April 12

American Legion Post 128 hosts a fish fry on Friday, April 12 from 4:30-7 p.m. at 636 Madison Road, Stanardsville. Menu items will be prepared by Shawn Hayes of Blue Ridge Café and will include garden salad with ranch dressing, fried whiting with tartar sauce, cole slaw, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, country green beans, corn bread, dessert, iced tea, lemonade and coffee. Price is $12 per plate.

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Grace Health and Rehab, in partnership with The American Heart Association, celebrate National Live More/Move More Month with “Music in the Air” Friday, April 12. The event will run from 5-8 p.m. Bring blankets, lawn chair and dancing shoes and enjoy the hits from the late 50s through the 70s brought to you by the South Canal Street Band. Grace is located at 355 William Mills Drive, Stanardsville.

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The Crozet Job Fair will be held on April 12 from 2-5 p.m. at 2020 Library Avenue.

In and Around Greene 4-11-19

April 13

Wolftown Ruritan Club holds a fundraising breakfast at Fairview Christian Church located at 1893 Wolftown-Hood Road on Saturday, April 13 from 7-11 a.m. Menu includes eggs, bacon, sausage, Kite Ham biscuits, sausage gravy, biscuits, apple butter, jelly, fruit cocktail, juice and coffee. Proceeds from the breakfast will benefit Wolftown Ruritans. The breakfast is a free-will donation event. For more information, contact John Black at (540) 842-6782.

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The Art Guild of Greene County hosts a workshop to teach how to make a Moravian Star from 12:30-3 p.m. at MadArts in Madison County. For information, visit www.artguildofgreene.org.

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The Montpelier Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution will meet on Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at the Westover Methodist Church in Ruckersville. Cost of meal is $18. Make checks payable to  Montpelier Chapter NSDAR and mail it to Karen Lohr, Treasurer, 1136 Lost Mountain Road, Aroda, Virginia 22709. If you plan to bring a guest, please include the name of your guest and meal payment.  The chapter Community Service Award will be presented. The program will be presented by Ashley Abruzzo of the Germanna Foundation.

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Greene Farmers’ Market opens Saturday, April 13 at a temporary location in the County Administration building parking lot, 40 Celt Road in Stanardsville. The market is expected to be stationed in this location until June. The market will be open from 8 a.m. – noon every Saturday with produce, arts and crafts, occasional music and other activities.

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Greene County Farm Bureau Womens Committee presents “A Special Day on the Farm” for special needs children K-8 accompanied by an adult. The event will be held Saturday, April 13 from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at 1570 Fredericksburg Road, Ruckersville.

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American Legion Post 128 conducts raffle ticket sales on several Saturdays for the next few months at Walmart in Ruckersville. The group is raffling off money as prizes. The winner will be announced at the Greene County Courthouse at the end of the 4th of July parade. Sale dates are April 13, April 27, May 11, May 18, June 8, June 22 and June 29.

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Ruckersville Community Cemetery clean-up will take place on Saturday, April 13 at 9:30 a.m. Christmas flowers will be removed from the cemetery. Contact (434) 989-0262 for more information.

April 16

Nick and Tina Freitas

Nick and Tina Freitas

Delegate Nick Freitas,  R-30, and Tina Freitas, candidate for state senate for the 24th district, will be the guest speakers at the Tuesday, April 16 Madison County Republican meeting from 6-8:30 p.m. Del. Nick Freitas will give a report on the 2019 General Assembly and Tina Freitas will discuss her campaign to retire Sen. Emmett Hanger. Dinner is $8. Menu includes ham dinner with sides and dessert by MCRW members. All are invited. The meeting is at Madison Presbyterian Church Fellowship Hall, 1236 Fishback Road, Madison. For more information, call (540) 923-4109.

April 19

Stanardsville Volunteer Fire Department will host two bands on April 19 from 7-10 p.m. Earlysville Bluegrass Boys will play from 7-8:30 p.m. Wayne Turner with Unlimited Grass will play from 8:30-10 p.m. Call (434) 985-7030 for more information.

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“Book World Meets Wine World” at Revalation Vineyards in Madison will be held on April 19, from 3 p.m. until sunset. This is the first event in the third-Friday series to benefit the Literacy Council of Madison County and its adult education services. Author Kathleen Hoffman will give a talk at 5 p.m. and sign copies of her book “Little Papers Are Journalism Too.” The Bavarian Chef food truck will be on site from 5-7 p.m. Bring lawn chairs and enjoy the sunset. Revalation Vineyards is located at 2710 Hebron Valley Road, Madison, VA, 22727. For more information, contact (540) 407-1236.

April 20

The Art Guild of Greene County hosts a workshop to teach beginner quilling from 1-3 p.m. at MadArts in Madison County. For information, visit www.artguildofgreene.org.

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The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will be holding a licensing test session on April 20, 2019 at 9:30 a.m. in the J-MRL Regional Library on Main Street, Stanardsville. All those wishing to take either the entry-level test, or wanting to upgrade their existing licenses are welcome. Contact Jeff, N4XI, at (540) 948-6253. Walk-ins are welcome.

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The Shenandoah Valley Quilters Guild monthly meeting will be Saturday, April 20, 9:30 a.m., and include “Show and Tell” of members’ work, raffle and refreshments.  No advance registration or fee required this month. Meeting location is Sunnyside Room, Sunnyside Retirement Community, 3935 Sunnyside Drive, Harrisonburg. Visitors welcome.

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April 20 is free entrance day in the National Parks in honor of the first day of National Park Week.

April 22

Chronicles of Yarnia, a charitable yarnwork group, will meet on Monday April 22 at the Greene County Library from 6-7:30 p.m. Improve lives while enjoying the company of others. Ages 12 and up. For more information, call (434) 985-3030.

April 22-May 15

The next medication aide class will start April 22 and run through May 15. Class will be held on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 4-9 p.m. each day. For more information, contact Bernice at (540) 672-1155 ext. 8141 or email Bernice. washington@dss.virginia.gov.

April 23-May 23

The next nurse aide class will start April 23 and run through May 23. Class will be held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday for 8 hours each day. For more information, contact Bernice at (540) 672-1155 ext. 8141 or email Bernice. washington@dss.virginia.gov.

April 26

A youth version mental health first aid class will be offered on Friday, April 26 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Region Ten Community Services Board, 500 Old Lynchburg Road, Conference Center Room 500-A in Charlottesville. The cost is $25. For more information on mental health first aid, visit www.thenationalcouncil.org or www.mentalhealthfirstaid. org. To register, contact Jessica Phipps at (434) 972-1800 or MHFA@regionten.org.

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Rapidan Volunteer Fire Department’s spring pork tenderloin dinner will be held on Friday, April 26 from 5-8 p.m. The menu includes pork tenderloin, baked apples, green beans, mashed potatoes, rolls, beverages and desserts. Adults are $12 and children 12 and under are $6. Take out is available. Rapidan VFD is located at 9729 Locust Dale Road. Proceeds to benefit the Tanker Fund. For more information, call (540) 672-5744.

April 27

A community yard sale will be held at the American Legion Post 128 on Saturday, April 27. Community members can set up to sell or come to buy. The Legion is located at 636 Madison Road, Stanardsville. For more information, contact Sonya Ogura at (434) 985-6007.

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The Art Guild of Greene County hosts a workshop about making burlap flowers from 1-3 p.m. at JABA in Stanardsville. For information, visit www.artguildofgreene.org.

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American Legion Post 128 conducts raffle ticket sales on several Saturdays at Walmart in Ruckersville. The group is raffling off money as prizes. The winner will be announced at the Greene County Courthouse at the end of the 4th of July parade. Sale dates are April 27, May 11, May 18, June 8, June 22 and June 29.

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The Greene Relay For Life pageant will be held on April 27 at 2 p.m. in William Monroe High School’s performing arts center. Participants can register until April 13 for $35, and an optional $5 photogenic submission. Admission is $2. For more information, contact Kelly at relaygreenepageant@gmail.com

April 28

Greene County Democrats invite the public for a potluck dinner on Sunday, April 28, from 5-7 p.m. to discuss initiatives for 2019 at the Grace Episcopal Church Hall, 97 Main St. in Stanardsville. Parking is available by the Parish Hall and in the Hardware Store parking lot across the street.  Please bring a dish for this event. Beverages will be provided and all are welcome to bring their favorite wine to share. There will be great fun, fellowship and wonderful food.  For more information about our organization, visit www.democratsofgreenecounty.com and follow them on Facebook.

May 2

The Greene County Virginia Amateur Radio Club will meet at the Blue Ridge Café on Thursday, May 2 at 6 p.m. All ham radio operators and those wishing to become hams are welcome.

May 4

Celebrate the Earth with the Team Sierra Earth Day 5k run and 2 mile walk on Saturday, May 4. The race will be held at Hoover Ridge Park in Madison at 8 a.m. Cost is $30 for adults and $20 for children and includes a t-shirt for those registered by April 22. Proceeds from the fundraiser will benefit the Sierra Club, an environmental organization dedicated to protecting the planet. To register, visit https://runsignup.com/RACE/VA/Madison/TeamSierraEarthDay5k.

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Greene’s Relay for Life will begin at 4 p.m. on May 4 at Ruckersville Elementary School. This year’s theme is western inspired with the slogan “give cancer the boot.” The event is open to the public. For more information, contact Scotty Batten at rflgreenepr@gmail.com.

May 5

Hoofin' it for Horses

Hope’s Legacy is holding their second annual “Hoofin’ It for Horses” 5k trail run and open house at Castle Rock Farm on Sunday, May 5. 5k trail run begins at 8 a.m. with the open house running from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Castle Rock Farm is located at 2080 Castle Rock Road in Afton.

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