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Comedy Writing Workshop

Oct 24, 2014 1-4pm

PVCC V. Earl Dickinson Fine & Performing Arts Center; 501 College Drive, Charlottesville VA 22902


Learn to be funnier in performance, writing and life! This workshop with promoter and writer Ty Cooper is for anyone looking to add more humor into their life. The workshop will cover techniques and styles of writing for situational comedy using lecture, video and writing exercises to help participants discover and develop their unique comedic voice.

Takes place on the V. Earl Dickinson Building Main Stage.


Susan Nicholson; 434-961-5376; snicholson@pvcc.edu


Literacy Volunteers New Tutor Training

Nov 1, 2014 9:30am-4pm

Jefferson School City Center, 233 4th Street NW, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Literacy Volunteers is seeking compassionate and enthusiastic volunteers to tutor adults in reading, writing, or speaking English. Our students come from a variety of backgrounds, and they are hoping to acquire the skills they need to independently pursue life goals, support their families, and contribute to their communities. Help our students achieve their goals by calling 434-977-3838 to register for our New Tutor Training on Saturday, November 1, 9:30am-4:00pm. No teaching experience is necessary—only a desire to make a difference in someone else’s life. Learn more at www.literacyforall.org.

Maureen Overstreet, 434-977-3838, info@literacyforall.org


MILLER CENTER HISTORICAL PRESIDENCY SERIES: Andrew Johnson’s Impeachment and the Legacy of the Civil War

Oct 28, 2014 3:30-5pm

Miller Center, 2201 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville VA 22903
ELIZABETH VARON, Langbourne M. Williams Professor of American History at U.Va. and author of Disunion!: The Coming of the American Civil War, 1789-1859

434-924-7236


MILLER CENTER AMERICAN FORUM - THE 2014 AMBASSADOR WILLIAM C. BATTLE SYMPOSIUM ON AMERICAN DIPLOMACY: Obama and the Middle East

Oct 21, 2014 3-4:30pm

Miller Center, 2201 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville VA 22903
RYAN CROCKER, former U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria; AARON DAVID MILLER, former adviser to U.S. secretaries of state on Middle East policy; and TRUDY RUBIN, foreign affairs columnist for the Philadelphia Inquirer

434-924-7236


Wine Gala Fundraising Social

Oct 23, 2014 7:30-9:30

100 Albemarle Square Charlottesville, VA 22901
The Wine Gala is a private charity event to benefit the JLC, co-hosted by The Fresh Market (the store will be closed to the public during the event, only ticket holders will be admitted). The event will feature several upscale tasting stations including various wines and heavy hors d'oeuvres. Special discounts on wine will be offered to our special guests during event hours. A silent auction with arts and crafts will also be available! Please, reserve your space now as tickets are limited and this will be one event you won’t want to miss. Tickets are on sale for $25 until close of business on October 9, 2014.

Jackie Hensley; JLCWineGala@gmail.com


6th Annual Fight Cancer 5K

Oct 25, 2014 8am

Charlottesville, VA
Relay For Life at UVA is hosting its 6th annual Fight Cancer 5k, part of the first official FIGHT + FLIP philanthropy weekend at UVA! Join us as we run to raise money for the American Cancer Society and the fight against cancer, then stop by Pancakes for Parkinson's following the race for an awesome pancake breakfast to support the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.

Saturday, October 25: www.fightandflip.eventbrite.com
Location: Monroe Plaza/the Whispering Wall
5K Registration is $10 before the race and $15 the morning of the race.
Registration opens at 8:00AM on race day, and the race starts at 8:30AM.

All proceeds from the 5K race benefit Relay For Life at UVA, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society.

For more information on Relay For Life at UVA:
Visit our website: http://www.relayforlife.org/uva
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/relayforlifeatuva


www.fightandflip.eventbrite.com


Virginia Music Market and Collectors Show

Nov 1, 2014 10-4pm

Holiday Inn University, Charlottesville VA 22901
The Virginia Music Market and Collectors Show will take place November 1, 2014, at the Holiday Inn-University at 1901 Emmet St. in Charlottesville VA, 10am to 4pm, $2.00 admission. This unique event features music dealers from all over the Southeast, who will offer rare vintage vinyl LPs and 45s, plus CDs, DVDs, memorabilia – at a variety of price ranges. We guarantee there will be music offered at the show that cannot be found in local stores, including Classic Rock, Psych, Prog, Blues, Jazz, R&B titles and more. This will be the “biggest and best one-day music store” in Virginia! Please contact the show’s organizer and promoter, Gregory Neal, for questions or comments.

Attention: News and Entertainment Media – If you are interested in writing about this event, (perhaps along the lines of “the new vinyl craze”, “the return of the vinyl record”, or “the hobby of music collecting”, etc.), then please contact me for an interview or story.

Thank you!

Gregory Neal
GN Music Traders and Promotions
Charlotte NC
GregNealShow@gmail.com
704-996-9945


Greg Neal, 704-996-9945


Fourth Fridays Improv

Oct 24, 2014 6-8pm

PVCC V. Earl Dickinson Fine & Performing Arts Center; 501 College Drive, Charlottesville VA 22902


Practice your theatrical improvisation skills using a series of fun games and exercises with members of Masquers, the PVCC student theater club. Participants will learn to think fast, improve performance skills and build on the ability to create possibilities with the goal of staging a performance in the spring of 2015. This workshop series meets in the Maxwell Theatre (Black Box) and is free and open to the public. No experience necessary.


Brad Stoller; 434-961-5246


Belly Dance Master Class, Joy Rayman

Oct 25, 2014 noon-2pm

PVCC V. Earl Dickinson Fine & Performing Arts Center; 501 College Drive, Charlottesville VA 22902


Get your whole body moving in this folkloric fusion belly dance class with Joy Rayman of Fire in the Belly Dance Company. The class will introduce the basics of this modern interpretation of the ancient dance and culminate with a short choreography. Suitable for beginners, no shoes are required. Participants should bring a scarf to tie around the hips. Produced by the PVCC student dance club, dance master classes are held on the Main Stage of the V. Earl Dickinson Building.


Susan Nicholson; snicholson@pvcc.edu; 434-961-5376


MILLER CENTER GREAT ISSUES SERIES: Politics of Disaster

Oct 24, 2014 11:30am-2pm

Miller Center, 2201 Old Ivy Rd, Charlottesville VA 22903
As the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy approaches, the Miller Center’s new Great Issues series will explore the history of disasters and disaster response policy. The panel will include SCOTT KNOWLES, associate professor of history and politics at Drexel University, and ANDREW MORRIS, associate professor of history at Union College. Lunch will be served. RSVP required to mc-reservations@eservices.virginia.edu.

434-924-7236


WAHS Class of 1984 30th Reunion

Nov 1, 2014 6:30pm

Restoration @ Old Trail, Crozet VA
Western Albemarle High School
Class of 1984 30th Reunion
Join us for dinner on Saturday, November 1 from 7:30pm – 10pm @ Restoration at Old Trail , 5494 Golf Drive, Crozet (Old Trail is directly across 250 from WAHS). Meet and greet from 6:30 – 7:30pm. Cost is $45.00/person for classmates and significant others. Cash bar will be available. Please return the RSVP card below no later than Monday, October 13, 2014. Checks are to be made payable to Tammy Skinner.
In town all weekend and interested in what changes have happened to WAHS since 1984? Then join us in the WAHS cafeteria on Saturday at 1:00. We will be addressed by a current WAHS administrator and hopefully a few of the teachers that, believe it or not, are still teaching at WAHS. Tours of the building and new football field will be available.
On Sunday, we will meet at Starr Hill @ 1:00 pm. Tours of the brewery will be available at 1pm and 2pm. Watch NFL on the big screen and continue to catch up with classmates and their families. For more information on Starr Hill, visit http://www.starrhill.com.


Tammy Skinner, 434-960-5671, tammyjo1966@gmail.com


The Fresh Market Masked Wine Gala

Oct 23, 2014 7:30pm-9:30pm

The Fresh Market; 100 Albemarle Square Charlottesville, VA 22901
This is an event showcasing international wine, heavy hors d'oeuvres, a mask-making booth for both children and adults, booths sponsored by the Junior League of Charlottesville showcasing community outreach projects and volunteering opportunities, a silent auction, and entertainment throughout the evening.

JLCWineGala@gmail.com; jlcville.org


Doggie Howl-O-Ween

Oct 30, 2014 5pm-8pm

Downtown Mall
Join the SPCA’s adoptable dogs as we strut down the Downtown Mall for Doggie Howl-O-Ween! Proceeds from the event will benefit the Amanda Benford Cure for Canine Cancer Research.

Registration is at 5 PM at the Main Street Arena Doggie
5-6:30 PM Trick-or-Treat for doggie treats on the Mall
6:30 PM Parade, starting at the Pavilion
7 PM Costume Contest at the Main Street Arena
Silent Auction at the Main Street Arena
Prizes will be awarded by local celebrity judges!
http://caspca.org/event/doggie-howl-o-ween-2/

Michelle Warwick


Roller Derby: Pirates of the Carribeating!

Oct 25, 2014 7pm

Augusta Expoland, Fishersville VA
Pirates of the Carribeating
Come cheer on your Charlottesville Derby Dames: All Stars on Saturday, October 25th! Doors open at Augusta Expoland in Fishersville, VA at 6pm, and the bout starts at 7pm.
The All Stars will be battling the Carolina Roller Girls from Raleigh, NC.
Tickets are $7 in advance and $10 at the door. This event is kid friendly, and children are discounted at the door. Advance tickets are available at Blue Moon and from your favorite derby girl!
Online tickets available here: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/667838
Part of the proceeds will benefit MACAA, a community based organization improving lives by teaching self-reliance. MACAA serves families and individuals below 125% of the Federal poverty level within the City of Charlottesville and the Counties of Albemarle, Fluvanna, Louisa and Nelson. For more information visit http://www.charlottesvillederbydames.com/event/cdd-all-stars-vs-carolina-roller-girls/

contact@charlottesvillederbydames.com


Public Exhibition of The Historical Buddha's Relics

Oct 24, 2014 Various

City Space, 100 5th Street NE Charlottesville, Virginia 22902
Maitreya Loving Kindness Tour, a free public exhibition of the historical Buddha's relics will be on display at City Space in Charlottesville October 24, 25 & 26.

Most of the Relics in this collection resemble beautiful multi-colored pearl-like crystals and are over 2,600 years old. Many of the relics are from the 14th Dalai Lama’s own collection. Relics embody the master’s spiritual qualities of wisdom and loving kindness.

The exhibition provides a chance for people to connect directly with some of the greatest spiritual Masters of all time and to reflect on their own potential for a kinder and more loving heart.

This public exhibition is multi-faith, multi-cultural and free to attend.


Contact: Leena Rose Miller
Email: LovingKindnessVA@aol.com
Telephone: 434 305 6815



Baby BOO Camp and Pumpkin Party!

Oct 31, 2014 9:20am-10:20am

Pen Park, Charlottesville
Grab your favorite little goblin and join Baby Boot Camp for one of our favorite FREE events of the year! We'll have a spooky, halloween-themed Baby BOO Camp class, followed by our 7th annual pumpkin party! We'll have a pumpkin-themed exercise class, complete with pumpkin weight lifting and pumpkin weaving. After class, we'll have pumpkin decorating for the kids and yummy,fall snacks. Bring your little one in a costume--yours is optional! Please bring a pumpkin (you decide the weight!) for you to use during class! Invite your friends--this is a free class for everyone and it's always a blast!

Kira Sullivan
(434) 953-6888
kira.sullivan@babybootcamp.com



20th Annual Spirit Walk

Oct 26, 2014 6-8pm

Oakwood Cemetery.- Charlottesville, VA
As the air begins to cool and the trees shed their leaves, the spirits of former citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle County gather one last time before consigning themselves to the earth for the long, cold winter. Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 20th Annual Spirit Walk to meet these memorable residents from our community’s past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.

On Sunday, October 26th, meet former residents who now rest in Charlottesville’s Oakwood Cemetery. Officially opened in 1864, Oakwood houses the remains of many citizens, both well-known and long-forgotten.
Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 1.25 hrs. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights to Oakwood Cemetery.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.albemarlehistory.org or by phone (434) 296-1492. Large groups are encouraged to make reservations by phone. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tickets go on sale September 15th. Online ticket sales close at noon on the day of the event. Please note no refunds will be given.



Caroline Ross
434-296-1492
admin@albemarlehistory.org



Cirque Du Soleil - Dralion

Oct 22, 2014 7:30pm

John Paul Jones Arena, Charlottesville VA
After 15 years performing around the world, Dralion will make its finale curtain call in January 2015. From October 22-26, 2014, Charlottesville will have its final opportunity to experience this unique and colorful Cirque du Soleil signature production that has performed in more than 150 cities. Dralion will be presented at the John Paul Jones Arena for six performances only.
Fusing the 3000 year-old tradition of Chinese acrobatic arts with the multidisciplinary approach of Cirque du Soleil, Dralion (pronounced “Dra-lee-on”) draws its inspiration from Eastern philosophy and its never-ending quest for harmony between humans and nature. The show’s name is derived from its two emblematic creatures: the dragon, symbolizing the East, and the lion, symbolizing the West.



In Dralion, the four elements that govern the natural order take on a human form. Thus embodied, each element is represented by its own evocative colour: air is blue; water is green; fire is red; earth is ochre. In the world of Dralion, cultures blend, Man and Nature are one, and balance is achieved.

JPJA Marketing
4342434960



20th Annual Spirit Walk

Oct 25, 2014 6-9pm

Charlottesville, VA
As the air begins to cool and the trees shed their leaves, the spirits of former citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle County gather one last time before consigning themselves to the earth for the long, cold winter. Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 20th Annual Spirit Walk to meet these memorable residents from our community’s past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.
Step back in time as you are guided through Charlottesville’s historic Court Square on Saturday, October 25th. Included in this tour is the courtroom trial of Stuart Bailey who was accused of killing his brother-in-law, City Treasurer John Walters.
Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 1.25 hrs. Tours start at ACHS, 200 Second St NE, Charlottesville, VA 22902

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.albemarlehistory.org or by phone (434) 296-1492. Large groups are encouraged to make reservations by phone. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tickets go on sale September 15th. Online ticket sales close at noon on the day of the event. Please note no refunds will be given.


Caroline Ross
434-296-1492
admin@albemarlehistory.org



20th Annual Spirit Walk

Oct 24, 2014 6-9pm

Oakwood Cemetery
As the air begins to cool and the trees shed their leaves, the spirits of former citizens of Charlottesville and Albemarle County gather one last time before consigning themselves to the earth for the long, cold winter. Join the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society on its 20th Annual Spirit Walk to meet these memorable residents from our community’s past. Come learn their stories as they are vividly brought to life before you.

On Friday, October 24th meet former residents who now rest in Charlottesville’s Oakwood Cemetery. Officially opened in 1864, Oakwood houses the remains of many citizens, both well-known and long-forgotten.
Tours depart every 15 minutes and last approximately 1.25 hrs. Guests are encouraged to bring flashlights to Oakwood Cemetery.

Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 10 and younger. Tickets can be purchased online at www.albemarlehistory.org or by phone (434) 296-1492. Large groups are encouraged to make reservations by phone. Box office hours are Monday through Friday 9:00 am – 12:00 pm. Tickets go on sale September 15th. Online ticket sales close at noon on the day of the event. Please note no refunds will be given.


Caroline Ross
200 Second St. NE Charlottesville, VA 22902
admin@albemarlehistory.org
434-296-1492



More than the Score: Thomas Jefferson's Plan for Mount Jefferson to Sustain his Academical Village

Nov 22, 2014 10am-11am

Alumni Hall, 211 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903
The site of UVa’s Academical Village is well acknowledged, but virtually unrecognized is a second and separate land parcel to the west that Jefferson also acquired in creating his ‘Central College’. Simply labeled as ‘Mountains’ by Jefferson on his survey, this 153-acre parcel held the key to creating the Academical Village and sustaining it over time. U.Va.’s Landscape Architecture Professor Nancy Takahashi will share the history of the hill later to be known as Mount Jefferson or Observatory Hill, and the sometimes contested utilization of its resources in fulfilling the teaching, research, and student life mission of the institution. ----- On the mornings of home football games, hear some of the University of Virginia's top minds. The Lifetime Learning Program in Alumni & Parent Engagement partners with the Alumni Association Football Weekends in offering More Than the Score. Talks are free and open to all. Seating is limited; registration is required. All talks are held at Alumni Hall at 10:00 am on Saturdays before the home football games. Refreshments will be provided. ----- Please visit our website to register: http://smarturl.it/MTTS2014events

Jane Pietro, (434) 924-27014, lifetimelearning@virginia.edu


More than the Score: My MOOC Journey: Insights Into the Brave New World of Online Education

Oct 25, 2014 10am-11am

Alumni Hall, 211 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903
Over the past 12 months, over 200,000 students have enrolled in Michael Lenox's massively open online course (MOOC) titled “Foundations of Business Strategy” and offered on the Udemy and Coursera platforms. He will share his experiences in creating and facilitating a MOOC course while reflecting on the possible ramifications of online education for traditional universities and our higher education system. Lenox will reference his research on disruptive technologies and their impact on industry dynamics and will discuss the disruptive potential of MOOCs. ----- On the mornings of home football games, hear some of the University of Virginia's top minds. The Lifetime Learning Program in Alumni & Parent Engagement partners with the Alumni Association Football Weekends in offering More Than the Score. Talks are free and open to all. Seating is limited; registration is required. All talks are held at Alumni Hall at 10:00 am on Saturdays before the home football games. Refreshments will be provided. ----- Please visit our website to register: http://smarturl.it/MTTS2014events

Jane Pietro, (434) 924-27014, lifetimelearning@virginia.edu


8th Annual Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition

Nov 15, 2014 4pm

Paramount Theater, 215 East Main Street, Charlottesville, Va 22902
The 8th Annual Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition Returns to the Paramount Theater for its 4th Consecutive Year - November 15, 2014

The Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition returns to Charlottesville, Virginia's historical Paramount Theater on Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 4 p.m. This is the 8th annual competition which produces a fusion of dance and step teams competing for their share of $1,500 plus a trophy the size of a child. We cannot forget the bragging rights for being the best in this highly competitive event. Some of the top college, high school and community teams throughout the region will share the stage for one night only.

Last year, Virginia Tech University's Bamboom Dance Crew walked away with the top prize, as they won over the judges and audience members with their creative, highly energetic and mind-blowing dance moves. Although Bamboom was victorious, other teams were close up on their heels. If you would like to see a sample of why people travel hundreds of miles to see this show, then pick up the hit movies, "You Got Served" and "Stomp the Yard." The Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition is age appropriate and enjoyed by seniors, children and everyone in between. Paramount Theater Board of Director, Elsie Thompson shares, "An amazing show - teams of athletic and stylish steppers and dancers with so much variety in their offerings -fabulous choreography, movement and rhythm, exciting music - truly a great evening!"

The Paramount Theater was chosen as the host venue for the fourth consecutive year due to its historical importance and its illustriousness. It doesn't hurt that the theater is in the heart of Downtown Charlottesville. There was a time in history where non-whites were not admitted on the orchestra level of the theater and today, this event attracts and the doors of the Paramount are open for all. Cultural diversity brings communities together and the Best of Both Worlds Dance and Step Competition is a staple of this continuous effort. "Last year's audience was the most diverse audience for a live event I have ever witnessed at the Paramount Theater", says event creator and Paramount Theater Board of Director, Ty Cooper.

Doors open: 3p & show time: 4p. Tickets are only $15 in advance & $18 on the day of the show. Buy now and save at the Paramount Box Office (215 East Main Street (Downtown Mall), Charlottesville, Va.), Plan 9 Music (Seminole), Payne's Beauty Supply (Cherry Ave) or safely online at www.DanceandStepCompetition.com or www.TheParamount.net. To charge by phone call the Paramount Theater 434.979.1333.

If your team would like to compete or your company is interested in sponsoring this event then call 434.825.0650 or email: asureshot1@gmail.com
Lifeview Marketing 757.263.0068
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Lifeview Marketing 757.263.0068
HYPERLINK "mailto:asureshot1@gmail.com" asureshot1@gmail.com

757.825.0650


Hoos Heel - Alumni Perspectives Celebrating UVA and UNC

Oct 24, 2014 6:30pm-8pm

Alumni Hall, 211 Emmet St S, Charlottesville, VA 22903
UVA welcomes UNC to Charlottesville for Homecoming Weekend and while we’ll compete on the field on Saturday we’ll kick-off Friday night with a reception and talk inviting alumni from both schools to enjoy an evening of camaraderie celebrating the combined strength of both renowned public institutions. Join us as two accomplished alumni share their collective perspectives as student, alumnus and community resident in these college towns. Special memento awaits those who can claim alumni status from both UVA and UNC.
Casual attire. Refreshments and cash bar available. Parking --- Limited free parking at Alumni Hall on a first come basis and Central Grounds Garage at $1 per hour. Please visit our website to register: http://smarturl.it/MTTS2014events

Jane Pietro, 434-924-2703, lifetimelearning@virginia.edu


Salvation Army Telethon

Oct 21, 2014 6pm-8pm

The Salvation Army Corps in Charlottesville; watch at home on WCAV CBS 19!
Annual telethon to educate the Charlottesville area about the good done locally by the Salvation Army. The goal is to raise funds to support the homeless shelter and kitchen which has seen a dramatic loss in funding over the past 2 years from state and federal sources. the 2 hour telethon tells the stories of people working each day to regain their footing and get back into gainful employment withthe assistance of the Salvation Army.

To donate, follow this link: https://donate.salvationarmyusa.org/page.aspx?pid=207#location


5K Run/Walk for Shelter

Nov 1, 2014 8am

Charlottesville
Where: Cville Downtown Mall Start: Mudhouse Coffee Shop Finish: Jefferson Theater

Cost: $25 on or before 10/14/14; $30 after 10/14/14 and on race day. Long sleeved T-shirts only guaranteed to runners/walkers pre-registered by 10/14/14.

Registration: Race Day Registration from 7:00 – 7:45 a.m. near Jefferson Theater. Entries accepted by mail on or before October 30th and at RMRS until 3 pm on October 31st. Online registration available at www.bit.ly/SHE_5K, convenience charges apply. You can also download a registration from our website at www.shelterforhelpinemergency.org.

Packet Pick-up: Friday, 10/31/14, 8:30am – 6:30pm, SHE Community Outreach Center, 1415 Sachem Place, Cville 22901

Awards: Top 3 female/male overall and masters finishers receive awards.

Information: Call (434) 963-4676 or email jpatterson@shelterforhelpinemergency.org.

All participants are eligible for Grab Bag prizes, must be present to win.

Shelter for Help in Emergency, 434-963-4676


Coppelia & The Magic Toy Shop - Auditions

Nov 15, 2014 2-3:30pm

Charlottesville Performing Arts School - 340 Greenbrier Dr., Charlottesville, VA 22901
CPAS Performing Company: Selected members will participate in a special Winter show and a brand new early Spring show! Auditions will be open to ages 5 through adult in the styles of ballet, contemporary, lyrical and jazz and vocal artists! Auditioning is a great experience for students regardless of age or ability level. After auditions are complete, a rehearsal schedule will be provided to company members based on their role, which includes time commitment, rules and policies, and a company member contract. Performers are selected through audition to join the Senior, Junior, or Apprentice companies.

COPPELIA & THE MAGIC TOY SHOP

Auditions: November 15th, Time 2:00-3:30, Fee $15, Early Bird $10 if book audition space by Nov 1st.
Rehearsals: Choreography intensives December 18th and January 3-4, other rehearsals Saturdays and/or Sundays throughout Winter based on casting
Performers Needed: dancers needed in ballet, character and jazz
Performance Date: March 21st
Performance Fee: $85 (fee includes rehearsal costs and costuming)
Requirements: Signed Contract. Attendance to each rehearsal is expected, and excessive absences may result in loss of roles.

Lea Moore, info@charlottesvilleperformingarts.com, 434-293-CPAS (2727)


Habitat for Humanity Spaghetti Dinner

Oct 25, 2014 6pm

Blue Ridge School, Dyke
Seventh Annual Blue Ridge School Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greene County. 5-7PM
273 Mayo Drive, St. George (Dyke), Virginia
Tickets: Adults–$8.00; 12 and under-$5.00, Family-$20.00 Let someone else do the cooking! Tour the Campus! Live Music! www.greenehabitatva.org



Tony Brown, 985-2811


The United Nations of Comedy Tour

Nov 15, 2014 8pm

The Paramount Theater, Charlottesville VA

The United Nations of Comedy Tour returns to the Paramount Theater for the 4th consecutive year on Saturday, November 15, 2014. Following last year’s extremely successful visit, the tour’s creator has assembled a heavyweight line-up of national comedians as seen on The David Letterman Show, NBC’s Last Comic Standing, Comedy Central, BET Comic View, MTV, Life After Ellen, Kathy Griffin’s “Life on the D-List”, The Logo Network and many other national programs.


Ty Cooper- (434) 825-0650 - lifeviewstaff@gmail.com


Community Emergency Response Team Free Training

Sep 11, 2014 6:30pm-9pm

Charlottesville, VA
The Charlottesville-UVA-Albemarle Office of Emergency Management is offering FREE Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) emergency preparedness training. The program educates people about disaster preparedness for hazards that may impact the Charlottesville/Albemarle area and trains them in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization, and disaster medical operations.

Allison Farole, (434)-970-1798, afarole@albemarle.org


Friends of the Library Fall Book Sale

Nov 8, 2014 10am-7pm

Gordon Ave.Library (lower level)
Thousands of high-quality books and recordings of all types and genres on sale at great prices. Proceeds benefit the programs and special projects of the Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (www.jmrl.org), the public library system that serves the City of Charlottesville and the counties of Albemarle, Greene, Louisa, and Nelson. No electronic price-checking for first three hours of the sale on Nov. 8 (10am-1pm).
No donations accepted November 1-18.

Bill Davis, 434-977-8467


Earlysville Farmers Market

May 15, 2014 4pm-7pm

Buck Mtn Episcopal Church Parish Hall parking lot - 4167 Earlysville Rd
Local growers & producers offer a variety of early veggies, plants, potted flowers, duck & chicken eggs, Barbecue Pork locally made, pies, breads, baklava, cookies, granola, soaps, artisan wares and more as the season progresses. Stop by for the fixins of a healthy dinner!

Wendy Russo
434 978 2058



UVA Hosted: Baby Basics Moms Club

Mar 10, 2014 Various

Trinity Episcopal Church, Preston Avenue Charlottesville
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.

Sharon Veith, 434-872-3969, stv7e@virginia.edu


2nd Annual Virginia is for Shovers Roller Derby Tournament

Aug 4, 2012 10am-9pm

Main Street Arena, downtown Charlottesvile
2nd Annual Virginia is for Shovers Roller Derby Tournament
Featuring:
Dominion Derby Girls
Mother State Roller Derby
NRV Rollergirls
and, of course
THE CHARLOTTESVILLE DERBY DAMES
at Main Street Arena, Charlottesville, VA
In addition to tournament play, more than 70 skaters will skate in challenge bouts throughout the afternoon.
The 2012 VA is for Shovers tournament is an all-ages, family-friendly event!
Early registration for skaters at Shovers will take place on Friday night from 9:30 to 11 p.m. Doors open at 10 a.m. on Saturday for skater registration and the sale of all day passes.
Qualifying tournament bouts are in the morning, followed by challenge bouts.
The consolation bout will happen at 6 p.m. and the championship bout at 7 p.m.
Tickets for the championship bout only will go on sale at 5:30.
In addition to all the derby mayhem, we will have loads of vendors for your entire bargain-hunting skater needs.
A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Blue Ridge Food Bank and canned food donations will be accepted. A raffle ticket for one of our awesome will be given to anyone donating.
Ticketing info (tickets at the door only):
All Day Pass = $15
Main Event Only (7pm Championship bout) = $10
Children 6-10 = all tickets half-off regular price
Children 5 and under enter FREE!
Tickets will be available for purchase at the door only!
Following the day’s festivities, spectators and skaters are invited to celebrate an awesome day of derby at our after-party. Find out more information at http://www.vaisforshovers.com/.

info@charlottesvillederbydames.com


Glam Squad comes to Charlottesville for Cancer Survivor Make Over & Photo Shoot

Jul 15, 2012 11am-2pm

Studio of Cville Performing Arts in the Glass Building at 313 2nd Street SE
On Sunday July 15, 2012, six women who have fought cancer or are still fighting cancer will be given the chance to have a professional makeover followed by a photo shoot. They will also get to hear from experienced models, hair and makeup artists, fashion stylists and life coaches on the latest trends, fashion tips and ways to boost confidence and self-esteem.
To nominate a cancer survivor participant, or for more information on becoming a sponsor of the event, contact Amy Hart at (434)989-2638.

Amy Hart
(434) 989-2638
Jennifer Hagan
(912-658-3971)



Virginia Teen Meditation Retreat

Jul 15, 2012 - Jul 20, 2012 n/a

SEVENOAKS RETREAT CENTER, MADISON, VA
“I feel I have learned more lessons about myself and others in the past five days than I did in the last year of school.” - Ben, age 17

“After a couple of days my whole outlook on life was changed. It was an awesome experience. I would encourage any teen to come here.” - Josh, age 15

“The retreats I have been on have given me knowledge that is invaluable. I now have a ‘toolkit’ to deal with problems in my life” - David, age 16.

“The single best week of my life.” - Allie, age 17

“My son (14) and my nephew (17) came back from their first meditation retreat changed young men. I am so impressed with the depth, accessibility, and integrity of the retreat program, as well as by the skill and compassion of the facilitators.” – Leslie, parent

“My daughter came back from the retreat sort of transformed, in subtle ways. She seems more mature somehow, and she has a new clarity about what she wants from her life.” – Karin, parent

Inward Bound Mindfulness Education (iBme) is dedicated to improving the lives of teens, parents, and professionals. At iBme, we teach teens proven awareness & concentration practices that have been used for thousands of years. Teens learn how to settle a busy mind; how to skillfully handle emotions and thoughts; how to direct and sustain attention; how to cultivate compassion; and how to truly listen and communicate. Through mindfulness meditation, small group discussions, and fun workshop activities, participants experience a sense of connection & safety that many have never felt before.

At our teen mindfulness retreats, we offer teens, ages 14-19, an amazing opportunity to explore their body and mind through the practices of insight meditation; qi gong and yoga; delicious organic meals; and tools to deepen their listening and speaking skills through group mindfulness exercises and workshops in creative expression. These retreats are fun and transformational for teens and staff alike.

This summer’s teen retreat is being held at Sevenoaks Retreat Center, in Madison, Virginia, from Sunday, July 15 to Friday, July 20.

Please contact La Sarmiento at 202-997-1399 or la@ibme.info for more information.


La Sarmiento at 202-997-1399 or la@ibme.info


Community Fun Day

Jul 21, 2012 9am-1pm

Orange Assembly of God
Orange Assembly of God invites everyone in Orange County to join us on July 21st from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM. (Rain date is July 28th)
The first 200 children will receive a free back pack filled with school supplies.

Free Food, Face painting, Moon Bounce, live music and more!

We are located east of the town of Orange at 12386 James Madison Highway (Rt 15)

For more information call 540-672-4869, email: orangeagchurch@gmail.com, or online @ www.orangeagchurch.org



Donald Jones
540-406-0804



First Night Virginia

Dec 31, 2011 1pm-12am

Charlottesville Downtown Mall
Every year on New Year’s Eve, thousands of people come to the Downtown Mall to take part in this fun-filled celebration of the arts, a Charlottesville tradition now in its 30th year. This year's event offers music, comedy, juggling, a KidFest, midnight ball drop and more! Kids under 5 are free. Tickets can be purchased online at www.firstnightva.org

Liz Eure
434-977-7587



"Louisa Cares ... A Movement for Healing"

Oct 14, 2011 6pm-Midnight

Louisa County Middle School
A community event billed as "Louisa Cares" is set for Friday, October 14, from 6:00 p.m. to Midnight at the Louisa County Middle School athletic fields located at 1009 Davis Highway in Mineral. "Louisa Cares" is a citizen-driven fundraising event to assist the local schools and families recover and rebuild after the August 23 earthquake.
Opening ceremonies will kickoff the festivities at 6 p.m. Mineral will resonate with the sounds of a variety of live musical entertainment, family fun activities, concessions and a spirit of unity as individuals, businesses, civic clubs and churches come together to generate moral and financial support for Louisa's public schools and for families whose homes have been damaged or destroyed by the quake. "Louisa Cares" will close with a spectacular fireworks display at the stroke of midnight.
All donations to and proceeds from "Louisa Cares" will be shared by the Louisa Education Foundation and the Fluvanna/Louisa Housing Foundation, and directed to their respective "disaster relief" funds. Both monetary and in-kind donations are fully tax-deductible, and will be acknowledged as such.

Lloyd Runnett
540.894.3137



Fall Fest 2011

Oct 29, 2011 12pm-2pm

Marshall's Parking Lot, Seminole Square
Free community event open to everyone on October 29th from 12pm-2pm. Halloween games, prizes, costume contests, bake sale, bounce house, and a lot of board breaking!

ATA Martial Arts will be hosting their annual Board Break-A-Thon. This is a charity event to raise money for the H.U. Lee Scholarship Foundation. Every penny donated is given back to kids through scholarships to help them to go to college.

In honor of October's Fire Prevention Week (9th-15th), the Charlottesville Fire Department will also be on-site with a fire truck for safety and preparedness demonstrations.

Join us in some family and community fun!

Franziska Matiuk
434.979.2678




75 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF VOLUNTEER SERVICE CELEBRATION

Oct 1, 2011 10am - 1pm

Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department 141 Irish Road Scottsville, VA 24590-0381
The Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department is proud to announce a special event free to the public. We invite all to help us celebrate 75 years of volunteer service. This family fun event is to occur on Saturday October 1, 2011 at Station 7 located in Scottsville Virginia at 141 Irish Road across from the Food Lion. From 10 am to 1 pm people of all ages are encouraged to attend. Events planned are:

Fire Trucks will be on display
Pictures with kids in fire gear next to the fire engine
Public education materials for kids
Extrication demonstration
Time line board with the history of the fire department
Raymond Thacker speech - founding member since 1936
Senior members with 30+ years speeches
Food
Smoke detector signup for free smoke detectors


Established in 1936, the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department provides fire and ems first responder services to the town of Scottsville, Virginia and surrounding counties. Located in southern Albemarle County the Scottsville Volunteer Fire Department is an all-volunteer department with over 50 trained members. They serve over 300 square miles and over 10,000 residents. Their main service area is southern Albemarle County with first due areas in the surrounding counties of Fluvanna, Buckingham, and Nelson.


Adam Price
434-286-2841



9/11 Service of Rememberance

Sep 11, 2011 5pm

Cunningham UMC 3289 Thomas Jefferson Pkwy Palmyra Va
Memorial Service for All who perished or was injured on 9/11

David H. Zimmerman
434.531.2027



Basket Bingo

Sep 24, 2011 6pm

Monticello High School cafeteria
It's a Longaberge Basket Bingo with door prizes, raffles, great food and fun. There is over $1700 worth of prizes.

$20 in Advance and $25 at the Door.
An Advance ticket will be entered in a drawing for a 2011 Christmas Collection Basket!

By phonem call Melinda at 434-960-1621 OR CherylC@embarqmail.com


Walk to End Alzheimer's Kick Off Party

Jul 26, 2011 5pm - 7pm

Omni Hotel Atrium
Join the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's™ and unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions. It's time to sign up your team and start fundraising! Together, we can end Alzheimer's disease the nation's sixth-leading cause of death.

Enjoy wine donated by Veritas Vineyards, wonderful food provided by the Omni, entertainment and door prizes. Plus, you'll get some fundraising tips from top team captains from past years.

You can sign up your team or just learn more about the Walk which will be on Sept. 17 this year starting at the Albemarle County Office Building.



Katie Winters
434-973-6122



Scottsville Batteau Festival

Jun 22, 2011 TBA

Scottsville
celebrating part of the towns history as well as the history of the James river Batteau that used to ply the river which helped build scottsville

the town Offices and businesses


Fluvanna Emergency Medical Services Day

May 14, 2011 8am - 1pm

parking lot of E.W. Thomas' grocery store, Rt. 15 and 53
Fire and Rescue vehicles, food for sale, giveaways, demonstrations, blood pressure checks

Leslie Cosner 434-981-1003


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



Fork Union Community Day and Car Show

May 14, 2011 10am - 2pm

Fork Union Military Academy
Fork Union Military Academy will sponsor the Fork Union Community Car Show on Saturday, May 14, 2011 on the Fraley Circle. The time for the show will be 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM and the event is open to the public. A concession stand will also be provided for the public.

Please bring your custom show, race, muscle, antique cars, trucks and motorcycles and parts to swap. Trophies for the show will be awarded at 1:30 PM.


For further information and to register contact Dennis Bessette at 434/842-4342 or Rhonda White at 434/842-4203.


2nd Annual Litter Pick Up

Apr 23, 2011 9am - 12pm

Sunset Ave Ext & Yellowstone Dr., Charlottesville
Volunteers are needed! Clean the streambank of bottles, cans, plastics/trash. Partners: Rivanna Conservation Society and Piedmont Group of the Sierra Club.

creekbankcleanup22903@gmail.com or 434-202-8577


Fork Union Community Day & Car Show

May 14, 2011 2pm

Fork Union Military Academy
Bring your custom car, antique car to the Fork Union Community Day and Car Show on Saturday, May 14th from 10AM to 2PM on the Fraley Circle at FUMA. Event is open to the public and concession stand will be provided.

Dennis Bessette, 434/842-4342 or Rhonda White, 434/842-4203


Jeffersing

Apr 17, 2011 6:30pm - 9pm

The Historical Lawn at the University of Virginia
Come join the Charlottesville-Albemarle and University of Virginia communities for balloons, a capella music, comedic improv, and a speech from Thomas Jefferson himself for one of the biggest Lawn phenomena of the Spring semester: a birthday celebration for Thomas Jefferson! Jeffersing will celebrate both Founder's Day and President Teresa Sullivan's Inauguration. This event was graciously sponsored through the N.J. & Margaret Sabato Academical Village Enhancement Fund.

Jeffersing Publicity Contact: 434.203.9394


Cavaliers Care: A Day of Service

Apr 16, 2011 8am - 12pm

U.Va. Student Activities Building
Cavaliers Care: A Day of Service

Join University of Virginia students, faculty, staff, parents, and alumni in a day of service as part of inauguration week activities for U.Va.’s new president, Teresa A. Sullivan.

Saturday, April 16, 8 a.m. to noon

Cavaliers Care: A Day of Service will include a variety of volunteer service projects at community agencies and sites in Charlottesville, Albemarle County, and surrounding areas.

Volunteers will receive T-shirts, courtesy of Madison House, U.Va. Community Relations, and the Office of Engagement.

For a complete list of activities and to register, visit www.virginia.edu/inauguration or call 434-924-1321.


U.Va. Community Relations
434-924-1321



Crozet Lions Club 72nd Annual Variety Show

Apr 8, 2011 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Apr 9, 2011 7:30pm - 9:30pm

Brownsville Elementary School
Crozet Lions Club presents "Crozet Lions take a Spring Break Cruise"

Lion President
Karl Pomeroy
434-823-2663



Walker School Community Night

Mar 29, 2011 5:30pm - 8pm

Walker School - 1564 Dairy Road Charlottesville, VA 22903
Join us for a night of great people, entertainment, food and fun! The night will feature the Walker Orchestra, Walker Jazz Band, African Drumming by Darrell Rose, an Open Mic Showcase featuring the diverse talents of Walker Students, a Book Swap, and a Spaghetti Dinner. Admission is FREE. Spaghetti Dinner is only $1.00 per person. Contact Walker School or Karen Marsh for more information.

Walker Upper Elementary School
434-245-2412



LM Free Swap

Mar 25, 2011 March 25: 9:30am - 9pm; March 26: 8am - 1pm

Mar 26, 2011 March 25: 9:30am - 9pm; March 26: 8am - 1pm

LM Clubhouse
Community outreach event

Heather Perry
434-589-3884



Arabian Nights: The International School of Charlottesville Gala

Feb 25, 2011 6pm

Al Hamraa in the Ix Project, Downtown Charlottesville
Featuring tapas-style food, fine wine, and live entertainment. The highlight of the evening is an auction featuring amazing offerings from business throughout Charlottesville and beyond. All proceeds from ticket sales and the auction support the ISC scholarship fund, striving to make a language-immersion early childhood education experience accessible for all of Charlottesville’s youngest residents.

Tickets are $40 per person, including food and drinks. To purchase tickets or browse the auction program, please visit us online at www.theISC.org

Visit our website or call the school at 984-2174


Let Someone Fill Your Shoes ; Shoes for the Homelss

Feb 12, 2011 10am - 12pm

Salvation Army Gym Ridge Street Charlottesville
An opportunity for people in need to get "gently used" shoes free of charge. Sponsored by your local podiatrists, area businesses and schools.

Dr Bryan Snyder
434-979-0728



Open Auditions for the 2nd Annual Charlottesville's Got Talent

Jan 22, 2011 11am - 3pm

The Haven @ First and Market 112 W. Market Street - Downtown C'ville
Want to be famous and save the world? (well at least C'ville) Be a part of the hottest event of the year to benefit Charlottesville Health Access mission of providing healthcare access and prescription assistance for the homeless and underserved in our community. We are looking for singer/songwriters, bands, dance, stand-up and well...anything else that's cool. Last year was a sold-out event! Celebrity judges and great prizes. Enter online: https://sites.google.com/site/charlottesvillehealthaccess/

Kimberly Farish
434-293-3466



The Junior League of Charlottesville Casino Night Fundraising Event

Feb 20, 2010 7:00pm - 11:00pm

Boars Head Inn Pavilion
Charlottesville, VA (January 7, 2010) ---- Enjoy an evening of "Vintage Vegas-style" entertainment while you help support the Junior League of Charlottesville’s community programs. The inaugural Casino Night , Vintage Vegas, is set for 7PM to 11PM, Saturday, February 20, 2010 at the Boars Head Inn Pavilion.

The theme, "Vintage Vegas, glitz – glamour - games," will be carried out with casino games and fantasy dealers. There will be live music, prizes, heavy hors d’oeuvres and more. Admission is $80 per person and includes $10,000 worth of “play” dollars and one (1) drink ticket. Attendees will test their luck at the gaming tables in order to win prizes of all types.

The Junior League of Charlottesville also invites individuals and companies to support the organization by becoming an event sponsor. All proceeds will benefit our community programs which include Charlottesville Youth and Family Services Program; The Boys and Girls Club of Charlottesville; Emily Couric Advocacy Award and the Junior League of Charlottesville’s Community Grant Program.

Vintage Vegas is a great way to celebrate the spirit of St. Valentine by taking your sweetheart to a glamorous event to eat, drink and dance the night away while playing games- all while benefitting the Charlottesville community. What could be better? For more information or to become a sponsor please contact the fundraising chairs listed above.


Ronda McCauley
Fundraising Chair
434.760.1718



Conditioning Classes

May 5, 2007 - Dec 31, 2007 2 - 3pm

Downtown Mall 109 2nd St. SE On the Second Floor Above Atomic Burrito
ATTENTION!! The Conditioning class will not be held on Saturday, MAY 12th and Saturday, MAY 19th because Edwin and Amberlyn will be out of town.

For everyone’s benefit, Edwin and Amberlyn hold a regular Conditioning for Dancers class. This energetic class will be held every Saturday (with the exception or May 12th and May 19th) from 2-3 p.m. at Zabor Dance, located on the Downtown Mall at 109 2nd St. SE, above Atomic Burrito. This is a highly active class that is designed for the purpose of improving balance, flexibility, timing, and isolations, while also building stamina. It will be a benefit for all dance styles, whether Latin or Smooth. It is an over all workout that will definitely tone your body. Each hour long class will cost $10 per person at the door. For more information, feel free to call (434) 227-1709 or email zabordance@yahoo.com.


For questions or additional information, please contact Edwin Roa or Amberlyn Sasser at (434) 227-1709, visit us at our studio (109 2nd St. SE 2nd Floor in Downtown Charlottesville), or simply reply to zabordance@yahoo.com.



Salsa Classes in Charlottesville

May 4, 2007 - Dec 31, 2007 8pm - 11pm

Downtown Mall 109 2nd St. SE On the second floor Above Atomic Burrito
ATTENTION!! The Nightclub Salsa classes have been moved to a later time on FRIDAYS.

Starting Friday, May 4th, and every Friday after, Edwin and Amberlyn will be offering two half hour group classes in Charlottesville. These classes will focus on Nightclub Style Salsa and are modeled after the classes offered in Richmond. Everyone is invited.

The beginner/intermediate Nightclub Salsa class will take place from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. And immediately following this class will be an intermediate/advance Nightclub Salsa class, which will commence at 8:30 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. These classes will be held at their studio, Zabor Dance, which is located on the Downtown Mall at 109 2nd St. SE, on the second floor (above Atomic Burrito).

Each of these classes is $6 per person at the door, or for your convenience you can purchase a class card for only $20, which pays for any 4 of these classes and can be used for the Argentine Tango classes that are held on Thursdays. This class card has no expiration date.

Also for those people who are interested in practicing what they’ve learned or just for those who would like to become more efficient dancers in social settings, Edwin and Amberlyn will be offering an Open Dance Practica every Friday right after the Nightclub Salsa classes. The Practica will be held from 9-11 p.m. at Zabor Dance. The participants of the classes are welcome to stay for the Practica for free. However, if you don’t take the classes, but would like to come to the Practica, the cost will be $3 per person at the door.

For these classes and the Open Dance Practica, it is required that the participants either wear ballroom, jazz, character, tango, or ballet shoes, or bring a pair of old socks that can be worn over your normal shoes. Please do not wear street shoes, sneakers or slip-on sandals for they will not be allowed on the dance floor (even if they have never been used before). If you wear shoes that do not fit the requirements, we will ask you to take your shoes off.

In order for us to provide better service to you, we strongly suggest that you arrive at least five minutes prior to your class to give yourself enough time to sign-up and prepare. In previous classes we have experienced a large number of participants. So, to avoid confusion, you MUST sign-up before taking the class.


For questions or additional information, please contact Edwin Roa or Amberlyn Sasser at (434) 227-1709, visit us at our studio (109 2nd St. SE 2nd Floor in Downtown Charlottesville), or simply reply to zabordance@yahoo.com.



Tango Classes in Charlottesville

May 3, 2007 - Dec 31, 2007 8pm - 9pm

Downtown Mall 109 2nd St. SE on the second floor (above Atomic Burrito)
ATTENTION!! The Argentine Tango classes have been moved to THURSDAYS.

Starting Thursday, May 3rd, and every Thursday after, Edwin and Amberlyn will be offering two half hour group classes in Charlottesville. These classes will focus on Argentine Tango and are modeled after the classes offered in Richmond. Everyone is invited.

The beginner/intermediate Argentine Tango class will take place from 8 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. And immediately following this class will be an intermediate/advance Argentine Tango class, which will commence at 8:30 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m. These classes will be held at their studio, Zabor Dance, which is located on the Downtown Mall at 109 2nd St. SE, on the second floor (above Atomic Burrito).

Each of these classes is $6 per person at the door, or for your convenience you can purchase a class card for only $20, which pays for any 4 of these classes and can be used for the Nightclub Salsa classes that are held on Fridays. This class card has no expiration date.

Also for those people who are interested in practicing what they’ve learned or just for those who would like to become more efficient dancers in social settings, Edwin and Amberlyn offer a Milonga (Argentine Tango party) every Thursday, right after the Argentine Tango classes. The Milonga will be held from 9 p.m.-12 a.m. (midnight) at Zabor Dance. The participants of the classes are welcome to stay for the Milonga for free. However, if you don’t take the classes, but would like to come to the Milonga, the cost will be $5 per person at the door. (More information about the Milongas is posted below in Article 7)

For these classes and the Milonga it is required that the participants either wear ballroom, jazz, character, tango, or ballet shoes, or bring a pair of old socks that can be worn over your normal shoes. Please do not wear street shoes, sneakers or slip-on sandals for they will not be allowed on the dance floor (even if they have never been used before). If you wear shoes that do not fit the requirements, we will ask you to take your shoes off.

In order for us to provide better service to you, we strongly suggest that you arrive at least five minutes prior to your class to give yourself enough time to sign-up and prepare. In previous classes we have experienced a large number of participants. So, to avoid confusion, you MUST sign-up before taking the class.

For questions or additional information, please contact Edwin Roa or Amberlyn Sasser at (434) 227-1709, visit us at our studio (109 2nd St. SE 2nd Floor in Downtown Charlottesville), or simply reply to zabordance@yahoo.com.



VSA Art Exhibit

May 1, 2007 - Oct 1, 2007 8am - 5pm

401 McIntire Rd. First Floor Charlottesville, VA
Special exhibit "The Ability Series" consisting of portraits by Romney Brand of Nate Brown, Jim Herndon, Herman Key, Jr., Franz Gergard Stillfried and Rose Williams, all community advocates for equal opportunities for all citizens.

Special exhibit by John Trippel of four local Charlottesville Convenience stores: The B & R Market, Gibson's Market, Sixth Street Mini-Market and The Belmont Market.