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  1. Jan
    13
    Sun

    1. New Orleans Artist Martin LaBorde at Cooper Vineyards –
      1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

       

      Art Exhibit with Opening Reception and Benefit for the Richmond SPCA

      Art Exhibit with Opening Reception and Benefit for the Richmond SPCA

      A Virginia “first” – Art Exhibit with Opening Reception and Benefit for the Richmond SPCA by nationally acclaimed New Orleans artist, Martin LaBorde.

      From BEE Galleries in New Orleans, LaBorde’s wonderful works express the colorful imagery of the bayou with alligators, moons, stars, dogs, cats, hummingbirds and flowers with a central whimsical figure and mystical magician, Bodo.

      BEE Galleries is generously donating 15% of all sales to benefit The Richmond SPCA.   Light refreshments will be served.

      Meet the artist, Martin LaBorde and Cooper Vineyards’ Rosie, the 2013 Richmond SPCA mascot at this special event.

      Cooper Vineyards 13372 Shannon Hill Rd  Louisa, VA  23093   (540) 894-5474

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      1:00 pm
      New Orleans Artist Martin LaBorde at Cooper Vineyards –
  2. Jan
    15
    Tue

    1. Hanover Tavern Speaker Series
      7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Hanover Tavern will host Will Glasco of the Museum of the Confederacy at  7:00 PM for a free engaging talk titled: The Beau Ideal of a Soldier and Commander: Williams Wickham and the 4th Virginia Cavalry. Hanover County’s own Williams C. Wickham led the 4th in 59 separate engagements. In total, the unit would see 1,200 men serve in its ranks, and of those, one tenth would be killed, one fifth would be wounded, and one quarter would be captured by Union forces.  For more information contact us at (804) 537-5050 or at www.hanovertavern.org.

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      7:00 pm
      Hanover Tavern Speaker Series
  3. Jan
    17
    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. Winter Open House
      6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

      Winter Open House – Featuring works from many of our gallery artists and a few you haven’t met, yet. Show continues through March 1st 

      Gallery Flux 307 B England Street, Ashland, VA 23005

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      6:00 pm
      Winter Open House
  4. Jan
    18
    Fri

    1. Ashland Rescue Bingo
      7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

      AVRS is hosting a Fundraiser Bingo Night. Doors open at 6:00, games start at 7:00. 15 games for $20. Cash prizes. Concessions available.

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      7:00 pm
      Ashland Rescue Bingo
  5. Jan
    19
    Sat

    1. Pokémon Winter Regional Championships
      8:00 am – 8:00 pm

       

      Pokemon Championship

      Pokemon Championship

      Pokémon Trading Card Game (TCG) and video game players, their supporters, and Pokémon fans from around the East Coast are invited to attend the 2013 Pokémon Winter Regional Championships the weekend of January 19th and 20th. The DoubleTree Richmond Airport is hosting the free event where competitors will vie for the coveted title of Pokémon Winter Regional Champion and travel awards to the 2013 Pokémon U.S. Nationals Championships, taking place July 5th–7th in Indianapolis, Indiana. The Pokémon TCG Regional Championship begin Saturday, January 19th at 8:00 a.m. while the Video Game Championship will be held in its entirety on Sunday, January 20th starting at 8:00 a.m. Players of all ages and skill levels in good standing are encouraged to participate in the family-friendly event. Visit www.pokemon.com/play to learn more about the tournament rules, regulations, and prizes as well as how to become involved in premier events throughout your region.

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      8:00 am
      Pokémon Winter Regional Championships
    2. GRASP Saturdays at the Library
      10:00 am – 4:00 pm

      Join GRASP at
      Saturday at the Library!
      Richmond Public Library, Main Branch

      January 19th and February 16th
      10am- 4pm

      For FREE college financial aid counseling and help filling out your FAFSA!
      Did you know that some students may receive up to $5,550 just for completing the FAFSA?

      Call (804) 527 7708 to schedule your hour-long appointment today!

      Students and/or parents must bring the following items to facilitate the processing of the FAFSA on-line:
      • Student’s & a parent’s Social Security Number
      • Student’s driver’s license (if any)
      • Student’s 2012 W-2 Forms (or 12/31 pay stub) and other records of money earned
      • Student’s (and spouse’s) 2012 Federal Income Tax Return – IRS Form 1040, 1040A, or 1040EZ
      • Parents’ 2012 Federal Income Tax Return (if student is dependent for federal aid purposes) or most recent tax return & 12/31 pay stub
      • Family’s 2012 untaxed income records – Social Security, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families, or veterans benefits records
      • Family’s current bank statements
      • Family’s current business and investment mortgage information, business and farm records,stock, bond, and other investment
      records
      • Student’s alien registration card (if not a U.S.  citizen)

      If 2012 tax returns are unavailable, bring 2011 tax returns.

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      10:00 am
      GRASP Saturdays at the Library
  6. Jan
    24
    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
  7. Jan
    25
    Fri

    1. 7th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference
      8:30 am – 4:30 pm

      The 7th Annual  HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference will be held on Friday, January 25, 2013, at the Richmond Marriott, 500 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  This year’s theme, Destination HIGHER Ground: Your guide to excellence in leadership, invites women from across the state to courageously embark on this one-day journey toward HIGHER Ground. This year’s conference will provide participants with a first class opportunity to acquire new skills and creative tools. Guided by The Grace E. Harris Leadership Institute, with presentations from regionally and nationally known workshop leaders, participants will explore the latest and innovative practices in leadership excellence. Whether this is the first step on your leadership journey or a return visit, you are sure to reach new heights in both your personal and professional lives. For more information and to register visit our website at http://www.pubapps.vcu.edu/gehli/AHGWLC.htm

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      8:30 am
      7th Annual HIGHER Ground Women’s Leadership Conference
  8. Jan
    26
    Sat

    1. In-Door Church Yard Sale
      8:00 am – 12:00 pm

      To benefit Church building project.
      Something for everyone.  Children’s clothes & toys/Adult clothes & toys/Kitchen, bathroom, living room stuff/Furniture/knick-knacks galore!

      If you have any items you’d like to donate contact the church office: (804) 883-6718

      We are Located At:
      16360 Woodman Hall Road
      Montpelier, VA 23192

      From Hwy 33, Montpelier/Richmond Take Woodman Hall Rd (first road west of Montpelier Post Office.  Oak Grove is 3.2 miles on the right.

      From Ashland – Take Hwy 54 from Ashland center.  In 11.0 miles turn right onto Robert Tyrell Rd. Follow Robert Tyrell Rd. 2.4 miles to stop sign.  At stop sign turn right onto Woodman Hall Rd.  Oak Grove is .8 miles on  the right.

      From Lake Anna – Take Beaverdam Rd. to Old Ridge Road.  Turn left onto Old Ridge Rd. in front of the Goodway store, go 1.4 miles to Woodman Hall Rd.  Take right onto Woodman Hall.  Oak Grove is .3 miles on the left.

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      8:00 am
      In-Door Church Yard Sale

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