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Sunday, October 6, 2013
Hollins Fall Festival
Food, petting zoo, face painting, games, and bluegrass music by Blue Connection. Parking available at Burlington Elementary with free shuttle to library.
When: 1 to 3 p.m.
Where: Hollins Branch Library, 6624 Peters Creek Road, Roanoke
Contact: 561-8024, firstname.lastname@example.org
Mind Matters Film Festival
Mental Health America of the Roanoke Valley presents movies with mental health themes. A discussion with a mental health professional will follow each showing. “The Basketball Diaries”
When: 7 p.m.
Where: The Grandin Theatre, 1310 Grandin Road S.W., Roanoke
Tuesday and Thursday
Learn how to use Google’s free Blogger program to start your own blog.
When: 7 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: VWCC’s Greenfield Center, 57 South Center Drive, Daleville
Cost: $35 for the three-night course
Contact: 966-3984, www.virginiawestern.edu/workforce/greenfield/index.php
Photography for Seniors
A class for seniors taught by photographer Dwight Hayes. Brunch will be provided by 2nd Helpings Cafe.
When: 9:30 a.m.
Where: 2nd Helpings, 1502 Williamson Road, Roanoke
Cost: Free, reservations are required.
43rd Annual Bazaar
Items for sale include books, furniture, jewelry, antiques and more. There will be a gold buyer on site for those wishing to sell gold. There also will be a bake sale. All proceeds from the event go to support the Virginia United Methodist Homes Good Samaritan Fund.
When: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: 1009 Old Country Club Road, Roanoke
Concert of German-themed music with the Blacksburg Community Band and the Roanoke College Wind Ensemble. Music from composers including Bach, Brahms, Strauss, Beethoven, Wagner, and von Suppe.
When: 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Roanoke College Olin Hall Auditorium, Salem
Real Food: Herbal Flavor! Fast and Fabulous
Explore ways to use fresh and dried herbs to enhance dishes while using less salt and fat.
When: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Where: Gainsboro Library, 15 Patton Ave. N.W., Roanoke
Contact: 772-7524, email@example.com
Craftsmen’s Fall Classic
Features original designs and work from hundreds of artists and craftsmen from across the nation.
When: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday
Where: Roanoke Civic Center, Roanoke
Cost: Free with a donation to Feeding America Southwest Virginia.
Benefit Concert and Art Sale
Music and art donated by artists in the Bedford area at auction. All proceeds will go to the formation of a Bedford Artisan Trail.
When: 7 to 10 p.m.
Where: Bower Center for the Arts, 305 North Bridge St., Bedford
Fourth Annual Parent’s Day
Parents of children with disabilities can speak to more than 50 service providers on site. Speakers covering topics of Social Security, employment, bullying, independent living, Individualized Education Plans, technology and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Where: William Fleming High School, Roanoke