Take Part in CERT Program

Thursday, September 10th 2015 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Albemarle County Office Building
1600 5th Street

Learn to be prepared in the event of an emergency.  The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle County of Emergency Management is offering free preparedness training in September.  Orientation will be held September 10th from 6-9pm and will offer education on regional hazards, personal preparedness, elements of fire safety and basic medical operations.  The 7 week course will be held Sept 17th through Oct. 29th at the Albermarle County Office Building in Charlottesville.  Email to register.


Go Nuts for Girl Scouts this Fall!

Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 12:00 am

Just in time for the holidays, Virginia Skyline Girl Scout Troops are selling nuts, chocolates, magazines and photo keepsakes Sept. 19th through December 1st to help fund service projects and activities.  Dark chocolate penguins, butter toasted peanuts, subscriptions to your favorite magazines and more are available for you or to donate to military units overseas through their Share Program.  To find a troop near you, call 540-777-5105 or visit


October Organ Concert Series

Thursday, October 1st 2015 - 12:00 pm at Christ Episcopal Church
120 W. High Street

Each Thursday in October, join Christ Episcopal Church of Charlottesville for their 2nd Annual October Organ Concert Series at noon.  The concerts are free and open to the public and a wonderful opportunity to enjoy lunch while listening to the concert.  Bring a lunch or boxed lunches will be available for purchase from Baggby’s.  For more information, visit

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Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson

Thursday, October 1st 2015 - 8:00 pm at Culbreth Theatre
109 Culbreth Rd

The U.Va. Department of Drama presents Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, book by Alex Timbers, music & lyrics by Michael Friedman, and directed by David Dalton. This production will be playing in the Culbreth Theatre, October 1-3 & October 7-10 2015 at 8pm.

History rocks in this fast-moving, satirical musical that careens between fact and fiction to present our seventh President as history’s ultimate rock star. Powered by a dynamic score and live on-stage band, this contemporary show takes audiences on a rock musical thrill ride that chronicles Old Hickory’s legendary life and times from humble beginnings, to ruthless military strategist, to populist agitator, to Commander-in-Chief.

Tickets are on sale now and may be acquired at the U.Va. Arts Box Office Mon-Fri from noon-5pm, by phone at (434) 924-3376, or online at Tickets are $16.00 for adults, $14.00 for seniors, U.Va. faculty and staff, members of the U.Va. Alumni Association, and $10.00 for students of all ages. Tickets are free in advance for full-time U.Va. Students. Tickets must be acquired 24 hours or more before the performance date.



Rural Health Initiative Program Health Education Series Classes

Tuesday, October 6th 2015 - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm at American Legion Post 74
3025 Louisa Road

All classes are FREE, start at 11am and are taught by the Rural Health Educators. Spouses and caregivers are invited to attend.

Mission: The mission of the Rural Health Initiative Program is to improve access to care and enhance quality of care for rural veterans.  The Health Education section wants to improve your access to health education and wellness information by bringing educational classes to your community at your convenience.

Why: Access to health services in rural and underserved areas creates barriers to healthcare. Less than 15,000 Veterans living in rural Virginia are currently enrolled for VA benefits and services. This initiative aims to improve access by taking services to the rural communities.

Free In-Store Talk: Hormonal Imbalance with Dr. Kim Kelly, N.D.

Tuesday, October 6th 2015 - 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Join us at Rebecca’s Natural Food (Barracks Rd. Shopping Ctr.) on Tuesday, October 6th, at 6:30pm for an informative talk by Dr. Kim Kelly, N.D. about hormonal imbalance. Symptoms of hormonal imbalance include adrenal issues, thyroid problems, PMS, low libido, andropause (the male version of menopause) issues, and more. Dr. Kelly will discuss identifying hormonal imbalance, and effective natural treatments for this important health concern.

Dr. Kim Kelly is a leading Naturopathic Doctor who practices both in Charlottesville, Virginia and Encinitas, California. Dr. Kelly offers alternative medicine solutions using an integrated natural medicine approach combining diet, exercise, lifestyle counseling, homeopathy, biopuncture, stress management, nutritional supplements, and botanical medicine.


Salvation Army Volunteers Needed

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 8:00 am - 9:00 am at Salvation Army
Ridge Street

Volunteers are needed for the Salvation Army of Charlottesville’s Christmas Assistance Program Oct 7th through 9th at The Salvation Army Gym at 207 Ridge Street in Charlottesville.  A one hour training session will be held from 8 to 9 on the first day for all volunteers on procedures for taking applications. As many as 15 volunteers each day are needed and shifts are available.  Lunch will be provided each day.  Sign up before Sept 29th.  For more information, call Capt. Susan Shiels at 434-295-4058.


Salvation Army Christmas Event

Wednesday, October 7th 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Salvation Army
Ridge Street

The Salvation Army of Charlottesville is pleased to announce their sign up for Christmas Event, Wednesday, Oct. 7th thru Friday Oct. 9th from 9 to noon and 1 to 4 at the Salvation Army gym at 207 Ridge Street in Charlottesville.  Parents are reminded not to bring the kids to this event to save their surprise for Christmas but bring a picture ID with current address along with birth certificate, letter from school or government issued letter.  Programs available include the Angel Tree, Silver Bells for Seniors over 65, and dinners both Thanksgiving and Christmas Days.  For more information, call 434-295-4058.

SMART Credit Check Free Seminar

Thursday, October 8th 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. Register online for this free seminar at or call 434-964-2001 today! Seating is limited.

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It’s Chic to Reek!

Saturday, October 10th 2015 - 12:00 am at Rebec Vineyards
2229 N Amherst Hwy

Mark your calendar for the 25th Annual Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival, Saturday and Sunday, Oct.10th & 11th at Rebec Vineyards in Amherst!  You’ll enjoy Virginia wines, live entertainment, arts, crafts and GARLIC!  Tastings by guest wineries, multiple stages with live entertainment, over 150 unique arts, crafts and specialty foods.  The Virginia Wine & Garlic Festival is Virginia’s largest agricultural festival!  For ticket information, click here!

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