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Posted on: September 19, 2018

Stargazing with National Park Service Ranger - Saturday at Explore Park

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Weather permitting, a National Park Service Ranger will lead a stargazing program at the Pine Mountain Overlook (near Explore Park) on Saturday, September 22 at 8:30pm. This event will take the place of our regular campfire program that evening. This is a...

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Posted on: September 18, 2018

Lose Big Now Enrolling at Green Ridge - Orientation October 8

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Compete in small groups to take off the pounds while working with a personal trainer! This 12-week program at Green Ridge will help you achieve your fitness goals, whether it's weight loss or building tone and muscle. You will workout with a Certified Per...

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Posted on: September 17, 2018

Soups & Stocks - Cooking Class with Chef Dominic on Monday, Oct. 1

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What do I do with those bones? Use your leftover bones and make incredible stocks that can be used for gravies, stews and delicious soups to warm everyone up on these cold winter nights. Three great stock recipes (chicken, ham and beef) plus a variety of ...

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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 11, 2018

Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day - Saturday, Oct. 6 at Explore Park

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Take a Kid Mountain Biking Day is a free public event open to kids of all ages who love to ride bikes. Hosted in cooperation with Roanoke IMBA and Roanoke County Parks & Recreation, the event will take place on October 6th, 2018 at Explore Park from 1...

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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 7, 2018

Polymer Clay Jewelry Workshop - Monday, Sep. 24 at Green Ridge

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Make your own jewelry! Learn how to work with this versatile medium to create jewelry and cover the basics for making many more projects.  No experience is necessary, items made will go home to be completed in your own oven with complete instruct...

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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 29, 2018

Little Tykes Soccer Now Enrolling (ages 3-5) - Starting Saturdays in October

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Little Tykes is a non-competitive indoor sports league designed for preschool age children to help with a focus on skill development, teamwork, good sportsmanship and most importantly FUN for ages 3-5. All games and practices are held on Saturday mornings...

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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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