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$5 Fur-iends Adoption Special

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Valentine's Day has come and gone, but Tuesday is National Love Your Pet Day, and Asheville Humane Society is celebrating all week long with a $5 "Fur-iends" adoption special! Adoption fees are $5 for all animals who are 6 months of age and older, now through Saturday, February 24. 

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Friday Valentine’s Comedy Special in Asheville Features Comedian Andy Woodhull

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Andy Woodhull, who’s appeared on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, CONAN, and featured in his own Half Hour Comedy Central Special, is set perform two shows in Asheville on Friday, February 16th. Opening for Andy will be Maddie Wiener.

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First Girls Join Cub Scouts in Western North Carolina

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Today also marks the 108th anniversary of Scouting in America

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Award-Winning Debut Novelist Amanda Kabak Brings Her Innovative LGBTQIA+ Fiction to Asheville

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Amanda Kabak, winner of the Arcturus & Chicago Review of Books Al-Simak Award for fiction, will visit Asheville on February 17 to read from her innovative LGBTQIA+ debut novel, The Mathematics of Change.

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Career Fair Announced for January 17

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Area residents will have many opportunities to advance their career at the Asheville Area Chamber of Commerce’s 12th Annual Homecoming Career Fair. The region’s largest annual career fair will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at the Davis Event Center at the WNC Agriculture Center in Fletcher.

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Healthcare For All, Y’all (We’re Already Paying For It)

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Please join us for a forum on the health, economic and social aspects of providing healthcare to all in the US. Joel R. Segal, who, as the senior legislative aide to Rep. John Conyers, was one of the lead staffers on the Affordable Care Act and co-authored HR 676, also known as “Expanded and Improved Medicare For All.” January 14th, 2018 at Blue Ridge Community College

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Asheville Yoga Center Fundraises for Asheville on Bikes

Photo by Mike Porcenaluk | Flickr

Asheville Yoga Center is cycling into the New Year with Asheville on Bikes to help support eco-friendly transportation and bike safety in the community. Starting on January 1, there will be donation boxes in AYC’s studio and boutique locations for monetary contributions. On Thursday, January 25, 10% of drop-in and community-class sales will be donated to the charity along with a direct donation of $250.

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Asheville Restaurant Week Jan 15-26 2018

Photo Credit: Storm Rhum Bar

In its sixth year, Asheville Restaurant Week will take place over the course of 10 days during January 15-26, 2018 and kick-off with a reception at New Belgium Brewing on January 11 2018

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Sparking New Solutions to Aging in WNC

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Do you want to redefine aging? Join AARP North Carolina in the Mountain Region and the YMCA of WNC on Wednesday, January 10th from 4:00 – 6:30 PM at the Salvage Station in Asheville. We will celebrate those who participated in the Disrupt Aging Community Health Challenge and ignite a new year by challenging outdated beliefs and sparking new solutions so people can choose how they age as they live.

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Sweet Bear Rescue Farm, home to more than a dozen rescued animals, officially named 501-3 non-profit

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Hendersonville, NC, is now home to its very own animal sanctuary: Sweet Bear Rescue Farm. The non-profit is the culmination of a dream by Lisa McDonald and Joe Dinan, passionate animal activists and owners of nearby Sanctuary Brewing Company.  

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