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July 17, 2014

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Goodwill Career Classes

July 17
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Every day until September 3, 2014

ONGOING – Classes for careers in the food and hotel industries. Includes American Hotel and Lodging Association Certification. Call for times. $25.

AAAC’s Regional Artist Project Grant

July 17
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Every week until August 3, 2014

Through (10/14) – Applications will be accepted for this grant from the Asheville Area Arts Council to provide financial support for committed, accomplished artists.

Pediatric Brain Tumor Foundation

July 17
|Recurring Event (See all)
Every day until July 26, 2014

SA (7/26), 6:30am-11:30am – Volunteers needed to assist with the Asheville Color Run, which benefits the foundation. Must be 15 or older.

Carolina Cinemas

July 17
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Every day until July 25, 2014

Through SA (7/27) – Paintings and illustrations by Trek 6, Ishmael, Ted Harper, Topr, Melt FTK, Big Bertha and Gus Cutty.

YMI Cultural Center

July 17
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Every day until July 25, 2014

Through WE (8/27) – Cash Crop, life-size sculptures of  slaves during the trans-Atlantic slave trade. $6/Free students 12th grade and younger.

ArtEtude Gallery

July 17
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Every day until July 27, 2014

Through SU (7/27) – Evolution of the Landscape, works by William Vandever, Jo Ridge Kelley and Ranoma Bronkar Bannavan. Opening reception: July 18, 6pm

Ananda

July 17
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Every day until August 2, 2014
WHERE: Ananda

Through SA (8/2) – A Retrospective, sculpture and ceramics by R. N. Grinnell/Banister.

Arts Council of Henderson County

July 17
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Every day until August 16, 2014

Through (8/16) – Applications will be accepted for the N.C. Arts Council Regional Artist Project. Open to artists in Henderson, Polk, and Transylvania counties. Contact for guidelines.

Writers’ Workshop Events

July 17
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Every day until July 30, 2014

Through WE (7/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Hard Times Essay Contest, describing a difficult personal experience in 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.

2pm
6pm
8am
9am

Goodwill Career Classes

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday until September 3, 2014

TUESDAYS through THURSDAYS, 9am-noon – Adult basic education/ high school equivalency classes. Registration required.

Free

Literacy Council of Buncombe County

July 17 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
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Every day until July 17, 2014

WE (7/16) & TH (7/17),  9-10:30am – Orientation sessions for adult literacy and English as a second language programs. Registration required. Held at 31 College Place, Building B, Suite 221.

10am

Red Cross Blood Drives

July 17 @ 10:30 AM - 4:30 PM

TH (7/17), 10:30am-4:30pm – Black Mountain Fire Department, 106 Montreat Road, Black Mountain.  Appointment and info: 800-733-2767.

11am
12pm

Goodwill Career Classes

July 17 @ 12:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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Every week on Tuesday and Thursday until September 3, 2014

TUESDAYS & THURSDAYS, 12:30-3:30pm – Medical office support career classes. Registration required.

3pm

Oyster House

July 17 @ 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM
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Every week until December 25, 2014

$4 well drinks

Let’s Explore Africa Quiz Show

July 17 @ 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM

TH (7/17), 3-7pm – A quiz-show style contest to increase awareness and knowledge of Africa. Held in A-B Tech’s Ferguson Auditorium. Free. Registration required to compete.

4pm
5pm

Blue Ridge Bicycle Club

July 17 @ 5:30 PM - 7:45 PM

TH (7/17), 5:30-7:45pm – Group bike rides to the ribbon-cutting ceremony that celebrates the designation of 4th Avenue as a “Bike Boulevard.” Two meeting locations: Patton Park, 114 E. Clairmont Drive, Hendersonville & Laurel Park, 441 White Pine Drive, Hendersonville. Free to attend.

6pm
7pm

Music at WCU

July 17 @ 7:00 PM

TH (7/17), 7pm – Mountain dulcimer concert featuring staff from WCU’s Dulcimer U Summer Week. $10/ $5 faculty, staff & students.

Mountain Mindfulness Sangha

July 17 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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Every week on Monday and Thursday until September 29, 2014
WHERE: Urban Dharma

MONDAYS, 7-8:30pm & THURSDAYS, 8-8:40am – In the tradition of Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh. All levels. Free.

Fracking Updates

July 17 @ 7:00 PM

TH (7/17), 7pm – Information on possible fracking in WNC.  Held at Burnsville Library, 321 School Circle, Burnsville.

Blue Ridge Parkway Hikes

July 17 @ 7:00 PM

TH (7/17), 7pm – An easy walk along the French Broad River, discussing its geology and history.  Meets at MP 393.5.

8pm
9pm
10pm