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Solarize Charlottesville

Tuesday, July 1st 2014 - All Day

Solar power for homes will be easier and more affordable than ever July through September 2014 thanks to Solarize Charlottesville, a grassroots, community-based outreach initiative sponsored by the nonprofit Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP) in partnership with the City of Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and the UVA Community Credit Union.  Solarize Charlottesville is a one-stop-shop for community members to learn more about solar power options for their homes and facilitate the installation and financing of their own project. Through bulk purchasing and free solar site assessments, Solarize Charlottesville puts solar within reach.

The foundation of this program is community participation. When a community decides to rally behind solar, local installers are able to lower their prices. This is a result of bulk purchasing, offset marketing expenses, reduced travel expenses, and the guarantee that solar installation crews will be kept busy. In addition to the reduced price created by Solarize Charlottesville’s economies of scale, LEAP will help participants access a 30% federal tax credit, affordable financing (as low as 0%), and navigate the Solar Renewable Energy Credit (SREC) market.

Whether considering solar for increased energy independence, hedging against increased electric utility prices, or cutting carbon emissions, Solarize Charlottesville will be a great place to learn about all the benefits of going solar. For more information view our website: www.solarizecville.org or give us a call at 434-227-4666

*Note, website currently under construction until event launch.

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Join Girl Scouts

Tuesday, August 19th 2014 - 12:00 am

Girl Scouts provides the most bang for your buck. For just $17, a Girl will have access to tons of new, fun and amazing experiences. Girl Scouts offers a wide array of exciting activities that give girls the chance to explore their world and discover their passions. Just because summer is ending, doesn’t mean the fun has to. Keep the fun going, go to GSVSC.ORG/JOIN or call 1-800-542-5905.

Creative Works Farm CornMaze~ 620x400 DL

Skeeter’s Maze Adventure!

Saturday, September 6th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Creative Works Farm
107 Creative Works Lane

Corn Maze fun for the whole family every Saturday & Sunday!  All proceeds benefit Camp Light!

Free Movie Friday, X-Men: Days of Future Past

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 12:00 am
at V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage Theatre
501 College Drive

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy travel through time to join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save the future.

PVCC’s Student Art Club sponsors Free Movie Friday on the big screen in the comfortable and spacious Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

Senior Center’s September Yard Sale

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Senior Center
1180 Pepsi Pl

The Senior Center’s annual Fall Yard Sale is here and everyone is sure to find a must-have treasure!  It all kicks off with a preview sale on Friday, September 19th from 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM.  Admission is $5.00 at the door.  On Saturday, September 20, 2014, 8:00 AM – 1:00 pm the event is free.

Builoding Goodness Foundation’s Battle of the Bands

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Jefferson Theater
110 E Main Street

Building Goodness Foundation’s annual Battle of the Bands and Rockin’ Auction is the organization’s annual fundraiser, providing support for the work that we do year-round while also giving you a fun night out on the town! Guests will rock the night away while enjoying delicious food and drink and rallying around five local bands, including Lord Nelson and others. You can vote early and often for your favorite band and the one that raises the largest total will win the battle – and bragging rights.

As part of the event, BGF will also host a live auction with premium items generously donated by Charlottesville’s most elite builders, designers, and suppliers, such as a custom outdoor kitchen or a deluxe garden shed and potting area. The event will also include a silent auction, featuring one-of-a-kind experiences and packages.

Advance tickets will be available beginning August 1, 2014 online and at Charlottesville-area retails locations for only $99. Between August 20 and the event, tickets will be $150. With live bands battling it out onstage plus two auctions and great food and drink, you won’t want to miss it!

Free Movie Friday, X-Men: Days of Future Past

Friday, September 19th 2014 - 7:30 pm
at V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage Theatre
501 College Drive

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods in X-Men: Days of Future Past. The characters from the original X-Men film trilogy travel through time to join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save the future.

PVCC’s Student Art Club sponsors Free Movie Friday on the big screen in the comfortable and spacious Main Stage Theatre in the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

Walk With A Doc

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:00 am
at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Downtown Mall

Starts with a five minute talk on a medical topic and then a 30 minute walk in the Downtown area accompanied by a Medical Doctor to encourage healthy exercise for individuals and families. No charge. Sponsored by the Albemarle County Medical Society.

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Barboursville Volunteer Fire Company

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
at Barboursville Volunteer Fire Co.
Barboursville

Barboursville Volunteer Fire Company is sponsoring a POKER RUN September 20, 2014. Registration starts at 9am, 1st bike out at 10am and last bike out by 11am. For more information call 434-465-8014.

Dance Master Class, Latin Ballet of Virginia

Saturday, September 20th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
at V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage Theatre
501 College Drive

This dance master class with accomplished dancers and members of the Latin Ballet of Virginia Meoleaeke Arebreane Jones and Ana Ines King, will introduce Flamenco, Capoiera and Salsa styles of dance in an overview of the many eclectic styles this dance group has to offer. Open to dancers with all levels of experience. Participants should wear comfortable clothes that allow freedom of movement. Dance master classes are held on the Main Stage of the V. Earl Dickinson Building.

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