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Madison House Registration

Madison House offers 19 programs where University students can volunteer one to three hours per week for the semester (in some cases, for the academic year) throughout the Charlottesville community. Programs range from Medical Services to Adopt-a-Grandparent to Animal Welfare and more. Learn more and register online ...

Global Health Week

Sept. 15-19

Global Health Week was born out of a desire to draw students into the realm of global health and to prompt them to act on health issues locally and globally through service, research, and advocacy. It is both a celebration of the many talented professors, practitioners, and CIOs involved in global health work here in Charlottesville and an exciting opportunity for inter-organizational collaboration ...

Greens to Grounds

Pick up: Sept. 19, 1 to 3 p.m., Mad Bowl
Sign up deadline: Sept. 17, noon

Love good food? Greens to Grounds is a student-lead, community-supported agriculture initiative that works with local farmers and producers in the Charlottesville community to bring fresh produce to UVa students. Each week, students can sign up for a box of seasonable vegetables and fruit with the option of adding meat and other specialty items. Every Friday, we deliver boxes to Mad Bowl for convenient pick up (though students have the option of individualized delivery for a small additional fee). Check out for more information on the contents of our boxes ...

Women's Health Virginia @ UVa

Sept. 16, 6 to 7 p.m.

Interested in learning more about women's health and what you can do as a student to improve your own health here on Grounds? Come to our info meeting to learn more ...

CEnter for Undergraduate Excellence Coffee Chat

Sept. 18, 10 to 11 a.m., Bodo's

Join us for a coffee chat session! Drop in with your ideas and questions about the Harrison Awards and the Jefferson Public Citizens (JPC) program. We will host various coffee chats throughout the semester ...

3 Day Startup

Deadline: Sept. 22
Event: Sept. 26-28

Dip your toes and then dive deep into entrepreneurship—and make a serious difference—at the upcoming 3 Day Startup. Design and launch a startup at a fast-paced, structured three-day weekend. Meet great mentors and other entrepreneurial students. Develop an idea into a pitch, then prototype, then venture—all in three days! The theme of this weekend is social entrepreneurship – if you have an entrepreneurial idea for one of society's most pressing challenges, or if you're interested on working on such an idea, apply now!

fleaVILLE Market on Saturdays

Sept. 27, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the IX Project (corner of Second St. SE and Monticello Avenue)

fleaVILLE is a flea/artists/antiques market with over 35 vendors. All are small businesses, all local to Cville and the surrounding areas, selling their goods -- antiques, refinished/handmade furniture, clothes (including children's items), jewelry, art, crafts, you name it. Plus, we'll have face painting for the kids and food trucks. This month, it's South Fork Food Truck, Morsel Compass Mobile Kitchen, and the Gypsy Juice Wagon.

It's a fun space and a great second stop after the City Market! ...

Pancakes for Parkinson's

Oct. 25, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., the Lawn (south end near Homer statue)

Celebrate the 10th annual Pancakes for Parkinson’s at the University of Virginia to benefit the Michael J. Fox Foundation. This event was founded with the idea that members of the community and students of the University of Virginia could bridge their efforts and fight for a Parkinson’s cure. Students and community members will come together and flip pancakes to help raise awareness and collect donations for Parkinson’s disease ...

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