Blacksburg United Methodist’s consignment sale April 1
Blacksburg United Methodist Church will hold its semi-annual consignment sale of children’s items at the Christian Life Center, at 706 Harding Avenue in Blacksburg, on April 1 from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Families will be able to get great deals on gently used kids’ clothes and shoes, toys, books, games, movies, baby gear and accessories, sports equipment, maternity clothing and more. Many items are like-new (some are even brand-new).
Some items will be half-price between 12:30 and 1:30 pm but you will want to shop early for the best selection. Proceeds will benefit local charities.
American Legion meeting April 6
The American Legion, Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 7 p.m. April 6 at the VFW Post Home on 102 Watts St. in Radford.
All veterans, men and women, are invited to attend. For further information, please call 250-2283 or 239-9864.
Price’s Fork ES and Kiwanis Club stew sale on April 8
Price’s Fork Elementary School and the Montgomery County Kiwanis Club are sponsoring a Brunswick stew sale on April 8, at Price’s Fork Elementary School. Stew will be available from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. for $8.00 per quart.
Stew can be purchased at the door or it can be pre-ordered by contacting Kiwanian Jerry Jones at 552-8296 or email@example.com, or other club members.
Proceeds will benefit the Fine Arts Program at PFES and children and youth programs sponsored by Kiwanis.
Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting April 11
The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784 will meet at 7 p.m. April 11 at Ray’s Restaurant on Route 221, North of Floyd. Members of the UDC are invited to attend. For further information, please call 216-233-8401 or 239-9864.
Agency on Aging offers free self-management workshop
During a free six-week workshop, participants will learn a variety of self-management skills to help put “life back in your life” so that they can maintain and/or increase their daily activities.
Workshops are designed for adults of any age who want to take charge of their ongoing health problems and get relief from their pain, fatigue and other symptoms.
The New River Valley Agency on Aging and St. Paul’s Methodist Church in Christiansburg are partnering to provide this workshop series for the community at large. Materials and refreshments are provided.
The workshop series will be held at St. Paul’s Methodist Church Fellowship Hall on Tuesdays beginning April 18 from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Participants have the opportunity to win gift cards.
To register or to receive more information, call Tina King at the New River Valley Agency on Aging at 980-7720 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
RSVP scholarship deadline April 21
Applications for scholarships given by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program of Montgomery County and Radford are due by April 21. Two $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to outstanding students in the Montgomery County and City of Radford school systems who plan to pursue studies in a human services or human medical field.
For applications or more information, students should visit RSVP’s website at www.montgomerycountyva.gov/rsvp, ask their high school guidance counselors, or contact RSVP at email@example.com.
Racial injustice workshop to be held April 22
This workshop—in collaboration with the Employment/Income Gap Issue Group of the Dialogue on Race—will address racial disparities in employment opportunities nationally and in Montgomery County. The event will be held from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at The Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg.
Blacksburg Library to hold boating safety course May 13
Blacksburg Library will be hosting a state boating safety course from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. May 13.
Beginning July 1, 2016, all PWC operators age 14 and older and all motorboat operators regardless of age need to take a boating safety course. No person under the age of 14 may operate a PWC.
Instruction and materials are free of charge. Children 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a pencil, a highlighter and lunch.
Registration is required and may be completed by contacting Mendy Harman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Christiansburg HS Class of 1967 hosts 50th Reunion Aug. 19
Christiansburg High School’s Class of 1967 recently announced it will be holding its 50th Class Reunion at The Farmhouse Restaurant at 6 p.m. Aug. 19.
To register or for more information, contact Reba Miles Smart at 381-5422 or email@example.com, or Carolyn Kingrea Sowers at 382-4510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.