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The Big Read with Jefferson-Madison Regional Library

Sunday, March 1st 2015 - 8:00 am - 11:30 pm
at Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
201 E. Market Street


The Big Read is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts designed to revitalize the role of literature in American culture. The Big Read brings together partners across the country to encourage citizens to read for pleasure and enlightenment. JMRL has received a grant from the NEA to provide a BIG READ throughout central Virginia during March 2015.

The Big Read provides citizens with the opportunity to read and discuss a single book within their community. JMRL invites all book lovers in Central Virginia to participate in this exciting program that will be held throughout March 2015. Read and discuss The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri and participate in programs.…learn more and see the schedule of events and locations!

Friends of the Library Spring Book Sale

Saturday, March 21st 2015 - All Day
at Gordon Ave. Library
1500 Gordon Ave.


From Saturday, March 21 through Sunday, March 29, the Friends of the Library will be holding their 50th Annual Spring Book Sale at the Gordon Ave. Library in Charlottesville. The hours are 10-7 each day. Proceeds benefit our public library system, the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library. A Pre-Sale for dues-paying members only will be held March 20 from 5 to 7pm. Bring a grocery sack on Monday, March 30, between 10am-6pm and fill it for only 5 dollars.

Call (434) 977-8467 or email for more information. You can also visit the Friends on the Internet at




Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic

Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 12:00 am
at Fluvanna County Dog Park
110 Thomas Jefferson Parkway

FSPCA is hosting a Drive-Thru Rabies Clinic on Saturday, March 28 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Cost of rabies vaccination is $10 per pet, and vaccinations are good for a minimum of one year. Three-year vaccinations will also be available; just bring proof of your pet’s last, current rabies vaccination! Pets should remain in the car, in either their carrier or on a leash, during their visit.

Special thanks to veterinarian, Dr. Jim Starkey, for sharing his time and expertise with us!

The Fluvanna County Dog Park is located at 110 Thomas Jefferson Parkway in Palmyra.

For more information, call 434-591-0123 or email

Easter Cantata “Because He Lives” Sat. at 6pm, Sun. at 10am

Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
at Bybee’s Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybees Church Road

Free Bridge Quintet and Kevin Davis

Saturday, March 28th 2015 - 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
at Old Cabell Hall

Free Bridge Quintet and Kevin Davis present Cafe Caribe, Saturday, March 28th at 8pm in Old Cabell Hall.

SMART Credit Check Free Seminar

Wednesday, April 1st 2015 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Your credit report contains all kinds of information used by lenders, insurance providers, employers, landlords, cell phone providers, and others to make decisions on whether or not they should do business with you.  Shouldn’t you know what’s in it? Join us to learn how to safely obtain your free credit report, how to detect and correct errors in your report that could impact your credit score, how to use your report to monitor for ID theft and what steps you should take if you are a victim. You’ll leave this session with actionable items to improve your credit score and overall financial well-being. Seating is limited. Register at or call 434-964-2001 today!

FREE pre-screening of Unfriended

Friday, April 3rd 2015 - 7:30 pm
at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St

From the producers of PARANORMAL ACTIVITY, THE PURGE, and the INSIDIOUS SERIES, Universal Pictures at UVA and the Virginia Horror Society are proud to bring you UNFRIENDED, a top thriller to see for the 2015 year!

You’re invited to a completely free pre-screening of Unfriended on April 3rd, 7:30pm at the Paramount located on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Ushering in a new era of horror, Universal Pictures’ Unfriended unfolds over a teenager’s computer screen as she and her friends are stalked by an unseen figure who seeks vengeance for a shaming video that led a vicious bully to kill herself a year earlier.

More information:

Eggstravaganza! Easter Egg Hunt at Carter Mountain

Saturday, April 4th 2015 - 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Easter Egg Hunt for children 1 through 12

Saturday, April 4th 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
at Bybee’s Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybees Church Road

Sunrise Service with fellowship breakfast to follow

Sunday, April 5th 2015 - 6:30 am - 11:00 am
at Bybee’s Road Baptist Church
4989 Bybees Church Road

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