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Charlottesville International Folk Dancers

Wednesday, March 9th 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Senior Center Inc
1180 Pepsi Pl

Many folks are turning to folk dancing as an alternative to jogging or exercise class to get in shape and the Charlottesville International Folk Dancers encourages everyone to join them Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm at the Senior Center at 1180 Pepsi Place for an evening of fun.  The evening is for beginners and sure to get you moving.  For more information, call 540-456-8176.

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An Evening with Joan Baez

Friday, March 11th 2016 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
at The Paramount Theater
215 E Main St.

Joan Baez has been as busy as ever in the five years since she celebrated the landmark years of 2008-2009, the 50th anniversaries of her legendary residency in 1958 at the famed Club 47 in Cambridge, and her subsequent debut at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival.

In addition to multiple tours of the US and abroad, the recent past has included the induction of Joan’s 1960 debut Vanguard LP by the National Recording Academy into the Grammy® Hall Of Fame and the presentation to her of the inaugural Joan Baez Award for Outstanding Inspirational Service in the Global Fight for Human Rights at Amnesty International’s 50th Anniversary gathering in 2012.

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Sugar Hollow Bridges 5 and 10K Run

Saturday, March 12th 2016 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am
at 5275 Sugar Hollow Road
5275 Sugar Hollow Road

Sugar Hollow Three Bridges 5 and 10 K Run
March 12, 2015 8:00 AM

The Sugar Hollow Three Bridges 5 and 10 K Race is sponsored by the White Hall Ruritans. Proceeds will aid in the restoration of the White Hall Community Center, a historic building in Western Albemarle County, and for the many community services provided by the organization, including scholarships to area college- bound students, 5th grade achievement awards, highway clean up and many other projects.

Both a 5K and a 10K course will be available on beautiful Sugar Hollow Road alongside the Moorman’s River. The starting line is approximately 1.5 miles west of Piedmont Store at 5275 Sugar Hollow Road. Ample parking will be available at the Sugar Hollow site.

Following the race join us for a pancake breakfast from 9-11 am at the Community Center, 2094 Brown Gap Turnpike. (Runners free! Donation accepted, suggested minimum donation of $5.00)

Pre-race registration is $30. To register online, click here.
Onsite registration is $40.00 cash or check only.
NO REFUNDS
Race will occur rain or shine!

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22nd Annual Virginia Festival of the Book

Wednesday, March 16th 2016 - All Day

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Charlottesville International Folk Dancers

Wednesday, March 16th 2016 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Senior Center Inc
1180 Pepsi Pl

Many folks are turning to folk dancing as an alternative to jogging or exercise class to get in shape and the Charlottesville International Folk Dancers encourages everyone to join them Wednesday evenings at 6:30pm at the Senior Center at 1180 Pepsi Place for an evening of fun.  The evening is for beginners and sure to get you moving.  For more information, call 540-456-8176.

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Elton John & His Band

Saturday, March 19th 2016 - 8:00 pm
at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

Elton John and his band return to Charlottesville, Virginia for one performance at the John Paul Jones Arena on Saturday, March 19, 2016 at 8 pm as part of a nine-city concert tour that will feature iconic hits and classic album tracks from throughout his incredible five-decade career, as well as selected tracks from his upcoming album Wonderful Crazy Night. Tickets go on sale Friday, Nov. 20!

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“7th Grade Explore Career Days” with KidsCollege@PVCC

Tuesday, March 22nd 2016 - 8:30 am - 1:30 pm
at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

KidsCollege@PVCC would like to invite you to participate as a career exhibitor in this year’s 7th Grade Explore Career Days on Tuesday, March 22 and Wednesday, March 23 at the John Paul Jones Arena, from 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. each day. Exhibitors are needed for both days. Breakfast and lunch are provided.  In the past, 7th Grade Explore Careers Days made a significant impact on the 2,000 students who attended. Over 90% of the students learned more about how to meet their career goals. For more information, call 434.961.5354.

 

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Run for Autism 5K

Saturday, April 16th 2016 - 7:30 am - 10:00 am
at Charlottesville High School
1400 Melbourne Rd

Autism is the fastest growing developmental disability in the U.S. and now affects 1 in 68 children.  The Virginia Institute of Autism is dedicated to helping people overcome the challenges of autism.  Show your support and join them for the 5K Run for Autism, a fun morning of running and walking on Saturday April 16th at Charlottesville High School.  Register online by clicking here. It’s $25 for the 5K, $20 for students, $15 for the kid’s race for kids 12 and under.

9th Annual Quetzal Kite Festival

Tuesday, May 17th 2016 - 10:00 am
at Pleasant Grove Park
Rt. 53

The region’s premier kite festival is back in Fluvanna County at beautiful Pleasant Grove Park in Palmyra, Virginia. Join several thousands of your closest friends and neighbors for a free fun day of kites, sun, and fun. There will be free face painting and kites for kids (until they run out). Kite flyers from Richmond Air Force and Wings Over
Washington kite clubs will be on hand with demonstrations and fun for the whole family. There are food vendors, or bring a picnic!
For more information, contact Lawrence Levine at levine@yellowchicken.com or 434-531-5982

Note* this festival is always free!

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