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Senior Programs

Trip Takers-A-Blast From the Past

Mileage for each senior trip taker will be logged in after each trip. At the end of the year, the senior who has traveled the most miles will be awarded a prize. The winner will be announced at our annual luncheon in January.

Christiansburg/Montgomery Triad S.A.L.T. Council

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

Christmas Lunch

50 and over

Tuesday, December 20

11 a.m.

Holiday Inn-beside Walmart, Christiansburg

Hikes

Eligibility:  Ages 18 and over
Additional Info: 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: 5          Maximum: 8

Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

Difficulty

Sept. 1-Dec. 14

Monday, Dec. 19

Leave Rec. Center @ 10 a.m.

$5/$10

Jingle Bell Hike - TBA

TBA


Lifelong Learning Institute Fall 2016 Special Events

Additional Information: The Lifelong Learning Institute at Virginia Tech is a member-driven, volunteer organization that draws on the wealth of academic and community resources in the New River Valley to provide intellectual, cultural, and social experiences for curious adults 50 and over.

Registration Begins September 7 at http://www.cpe.vt.edu/lifelonglearing

Date

Event Title

Day

Time

Location

Dec. 5

Smithfield Holiday Tea

Monday

3 - 4 p.m.

Smithfield Plantation

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

Sept. 6- Dec. 14

18 & over

Thursday, Dec. 22

Leave Rec. Center @ 10:30 a.m.

$7/$14

Cheddars, Roanoke, VA

Mondays at the Movie @ Christiansburg Recreation Center

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

TR/NR

Location

September 6-December 16

50 and over

Monday, December 19

11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

FREE

Conference Rm

Medicare Decisions Made Easy

Additional Info: 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
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 12

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Location

50 and over

Saturday, December 10

10 a.m.

FREE

Classroom 2

Stampin Up

When registering please check to see if transportation will be provided.
Additional Info: Spend time relaxing and making handmade cards to give to the special people in your lives.
Locations: Radford Recreation Department.
Minimum: 4          Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

Sept. 6- Dec. 8

50 and over

Thursday, Dec. 15

10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

$12 to be paid to instructor at class

Open Enrollment for Medicare

Additional Info: 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 2017. 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 Activity Room         

Dates

Eligibility

Time

fee

Mondays, October 15-December 7

50 and over

9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

FREE, must schedule apt., no walk-ins


Christmas Bingo

Additional Information: Join us for some bingo fun, festive snacks and socializing.  Bring 4 quarters for prizes. Pre-Register.
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Senior Activities Room
Minimum: 5          Maximum: 20

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

Nov. 1-Dec. 1

50 and over

Friday, December 9

11 a.m.

$4

Holiday Fun

Additional Information: Join in a bit of holiday fun as Southern Care hosts the popular lima bean auction.  This fun auction will feature Kathleen, a “certified Southern Care lima bean auctioneer” who will give each participant a bank of lima beans to bid with.  Items for auction may include personal care items, food items and some fun holiday items.  Pretty much anything someone may find useful and want to bid on!  Enjoy this fun, competitive event as you plan your strategy to acquire unique items in the auction.  Bring your favorite holiday treat to share with others. Pre-Register.
Location: Meadowbrook Community Center                
Minimum: 5          Maximum: 8

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

FEE

Nov. 1-Dec.  8

50 and over

Monday, December 12

Leave the Rec. Center at 12:15 p.m.

FREE, pre-register

Holiday High Tea

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

Registration

Eligibility

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 1-Nov. 28

18 and over

Tuesday, December 6

Leave the Rec. Center at 12:15 p.m.

$23

Book Swap

Additional Information: Drop off a maximum of 10 books between the hours of 8 - 5 p.m. 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.
Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center - Classroom 1

 Registration

Date

Time

TR/NR

Sept. 1-Dec. 7

Tuesday, December 13

5:15 p.m.

$1 non-refundable

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