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Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit at CitySpace

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 12:00 am
at CitySpace
100 5th Street NE

You’re invited to Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit and First Fridays Opening Reception, Friday December 5th from 5:30-7:30pm at CitySpace (100 5th St., NE, on the Downtown Mall). PCA (Piedmont Council for the Arts) is proud to present the fourth annual exhibition of quilts created and proudly displayed by the Crescent Hall Quilters. This local group of ladies is eager to show off their sewing talents and their imaginative use of color and design. Stop by and take a peek at just a sample of their handcrafted works of art and, then, stroll on down the mall and visit the different shops and boutiques located nearby. What a wonderful way to take a relaxing break during the holiday season.

There will be a First Fridays opening reception from 5:30-7:00pm on Friday, December 5th at CitySpace (located at 100 5th St., NE, on the downtown Mall). This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit will remain on display through January 16th, 2015. There will also be an exhibit by local artist Joy Meyer on display inside the PCA office within CitySpace.

CitySpace is open to the public Monday-Friday, from 9am until 5pm. CitySpace is located at 100 5th St., NE on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. To learn more visit charlottesvillearts.org.

Charlottesville Fire Department 8th Annual Posada

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ridge Street Fire Station
203 Ridge Street

A Traditional Mexican Holiday Celebration

With:  Caroling in English and Spanish

Traditional Hot Cocoa, Tamales and Churros

Piñatas for the little ones filled with  fruit and candy

A Fire truck with  firefighters fully geared

And a special Visit from Santa Claus do not forget to  bring your camera !

 

So come on down  and enjoy this cultural event with family and friends.   

Charlottesville Fire Department Annual Posada

Friday, December 19th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Posada

A Traditional Mexican Holiday Celebration

on Friday, December 19th, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

at the Ridge Street Fire Station

203 Ridge Street, Charlottesville

 

Share this special occasion with the Charlottesville Firefighters and their families.

**   Come and enjoy this cultural event with family and friends   **

  • Caroling *  English & Spanish
  • Traditional hot Cocoa, Tamales and Churros *
  • Piñatas * Filled with  fruit and candy
  •  Visit from Santa Claus  *  bring your camera
  • A Fire truck for the little ones *  & firefighters fully geared

    Everyone is Welcome. 

 

Special thanks to Toys for Tots & the local businesses that support this event year after year.                                    “Happy Holidays”

If you would like to help or sponsor this activity please call (301)537-8312

Charlottesville Fire Corps is a nonprofit organization.

Live Nativity

Saturday, December 20th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bybee Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybee Church Road

Bybee Road Church will present a live Nativity for two nights, December 20 and 21, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m..  We shall have live animals .  Come  join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus in this way.

Live Nativity

Sunday, December 21st 2014 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Bybee Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybee Church Road

Bybee Road Church will present a live Nativity for two nights, December 20 and 21, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00p.m..  We shall have live animals .  Come  join us as we celebrate the birth of Jesus in this way.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, December 22nd 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

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.

Christmas Eve Service

Wednesday, December 24th 2014 - 5:30 pm
at Bybee Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybee Church Road

Bybee Road Church will have a Christmas Eve Service at 5:30 p.m. December 24,2014. Come join us in singing and worship as we celebrate the birth od Jesus Christ.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, December 29th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at Trinity Episcopal Church
1042 Preston Avenue

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.

Rivanna Master Naturalist Training

Tuesday, January 6th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building
1780 Earlysville Road,

The Rivanna Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists is pleased to announce that

the 2015 Basic Training will begin February 10 at the Ivy Creek Natural Area. This year’s class will be on Tuesday evenings with some Saturday field trips scheduled. An application form, reference forms and a tentative schedule are posted on the Rivanna Master Naturalist website at http://www.vmn-rivanna.org/. For more information, email Chapter president Marilyn Smith at dgmlsmith@mac.com.

The Virginia Master Naturalists is a corps of volunteers dedicated to conserving our natural heritage. We work with our sponsoring State agencies and with local partnering groups such as schools, parks, and environmental groups. We educate, gather scientific data, maintain trails and perform other environmental endeavors. We have a broad range of ages, interests and backgrounds. And we are looking for like minded people to join us.

We strongly encourage interested persons to attend one of our information sessions at the Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building at 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. You will meet various members of our chapter as well as learn about the training and volunteer commitments.   The sessions are Tuesday, December 16th at 7 PM; Tuesday, January 6th at 7 PM; and Sunday, January 11th at 2 PM.   Deadline for applications is January 12.

The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is open to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.

Rivanna Master Naturalist Training

Sunday, January 11th 2015 - 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
at Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building
1780 Earlysville Road,

The Rivanna Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists is pleased to announce that the 2015 Basic Training will begin February 10 at the Ivy Creek Natural Area. This year’s class will be on Tuesday evenings with some Saturday field trips scheduled. An application form, reference forms and a tentative schedule are posted on the Rivanna Master Naturalist website at http://www.vmn-rivanna.org/. For more information, email Chapter president Marilyn Smith at dgmlsmith@mac.com.

The Virginia Master Naturalists is a corps of volunteers dedicated to conserving our natural heritage. We work with our sponsoring State agencies and with local partnering groups such as schools, parks, and environmental groups. We educate, gather scientific data, maintain trails and perform other environmental endeavors. We have a broad range of ages, interests and backgrounds. And we are looking for like minded people to join us.

We strongly encourage interested persons to attend one of our information sessions at the Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building at 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. You will meet various members of our chapter as well as learn about the training and volunteer commitments.   The sessions are Tuesday, December 16th at 7 PM; Tuesday, January 6th at 7 PM; and Sunday, January 11th at 2 PM.   Deadline for applications is January 12.

The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is open to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.

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