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Apple Cider Making Demo

November 18, 10–11am talk, 11am–3pm at Saunders Brothers Farm Market The “Apple Professor” Tom Burford tells tales of established cideries around the world. Live music by Keith Bradley. 277-5455,

LEARNING FUN Arts in the Park



Rain, snow, or shine! Sunday, December 3 11:00 AM Start Downtown Mall Course: 1 mile

Be a6Claus forStart a Cause! Sunday, December I 11:00 AM I Downtown Mall I Course: 1 mile

Now through November 4, Saturdays at Emancipation Park Artists, musicians, businesses and individuals who work or live downtown will share knowledge in free one-hour classes each Saturday. 977-7607,

Confidence for Kids

November 4, 2–2:45pm at Northside Library This class teaches students how to have black belt confidence in everyday life. Presented by UpLevel Martial Arts Charlottesville, this class requires registration and adult accompaniment. 973-7893,

Family Art JAMs: Filming Imagination

November 11, 1–3pm for ages 5–7, 3–5pm for ages 8–12 at The Fralin Museum of Art, UVA Programs combining age-appropriate interactive tours with hands-on art activities for children. Adult family members are encouraged to serve as assistants, models and collaborators. 243-2050,

Register online: Put a team together or fund-raise individually and run/walk a mile as

Santa to help The Arc of the Piedmont provide and serve people with

Santa costume for adults and elf hat for kids included with registration. intellectual and developmental disabilities.

All proceeds from this event go to support the programs and services The Arc of the Piedmont provides for people in Charlottesville and the surrounding community living with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Thank you for supporting our mission! Event Day Registrants will receive their costumes (Santa suit for adults and elf ears for children). Please arrive to the check-in location at the Sprint Pavilion on the Downtown Mall between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m. to receive your costume and turn Awards will be presented in any donations if necessary. No paper tickets to the top corporate team are necessary. and family team for raising money for the Arc of the Piedmont mission!

Enjoy breakfast provided by Whole Foods at 9:30 a.m. to fuel up before your run/walk!

Register online: Call 434-977-4002

Girls’ Geek Days

November 11 at Broadus Wood Elementary School Girls learn new tech skills and connect to other STEM programs in the community. Girls in third grade or younger should plan to bring a guardian, too. Registration is required and space is limited.

YA Author Panel & Book Signing

November 12, 2pm at Central Library Local authors SA Hunter, Theresa Kay, MK England and Morgana Villain will answer questions about the writing process and sign their books. 979-7151,

Read Local: Storytime with Hannah Barnaby

November 13, 6:30pm at Central Library Prepare to cozy up with your snuggly as local author Hannah Barnaby shares a special Starry Nights Storytime. 979-7151,

Strawbee Building Challenge

November 16, 4pm at Northside Library Strawbees are a fun building toy that lets you connect straws. Kids age 5–12 are invited to come build. 973-7893,

SUN • DEC 10 • 2PM Save $5 on Tickets!* Discount Code: FAMILY Bring this coupon to the John Paul Jones Arena Box Office, or use code FAMILY at, or over the phone at 800-745-3000, and save $5 on each ticket purchased* *Applicable service fees may apply. Not available on all price levels. May not be combined with other offers or used with previously purchased tickets. Offer ends 12/9/17 at 10 p.m.


CharlottesvilleFamily's BLOOM November 2017  

Volume 18 Issue 11

CharlottesvilleFamily's BLOOM November 2017  

Volume 18 Issue 11