Wednesday, Sept. 29:
At the Blacksburg Library; 10 a.m. Share stories, rhymes, music, and movement as toddlers develop early
literacy skills and a love of reading. For ages 2 to 3.
At the Blacksburg Library; 11 a.m. For ages to 5.
Teen Book Club: Fablehaven
At the Meadowbrook Public Library; 4 p.m. Each month the teen book club reads a different book and
meets on the last Wednesday of every month to chat about it. This month the club will be reading Stardust
by Neil Gaiman. Join the club at: https:// www.gotomeet.me/MFRL/programs for a great discussion!
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Edgar A. Long Book Launch
At the Christiansburg Library; 6 p.m. Hosted by Christiansburg Institute, this book launch is for the
release of the second edition of “A Vision of Education: Selected Writings of Edgar A. Long.” The
second edition was made possible by a grant from the Virginia Humanities. The first edition, also funded
by the Virginia Humanities, was originally published in 2001 by the Christiansburg Institute and edited by
Thursday, Sept. 30:
At the Christiansburg Library; 10 a.m. For ages 2-3.
All Ages Storytime
At the Meadowbrook Library; 10:30 a.m.
Design a Robot
At the Meadowbrook Public Library; 5:30 p.m. With robotics those interested in doing so can design,
build, and program a robot to do almost anything they can imagine. Learn more about robotics, and
participate in hands-on activities with the NRV’s robotics team, The Red Beard Pandas. Ages 8 years and
Saturday, Oct. 2:
Tony L. Huddleston Trout Rodeo
This event will test your child’s fishing ability. More than 300 fish will be stocked in the local Izaak
Walton pond for this rodeo. Each kid will be allowed to catch up to four fish in the allotted two-hour time
frame. Goodie bags and T-shirts will be given to the first 100 pre-registered participants. A hot dog lunch
will be provided as well. The event will also feature giveaways and potential raffles. Check-in begins at
noon; fishing starts at 2 p.m. All information is subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions. Call
540-382-2349 before Oct. 1 to pre-register. The event is free for ages 4-15.
Tuesday, Oct. 5:
Harry Potter Trivia and Treats
Dine on delicious Chocolate Frogs at The Radford Public Library’s Harry Potter Trivia & Treats night at
Thursday, Oct. 7:
American Legion meeting
American Legion Harvey-Howe-Carper Post 30 will meet at 7 p.m. at the VFW Post Home in Radford.
For further information, call 250-2283 or 239-9864.
Saturday, Oct. 9:
Radford Highlanders Festival 2021
The festival features the famed heavyweight games, sheepherding, live entertainment, food; vendors, and
festivities for all ages. The festival is a partnership between Radford University and the City of Radford
and will be held on the campus of Radford University. The festival is open to the general public with free
Tuesday, Oct. 12:
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 on 3204 Riner Rd. Members of the United Daughters of the Confederacy (UDC) are
invited to this meeting. For further information, call 320-4315 or 239-9864.
Wednesday, Oct. 20:
Radford Army Ammunition Plant (RFAAP) Community Meeting
The (RFAAP) Community Meeting has been rescheduled to Wed., Oct. 20, 2021, at 6 p.m. at the
Christiansburg Library. The rescheduling of this meeting will allow RFAAP to provide the most current
updates on environmental and modernization projects. 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. The public can reach out with questions,
or to conduct research on their own through several resources, including:
Simply Elemental Art Exhibit
The Simply Elemental art display in the Hahn Horticultural Garden on the Virginia Tech campus will be
on display through Sept. 30.
Take & Make Crafts
All month at the Blacksburg Library.
Each week will feature 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 make movie night interactive. The movie not
included and supplies are limited.
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.
Through Oct. 1:
Noise Alerts: Propulsion Testing
There will be testing coordinated by the Virginia Tech Advanced Propulsion and Power Lab from through
Friday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. near the northwest end of the Virginia Tech Montgomery Executive
Airport. For more information, visit https://vtx.vt.edu/notices/adm-evergreens/police-
Radford Farmers Market
The Radford Farmers Market will be held each Saturday through Oct. 30 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. in 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 to 7 p.m. in the
Christiansburg Recreation Center parking lot from 3 to 7 p.m.
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. Those planning overseas travel would do well to get their passports as early as possible
since the current wait period is 18 weeks.