Wednesday, Jan. 18:
Nick van Bloss concert
World renown classical pianist, Nick van Bloss, will perform at Radford University for a free concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Davis Performance Hall in the Covington Center on Radford’s main campus. No tickets are required and the event is free and open to all.
Thursday, Jan. 19:
Radford Photo Club – Street Photography Part One
At the Radford Public Library; 6 – 7 p.m. Adi Ben Senior will present the first of three interactive workshops on the techniques of Street Photography. Save the dates: Part two on Feb. 15 and Part three on Mar. 16.
Free GED Classes
New River Community College is offering free GED at the Meadowbrook Library every Tuesday and Thursday evening from 5 – 8 p.m. The classes began on Tuesday, Jan. 17 and end on Thursday, May 11. For more information or to sign up please call the Meadowbrook Library at 540-268-1964.
Friday, Jan. 20:
American Red Cross Blood Drive
At the Radford Public Library; 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Save a life. Donate blood if you can. Walk-ins are welcome and appointments can be made in advance at redcrossblood.org
Saturday, Jan. 21:
Page to Screen Movies: The Princess Bride
At the Radford Public Library; noon. See ‘The Princess Bride’ on the library’s big screen! Popcorn from Lil’ Bit Corny LLC provided while supplies last. PG; 98 minutes.
VITA Tax Prep Information Meeting
At the Christiansburg Library; 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Learn what you need to have VITA prepare your taxes for FREE this spring.
So, You Want to Be a Beekeeper?
At the Blacksburg Library; 1:30 – 3 p.m. Are you interested in beekeeping but not sure where to start? Now is the time to get all the answers to your questions! How much does beekeeping cost? How much time will it take? How much honey will I get? How important are honeybees for pollination? Can I keep bees in town? Learn about all this and more in our beginner’s class – a free presentation/discussion, no sign-up required.
Sunday, Jan. 22:
Cookin’ with Teens! (and Dave)
At the Radford Public Library; 3:30 p.m. Teens can sign up to practice their cooking skills with Dave! No permission form required.
Community Quilting Bee
Blacksburg Library; 1p.m. Join us each month to learn a new quilt-making skill or simply enjoy each other’s quilty company. Supplies provided for year-long table runner project.
Monday, Jan. 23:
Radford City Council meeting
The Radford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. in council
chambers at the Radford Municipal Building, 10 Robertson St., Radford. See the agenda at
Montgomery County Board of Supervisors meeting
Public meetings are the second and fourth Monday of each month 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 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.
Crafting Like It’s 2023: Winter Wonderland Terrarium
At the Radford Public Library; 1 p.m. Bring along your own project or work on something new! Create your own winter terrarium. Bring a globe, box or jar of your choosing and use provided supplies to create a small winter wonderland. Some containers will be provided.
Tuesday, Jan. 24:
NRV Cares Parent Education: Parenting Young Children
At the Radford Public Library; 5 – 7 p.m. A free eight-week parenting class presented by NRV Cares. FREE dinner is provided from 5-5:30 p.m., and free childcare will be included for the duration of the class. Please register by email at Keli@nrvcares.org or by text to Julie at (540) 494-0806.
Blacksburg Town Council meeting
Town Council meets in regular session the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month 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 televised live on WTOB Channel 2.
Christiansburg Town Council meeting
Regular Town Council meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month
beginning at 7 p.m. in Council Chambers of Town Hall (100 E. Main Street). The public is
welcome and encouraged to attend, with a citizen hearing time reserved at each meeting for
residents to bring any matter they desire before the entire council.
Chess Club for Teens & Tweens
At the Radford Public Library; 6 – 7 p.m. Teens (ages 9-17) are invited to practice chess skills with each other or with Dave. No experience necessary, just interest.
Saturday, Jan. 28:
2023 Winter Summit Dialogue on Race
At Christiansburg Middle School, 1205 Buffalo Dr., Christiansburg; 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. Coffee with Cops at 9 a.m. and main program begins at 10 a.m. Winter Summit Theme: Reflecting on our past. Facing the future. Program: 10 years of accomplishments, issue group progress reports, high school student panel and adult community panel. Register through Constant Contact.
Family Movie Matinee: Turning Red
At the Radford Public Library; 11 a.m. Imagine turning into a giant red panda each time you get too excited! Disney and Pixar bring you the story of a young girl with this funny and inconvenient problem in Turning Red. Rated PG; 100 minutes.
Monday, Jan. 30:
Crafting Like It’s 2023: Painted Terracotta Pots
At the Radford Public Library; 1 p.m. Bring along your own project or work on something new! Paint a small terracotta pot and fill it with your preferred offering! Pots and paint are provided while supplies last.
Friday, Feb. 3 and Saturday, Feb. 4:
There will be a book sale at the Radford Public Library from 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. Prices are very reasonable and as always large free selections are available. Come and support the Radford Library.
Thursday, Feb. 9:
River City Quilt Guild
The River City Quilt Guild meets the second Thursday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in
Grove United Methodist Church, 1020 Tyler Ave., Radford. If you are willing to
share your knowledge and learn from others, this guild is for you. We welcome all skill levels of quilters. For more information call Anna Handy, 540 320 7791.