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Ongoing drop-in group for female identified survivors of sexual violence.
For those affected by another’s sexual behavior. Confidential meetings available; contact for details.
WEDNESDAYS, 6-7pm & SATURDAYS, 9-11am – Volunteer in the garden.
Through TH (5/5) – Open registration for volunteers for the Spring Games to be held on Thursday, May 5. Registration: buncombecounty.org/specialolympics.
FR (4/8) through SA (5/14) – WNC Design Guide Exhibition, featuring painting, basketry, wood and ceramics. Artist talk: Saturday, April 30, 3pm. Closing reception: Thursday, May, 12.
$3 select pints
Through (7/10), Textile submissions accepted for Local Cloth’s “Project Handmade 2016: Elements of Nature.” Full guidelines: localcloth.org.
Through (5/5) – Birdhouse submissions accepted for the 4th Annual Birdhouse Bash to support Daydreamz Community Art-projects & Open Door Community Garden. Bring completed birdhouses to 2nd Blessing Thrift Store, 39 Conley St., Waynesville. Call 476-4231 for more information.
Through SA (5/7) – Giftshop exhibition featuring the work of over 160 artists.
Through (10/1) – Artist applications accepted self-taught artists for the October festival. Contact for full guidelines: firstname.lastname@example.org.
WE (4/20) through FR (5/20) – Wedge Duos, exhibition featuring the collaborative art of 28 artists. Opening reception Wednesday, April 20, 6-8pm.
Through SA (5/7) – Kairos and Everyday Roles, exhibition of the paintings and photographs of Jessica Woodbury and the fabric art of Heather Styles. Opening reception: Friday, April 22, 6-8pm. Held in Weizenblatt Gallery.
Through MO (6/13) – Open registration for wheelchair bound dance classes beginning June 13 through July 25. Registration: 645-6115. Free.
SA (4/23) through SU (7/24) – Memories of Appalachia, paintings by Arlee Mains. Reception: June 23, 6:30pm.
TU (5/3) through FR (5/6) – “Make a Mother’s Day card” kids crafting event. Admission fees apply.
Through (5/6) – Open registration to volunteer at the RiverMusic concert on May 6. Registration: signupgenius.com/go/10c0e4caea82ba1f49-may62016.
SU (5/1) through MO (6/20) – Open registration for Henderson County Churches Uniting vacation bible school taking place June 27 through 30 from 9am to noon. For children ages 4 through 5th grade. Register online: bit.ly/grace-vbs. Free.
Through (5/6) – Nominations accepted for the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Association of Asheville and Buncombe County Youth Scholarship program for graduating high school seniors.
SA (4/30) through SU (7/24) –We Are the Music Makers: Preserving the Soul of America’s Music, multimedia exhibition of photographs, audio recordings and video from Tim Duffy.
Through (5/31) – So Great the Devastation: The 1916 Flood, multimedia exhibition. Free.
Through FR (5/13) – Open submissions for the 2nd Annual “Creative Age Senior Art Exhibit.” Contact for full guidelines: graceridge.org/art/.
SU (5/1) through TU (5/31) – Exhibition of the ceramic art of Chiwa Clark, Andrea Freeman, and Julie and Tyrone Larson.
SU (5/15), 7:15am – Proceeds from this 15k and 5k race benefit Kiwanis Charities. Pre-registration only. $66.40 for the 15k/$48.47 for the 5k.
SU (5/1) through TU (5/31) – Earthlight, painting exhibition of the work of Karen Keil Brown. Opening reception: Friday, May 6, 5:30-8pm.
Through MO (5/23) – Appalachian Living craft and skills series: Bark basket workshop with biologist Jeff Gottlieb, Tuesday, May 26, 5:30-8:30pm. Registration: 227-7129. $25. Held in the Mountain Heritage Center Gallery in Hunter Library.
Through SU (7/31) – Vintage Ceramics, mixed media exhibition by Asya Colie.
SU (5/1) through TU (5/31) – Farmers’ Federation photography exhibit. Held at the offices of the News, Record & Sentinel, Back Street, Downtown Marshall
Through (6/10) – Submissions accepted for musicians, dancers, poets, humorists and street performers for September 10, 2016 event to be held at Tryon Fine Arts Center. Free.
WEDNESDAYS, 9am – Presentations by local high-growth startup businesses for entrepreneurs. Free.
MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 9-11am – Community basketball group for men over 60. Free.
WE (5/4), 10am-noon – “Bird Friendly Gardening,” presentation by Tom Tribble of Elisha Mitchell Audubon Society. Free.
WEDNESDAYS, 10:30am – Family story time. Free.
WE (5/4), 10:30am-noon – Reading with Oreo and meet Callie, national pet week event. Admission fees apply.
WEDNESDAYS, 11:30am-1pm – Welcome Table meal. Free.
WEDNESDAYS, noon-1pm –
WE (5/4), noon-1:30pm – “Understanding Credit. Get it. Keep it. Improve it.” Seminar.
WEDNESDAYS, 12:30pm –
TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 1-3pm – Peer support services for mental health, substance abuse and wellness.
WEDNESDAYS, THURSDAYS, SATURDAYS & SUNDAYS (4/28) through (5/21), 2pm – Million Dollar Quartet. $15-$40.
WE (5/4), 3-5pm – “First Wednesdays Free admission.” Free.
WE (5/4), 5:30pm – “Creativity and Social Justice,” open mic. Free to attend.
WE (5/4), 5:30-7pm – “Budgeting and Debt Class.”
WEDNESDAYS (4/13) through (5/18), 5:45-7pm – “John: The Gospel of Light and Life,” class. Free/$5 optional dinner.
MONDAYS, WEDNESDAYS & FRIDAYS, 6pm –
1st WEDNESDAYS, 6-7:30pm – N.C. Writer’s Network group meeting and networking. Free to attend.
WE (5/4), 6pm – Adoptable pet night. Free to attend.
1st WEDNESDAYS, 7pm – Peer support group for anyone who has survived the death of their spouse, partner, child or other closed loved one. Registration required.
MONDAYS, 7pm –
WEDNESDAYS, 7-8pm – Adult support group, ages 18+. Held in the Sherill Center at UNCA.
WE (5/4), 7-9pm – “Backyard/Patio Organic Gardens and Pest Management,” presentation by Meghan Baker, NC State agricultural agent. Free.
WE (5/4), 7pm – Courtney Lix presents her book, No Place for the Weary Kind: Women of the Smokies.
WEDNESDAYS, 7:30-8:45pm – Mindfulness meditation practice and 12 step program.
TUESDAYS 7:30pm –
WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAYS (4/28) through (5/21), 7:30pm – Million Dollar Quartet. $15-$40.
WE (5/4), 9:30pm – Proceeds raised at the film screening of Sex and Broadcasting: The WFMU Story benefit 103.3 AshevilleFM. Free to attend.