Feed a Stranger

PETERSBURG — Veterans of Foreign Wars, Supreme Humanitarian Assistance Relief Program, and Open Door Ministries will be partnering to host the "Feed a Stranger" event on Friday, Aug. 18, 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., at a new location, 301 South Blvd.

The event will be housed in the Open Door Ministries, a newly established ministry in Petersburg, located two buildings down from the Petersburg Public Schools Administration Office.

The public is invited to attend this joint program. Several vendors will be available to disseminate information on resources available in the Tri-Cities and surrounding counties. Kevin S. Foster, director of programs and who oversees the Grants Program and Accounting/Finance of the John Randolph Foundation will be the main speaker. Theme: "Why Giving Back is Important."

For more information, call Paulette Friday at (804) 919-8402 or Sheryl Ford (804) 479-7805.

 

Support group

PRINCE GEORGE — James House is offering a support group for women affected by childhood sexual abuse. The cost-free, confidential group will be held on Wednesday mornings from 10 to 11 a.m. beginning Aug. 16, and running through Oct. 4.

Registration is required. Contact Jane at 804-458-2704 extension 225 or jane@thejameshouse.org to set up an intake appointment or if you would like additional information.

James House provides support, advocacy, and education for people in the Greater Tri-Cities Region affected by sexual violence, domestic violence, and stalking to empower them to become healthy, safe, and self-sufficient. All services are trauma-informed, cost-free, confidential, and available in both English and Spanish. 24-hour crisis line 458-2840, main office 458-2704, www.thejameshouse.org, helpline@thejameshouse.org.

 

Home School Day

CHESTER — On Sept. 7, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Henricus Historical Park will host a home school education program designed to help meet curriculum goals in a fun, interactive environment at a living history museum. Students ages 4 – 14 will work with colonists as they set up their militia, economy and way of life in the re-created colonial citie. Students will also learn how the native inhabitants, the Powhatan Indians, organized their successful and widespread society. Students will be divided by age level to work on age-appropriate activities and curriculum.

Registration is required by Sept. 4 by calling 804-318-8797.

Admission is $14 for students and $8 for an accompanying adult. Admission for Henricus patrons is $12 for students and free for an accompanying adult.

For more information, visit www.henricus.org.