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  Open Houses
 
March 21, Thursday
TANDEM FRIENDS ADMISSIONS INFORMATION SESSION
Tandem Friends School.
The Tandem Friends Admissions Office will host an Admissions Information Session (Come See Us in Action) event on Thursday, March 21 from 9 to 10:30am in the Blue Room. Come learn more about Tandem Friends - take a tour, visit classes, talk to faculty, sit in on a discussion with parents, students and faculty. Tandem Friends School Blue Room.  9-10:30am.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Brandon Edwards.  Email: bedwards@tandemfs.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-296-1303. 
 
March 22-23, 2019
2019 VAHOMESCHOOLERS CONFERENCE AND RESOURCE FAIR
VaHomeschoolers.
This event it at a new location: Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center in Williamsburg. Keynote speaker Joy Hakim, renowned author of the illustrated 10 volume series, "A History of US". Featured speaker Noah Scalin, internationally known artist who captured the public's attention in 2007 with his Webby Award-winning project, "Skull-a-Day". Enjoy a variety of sessions, family programming, food, and shopping. Fort Magruder Hotel and Conference Center, Williamsburg.  All ages welcome.  Contact: Lisa Hight.  Email: lisa.hight@vahomeschoolers.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-850-5599. 
 
March 23, Saturday
ALBEMARLE MONTESSORI CHILDREN'S COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE
Albemarle Montessori Children's Community.
Come to an open house. All year program and full-day options for this nationally recognized Montessori preschool. Albemarle Montessori Children's Community.  11am-1pm.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 540-671-9894. 
 
April 12, Friday
OAKLAND SCHOOL OPEN HOUSE
Oakland School.
Come learn about Oakland's Year-Round School and Summer Camp. Meet the Head of School, staff, students, and animals! Have some freshly baked cookies. RSVP. Oakland School, Troy.  10am-12pm.  Email: admissions@oaklandschool.net. Reservations are required.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-9059. 
 
April 18, Thursday
KINDERGARTEN REGISTRATION OPEN HOUSE FOR CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOLS
Charlottesville City Schools.
A child must be five years old on or before September 30 of the upcoming school year to enroll in kindergarten. Bring a certified birth certificate, the child's social security card, proof of City residency (mortgage, lease or real estate tax document or a government issued ID and utility bill), a copy of a comprehensive physical exam and evidence of immunizations required by Virginia state law. All Charlottesville City Schools.  3:30-6pm.  $Free.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-245-2400. 
 
  School Fundraisers & Fairs
 
March 23, Saturday
COVENANT SCHOOL'S 2019 AUCTION GALA
The Covenant School.
This year's theme is Shenandoah Soiree. Boar's Head Resort.  For details, please click this link. 
 
April 6, Saturday
22ND ANNUAL GALA AUCTION
Charlottesville Catholic School.
The event consists of raffles, a silent auction, a seated dinner during the live auction, Teacher Wish List fund drive and live entertainment. Darden, UVA.  6pm doors.  Email: info.ccs@cvillecatholic.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-964-0400. 
 
  School Meetings
 
Second Wednesdays
BUFORD MIDDLE SCHOOL PTO MEETING
6pm.  For details, please click this link. 
 
First Thursdays
CHARLOTTESVILLE CITY SCHOOL BOARD MEETINGS
Charlottesville School District.
Stay informed and hear about Charlottesville City Schools. Feel free to attend and speak at these events. A public comment period takes place at the beginning and end of each meeting. Charlottesville High School Media Center.  5pm.  Email: schoolboard@charlottesvilleschools.org. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-245-2400. 
 
November 6, Tuesday
PARENT BOOK CLUB
Redhill Elementary Parent-Teacher Association.
Red Hill Elementary School's first Parent Book Club meeting is on the horizon. Nancy McCullen and the PTO will host an open discussion about the first two chapters of Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children. The library will offer a limited amount of book copies. Redhill Elementary Library, North Garden.  $Free.  All ages welcome.  For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 434-293-5332. 
 
monthly, see schedule for details
SPECIAL EDUCATION ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Albemarle County School District.
Provides advice concerning unmet needs in the education of children with disabilities and assists in the formulation and development of long-range plans for these children. Any parent may attend committee meetings. Albemarle County Office Building.  Directions: Room 320, 401 McIntire Road, Charlottesville.  7-9pm.  All ages welcome.  Email: albemarleseac@gmail.com. For details, please click this link.  For more info call: 974-6442. 
 
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