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Free Workout Saturdays

Saturday, May 2nd 2015 - 10:00 am - 11:00 am at Pen Park
1400 Pen Park Rd

Get ready for some outdoor fitness fun. Anytime Fitness Clubs of Charlottesville are hosting fun infused exercises at Pen Park at 10am every Saturday during the month of May. The five consecutive “Free Workout Saturdays” will be led by certified fitness instructors and are designed for people of every fitness leve. They are open to all adults, not just Anytime Fitness members. The concept, inspired by grassroots efforts of a few Anytime Fitness clubs that regularly offer free outdoor “boot camps”, has grown into a nationwide campaign to promote physical fitness.

What: Free Workout Saturdays (Zumba 2nd, Boot Camp 9th, Yoga 16th, Boot Camp 23rd, Raggaeton 30th)
Where: Pen Park (rain location is Anytime Fitness on 29)
Time: 10am
Who: People of all ages and every fitness level
What to Bring: Wear comfortable clothing and tennis shoes; bring a water bottle.

Music Resource Center

Tuesday, May 5th 2015 - All Day at Music Resource Center
Ridge St.

Tuesday, May 5th, in partnership with Give Local America and with your help the Music Resource Center has the opportunity to be part of the largest day of giving in history. Give Local America is a 24 hour crowd funding event designed to empower every person to give back to their local communities by supporting the organizations they trust to tackle today’s most critical issues. For more information on how you can be part of the nationwide effort by supporting the MRC, visit our website at musicresourcecenter.org.gka15.nrc,

Your support helps insure we can continue providing a sound future for our youth.

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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Friday, May 8th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Huge Yard Sale Fundraiser for Women’s Education

Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at Garage Sale
810 Park Street

810 Park St (Next to bypass)
Charlottesville, VA 22902

Central Shenandoah Valley Master Gardeners Association Plant Sale

Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 9:00 am - 1:00 pm at Rockingham County Administration Center Parking Lot
20 East Gay Street

Master Gardeners Plant Sale on May 9, 2015, Saturday from 9 1m to 1 pm at

The Rockingham County Adminstration Center Parking Lot, 20 East Gay Street,  Harrisonburg, VA  22801

Home grown perennials, Ornamental grasses, ferns and shrubs

Deer Resistant, drought tolerant and native plants as well as house plants

Gardening questions answered, Soil Test Kits available        Cash or Check

Only service dogs allowed

 

Charlottesville Festival of Cultures

Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 10:00 am - 4:00 pm at Lee Park, Downtown
Market St and 2nd St. NE

A perennial family favorite, the Charlottesville Festival of Cultures offers something for everyone: free international music and dance performances, hands-on activities for kids, cultural exhibits, artisan vendors, and delicious ethnic food for sale.  Join us on Saturday, May 9, 2015 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lee Park in downtown Charlottesville.  Admission is free.

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Friday’s After Five – Still FREE

Friday, May 15th 2015 - 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Fridays After Five, presented by Bud Light, continues to be Charlottesville’s favorite live concert series. 2015 will be the 28th year of free live music and fun.  The first event will kick off at the nTelos Wireless Pavilion on April 17th and will run each Friday thereafter ending on September 11. Each week volunteers work the concessions on behalf of a variety of local non-profits who share in the proceeds, which raises tens of thousands of dollars to support their work in our community. The spring and summer schedule features local artists of myriad musical styles; there is something for everyone! Unwind Friday evenings at this fabulous and FREE Charlottesville institution.

Mimi’s Run 5K

Saturday, May 16th 2015 - 12:00 am - 10:30 am at Trump Winery
100 Grand Cru Drive

A 5K run (3.1 miles) for love, health & charity. This race will take place at beautiful Trump Winery in Charlottesville on Saturday, May 16, 2015 at 8:30 AM. Please visit the official race website below for more information!

Every dollar raised through “Mimi’s Run” will go directly to the UVA Heart and Vascular Center, contributing to their efforts to discover new and better medications and therapies for the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.

By helping our local hospital, we can impact the health of patients around the world.

Learn more on our website at: www.mimisrun5k.com

Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Awareness Education Fair

Saturday, May 16th 2015 - 12:00 am at Ntelos Wireless Pavilion
700 E Main Street

Traumatic Brain Injury and Stroke Awareness Education Fair will take place Saturday, May 16th from 1 til 3pm at the Downtown nTelos Wireless Pavilion.

Concerned about risk of brain injury with sports, military service, or work? Want to know about how to decrease your risk of stroke? Learn more! Visit information booths for educational materials and local resources. Blood pressure checks and stroke risk factor screenings will be available as well as bicycle helmet giveaways. Call 434-760-4525

One helmet per person-limited quantities. First come, first served. Recipient must be present. Parent/guardian must sign waiver if recipient is less than 18 years old.

Relay for Life Car Show/ Yard Sale Event

Sunday, May 17th 2015 - 12:00 am at Rockfish Valley Firehouse
11100 Rockfish Valley Hwy

This car show/ yard sale is being held in support for Relay for Life.  This is a time for having fun, meeting new people, and seeing amazing vehicles, in hope to cure cancer.

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