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  1. Mar
    30
    Sat

    1. Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Celebrate Secretariat’s birthday and the 40th anniversary of his 1973 Triple Crown! Join his owner, Penny Chenery, his jockey Ron Turcotte and other members of the Secretariat Team at his birthplace at The Meadow in Doswell. Enjoy autograph sessions; meeting local grooms and riders who worked with Secretariat as a colt;  meeting local Secretariat descendants Covert Action and Rainaway; tours of the farm; Kiddie Corral with activities for children; a special musical tribute to Secretariat and much more! See the complete schedule and get ticket info at www.secretariatsmeadow.com.

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      11:00 am
      Secretariat Birthday Celebration at The Meadow
    2. Mason-Dixon Wine Trail Tour de Tanks Event
      12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

      You’re invited into the cellars at more than 20 family-owned wineries and one distillery for the ultimate tasting experience during the 8th Annual Tour de Tanks event on the Mason-Dixon Wine Trail! Celebrate the arrival of new vintages with special tank and barrel tastings to preview the season’s upcoming wines before they are bottled.
      Meet winemakers as they share an inside look at the winemaking process. Along the way you’ll enjoy delicious treats and great company!
      Tickets are on sale now! To purchase yours call 1-888-858-YORK or visit http://tourdetanks.eventbrite.com/#.

      Saturdays & Sundays in March (3/2 – 3/30)
      Noon to 5 p.m. 

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      12:00 pm
      Mason-Dixon Wine Trail Tour de Tanks Event
  2. Apr
    3
    Wed

    1. Reynolds to host Guaranteed Transfer Workshop
      4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

      A Guaranteed Transfer Workshop will help current and prospective students learn more about how they can start their education at J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College and transfer to almost any Virginia four-year college or university – guaranteed!  This informative workshop will be held on April 3rd from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Massey Library Technology Center’s Lipman Auditorium on the Parham Road Campus located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond.

      Discussion topics include admissions, financial aid, career options, and guaranteed transfer information.  Campus tours will also be available.  This event is free and open to the public.

      For additional information, please contact Christine Joseph at cjoseph@reynolds.edu.

      Serving over 21,000 students annually, J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College is the youngest and third largest of 23 community colleges in Virginia. The College operates three campuses serving residents in the City of Richmond and the counties of Henrico, Hanover, Goochland, Powhatan and Louisa

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      4:00 pm
      Reynolds to host Guaranteed Transfer Workshop
  3. Apr
    4
    Thu

    1. Beaverdam 5K Fun Walk to support cancer research
      2:15 pm – 3:15 pm

      Beaverdam 5K Fun Walk to support cancer research will be held Saturday, May 4.

      Registration begins at 8:30 a.m.; walk begins at 9 a.m. You can run, walk, skip, jump rope—your choice. But no skate boards or skates. Pets must be on a leash. Strollers are welcome. Rain or shine.

      All proceeds collected will be sent to organization of your choice St. Jude Hospital – Leukemia Society – Susan G. Komen Foundation – American Cancer Society. Checks should be made payable to either of these organizations.

      Donations accepted: kids 5 and under are no charge; kids ages 6-12 are $5 minimum or donation; 12 and up are $10 minimum or donation.

      Location: Beaverdam Ruritan Park, 18002 Teman Road, Beaverdam.

      Refreshments provided by local organizations.

      Beaverdam Ruritan, Beaverdam Heritage Day Foundation, Beaverdam Depot

      For more information regarding the walk, providing door prizes, teams or sponsoring, contact Carole Umbel at (804) 449-6178 or email: caroleu@embarqmail.com.

      From Tyler Station Road: Turn right on Teman Road and go about one mile. Club is on left side of road.

      From Coatesville Road intersection: follow Coatesville Road until it becomes Teman Road. Club is on right side of road at one mile from intersection

      Door prizes will be available. Join your friends, neighbors, co-workers, fellow church   attendees and organization members for a great time and to support two great             organizations.

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      2:15 pm
      Beaverdam 5K Fun Walk to support cancer research
    2. 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
  4. Apr
    9
    Tue

    1. Book Discussion: Behind the Beautiful Forevers
      5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

      J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College will host an “Around the World Through Books” discussion on Tuesday, April 9, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. in The Gallery at Georgiadis Hall on the Parham Road Campus, located at 1651 E. Parham Road in Richmond. This event is free and open to the public.

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      5:30 pm
      Book Discussion: Behind the Beautiful Forevers
  5. Apr
    11
    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. Meandering: New works by Leonette Adler, Kathleen Walsh, Carol Anna Meese and Cri Kars-Marshall
      5:30 pm – 8:00 pm

      Artist Talk with Carol Anna Meese with Opening Reception to follow.

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      5:30 pm
      Meandering: New works by Leonette Adler, Kathleen Walsh, Carol Anna Meese and Cri Kars-Marshall
  6. Apr
    13
    Sat

    1. Beaverdam Wine Festival
      11:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Wine Festival with 70 vendors, tethered hotair balloon rides, 2 bands


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      11:00 am
      Beaverdam Wine Festival
  7. Apr
    14
    Sun

    1. Hands on Second Saturday: Wood Working
      10:00 am – 5:00 pm

      Every second Saturday of the month Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown hosts a hands on event for all ages. In April please come try your hand at 18th century wood working skills. Join us the second Saturday in April at Patrick Henry’s Scotchtown.

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      10:00 am
      Hands on Second Saturday: Wood Working

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