Saturday, Sept. 18:
Church’s annual gospel sing
Christiansburg Church of the Brethren’s annual gospel singing at 6 p.m. Dale Buckner of Pilot; Sounds of
Harmony of Floyd; and The Glorylanders of the RV will be providing the music. A social hour with light
refreshments will follow the concert. The singing will be inside the church, but will also be transmitted to
the parking lot. Those feeling uncomfortable coming into the church because of COVID-19 may remain
in their vehicles and listen through their radios.
Dungeons & Dragons: Level 5 (Virtual)
Everyone is welcome at the Radford Public Library’s D&D One-shots at 4:30 p.m. The shadowy city of
Radishford has been plagued by mysterious birds, but it’s all reaching a pinnacle with level 5: The Carrion
King. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to join either the in-person or virtual session (via Discord).
All Ages Storytime
At the Blacksburg Library at 11 a.m. Stories, rhymes, music and movement, and a craft as a family will
be shared, helping to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
At the Meadowbrook Public Library at 11 a.m. Join in person or virtually in a Go-To-Meeting for
support, feedback, and writing tips. Email email@example.com or call 540-268-1964 for more
information. A Go-To-Meeting account is not necessary to join.
At the Christiansburg Library at noon. Sign up at the front desk for a 15-minute slot to read to a cat from
the Montgomery County Animal Care and Adoption Center both to practice reading and to socialize
shelter cats. All ages are welcome. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
At the Blacksburg Library at 1 p.m. Local artist and teacher Jesi Pace-Berkeley will teach a class on how
to paint with watercolors. Supplies are limited and registration is required. Call the Blacksburg Library at
(540) 552-8246 to register for this program.
DIY Gnome/Fairy Garden
At the Meadowbrook Public Library from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. All supplies provided for all ages. Email
email@example.com or call the library 540-268-1964 to register. Limited to 10 people per 30-minute
time slot. The program will be in the courtyard weather permitting.
Teen Dungeons & Dragons
At the Blacksburg Library at 2 p.m. The good news is the library is going back to in-person for the DND
session this month.
Tuesday, Sept. 21:
Tween Book Club: Stargazing
At the Blacksburg Library at 4:30 p.m. Those between the ages of nine and 12 who are interested in
reading and talking about some fun books, are invited to join in on the third Tuesday of every month for a
conversation about a different book each month. This month the club will be reading the graphic novel
“Stargazing” by Jen Wang. Email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Autumn Sensory Bottles
At the Christiansburg Library at 4:30 p.m. Make a fall leaves-inspired sensory bottle. Supplies are
limited. All ages are welcome.
Thursday, Sept. 23:
Montgomery County Christmas Store Fundraiser
Charity Pint Night at Eastern Divide Brewing Company from 3- 9 p.m.
For every pint, flight, or soda sold, Eastern Divide will donate $1.00 to the Christmas Store.
A silent auction will be held from 5-7 p.m. Bring a new pack of children’s socks or underwear to stock
the shelves of the Christmas Store and be entered to win a door prize. Go to www.mcchristmasstore.org
for more information.
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 emigre who moved to the
U.S. in 199, 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
Dungeons & Dragons: Level 5 (In-person)
At the Radford Public Library at 4:30 p.m. Email email@example.com to join either the in-person
or the virtual session (via Discord).
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021
Blacksburg’s Market Square Jam 2021 continues each Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m. through Wednesday,
Sept. 29, at Market Square Park.
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art display in the Hahn Horticultural Garden (on the Virginia Tech campus) is on
display through Sept. 30.
Take & Make Crafts
All month at the Blacksburg Library.
Craft kits are available all month long. Each week will have a new craft for kids to take home.
Interactive Movie Kits
All month at the Christiansburg Library and the Meadowbrook Public Library.
Each Kit contains popcorn and props for four individuals to participate in making movie night interactive.
The movie is not included and supplies are limited.
Crafts to Go
All month at the Meadowbrook Public Library.
Drop by the Meadowbrook Public Library for take and make craft kits. They are available at the library or
with curbside pickup. They are free but supplies are limited.
Wednesday, Oct. 20:
Radford Ammunition Plant community meeting
The Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP) will hold its next community meeting at 6 p.m. at the
Christiansburg Library. The event will be broadcast on Facebook Live from the Radford Army
Ammunition Plant Facebook page. These meetings are open to the public and are an opportunity to learn
about RFAAP modernization and environmental Projects. Interested persons may reach out to RFAAP
with questions or to conduct research on their own through the following resources: Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/RadfordArmy Ammunition Plant/; Homepage:
http://www.jmc.army.mil/Radford/RadfordDefault.aspx; and Email: usarmy.radford.peo-eis.list.rfaap-
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at 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 continues every Thursday through October from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. in
the Christiansburg Recreation Center parking lot.
Passports available at the Radford Public Library
The Radford Public Library is a Passport Acceptance Office. Call (540) 731-3621 to set up an
appointment time. Anyone planning overseas travel should get their passports as early as possible
because the current wait time is 18 weeks.