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Walk With A Doc

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:00 am at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Downtown Mall

Starts with a five minute talk on a medical topic and then a 30 minute walk in the Downtown area accompanied by a Medical Doctor to encourage healthy exercise for individuals and families. No charge. Sponsored by the Albemarle County Medical Society.

In The Pink Tennis Tournament

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 9:00 am

Each fall The Women’s Committee of Martha Jefferson Hospital hosts a doubles tennis tournament to raise funds to support Marianne’s Room and Patient services offered through the Cancer Resource Center. The half day tournament is held concurrently at 9 premier tennis facilities throughout our community with venues catering to women, men or “teens” all clad in pink.

Generous support from sponsors and supporters for this event provides the resources to help fund Marianne’s Room, Palliative Care and Caring Embrace at Martha Jefferson Hospital.  ITP serves to raise awareness of breast cancer and provide our community the opportunity to support this worthy cause.

Go to http://www.mjhfoundation.org/in-the-pink to register and learn more about ITP.

Registration Fees:
Women and Men In Pink Teens In Pink
Individual Registration               $50 Individual Registration             $25
Double’s Team Registration       $100 Double’s Team Registration     $50

Connecting with an Audience Workshop with Peter and Jackie Monticup

Saturday, September 27th 2014 - 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm at V. Earl Dickinson Building
501 College Drive

Learn how to connect with your audience before the show even begins and develop stage presence through simple methods that will take any performance from average to amazing. Peter Monticup, magician, musician and professional performer for almost 50 years, shares his tricks for owning the stage and Jackie Monticup combines her life-long love for theatre with her Masters Degree in Marketing to share tips for getting your target audience thorough the venue doors. You’ll come away with knowedge on how to captivate an audience and keep them coming back for more.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage. Free admission, no tickets required.

WVPT Kids Book Festival

Sunday, September 28th 2014 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

The 9th Annual WVPT Kids’ Book Festival comes to The John Paul Jones Arena Sunday, September 28th from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.  This free family event promotes childhood literacy, health, and safety through free book giveaways and fun informational activities. This year’s event features an added focus on health and safety to complement the Festival’s existing literacy program. The WVPT Kids’ Book Festival is a premiere Charlottesville family event, with over 40,000 attendees and distributing more than 50,000 books to young readers over the past several years.

WVPT Kids’ Book Festival includes literacy, health and safety information delivered through engaging demonstrations and activities, as well as free snacks and family entertainment. Families that attend the Festival will be treated to a visit from the popular PBS children’s programming character “Clifford the Big Red Dog” and Cubby the WVPT Bear, both of whom will be available for photo opportunities. Festival attendees will also be able to play in The WVPT Greenscreen Adventure Studio, a fun production setup that lets kids see themselves on TV using green screen TV magic.

As part of the Festival’s mission to promote childhood literacy, every child in attendance will receive two free books, both a new and “gently used” book.

The University of Virginia Children’s Hospital is the principal sponsor of the 2014 Kids’ Book Festival. With the invaluable support of sponsors and the surrounding community, this year’s Festival promises to be bigger than ever.

MAMAS AND MORE FESTIVAL

Sunday, September 28th 2014 - 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Tonsler Park
500 Cherry Avenue

Sunday, September 29th at Charlottesville’s Tonsler Park the Blue Ridge Breastfeeding Coalition is hosting a festival called MAMAS AND MORE. It’s a celebration of babies, breastfeeding and better health, and it will be a “bring the family” event. There will be a bounce house, music, and fun events for the kids, as well as info tables from organizations that support moms and babies, such as WIC, La Leche League, the UVA Breastfeeding Medicine program, the Martha Jefferson Lactation corner, and more. Come have fun and learn about services that help moms and babies get the healthiest start they can.

It’s Sunday September 28th from 3 until 5pm at Tonsler Park at 500 Cherry Avenue. And it’s FREE.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, September 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.

Stewards of Children Free Public Training

Thursday, October 2nd 2014 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Albemarle County Building
1500 5th Street Extended

Foothills Child Advocacy Center offers this free public training, which empowers adults to protect children and provides tools to prevent, recognize, and react responsibly to child sexual abuse.

The Stewards of Children program is designed for parents, grandparents, and every adult who is concerned about the safety and well-being of children. Stewards of Children training is approved for two hours of Continuing Education Unit Credits (CEUs) by the National Association of Social Workers and the National Board of Certified Counselors.

Join us at:
Albemarle County Building, Room C
1600 5th Street Extended
Charlottesville, VA

To register, call 434-971-7233 ext. 0 or email jtirrell@foothillscac.org.

Walk With A Doc

Saturday, October 4th 2014 - 8:00 am - 9:00 am at nTelos Wireless Pavilion
Downtown Mall

Starts with a five minute talk on a medical topic and then a 30 minute walk in the Downtown area accompanied by a Medical Doctor to encourage healthy exercise for individuals and families. No charge. Sponsored by the Albemarle County Medical Society.

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Baby Basics Moms Club

Monday, October 6th 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.

Martha’s Market 2014

Friday, October 10th 2014 - 9:30 am - 7:00 pm

Join us for the 21st annual Martha’s Market!  We’ll be featuring over 75 unique boutiques at John Paul Jones Arena, from October 10th through 12th.  Come out and shop, and find gifts for everyone!

Fifteen percent of every dollar you spend directly supports programs and technology which enhance women’s healthcare at Martha Jefferson Hospital.

See you at the Market!

Martha’s Market Hours:
October 10th:  9:30 am — 7 pm
October 11:  10 am — 6 pm
October 12:  10 am — 4 pm

Admission Price:  $10 (good for the whole weekend; children 13 and under are admitted free of charge)

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