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

Program
Eligibility
Date
Time
Location
Summer Picnic
50 & over
Tuesday, Aug 21
11 a.m.
Mid County Park


HIKES

Eligibility: Ages 18 and over
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

Registration
Date
Time
TR/NR
Location
Difficulty
Ends Aug. 10
Thursday, Aug. 16
Leave Rec. Center at 9:30 a.m.
$6/$12
Hanging Rock Battlefield Trail
Moderate


LUNCH BUNCH

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

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
Location
April 2 - August 7
18 & over
Wednesday, August 15
Leave Rec. Center at 9:30 a.m.
$7/$14
Fishin Pig


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

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
April 16 - August 16
50 & over
Monday, August 20
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
FREE
April 16 - September 13
50 & over
Monday, September 17
11 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

Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
Location
50 and over
Saturday, September 8
10 a.m.
10 a.m.
Christiansburg Rec Center – Classroom 2


RSVP MEET & GREET

Location: RSVP Office
Additional Information: Are you 55 or older? If so, come by for a meet and greet at the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program (RSVP) office at 210 S. Pepper Street, Suite D, Christiansburg to learn more about our program, how to volunteer with non-profit organizations, and the benefits of being a member of a nation-wide senior organization. Light refreshments will be provided. Questions? Contact Mandy Hayes, Coordinator at (540) 382-5445 or hayesaw@montgomerycountyva.gov

Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
50 and over
Thursday, Sept. 6
10 a.m. - noon
FREE


STAMPIN UP

Location: Radford Recreation Center
Additional Information: Join us at the Radford Senior Center spending time relaxing, making new friends and making handmade cards to give to the special people in your lives. When registering, please check to see if transportation will be provided.
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 8

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
April 4 - Aug. 9
50 & over
Thursday, Aug. 16
10 a.m. - noon
$12 to be paid to instructor at class
April 4 - Sept. 13
50 & over
Thursday, Sept. 20
10 a.m. - noon
$12 to be paid to instructor at class


PREPARING YOUR HOUSE TO SELL

Location: Recreation Center- Classroom 1
Additional Information: Learn things to do before putting your house on the market and how to increase your home selling value. Minimum: 2       Maximum: 15

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
April 4 - August 9
18 & over
Tuesday, August 14
6 - 8 p.m.
FREE


GRANDPARENTS DAY

Location: Montgomery County Government Center
Additional Information: Do something grand to celebrate being a grandparent. Enter a pretty apron contest, pass on your secret grandma recipe and play a few games of bingo. Bring a covered dish for the luncheon that your grandma use to make or one that you make to share with your grandchildren. Feel free to bring the recipe if you have one and we will make copies. Enter one of your vintage aprons in the Pretty Kitchen Apron Contest. If you are not a grandparent, come join the fun anyway! This program is co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Radford and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation.
Minimum: 10       Maximum: 15

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
April 4 - Aug 9
50 & over
Thursday, Aug 16
11 a.m.
FREE


PATRIOT DAY CELEBRATION

Location: Montgomery County Government Center
Additional Information: Observe the country’s National Day of Service and Remembrance with a celebration honoring veterans age 50+ and their spouses with a Veterans Pinning Ceremony. Learn about the 9/11 Memorial Sculpture located at the front entrance of the Government Center made from pieces of the World Trade Center steel, honoring the lives of those lost on 9/11. Please register both you and your spouse for this program. Space is limited, register early. This program is co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Radford and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation.
Minimum: 5          Maximum: 8

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
April 4 - Sept 4
21 & over
Tuesday, September 11
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
FREE


CHOLESTEROL SCREENING

Additional Information: Call Carilion to register at (800) 422-8482. A 12-hour fast is 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.

Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
Topic
18 & over
Wednesday, September 5
6:30 - 8:30 a.m.
$15
Rec. Ctr.-Senior Activities Room


HANGING ROCK RAPTOR OBSERVATORY/HIKE

Additional Info: The Hanging Rock Observatory has been a monitoring point for hawk, eagle, and falcon and osprey migration along the birds’ eastern route. Join us as we travel to Monroe County, West Virginia for a fun filled day of bird watching. There is a 20-40 minute walk up the mountain to the observatory. Participants should bring binoculars, sunglasses, hat, comfy walking shoes, and jacket and pack a lunch/drink to be enjoyed during the day at the observatory.
Minimum: 5 Maximum: 16

Registration
Eligibility
Date
Time
Fee
Location
April 4 - Sept. 1921 & overWednesday, Sept. 26Leave Rec. Center @ 9 a.m.$10/$20WVA