Okay to Play

August 7, 2014 - November 12, 2014 - 12:00 am at

All parents want two things for their children: health and happiness.  WNC Healthy Kids, the Community Transformation Grant Project, Local Health Departments, Schools and Churches in your community have partnered up to promote family health and happiness.  Look for an It’s Okay to Play sign at schools and churches near you to know where you can engage in safe physical activity.  Active play promotes healthy bodies and minds.  Jump, run, and play with your kids because it’s okay to play. Find more information and It’s Okay to Play locations at


Big Brothers Big Sisters of WNC

September 23, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Asheville Pizza
1850 Hendersonville Rd

Will be holding a drop in recruitment event at Asheville Pizza and Brewing Company on September 23rd from 5pm-7pm. Come be a super hero for a child and start something BIG!!!

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Blue Ridge Orchestra

September 27, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Deerfield Retirement Center
1617 Hendersonville Rd

The mission of the Blue Ridge Orchestra is to present quality symphonic music in a variety of settings for a diverse audience and to serve as a recognized leader in culture and music education for our community. The Blue Ridge Orchestra begins its 2014-1015 season with the Blue Ridge Chamber Symphony led by Dr. Milton Crotts presenting an Afternoon of Chamber Music including Albinoni’s Concerto for Two Oboes, Haydn’s Symphony No. 38, and Mozart’s Serenade No

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2014 No Barriers Outdoor Classic

September 28, 2014 - September 29, 2014 - All Day at Walnut Cove
158 Walnut Valley Parkway

Join us for an extraordinary two-day event on September 28-29 to benefit No Barriers USA. The 2014 No Barriers Outdoor Classic features a scenic local hike in the Blue Ridge Mountains and a 14-hole shotgun golf tournament at the exclusive Walnut Cove at the Cliffs Golf Course. The shorter course enables all golfers to enjoy our BBQ party on the green with No Barriers veterans and acclaimed motivational speaker, New York Times best-selling author and athlete, Kyle Maynard.
All proceeds support No Barriers’ life-changing programs for veterans, youth and people of all ability levels. Click here for more information.


Anam Cara Theatre

October 3, 2014 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Toy Boat Community Art Space
101 Fairview Road

Anam Cara Theatre Company aims to produce progressive work that provides audiences and company members alike, with an experience that makes evident the eternal connection of all humanity, in turn promoting social change, and striving for the equality of all people. We find value in all of the arts and strive to produce an eclectic mix of work that is not exclusive to simply traditional theatre. We often incorporate music and art, as well as the written and spoken word into our productions, creating a unique blend of multiple art forms, achieving a distinctive aesthetic that sets us apart from other theatre companies. Anam Cara brings to you our open mic storytelling event, Tales & Ales. Event is pay what you can. Live music starts it off. True tales are told by your friends and neighbors. Here some stories, or tell your own. All manner of storytellers welcome!

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