Guest ministers, today
The Maranatha Baptist Church will be hosting guest ministers Evang John and Ruby Reed, featuring performances by Dr. J.B. and Shirley Shelton. All are welcome.
Active Adult Day, Thursday
Active Adult Day will be held at 1 pm on Thursday, June 29 at the Meadowbrook Community Center. June’s event will feature an ice cream social! Come out for a fun game of bingo and win some neat summer prizes. Ice cream will be provided and everyone is encouraged to bring your favorite topping to share. Please call RSVP to register by Friday, June 26.
Blacksburg July 4 Parade Registration
The 31st annual July 4th parade in Blacksburg will set off at 2 p.m. from the Old Blacksburg Middle School, travel along Main Street, and end near the Alumni Mall. This year’s theme is “Let Freedom Ring.”
Parade entries are needed, and can be floats, marchers, antique vehicles, wagons, bicycles, sports teams, businesses, horses, bands, race cars, scouts, etc.
The Mount Tabor Ruritan Club sponsors the parade, and also the movie “Annie,” which will be shown after the parade in The Lyric Theatre on College Avenue. It will be the ‘classic’ version, with sing-a-long subtitles.
The Town of Blacksburg will have music, food, and entertainments near the Recreation Center on Patrick Henry Drive, beginning at 6 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Call Parks & Rec at 540-443-1100 for information on the evening events. Registration information for the parade can found by contacting Gavin Faulkner at firstname.lastname@example.org or 540-449-6178.
July Fish Fry, July 8
Mount Tabor Ruritan Club will hold its July Fish Fry on Saturday, July 8 from 5-7 p.m. at Slusser’s Chapel Picnic Shelter, 1543 Mount Tabor Rd, Blacksburg. All-you-can-eat fish, fries and slaw; Homemade desserts; and beverages. Adults-$8, children under 12-$4, (under 3)-free, carry-outs-$8. The Blacksburg Community Band will be playing. Held rain or shine. Call 540-449-6178 for further information. On Facebook at MtTaborRuritan.
Afternoon Tea Party with Special Guest Nikki Giovanni,
The afternoon tea party will be held on July 9 from 2- 4 p.m. Tickets are $25 per person. Proceeds will benefit the continued restoration of the Alexander Black House & Cultural Center. Call (540) 558-0746 or email email@example.com to reserve your spot today.
Sons of Confederate Veterans meeting, July 11
The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Stuart Horse Artillery Camp 1784 will meet on July 11 at 7 p.m. at Ray’s Restaurant on Rt. 221, north of Floyd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are also invited to attend. For further information, please call 216-233-8401 or 239-9864.
Art at the market, July 15
Come celebrate Blacksburg’s vibrant arts community by visiting this year’s Art at the Market with Breakfast at the Farmers Market.
Downtown Blacksburg, Inc. is proud to present Art at the Market, Blacksburg’s celebration of fine art and artists.
3rd annual Jazz & Ribs Feast, July 28
The Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley and The Southwest Times are happy to announce Pulaski’s 3rd Annual Jazz & Rib feast will be Friday, July 28, 2017, 11 a.m. -11 p.m. in Jackson Park, located at 42, 1st Street, NW in Downtown Pulaski, Virginia across from the town municipal building.
Free Event. Music in the park – Jazz all day! Come hear Plunky Branch and the Oneness, Billy Crawford Band, and more. Ribs , food, beverages, and craft vendors. Bring a lawn chair, dancing shoes, and an appetite. Children’s art booth onsite too!
For additional information contact the Fine Arts Center for the New River Valley at 540-980-7363 or firstname.lastname@example.org.