Virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes

June 03, 2024

Riverside is proud to offer virtual Childbirth Preparation Classes. Mom-to-be and her partner or support person can explore the many choices available to make their birth experience personal and positive.

This course includes comprehensive information on pregnancy, labor, and birth, as well as relaxation and breathing techniques, all from the safety of your home.

Registration is required. Click on the yellow Register Now button to the right to register. Please provide your email address.

As the date for the new session approaches, you will receive an email with instructions on how to join virtually. This program is a series of four classes offered on consecutive Monday evenings for two hours from 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

The June series dates are 6/3, 6/10, 6/17 and 6/24.

We look forward to helping you prepare for the arrival of your little one. If you have questions, please send us an email at [email protected].

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Please join us as we celebrate the graduation of the 2024 Riverside Emergency Medicine, Family Medicine, OB/GYN, Transitional, Chaplain & Pharmacy Residents. Our residents have worked hard and they are ready for the next step in their careers. Please join us in saying thank you and congratulations. 

Please register by clicking the yellow Register Now button to the right and complete the form. 

We look forward to you joining us for this wonderful occasion!

Friday 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Ferguson Center for the Arts
1 Avenue for the Arts
Newport News, VA, 23606




Smithfield Caregiver Prayer Breakfast

Join us for a Caregiver Prayer Breakfast hosted by Riverside Martha W. Goodson Center.

Eat! Pray! Fellowship!

This prayer breakfast is an opportunity for community members to unite to support ongoing caregiver efforts. Enjoy a moment of relief during your caregiving journey as we gather to uplift each other through prayer, reflection, and fellowship. Discover refreshed strength and inspiration in the presence of fellow caregivers and community, knowing that you are not alone in your challenges.

Join us at Main Street Baptist Church on June 22 for breakfast, prayer and fellowship.

This event is free, and all caregivers are welcome.

Register to attend this event by clicking on the yellow Register Now button to the right and complete the form. Note that attendance is limited to 350 people and registration will close once we have reached capacity.
You can also call 757-378-5078 to register.

Please be aware that we are unfortunately not able to provide respite care at this event.

We look forward to seeing you!


Saturday 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Main Street Baptist Church – Smithfield
517 Main Street
Smithfield, VA, 23430

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Parkinson's Community Sing-Along

Join us for a Community Sing-Along for people living with Parkinson's disease. Using your voice while having fun and making friends!

Event takes place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month beginning April 23, 2024
Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: The Martha W. Goodson Center Training Center, 460 McLaws Circle, Suite 130, Williamsburg, VA 23185

Community group sessions to keep your voice strong through singing. Hosted by The Martha W. Goodson Center & Riverside Therapy Group.

  • All voices and abilities are welcome
  • No singing experience required
  • Space is limited to 15 people, care partners are welcome
  • Participating in the chorus is free of charge

To register or for more information, contact program director, Mary Martha Stewart, at 757-220-4751, ext. 1 or [email protected].

Group singing sessions are led by music director and Speech Language Pathologist Lisa M. Edwards, MA, CCC-SLP.

We look forward to you joining us!

Tuesday 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

The Martha W. Goodson Center Training Center
460 McLaws Circle, Suite 130
Williamsburg, VA, 23185

Parkinson’s Disease