Wednesday, Feb. 24:
Introduction to Cross Stitch: Virtual
From 2 to 3 p.m. at the Blacksburg Library. This class is perfect for you everyone who always wanted to learn to cross stitch but didn’t know where to start. This class will teach such basics as creating the basic stitches and how to follow patterns to create beautiful designs. There will even be some history. Email Sally at email@example.com for information about attending this virtual meeting.
Friday, Feb. 26:
Teen Creative: Jewelry Making
1 p.m. at the Montgomery Floyd Regional Library online. This month’s teen creative video will cover jewelry making, providing tips, tricks, and more.
Saturday, Feb. 27:
Outdoor Book Sale
From 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Blacksburg Library weather permitting. Prices are $5 for a bag of books or $1 for hardbacks and $.50 for paperbacks. Gift books will be available for $2 each. Call the library for more details and to confirm that the sale will be held.
Sunday, Feb. 28:
Blacksburg Disc Golf Fundraiser
This is a wo-division trophy-only event. The course has been modified into a temporary 16-hole tournament layout. Registration is $30 and will include a two-disc player pack. The money raised will be used to reimburse the cost of the installation of the new tee pads at Blacksburg Municipal Park.
This is a tee-time event. Final tee times will be posted on the event page after registration closes on the evening of Friday, Feb. 26. Arrive at least 15 minutes before your designated tee time to check in. To register, visit
Through Friday, March 5:
Blacksburg free curbside brush collection
The Town of Blacksburg is offering free curbside brush collection for snow and ice storm related vegetative debris through March 5. Residents are required to call public works at 540-443-1200 to request a special pickup, and collections will be done in the order they are received.
Requests will be taken until Friday March 5, and will be limited to one pickup per household. Pickups will be limited to one dump truck load (10’x7’x3’) per location per pickup date. To be picked up, the brush should be cut into lengths no greater than seven feet and no greater than six inches in diameter and should be stacked outside and away from any fencing, mailboxes, shrubbery, lampposts, or any other structure or obstacles that may be damaged by town equipment.
Tuesday, March 16:
Radford Reads with Monica Rodden
Join the Radford Public Library at 6:30 p.m. for a Zoom conversation with Monica Rodden, author of “Monsters Among Us.” Email Elizabeth at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. The library has a limited number of free copies of this book to give away, so call ahead to reserve a copy while supplies last.
All month of February at the Christiansburg Library
Exercise your brain and body as you read and walk the trail. The walk begins at the library the College Street entrance of Downtown Park. This month’s book is “The Big Red Barn.”
Through Friday, March 5:
Glencoe Mansion “2020 in Review” Art Show
The show features the works of artists Cheryl Mackian, the Radford Photo Club, and Teresa Regil, whose works all appeared in the Gallery during 2020. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
Through Saturday, April 24:
‘Unbearable Beauty’ Exhibit at Moss Arts Center
The exhibit is open each Wednesday from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. through Saturday, April 24. The exhibit is a demonstration of the devastation human activity has wreaked on the environment. The exhibit is free and open to the public.