Selected Community Events
The Dennis Walters Golf Show
May 25, 2013 11:15am
Meadowcreek Golf Course
Join Dennis and his canine side-kick Bucky perform an hour of golf shot mastery along with life lessons. What makes this unique is the fact that Dennis is paralyzed from the waist down. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy this truly inspirational event.
The First Tee of Charlottesville
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.
Rivanna River Cleanup
Oct 8, 2011 10am-1pm
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS!
The Rivanna River Needs Your Help. Come join the fun and care for the River at the same time by joining us for the Annual Rivanna River Cleanup. This is a FAMILY EVENT and all ages are invited to Help Clean the Rivanna.
Date: This Saturday October 8, 2011 from 10:00a.m.to 1:00p.m.
(Except for paddlers in Palmyra as this cleanup may extend into the afternoon.
Cleanup Sites along the Rivanna River include:
Meet at the DGIF Boat Ramp at the on Rt. 53 (just behind the Two J’s BBQ Restaurant at the intersection of Rt. 15 and Rt. 53. If you want to do a paddle cleanup, please bring your own boat. Otherwise teams will do a streambank cleanup. Angus Murdoch will lead - (434) 589-9281 Cell: (434) 882-1797.
Reas Ford Bridge –
Meet at the Reas Ford Road (State Route 660). Meet at the pull off by the bridge. Leader: TBD.
Riverview Park -
FROM I-64: Take Route 20 North to Monticello Avenue to right on Avon Street to right on Market Street to left on Riverside Avenue to Riverview Park. - FROM 250 BYPASS: Take East High Street to left on Meade Avenue to left on East Market Street to left on Riverside Avenue to Riverview Park - FROM VISITORS CENTER: Take Market Street from the downtown mall east towards the river. Turn left on Riverside Avenue just before the Woolen Mills. Go one block and turn right into the park. Robbi Savage will lead – (434) 985 1802/Cell (202) 297-3563
South Fork Rivanna Reservoir –
Meet at Magruder Dent Jr. Rowing Center In field Parking Lot located on the banks of the Rivanna Reservoir, about four miles from the University. Leader: TBD.
Please Register: http://rivannariver.org/
For more info call Robbi at 434 985 1802
RCS will provide:
Trash bags, surgical gloves, water and fruit.
Suggest you bring:
Hat, bug spray if you need it - No open toed shoes please…
RivannaConservation Society Executive Director 434-985- 1802
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
• ~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
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!
434 760 4453
HAUNTED TRAIL WALK
Oct 14, 2011 7:45pm - 11pm
Oct 15, 2011 7:45pm - 11pm
1035 Dobby Creek Rd., Scottsville VA 24590
Boo! Haunted Trail Walk is one of Central Virginia's Premiere Haunted Attractions!
Visit www.hauntedtrailwalk.com for more details.
There are acres of Haunted Trails wrought with frightening scenarios: exposure to the undead is at every corner. The goal is to keep your head (no pun intended), and try to make it out unscathed.
Ages 12+ highly recommended.
Call ahead if raining.
HTW is sponsored by Cville Performing Arts Inc.
Amy Hart (434) 989-2638
Wings Over Wine Country
Oct 1, 2011 1pm - 5pm
Visit Mountfair Vineyards on Saturday, October 1st to learn about the Wildlife Center of Virginia while sipping on our award-winning reds & enjoying the spectacular mountain vistas. You'll have the chance to meet, photograph, and learn about theses feathered ambassadors that will be joining us for the day! Don't miss this opportunity to support this wonderful wildlife program!
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
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
434 760 HIKE (4453)
Outdoor Adventure Social Club: Spring Adventures Blitz/Free Week!
May 9, 2011 - May 15, 2011 All Week
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
Rivanna River Sojourn
Apr 16, 2011 8:30am - 5pm
Rivanna River, Palmyra, VA
Professionally guided, family friendly paddle along the beautiful Rivanna River.
Robbi Savage, RCS
434 977 4837
Rivanna River Sojourn
Apr 16, 2011 8:30am - 5pm
Experience The Rivanna
The Rivanna Conservation Society (RCS), Blue Ridge Mountain Sports (BRMS) and their partners are hosting a professionally guided, family friendly paddle along the beautiful Rivanna River. You may choose to participate on one or both days of the event.
1st Leg April 16
Milton/Shadwell to Palmyra with lunch at Crofton
2nd Leg April 17
Palmyra to Columbia with lunch at Hell’s Bend Farm
Robbi Savage 434-977-4837
Introduction to Beekeeping
Feb 25, 2011 2pm - 5pm
Mar 4, 2011 2pm - 5pm
Mar 11, 2011 2pm - 5pm
Fluvanna Community Center
Sponsored By VA Cooperative Extension. Class Topics:
• Equipment, Keys to Success, Hands on Equipment assembly
• Basics of Beekeeping & Associated Costs. Opportunity to order equipment.
• Nucs and Package Bees, Honey Flow and Winter Survival, Producer Panel
VCE Office Contact:
Erin at 434-591-1950
Oct 14, 2011 - Oct 16, 2011 7pm Oct. 14 to 5pm Oct. 16
701 East Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902
You get to choose a few or several of the following! • Watch B.A.S.E.-jumping off the 876-foot New River Gorge Bridge • Raft the Upper Gauley River (2nd best in the USA, 8th best in the world!) • Tree Tops Canopy Tour with 10 ziplines! • Horseback Trail Riding with gorge views • ATV tour • Frisbee Golf, Sand Volleyball, Kickball, Horseshoes & more • Camping or cabins • We'll carpool from Charlottesville and pick up any others on our way to the New River Gorge, WV. Please contact us for more trip details. www.outdoorsocial.com
Casual Hiker through Urban Disaster: Wilderness First Aid (SOLO)
Jan 22, 2011 8:30am - 5:30pm
Jan 23, 2011 8:30am - 5:30pm
May 21, 2011 8:30am - 5:30pm
May 22, 2011 8:30am - 5:30pm
Ivy Creek Natural Area, 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville, VA 22901
In this two-day course, learn how to save a life when someone is injured in a wilderness area, or urban disaster zone. This course blends classroom and hands-on rescue scenario practice. 2-year SOLO WFA certification, also counts as recertification for WFR and wilderness part of W-EMT. More info, testimonials, and to register: www.outdoorsocial.com/wfa.htm or 434-760-4453. 10% of proceeds go to Ivy Creek Foundation. Course times: 8:30am - 5:30pm each day.