Upcoming Better World Betty Events:

Repair Cafe on Saturday, March 5, 12-4pm at the IX Events Hall (“dream big” warehouse)

Bring us your lamps, your vacuums, your holey sweaters and socks, your favorite bracelet with the broken clasp, your kid’s bike with the flat tire… Cville Time Bank volunteers fixers will be there with tools and smiles – ready to make some repairs, dish out advice, and even show you how to fix things yourself.  Community Bikes, Batteries Plus Bulbs, Better World Betty, and more will be there!

Betty’s Boutique – TBA 2016

Better World BettyBetter World Betty is hosting its first annual “Betty’s Boutique,” a shop for charity event, featuring bargain designer fashion and brand-name clothing, shoes, handbags, and accessories.

The event will support Better World Betty’s local environmental conservation efforts.

Clothing Donations:
Please give us a call at 434.466.5157 & we can arrange a convenient time & place.


Upcoming Community Events:

Email with your upcoming sustainability-related event and we’ll do our best to post within one week.



Ongoing Monthly Events:

Third Thursday Brown Bag Lectures by Rivanna Conservation Society

Noon to 1 PM. Jefferson-Madison Regional Library 201 East Market Street, Charlottesville, VA 22902


Monthly hikes with Wild Virginia.
One weekend per month, Wild Virginia sponsors a day hike in the George Washington National Forest, Shenandoah National Park or other natural area. Hikes are free and open to anyone who is interested, carpooling is encouraged.  Details can be found at or 434-971-1553.


Charlottesville Green Drinks
Second Thursday at 6 PM at Firefly
A monthly gathering of folks from environmental fields to discuss, debate, and meet new friends in downtown Charlottesville. Whether you live green, wear green, speak green or just want to, come mingle.


Saturdays at the Lewis and Clark Exploratory Center
River-related acitivies for children: nature drawing, animals, masks, and mapping the rivanna River. Fee: $3.  Reservations:  (434) 979-2425 Also free keelboat replica tours.  Saturdays May-October.


Volunteer Opportunities:

Nature Conservancy

The Conservancy has lots of great opportunities for volunteering. Contact Jen Dalke if you are interested or want more information – 434-951-0572 or


Help wanted…. share your skills!
Skill Share Working Group plans monthly reskilling workshops in collaboration with the Charlottesville Trade School. Contact Peter Richardson, or (434) 981-1884.


Edible Yards is a new initiative to replace local lawns with edible abundance! Contact Stevo Johnson,


Transition Cville Initiating Group provides strategic direction for the local movement. We’re looking to form new working groups for Awareness Raising/Monthly Meetings, Communications, and Crisis Response/Gov’t Liaison (building local action campaigns). Contact Joanie Freeman, or 987-1026.


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