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Active Adults/Senior Programs

Our Active Adults and Senior programming is a combination effort with Montgomery CountyChristiansburgBlacksburg, and Radford Parks and Recreation departments, the Montgomery County and Radford RSVP, and Meadowbrook Library

Enjoy programs catering to adults ages 50+, including arts and crafts, games, music, special presentations, picnics, socials, and more. See what's out there by signing up for our many trips and tours. We offer a wealth of activities to encourage life enrichment through engagement in social and physical activity, while taking a trip off the beaten path! 

Due to new guidelines, please be prepared to physical distance and wear at mask at all activities.

 

Winter/Spring 2021 Programs

Coffee Social - Free

Tuesdays - Jan. 12, Feb. 9, Feb. 23, Mar. 9, Mar. 23, Apr. 6, Apr. 20

10 a.m. - 11 a.m., Great Road Coffee - 100 W Main Street, Christiansburg

From the farm to your cup - responsible, all natural, and fresh! Join us for a safe, physically distanced coffee social hour! Great Road Coffee has plenty of room to physically distance while hanging out with friends. Each participant is responsible for their drink and food cost. Please bring a mask to wear. The deadline to register is the day prior to each event.

 

Birthday Bingo Bash - $4

Tue, Feb. 2, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #2

Join us as we celebrate those with birthdays during the months of January - March! Birthday cake, ice cream, and drinks will be served. Bring $1 in quarters for bingo prizes. The deadline to register is January 26.

 

Surprise Virtual Country Concert - $5

Fri, Feb. 5, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery County Government Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Let us bring the music to you! Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline to register is February 3.

 

Mystery Valentine's Day Craft - $12

Thu, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Mid County Activity Center

Join us to make a fun mystery Valentine's Day themed craft! All supplies are included. The deadline to register is February 5. 

 

Valentine's Day Candy Bar Bingo - $7

Fri, Feb. 12, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Mid County Activity Center

Join us for bingo and Valentine's Day treats! Candy bars will be provided for participants. The deadline to register is February 8.

 

Surprise Virtual Jazz Concert - $5

Wed, Feb. 17, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery County Government Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Let us bring the music to you! Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline to register is February 15.

 

Snowman Sock Craft - $7

Tue, Feb. 16, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m., Mid County Activity Center

Join us to make an adorable snowman sock craft. All supplies included. The deadline to register is February 10.

 

Virtual Trip Series: Alaska - $10

Fri, Feb. 19, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #2

Leave your bags at home and join us for the virtual travel series! Our first destination is wild and beautiful Alaska. Participants will receive a "passport" that we will stamp for each destination. Prizes will be awarded in December 2021. Lunch is included. The deadline to register is February 12.

 

Mystery Movies and Munchies - Free

Mondays - Feb. 22, Mar. 22, Apr. 19

11 a.m. - 1 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Join us for a mystery movie and refreshments! Register by the Monday prior to each movie. 

 

Deerfield Hike - $7

Thu, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. - 4 p.m., Deerfield Trail

The Deerfield Trail is an easy walk along the banks of Toms Creek. This paved trail will take us through open meadows and hardwood stands of trees. Light snacks will be provided. Parking is right off Toms Creek Road, 1/2 mile past the Blacksburg Dog Park. Take a right onto Deerfield Dr. The deadline to register is February 23. Level I

 

Surprise Virtual Bluegrass/Gospel Concert - $5

Wed, Mar. 3, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery County Government Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Let us bring the music to you! Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline to register is March 1.

Virtual Trip Series: Ireland - $10

Fri, Mar. 12, 12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #2

Leave your bags at home and join us for the virtual travel series! For our second destination, we will visit the rich green landscapes of Ireland! Participants will receive a "passport" that we will stamp for each destination. Prizes will be awarded in December 2021. Lunch is included. The deadline to register is March 8.

 

St. Patrick's Day Bingo - $4

Wed, Mar. 17, 1:00 p.m. - 3 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #2

Join us as we celebrate St. Patrick's Day with food and bingo! Participants are asked to bring $1 in quarters for bingo prizes. The deadline to register is March 11.

 

Surprise Virtual Rock/Blues Concert - $5

Fri, Mar. 19, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery County Government Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Let us bring the music to you! This concert is from the 1960's rock and roll/blues genre. Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline to register is March 16.

 

 

Surprise Virtual Beach Music Concert - $5

Fri, Mar. 31, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Montgomery County Government Center, Multipurpose Room #1

Let us bring the music to you! This concert is from the 1960's beach music genre. Light refreshments will be provided. The deadline to register is March 29.

 

 

Easter Egg Decorating and Bingo - $4

Fri, Apr. 2, 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Christiansburg Recreation Center, Multipurpose Room #2

Join us for a fun afternoon of decorating Easter eggs and playing bingo! Participants are asked to bring $1 in quarters for bingo prizes. The deadline to register is March 26.

 

Eastern Montgomery Wildflower Hike - $14

Thu, Apr. 22, 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Eastern Montgomery Park

Get out and shake off the winter blues while we look for the first wildflowers popping up. This hike takes us along the South Fork of the Roanoke River. Lunch will be provided after the hike while we physical distance under the picnic shelter. The deadline to register is April 20. Level I


How to Register

Register online, by phone at (540) 382-6975, in person at our office in the Montgomery County Government Center, or print the form and mail it to: Montgomery County Government Center, 755 Roanoke St, Suite 1E, Christiansburg, VA 24073. Please make checks payable to Montgomery County Parks and Recreation.

 

Policies

Deadlines: A deadline is set to secure tickets. If the minimum number of participants is not met, an activity will be canceled.

Refunds: For a full refund, cancellations must be made prior to the registration deadline. An exception can be made only if a substitute is provided or the vacancy can be filled from the Wait List. Refunds are automatic if an activity is cancelled. 

Medicine: Participants must travel with at least a 24-hour supply of medication in the event of a return delay due to inclement weather or other circumstance.

Inclement Weather: If Montgomery County Schools are cancelled or on a 2+ hour delay, programs will be cancelled.

Wait List: If an activity is full at the time of inquiry, you can request to be placed on the waiting list. If a vacancy becomes available, participants will be notified and given seven days to submit the fee.

 

We reserve the right to have program flexibility.



 

 
Contact
Montgomery County
Government Center
755 Roanoke St., Ste. 1E
Christiansburg, VA 24073

Phone: (540) 382-6975
Fax: (540) 382-4596
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Hours: Mon.-Fri.,
8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.