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    Do Yoga Like Yoda! Kids Yoga Workshop on Tuesday, Dec. 19

    Inspired by Stars Wars, this special class for children will take them on a cosmic adventure through the art of yoga. Breathing techniques (so the force will be with them), gentle stretching and strengthening (to help them prepare for light saber battle). Read on...
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    Animal Stories & Nature Crafts - Saturday, Dec. 2 at Brambleton

    Join a Park Naturalist in reading some of her favorite children’s books about animals in winter. We’ll read “The Night Tree”, “Stranger in the Woods” and “The Mitten.” Following story time, we will retell the stories using local animals to make our own... Read on...
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    Watercolor Classes - Wednesdays at Brambleton Starting Nov. 29

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing... Read on...
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    Cowboy Christmas - Unique Full Day Riding Experiences Dec. 16 or 17

    Ride along through the scenic countryside and celebrate the holiday season with your family at Reba Farm Inn on this merry, full-day cowboy style experience. No equestrian knowledge needed! Read on...
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    Roanoke County Christmas Tree Lighting - Free Family Event Dec. 4

    It's a Magical, Musical Christmas! Join Roanoke County's festive tree lighting celebration at the South County Library on Monday, December 4. This free event features entertainment, crafts and performances that bring back Christmas memories of old... Read on...
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    Defy Gravity on a Skydiving Trip - Saturday, December 2

    Ready to live life at 120 MPH? Join us for an adrenalin-filled experience with the professionals at No Limits Skydiving, where their focus is on the first-time jumper. This trip includes all transportation, equipment and guides. Read on...
  7. Winter2018-3up

    Winter Program Registration Begins Monday, November 13

    Roanoke County residents may sign up for recreation classes beginning Monday, November 13. Non-resident registration begins Saturday, November 18. Look for your copy of Explore Recreation Magazine in the mail this week and make sure you get into your... Read on...
  8. paintingclass

    Express Yourself with Watercolors – Wednesday Nights Starting Nov. 29

    Enjoy a simplified step-by-step process while you learn to express yourself through watercolors. This class for the beginning student includes techniques such as wet paint on dry paper, wet into wet, lost edges, color glazing, color mixing... Read on...
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    Can You West Coast Swing? Dance Lessons on Tuesday Nights Starting Nov. 21

    Want a new way to have fun and exercise? Swing Roanoke will be teaching classes to keep your feet moving all winter long! This 6-week series covers West Coast Swing. No partner needed! Read on...
  10. GladeCreekPlanting

    Volunteers from Trout Unlimited & Orvis Make An Impact at Vinyard Park

    On Sunday, October 1 volunteers from Trout Unlimited, Orvis, and the Roanoke College Fly Fishing Club came out to Vinyard Park to plant riparian vegetation along Glade Creek. The group planted 10 trees, with funding from the Orvis “Embrace A Stream”... Read on...
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    Roanoke County Receives VML Innovation Award for Explore Park Adventure Plan

    The Virginia Municipal League has awarded Roanoke County with a 2017 Innovation Award in the Economic Development Category for the Explore Park Adventure Plan. A panel of judges felt the plan represented the best in the category by addressing... Read on...
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