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1 Toastmasters Workshops
  Dates: May 20, 2018, Sunday
Location: Senior Center
  Building Your Thinking Power, Part I: Mental Flexibility We're not talking bread! Toastmasters International is a world leader in communications and leadership development. The group is very friendly, welcoming and provides a supportive environment for people of all skill levels to...(more)
2 Computer Basics Workshop
  Dates: May 21, 2018, Monday
Location: Northside Library
  Need assistance learning computer basics? Want to improve your skills? We can help! This workshop is conducted by UVa volunteers and sponsored by the Virginia Workforce Center.
3 World War II: The Battle of the Bulge
  Dates: May 21, 2018, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  Claudia Van Koba will share her father’s experiences during the Battle of the Bulge. She has an amazing collection of memorabilia from this epic event.
4 What's in Your Attic?
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  The staff at Quinn’s Auction Galleries offer tips and tricks to help you with the process of downsizing. To keep or not to keep? To sell or to donate? Skip Usry will help you answer these questions and more. Feel free...(more)
5 Mountains, Madness, & Miracles
  Dates: May 22, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Greene County Library
  Local hiker and ridgerunner for Shenandoah National Park, Lauralee Bliss will share stories and pictures from her 4,000 mile journey hiking the AT in each direction, solo and with her son. Her presentation will inspire you to reach for your hiking...(more)
6 Getting Started at PVCC
  Dates: June 4, 2018, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  PVCC’s outreach manager, Denise McClanahan, will be here to provide an introduction to PVCC’s degree and certificate programs. Placement test materials and other information will be available.
7 How to Start Your Own Small Business
  Dates: June 5, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Thinking about starting a small business? Have you already started and realize you may have missed a few things? This free workshop is for you! We review the steps for a successful start, the registrations and regulations, and the components of...(more)
8 LEAP Into Energy Savings
  Dates: June 5, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Louisa County Library
  Representatives from the the Local Energy Alliance Program present information on their energy efficiency programs such as home energy check-ups, audits and other services, including income qualifying programs. Technical staff will be on hand to offer information on individual situations.
9 Toastmasters Workshops
  Dates: June 10, 2018, Sunday
Location: Senior Center
  Parliamentary Procedure in Action We're not talking bread! Toastmasters International is a world leader in communications and leadership development. The group is very friendly, welcoming and provides a supportive environment for people of all skill levels to "start where they are"...(more)
10 Get Peaceful: What is Mindfulness?
  Dates: June 12, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Greene County Library
  In this workshop, Robert Hodge, teacher at White Hall Meditation, will explore this question and lead some practice exercises including a short meditation. Geared for adults, but also open to ages 12+.
11 Vietnam Graffiti Project
  Dates: June 13, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Northside Library
  Art and Lee Beltrone, co-founders of Vietnam Graffiti Project (www.vietnamgraffiti.com), discuss the bunk canvas graffiti salvaged from a rusting Vietnam War troopship in Virginia’s James River – historic artifacts preserving the stories, feelings, and messages of young Vietnam-bound soldiers. Original bunk...(more)
12 Third Friday Summer Series
  Dates: June 15, 2018, Friday
Location: Northside Library
  Local author Elizabeth Meade Howard discusses her recent book, "Aging Famously: Follow Those You Admire to Living Long and Well," which contains intimate interviews of resourceful and resilient older men and women, including famous poets, journalists, civil rights leaders, actors, and...(more)
13 Food Preservation
  Dates: June 18, 2018, Monday
Location: Crozet Library
  Learn about various ways to put up the harvest. We’ll discuss canning both at home and using the nearby Prince Edward Cannery. The Cannery can be used for personal canning and to make foods for sale at farmers markets, online and...(more)
14 Thomas Jefferson’s Last Legacies
  Dates: June 21, 2018 - June 24, 2018, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Location: Garrett Hall, University of Virginia
  After leaving the presidency, Thomas Jefferson spent 17 years in Charlottesville devoted to two of the great loves of his life: Monticello and the University of Virginia. These monuments to Jefferson’s vision are still speaking loudly today about community, education, citizenship,...(more)
15 Meditate on the Inner Light
  Dates: June 26, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  In the fast-paced world we live in many of us are stressed out and don’t have the time to tend to the natural core needs of our being. Gerry Gorman, long time meditator, will be discussing why meditation is necessary for...(more)
16 Victim of a Data Breach? Now What?
  Dates: June 26, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Louisa County Library
  The UVA Community Credit Union will talk about data breaches and the various types of ID theft and account fraud; precautions you can take to protect yourself; warning signs your information has been compromised; and what to do if you are...(more)
17 What's in Your Attic?
  Dates: June 26, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Let Skip Usry from Quinn’s Auction Galleries offer tips and tricks to help you downsize. Feel free to bring a treasured item that you would like to learn more about for him to review. Items reviewed on a first come, first...(more)
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