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Hollywood Cemetery: Symbolism and Monument Styles Specialty Walking Tour; Carytown Farmers Market ; Divorce Recovery 2013; Divorce Recovery 2013; Live at Ipanema; The Alleys and Parks of the Fan Walking Tour; RPS School Board; RVA United; Byrd House Market; Creating An Artful Approach to Treating Behavioral Disorders; Lunch Break Science: Dog Training … You Get What You Ask For; 3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting; First House: Two Centuries with Virginia’s First Families; Girls in Science Camp In; Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour; MORE…


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Hollywood Cemetery: Symbolism and Monument Styles Specialty Walking Tour

Sat Oct 5 2:00 pm
If cemeteries could talk, what could they tell you about those buried there? Learn to interpret the spiritual, occupational, vegetal and fraternal signs and symbols found on Hollywood’s headstones and ironworks. Discover the historical origins of the many monument styles including cradle stones, pyramids, pier stones, mausoleums and reliquaries. Meet at the entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. / Valentine Richmond History Center

Carytown Farmers Market

Sun Oct 6 11:00 am
The Carytown Farmers Market is the city’s only Sunday market. We are starting our 2013 season April 14 and will be located in the Carytown Cleaners parking lot at 3300 West Cary Street.

Divorce Recovery 2013

Sun Oct 6 6:00 pm
DIVORCE RECOVERY 2013: 23rd Annual Workshop, Richmond’s First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Ave, Sunday evenings, 6 – 8:30 pm, begins Sept. 22nd, continues 8 weeks through Nov. 10th. Open House, Sept. 15 @ 6 pm. Childcare provided for infants and preschoolers; specially designed workshops available for children (grades 1-6) and teens (grades 7-12). Additional information is available at recovery.FBCRichmond.org or by contacting the Recovery Ministry Office of RFBC at 358-5458, ext. 71. The workshop, entitled “Discovering a Future with Hope” offers sessions covering such topics as denial, grief, anger & depression, guilt & rejection, fear & anxiety, loneliness, friendship, self worth, letting go & transition, and concludes with a look forward to a future with hope.

Divorce Recovery 2013

Sun Oct 6 6:00 pm
Divorce is tough! Don’t go it alone!
DIVORCE RECOVERY 2013: 23rd Annual Workshop, Richmond’s First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Ave, Sunday evenings, 6 – 8:30 pm, begins Sept. 22nd, continues 8 weeks through Nov. 10th. Open House, Sept. 15 @ 6 pm. Childcare provided for infants and preschoolers; specially designed workshops available for children (grades 1-6) and teens (grades 7-12). Additional information is available at recovery.FBCRichmond.org or by contacting the Recovery Ministry Office of RFBC at 358-5458, ext. 71. The workshop, entitled “Discovering a Future with Hope” offers sessions covering such topics as denial, grief, anger & depression, guilt & rejection, fear & anxiety, loneliness, friendship, self worth, letting go & transition, and concludes with a look forward to a future with hope.

Live at Ipanema

Sun Oct 6 9:00 pm
Valdosta (David Shultz’s new band) and Psalmships from Philly SUN 10/6 9PM FREE

http://ipanemaveg.com/lai/

The Alleys and Parks of the Fan Walking Tour

Sun Oct 6 2:00 pm
The branching avenues that give the Fan its characteristic fan shape form several triangular green spaces, including Harrison Street Park, Lombardy Park and Monroe Park. Stroll through these, as well as some of the landscaped alleys and hidden gardens of the Fan. Meet at Meadow Park, at the intersection of Meadow, Park and Stuart avenues. / Valentine Richmond History Center

RPS School Board

Mon Oct 7 4:30 pm
The RPS School Board meets at 4:30PM and 6PM on the first Monday of each month in Council Chamber Room on the 2nd floor of City Hall, located at 301 North Ninth Street; and at 6PM on the third Monday of each month at selected schools.

RVA United

Mon Oct 7 !7:00 pm
A city-wide outreach of 20-30 somethings in Richmond. Honest worship. Honest answers. Meeting at Richmond’s First Baptist Church, 2709 Monument Ave. Doors open at 6:30 pm. Completely free. Come as you are

Byrd House Market

Tue Oct 8 3:30 pm
Every Tuesday. Byrd House Market at William Byrd Community House is a food-focused farmers market serving the community weekly on Tuesday afternoons. We provide a place and time for 25-30 food growers and makers to come together with food shoppers who want fresh, local and sustainable produced food for their lives. Every Tuesday. Byrd House Market at William Byrd Community House is a food-focused farmers market serving the community weekly on Tuesday afternoons. We provide a place and time for 25-30 food growers and makers to come together with food shoppers who want fresh, local and sustainable produced food for their lives. Byrd House Market operates on Tuesdays, May through October. MORE: http://www.byrdhousemarket.blogspot.com/p/for-market-goers.html.

Creating An Artful Approach to Treating Behavioral Disorders

Tue Oct 8 6:30 pm
The Visual Arts Center of Richmond (VisArts) presents a special talk on the topic of children’s mental health and art therapy, on October 8 from 6:30 – 8:00 PM. The event, Creating an Artful Approach to Treating Behavioral Disorders, will be held at VisArts, located at 1812 W Main Street, and features speakers Bela Sood, M.D., the Medical Director of the Virginia Treatment Center for Children, and Laura Smith, M.S., A.T.R., L.P.C., an Art Therapist and Licensed Professional Counselor at Virginia Treatment Center for Children.
Free and open to the public. RSVPs appreciated.
RSVP to Liz Bryant @ lizbryant@visarts.org or call 804.353.4457

Lunch Break Science: Dog Training … You Get What You Ask For

Wed Oct 9 12:00 pm
!October 9, 2013 – Dog Training … You Get What You Ask For! presented by Greyt Hearts Service Dog Director/Head Trainer Patti Goettler. Pack a lunch and join us at the Science Museum of Virginia. Museum scientists and others share easy to understand information on a wide range of science topics. Seating is limited and available on a first come, first served basis. Free.
For more information visit www.smv.org or call 804.864.1400.

3rd Precinct MPACT Meeting

Thu Oct 10 6:00 pm
Join your neighbors at Albert Hill Middle School to meet with city officials to discuss priority issues on a monthly basis. Precinct level meetings offer the chance to learn more about MPACT, meet your co-chairs and provide feedback to the city.

First House: Two Centuries with Virginia’s First Families

Thu Oct 10 12:00 pm
Banner Lecture Series at the Virginia Historical Society / Conceived during the Revolutionary War, built during the War of 1812, and looted during the Civil War, Virginia’s executive mansion has endured fires, threats, riots, and hurricanes. Written to coincide with the mansion’s bicentennial in 2013, First House: Two Centuries with Virginia’s First Family by Mary Miley Theobald brings to life the private stories of the governors and their families who shaped the destiny of this unique home. The book traces triumph and tragedy through the turbulence of wars, fires, economic depressions, and renovations in a story that mirrors Virginia’s progress from the nineteenth century into the twenty-first. Mary Theobald, an independent historian and author of several books, taught American history and museum studies at Virginia Commonwealth University.
MORE: http://www.vahistorical.org/news/lectures_banner.htm

Girls in Science Camp In

Sat Oct 12 7:00 pm
Middle School girls join forces with professional women scientists to confront challenges and find solutions to common problems faced by scientists and engineers in this overnight camp in. Sponsored by the Society of Women Engineers and DuPont. $10 per person. For every four girls, one adult chaperone is required. Pre-registration is required. Call 804.864.1400. Event starts at 7 pm and is finished th enext morning at 9 am. At the Science Museum of Virginia, 2500 West Broad Street, Richmond.

Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour

Sun Oct 13 2:00 pm
Hollywood Cemetery Specialty Walking Tour /
An extension of the daily “Highlights” tour, this version covers in more detail the cemetery’s unique history, landscape design, architecture, symbols and residents. Meet at the cemetery entrance at Cherry and Albemarle streets. / Valentine Richmond History Center

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