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    Asheville Harry Potter Alliance

    Tuesday, April 14th 2015 - All Day

    We’re holding our annual book drive, Accio Books. Drop off locations are Wyvern’s Tale on Merrimon, The Hop on Merrimon, Asheville Savings Downtown, and Pastimes Comics in Woddfin. Books donated will be sent to the POP Project in Asheville.

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    Odyssey Co-Op Gallery

    Saturday, May 9th 2015 - 11:00 am - 5:00 pm at Odyssey Co-Op Gallery
    238 Clingman Ave

    Odyssey Co-Op Gallery, in the River Arts District, features these dynamic ceramic artists:
    Melanie Dyel and Blue Fire MacMahon. Please join us for River Arts District Stroll, May 9-10 for art, food, fun and live music.

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    The Center for Craft, Creativity & Design

    Friday, May 29th 2015 - 6:00 pm

    Blue Mountain is a 24 hour participatory installation inspired by WNC’s historically important and detrimental industries: tobacco, timber and textiles. Includes hands-on dyeing and printing activities with artist Mark Reigelman of Brooklyn NY.

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    Friends of the WNC Nature Center

    Saturday, May 30th 2015 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Applebee’s
    1655 Hendersonville Road

    Saturday, May 30th, Friends of the WNC Nature Center is holding a Flapjack Fundraiser from 8am to 10am at Applebee’s at 1655 Hendersonville Road. Applebee’s will be serving up short stacks of pancakes and sausage links for a TALL cause. Tickets $7

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    Girls on the Run of WNC

    Thursday, June 4th 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm at New Mountain AVL
    38 N French Broad Ave

    The Girls on the Run Star Power Spectacular Talent Showcase will feature a variety of 10 local talents and special guest performances from Dulci Ellenberger, Leigh Glass and O’Henry’s drag queens. Tickets and details at at gotrwnc.org or 828-713-4290

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    Downtown Marshall Association

    Friday, June 5th 2015 - 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Downtown Marshall, NC
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    Dress up as a Mermaid, Pirate or other sea creature and join us in celebrating Downtown Marshall and The French Broad River. The parade starts at 6:30; ending at the courthouse with Pierce Edens playing. Family friendly event, please no byob.

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    Rooted Student Ministry

    Saturday, June 6th 2015 - 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

    Join us on June 6 for the Mighty Mission 5k & 1 Mile Fun Run.
    Crossfire’s Jamie Johnson will be our special guest & MC the race.
    For registration details, visit our event page on Facebook.
    Pre-Register by Sunday, May 24th & receive a Free T-shirt.
    Proceeds will go toward sending our students on Mission to NYC in July. They will serve alongside Danny Torres, a local church planter in Bushwick, Brooklyn through P2 Missions. Along with our students, proceeds will also go toward sending one of our Student Ministry leaders, Briana Chase, to 11 countries in 11 months, as she becomes the hands and feet of Jesus through Adventures in Missions. Event help at Victory Baptist Church Asheville, NC 28804 For directions call (828) 253-8913.

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    Anam Cara Theatre Company

    Friday, June 12th 2015 - 8:00 pm at Toy Boat Community Art Space
    101 Fairview Road

    Anam Cara presents Birdy, a tale of transformation that pushes the boundaries of human experience and identity. Performances Fri and Sat 6/12 – 6/20 at 8pm. $12 in advance $15 at the door. www.anamcaratheatre.org.

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    ATT Fit

    Saturday, June 13th 2015 - 11:00 am - 4:00 pm at Zen Tubing
    608 Riverside Dr

    2015 Family Float Day! Come and enjoy a relaxing good time tubing down the French Broad River to support the programs of ATT Fit. Only $10 per person and includes tubing, music, clowns, face painting, balloon animals, raffles, and more.

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    WNC Advocacy League

    Sunday, June 21st 2015 - 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Asheville Outdoor Center
    521 Amboy Road

    Asheville Outdoor Center Hosts Asheville Sunset Arts Festival to Benefit WNC Advocacy League. The festival will feature 75¬-100 vendors including: local artists, makers and handcrafters. Art, music, food trucks & beer. Proceeds benefit WNC Advocacy League.

    Alzheimer’s Association of Western NC/Mountain Region

    Saturday, September 19th 2015 - 8:30 am - 12:30 pm at Pack Square Park
    20 South Spruce Street

    The Asheville Walk to End Alzheimer’s is a community event to raise awareness and funds for the fight against Alzheimer’s disease, the 6th leading cause of death in the US.

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