Haunted Woods of Hoover Ridge

come have some halloween Fun at Hoover Ridge Saturday, Oct. 25th, from 5:30-9pm. $5 per person to enter. Concessions will be sold. Walk the Haunted Woods, go on a hay ride, play Halloween games, enjoy some ghoulish treats.

sponsored by Madison Parks and Recreation. For more information call 540-308-1247 or email

Rain Date: Oct. 26th.


Baby Basics Moms Club

Do you have questions about your pregnancy? Come and meet other moms-to-be, enjoy snacks, and get free giveaways at Baby Basics Moms Club. The group covers everything you can expect when your’re expecting. UVA Children’s Hospital and Women’s service host a meeting at Trinity Episcopal on Preston Avenue: 1st & 3rd Mondays, 9:30-11:00 AM and 2nd & 4th Mondays, 5:30-7:00 PM.

Salvation Army Telethon

The Charlottesville Corps of the Salvation Army is pleased to announce its Second Annual Charlottesville Salvation Army Telethon presented by Better Living, Inc., that will air on CBS 19 on Tuesday evening, October 21st from 6pm until 8pm. For over 100 years, the Charlottesville Salvation Army has served the less fortunate in the Charlottesville community. The army must raise $150,000 annually to replace funding for its shelter programs. The Charlottesville Salvation Army serves more than 48,000 hot meals annually in the soup kitchen and gives refuge to over 90 men, women and children who lack the necessities of life every single night of the year in its emergency shelter and Center of Hope housing facilities. The Corps is supported exclusively by donations from the community it serves. Other major sponsors include Woodard Properties and Neighborhood Properties.

Comedy Writing Workshop

Learn to be funnier in performance, writing and life! This workshop with promoter and writer Ty Cooper is for anyone looking to add more humor into their life. The workshop will cover techniques and styles of writing for situational comedy using lecture, video and writing exercises to help participants discover and develop their unique comedic voice.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage.


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