprofit leaders to gain knowledge, learn best practices and network with peers. Board officers of local non-profit organizations are able to receive training tailored to their specific elected positions.

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$50

Brand Self-Assessement-How to do Your Own Audit

September 20 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Brand Self-Audit: Reviewing Your Organization’s Brand from Head to Toe Give your brand a once over in an interactive session designed to teach you how to examine how you appear visually, in word and in print. Participants should bring all recent printed collateral to the class to enable small group work. -Learn to spot inconsistencies in your messaging and tone -Create a prioritization check-list of items to focus on going forward -Participate in workshop style case studies from classmates More…

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Jacob’s Ladder Oyster Tasting, the 6th Annual

September 23 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SAVE the date for Sunday afternoon at Merrior Restaurant eating artisan oysters raised and harvested by the Rappahannock River Oyster Co. with beer, wine, and stew. Sunday, September 23, 2019; 3-5 pm, rain or shine.

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$50

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World

September 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thrive in a Constantly Changing World with tools nonprofit leaders and teams can engage in. This session provides participants with a reminder of our reactive tendencies when we experience threat, and the framework and methodologies of four VUCA Tools (Values, Us, Curiosity, and Aspirations) to enable you to thrive instead of just survive in the midst of challenging times. These tools can enable you to think strategically and respond thoughtfully, instead of just reacting. You’ll take away a sense of…

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CVCWCA September 24, 2019 Meeting

September 25 @ 7:15 pm - 9:00 pm

Shannon Pritchard will present a small sample of his extensive experience and knowledge of Confederate uniforms. Mr. Pritchard is an owner of Old South Antiques.

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Richmond Autism Speaks Walk

September 28 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Autism Speaks Walk is the world’s largest autism fundraising event dedicated to improving the lives of people with autism. Powered by the love of parents, grandparents, siblings, friends, relatives, and supporters, the funds raised help ensure people of all abilities have access to the tools needed to lead ‘their best lives’. The commitment of individuals like you plays a critical role in raising the funding needed to fuel innovative research and lifelong supports and services. Working together, there is no…

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October 2019

Petersburg Civil War Round Table at Pamplin: Mr. Bearss “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”

October 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

October’s Round Table guest speaker is the nationally recognized award-winning author and historian Ed Bearss. Mr. Bearss will be speaking on the “April 1, 1865, Battle of Five Forks”. Mr. Bearss is a United States Marine Corps veteran of World War II, a military historian and author known for his work on the American Civil War and World War II eras. He is also a popular tour guide of historic battlefields for The Smithsonian Associates. Bearss served as Chief Historian…

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