Albemarle High School Players present Hairspray

Thursday, April 28th 2016 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
at Albemarle High School
2775 Hydraulic Rd

The Albemarle High School players are excited to bring the Broadway musical “Hairspray” to the Albemarle High School Auditorium!  “Hairspray is a social commentary on the injustices of parts of American society in the 1960’s.  Show dates are Thursday, April 28th and 29th at 8:00pm, Saturday the 30th at 8pm with a 6 o’clock dinner theatre option and a Sunday matinee May 1st at 3pm.  Tickets are $18 for adults online – $20 at the door, $12 for students and seniors online – $15 at the door.  For more information and tickets, click here!

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Friday’s After Five – Free Summer Concert Series

Friday, April 29th 2016 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

In its 29th season, Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series on the Virginia Credit Union stage.  The first concert will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on the Downtown Mall April 15th, from 5:30pm -8:30pm, and each Friday thereafter ending on September 9th.

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.

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Comedian Michael Joiner at MLKPAC

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 12:00 am
at Martin Luther King Performing Arts Center/CHS
1400 Melbourne Rd

The Charlottesville District United Methodist Church Vision Team is raising funds to build a home for adults with intellectual disabilities and invite you to enjoy great comedy for a cause!  Comedian Michael Joiner will perform at the Martin Luther King Jr. Performing Arts Center, Saturday, April 30th at 3 and 7pm.  Tickets are $18 apiece.  For more information, call 434-589-7666.

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Get Healthy For Habitat-Greene County

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 12:00 am
at Holiday Inn Express
5920 Seminole Trail

Greene County Habitat for Humanity is having a special “Get Healthy for Humanity – Greene County” festival at the Holiday Inn Express in Ruckersville, Saturday, April 30th from 9am to 3pm and they’re looking for your participation!  They’re looking for more vendors, door prizes, sponsors and people to bring healthy options for mind and body and , more importantly, people who want to help.  Your participation can help build Habitat Homes in Greene County and help your neighbors.  For more information, call 434-990-9977 or click here!

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UVA Seizure Study

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 12:00 am

The University of Virginia will be conducting an emergency seizure study, enrolling patients who are actively seizing despite initial treatment.  Any adult may be eligible and will receive one of three commonly used medications to stop the seizure.  For more information, call 434-924-8485 or click here.


PVCC’s Yard & Vendor Sale

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm
at PVCC – Dickinson Building Lounge
501 College Dr

You’re invited to participate in PVCC’s Yard and Vendor Sale on Saturday, April 30th from 8am to 2pm on PVCC’s Main Campus.  Registration fee for vendors and sellers is $20 and participants keep 100% of their profits.  Sellers must register by Friday, April 15th.  Proceeds from the sale will benefit local charitable organizations.  For more information, or to register, call 434-961-5481 or click here.


Piedmont Master Gardener Annual Plant Sale

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
at IX Art Park
963 2nd St SE


Get ready for Spring with a Horticultural Event designed for the whole family!  The Piedmont Master Gardeners and the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards offer their annual Spring Plant Sale and Gardeners Help Desk with a HUGE selection of perennials, annuals, native plants, vegetables, herbs, and houseplants ALL GROWN by the Piedmont Master Gardeners! The Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards will be on hand with a wonderful selection of young trees and advice on how to make them thrive. Decorative garden items, garden crafts, community organization info tables. Tours of the Native Plant Meadow. Fun Free activities for kids. FREE admission.

For further information, visit or call the Virginia Cooperative Extension Albemarle Office at 434-872-4580.

The Piedmont Master Gardeners is a 501(C)(3) organization.


Free Kidney Screening

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
at Carver Recreation Center
233 Fourth Street NW

If you have high blood pressure, diabetes, a family history of kidney failure or are over age 60, you are at risk for kidney disease and should be screened annually. Give your kidneys a free checkup at the National Kidney Foundation’s KEEP Healthy screening Saturday, April 30 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Carver Recreation Center in Charlottesville. For more information call 804-288-8342, ext. 723.



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Family Fun Day with Foothills Child Advocacy Center

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
at IX Art Park
963 2nd St SE

Come join us for a fun and relaxing family time! The Safety Tips Scavenger Hunt will help families learn how to keep kids safe, and kids will receive a gift when they complete the hunt. There will be fun crafts and activity tables, as well as dance, exercise, and martial arts demonstrations, including a Dragon Dance by Laughing Dragon Kung Fu. Practice your basketball shots at the Hoop Zone, and enjoy the Foxboro Farm Petting Zoo from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and the Firetruck Touch from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. The Charlottesville Fire Department will offer home exit drills and community helpers for Kindergarteners to 3rd graders. Join Builderbeast Art+ Design Build from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. to play with handmade wooden toys, blocks, and creatures or design with bright colors on our drawing wall. We hope you will join us for these activities and more! For more information, click here!


Basketball Benefit for Blue Ridge Area Food Bank

Saturday, April 30th 2016 - 1:00 pm
at Washington Park
1001 Preston Avenue

Hunter Wyant Insurance & Financial Services will be holding a 3 VS 3 Basketball Tournament April 30th at Washington Park from 1 to 4pm.  Registration starts at 12:30pm and the entry fee is 3 canned goods per person which will be matched, to benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank.  Everyone ages 18 and up is encouraged to attend.  There will be teams of 3-5 with double elimination and two divisions.  For more information, call 434-465-5584.

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