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Thursday Night Book Group

Feb 2, 2012 7pm

Greene County Library
STAR OF THE SEA by Joseph O'Connor.
In the middle of the Atlantic Ocean during the summer of 1847, a boatload of Irish refugees heading for the promise of America is stalked by a killer in their ranks who seems bent on some kind of revenge.

Ginny Reese
greene@jmrl.org



Wednesday Night Book Group

Jan 11, 2012 7:30pm

Gordon Avenue Library
LOITERING WITH INTENT by Muriel Spark.
In mid-century London, aspiring young writer Fleur Talbot becomes secretary to a motley group of egotists who are composing their memoirs in advance and uncovers material enough for any novelist, but is perplexed by the familiarity of their lives.

Meredith Dickens
gordon@jmrl.org



Monday Evening Book Club

Feb 6, 2012 7pm

Crozet Library
INVISIBLE MAN by Ralph Ellison.
An African-American man's search for success and the American dream leads him out of college to Harlem and a growing sense of personal rejection and social invisibility.

crozet@jmrl.org


Wednesday Night Book Group

Feb 8, 2012 7:30pm

Gordon Avenue Library
BLESS ME, ULTIMA by Rudolfo Anaya.
[part of THE BIG READ]
Antonio Marez is six years old when Ultima comes to stay with his family in New Mexico. She is a curandera, one who cures with herbs and magic. Under her wise wing, Tony will test the bonds that tie him to his people, and discover himself in the pagan past, in his father's wisdom, and in his mother's Catholicism. And at each life turn there is Ultima, who delivered Tony into the world-and will nurture the birth of his soul.

gordon@jmrl.org


Brown Baggers Book Group

Feb 16, 2012 12pm

Central Library, 201 E. Market St, Charlottesville
HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET by Jamie Ford.
When artifacts from Japanese families sent to internment camps during World War II are uncovered during renovations at a Seattle hotel, Henry Lee embarks on a quest that leads to memories of growing up Chinese in a city rife with anti-Japanese sentiment.

central@jmrl.org


FALL FUN AWAITS! Outdoor Adventure Social Club Info Session & Adventure Photography Slideshow

Oct 27, 0011 6:45pm

Forest Lakes Neighborhood, Autumn Woods Dr. 22911
Join us for an Info Session to learn more about our fantastic club! Too busy to enjoy the benefits of living in beautiful Central Virginia? We take care of the planning and logistics, you just sign up and show up, enjoy the camaraderie of community!

Physical & Social Activities
Indoors & Outdoors
Singles & Couples
Yoga classes FREE with membership!

6:45pm, please arrive promptly for slideshow/info presentation.

RSVP and for directions
https://www.outdoorsocial.com/oasc2011/ContactProspective.html

FREE refreshments!

• ~200+ Members (ages 18 to 70s) across Central VA
• ALL skill levels, beginners - advanced welcome
• Gear & training provided
* Priced at cost
OASC does not make any money on any of the activities
Group discount savings passed directly to participants.
• ALL physical activity leaders certified in First Aid & CPR for your safety

Testimonials http://www.outdoorsocial.com/quotes.htm

Calendar http://www.outdoorsocial.com/Calendar.html

More Info http://www.outdoorsocial.com/About.html

INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling ~ broomball ~ concerts ~ cooking club ~ craft-making ~ dancing ~ foreign language conversation ~ games ~ happy hours ~ ice skating ~ movies ~ pot lucks ~ racquetball ~ restaurants ~ theater ~ volleyball ~ wallyball ~ wine-tastings ~ YOGA (FREE WITH MEMBERSHIP!) ~ & more!

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking ~ beach ~ biking (mountain, road) ~ bonfire pot luck ~ camping ~ canoeing ~ caving ~ dodgeball ~ frisbee golf ~ fruit-picking ~ high cables challenge course ~ hiking ~ horseback riding ~ hot air ballooning ~ kayaking ~ kickball ~ meteor shower-viewing ~ mini-golf ~ paintball ~ rafting ~ rock climbing ~ running ~ sand volleyball ~ skiing (cross-country, downhill) ~ snowboarding ~ snowshoeing ~ swimming ~ tennis ~ tubing (river, snow) ~ ultimate frisbee ~ via ferrata ~ community volunteering ~ & more!

Kiara McCadden
Matt Rosefsky
434 760 4453



Mix & Mingle with Outdoor Adventure Social Club FREE FOOD & MEMBERSHIP TIME!

Aug 2, 2011 6pm

Mono Loco, 200 West Water Street Charlottesville, VA 22902
OASC is your source for four seasons of natural exercise and social connection in a diverse, friendly community. The general public is invited to join us for this special event to learn more!

* ~50 people expected!
* FREE hors d'oeuvres while they last, so please come close to 6pm!
* Happy Hour great specials (cash bar)
* Membership special for first-timers: 20 DAYS FREE added on to Flexi-plans
* TACO NIGHT! Dinner specials (if you choose to dine)

RSVP to Kiara at
http://www.outdoorsocial.com/ContactUs.html

Please bring a credit or debit card if you might join the club.

We're pleased to guarantee that all physical activities are organized by highly skilled volunteer Leaders with First Aid and CPR certification.

Our adventures are priced at cost; OASC does not make any money on any of the activities, and group discount savings are passed directly to participants.

* 200+ Members! Ages 19 to 70s
* ~1-3 activities daily: Indoors and Out, Physical and Social
* Beginners-Advanced Welcome
* Gear provided
* More about us http://www.outdoorsocial.com/About.html
* Find us on Facebook!
* Adventure Types & Testimonials at http://www.outdoorsocial.com/quotes.htm


Kiara McCadden
434 760 HIKE (4453)



Outdoor Adventure Social Club Info Session and Adventure Photography Slideshow

Jun 30, 2011 7pm

Central Library Branch
Come learn about this diverse, friendly community of adults. Our leaders are an amazing resource, experts who organize indoor and outdoor, physical and social activites so you can simply sign up, show up, and enjoy!

Free refreshments provided.

We will start the slide show at right about 7, so please do try to arrive by 7:00pm.

HIGHLIGHTS of Outdoor Adventure Social Club:

• ~1 to 3 adventures offered daily (weekday evenings, and weekends)
• ~200+ Members (ages 18 to 70s) in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area.
• Beginners through advanced welcome
• Gear and training are provided

• ALL physical activity leaders trained in First Aid and CPR for your safety

• DISCOUNTS at local businesses!

INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling ~ broomball ~ concerts ~ cooking club ~ craft-making ~ dancing ~ foreign language conversation ~ games ~ happy hours ~ ice skating ~ movies ~ pot lucks ~ racquetball ~ restaurants ~ theater ~ volleyball ~ wallyball ~ wine-tastings ~ yoga ~ & more!

OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking ~ beach ~ biking (mountain, road) ~ bonfire pot luck ~ camping ~ canoeing ~ caving ~ dodgeball ~ frisbee golf ~ fruit-picking ~ high cables challenge course ~ hiking ~ horseback riding ~ hot air ballooning ~ kayaking ~ kickball ~ meteor shower-viewing ~ mini-golf ~ paintball ~ rafting ~ rock climbing ~ running ~ sand volleyball ~ skiing (cross-country, downhill) ~ snowboarding ~ snowshoeing ~ swimming ~ tennis ~ tubing (river, snow) ~ ultimate frisbee ~ via ferrata ~ volunteering ~ & more!

www.outdoorsocial.com

Kiara McCadden
(434) 760-HIKE (4453)



OASC Spring Adventures Blitz Free Week

May 9, 2011 - May 15, 2011 Times Vary

Central VA
Spring Adventures Blitz Free Week. Free week of membership to Outdoor Adventure Social Club. Come and join the fun.

Matt 434-760-HIKE


Outdoor Adventure Social Club: Spring Adventures Blitz/Free Week!

May 9, 2011 - May 15, 2011 All Week

Central VA
Outdoor Adventure Social Club invites members of the community to join us for outdoor recreation and social activities, no membership required this week only! see www.outdoorsocial.com for details

Matt Rosefsky
434-760-HIKE (4453)



The Other Side of the Glass Summer Bash

Jun 12, 2011 4pm - 7:30pm

McIntire Park
The Other Side of the Glass is a living breathing support community based in Virginia, for anyone who is a support to the positive growth of our incarcerated society.

It’s time for our summer pot-luck, picnic, BBQ! Eat, drink and be merry with games, a raffle and more!

All within a community of people touched by incarceration.


Maya McCroskey
540-672-3268
http://innocentsupport.blogspot.com/
othersideoftheglass@gmail.com



Rocky Horror Picture Show Recruitment Meeting

Apr 2, 2011 2pm - 4:30pm

Northside Library
After two successful shows, Sticky Banister Productions (Charlottesville’s own Rocky Horror Picture Show shadow cast) is looking to recruit new faces for cast, trannies, preshow, tech, and volunteers of all sorts. If you are at all interested or would like to try out for a role, please join us at Northside library, April 3rd, 2-4:30 pm. Anyone and everyone is encouraged to come, no matter what your level of experience with Rocky Horror is. For questions or if you are unable to make the meeting but still are interested, please email stickybanisterproductions@gmail.com

stickybanisterproductions@gmail.com


Grad Students, Staff & Locals: Adventure Club Info Session

Sep 1, 2011 8 - 9pm

Baja Bean on the UVa Corner, 1327 W. Main St., Charlottesville, VA 22903
In the collegiate setting, it's easy to meet people in one's own academic discipline / program / school, but can be extremely difficult to branch out and meet people with outdoorsy interests in other programs, and local people. We have many grad students and staff in our club, and we welcome more to enjoy our adventures and good company! • Come enjoy an info session & adventure photography slide show about Outdoor Adventure Social Club, with 200+ members ages 18 through 70s in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area. • ~2 to 3 adventures offered every day (weekday evenings, and weekends) • Beginners through advanced welcome • Gear and training are provided • THIS EVENT: info session / adventure photography slide show / membership and activity sign-ups, at Baja Bean (upstairs) on the UVa Corner, 1327 W. Main St., Charlottesville, VA. Free. RSVP requested. • ABOUT US: Outdoor Adventure Social Club Members are adults of all ages and skill levels exploring and enjoying nature's beauty, experiencing diverse cultural and social events, and volunteering in hands-on community service projects while forming new friendships. Our Mission is to provide daily opportunities to exercise mind and body in a safe, supportive atmosphere fostering camaraderie, education, and respect for our environment and community. • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking / beach / biking (mountain, road) / bonfire pot luck / camping / canoeing / caving / dodgeball / frisbee golf / fruit-picking / high cables challenge course / hiking / horseback riding / hot air ballooning / kayaking / kickball / meteor shower-viewing / mini-golf / paintball / rafting / rock climbing / running / sand volleyball / skiing (cross-country, downhill) / snowboarding / snowshoeing / swimming / tennis / tubing (river, snow) / ultimate frisbee / via ferrata / volunteering • INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling / broomball / concerts / cooking club / craft-making / dancing / foreign language conversation / games / happy hours / ice skating / movies / pot lucks / racquetball / restaurants / theater / volleyball / wallyball / wine-tastings / yoga

Matthew Rosefsky
434-760-HIKE (4453)



Adventure Club Info Session

Mar 11, 2011 8 - 9pm

Charlottesville Downtown Mall #420 (420 E. Main St. #3, Charlottesville, VA 22902)
Come enjoy an info session & adventure photography slide show about Outdoor Adventure Social Club, with 200+ members ages 18 through 70s in the Charlottesville / Richmond / Lynchburg / Staunton / Harrisonburg / Culpeper / Ruckersville / Waynesboro area. • ~2 to 3 adventures offered every day (weekday evenings, and weekends) • Beginners through advanced welcome • Gear and training are provided • THIS EVENT: info session / adventure photography slide show / membership and activity sign-ups, at Charlottesville Downtown Mall #420. Free. RSVP requested. • ABOUT US: Outdoor Adventure Social Club Members are adults of all ages and skill levels exploring and enjoying nature's beauty, experiencing diverse cultural and social events, and volunteering in hands-on community service projects while forming new friendships. Our Mission is to provide daily opportunities to exercise mind and body in a safe, supportive atmosphere fostering camaraderie, education, and respect for our environment and community. • OUTDOOR ADVENTURES: backpacking / beach / biking (mountain, road) / bonfire pot luck / camping / canoeing / caving / dodgeball / frisbee golf / fruit-picking / high cables challenge course / hiking / horseback riding / hot air ballooning / kayaking / kickball / meteor shower-viewing / mini-golf / paintball / rafting / rock climbing / running / sand volleyball / skiing (cross-country, downhill) / snowboarding / snowshoeing / swimming / tennis / tubing (river, snow) / ultimate frisbee / via ferrata / volunteering • INDOOR ADVENTURES: bowling / broomball / concerts / cooking club / craft-making / dancing / foreign language conversation / games / happy hours / ice skating / movies / pot lucks / racquetball / restaurants / theater / volleyball / wallyball / wine-tastings / yoga

Matthew Rosefsky
434-760-HIKE (4453)