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    East County Cafe Opens December 12 at Vinton Library

    Oven baked pizza, wraps, and more! Beginning Monday, December 12 the former coffee shop location on the upper floor of the Vinton Library will re-open under the management of Roanoke County Parks, Recreation and Tourism under the name East County Cafe. Read on...
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    Holiday Treats - Youth Program on Saturday, December 17

    Make a yummy gift that friends and family will love. We will make fun, cute and sweet treats that are holiday themed perfect for gifting! All materials including a gift box a decorated gift container will be included. Ages 7-11. Read on...
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    Winter Hike at Explore Park - Saturday, December 17

    As the days get shorter and the temperature gets cooler, we aren't the only ones that need to prepare for the cold weather that winter brings. Take a guided hike and find out how the plants and animals of our area make it through the winter month. Read on...
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    Winter Break Camp at Green Ridge - Dec. 19-30

    Need full day care for your grade school age child during the holidays? Send them to Green Ridge Recreation Center for a full day of fun on weekdays December 19-30 from 7:30am to 6:00pm. Read on...
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    Swing Dance Social at Green Ridge on Friday, December 16

    Looking for something new and fun to do on Friday nights? Join Swing Roanoke for our monthly swing dance social! No partner is required and we hold an introduction class from 7pm-7:30pm with a social to follow from 7:30pm-9:30pm Read on...
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    Little Tykes Basketball Now Enrolling

    Introducing Little Tykes Basketball! A new non-competitive program for ages 3-5 at Green Ridge Recreation Center focused on skills development, teamwork and sportsmanship. Now enrolling for January. Read on...
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    Holiday Games and Ornaments at Green Ridge on December 17

    Attention kids ages 5-11. Join us for some fun reindeer games and holiday ornament making! Pizza party provided and we will spend the afternoon playing and creating cute ornaments to hang from the tree. Read on...
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    Free Santa Visits at Green Ridge (12/2) and Brambleton Center (12/10)

    Ho! Ho! Ho! Santa Claus is making a stop by Green Ridge on Friday, December 2 and Brambleton Center on Saturday, December 10. It's a FREE opportunity to get face time with the jolly old elf and grab a picture or two. Read on...
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    Paint Your Pet - Family Paint Night at Brambleton Center, Dec. 13

    Paint a portrait of your beloved furry family member. What? I'm not an artist! Fear not- our artists pre-sketch your pet on the canvas for you from photos that you email to us. 6:30pm on Tuesday, December 13. Read on...
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    Cowboy Christmas at Reba Farm on Sunday, December 11

    Due to popular demand, we've added a second session of Cowboy Christmas! Ride along through the scenic countryside and celebrate the holiday season with your family at Reba Farm Inn on this merry, cowboy style experience. Read on...
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    Roanoke County Adopts Explore Park Adventure Plan

    The Roanoke County Board of Supervisors officially adopted the new adventure plan for Explore Park at a meeting on Tuesday, September 13. This plan presents the 20-year vision for the park as a destination outdoor recreation attraction with a tourism... Read on...
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    Fall Program Registration is Now Open for Everyone!

    Fall recreation program registration is now open for both residents and non-residents. Our lineup includes hundreds of programs for youth and adults, including dozens of new nature education opportunities. Read on...
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