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JABA

Friday, May 23rd 2014 - 12:00 am

Volunteers are hte heart of JABA. They work with children in the local schools; deliver meals to the homebound and bring music and art into JABA’s Adult Care Centers. And, its volunteers who help make JABA’s resale boutique a shopping treasure, plus so much more. But even JABA’s dedicated volunteers need a break and come summer up to 30 percent leave for vacations and travel. This leaves many vital programs short handed
If you’ve thought about volunteering, JABA could sure use your help. To learn more about JABA’s volunteer opportunities during the summer or throughout the year, please contact Leanne Probst at 817-5272 or visit jabacares.org

Third Thursdays at The Lodge AT Old Trail

Thursday, June 19th 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
at The Lodge at Old Trail
330 Claremont Lane

A Sensational Summer Series for Third Thursday at The Lodge:

June 19, 2014 at 5:30pm
An Evening with Gene Corrigan.
This is an event not to be missed for local sports fans. Bring your questions for this engaging sports expert and get his perspective on UVA sports today.

July 17, 2014 at 5:30
The Cultural Landscape of Babylon, Iraq: Managing Conflict and Change.
Please join us as Gina Haney, an architectural historian and UVA grad, presents a lecture that will transport you half way around the world and provide a fascinating view of the work being done to preserve history.

August 21, 2014 at 5:30
Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!
Local chocolate artisan, Tim Gearhart, joins us to share his story of the distinctive and highly regarded chocolates he creates in his flagship store in Charlottesville. Recognized by the New York Times, USA Today, The Today Show and more, this is sure to be a sweet evening at The Lodge.

RSVP to 434-823-9100 or rsvp@lodgeatoldtrail.com

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.

Apply to be a docent at The Fralin!

Monday, July 7th 2014 - All Day

The Fralin Museum of Art at the University of Virginia is currently accepting applications for the volunteer Docent Program. Docents at The Fralin engage visitors of all ages from across the Central Virginia region in conversations about the artwork on view. Interested community members are encouraged to apply by August 18. For more information, contact the Docent Coordinator at 434-243-2050 or email docenteducation@virginia.edu. You can also find out more online at www.virginia.edu/artmuseum.

Third Thursdays at The Lodge at Old Trail

Thursday, July 17th 2014 - All Day
at The Lodge at Old Trail
330 Claremont Lane

July 17, 2014 at 5:30
The Cultural Landscape of Babylon, Iraq: Managing Conflict and Change.
Please join us as Gina Haney, an architectural historian and UVA grad, presents a lecture that will transport you half way around the world and provide a fascinating view of the work being done to preserve history.

August 21, 2014 at 5:30
Chocolate, Chocolate, Chocolate!
Local chocolate artisan, Tim Gearhart, joins us to share his story of the distinctive and highly regarded chocolates he creates in his flagship store in Charlottesville. Recognized by the New York Times, USA Today, The Today Show and more, this is sure to be a sweet evening at The Lodge.

RSVP to 434-823-9100 or rsvp@lodgeatoldtrail.com

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Stonewall Brigade Band Concerts, Gypsy Hill Park, Staunton VA

Monday, July 28th 2014 - 12:00 am
at Gypsy Hill Park Bandstand
600 Churchville Avenue

For complete concert listings and band history see www.stonewallbrigadeband.com

Is Solar Right for You? Free Seminar

Tuesday, July 29th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Berkmar Branch – UVA Community Credit Union
3300 Berkmar Drive

Learn about solar energy and new opportunities to turn solar into savings. We’ll show you how to “crunch the numbers” and review other non-financial factors to help determine if solar is right for you. We’ll provide information on local rebates and tax incentives. Plus, we cover the benefits of participating in the Solarize Charlottesville campaign (for City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County homeowners) which will offer bulk discount pricing on solar installation and reduced rate financing options. Presented by our area’s non-profit Local Energy Alliance Program (LEAP), solar installation experts, and the credit union. Hurry seating is limited. Register online for this free seminar at uvacreditunion.org or call 434-964-2001 today!

Albemarle County Fair

Thursday, July 31st 2014 - 12:00 am
at Ash Lawn-Highland
2050 James Monroe Parkway

Don’t miss the Albemarle County Fair at Ash Lawn-Highland, the Home of James Monroe! The fair is open from 4-10 pm on Thursday, July 31st and from 10 am – 10 pm on Friday, August 1st and Saturday, August 2nd.

This three-day agricultural celebration is full of festive, family fun in a historic setting. Enjoy farm animals, craft exhibits, live music, games and activities, children’s rides, contests, and programs for the entire family! Admission is just $5, and free for children under 6 years of age. For more information, or to submit an entry for the fair, visit albemarlecountyfair.com.

Thanks to our sponsors: Southern States, Albemarle Magazine, Bob’s Wheel Alignment, Foods for Thought, New Virginia Tractor, Pepsi Cola Bottling Company of Virginia, Relay Foods, van der Linde Recycling & Container Rentals, and Virginia Eagle Distributing.

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Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, August 1st 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

Women’s Four Miler Training Program

Saturday, August 2nd 2014 - 7:00 am - 11:00 am
at UVA Track at Lannigan Field
Copley Road

Who: Women of all ages

What: 21st Annual CTC Women’s Four Miler Training Program

When: Every Saturday- June 14, 2014 to August 23, 2014 beginning at 7:00 a.m.

Where: UVA Track Lannigan Field

Event: Join us for 11 consecutive Saturdays of group training and talks by experts on a variety of women’s health topics. You may attend any or all sessions. Walkers and runners of any level are welcome, no experience necessary! Registration is available online (http://w4mtp.com/registration.html). It will be held every Saturday beginning on June 14th through August 23rd at the UVA track, Lannigan Field starting at 7:00 a.m.

Questions? Contact Program Director and Head Pink, Pammie at pam@w4mtp.com

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