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Going Beyond Gender to be Tuned In & Turned On

February 14-16, EVERYBODY Yoga will host a three-day retreat, The Seductive Art of Sexual Liberation © created and facilitated by Shaunna Williams, author of the published book, The Spiritual Magic of a Queer POC.

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Conscious Communication: Creating Healthy Relationships A Virtual Summit!

he Purpose Collective will be hosting a virtual summit to explore the world of conscious communication, in turn creating healthier, more connected relationships. This ground-breaking summit assembles a dynamic roster of six of the innovative voices in the field of conscious communication.

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St James School For Little Folks To Close

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It is with great sadness and regret that the Vestry of St. James Episcopal Church in Hendersonville announces the imminent closure of the St. James School for Little Folks. The difficult decision to close the preschool was made after a continuing pattern of declining enrollment and increased costs demonstrated that the school operation was not sustainable.

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STARBUCKS HOLDS SUPPLY DRIVE FOR  ESTHER NEONATAL KITTEN ALLIANCE

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For the month of February, Starbucks located at 1378 Hendersonville Road in Asheville will be accepting donations of kitten supplies such as wet and dry kitten food, kitten formula, unscented non-clumping litter, unscented alcohol-free baby wipes, cozy cat beds, and fleece blankets. The donations will benefit Esther Neonatal Kitten Alliance, a new local nonprofit dedicated to providing care and rescue to orphaned newborn kittens.

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Holiday Pop-up Series at Firestorm Announces Artist Lineup for 2019

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Since opening on Haywood Road in 2015, Firestorm Books & Coffee has hosted an annual holiday craft pop-up in mid-December. These events have given a platform to emerging artists and offered holiday shoppers an opportunity to find something affordable and unique. This year, Firestorm will host three pop-ups, each featuring the work of at least six artists. A portion of each sale will underwrite social movement space and the co-operative’s grassroots community programming in 2020.

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The Best Up and Coming Cultural Events in Asheville

Asheville has a lot to offer in terms of culture and art. Being one of North Carolina’s sought-after cities for the promotion of aesthetic lifestyles, the city is a great way to expose yourself to the arts. With live music being a prime driver of the local economy, Asheville has been regarded as a musical center. But it’s not only great tunes that make the city’s local art scene so vibrant. Other cultural events are turning Asheville into a prime location for artists not only in the United States but also from across the globe. We can only look at the numerous art festivals that are making their mark on the city in the months to come. So, if you’re looking to get your fill of the beautiful and the sublime before the year ends, take a look at the most important cultural events you might want to attend in the great city of Asheville and nearby towns!   Cherokee Pow Wow – July 5 to 7 Immerse yourself in Native American culture by attending the Cherokee Pow Wow, an extravagant presentation of authentic local culture, complete with musical performances prepared by hundreds of dancers vying to win thousands of …

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Top Pet-Friendly Restaurants in Asheville, North Carolina 

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The metropolitan area of Asheville counts for nearly 425,000 inhabitants, meaning there should be enough entertainment places for the people in this city from North Carolina. The place is filled with art galleries, movie theatres, colleges, cafes, and restaurants and, since there is always something to do around here, you’ll never get bored. 

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READING, RECYCLING, AND RADICALISM! FREE SUMMER SERIES BLOOMS

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Firestorm Books & Coffee is excited to announce children’s summer programming taking place at the bookstore from July 6th through August 24th 2019, with an event every Saturday at 10:30am. The programming rotates each week between read alouds and arts and crafts events, all of which are focused on local ecology, using natural materials to make art, recycling and upcycling, and gardening.

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Bears Bees + Brews and Center for Honeybee Research to host ‘Pollinators: Secret Superheroes Dinner

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Bears Bees + Brews is partnering with Center for Honeybee Research to host ‘Pollinators: Secret Superheroes Dinner,’ an intimate dinner experience highlighting the essential role pollinators play for the culinary world and for a healthy ecosystem. The dinner is a part of Asheville GreenWorks and Bee City USA— Asheville’s 7th Annual Pollination Celebration.

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Angel Pets Expo and Conference 2019

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Angel Pets Expo Asheville Saturday, June 8th at the Renaissance Hotel, 10-6p.m (Salon B/C). The goal of the Angel Pets Expo is to bring people together with resources and services which help the care and honoring of our pets, and ourselves as pet parents. Over 45 vendors specializing in all services and products for pets, senior pet care needs, canine rehab specialists, pet trainers, animal artists, pet memorabilia, animal communicators, grief healing services, veterinarians, holistic pet services, animal acupuncture and chiropractic, pet photographers, pet CBD oil and other pet supportive topics. All things pets! Select featured vendor presentations throughout the day. Open to the public, $5 at door. See list of vendors and more information at AngelPetsExpo.com  Angel Pets Conference 2019 Asheville, Saturday, June 8th at the Renaissance Hotel, 8-5p.m (Salon A) This pioneering, unique, and much-needed conference covers many topics on senior pet care needs, end-of-life care, caregiver support and grief healing. The conference highlights important medical topics for senior animal needs and resources, assessing animal quality-of-life, explaining animal hospice and palliative care, and covering the medical, practical, emotional considerations for pets at the end-of-life transition. Special focus will also be on grief healing from pet loss for ourselves …

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