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Quit Smoking Charlottesville

Thursday, March 6th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at The Charlottesville Free Clinic
1138 Rose Hill Drive

A 12 week support group to help you quit smoking! It’s FREE and open to the public from March 6th through May 22nd.

Go to http://www.cvillefreeclinic.org/index.php/news/events-detail/quit-smoking-with-the-cfc1  for more details.

Carnival

Thursday, April 10th 2014 - 5:30 pm

Located at McIntire Park

April 11th – Pork BBQ – Fireworks – Dogwood Trees for sale

April 24th – Chicken in the Park

Protecting Your Digital Identity

Wednesday, April 16th 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am
at City Space
100 5th St. NE

Parking is FREE.
Seating is limited, so reserve your spot early.

A Charlottesville Chamber Business Academy Event

Learn How Business and Personal Information is Quietly Captured, Used and Sold — Plus Practical Ways to Take Better Control of Your Digital Footprint.

Every web search, tweet, download or other action you take in the digital realm creates a portrait of your identity. And the digital identities we create every day have value — to us and to companies with which we interact.

Join fellow business and technology leaders in Central Virginia for an eye-opening discussion about the costs, benefits and threats of sharing our digital information in an increasingly Internet-based world.

Breakfast and Networking
8:00am to 8:30am

Technology Discussion
8:30am to 10:00am

Who Should Attend?

Business and IT Professionals who want to know more about Data Privacy and IT Security options

What we’ll cover:

-How your business and personal information is obtained online.
-The many ways everyday technology contributes to our loss of information and privacy.
-Who is capturing and using your information, and why?
-Effective strategies to take control of your business and personal data and improve your overall security stance.

Speaker:
Anthony Petrella, Vice President of Engineering

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Value of a Dollar: Teaching Your K-8 Grade Child

Thursday, April 17th 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Berkmar Branch – UVA Community Credit Union
3300 Berkmar Drive

This seminar is designed for parents, grandparents and Kindergarten through Grade 8 educators. Learn why it’s important for children to develop good money management skills from an early age; what motivates children to learn about this subject and how best to teach them. We show how to use goal-setting, budgeting, saving, working and investing and best of all, a child’s allowance, as teaching tools. Seating is limited.

Register online at uvacreditunion.org or call 434-964-2001 today!

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Friday’s After Five – 2014 Season

Friday, April 18th 2014 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Join us every Friday for these FREE concerts! 

Baker Butler Elementary Community Yard Sale

Saturday, April 19th 2014 - 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
at Baker Butler Elementary School
2740 Profitt Road

Mark you calendars for the Baker Butler Elementary School’s PTO’s Annual Granny’s Attic Community Yard Sale, Saturday, April 19th from 8am until noon. Donations will be accepted at Baker Butler Elementary School on Friday, April 18th from 6pm til 9pm.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, April 21st 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.

NASCAR Race Car

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
at OneMain Financial
1820 Rio Hill Center

The OneMain Financial Branch in Charlottesville, VA will host the NASCAR Race Car of the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota on April 23rd, 2014.

From 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014, fans will have the opportunity to take photos with the No. 11 Toyota, enjoy refreshments and participate in giveaways from OneMain Financial.

“This is a great opportunity for members of the Charlottesville community to come out and see a full-size replica of what I drive every weekend,” said Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota. “The folks at OneMain Financial provide a great event for the whole family.”

Sadler drives the No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for Joe Gibbs Racing.

The OneMain Financial branch is located at 1820 Rio Hill Center, Suite B3-4, Charlottesville, VA 22901. For more information, please visit www.onemainracing.com.

Dogwood Fashion Show

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 7:00 pm

Belk – Fashion Square Mall

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Dogwood Garden Club Flower Show

Thursday, April 24th 2014 - 1:00 am - 4:00 am
at Virginia Department of Forestry Building
900 Natural Resources Drive

The Dogwood Garden Club is having a flower show on Thursday, April 24 in celebration with Charlottesville’s 65th Annual Dogwood Festival.  It is free and open to the public, so join us from 1:00PM-4:00PM at the Virginia Department of Forestry Building, 900 Natural Resources Drive, Charlottesville, VA.  We’ll showcase beautiful horticultural exhibits and gorgeous floral designs.

Educational speakers will be:

1-2pm – John Rogers from Mowry Spring Vineyards, “Creating a Vineyard”

2-3pm – Bill Bonwell from Stony Mountain Nursery, “Water Features for Your Garden”

3-4pm – Karen Hall from the Central Virginia Beekeeper’s Association, “The Importance of Bees in Our World”

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