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January 16, Tuesday
CROZET TEEN ADVISORY BOARD (TAB)
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Be a part of the Crozet Library Teen Advisory Board and help the library plan and lead teen programs, display and activities. Members will enjoy snacks and receive volunteer hours for their participation with TAB. It's your library - make a difference. Grades 6-12. Registration and TAB application required. Crozet Library.  6:30-7:30pm.  $Free.  Email: crozet@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4050. 
 
January 16, Tuesday
FAFSA COMPLETION NIGHT
Virginia College Advising Corps / PVCC.
Need money for college? Virginia College Advisers will be on hand to help you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Free pizza and drinks will be provided. Charlottesville High School.  Directions: Rooms D242 and D248.  5:30-7:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 16, Tuesday
FAFSA COMPLETION NIGHT
Virginia College Advising Corps / PVCC.
Need money for college? Virginia College Advisers will be on hand to help you complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Free pizza and drinks will be provided. Orange County High School Library.  6-8pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 16, Tuesday
MOLLY MICHIE PRESCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Molly Michie Preschool.
Come visit Charlottesville's premier cooperative preschool. Meet some current families to learn all that Molly Michie has to offer. Snacks and kid-friendly activities are sure to keep the little ones engaged. 1901 Thomson Road.  10am-12pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Erika Pedroso.  Email: mmp.registrar@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-7406. 
 
January 16, Tuesday
PEACHTREE SPRING BASEBALL & SOFTBALL REGISTRATION
Peachtree Baseball League of Albemarle, Inc..
Register in person for Peachtree Baseball or Softball. Kids in or attending Brownsville, Crozet Elementary, Henley, Western, West of Red Hill, Meriwether Lewis, Nelson County Elementary and V.L. Murray are eligible. Peach tree offers competitive, well-organized divisions. Field School.  Directions: 1408 Crozet Ave., Crozet.  6:30-8:30pm.  Email: board@peachtreebaseball.com. For details, please click this link. 
 
January 17, Wednesday
AFTER HOURS TASTING: SMALL BATCH SERIES
King Family Vineyards.
The tasting will feature dry Petit Manseng, skin contact Viognier, the new Mountain Plains red blend and a preview or two of what is in store for the coming months. Winemaker Matthieu has been innovating over the past few vintages with a limited production of Small Batch Series wines. The very limited production means that tasting opportunities are few and far between. King Family Vineyards, Crozet.  6pm.  $25, $20 wine club members.  Email: info@kingfamilyvineyards.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-7800. 
 
January 17, Wednesday
MOVEMENT MASTERCLASS
The Paramount Theater.
Join The Opulence of Integrity creator and choreographer Christal Brown as well as the performers for a Movement Masterclass on the stage. The Masterclass will draw heavily on her eclectic and diverse background. Show tickets are not required for Masterclass participation. The Paramount Theater.  6-7:30pm.  $10.  Email: info@theparamount.net. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
January 17, Wednesday
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU SHAKEDOWN
Devils Backbone Brewing Company.
Work it out with a Zumba-style workout followed by a pint. Participants will also receive a discount on food. Devils Backbone Basecamp Brewpub & Meadows, Roseland.  6-7:30pm.  $15.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 18, Thursday
MOVE & GROOVE
JMRL- Northside Library.
Never mind the weather. Come do some indoor moving and grooving. Dance to music you create on a floor piano. Test your skills on an indoor obstacle course. Create a pancake pileup. Silly fun for ages 5-9. Northside Library.  4pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
January 18, Thursday
PARTY WITH WINNIE THE POOH
JMRL- Central Library.
Celebrate Winnie the Pooh and his pals on the birthday of their creator, A.A. Milne. The birthday bash will include stories, dancing, and treats. Ages 2-6. Central Library.  $Free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 18, Thursday
THE OPULENCE OF INTEGRITY
The Paramount Theater.
Come for this theatrical, multimedia ensemble work influenced by the public life and inner searching of boxing superstar, Muhammad Ali. Inspired by his career as a boxer and life as a social activist, public martyr and human being, choreographer Christal Brown includes elements of boxing, hip-hop, martial arts, modern dance and theater to illuminate the turmoil of a life infused by divinity yet misinterpreted by humanity. A complimentary lecture precedes the show at 6:45pm. The Paramount Theater.  7:30pm, 6:45pm lecture.  $24.75 adult, $14.75 student.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 979-1333. 
 
January 18, Thursday
WINNIE THE POOH DAY
Horton Vineyards.
Celebrating National Winnie the Pooh Day and come by the tasting room to enter a drawing for a collection of the Winnie Pooh Stories by A.A. Milne. Pick up your favorite wine and don't forget to add some local honey to your purchase. Horton Vineyards, Gordonsville.  10am-5pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 19, Friday
DATE NIGHT DROP OFF: "PIZZA PALOOZA"
Virginia Discovery Museum.
Let the Virginia Discovery Museum watch the kids while you enjoy some much-deserved time to yourselves. While you kick off Charlottesville Restaurant Week, the kids will discover some great local fare and learn all about their own marvelous, melty meal: Pizza. Virginia Discovery Museum.  5:30-8:30pm.  $25.  Recommended for ages 3 to 10.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 977-1025. 
 
Now-January 19, 2018
DRAWN TO CHARLOTTESVILLE GROUP EXHIBITION
Second Street Gallery.
This exhibition will examine what draws people to this diverse and culturally rich community and will look at the kind of work these 12 unique artists are creating in Charlottesville. Second Street Gallery.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 19, Friday
FREE MOVIE FRIDAY: "LOVING VINCENT" [PG-13]
PVCC Student Art Club.
Loving Vincent brings the paintings of Vincent van Gogh to life to tell his remarkable story. Every one of the 65,000 frames of the film is an oil-painting hand-painted by professional oil-painters. Piedmont Virginia Community College, V. Earl Dickinson Building.  7:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-3900. 
 
January 19, Friday
MOUNTAINTOP MONTESSORI OPEN HOUSE
Mountaintop Montessori.
Come see what the school is all about at this open house event. Mountaintop Montessori.  9-11am.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Email: info@mountaintopmontessori.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-8886. 
 
January 19, Friday
PARENTS NIGHT OUT: NERF NIGHT!
Superior Martial Arts.
Free Parents Night Out. Bring your Nerf Guns. Darts will be provided. Students will get 3 hours of games, obstacles, and training while parents get a much deserved time off. Pizza and beverages will also be provided. This event is open to anyone ages 3 and up. Superior Martial Arts.  Directions: 243 Zan Rd.  6:30-9:30pm.  $free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-3000. 
 
January 19, Friday
SNOWMAN'S BALL SQUARE DANCE
Grand Squares of Nelson.
Donation. Live square dance caller and refreshments. All proceeds given back to selected community organization. All welcomed. Fun for all visitors. Rockfish River Elementary School.  Directions: 200 Chapel Hollow Rd., Afton.  7:30-10pm.  Email: grandsqauresofnelson@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-361-2470. 
 
January 19, Friday
WINTER TREE WALK AT HIGHLAND
Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards / James Monroe's Highland.
Tree Stewards will lead a free 90-minute walk at James Monroe’s historic Highland property. Learn how to identify trees in the winter using their bark, twigs, form, and many other features as well as how Highland trees and tree-ring dating have contributed to historical interpretation. Registration required. Ash Lawn-Highland.  11am.  $Free.  Email: education@charlottesvilleareatreestewards.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 20, Saturday
24/7
Live Arts.
Written overnight. Rehearsed all day. Performed once for you. The Gibson Theater, Live Arts.  7pm & 9:30pm.  $15, $10 seniors/students.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-977-4177. 
 
January 20, Saturday
2ND ANNUAL WASSAIL
Castle Hill Cider.
Enjoy a traditional wassailing ceremony. Castle Hill Cider.  Directions: 6065 Turkey Sag Rd., Keswick.  4-9pm.  $20 advance, $25 at the door.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-0047. 
 
January 20, Saturday
A VIEW FROM A TRAIN: DECODING THE MUSIC OF THE UNDERGROUND RAILROAD
Piedmont Virginia Community College.
Explore the coded meanings behind the legendary songs that guided and inspired thousands of the enslaved population who embarked on a dangerous journey into the North in search of freedom between 1840 and 1860. Horace Scruggs and his band return with another “learning and listening” concert to uncover the history behind the music that both literally and metaphorically pointed the way. PVCC V. Earl Dickinson Building.  Directions: 501 College Drive.  7:30pm.  $12 adults, $10 students/seniors.  All ages welcome.  Special Needs Accommodation: wheelchair accessible  Contact: PVCC Box Office.  Email: boxoffice@pvcc.edu. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 961-5376. 
 
January 20, Saturday
ANTE UP COMEDY HOST BATTLE
The Ante Room.
Ante Up Comedy returns with another edition of the well-loved Host Battle, featuring your hosts Winston Hodges and Chris Alan on the wireless mics ready to take on any comic that gets on stage. Ages 18+. The Ante Room.  8pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 20, Saturday
DESPICABLE ME 3 PARENT'S SURVIVAL NIGHT
The Little Gym Charlottesville.
Parents get a night off while the kids have fun. The evening begins with gymnastics and tumbling followed by a pizza party and then heading into the gym with popcorn to watch Despicable Me 3. Kids end the evening with more games and fun with the parachute, airmat and more. The Little Gym Charlottesville.  6:45-9:45pm.  $Varies.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-975-5437. 
 
January 20, Saturday
DONNA THE BUFFALO
The Jefferson Theater.
With roots in old time fiddle music that evolved into a soulful electric American mix infused with elements of cajun/ zydeco, rock, folk, reggae, and country, Donna’s music often contains social and moral responsibility as core beliefs, and they are just simply fun to get out and celebrate life with. The Jefferson Theater.  8:30pm, doors open at 7:30pm.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-594-8499. 
 
January 6, 13 & 20, Saturdays
FREE TOUR AT KLUGE-RUHE ABORIGINAL ART MUSEUM
Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Collection.
Enjoy a 45-minute free guided tour of the exhibitions on display. No reservations necessary. Kluge-Ruhe Aboriginal Art Museum.  10:30am.  $Free.  Email: kluge-ruhe@virginia.edu.. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-244-0234. 
 
January 20, Saturday
KIDS CLUB: PONY BEAD SNOWFLAKES
Michaels.
Drop in for Kids Club, where kids 3 and up will make their own personalized frame/picture holder. 30 minutes of creative, craft fun - supplies included. Michaels.  10am-12pm.  $2.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-971-1072. 
 
January 20, Saturday
NURSERY RHYME RUMPUS
JMRL- Crozet Library.
Enter your favorite rhymes and romps with this Mother Goose Movement program. Hey Diddle Diddle, can you help the spoon run away with an egg? Build a house better than a little pig? Jump a candlestick more nimbly than Jack? Come try your skills at our Nursery Rhyme Rumpus. Ages 2-6. Crozet Library.  10:30am.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
January 20, Saturday
NURSERY RHYME RUMPUS
JMRL- Gordon Ave Library.
Enter your favorite rhymes and romps with this Mother Goose Movement program. Hey Diddle Diddle, can you help the spoon run away with an egg? Build a house better than a little pig? Jump a candlestick more nimbly than Jack? Ages 2-6. Required registration begins December 27. Gordon Ave Library.  10:30am.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 2 to 6.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
January 20, Saturday
PANEL DISCUSSION "ENVISIONING THE FUTURE: DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION IN HIGHER EDUCATION"
University of Virginia Bicentennial / Office of the Vice President and Chief Officer for Diversity & Equity.
Panelists include Derrick Alridge, professor, and Robert Pianta, dean, of UVA's Curry School of Education; Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, president of Bennett College; Beverly Hogan, president of Tougaloo College; and UVA President Teresa A. Sullivan. Rotunda Dome Room, UVA.  1-2:30pm.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 20, Saturday
SELF-DEFENSSE CLASS
Piedmont YMCA.
Join a Self-Defense Instructor that draws on his experience as a martial arts instructor, Border Patrol Agent, and NCIS tactical team leader to share the most effective techniques for keeping yourself and your loved ones safe. This is a hands-on, practical course where you will learn and practice self-defense techniques. Ages 15+. Brooks Family YMCA.  1-5pm.  $25 members, $40 nonmembers.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-974-9622. 
 
January 20, Saturday
THE ROAD TO COLLEGE
JMRL - Central Library.
Beginning to think about some of the potential pathways to begin preparing for college? Families and parents of 8th grade students especially are invited to attend this informative session. There is no cost to attend though it is strongly encouraged that families RSVP. JMRL - Central Library.  2-3:30pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
January 20, Saturday
THE ROAD TO COLLEGE: A WORKSHOP FOR EIGHTH-GRADE PARENTS
Renaissance School / JMRL.
This is a workshop specifically for parents as they look forward to preparing their college-bound child for success in life after high school. It is open to all parents of students who may be new to the process of college counseling in high school. Topics to be included: finding the right high school fit for your child, middle school to high school transition, the college counseling process and what to expect and much more. Central Branch, JMRL.  2-3:30pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Richelle Claiborne.  Email: rclaiborne@renaissanceschool.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-984-1952. 
 
January 21, Sunday
ANNUAL COMMUNITY CELEBRATION
Mt. Zion African Baptist Church.
For over 30 years, the Charlottesville community has come together to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. All are welcome to attend. The winner of a local high school essay contest will read his or her essay during the service. This year's guest speaker is Reverend Stephen A. Green, Senior Pastor at Heard AME Church, Nochelle, New Jersey. Mt. Zion First African Baptist Church.  5pm.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 21, Sunday
BIG WOODS WALK
James Madison's Montpelier.
Join Montpelier Horticulturist, Sandy Mudrinich, for a hike through Montpelier's Landmark Forest, a rare hardwood old growth forest consisting of towering poplars, stately oaks, and sprawling beeches. The trail is a gentle 1-mile loop. Dogs on leashes are welcome! Montpelier .  Directions: Tour begins at the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center.  2pm.  $5.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-672-2728. 
 
January 21, Sunday
CALLIGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Early Mountain Vineyards.
This workshop is intended to help guide the student in learning the basic letterforms of copperplate calligraphy with the proper professional tools and knowledge. It is a great class for beginner calligraphers as well as those who have never worked with pen and ink before. Ideal for anyone interested in the wedding industry, starting a business, brides, grooms, crafting and more. Early Mountain Vineyards, Madison.  1:30-4:30pm.  $175.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-948-9005. 
 
January 21, Saturday
COOKING CLASS WITH TERRE SISSON
First Colony Winery.
Learn to prepare a delicious meal with professional Chef Terre Sisson of Charlottesville Wine & Culinary. Prepare and enjoy a three-course meal paired with First Colony wines. First Colony Winery.  11am-2pm.  $68.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7105. 
 
January 7 & 21, Sundays
GOSSIP AND GRANDEUR IN THE GILDED AGE AT MAYMONT
Maymont.
Visit the Gilded Age showplace and step into the Dooleys' world of wealth and social influence. Elegantly costumed ladies and gentlemen and members of household staff reveal social rituals, family dramas and important day to day concerns. Maymont.  12-5pm (last tour begins at 4:30pm).  $5 donation.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-358-7166. 
 
January 19-21, Friday-Sunday
HAPPINESS PROGRAM
The Art of Living Foundation.
Give yourself a happy start this new year. Don't just settle for happy-ish. Experience a mix of yoga, breathing techniques, meditation and practical wisdom in the Art of Living Happiness Program. 225 Colonnade Drive Apt # 1 .  Contact: Abhaya Vinod.  Email: abhayaks86@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 443-808-4225. 
 
January 21, Sunday
ROB ICKES & TREY HENSLEY
Prism Coffeehouse.
This unique collaborative effort between two uniquely gifted musicians is bound to be a revelation to traditional music fans on several counts. C'ville Coffee.  7pm, doors open at 6:30pm.  $14 advance, $16 at the door. 
 
January 21, Sunday
UVA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. VIRGINIA TECH
University of Virginia Athletics.
Cheer on the 'Hoos at home as they take on Virginia Tech. John Paul Jones Arena.  12:30pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 22, Monday
ARCHANGEL FOR A DAY
Charlottesville Catholic School.
Pre-K through 8th grade students are invited to tour the school, meet teachers and administrators, and follow the schedule for their respective grade. Spend the day at Charlottesville Catholic School and experience how awesome it is to be an Archangel. RSVP to admissions@cvillecatholic.org. Charlottesville Catholic School.  1-3pm.  Email: admissions@cvillecatholic.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-964-0400. 
 
January 22, Monday
COVENANT SCHOOL COFFEE WITH HEAD OF UPPER SCHOOL & TOURS
The Covenant School.
Prospective parents have coffee and hear a presentation from the Head of Upper School. Optional tours immediately follow. Covenant School (Upper School).  8:30am.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-220-7330. 
 
January 22, Monday
DISTINGUISHED LEARNING SERIES PRESENTS: SAUL WILLIAMS
The Paramount Theater / UVA School of Engineering & Applied Science.
Poet, actor, hip-hop artist, writer and activist Saul Williams comes to the Paramount. The Paramount Theater.  6pm.  $Free.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
January 22, Monday
KIDS DAY OFF ART CAMP
Cville Art's Cool.
This one-day art camp is open to 6-10 year olds and the theme for the day will be Chinese New Year. Kids will create a brush-worked scroll featuring 2018 year of the dog and a cherry blossom watercolor. Snack time will feature fortune cookies and mint tea. Cville Art's Cool.  9am-2pm.  $100.  Recommended for ages 6 to 10.  Contact: Hillery Paterson.  Email: hillerypaterson@gmail.com. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 925-699-2874. 
 
January 22, Monday
LEGO AT THE LIBRARY
JMRL- Crozet Library.
Join other master builders for an hour of open-ended block building fun. The library provides the LEGOs, you bring your imagination. Ages 5-11. Registration requested. Crozet Library.  2pm.  $Free.  Recommended for ages 5 to 11.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
"EVENING INFO SESSION" AT REGENTS
Regents School of Charlottesville.
Come learn more about the classical, Christian school. RSVP by email. Regents School of Charlottesville.  7pm.  $Free.  Email: admin@regents-school.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-0633. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
2018 COMMUNITY MLK KEYNOTE CELEBRATION: "WE ARE THE CHANGE WE SEEK"
The Paramount Theater.
Joy Reid, national correspondent for MSNBC and host of "AM Joy" and "The Reid Report," is the 2018 Community MLK Celebration keynote speaker. This event is free and open to the public, however, tickets are required. A free pre-event reception will begin at 5:30pm. The Paramount Theater.  6:30pm, 5:30pm pre-event reception.  $Varies.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
COVENANT SCHOOL COFFEE WITH HEAD OF LOWER SCHOOL & TOURS
The Covenant School.
Prospective students' parents are invited to have coffee with the Head of Lower School and take campus tours immediately following. The Covenant School.  8:30am coffee, 8:45-11am tours.  Email: admissions@covenantschool.org. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-220-7330. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
FIELD SCHOOL ADMISSIONS OPEN HOUSE
Field School.
An open house for parents and prospective students. Tour the school, ask questions and meet faculty, students and parents. 9-11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 823-4353. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
NOVEL REVISION WORKSHOP
JMRL - Crozet Library.
Writing is rewriting! Learn techniques for revising your plot, making your sentences sing and helping your characters leap off the page. Ideal for folks with in-progress or finished novels, but all creative writers can benefit. Grades 6 through adult. Crozet Library.  Directions: 5791 Three Notch'd Rd, Crozet.  6:30-8pm.  Recommended for ages 11 to 99.  Email: crozet@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
January 23, Tuesday
UVA MEN'S BASKETBALL VS. CLEMSON
University of Virginia Athletics.
Come cheer on our 'Hoos at home against Clemson. John Paul Jones Arena.  7pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 800-542-8821. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
BASICS OF WINE & CHEESE PAIRING
Tilman's.
Learn the basics of wine and cheese pairings and how to confidently pair wine & cheese and how to avoid those pairings that make a good wine and cheese fall flat. Debbie Shick of Dionysus will be on hand to pour wines from her portfolio and answer all of your wine questions. Tilman's Cheese & Wine Bar.  6:30-8:30pm.  $30.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
FILM SCREENING OF "AN UNLIKELY FRIENDSHIP"
City of Charlottesville Office of Human Rights.
See this award-winning documentary by Diane Bloom about the surprising bond that developed between outspoken civil rights activist, Ann Atwater and exalted grand cyclops of the KKK, CP Ellis. Diane Bloom will introduce the film and talk about her relationsihp with Atwater and Ellis. A panel discussion will follow the screening. Jefferson School African American Heritage Centers.  6:30pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-970-3023. 
 
January 12 & 24, Friday & Wednesday
HOW TO START YOUR OWN BUSINESS
CV SBDC.
Thinking about starting a small business? Have you already started and realize you may have missed a few things? This workshop is for you. Review the steps to a successful business start, the registrations and regulations, and the components of sound business planning, including financial projections. Pre-registration is required. Suite 107 Virginia Workforce Center.  Directions: 2211 Hydraulic Rd.  10am-12pm.  $Free.  Email: events@cvsbdc.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-298-8198. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
MORE FASCINATING THAN FICTION
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 incredible stories, enjoy an afternoon snack and chat about books you've been reading. Registration is requested. Crozet Library.  3:30pm.  Recommended for ages 5 to 9.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-823-4050. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
PAGE TO SCREEN MOVIE NIGHT: LADY MACBETH (2016)
JMRL - Gordon Avenue Library.
Monthly screenings of a popular film adaptation of a book. Light refreshments are served. Gordon Avenue Library.  7pm.  $Free.  Email: gordon@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-5544. 
 
January 6, 20 & 24, Saturdays & Wednesday
TOUR THE PARAMOUNT THEATER!
The Paramount Theater.
Join us for a free historical backstage tour! Learn about The Paramount's beginnings in 1931. Discover the movers and shakers behind The Paramount's construction, movie palace architecture, and the behind the scenes details of the two-year long restoration! See the backstage Wall of Fame, where hundreds of artists have left their autographs and more. Reservations are recommended as space is limited. The Paramount Theater.  11am Saturdays, 12:30 & 5:30pm Wednesday.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-1333. 
 
January 24, Wednesday
VIRGINIA REELERS SQUARE DANCE CLUB OPEN HOUSE
Virginia Reelers.
See for yourself how much fun square dancing is. No experience, partner, dancing ability or special clothing needed. Learn while you dance. Bring a partner or come alone. Greer Elementary School Cafeteria.  7pm.  $Free and open to public.  Email: virginiareelers.com. For more info call: 434-295-2474. 
 
January 25, Thursday
CENTRAL FILM SERIES: CLASS DIVIDE (2016)
JMRL - Central Library.
Central Library.  Directions: 201 E. Market Street.  7pm.  $Free.  Email: central@jmrl.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-979-7151. 
 
January 25, Thursday
LITTLE NATURALISTS
Ivy Creek Foundation.
Introduce your 3 to 5 year old to nature with this short talk and trail walk. Trained guides will host, starting in the Ivy Creek Foundation Education Building. Ivy Creek Natural Area.  Directions: 1780 Earlysville Road.  10-11am.  $Free.  Email: programs@ivycreekfoundation.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 973-7772. 
 
January 25, Thursday
THE WOOD BROTHERS
The Jefferson Theater.
Soulful folk singers The Wood Brothers perform along with The Stray Bird. The Jefferson Theater.  8:30pm, doors open at 7:30pm.  $25 advance, $28 day of show.  Email: info@jeffersontheater.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 245-4980. 
 
Thursdays in January
TODDLER TIME AT MAYMONT: FROSTY FUN
Maymont.
Explore the antics of animals that brave the chilly winter months during stories and crafts, and enjoy time for free play in the Discovery Room. Ticket price includes all 4 sessions and Nature Center admission. Maymont Nature Center.  Directions: 1700 Hampton Street, Richmond.  10-11am.  $36 per child/parent pair, $29 members for all sessions.  Recommended for ages 1 to 4.  Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 804-358-7168. 
 
January 25, Thursday
UVA WOMEN'S BASKETBALL VS. NORTH CAROLINA
University of Virginia Athletics.
Come cheer on the 'Hoos at home as they take on North Carolina. John Paul Jones Arena.  7pm.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 26, Friday
FAMILY NIGHT OUT
YMCA.
Swim or get cozy with a movie. Enjoy a pizza dinner, snacks, drinks and fun. Crozet YMCA.  6-8pm.  $6 per person, $25 families of 5 or more.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-205-4380. 
 
January 26, Friday
MEDITATION FOR NEW BEGINNINGS
JMRL - Northside.
Learn effective techniques to reduce stress and enhance relaxation. Improve your overall health and promote inner growth with this short meditation sitting. Meditator Gerry Gorman leads the workshop. Ages 14+. Northside Library.  11am.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-973-7893. 
 
January 12-26
NEW CITY ARTIST EXCHANGE
Welcome Gallery / New City Arts Initiative.
The New City Artist Exchange is an annual, artist-led New City Arts program that brings together local artists to create and exchange a unique set of artworks with one another. Welcome Gallery.  5-7:30pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
January 26, Friday
SKATETACULAR DREAMS ON ICE
The Wayne Theatre.
See an all-star cast of world famous professional ice skaters, singers, dancers, and cirque acts glide across the stage featuring an original live-sung ice musical. The Wayne Theatre, Waynesboro.  7:30pm.  $22 adult, $15 students.  Email: info@waynetheatre.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-943-9999. 
 
January 26, Friday
WADADA LEO SMITH EXHIBIT OPENING AND ARTIST TALK
Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.
Trumpeter and composer Wadada Leo Smith's visual art will be on display. All are invited to attend the opening of the exhibition. A reception will take place followed by the artist talk. Jefferson School African American Heritage Center.  6-8pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-260-8720. 
 

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