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Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit at CitySpace

Friday, December 5th 2014 - 12:00 am at CitySpace
100 5th Street NE

You’re invited to Crescent Hall Quilters Holiday Exhibit and First Fridays Opening Reception, Friday December 5th from 5:30-7:30pm at CitySpace (100 5th St., NE, on the Downtown Mall). PCA (Piedmont Council for the Arts) is proud to present the fourth annual exhibition of quilts created and proudly displayed by the Crescent Hall Quilters. This local group of ladies is eager to show off their sewing talents and their imaginative use of color and design. Stop by and take a peek at just a sample of their handcrafted works of art and, then, stroll on down the mall and visit the different shops and boutiques located nearby. What a wonderful way to take a relaxing break during the holiday season.

There will be a First Fridays opening reception from 5:30-7:00pm on Friday, December 5th at CitySpace (located at 100 5th St., NE, on the downtown Mall). This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

The exhibit will remain on display through January 16th, 2015. There will also be an exhibit by local artist Joy Meyer on display inside the PCA office within CitySpace.

CitySpace is open to the public Monday-Friday, from 9am until 5pm. CitySpace is located at 100 5th St., NE on the Downtown Mall in Charlottesville. To learn more visit charlottesvillearts.org.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, December 29th 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.

Rivanna Master Naturalist Training

Tuesday, January 6th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building
1780 Earlysville Road,

The Rivanna Chapter of the Virginia Master Naturalists is pleased to announce that

the 2015 Basic Training will begin February 10 at the Ivy Creek Natural Area. This year’s class will be on Tuesday evenings with some Saturday field trips scheduled. An application form, reference forms and a tentative schedule are posted on the Rivanna Master Naturalist website at http://www.vmn-rivanna.org/. For more information, email Chapter president Marilyn Smith at dgmlsmith@mac.com.

The Virginia Master Naturalists is a corps of volunteers dedicated to conserving our natural heritage. We work with our sponsoring State agencies and with local partnering groups such as schools, parks, and environmental groups. We educate, gather scientific data, maintain trails and perform other environmental endeavors. We have a broad range of ages, interests and backgrounds. And we are looking for like minded people to join us.

We strongly encourage interested persons to attend one of our information sessions at the Ivy Creek Natural Area Education Building at 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville, VA 22903. You will meet various members of our chapter as well as learn about the training and volunteer commitments.   The sessions are Tuesday, December 16th at 7 PM; Tuesday, January 6th at 7 PM; and Sunday, January 11th at 2 PM.   Deadline for applications is January 12.

The Virginia Master Naturalist Program is open to all regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, or marital or family status.

Vietnam War Veterans Welcome Home

Saturday, February 28th 2015 - 5:00 am - 10:00 pm

We wish to invite all area Vietnam veterans for a welcome home celebration like they did not receive when they first came home. The Legion Riders will be providing food and music for Vietnam veterans and their families so come and enjoy this celebration of the sacrifices that you have made and the courage that you showed for your families and country. We wish to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our Vietnam veterans and all those who have given a part of themselves for what they believe in.

Run for Autism 5K

Saturday, April 18th 2015 - 7:30 am - 11:00 am

9th Annual Quetzal Kite Festival

Sunday, May 17th 2015 - 10:00 am at Pleasant Grove Park
Rt. 53

The region’s premier kite festival is back in Fluvanna County on May 17th, 2014 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!

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 on May 17th, 2014 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!

9th Annual Quetzal Kite Festival

Wednesday, May 17th 2017 - 10:00 am at Pleasant Grove Park
Rt. 53

The region’s premier kite festival is back in Fluvanna County on May 17th, 2014 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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