diabetes awareness month

Diabetes Awareness Month

Thursday, November 13th 2014 - All Day

86 million people in the US are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Less than 11% know it. The YMCA’s Diabetes Prevention Program helps those at risk adopt healthy lifestyles by encouraging healthier eating, increased physical activity and losing a modest amount of weight through a supportive small group setting. Making and sustaining these lifestyle changes can reduce new cases of type 2 diabetes by up to 58%. Are you at risk? Go to for more information.

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Concert for Children

Friday, December 5th 2014 - All Day at Rainbow Community School
574 Haywood Rd

The mission of the Blue Ridge Orchestra is to present quality symphonic music in a variety of settings for a diverse audience and to serve as a recognized leader in culture and music education for our community. The Blue Ridge Orchestra presents Peter and the Wolf and Holiday Orchestra Pops at 9:15 and 11:00 am on December 5 Rainbow Community School Auditorium, 58 State Street, West Asheville $5 at Event Start Time: 9:15 am and 11:00 am Event End Time: 10:30 am and 12:15 pm

Joyal Capital Management Foundation

Saturday, December 6th 2014 - 8:00 am - 10:00 am at Dicks’s Sporting Goods
107 River Hills Rd

Fortiline Waterworks, sponsor of Joyal Capital Management Foundation, Inc., is currently accepting nominations for the $100 For 100 Event in Asheville. 100 children in need will receive $100 gift cards for sporting goods and/or clothing at Dick’s Sporting Goods. The event will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, from 8 to 10 a.m., at the Dick’s Sporting Goods in the River Hills Shopping Center, 107 River Hills Road, in Asheville.


Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry

Sunday, December 7th 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at White Horse Music Hall
105 Montreat Rd

Carolina Ceili (kay-lee) Band is donating a percentage of profits to the Swannanoa Valley Christian Ministry in Black Mountain, a charity which helps families in need with food, clothing, shelter, and job training. Donations will also be accepted at the show. Celtic Yulefest holiday concert featuring Olde English carols, celtic fiddle tunes, sing-alongs, a guest harpist, and more. Advance ticket purchase encouraged at the White Horse web site.

Owen Middle School’s 11th Annual Christmas in the Valley Craft Fair

Saturday, December 13th 2014 - 10:00 am - 2:00 pm at Owen Middle School
730 Old US 70

It’s the ONE STOP spot for final holiday shopping.
The event will include juried artisans, music, barbeque, homemade
concessions and a raffle. Handcrafted items include pottery,
metalwork, woodwork, fabrics, jewelry, and so much more.

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