'American Idol' Contestant Inspires Charlottesville Campers with 'Thinkshop' Event
'American Idol' Contestant Inspires Charlottesville Campers with 'Thinkshop' Event

A singer overcoming a medical battle is leading some campers in Charlottesville toward the attitude they need to accomplish their dreams.

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Violet Crown Hosts 'Baby's Day Out' Movies on Tuesdays
Violet Crown Hosts 'Baby's Day Out' Movies on Tuesdays

Violet Crown Cinema on Charlottesville's Downtown Mall is now dedicating Tuesdays to "Baby's Day Out."

Tuesday, July 16th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT
Children Across Charlottesville Area are Learning French and Spanish at James Monroe's Highland
Children Across Charlottesville Area are Learning French and Spanish at James Monroe's Highland

James Monroe's Highland is using model rocketry to teach area children other languages. 
 

Monday, July 15th 2019, 2:41 PM EDT by Hailey Wilt
Mangione's on Main in C'Ville Hosts Head-Shaving Event for St. Baldrick's Foundation
Mangione's on Main in C'Ville Hosts Head-Shaving Event for St. Baldrick's Foundation

Mangione's on Main in Charlottesville hosted a head-shaving event on Sunday, July 15 to benefit the St. Baldrick's Foundation. Proceeds from the event go to the foundation to raise awareness and funds for children diagnosed with cancer. 

Sunday, July 14th 2019, 6:51 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Downtown Job Center in C'Ville Hosts Neighborhood Hiring Event
Downtown Job Center in C'Ville Hosts Neighborhood Hiring Event

Charlottesville's Downtown Job Center hosted a Neighborhood Hiring event on Thursday, July 11. Employers like ACAC, Albemarle County Transportation, and others met with job seekers to discuss openings. 

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 2:38 PM EDT
Two Organizations Deliver Art Supplies & Blankets to UVA Cancer Center
Two Organizations Deliver Art Supplies & Blankets to UVA Cancer Center

Subaru and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society delivered art supplies and blankets to people getting cancer treatment at the UVA Cancer Center.

Thursday, July 11th 2019, 9:04 AM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
UVA Center for Politics Hosts Undergraduate Iraqi Students for Exchange Program
UVA Center for Politics Hosts Undergraduate Iraqi Students for Exchange Program

Dozens of undergraduate Iraqi students are in Charlottesville on Wednesday, July 10, for an exchange program being kicked off by the University of Virginia Center for Politics.

Wednesday, July 10th 2019, 2:43 PM EDT
Charlottesville Teacher to Appear on 'Jeopardy'
Charlottesville Teacher to Appear on 'Jeopardy'

A teacher with Charlottesville City Schools will be featured on "Jeopardy" on Tuesday, July 9.

Tuesday, July 9th 2019, 1:47 PM EDT
Tom Sox Hosts Baseball Camp for Kids
Tom Sox Hosts Baseball Camp for Kids

Young baseball players are now more likely to score home runs and throw strikeouts after attending a camp hosted by the Charlottesville Tom Sox.

Monday, July 8th 2019, 1:48 PM EDT
Fans on Downtown Mall React to U.S. Women's Soccer Team Winning the World Cup
Fans on Downtown Mall React to U.S. Women's Soccer Team Winning the World Cup

People were out and about in Downtown Charlottesville, many watching the U.S. Women's Soccer Team win the World Cup.

Sunday, July 7th 2019, 3:57 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Burn Boot Camp to Host Free Workout Classes for Military Personnel
Burn Boot Camp to Host Free Workout Classes for Military Personnel

Burn Boot Camp in Albemarle County is helping military personnel and first responders relieve some of their stress with a workout class during the holiday weekend, for free.

Friday, July 5th 2019, 3:12 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
Dancer Diagnosed with Alport Syndrome Works to Help Others
Dancer Diagnosed with Alport Syndrome Works to Help Others

Jessica Davis, a dancer from Charlottesville who someday may not be able to hear music, is working to help others who may face a similar situation. Davis was diagnosed with Alport Syndrome, a genetic disease which has hurt her ears, eyes, and kidneys.

Friday, July 5th 2019, 3:00 PM EDT by Carly Kempler
Volunteers Spend Independence Day at the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA
Volunteers Spend Independence Day at the Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA

More than 70 volunteers gathered at Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA on July 4 to spend time with the animals at the Peaceful Pets event.

Friday, July 5th 2019, 2:00 PM EDT by Moriah Davis
C'Ville Astronomical Society Educates Area People on Sun Observation Safety
C'Ville Astronomical Society Educates Area People on Sun Observation Safety

The Charlottesville Astronomical Society hosts an observation of the sky on the first Friday of each month. On July 5, 2019, the group educated area people on how to look at the sun, without hurting their eyes.

Friday, July 5th 2019, 1:51 PM EDT by Lottye Lockhart
Paramount Theater Announces 2019 Festival of the Book Speakers
Paramount Theater Announces 2019 Festival of the Book Speakers

The Virginia Festival of the Book returns to The Paramount Theater on Wednesday, March 20 at 8:00PM with their program, An Evening with Festival All-Stars.

Chris Markham