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Sunday, June 30:

 

Family Movie Matinee

Radford Public Library, 2 p.m. In Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse, teen Miles Morales must work together with his counterparts from other dimensions to stop a threat for all realities. Brought to you from the creative minds behind The Lego Movie. FREE. Bring your drinks, snacks, and blankets/pillows for maximum comfort.

Rated PG; 117 minutes

 

Tuesday, July 2:

 

Ventriloquist

The Jessie Peterman Memorial Library presents ventriloquist Gene Cordova at 3 p.m. Fun entertainment for the whole family.

 

Magic Show with The Balloon Guy

Radford Public Library, 6 p.m. You won’t want to miss next week’s magic show featuring The Balloon Guy! Thanks to the Lamplighters, volunteer fundraisers, for funding this Summer Reading Club Program.

 

Monday, July 8:

 

Children’s Music Camp July 8-12, pre-registration required

Christiansburg Presbyterian Church, 107 West Main Street, is excited to announce a new summer opportunity for children in the New River Valley. “Voice, Body, and Spirit” is a week long, half-day music and movement camp for rising first – fifth grade children, July 8-12, 9 a.m. to noon each day. “Voice, Body, and Spirit” is a time to come together to make music, learn new songs and dances, leave with a handmade craft or two, and make new friends. Register online at  https://forms.gle/2BhePECff1MP5NuY6, or contact the Church Office at 382-2802 to request a hard copy registration form. Enrollment is limited, so register soon!

 

Tuesday, July 9:

 

Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting

The Sons of Confederate Veterans Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784 will meet at  7 p.m. at Ray’s Restaurant on Rt. 221, north of Floyd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are also invited to attend. For further information, please call 1-216-233-8401 or 540-239-9864.

 

Thursday, July 11:

 

Rep. Griffith staff hours

Radford Public Library Meeting Room, 30 West Main Street, 12:30 – 2 p.m. Congressman Griffith’s Ninth District staff will be available. Please contact the Christiansburg Office at 540-381-5671 or the Abingdon Office at 276-525-1405 with any questions.

 

Radford Reads with Krista Davis

New York Times Bestseller Krista Davis will be visiting the Radford Public Library  to talk about her work!  She is the author of the Paws & Claws, Domestic Divas, and Pen & Ink Mystery series. There will be dog treats (to take home), cupcakes (for the humans), door prizes, and books available for purchase and signing at the event! This event is FREE and open to the public. Come join us! 6:30 p.m.

 

Monday, July 15:

 

Disabled American Veterans Christiansburg chapter meeting

United States Disabled American Veterans Chapter: J M Wainright #29 meets every second Monday of each month at 7 p.m. at 1620 S Franklin St, Christiansburg, Virginia 24073. www.davmembersportal.org/chapters/VA/29

 

On-going:

Montgomery County, City of Radford broadband study looking for feedback

In partnership with the New River Valley Regional Commission, Montgomery County and the City of Radford are seeking feedback from citizens regarding the current status of broadband in our communities. Both electronic and paper copies of the survey are available throughout Montgomery County and the City of Radford.

To access either the electronic survey or to find out where to get a paper copy of the survey, visit http://yesmontgomeryva.org/Broadband-Survey-Released.

 

Free Summer Lunches

The library is proud to be hosting free lunches through the City of Radford again this summer! Please sign up if you are able so that we can have a good estimate of how many lunches we will need. Walk-ins are also welcome while supplies last. Lunch is free to ages 0-18, but is $3 for adults (exact change, cash only). Monday – Thursday, June 10 – July 11, 12 – 12:30 p.m.

Entries needed for Blacksburg’s July 4th Parade

The Mount Tabor Ruritan Club is sponsoring the 33rd annual Blacksburg 4th of July Parade. They invite you to participate with your floats, bicycles, wagons, marchers, walkers, antique/classic cars, race cars, horses, fire engines, scouts, bands, sports teams, etc. The parade will begin at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 4 at the Old Blacksburg Middle School on Eheart Street and will end on Alumni Mall on Virginia Tech’s campus.For information contact Gavin Faulkner at 540-449-6178 or gavin@rowanmountain.com. Deadline to register is June 21.

Take 60 on Hickok Street

Every Friday throughout the summer, get out of the office, take a break for home chores, come down to Hickok Street for lunch, lawn games and music. Macado’s, Mockingbird and El Bronco will have take-out lunch deals (visit www.Christiansburg.org/take 60) Print the flyer or show the image on your phone for:The Mockingbird Cafe & Bakery’s free bag lunch upgrade (buy a sandwich and get a free drink and cookie or cupcake), Macado’s 10 percent off any lunch meal and El Bronco Mexican Bar & Grill’s free drink with the purchase of any lunch meal.

 

Community Health Center of the New River Valley helps adults access VA health coverage

Beginning Jan. 1, 2019, new health coverage for adults will cover more people. If you work in retail, construction, childcare, landscaping, food service or many of the jobs that don’t offer health insurance, you may be able to get low-cost health insurance that includes regular preventive care and treatment for chronic health conditions. To find out if you’re eligible, phone the Community Health Center of the NRV (215 Roanoke Street) at 540 381-0820, or visit coverva.org

 

Montgomery Museum volunteer opportunities

A number of volunteer opportunities are available at the Montgomery Museum.

Docent: training is provided for individuals to staff the front office, answer calls, make sales, and interpret the history of the museum; events planning: planning and implementation of our major events annually, including Heritage Day, Mountains of Music, h’Arts on Main, Cruisin’ Christiansburg; Working with any of the committees: (Membership, Marketing, Events/Fundraising, Building Expansion, Building and Grounds); research with genealogy projects: working with the genealogy team; gardening: working in the garden with Virginia Master Gardeners. Contact 540.382.5644 and visit www.montgomerymuseum.org