Event Date: 08/24/2019   Event Time: 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

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READING, RECYCLING, AND RADICALISM! FREE SUMMER SERIES BLOOMS West Asheville co-op offers eight ecological events including read alouds and natural crafts ASHEVILLE, NC (June 2019) – Firestorm Books & Coffee is excited to announce children’s summer programming taking place at the bookstore from July 6th through August 24th 2019, with an event every Saturday at 10:30am. The programming rotates each week between read alouds and arts and crafts events, all of which are focused on local ecology, using natural materials to make art, recycling and upcycling, and gardening. The aim of this programming is to give participants a better understanding of and appreciation for nature, empower them with tools to utilize natural materials, and encourage a more diverse and accessible relationship to the natural world. Every participant has the chance to collect a stamp for each event they attend, with the opportunity to turn in a full stamp card for a free book! Read aloud themes include Animals, Outdoor Adventures, and Anarchy (the children’s summer programming culminates at the Another Carolina Anarchist Bookfair (acab2019.noblogs.org), taking place in West Asheville August 23rd to 25th). The arts and crafts projects include making a recycled container garden, making a nature journal, a natural dye workshop, and using dried flowers and leaves to create Nature Wheels. These events are free and open to the public. All ages are welcome. Please plan on accompanying your child to the events. All materials will be provided, including a snack. Detailed dates and times listed below. July 6: Recycled Container Gardens July 13: Outdoor Adventures Read Aloud July 20: Nature Journals July 27: Animals Read Aloud August 3: Natural Dye Workshop August 10: Trees/Plants Read Aloud August 17: Nature Wheels August 24: Anarchy Read Aloud All events begin at 10:30am and should be over by noon For more information, please visit www.firestorm.coop or contact Willow Stevenson at (828) 707-4364 or [email protected] ###

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610 Haywood Road , Asheville, NC 28806
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Event Date: 08/27/2019   Event Time: 5:00 PM

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Instructor will be using iMovie version 10.1.9 or later. Learn the time saving tips to help bring your home movies to life. The class includes topics such as: Importing Video Footage Add "Moving" Photos Overlay Music Tracks and Sound Effects. Edit Volume of Sound Tracks Adding Transitions, Titles and Special Effects. Exporting your movie Additionally, the instructor will be using macOS Mojave 10.14

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/27/2019   Event Time: 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

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Do You Want Peace? The Peace Education Program, currently presented in over 80 countries worldwide, will be offered in Asheville at the North Asheville Community Center at 37 E. Larchmont Rd. Beginning July 2nd, 10 weekly video based 1 hr. classes will be begin each Tuesday evening at 6:30 pm thru Sept.3rd. More information at [email protected] On FB: Peace Education Program Asheville

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37 E. Larchmont Rd , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 08/28/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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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. NOTE: Class will now be held using iOS 12.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/29/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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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 Albums" Invitations Public Web Sites Comments & Likes "iCloud Photos" Your Entire Photo Library in the Cloud Organize and Edit once and for all (The instructor will be using iOS 12 for iPad and iPhone, and OS X 10.14 Mojave).

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 08/30/2019   Event Time: All Day

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Are you passionate about fall prevention & ready to take action? Falls pose a significant threat to older adults’ independence and quality of life. With so much to lose, a concern about balance can quickly turn into a fear of falling. A Matter of Balance: Managing Concerns About Falls coach training offers volunteers an opportunity to step up and stop falls in their communities.The A Matter of Balance program explores how the fear of falling can influence fall risk, teaches exercises to improve balance, strength, flexibility and endurance, provides assertiveness training and offers solutions to fall hazards in the home. Volunteer Coaches receive initial training and continuing education opportunities to enhance facilitation skills. No previous knowledge about fall prevention or exercise is necessary because all teaching is done from a detailed manual. Registration closes August 30. This FREE training will be held on Thursday, September 12th. To register, contact Stephanie at 828-251-7438 or [email protected]

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40 North Merrimon Ave , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 08/31/2019   Event Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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What's the difference between a mushroom and a toadstool? How many different varieties are there, and how can I tell which ones are edible? Why do they appear after rain, and how long do they stay around? Come to The Asheville Mushroom Club's FungiFest at Warren Wilson College on Saturday, August 31, 2019, and get answers to all the questions you ever had about mushrooms and the ones you never thought to ask! As well as a huge display of wild mushrooms in all their varied shapes and colors, we'll have educational displays, classes, guided mushroom walks in the college grounds, and vendors selling edible mushrooms, cultivation supplies, fungi-themed crafts & gifts, and more. Asheville Mushroom Club (AMC) members will be on hand to answer questions and will even try to identify any mushrooms you bring in. Admission starts at 9:30 am. Entrance fees at the door (Bryson Gym) will be: Adults $10; Students & AMC Members $5; Free for children 5 & under and Warren Wilson students. Classes run throughout the day and cost $15 for AMC members (membership will be verified at the door) and $20 for non-members, in addition to the entrance fee. Mushroom Walks will take place throughout the day and cost $10 for AMC members and $15 for non- members. Class Schedule & Mushroom Walks 9:30 am General admission starts in Bryson Gym 10:00-11:00 am “How Mushroom Hunting Can Save the World”- Alan Muskat 10:00-11:00 am “Medicinal Polypore Mushrooms”- Marc Williams 11:00am-noon Mushroom Walk #1- Mike Hopping 1:00-2: 00 pm Mushroom Walk #2- Jonathan Horton 1:00-2: 00 pm “Unraveling the Mountains to the sea: amazing fungi from North Carolina”- Rytas Vilgalys, Professor of Mycology, Biology Dept, Duke University 1:30-2: 30 pm “Unraveling the Potential Health Promoting Properties of Mushrooms at the University of Tennessee. Dr. John P. Munafo 3:00-4: 30 pm “Dozen Easy ID Mushrooms”- Frank Hyman 3:30-4:30 pm “Mushrooming 101” -Mike Hopping Tickets at https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/fungi-fest-2019-tickets-66643812437.

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701 Warren Wilson Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 09/03/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Exploring the Photos App, the Mac's  built in photo manager including: Importing and Exporting Photos; imported iPhoto Events and Faces; Folders & Albums; Basic Photo Editing REQUIRES Yosemite and the 10.10.3 (or later) update. 10.14 Mojave comes with the newest version with additional updated features. The instructor will be using this version. PS. We now have an entire class devoted to the iCloud portion of "Photos." This class is typically held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of every month.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/04/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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This class will cover basics about using your iPad. Topics will include: Importance of the Apple ID; Backups (two methods); Security (two-factor) Safari - iPad User Guide; Bookmarks; Tabs; Home Page icons; etc. App Store - Finding Apps; Free Apple Apps Other topics as time permits.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/05/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Learn how to use iCloud, Apple’s flagship software for syncing and backing up your iOS & Mac devices. Recommended for users running iOS 11 or iOS 12 on their iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch. New features in iOS 12 and macOS 10.14 will be discussed. Mac users with OS X 10.7 - 10.13 and Windows users with Windows 7, 8 and 10 will also glean benefits from this class. 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: 09/06/2019   Event Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Organic Growers School Harvest Conference is an educational event that offers affordable classes on organic growing and sustainable living. The 6th annual Harvest Conference takes place on September 6 & 7, 2019 at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, and features a selection of FOUR 2-day workshops taught by outstanding guest speakers. This allows for a deeper dive on a specific topic. You can take a one-day standalone workshop or a two-day with one instructor OR you can even take a one-day workshop with two different instructors. Do-it-Yourself Herbal Medicine Making Friday: Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for Your Home Medicine Cabinet Saturday: Cooking with Herbs Noelle Fuller Medicinal herbs are a powerful way to promote health and prevent disease. The best way to benefit from their healing properties is to use them consistently and regularly. In this accessible and hands-on workshop, Noelle Fuller, herbalist and farmer, with a background in nutrition and horticulture, will teach about simple everyday ways to match herbs with the best medicine making methods for your desired health outcome. This interactive workshop is comprised of lecture, hands-on herbal processing, taste testing, and handouts that will give you confidence for working with herbal preparations for you and your family. Some of the plants we’ll be working with include: Holy basil, hibiscus, lemongrass, lemon balm, lemon verbena, ginger, parsley, basil, thyme, oregano, sage, rosemary, roses, lambsquarters, purslane, calendula, peppermint, dandelion, chickweed, violet, and more! What Friday 9/6: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor. When Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019 9:30am–4:30pm both days Where Lower Fellowship Hall Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC How Much $70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday) $125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for Your Home Medicine Cabinet on Friday 9/6 Friday 9/6: Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for your Home Medicine Cabinet (9:30am to 4:30pm) Homemade herbal remedies are accessible, safe, and easy. All cultures on earth use the plants around them for their medicinal properties. Whether you grow herbs, wild harvest them, or purchase them, there are many forms with which to use and preserve them. This is a crash course for new growers and processors interested in understanding how to use herbs in their everyday self care. Explore processing herbs into: Teas: Made from an herbal infusion (adding hot/warm water) or a decoction (simmering in water) using all parts of the plant. Tinctures: Herbal extracts produced by soaking herbs in alcohol, thus enhancing and preserving the medicinal properties. Oils & Salves: Fresh or dried herbs are soaked in oil, infusing their properties, sometimes using heat to aid the process. From there the oils can be made into salves. Learn about the qualities and benefits of the herbs, methods for preparing, the benefits of using fresh vs. dried herbs, assessing herbal quality when purchasing, supplies and tools, labeling tips, and how and when to use the preparations. Appropriate for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of both growing and processing medicinal herbs for everyday use. Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor. Cooking with Herbs on Saturday 9/7 Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs (9:30am to 4:30pm) Get inspired to experiment with adding herbs to your daily diet in all sorts of fun ways. Not only do herbs add flavor and taste, they also increase nutrient density and support healing in the body. We’ll discuss the calendar of herbs coming into season around us which provides a simple, accessible, diverse, and abundant way to engage with the plants. We’ll be working with wild, cultivated, and store bought plants. You’ll leave with recipes for creating your own kitchen magic! We’ll cover preparing: Herbal salads: Incorporate herbs into and onto salads as chopped additions, as flower garnish, and blended into the dressing. Herbal pestos: Enjoy a never ending variety of herbal pestos all year long. The ingredients can vary for a delicious outcome every time. Herbal soups: Whether starting from broth that includes herbs or after the soup is made, herbs are a delightful addition to nourishing soups. Herbal desserts: Easy and fun, adding herbs into desserts such as herbal chocolates, chamomile cream over summer berries and herbal popsicles all add a great health excuse for your sweet tooth. Appropriate for all levels of skill, designed to get the herbs you may know and love onto your plate and introduce you to some new delicious additions. Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

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701 Warren Wilson Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 09/06/2019   Event Time: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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The Organic Growers School Harvest Conference is an educational event that offers affordable classes on organic growing and sustainable living. The 6th annual Harvest Conference takes place on September 6 & 7, 2019 at Warren Wilson College in Swannanoa, NC, and features a selection of FOUR 2-day workshops taught by outstanding guest speakers. This allows for a deeper dive on a specific topic. You can take a one-day standalone workshop or a two-day with one instructor OR you can even take a one-day workshop with two different instructors. Do-it-Yourself Herbal Medicine Making Friday: Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for Your Home Medicine Cabinet Saturday: Cooking with Herbs Noelle Fuller Medicinal herbs are a powerful way to promote health and prevent disease. The best way to benefit from their healing properties is to use them consistently and regularly. In this accessible and hands-on workshop, Noelle Fuller, herbalist and farmer, with a background in nutrition and horticulture, will teach about simple everyday ways to match herbs with the best medicine making methods for your desired health outcome. This interactive workshop is comprised of lecture, hands-on herbal processing, taste testing, and handouts that will give you confidence for working with herbal preparations for you and your family. Some of the plants we’ll be working with include: Holy basil, hibiscus, lemongrass, lemon balm, lemon verbena, ginger, parsley, basil, thyme, oregano, sage, rosemary, roses, lambsquarters, purslane, calendula, peppermint, dandelion, chickweed, violet, and more! What Friday 9/6: Tinctures, Teas, and Oil for your Home Medicine Cabinet Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor. When Friday and Saturday, Sept. 6-7, 2019 9:30am–4:30pm both days Where Lower Fellowship Hall Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC How Much $70 = One day only (either Friday or Saturday) $125 = Both days (Friday & Saturday) of any two workshops at the Harvest Conference Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for Your Home Medicine Cabinet on Friday 9/6 Friday 9/6: Tinctures, Teas, and Oils for your Home Medicine Cabinet (9:30am to 4:30pm) Homemade herbal remedies are accessible, safe, and easy. All cultures on earth use the plants around them for their medicinal properties. Whether you grow herbs, wild harvest them, or purchase them, there are many forms with which to use and preserve them. This is a crash course for new growers and processors interested in understanding how to use herbs in their everyday self care. Explore processing herbs into: Teas: Made from an herbal infusion (adding hot/warm water) or a decoction (simmering in water) using all parts of the plant. Tinctures: Herbal extracts produced by soaking herbs in alcohol, thus enhancing and preserving the medicinal properties. Oils & Salves: Fresh or dried herbs are soaked in oil, infusing their properties, sometimes using heat to aid the process. From there the oils can be made into salves. Learn about the qualities and benefits of the herbs, methods for preparing, the benefits of using fresh vs. dried herbs, assessing herbal quality when purchasing, supplies and tools, labeling tips, and how and when to use the preparations. Appropriate for anyone interested in deepening their understanding of both growing and processing medicinal herbs for everyday use. Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor. Cooking with Herbs on Saturday 9/7 Saturday 9/7: Cooking with Herbs (9:30am to 4:30pm) Get inspired to experiment with adding herbs to your daily diet in all sorts of fun ways. Not only do herbs add flavor and taste, they also increase nutrient density and support healing in the body. We’ll discuss the calendar of herbs coming into season around us which provides a simple, accessible, diverse, and abundant way to engage with the plants. We’ll be working with wild, cultivated, and store bought plants. You’ll leave with recipes for creating your own kitchen magic! We’ll cover preparing: Herbal salads: Incorporate herbs into and onto salads as chopped additions, as flower garnish, and blended into the dressing. Herbal pestos: Enjoy a never ending variety of herbal pestos all year long. The ingredients can vary for a delicious outcome every time. Herbal soups: Whether starting from broth that includes herbs or after the soup is made, herbs are a delightful addition to nourishing soups. Herbal desserts: Easy and fun, adding herbs into desserts such as herbal chocolates, chamomile cream over summer berries and herbal popsicles all add a great health excuse for your sweet tooth. Appropriate for all levels of skill, designed to get the herbs you may know and love onto your plate and introduce you to some new delicious additions. Each workshop is stand alone. Take one or both days with one instructor. Or another one-day from different instructor.

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701 Warren Wilson Rd , Asheville, NC 28805
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Event Date: 09/06/2019   Event Time: 10:00 AM

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Buildings as a Climate Change Solution Learn how buildings can become the world’s sixth major carbon sink, providing an important climate change drawdown solution. Currently, the harvesting and manufacturing of building materials accounts for 11 percent of global greenhouse gas emissions, with that number expected to rise sharply in the coming decades. But there are buildings being made today that are net sequesterers of carbon, showing that it is possible to completely change the current paradigm and have the built environment store more carbon than it emits. If you want to attend but need financial assistance, please email [email protected] to explore scholarship options. This is the first of a three-part series of events in Asheville with Chris Magwood from Friday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 8. Instructor Bio: Chris Magwood is obsessed with making the best, most energy efficient, beautiful and inspiring buildings without wrecking the whole darn planet in the attempt. Chris is executive director at The Endeavour Centre for Innovative Learning, Building and Living in Ontario, and has authored seven books on sustainable building, including Essential Sustainable Home Design (2017), Essential Prefab Straw Bale Construction (2016), Essential Hempcrete Construction (2016), Making Better Buildings (2014), and More Straw Bale Building (2005). Learn more at chrismagwood.ca and endeavourcentre.org.

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340 Victoria Road , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/06/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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NOTE: This class will be conducted using iOS 12. Taking and making calls Setting up and listening to voicemail Using Siri Tips on taking photos with iPhone & More Price also includes iCloud Basics and iCloud Photos. Schedule in store.  

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/09/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Personalizing your Mac and making it even more friendly and usable with System Preferences. The instructor will be using macOS Sierra 10.12. Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and 10.10 Yosemite already brought the biggest visual change since Mac OS X first shipped in 2000, and most principles remain the same, so users of earlier versions should find value in the class. NOTE: Instructor will be using macOS 10.13 High Sierra, as soon as it is released by Apple.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/10/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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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 12 which is a part of Mac OS X 10.14 Mojave. 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: 09/13/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Basic Watch Handling - Notifications Setting up and Customizing Watch faces and "complications" Activity App / Workouts / Achievements & Challenges Using the Dock for your favorite Apps Siri & More  NOTE: This class will be conducted using watchOS 5. Series 4 watches come with watchOS 5 pre-installed.  Series 1, 2 and 3 Watches may need upgrading although most principles remain unchanged. Upgrading to watchOS 5 takes an hour or so and therefore cannot be done immediately before the class. Please call us at 828-225-6600 if you need assistance. (The original Apple Watch is not compatible with watchOS 5.)

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/14/2019   Event Time: 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

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This symposium is presented by Expanding Equity in Our Schools and UNC Asheville’s Africana Studies Program, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Asheville, 1 Edwin Pl., Asheville. Admission is free. Please register online to attend. The event sponsors provide this description: Asheville is in a crisis. We have the worst academic outcomes for black children in the state of North Carolina. This opportunity gap is a result of the structural inequities black children face within the educational system. Emphasizing the best practices in education, a think tank of local scholars will present solutions that promote black children thriving in our schools. This think tank seeks to increase awareness and generate ideas leading to the implementation of these solutions in our region. To address this crises, a team of scholars in Western North Carolina will come together to present the best practices that support black children thriving in our schools. FEATURING THE FOLLOWING SCHOLARS: Dr. Tiece Ruffin (University of North Carolina Asheville) Dr. Brandi Hinnant-Crawford (Western Carolina University) Dr. Darrius Stanley (Western Carolina University) Dr. Summer Carrol (Lenoir-Rhyne University)

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1 Edwin Place , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/14/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

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Music Explorations is a 12-week music class for children ages 3, 4, and 5. Children will dance, sing, and play their way to deeper musical understanding. Kylie Irvin will introduce and explore concepts such as steady beat, rhythm, and pitch through world and American folk music. Classes will start September 14th and will be held at the First Congregational Church in downtown Asheville from 11:00 am- 12:00 pm every Saturday. To register, please contact Asheville Music School (828) 252-6244 or [email protected]

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20 Oak St. , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/17/2019 - 12/03/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/17/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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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: 09/18/2019 - 12/04/2019   Event Time: All Day

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Partner Location , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/18/2019   Event Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

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3 Town Square Blvd , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/18/2019   Event Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Flor de Toloache – the New York City-based all-female quartet whose latest album features John Legend – will bring their boundary-breaking update on mariachi music to UNC Asheville for a 7 p.m. concert at Lipinsky Auditorium on Wednesday, Sept. 18. This concert is free with no tickets required. The band’s name comes from the toloache flower, used as in ancient times and still today as a love potion in Mexico. And NPR describes the group’s sounds as sometimes “intimately airy,” but also “ice-crackingly powerful.” Flor de Toloache’s music features “intricate vocal runs and harmonic alchemy … with equally clever instrumental arrangements by the singers themselves,” according to NPR’s review of the group’s album Indestructible, just released at the end of May. Indestructible, which fuses mariachi with many other musical forms, follows the band’s 2017 album Las Caras Lindas, which won a Latin Grammy Award for Best Ranchero/Mariachi Album. A local youth dance troupe – RAICES, affiliated with the Buncombe County organization Nuestro Centro – will open the concert. Flor de Toloache performs on traditional mariachi instruments, but their music incorporates influences beyond Mexico, reflecting the band members’ diverse personal and musical backgrounds. Mireya Ramos, who was raised in Puerto Rico but has Mexican and Dominican heritage, plays violin as well as singing lead. Shae Fiol, also a lead vocalist, is a Cuban-American from Portland, Ore., who plays guitar and vihuela (a guitar-like instrument with five strings). Harmony vocals come from Eunice Aparicio, a native of Mexico who plays guitarrón (like an oversized acoustic bass guitar), and Julie Acosta, a Dominican from Miami, who cites both hip-hop and jazz influences on her trumpet style. To learn more about Flor de Toloache and sample their music, visit their website, mariachinyc.com. The concert is part of a two-day residency which will feature workshops and classes with students and the community: Tuesday, Sept. 17 at noon in Karpen Hall, Laurel Forum. Wednesday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. in the Highsmith Student Union, Mountain Suites. Flor de Toloache’s residency is part of UNC Asheville’s Cultural Events Series, which receives support from Biltmore Farms Hotels, Blue Ridge Public Radio and Our State magazine.

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300 Library Lane , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 09/19/2019 - 12/05/2019   Event Time: All Day

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211 S French Broad Ave , Asheville, NC
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Event Date: 09/22/2019   Event Time: 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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In this class participants will gain an appreciation of the diverse native grass flora here in the Southern Appalachians with an emphasis on western North Carolina. Gary Kauffman will discuss the natural communities in which grasses occur and provide specimens of common native grasses to help differentiate species and identify key characteristics. Participants will learn which species are suitable for gardens as well as disturbed areas. Books about grass and related floras will be provided for student perusal. Gary Kauffman has been the botanist/ecologist program manager for the National Forests in North Carolina since April of 2007. The National Forests in North Carolina cover 1.2 million acres across 4 forests, the Nantahala and Pisgah National Forests in the mountains, the Uwharrie National Forest in the Piedmont, and the Croatan National Forest in the Coastal Plain. Since 2002 Gary has coordinated the invasive plant program across the 4 forests, and he continues to serve as the Forest Botanical Products Specialist. Other duties include planning revision at the forest level, restoration of rare plant populations and rare plant communities, and NEPA compliance for forest projects. Gary has a master’s degree in botany/mycology, and has been with the USFS since 1992.

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151 West .T. Weaver Boulevard , Asheville, NC 28804
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Event Date: 09/23/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Personalizing your Mac and making it even more friendly and usable with System Preferences. The instructor will be using macOS Sierra 10.12. Mac OS X 10.11 El Capitan and 10.10 Yosemite already brought the biggest visual change since Mac OS X first shipped in 2000, and most principles remain the same, so users of earlier versions should find value in the class. NOTE: Instructor will be using macOS 10.13 High Sierra, as soon as it is released by Apple.

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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Event Date: 09/24/2019   Event Time: 11:00 AM

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Instructor will be using iMovie version 10.1.9 or later. Learn the time saving tips to help bring your home movies to life. The class includes topics such as: Importing Video Footage Add "Moving" Photos Overlay Music Tracks and Sound Effects. Edit Volume of Sound Tracks Adding Transitions, Titles and Special Effects. Exporting your movie Additionally, the instructor will be using macOS Mojave 10.14

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157 Charlotte Street , Asheville, NC 28801
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