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Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Open Mic Poetry
Aug 28 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
M. Judson Booksellers

“Two roads diverged in a wood, and I⁠—I took the one that led to M. Judson’s Open Mic Poetry Nights!” Join us once a month from 7:00-8:30pm to share and listen to poetry in a laid back, open mic forum. From newbies finding their voices to seasoned veterans perfecting their craft, everyone is invited! Each poet will get four minutes to share their material. It will be a night of good people, good poems, and good times.

Thursday, September 5, 2019
Poetry Reading with Ada Limón
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
M. Judson Booksellers

Join us on September 5th at 7:00pm for a reading with poet Ada Limón and her award winning collection, The Carrying.

Ada’s work has appeared in The New Yorker and the Harvard Review, and her latest collection won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry. The Carrying – which The Guardian says “goes straight to the heart” – focuses on Ada’s life with her husband in Kentucky, and her journey to find peace through life’s difficulties.

Our friend Scott Gould will moderate. Folks, you don’t want to miss Ada bring to life her award winning poetry!

Monday, September 9, 2019
Play Dates with Miss Debi
Sep 9 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
M. Judson Booksellers

Who’s ready for Miss Debi? Miss Debi’s having play dates at the bookstore with her preschool friends (ages 3 or 4) from 9:15 to 10:00 am one Monday each month. Each play date includes a new book, a snack, a craft, and a lot of fun.

Here’s what’s in store for the Fall session of Play Dates with Miss Debi:

Poetree by Shauna LaVoy Reyonds
Craft: write our own books
Stumpkin by Lucy Roth
Craft: Halloween pumpkin carving
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Craft: Moon & Star mobile
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
Craft: Christmas Ornament

The cost for the session is $125, and it’s a package deal. The play date is capped at 8 friends per session, and it’s only for 3- or 4-year-olds. Parents, you’re off the hook – you get 45 minutes to yourself. It’s a win/win and will sell fast. Sign up here now!

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Navy League Presents Dinner Program: Attack on the USS Cole
Sep 12 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Poinsett Club

The Upper South Carolina Council of the Navy League is pleased to announce that Lieutenant Commander Bob Overturf, USN (ret.), will be the guest speaker at its September 12, 2019, dinner program at the Poinsett Club in Greenville, SC.

On October 12, 2000, eleven months before the 9/11 attacks, the United States guided missile destroyer USS Cole docked in the Yemen port of Aden to refuel. On that sunny morning, the 8,400-ton destroyer was shattered by an enormous explosion. The ship had been attacked by al-Qaeda suicide bombers in a small boat loaded with explosives. LCDR Overturf was part of the crew of nearly 300 and survived the blast that claimed the lives of 17 sailors.

Battered and injured, the crew members spent the next day and a half working to save the ship. There were no waiting ambulances or firefighters to assist, only the shaken crew of the Cole. It took another 36 to 48 hours for another Navy ship to arrive. The crew had to fight for the next 18 days to keep the ship afloat and to survive.

The public is cordially invited to join us for this unique opportunity to hear first-hand from an officer serving aboard the Cole about the events leading up to the attack, the heroic efforts by the crew to save the ship, and the aftermath that affected both the crew and the future of US Navy rules of engagement. LCDR Overturf played a critical role in saving the Cole and for his efforts he was awarded the Navy Commendation Medal by the Secretary of the Navy.

Tickets are $33 per person and include dinner. For details and reservation information, please go to: http://bit.ly/NavyLeagueDinner091219 or email [email protected]

The Navy League is a civilian non-profit organization whose mission is to support the sea services: Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, and US-Flagged Merchant Marine. It does this through informational programs, support of sea service personnel and their families, youth programs, and other local area programs.

Sunday, September 15, 2019
Knit-n-Give
Sep 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Monday, October 14, 2019
Play Dates with Miss Debi
Oct 14 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
M. Judson Booksellers

Who’s ready for Miss Debi? Miss Debi’s having play dates at the bookstore with her preschool friends (ages 3 or 4) from 9:15 to 10:00 am one Monday each month. Each play date includes a new book, a snack, a craft, and a lot of fun.

Here’s what’s in store for the Fall session of Play Dates with Miss Debi:

Poetree by Shauna LaVoy Reyonds
Craft: write our own books
Stumpkin by Lucy Roth
Craft: Halloween pumpkin carving
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Craft: Moon & Star mobile
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
Craft: Christmas Ornament

The cost for the session is $125, and it’s a package deal. The play date is capped at 8 friends per session, and it’s only for 3- or 4-year-olds. Parents, you’re off the hook – you get 45 minutes to yourself. It’s a win/win and will sell fast. Sign up here now!

Sunday, October 20, 2019
Knit-n-Give
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Monday, November 4, 2019
Play Dates with Miss Debi
Nov 4 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
M. Judson Booksellers

Who’s ready for Miss Debi? Miss Debi’s having play dates at the bookstore with her preschool friends (ages 3 or 4) from 9:15 to 10:00 am one Monday each month. Each play date includes a new book, a snack, a craft, and a lot of fun.

Here’s what’s in store for the Fall session of Play Dates with Miss Debi:

Poetree by Shauna LaVoy Reyonds
Craft: write our own books
Stumpkin by Lucy Roth
Craft: Halloween pumpkin carving
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Craft: Moon & Star mobile
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
Craft: Christmas Ornament

The cost for the session is $125, and it’s a package deal. The play date is capped at 8 friends per session, and it’s only for 3- or 4-year-olds. Parents, you’re off the hook – you get 45 minutes to yourself. It’s a win/win and will sell fast. Sign up here now!

Sunday, November 17, 2019
Knit-n-Give
Nov 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, December 15, 2019
Knit-n-Give
Dec 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Monday, December 16, 2019
Play Dates with Miss Debi
Dec 16 @ 9:15 am – 10:00 am
M. Judson Booksellers

Who’s ready for Miss Debi? Miss Debi’s having play dates at the bookstore with her preschool friends (ages 3 or 4) from 9:15 to 10:00 am one Monday each month. Each play date includes a new book, a snack, a craft, and a lot of fun.

Here’s what’s in store for the Fall session of Play Dates with Miss Debi:

Poetree by Shauna LaVoy Reyonds
Craft: write our own books
Stumpkin by Lucy Roth
Craft: Halloween pumpkin carving
A Big Mooncake for Little Star by Grace Lin
Craft: Moon & Star mobile
The Night Before Christmas by Clement Moore
Craft: Christmas Ornament

The cost for the session is $125, and it’s a package deal. The play date is capped at 8 friends per session, and it’s only for 3- or 4-year-olds. Parents, you’re off the hook – you get 45 minutes to yourself. It’s a win/win and will sell fast. Sign up here now!

Sunday, January 19, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Jan 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, February 16, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, March 15, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Mar 15 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, April 19, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Apr 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Thursday, April 23, 2020
National Converge Autism Summit 2020
Apr 23 – Apr 24 all-day
Greenville Convention Center

Springbrook Autism Behavioral Health invites professionals from across the nation to converge for two days of presentations and breakout discussions covering a wide range of topics related to Autism—from diagnosis, behavioral health, and treatment and therapy results.
Our A-list of speakers will represent a variety of fields including Occupational Therapy, Behavioral Analysis, Special Education, Speech and Language Pathology, and Youth Psychiatry. In addition, we are proud to announce that best-selling author, Ron Suskind will be a keynote speaker at the autism conference! It would be our honor to host you at Converge 2020.

Sunday, May 17, 2020
Knit-n-Give
May 17 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, June 21, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Jun 21 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, July 19, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Jul 19 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities

 

 

Sunday, August 16, 2020
Knit-n-Give
Aug 16 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Mission Rathbun House

Are you looking for an excuse to knit or crochet for a good cause? Help make baby hats and blankets and adult hats, scarves, and slippers to support at-risk newborns and homeless adults.  Your handmade knitwear will keep our neighbors warm.  Volunteers with basic skills in knitting or crocheting are welcome. Please bring your own needles or crochet hooks and a pattern.

Check out Knit-n-Give on WLOS: http://wlos.com/news/only-on-wloscom/close-knit-group-of-women-use-their-talents-to-help-asheville-charities