What’s Happening at the Jefferson School?

What’s Happening at the Jefferson School?

Summer Camp in Full Swing at Carver Recreation Center

This summer the Jefferson School City Center’s Carver Rec is hosting a pre-teen camp for youth in grades 4th through 6th grade. The camp lasts from June 16 through July 25 and registration is open and ongoing until the camp reaches capacity.

“Parks and Rec offers a comprehensive summer camp program where campers participate in experiential education through a variety of clubs ( Green Adventure Project, PB & J Fund, City School Yard Garden, African American Heritage Center, Light House, Lewis & Clark Exploratory Center, Zumba, fencing, tennis, basketball, swim lessons etc.) and fun field trips,” explained Erica Goode, City of Charlottesville Recreation Program Manager, adding that “most importantly camp is fun.”

The camp meets daily from 9am-4pm for the six week period. The camp also offers a nutritional breakfast and lunch to campers. More information can be found on the website or by calling the information line at 434-970-3260.

Next up in The Women’s Initiative’s Professionalism Series

The Women’s Initiative is hosting a series of workshops to help women become the architects of their careers so they can pursue their dreams through a structured approach. These workshops will focus on resume writing, interviewing, and establishing a career path. Each workshop is three hours long and there is no obligation to attend the entire series. There will also be an ongoing support group available to workshop participants and anyone else interested in receiving support in their career search.

  • The remaining workshops are on the following dates:
  • Interview Basics: June 28,2014,  9:00am-12:00pm
  • Professionalism: July 26, 2014, 9:00am-12:00pm

All workshops will be held at the MJH Starr Hill Health Center, on the second floor of the Jefferson School City Center. For more information or to register, contact Kirsten at 434-872-0047 x 101 or kirstenfranke@thewomensinitiative.org.

Vinegar Hill Cafe Hosts Chill’n & Grill’n July 3

Start the July Fourth weekend early at the Vinegar Hill Café with Chill’n & Grill’n on Thursday, July 3, 5:00pm-7:30pm. Enjoy a straight-off-the-grill menu, including barbecue ribs, barbecue chicken, or hamburgers, with a choice of collard greens, baked beans, coleslaw and homemade cornbread, all for $10.00.  Children’s menu and pricing, and vegetarian options available.

As always, Chill’n & Grill’n will include live music, this month featuring Charlottesville’s own Midlife Crisis.

The Café welcomes dogs on the patio when accompanied by well-behaved owners.

For details visit www.VinegarHillCafe.org or contact Joel Schechtman, JSchechtman@jabacares.org, 434-817-5234.

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