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Art Exhibit - Virginia in the Round

July 19 to August 24, 2018 – 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

VMRC Park Gables Gallery

Featuring the works of Nancy McDearmon, all paintings in this series are set in Virginia and begin in the geographic center of the Commonwealth. Painted primarily on site, these 360 degree images are referred to by the artist as "Center of the Universe" paintings. 

The exhibit is open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


First Friday Opening Reception - Virginia in the Round

August 03, 2018 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Park Gables Gallery

Join us for the First Friday Opening Reception of "Virginia in the Round," held in partnership with the Arts Council of the Valley. 

Featuring the works of Nancy McDearmon, all paintings in this series are set in Virginia and begin in the geographic center of the Commonwealth. Painted primarily on site, these 360 degree images are referred to by the artist as "Center of the Universe" paintings. 

The exhibit is open daily from 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 


Mountain Top Yoga and Meditation

August 13 to September 10, 2018 – 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm

VMRC Farm at Willow Run

4 Mondays: June 11, July 9, August 13, September 10 from 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. 

40 minutes of Yoga followed by 20 minutes of meditation practice focused on nature. Bring a yoga mat, water bottle and sunglasses or hat. 

Sign up at the VMRC Wellness Center, 540-574-3850

Directions: Heading North on Rt. 42, pass VMRC and turn left onto Harmony Drive. Continue straight through 2 stop signs, then through the Farm gate. Drive straight in between the garden beds to the crest of the hill and park there. Carpooling is encouraged!

The classes are weather permitting. If inclement weather occurs, the class will meet as usual in the VMRC Wellness Center Activity Studio at 5:45 p.m. Please call the Wellness Center front desk (540-574-3850) for status of location. 

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A Matter of Balance

August 28 to October 16, 2018 – 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

VMRC Detwiler Auditorium 1501 Virginia Ave., Harrisonburg

This class will be held on Tuesdays beginning August 28 and will run for 8 weeks through October 16. 

Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A MATTER OF BALANCE is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels. 

In this class you will learn to 

  • view falls as controllable
  • set goals for increasing activity
  • make changes to reduce fall risks at home
  • exercise to increase strength and balance

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Registration is now open. The class is free but space is limited so register early by calling the Wellness Center at 540-574-3850


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