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1 Writing Opportunity For You
  Dates: May 15, 2018 - August 30, 2018, Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Location: WriterHouse
  WriterHouse is excited to offer a new round of summer classes, retreats, and seminars, geared to take your writing career to the next level...Registration is already underway and sessions are filling up quickly...No matter what type of writing you do, maybe...(more)
2 Submission's being accepted for the Va Festival of the Book
  Dates: June 19, 2018 - October 1, 2018, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Location: Virginia Festival of the Book
  The Virginia Festival of the Book, A program of Virginia Humanities, announces that it is now accepting submissions for the 2019 Festival, which will take place March 20th - March 24th 2019 in and around Charlottesville and Albemarle County...Each year, the...(more)
3 Wednesday Evening Book Group
  Dates: August 15, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "Four Spirits" by Sena Jeter Naslund In the wake of racial tensions in 1960s Alabama, sheltered white college student Stella participates in her first freedom movement and finds her life changed in several ways when she develops friendships with local...(more)
4 Brown Baggers Book Club
  Dates: August 16, 2018, Thursday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  Discussing: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lance" by Lisa See Explores the lives of a Chinese mother and her daughter, who has been adopted by an American couple, tracing the very different cultural factors that compel them to consume a rare...(more)
5 English Conversation Circle
  Dates: August 16, 2018, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  Is English your second language? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills with others who are also learning English? Join our conversation circle. Library staff will guide the conversation in an informal, no-pressure setting.
6 After Hours: Big Games
  Dates: August 17, 2018, Friday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  “Go big or go home!” The Central Teen Advisory Board welcomes you to join us in competing with your friends by jumping inside some of your favorite childhood board games, jumbo-ified.
7 Third Friday Summer Series
  Dates: August 17, 2018, Friday
Location: Northside Library
  Local author, long distance hiker, and former ridgerunner for Shenandoah National Park, Lauralee Bliss will share inspiring stories and pictures from her 4,000 mile journey along the Appalachian Trail, hiking north with her son and then south as a solo hiker....(more)
8 Volunteer Training with Literacy Volunteers
  Dates: August 18, 2018, Saturday
Location: Literacy Volunteers of Charlottesville/Albemarle
  Literacy Volunteers 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. With your help, they can gain the...(more)
9 Sketch Comedy Writing Intensive
  Dates: August 19, 2018 - August 26, 2018, Sunday
Location: McGuffey Art Center
  Blue Door’s special two-session Sketch Comedy Writing Intensive will introduce you to the basics of comedy for stage, video, radio, or film! For writers, comedians, and fans of comedy with no previous experience! This course uses guided examples, quick-fire exercises, and...(more)
10 Cookbook Club
  Dates: August 20, 2018, Monday
Location: Louisa County Library
  This month's theme: Spanish Tapas Every month, we will pick a theme and provide a selection of cookbooks for you to check out. You will be able to select a book and prepare a recipe from that cookbook, then we all...(more)
11 Jane Austen, Tea, & Calligraphy
  Dates: August 20, 2018, Monday
Location: Nelson Memorial Library
  In the fashion of Jane Austen, we will have tea and learn the basic art of calligraphy. Perhaps we will try our hands at using some Jane Austen quotes with the art of calligraphy.
12 Adult Anime Club
  Dates: August 22, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Northside Library
  Come to watch and discuss anime at this new club for older anime fans. Ages 18+.
13 Page to Screen Movie Night
  Dates: August 22, 2018, Wednesday
Location: Gordon Avenue Library
  Showing: "Painted Veil" (2006) A British medical doctor fights a cholera epidemic in a small Chinese village, while being trapped at home in a loveless marriage to an unfaithful wife.
14 Central Film Series
  Dates: August 23, 2018, Thursday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  Showing: "Wonder Woman" (2017) When a pilot crashes and tells of conflict in the outside world, Diana, an Amazonian warrior in training, leaves home to fight a war, discovering her full powers and true destiny.
15 English Conversation Circle
  Dates: August 23, 2018, Thursday
Location: Northside Library
  Is English your second language? Would you like to practice your English speaking skills with others who are also learning English? Join our conversation circle. Library staff will guide the conversation in an informal, no-pressure setting.
16 A Night at the Movies
  Dates: August 27, 2018, Monday
Location: Crozet Library
  Showing: "The Glass Castle" (2017) A young girl comes of age in a dysfunctional family of nonconformist nomads with a mother who's an eccentric artist and an alcoholic father who would stir the children's imagination with hope as a distraction to...(more)
17 Grown-Up Game Night
  Dates: August 27, 2018, Monday
Location: Northside Library
  Game Tutorial: "The Big Book of Madness" Connect with other adults during an evening of board games and refreshments. Games to play include classic standards and modern favorites, and each session will feature tutorials for a different game.
18 LGBT Book Club
  Dates: August 28, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Central Library (JMRL)
  Discussing: "Tomorrow Will Be Different" by Sarah McBride The national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign presents a timely memoir about her struggles with gender identity and relationships against a backdrop of the transgender equality movement.
19 Mystery Book Group
  Dates: August 28, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Northside Library
  Discussing: "Fer-de-Lance" by Rex Stout As any herpetologist will tell you, the fer-de-lance is among the most dreaded snakes known to man. When someone makes a present of one to Nero Wolfe, Archie Goodwin knows he's getting dreadfully close to solving...(more)
20 Tuesday Evening Book Group
  Dates: August 28, 2018, Tuesday
Location: Louisa County Library
  Discussing: "Dear Martin" by Nic Stone Profiled by a racist police officer in spite of his excellent academic achievements and Ivy League acceptance, a disgruntled college youth navigates the prejudices of new classmates and his crush on a white girl by...(more)
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