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Community Partners

Our AMAZING Volunteers & Supporters

Individuals
Robert Armengol
Melvin Carter
Anne Dickey
Mike Farrar
Susan Garrett
Ophelia Lenz
Jim Magerfield
Amy Price

Organizations
Alpha Delta Kappa Sorority
Alpha Phi Omega Fraternity
Alternative Spring Break
Building Goodness Foundation
Cavaliers Care
Center for Nonprofit Excellence
Darden School of Business
GE Fanuc
Madison House
Martin Horn
Mt. Zion Baptist Church
Murray Elementary
St. Anne's Belfield
State Farm Insurance
Tandem Friends School
Temple Beth Israel
United Way Day of Caring
University Baptist Church
UVa Facilities Management
W.E. Lynch

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Art Appreciation:

Music, Art, and Theater

* Charlottesville Symphony – There are 4 visits during the school year in which the children can hear and try 8 different instruments whether it be wind, strings, or percussion

* We organize Fralin Museum visits for all the preschoolers

* Paramount Theater- our Frogs ( those in the 4 year old program) attend 2-3 theater shows a year specifically geared to preschool

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Urban Gardening and Outdoor Education

* The center boasts a year-round gardening program from perennial fruits (strawberries, blueberries, blackberries and grapes) to summer vegetables (tomatoes, potatoes, peppers, etc.) to winter greens (kale and spinach)

* Environmental awareness, (you can never start too young!). We have grown butterflies and will expand more within the playground and wildlife plantings

* Field trip to Wildrock. Click here for more information

* Annual trip to The Albemarle County Fair where we have fun and win lots of ribbons every year for vegetables and home craft submissions

Art Appreciation: Music, art, and theater

* Charlottesville Symphony – There are 4 visits during the school year in which the children can hear and try 8 different instruments whether it be wind, strings, or percussion

* Fralin Museum visits for the preschoolers

* Paramount Theater- our Frogs ( those in the 4 year old program) attend 2-3 theater shows a year specifically geared to preschool