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  1. May
    23
    Thu

    1. Dual Recovery Anonymous
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

      Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

      The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

      For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

      This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

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      5:30 pm
      Dual Recovery Anonymous
  2. May
    30
    Thu

    1. Seniors With ATtitude (SWAT) Academy
      8:30 am – 12:00 pm

       

      SWAT-Color-Flyer

      SWAT-Color-Flyer

      The Hanover-Ashland Triad invites Hanover seniors age 55 to 125 years to the first annual Seniors with Attitude (SWAT) Academy on May 30, 9:00 a.m. to noon. The free event will be held at Covenant Woods in Mechanicsville. The Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Ashland Police, Better Business Bureau, and State Attorney General’s Office will present tips and demonstrations on personal safety, Medicare and financial fraud prevention, scams and exploitation, and Project Lifesaver. Along with refreshments and door prizes, vendors from local-area agencies and businesses will be on hand. Space is limited, so please RSVP at 365-6110 as soon as possible.

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      8:30 am
      Seniors With ATtitude (SWAT) Academy
    2. Hanover High School Band Concert
      3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

      Free concert featuring the HHS Wind Ensemble, Concert Band, Jazz and Percussion Ensembles

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      3:00 pm
      Hanover High School Band Concert
    3. Dual Recovery Anonymous
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

      Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

      The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

      For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

      This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

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      5:30 pm
      Dual Recovery Anonymous
  3. Jun
    1
    Sat

    1. Cancer Survivor’s Day
      7:00 am – 9:00 am

      This FREE event is held to honor anyone who has ever been touched by a cancer diagnosis. Whether it be you, a family member, a friend, a patient, or to honor a loved one who has endured — please join Memorial Regional Medical Center staff and community members in sharing in your healing journey. Music, food, raffles and fellowship. FREE

       

      Memorial Regional Medical Center

      8260 Atlee Road

      Mechanicsville, VA 23116

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      7:00 am
      Cancer Survivor’s Day
    2. Be The Match Walk+Run
      7:30 am – 11:00 am

      YOU have the power to cure blood cancer. Join us for the upcoming Be The Match® Walk+Run in Richmond, VA! Each year, thousands of patients need a marrow transplant, but have no donor match in their family. They depend on Be The Match to help them find an unrelated marrow donor and receive treatment. The cure for blood cancer is in the hands of ordinary people – your hands The Richmond Be The Match Walk+Run is Saturday, June 1 and will include a 5K, 1K, and Tot Trot. Be The Match Walk+Run raises funds to: o help patients with uninsured treatment costs, o support continued marrow transplant research to improve outcomes, and o add more volunteer potential marrow donors to Be The Match Registry®, giving more patients hope for a cure. Visit BeTheMatchWalkRun.org to register, fundraise and volunteer. Sponsorship opportunities are also available, and range from title sponsorships, to sponsoring a water station, to having a booth at the event.

       

      Monroe Park

      620 W. Main Street

      Richmond, VA

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      7:30 am
      Be The Match Walk+Run
  4. Jun
    6
    Thu

    1. Dual Recovery Anonymous
      5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

      Dual Recovery Anonymous meets Thursdays at the Thomas Hale Education Center at Sunrise House.

      Dual Recovery Anonymous is for those seeking relief from an emotional or mental disorder & a co-occurring substance abuse problem.

      The group is peer run, meaning that it is run by people with a mental illness and substance abuse history.

      For more information see: http://www.draonline.org/

      This excellent group supports people with both mental illness and substance abuse history. Please join us for fellowship in the 12-step tradition. There are no fees, registration forms or advanced notice necessary! 

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      5:30 pm
      Dual Recovery Anonymous
  5. Jun
    7
    Fri

    1. Special Olympics Virginia’s Summer Games (all-day)
      Jun 7 – Jun 8

       

      Volunteer2Cheer

      Volunteer2Cheer

      Summer Games, Special Olympics Virginia’s largest statewide competition, is nothing short of legendary thanks to the overwhelming support of more than 3,000 local volunteers who brave the summer heat to assist with competitions and events throughout the weekend. 1,300 Special Olympics Virginia athletes come from all corners of the state to go for the gold in swimming, softball, track field, bowling and tennis competitions. Come BE A FAN! Visit www.volunteer2cheer.com for details and to sign up to Volunteer to Cheer at Summer Games at the University of Richmond!

       

      University of Richmond

       

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      Special Olympics Virginia’s Summer Games (all-day)
  6. Jun
    12
    Wed

    1. “Books on Broad” featuring Virginia Pye
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

      River of Dust This beautiful novel is set in China during the early years of the 20th century and follows a missionary’s epic search for his stolen child. Join us as Virginia Pye reads from and discusses her new novel. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:00 PM, book talk 6:00–7:00 PM, and book signing 7:00–7:30 PM.

      Library of Virginia

      800 East Broad Street

      Richmond, VA 23219

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      5:30 pm
      “Books on Broad” featuring Virginia Pye
    2. “Books on Broad” featuring Virginia Pye
      5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

       

      Pye

      Pye

      River of Dust This beautiful novel is set in China during the early years of the 20th century and follows a missionary’s epic search for his stolen child. Join us as Virginia Pye reads from and discusses her new novel. Reception (wine and cheese) 5:30–6:00 PM, book talk 6:00–7:00 PM, and book signing 7:00–7:30 PM.

       

      Library of Virginia

      800 East Broad Street

      Richmond, VA 23219

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      5:30 pm
      “Books on Broad” featuring Virginia Pye

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