Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/31/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/31/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/26/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/03/2017 - 05/31/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/10/2017 - 05/05/2017   Event Time: All Day

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1345 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 04/30/2017   Event Time: 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

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In four Sunday sessions (Apr. 30 - May 21) Dr. Liz Colton will focus on the much needed role of creativity in seeking diplomatic solutions to global problems and crises in the search for peace. Dr. Colton will discuss key concepts and inter-relationships of religion, diplomacy, global images, world politics, and creativity -- and will encourage examination of participants roles and contributions in working as ambassadors for peace.

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60 Church St , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/01/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Join award-winning screenwriter Andrew Shearer in this introductory course on the basics of screenwriting. Learn how to take your idea and develop it into a story ready to be made into a short film. Take your storywriting to the next level! During the 8 week course, students will learn the fundamentals of how to write a screenplay. Topics explored include screenwriting fundamentals (such as conflict, beginning/middle/end), finding the story spark and discovering what you want to say (theme), creating compelling characters, techniques to write a successful short film (vs the feature format), implementing successful visual storytelling, crafting well constructed scenes utilizing POV, dialogue, structure, and style, and understanding the basic formatting of a script. Students will leave with a completed short script and the beginnings of a feature screenplay. Class will meet once a week, Monday evenings, from 6:30- 9:30 pm, starting April 3rd, 2017, for 8 weeks total. Tuition for the course is $525, and a 20% deposit ($105) is required 2 weeks prior to class to guarantee placement. Register on the website (ashevilleschooloffilm.com), or call for more details.

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45 South French Broad Ave, Suite 120 , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/02/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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Intermediate Screenwriting is taught by local award-winning screenwriter Andrew Shearer. He will lead students through an expansion of screenwriting for feature films, meeting once a week, from 6:30 to 9:30 PM for 8 weeks, beginning March 28th (NEW DATE), 2017. During the 8 week course, students will expand upon concepts discussed and practiced in Intro to Screenwriting, and further develop their feature screenplay idea into a completed project. Upon arrival to the course, students will come with a fully prepared feature script outline, building from their concept developed in Intro to Screenwriting, to be written and completed as a feature script over the 8-week period of the course. There will be various advanced lectures on screenwriting theory and practical exercises in order to assist in the execution, as well as constant in-class workshop and critique. By the end of the course, students will have at minimum a first draft of a feature script, if not a first revision. Tuition for the course is $525, with returning students qualifying for a 20% discount. A 20% deposit ($105) is required 2 weeks prior to class to guarantee placement. Register on the website (ashevilleschooloffilm.com), or call for more details.

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30 Buchanan Place , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/02/2017   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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Imagine some delicious crusty French Bread freshly created by Owl Bakery, combined with some varied and interesting French cheeses from Looking Glass Creamery. Then add the various tastes of genuine Imported French Cider and you have the makings of quite an evening. These tastes combined with the skills and knowledge of some folks that are involved in the local production of these food types and you are all set for a very tasty and informative evening. Susannah Gebhart, Ashley Ioakimedes and Lief Stevens present an evening of tasting all things French.

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356 New Leicester Highway , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/03/2017   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Free information sessions on a program designed to help you lose weight without any surgery May 3 at 11 am and April 20 and May 18 at 6 pm. There are also free sessions to learn about surgical options for weight loss on April 28 and May 26 at 1 pm and April 18, April 24, May 16 and May 22 at 5:30 pm. All sessions are at Mission Hospital, 1 Hospital Drive, in Asheville. For more information on either of these types of sessions, please contact Mission Weight Management at (828) 213-4100 or visit missionweight.org.

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1 Hospital Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/03/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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This class will cover basics about using your iPad. Topics will include: Safari - iPad User Guide; Bookmarks; Tabs; Home Page icons; etc. Mail - Opening and Saving Attachments App Store - Finding Apps; Free Apple Apps Starting September 13th, 2016, the instructor will be using iOS 10 instead of iOS 9. iOS 10 is a free upgrade. We recommend that users have an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup before upgrading to iOS 10.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/04/2017   Event Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Residents ages 65 and older account for 88% of all fall deaths and 73% of all non fatal fall hospitalizations. You do not have to have had a fall to be at risk for falls. If you are concerned about falls or restrict activities because you have fallen in the past come join us and see if you are at risk and bring a friend!

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, Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/04/2017   Event Time: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Residents ages 65 and older account for 88% of all fall deaths and 73% of all non fatal fall hospitalizations. You do not have to have had a fall to be at risk for falls. If you are concerned about falls or restrict activities because you have fallen in the past come join us and see if you are at risk and bring a friend!

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, Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/04/2017   Event Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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This is a day long event for caregiver's, family members, professional staff and anyone wanting more information about Alzheimer's disease and other dementias. It will feature scientific updates on the latest research and treatments, as well as clinical trials, and useful tools for anyone caring for someone with dementia. Our goal is to empower caregiver's and families with knowledge and skills to manage Alzheimer's and dementia with confidence! Call 800-272-3900 to register. Lunch is included.

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115 Hendersonville Road , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/04/2017   Event Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Every year con artists steal billions from people like you. Join the Buncombe County TRIAD and AARP Fraud Watch Network to provide you with the information you need to spot and avoid scams and frauds so you can protect yourself and your family. Lunch provided. Register at: https://aarp.cvent.com/FraudPreventionYMCAWNC.

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3 Town Square Blvd. , Asheville, NC 28803
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Event Date: 05/04/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Learn how to use iCloud, Apple’s flagship software for syncing and backing up your iOS devices. Recommended for users running iOS 9 or iOS 10 on their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. New features in iOS 10 and Mac OS 10.12 will be discussed. (Mac users with OS X 10.7 - 10.11 and Windows users with Windows 7, 8 and 10 will also glean benefits from this class). The instructor will be using iOS 10. iOS 10 is a free upgrade. We recommend that users have an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup before upgrading to iOS 10. Note: iCloud Photos is now a separate class. See schedule for date & time.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/05/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Join us for workshop all about rock! Alec Fehl will be working with the guitarists, and Kylie Brown will be working with singers. Other instruments welcome, as well. Just let us know what you play and we’ll get you rockin’. Some experience is helpful, but not required. Only $5. Participants will learn or hone the following hard skills relating to rock guitar: Tune the instrument Play with dynamics Apply basic music theory in relation to major and pentatonic scales Use a variety of rhythm guitar techniques including: Open chords and power chords, palm mute, arpeggiation, hybrid-pick Use a variety of lead guitar techniques including: Legato lines using 3NS (3 notes per string), tremolo picking, two-handed tapping Learn the parts/components of an electric guitar Learn about guitar amps and effect pedals Singers will expect to learn how to: Align the body to optimize the voice Properly care for the voice Achieve proper breath support Form vowels and improve diction Warm up the voice Develop aural skills Harmonize Interpret songs Enrich vocal tone Obtain flexibility in the voice Explore several different musical styles For more info email Assistant Director Ryan Reardon at [email protected]

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126 College St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/09/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Safari topics: Preferences Managing bookmarks Maximizing use of the bookmarks bar Reading List Tabbed browsing Syncing sessions with iOS devices through iCloud The instructor will be using Safari 9 which is a part of Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Some principles and features may not be available in earlier versions of Safari.    

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/10/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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In this class we delve into the Settings where we will discuss and demonstrate Siri, Multitasking, Spotlight, Passcode settings and much more. Starting September 14th, 2016, the instructor will be using iOS 10 instead of iOS 9. iOS 10 is a free upgrade. We recommend that users have an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup before upgrading to iOS 10.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Mini Journals in Coptic Stitch! Thurs, May 11th, 10:00-1:00, $75 includes all materials. Create a miniature journal using beautiful papers from around the world and historical Coptic Binding. These books fit in your pocket (or pocketbook) and are great for creative meanderings, travel journals, gifts, and special occasion memories. All levels welcome, stitching will be customized to your skill level. GREAT CLASS TO GIVE YOUR MOTHER, BRING YOUR MOTHER OR MAKE GIFTS FOR YOUR MOM!! FREE BONUS: Stay after class for open studio and make more Pocket Books!

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191 Lyman St., #310 , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/11/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Learn how to Synchronize and Share Photos between devices using iCloud. Learn the difference between: "My Photostream" Benefits and Limitations "Shared Photo Streams" Invitations Public Web Sites Comments & Likes "iCloud Photo Library" Your Entire Photo Library in the Cloud Organize and Edit once and for all (The teacher will be using iOS 9 for iPad and iPhone, and OS X 10.11 El Capitan on the Mac).

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/14/2017   Event Time: 1:45 PM - 3:15 PM

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Have you ever wondered what happens behind the “STAFF ONLY” doors at the Nature Center? Now’s your chance to find out! Areas visited on the Wild Walk may* include the Small Mammal habitat, the Predator area, and the Animal Kitchen. Don’t miss out on this amazing up-close encounter with some of your favorite wildlife! Join us for this one of a kind behind-the-scenes tour! Tour lasts from 1:45 to 3:15pm Please Note • Tour areas are subject to change depending on animal availability, weather, and other circumstances; no direct contact with animals is permitted. • Preregistration and prepayment is required to reserve one of the limited spaces. • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. This tour is not recommended for very young children. • The tour will be held rain or shine; please come prepared to do a good bit of walking outdoors in whatever the weather may be (raincoats and umbrellas are welcome!) • Let us know when you sign up if brisk walking could pose a difficulty for you. • Photographs are not allowed in behind-the-scenes areas.

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75 Gashes Creek Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 05/16/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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iWork Essentials is back!. LATEST VERSIONS! Learn the time saving tips to help you be more productive in the 3 apps of the iWork Suite: Pages, Number & Keynote (which are now included with every Mac). The class includes topics such as: Common Essentials of all three Apps: Media Share Menu Preferences Versions Pages Tips Numbers Tips Keynote Tips iCloud.com integration    

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/17/2017   Event Time: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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Free workshop providing valuable information for seniors on securing one's estate and retirement planning. You will receive a workbook and gain useful information you can act upon immediately regarding: - Pros and cons of wills and trusts - How to avoid probate - Long term health care concerns - Tax reduction planning CLA Estate Services is a firm devoted to assisting area residents in protecting their assets and ensuring their money lasts. Our representatives have comprehensive knowledge of estate planning issues that will help you avoid common and sometimes irreversible mistakes. Seating is limited. Please call 1-866-252-8721 to confirm your attendance or for more information. Information in this workshop comes from a wide range of sources. For over twenty years, we have been presenting concepts that come from clients, attorneys, financial planners, government agencies, and a wide variety of private and public sources. We hope the information presented will help you have a better understanding of your planning choices.

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890 Brevard Rd. , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 05/17/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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This class will cover basics about using your iPad. Topics will include: Safari - iPad User Guide; Bookmarks; Tabs; Home Page icons; etc. Mail - Opening and Saving Attachments App Store - Finding Apps; Free Apple Apps Starting September 13th, 2016, the instructor will be using iOS 10 instead of iOS 9. iOS 10 is a free upgrade. We recommend that users have an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup before upgrading to iOS 10.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/18/2017   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Learn how to use iCloud, Apple’s flagship software for syncing and backing up your iOS devices. Recommended for users running iOS 9 or iOS 10 on their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. New features in iOS 10 and Mac OS 10.12 will be discussed. (Mac users with OS X 10.7 - 10.11 and Windows users with Windows 7, 8 and 10 will also glean benefits from this class). The instructor will be using iOS 10. iOS 10 is a free upgrade. We recommend that users have an iCloud backup or an iTunes backup before upgrading to iOS 10. Note: iCloud Photos is now a separate class. See schedule for date & time.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/18/2017   Event Time: 9:00 PM

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*21+ Only | $25 ADV / $28 DOSOPENER: TBD at 9pmHEADLINER: Karl Denson's Tiny Universe ft. Melvin Seals Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe is back in action with a string of dates featuring legendary keyboardist Melvin Seals, known for his work with the Jerry García Band. Karl, who now serves as the saxophonist in The Rolling Stones, is fresh off a tour with the legendary rock band that included the highest grossing concert festival of all time, Desert Trip. With KDTU, he’ll be showcasing material from his forthcoming studio album, due in early 2017, as well as previous acclaimed KDTU recordings like 'New Ammo' and ’The Bridge.' The current KDTU touring lineup is comprised of Richmond guitarist DJ Williams, Soulive drummer b, Greyboy Allstars bassist Chris Stillwell, Crush Effects keyboardist David Veith, Seattle trumpeter Chris Littlefield and ace slide and lap steel guitarist Seth Freeman.

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468 Riverside Drive , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/19/2017   Event Time: 9:30 AM

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What are the compelling new features of macOS Sierra? Topics covered will be: Siri - What can your Mac do now? Just ask. Univeral Clipboard - Copy and Paste between your iPhone, iPad and Mac iCloud Desktop and Documents - Backup your docs to the cloud automatically. Access them everywhere. Optimized Storage - Make room on your Mac. Automatically stores old files, photos, movies, etc in the cloud. Photos - Memories, Places, Improved Search, Edit with Brilliance Messages - Expressive messages, Preview Links, Special effects from iOS 10 devices Picture in Picture - Enjoy videos while you are doing other tasks. Auto-Unlock with Apple Watch and more.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/20/2017   Event Time: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM

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Join the Crafty Historian as we make our own hand-crafted instruments. Make a mouth bow (history's oldest string instrument), a kazoo, a shaker... you can choose the skill level! We will also visit in the Smith-McDowell House Museum to see the exhibit: The Luthier's Craft: Traditional Instrument Making Traditions of the Blue Ridge.

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283 Victoria Rd , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 05/25/2017   Event Time: 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

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Salt is one of the most powerful things we use in the kitchen, and it’s roles range from flavoring to cleaning. In this class we will explore the history of salt in the culinary arts and in nutrition, demystify types of salt and additives, and discuss the best uses of salt to improve your cooking projects.

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90 Biltmore Avenue , Asheville, NC 28801
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