Sunday, May 23:
Free COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic
At the Meadowbrook Library from noon until 5 p.m. Virginia’s Departments of Health and Emergency Management will offer free COVID-19 vaccinations at their mobile clinic in the library parking lot. No appointments are needed.
Monday, May 24:
Radford City Council meeting
The Radford City Council will hold its regularly scheduled meeting at 7 p.m. at 10 Robertson St., Radford. The agenda is available at www.radfordva.gov.
Radford Chamber of Commerce Golf Tournament: Birdies, Bogeys, and Business
At the Pete Dye River Course at VT with Captain’s Choice shotgun at 1 p.m. Registration and lunch starts at 11:30 p.m. The awarding of prizes via social media is at 6:00 p.m. Contests include Hole in One and Closest to the Pin with a $200 prize. The team registration fee is $350 per team. Email email@example.com to be emailed a registration form.
Talking About Books: Fiction Virtual
At the Blacksburg Library from 11 a.m. until noon. To be discussed is “On Earth We are Briefly Gorgeous” by Ocean Vuong. Call ahead to reserve a copy and get the link for virtual participation.
Beans to Plastic
At the Montgomery Floyd Regional Library online at 1 pm. Check out the STEM video on how to turn beans into plastic.
Tuesday, May 25:
MFRL at the Christiansburg Rec Center
At the Christiansburg Rec Center from 2:30 until 4:30 p.m. Miss the library? Want to save a trip? Books will be available for checkout, along with library cards and information about the library you can get while you work out.
Science Fiction and Fantasy Book Club: virtual
At the Blacksburg Library from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. To be discussed is “Babel 17” by Samuel R. Delany. Call ahead to get a copy of this month’s book and to get the link.
Wednesday, May 26:
Christiansburg Drive-Thru Job Fair
The Town of Christiansburg will be having its first-ever drive-thru job fair on Wednesday, May 26, from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. Persons who wish to take part may come by, drop off their resume, and receive information about full-time and part-time positions available at the town.
Warm Hearth Village pickleball court ribbon cutting
Sponsored by the Montgomery County Chamber of Commerce from 11 a.m. until noon at Warm Hearth Village, 2387 Warm Hearth Drive, Blacksburg.
Hahn Horticulture Garden Virtual Road Trip
At 2 p.m. from Lotusland with Paul Mills and Rebecca Anderson. Register online and a zoom link will be provided: https://virginiatech.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cumxRA4Mec96guy.
Monday, May 31:
Radford Memorial Day Service
Hosted by VFW Post 776 and the Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 of the American Legion at 11 a.m. at the Bisset Park gazebo, Radford.
Thursday, June 3:
Chamber of Commerce Eggs & Issues Zoom breakfast
From 8:00 a.m. until 9:00 a.m. Register at http://bit.ly/June2021Eggs. Once attendees register and pay, they will receive the zoom link 48 hours prior to the program. Space is limited and reservations are required. Register and pay online or contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The deadline to register is June 2, 2021 by 4 p.m.
The speakers will be Mark Husband, the Director of Career and Technical Education for Montgomery County Public Schools, and Mark Rowh, the Vice President for Workforce Development and External Relations. The program will begin promptly at 8:00 a.m., but registrants are encouraged to join early from 7:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. for networking.
The amission fee is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members.
Montgomery Chamber of Commerce bocce ball tournament
From 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Montgomery County Moose Lodge 1470, 115 Farmview Road, Christiansburg. Register a team at http://bit.ly/mccbocce2021, but only a limited number of slots remain open.
American Legion meeting
American Legion Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 7 p.m. at the VFW Post on 102 Watts St. in Radford. For further information, call 250-2283 or 239-9864.
Tuesday, June 8:
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, 3204 Riner Road. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are invited to attend. William Reed will give a talk on the 12th Virginia Infantry. For further information, call 320-4315 or 239-9864.
Saturday, June 12:
Department of Wildlife Resources Boating Safety Class at Claytor Lake
At the State Park Water’s Edge Building, 6620 Ben H. Bolen Drive, Dublin, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Materials and instruction are free of charge. Bring a pencil, a highlighter and lunch. Students may bring food and drink for themselves during the class. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-registration is required.
By registering for this class, the student agrees to observe all pandemic protocols for this indoor class including social distancing and mask. Before entering the class, the student will be asked a short health-related symptom survey and will be asked to affirm that the student will abide by classroom rules.
RSVP at https://www.register-ed.com/events/view/167760. For more information, contact Mendy Harman at 540-494-3569, email@example.com.
All the month of May at the Christiansburg Library. Exercise your brain and body as you read and walk the trail. The walk begins at the library College Street entrance of Downtown Park. This month’s book is “If You Give a Pig a Pancake.”
All day at the Meadowbrook Public Library. Drop by the library for Take-and-Make Craft Kits. They’re available for grab-and-go at the library or with curbside pickup. The kits are free but supplies are limited.
Saturdays through October:
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through October 30, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in the New River Valley Community Services parking lot (the Old Wade’s parking lot) on West Main Street.