Events

Head Start in Orange County

Head Start in Orange County

Orange County Head Start and Pre-Kindergarten Programs are now accepting applications for children ages birth through 5 years of age for the upcoming 2019/20 school year. You must be an Orange County resident to apply. There is no cost to families for participation, stop by any of the Orange County Public Schools for an application.MORE INFO »

Albemarle Alumni Scholarship Fund

Albemarle Alumni Scholarship Fund

It is always Scholarship time and the Albemarle Alumni has established a scholarship fund for deserving graduating seniors at Albemarle High School. Last year, they were able to present nine scholarships totaling $9,500. For more information, go to their web site www.albemarlealumni.com and click on menu item Scholarship Program. If you would like to help,…MORE INFO »

Poetry Contest

Poetry Contest

The Jefferson-Madison Regional Library (JMRL) and WriterHouse encourage adults to submit an original poem for a chance to win a prize in their fourth annual Poetry Contest for Adults. Winning entries will be read at Poetry on the Steps on Thursday, April 25 at 7pm. You can find the entry form and contest rules at…MORE INFO »

Literacy Volunteers

Literacy Volunteers

Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle is seeking volunteer tutors to assist adults in learning how to read, write, or speak English. Many of our students are refugees and immigrants trying to become integrated members of our community. Our next New Tutor Training is on Saturday, March 30th at the Jefferson School City Center. If you’re interested…MORE INFO »

Benefit for Meals on Wheels

Benefit for Meals on Wheels

Join Fluvanna Meals on Wheels at Cunningham Creek Winery on Saturday, March 30th from 6:30pm to 9:00 pm for their first ever Quilt Auction, over 20 handmade quilts and many silent auction items. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 at the door. Please visit www.mealsonwheelsfluvanna.org to purchase. Proceeds will benefit our senior and disabled…MORE INFO »

Intern Programs

Intern Programs

The Community Attention Youth Internship Program is calling for businesses and organizations to host teen interns this summer. The goal is to cultivate 115 site partners this summer in order to enroll about 150 teens during the 6-week long summer program. Host sites provide hands-on learning for interns 20 hours a week for five weeks…MORE INFO »

NanoDays Open House

NanoDays Open House

NanoDays is an annual event held in conjunction with UVA’s Engineering Open House on April 6 from 9 – 3. This family-friendly, fun, free event will be at Wilsdorf Hall on Whitehead Road opposite the football stadium. All ages can enjoy hands-on nanosciene that includes giant nanotubes, lab tours, games, design competition and the popular…MORE INFO »

Make Your Own Terrarium

Make Your Own Terrarium

Join Wildrock and the Tom Tom Festival for a Make-your-own terrarium at Kardinal Hall on Preston Avenue in Charlottesville on April 11th from 4:30 – 8. All proceeds benefit Wildrocks preschool outreach program.MORE INFO »

Run for Autism 5K

Run for Autism 5K

The run for Autism 5K will be on Saturday April 13, from 6:30 am – 11 am at Charlottesville High School, Join families, friends, supporters, and staff for VIA’s 20th Anniversary Run for Autism 5K. The family-friendly event includes a 1/4 mile kids race and 5K neighborhood run organized by Ragged Mountain Running Shop’s Mark…MORE INFO »

Pictures with the Easter Bunny

Pictures with the Easter Bunny

The Stuarts Draft Rescue Squad will be hosting their second annual pictures with the Easter Bunny April 13, from 9 – 12, along with a cupcake walk, bring your own camera or phone for picture, the event will be held at 10 Manor Drive in Stuarts Draft.MORE INFO »