It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!

Wednesday, January 13th 2016 - 12:00 am

It’s Girl Scout Cookie Time!  Now through March 15th Girl Scouts in our community are becoming young entrepreneurs as they learn goal setting, marketing skills and money management.  And for the 2nd year, the Girl Scout Cookie program has gone digital!  Find a Girl Scout or call 540-777-5105 to learn more and place your orders.  Cookies are still $4 a box and help support Girl Scout programs, camps and community service projects.  Click here and show your support to the Girl Scouts.

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Give the Gift of Life!

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 7:30 am - 10:30 am
at VDOT Transportation Dept.
701 VDOT Way

Give the gift of life!  Join Virginia Blood Services and VDOT Charlottesville Albemarle at VDOT Way in Charlottesville, Thursday, February 11th from 7:30 to 10:30am for a blood drive.  Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.  One donation can help save the lives of 3 people.  Although an estimated 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to donate, less than 10% actually do each year.  Give the gift of life – the life you save could be your own.

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2016 Quadruplicity Women’s Conference

Thursday, February 11th 2016 - 7:45 am - 4:30 pm
at The DoubleTree Hotel
990 Hilton Heights Road

The 2016 Quadruplicity Women’s Conference is set for Thursday, February 11th and nominations are now open for the Q Award!  The Q Award is presented annually by the Business Women’s Round Table as part of the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce; honoring the accomplishments and contributions of many women in the chamber, with the winner being recognized as the Chamber’s Annual Businesswoman.  Nominate a woman, or yourself, who inspires other by exemplifying leadership, success, community service, and who demonstrates support for the Chamber and for other women.  Click here to submit your nomination.  The conference will be held February 11th at the Doubletree Hotel in Charlottesville from 7:45am to 4:30pm and will feature Keynote Speaker Meredith Strohm Gunter of the Weldon Cooper Center along with breakout sessions in career, life, money, and health.  For more information, contact the Chamber at 434-295-2808 or email


“Literacy Volunteers” Celebrates Volunteers

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 2:30 pm
at African-American Heritage Center at the Jefferson School City Center
233 4th St. NW

Literacy Volunteers Celebrates Volunteers with a Reading by Anita Royston; writer, publisher, and education consultant specializing in family and community involvement in public education opportunities. The event will be on Saturday, February 13, at 2:30pm in the African American Heritage Center Auditorium at the Jefferson School City Center. Following Royston’s reading will be a brief recognition ceremony, honoring Literacy Volunteers Tutors of the Year for 2015.  This event is free and open to the public.


Focus Talks: Alex Nyerges of the Virginia Fine Arts Museum

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at The Victory Theater
401 Valley St

Focus Contemporary Art will be hosting a “Focus Talk” with the director of the Virginia Fine Arts Museum, Alex Nyerges. The talk will be held on Saturday, February 13th, 6:00PM-8:00PM at the Victory Hall Theater at 401 Valley Street in Scottsville. Admission is free.
Nyerges is currently serving his tenth year as the director of the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, at which he is credited with building one of the nation’s greatest and most comprehensive art museums. Having curated VFMA exhibitions for renowned artists such as Pablo Picasso, Ansel Adams, and Edward Weston, Nyerges has transformed our community into a cosmopolitan epicenter of great art. In addition to being the director of VFMA, Nyerges is also an artist. In an exhibition entitled “Chasing the Light,” his photography was displayed this past summer at the Glave Kocen Gallery in Richmond.

For more information about the “Focus Talk”, call 434-987-2495.

Nick Smith in Concert

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
at Fluvanna County High School
Fluvanna Co.

The Fluvanna County Athletic Boosters present Nick Smith in Concert – “Just A Preview Tour” at FCHS Auditorium Saturday February 13th at 7pm.  Get your tickets now.  $12 in advance and $15 at the Door.  Tickets are available online now at  Printed tickets are also available at the High School Office.

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Tribute to David Bowie Benefits UVA Cancer Center

Saturday, February 13th 2016 - 8:00 pm
at The Jefferson Theater
110 E Main St.

The Jefferson Theater, in Charlottesville, pays tribute to David Bowie on Saturday, February 13 with proceeds from the night benefiting the UVA Cancer Center.  Come celebrate the man who influenced generations with his art & music while raising money to benefit the UVA Cancer Center.

David Bowie was a modern renaissance man, whose groundbreaking approach to composition & performance was as unparalleled as his far reaching impact that knows no end.  A true champion of “Sound & Vision,” or as Nile Rogers put it, he’s “the Picasso of Rock & Roll.”
The news of his passing was difficult to take for many, including the Charlottesville community of musicians.
The best way to express our loss is to come together and pay respects & tribute to Bowie’s trailblazing, shapeshifting, genre & gender bending career.  Even better, proceeds from the night will benefit the UVA Cancer Center.

Charlottesville celebrates the man who influenced generations with his art & music.
New Boss and Borrowed Beams of Light along with members of Secret Storm, We Are Star Children, Ships in the Night, Shagwüf, XPS and more will play songs that span the decades when Bowie, Ziggy Stardust & The Thin White Duke ruled the world

Founders Day Celebration

Sunday, February 14th 2016 - 12:00 am
at Zion Union Baptist Church
1015 Preston Ave.

The Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP Founder’s Day Celebration will take place Sunday, Feb. 14th @ Zion Union Baptist Church at 1015 Preston Ave. @ 4pm.  The Guest Speaker will be the Rev. Lloyd A. Cosby, Jr.

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Give the Gift of Life!

Sunday, February 14th 2016 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
at UVA Medical Center
UVA Medical Center

Give the gift of life!  Join Virginia Blood Services at the UVA Medical Center 1st Floor Dining Room in Charlottesville, Sunday, February 14th from 11:00am to 3:00pm for a blood drive.  Every 2 seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood.  One donation can help save the lives of 3 people.  Although an estimated 38% of the U.S. population is eligible to donate, less than 10% actually do each year.  Give the gift of life – the life you save could be your own.

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DR. JOHN and the Nite Trippers

Sunday, February 14th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 11:30 pm
at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St.

Get your tickets starting this Friday, December 18 at 10am!

The legendary Dr. John is a six-time GRAMMY® Award-winning musician and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee. Known throughout the world as the embodiment of New Orleans’ musical legacy, Dr. John is a true icon in American culture. His colorful musical career began in the 1950s when he wrote and played guitar on some of the greatest records to come out of the Crescent City, including recordings by Professor Longhair, Art Neville, Joe Tex and Frankie Ford.

A legend was born with his breakthrough 1968 album Gris-Gris, which introduced to the world his unique blend of voodoo mysticism, funk, rhythm & blues, psychedelic rock and Creole roots. Several of his many career highlights include the masterful album Sun, Moon and Herbs in 1971 which included cameos from Eric Clapton and Mick Jagger and 1973’s In the Right Place, which contained the chart hits “Right Place Wrong Time” and “Such A Night.”

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