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    Vietnam Commemorative Concert - Sunday, November 5

    If you like good music, we’ve got a concert for you! To honor Vietnam Veterans, on Sunday, Nov. 5, Roanoke Valley High School Bands will perform music from the 1960s-70s at the Salem Civic Center, . Patriotic music led by Maestro David Wiley... Read on...
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    Meet World War II Pilots at the Profile of Honor Tour - October 28

    Check out a free traveling exhibit at South County Library on Saturday the 28th. This tour, which brings to life Virginia’s integral role in world history, is part of a statewide commemoration marking the 100th anniversary or WW l and the 75th of WWII. Read on...
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    Beginner Mountain Biking - Thursday Morning at Explore Park

    Leave the asphalt behind and let us get you in gear for the trails. Learn the basics of mountain biking with an International Mountain Bike Association certified instructor. They will provide you with the skills and knowledge to get out on your own. Read on...
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    Kids Yoga Classes at Green Ridge (Ages 6-9) - Saturdays Starting 10/28

    Kids Yoga is a class where children participate in fun fitness, playful movements with strength and flexibility, as well as relaxation benefits with breathing techniques all done to child friendly music. Read on...
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    Artisan Saturday Returns to Explore Park on November 4

    Local artisans will be on hand to demonstrate and showcase a number of uniquely different crafts. Also included are book signings, live music, craft activities for the kids, food and more. It's the final in a series of three events this season! Read on...
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    Fall Colors Hikes at Explore Park - October 21 and 28

    Explore the beauty and mysteries of fall colors in the Blue Ridge. Join our naturalist at Explore Park for a family-friendly one mile guided nature walk where exciting seasonal changes will be discussed and many beautiful colors will be enjoyed! Read on...
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    SpookyVille Family Event Returns to Green Ridge Friday, Oct. 20

    Dress up in your best family friendly costume and head to Green Ridge for a spooky good time! This event features family activities, games, prizes, goulish grub, crafts, inflatables and a costume parade. 5:30pm to 8:30pm on Friday, October 20. Read on...
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    Wado-Ki Karate at Green Ridge on Wednesday Nights Starting October 18

    Build self-discipline, confidence, coordination and improved focus in this martial arts program for ages 6 through adult! You'll find out how to protect yourself against a verbal or physical attack. No experience needed. Read on...
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    Volunteers from Trout Unlimited & Orvis Make An Impact at Vinyard Park

    On Sunday, October 1 volunteers from Trout Unlimited, Orvis, and the Roanoke College Fly Fishing Club came out to Vinyard Park to plant riparian vegetation along Glade Creek. The group planted 10 trees, with funding from the Orvis “Embrace A Stream”... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Receives VML Innovation Award for Explore Park Adventure Plan

    The Virginia Municipal League has awarded Roanoke County with a 2017 Innovation Award in the Economic Development Category for the Explore Park Adventure Plan. A panel of judges felt the plan represented the best in the category by addressing... Read on...
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    AORE Demo Day & Outdoor Jamboree at Explore Park on October 31

    The Association of Outdoor Recreation & Education is hosting their national conference in Virginia's Blue Ridge! The public is invited to Explore Park to celebrate with vendor demonstrations, music, food trucks, and more... Read on...
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    New Cycle Classes at Brambleton - Tue, Wed, or Thu Nights!

    The Brambleton Center has a new cycle studio, and we've expanded our program lineup to meet your schedule. Choose from several 45-minute class options on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evenings. Read on...
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