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The Appalachian Trail Conservancy

Sunday, June 1st 2014 - All Day

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy invites experienced backpackers to apply for its Smokies Wilderness Elite Appalachian Trail Crew, known as SWEAT. Each six-day session gives volunteers the opportunity to work on different parts of the Appalachian Trail in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Hikers interested in volunteering between June and August on SWEAT Crew should apply at www.appalachiantrail.org/crews or call 828-357-6541.

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Community Action Opportunities: Head Start Program

Friday, June 27th 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
at 25 Gaston St
25 Gaston St

Community Action Opportunities invites Buncombe and Madison County residents to give their child a Head Start and apply for its free comprehensive, educational program for 3 and 4 year olds. Call 828-252-2495 or stop by 25 Gaston St. in Asheville.

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Ayusa

Wednesday, July 23rd 2014 - All Day

Ayusa is a high school exchange program sponsored by the Department of State. We match bright young leaders from around the world with families across the United States. Ayusa provides international students the opportunity to learn about America through a semester or year as a high school student in their host family’s community. American host families also experience a new culture and gain a lifelong connection between their family and a family in another country. Ayusa is looking for families to host students arriving in the US for this coming high school academic semester

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Okay to Play

Thursday, August 7th 2014 - All Day

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 521almostnone.com.

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Yappy Hour – August

Thursday, August 21st 2014 - 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
at Zia Taqueria
521 Haywood Road

Mix 96.5′s YAPPY HOUR is back on Thursday, August 21st! Leash up your 4- Legged friends and join Tammy & Dex from 5:30 to 7:30 at Zia Taqueria in West Asheville

It’s a fun filled evening where you get to mix and mingle with other dog lovers. Your $5 admisson going to the Asheville Humane Society.

Yappy Hour is brought to you by the dog lovers at Prestige Subaru.

Keith Urban Performs

Keith Urban

Friday, August 22nd 2014 - 7:00 pm
at PNC Music Pavilion
707 Pavilion Blvd.

Show Time: 7 p

Get Tickets Here!

Rock in Rio Lisboa - Day 4 - Performances

Ed Sheeran

Thursday, September 11th 2014 - 8:00 pm
at Time Warner Cable Arena
333 East Trade Street

Show Time: 8 p

Get Tickets Here!

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Here’s Hope

Saturday, September 13th 2014 - 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
at The Omni Grove Park Inn
290 Macon Ave

The Hope Chest for Women is excited to announce the Second Annual Here’s Hope, a fall fashion show and fundraiser to be held on Saturday, September 13, 2014, at The Omni Grove Park Inn in Asheville. Doors open at 10:30 A.M. and the event will start with at 11 A.M. and end at 1 P.M. Tickets are $50 each or host a table of 10 for $450. This event will be a community celebration of HOPE. We are happy to announce that we will be honoring Laurey Masterton, and will present her family with our Legacy of Hope Award. Laurey trademarked the slogan “Don’t Postpone Joy”, and publically battled ovarian cancer for over 20 years. We will celebrate Laurey’s spirit of joy and hope that she shared with our WNC community. We have an exciting line up for Here’s Hope with Belk providing the fashion and makeup. Belk Carmen!Carmen! Salon and Spa is providing hair for the models. There is plenty of fun planned, including a raffle and silent auction, door prizes, live entertainment featuring popular local musician, Tag Garmon, and of course…. delicious food!

Kings of Leon In Concert

Kings of Leon

Tuesday, September 16th 2014 - 7:00 pm
at PNC Music Pavilion
707 Pavilion Blvd.

w/ Young the Giant, Kongos

Buy Tickets Here!

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Asheville GreenWorks presents the 2nd Annual Root Ball!

Thursday, September 18th 2014 - 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Make an Investment in Your Community with the 2nd Annual Root Ball!
Thursday, September 18th, at 318 Riverside Drive
6:30-10:00 pm
Come mingle with the Asheville Community to music by “Lyric”, gourmet
grilled cheese, cold soups and snacks, ice cream sundae bar, Sangria,
craft beer and local cider on banks of the beautiful French Broad River.
Advance Tickets: $25.00
Day of Event: $30.00
Asheville GreenWorks is an environmental conservation organization
working to strengthen the community through educational and volunteer
based environmental programs.
Programs:
● Waste Reduction & Environmental Education
● Environmental Cleanups
● Edible and Shade Tree Plantings
● Countywide Recycling Events
● Community Empowerment
Tickets available at www.ashevillegreenworks.org
or by calling 828-354-1776

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