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October 15, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
This is a FREE class designed to educate parents and guardians about social media usage and internet safety in the lives of their children. Safety tips and information will be provided for the most popular apps used by kids today. In addition, issues such as self-victimization (sexting), sextortion and cyberbullying will be discussed. This class will provide a basic overview of the cyber world and the effects it can have on children, both in social settings and in the criminal justice world. CPD Investigator Moe McClanahan will be the instructor for this class, which is presented by both Christiansburg Police and the Christiansburg Department of Parks and Recreation. Parents and guardians ONLY. Children will not be permitted to attend due to the sensitivity of the information. ** Pre-registration is required. Please visit or call the Christiansburg Recreation Center (1600 N. Franklin Street; 540-382-2349) to register.
October 16, 2018, 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Help prevent identity theft, shred unwanted documents, protect identifying information and clean out clutter! The Christiansburg Recreation Center will be holding a Shred-a-Thon from 3-6 p.m. Oct. 16. Please bring your documents in a box or plastic tote (no larger than 22.5"x18"x11.5") and respect the limit of three totes/boxes per vehicle. Items that cannot be shredded include: metal, three-ring binders, composition notebooks, hanging file folders, paint brushes, padlocks, hardback books, keys, eyeglasses, bungee cords, etc. Please note that the Shred-A-Thon is a drive-thru event, no walk-ups are allowed.
October 18, 2018, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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. Provider: Walmart Pharmacy Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center front lobby
October 18, 2018, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Join us weekly for the Christiansburg Farmers' Market in downtown Christiansburg on Hickok Street! Each Thursday, from 3-7 p.m., you'll find produce, meat, baked goods, coffee, flowers, plants, tea, soaps, candy and more. Check out the Christiansburg Farmers' Market Facebook page each week for a list of vendors who will be attending, special events and food trucks.
October 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
October 25, 2018, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
October 27, 2018, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Each October, Christiansburg Parks and Recreation hosts the Getting Scary on the Huckleberry 5k race and the Truck or Treat event. Race participants begin and end the 5k at the Christiansburg Recreation Center. After the race, participants can enjoy free breakfast prepared by Parks and Recreation staff and reunite with their children for the annual Truck or Treat event. Trucks from Christiansburg Fire, Police, Rescue and Public Works set up in the back parking lot of the Recreation Center for kids and kids at heart to look at and touch. There is a registration fee for 5k participants, but the Truck or Treat event is free.