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Charlottesville International Folk Dancers

Wednesday, February 24th 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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Charlottesville International Folk Dancers

Wednesday, March 2nd 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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Harlem Globetrotters’ 90th Anniversary

Thursday, March 3rd 2016 - 7:00 pm - 10:15 pm
at John Paul Jones Arena
295 Massie Rd

 

Celebrating 90 iconic years of providing smiles, sportsmanship and service to millions, The Harlem Globetrotters® are a worldwide icon, synonymous with one-of-a-kind family entertainment and great basketball skills. Throughout their history, the Original Harlem Globetrotters have showcased their iconic talents in 122 countries and territories on six continents, often breaking down cultural and societal barriers while providing fans with their first-ever basketball experience. Proud inductees of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, the Globetrotters have entertained hundreds of millions of fans – among them popes, kings, queens, and presidents – over nine thrilling decades. Sponsored by World Vision, Greyhound Lines and Baden Sports, Harlem Globetrotters International, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Herschend Enterprises, the largest family-owned themed entertainment company in the U.S. For the latest news and information about the Harlem Globetrotters, and to purchase tickets and team merchandise, visit the Globetrotters’ official Web site: www.harlemglobetrotters.com and follow them on Twitter@Globies.

With a star-studded roster featuring Big Easy Lofton, Ant Atkinson, Hi-Lite Bruton, Thunder Law, Bull Bullard and Cheese Chisholm – plus female standout Sweet J Ekworomadu – the Globetrotters’ one-of-a-kind show is unrivaled in the world of family entertainment. Every game will showcase incredible ball handling wizardry, rim-rattling dunks, trick shots, hilarious comedy and unequaled fan interaction.  Get your tickets to see them when they come to the John Paul Jones Arena!

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2016 Henry Abraham Lecture

Friday, March 4th 2016 - 5:30 pm
at UVA Law Center
580 Massie Road

The Thomas Jefferson Center for the Protection of Free Expression is pleased to present Ambassador Thomas R. Pickering, former Under Secretary of State and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, for a special lecture Friday, March 4th at 5:30 in the evening at the UVA Law School Caplin Auditorium.  The lecture is free and open to the public and no reservations are necessary.  For more information, call 434-295-4784.

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We Are the Line Candle Light Vigil

Saturday, March 5th 2016 - 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
at Free Speech Wall
605 East Main Street

We Are the Line is an annual candlelight vigil dedicated to bringing awareness to violence against women. On Saturday, March 5, join us on the Downtown Mall by the Free Speech Wall to hear speakers from the community discuss the fight against violence towards women and discover the repercussions of gender roles in our society.

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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.

Tickets on-sale NOW!

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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
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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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