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May Movement Challenge

[Image caption: Flyer with the words Virtual Movement Challenge on top and dates May 10-17th on bottom. There are four images in circles: a Black female and male running together, a white older male in a wheelchair doing exercises with an elastic band, two Black children in shorts and a Black male in jeans playing chase, and the back of white woman's body sitting in lotus position. The logo for Pivot Physical Therapy is below the images on the the left and the logo for Bennett's Village is below the images on the right.]

Bennett’s Village is partnering with Pivot Physical Therapy to put on a virtual all-abilities Movement Challenge! The event will be a week-long celebration where we invite our participants to move, exercise, and play their way for a chance to win prizes from our wonderful partners in the Charlottesville community. All proceeds from the Movement Challenge will go directly to…

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Bennett's Village Move challenge event logo with yellow sun in the background

We challenge each of you to make your way along a mile-long course through Pen Park that highlights the future site of Bennett’s Village Playground. Use your wheels, your feet…your hands or your whole body…whatever method you choose to complete the course in a fun and joyful manner! This is a DIY, at-your-own-time and pace, virtual event. The event…

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Charlottesville’s Grand Illumination 2019

Come join Bennett’s Village and other community organizations in Santa’s workshop craft area and learn more about our work while the kids can design playgrounds for Santa in his sleigh! The event is free for all ages and features live music, kids’ crafts, fun games and activities, and over 20,000 LED lights illuminating the holiday tree at City Hall…

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Charlottesville Cardinals Fundraiser

Charlottesville Cardinals playing basketball

The Charlottesville Cardinals Wheelchair Basketball team will host a benefit game to raise money for Bennett’s Village. TICKETS are $5 at the door of the Gym. Doors open at 6:30PM. Park in the lot outside of the MLK Jr. Performing Arts Center. ​Tickets are $5, children 2 and under are free. Tickets are sold at the door. If you…

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Bennett’s Village Community Information Meeting

small Bennett's Village logo, children playing

Bennett’s Village and The Arc of the Piedmont are partnering with Charlottesville Parks and Recreation to build a place where ALL can play. Please join us for a community meeting Tuesday, September 17, from 6 to 8 p.m. to discuss plans for a multi-generational all-abilities playground to be built at Pen Park. The meeting will be held at the Charlottesville…

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Fan Appreciation Night with the Charlottesville Tom Sox

On Sunday, July 21 2019 the Charlottesville Tom Sox will be hosting their final home regular season game. The Tom Sox will donate a portion of the night’s receipts to Bennett’s Village as well as the team’s portion of the 50/50 raffle. Come watch the Tom Sox close out the regular season in style and help us build a…

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THE CIRCUS IS COMING TO IX! Bring the family to our third annual Circix – now benefiting “Bennett’s Village” an all-abilities park in Charlottesville, and celebrating our community of all spectrums. Suggested donation of $10. Give what you can and be part of the show. (And if you can’t pay anything, that’s OK, too – we’d still love to…

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Come show your support for Bennett’s Village at March 18 City Council meeting

On Monday, March 18th, Parks and Rec will be talking with City Council about our request to build an adaptive playground in Charlottesville.  In preparation for this event, please call Brian Daly, Director of Charlottesville Parks & Recreation, at (434) 970-3260 and leave the following message: “Hello, my name is ________ and I am a resident of _____. I…

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