LIVING Picks: Week of March 8-14

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John Grisham will be a panelist at the bracket breakfast. Photo by Dan Addison John Grisham will be a panelist at the bracket breakfast. Photo by Dan Addison

NONPROFIT
Bracket breakfast
Monday, March 13

Panelists including John Grisham, Barry Parkhill and Ricky Stokes give you inside tips and make their NCAA Final Four picks. Fundraiser for Piedmont CASA; includes prizes and surprises. $125 per ticket, 7am. Omni Hotel ballroom, 212 Ridge McIntire Rd. 971-7515.

FAMILY
Girls’ Geek Day
Saturday, March 11

This fun, collaborative and hands-on environment teaches girls new tech skills and connects them to other science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) programs in the community. Free, 9am-noon. Cale Elementary School, 1757 Avon St. Extended. tech-girls.org/girls-geek-day.html

FOOD & DRINK
Grand opening luau party
Saturday, March 11

Celebrate the grand opening of Vitae Spirits distillery with discounted tiki cocktails, complimentary barbecued pig and fixings by Ace Biscuit & Barbecue and music by Rusty Spurs and Matt Curreri. Extra credit for donning a flowery shirt, board shorts and flip-flops. Free, noon-6pm. Vitae Spirits, 715 Henry Ave. vitaespirits.com

HEALTH & WELLNESS
Sugar Hollow Bridges Run
Saturday, March 11

This footrace, sponsored by the White Hall Ruritans, includes 5K and 10K courses along the Moormans River and through Sugar Hollow. $30-40, 8am. Starting line at 5275 Sugar Hollow Rd.; park at Sugar Hollow. whitehallva.org

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