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Historic Hopewell Foundation 2018 Lunch & Learn Series

05/23/2018 to 08/09/2018

ARLS Hopewell Library, 209 E Cawson St, Hopewell, VA 23860

Historic Hopewell Foundation invites you to the 2018 Lunch & Learn Series. All programs will start at noon and are free and open to the public. Bring a bag lunch and Historic Hopewell Foundation will supply the drink and dessert! The series will kick off on May 23rd and will continue every Wednesday with the last lecture on September 12th. There will be no lecture held on July 4th, the library will be closed in observance of Independence Day. For more information on this event contact Jessica Powers with the Historic Hopewell Foundation at 804-458-4682 or Jean Langford with the Appomattox Regional Library System at 804-458-6329 Extension 2008. For additional information on events and resources at the Appomattox Regional Library System, please visit www.arls.org or call 804-458-6329.

Edith and Eddie Film screening

06/06/2018 to 06/06/2018

5403 Monument Ave, Richmond, VA 23226

FREE! A Virginia couple, Edith and Eddie ages 96 and 95 are America's oldest interracial newlyweds, But, their love story is disrupted by a family feud and cognitive impairment diagnosis. The story is a testament to all elders who deserve dignity and the right to live out their last days as they wish. The 29 minute film will be followed by a discussion about surrogate decision makers by Geriatric Care Manager, Lisa Colegrove. RSVP 282-5644 ext 222 or gborgio@jfsrichmond.org.

2018 Bumblebee Jamboree

06/16/2018 to 06/16/2018

Maymont Children's Farm, 1000 Spottswood Road, Richmond, VA 23220

Kick off National Pollinator Week with family-friendly activities buzzing with fun! The 7th annual Bumblebee Jamboree provides an opportunity for children to better understand the role pollinators play and what each of us can do in our own backyard to protect natural resources. Families are invited to participate in hands-on experiences at this free event that encourages kids to learn about birds, butterflies, bees, beetles, and bats. Children will enjoy pollinator-related crafts, puppet shows, snacks, games, and other interactive activities. They can get close to pollinators by going into the Virginia butterfly safari tents as well as watching enclosed observation beehives. Free admission. This event is hosted by the Chesterfield County Cooperative Extension Office and Chesterfield County Master Gardeners. For more information, call (804) 751-4401 or visit bit.ly/2018BBJ.