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Blue Ridge Community College calendar items for October

Blue Ridge Community CollegeBlue Ridge Community College calendar items for October. Events are open to the public and free unless otherwise indicated.

Brown Bag Travel Lecture: Tanzania

Friday, Oct 18; 11:30 am-12:30 pm; G182
Donna Ladd presents “Into the Wild: A Safari Adventure in Tanzania.” Sponsored by Cultural Affairs. Free and open to the public.
Contact: Emma Phillips;; 453-2388

Hunger Symposium Event: Presentation  

Monday, Oct 21; 9:30-10:30 am; G186
“Build a Better Meal” workshop provides tips and information to create healthy meals by prepping ahead. Sponsored by the SGA.
Contact: Mary Kier Smith;; 453-2350

Hunger Symposium Event: Taco Salad Bar Fundraiser & Magic Show   

Monday, Oct 21; 12-2 pm; Houff Cafeteria
Suggested donation $5; students with BRCC ID, $4; cash or check only; sponsored by the SGA. Proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Vegetarian options! Magic by Wes Iseli begins at 12:30 pm.
Contact: Mary Kier Smith;; 453-2350

Fine Arts Center Exhibit: Julia Merkel

Tuesday, Oct 22, 3 pm, Theater V135 (Artist lecture); 4 pm (reception in Gallery V121)
“Absence/Presence: Drawing from Grief” exhibit runs Oct 18-Dec 4. Gallery hours: Monday-Friday, 9 am-4:30 pm.
Contact: Jennifer Whitmore;; 453-2380

Hunger Symposium Event: Empty Bowl Dinner  

Thursday, Oct 24; 6 pm; P126
Empty Bowl Dinner raises funds and awareness for the BRAFB. $15 minimum donation includes choice of soups & beverages; attendees receive a beautiful ceramic bowl. Tickets available in office A105, online at,  or at the door.
Contact: Rebecca Evans;; 453-2366

FAC Performance: The Richard Adams Variety Show

Friday, Oct 25, 7 pm; FAC V135
All proceeds benefit the Blue Ridge Area Food Bank. Adults-$15; students free. Reserve tickets online:
Contact: Sandi Belcher;; 453-2216

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