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.    Minimum: 2     Maximum: 10         

Reg. BeginsReg. EndsStarting DateTimeFee
Dec. 14Mar. 8Tuesday, March 910 a.m.Free, drinks and food on your own
Dec. 14Mar. 22Tuesday, March 2310 a.m.Free, drinks and food on your own
Dec. 14April 5Tuesday, April 610 a.m.Free, drinks and food on your own
Dec. 14April 19Tuesday, April 2010 a.m.Free, drinks and food on  your own

HIKES                  

Additional Information: Join us for some exercise in the beautiful outdoors! Transportation is not provided, please meet at the designated hiking spot. Must Pre-register.  Minimum: 3 Maximum: 8

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
Dec. 1 - Mar. 19
Wednesday, Mar. 24Huckleberry Trail/ModerateLeave at Rec. Ctr. @ 10 a.m.Free
Dec 1 - April 2Wednesday, April 7Bissett/FlatMeet at Bissett Park @ 10 a.m. Free

LUNCH & LEARN                  

Additional Information: Bring your lunch and join us for interesting presentations from Local Historian, April Martin. She will talk about the four tours she has planned for us that we will be taking in the spring. You will learn the history about where we are traveling and what we will be seeing. Transportation not included. Pre-register  The following program co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford and Montgomery County Parks and Recreation.                                         Minimum: 4 Maximum: 6     Location: Blacksburg Community Center

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
Dec. 1 - Mar. 1Monday, Mar. 8Historic Fincastle11:30 a.m.$5
Dec. 1 - Mar. 22Monday, Mar. 29Childress Rock Churches11:30 a.m.$5


LUNCH BUNCH "MEET & EAT OUTDOOR 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: 5   Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
Dec. 1 - Mar. 23
Tuesday, Mar. 30Pizza Perfect-DublinMeet at restaurant @ 11:30 a.m.Free
Dec. 1 - April 7Wednesday, April 14Mac n Bobs-SalemMeet at restaurant @ 11 a.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, Mar. 13Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-Classroom 210 a.m.Free
50 & overSaturday, April 10Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-Classroom 210 a.m.Free


SUPPER CLUB  "MEET & EAT OUTSIDE DINING"                   

Additional Information: Meet us at a preselected dining destination. Participants are responsible for driving them-selves and paying for their own meal. Pre-register.     Minimum: 4  Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeTR/NR
Dec. 14 - Mar. 29Monday, April 5Zeppolis-BburgMeet at restaurant @ 4:15 p.m.Free


SHRED-A-THON                    

Additional Information: Help prevent identity theft and shred unwanted documents.  Protect your important information and clean out the clutter. For more information contact Tammy Caldwell, 540-382-2349 ext. 2003 or email: tcaldwell@ christiansburg.org.  This is a drive through event, no walk-ups will be allowed.  Papers to be shredded are preferred to be in plastic storage bin or box, no bigger than 22.5x18x11.5. Limit 3 per car.  Please make sure you only have documents to be shredded.  Items that can’t be shredded include: Metal, including 3 ring binders, composition notebooks, hanging file folders, paint brushes, padlocks, hardback books, keys, eyeglasses, bungee cords, etc.                    Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center parking lot

DateTimeLocation
Tuesday, April 203 - 6 p.m.Christiansburg Rec Center Parking Lot


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. Minimum: 6  Maximum: 9    Location: Multipurpose Room 2

RegistrationDateDayFeeTimeWeeks
TBDMini Session TBDMon/WedTBD11 a.m. - NoonTBD
Feb. 8 - Mar. 31Monday, April 5Mon/Wed$25/$5011 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
Dec. 1 - Mar. 8 Friday, Mar. 1212:30 p.m.Free; Lunch provided 


CRAFTS FOR THE UNCRAFTY-PAINT BY NUMBER: COLORFUL PANSIES                       

Additional Information: If you are like Joy, she is no Picasso but loves to do arts & crafts.  Join her on a couple of easy decorative projects all done in a safe environment with social distancing.  Each participant will receive their own        complete kit to finish their work of art.  The following program co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford Parks & Recreation, and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation. Transportation not included. Pre-register. Minimum: 4  Maximum: 6   Location: Blacksburg Community Center 

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Feb 22Monday, Mar. 1Blacksburg Community Center10 a.m.$25 includes all supplies


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: 7

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Please register by the week prior to the dateWednesday, Mar. 3Senior Activities Room11 a.m. Free


EAT RIGHT, BE FIT, REDUCE YOUR RISK: A GUIDE FOR WELLNESS AND DIABETES RISK REDUCTION                  

Additional Information: Come join us for this interactive session covering simple diet and lifestyle strategies that can lower your A1C and help optimize your health and wellness!  Must pre-register. Masks are required.                    Minimum: 3    Maximum: 6   Location: Christiansburg Recreation Center-Classroom 2

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 9Tuesday, Mar. 9Classroom 24 - 5 p.m.Free


JOYFUL MOVEMENT                   

Additional Information: Do you dread exercise? Join us for some tips and tricks to reconnect with your body and dis-cover types of movement you actually enjoy!   Minimum: 3    Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 8Thursday, Mar. 11Classroom 24 - 5 p.m.Free


ST. PADDY'S DAY MYSTERY COOKING DEMO                    

Additional Information: Join us for a mystery St. Patrick’s cooking demo.  Participants will be given a grocery list at the time of registration and will be emailed the zoom link to join the cooking demo. Pre-register.  Minimum: 6  Maximum: 10

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 9Tuesday, Mar. 16Senior Kitchen/Virtual2 p.m.Free


ST. PATRICK'S DAY BINGO                    

Additional Information: Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with food and bingo. The following program co-spon-sored with Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford Parks & Recreation, and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation. Pre-register.   Minimum: 4     Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 11Wednesday, Mar. 17Multipurpose Rm. 21 p.m.$4, plus 4 quarters for prizes


EASTER EGG WREATH CLASS                     

Additional Information: Bring your imagination and make an Easter wreath for your front door.  All supplies included in fee.  Pre-register. Minimum: 4  Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 24Wednesday, Mar. 31Classroom 210:30 a.m.$15


EASTER EGG DECORATING AND BINGO                     

Additional Information: We will decorate Easter eggs prior to bingo. Pre-register. The following program is co-sponsored with Christiansburg, Blacksburg, Radford Parks & Recreation, and Montgomery County Parks & Recreation Minimum: 6  Maximum: 11

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - Mar. 26Friday, April 2Multipurpose Rm. 21 p.m.$4 plus $1 in quarters for prizes


SLEEP MATTERS                      

Additional Information: A good night’s sleep is vital to our physical health and emotional wellbeing.  That’s why the benefits of good sleep should never be underestimated and getting a proper rest on a regular basis isn’t just a good idea, it’s an essential one. Minimum: 3    Maximum: 6

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - April 2Thursday, April 8Classroom 24 - 5 p.m.Free


WING DRONE DELIVERY PRESENTATION                       

Additional Information: Wing launched America's first commercial drone delivery services to homes in Christiansburg in October 2019. More than a year later, the service is still going strong. Thousands of homes have access, which they can use to order medicines, snacks, hot meals and fresh pastries on-demand. Jacob Demmitt, Wing's U.S. Marketing and Communications Lead, will give us a behind-the-scenes look at the service, how it works, and answer any questions you have about the drones you may have seen flying around town. Pre-register.  Minimum: 6  Maximum: 10

RegistrationDateLocationTimeFee
Dec. 1 - April 21Wednesday, April 28Senior Activities Rm. 11:30 a.m. Free


BASKET WEAVERS                       

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

DateLocationTime
Mar. 8 
Classroom 210 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
April 12 
Classroom 210 a.m. - 4 p.m. 


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             

RegistrationDateLocationTimeDays
Feb. 8 - Mar. 1Monday, Mar. 8Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 29:30 - 10:30 a.m.M/W/F
Jan. 4 - Jan. 26Tuesday, Feb. 2Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 211:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.T/TH
Jan. 4 - Jan. 26Tuesday, Feb. 2Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 212:30 - 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.               

RegistrationDateLocationTimeDays
Feb. 8 - Mar. 1Monday, Mar. 8Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 27 - 7:45 a.m.M/W/F
Feb. 8 - Mar. 1Monday, Mar. 8Christiansburg Rec. Ctr.-MPR 28 - 8:45 a.m.M/W/F