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August 27, 2014

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Goodwill Career Classes

August 27
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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.

Writers’ Workshop Events

August 27
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Every week until August 30, 2014

Through SA (8/30) – Submissions will be accepted for the Literary Fiction Contest, stories of 5000 words or less. $25. Contact for guidelines.

ArtEtude Gallery

August 27
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Every week on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until August 31, 2014

Through SU (8/31) – Life in Motion, works by Alyson Markell and Kenn Kotara.

Bender Gallery

August 27
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Every day until August 29, 2014

Through TU (9/30) - Artifacts and Contraptions, glass and mixed media sculptures by Peter Wright and Audrey Wilson.

Grateful Steps

August 27
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Every day until August 31, 2014

Through SU (8/31) – Urban Photography From The Streets Of A Bohemian Mountain Town, street photography by Joe Longobardi.

Blue Spiral 1

August 27
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Every day until August 31, 2014
WHERE: Blue Spiral 1

Through SA (9/27) – Works from artists Kenneth Baskin, John L. Cleaveland, Brad Sells, Lee Sipe and Mike Smith.

HandMade in America

August 27
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Every week on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday until August 31, 2014

Through TU (8/19) – Glass works by John Almaguer. Held at Beverly-Hanks Discovery Center, 1 Town Square Blvd.

ZaPow!

August 27
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Every day until August 31, 2014
WHERE: ZaPow!

Through FR (9/26) – British Invasion, works inspired by the British pop culture.

Lupus Foundation of America, NC Chapter

August 27
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Every day until August 30, 2014

Through (8/30) – The foundation seeks two volunteers to serve as group facilitators for a proposed local support group. Contact for details.

Reading Animals

August 27
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Every day until September 18, 2014

Through TH (9/18) – Writers are asked to submit fiction, creative nonfiction or poetry on animals and animal rights for upcoming public reading. Contact for guidelines.

Courtyard Gallery

August 27
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Every day until August 28, 2014

Through (8/28) – Submissions will be accepted for Anything Goes, Everything Shows, a multimedia mail-in art show. All submissions will be exhibited. Opening: Sept. 6. Free.

The Heart of Horse Sense

August 27
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Every day until October 14, 2014

Through (11/5) – Artists may donate works to be displayed and auctioned at Zuma Coffee in Marshall. Proceeds benefit this nonprofit animal therapy program for veterans and at-risk youth. Contact for details.

Thomas Wolfe Memorial

August 27
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Every day until September 26, 2014

Through FR (9/26) – Students in grades 4-12 may submit works of fiction to the Telling Our Tales writing competition. Must be inspired by The Sun and the Rain. Contact for details.

$25

WNC Run/Walk for Autism 5K

August 27
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Every day until September 13, 2014

Through (9/13) – Registration is open for this race to benefit the Autism Society of North Carolina and families affected by autism. Call to register. $25. Held at UNCA on Sept. 13.

BENEFIT AUCTION

August 27
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Every day until August 30, 2014

(pd.) August 30, 10 am at New Life Community Church on 1417 Riverside Drive, Asheville, NC 28804. Proceeds help Chris Spurrier get a van modified with computerized hand controls. Items range from local fine art to new practical items. View auction items on Facebook: Chris Spurrier Van Fund / Auction.

Asheville City Schools Foundation

August 27
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Every day until September 4, 2014

WE (9/3), 12:30pm & TH (9/4), 5:30pm – Open house for those interested in being a volunteer teacher assistant, tutor or mentor. Held at the ACSF central office, 85 Mountain St.

Rock the Quarry 5K and Kids Run

August 27
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Every day until September 11, 2014

Through (9/20) – Registration is open for this run to benefit the Black Mountain Home for Children and the Colburn Earth Science Museum. $35/$30 advance. Held Sept. 20 at Grove Stone & Sand Company.

Art at UNCA

August 27
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Every day until September 19, 2014

Through FR (9/19) – Exhibition of works by UNCA faculty. In the S. Tucker Cooke Gallery.

8am
9am

Goodwill Career Classes

August 27 @ 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.

The Ugly Mug

August 27 @ 9:00 AM
WHERE: The Ugly Mug

WE (8/27), 9am – “How Personal Objects Evoke Memory & Story,” memoir writing workshop. Free.

10am
11am
1pm
2pm
3pm
4pm
5pm

Goodwill Career Classes

August 27 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
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Every week on Monday and Wednesday until September 2, 2014

MONDAYS & WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-8:30pm – ESL classes. Registration required.

Free

Asheville Birthkeepers

August 27 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
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Every 2 weeks on Wednesday until September 4, 2014

2nd & 4th WEDNESDAYS, 5:30-7:30pm – Meets at the Spiral Center for Conscious Beginnings, 167A Haywood Road.

6pm
7pm

Music at UNCA

August 27 @ 7:00 PM

WE (8/27), 7pm – Open rehearsal for Blue Ridge Community Orchestra. Held in the Reuter Center. Free.

8pm
9pm
10pm