charlottesville parks & recreation

The new and first appointed executive director of the McIntire Botanical Garden will lead the realization of a park designed by renowned landscape architect Mikyoung Kim. Photo: Mikyoung Kim Design

Urban wilderness: Jill Trischman-Marks brings her love of nature to McIntire Botanical Garden

Jill Trischman-Marks bears the title executive director in her new role at McIntire Botanical Garden, but she calls herself its chief cheerleader. Her enthusiasm for the outdoors and all things wild (and some cultivated) is so abundant that the self-proclaimed title fits. As the first person to head up the nonprofit civic effort, Trischman-Marks, a […]

Charlottesville Parks & Recreation hosts this eggs-travagant Easter egg hunt for children ages 1-3, 4-7 and 8-12. Bring your own baskets. Free, 10am. Charlottesville High School, 1400 Melbourne Rd.

LIVING Picks: Week of March 21-27

Food & Drink Vegan cooking class Thursday, March 22 Ingrid Berger leads this class on utilizing bright and fresh flavors to welcome in the new season. Drinks included. $45, 6-7:30pm. The Happy Cook, Barracks Road Shopping Center. 977-2665. Health & Wellness Charlottesville Ten Miler Saturday, March 24 This 10-mile run through Charlottesville (the area’s oldest […]