Public Service Announcements
|Expires:||July 28, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Roanoke County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism|
Roanoke County Parks, Recreation, and Tourism will hold its 10th annual Touch-A-Truck event on Saturday July 28th, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Roanoke County’s Green Hill Park. Kids of all ages can climb, touch, and explore many unique vehicles -- everything from small bobcats to monster trucks, as well as all-terrain vehicles, boats, bucket trucks, and SWAT vehicles. This FREE event is open to kids and adults so they can learn about vehicles they don’t normally have the opportunity to see up close. For more information, call 540-777-6326 or visit RoanokeCountyParks.com.
|Expires:||July 29, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Charlottesville Jazz Society|
The Charlottesville Jazz Society will hold its eighth annual George Melvin Education Fund Benefit Concert on Sunday, July 29th, from 4pm to midnight at Fellini’s Restaurant in Charlottesville. Among the many musicians scheduled to play are Jonah Kane-West, Betty Jo Dominick, and Adrian Duke. Tickets are available at the door only. All proceeds go to providing private lessons and other educational opportunities for jazz students in need. For more information visit cvillejazz.org.
|Expires:||August 03, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Twin Oaks Community|
Twin Oaks, an intentional community of 100 people sharing their lives in Louisa, Virginia, invites you the Twin Oaks Queer Gathering, August 3rd to 5th. It’s a weekend of fun, learning, workshops, networking, and revelry -- a safe and supportive camping event for queer folks and allies of all ages. For more information, to register, or to propose workshops, visit TwinOaksQueerGathering.org
|Expires:||August 05, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Blue Ridge Irish Music School|
The Blue Ridge Irish Music School (BRIMS) is now registering students, ages 5-14, for BRIMS Summer Day Camp, August 6-10. At BRIMS camp, students participate in Irish dance, music, singing, drama, crafts and more. No previous experience needed! Beginners very welcome. For more information and to register, visit brimstunes.org
|Expires:||August 11, 2018|
Literacy Volunteers is seeking volunteer tutors to assist adults in learning how to read, write, or speak English. Working as a tutor to help someone achieve their goals and integrate into the community is a rewarding experience, The next new tutor training is on Saturday, August 11th at the Jefferson School City Center in Charlottesville. Lunch will be provided. To register, or for more information, call 434-977-3838 or visit literacyforall.org
|Expires:||August 11, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism|
Venture out to Roanoke Virginia's Explore Park for a free family-friendly Artisan event on Saturday, August 11th, between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Explore Park is on the Blue Ridge Parkway at milepost 115. Local artisans will be displaying unique creations of fused glass, paintings, instruments, pottery, and jewelry. Children can take part by creating art of their own. There will also be live music and food by local vendors. For more information, call 540-427-1800 or go to RoanokeCountyParks.com.
|Expires:||August 17, 2018|
Leander McCormick Observatory at the University of Virginia is open to the public on the FIRST and THIRD Friday nights of each month beginning June 1st, and ending August 17th, except holidays, for 2 hours. These nights include observing with all of the telescopes (weather permitting), audio-visual presentations, and tours. Call 434-243-1885 for more information.
|Expires:||August 30, 2018|
|Sponsor:||Jazz in the Park Concert Series|
The Jazz in the Park Concert Series in Staunton is in full swing with free concerts every Thursday evening from 7 to 9 p.m., in the Gypsy Hill Park Bandstand. A different top-quality jazz band is featured each Thursday through July and August -- rain or shine. For the full schedule, go online to StauntonAugustaRotary.com. For more information, call 540-337-6944.
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|Expires:||November 10, 2020|
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