RAFT Crisis Hotline
Need to talk? Raft Crisis Hotline offers 24/7 empathy and support. Whether you’re in a crisis situation or if you want to talk about your stressful day, trained volunteers are ready to listen. Call (540) 961-8400 to speak with someone who cares. For more information, visit the NRVCS website.
Every two seconds, a person in the United States needs blood. Do your part by giving blood at your local Red Cross blood drive. One donation can help save the lives of three human beings. Visit redcrossblood.org for more information and to find a blood drive near you.
New River Valley TimeBank
Is your reading lamp broken? Is your favorite chair missing a leg? Do you want to sit and read Jack London novels this winter by the fireside with your favorite hound sleeping at your feet? Come get your lamp and chair fixed at the Repair Cafe at the Habitat for Humanity ReStore Saturday Oct. 13 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. For more info visit timebanknrv.org. Until 10/14/2018
Tabula Rasa On Glade, LLC
On Saturday October 13th, come on out to the red barn across from Heritage Park for our annual square dance called by Old Man Kelly with live old time music from Farm Use Only. The square dance is suited for all ages and levels. Your ticket includes a farmmade dinner prepared by Tabula Rasa. Hand-crafted kombucha, soda and brew are available for purchase from Rising Silo Brewery. Proceeds from the evening benefit the SNAP Double Value Program at the Blacksburg Farmers Market. For more information visit tabularasaonglade.com. Until 10/13/2018
Porchlight Animal Sanctuary
Porchlight Animal Sanctuary, a non-profit working to create a farm sanctuary and lifelong home for animals like pigs, chickens, and goats, is holding a 5K run/walk on Sunday, October 7th, at Joseph Bryan Park in Richmond. The event is wheelchair, stroller, and dog friendly and will feature several food trucks at a post-race celebration! For more details and to register, visit porchlightsanctuary.org/porchlight5k/ or email email@example.com. Until 10/6/2018
The Blacksburg Square Dance
The Blacksburg Square Dance- a ‘Crooked Road’ affiliated venue and the New River Valley's community square dance since 1981. Oct. 5 (FRIDAY night) from 8-11 PM with caller Liam ‘Old Man’ Kelly - music by ‘Indian Run String Band’ - Homestead Farm Dance Barn, 5558 Homestead Rd, Riner, VA 24149- more info and directions at www.daretobesquare.org and at Blacksburg Square Dance on Facebook. $8 Admission ($5 with student ID). For more information visit http://www.daretobesquare.org/. Until 10/5/2018
Blacksburg Vintage Market
The Blacksburg Vintage Market takes place at Market Square Park on the second Sunday of each month from April to November, 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM. The market features vendors who offer a diverse selection of antique and vintage items, as well as live music and entertainment. Proceeds help to fund the Blacksburg Farmer's Market, one of Blacksburg's most venerable non-profit organizations. See the Blacksburg Vintage Market's Facebook page for more info. Until 11/11/2018