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Ongoing Events

Weaverville — The town of Weaverville is transitioning from a paper newsletter to an electronic newsletter. Sign up for the e-newsletter at the town website: http://www.weavervillenc.org/newsletter-sign-up. Subscribers can continue receiving the paper newsletter by calling 828.645-7116, or by visiting the following link: http://www.weavervillenc.org/contact. This website link will instruct visitors to type, “Paper Focus,” along with providing a name and address.

Barnardsville — The Thrift Store at the Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Donations are welcome and accepted during operation hours. 

Barnardsville — The Big Ivy Library at the Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, is open Tuesdays and Saturdays from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The library now offers an adult literacy program on Fridays from 10 to 11 a.m. A retired school teacher is volunteering time to help our adult patrons who struggle with reading. Call Lynn to sign up or for further information on these new programs at 828.626.3438.

Barnardsville — Ivy Creek Family Farm, 390 N. Fork Road, is open for the season. The farm stand is open every Monday through Friday. For more information, call 828.712.4644 or 828.713.8383, or go to ivycreekfamilyfarm.com.

Weaverville — The Weaverville Senior Meal Site, a program through Buncombe County Council on Aging, is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church, 63 N. Main St. Various programs are offered each day, all followed by lunch. Please stop by and get a calendar of events or contact Jennifer Hilliard, director at 828.645.6720 for additional information.

Woodfin — Asheville Ballet, 4 Weaverville Hwy., offers open enrollment. Visit the studio’s website at: www.ashevilleballet.com for current classes, or call 828.215.3728.

Weaverville — The Garden Club of Weaverville is currently selling the cookbook, “Good Cooking; Good Times.” The cookbook contains 300 recipes gathered from the Weaverville community. The cost of the cookbook is $10. All proceeds go to the beautification of Weaverville. The cookbook can be purchased from the following Weaverville merchants: Dry Ridge B&B, Dry Ridge Museum, Home Gear, Shop Around the Corner, Weaverville Yoga, Weaverville Pharmacy and All Good Coffee. Call Anna Nagy at 828.658.1154 for more information.

Buncombe County — Residents may be eligible for a health exam and cancer screening at no cost. Buncombe County residents between the ages of 18 – 64 who have limited income and limited or no insurance may qualify. If you or someone you know might qualify, please contact the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) at 828.250.6006 or visit www.buncombecounty.org/health.

Asheville — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood and help meet the constant need for blood products by patients. To make an appointment to give blood, download the Red Cross Blood Donor app when visiting redcrossblood.org or call 800.733.2767.

Upcoming blood donation opportunities at the Asheville Blood Donor Center, 100 Edgewood Road:

Please call 800.733.2767 to schedule an appointment.

          • Mondays                                12:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

         .• Tuesdays                                2 p.m. to 7 p.m.

          .• Wednesdays ($10 Neo Burrito gift certificates available)   7:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

         .• Thursdays                               2 p.m. to 7 p.m.     

Buncombe County — The Council on Aging of Buncombe County in coordination with Legal Aid of North Carolina and other members of the North Carolina navigator consortium have received federal funding since 2013 to train and deploy health care navigators who work one-on-one with consumers to help them understand the financial help available and enroll in affordable health insurance plans through the marketplace. The service is free, unbiased and confidential and available in all 100 counties. The Council on Aging of Buncombe County provides navigator assistance in 11 counties in Western North Carolina, including Buncombe. For free confidential assistance call 855.733.3711 to schedule an appointment. For more information, visit www.coabc.org/.

Mondays

Barnardsville — Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, has its board meetings the fourth Monday of each month at 7 p.m.

Leicester — Leicester Community Center offers free Christian-based yoga classes at the Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Highway, Mondays. Gentle/chair yoga from 1 to 2 p.m. and beginner yoga at 6 p.m. All are welcome and donations are accepted.

Weaverville — The Weaverville Library, 41 N. Main St., is offering Lego Club, from 4 to 5 p.m. every second and fourth Monday of the month. The program is free to children ages 5 and up. Snacks and Legos are provided. Call 828.250.6482 for more information.

Weaverville — The Alcoholics Anonymous group, “Back to Basics,” holds a closed meeting at the Christ Methodist Church, 81 Garrison Branch Road, every Monday and an open discussion meeting every Friday, both at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact the A.A. office at 828.254.8539.

Tuesdays

Leicester —The Leicester Community Center distributes MANNA Food Bank produce and perishables and donations from local farms, every third Tuesday of each month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. The center is located at 2979 New Leicester Hwy. For more information, call 828.774.3000 or go to leicestercommunitycenter.com.

Barnardsville — Anyone interested in learning more about Scouting is invited to come by the Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, Tuesdays at 7 p.m. and talk to Cathy Hensley or one of the other Scouting leaders.

Barnardsville — The food pantry at the Big Ivy Community Center, 540 Dillingham Road, is open the second through the last Tuesday of each month. The hours of operation are 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Volunteers are needed. Call 828.626.3438 for more information.

Leicester —The Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Hwy., holds board meetings every second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. New members are welcome to join. For more information, call 828.774.3000, or go to leicestercommunitycenter.com.

Wednesdays

Weaverville — The Salem United Methodist Church, 9 Salem Church Road, hosts a free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month. The event will feature a free spaghetti meal. All are welcome.

Weaverville — The Weaverville Tailgate Market, 60 Lakeshore Drive, is open up for the 2016 season. The market operates Wednesdays from 2:30 to 6:30 p.m. behind the community center, overlooking Lake Louise. For more information, contact: info@weavervilletailgate.org, or go to weavervilletailgate.org.

Weaverville — The Weaverville Library, 41 N. Main St., is offering Mother Goose Time Wednesdays, from 11 to 11:45 a.m. The program is a language enrichment story time serving children ages 4 months to 18 months. Call 828.250.6482 for more information.

Leicester — The Leicester Library, 1561 Alexander Road, is hosting a preschool storytime Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m. Leicester Library event details are posted on the Buncombe County Libraries website: www.buncombecounty.org/library. For more information, call 828.250.6480 or email: leicesterlibrary@buncombecounty.org.

Leicester — The Leicester Welcome Table provides a free hot meal Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. This is a service of the Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Hwy., in conjunction with several local churches. All are welcome for food and fellowship. The welcome table will be canceled only if there is no school in the Erwin School District.

Weaverville — The Alcoholics Anonymous group, “High Noon,” holds closed discussion meetings at the Weaverville Methodist Church, 85 N. Main St., every Wednesday at noon. For more information, please contact A.A. at 828.254-8539.

Leicester — The Leicester Alcoholics Anonymous Group holds closed book study meetings at Bell Methodist Church, 17 Mayrand Road, every Wednesday at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact the A.A. office at 828.254.8539.

Thursdays

Leicester — The Leicester Community Center, 2979 New Leicester Hwy., is hosting the “Leicester History Group” every third Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. For more information, call 828.774.3000 or go to leicestercommunitycenter.com.

Fridays

Weaverville — The Alcoholics Anonymous group, “Good Livers,” holds a closed step study meeting at the Weaverville Methodist Church, 85 N. Main St., every Friday at noon. For more information, please contact the A.A. office at 828.254.8539.

Weaverville — The Alcoholics Anonymous group, “Back to Basics,” holds a closed meeting at the Christ Methodist Church, 81 Garrison Branch Road, every Monday and an open discussion meeting every Friday, both at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact the A.A. office at 828.254.8539.

Weaverville — The Dry Ridge Historical Museum, housed in the Weaverville Public Library, 41 N. Main St., documents the life of the area’s first settlers dating back to 1787. The museum displays a collection of artifacts that include furniture, tools, clothing, letters, ledgers, books, photographs and portraits. Open Saturdays between 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Call 828.250.6482.

Woodfin — Asheville Community Yoga, 8 Brookdale Road, offers Vinyasa Flow Saturdays from 10:15 to 11:30 a.m. Vinyasa means to synchronize breath and movement. All levels are welcome. Precise instruction and demonstrations are offered to suit all levels of practice. Asheville Community Yoga operates on a donation basis. Visit the website: http://ashevillecommunityyoga.com/ for class schedules and more information.

Saturday

Leicester — The Leicester Alcoholics Anonymous Group holds open discussion meetings at Bell Methodist Church, 17 Mayrand Road every Saturday at 7 p.m. For more information, please contact the A.A. office at 828.254.8539.

Weaverville — Courage to Change Al-Anon Family Groups holds a meeting every Saturday at First Baptist Church, 63 N. Main St., at noon. These meetings are closed. For more information, please call 828.250.6482.

 
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