Wednesday, Jan. 11:
Brown Bag Book Club
At the Radford Public Library; noon to 1 p.m. Join the library on the second Wednesday of each month for a casual book discussion. Participants may bring a lunch. To be discussed this month is “From Here to Eternity” by Caitlin Doughty. To be discussed in February is“Sister Stardust” by Jane Green.
At the Blacksburg Library from 2 to 4 p.m. Participants may bring their project and join the Loops Group for community and conversation. Everyone is welcome.
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.
Community quilting bee
At the Blacksburg Library; 10 a.m. to noon. Participants can bring their supplies and join this weekly quilting and sewing group for conversation.
Friday, Jan. 13:
Estate planning overview
At the Blacksburg Public Library; 1:30 to 4 p.m.At this free seminar, attorney Jaime Rebkovich will discuss the different documents involved in estate planning, including advanced medical directives, power of attorney, and wills. She will explain what these documents are and why they are important. Participants can come ready with questions.
Saturday, Jan. 14:
Family movie matinee
At the Radford Public Library at 11 a.m. Come watch “Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile.” A handsome crocodile shares a house with a boy and his family in this musical tale based on a story by Bernard Waber. Rated PG; 106 minutes.
Grownup board game club
At the Radford Public Library from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Bring a friend and a board game, or just bring yourself to get some quality board-gaming time in at the library. The library has a collection of games on hand, but participants are welcome to bring a game from home and teach the staff how to play it.
Tuesday, Jan. 17 and ongoing
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 child care 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. 19:
Radford Photo Club: Street photography part one
At the Radford Public Library 6 to 7 p.m. Adi Ben Senior will present the first of three interactive workshops on the techniques of Street Photography. Save the other two dates: Feb. 15 and March 16.
Friday, Jan. 20:
American Red Cross blood drive
At the Radford Public Library 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome, and appointments can be made in advance at redcrossblood.org
Monday, Jan. 23:
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 will be allowed to speak at each meeting. All regular meetings of the Board of Supervisors are rebroadcast on Montgomery County Comcast and Shentel Channel 190 daily.
Tuesday, Jan. 24:
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 the council chambers of Town Hall (100 E. Main Street). The public is welcome and is encouraged to attend with a citizen hearing time reserved at each meeting for residents to bring any matter they desire before the entire council.
Help veterans with your donations
The Meadowbrook Public Library is a collection point for items needed at the VA Medical Center in Salem.Donors may bring an of the following items to the library during January: 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. New River Community College is offering free GED classes at the Meadowbrook Library every Tuesday and Thursday until Thursday, Dec. 15. For more information or to sign up, call the Meadowbrook Library at 540-268-1964.