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Blue Ridge Music Together

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Want to get involved in a fun, musical community of families learning music together? Blue Ridge Music Together offers children's music classes in Charlottesville and Crozet! Every week in the mixed ages class babies, toddlers, preschoolers, and the adults who love them come together to play musically.

Ivy Life & Style Media

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Ivy Life & Style Media is home to some of Virginia’s most engaging and inspiring niche titles, including Wine & Country Life, Wine & Country Weddings, Wine & Country Table, CharlottesvilleFamily and the Charlottesville Fun Fair & Camp Expo.

Natural Bridge Zoo

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The Natural Bridge Zoo opened its doors in 1972 and has been growing ever since. The Natural Bridge Zoo has been breeding threatened and endangered species for over 45 years and offers elephant rides, pet feedings, tours and more.

Piedmont Family YMCA

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The Piedmont Family YMCA is a community supported organization that offers affordable, family friendly programs and activities structured to encourage healthy lifestyles in a wholesome and safe environment for all!

The Paramount Theater

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Educate. Enchant. Enrich. Enlighten.
Enjoy movies, live broadcasts, performances, and more with the family all year long. To see a full listing of events, please visit The Paramount Theater's website.

Triple C Camp

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Triple C Camp offers day camp programs for rising K-10th graders. Additional year round program options include a challenge course, school's day out programs, environmental education, birthday parties, sports, crafts, nature activities, & more.

Virginia Discovery Museum

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The Virginia Discovery Museum is an independent, nonprofit, hands-on children's museum for families with newborns to kids age 8. We offer imaginative, exploratory and educational play through exhibits, programs and events for over 35 years.

Virginia Festival of the Book

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A program of Virginia Humanities, the all-virtual Festival on March 13–26, 2021, will bring together writers and readers to celebrate books, literacy and literary culture. We also offer virtual programs with top writers and illustrators all year.

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