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May 31, 2013

COMMUNITY EVENTS

Friday, May 31, 2013

  • Free Wine Tasting (4-7 p.m.) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Lebanese Festival (11am – 10pm) @ St. Elisa Maronite Catholic Church. A celebration of Lebanese culture with traditional Lebanese dances, games, food, music and more. For info ‐ http://bit.ly/KEPTZa
  • Free Weekly Beer Tasting (5pm – 8pm) @ Wine Gourmet
  • Salem Red Sox vs. Myrtle Beach Pelican (7:05 pm – 10pm) @ Lewis Gale Field www.salemredsox.com

Saturday, June 1, 2013

  • Free Wine Tasting (noon – 5 p.m.) @ Mr. Bill’s Wine Cellar
  • Physicians on Foot (8:30am) @ The Greenway in front of Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital Numerous Carilion Clinic physicians are lacing up their walking shoes alongside the public in the "Physicians on Foot" weekly walking program. For info - www.carilionclinic.org/walking
  • Woofstock Dog Festival (10am – 5pm) @ Downtown Roanoke – South Jefferson St. For more info ‐ www.woofstockdogfestival.com
  • Sidewalk Art Show (10am – 5pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info – www.taubmanmuseum.org
  • Lebanese Festival (11am – 10pm) @ St. Elisa Maronite Catholic Church. A celebration of Lebanese culture with traditional Lebanese dances, games, food, music and more. For info ‐ http://bit.ly/KEPTZa
  • Strings & Spirits (11am – 7pm) @ 2818 Grassy Hill Rd, Rocky Mount, VA. The biggest, best local music festival of the summer is Saturday, June 1. Two stages of bluegrass, new grass, acoustic and more. For info - https://www.facebook.com/events/171384879693658/
  • City Market Saturdays (11am – 2:30pm) @ Downtown Roanoke. For more info - www.downtownroanoke.org
  • Wine Festival @ Virginia Tech (12pm – 5pm) @ VT Alumni Center. For more info – ww2.roanoke.com/eventcalendar/EventDetails.aspx?eventID=37420&dteId=43864 
  • Bluegrass on the Market (6pm– 10pm) @ Salem Farmer’s Market. Bluegrass Jam. For More info - http://home.comcast.net/~bluegrass-in-roanoke/site/?/home/
  • Salem Red Sox vs. Myrtle Beach Pelican (6:05 pm – 9pm) @ Lewis Gale Field.  www.salemredsox.com   

 

The GILES COUNTY AUTISM FOCUS GROUP (GCAFG) is hosting the film screening of The Story of Luke.  It will be held at the Carmike 10 - Tanglewood Mall in Roanoke on June 5 at 7:30pm.  The film is about a young man with Autism who must survive in the world on his own.  This is the first time this movie will be shown on the big screen in Southwest Virginia.  The film is rated PG so children may attend.
We must sell 84 tickets in order to have this event and to receive any donations that are made.  Please share this email and invite your friends! Make sure to reserve your tickets by May 29.  Tickets are $12, which goes to the theatre and the company who has the rights to show the film.  When you reserve your tickets you will be given an option to make a donation to our group.  A donation is not required to attend the event. A member of the GCAFG will introduce the film.  After the movie has finished, a representative from the Virginia Tech Autism Clinic or Virginia Tech Center for Autism Research will speak briefly. To reserve your tickets and find out more information about this exciting event go to http://www.tugg.com/go/bvfmhk. For more information on other events, view our page at http://www.facebook.com/GilesAutism. The GCAFG is a group of parents with children who have Autism, a Speech-Language Pathologist and a Program Supervisor from New River Valley Community Services.  We raise funds to increase awareness about Autism and provide educational tools for local schools to use for children with Autism.

THE ALS ASSOCIATION - DC/MD/VA CHAPTER, ROANOKE SPEAKER SYMPOSIUM, Thursday, June 6, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the South County Library, 6303 Merriman Road. Edward Kasarskis, M.D., Ph.D. Genetic Discoveries in ALS: Pointing the Way Forward to Treatment; Kathie Vanderpool, RN, BS, CCRP; Optimal Clinical Care for the ALS Patient in Multidisciplinary Clinics; Motivational Speaker Phillip Timp, Climbing Mountains, Moving Mountains. Please RSVP to Lauren Schingh at 804-836-1750 ext. 107. or e-mail LSchingh@ALSinfo.org

SECOND SUNDAY VENDOR FUN DAY June 9th, 2-5 p.m. at the Vinton Volunteer Fire Department, 120 W. Jackson Ave, Vinton. There will be activities for the kids, such as a bouncy house, face painting, fire trucks and of course, great shopping! Visit the Facebook event for a current list of vendors https://www.facebook.com/events/153156568196993/?fref=ts. Only one representative per Direct Sales company allowed; however, unlimited availability for small businesses to sign up. First consultant to pay for their spot secures their space. Spaces are $25 with a table included. Sign your direct sales or small business up today! Contact Tabitha Isaacs to sign up today at ahwithtabitha@gmail.com 

EVERY WEDNESDAY ULTIMATE FRISBEE Roanoke Ultimate (Frisbee) Weekly Pickup - Every Wednesday, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm @ River's Edge Sport Complex South - Field 4. For info - www.roanokeultimate.com.

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