Thursday, Aug. 26:
In-Person Dungeons and Dragons
Radford Public Library is offering an in-person one-shot session of library D&D at 4:30 p.m. To get help
creating a level four adventurer, email email@example.com. Otherwise, feel free to just show up.
All ages are welcome.
Saturday, Aug. 28:
Dialogue on Race 2021 Summer Summit
From 4 to 5:30 p.m. at Montgomery County Moose Lodge No. 1470, 115 Fairview Rd. NE,
Christiansburg. The theme is Student Voices: Reflections on Race and Racism in our Schools. Register at
Triwizard Tri-Mile Trail Race
At Bisset Park at 9:30 a.m. The race is a fundraiser for Literacy Volunteers of the New River Valley.
Register for the race at www.lvnrv.org/potterinthepark. For more information, call (540) 382-7262 or
send an “owl” to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow https://www.facebook.com/LVNRV/ for race updates.
Sunday, Aug. 29
Glencoe Mansion to host closing reception for “Mountain Rail Tales”
Glencoe Mansion, Museum, and Gallery will conclude its summer gallery exhibit “Mountain Rail Tales,”
featuring the photography of Dale R. Carlson of Bluemoonistic Images with a
Closing reception on Sunday, Aug. 29, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome, and there is no
admission charge. Glencoe is located at 600 Unruh Dr. in Radford.
Thursday, Sept. 2:
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. Representatives from Boys State and Gir’s State will be recognized at this meeting. For
further information, call 250-2283 or 239-9864.
Wednesday, Sept. 8:
Blacksburg Rent Relief Workshop
Virginia’s Rent Relief Program can provide funds to assist in paying rent, late fees, and other lease-related
costs back to April 2020 for those impacted by COVID-19. Learn about the requirements and get help
completing online applications at Blacksburg’s Rent Relief Workshop at 7:30 p.m. at the Blacksburg
Montgomery Floyd Regional Library. For more information, call the library at 540-552-8246.
Brown Bag Book Club
At the Radford Public Library at noon, the Brown Bag Book Club will be discussing Kate Moore’s
“Radium Girls.” Bring a lunch and make some new friends at this casual book discussion. In October, the
brown baggers will be discussing the classic Halloween read “Frankenstein” by Mary Shelley.
Saturday, Sept. 11:
NRV Regional Household Hazardous Waste Collection & Document Shredding
Residents served by the New River Resource Authority are invited to participate in the region’s
household hazardous waste collection and document shredding Event. Residents interested in this event
will need to call the New River Resource Authority at 540-674-1677 to schedule an appointment. The
event will be held at 7100 Cloyd’s Mountain Road., Dublin, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. No commercial
waste or commercial vehicles will be accepted.
Tuesday, Sept. 14:
The 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 at 3204 Riner Road. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are
invited to attend this meeting. For further information, please call 320-4315 or 239-9864.
Radford City Police Department Civilian Response and Casualty Care course
The Radford City Police Department is offering a free course to the public designed to give life-saving
skills. This in-person course of Civilian Response and Casualty Care (CRCC) provides a coordinated
effort through a “whole community approach’ to establish stakeholders within the community and
empower citizens to become “immediate responders’ who do what they can where they are and with what
they have to work with until first responders arrive. Interested persons can sign up for the course at
www.radford.va.us and choose either a morning session (8 a.m. until noon) or an afternoon session (1 to 5
Wednesday, Sept. 15:
Virginia Tech Women’s Club Annual Welcome Reception
The Virginia Tech Women’s Club (VTWC) will host its Annual Welcome Reception at The Holtzman
Alumni Center from 4 -5:30 p.m. Because of concerns about COVID-19 and the Delta Variant, the
reception will not be held at the Grove. Instead, an indoor/outdoor facility will be the new venue so that
CDC and VT safety guidelines can be followed. Attendees are asked to wear a mask.
Honorary President Dr. Laura Sands, and women’s club president Dr. Debra Call will host the event,
which includes refreshments. The reception is free and open to the public. All women who are interested
in supporting Women at VT by awarding scholarships, serving the community, enjoying a multitude of
interest groups, traveling to local sights, and listening to engaging community speakers are invited to
attend the reception. For more information or to join this group of women, contact VTWC65@gmail.com.
Thursday, Sept. 23:
What Isn’t Remembered
At the Radford Public Library from 7 to 8 p.m. Kristina Gorcheva-Newberry, winner of the 2021
Raz/Shumaker Prairie Schooner Book Prize in Fiction, is a Russian-Armenian émigré who moved to the
U.S. in 1995 after witnessing perestroika and the collapse of the Soviet Empire. She graduated from both
Radford and Hollins universities. She has published over 50 stories and received eight Pushcart
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021 will continue each Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. through September
at Market Square Park.
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art display in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) will be
on display through Sept. 30.
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market is being held each Saturday through October 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in
the New River Valley Community Service parking lot (the old Wade’s parking lot) on West Main Street.
Christiansburg Farmers Market
The Christiansburg Farmers Market is being held every Thursday through October at the Christiansburg
Recreation Center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.