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The Roanoke Times | File 2011
Larry Groah and his dog Harley won the Stupid Pet Tricks Contest at Woofstock, Harley sang into a mic and chased bubbles, although he is best known for riding on Groah's sholders while traveling on a motorcycle. The two have YouTube videos, search for "Larry and Harley."
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Memorial Day Ceremony
During this Roanoke Valley Veterans Council event, the master of ceremonies will be Lt. Col. Dan Karnes, president of the Roanoke Valley Veterans Council , and the speaker will be Col. Lapthe Flora, who is assigned to the Virginia Army National Guard and recently completed a deployment to Afghanistan.
When: 10 a.m.
Where: Lee Plaza, downtown Roanoke
Memorial Day Cookout and Music
Cook out and music by Charles Greer. RSVP.
When: 12:30 to 2 p.m.
Where: Elm Park Estates, 4230 Elm View Road, Roanoke
Cost: $7.50 person
Contact: 989-2010, www.elmparkestates.com
BB&T's Party in Elmwood
Dancing, food and music.
When: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: Elmwood Park , 607 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke
Cost: $5 at the gate
Salem After Five
An outdoor concert series with proceeds benefitting local charities. There will be a children's play area as well as food vendors. Music by The Kings and Project 4.
When: 5:30 p.m.
Where: Salem Farmers Market, Salem
Cost: Adults, $5; children 12 and younger, free
The 15th Annual Lebanese Festival
Lebanese food, Lebanese youth dance troupes, silent auction, Lebanese music, to-go orders.
When: 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. June 2
Where: St. Elias Maronite Catholic Church,
4730 Cove Road, Roanoke
Cost: Free parking and admission; moderate fee for food
Contact: 632-8759, www.steliaschurch.org
Race for Open Space
The Blue Ridge Land Conservancy is hosting the Open Space 5K Classic and 3K Run/Walk. All proceeds benefit the land preservation efforts of the Blue Ridge Land Conservancy.
When: 8 to 11:30 a.m.
Where: Green Hill Park, 2501 Parkside Drive, Salem
Cost: 13 and younger, $10; 14 and older, $30
Contact: 985-0000, firstname.lastname@example.org
Star City Skate Center Summer Kickoff
Free activities include a bounce house, mobile game truck and dunk tank. More than 20 community vendors, an open skate session, lunch, drinks and snacks available for purchase.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Star City Skate Center, 140 Hershberger Road, Roanoke
Cost: Many activities are free; skating $4 admission, $2 skate rental
Contact: 362-5195, email@example.com
The Sidewalk Art Show
Sponsored by Kroger.
When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Where: Taubman Museum of Art, Salem Avenue, Roanoke
Cost: Free, Contact: 204-4139, firstname.lastname@example.org
Andrew Lewis Class of 1973
The ALHS Class of 1973 reunion will take place Aug. 16 at Mac and Bob's and Aug. 17 at the Hidden Valley Country Club. RSVP and payment required for Aug. 17 event. Pay $40 before May 1 and $50 between May 2 and the Aug. 1 deadline.
William Fleming Classes of 1962, 1963 and 1964
A reunion for William Flem ing classes of 1962-1964 will be held Aug. 3 at the Holiday Inn Valley View.
Contact: Pat Bruce, 989-3446, email@example.com
William Fleming Class of 1983
The Class of 1983 will be celebrating its 30-year reunion the weekend of Aug. 2-4 .
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or 553-4037
Jefferson High School All-Class
The 10th Annual All-Class Jefferson High School Reunion is set for Aug. 16-17. This event will take place at the high school.
Lucy Addison High School Grand Reunion
The 13th Lucy Addison High School Reunion will be held July 26-28 at the Holiday Inn Roanoke. Preregistration fees are $100 before July 12 and $110 at the door.
Contact: Addison Reunion Inc., P.O. Box 6276, Roanoke , VA 24017
Northside High School Class of 1963
A weekend celebration for the first graduating class of Northside High School will be held the weekend of Oct. 11-12, consisting of a Friday evening tailgate party, admission to Northside's homecoming game, a Saturday morning tour of the school and a dinner dance at Pomegranate Restaurant in Troutville.
Contact: Tommy Firebaugh, 798-4686 or email@example.com
Liberty High School Class of 1968
The Liberty High School Class of 1968 will hold its 45th reunion on Aug. 3 at the Bedford County Club. The cost is $25 per person.
Contact: 586-4681 or judrey61 @gmail.com.
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