What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 2/11

What’s coming up in Charlottesville the week of 2/11

Each week, the news team takes a look at upcoming meetings and events in Charlottesville and Albemarle we think you should know about. Consider it a look into our datebook, and be sure to share newsworthy happenings in the comments section.

  • On Tuesday, February 12, The City of Charlottesville is hosting a lecture by the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities fellow Monika Siebert on the reasons behind the public’s mixed reaction to the long-awaited National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI), which opened on the Mall in Washington, D.C. in 2004. The lecture, which runs from noon to 1pm, is one of a series of monthly presentations by VFH fellows held in City Council chambers. For more information, contact Ann White Spencer, aspencer@virginia.edu.
  • The Charlottesville Planning Commission holds its next regular meeting at 5:30 pm Tuesday in City Council Chambers. On the agenda is a public hearing on a special use permit for a 29-unit housing development on Stonehenge Avenue, as well as an application for a permit to allow a 4,000-square-foot lab at the old Martha Jefferson Hospital site from recently announced tenant HemoShear.
  • The city is holding a public meeting on the Belmont Bridge Replacement project at 6pm Wednesday, February 13 at the Central Library’s McIntire Rom. Members of the community are invited to attend and offer comments on the plan. Check out www.belmontbridge.com for more details.