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Free Workout Saturdays

Get ready for some outdoor fitness fun. Anytime Fitness Clubs of Charlottesville are hosting fun infused exercises at Pen Park at 10am every Saturday during the month of May. The five consecutive “Free Workout Saturdays” will be led by certified fitness instructors and are designed for people of every fitness leve. They are open to all adults, not just Anytime Fitness members. The concept, inspired by grassroots efforts of a few Anytime Fitness clubs that regularly offer free outdoor “boot camps”, has grown into a nationwide campaign to promote physical fitness.

What: Free Workout Saturdays (Zumba 2nd, Boot Camp 9th, Yoga 16th, Boot Camp 23rd, Raggaeton 30th)
Where: Pen Park (rain location is Anytime Fitness on 29)
Time: 10am
Who: People of all ages and every fitness level
What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes; bring a water bottle.

Music Resource Center

Tuesday, May 5th, in partnership with Give Local America and with your help the Music Resource Center has the opportunity to be part of the largest day of giving in history. Give Local America is a 24 hour crowd funding event designed to empower every person to give back to their local communities by supporting the organizations they trust to tackle today’s most critical issues. For more information on how you can be part of the nationwide effort by supporting the MRC, visit our website at musicresourcecenter.org.gka15.nrc,

Your support helps insure we can continue providing a sound future for our youth.

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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Huge Yard Sale Fundraiser for Women’s Education

810 Park St (Next to bypass)
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Central Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association Plant Sale

Master Gardeners Plant Sale on May 9, 2015, Saturday from 9 1m to 1 pm at

The Rockingham County Adminstration Center Parking Lot, 20 East Gay Street,  Harrisonburg, VA  22801

Home grown perennials, Ornamental grasses, ferns and shrubs

Deer Resistant, drought tolerant and native plants as well as house plants

Gardening questions answered, Soil Test Kits available        Cash or Check

Only service dogs allowed

 

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