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Sunday Sketch with Barbara Sharp

09/01/2019 to 09/01/2019

102 The Plains Rd, Middleburg, VA 20118

Join us for a free sketching session in the Museum galleries led by artist Barbara Sharp! Artists of all ages are invited to sketch; all materials are provided. To register, please contact info@nationalsporting.org or (540) 687-6542 x4.

Senior Forum & Resource Fair

09/05/2019 to 09/05/2019

11315 Falls Rd, Potomac, MD 20854

Montgomery County Council Vice President Sidney Katz and Councilmember Andrew Friedson invite you to a Senior Forum & Resource Fair. Subject matter experts will cover: - Wellness and Brain Fitness: Reduce the risk of dementia - 10 ways to prevent a fall - Detecting and avoiding financial abuse. A wide range of service providers to seniors will showcase additional topics: - Aging in place - Community engagement - Elder abuse and scam prevention - Fire prevention and public safety - Healthy hearing - Lifelong learning - Mental wellness - Transportation - And more... A light breakfast will be served at 9:30AM. Call (240) 777-6960 for more information.

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09/06/2019 to 10/06/2019

101 E Franklin St, richmond, VA 23219

Richmond Public Library, 2nd Floor Gallery. opens on 9/6/2019. 101 East Franklin Street, Richmond, VA 23219. 804-646-7223 Presents: HOME — a series of acrylic on canvas paintings by native New York City artist Helene Ruiz cr2019 who now resides in Mechanicsville VA.

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09/06/2019 to 10/15/2019

101 E Franklin St, Mechanicsville, VA 23111

HOME a series of acrylic on canvas paintings by native New York City artist, Helene Ruiz; curator, visual artist and founder of the Urban Individualists artists collective who now resides in Mechanicsville VA. www.redbubble.com/people/heleneruiz. This series of works are just a juxtaposed dreamlike portrayal of the paintings I have done from my memories and my imagination of growing up in NYC. I hope it can help to show the other side of what has always been a stereotypical portrayal of a dangerous and harsh city, and although that also is a reality, the memories of this side of life in NYC are also a reality. Everything has its Yin and Yang. Ahhhh… NYC, Home… you remain in my being. https://www.artmajeur.com/artgirl

African-American Women Survivors on the needs of African-American Girls

09/06/2019 to 09/06/2019

HopeWorks of Howard County - Inside the NonProfit Collaborative, 9770 Patuxent Woods Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, MD 21046

African-American girls and women 12 years old and older experience higher rates of rape and sexual assault than white, Asian, and Latina girls and women. Please join us for this important gathering, to share your stories and insights about growing up, culture, and ideas on how we prevent violence in the lives of girls. Questions? Contact Vanita Leatherwood, Director of Community Engagement, at (410) 997-0304. To register, visit: https://listeningsessionforafrican-americanwomensurvivors.eventbrite.com

ANNUAL CRAB FEAST DINNER

09/07/2019 to 09/07/2019

9301 Richmond Highway, Lorton, VA 22079

ANNUAL CRAB FEAST DINNER AT HISTORIC POHICK CHURCH. The Pohick Church Annual Crab Feast Fundraiser, sponsored by the Brotherhood of St Andrew, will be held in the Parish Hall from 3:30 pm until 6:00 pm on Saturday, September 7. The menu will include Crabs, Fried Fish, Steamed Shrimp, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw, Pork and Chicken Barbecue Sandwiches, and Hot Dogs for the kids. The cost is $30.00 per adult (ages 18 and older), $15 for children ages 12-17, and children under 12 are free. For tickets or more information, call the church office at 703-339-6572.