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FREE Community Series

Each month, we have been presenting a different topic in our community series, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in the Garden Room at Regency Square (just off of the food court).


July 19: Family Team-Building with Bob Nickles, LCSW

Bring your family and let the fun begin! This preview session of a two-part workshop will provide safe, engaging opportunities for families to build family unity in a fun setting. Parents, grandparents and other caregivers will gain techniques and frameworks for understanding children’s play and lots of ideas for family activities. Families with children ages 4+ are welcome to attend. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Families larger than 6 persons may be split into separate teams.

June 21: Book Arts with VAEA Art Educator of the Year, Ginna Cullen

Let’s talk about books, book making, and artists’ books. Begin your journey into the art of book making. In this preview session, artist Ginna Cullen will show you how to make a simple book that requires no special equipment, only a piece of paper and a pair of scissors, which will be provided.

August 16: Top 10 Tips for Getting Organized with Certified Professional Organizer, Kathy Jenkins

Is getting organized a dream that feels like it will never come true? Too busy? Not enough space? Too much stuff? Completely overwhelmed? No matter the reason there are simple things that you can start to do right away to help you get on the path to organization. Come learn Top 10 Tips and start your journey to a clutter-free, organized life!

Register today with a friend or family member for an upcoming workshop.

September 20: Opioids in Virginia (National Recovery Month)

This interactive presentation provides an overview of the opioid epidemic in Virginia. The session will review what opiates are, how they are used, and their action on the brain and body. We will then talk about current Virginia statistics and what is happening in local communities. We will also review some of the changes happening to address the opioid epidemic including increasing continuing education for a variety of providers, community resources and training, and treatment resources.

Sign-up for updates on VCU's new Addiction Studies Continuing Education pathways, and register now for the FREE 1 Contact Hour Online Module, "What is Addiction".

October 18: Virginia529 Plan: Saving for Continuing Education

Did you know that the Virginia529 tax-deferred savings plan can be used for continuing education not just for degree programs? Account ownership can even be transferred at any time to an individual 18 years of age or older and a U.S. citizen or legal U.S. resident. Join us to learn how you can benefit from the tax advantages of a Virginia529 account for you and your family.

Explore Our courses to find continuing education opportunities.

Want to find out more? Get in touch.