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October 26, 2012

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, October 26, 2012

  • Sample Virginia Beers (4pm – 7pm) @ Mr. Bills Wine Cellar. For more info - www.mrbillswinecellar.com  
  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm – 8pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Public Ice Skating (6pm – 9pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info - www.roanokeciviccenter.com  
  • Ladies Night (6pm – 9pm) @ Glazed Bisque – It. Ladies get out and paint some pottery! For more information please visit ‐ www.glazedbisque‐it.com/index_files/Page407.htm  
  • Dancing Under the Stars (8pm – 11pm) @ Vahalla Vineyards. Bring a picnic, grab some wine and listen to music under the stars. Reservations required - www.valhallawines.com  
  • Patrick Henry High School’s Theatre Department begins its 2012 season with “Midsummer/Jersey,” the area premiere of a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig. This updated version of    “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” still contains the classic story of young love, teenage rebellion, feuding fairies, and ambitious actors; but now it takes place on the Jersey Shore with fresh, contemporary dialogue and countless pop culture references seamlessly combined with Shakespeare’s original poetry.   Play dates are October 19, 20, 26, and 27 at 7:30 P.M. at Patrick Henry High School. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Children younger than school age and Roanoke City employees are admitted free with ID. Call 777-2488 for more information. 

Saturday, October 27, 2012

  • Met Opera Live in HD(1 p.m.) @ Virginia Western Community College
  • SOUTH CITY KNIGHTS CAR SHOW,  10 a.m. – 4 p.m. $5 entry fee per car in advance, $10 day of event, if space available. Food, raffle tickets $1 to win free oil change and gift baskets. Contact knatias13@gmail.com to enter your car. Judging is determined by money in a bucket in front of your car at 3 p.m. Trophy for 1st, 2nd and 3rd places! Support the South City Knights Rec Club. Contact Kim Matias at kmatias@southcityknights.com to enter your car.  http://southcityknights.com/
  • Zoo Boo (11am – 4pm) @ Unbridled Change – Boones Mill, VA. Are you looking for a great, safe place to bring your family for some howling Halloween fun? Spend your Halloween holiday at Mill Mountain Zoo’s annual ZooBoo! From trick-or-treating, to costume contests, to magic shows and “spooktacular” art activities, ZooBoo is a fun-filled day for the whole family! For more info - www.facebook.com/MillMountainZoo  
  • Haley Toyota’s Harvest Festival (11am – 2:30pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info - www.downtownroanoke.org  
  • Public Ice Skating (12pm – 3pm) @ Roanoke Civic Center. For more info - www.roanokeciviccenter.com  
  • Free Weekly Wine Tasting (12pm – 5pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Square Society Halloween Party (7pm – 11pm) @ Corned Beef and Co. Square Society’s annual Halloween party. For more info - www.facebook.com/events/220684694726834/  
  • Big Lick Conspiracy (8pm – 10pm) @ Waldron Stage, Mill Mountain Theater. Big Lick Conspiracy is Roanoke’s Comedy Improv Troupe. For more info - www.biglickconspiracy.com  
  • The Silver Screen Soiree: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly (7:30pm – 11pm) @ The Patrick Henry. A benefit bash for the Grandin Theatre. This year's theme is Revolutions and promises to be a fantastic celebration of Roanoke's only nonprofit original movie house. There will be costumes and also movie clips from 'revolutionary' films. For more info – www.grandintheatre.com   
  • Patrick Henry High School’s Theatre Department begins its 2012 season with “Midsummer/Jersey,” the area premiere of a new play by Tony Award-winning playwright Ken Ludwig. This updated version of    “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” still contains the classic story of young love, teenage rebellion, feuding fairies, and ambitious actors; but now it takes place on the Jersey Shore with fresh, contemporary dialogue and countless pop culture references seamlessly combined with Shakespeare’s original poetry.   Play dates are October 19, 20, 26, and 27 at 7:30 P.M. at Patrick Henry High School. Ticket prices are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for students and seniors. Children younger than school age and Roanoke City employees are admitted free with ID. Call 777-2488 for more information. 

Sunday, October 28, 2012

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

5th Annual Holiday Gift Bazaar at Colonial Presbyterian Church, Saturday, November 3rd, 9am-2pm. Local vendors: Scentsy, Silpada, Willow House, Longaberger, Thirty-One, Tomboy Tools, Avon, Origami Owl Lockets, Initials, Inc., Happy Thoughts Crafts, Party Lite, handmade knitting, candles, soap, jewelry & pottery and much more! There will also be a bake sale, lunch concessions and a SERRV International gift sale.  All proceeds will benefit our 2013 Mission Team to the Dominican Republic.  The Church is located off Colonial Avenue, at 3550 Poplar Drive, between Ogden Road and Route 419. This is a great opportunity to get all your Christmas shopping done in one place! For more information email mwilliams@virginiawestern.edu .

Operation Christmas Child Shoeboxes can be dropped off at Colonial Presbyterian Church the week of November 12-19. Monday 12th – 9am-12pm, Tuesday 13th – 9am-12pm, Wednesday 14th – 5pm-7pm, Thursday 15th – 5pm-7pm, Friday 16th – 9am-12pm, Saturday 17th – 9am-12pm, Sunday 18th – 12pm-3pm, Monday 19th – 9am-12pm. If you want more information about how to fill a shoebox you can stop by the Church during the above times or visit the Samaritan’s Purse website http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/OCC/index/ . Empty shoeboxes are also available at the Church. Any other questions, email mwilliams@virginiawestern.edu .

Virginia Tech Carilion Research Institute MRI Research Study on Depression. Contact Cari Rosoff, Clinical Research Assistant, depression@vtc.vt.edu, 540-526-2032. Participants should be ages 18-55 years old, speak English, having problems with feelings of sadness or depression, not taking anti-depressants, not claustrophobic, no metal implants, not have had a head injury. Compensated $15 per hour for interview and questionnaires and $20 or more additional for scanning session depending on the results of the games you play in the scanner.