Club Calendars

Are you interested in learning more about our club? Why not attend a meeting or visit us at one of our upcoming community service projects? We’d love to meet you!

*** Meetings, Volunteer Opportunities, & Events for May/June

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May 3 — Special Event; Kendra Scott, “Sips and Sweets” Social Event/Fundraiser

***Friday, May 3, 4 – 7 p.m. — Join us for sips, sweets and shopping for a cause.  If you are thinking about buying something for your Mother, wife, daughter for Mother’s Day, think no further we have the perfect gift for ALL the beautiful ladies on your list!!  20% of proceeds benefit Kiwanis Club of Charlottesville projects helping children and youth.

Kendra Scott 2035 Bond St Unit 125 Charlottesville VA 22901 (in The Shops at Stonefield)

Can’t Make it in Person? Shop online, use code GIVEBACK-GIPSY

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May 6–SPEAKER MEETING at Timberwood Grill (Central Little League)

***MONDAY, May 6, 6:30 p.m. ”First Monday Speaker Meeting” at Timberwood Grill, 3311 Worth Crossing, Charlottesville VA 22911 . PROGRAM: Alan Dalkin, President of Central Little League, will tell us about how CLL “provides area boys and girls with an enriching, challenging, and exciting baseball and softball experience. Over 300 children are registered to play this year with more than 110 volunteers making it all happen.” Kiwanis has sponsored a team in CLL for some 65 years.

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May 13 — BOARD MEETING on Virtual

***MONDAY, May 13, 6:30 p.m., is our May Club Board Meeting.  This meeting will be held virtually. President Cheryl will provide the virtual link.

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May 20–SPEAKER MEETING at Timberwood Grill

***MONDAY, May 20, 6:30 p.m. ”Third Monday Speaker Meeting” at Timberwood Grill, 3311 Worth Crossing, Charlottesville VA 22911 . PROGRAM: (Catie Dugan Vargas of the Tysons Kiwanis Club speaking to us about a possible “Girls Rule the Court” tennis program for Charlottesville. —rescheduled for Monday, June 3–see below.)

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May 27–Memorial Day HolidayNo Kiwanis Meeting Tonight

***MONDAY, May 27, 6:30 p.m. Memorial Day Holiday. No Kiwanis Meeting Tonight.

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June 3–SPEAKER MEETING at Timberwood Grill (“Girls Rule the Court”)

***MONDAY, June 3, 6:30 p.m. ”First Monday Speaker Meeting” at Timberwood Grill, 3311 Worth Crossing, Charlottesville VA 22911 . PROGRAM: Catie Dugan Vargas of the Tysons Kiwanis Club speaking to us about supporting a “Girls Rule the Court” tennis program for Charlottesville. See this story from The Chamber: https://www.cvillechamber.com/2022/10/03/chamber-spotlight-girls-rule-the-court/ and this story on NBC29: https://www.29news.com/2022/10/06/free-tennis-lessons-taught-young-girls/

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June 10 — BOARD MEETING on Virtual

***MONDAY, June 10, 6:30 p.m., is our June Club Board Meeting.  This meeting will be held virtually. President Cheryl will provide the virtual link.

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June 17–SPEAKER MEETING at Timberwood Grill (Program TBA)

***MONDAY, June 17, 6:30 p.m. ”Third Monday Speaker Meeting” at Timberwood Grill, 3311 Worth Crossing, Charlottesville VA 22911 . We will welcome Division 9 Lt. Gov Susan Knick of the Jackson River Area Club, who will be making an “Official Club Visit” and will be accompanied by 2024-25 Lt Gov-Designate Marcia Geiger from the Waynesboro Club. PROGRAM: TBA

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June 24 — SERVICE WORK NIGHT (Location:  Ronald McDonald House

***MONDAY, June 24, 6:00 p.m. Our June “4th Monday Evening Service Work Night” will be held at a one of our favorite children’s charities,  Ronald McDonald House, Kiwanis returns to plan and prepare a meal for the families staying at this wonderful community resource located near UVA Children’s Hospital. We will also have volunteers available to do chores indoor or outdoors according to what is needed. Please work with President Cheryl to confirm your intention to participate.

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Saturday, June 29–41st Annual Kiwanis Independence Day 5K Race–Lakeside Middle School

***Saturday, June 29, 2024. 7:30 a.m. The KID5K has become a summer holiday tradition in our community.  This year will be the 41st rendition of this event and we salute Better Living Inc. for stepping up in a most generous way as a signature sponsor of this event for the eighteenth straight year.

This year proceeds will benefit five amazing local children’s charities:

Benjamin Hair Just Swim for Life FoundationCentral Little LeagueRonald McDonald House , Salvation Army, and Community Bikes

REGISTRATION forms, maps, and more information are available right now at Ragged Mountain Running Shop at 3 Elliewood Avenue (434-293-3367) and on-line at the Run Sign Up page:

https://runscore.runsignup.com/Race/VA/Charlottesville/KiwanisIndependenceDay5K

Packet pick up will be at Lakeside Middle School on Friday, June 28, 4:30 – 6 p.m. and on race day from 6:30 – 7:15 a.m.

Want to sponsor this event? Send an email to [email protected]

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