April 26th, 2017, ALL DAY, 24 HOURS, GIVE BIG NRV is an initiative of the Community Foundation of the New River Valley (CFNRV).
The June Bug Center has a unique profile page on the GiveBigNRV
website, allowing our donors to give easily to the JBC. Although we
encourage charitable giving all year, April 26th is a special online
giving day. For a full 24 hours, donors are encouraged to
give a minimum of $10 to the organization or fund of their choice. We want to be your choice! The CFNRV offers grants and prizes to organizations
on the giving day based on the amount of money they raise, the number
of unique donors to their page, and more. Please go to our page and
support the unique programs and events offered at The June Bug Center, and as always, we thank you for your generous support.
Friday, April 21, 7pm: Ballroom & Latin Dance Lessons at the June Bug Center. Join us for a FREE dance lesson on April 21st, followed by an 8 week beginner program every Friday at 7pm. Learn the basic steps of Ballroom and Latin dances like Disco, Salsa, Tango, Swing, Waltz and more. Please RSVP.
Sunday, April 23, 3 pm: Thomas O’Neill, a junior from Patrick Henry High School, will perform at the June Bug Center. He was the first place winner at the 2015 and 2016 state National Association of Teachers of Singing competition (NATS), the 2015 NATS Atlantic Regional Competition and qualified as a Semi-Finalist for the National Round in July 2015. He has participated in vocal training programs at The University of North Carolina School of the Arts, Torggler Summer Vocal Institute, the Altanta Opera, and Brevard Music Center in North Carolina.
Wesley McCune, who will accompany O'Neill, is a classically trained pianist and a four-time recipient of a National Endowment for the Humanities grant. He studied and developed teaching strategies, including a curriculum for children on the Autism spectrum, using the music of J.S. Bach.
Saturday, May 13 10am-2pm: Self-Love is a crucial skill to have for health and happiness, yet most of us no longer possess such skills. Join Katie Wells and guest teacher Sandy Jahmi Burg, for a 3 hour workshop exploring embodiment practices for Self-love, such as movement, visualization and focusing.
Self-Love for Kids. Guest teacher, Lore Deighan will be offering a project to expand children's awareness of self-love during the open hearted workshop.
Adults: $25adv./$30 door (bring potluck dish)
Kids: $10adv/ $15 door (art supplies and snacks included.
Saturday, May 21, 3pm–6pm: Movement, Metaphor and Meaning - A FREE workshop to introduce the Tamalpa Life/Art Process. Facilitated by Lora Leigh Giessler, Tamalpa Institute graduate in training.
the creative art mediums of dance, drawing, poetic writing, and
improvisational performance, participants will explore movement as a
metaphor for how we live and what we long for, bringing new meaning
to our life experiences. Wear comfortable clothing. Art
supplies provided. Register
Potluck Dinner 6-7
Documentary Film, Breath Made Visible 7-8:30