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Senior Programs

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

TR/NR

Location

Sept. 15-Oct. 27

18 & over

Monday, Nov. 3

 

Leave Rec. Center @ 10:30AM

$7/$14

Sidewinders, Va

Sept. 15- Dec. 9

18 & over

Monday, Dec. 15

 

Leave Rec. Center @ 10:00AM

$7/$14

County Line, Galax, Va.

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

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

October 1-November 3

50 and over

Monday, November 10

 

11:00AM-100PM

FREE

Conference Rm

Zumba Gold-Instructor: Jancil Wooge

Location: Recreation Center –Multipurpose Rm 2 
Minimum: 12   Maximum: 25        Weeks: 6
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

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Session II

September 8

October 29

November 3

MW

9:00AM-10:00AM

$15/$30

30 Minute Strength Training and Muscle Endurance
Location: Recreation Center –Multipurpose Rm 2
Additional Information: You’ll shape lean muscle while increasing bone density and stamina helping to create
a healthy, youthful body. A variety of weights and bands will be used.  Pre-register.
Minimum: 12   Maximum: 25                                                                                 

Class

Reg. Begins

Reg. Ends

Starting Date

Day of Week

Time

TR/NR

Session II

September 8

October 29

November 3

MW

10:05AM-10:35AM

$15/$30

CPR and First Aid Certification Course

Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center                   
Additional Information: Become certified in CPR & First Aid with Sarah Kennedy, American Red Cross Instructor. This course is designed to help you acquire the skills you will need to effectively respond in an emergency situation. Sudden cardiac arrest is a leading cause of death in the US, CPR helps to provide critical blood flow to the brain until professional help arrives. You will learn adult and child CPR, how to use a defibrillator, how to respond to choking victims and basic first aid. Fee includes lunch. Pre-Register.
Minimum: 5   Maximum: 25

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Day of Week

Time

FEE

September 15- October 22

Ages 18 & over

October 28

Tuesday

9:00AM-12:00NOON

$45

St. Francis Service Dogs
Location: Blacksburg Community Center                        
Additional Information: Come interact with the puppies in training! Tina Hatcher will bring some of the puppies who are being trained to help people with disabilities to better experience the world through the assistance of service dogs. Tina will provide information on the service dog training program and you will have an opportunity to interact with the puppies. Enjoy dinner family style following program at The Homeplace Restaurant.  Pre-Register.
Minimum: 5   Maximum: 25

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Day of Week

Time

FEE

September 15- October 22

Ages 50 & over

October 30

Thursday

Leave rec. ctr @ 1:15PM

$35.00 all inclusive

Halloween Bingo
Location: Senior Activities Room                      
Additional Information: Join us for bingo, refreshments and fun with your friends. Participants wishing to dress up in Halloween costumes will win a prize.  Winner will be selected by vote from participantsBring $1 in quarters if you plan to play Bingo.  Pre-Register.
Minimum: 5   Maximum: 25

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Day of Week

Time

FEE

September 15- October23

Ages 50 & over

October 31

Friday

11:00AM-1:00PM

$4

Book Swap
Location: Recreation Center – Classroom 1
Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8-5:00PM at least 2 days before the scheduled Book Swap. At 5:15PM on the day the swap is held, you will be allowed to select different books to take home to enjoy. 

 Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 2-Nov. 20

Monday, Nov. 24

5:15PM

$1 non-refundable

Stress and your Health
Location: Senior Activities Room      Speaker: Dr. Mathis, Tuck Chiropractic                           
Additional Information: Stress health and your well-being are all connected.  Not all stress is harmful or negative. This discussion will talk about how stress affects your body and how you can stay healthier.  Light refreshments providedPre-register
Minimum: 5   Maximum: 25               

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Day of Week

Time

FEE

September 15- October23

Ages 50 & over

November 25

Tuesday

10:30AM-12:30PM

FREE

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

 Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 2-Nov. 26

Ages 18 and over

Tuesday, Dec. 2

6:00-8:00PM

FREE

Soup in a Jar
Location: Meadowbrook Library
Presenter: Carolyn Hall, nutritionist for Virginia Extension Office
Additional Information: Enjoy a hearty cup of soup and learn nutrition facts about beans! Participants to bring a pint jar for the program. You will learn how to assemble the bean soup ingredients into the jar for future use or give as a unique gift. The hearty healthy soup mixture consists of dried beans and seasoning for a complete meal in a jar.   Pre-register
Minimum: 6 Maximum: 9

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

Fee

September 15- December 3

50 and over

Wednesday, December 10

3:30PM

FREE

Holiday High Tea
Location: Palisades Restaurant – Eggleston, VA                             
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 16
Additional Information: Get in the festive spirit at the Palisades Restaurants annual “Holiday High Tea”. Enjoy Tasty pastries, scones, and finger sandwiches while sipping on delicious tea. Price includes: food, tea taxes, and gratuity.

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 2-Dec. 5

Ages 18 and over

Tuesday, December 16

Leave the Rec. Center at  12:15PM

$20/$40