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“Let’s Chalk About it”

PETERS­BURG — James House is host­ing “Let’s Chalk About It” as part of Fri­day for the Arts! on Oct. 12, 2018 from 6-8 p.m. at James House Peters­burg of­fice, 229 N. Sy­camore St. Come out and join with other com­mu­nity mem­bers to cre­ate fun, com­pelling, ex­cit­ing side­walk art cel­e­brat­ing healthy re­la­tion­ships of all kinds. For ques­tions or ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Jane at 804-458-2704 or jane@ the­jameshouse.org. 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. The 24-hour cri­sis line is 804-458-2840. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.the­jameshouse.org or email helpline@the­jameshouse.org.

Wise Pro­duk­tionz, Street Dreams Act­ing Camp act­ing work­shop

PETERS­BURG — Wise Pro­duk­tionz, Street Dreams Act­ing Camp is con­duct­ing an act­ing work­shop for ages 15 – adults taught by Mia Speight, ac­tress and act­ing coach on HBO, TV One and ID. Mia has her BFA in theater from Shenan­doah Uni­ver­sity in Winch­ester. She’s also had train­ing in in­dus­trial, clas­si­cal scene study and Shake­speare fes­ti­val. Her ex­pe­ri­ence in the in­dus­try ranges from voiceover, tele­vi­sion, com­mer­cial, fea­ture/short films, theater, and stock.

The work­shop will be con­ducted at Vir­ginia State Uni­ver­sity in Fos­ter Hall room 200 on Oct. 27 from 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Bring your mono­logue if you want it to be cri­tiqued. Lunch will be pro­vided. The event is spon­sored by Most Amaze En­ter­tain­ment. The spe­cial guest will be Cicely Carter of CcMe Health & Beauty Bar to dis­cuss skin­care. The cost of the work­shop is $80 un­til Oct. 20. Af­ter Oct. 20 the price jumps to $100; get your dis­count dur­ing early regis­tra­tion at www.wise­pro­duk­tion­zllc. big­car­tel.com.

If you are in­ter­ested in boost­ing your act­ing skills or it’s some­thing you’ve al­ways wanted to do but couldn’t, here is your op­por­tu­nity. Bring 3 paid peo­ple and your at­ten­dance is free. Space is limited. For more in­for­ma­tion, con­tact Chica Casey at 661-241-3410.

Clas­sic Movie Satur­days

HOPEWELL — The Ap­po­mat­tox Re­gional Li­brary Sys­tem, ARLS, presents a pro­gram for all ages: Clas­sic Movie Satur­days at the Hopewell Li­brary. The events will take place at the Hopewell Li­brary, 209 E. Caw­son St. at 11 a.m. for a clas­sic film and snacks on the fol­low­ing dates: Oct. 20: Willy Wonka and the Choco­late Fac­tory Nov. 3: Toy Story

Nov. 17: The Wiz­ard of Oz For ad­di­tional in­for­ma­tion on events and re­sources at the Ap­po­mat­tox Re­gional Li­brary Sys­tem, please visit www.arls.org or call 804-458-6329.

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