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.
At the Meadowbrook Library; 8 a.m. – 8 p.m. The Meadowbrook Quilters are hosting a quilting marathon! The public is invited to see these skilled individuals quilting. The group will be working on individual projects. This is a great opportunity to see their handiwork, you may bring your quilting projects or questions for assistance. This program is open to all ages.
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.
Tuesday, Jan. 31:
English Conversation for Adults
At the Blacksburg Library; 7 -9 p.m. Join us for English Conversation for Adults, led by Carole and Bob Dellinger. Call the library at 540-552-8246 for more information. No childcare is provided for this class.
Thursday, Feb. 2:
American Legion meeting
The American Legion, Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 6 p.m. at the VFW Post Home on 102 Watts St. in Radford. If Radford City Public Schools are closed on Thursday or Friday of this week due to weather, the meeting is cancelled. For further information, please call 540-250-2283 or 540-239-9864.
Friday, Feb. 3:
At the Christiansburg Library; 3 – 5 p.m. Gamers of all ages are welcome to play a variety of Nintendo games. Connect with other gamers. Participants are encouraged to bring their portable device, but it is not required. Snacks will be provided.
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.
Saturday, Feb. 4:
Friends of the Library Book Sale
At the Meadowbrook Library; 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Stock up on books (plus DVDs and CDs). Fill a bag paper grocery bag (provided) for $5. All proceeds benefit the Friends of the Library.
Tuesday, Feb. 7:
Montgomery County School Board meeting
At the Montgomery County Government Center, 755 Roanoke St, Christiansburg; 7- 9 p.m.
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.
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.
Tasty Thursdays: The Wonderful World of Chocolate!
At the Christiansburg Library; 3- 4 p.m. Join us as we learn fun facts about chocolate and try different flavors of this tasty treat.
Anime Club for Teens
At the Christiansburg Library; 6 – 7 p.m. Snacks, crafts, taste-tests, and anime! Come hang out and discuss your favorite series or shows.
At the Blacksburg Library; 6:30 – 7:30 p.m. Come decoupage a small keepsake box with your favorite pictures, magazine clippings, song lyrics, poems, and/or quotes for yourself or a special Valentine. Materials will be provided. Please bring photos, etc. for a more personal touch.
Friday, Feb. 10:
Tech Bytes – Online Job Searching
At the Blacksburg Library; 1:30 -2:30 p.m. For this session, we will cover online classified sites, job search sites, company sites, and staying safe from scams. Registration required. Register at https://mfrl.libcal.com/event/9981782.
Saturday, Feb. 11:
Free Tax Assistance with NRCA
At the Christiansburg Library; 1 – 4 p.m. Come in for free tax prep assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program and NRCA. Income limits may apply. For more information visit https://newrivercommunityaction.org/vita
Monday, Feb. 13:
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.
Tuesday, Feb. 14:
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.
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 on 3204 Riner Rd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are also invited to attend. Mr. John Winebarger, SCV Virginia 6th Brigade Commander, will speak on “Confederate Surgeons”. If Montgomery County Public Schools are closed on Tuesday or Wednesday of this week due to weather, the meeting is cancelled. For further information, please call 540-320-4315 or 540-239-9864.
Radford City School Board meeting
The Radford City School Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the RCPS Administration Building, 1612 Wadsworth St., Radford.
Thursday, Feb. 16:
Radford Reads with Stephen Skripak
At the Radford Public Library; 6 – 7 :30 p.m. Retired Business Professor and author Stephen Skripak will speak about his book ‘From the Boardroom to the Classroom’ at the library. This event is free and open to the public.
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