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Posted on: October 19, 2018

Fencing is Back! Weekly Classes Begin November 6

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Foil, Feint and Parry are just a few of the fencing terms you will learn. this course is designed to introduce beginners to modern Olympic-style fencing. It will include a brief history of the sport, specific stretching and drill work, regular instruction...

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Posted on: October 18, 2018

Craft Show and Sale at Brambleton Center November 3

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Get a jump start on your Christmas shopping! Join us at our 26th annual craft show held at the Brambleton Center. We'll have lots of crafts, goodies and gifts. Be sure to come out and support local artists.This event will be held from 8am to 2pm. ...
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Posted on: October 17, 2018

Green Ridge Member Survey Now Available

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If you're a member or frequent visitor to Green Ridge Recreation Center, we want to hear from you! Our annual member survey is now available online through October 31. Please participate in this 8-question survey and you'll be automatically entered to win...

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Posted on: October 16, 2018

All About Bats - Nature Program at Explore Park, Saturday, Oct. 27

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Join us for a fun and educational program all about Bats. Using a variety of hands-on activities learn about these fascinating and oft time misunderstood creatures of the night. Families will get to be Bat science research teams and discover many of the B...

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Posted on: October 15, 2018

Horseback Obstacle Course at Explore Park - Oct. 20 and Nov. 17

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Test your horsemanship with a unique obstacle course challenge at the Niagara Ranch at Explore Park. Choose from a bring your own horse session on October 20 or use Reba Farm horses on November 17. Learn how to work your horse through the obstacles with e...

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Posted on: October 12, 2018

BOSU, Band & Glider Workshop at Green Ridge - Saturday, October 27

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Are you thinking about creating a new workout or adding variety to your current workout? Then this workshop is for you!  Learn a variety of exercises using just your body weight to strengthen your core, improve your balance, and increase your fle...

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Posted on: October 11, 2018

Stargazing with a Park Service Ranger - Saturday, August 20 at Explore Park

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Explore the night Sky at the Pine Mountain Overlook, the second overlook on the Roanoke River Parkway between the Blue Ridge Parkway and Explore Park. This programs will be held in place of our regular campfires on Saturday, August 20 at 8:30 PM. This is ...

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Posted on: October 8, 2018

Artisan Saturday - November 3 at Explore Park

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Watch local artisans demonstrate their craft and enjoy free family activities at Explore Park from 10am to 3pm! Love what you see? All featured craftspeople have their works for sale in the gift shop. There will also be live music and kids activities thro...

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Posted on: October 2, 2018

Green Ridge Offers Tour Rewards Throughout October

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Considering a membership? Prospective members are invited to take a tour this month and be entered into a drawing for a a prize package including:

  • A free three month membership
  • Green Ridge logo prizes including a gym bag, towel and water bottle
  • Four...
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Posted on: October 1, 2018

Pumpkin Carving & Cooking Class- Saturday, Oct. 20 at Green Ridge

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Learn some cool tracing and carving techniques that will astound your trick-or-treaters this year. Plus pumpkin seed treats, roasted pumpkin soup and a delicious pumpkin pie recipe. The season of pumpkin is here! Chef Dominic made an appearance on the fou...

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Posted on: September 21, 2018

Cabin & Yurt Camping Opens at Explore Park November 9 - Now Booking

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Roanoke County, Virginia (September 21, 2018) – Roanoke County is pleased to announce the opening of new overnight accommodations at Explore Park beginning Friday, November 9. Advance booking is now available for new Pod Cabins, Yurts and RV cam...

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Posted on: September 13, 2018

Explore Your Fears with Haunted Mini Golf in October

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We’re building a haunted trail with 18-holes of miniature golf at Explore Park. Along the way you’ll experience ghouls, goblins, and frightening decor. Join us from 6:30pm to 10:00 pm on Oct. 19-21 and 26-28 by reserving your tee time ...

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Posted on: September 10, 2018

Our Work is Your Play! Dozens of Jobs Available with Roanoke County Parks

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Looking for employment that's both fun and fulfilling? We're hiring for several engaging part-time positions designed to improve the quality of life for our citizens and participants. More than a desk job, opportunities with Roanoke County Parks make a hu...

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Posted on: September 5, 2018

New Bell Tent Platform Camping Now Available at Explore Park

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No need to bring your own tent! Now you can stay the night in a spacious bell tent from our partners at Blue Mountain Adventures. Currently located at site C5, these unique shelters on wooden platforms sleep two easily. Two cots are provided, with up to t...

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Posted on: August 23, 2018

Explore Park Adds Seven New Horseback Programs This Fall

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Explore Park's new Niagara Ranch equestrian area is gearing up for a busy fall season with the announcement of seven new programs in October and November. Choose from weekend trail rides, obstacle courses and weekly riding lessons as specified below:

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Posted on: July 30, 2018

National Park Service Programs - Fridays & Saturdays at Explore Park

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National Park Service to Offer Programs at Explore ParkWeekly Campfire & Educational Programs to Run August to October

Roanoke County, Virginia (July 30, 2018) – Roanoke County is pleased to announce a new lineup of interpretive programs at E...

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