Senior Programs

COFFEE SOCIAL     

Eligibility: Ages 50 and over
Location: Great Road Coffee, Christiansburg VA
Additional Information: From the farm to your cup - responsible, all natural, and fresh! Join us for a safe physically distanced coffee social hour! We will meet at Great Road Coffee, located at 100 W Main Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073. They have plenty of room to physically distance while hanging out with friends. Please wear a mask. The event is free, but each participant will be responsible for their drink and food cost.            

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateTimeFee
Mar. 15July 12Tuesday, July 2010 a.m. Free, drinks and food on your own
Mar. 15 July 26Tuesday, Aug. 310 a.m. Free, drinks and food on your own
Mar. 15Aug. 9Tuesday, Aug. 1710 a.m. Free, drinks and food on your own
Mar. 15Aug. 30 Tuesday, Sept. 710 a.m. Free, drinks and food on your own
Mar. 15 Sept. 6Tuesday, Sept. 2110 a.m. Free, drinks and food on your own

LUNCH BUNCH "MEET & EAT OUTSIDE DINING"                   

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 providing their own transportation. Must Pre-Register to be included in the lunch count. Minimum: 3 Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
April 12 - July 14
Wednesday, July 21
Mama Maria's-Salem
Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.
Free
April 12 - Aug. 18
Wednesday, Aug. 25
Bull & Bones-Cburg
Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.
Free
April 12 - Sept. 7
Tuesday, Sept. 14
Tye Dye Pig-Radford
Meet at restaurant @ 11 a.m.
Free


MYSTERY MOVIES AND MUNCHIES                    

Additional Information: Join us for Monday movies and refreshments. This program is FREE. Register by the Monday before each movie. The program is co-sponsored with Christiansburg and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation. 

Registration EndsEligibilityDateTimeFee
August 9 50 & overMonday, Aug. 1611 a.m. - 1 p.m.Free
September 650 & overMonday, Sept. 1311 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: 6

Eligibility DateLocationTimeTR/NR
50 & overSaturday, Aug. 14Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-Classroom 210 a.m.Free
50 & overSaturday, Sept. 11Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-Classroom 210 a.m.Free


MOVE & GROOVE               

Additional Information: This workout program will get you up moving and grooving using various genres of music with steps that are easy to follow. Come enjoy this dance class that provides joy, fun and fitness! Pre-register. 

RegistrationDateDayFeeTimeWeeks
Aug. 17 - Sept. 2Wednesday, Sept. 8Mon/Wed$30/$6011 a.m. - Noon6


LEAVE THE DRIVING TO US SERIES- VIRTUAL TRIPS                 

Additional Information: Leave your bags at home and join us for this virtual travel series. Our first destination will be Alaska. Participants will receive a “passport” to get stamped for each destination, prizes will be awarded in December. Lunch will be provided. Lunch provided by Commonwealth Senior Living – Christiansburg.  Lunch provided by Commonwealth Senior Living – Christiansburg Campus. Pre-register. The following program co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford Parks & Recreation, and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation Minimum: 4  Maximum: 6     Location: Multipurpose Rm. 2

RegistrationDateTimeFee
Aug. 16 - Sept. 3Friday, Sept. 10 
12:30 p.m.Free; Lunch provided


VETERAN'S CAFE                 

Additional Information: Thanks You for your Service! Join us either in person or virtually by calling in or on your smartphone, tablet or computer. Participants will need to call and register for us to be able to provide you with joining information. Pre-register. Co-sponsored with Carilion Clinic NRV Hospice "Level 4 We Honor Veterans participate" Minimum: 4 Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Please register by the week prior to the dateWednesday, Sept. 1Senior Activities Room11 a.m.Free


BASKET WEAVERS                       

Additional Information: Group meets the second Monday of each month. Maximum: 6         

DateLocationTime
Aug. 9 
Classroom 210 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Sept. 13Classroom 210 a.m. - 4 p.m.


CHRISTIANSBURG/MONTGOMERY TRAID 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
TBA50 & overAug. 171:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center
TBA50 & overSept. 211:30 p.m.Christiansburg Recreation Center


EASY DIY TEA TOWELS                         

Additional Information:  Learn how to make personalized tea towels using rubber stamps, paint and transfers.  Pre-register.

RegistrationDateTimeFee
May 3 - July 20Tuesday, July 2711 a.m.Free; pre-register


SAMS TRIP/LUNCH                        

Additional Information: Enjoy shopping at SAMS Club and the surrounding stores. There are many nearby restaurants for you to choose from for lunch. Participants are responsible for paying for their own meal and providing their own transportation. Must Pre-Register.          

RegistrationDateTimeFeeLocation
April 12 - Aug 11Monday, Aug. 1610 a.m.FreeRoanoke


EASY DIY BASKET                       

Additional Information: Join us in making an easy basket to use around your house or give to a friend. Pre-register.             

RegistrationDateTimeFee
April 12 - Aug 11Wednesday, Aug. 1810 a.m.$5 includes all supplies


GRANDPARENTS DAY CRAFT                      

Additional Information: Celebrate grandparent’s day with your grandchild/children creating a kite to enjoy outdoors or indoors. Pre-register.                        

RegistrationDateTimeEligibilityFee
April 12 - Sept. 1Wednesday, Sept. 811 a.m. Grandparents and children ages 3 - 5Free; pre-register


BREAKFAST SMOOTHIE -VIRTUAL PROGRAM                     

Additional Information: Discover great recipes by throwing in your favorite mix of sweet juices, tangy fruits, fresh vegetables, and surprise ingredients to create easy breakfast on the go or fast snack. Pre-register.                               

RegistrationDateTimeTR/NR
April 12 - Sept. 15Wednesday, Sept. 2211 a.m. Free; pre-register


SOCIAL MEDIA SERIES                       

Additional Information: Social Media has become a huge part of interacting and sharing with others. It helps keep long distance friends and family members connected. This series will explore the many mediums that help us express our lives to the online world. Instructors: Amy Southall, Public Relations Specialist   Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center – Senior Activities Room

TIKTOK, INSTAGRAM & SNAPCHAT                         

Additional Information: In this class, we’ll focus on Tiktok, Instagram and Snapchat. Do you like taking photos and want to share them with the world? Then come learn about Instagram. Want to take silly pictures using filters? We’ll teach you the similarities and difference between Instagram stories and Snapchat stories. Like taking fun videos or just want to know how to watch viral trends? We’ll show you how on TikTok, the fastest growing app of 2020, and how those videos are often incorporated and shared for even more views. Participants must pre-register.  Minimum: 3 Maximum: 6           Ages: 18 & over

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
April 1 - July 23Wednesday, July 28Senior Activities Rm. 3 - 4:30 p.m.$2TR/$4NR


TWITTER & REDDIT                          

Additional Information: In this class, we’ll be discussing blog-style social media platforms like Twitter and Reddit. Want to share your thoughts with the world or live-tweet commentary of events? Then Twitter is the social media plat- form for you! Or are you interested in sharing a common hobby with other people around the world? Reddit allows you to communicate on a thread about topics like movies, books, games and more! Participants must pre-register.    Minimum: 3 Maximum: 6  Ages: 18 & over

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
April 1 - Aug. 18Wednesday, Aug. 25Senior Activities Rm.3 - 4:30 p.m.$2TR/$4NR


PINTEREST WITH FOOD & CRAFT                           

Additional Information: Always wanted to get into cooking or crafting, but you weren’t sure where to start? Well, Pinterest is the place for you! This platform allows you to search picture content that takes you to recipes or how-to tutorials. You pin posts that are of interest to you or your board so you can remake that delicious recipe and recommend that fun craft to others. Participants must pre-register.  Minimum: 3 Maximum: 6   Ages: 18 & over

Registration

Date

Location

Time

TR/NR

April 1 - Sept. 24

Wednesday, Sept. 29

Senior Activities Rm.

3 - 4:30 p.m.

$2TR/$4NR




SENIOR MOTIONS                      

Additional Information: A less strenuous chair level exercise class designed for seniors who may have physical limitations. Registration is required prior to joining the class. As with any exercise regimen, we advise you to talk with your doctor before joining the class. Note: Class is free with a valid membership, otherwise $2 per class. A 12-class pass can be purchased at the front desk. Participants can only sign up for one time slot.  Minimum 5:  Maximum: 9                    Instructor: Sonia Badillo           

Registration

Date

Location

Time

Days

June 1 - June 18

Monday, June 21

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

9 - 9:45 a.m.

M/W/F

July 6 - Aug. 2

Monday, Aug. 9

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

9 - 9:45 a.m.

M/W/F

 

SENIOR MOTIONS                      

Additional Information: A less strenuous chair level exercise class designed for seniors who may have physical limitations. Registration is required prior to joining the class. As with any exercise regimen, we advise you to talk with your doctor before joining the class. Note: Class is free with a valid membership, otherwise $2 per class. A 12-class pass can be purchased at the front desk. Participants can only sign up for one time slot.       Instructor: Jancil Wooge           

Registration

Date

Location

Time

Days

May 4 - May 20

Tuesday, May 25

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

T/TH

May 4 - May 20

Tuesday, May 25

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

T/TH

June 21 - July 1

Tuesday, July 6

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

T/TH

June 21 - July 1

Tuesday, July 6

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

T/TH

Aug. 2 - Aug. 17

Tuesday, Aug. 24

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

11:30 - 12:15 p.m.

T/TH

Aug. 2-Aug. 17

Tuesday, Aug. 24

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

12:30 - 1:15 p.m.

T/TH

 

SENIOR AEROBICS                     

Additional Information: A six week low impact aerobics class designed for the more physically fit senior. Registration is required prior to joining the class. As with any exercise regimen, we advise you to talk with your doctor before joining the class. Note: Class is free with a valid membership, otherwise $2 per class a 12-class pass can be purchased at the front desk. Participants must call and register for the class as space is limited to 9 people per class.                Instructor: Sonia Badillio          

Registration

Date

Location

Time

Days

June 1 - June 18

Monday, June 21

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr. -MPR 2

7 - 7:45 a.m. 

M/W/F

June 1 - June 18

Monday, June 21

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.- MPR 2

8 - 8:45 a.m.

M/W/F

July 6 - August 2

Monday, Aug. 9

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.- MPR 2

7 - 7:45 a.m. 

M/W/F

July 6 - August 2

Monday, Aug. 9

Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 2

8 - 8:45 a.m. 

M/W/F