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  1. Mar
    21
    Sat

    1. TEENS ONLY – Free Mental Health Awareness Q & A and Ribbon Making Event
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Peer counselor, mental health patient and advocate Andi Chrisman will be taking questions and sharing her knowledge and experience to help people better understand mental illness. She relates well to the teen crowd as her mental health problems started at 13. Andi also has purple hair! This groups is for TEENS ONLY. No adults other than Andi Chrisman and library staff will be the only adults permitted to enter the room. While we talk, we’ll be creating lime green mental health awareness ribbon lapel pins. No crafting ability required! The ribbons will be part of a mental health awareness packet handed out at local events and online. You will also keep some to share with pride! I will show a sample packet during the group. Comments and suggestions are welcomed! You will leave with some awareness pins, knowledge, print-outs including great links for more information, and contact if you need Andi to help with peer counseling. SUPPLIES TO BRING: – Your own pair of scissors FULL SUPPLY LIST: CAN’T ATTEND BUT WANT TO HELP? If you have any of these items to donate for the event, please message Andi Chrisman with what you can lend. – E6000 Glue – 2” or 3” Flat back safety pins – ⅜” wide lime green ribbon – Lime green wasabi tape – Approximately 4” x 6” sized paper bags in neutral colors or lime green.

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      6:00 pm
      TEENS ONLY – Free Mental Health Awareness Q & A and Ribbon Making Event
    2. Jill’s Blankets Presents Glitter & Glue: An Evening with Kelly Corrigan
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      Enjoy an evening with New York Times best-selling author Kelly Corrigan on Saturday, March 21 at 7 pm including a lively author presentation, Q&A, cookies and coffee reception, and book signing. A paperback copy of Corrigan’s latest book Glitter and Glue is included in the $30 ticket sale. Corrigan, a Pennsylvania native and University of Richmond alumni, examines the bond—sometimes nourishing, sometimes exasperating, occasionally divine—between mothers and daughters in Glitter and Glue.

      The event is a fundraiser for the Richmond nonprofit Jill’s Blankets. Location: Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden, Kelly Education Center – Auditorium, 1800 Lakeside Avenue, Richmond, VA 23228. E-ticket sales: Fountain Bookstore in Carytown, www.fountainbookstore.com/jillsblankets, 804-788-1594.

       

      Jill’s Blanket’s is a nonprofit that makes handmade polar fleece blankets. Their mission is is to love and care for those undergoing chemotherapy treatment by making and delivering polar fleece blankets to as many people as possible.

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      7:00 pm
      Jill’s Blankets Presents Glitter & Glue: An Evening with Kelly Corrigan
  2. Mar
    22
    Sun

    1. Play of Light
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Exhibition by the Pastel Society of Virginia

       

      A show of original works by the members of the Pastel Society of Virginia. Reception: Sunday, March 8th, 3 – 5pm

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      10:00 am
      Play of Light
    2. Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by these Gallery Artists.

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      11:00 am
      Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
  3. Mar
    23
    Mon

    1. Play of Light
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Exhibition by the Pastel Society of Virginia

       

      A show of original works by the members of the Pastel Society of Virginia. Reception: Sunday, March 8th, 3 – 5pm

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      10:00 am
      Play of Light
    2. Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by these Gallery Artists.

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      11:00 am
      Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
    3. Cancer Documentary Preview and Community Discussion
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      VCU Massey Cancer is co-hosting a special one-hour preview of the PBS documentary, Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies, a 3-part TV series from preeminent filmmaker Ken Burns based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning book. The preview will be followed by a discussion with local cancer researchers, doctors, survivors and advocates about cancer in our community and the research advances and resources available in Central Virginia. This FREE event will take place at the Byrd Theatre.

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      7:00 pm
      Cancer Documentary Preview and Community Discussion
  4. Mar
    24
    Tue

    1. Play of Light
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Exhibition by the Pastel Society of Virginia

       

      A show of original works by the members of the Pastel Society of Virginia. Reception: Sunday, March 8th, 3 – 5pm

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      10:00 am
      Play of Light
    2. Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
      11:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Visit Gallery Flux to see “Marks. Forms. Layers.” This exhibition will feature landscape oil paintings by Carol Anna Meese, mixed media paintings by Patte Ormsby, and mixed media and clay sculptures by David Camden. Visit “Marks. Forms. Layers.” from March 5th to May 2, 2015 to see new work by these Gallery Artists.

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      11:00 am
      Marks. Forms. Layers | Gallery Flux
  5. Mar
    25
    Wed

    1. Play of Light
      10:00 am – 6:00 pm

      Exhibition by the Pastel Society of Virginia

       

      A show of original works by the members of the Pastel Society of Virginia. Reception: Sunday, March 8th, 3 – 5pm

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      10:00 am
      Play of Light

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