Senior Programs

CHRISTIANSBURG/MONTGOMERY TRIAD S.A.L.T.

Additional Information: The Christiansburg/Montgomery Triad S.A.L.T. (seniors and Law Enforcement Working Together) Council works on various projects to benefit senior citizens in the community. The council meets every third Tuesday of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Christiansburg Recreation Center; meetings are open to all senior citizens to attend. For additional information, please contact Tammy Caldwell, 540–382–2349, ext. 2003

ProgramEligibilityDateTimeLocation
Patriot's Day50 & overWednesday, Sept. 117 - 10 a.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
Triad Meeting50 & overTuesday, Sept. 171:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
Shred-A-thon50 & overTuesday, Oct. 153 - 6 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
Home Security Presentation50 & overTuesday, Nov. 191:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
Christmas Lunch50 & overTuesday, Dec. 171:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center


HIKES  

Additional Information: Join us for some exercise in the beautiful outdoors! We will stop for lunch after the hike. Participants are responsible for paying for their lunch.    Minimum: 4          Maximum: 8       Eligibility: 18 & over           Difficulty of all hikes: Flat

RegistrationDateTimeTR/NRLocation
Sept. 3 - Sept. 13Tuesday, Sept. 17Leave Rec. Center at 10 a.m.$5/$10Segment of Huckleberry Trail
Sept. 3 - Sept. 30Thursday, Oct. 3Leave Rec. Center at 9:30 a.m.$7/$14Segment of Greenway Trail


SUPER BINGO AND HEALTH TALKS   

Additional Information:  Join us for everyone’s favorite game, bingo.  Each month there will be a different health topic prior to playing bingo. Lunch provided to registered participants.  This program is FREE; registration is required before deadline. Transportation provided from recreation center.   Minimum: 4 Maximum: 8                                        Location: Commonwealth Senior Living Christiansburg 

RegistrationEligibility DateTopic Time
Sept. 9 - Oct. 1750 & overThursday, Oct. 24TBANoon - 2 p.m.


LUNCH AND LEARN PRESENTATIONS    

Additional Information:  Come out and learn something new and exciting with our lunch and learns. There will be a different topic each time. Lunch is provided, Free                     Minimum: 5 Maximum: 15                                        Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Senior Activities Room 

RegistrationEligibility DateTopic Time
End: Sept 1850 & overWednesday, Sept. 25Veteran's Cafe11 a.m.
Sept. 9 - Oct. 950 & overWednesday, Oct. 16InnovAge Virginia Pace11 a.m.
Sept. 9 - Oct. 1450 & overMonday, Oct. 21Robotic Knee Replacement11 a.m.
Sept. 9 - Nov. 650 & overTuesday, Nov. 12Time Bank & Tool Cafenoon
Sept. 9 - Nov. 650 & overWednesday, Nov. 13SNAP Program & VA Navigator11 a.m.


LUNCH BUNCH

Additional Information: Join us for our monthly lunch outings to various restaurants in the area. Participants are responsible for paying for their own lunch and any additional expenses.
Minimum: 5           Maximum: 8

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRLocation
April 10-Aug. 2118 & overWednesday, Aug. 28Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10:30 a.m.$7/$14The Barn-Rich Creek
April 10-Aug. 2918 & overThursday, Sept. 5Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10:30 a.m.$7/$14Sagebrush Steakhouse-Wytheville
Sept. 9 - Oct. 1518 & overWednesday, Oct. 23Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10 a.m.$7/$14Big Belly Restaurant
Pulaski
Sept. 9 - Nov. 718 & overThursday, Nov. 14Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10 a.m.$7/$14Mansion at Fort
Chiswell
Sept. 9 - Dec. 918 & overMonday, Dec. 16Leave Rec. Ctr. at 10:30 a.m.$7/$14Ballest Point Brewery
Daleville


MYSTERY MOVIES AND MUNCHIES

Additional Information: Join us for Monday movies and refreshments. This program is FREE, register by the Monday before each movie.
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 12

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Sept. 1350 & overMonday, Sept. 1611 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE
Sept. 9 - Oct. 1450 & overMonday, Oct. 2111 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE
Sept. 9 - Nov. 1250 & overMonday, Nov. 1811 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE
Sept. 9 - Dec. 950 & overMonday, Dec. 1611 a.m. - 1 p.m.FREE


MEDICARE DECISIONS MADE EASY

Additional Information: You and a guest are invited to an educational workshop where you can get answers to your Medicare questions. You’ll have a better understanding of Medicare and how it works so you can make the right choice for your needs. Speaker: Linda Walker, Humana
Minimum: 4 Maximum: 12    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

EligibilityDateTimeFee
50 & overSaturday, Sept. 1410 a.mFREE
50 & overSaturday, Oct. 1210 a.m.FREE
50 & overSaturday, Nov. 910 a.m.FREE
50 & overSaturday, Dec. 1410 a.m.FREE


NATIONAL WATERMELON DAY              

Additional Information: Enjoy all the watermelon you can eat! This juicy wondrous fruit is enjoyed by the young and old alike. Watermelon is filled with Vitamins A, B6 and C, antioxidants and potassium. Watermelon is fat free and has 40 calories per cup, so eat as much as you want. Enjoy a fun game of bingo and win prizes to celebrate your summer.     Pre-register.   Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10   Location: Montgomery County Government Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 1550 & overThursday, Aug. 221 p.m.Free


BOOK SWAP          

Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8 – 5 p.m. at least two days before the scheduled Book Swap. At 5:15 p.m. on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy.  Location: Recreation Center- Classroom I

RegistrationDateTimeFee
April 1 - Aug. 21Monday, Aug 265:15 p.m.$1 non-refundable


ZUMBA GOLD          

Additional Information: This is a workout program based on Latin dances and steps that are easy to follow. Come enjoy this dance class that provides joy, fun and fitness! Pre–register.    Minimum: 12 Maximum: 25         6 weeks                                    Location: Multipurpose Room 2

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRDays
Ends Aug. 2150 & overMon. Aug. 269 - 10 a.m. $35/$65M/W/F
Sept. 9 - Oct. 1650 & overMon. Oct. 219 - 10 a.m.$35/$65M/W/F


FLU SHOTS           

Additional Information: Christiansburg Pharmacy will be offering flu shots. Walk-ins welcome. FREE with Medicare Part B, must present card at time of shot. Participants with/without Medicare Part B must present their insurance card prior to receiving their shot. Most insurance accepted. Exact cash or check only.  Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center front lobby   Provider: Christiansburg Pharmacy

DateTimeCost
Wednesday, Sept. 119 - 11 a.m.Free with Medicare Part B
Tuesday, Sept. 175 - 7 p.m.Free with Medicare Part B
Thursday, Sept. 265 - 7 p.m.Free with Medicare Part B


FLU SHOTS           

Additional Information: Wal-Mart will be providing immunizations (flu and general health vaccines), education on the importance of immunization, $4 lists of generic prescriptions available along with some door prizes. Walk-ins welcome. FREE with Medicare Part B, must present card at time of shot. Participants with/without Medicare Part B must present their insurance card prior to receiving their shot. Most insurance accepted. Exact cash or check only.                               Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center front lobby    Provider: Walmart Pharmacy

DateTimeCost
Wednesday, Oct. 99 - 11 a.m.Free with Medicare Part B
Thursday, Oct. 1710 a.m. - noonFree with Medicare Part B
Tuesday, Oct. 225 - 7 p.m.Free with Medicare Part B


ONLY PLACE TO KNOW          

Additional Information: Changes are taking place daily, from new buildings to expanding trails. This program will help inform participants whether a new resident to Christiansburg or a lifelong resident by providing them with information they need to know from the town's citizen alert program to senior lock boxes and everything in between. We will meet at the recreation department before departing for a driving tour of Christiansburg.  Pre-register.    Minimum: 5       Maximum: 16

Registration endsEligibilityDateTimeFee
 Sept. 521 & overThursday, Sept. 12Leave Rec. Ctr. at 8:30 a.m.FREE


FAST, SIMPLE, AND EASY BREAKFAST           

Additional Information: Do you struggle with eating a balanced breakfast, never know what to fix for breakfast? Join us as we make some simple and healthy breakfast you can make ahead and grab and go. Recipes will be provided.             Pre-register.    Minimum: 5       Maximum: 8

Registration endsEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 1018 & overTuesday, Sept. 1711 a.m. $6/$12


SENIOR SOCIAL            

Additional Information: Enjoy an evening of music, refreshments and friendship on the patio.       Pre-register.    Minimum: 10       Maximum: 15

Registration endsEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 1350 & overWednesday, Sept. 186 p.m.Free


FALLS PREVENTION AWARENESS DAY             

Additional Information: Fall is just around the corner, but falls shouldn’t be just around the corner for older adults. That’s why Carilion Trauma Services is joining forces with the National Council on Aging (NCOA) and the Falls Free® Coalition.  While falls are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injury for people 65 years of age and older, they are not an inevitable part of aging. This year’s Fall Prevention Awareness Day theme, Take a Stand to Prevent Falls, seeks to raise awareness about how to prevent fall-related injury among older adults.  Take initiative in your health and help prevent falls.    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Court A

EligibilityDateTimeFee
50 & overThursday, Sept. 199 a.m. - noonFree

     

RADFORD'S MASON BLOOD DRIVE              

Together, we can save a life! Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:00-6:00 p.m. we welcome Radford’s Mason Blood Drive at Radford Parks & Recreation Dept. in Multi-purpose rooms 3 and 4. Your blood donation can be transfused in its original form, or it can be used to help multiple people when technicians separate it into its specific components of red cells, plasma and platelets. Every day, blood donations help save the lives of children and adults fighting to survive cancer, blood disorders, traumatic injuries and more. Walk-ins welcome or call 1-800-733-2767 for availability

PICNIC PARTY           

Additional Info: Let’s Party, join us for food, fun and friends as we welcome fall.  Lunch will be provided along lawn games, non – cooking demo. Pre-register. Location: Shelter #1 at the Frog Pond Pool – Cinnabar Road                          Minimum: 10 Maximum: 15

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NR
Ends Sept. 1650 & overMonday, Sept. 2310 a.m.$5


INSTANT POT COOKING         

Additional Information: Do you have an Instant Pot or other brand of electronic pressure cooker and are nervous to use it?  Or are you thinking about getting one and want to learn more? This class will cover the basics of how to use the Instant Pot, as well as providing ideas of what it can be used for.  Several recipes will be demonstrated that you can taste test. Feel free to bring your own Instant Pot with you for hands-on instruction.   Minimum: 4    Maximum: 8

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRLocation
April 1 - Sept. 1818 & overMonday, Sept. 236:30-8 p.m.$13/$23Rec. Ctr.-Kitchen


HAPPY ROCKS          

Additional Information: Have you ever been surprised to find a beautifully painted rock hidden somewhere or in plain sight? Now you have the opportunity to surprise someone else with your own painted rock! You will have an opportunity to paint two rocks, one a beautiful sunflower, and one beetle. There will be an inspirational message on the flip side as well. Pre-register. Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10    Location: Montgomery County Gov’t Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Ends Sept. 1750 & overTuesday, Sept. 241 p.m.$10 


SUPPER CLUB          

Additional Information: Join us for an evening outing for supper to various restaurants in the area. Pre-Register    Minimum: 6    Maximum: 16

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeTR/NRLocation
Ends Sept. 1818 & overWednesday, Sept. 25Leave Rec. Ctr. at 4 p.m.$7/$14Open Door Cafe


ADVANCE DIRECTIVE CLINIC           

Additional Information: Rebecca Herbig, MSW Disability Rights Advocate of Disability Law Center of Richmond, Virginia will offer an Advanced Directive Clinic at Radford Parks & Recreation Department located at 200 George Street on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 10:00 a.m. in multipurpose rooms 3 & 4. It is important for you to consider who you would like to appoint as your agent and your preferences regarding medical care. You may want to consider potential scenarios that you may want to include in your advance directive. Please sign up for this informative clinic in advance at 731-5517. 

LUNCH AND CRAFT           

Additional Information: Enjoy a delicious lunch before making a unique painting using Q - tips.  Pre-register.       Minimum: 8 Maximum: 10      Location: Commonwealth Senior Living - Christiansburg

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Ends Sept. 1950 & overTuesday, Sept. 26NoonFree


GERM PREVENTION-STAY HEALTHY AND WASH YOUR HANDS           

Additional Information: Washing your hands is one of the best ways to prevent the spread of cold and flu viruses, but many people don't practice proper hand washing technique. Come participate in a quick, interactive activity that will show you the places you miss while washing your hands and learn the steps you can take to stay healthy this cold and flu season. All ages welcome! 

EligibilityDateTimeTR/NR
All agesMonday, Oct. 74 - 6 p.m.Free


HALLOWEEN MYSTERY CRAFT            

Additional Information: Make a Halloween craft to display in your house.    Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8                                   Location: Commonwealth Senior Living – Christiansburg

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 150 & overMonday, Oct. 71:30 p.m. Free


BALANCE AND FALL PREVENTION             

Additional Information: Join us for our 4 week interactive, educational class for Balance and Fall Prevention as well as the importance of strength and conditioning in our aging population.  Physical therapists from University Physical Therapy will be conducting these classes.  A healthy snack will be provided and you will have time for questions and answers.  Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8      Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Senior Activities Room   4 weeks

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 150 & overTuesday, Oct. 8 
9:30 a.m. Free


WREATH MAKING              

Additional Information: Create a fall inspired wreath for your front door or your home.  Pre- Register                    Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8     Location: Montgomery County Gov’t Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 350 & overThursday, Oct. 102 p.m.Free


WALK-A-THON: FUNDRAISER FOR SUPPLIES FOR SENIORS               

Additional Information: Join RSVP volunteers in the 12th Annual Walk-a-thon, all proceeds will go to purchase basic household and personal care items for over 200 home-bound seniors in Montgomery County and Radford. To participate, call RSVP at 382-5775 to register and obtain sponsor sheets. Pre- Register   Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8                       Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center- Gymnasium

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 350 & overThursday, Oct. 1010 a.m.Free


VIN ETCHING     

Additional Information: All vehicles carry a federally-assigned number known as Vehicle Identification Number (VIN). Making sure those numbers are marked permanently on a vehicle’s windows steers thieves away. The windows of stolen VIN etched vehicles must be stripped and replaced before a thief can get rid of the car, a costly and time - consuming process.  VIN etching is simple, fast, safe and won’t mar the look of the vehicle. Numbers are etched into the glass with a chemical solution and those numbers will be there for good.       Location: Christiansburg Fire Department

DateTimeFee
Monday, Oct. 143 - 6 p.m.Free


SHRED -A -THON      

Additional Information: Help prevent identity theft and shred unwanted documents.  Protect your important information and clean out the clutter. For more information contact Tammy Caldwell, 540-382-2349 ext. 2003 or email: tcaldwell@christiansburg.org.  This is a drive thru event, no walk-ups will be allowed.  Papers to be shredded are preferred to be in plastic storage bin or box, no bigger than 22.5x18x11.5 limit 3 per car.  .  Please make sure you only have documents to be shredded.  Items that can’t be shredded include: Metal, including 3 ring binders, composition notebooks, hanging file folders, paint brushes, padlocks, hardback books, keys, eyeglasses, bungee cords, etc.                 Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center Parking Lot

DateTimeLocation
Tuesday, Oct. 153 - 6 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center Parking Lot


MEDICARE PART D                

Additional Information: What's new? When can I enroll or change my plan? These and other important questions and information on plan changes and deadlines will be presented by Deena Flinchum, VICAP Counselor with NRV Agency on Aging. Deena will discuss ways to get coverage, learn what the drug plan covers, the types of costs you'll pay in a Medicare drug plan and how Part D works with other insurance. Don't miss out on this important yearly update on Medicare Part D. Light refreshments will be served.   Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 850 & overTuesday, Oct. 1510 a.m.Free


OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR MEDICARE                 

Additional Information: Everyone who has a Medicare Part D drug plan or a Medicare Advantage plan should use this opportunity to make sure that his or her plan is the best one for 2019. Counseling sessions will be held on a regular basis at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. Call the NRV Agency on Aging after October 1st at 540-980-7720 to schedule an appointment. Walk-ins cannot be accepted.     Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Senior Activities Room

DatesEligibilityTimeFee
Mondays: Oct. 15 - Dec. 750 & over9 a.m. - 4 p.m.Free, must schedule apt.


HELPING HANDS  

Additional Information: Helping Hands is a group of crafters coming together every week to make items for various needs in our community. Please feel free to join us for a fun afternoon of knitting, sewing or crocheting and connect with some new friends and make a difference in our community. For more information please contact Tammy Caldwell; tcaldwell@christiansburg.org or Tina Snyder; knitpic@aol.com.   

EligibilityDateTimeFee
18 & overEvery Wednesday beginning Sept. 111 - 3 p.m.Free


AARP DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM                  

Additional Information:  The AARP Driver Safety Program is the nation’s first and largest refresher course for drivers age 50 and older. The program has helped millions of drivers protect their safety on today’s roads. AARP has offered its classroom course since 1979. The training is designed to help you: tune up your driving skills and update your knowledge of the rules of the road. Learn about normal, age–related physical changes. Find out how to adjust your driving to allow for these changes. Reduce your traffic violations, crashes, and chances for injuries. Drive more safely. Get an insurance discount. Auto insurance companies in most states provide multiyear discounts to AARP members! Pre–Register.                     Minimum: 10 Maximum: 25

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 850 & overMonday, Oct. 28 & Tuesday, Oct 299 a.m. - 1 p.m.$15 AARP Members
$20 Non AARP Members


HALLOWEEN BINGO                 

Additional Information: Join us for bingo, refreshments and fun with your friends..  Bring 4 quarters if you plan to play Bingo.  Pre-Register.   Minimum: 5   Maximum: 25   Location: Senior Activities Room

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 5 - Oct. 2650 & overThursday, Oct. 3111 a.m.$4; plus 4 quarter for prizes


BOOK SWAP              

Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8 – 5 p.m. at least two days before the scheduled Book Swap at 4 p.m. on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy.        Pre-register.    Location: Recreation Center Classroom 1

RegistrationDateTimeFee
Sept. 3 - Oct. 31Monday, Nov. 44 - 5 p.m.$1 non-refundable


STAMPIN UP                

Additional Information:Have you always wanted to try painting on canvas, but aren’t very artistic?  Then this is the class for you.  Learn to paint using simple step by step instructions and patterns.  Pre-register  Minimum: 8       Maximum: 15 

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Sept. 1150 & overThursday, Sept. 1910 a.m.  - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class
Sept. 9 - Oct. 950 & overThursday, Oct. 1710 a.m. - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class
Sept. 9 - Nov. 650 & overThursday, Nov. 1410 a.m. - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class
Sept. 9 - Dec. 1150 & overThursday, Dec. 1910 a.m. - noon$12 to be paid to instructor at class


STEP BY STEP CANVAS PAINTING               

Additional Information:Have you always wanted to try painting on canvas, but aren’t very artistic?  Then this is the class for you.  Learn to paint using simple step by step instructions and patterns.  Pre-register  Minimum: 8       Maximum: 15  

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
April 10 - Aug. 2818 & overWednesday, Sept. 410:30 a.m.$15 fee includes all painting supplies
Sept. 9 - Sept. 2418 & overWednesday, Oct. 210:30 a.m.$15 fee includes all painting supplies
Sept. 9 - Oct. 3018 & overWednesday, Nov. 1310:30 a.m.$15 fee includes all painting supplies
Sept. 9 - Nov. 2618 & overWednesday, Dec. 410:30 a.m.$15 fee includes all painting supplies


WELLNESS WORKSHOPS                

Additional Information: Join us for a one hour wellness workshop!  Attendees will learn the skills needed for a healthy lifestyle! A healthy snack will be provide at each workshop. Participants must sign up for each workshop individually   Minimum: 6             Maximum: 20

RegistrationDateTimeTopicFee
Sept. 3 - Sept. 6Thursday, Sept. 124 - 5 p.m.Understanding StressFree, Must Pre-register
Sept. 3 - Oct. 4Thursday, Oct. 104 - 5 p.m.Bone HealthFree, Must Pre-register
Sept. 3 - Nov. 8Thursday, Nov. 144 - 5 p.m.Healthy Holiday EatingFree, Must Pre-register
Sept. 3 - Dec. 6Thursday, Dec. 124 - 5 p.m.Keeping your Brain SharpFree, Must Pre-register


STRESS MANAGEMENT                  

Additional Information: Michele Dubel, MSOL, MHN, TRC, author of treatment manual, “Stress Management: Learning to live with ourselves.” Michele has created a journey of empowerment to manage and reduce stress beginning with understanding the impact of chronic stress of a long-term illness or being a caregiver.This four week course will give you the tools needed to reduce the stress level in your life.   Minimum: 5  Maximum: 15     Location: Montgomery County Government Center       4 week course

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 2850 & overTuesday, Nov. 51 - 3 p.m.$15


CHOLESTEROL SCREENING              

Additional Information: Call Carilion to register at (800) 422-8482.  A 12 hour fast is recommended, not required!  A lipid profile is a quick screening and includes total cholesterol, HDL cholesterol, LDL cholesterol, triglycerides and glucose.  The results from this test can help determine your risk of coronary heart disease.  MUST PRE-REGISTER.  Participants can pay at the screening, check or correct change please.

EligibilityDateTimeFeeLocation
18 & overThursday, Nov. 76:30 - 8 p.m.$15Recreation Center-Senior Activities Room


PERSONALIZED HOLIDAY DECOR                   

Additional Information: This fun festive activity will provide an opportunity to customize ornaments for your tree or give as gifts this holiday season. You will paint two ornaments, one snowman and one Santa to take home. All supplies are included in the fee. Light refreshments will be served. Participants will need to drive themselves to the program Pre - Register   Minimum: 5   Maximum:8      Location: Montgomery County Government Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Oct. 3150 & overThursday, Nov. 710 a.m.$15


LIFE LINE SCREENING                    

Additional Information: Radford Senior Center is pleased to offer a preventive health event. Live Line Screening, the nation’s leading provider of community based preventive health screenings, will support their affordable, noninvasive, painless health screenings on Thursday, November 7, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.at Radford Recreation Center 200 George Street, Radford, Va.  Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems related to: blocked arteries, which is a leading cause of stroke; abdominal aortic aneurysms, which can lead to a ruptured aorta; hardening of the arteries in the legs, which is a strong predictor of heart disease; atrial fibrillation or irregular heart beat which is closely tied to a stroke risk; and a bone density screening for men and women used to assess the risk of Osteoporosis.  Your health is in your hands, so call 1-866-229-0469 and schedule your appointment.

STOP THE BLEED                    

Additional Information:Learn the Basics of Bleeding Control and what you can do to prepare yourself for this emergency. The Stop the Bleed program teaches you how to stop life-threatening hemorrhage before the arrival of trained Public Safety providers. Pre - Register   Minimum: 5   Maximum: 10    Location: Montgomery County Government Center Multipurpose Rm. 1

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Nov. 1250 & overTuesday, Nov. 1910 a.m.Free


MYSTERY CHRISTMAS CRAFT                     

Additional Information: Join us for a mystery Christmas craft. Refreshments served   Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8                   Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Nov. 2650 & overThursday, Dec. 511 a.m.Free, pre-register 


CHRISTMAS BINGO                    

Additional Information:Join us for bingo, refreshments and holiday cheer.   Pre–register. Participants will need to drive themselves to program.   Minimum: 6               Maximum: 8    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Dec. 450 & overWednesday, Dec. 111 p.m.$4 and 4 quarters


HOLIDAY ORNAMENT CRAFT                     

Additional Information:Spend the afternoon socializing, making new friends while making a holiday ornament. Minimum: 5   Maximum: 8    Location: Commonwealth Senior Living-Christiansburg

RegistrationEligibilityDateTimeFee
Sept. 9 - Dec. 450 & overMonday, Dec. 231 p.m.$4 and 4 quarters