Events This Week

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January 25, Sunday
RAISIN' CANE: A HARLEM RENAISSANCE ODYSSEY STARRING JASMINE GUY AND THE AVERY SHARPE TRIO
The Paramount Theater.
A celebration of the legendary voices of the Harlem Renaissance through text, song, music, movement and imagery. CharlottesvilleFamily is proud to sponsor. The Paramount Theater.  7pm.  $24.50.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
January 25, Sunday
SNOWFLAKE COOKIE DECORATING WORKSHOP
Join Chef Margot Diaz at the Crozet Mudhouse for an afternoon of snowflake cookie decorating. A tray of cookies and all the decorations you'll need included.Purchase your tickets online to reserve your spot. Crozet Mudhouse.  2-3pm.  $10.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Margot Diaz.  Email: margot@mudhouse.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-2240. 
 
January 26, Monday
BABY BOOT CAMP RESTORE THE CORE KICK-OFF CELEBRATION
Kira Sullivan.
A free demonstration class of "restore the core"--mat-based pilates designed specifically for women. Stay after class for snacks, wine, and socializing. Sign-up specials and a raffle for a special prize. Church of the Incarnation.  7:30PM.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Special Needs Accommodation: none  Contact: Kira Sullivan.  Email: kira.sullivan@babybootcamp.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 953-6888. 
 
January 27, Tuesday
MONEY MATTERS FOR TEENS
JMRL - Central Library.
Learn how to make the most of your money at this seminar with Carter Bank and Trust. Topics include saving money, setting financial goals and creating a personal finance plan. For grades 6-12. Registration required. Central Library.  7pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 28, Wednesday
MAKE IT AND TAKE IT: SPARKLY SNOWFLAKES
JMRL - Gordon Avenue Library.
Craft time for all ages. No registration required. Gordon Avenue Library.  Directions: 1500 Gordon Avenue.  3-5pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5544. 
 
January 28, Wednesday
MORE FASCINATING THAN FICTION: STORIES FOR THE OLDER CROWD
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive, and yes, sometimes more fascinating than fiction, it's non-fiction! Come into the library and listen to some incredible stories from history and today, enjoy an afternoon snack and chat about books you've been reading. Registration is requested. For grades K-3. Crozet Library.  3:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4050. 
 
January 30, Friday
FAMILY NIGHT
Crozet Library.
Cozy up for this Winter Reading Kickoff Event and Curious George movie-watching. For ages 2+. Registration requested. Crozet Library.  6pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4050. 
 
January 30, Friday
MENTOR & TUTOR FAIR
United Way-Thomas Jefferson Area.
A variety of agencies will be present for you to find a great spot to volunteer. Omni Hotel.  11am-2pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 30, Friday
OAKLAND SCHOOL COFFEE SOCIAL
Prospective parents are invited to join Head of School, Carol Williams, Admissions Director, Jamie Cato and current Oakland School parents at Cville Coffee to learn more about five week summer program and year-round school. Coffee will be provided. C'ville Coffee.  8:30-9:30am.  Contact: Jamie Cato.  Email: admissions@oaklandschool.net. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 293-9059. 
 
January 30, Friday
THE CHARLOTTESVILLE WALDORF SCHOOL WINTERFEST
Charlottesville Waldorf School.
Grades 1-8 present a variety of performances including songs, poems, games and orchestral music. tba.  6:30-8:30pm.  $Free.  Contact: Amanda Tipton.  Email: cwsoffice@cwaldorf.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-4946. 
 
January 31, Saturday
FROZEN FRENZY; SESSION 1
Lollipop Station.
Anna and Elsa will be leading a craft, giving glitter tattoos, having snowball fights, telling stories, and making cotton candy! Pre-registration is required. Visit website for more information. 179 E. Davis Street, Culpeper, VA.  11:30am.  $15.  Recommended for ages 2 to 5.  Contact: Lollipop Station.  Email: info@lollipopstation.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-812-2103. 
 
January 31, Saturday
FROZEN FRENZY; SESSION 2
Lollipop Station.
Anna and Elsa will be leading a craft, giving glitter tattoos, having snowball fights, telling stories, and making cotton candy! Pre-registration is required. Visit website for more information. 179 E. Davis Street, Culpeper, VA.  4:30pm.  $15.  Recommended for ages 6 to 11.  Contact: Lollipop Station.  Email: info@lollipopstation.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-812-2103. 
 
January 31, Saturday
INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
International School of Charlottesville.
Visit classrooms, speak with teachers, and learn more about the classes and programs for 2015-2016. There will be information for parents and activities for the children. International School of Charlottesville.  Directions: 830 Monticello Avenue.  10am-12pm.  $Free.  Email: admissions@theISC.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 984-2174. 
 
January 31, Saturday
VALENTINE'S GIFT AND CRAFT FAIR
Events 4 A Cause.
Vendors include Perfectly Posh, Jerky Direct, Origami Owl, Thirty One, Jamberry, Pampered Chef and others. Food truck and raffles. Comfort Inn Monticello, 2097 Inn Dr.  10am-4pm.  Contact: Melissa Bibb.  Email: events4acause@yahoo.com. For more info call: 540-748-2740. 
 
February 2, Monday
NORTHSIDE PLAYERS DRAMA CLUB
JMRL - Northside Library.
Calling all actors, join us for a monthly theater workshop. Explore improv, story theater, and puppetry, play fun theater games, and much more! No experience necessary; just bring your creativity. Registration is required. Grades 3-5. Registration required. Northside Library.  4-5:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-7893. 
 
February 3, Tuesday
TOTS & DOTS
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection of UVa.
For children ages 6 months to 4 years. A brief tour of visual art and then time for multi-sensory structured play; registration required. Strollers and crying babies welcome. 400 Worrell Drive.  10am, 11am, 1pm.  $free.  Recommended for ages 0 to 4.  Contact: Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.  Email: kluge-ruhe@virginia.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 244-0234. 
 
GOLDEN APPLE AWARD NOMINATIONS
Better Living Building Supply & Better Living Furniture.
Nominate your favorite teacher at a public or private school in Albemarle County or the City of Charlottesville for the 12th Annual Golden Apple Award! One winner will be selected from each school. Deadline February 4. Schools in Albemarle County and City of Charlottesville.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 296-5820. 
 

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