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.
XYZ Art Gallery
XYZ Art Gallery, Virginia Tech's only student-run art gallery, is proud to exhibit the work of Chris Pritchett's Spring 2018 screen printing class. The exhibit opens on April 27 at 7pm, with a launch party featuring live music by Clancy, and will remain open during gallery hours until May 5. XYZ is conveniently located at 223 N Main St in downtown Blacksburg, right next to Joe's Diner. For more information, you can go to facebook.com/XYZArtGallery. Until 05/05/2018
The Blacksburg Square Dance
The Blacksburg Square Dance- a ‘Crooked Road’ affiliated venue and the New River Valley's community square dance since 1981. May 5 from 8-11 PM with caller Phil Louer - music by ‘Indian Run String Band’ - more info and directions at Blacksburg Square Dance on Facebook. $8 Admission ($5 with student ID). Until 05/05/2018
VTDITC: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech
Are you a hip hop artist with ideas? Do you need the resources and space to record? #VTDITC: Hip Hop Studies at Virginia Tech is looking out for you. Reserve your FREE (our favorite price) studio time with Dr. Freddy P. and Craig in Newman Library’s Media Design Studio B (room 209). We’ll be there every Friday from 11 to 1 this semester. To claim your time, email email@example.com. Until 05/10/2018
Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Students for Sensible Drug Policy seeks to find better solutions to drug related problems. They have meetings every week where they discuss drug policy and the current community-based campaigns. You can find them on GobblerConnect or Facebook. Until 05/12/2018
Blacksburg Yoga Collective
Are you curious about affordable, accessible yoga? Join the Blacksburg Yoga Collective every Monday through Thursday evening for donation-based classes. For more information, you can find us on Facebook or visit blacksburgyogacollective.com. Until 05/15/2018
The Mountain Valley Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline that is proposed to cut through the countryside of West Virginia and Virginia. Tree-cutting for this ecologically destructive project has already begun, and residents of Appalachia have taken to living in the trees to halt construction. If you'd like to learn more about the protest, like Appalachians Against Pipelines and Farmlands Fighting Pipelines on Facebook. These pages have information on how you can donate to the cause and visit the sites of resistance. Until 06/01/2018
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