Saturday, Dec. 31:
Family movie matinee: Ratatouille
At the Radford Public Library; 11 a.m. Take a trip to Paris through Disney Pixar and meet a rat who dreams of becoming a gourmet chef at one of Paris’s finest restaurants. Rated G; 111 minutes.
Sunday, Jan. 1:
Town of Blacksburg holiday schedule
The Blacksburg Community Center will be closing at 5 p.m. There will be no Blacksburg Transit service.
Monday, Jan. 2:
Town of Blacksburg Holiday Schedule
All town administrative offices will be closed. Blacksburg Transit will operate on reduced service. Blacksburg Transit offices will be closed.
The Radford Public Library and all branches of the Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library will be closed.
Tuesday, Jan. 3:
NRV Cares Parent Education: Parenting young children
At the Radford Public Library; 5 to 7 p.m. A free eight-week parenting class presented by NRV Cares. A free dinner will be provided from 5 to 5:30 p.m., and free childcare will be included for the duration of the class. Register by email at Keli@nrvcares.org or by text to Julie at (540) 494-0806.
Thursday, Jan. 5:
American Legion meeting
American Legion Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 7 p.m. at the VFW Post Home on 102 Watts St. in Radford. If Radford Public Schools are closed on Thursday or Friday of this week due to weather, the meeting is canceled. For further information, call 540-250-2283 or 540-239-9864.
Monday, Jan. 9:
Radford City Council meeting
The Radford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. in the council
chambers at the Radford Municipal Building, 10 Robertson St., Radford.
Montgomery County Board of Supervisors meeting
The Montgomery County Board of Supervisors will meet at the Montgomery County
Government Center, 755 Roanoke St. in Christiansburg. Closed sessions begin at 6 p.m. if
needed. Open sessions begin at 7:15 p.m. Citizens are invited to attend and are allowed to speak at each meeting. All regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are rebroadcast on Montgomery County Comcast and Shentel Channels 190 daily.
Tuesday, Jan. 10:
Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting
The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784 will meet at 7 p.m. at Aly’s Family Italian Restaurant, 3204 Riner Rd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are invited to attend. UDC member Cindy Akers will speak on the “Union Prison at Rock Island, Illinois.” If Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week due to weather, the meeting is canceled. For further information, call 540-320-4315 or 540-239-9864.
Blacksburg Town Council meeting
The Blacksburg town council will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Roger E. Hedgepeth Chambers of the Blacksburg Municipal Building, 300 S. Main St. These meetings are open to the public and are televised live on WTOB Channel 2.
Christiansburg Town Council meeting
The Christiansburg Town council will meet at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers of Town Hall (100 E. Main Street). The public is welcome and is encouraged to attend with citizen hearing time reserved at each meeting for residents to bring any matter they desire before the entire council.
Thursday, Jan. 12:
River City Quilt Guild
The River City Quilt Guild will meet at 9:30 a.m. at Grove United Methodist Church, 1020 Tyler Ave., Radford. The guild welcomes all skill levels of quilters. For more information, call Anna Handy, 540 320 7791.
Help veterans with donations
The Meadowbrook Public Library is a collection point for items needed at the VA Medical Center in Salem.Donors are urged to donate the following items during December: deodorant, denture adhesive, 3-in-1 body wash/shampoo/conditioner, body lotion, toothpaste, nail clippers, sweatpants, sweatshirts, t-shirts (size M, L, XL) , and new baseball caps. Co-Sponsored by VFW Post 5311 and Montgomery-Floyd Regional libraries.
Free GED Classes
At the Meadowbrook Public Library, 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays through Thursday, Dec. 15. New River Community College is offering free GED classes at the library. For more information or to sign up call the Meadowbrook Library at 540-268-1964.