UU Avl Events
May 4 – Embracing Discomfort Book Book Study: On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong, noon, Sandburg Hall, bring a bagged Lunch;  7PM Zoom (contact Rev. Claudia for link)

May 7 –  8th Principle Voting Basics and Q&A – Childcare Provided; 12:30 p.m. in Sanctuary

May 26th, 7:30 pm & May 27th, 3 pm – Womansong Concerts “Love Your Mother (Earth)”, at the Unitarian Universalist Church of Asheville, 20 Edwin Place, $20. Get details and tickets

Community Events
April 20 – Join Child for NC and others who are marching to support greater investment in child care in NC, 10 am, at Carrier Park. Get details here

April 20 – “Transgender Issues: Legal & Cultural Competencies” with attorney, author and advocate Robyn Gigl, 7 pm, at Mullen and James Humanities Building, UNCA. Get details here including her brief biography and where to park. Free to all.

April 23rd – Earth Day Activist Party, 5 – 8  pm. Proceeds support the Southside Community Garden. Get details from this flyer. The event is at One World Brewing West, 520 Haywood Rd, in west Asheville.

April 24th – Return of Moral Monday in Raleigh. Get details here from the NC Poor People’s Campaign. 

April 26 – Join Partners in Health and Wholeness for the second through the fourth sessions of their Faith and Health series starting this day, noon. Get details here

April 27 – Dining Out for Life in support of WNCAP (WNC AIDS Project). Get details here how you can participate and support this important work. Contact Chris Winebrenner should you have questions.

April 29 – Peace Gardens is celebrating their 20th Annual Spring Fling. A full day (11AM – 5PM) of food, music, plant sales, art sales, and more. They are currently looking for vendors at $25 per table, as well as musicians, who will be paid for their performances. Contact info@urbanpeacegardens.org for more information.

Next month…
May 6 –
Beloved Auction (Justice Ministry Partner)

May 9-10 – 
Racial Equity Institute training. Registration is now open for those interested. Complete this form to express interest. 

May 11 – “Private Plunder of Public Goods: The Threat of Medicare Privatization and the Need for Single Payer”, a presentation of Dr. Susan Rogers, 7 pm, at First Congregational UCC, 20 Oak Street. Get details from this flyer.