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New Front Entrance Opens at WNC Nature Center

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The WNC Nature Center will welcome guests into their new front entrance beginning Wednesday, September 12, 2018. The Center will be closed to guests on Tuesday, September 11th in preparation.

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New Volunteerism Centered Book Club

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There's a new all-ages book club coming to Spellbound Children's Bookshop called the Action Book Club. For each meeting of the book club, attendees will read about a subject and then take concrete action together to make the community a better place, partnering with a different non-profit organization each time. 

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Asheville Humane Society to Host Pop-Up Cat Cafe

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Kitten season is in full swing and Asheville Humane Society has plenty of felines who need loving homes. To help them all get adopted, Asheville Humane Society will host its first pop-up cat cafe on Friday and Saturday, August 3 - 4, in Gerber Village (Suite 104). Gerber Mills LLC is temporarily donating the unoccupied space to Asheville Humane Society for this event.

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ASHEVILLE OUTLETS TO HOST BACK TO SCHOOL GIVE TO THE MUSIC KIDS DAY

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Mercy Urgent Care Announces New Location in Burnsville

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Yancey County Will Be Home to 6th Mercy Urgent Care Location in WNC

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Inaugural Smokies Stomp Raises Over $60,000 to Support National Park

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Community members from across Western North Carolina gathered for the inaugural Smokies Stomp Barn Party in support of Great Smoky Mountains National Park (GSMNP) Saturday, July 21st. The event raised more than $60,000 to fund park projects and featured a ‘fund-a-cause’ for Parks As Classrooms, which provides hands-on curriculum-based environmental education programming for thousands of WNC schoolchildren. 

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AMOS Announces New Executive Director

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Amanda Bryant Takes the Helm as Museum Continues to Grow

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Western North Carolina Activists Take Fight For Free Healthcare To Streets In Washington DC

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On Saturday, June 23, Western North Carolina advocates for National Improved Medicare for All join other National Improved Medicare for All advocates from across the country to take to the streets to make the case for Single Payer Healthcare for All.

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Better Dads Festival Returns to Asheville with Grammy Award-winning Secret Agent 23 Skidoo, plus Lyric and The Willies

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This Father’s Day weekend, the Better Dads Festival returns to Asheville with its unique mix of active, soulful, inspirational, fun, and educational activities to celebrate fatherhood. The event welcomes people of all ages from Asheville’s diverse communities.

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GreenWork Makes the Dream Work

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To help keep Asheville’s natural lands and waterways free from trash, Asheville Yoga Center is raising funds for Asheville GreenWorks as its Charity of the Month for June 2018.

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